App, Philippines, Startup

Peekawoo now available for “Singles” Android Users

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Peekawoo just released the android version of their gamified dating platform. The android version was announced shortly after releasing the iOS version of the service.
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Gadget, India

Xiaomi announces Mi 4i, a $200 Flagship Smartphone

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In a media event in India, Xiaomi announced their newest smartphone the Mi 4i, the Chinese manufacturer said that the Mi 4i will retail at $205 or around ₱9056.99. Mi 4i is targeting budget conscious Indians, with a close to a billion mobile user with a 25% penetration rate this year and projected to climb up to 32%, who could blame them. Read more…

Gadget, Philippines

Xiaomi’s Redmi 2 to arrive in the Philippines on April 28, will first go on sale on Lazada Philippines

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Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi just announced that they will bring Redmi 2 in the Philippines this April 28 and it will first go on sale on Lazada.com.ph.
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Gadget, Japan

Sony Japan announces Xperia Z4

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Sony has announced their next flagship smartphone the Xperia Z4 and it made the announcement in Japan and will be initially be available there as well. No details as to when the company will launch the new smartphone internationally or if they even have a plan to market it in other markets.
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Gadget, Photography

Hiroshi Ueda Invented the Original Selfie Stick

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Aside from phone cases and screen protectors, a selfie stick is probably one of the most sought out smartphone accessories today and the concept of using an “extender stick” to hold a camera have been around since the 1980’s. Read more…

Australia, Philippines, Startup

Canva now has more than 2 million users and I’m #1232572

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Canva, the Australian-based online graphic design platform, announced that they just crossed the 2 million user mark in less than 2 years and it looks like its nothing but growth here on out.

Canva needed 14 months to reach its first million users, then just four and a half for the next 500k and less than two months to add 500k more users. The Canva was launched in beta last August 26, 2013. Read more…

Kalibrr, Quotes

How Kalibrr is disrupting the recruitment industry

Interesting piece By Judith Balea;

So one fortuitous night, he got together with a Filipino friend whom he studied with at University of California Berkeley, Dexter Ligot-Gordon. The two share a common vision for impact, having worked together in an organization that helped high school students apply for college during their time at Berkeley. “When we saw each other, that connection we had about impact was re-sparked. This was the night that we decided to make a commitment to help jumpstart the Philippine economy,” Rivera shares. They thought: why not build a platform that will revolutionize recruitment in the country? From that idea, Kalibrr was born.

It’s great to see that the company is not stopping in the recruitment phase, of course we all have needs, specially when we (applicant) land their first job and receive our first pay check, and that’s where things get really really interesting!

“A jobseeker has other needs – a car, a house, access to financial products. It’s crazy but we can be a platform for all those,”

Gadget

Huawei P8max also announced

huawie p8 max

Aside from their flagship P8, Huawei also announced phablet version of the P8, which is the P8 max. Despite its 6.88 mm frame, the P8 Max is a 6.8″ phablet, already bordering the 7″ tablet size and just like the P8, it’s available in standard and premium variants.
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Gadget

Huawei intro their next flagship smartphone – P8

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In a media event help in London, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei officially announce their next flagship smartphone – P8. Read more…

Google, Internet

You can now Google your lost Android phone

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Here’s a neat new feature from Google desktop search, you can now use Google search to actually locate your android phone, I mean actually locate your phone. Read more…