Tech firms battle to resolve major security flaw

Jan 06, 2018 - 10:17 AM

Apple, for its part, advises only getting apps from its online App Store which vets programs for safety

Apple acquires Buddybuild, an app development service

Jan 03, 2018 - 11:07 AM

Buddybuild says it will be joining the Xcode engineering group of Apple, and will be ending Android app development on March 1

New Samsung ad mocks iPhone and its history of launches

Nov 06, 2017 - 5:20 PM

The minute-long ad features a young man growing slowly dissatisfied with the iPhone as he gets older

A CHOICE. A man makes the switch from iOS to Android using a Samsung phone. Screen shot from YouTube video

Nintendo's 'Animal Crossing' comes to iOS and Android

Oct 25, 2017 - 4:14 PM

'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' is slated for release in November

ANIMAL CROSSING. The beloved Nintendo game series is heading to iOS and Android devices. Screenshot from YouTube video.

Benchmarks show that iOS updates don't slow down old iPhones

Oct 10, 2017 - 4:10 PM

New 3DMark test results show a minimal performance decrease among older iPhones after upgrading to iOS 11

What to expect from Apple at its September 12 event aside from iPhones

Sep 12, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The iPhone 8 and X aren t the only stars of the Apple show

iOS 11. The new version of the mobile OS may get a lot of stage time at Apple's event. It is shown here on the iPad and iPhone. Image from Apple

13 rumored iPhone 8 details solidified by iOS 11 leak

Sep 11, 2017 - 11:40 AM

The code for the phone s new OS leaks from Apple s servers Here s a list of iPhone 8 details that have emerged from the leakage days before Apple s September 12 event

APPLE. The Apple logo is seen on the outside of Bill Graham Civic Auditorium before the start of an event in San Francisco, California on September 7, 2016. Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

Google app gets new newsfeed experience

Jul 19, 2017 - 4:57 PM

The new Google feed service uses machine learning algorithms to anticipate what information you d like to receive from news to videos as well as music and feature stories

Batibot iOS app launched

Jul 05, 2017 - 6:38 PM

The free app continues the show’s tradition of teaching young Filipino children this time on iOS devices such as the iPhone and iPad following the successful launch of the Android version in 2015

MANANG BOLA. The famous Batibot character made an appearance at the app's launch. Photo courtesy of Smart

Facebook expands Find Wi-Fi feature globally

Jul 03, 2017 - 9:20 AM

The feature will help users find nearby Wi Fi hotspots which businesses have shared with Facebook from their page

FIND WIFI. Facebook launches the Find WiFi feature globally. Image from Facebook.

Sega brings its classic games to mobile for free

Jun 22, 2017 - 2:01 PM

Sega Forever brings an ever expanding collection of Sega s classic games to iOS and Android phones

SEGA FOREVER. Get classic Sega games for free on iOS and Android. Images from Sega Forever website.

My favorite from WWDC 2017: an auto-reply feature while user drives

Jun 06, 2017 - 8:10 AM

iOS 11 s new Do Not Disturb While Driving feature tells message senders that a user is driving and silences incoming alerts Senders also have the option of marking a message urgent to bypass it

Apple says payouts from App Store total $70 billion

Jun 01, 2017 - 11:00 PM

Apple also says downloads have grown over 70 over the past 12 months fueled by hit games like Pokemon Go and Super Mario Run

A worker handles a newly arrived Apple iPhone 7 at an electronic store in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on April 07, 2017. File photo by Eitan Abramovich

Duterte's most trusted aide proposes solution to BI pay issue

Apr 05, 2017 - 5:53 PM

Secretary to the Cabinet Leoncio Evasco Jr proposes the fast tracking of proposed amendments to the Philippine Immigration Act of 1940

Apple introduces 'easy-to-use' video editing app

Mar 22, 2017 - 4:35 PM

Apple s Clips wants to make it easier for people to edit videos on their mobile devices

FILTER FEVER. Apple joins the special effects and filters craze with its new app, 'Clips'. Photos from Apple

'Super Mario Run' jumps to Android in March

Jan 20, 2017 - 2:43 PM

After its temporary iOS exclusivity the iconic plumber comes to Android

ANDROID DEBUT. The iconic plumber makes his debut on Android this March. Screengrab from official Super Mario Run website

Start 2017 right with these apps installed on your phones

Dec 31, 2016 - 2:26 PM

There are many worthy applications you can spend your time on but we ve narrowed our list of must keep apps for 2017

Nintendo's plans: Have 2 to 3 new mobile games for 2017

Dec 26, 2016 - 12:02 PM

Nintendo s president Tatsumi Kimishima does not say if future mobile offerings will be released simultaneously on iOS and Android

SUPER MARIO RUN. Mario bumps off a goomba in Super Mario Run. Screen shot from game website.

After Super Mario, it's Megaman that's coming to mobile

Dec 21, 2016 - 3:59 PM

All 6 of the original 8 bit titles come to iOS and Android in January 2017

Nintendo to release Super Mario Run in mobile game test

Dec 15, 2016 - 7:09 PM

The game will start selling in 151 countries and regions later Thursday and will become available on Android based devices at a later date

SUPER MARIO RUN. The iconic character gives Nintendo a boost. Screengrab from official Super Mario Run website

Google's bid for smarter messaging hits market

Sep 21, 2016 - 8:25 PM

Allo s smart capabilities aim to make it easier to respond to messages and over time adjusts to users own style Google says in an official blog

ALLO! Google's new messaging app is out. Screen shot from YouTube.

Mengintip perubahan baru di iOS 10

Sep 14, 2016 - 3:31 PM

Say goodbye to ‘Swipe to unlock’

Apple baru saja merilis sitem operasi terbaru mereka, iOS 10, Selasa, 13 September. iOS 10 menawarkan banyak perubahan baru untuk iPhone. Foto dari situs resmi Apple.

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Sep 14, 2016 - 8:55 AM

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Where to watch live stream of Apple and Sony's September events

Sep 07, 2016 - 10:43 PM

The iPhone 7 and new PlayStation 4 models are set to be unveiled

Many fitness trackers leak personal data – study

Jul 19, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The highest risk comes from devices made by Runtastic Striiv and Xiaomi with 7 to 8 potential vulnerabilities out of 10

FITNESS TRACKER SECURITY. A Striiv Fusion Lite. Screen shot from Striiv website

Pokemon Go’s international rollout paused

Jul 11, 2016 - 9:52 AM

The augmented reality game is suffering from congestion and server issues

POKEMON GO. Screen shot from YouTube

Apple launches MacOS Sierra, iOS 10 public betas

Jul 08, 2016 - 3:19 PM

The public beta program will allow more people to test the software and features as well as report bugs that need to be addressed before the official release

APPLE BETA. A glimpse of iOS 10 and MacOS Sierra. Screen shot from Apple Beta Software Program page.

Filipino ‘trainers’ set out on Pokemon Go journey but...

Jul 07, 2016 - 5:04 PM

Reports of inaccessible servers or non functional gameplay mechanics put a damper on the monster catching dreams of many

Pokemon Go launches in select regions

Jul 06, 2016 - 5:46 PM

Pokemon fans rejoice The Pokemon Go augmented reality game is rolling out in select countries

POKEMON GO. The game has launched in select territories. Screen shot from YouTube.

Group chat app Public puts conversations out in the open

Jun 20, 2016 - 3:31 PM

The appropriately named Public calls itself a platform for people to chat out loud and share their great conversations with the world

PUBLIC. A new group chat app is born. Image from Public announcement page.

Apple's iOS 10 beta to allow built-in app deletion

Jun 15, 2016 - 10:30 PM

According to Apple 23 built in applications in iOS 10 beta are now removable from the home screen

APP DELETION. You can take out unwanted built-in apps from the home screen on iOS 10's beta. Image from Apple.

Tap That: Sex ed through a mobile game

Jun 06, 2016 - 5:15 PM

Peiying Feng is developing a mobile game to teach players about sexually transmitted diseases

TAP THAT. A in-development sex-ed game for everyone. Image from Tap That website

Apple, Google locked in battle for supremacy

May 22, 2016 - 12:30 PM

Analysts say Google has been evolving from a pure search engine to a leader in mobile while Apple must find ways to keep its position as innovation leader

Tech world eyes digital life beyond the smartphone

May 07, 2016 - 3:57 AM

As smartphone sales peak in most major markets Apple Samsung and others are being forced to rethink their business models to keep growing and connecting with consumers

BEYOND SMARTPHONES. A visitor walks in front of an advertising of the new Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones during the Galaxy World Tour event in Seoul, South Korea, April 9, 2015 File photo by Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA

Annual Apple developers gathering set for June

Apr 19, 2016 - 5:30 PM

WWDC 2016 is going to be a landmark event for developers who are coding in Swift and building apps and products for iOS OS X watchOS and tvOS

epa04922586 Apple CEO Tim Cook talks about the new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus during an Apple launch event at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California, USA, 09 September 2015. Media reports indicate a launch of updated iPhone models, updated iPads and a new Apple TV are expected at the event titled in an invitation from Apple as 'Hey Siri, give us a hint.' EPA/MONICA DAVEY

Facebook Live gets new features, more ways to find live videos

Apr 07, 2016 - 6:26 PM

From live reactions to a worldwide live map check out the new features here

YouTube Gaming app now available in the Philippines

Apr 07, 2016 - 10:22 AM

Android users of the app can also record and livestream mobile gameplay directly from their phone or tablet through YouTube Gaming

YOUTUBE GAMING IN THE PH. Screenshots from the author's phone showing the startup process for the YouTube Gaming app.

Musicians' site SoundCloud starts subscription service

Mar 30, 2016 - 1:19 AM

The Berlin based company says the new SoundCloud Go initially available only in the United States will offer unlimited listening without advertisements and allow subscribers to save music to listen when offline

SOUNDCLOUD GO. SoundCloud announces its subscription service for the US. Image from SoundCloud.

Apple shows off iPhone SE and iPad Pro, drops Apple Watch price

Mar 22, 2016 - 2:06 AM

Preorders for the iPhone SE and iPad Pro are set to begin March 24 with the products shipping on March 31

TIM COOK. Apple's Tim Cook goes on stage. Screen shot from Apple livestream.

Encrypted email provider Protonmail launches publicly, brings apps

Mar 18, 2016 - 1:45 PM

The company is launching its end to end encrypted email service in light of what it calls an increasing trend towards more and more surveillance around the world

PROTONMAIL. Privacy-minded email users have a new option when it comes to encrypted emails. Image from ProtonMail.

Booky: An offline app for Filipino foodie searches

Mar 14, 2016 - 5:57 PM

With or without Internet access Booky makes the task of finding the perfect place to dine in a lot easier

The Mind Museum's new app makes visits more interactive

Mar 07, 2016 - 2:57 PM

Aside from the app s release The Mind Museum is also slashing ticket prices till March 31 for those who show the downloaded app on their devices at the ticketing booth

THE MIND MUSEUM APP. The Mind Museum hopes to augment its museum-going experience with the app.

PreFIX PH: An intelligent phonebook app for Filipinos

Mar 06, 2016 - 5:43 PM

PreFIX PH is a free phonebook app that checks your contacts and sorts your numbers by the network it s on whether it be Globe Smart or Sun

PREFIX PH. An intelligent phonebook app for Filipinos with tons of contacts. In-Phone screenshot from PreFIX PH.

Fitur terbaru WhatsApp: Berbagi dokumen PDF

Mar 03, 2016 - 12:27 PM

WhatsApp memungkinkan untuk berbagi dokumen PDF

Logo WhatsApp dalam sebuah smartphone. Foto dari EPA

Twitter now offers video capture, sharing in direct messages

Feb 18, 2016 - 8:02 PM

The new feature is currently only available for iOS and Android but those using Twitter com can still share videos via DM


Mattel's ThingMaker lets you 3D print your own toys

Feb 16, 2016 - 6:12 PM

The ThingMaker a brand name from the 1960s is revived with the latest technology

MATTEL'S THINGMAKER. Build your own toys with this kid-friendly 3D printer. Image from Mattel.

Final Fantasy IX launches on Android, iOS

Feb 10, 2016 - 5:15 PM

The game is currently priced at 16 99 as part of a limited time promotional pricing scheme

OUT FOR MOBILE. Final Fantasy IX heads to the iOS and Android platforms with some visual enhancements. Image from Square Enix.

Apple issues voluntary recall for its wall plug adapters

Jan 29, 2016 - 8:57 AM

The recall covers adapters sold between 2003 and 2015 that are designed for Argentina Australia Brazil Europe New Zealand and South Korea

AFFECTED ADAPTERS ON THE LEFT. The following shows affected adapters on the left, contrasted against the redesigned models on the right. Image from Apple.

Apple's Safari browser conks out worldwide on iOS, OS X

Jan 27, 2016 - 8:49 PM

Users reporting the issue on Reddit suggest turning Safari Suggestions off as a workaround till a fix can be implemented

SAFARI BROWSER ISSUES. Safari may not be the best way to see the sites today, until Apple can fix an issue with the browser. Screen shot from Safari webpage.

Spotify readies to launch video

Jan 26, 2016 - 6:29 PM

The Swedish company will begin webcasting videos by the end of next week on both Android and iOS smartphones with videos initially available in the US Britain Germany and Sweden

SPOTIFY. Spotify is set to launch video streaming in the US, Britain, Germany, and Sweden. Image from Spotify website.