Twitter Trends Show ABS-CBN is Popular on Social Networking Sites

  In an apparent showing of viewership strength and popularity, TV network ABS-CBN has three programs trending simultaneously on Twitter.  On August 17, 2011, Twitter’s trending topics featured three that are related to the TV network.  The topics “My Binondo Girl”, “Maria La Del Barrio” and “Alondra” trended on the micro-blogging site. My Binondo Girl … [Read more…]

Xiaomi Phone Launched, Features 1.5Ghz Dual-Core CPU and 4-Inch Screen

  Millet Technology just announced the Foxxcon-made Xiaomi Phone, an Android phone that features the MIUI low-level custom UI based on Android 2.3.5.  The most interesting part of the announcement is the price of the handset.  The Xiaomi Phone will retail for only US$310 (about P13,000).  This is a very aggressive pricing considering that the … [Read more…]

Paris Hilton Loses iPhones, Tweets “Mahal ko Kayo” Using Blackberry

  Paris in Manila Hollywood celebrity Paris Hilton arrived in the Philippines on Sunday night.  She will be in the country for 5 days and she is scheduled to meet Manny Pacquiao and other business partners.  She is here to design a clubhouse in a condominium project and also to promote her store in one … [Read more…]

PLDT Telpad Frequently Asked Questions

  I’ve written about the features and specs of PLDT’s newest Telpad offering that features the Huawei Ideos S7 Slim Android tablet.  Now if you have questions about the device and the service, I have here an excerpt of the Frequently Asked Questions section posted on PLDT Telpad’s product page.  I only chose the things … [Read more…]

PLDT Telpad Now Features a Huawei Ideos S7 Slim Tablet

  PLDT just upgraded its Telpad offering.  The PLDT Telpad is a tablet and landline phone in one launched back in December 2010.  It originally featured a tablet known as AD 1000 but now PLDT uses a higher specced Huawei Ideos S7 Slim Android tablet.  With the PLDT Telpad, you can make a call, surf the … [Read more…]

WD Scorpio Blue 1 TB Hard Drive Now in the Philippines

  The WD Scorpio Blue 1 TB hard drive is now in the Philippines.  Maker Western Digital recently made a press release to announce the hard drive’s local availability.   The WD Scorpio Blue is a 9.5 mm, 2.5-inch mobile hard drive with 1 TB capacity designed for mainstream notebook computers and utilizes 500 GB-per-platter … [Read more…]

Lenovo IdeaCentre B320: A PC and HD TV in One

  With the ubiquitous presence of internet nowadays, it is but natural for companies to create devices that mix internet and one other technology that’s an easy favorite – television.  Apple, HP and a host of other companies have come up with their versions of all-in-one multimedia devices.  Not to be outdone, Lenovo created one.  It … [Read more…]

Hacktivist Group Anonymous to Destroy Facebook on November 5?

  In a YouTube video, hacktivist group Anonymous has threatened to destroy Facebook on November 5.   The group claims that Facebook has been selling information to government agencies and giving access to information security firms.  Quoted below is part of the message from Anonymous. Facebook has been selling information to government agencies and giving clandestine … [Read more…]

Facebook Messenger App for Android and iOS Launched

  We have all sorts of messaging apps in the world today.  There’s Yahoo Messenger, Google Talk, BlackBerry Messenger, Google+ Huddle and Apple’s forthcoming iMessage to name a few. Now Facebook has joined the fray by introducing the Facebook Messenger App that lets you send messages directly to individual friends or groups.  Messenger is a … [Read more…]

Talkatone App Makes Free Facebook Calls Possible on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

  Calling someone for free via Facebook is now possible through Talkatone, an app for iPad, iPod Touch and iPhone.  While Facebook calls can be made through other apps, they use cellular minutes.  Talkatone, on the other hand, uses VoIP through Wifi and 3G.  The app also offers free push notifications for Facebook Chat. Using the … [Read more…]