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November 12, 2014

Samsung Galaxy A3 & A5 suffer from weak signal

Samsung has long been criticized for not using metal on their flagship devices’ body. But just when the South Korean giant finally succumbed to the overwhelming request of their patrons and released the Galaxy A3 & A5, they face another obstacle on their new metal-clad handsets – Weak Signal Strength.

May 27, 2014

Goodbye, Torrentz.eu

Torrentz.eu has been shut down by UK anti-piracy police in order to lessen illegal file sharing. The site is reported to be the largest search engine for torrents and it was just taken down morning of May 26, 2014.

January 16, 2014

Philippine government launches data.gov.ph

The Philippine government, in its commitment to open governance, has launched data.gov.ph, a website that aims to make national government data searchable, accessible, and useful for all.

October 13, 2013

Sen. Miriam files Taxi Passenger Bill of Rights Act

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago recently proposed a law called the “Taxi Passenger Bill of Rights Act” that aims to protect commuters from abusive taxi drivers and operators.

July 21, 2013

PRISM summarized: Why you should be bothered

For the past months or so, you have probably scanned through a couple of words such as NSA, PRISM, surveillance and the likes. Not a lot of tech savvy people would be interested in politics, especially if all the major plot elements are found in the far west. However, as overly political and seemingly irrelevant as it looks, […]

October 31, 2012

TeleTech Virtual Job Fair

The TeleTech Virtual Job Fair is open to all subscribers and readers of YugaTech. The Virtual Job Fair will happen from November 6 to 10, 2012 at 6PM to 10PM in the evening. During these times, the Live Chat will be active for applicants to ask questions to representatives of TeleTech. Resume Uploader [gravityform id=”1″ […]

September 27, 2012

More PH government websites have been hacked!

After so many failed attempts to have the recently passed Anti-Cybercrime law be reviewed, some of our fellow countrymen just had enough of the crap and decided to take matters into their own hands by hacking multiple government websites and placing their banner on it. As the saying goes, “Action speaks louder than words”.

July 16, 2012

Russian “In-App Purchasing” trick got Apple’s attention

In the past, in-app purchasing (IAP) hacks has only been available for jailbroken iDevices. But recently, a Russian hacker developed an ingenious way to bring that work around without the jailbreak.

July 13, 2012

DropBox Pro doubled up to match Google Drive

DropBox succumbed to their loyal consumer’s request and decided to double their paid offering while maintaining the same price plans.

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 30, 2011

Poll: Do you favor Prepaid SIM registration?

Been having lengthy conversations/debates in Twitter, FB and Google+ this afternoon regarding prepaid SIM registration in the Philippines. So I thought I’d post a poll for everyone else here to join in.

August 08, 2011

2011 Macbook Air 11.6″ Review

The refresh of the new 11.6″ and 13.3″ Macbook Air last July 2011 has introduced more powerful Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors into the line-up. I got the 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD Core i5 Macbook Air 11.6″ to test out. See full review after the jump.

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.

May 16, 2011

The Mazda 2 is a fun ride!

Mazda Philippines lent us one of their cars over the week-end, a Mazda 2. Then again, I’m no car expert — I just love driving them — so, just like the previous ones I’ve tried, this isn’t a review but more of a driving experience.

November 15, 2010

Phil. Gov’t pressures Facebook over Fans?

There was a story in the Guardian UK that claims the Philippine’s is becoming like China in web censorship and I agreed to do an interview for an article as a rebuttal saying that the Philippines is among the most liberal in terms of general internet activity and social media and that there has been […]

February 11, 2009

Friendster Money Transfer via GCash

Friendster has just introduced an Online Money Transfer feature into their social networking site. Powered by Globe GCash, friends will be able to send and receive money with a single click from their Friendster Profile.

August 17, 2008

AdSense for Feeds now live!

The Google AdSense Team announced yesterday that AdSense for Feeds is now live and rolling. Good news to those who have tons of feed readers as they can monetize that traffic too.

May 28, 2008

Philippines ranked #8 on Worldwide Porn Revenues

With about $1 billion in annual revenues, the Philippines is tied at No. 8 with Canada and Taiwan for the largest revenues from pornography in 2006. This is according to the Internet Pornography Statistics report by Jerry Ropelato of Top Ten Reviews. For a poor 3rd 2nd world country, that’s something, huh?

January 05, 2008

No Hacking Involved in DOJ and Enchanted Kingdom Websites

Been receiving emails from readers and fellow bloggers about the alleged hacking of 3 government agency websites, namely the DOJ, PNP-CIDG and ITECC. Investigations were being done by PLDT (or Infocom, the webhost), the DOJ and the management of Enchanted Kingdom. What would have seemed like a hack was actually a server glitch.

September 06, 2007

What the Globe Life means to the regular consumers?

During the Press Launch of the consolidated brand Globe Life this afternoon at the Oriental Mandarin Hotel, I asked CEO Gerry Ablaza Jr. what this change would mean to the regular consumer aside from having Globe Telecoms, Innove Communications and G-Xchange run under one umbrella brand. And his answer?

August 21, 2007

Simultaneous Windows reboot killed Skype

After about 30 hours of Skype downtime, their official blog released a formal explanation for the extended service disruption. They say it’s a bug. I call it MDWRA or Massively Distributed Windows Reboot Attack.

December 20, 2006

Dec. 22 Blogger Meetup Details

Ok, let’s finalize things already. Here’s the venue and schedule of activities. There’s no set program or anything so we could just go with the flow. If you have other suggestions, Mall of Asia is a huge place and there’s so many things we could do in this span of time. Coffee Bean and Tea […]

December 16, 2006

ReviewMe & other cheques arrive via regular mail

This has been a growing concern for me in the past few months. The cheques are arriving via regular mail. The other day, I got 3 from different affiliate and ad programs. A have heard from a lot of people and their stories of lost cheques in the mail or repeated requests for re-issues that […]

November 13, 2006

Getting Dugg Quick Fix

[ Digg this! ] I was just chatting with Andrew of Alleba over YM while helping him deal with his blog being dugg. So here lies the problem: His sites are hosted on DreamHost, one of the more popular hosting providers around. When he found out that his post way back in September about creating […]

August 25, 2006

How to prepare for Boingboing and Digg?

In the last two weeks, I saw two of our servers being pounded to death because of Boingboing and just early today, Digg (You guys know who you are. *hehe*). On a shared hosting environment, this could be disastrous. What could happen? Your site would crawl due to massive number of visitors in a short […]

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