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August 27, 2014

Pokkén Tournament: Pokémon meets Tekken

This might not be the Tekken 7 we were waiting for (still hoping for Jollibee’s appearance) but it’s something even more exciting. This is where Pokémon meets Tekken, this is Pokkén!

August 22, 2014

Business Mirror owner named chairman of RPN 9

Antonio Cabangon-Chua, the owner of both the Aliw Broadcasting Corporation and the Philippine Business Daily Mirror Publishing Inc., the company that oversees the operation of both BusinessWorld and BusinessMirror, has recently acquired majority stake in Republic of the Philippines Network (RPN9), making him the Chairman of the said network in the process.

April 21, 2014

Microsoft to rename Nokia Oyj to Microsoft Mobile

In a leaked letter to Devices and Services business suppliers, Microsoft announced that once the deal has been finalized on the 25th of this month, the software giant will drop the “Nokia Oyj” brand in favor of Microsoft Mobile Oy.

February 06, 2014

World Cyber Games cancels tournaments for 2014

A recent announcement claims that World Cyber Games Inc. will not organize tournaments and events for 2014.

January 27, 2014

Microsoft renames SkyDrive to OneDrive

Microsoft has announced that it will soon change the name of its cloud storage platform, SkyDrive, to OneDrive.

November 04, 2013

What if Android OS were named after Pinoy sweets?

Here’s a nice little infographic on what could have been the names of Android versions had Filipinos been given the liberty to do so.

September 04, 2013

Google names next Android version: KitKat

Just when everybody thought that the next version of Android will be named Key Lime Pie, Google surprised the cyberworld by announcing that the upcoming Android 4.4 will go by the KitKat moniker.

May 29, 2013

Starmobile Knight is official name of 18MP Starmobile K

We finally figured out the official name of the mysterious Starmobile K is the Starmobile Knight, a quad-core Jellybean smartphone with an 18-megapixel rear camera and 8-megapixel front-facing camera.

November 04, 2012

IDC names 5 biggest handset manufacturers of Q3 2012

International Data Corporation (IDC) recently unveiled the result of their research about the 5 biggest smartphone manufacturers in the world based on the number of units sold in the 3rd quarter of this year. Surprisingly, RIM and ZTE made the list, claiming the 3rd and 4th spot respectively.

August 31, 2012

Asus renames Win8 tablets to Vivo Tab, Vivo Tab RT

The two Windows 8 tablets that Asus showed us during Computex in Taiwan last June were now renamed to Vivo Tab and Vivo Tab RT. The designs remained the same though the specs were bumped up a bit.

July 03, 2012

Apple settles China dispute over iPad name for $60M

Apparently, we Filipinos are not the only ones getting screwed by China with their plans of global domination by claiming rights to anything that they laid their eyes on. Apple has recently paid a huge chunk of money for a dispute that the company thought was already settled a few years back. Don’t worry Apple, […]

August 18, 2011

Barako Bulls to be renamed to Shopinas.com Clickers

Back in June, local courier Air 21 bought the Barako Bulls PBA franchise, their second team in the league. Today, it’s been confirmed that the team will be renamed as Shopinas.com Clickers.

August 05, 2011

Qualcomm simplifies Snapdragon chip names

With hundreds of smartphones currently int he market, sometimes we get confused with the processor they run on and their relative capabilities compared to other variants. All we know is the clock speed and the number of cores. So Qualcomm is simplifying all that, starting with the Snapdragon chipset.

January 28, 2011

New Sony PSP is codenamed NGP

Sony has just announced its new PSP which it calls NGP — the Next Generation Portable with specs that are definitely drool-worthy.

May 30, 2009

Idou officially named Sony Ericsson Satio

The 12-megapixel Sony Ericsson Idou previewed back in February during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last February has an official name — the Satio.

March 14, 2009

Athlon X2 7750: AMD’s unnamed Phenom X2

Yesterday, while scouting around for that elusive Phenom II X4, I chanced upon this new processor SKU from AMD — the Athlon 64 X2 7750 BE @ 2.7GHz. It’s the first time I saw this Black Edition processor in the shelves. Curiosity got the better of me so I grabbed a unit and assembled a […]

August 28, 2008

LG KF700: Codename Virgo

The LG Virgo is another attempt to cater to the full touch screen phone crowd. Initially announced back in February 2008, the LG KF700 sports both a slider keypad and a full touchscreen UI.

August 18, 2008

The Nameless Laptop Bag Winner

We’ve got our winner for the “Name that Nameless Laptop Bag” contest. We got so many cute, funny and jolog suggestions and here are the finalists and winner.

August 13, 2008

Name that Nameless Laptop Bag Contest

Had this laptop bag for over a month now but haven’t really used it. So I thought I’ll just give it away.

July 15, 2008

Codename: Tyner, a WordPress 2.6 Release

A new version of WordPress (version 2.6, codenamed Tyner) is now out. That’s 194 bugs fixed and over a dozen new feature improvements, including a faster and more usable image uploader/manager. Grab a copy here.

June 27, 2008

ICANN to open tons of new top level Domain Names

In a landmark move, ICANN has approved the introduction of a whole range of new names introduced to the Internet’s addressing system.

May 22, 2008

Infonxx renamed to KGB

Philippine call center company Infonxx recently renamed itself as KGB Philippines. The new name is not an acronym but if you think it sounds familiar, you’re right. They got their new name from that defunct Russian security agency.

December 28, 2007

Lessons on Domain Name Squatting

For months now, Marc has been joking that he’ll sell me a domain I should have owned years ago. So yes, I really intended to get the domain abeolandres.com last month, and I thought I already did (along with several other personally branded ones).

November 06, 2007

Tournament of Champions for Online Gamers & Cosplayers

On November 10, 2007, the Globe Broadband Tournament of Champions will hold its final match for the best RAN Online players across the country.

June 06, 2007

Fast 50 Magazine names Globe & Smart as Innovators

In a quick entry over at PTB, Globe Telecoms and Smart Communications were the only 2 companies included in the 6th Annual Fast 50. Globe Telecoms was cited for it’s mobile wallet system, G-Cash, while Smart was heralded as the telecom in a sachet due to the success of the e-Load system. Interesting figures mentioned […]

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