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Allphones: No longer just after making a sale

Frontliners of the gadget shops are often more concerned about making a sale than responding to queries or taking the time to know what the potential buyers really need their phones for.

Telecommunications companies are not exactly known for superior customer service. One need not look further than the long queues at the service centers and the irate messages on social media networks for incontrovertible evidence.

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Bro. Villanueva, Grace Poe, Bam Aquino lead race in social media

Bro. Eddie Villanueva: We did our part. Photo by Ryan Leagogo/INQUIRER.net

If netizens are to be believed, Bro. Eddie Villanueva, Grace Poe, Bam Aquino, Chiz Escudero, Risa Hontiveros and Sonny Angara should win in the senatorial race in the May 13 elections.

Posted: May 4th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

Winning the war against electronic waste

The accelerating rate of replacement of electronic and technological products has resulted in a serious problem that is growing in magnitude—the proliferation of electronic waste worldwide. PHOTO FROM TOTALLY COOL PIX.COM

By the time you get your hands on the newest phone model you’ve always wanted, a faster, smaller and perhaps even cheaper version comes out of the pipeline.

Posted: February 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Small traders urged to enhance online presence as growth strategy

Google predicts that between 2012 and 2015, 500 million new users from emerging markets—including the Philippines—will go online, and they represent a potential market for all companies online.  AP FILE  PHOTO

If your company’s growth strategy does not involve building a strong online presence, then perhaps it is time to start changing directions.

Posted: December 14th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Internet use in emerging markets seen ‘exploding’

Apple iPad. AP FILE PHOTO

At least 500 million new users of the Internet are expected to come from emerging markets such as the Philippines from 2012 to 2015, according to Internet giant Google.

Posted: December 7th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Corona, Pacquiao, Robredo Google’s top newsmakers

Former Chief Justice Renato Corona, the late Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo and boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao

Former Chief Justice Renato Corona, the late Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo and boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao topped the list of most-searched Filipino newsmakers in the first nine months of the year, according to the listing of search engine Google.

Posted: September 27th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

PH economy is most ‘Googled’ topic in first 6 months

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Good news about the country’s improving economic conditions was the most searched topic by Filipinos on Google in the first six months of the year, indicating greater interest in how the economy fared given the economic slowdown in the United States, China and Japan, and the lingering debt crisis in Europe.

Posted: August 31st, 2012 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

New online marketplace opens for small, big entrepreneurs

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Combine the compelling features of popular websites Amazon, eBay, Multiply, Craig’s List, as well as the good-old Yellow Pages, in one site and what you will get is www.pldtathome.com.

Posted: May 24th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Nokia makes bold moves to connect ‘the next billion’

A picture taken on October 21, 2010 shows the logo of Finland's mobile phone maker Nokia on the window of Nokia flagship store in Helsinki. The world's top mobile phone maker Nokia says it is positioning itself to connect to future consumers under its “Next Billion” strategy and arrest the decline in its share of the profitable and ultra-competitive mobile phone market. AFP PHOTO/LEHTIKUVA - MARKKU ULANDER

The rapid increase in the sales of feature packed and high-priced smartphones may lead one to believe that the only type of phone that the world needs now is one that provides instant connection to social networking sites and the million or so applications, takes high resolution photos, on top of being able to call or text friends, family and colleagues.

Posted: March 19th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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