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February 27, 2014

Banks shift to EMV-based ATM cards to prevent cloning

Philippine banks are now beginning to shift from ATM cards with magnetic strip technology to those with EMV chips to further prevent ATM theft.

February 23, 2014

Apple seeds iOS 7.0.6 update, fixes security SSL/TLS bug

Apple has recently rolled out a seemingly incremental software update to their mobile operating system. However, iOS 7.0.6 isn’t a typical bug fix we used to seeing in this simple update.

November 20, 2012

Sony Xperia TX Review

The Xperia TX carries a lot of prestige as Sony’s latest flagship for the Asian market. It is a thing of beauty with specs to back it up. But does it have enough to take our eyes away from its competition? Let’s find out by reading our full review after the break.

May 18, 2011

TNS says Nokia still No. 1 in the Philippines

A recent study by TNS Philippines showed that Nokia still ranks as the top choice of mobile phone users in the Philippines with 7 out of 10 users owning a Nokia phone. The same study showed Sony-Ericsson and Samsung also posted huge gains over the last 12 months (thanks to Android?).

May 09, 2011

Globe network outages due to damaged fiber

Been getting a number of emails/reports that Globe Telecom users are having a hard time connecting to the network. The problem seemed to have started since this morning and complaints are still pouring in ’til now.

March 24, 2011

New Ford Ranger unveiling in Bangkok

Ford Motors Philippines flew us in to Thailand to witness the Asian unveiling of their all-new Ford Ranger truck and also attend the 2011 Bangkok Motor Show happening this week.

February 27, 2008

On eBay & Paypal’s presence in the Philippines

Yesterday, I had a short 15-minute one-on-one interview with reps from eBay South East Asia who flew in from their regional headquarters in Singapore to answer some questions for the media on eBay’s expansion in the Philippines.

November 08, 2007

Facebook rolls out Social Ads

Reach over 50 million active users with an interactive and viral Facebook presence. That’s what Facebook is promising advertisers to get its money-wagon going.

September 08, 2007

10 Ways to avoid the Boy Bastos Treatment

By now, most of you might have heard of the Boy Bastos news and the search warrant made by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Mark Verzo’s house earlier. Mark is the owner of the site BoyBastos.com and also a blogger who owns a blog network. The portal is currently down as instructed by […]

November 07, 2006

Want a cheap 3G phone? Try Nokia 6233

Taking a hint from Jayvee, I did some quick window shopping for a new phone yesterday. I don’t have enough budget for an N73 so I guess I’ll settle with the N6233 first. The specs: Nokia 6233 * 3G, GPRS/EDGE, Bluetooth, Infrared * High quality sound through stereo speakers and 3D surround sound * Up […]

February 09, 2006

Failed Cebu Pacific e-Ticketing

If any of you have ever tried booking online for a domestic flight from Cebu Pacific, lucky you. I have been trying to get a reservation for plane tickets the whole day without success. Cebu Pacific has this new e-Ticketing feature on their website which promises hassle-free traveling, or so they say. Cebu Pacific now […]

December 28, 2005

10 Tips when changing Blog Platforms

After recovering from the backup disaster last week and after switching into a new blogging platform from Expression Engine (EE) to WordPress (WP), I realized ti would be nice to share some of the things we learned from that migration process. So here’s my 10 Tips when changing Blog Platforms: Double check if the new […]

December 26, 2005

The blogging fad will fade in 2006

Gary Goldhammer writes on his blog about 2006: Year of The Vanishing Blogger and points out that blogging will evolve from being novelty to utility. “2006 is the year when blogging moves from novelty into the “utility” phase, where the mere act of blogging is subsumed by what is being published, as well as how […]

December 05, 2005

How to get Paypal in the Philippines

Sign up for Paypal in the Philippines! Someone emailed me today asking some advice about Paypal. He wanted to ask how to sign-up for Paypal even if he’s in the Philippines. Paypal will tell you — you can’t. Yuga will tell you — technically, you still can. I call it proxy registration. If you have […]

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