Google Meet adds beautify feature for video calls

Google is rolling out new portrait touch-up modes to Google Meet on mobile devices, with a web release planned by the end of 2023. This highly requested feature allows users to apply subtle beauty effects during video calls. The two portrait touch-up modes available are Subtle and Smoothing. Subtle mode provides very light cosmetic adjustments, […]

You can now find songs by singing them through the YouTube app

YouTube is releasing a new update that will allow users to search for songs by singing them into their phone. This feature is similar to the “hum to search” feature that is already available on the Google app and Google Assistant, but it will be integrated directly into the YouTube app. To use the feature, […]

Google Camera renamed to Pixel Camera and now on Play Store

Google Camera has undergone a name change on the Play Store and is now referred to as Pixel Camera. The Play Store now features Pixel Camera, which was initially exclusive to Pixel smartphones. Google has expanded its availability, and the app has been rebranded as Pixel Camera. Additionally, Google has updated the app’s description, emphasizing […]

Old BPI Mobile app will be inaccessible on October 18

BPI has recently declared that its original BPI Mobile app will cease to be accessible by Wednesday, October 18, 2023. This announcement comes after several months have passed since the launch of the overhauled version of their online banking application in March. During this interim period, the old BPI Mobile app has continued to coexist, […]

Yu Yu Hakusho Live-Action Series Release Date Announced by Netflix

Netflix is bringing the beloved manga series “Yu Yu Hakusho” to life in a live-action adaptation, and the release date is just around the corner. This news comes following the success of Netflix’s live-action “One Piece” series, which debuted earlier this summer. Netflix is now making significant progress on various other live-action adaptations that have […]

Utah Takes Legal Action Against TikTok Over Child Safety Concerns

Following Montana’s legal action, TikTok is once again facing scrutiny, this time from the state of Utah. Utah has taken a legal stance against the platform, alleging that it not only deceives users about its safety measures but also encourages harmful social media habits among children. While Utah is not the first state to take […]

GCash Returns After Outage with Stronger Security

On October 9, GCash experienced widespread downtime. The company has since restored normal operations and attributed the downtime to the implementation of new safety and security measures to prevent unsecured devices from accessing the app. GCash did not elaborate on the specific security measures that were put in place, but the company advised users to […]

Windows 12 Release Date Possibly Leaked by Intel

The release date of Windows 12 may have recently been leaked and could make its way to computers in the near future Windows 12 is anticipated to be the successor to Windows 11, which was launched in October 2021, featuring visual enhancements to elements like the taskbar, Windows Explorer, and the introduction of widget support. […]

X is drowning in fake news due to the Israel-Hamas War

X (formerly Twitter) users seeking breaking news about the Israel-Hamas conflict are bombarded with old videos, fake images, and video game footage at an unprecedented scale, according to researchers. Amidst Hamas’ recent attacks on Israel and Israel’s response, individuals such as journalists, researchers, and fact-checkers rushed to verify the barrage of raw online content. However, […]

Gmail Introduces Emoji Reactions for Android and iOS Users

Gmail has introduced emoji reactions, providing a convenient way to express yourself swiftly. This novel approach is intuitive and can add a touch of informality to your interactions with friends and family, essentially infusing your inbox with a sense of enjoyment. Over time, emails have adopted a formal tone, with their usage narrowing for more […]

GCash down? Users report intermittent access to some of their services

Everyone is quite frustrated about the issue! Since last night, there has been growing concern among people regarding issues with the GCash app. Various services within the app have been experiencing disruptions, causing frustration among users. One of our team members is particularly annoyed as they are unable to recharge their phone’s mobile load using […]

Spotify Introduces ‘Jam’: A Real-Time Music Sharing Feature for Live Sessions with Friends

Spotify has recently unveiled a new feature known as “Jam,” which enables users to engage in real-time music sessions with their friends Described as “a personalized, real-time listening session for your group to tune into together,” Jam combines popular social features with Spotify’s personalization technology to elevate the experience of listening to music with friends. […]

CoD: Warzone Mobile Release Date Delayed, Current System Requirements Revealed

Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile is bringing the immensely popular battle royale shooter experience to smartphones. While Call of Duty: Mobile has enjoyed longstanding success and even hosts tournaments and world championships with substantial prize pools, it’s no surprise that Activision is eager to extend the success of their battle royale hit, Warzone, to mobile […]

Netflix is planning to increase their subscription fee…again

Netflix is considering another round of price increases in the near future, as reported by The Wall Street Journal. The streaming giant is said to be planning this price hike to occur “a few months” after the Hollywood actors’ strike concludes, a development that could transpire in the coming weeks. According to the WSJ, Netflix […]

X Social Media is suing Elon Musk’s X

Well, this is bound to happen eventually A federal lawsuit has been filed against Elon Musk’s X Corp. by X Social Media LLC, an advertising agency based in Florida, alleging violations of Florida common law related to “unfair competition, trademark, and service mark infringement,” as well as the state’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act. […]

GCash now have Php 5 fee for cash-ins from BPI and Unionbank

It is still cheaper compared to other banks! GCash has introduced a new convenience fee of PHP 5 for users who deposit money into their e-wallet accounts through BPI or UnionBank. This fee went into effect on October 2, 2023. The company had previously announced this policy change due to rising operational costs. It was […]

Spotify Premium price sees a Php 20 increase!

The price for Spotify’s premium plans in the Philippines has recently increased, marking the end of an era of lower pricing. This adjustment reflects a higher cost for those who prefer ad-free music and podcast streaming with improved quality. Here’s a breakdown of the new Spotify Premium pricing in the Philippines: Premium Plan Monthly Price […]

Spotify now has auto-generated transcripts for podcasts

To commemorate International Podcast Day, Spotify unveiled new features as it solidifies its position as the leading global platform for audio podcasts One of the noteworthy updates is the introduction of automatically generated and synchronized transcripts for podcasts. They also plan to enhance this feature in the future by enabling the inclusion of additional media […]

iPhone 15 Pro, Pro Max overheating fix arriving via software update

Apple said that the heating problem on the iPhone 15 Pro series is caused by software bugs, so an update will be rolled out. The overheating issue on iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max has affected many owners. When this issue came to light, an expert explained the possible reasons behind it. Industry […]

National Geographic and several Disney channels end broadcast in SEA

In the Philippines, viewers will no longer have access to multiple Disney channels, including National Geographic, on television To summarize, an advisory posted on the MySKY website on September 13 informed the public that The Walt Disney Company had decided to discontinue the broadcast of several Disney TV channels in Southeast Asia (SEA), including the […]

You can now order your Smart Prepaid and Postpaid eSIM online

Earlier this year, Smart Communications unveiled their prepaid embedded eSIM, providing an option for those looking to transition from a physical SIM card to an eSIM. Now, they’re simplifying the process for everyone. You can easily request it online, and it will be conveniently sent to your email inbox. To obtain your Smart Prepaid eSIM […]

Windows Paint is now a more powerful image editor with layers and transparency support

Following the introduction of the one-click background removal feature, the Windows Paint application is set to receive new capabilities, including the addition of layers and transparency. However, it’s important to note that these features won’t be immediately available to all users. They are currently in the testing phase within the Canary and Dev Channels, specifically […]

Unity says sorry after supposed runtime fee price plan backlash

Unity, a prominent video game engine maker, has issued an apology in response to the backlash it faced over its proposed new pricing plan. The company initially planned to charge game studios each time a game developed with its engine was installed. This pricing model drew strong criticism, with indie game studios responsible for hits […]

Google Bard will be integrated into Google’s apps

Google has announced that it will be adding its chatbot Bard to Gmail, Maps, Docs, and YouTube. Bard is a large language model that can generate text, translate languages, write different kinds of creative content, and answer your questions in an informative way. Google is hoping that Bard will be able to catch up to […]

Facebook changed its logo, and there’s almost no difference

There were really some changes, well, just a darker shade and more curves perhaps? Meta is in the process of updating Facebook’s “identity system,” which includes a notably refreshed logo. To clarify, it’s essentially the same as the previous one, with the exception of a darker shade of blue and some subtle adjustments to the […]

Video surfaces of alleged foldable iPhone prototype, but It’s too early to be excited

Speculation surrounding the development of a foldable iPhone has persisted for several years, yet no concrete evidence suggests that Apple is actively pursuing such a device Recently, YouTuber Lewis Hilsenteger, known as Unbox Therapy, shared a video featuring what appeared to be a prototype of a foldable iPhone. This device featured a triple rear camera […]