Gadget, Philippines

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge to arrive in the Philippines on the 18th of April

In a media event held in Singapore, Samsung announces the launch dates of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge across Asia, and in the Philippines, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge will be available in local retail store and telecom on the April 18, 2015. Read more…

Gadget, Google, Internet

Google announces New Product called “Google Panda”

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Posted on Google Japan’s YouTube page, the search giant announces their latest product – the Google Panda. Google describe it as “a product so brilliant you can ask it anything, but so cute you’re gonna want to hug it“. Read more…

Microsoft, Mobile, Operating System

Microsoft introduces a new Mobile OS – MSDOS Mobile

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This has “April Fool’s Day” written all over it. Read more…

Connectivity, Telecom

Globe extends “Free Facebook” Promo, then Partners with Facebook for Internet.org

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Globe Telecom will be extending the Free Facebook access to all of its subscribers until May 15, 2015. The Ayala-owned Telecom also announced that it has joined Facebook in made the internet.org initiative available to all 46 million Globe customers. Read more…

Gaming

Tekken 7 intro the first Filipino Character – Josie Rizal

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Tekken 7 is the latest fighting game developed and published by Bandai Namco Games. The game features the first filipino or should I say Filipina character – Josie Rizal, a tribute to the Philippines’ National Hero – Jose Rizal. Read more…

Event, Philippines, Startup

PawnHero and FlipTrip bags the First ever Echelon Top 100 Philippines Qualifiers

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Two Philippine-based startups namely PawnHero and FlipTrip, took home the first ever Echelon Top 100 Philippines Qualifiers, which will represent the country in the inaugural Echelon Asia Summit 2015. PawnHero won the Judges Choice Award, while FlipTrip took home the Peoples Choice Award. Read more…

Gadget, Saudi Arabia

You can now preorder the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge at Jarir Bookstore

Here’s something for Samsung fanboys in the Saudi Arabia, you can now pre-order Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone from Jarir Bookstore. Read more…

Gadget, Philippines, Study

Cherry Mobile Philippines leapfrogs Samsung as the Leading Smartphone Brand in the Philippines in 2014

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Tech In Asia;

Philippine budget phone maker Cherry Mobile beat South Korean giant Samsung as the leading smartphone brand in the Philippines in 2014, IDC said today. It was the second straight year that Cherry has whipped Samsung in the nation.

A demoralizing news for Samsung, specially at a time where the S. Korean company wants to tries to stop the declining sales of their smartphone.

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Philippines, Startup

Philppines’ Zipmatch receives $2.5 million Series A round fund from Monks’ Hill Venture

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Zipmatch, the Philippine-based real estate portal just received a $2.5 million investment lead by prominent VC firm Monks’ Hill Venture, existing and one of its early investor 500 Startups also participated. Read more…

Connectivity, Philippines

Smart Telcom and Facebook launches Internet.org in the Philippines, giving free access to 24 websites

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Smart, the Philippines largest wireless service provider, and social media giant Facebook recently launched Internet.org in the Philippines, that will provide users access to more than 20 websites on their mobile device without data charges. Read more…