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 banking.
T’S D-Day. Almost two months after the official unveiling in its native Japan, the Nintendo Switch is finally ready to be scooped up in stores worldwide. Yes, including the Philippines.
UR ideal job is the one we have created for ourselves. But if you’re still looking for a gig, and you play video games a ton — to the disgruntlement of your parents, we presume — your dream job is currently up for grabs. Ubisoft Philippines is hiring full-time testers, per the company’s official Facebook page.
INTENDO just unveiled the Switch in its native Japan. It was met with oohs and aahs and hand claps from spectators, as expected, but it also armed critics with plenty of skepticism over whether it can truly make Nintendo relevant again in this generation.
T’S been 10 years since Steve Jobs introduced the original iPhone. Yes, it has been that long. Today, the iPhone remains Apple’s most important product and its biggest cash cow, though it hasn’t been smooth-sailing for the Cupertino-based tech firm lately.
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 been our go-to app for watching NBA broadcasts.
OR a lot of us, the holidays are a chance to unwind and spend time with family and friends. It’s also the time to kick back and catch up on some quality programming with said family and friends, to “Netflix and chill,” so to speak.
HE Nintendo NES Classic Edition, a mini version of the popular video-game console from the ’80s, is one of the perfect gifts you can give someone or yourself this Christmas. However, it has become the holy grail of sorts; it’s just hard to find in the Philippines.
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 what popped up in our other account!
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, and stomped their way into making the video-game industry what it is today. The gaming world would have been lost without them. Before getting really into gaming, you should check out VPNs for online games. This will ensure …
EMEMBER that one gaming-related announcement at the Apple iPhone 7 launch that made you take a walk down memory lane? Hold your breath! Nintendo has finally revealed that you can download Super Mario Run for iOS starting December 15 — for free!
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.
E love NBA 2K17 for mobile; we think it’s one of the best and most graphically impressive mobile games out there. We said it in our review, and we’ll say it again here: NBA 2K17 is worthy of the franchise it belongs to.
BA 2K16 for Android and iOS wasn’t a good port — it had no audio commentary at launch; it ran slow as molasses on most devices, and many weren’t able to run it at all. A year after its release, it’s still nowhere as good as its console and PC counterpart (you can read our review here), nowhere as good as what it could and should be.
(Note: I will be coming out with another piece detailing NBA 2K17’s MyCareer and online modes. I feel that they deserve more focus and more hours spent playing them.) remember my first game in NBA 2K17 so vividly. I set up a rematch of last season’s NBA Finals, reigning NBA champs Cleveland Cavaliers, squaring up against Steph Curry, Kevin Durant, and the rest of the Golden State Warriors.
t’s out. Traffic app Waze has released its second Driver Satisfaction Index, an annual study of the driving experience of its users in 38 countries and 235 metros, and the result is surprising.
t a press event in New York City, which you may have already heard about, Sony finally took the wraps off of two new PlayStation consoles: a slimmer version that we all saw coming — a model the company simply referred to as “PS4” — and the more powerful PS4 Pro, originally code-named Neo.
oogle’s Android 7.0 Nougat update is already being pushed over the air to Nexus phones and tablets and the General Mobile 4G, the first Android One device for Europe. But it turns out the 4G isn’t the only Android One release getting some Nougat love. Some Cherry Mobile One G1 users over at XDA Forums have received the update over the air as early as August 24.
We had tried to steer clear of using emojis — for naught. We’ve finally given in to their power, and today, our messages are littered with them. We’re not alone. Even brands are in on the action, as they target the picture-loving millennial generation with emojis. It’s no wonder then that the world now pays tribute to these digital icons.
Sorry to burst your bubble, but rumors saying Pokemon Go will go live in the Philippines and the rest of Southeast Asia by July 15 might remain just that: rumors.