Apple, Gadget

Apple updates 15″ Macbook Pro with Force Touch, then made the 27″ iMac with Retina Display cheaper

Two big news from Apple; the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display now with Force Touch and the 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display is now only $1,999. Read more…

Investment, Philippines, Startup

Xurpas invests and acquires 4.5% stake in Quick.ly

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Philippines mobile content and technology provider, Xupas just announced that they are investing at least $1 million to US-based Startup, Quick.ly. Read more…

Apple, Gadget, Lazada, Philippines

You can now buy your Apple Watch on Lazada Philippines

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Apple has yet to officially release the Apple Watch in the Philippines but online retail giant Lazada Philippines is now selling different variants of the Apple Watch. Read more…

App, Government Tech, Philippines

Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) launches their own car-pooling app, Friend Trip

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Metro Manila Development Authority a.k.a. the MMDA, has released their own car-pooling service called Friend trip. Developed by Megamobile inc. and powered by MMDA. Friend trip lets you offer or join a car-pool with your Facebook friends. Read more…

Gadget

Oculus recommends PC specs for Oculus Rift Headset then halts Development for Mac and Linux

Oculus Rift

The Oculus Rift will be available in the market early next year and getting your own Oculus Rift is one thing but creating the rig to power the VR headset is another. so Oculus has indicated on their blog the specs that you need to in order to have a “better player experience of comfortable sustained presence.“.
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Gadget, Samsung

Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition for S6 Now Available For $200

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Today, Samsung is releasing the Gear VR Innovator Edition for S6 and S6 Edge available to consumer for $200. The Gear VR, a virtual reality headset developed in partnership with Oculus, will “require” and use the power of Samsung’s latest flagship smartphones the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge and requires apps downloaded from the Oculus store. Read more…

Philippines

Ding Ding Technology To Setup Shop in the Philippines

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Ding Ding Technology, a Chinese-based smartphone manufacturer will open-up shop in the Philippines and will introduce the smallest 4.5″ smartphone in the Philippines. Ding Ding Technology Philippines created their facebook page earlier this month, while their website “http://dingdingmobile.com.ph/” is still “under-construction”. Read more…

Australia, Funding, Startup

Canva raises another $6 Million and unveils “Canva for Work”

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Canva, has raised another $6 million from existing investor led by US-based Matrix Partners and Shasta Ventures, and from Asia-Pacific Blackbird Ventures and AirTree Ventures. Read more…

Apple, Gadget, Saudi Arabia, Wearables

Apple Watch Sport Now Available in Hyper Panda in Saudi Arabia

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Hyper Panda, one of Saudi Arabia’s retail store, has announced that the Apple Watch Sports is now available in selected stores. Read more…

Apple, Gadget, Wearables

Tattoo affects Apple Watch’s Heart Rate Sensor

Apple confirmed that tattoos can affect the readings of the Apple Watch’s heart rate sensor and this could be a “not-so-good-news” to people with tattoo and wants to purchase an Apple watch. Read more…