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April 19, 2014

Philippine internet slowest in ASEAN, way below average

An infographic by ASEAN DNA claims to have recent data obtained between March and April 2014, and it compares the average internet speeds of countries around the world and those that are in the ASEAN. Results find that the Philippines is way below the average in Asia and in the whole world, and in the infographic, we are seen trailing as the slowest.

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February 17, 2014

Google buys SlickLogin – uses sound waves, not passwords

There have been many cases of hacking Internet sites due to stolen passwords. What if your way of securely getting inside is by using unique sound waves? This is what SlickLogin is about, and they have just been bought by Google.

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February 01, 2014

App Trending: the Flappy Bird game

I used to see people boasting their Temple Run scores all around the social media. Fortunately (or unfortunately), something replaced it already – Flappy Bird. It’s free, it has bad graphics, it’s insanely hard, it’s pointless and most of all, it’s frustratingly addicting.

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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.

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July 11, 2013

Why do Filipinos pay more for slower internet?

It’s just one of the many questions that kept on popping out in my head recently; why do we pay more for slower internet? Our neighboring countries such as Japan & South Korea feature the fastest internet speeds in the world, and here we are living with expensive and subpar connections.

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May 09, 2008

Globe 3G: 5 Pesos Internet and Disconnection Charges

Globe 3G may be facing some serious issues this month due to frequent disconnection charges on their 5 Peso per 15 minute rates. Last month, Globe introduced time-based charging on top of the previous kilobyte rates — a pleasant development to loyal Globe subscribers. Problem though is the arbitrary disconnection/reconnection charges.

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