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How to update Cherry Mobile One G1 to Android 7.0 Nougat

In Games, Apps, and OS, Phones by Ramon LopezLeave a Comment

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.

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Most popular emoji in PH + other emoji facts

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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.

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First impressions: Is Netflix in PH worth it?

In Games, Apps, and OS by Ramon Lopez3 Comments

You might have heard that Netflix is streaming to almost every part of the world, including the Philippines. And now that the world’s most popular subscription video-on-demand service is available locally, the question that’s in the air is, assuming the 30-day trial period has ended, is it worth paying the monthly premium for unlimited streaming?

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2015 in Revü: Our 10 favorite travel apps

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There’s no denying that smartphones have made our lives so much easier, and not just because they have put Google and Facebook at our fingertips, along with a seemingly endless array of viral pet videos that suck away an inordinate amount of our free time. Smartphones, too, have made travelling, whether in the Philippines or abroad, cheaper than most people would think and more convenient than ever. Here are 10 travel apps that are worth checking out, if you haven’t already.

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What’s on HOOQ: sci-fi films you may not have heard of but should see

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The Martian. Ex Machina. Mad Max: Fury Road. There have been many great works of science-fiction so far this year, and the best may yet be on the horizon. I haven’t met anyone who isn’t excited about Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It’s a pity we can’t hitch a ride on the DeLorean to see if what’s about to come is all it’s cracked up to be.

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NBA treats PH fans to free League Pass access until November 3

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Another NBA season is scheduled to tip off tomorrow (October 28 if you live in the Philippines), and as has been the case the past couple of years, the NBA is treating its fans to an appetizer of sorts by granting free and full access to League Pass, the league’s official video-streaming service that features live and on-demand games, for a very limited time. The offer runs until November 3, though I’m not sure which time zone the deadline refers to.