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GPS leads cops to truck-load of stolen toys in Malabon

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Thieves who went after a truck full of toys in Quezon City on Monday realized too late that the vehicle had a GPS (global positioning system) tracker that gave away their location.

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Microsoft drops Nokia name with newest Lumia phone

This product image provided by Microsoft shows the Lumia 535 smartphone. The phone is the first Lumia phone under the Microsoft brand name, as the software company dropped the Nokia brand. (AP Photo/Microsoft)

Microsoft has unveiled a cheaper smartphone, costing about 110 euros ($135), as it eyes emerging and other low-cost markets for growth.

Posted: November 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Skip check-in; phone is latest hotel key

In this Oct. 14, 2014 photo, a mobile check-in option is offered for travelers at the main check-in counter at the Marriott Marquis Times Square hotel in New York.  AP PHOTO/KATHY WILLENS

Hotels don’t want guests to have to linger at the front desk—or even stop by at all. New programs are helping speed up the check-in process for busy travelers, or in at least one case, letting them go straight to their rooms by using their smartphone to unlock doors.

Posted: November 4th, 2014 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Smartphone sales lifted by emerging markets

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Global smartphone sales grew at a healthy pace in the third quarter, boosted by low-cost handsets in emerging markets, industry research showed Thursday.

Posted: October 31st, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Apple CEO Tim Cook says Apple Pay a success

Apple chief executive and Alabama native Tim Cook speaks during an Alabama Academy of Honor ceremony at the state Capitol Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in Montgomery, Ala. AP

Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple’s new mobile payment system had over 1 million activations in the first three days after it became available, and is now more widely used than any competing payment system.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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