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  • Apple sued for selling Macbooks with defective keyboards

    May 14, 2018 4:38 AM 16

    The lawsuit says that Apple knew of the problem before launch. Those no longer covered by warranties have reported paying $400 to $700 for repairs , claims thousands of Macbook and Macbook Pro owners have experienced their “butterfly” keyboards becoming non-responsive, rendering the device useless. Apple’s “butterfly” mechanism was touted to be more responsive

  • Social influence platform Klout shutting down May 25

    May 11, 2018 9:13 AM 13

    Lithium Technologies, which acquired the startup in 2014, announces the closure in a blog post on Thursday, May 10. Klout also confirms the closure on Twitter. MANILA, Philippines – Social influence platform Klout will be closing shop on May 25. Lithium Technologies, which acquired the startup in 2014, announced the closure in a blog post on Thursday

  • Xiaomi's Mi Mix 2S, the cheapest Snapdragon 845 phone in PH, costs P27,990

    May 11, 2018 6:39 AM 12

    MANILA, Philippines – Chinese phone maker Xiaomi announced its upcoming flagship, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, would be arriving in stores in June. Xiaomi made the announcement at a press event in Makati on Friday, May 11. Xiaomi said the 64GB model of the Mi Mix 2S is priced at P27,990 while the 128GB model is P2,000 higher at P29,990. The price point makes

  • Does the iPhone SE 2 have a notch? A case vendor mockup points to 'Yes'

    May 11, 2018 3:20 AM 12

    Distributed by retailer Mobile Fun, the Olixar render features an iPhone with an edge-to-edge screen, an iPhone 5-styled chassis, and a notch on top of the screen A NOTCH? A reported render of the iPhone SE 2 points to the phone having a notch. Screenshot from Mobile Fun product webpage. MANILA, Philippines – Accessory manufacturer Olixar has a mockup

  • Starmobile revives the flip-phone with UNO F301

    May 10, 2018 7:43 AM 14

    The clamshell design returns in the form of the Starmobile UNO F301, priced at P899 THE FLIP-PHONE RETURNS. Starmobile's UNO F301 brings back the clamshell design of an earlier time. MANILA, Philippines – Starmobile is adding a new feature phone to its lineup of offerings, and it's doing so with a device that takes on the clamshell or flip-phone design

  • Playing Steam games on your phone? It's coming soon!

    May 10, 2018 7:04 AM 16

    Valve will let gamers play Steam games on Android and iOS in the future STEAM LINK. Steam is building a way for PC gamers to enjoy their games on mobile devices. Screenshot from Steam Facebook page. MANILA, Philippines – Valve announced on Wednesday, May 9, that it was releasing two Android and iOS-capable apps that would let Steam users play games and videos

  • Equifax breach exposed data of millions

    May 9, 2018 8:38 AM 14

    The consumer credit reporting agency breaks down just how much data and what types of data were stolen MANILA, Philippines – Consumer credit reporting agency Equifax, in a statement sent to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), revealed just how much data was exposed in its September 2017 breach. According to the statement issued on Monday

  • Jollibee suspends Chowking, Greenwich, Red Ribbon delivery websites

    May 9, 2018 6:57 AM 10

    Another Jollibee-owned chain, Burger King Philippines, will continue to operate as it's 'on a different platform.' Mang Inasal, on the other hand, doesn't have its own delivery website MANILA, Philippines – Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) suspended the delivery websites for 3 other restaurants it owns, along with the Jollibee delivery website, following

  • Uber's 'flying taxi' prototypes shown off at Uber Elevate

    May 9, 2018 2:01 AM 13

    Commercialization of the flying taxis may begin around 2023, and can be summoned on-demand just like a ridesharing car LOS ANGELES, USA – It's not a bird, nor a plane. But Uber's new prototype vehicle, known as the eCRM-003, unveiled Tuesday shows off its vision of the future of transportation – a "flying taxi" that aims to alleviate urban congestion

  • Youtube has 1.8 billion logged-in users monthly, renews Coachella deal

    May 4, 2018 9:51 AM 19

    YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki reveals the statistic at the YouTube Brandcast 2018 presentation while Chief Business Officer Robert Kyncl announces 3 more years of partnership with the Coachella music festival MANILA, Philippines – Youtube is now a prime mecca for entertainment, with 1.8 billion logged-in users going to the site monthly, according to the company's