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Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet

Nokia CEO, Canadian Stephen Elop, holds a Nokia Lumia 2520 on stage during an event to unveil Nokia's latest products on October 22, 2013 in Abu Dhabi. Nokia has unveiled its first phablets -extra-large phones- and its first tablet computer. AFP

Finnish telecom company Nokia on Thursday recalled 30,000 chargers for its Lumia 2520 tablet due to risk it could give customers an electric shock.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Samsung adding anti-theft solutions to smartphones

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Samsung Electronics will add two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices, the company said Friday.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

PH world’s second on multimedia usage

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Filipinos have proven that they have been one tech-savvy bunch.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Candy Crush: Boredom killer or some disorder?

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Is it a simple “boredom killer” or a fixation that can develop into a full-blown psychological disorder? With three young children and a full-time job, Emma Martini has little time for computer games. But every night she sits quietly at the end of her son’s bed to put him to sleep—and plays Candy Crush.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Samsung defends crown in tougher smartphone market

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Samsung defends its crown as the world’s top smartphone maker Monday, unveiling a new premier smartphone in the face of tougher markets and a rising challenge from China.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Firefox aims to power $25 smartphone

Firefox OS, an upstart smartphone operating system aimed a challenging the Apple and Google duopoly, will power a new category of $25 smartphones for developing countries, the California-based nonprofit Mozilla Foundation said Sunday.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Spy agencies track people through Angry Birds

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Documents leaked by former National Security Agency contactor Edward Snowden suggest that spy agencies have a powerful ally in Angry Birds and a host of other apps installed on smartphones across the globe.

Posted: January 29th, 2014 in Gaming,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Apple fights for bigger slice of China smartphone pie

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The world’s biggest mobile network is ready to offer Apple’s iPhone, but while the US technology giant has declared China its biggest future market, it faces an uphill battle to unseat Samsung and homegrown competitors.

Posted: January 15th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

CES stage set for new wave of gadgets

Scott Turner of 3-D Systems Corp. and his 3-D printer wait to participate in C/NET's show during the 2013 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 10, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. AFP FILE PHOTO

As spending on gadgets flattens in a world obsessed with smartphones and tablets, the Consumer Electronics Show here hopes to be a launch pad for a new must-have device.

Posted: January 6th, 2014 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

‘Internet of Things’ to take CES center stage

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From drones and smart cars to remote-controlled door locks and eyewear, the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show promises to showcase the “Internet of Things,” along with gadgets like smartphones and tablets.

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

More Americans shopped on their phones on Christmas

In this Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013,  photo, watches are on display at Kmart during Grey Thursday shopping, in New York. Online sales have surged 9 percent so far this holiday  season as retailers improved their web sites and prices to better compete with their online nemesis Amazon.com. Meanwhile, shopping at physical stores is up just 2 percent.  AP/Julio Cortez, File

Most stores were closed but Americans still managed to shop on Christmas Day – increasingly on their smartphones.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Tablets a hit with kids; health experts worried

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Tablet computers are so easy to use that even a 3-year-old can master them. And that has some pediatricians and other health experts worried.

Posted: December 26th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Android smartphones dominate, Windows gains—survey

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Google’s Android platform was used on four out of five smartphones sold worldwide in the third quarter, while Microsoft’s Windows Phone showed strong gains, said a survey out Tuesday.

Posted: November 13th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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