Consistent support for aspiring filmmakers

EVERYBODY knows that if you love Filipino movies, you should get a Hooq subscription. Hooq, which claims to be the largest video-on-demand service in Southeast...

Blockchain technology rolled out, disruption in finance industry expected

Story & photo by Rizal Raoul Reyes THE next big disruption in digital technology is going to shake the country’s financial industry. Through the partnership...

Going cashless this Christmas

“Everyone thinks cash is so simple and so easy and so fast and so secure. It’s none of those things. It’s really expensive to...

Is ridesharing the answer to the worsening traffic situation?

HOW many times have you missed appointments, dates, events and other important matters because of traffic? “Leave early” is the advice we’re often told. The...

Fourplay: The one reason the Huawei Nova 2i will leave you feeling...

THE Huawei Nova 2i is a phone of many names. It’s been called the Maimang 6 in other countries, or the Honor 9i, or...

Partnership with China benefits Cloudfone

LOCAL mobile-phone company Cellprime credited the efficient supply chain and manufacturing efficiency of Chinese suppliers for their growth in the Philippine mobile-phone market. Eric Yu,...

A Facebook ghost story

“You are what you share.” —Charles W. Leadbeater, “We Think: The Power Of Mass Creativity” WHAT do you do when your girlfriend keeps messaging you on...

Travel by way of technology

Samsung’s “Upgrade To Galaxy” television commercial (TVC) doesn’t just throw shade at the iPhone, it turned sunlight into moonlight. The video doesn’t just imply...

Being Bing: Microsoft’s overlooked AI tool

Microsoft’s Bing search engine has long been a punch line in the tech industry, an also-ran that never came close to challenging Google’s dominant...

Great potential in virtual reality

Virtual reality (VR) is going to be a big hit and will be embraced by the business and other sectors, as well. “I think VR...

Setting the standard for phone protection

Admittedly, looks matter when it comes to choosing cases for our iPhones. We also consider the cost. For P150, you can already get a...

‘New generation of selfies’ unveiled

THE global smartphone brand OPPO (www.oppo.com/ph) just set another groundbreaking technology during the official unveiling of the F5 last week: the AI Beauty Recognition,...

Reconnecting with the Nokia brand

HMD Global Country Manager for the Philippines, Singapore and Pacific Islands Shannon Mead is quite excited these days, as the local subsidiary of the...

I listened to the world’s most expensive headphones—and cried

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.”—Plato I LOVE headphones and speakers. They’ve...

Asia-Pacific region most vulnerable to cyber attacks

The Asia-Pacific (Apac) region remains the biggest target in attacks from cyber-criminals across multiple threat categories spanning from ransomware to malicious software (malware) to online-banking attacks, according to cloud-security solutions...

Being different should be celebrated

IF you talk to 10 people, chances are eight of them have experienced some form of bullying. And this makes you think: Is bullying...

Are you famous?

Sometimes it’s surprising to meet a person and be told by someone, “She is famous on Instagram.” Why is it surprising? Because back in...

Twitter vows new crackdown on hateful, abusive tweets

MENLO PARK, California—Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet-storm that...

Are your gadgets making you sick?

“People who smile while they are alone used to be called insane, until we invented smartphones and social media.”—Mokokoma Mokhonoana AS I’m writing this piece,...

Smartphone battle royale gets fiercer with return of Moto and Nokia

“Nostalgia is a powerful feeling; it can drown out anything.”—Terrence Malick BEFORE the rise in popularity of Huawei, Samsung and the first iPhone, the two...