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September 15, 2014

iPhone 6 already out of stock from pre-orders

After Apple and other service providers started accepting pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus it’s been reported that a huge number of buyers have already placed their orders, calling it the biggest iPhone pre-order batch ever. It resulted to long queuing and even stocks running out.

September 14, 2014

New Valenzuela School of Mathematics and Science Campus opens

769 students from the Valenzuela City School of Mathematics and Science (ValMaSci) held their classes for the first time at their new campus located at A. Pablo Street in Malinta last September 8.

September 03, 2014

OLX turns to Sellers to get rid of their stuff

Since Sulit has merged and re-branded to become OLX, they have positioned the site to be more about sellers than just buyers. As they take close to 70% of the market share, it is expected that growth will also need to be balanced between supply (sellers) and demand (buyers).

August 31, 2014

Kata M2 unboxed, first impressions

Kata Digital has recently released a new flagship Android phone in the market, the Kata M2, which retails for Php7,999.

August 30, 2014

3,915 seized laptops from customs were given to DepEd

Nearly 4,000 confiscated laptops were turned over to the Department of Education (DepEd) for the betterment of the Alternative Learning System (ALS).

August 30, 2014

CD-R King sells 3G+WiFi signal enhancing case for the iPhone 5/5S

CD-R King recently posted on their Facebook page that they’re offering a 3G+WiFi signal enhancing case designed for the iPhone 5 and 5S.

August 27, 2014

10 cool gadgets that you can buy from CD-R King

CD-R King, known before as the one-stop-shop for blank media products has grown to become the country’s largest retail chain that offers affordable gadgets ranging from USB products to 3D printers. That being said, take a look at our list of 10 cool gadgets that you can buy from CD-R King.

August 25, 2014

Oppo Neo 5, quad-core and 4G LTE for $190

Oppo recently launched in Malaysia their new budget-friendly Android offering that features a 4.5-inch display, Snapdragon 400 CPU, and 4G LTE connectivity – the Neo 5.

August 18, 2014

PH team preps up for international robotics competition

The Philippine Robotics Team is gearing up in preparation for the 16th International Robotics Olympiad that will be held later this year. Interested schools can still try out to be part of the team to represent the country at the said competition.

August 07, 2014

Drug-laden drone crashed outside prison walls

Drones have been used for a lot things; UNTV uses it for broadcasting, the DND uses it for their operations, and Amazon plans to use it to deliver packages to their patrons. Sadly though, it can also be used by crooks to smuggle contraband to prisoners which, luckily, didn’t materialize.

August 01, 2014

ADATA announces Premiere DDR4 2133MHz U-DIMM RAM

Back in April, SK Hynix made the headlines when the company announced that they have developed 128GB DDR4 memory module. Nearly four months later, its ADATA’s turn to make waves with the announcement of the new ADATA Premiere DDR4 2133 U-DIMM Memory.

August 01, 2014

CAAP looking to limit the use of Drones in PH

In line with the growing popularity of drones in the country, CAAP has recently released a new memorandum that will regulate the use of Drones, or what the agency considers as an Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles or UAVs.

May 27, 2014

Telcos file appeal against Php7B SMS refund

Since late 2011, the SMS rates of telcos should have been at Php0.80 per text message as ordered by the National Telecommunications Commission. Failing to comply, local telcos have been required by the NTC to refund the multibillion-peso amount to their subscribers. Now, said telcos have approached the Court of Appeals to stop the Php7 billion refund […]

May 23, 2014

PH government to charge Filipino hackers who defaced Chinese websites

The Philippine government said on Tuesday that it will go after Filipino hackers who recently attacked and defaced Chinese websites.

May 06, 2014

DFA offers free replacement of substandard e-Passports

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has published an advisory that they are offering free replacement of substandard e-Passports with detached covers.

January 15, 2014

Motorcycle problems in the PH need to be addressed

I’m not a fan of motorcycles. Sure, they’re somewhat cool to look at and they’re really fast, but my experiences with them are a little off – they’re not the safest vehicle in the road, accidents are frequently associated with them, rowdy motorists cut impatiently through traffic & they’re often tools used by criminals riding […]

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 02, 2014

CAAP now allows in-flight use of text and internet

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) recently announced that it is now allowing plane passengers to use their phones, tablets, and laptops inside the plane but with a few limitations.

December 08, 2013

Samsung releases teaser video for Galaxy J

Samsung Taiwan has just released a teaser clip that showcases the upcoming the “Just fit,” “Just fast,” “Just elegant,” and “Just simple,” Galaxy J.

November 12, 2013

Lenovo Vibe Z, 5.5-inch Full HD with Snapdragon 800

Yesterday, you saw the Lenovo Vibe X which is a 5-inch Full HD smartphone powered by a MediaTek quad-core CPU. Now it’s time to meet its even more powerful brother which packs a 5.5-inch Full HD display and powered by a Snapdragon 800 CPU – the Lenovo Vibe Z.

October 20, 2013

Huawei E5776 LTE Pocket Wi-Fi review

One of the two new LTE modems that Globe has recently released in the country is the Huawei E5776 (aka Tattoo Pocket WiFi). We couldn’t wait for Globe provide us with a unit, so we decided to buy one of our own and see what it has offer. Check out our full review after the […]

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 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.

July 30, 2013

Sony and Panasonic team up to bring 300GB Optical Disc

The use of optical discs to store contents may have dwindled over the years due to the rise of faster and more pocket-friendly alternative, but this doesn’t seem to bother Sony and Panasonic one bit as they announced their recent plans of developing a disc with a recording capacity of 300GB.

July 19, 2013

Globe and Smart pass NTC’s QoS tests for Q2

The country’s top telcos, Globe Telecom and Smart Communications, recently passed NTC’s Quality of Service (Qos) Benchmarking Tests for the second quarter of this year.

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