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  • Twice-as-strong Gorilla Glass 6 announced

    July 19, 2018 8:47 AM 15

    The new glass technology will protect mobile devices better from drops and other forms of impact GORILLA GLASS 6 IS HERE! Corning reveals its latest iteration to Gorilla Glass. Image from Corning. In a statement, Corning revealed, "On average, in lab tests, Gorilla Glass 6 survived 15 drops from 1 meter onto rough surfaces, and is up to two times better

  • Apple celebrates 'World Emoji Day' with 70 new emojis

    July 17, 2018 6:36 AM 15

    MANILA, Philippines – Today, July 17, is apparently the day that the world is supposed to show a little extra love to emojis, as one Jeremy Burge – the founder of London-based website emojipedia.org – had suggested in 2014. That year, Burge chose the date for "World Emoji Day" for no other reason than the fact that Apple's calendar emoji shows July 17 – a date that Google

  • Russian intelligence agents allegedly used Bitcoin in U.S. election hack

    July 16, 2018 7:28 AM 16

    'The use of bitcoin allowed the conspirators to avoid direct relationships with traditional financial institutions, allowing them to evade greater scrutiny of their identities and sources of funds,' the indictment reads for allegedly attempting to influence the 2016 US presidential elections by hacking into the computers and emails of the Democratic

  • Wikipedia down in several countries in EU law protest

    July 5, 2018 6:38 AM 20

    In Spain, Italy and Poland, an explanatory protest statement about the upcoming vote comes up when the online encyclopedia is consulted MADRID, Spain – Wikipedia went down in at least 3 countries on Wednesday, July 4, in a protest at an upcoming European Parliament vote on a highly disputed law that could make online platforms legally liable for copyrighted

  • 'Mobile airbag' can break your phone’s fall when you drop it

    July 4, 2018 6:14 AM 23

    The mobile phone case has metal prongs that automatically spring open when it's dropped MANILA, Philippines - People drop their mobile phones all the time. This is why phonemakers spend millions of dollars on research and development that supposedly improve your phone’s durability. So far, however, no test or material has fully protected phones from breaking

  • Facebook to shut down 3 underused apps

    July 3, 2018 8:34 AM 27

    In a post on Facebook's newsroom, the company says aside from taking apps Hello, Moves, and tbh down, the data from the apps would be deleted within 90 days MANILA, Philippines – Fans of 3 of Facebook's underused applications – Hello, Moves, and tbh – will be saddened to know the apps are getting shut down. In a post on Facebook's newsroom, the company

  • Sky lowers unlimited 5Mbps fiber plan to P999 monthly

    July 3, 2018 6:22 AM 24

    The rate goes down from P1,299 monthly Sky calls it "the lowest fiber broadband on offer today." To compare, both PLDT and Globe's unlimited, fixed 5Mbps plans are priced at P1,699 monthly. Sky On Demand, Sky's online platform for SkyCable content, also comes free with the plan. Sky On Demand lets you stream ABS-CBN channels and ABS-CBN episodes on demand

  • Upcoming SD cards to have 128TB storage capacity, 985MBps transfer speed

    July 2, 2018 9:02 AM 19

    The storage capacity jump is huge from today's 2-terabyte maximum MANILA, Philippines – US-based standards body SD Association (SDA) announced two new, exciting technologies for those who need massive SD card capacities and fast transfer speeds: SD Express and SD Ultra Capacity. SD Express is a new data transfer interface that allows transfer speeds

  • Apple acknowledges Macbook keyboard problem, extends warranty and repairs

    June 26, 2018 4:10 AM 18

    The extended warranty now covers models up to four years after it was first bought from retail. MANILA, Philippines – Apple last May was slapped with a class action lawsuit for allegedly selling Macbooks with faulty keyboards despite having knowledge of the problem even before launch. Thousands of Macbook and Macbook Pro owners reportedly experienced

  • Asus budget phone with 5,000 mAh battery arrives at P9,995

    June 25, 2018 6:23 AM 43

    Asus wants to target mobile gamers with the phone's high battery capacity and midrange Snapdragon 636 chip MANILA, Philippines – Asus' newest budget phone, the Zenfone Max Pro, is now officially available as of Monday, June 25, via online store Lazada. The Max Pro, announced in April 2018, trumpets its battery capacity, rated at 5,000 mAh – a number