Will Bitcoin eventually rule the financial world?

OLDER people, those aged 60 and above, find reassurance in holding cash. Perhaps it’s because they lived through more difficult times; or maybe it...

12 iPhone X hacks you should know about

AS much as I hate to admit it, I’ve fallen in love with the iPhone X. I got it the same day and place...

Rogue one: A Huawei CES story

“We will sell our flagship phone, our product, in the US market through carriers next year.... I think that we can bring value to...

What were the 2017 Apps of the Year on the App Store?

WHAT would many of us do without apps? From Netflix, Hooq and iFlix, to Grab and Uber, to Tinder and Grindr, apps are part...

Trend Micro calls for layered security approach, warns of cybersecurity expert...

THE classic approach in securing the network is no longer valid, and organizations need to take a layered approach on this important matter to...

Tech trends and social irresponsibility of Internet celebrities

WHILE the rest of the world was “googling” about Hurricane Irma, the new iPhones and the royal girlfriend Meghan Markle, Pinoys were a bit...

Will we get a sad poop emoji? Well, there’s a process

NEW YORK—We have a smiling pile of poop. What about one that’s sad? There’s loaf of bread and a croissant. But where’s the sliced bagel? How...

Paper planner or phone: Which works better for organizing your life?

It’s no joke when I say my phone is my life because everything is there—from my appointments to the notes and recordings of my...

Have you met your best Mate yet?

Smartphones have gotten definitely better in the past few years, and we’ve seen a bunch of particularly impressive devices this 2017—from the return of...

What have people been talking about?

FACEBOOK IQ is the insights and marketing division of the phenomenally popular social-media platform. It recently released its first Topics and Trends Report, covering...

Monkey selfies, eclipse, Bitcoin, Lauer top Google in 2017

SAN FRANCISCO—Matt Lauer. Bitcoin. Daca (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Monkey selfies. Jeremy Lin’s hair. Do-it-yourself eclipse glasses. Tom Petty’s death. National anthem protests...

5 things you should avoid posting on social media to have a ‘Merry...

Santa Claus has the right idea—visit people once a year.—Victor Borge We’re two days away from Christmas, that “most wonderful time of the year,” according...

A whole new (Monster Hunter) world

FOR the not so hardcore gamers, or those “seasonal” ones who make use of the holiday break by binge-gaming or finishing up those saved...

Microsoft taps WSI to promote their ESD product

AS Philippine businesses pursue their respective automation process, Microsoft Philippines has tapped  major information technology (IT) reseller Word Systems Inc. (WSI) to push the...

Some of Facebook’s early friends now its sharpest critics

NEW YORK—Some of Facebook’s former friends are starting to express some serious doubts about the social network they helped create. Facebook exploits a “vulnerability in...

‘Feminism’ is the word of the year

NOBODY is really surprised that Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2017 is “feminism.” It’s been a good year and also a bad one for...

If you’re smart, download this app before your holiday trip

“Go somewhere you know nothing about and see what happens.”—Karl Ove Knausgård WHAT do you do when you are alone in a foreign country, without...

UBTech Robots eye bigger market coverage

TO be able to get a bigger share of the local market, Banbros Commercial has tapped two sectors that can boost the sales of the...

Apple, Google at Chinese Internet fest shows lure of market

HONG KONG—The high-profile attendance of the leaders of Apple and Google at a Chinese conference promoting Beijing’s vision of a censored Internet highlights the...

3rd party chargers and accessories need not be problematic

BEING an iPhone user can be costly. I jokingly call iPhones “casinos” because buying one isn’t really the problem but the subsequent requirements after you’ve...