Tuesday , 28 January 2020

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Vine is Coming Back with a New Name

Made by the co-founder of Vine himself After it was shut down over three years ago, Vine co-founder Dom Hofmann is bringing back the short video platform in the form of Byte. Like Vine, Byte lets you shoot and upload six-second videos onto its platform. Like any social media platform, Byte has a feed where you can explore content made …

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Here are PayMaya’s Promos for January 2020

More cashbacks galore! Chinese New year is happening tomorrow, and PayMaya has several cashback promos for all its users. For January, PayMaya is offering 1) up to Php 100 cashback every time you send money (minimum Php 200), 2) double your luck with cashbacks (minimum Php 100 spend) every time you use scan-to-pay during the weekend, and 3) up to …

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Netflix has a Surprise for all Pokemon Fans Out There

Just in time for this year’s Pokemon Day Following Netflix’s announcement that it will stream select films from Studio Ghibli, the streaming platform followed it up with Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back—Evolution coming to Netflix next month. This is the first time the movie will be shown outside of Japan and Korea. A CGI remake of the original Pokemon: The First Movie …

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Rejoice Anime Lovers: Studio Ghibli Films Coming to Netflix

They will start streaming on February 1 As part of expanding its content offerings in its streaming platform, Netflix announced that it will make 21 films from Studio Ghibli available starting February 1. Studio Ghibli Films Announcement Just when I thought 2020 couldn’t get any better, this happens. Studio Ghibli films arrive on Netflix on February 1. ? Posted by …

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Huawei’s App Gallery

No Google, no problem It’s no secret that Huawei has been spending a lot of money in R&D, but not many people know that they’ve also been investing quite a bit on the software side of things. AppGallery is Huawei’s mobile app distribution platform that ships with every Huawei phone, and today we’ll be taking a deep dive into what …

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Microsoft’s Latest Edge Browser is Based on Chromium

It is available for both Windows and MacOS Microsoft has made the latest version of its Edge web browser available for download for both Windows and MacOS users. Called Microsoft Edge 79 (stable build), this is the first version of Edge that is based on the Chromium open-source project, giving it similarities to Google Chrome. Since it is based on …

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Instagram is Testing Web-Based Direct Messaging

A long-awaited feature for the web version After being in the rumor mill for a while, Instagram confirmed that they are working on making Direct Messaging available to their web client. DMs, but make them desktop. ? We’re currently testing Direct messaging on the web, so you can read and reply to your messages from wherever you are. pic.twitter.com/VJ06EpETxG — …

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Images that Share Hoaxes and Fake News? Instagram is Starting to Flag Them

A new method in combatting fake news As part of its efforts to combat fake news, Facebook-owned social media app Instagram rolled out a new feature that flags fake, photoshopped photos. Announced last December 16, 2019, the new feature flags photos that Instagram suspects are photoshopped and can cause the spread of false information. This is done by a group …

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RIP: Microsoft Officially Ends Windows 7 Support Today

Press F for respects Microsoft is officially pulling its support for Windows 7 today, more than a decade after its official release. Considered by many as one of the best Windows releases of all time, Windows 7 was a breath of fresh air after the disastrous release that was Windows Vista and was a mainstay of many PCs after Microsoft …

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Grab Philippines Revives Grab Bike Feature

Angkas, JoyRide, and Move It have a new competitor Have you updated your Grab app lately? If you did, you will notice one slight change: the Grab Bike feature is back after it disappeared back in 2016. Businessworld reports that Grab Philippines has been in talk with the Motorcycle Taxi Technical Working Group (TWG) since December 9 of last year. …

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Logitech Debuts Logi PH Rewards App

Buy Logitech products, earn perks in the process To further entice customers, Logitech debuted its rewards app on the Google Play Store. The Logi PH Rewards App offers discount vouchers, raffle entries and special promos for Logitech customers, with bigger rewards in store for succeeding purchases. Once registered after downloading the app, users can play the “Pick and Win” game, …

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Samsung’s New 8K TV Practically Ditches the Bezels

Featuring a mind-boggling 99% screen-to-body ratio Ahead of CES 2020, Samsung announced their latest flagship TV in the form of the Q950TS 8K QLED TV. What makes this new TV insane is not just is thickness, but its bezels—this TV has practically no bezels! Utilizing a new Infinity Screen, Samsung managed to place literally all screen on the front, resulting …

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Huawei Mobile Services Kicks off 2020 with AppGallery Festival

Freebies, perks await Huawei users To welcome 2020, Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) is holding a month-long AppGallery Festival to all Huawei users. The promo, which is ongoing until January 31, will give Huawei users various perks ranging from app vouchers to winning Huawei smartphones. Some of these promos include getting 50 Huawei Points (valued at Php 50) for downloading participating …

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You Can Now Play Pokémon Games On Facebook

Catch them all in FB Want to play Pokémon but don’t have a Switch and don’t want to download the mobile app? FB’s got you – the Pokémon Company has officially released its first two titles for Facebook Gaming: Pokémon Medallion Battle and Pokémon Tower Battle, accessible through the Gaming Tab. Tower Battle has you battling other players by creating …

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Buy A Printer, Get Credits with HP and PayMaya’s Christmas Promo

You can do quite a lot with Php 500 Here’s a good reason to buy an HP printer this Christmas: they have partnered with PayMaya for their latest campaign, where select HP printers come with Php 500 worth of PayMaya credits. PayMaya credits are good as cash, and you can use it to shop online, book flights, buy games and …

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