iPhone 8 released today, iPhone X goes on sale Dec. 1

Apple fans in the Philippines are expected to be lining up at stores today as Philippine carriers Globe and Smart release the iPhone 8 in their stores. According to a press release from Globe, customers under Plan 1799 will need to shell out PHP19,200 (US$384) for the iPhone 8 64GB model, while subscribers under Plan 7999 will get ...

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Five social media tips to stay safe during ‘All Souls’ holiday

Five social media tips to stay safe during ‘All Souls’ holiday

Tomorrow is officially the start of another two-day holiday here in the Philippines. Many who live and work in cities like Metro Manila, Cebu and Davao will probably head out this...

Outstanding films shot on iPhone awarded at Power Mac Center’s ‘Cinemansanas’

Outstanding films shot on iPhone awarded at Power Mac Center’s ‘Cinemansanas’

Local film fans have new names to watch out for as premier Apple partner Power Mac Center awarded the bold, brave, and brilliant filmmakers who showcased their digital...

Your slow Internet just got worse: Several undersea cables damaged after typhoons in Southeast Asia

Your slow Internet just got worse: Several undersea cables damaged after typhoons in Southeast Asia

Just when you thought your Internet connection couldn’t get any worse, here comes some bad news. According to a report from tech website Yugatech Friday night, undersea...

Have you seen this Baybayin Keyboard for your smartphone?

Have you seen this Baybayin Keyboard for your smartphone?

It may have been out since 2015, but have you seen this Baybayin keyboard for your smartphone and tablet? Created by Christopher Castillo, the Baybayin Keyboard lets you type,...

Double the Fun: How to score delicious ‘Buy 1, Get 1’ treats with your smartphone

Double the Fun: How to score delicious ‘Buy 1, Get 1’ treats with your smartphone

We always want the best bang for our buck. After all, we worked hard for it, right? So here’s a little #LifeHack to get the most out of your money when eating out with...

Twitter Lite launches in Philippines

Twitter Lite launches in Philippines

Micro-blogging platform Twitter officially rolled out Wednesday for Philippine users its leaner, mobile browser-based version especially developed for users in slow internet...

Government launches free hi-speed WiFi along EDSA

Government launches free hi-speed WiFi along EDSA

To help improve public access to the internet, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), yesterday launched the “EDSA WiFi” project which aims to...

EDSA traffic about to get more bearable with free Wi-Fi starting June 12

EDSA traffic about to get more bearable with free Wi-Fi starting June 12

Hellish traffic in EDSA is about to get a wee bit more bearable starting Monday, June 12, as the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) launches free...

No surprise here: Philippines has worst internet connection in Asia

No surprise here: Philippines has worst internet connection in Asia

There’s really no need to rub the obvious in our face. According to the results of internet monitoring firm Akamai’s “State of the Internet” report, the...


 

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