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April 08, 2014

Samsung debuts Standard, EVO and PRO SD cards

Samsung has revamped their memory card portfolio by launching three new classes namely the Standard, EVO and PRO which not only aligns it with the company’s existing SSD lineup, but also addresses the different needs of consumers.

April 06, 2014

After phones, tablets, watches & cars, Android goes TV?

We already have Android phones and tablets, and recently, Google went into watches with Android Wear and has also announced an Open Automobile Alliance for Android cars. What’s next? It’s probably Android TV.

March 03, 2014

Apple brings iOS experience to cars with CarPlay

Apple has unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show its new in-car technology called CarPlay which offers users a “smarter, safer and more fun way to use iPhone in the car.”

February 28, 2014

Smart’s LockByMobile avoids ATM, credit card fraud

In addition to the shift to EMV-based ATM cards, Smart e-Money has just announced LockByMobile that aims to protect ATM and credit card holders from being tricked into paying bills they shouldn’t pay.

February 27, 2014

Banks shift to EMV-based ATM cards to prevent cloning

Philippine banks are now beginning to shift from ATM cards with magnetic strip technology to those with EMV chips to further prevent ATM theft.

February 27, 2014

MasterCard collaborates w/ Syniverse for MobilePass

In this year’s Mobile World Congress, MasterCard has formally announced that they are teaming up with Syniverse to add new feature to MasterPass which is aimed at making credit card transaction more secured for mobile users, particularly for users who often travels abroad.

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 24, 2014

Minicars perform poorly in front crash test

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently conducted a front crash test on a group of minicars from popular automotive brands. Of the 11 minicars tested, only one achieved an “Acceptable” rating.

January 18, 2014

The Coolest Cars of the NAIAS 2014

We have a few hours to go around the exhibition hall of the 2014 North American Auto Show this week and we found a number of really cools sports cars, hybrids and even concept cars from different manufacturers.

January 09, 2014

Lexar’s intros 3333x CFast 2.0 card, touts SSD speed

Lexar has recently stripped SanDisk off the “World’s Fastest Card” title when they unveiled the 256GB Professional 3333x CFast 2.0 CompactFlash card.

January 06, 2014

Audi, Honda, Hyundai & GM Android cars coming soon

Years after Google’s Open Handset Alliance brought Android into cellphones, the company forms the Open Automotive Alliance – and that as you might guess is aimed at bringing Google’s operating system to automobiles. The alliance consists of Google & NVidia together with Audi, Honda, Hyundai & GM.

November 20, 2013

FWIA: The Car Without an Engine

The folks over at Ohio State University, spearheaded by Junmin Wang, are currently testing a golf-caddy-looking prototype called Four-Wheel Independently Actuated (FWIA) which runs without an engine, transmission or even differential.

November 18, 2013

Google Street View Car spotted along EDSA

Earlier today, a Google StreetView car was spotted plying the roads of EDSA, possibly taking 360-degree photos of the main streets.

November 04, 2013

Honda to unveil new concept cars at Tokyo Motor Show

Honda Motor Co,. Ltd. is set to unveil its new production and concept-model automobiles, motorcycles, power products, and other highlights at the upcoming 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013 scheduled this month.

October 26, 2013

Hyundai Tucson: The Making of the Zombie Survival Car

Halloween is just around the corner and with the return of AMC’s The Walking Dead, the timing is just awesome. With zombie-fied events turning up every now and then in the country, Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. came up with something that’s just perfect for occasion – the Tucson Zombie Survival Machine.

October 25, 2013

Discover Hyundai: From Molten Steel to Cars

Hyundai is one of the most popular automotive brands in the world. Car models like the Genesis, Accent, Elantra, Santa Fe, Tucson, and EON are well-known in the Philippines. So if you’re curious how Hyundai transforms molten steel into real cars, please read on.

September 16, 2013

SanDisk outs fastest CompactFlash card

The World’s Fastest Card (in terms of Write-Speed), the title that Toshiba once held with the EXCERIA PRO SDHC card, now belongs to SanDisk thanks to the new 120GB Extreme Pro CFast 2.0 CompactFlash card.

August 29, 2013

Nissan to introduce self-driving cars by 2020

Currently, we have the Google driverless car, but by 2020 we can expect to see more of these autonomous driving technology courtesy of Nissan.

August 20, 2013

YouTube for Android: Updated with multitasking, cards UI

Google has been adding a lot of UI improvements in its services recently, from the Play Store, Maps and other apps to its social networking site Google+. Now, YouTube’s Android app follows as it reaches version 5.

July 31, 2013

Meralco opens 1st Electric Car Charging Station

Yesterday, Meralco officially opened it’s first public charging station for electric cars. Officially called Meralco eVehicle Power Station, the charging station is located inside the Meralco Compound in Pasig City.

July 10, 2013

SanDisk outs fastest MicroSD card to date

As smartphones and tablets becomes more and more powerful, it’s only logical for storage solution providers to up their game a notch to give mobile users a snappy memory card. That’s exactly what SanDisk did with the release of Extreme microSDHC/microSDXC UHS-I card.

July 09, 2013

24-carat gold-plated HTC One going for Php123K

If you love the HTC and have serious cash to burn then you might want to purchase a 24-karat gold-plated HTC One which costs an arm and a leg.

July 08, 2013

ChargeCard: Wallet-friendly charger for iPhone 5

Where’s your iPhone 5 charger just when you needed one? The ChargeCard fits in your pocket so you’ll always have a back-up on hand. The idea started as a project over at KickStarter and was completely funded by August last year.

May 01, 2013

Transcend unveils Ultimate 1000x CF card

Professional photographers and dSLR filmmakers will be delighted by Transcend’s new CF (CompactFlash) card capable of coping with their camera’s fastest burst mode or high bitrate video recording. Folks, meet the Transcend Ultimate 1000x CF memory card.

April 16, 2013

UnionBank to charge Php10 for EON card withdrawals

In a Facebook announcement earlier today, UnionBank indicated that they will start charging for EON ATM withdrawals made on their own teller machines. The EON ATM card is popular among folks who use Paypal for online transactions.

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