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April 16, 2014

DOST supercomputer now up and running

Last year, we reported that PAGASA is getting an IBM supercomputer to help in weather forecasting in the Philippines. Fast forward to the present, the IBM Blue Gene supercomputer is up and running through the Department of Science & Technology (DOST).

April 09, 2014

Official Windows 8.1 Update now available for download

In addition to Microsoft ending support for Windows XP today, the company in turn has made official its latest Windows 8.1 Update 1 that users can now begin downloading. Microsoft calls this update ‘mandatory’ for all users of Windows 8.1.

April 08, 2014

Adobe Lightroom mobile for iPad now available

Lightroom users can now edit and organize their photos on their tablets with the launch of Adobe’s new app for the iPad – Lightroom mobile.

April 04, 2014

Windows Phone 8.1: Cortana, Action Center & More

Microsoft’s Windows Phone has already faced a lot of updates since its launch, most of it fast through Nokia. Now, a new update arrives and it is packing a lot of due changes. Check on our list of major changes in Microsoft’s latest software update down below; enter Windows Phone 8.1.

April 04, 2014

Hearthstone for iPad, now available for download

Just weeks after it exits from open-beta, Blizzard Entertainment has finally begun rolling out the iPad version of their popular online card game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, starting with Australia, Canada and New Zealand and will eventually be available to other parts of the globe.

March 12, 2014

Dong Nguyen considers return of Flappy Bird

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Flappy Bird creator, Dong Nguyen, has revealed that he is considering the return of the highly-addictive app. Plus, with three more new games in the pipeline.

March 05, 2014

Facebook Messenger now on Windows Phone 8

Facebook’s very own messaging service, Facebook Messenger, finally finds its way into Windows Phone 8.

March 04, 2014

Microsoft to debut Cortana on Windows Phone 8.1 update

In addition to a number of new features that the software giant is planning to include on the Windows Phone 8.1 update, Microsoft is gearing to launch their very own personal assistant called Cortana and the folks over at The Verge got an early preview of Siri’s upcoming rival in action.

February 26, 2014

Help donate clean water by not using your smartphone

Here’s something different. The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, or UNICEF, has launched a campaign called the Tap Project that enables mobile users help provide clean water to those in need by not using their smartphones or tablets for a short period of time.

February 26, 2014

Kazam Tornado 2, the cheaper octa-core smartphone

On the lookout for an octa-core smartphone but have a tight budget? The UK-based company, Kazam (not the movie with Shaq), has launched the Tornado 2 smartphones with specs competing with the likes of Samsung and HTC.

February 18, 2014

7 must-have apps for Manila’s Traffic Armageddon

ABS-CBN has reported that yesterday might be the beginning of the so-called ‘Traffic Armageddon’ in Manila due to the construction of the Skyway 3 project and the NAIAEx phase 2 project. It was foreseen that traffic volume in EDSA would increase by more than half, so it’s inevitable that we’ll get stuck in traffic. Here […]

January 27, 2014

GTA San Andreas hits Windows Phone Store

After getting a month’s worth of head start, Android and iOS users are now joined by their WP-wielding friends as developer Rockstar Games brings Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas to Windows Store.

January 23, 2014

Search ‘Doge Meme’ in YouTube to go Comic Sans mode

Google enjoys planting Easter Eggs into their products, and if you’re really good at finding them, they might amuse you even by a little bit. There’s Google Now’s Barrel Roll, YouTube’s Harlem Shake and now, the much very wow internet sensation doge is hiding in YouTube coding and design.

January 21, 2014

Asphalt 8: Airborne Now Free on Windows Store

Gameloft has recently made their latest racing game called Asphalt 8: Airborne free to download on the Windows Phone Store.

January 19, 2014

Adobe Lightroom for iPad is coming

The mobile version of the photo-editing software, Adobe Lightroom, will soon be available to iPad users.

January 09, 2014

Harman-Kardon SoHo Headphones Review

Back in September, Harman-Kardon/JBL showcased a handful of new audio gears at IFA 2013. Among those is a premium, on-ear headphones dubbed as SoHo which we’ll take a closer look at after the jump.

January 06, 2014

HP introduces Pro X2 410 hybrid Windows notebook

HP took to CES the opportunity to introduce their latest Windows 8.1-powered hybrid notebook that features a Haswell CPU and a price tag that is just below $900 – the HP Pro X2 410.

January 06, 2014

Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ now official

Alcatel has just made official its latest Android smartphone that sports a 5-inch full HD display and an octa-core CPU – the One Touch Idol X+.

January 06, 2014

Lenovo ThinkPad 8, full HD Windows 8.1 tablet for $399

Lenovo has just unveiled its latest sub-10-inch Windows 8.1 tablet that packs a full HD resolution, a quad-core Atom CPU, and a price tag that is just under $400 – the ThinkPad 8.

January 03, 2014

Nintendo 2DS unboxed, first impressions

We just got our hands on Nintendo‘s new handheld gaming console – the 2DS. It arrived here in the Philippines for quite some time now, and the unit that we have here is the red one. It’s basically a 2D version of the 3DS in a much different form factor designed to appeal to budget-conscious […]

December 31, 2013

LG intros Windows-powered Ultra PC and Tab-Book 2

LG has announced that they will be unveiling their new Windows 8.1-powered notebooks and hybrids at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) scheduled in January 2014 – the Ultra PC and Tab-Book 2.

December 27, 2013

Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ comes with 2.0GHz Octa-Core

Alcatel has refreshed their flagship Idol X with a more powerful Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ packed with the newest octa-core processor from MediaTek.

December 25, 2013

Unboxed: Dell Venue 8 Pro Windows 8.1 tablet

The Dell Venue 8 Pro is among the few Windows 8.1 tablets running a quad-core Intel Atom. This is one of several items we ordered on Amazon during Cyber Monday sale a couple of weeks ago. It finally arrive a couple of days ago and we immediately unboxed it.

December 24, 2013

Best Windows 8 tablets under 10-inches

2013 has brought us interesting gadgets especially in the world of tablets. While the majority may prefer to bask under the influence of sub-10-inch Android and iOS slates, let’s not forget the new players that hit the ground running with Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 OS. Here are the best Windows 8 tablets with screen sizes under […]

December 21, 2013

Download Adobe CS2 for free!

Adobe is giving away their Creative Suite 2 (CS2) practically free to all. Granted that it’s a slightly old version of their paid software, it’s still pretty capable and useful especially for folks using it for work.

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