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Christmas Wish List: Most Wanted Tech Toys This Season

Wednesday, 16 December 2015 | Written by
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Who says toys are just for kids? In this mobile world we live in today, Santa’s list will no doubt be filled with gadgets and gizmos our tech-savvy generation just can’t get enough of. Send out your wish lists and wait by your stockings with these most wanted tech toys this holiday season. 1.BB-8 by Sphero It’s Star Wars mania…Read More »

Video Game Releases This December

Friday, 11 December 2015 | Written by

Our schedules may be fully booked for the holidays, but that’s no excuse—these hot new games are fresh off the developers’ desks and just waiting for us to play them. Here are some of the latest releases you simply can’t miss out on: 1. Just Cause 3 Released on the 1st of December this year, Just Cause 3 is an…Read More »

AlDub continues to break the internet and gain recognition from international celebrities and news outfits like the BBC. (Screenshot courtesy of YouTube)

#AlDub: Social media legend

Monday, 7 December 2015 | Written by
AlDub continues to break the internet and gain recognition from international celebrities and news outfits like the BBC. (Screenshot courtesy of YouTube)

by The Word Player Social media phenomenon, game-changer – these are just some of the tags associated with #AlDub, an accidental love team composed of Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza, who is better known as Yaya DUB (short for Dubsmash). Less than five months into their revolutionary rise to stardom, the tandem continues to make waves on social media and earn…Read More »

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Keep Your Home Safe this Christmas

Sunday, 29 November 2015 | Written by
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You’ve got everything planned for the holidays. The Christmas decorations are up. You’ve made a list and checked it twice. The Noche Buena menu has been set. While the holiday season brings about much excitement, it’s also important to remember to be safe during celebrations. Here are three things to observe to keep your home safe during the Christmas season.…Read More »

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Black Friday shopping binge

Saturday, 28 November 2015 | Written by
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Today is ‘Black Friday’, the day after Thanksgiving, well, in the U.S., where millions of bargain hunters rush to stores, shops and malls to take advantage of good deals and sales. It’s the day when shoppers wrestle against each other over sale items and malls turn to brawls. Among the biggest crowd drawers include consumer electronics, gadgets, toys and other…Read More »

FB is where most people’s days begin and end. (Photo from Flickr. Used under CC license)

Digital blackholes: Websites you shouldn’t waste too much time on

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 | Written by
FB is where most people’s days begin and end. (Photo from Flickr. Used under CC license)

Recently, I was tinkering with my iPhone when I found out that you could actually check which app was consuming most of your battery life. Although it didn’t come as a surprise, I was quite disappointed with my discovery that for the last 7 days, Facebook was actually taking 49% of my phone’s battery. I’m not proud of it. Of…Read More »

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The Future of Collaborative Consumption

Sunday, 22 November 2015 | Written by
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Now, imagine lending your trusty old microwave to someone who really needs it right now. Instead of letting your kitchen appliance sit on your counter gathering dust and growing its own mold culture, you can actually make money off it by renting it out to other people. You can do just that with SnapGoods, as well as a myriad of…Read More »

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“Sharing Economy”: The Future of Our Tech-Centered Society

Saturday, 21 November 2015 | Written by
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Who would have thought that these days, you can travel the world and stay in someone else’s house, work in someone else’s office, and use someone else’s car to get there? This is basically what the Sharing Economy is all about. If there’s one thing that Airbnb and Uber have taught us, it’s this: what’s mine is yours—all for a…Read More »

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TEDx Diliman and the world: exhibiting Filipino identity, paving paths of humanity

Wednesday, 4 November 2015 | Written by
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Very rarely do we see and hear people from different walks of life talk about things they are passionate about. Passions which have changed their lives and can change other people’s lives too. Thankfully, there are TED events all over the world. A TED event gathers significant individuals from different fields to feature their stories through short powerful short talks which aim…Read More »

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Facing Cyber Threats and Enforcing Cyber Security

Saturday, 31 October 2015 | Written by
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Google and McAfee estimate that around 2,000 cyber-attacks occur each day across the globe, costing the world economy about $460 billion a year according to BBC News report. Countries, big and small are vulnerable to cyber attacks including the Philippines. In 2013, two days before the May 13 elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec), Philippine News Agency websites became inaccessible…Read More »

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