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Google Remote Desktop for iOS Now on App Store

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: January 14, 2015

Nine months after its official release on Play Store, Chrome Remote Desktop has now made its way to Apple’s mobile ecosystem, allowing iOS users to use their iPhone or iPad to remotely control their computer with the help of an accompanying plug-in on Google Chrome browser. The Chrome Remote Desktop app can downloaded for free on iTunes App Store and is optimized for use on iPhone 5/5S, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, albeit it’s compatible with iOS devices running on iOS 7 and up. More information about the Chrome Remote Desktop app can be found on this link. Meanwhile,…

Amazon sells Remote Controlled Flying F*ck

Relevance: 98%      Posted on: December 5, 2013

Yes, you read it right. Amazon is actually selling a remote controlled helicopter, that is actually, and literally, a flying "FUCK". According to its product description, "the Flying FUCK RC Helicopter is a fully remote controlled flying word that truly says what you feel," so you can "astound and impress your colleagues or loved ones." Fly it in the office and you just might earn your way to early unemployment, but since you bought it and flew it in the first place, who gives a flying f*ck? Remote Controlled Flying F*ck specs: * R/C Helicopter is a giant FLYING FUCK…

Control your gadgets with this Bluetooth-powered Ring

Relevance: 89%      Posted on: March 5, 2014

Logbar inc., a company based in California and Tokyo, has recently launched a project on Kickstarter for a Finger Input Device that will let you control a wide variety of gadgets using gestures. Meet the Ring: Shortcut Everything. Ring is a wearable device that is equipped with gesture recognition technology, touch sensor, LED, battery, built-in vibration, and Bluetooth 4.0. It can pair to high-tech home appliances, TVs, and other wearable devices like smartwatches with the help of a dedicated app on your smartphone or through a wireless hub. From there you can gesture-control your home appliances and apps, write text…

Voice Control on the Ford Fiesta

Relevance: 85%      Posted on: August 17, 2010

Ford Philippines finally launched the Ford Fiesta in the country yesterday and one of their PR reps asked me to check out the Voice Control on the Sport model of the Fiesta. At first I thought this was the Ford Sync they've already introduced in the US and other countries but turns out it's a more simplified version (they just call it Voice Control). Voice Control allows you to control and tune the FM radio, an iPod, a USB drive with mp3 music, and a mobile phone connected via Bluetooth. A small unidirectional microphone picks up all the voice commands…

Asus Qube puts Google TV in a box

Relevance: 75%      Posted on: January 8, 2013

Asus has its own Google TV now and it's called the Qube. This little box will run Google Play, Chrome, YouTube and you should be able to control it with motion control and voice search. If you have an Android smartphone, you can also download Mobile Remote app from Google Play as use it as a typical remote control (although it will come with a remote of its own as well). We don't think Asus will bring the Qube to the Philippines considering most of the media content (like Netflix) is only available for US subscribers. The name even resembles…

MRT’s new crowd control measures: Better or Worse?

Relevance: 72%      Posted on: December 18, 2013

The Metro Rail Transit management has recently implemented a new crowd control scheme in the hopes of “improving” the passengers’ commute experience, as well as freeing up some space in the ever-crowded North Avenue station. The management’s solution was to enforce a by-batch-entry system wherein 500 passengers will only be allowed to enter the station and wait to aboard a train, at any given time. According to Al Vitangcol, the current GM of MRT, the new scheme will minimize the number of passengers who are flocking the North Avenue station to ride the train. "Ang nangyayari kasi dati yung mga…

Control your destiny on Search Engines

Relevance: 68%      Posted on: November 15, 2006

There's a growing discussion about this top AOL executive, Ted Leonsis, when an article in the Washington Post claimed that he started blogging just to dominate the SERPs and take control of what people find when searching for his name. A lot of people chimed in -- Rough Type called it defensive blogging, Doc Searls agreed, while Rex Hammock called Ted a blog-pimp. Ted Leonsis answered all these in his blog. Personally, I don't see any reason why it's a bad move. Isn't it a blogger's ultimate SEO wet dream for his blog to rank first in the SERPs for

5 high-tech small-scale flood control systems

Relevance: 63%      Posted on: August 19, 2013

Metro Manila and nearby provinces are currently suffering from torrential rains and massive flooding. And while I was putting up my own makeshift sandbags to keep water from flowing into my house, I kept on wondering if there are small-scale flood control systems that we can use at home. Here's what I found so far. Inflatable rubber dams Inflatable rubber dams are the most common flood control systems being used in the world. These are cylindrical rubber fabrics that are installed in the path of incoming water to divert the flow or prevent water intrusion. These dams come in different…

Cherry Mobile TV Box first impressions

Relevance: 62%      Posted on: September 2, 2014

Cherry Mobile has caused quite a stir in the local tech scene after showcasing two of their latest non-smartphone offerings, the Ultra On The Go and the CM TV Box. We’ve already shared with your our quick unboxing of CM’s new 4G/LTE Pocket Wi-Fi, now it’s time for their new Android set-top box to get the same treatment. What’s in the box? Before we go straight to the actual device, let’s check out what other stuff that comes with the Cherry Mobile TV Box. Down below, you’ll see the unit’s remote control which uses a 3-volt CR2025 Lithium-Ion battery to…

CICT to ask ICANN to revoke dotPH control

Relevance: 61%      Posted on: December 19, 2005

In this very long and seemingly unending battle between the CICT and local domain registrar/administrator dotPH, the government will ask ICANN to strip dotPH of domain functions. Manila Bulletin has the story: The Commission on ICT (CICT), the government's main agency for ICT matters, will ask the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to rescind the authority it has delegated to dotPH Domains Inc. to issue country code level domains (ccTLD) if the latter would not relinquish control as a registrar and administrator at the same time. "It has to choose only one function: either as registrar or…