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Selfie banking now in PH, courtesy of UnionBank

In Games, Apps, and OS by Alora Uy Guerrero3 Comments

E’VE had UnionBank of the Philippines’ EON card since 2013 because we needed it to get our salary from Yahoo. Obviously, we haven’t used it since we left the company because we didn’t even know that a lot of features have been added to it. Well, not until we came across a story that says the bank has introduced selfie …

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NBA app now lets you save games for offline viewing

In Games, Apps, and OS by Ramon Lopez13 Comments

HE NBA app for Android and iOS has improved dramatically over the previous months. In fact, it’s one of our favorite streaming apps across both ecosystems because it’s reliable and the interface is uncomplicated and easy to navigate. And because ever since we cut the cord on cable and went all-in on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and the like, it’s …

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Amazon Prime Video now available worldwide, including PH [UPDATED]

In Business, Games, Apps, and OS by Alora Uy Guerrero1 Comment

E have been Amazon Prime Video users for a while now, using a VPN [virtual private network] connection to be able to watch our favorite shows. But we’ve been monitoring the local Play Store and App Store almost every day since it was announced that Amazon is preparing for a global launch of its streaming-video service. Today, December 14, look at …

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The 10 most popular guys in video-game history

In Games, Apps, and OS by Ramon Lopez0 Comments

EMEMBER the first time you held a joystick or a control pad? Remember the first video-game character you played? Chances are, that protagonist has had a great impact on your life as a gamer. So this week, with news of Super Mario Run coming to mobile in December, we’re paying homage to the guys who have punched, kicked, jumped, fired, rolled, slashed, …

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When your phone will get Android Nougat

In Games, Apps, and OS by Alora Uy Guerrero0 Comments

ATA collected by Google on the first week of November tells us the sorry state of Android. It turns out that Android Nougat, the latest version of the mobile operating system released on August 22, is installed on less than 0.4 percent of all Android devices. Most are still stuck on Android Lollipop.