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.
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: Downloading unverified apps is risky, so unless you are in the business of reviewing them, we suggest you wait for the official apps to go live in your country.
Time to finally catch a Pokemon on your Android or iOS device.
All the good seats to Gilas Pilipinas’ games at the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament have long been sold out. Even if you do find a source who will gladly sell you tickets, getting a good view of the court will set you back anywhere from P7,000 (about $150) to north of P10,000 ($210) per seat.
ASUS ZenFone Selfie owners, you will be able to update your phone to Android 6.0 Marshmallow, after all.
And it is not Nutella.
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?
Here’s yet another reason to pull the plug on local cable services: Netflix, the world’s biggest subscription video-on-demand streaming service with over 70 million subscribers worldwide, switched on the green light for 130 additional countries, including the Philippines, the company announced today at CES 2016.
Christmas is a time for the family. It is also a time for curling up on the couch with a cup of hot chocolate while watching your favorite holiday movies, whatever they may be.
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.
Here’s yet another reason to subscribe to HOOQ: The company recently confirmed to me that short films and animations under the 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival’s New Wave category will be shown simultaneously on the country’s biggest subscription video-on-demand platform.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday may not mean much in the local tech community, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of some of the best deals of the year. Take, for example, Google, which has slashed price across several AAA games in the Play store, including classic Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest titles (for all you JRPG fans out there).
After coming up with GrabBike, a GrabCar for motorcycles, if you may, GrabTaxi has introduced a new service for Metro Manila residents, this time in the form of a 15-minute helicopter tour of Makati, Bonifacio Global City, and Pasay.
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.
It’s that time of year again: Lazada Philippines will hold a massive sale called the “Lazada Online Revolution Sale” starting November 11 (11/11) until the 12th of December (12/12).
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.