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February 11, 2014

FB Click Farms, Fake Likes traced to the Philippines

There’s been a growing number of underground business that revolve around Facebook advertising, specifically generating fake clicks and FB likes.

March 13, 2013

The race to break the OS duopoly

During the course of the past six months, several companies have announced their new mobile platform hoping to break the Apple-Google duopoly. Today we’ll take a closer look at 5 of those operating systems and see which one has what it takes to be the next big thing in the OS wars.

May 23, 2010

Why Google embraced TV?

One of the big announcements at the recent Google Developer Conference is Google TV. For an internet company, it might seem puzzling why Google would embrace TV?

April 17, 2014

#TBT: Microsoft pays tribute to the man behind “Bliss”

Roughly the same time last year, we’ve reported that Microsoft will officially pull the plug on Windows XP. And just as the software giant was about to bid its ageing platform one final farewell, the Redmond-based firm tipped its hat to Charles O’Rear who, in some ways, became an integral part of WinXP.

April 13, 2014

Titanfall Review: the next level of first person shooting

Titanfall arrived in the Philippines a month ago, and now it has fallen into my hands. I swore that I would reward myself with a PC game if I had failed no subjects for the past year, and glad to say Titanfall is indeed rewarding and it has not failed me.

April 01, 2014

Canon to release its first smartphone, EOS Smart 1

Canon has been mum about whether or not they’ll enter the smartphone market, but apparently the renowned camera maker has been secretly working on the EOS Smart 1 all along; a powerful handset that can potentially blow all its contemporaries out of the water.

March 31, 2014

Olympus launches Stylus Tough TG-3

With the sweltering humidity we’ve all been experiencing, there’s no trace of doubt that summertime is in full swing, and if you’re looking for a rugged camera that you can bring on you upcoming trip, then Olympus might have the right snapper for the job – the Stylus Tough TG-3.

March 19, 2014

This is officially how Android smartwatches will be like

Google has just released a video on how Android wearables would work, specifically smartwatches. They also released the details in their blog and included a developer preview, giving us a glimpse into Android’s near future.

February 18, 2014

Never forget your phone or wallet with this car gadget

We’ve all experienced rushing to work one morning only to find out that you left something important back at home. This is why Bringrr was made — a car gadget that reminds you of the things you’re missing right before you leave.

January 26, 2014

Video: Nokia thinks DSLR should retire

It is true that Nokia creates the best camera smartphone but saying that DSLR should say goodbye? That is indeed very debatable.

January 15, 2014

JICA Builds Third Hydropower Plant in Ifugao

In the hopes of rehabilitating the Banaue Rice Terraces, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), in partnership with Department of Energy and Ifugao LGU has started building another mini hydropower plant called the Likud Mini-Hydro Power Plant Project (LMHPPP).

January 09, 2014

Harman-Kardon SoHo Headphones Review

Back in September, Harman-Kardon/JBL showcased a handful of new audio gears at IFA 2013. Among those is a premium, on-ear headphones dubbed as SoHo which we’ll take a closer look at after the jump.

January 03, 2014

Tech Movers and Shakers of 2013

The year 2013 can be considered the year of the smartphone but it’s also the year of just so many devices. We looked at last’s years hottest and most interesting gadgets and the brands that introduced them in the country.

December 28, 2013

Gionee Elife E6 Review

Gionee’s latest flagship phone for the PH takes the form of the Elife E6. It has a full HD display, a quad-core CPU, a 13 megapixel camera paired with a 5MP front-facing snapper & a design that stands out from the crowd in a way. Does Gionee have the potential to take the local market […]

December 24, 2013

Battle of the 3 Best Tablets under 10-inch (Part 2)

We ended the first part of our tablet comparison with the iPad Mini with Retina Display enjoying a 3 to 1 lead over the Android competitors. Now let’s proceed with second installment where we’ll look at the other aspects of the tablet and announce the victor of this head-to-head comparison.

November 29, 2013

Google pulls the plug on CyanogenMod Installer

It hasn’t even been a month since CyanogenMod Installer exited Beta and went live on Play Store, but the developers were already asked by Google for the app to be taken down either voluntarily or “administratively”.

November 28, 2013

#TBT: Oldie, but goodie CRT

A guy from South Korea walks in a bar one night with an undeniable swag. He looks mighty sharp with his arched 55-inch facade and flanks which are barely 5 millimeters thick. He walks up to counter and utters “I’ll have a 5-year old scotch, straight up” with a crystal-clear voice coming out of his […]

November 09, 2013

World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor unveiled

Blizzard Entertainment has just unveiled at BlizzCon 2013 their fifth expansion to its popular MMORPG World of Warcraft, the Warlords of Draenor.

October 15, 2013

BibViz, an online guide to all of Bible’s contradictions

The Holy Bible has been the foundation of Christian religion, as well as the other sects that originated from it. It is here that clergies base what they preach to their followers, and where some people get inspirations from during their dark hours. But what if somebody tells you that the sacred book has tons […]

October 06, 2013

World Solar Challenge kicks off, PHL’s entry started on pole position

The bi-annual World Solar Challenge race in Australia has just kicked off. Among the 24 countries that are vying for this year’s title, our very own Sikat II-A was chosen by the organization to start in pole position after finishing first in the Adventure class in the pre-race qualifying round.

October 04, 2013

Apple iPhone 5C Review

The iPhone 5C came as a curious companion to the announcement of the iPhone 5S. It sported the same hardware as the iPhone 5 but premium aluminum body has been replaced by a pastel-colored polycarbonate shell. Check out our full review of the iPhone 5C after the break.

September 24, 2013

Calidad Humana 2013 winner is a fraud

In the song “Get Up, Stand Up”, the late Bob Marley said that “You can fool some people sometimes, but you can’t fool all the people all the time.” Sadly it didn’t reach Mark Joseph Tajo Solis, a Political Science graduate at the University of the Philippines, in time as his devious photo-grabbing streak was […]

September 14, 2013

Sony Xperia Z1 Review

Sony announced their latest flagship in the form of the Xperia Z1 – a 20 megapixel-packing smartphone that runs 5-inch full HD display and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 800 CPU. Certainly a beast but does it have enough to lure people away from competition. Let’s find out by reading our Sony Xperia Z1 review below.

August 27, 2013

Microsoft: What’s Next After CEO Ballmer Retires?

Company executives come and go, and as with the case of Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer, the retirement is slightly unexpected or too early. Ballmer has been at the helm of Microsoft for the last 13 years and has made a lot of changes for Microsoft.

August 26, 2013

12 Top-Earning IT/Tech Executives in the Philippines

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has recently released their annual list of Top 500 Individual Taxpayers. This list includes prominent names coming from different industries and based on this we compiled our own list of the twelve highest-earning IT executives in the country.

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