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Zotac GeForce GTX 1080 AMP Extreme! Edition Unboxing: Unleashing The Beast

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If you’re a PC gamer, you’ve already probably heard about NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1080. It’s the company’s top-of-the-line video card, and as such, it’s on the top of every hardcore gamers’ wishlist in the event that they rob a bank or if they suddenly win the lotto. And just like any new videocard, NVIDIA’s partners have already started offering their own …

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Starmobile Play Click Review: Best Budget Phone Under 1.5K?

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Last year we were all blown away by MyPhone’s my28, that sub 1K Android smartphone that wasn’t a complete joke. Aside from giving more than decent specs and performance to a price point that’s usually reserved for really, really slow Android devices, the my28 also included free internet for 1 year from Smart, which is just cherry on top of …

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What Telcos in the PH Need to Do to Be The Best

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Smart changed their logo, launched the “Own It” and “Welcome Change” campaign. Globe unveiled their Iconic Store and announced a lot of partnerships. Both are claiming to be leading the “Digital Shift” and creating a “Digital Nation”. However, what does it really mean to be digital? What does it really take to be the best operator? For us it’s not …

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When is Pokemon Go Coming to the Philippines?

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When is Pokemon Go coming to the Philippines? That’s something that a lot of you are probably asking. Unfortunately the answer is pretty vague. Due to the massive stress on the servers of the game, Niantic, the company who developed the game, is pausing the global rollout only until they’re comfortable with the stability of their servers. For more details, …

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Gov’t Promises 1GBps Of High Speed Internet To All PH Airports

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We’ve flown enough in the past few months to know that free WiFi in the PH’s major airports are agonizingly slow. That’s why we’re happy to hear that the new Transportation Secretary, Arthur Tugade has announced that the government is bringing 1GBps of free, hi-speed WiFi to all PH airports for free. “In due time all our airports will not only …

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PLDT Data, Voice Outage in Quezon and Timog Avenue Blamed On Globe Contractors

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If you’re a PLDT customer in the Quezon and Timog Avenue area and are currently experiencing no data and voice services at all, we now know the reason why. PLDT, in an official advisory, blames a Globe contractor for the fiber cut that have disrupted services in the area. Here’s the official verbiage: We wish to inform our home and …

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MMDA Issues Reminder About Playing Pokémon Go On The Streets

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Pokémon Go has arrived for both Android and iOS, and while many are having difficulty catching and playing with Pokémon for now, there’s no doubt that the popularity of the game will pick up once the official release arrives in the PH. The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has forseen the potential problems of people walking around the streets distracted …

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DOTA O Trabaho? Mandaue City Mayor Fires Employees Playing DOTA 2 On The Job

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Chalk this up to lessons learned the hard way – two government employees have been fired by Mandaue City Mayor Luigi Quisumbing after he caught them playing DoTA 2 on the job. In a Facebook post on his personal account, the mayor identifies the two men as city hall employees inside the city’s planning office. “This is a picture of …

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OnePlus 3 Initial Review: Is It Really THE Flagship Killer?

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OnePlus 3: The Legit Flagship Killer? A lot of smartphones usually claim that they’re “flagship killers”. Smartphones that deliver the same experience as the premium flagships of global brands such as the Galaxy S7 but at a fraction of the cost. If there’s one brand that has been delivering on this promise since they came to the market, it’s OnePlus …

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Internet Access Disruption Human Rights Violation: UN

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The internet has evolved fully from a luxury to a basic human right, at least according to the United Nations. The United Nations Human Rights Council has passed a non-binding resolution that condemns countries that intentionally disrupt its citizens internet access, which further reaffirms their stance that “the same rights that people have offline must also be protected online, in …

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Government Goes Fiber Via GovNet

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130 government offices (118 in Metro Manila and 12 in Cebu) are now connected via fiber optics as the Department of Science and Technology – Information and Communications Technology Office (DOST-ICTO) just launched GovNet as part of their iGovPhil initiative. The network will be expanded within the year to include offices in other regions, such as: Pampanga, Leyte, Cagayan, and …

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Andanar: Freedom of Information EO Coming Very Soon

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One of the biggest tools that transparency advocates have been campaigning for is coming, at least according to their current Communications Secretary Martin Andanar. In a Twitter exchange where he was asked about the status of the executive order for the Freedom Of Information act, which would compel government executives to respond to queries of Filipino citizens about government activities, …

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Samsung Galaxy On7 (2015) First Impressions: #FauxLeatherThrowback

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The Galaxy On7 was released late last year at a price range that placed it just below Galaxy J series devices in Samsung’s product hierarchy. The Galaxy On7 banked on its vibrant 5.5-inch display, slim design, and its more affordable price tag. But, now that we’re in the second half of 2016, the question is: “Is it still worth the …

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Cherry Mobile Flash First Impressions: A Budget Phone With A Good Camera?

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After a few months of scarce releases, Cherry Mobile is once again picking up steam. After a bevy of announcements that included their first ever MediaTek X20-powered smartphone, the local firm is releasing their newest budget device, the Flash. Priced at Php 5,999, the new phone packs a fingerprint scanner, Android Marshmallow and a higher than usual 16-megapixel rear camera. …

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Android N is Nougat

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After months and months of speculation, Google has officially dropped the name for the next version of Android. Yes folks, Android N is now officially Nougat. Introducing #AndroidNougat. Thank you, world, for all your sweet name ideas! #AndroidNReveal pic.twitter.com/7lIfDBwyBE — Android (@Android) June 30, 2016 Nougat, according to Wikipedia, is a family of confections made with sugar or honey, roasted …

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