All Articles With Category : Technology

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Who Will Challenge PLDT and Globe in the Telco Market?

“The President has instructed the DICT (Department of Information and Communications Technology) and National Telecommunications Commission to ensure that the 3rd telecom provider will be up and about by the first quarter of 2018.” These words uttered by presidential spokesman Harry Roque on December 19 may have flown past you in the time before Christmas. However, […]

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Which Mobile Data Plan in the Philippines Should You Get?

Looking for a mobile plan? Use our new comparison tool to find the best mobile plan for you! Fill out the questionnaire at the bottom to find out what you need in your plan! It’s always a huge issue whenever you need mobile data. There are going to be times when the network coverage isn’t great, […]

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Mobile Banking Apps You Need to Know About

Banking doesn’t always mean getting in line to fulfill a transaction. Thanks to mobile banking, clients can now accomplish multiple bank transactions without leaving the comforts of their home. Through an application, account holders can check their balance, transfer money, and even pay bills. At present, 10% of total transactions in the financial sector occur […]

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Buy Your First Car with Bitcoin

A new kind of currency is gaining ground in the Philippines, and it’s called bitcoin—a term you may have heard since it’s the most popular form of virtual currency, or what is technically called cryptocurrency, today. Filipinos here and abroad use bitcoin to settle remittance payments and utility bills, all at a relatively lower cost. […]

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How many hours Filipinos need to work to afford iPhone X?

Having a mobile phone 20 years ago was not a necessity. People who had mobile phones back then were mostly businessmen and executives. Earlier, mobile phones were only being used as means for communication i.e. for calls and SMS. However, due to ever-changing and fast-paced technological advancements, owning a mobile phone nowadays is an essential […]

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No Uber and Grab? Discover MiCab

In the wake of the sanctions being levied on ride-sharing apps – the most recent of which involved Uber’s suspension for a month – people are looking for alternatives that allow them to travel the metro in relative safety and security. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has proposed that the majority instead […]

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Pinoy Peso Hero Podcast Season Finale

Welcome to the season finale of Pinoy Peso Hero. Hosted by Aya Laraya of Pesos and Sense, our Pinoy Peso Hero explained how technological advancements changed how people use and make decisions towards money. Through technology, people now have easier and faster access to many useful resources like different website platforms, mobile banking apps, software, […]

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Top 7 Online Shops For Tech Gifts This Christmas 2016

Do you reach for your phone immediately when you wake up in the morning? Even at the start of one’s day, we already use our gadgets. It has become an integral part of one’s day. This aspect can also be a basis of the gifts you’ll buy for your family and friends this coming holiday […]

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Saving Through Online Pawn Shops

Finances will always feature prominently in the minds of Filipinos—especially those of us knee-deep in the 9-to-5 grind. There’s always something that we need to spend for, after all. It’s tough enough that we have rent, bills, groceries, cellphone load, clothes, or a host of other things to attend to. Often, though, there are myriad […]

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4 Reasons to Get a Dashboard Camera

Dashboard Cameras, or DashCams, are a pretty interesting piece of tech. For a lot of people, mounting a GoPro onto their dash while on a trip provides many opportunities for shenanigans. YouTube, in particular, has become a repository for footage caught using a dashboard camera. The most well-known piece of footage comes from Russia – […]

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Top 10 Pinoy Tech Bloggers

There’s no denying gadgets are an integral part of our daily lives. From smartphones and laptops to the nitty-gritty of how much hard drive space or megapixels to get, we are bombarded with the wide selection of gadgets and extra features to choose. Enter tech blogs and the people behind them. It’s a great thing […]

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The Cost of Internet in the ASEAN +3 Region

With Australian company Telstra set to begin operating in the Philippines soon, thanks to a joint venture with the San Miguel Corporation, most other telecom companies in the country are also stepping up their game in the broadband arena. Most of Asia is already running on minimum speeds of 20Mbps and 100Mbps for a fraction of […]

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5 Free Apps That Keep Your Budget In Line

We have so many things to thank the technology for. That includes these apps that take the pain out of manual expense reports, do the calculating for us, and make personal finance organization a fun hobby for everyone. Read More: Personal Budgeting Made Easy All you have to do is download any of these (or all […]

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The Pros and Cons of Online Banking

Even with all of its compelling advantages, online banking is still not that popular in the Philippines. Major banks in the country have already been offering web-based banking services but not many retail banking customers have been using them. Only a few OFWs are availing of the conveniences afforded by online banking. The download stats […]

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Asia Eco-Marathon: Hyundai & Shell Partner Up

Welcome to 2015, where society is looking into further steps to reduce its carbon footprint by building greener technology into cars and prepare the engineers of the future. Shell’s Eco-Marathon is designed to challenge student teams to design, build, and test vehicles with energy efficiency in mind. For 2015’s Shell Eco-Marathon, Hyundai Asia Resources Inc. has […]

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6 Gadgets to Watch Out For In 2015

Welcome to 2015. Movie buffs may recall this as the period visited by Marty McFly and Doc Brown in Back to the Future II. Here’s a look at six gadgets set to make waves in 2015 that may blow your minds (and your pockets). Skype Translator Developed By: Skype Release: Already Available, Limited A closed […]

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5G Internet in the Philippines?

Smart confirmed in August that Philippines has gone 5G specifically when the time they fired up its LTE-Advanced Network, but it’s rival, Globe Telecom says it’s just a marketing hype. Globe chief financial officer Albert de Larrazabal said the “5G” label could be misleading. “The standards for 5G have not been set by the GSMA. […]

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Nielsen: Internet Penetration in the PH doubled

Fifty-two percent of the Filipino population can now access the internet, almost doubled from 27% in 2010, according to the Nielsen Pinoy Netizen. Read More: Centralized Credit Database in PH by 2016 This is primarily because of the boom in mobile phone technology where one can access the web a lot easier. “As mobile penetration rises and […]

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SkyCable Forms SkyBiz for Corporate Clients

SkyCable Corporation, one of the leading cable TV providers brings SkyBiz. It’s main focus is on the advanced fiber-optic infrastructure of broadband services to capture the corporate market and the growing SMEs. According to SkyBiz head Jon Arayata, the vision is to capture the growing market in the country which is timely.  “The enterprise data market […]

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The Curse of Unstable Internet Connection

Aside from mawkish memes and online stalking, there’s probably nothing more annoying than an unstable internet connection. Being in a country with the slowest internet in Southeast Asia leaves one with very few options (if none) when a fluctuation happens. Approximately 37.6 million Filipinos can relate to the curse that we have no choice but […]

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