Wave 89.1 bids farewell after 49 years

Legendary Manila radio station Wave 89.1 said goodbye to listeners on Monday, April 15th. In a heartfelt Facebook post, the station thanked its fans for their years of support, reflecting on “what a wild ride it’s been.” Wave 89.1, known for its R&B, hip-hop, and rhythmic contemporary music, first hit the airwaves in 1975 as […]

GCash down? You are not alone

Many GCash users reported experiencing issues with the app around 7:00 pm today. Social media users expressed frustration on Facebook. According to an in-app message, GCash is currently undergoing some sort of a maintenance to address these issues. They assure users they will be back up and running soon. Downdetector.ph reports that GCash users began […]

Globe Prepaid eSIM now available for only PHP 99

Globe Telecom (Globe) has officially launched its much-anticipated Prepaid Local eSIM service, offering increased convenience, environmental benefits, and a streamlined digital experience for only PHP 99. Ensuring Compatibility with First-of-its-Kind eSIM Check Building upon the initial announcement in September 2023, this launch introduces a unique feature – an eSIM compatibility check within the GlobeOne app. […]

Anker 548 Powercore Reserve official PH launch: 60,000mAh, 87W charging, sustainable charging

The Anker 548 Powercore Reserve offers a dependable solution for portable power needs, ideal for both outdoor excursions and unforeseen circumstances at home. This capacious power bank boasts a remarkable 60,000mAh capacity, ensuring ample power for extended use. Durable Construction and Extended Lifespan The Powercore Reserve is built to withstand demanding conditions, utilizing long-lasting LiFePO4 […]

vivo Y100 PH launch soon: SD 685, 120Hz FHD+ resolution, 8+256GB storage, 80W charging

This exciting new entry-level phone boasts a stylish photochromic body design that changes color in the light (available in Crystal Black and Breeze Green). It features a stunning 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a smooth 120Hz refresh rate, sharp FHD+ resolution, and impressive 1,200 nits peak brightness. An in-display fingerprint reader keeps things secure, while the […]

Philippines SEC moves forward with Binance ban

The Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken a significant step towards blocking access to cryptocurrency platform Binance within the country. During a commission meeting on March 12th, the SEC formally requested assistance from the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to restrict access to Binance’s website and associated web pages. The SEC’s primary concern centers […]

PNR suspends Metro Manila operations for 5 years to expedite NSCR construction

Metro Manila passengers, please be advised: PNR operations will undergo a temporary suspension starting March 28th to facilitate the construction of the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR). This crucial infrastructure project aims to improve public transportation efficiency upon completion. Suspension Details: Passenger Safety Measures: Alternative Arrangements: The NSCR’s expedited construction is expected to save ₱15.18 billion […]

Angkas Beta: Revolutionizing motorcycle taxis with faster bookings & enhanced safety

Angkas have launched the newest Angkas Beta app, aiming to reshape the motorcycle taxi landscape. This new app promises a smoother user experience for passengers, with features designed for faster bookings, enhanced safety, and improved efficiency. The Angkas Beta app tackles a common pain point: waiting times. It boasts a faster rider-matching system, getting you […]

Philippines reconsiders Binance ban after SEC leadership change

Philippine regulators are reevaluating a potential ban on cryptocurrency giant Binance following a recent leadership shakeup at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In late November 2023, the SEC warned Binance for operating without a license and threatened to block access within three months. However, the appointment of Commissioner Hubert Dominic B. Guevara last week […]

BDO old Digital Banking App for iOS Ending Service on March 12th

Attention iOS users! The BDO Digital Banking app is being retired on March 12, 2024. Upgrade to the BDO Online app for a smoother and more secure banking experience. BDO Online offers: Android users: The BDO Digital Banking app is still available, but we recommend switching to BDO Online for its improved features. Have questions? […]

Samsung & Cherry reign as Philippine tablet market shrinks

Philippine tablet market declines, but hope emerges The Philippine tablet market has experienced a significant decline, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). Their report shows a 39.8% drop in 2023, bringing shipments down to just over 750,000 units. This marks a return to pre-pandemic levels and the lowest annual total since 2012. Angela Medez, […]

Transsion(TECNO, Infinix, itel) is the no. 1 smartphone company in the Philippines for 2023

Two comprehensive studies highlight Transsion’s remarkable performance as it emerged as the leader in the Philippine market growth last year. According to the latest Canalys report, Transsion spearheaded the revival of the smartphone market in Q4, strategically increasing its market share through the successful introduction of volume drivers. Notably, the company boosted shipments of its […]

DTI: “No video, No refund policy” is illegal and a violation of consumer rights

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has issued a strong warning to online sellers regarding the enforcement of the “no video, no refund policy,” deeming it illegal and a violation of consumer rights. Commonly employed by online retailers, the “no video, no refund” policy mandates customers to record themselves while accepting and unboxing their […]

Philippines tops the charts: World’s highest online video consumers

Ever wonder why you see so many Filipinos glued to their smartphones? Look no further than online video content A recent report reveals the Philippines holds the crown for the highest percentage of viewers globally, with a staggering 97.2% of citizens aged 16-64 watching videos online every week. This phenomenon goes beyond mere access. While […]

CHERRY Aqua Series launched! NFC, unique designs, powerful chipsets and camera

CHERRY Philippines has recently unveiled its highly anticipated Aqua Series, sparking excitement among tech enthusiasts. The newest additions to the brand’s impressive lineup, the Aqua GR and Aqua S11 Pro smartphones, showcase cutting-edge technology while maintaining attractive price points of ₱11,999 and ₱7,999, respectively. Catering to the gaming community, the Aqua GR is equipped with […]

TECNO CAMON 30 Premier leaks: Dimensity 8200, 12GB RAM, launching soon

TECNO is apparently working on a new generation of CAMON series of smartphones. But ahead of any official announcement, some of the details regarding the CAMON 30 Premier 5G model were revealed after the device was spotted on known benchmark and certification platforms. The company’s CAMON 30 Premier 5G recently visited the Bluetooth SIG and […]

Long-lasting Value Companion’ realme Note 50, available for as low as Php 2,499!

This smartphone is the first release under realme’s new product line called the Note Series realme Philippines, alongside Global HQ, unveiled a brand-new product line and introduced the realme Note 50 to the local Filipino market. Tagged as “Long-lasting Value Companion,” it is designed for every user looking for an affordable and trustworthy smartphone that […]

Infinix NOTE 40 Pro leaks: Helio G99, ?2GB RAM, 70W wired charging, 5W wireless charging

Infinix is gearing up for the much-anticipated launch of the Infinix NOTE 40 Series, comprising the Infinix NOTE 40 and Infinix NOTE 40 Pro smartphones. These devices have been making waves in the tech community, having been leaked through various channels such as public certification, Google Play Console, Bluetooth SIG, and NBTC in recent weeks. […]

HUAWEI HarmonyOS Next unveiled: Global release plans still under wraps?

After a teaser in August 2023, HUAWEI has officially introduced the HarmonyOS Next at the Harmony Ecology Conference, marking a significant departure from Android reliance. This standalone operating system, built from the ground up with the Harmony kernel, marks a groundbreaking milestone for HUAWEI as it liberates itself from AOSP. HarmonyOS Next preview The “Next” […]

Philippines ranks 49th globally in Ookla’s Q4 2023 data for broadband internet speeds

Into December 2023, the statistics reflect an upward trajectory, with median country speeds reaching 28.12 Mbps for mobile and a robust 92.92 Mbps for fixed broadband. These figures represent an improvement over November’s stats, which stood at 27.75 Mbps for mobile and 92.19 Mbps for fixed broadband, underscoring the consistent growth in both mobile and […]

GOT7’s charismatic member, “BamBam,”is the first ambassador for Xiaomi in Southeast Asia

‘BamBam’ become Xiaomi Southeast Asia’s 1st Ambassador, reflecting one’s talent, wisdom, and excellence with the latest Redmi smartphone, ‘Redmi Note 13 Series – Every Shot Iconic Bangkok, Thailand, January 15th, 2024 – Xiaomi today announced its collaboration with ‘BamBam Kunpimook’, also known as BamBam from GOT7, as the first ambassador for Xiaomi Southeast Asia at […]

Redmi Note 13 Pro+ 5G Unboxing and first Impressions – An Iconic Smartphone Experience

Xiaomi’s Redmi Note series, known for its unbeatable value, takes a bold leap forward with the Pro+ models. No longer just budget contenders, the Redmi Note 13 Pro+ 5G shatters expectations, becoming the most expensive Redmi phone ever. But it doesn’t come light on features. This flagship boasts a first-ever curved display with Gorilla Glass […]

realme 12 Pro+ 5G leaks: SD 7s Gen 2, 12+512GB storage, 64MP flagship periscope camera

The anticipation surrounding the realme 12 series has reached new heights, thanks to extensive teasers that have unveiled key details, with a particular focus on the impressive camera setup. It’s strongly hinted that the official launch of the realme 12 family is imminent this month. Adding to the excitement, a recent YouTube video has surfaced, […]

New Tech For the New Year: 5 Amazing Gadgets Under PHP 7K!

It’s the season of fresh beginnings, and what better way to start off the new year than with tech upgrades that won’t break the bank? Whether you’re shopping for the little ones, your significant other, or treating yourself, our curated list of top 5 tech upgrades under P7,000 is sure to make 2024 a memorable […]

Yu Yu Hakusho(Ghost Fighter) live action now available on Netflix with Filipino dub!

Remember the electrifying spirit energy blasts and thrilling adventures of Yusuke Urameshi, aka Eugene? Get ready to relive the 90s anime phenomenon as “Yu Yu Hakusho” makes its grand entrance into the live-action arena! Netflix has unleashed all five episodes of this highly anticipated adaptation, bringing Togashi’s iconic manga to life with stunning visuals and […]

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