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July 09, 2010

Facebook Credits to be sold in Retail Stores

Friendster’s new owner, MOL, is helping Facebook sell FB Credits in Asia, including the Philippines. That means you should be able to buy Facebook Credits at a number of outlets, including 7-11 Stores, nationwide.

August 12, 2014

Here’s why Facebook Messenger wants your permission to take pictures and videos

Facebook explains why its standalone app, Messenger, is requesting permission to access features on your Android smartphone and tablet.

June 30, 2014

Why Facebook experimented and altered 689,000 news feeds

Over the weekend, Facebook admitted to altering hundreds of thousands of Facebook users’ news feed in order to conduct a psychological experiment all the way since 2012. This has caused some people to be enraged as they felt it was some form of intrusion to their privacy in addition to having their feelings toyed with. […]

April 10, 2014

Facebook to remove chat service on mobile app

Facebook has confirmed that it will soon shutdown its chat service on its Android and iOS app, forcing users to download and use its dedicated messaging app, Messenger.

April 01, 2014

BIR request to block Facebook, Twitter over tax issues

In another surprise move by the Bureau of Internal Revenue, a request was sent to the NTC and ISPs to block several international websites for failure to remit proper taxes from operating within the Philippine internet domain.

March 26, 2014

Facebook to buy Oculus VR, Inc. for $2 billion

Facebook really has deep pockets, that’s for sure, as it has announced its plans to acquire Oculus VR, Inc. for a total of approximately $2 billion.

February 10, 2014

Big money moving behind fake Facebook videos

Last week, I was asked by @tjmanotoc to do a TV interview about those fake Facebook videos. The interview was aired on TV Patrol, Bandila and another Studio 23 report. Since the clip was very short, I thought of doing a longer and more detailed explanation of the case here.

January 30, 2014

Facebook introduces new Paper app

Facebook has introduced a new app called Paper, that lets users view their Facebook feed in a fresh and attractive layout.

January 24, 2014

How to hide certain Tweets/Posts from your feed

I know that most of you have already come across the news about Justin Bieber’s mugshot released by the Miami PD because of his recent arrest for DUI and drag racing. Now, if you’re as fed up as I am about seeing posts or tweets about it, then you might want to try out these […]

August 22, 2013

Canon announces PowerShot N Facebook Ready

Canon announced a Facebook-friendly version of their PowerShot N tiny pocket camera from earlier this year — the PowerShot N Facebook Ready.

April 13, 2013

Facebook Home is now available for Android

The HTC First & Facebook Home are scheduled to be launched on April 12, and it did – but there are a few catches. The HTC First is a US story, while Facebook Home is… well, the same story too. You can get it on the Play Store for free if you’re located in the […]

March 08, 2013

Facebook News Feed redesign coming up!

Facebook is continuing to maintain its position by introducing new stuff every now and then. We have another update to the news feed coming in a while, and it’s designed to unify the interfaces across platforms and make it uniform.

December 14, 2012

Facebook for Android receives big update

Facebook for Android is now on version 2.0 and is expected to increase the speed and performance of the app – by a lot.

September 01, 2012

Facebook to start axing Likes on your FB Page

Facebook today announced that it categorically disliked the willful buying of Facebook Likes and will start cracking down on FB Pages.

June 07, 2012

Smart to offer Unli Facebook for free!

Smart Comm. today announced that it will offer free Facebook access to all its 50 million subscribers. If you’re on Smart, you can now access FB on your mobile phone starting tomorrow.

September 14, 2011

Home-grown Kitiwit to take on Facebook

Developed by some pretty talented Filipinos for about a year now, this new social networking site, Kitiwit, wants to carve a niche of its own and separate itself from the usual Facebook crowd.

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 […]

August 20, 2014

Asus smartwatch to be unveiled at IFA 2014

Just after the report of having an immediate successor to the LG G Watch, Taiwanese-brand Asus now teases us with its upcoming smartwatch.

August 20, 2014

Wi-Fi vending machine, a self-service internet hotspot

Vending machines can dispense chips, chocolates, sodas, water, coffee, and many more. We even had charging kiosk at malls and convenient stores plus piso-internet machines for cheap PC rental. This time around, why don’t we aim higher. I’m talking about this Wi-Fi vending machine we saw online.

August 17, 2014

Xiaomi fined for mis-declaring sales figures

Early this month Xiaomi Taiwan was fined by the FTC for falsely declaring that their Mi3 smartphone sold out in minutes. This was revealed to me by folks from Huawei over lunch earlier this week and asked if there is an FTC equivalent here in the Philippines.

August 17, 2014

Seagate Backup Plus Slim now available locally

Seagate’s new and slimmer Backup Plus Slim is now available locally and is being offered in 1TB and 2TB storage capacities.

August 15, 2014

Giveaway: Win a Samsung Galaxy S5 with Globe GDeals

YugaTech and Globe GDeals are giving away a brand new Samsung Galaxy S5 to one lucky winner who downloads the GDeals app from the Google Play or iTunes App Store. Just follow these 10 easy steps in order to join.

August 04, 2014

Torque Droidz Inspire now official, priced at Php2,499

Torque Mobile has released yet another wallet-friendly Android smartphone, this time it’s the Torque Droidz Inspire which has a 4-inch WVGA display and runs on a modest 1.0Ghz dual-core processor with 512MB RAM and 4GB of internal storage.

August 02, 2014

Novo7 Tech could bring Meizu MX3 in the country

As suggested by the recent teasers that was uploaded on their official Facebook page, Novo7 Tech, the same company that brought THL smartphones in the country, could possibly make the Exynos 5 Octa-powered Meizu MX3 available in the Philippines.

August 01, 2014

Join the Toyota Seatbelt Art Contest!

We just joined a regional contest by Toyota to design a custom seat belt for cars. This is to promote safety in driving especially in high road accident countries like the Philippines.

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