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August 23, 2014

BlackBerry Passport’s specs get detailed

Some of the specifications of BlackBerry’s square smartphone, the Passport, have already been revealed but the folks over at N4BB details it down. Below is the full specs list of this first-ever handset with a touch capacitive physical button.

July 08, 2014

BlackBerry Passport, the 4.5-inch square smartphone for the working professional

BlackBerry isn’t giving up and it has a new smartphone on the way called the BlackBerry Passport and it features a 4.5-inch square touch screen with 1440 x 1440 resolution, physical QWERTY keyboard, and a body that is almost as wide as an actual passport.

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.

December 28, 2013

DFA to phase out old Passports; switch to e-Passport

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday announced that they will be phasing out all non-machine readable passports by November 24, 2015.

June 20, 2011

The WD 500GB MyPassport Elite Winner

So we asked people to use the new YugaTech logo and pair it with the Western Digital logo to make a simple t-shirt design and we got a lot of really nice entries. But, as promised, we pick one in random. And we got a winner…

May 17, 2011

Applying for Extension of Passport Validity

I completely forgot that my Philippine Passport will expire in August 2011. I was meaning to renew in back in March after my last travel in Singapore. If not for Nokia’s invitation to fly to SG again, I would have completely forgotten it.

January 04, 2011

Western Digital 500GB My Passport Winner

So this is our 3rd contest winner announcement for the week and we have a lucky winner. I fired up random.org and let it pick the winner of Western Digital’s 500GB My Passport portable hard drive.

September 22, 2009

Western Digital My Passport and My Book for Macs

Western Digital today introduced its new, smaller, sleeker My Book Essential and My Book for Mac desktop external hard drives equipped with the new WD SmartWare software and hardware-based encryption. The new appliances visually present consumers’ data in a software control center, providing them peace of mind that their precious photos, videos and files are […]

September 22, 2009

Western Digital launches smaller My Passport Essential

Western Digital today introduced its smaller, smarter and more secure My Passport Essential and My Passport for Mac ultra-portable external hard drives featuring WD’s new WD SmartWare software and equipped with hardware-based encryption. The new My Passport drives are more than 20 percent smaller than the previous generation My Passport. The new portable drives with […]

February 27, 2008

Western Digital Passport: Portable HDD

Our current poll asks about how much portable storage people carry around nowadays. I didn’t realize I needed more than 4GB USB drive until my old laptop ran out of disk space from all the photos I’ve taken recently.

July 09, 2014

BlackBerry explains why they made a square smartphone

BlackBerry recently announced a new smartphone with an unconventional shape – the BlackBerry Passport. It takes on a 1440 x 1440 display resolution giving it a square build combined with its trademark physical keyboard. The phone received mixed responses afterwards which made the company release an explanation regarding this odd form factor.

January 13, 2014

What’s inside our Gadget/Blogging Gear?

In our work as a tech blogger, we always travel abroad to cover the biggest product launches, exhibitions and conferences so it’s important that we have a good and complete set of gears to carry along.

March 03, 2013

Fraud issue with Western Union for AdSense Publishers

Most AdSense Publishers in the Philippines would use Western Union to pick up their earnings because it’s the fastest and most convenient method. However, based on recent experience, it’s also the most un-secure and prone to fraud. Just the other day, someone claimed my AdSense earnings via Western Union and got thru.

April 08, 2012

5 things I missed about our tech in the Philippines

For the last 3 weeks now, I’ve been to three European states and have seen and experienced the advancement of technology in these first-world countries. It’s oftentimes amazing but once in a while, I would miss the ones I enjoyed in the Philippines.

June 09, 2011

Using 2-Step Verification with GMail

In the recount of what happened yesterday regarding my hacked Paypal account, I realized that it was my GMail that was originally compromised and used to reset my Paypal password.

June 03, 2011

Contest: Show me your WD-YugaTech Tees!

I forgot I still have one last Western Digital MyPassport 500GB to give away so I’m thinking of this simple yet creative way for you to be able to win this one — and I thought of a t-shirt design contest.

January 15, 2011

Ateneo ACET Exam Results 2011 – 2012

Ateneo de Manila College Entrance Exams ACET Exam Results for 2011 – 2012 NOTE: The results generated from this page are based on the unofficial list of accepted and waitlisted applicants. Individual decision letters will be sent to all applicants through their respective schools OR the applicant’s mailing address within January 2011. Please inform the […]

December 20, 2010

Contest: Show me WD, win 500GB!

So here’s our 4th give-away for December and this time we’re raffling off a 500GB Western Digital MyPassport (thanks to our sponsor Western Digital Philippines). Ok, what do you need to do to get the chance to win this portable HDD? Check out the mechanics below.

November 12, 2010

Macbook Air 11.6″ gets unboxed!

So the first batch of the new Macbook Air 11.6″ arrived early this week in all Apple Reseller Stores and we spared no time to get our hands into one of these babies. See un-boxing photos and first impressions after the jump.

August 09, 2010

YugaTech-Western Digital HDD Giveaway

This is just a heads up to everyone reading here at YugaTech. Western Digital Philippines has partnered with YugaTech to giveaway a couple of terabyte hard drives to our readers and fans.

December 07, 2009

Poll: Which portable HDD do you use?

A couple months ago, my 160GB WD Passport portable HDD crashed. I’m not sure what files I’ve lost along with it. I only got the chance to buy a new one last week — a Samsung S2 320GB.

September 24, 2009

LTO to implement RFID tags on motor vehicles

News about the Land Transportation Office (LTO) implementing RFID tagging on all motor vehicles this October has been making the rounds of the evening news today.

August 24, 2009

Freecom claims Smallest 2.5″ External HDD

External mobile hard drives are pretty common nowadays and to get some attention, Freecom claims it owns the world’s smallest external HDD in the 2.5″ category.

October 04, 2007

How to pick up a Western Union Quick Cash AdSense payment?

The official Inside AdSense blog has just announced the WU Quick Cash payments. Those who are interested in getting their next AdSense payments via Western Union should take note of the following:

August 23, 2006

I’m all set for Taiwan.

DOST Clearance. Check! BID Clearance. Check! NBI Clearance. Check! Passport. Check! Taiwan Visa. Oops… So ok, not everything is ready for my trip to Taipei this September but unless something goes wrong with the visa application at Taiwan R.O.C. Embassy, I’m all ready to go. The CALD (Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats) with have […]

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