PNP Creates Internet Child Protection Center

  An Internet Child Protection Center will be created by the Philippine National Police (PNP) to help protect children from the ill effects of internet use.  The creation of the unit is the PNP’s answer to increasing computer-related incidents involving social networking sites.  The number of “cybercrimes” dramatically increased due to the growing popularity of … [Read more…]

Harry Potter Author JK Rowling Unveils Pottermore Website

  J.K. Rowling, author of the wildly popular Harry Potter books, just unveiled a website called Pottermore (, described as “a free website that builds an exciting online experience around the reading of the Harry Potter books.” J.K. Rowling reportedly wrote new materials revolving around the Harry Potter story which will be made available to … [Read more…]

ICANN Expands Top-Level Domains

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the internet’s main governing body, recently approved the expansion of global top-level domains (gTLDs).  Currently, there are 22 domain suffixes such as .com, .net, and .org.  The expansion will allow domains to end in almost any word. This is great news for big companies as they may … [Read more…]

2012 Kia Picanto EX Impressions

    It’s not only Hyundai that has been churning out handsome vehicles lately.  Kia has also revamped and upgraded its lineup and the latest model to get a makeover is the Picanto. Kia has left behind the rounded and awkward design of the old Picanto and has now opted for an unconventional, rugged look.  The … [Read more…]

Nokia C2-03 Dual-SIM Phone Specifications, Price, Release Date

Nokia announced a new dual-SIM phone at the Nokia Connection event in Singapore.  Following the release of the Nokia X1-01 and the C2-00 dual-SIM phones, Nokia this time announced the C2-03 handset, a dual-SIM Touch and Type phone.  This is the same device that leaked a few weeks ago and was rumored to carry the … [Read more…]

Nokia N9 Meego Phone Specs, Features Release Date

  Nokia just announced the N9 at the Nokia Connection event in Singapore today.  The Nokia N9 is dubbed as “the first-ever pure touch smartphone” which focuses on using apps, getting notifications and switching between different activities. Navigating the UI is said to be simpler with the use of simple gestures and a swipe of … [Read more…]

How to Properly Disable 3G Internet and Cellular Data Connection on Your iPhone

  A friend of mine bought an iPhone 4 outside the Philippines and used a postpaid SIM on it.  After a month of use, which included casual internet surfing and downloading a few apps from the Apple App Store, she was shocked when she discovered that her bill reached Php5,000.  She then discovered that her … [Read more…]

MyPhone Handsets: Price, Features, Specifications

  MyPhone has made a name in the local phone industry for being the first local brand to offer dual-SIM mobile phones.  Almost three years since it started, MyPhone continues to be one of the key players in the Philippine phone industry, thanks in no small part to competitive pricing. Similar to other local phone … [Read more…]

Asus G74 Gaming Laptop Released

  Asus just released the G74 notebook for you gaming enthusiasts out there. The Asus G74 is an update of the G73 series. The G74 has a 17.3″ full HD display with optional 3D capability, second generation Intel Core i7 2630QM quad-core Sandy Bridge processor, Nvidia GeForce GTX 560M video card with 3GB of GDDR5 … [Read more…]

Ted Failon Mispronounces Miley’s Name, Becomes Hot Topic on Twitter

  ABS-CBN newscaster Ted Failon suddenly became a hot topic on Twitter after he mispronounced the name of popular singer Miley Cyrus who’s in the country for a concert.  If you check Twitter today, Ted Failon is trending and it seems he’ll continue to be a trending topic for a few more hours. And if … [Read more…]