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Banks urged to boost online services

Dean Young, Vice President of product management for SunGard retail banking business, explains how bank customers used to the always-connected mobile lifestyle are expecting the same kind of service and interactivity from the bank branches. MATIKAS SANTOS/INQUIRER.net

As mobile and Internet banking services in the Philippines continue to grow and become widely adopted, banks are being left behind in terms of services and interactivity, the annual Bank Readiness Index study found.

Posted: December 11th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

iPhone 5s, 5c coming to PH Nov. 15

iPhone 5s.  AP

The country’s mobile phone providers are set to bring Apple’s newest smartphones – iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c – to local consumers by November 15.

Posted: October 25th, 2013 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

A ‘superphone’ launched for selfie addicts, shutterbugs, professionals

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Selfie addicts, shutterbugs, and even professional photographers are going to get an adrenaline rush out of the latest smartphone by Nokia –the Nokia Lumia 1020.

Posted: October 2nd, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Smart launches innovation for comprehensive mobile load management

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Filipinos’ prepaid load consumption has evolved as services became more accessible and available. From simply texting and calling, Filipinos now enjoy subscribing to different buckets and promos tailored to their lifestyles and daily needs. Detailed and real-time balance information is now a prerequisite to fully maximize credits.

Posted: October 2nd, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

PH records highest download for games, apps, says survey

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The Philippines has recorded the highest download for games and apps (applications) among countries in Southeast Asia, according to a recent survey that provides a regional and country-specific insight into mobile Internet usage.

Posted: August 31st, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Infotech,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

DTC unveils affordable all-Android line-up

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In keeping with the increasing demand for phablets and smartphones, DTC, one of the Philippines’ leading producers of budget-friendly mobile devices, showcases five new Android-based additions that boast sleeker aesthetics and improved functionality to its existing suite of mobile units. Included in the line-up are one dual core and three single core smartphones and a dual core phablet.

Posted: July 2nd, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Microsoft warns against use of pirated software

Microsoft is criticizing Google as a lousy holiday shopping guide in its latest attempt to divert more traffic to its Bing search engine.

Software giant Microsoft has warned consumers of the dangers of purchasing counterfeit applications, citing a recent study showing that most programs sold through the “gray market” were pre-loaded with malicious software.

Posted: February 25th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

New smartphones, tablets and Ultrabook™ convertibles to redefine mobile computing

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Intel Corporation executives has held a press conference to outline a plan to accelerate new mobile device experiences across the company’s growing portfolio of smartphone, tablet and Ultrabook™ offerings.

Posted: January 12th, 2013 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Mobile postpaid redefined with ‘Freedom’ plan

Postpaid Freedom Plan

Filipino mobile users can now enjoy the benefits of a true postpaid plan without fear of overspending or long-term lock-ins as wireless leader, Smart, launches the Postpaid “Freedom” Plan.

Posted: September 21st, 2012 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

LG first quad-core smartphone now in PH

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LG Mobile’s first Quad-Core smartphone, the Optimus 4X HD, is now in the Philippines. Since its introduction at the Mobile World Congress in February this year, the retail availability of the Optimus 4X HD has been eagerly anticipated.

Posted: July 14th, 2012 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Globe launches Samsung Galaxy S III; online pre-orders start May 23

Samsung Galaxy S III

Globe Telecom announced that it would be launching Samsung’s newest flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S III, under its suite of fully-customizable postpaid plans bundled with unlimited mobile Internet.

Posted: May 19th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Joey De Venecia sues NTC, telcos

Jose "Joey" de Venecia III. INQUIRER/Niño Jesus Orbeta

Jose “Joey” de Venecia III is asking a Quezon City court to stop the National Telecommunications Commission and several telecommunications companies from charging more than 80 centavos for text messages.

Posted: May 17th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Bulacan students develop robot vs ‘botcha’ meat

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Is the meat you’re buying safe? Count on the “antibotcha” robot to be able to tell if that meat is a dirty cut.

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

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