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April 01, 2014

YugaTech to pay its editors partly in Bitcoin

Yep! YugaTech is starting to become cryptocurrency-friendly as it has announced its plans to pay its editors partly in Bitcoin. Probably one of the first in the country to make such move.

March 10, 2014

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas warns public about Bitcoin

With the arrival of virtual currencies like Bitcoin in the Philippines, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has issued an advisory that warns the public about the risks involved in buying, holding or trading virtual currencies.

January 21, 2014

Sacramento Kings now accepts Bitcoin transactions

Bitcoin is slowly catching some steam as more and more companies, both online and offline, are starting to accept the cryptocurrency in exchange of goods and services. The most recent company who took the leap is NBA’s Sacramento Kings, making them the first professional sports team to adopt the virtual currency as a form of […]

January 11, 2014

You can now buy and sell Bitcoins in the Philippines

Bitcoin, a popular online digital currency which also known as the “gold for nerds”, can now be bought and sold here in the Philippines.

April 13, 2013

What is Bitcoin?

Been hearing about Bitcoin lately? If that’s the case, you might have asked yourself the question above. If you’ve just tuned in like me, here’s a graphical explanation of what is Bitcoin and how it works.

June 29, 2014

Cherry Mobile Omega Icon Review

After giving you guys an in-depth look of the Infinity and Spectrum, it’s time for us to shift the spotlight over to its pleather-backed sibling, the Cherry Mobile Omega Icon. Check out our full review after the jump.

May 30, 2014

O+ Air in the flesh, first impressions

With the introduction of the O+ Air, O+ USA has officially entered the competitive market of octacore smartphones powered by Mediatek. Both global and local handsets have been releasing a lot of the MT6592 chip since the start of the year so it’s interesting to see how they packaged their device.

April 16, 2014

Cherry Mobile Omega Spectrum Dragontrail Glass test

Looks like Cherry Mobile wants to prove that their Omega Spectrum is indeed packing a tough Dragontrail glass and has published a video on their Facebook page of it being tested.

March 27, 2014

Two Play Store apps secretly mine cryptocurrency

Trend Micro has recently published a report that two apps in Google’s Play Store were found to feature malware codes that allows it to mine crytpocurrency on Android devices without users’ knowledge.

March 17, 2014

Lenovo launches Vibe Z aka K910

Although the Lenovo K910/Vibe Z has been in the local market for quite some time already, it’s only recently that Lenovo Mobile Philippines has launched its Snapdragon 800 powered flagship handset which, coincidentally, also happens to be their first LTE device.

March 11, 2014

Nexus 10 2 rumored to be HTC-made with 2k display

Apart from the Nexus 6 and Nexus 8, a bigger device by Google may also make its appearance on the upcoming I/O event. The Google Nexus 10 2 is speculated to have a 2K screen resolution, reinforced display, and could be manufactured by HTC.

March 11, 2014

Nexus 8 to run Intel Moorefield and Android ‘Lollipop’?

There are reports of a new lineup of Nexus devices to be launched at Google’s I/O event. Included in this supposed list is the Nexus 8 which, according to sources, possibly exchanged Qualcomm’s Snapdragon for Intel’s 64-bit quad-core processor and an updated Android version.

February 13, 2014

Put internet in your ordinary TV with PLDT TVolution

In line with PLDT’s vision of a “Connected Home”, the MVP-owned telco launched an add-on service called TVolution which turns a subscriber’s regular idiot box into a powerful gateway to tons of contents on demand through the PLDT HOME Fibr connection.

January 29, 2014

Nokia X: 4-inch screen, dual-core Snapdragon CPU

Possible specs of the Android-based Nokia X, aka Nokia Normandy, has been made available online. Showcasing a 4-inch screen, a dual core Snapdragon CPU, and a 5 megapixel camera.

January 24, 2014

The Child of the 90s according to Microsoft

Are you a child of the 90s? If your answer is yes then you can certainly relate to Microsoft’s video advert for the Internet Explorer which depicts what it’s like in the 90s.

January 23, 2014

Search ‘Doge Meme’ in YouTube to go Comic Sans mode

Google enjoys planting Easter Eggs into their products, and if you’re really good at finding them, they might amuse you even by a little bit. There’s Google Now’s Barrel Roll, YouTube’s Harlem Shake and now, the much very wow internet sensation doge is hiding in YouTube coding and design.

December 26, 2013

Avegant takes on the Oculus Rift with Glyph

Wearable display technology has been getting a lot of attentions lately. However, instead of just riding the waves, Avegant has taken the Virtual/Augmented Reality fad to the next level with their device dubbed as the Glyph.

December 18, 2013

iPad Air and iPad mini 2 now available on Globe

Globe has recently announced that they are now offering the WiFi + Cellular (4G LTE) variants of the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display is now available through their Prepaid kits and Postpaid plans.

December 05, 2013

Conspiracy Theory: Technology’s Dark Role in the Future

Technology is a way of doing things, and doing things are either good, evil or indifferent. It isn’t always about getting faster computers, more powerful gaming hardware or more efficient car engines – it’s about what you do with them. Guns don’t kill people, people kill people.

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 21, 2013

Corrupt officials beware, you may soon be on AM’s list

Out of sheer anger towards dishonest public officials in our country, most of us have been plotting a way to kill them in the back of our mind. Now, if you’re thinking of putting your devilish thoughts to action, then the Assassination Market may just very well be your best bet.

October 10, 2013

YugaTech #TBT: The Floppy Disk

This week on YugaTech Throwback Thursday, we’re going to look back on the Floppy Disk; how it got its name, and how the invention of this long-forgotten storage device has single-handedly changed the way people stored data and the computing industry in general.

October 10, 2013

iPhone 5S, 5C could land in the Philippines mid-November

Based on several sources and the current calendar of releases across the globe, the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C might get an official release in the Philippines earlier than expected. Initial estimates put the local release around 2nd week of December.

October 03, 2013

YugaTech #TBT: Point de vue du Gras

Yugatech #TBT (Throwback Thursday), is a weekly stint where we pay tribute to old technologies/inventions that paved the way for devices that we know today. That said, we think that it’s only appropriate to jump start this with the “Mother of all Throwbacks” coined Le Point de View de la Fenêtre du Gras.

September 10, 2013

Samsung unveils its own “True Octa-core” processor

Almost two month after MediaTek announced the world’s first “True Octa-core” processor, and lambasted the Samsung’s chip in the process, the South Korean firm is back with a vengeance which comes in the form of the revamped Exynos 5 with HMP technology.

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