Monday , 25 July 2016

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President Duterte Wants A National Broadband Plan


President Rodrigo Duterte has announced directed the Department of Communications and Technology to develop a National Broadband Plan to accelerate the deployment of fiber optic cables during his first State Of The Nation address today. Duterte: Newly-created DICT to develop a National Broadband Plan to accelerate the deployment of fiber optic cables. — Official Gazette PH (@govph) July 25, 2016 …

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Pokemon Go Now Available in Hong Kong


The official Twitter account of Pokémon Go has just confirmed that the game is now available for Hong Kong players. Pokémon trainers in the region can now roam the busy thoroughfares of Yee Wo Street and Nathan Road and start catching Pokémon native to the area. According to Eurogamer, the region-exclusive Pokémon for Asia is the Farfetch’d. Meanwhile, still no …

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Starmobile Announces New Play Max and Play Plus Smartphones


Local outfit Starmobile has officially rolled out two new products in their Play lineup: the Play Max and Play Plus. Both phones sport Android Marshmallow out of the box, and both have affordable price tags to go with their multi-color exteriors. Starmobile Play Max specs: 1.3GHz Spreadtrum 7731G quad-core processor 1GB of RAM 5-inch HD IPS display 8GB of expandable …

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Pokemon Go to Add Pokemon Centers, Training and Trading Soon


At the Pokémon Go exhibit in the recent San Diego Comic-Con, Niantic Labs CEO John Hanke outlined ideas for a feature that will allow players to customize PokéStops, with an option to transform them into Pokémon Centers. For the uninitiated, Pokémon Centers are basically hospitals for Pokémon in the game universe. Trainers can get their Pokémon healed there, free of …

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Don’t Be One of These Pokemon Trainers


With Pokemon Go getting released in Japan, sources say that we can expect its release in the Asian region pretty soon. We’ve been reading a ton of stories of trainers having both hilarious and pretty serious accidents while using the popular gaming app, so we’ve decided to make a little PSA of our own on what you shouldn’t do when …

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Top 10 Trailers from San Diego Comic-Con


San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing and if you managed to miss all the awesome trailers for blockbuster movies hitting our cinemas in the coming months, like: DC’s Wonder Woman and Justice League, and hit TV shows, like: DareDevil, Luke Cage, and The Walking Dead, we’ve compiled them for you — Because, the awesomeness and hype has to be …

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RazerGo: Razer’s Chat Platform for Pokemon Go Trainers

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The Pokémon Go app doesn’t have a built-in chat system, at least for now, and that seems somewhat counter-intuitive for a social game that has brought together a lot of people all in the name of Pokémon catching. Enter RazerGo, gaming hardware company Razer’s answer to the dilemma. Currently available for iOS devices, with an upcoming Android release, RazerGo is …

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President Duterte Signs Freedom of Information Order

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President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the Freedom of Information (FOI) order for implementation, Presidential Communications Office Secretary Martin Andanar announced at a press conference in Davao City on Sunday. The Executive Order, entitled “Operationalizing the Executive Branch the People’s Constitutional Right to Information and the State Policies of Full Public Disclosure and Transparency in the Public Service and Providing Guidelines …

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Cherry Mobile Flash Review: The Budget Cameraphone You’ve Been Waiting For?

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Budget phones don’t usually pack high-performance camera sensors – in fact camera performance is usually the first casualty in the affordable phone war. Imagine our surprise then when Cherry Mobile launched the Flash – a smartphone that comes packing a fingerprint scanner, octa-core processor, and more importantly, a large, 16-megapixel rear camera. For people not in the know, that’s a …

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LTFRB Suspends New Applications for Ride-Sharing Services

The Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has issued a memorandum suspending the acceptance of new applications for ride-sharing services from Uber, Grab, and u-Hop. In Memorandum Circular No. 2016-008, the LTFRB mandated all its divisions to halt the acceptance of new transport network vehicle service (TNVS) applications operating in the National Capital Region. The LTFRB clarified that the suspension …

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The World’s Smallest 360-Degree Camera: The Nico360


We’ve seen a lot of great products come out of crowdfunding site, IndieGoGo, and during one of our recent visits to the site, this little piece of tech caught our eye. The Nico360 claims to be the smallest 360-Degree camera in the market, and given its minuscule dimensions that come in at 46x46x28mm that might just be the case. The …

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Pokemon Go Interrupts US State Department Briefing on ISIS

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The Pokémon Go phenomenon is literally everywhere nowadays. From the minefields of Bosnia, to MMA matches, to McDonald’s restaurants in Japan, the monster-catching craze has rapidly become a mainstream activity for everyone everywhere. The newest, craziest place for Pokémon Go to show up is during a United States State Department briefing on anti-ISIS coalition activities. During a press conference discussing ongoing …

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Cherry Mobile Officially Announces First DTV Tablet, The Fusion Aura Play


Cherry Mobile has announced their first ever DTV-capable tablet today, dubbed the Fusion Aura Play. This affordable, Php 2,499 tablet is capable of receiving terrestial, digital TV signals much like its competitors and comes packing a 7-inch capacitive display, 1.3GHz quad-core processor, along with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of expandable storage. Cherry Mobile Fusion Aura Play 1.3GHz quad-core Alwinner …

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