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Twitter easing 140-character limit

Sunday, 29 May 2016 | Written by
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Now you can say more with 140 characters. Microblogging service Twitter announced this week that usernames and attachments like photos and videos will no longer count toward the length of a tweet but the 140-character limit will remain. In a tweet announcing the changes, Twitter’s chief executive Jack Dorsey said, “A few simple changes to make conversations on Twitter easier!…Read More »

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Dept. of ICT to make PHL an electronic republic

Friday, 27 May 2016 | Written by
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Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto hailed the creation of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) as a “revolutionary act” that will lay the groundwork for the country’s transformation into a full-pledged electronic republic. “With the creation of this department, the government can now focus on promoting digital literacy, information and communications technology (ICT) expertise, and knowledge-building among citizens…Read More »

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Aquino approves measure creating ICT department

Wednesday, 25 May 2016 | Written by
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President Benigno Aquino III has signed into law Republic Act No. 10844, which creates the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT). Senator Ralph Recto is the principal sponsor of Senate Bill 2686 or the DICT Act of 2015. The new law that recognizes vital role of information and communication in nation-building will ensure the provision of strategic, reliable, cost-efficient…Read More »

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Behind Snapchat’s popularity

Monday, 23 May 2016 | Written by
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Snapchat is a popular mobile multimedia messaging app that is taking millennials by storm. It is symbolized by a white ghost-shaped logo. The developers claim that “Snapchat is the best way to reach 13 to 34 year-olds.” They say that the app is highly popular among its target audience because it provides “a personal window into the way you and…Read More »

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Upcoming Video Game Releases This May 2016

Sunday, 15 May 2016 | Written by
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If you don’t really feel like going out in the scorching heat of the season, staying indoors is just as relaxing. Summer is the perfect time to let the gamer in you run wild, so to satisfy those urges, here are some of the best video game releases this month. 1.Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End Just like any last installment…Read More »

Best Tech Gift Ideas for Moms

Tuesday, 10 May 2016 | Written by

Last-minute shopping for your beloved mother doesn’t have to result to just a hastily written gift certificate or an e-card with a generic message. Who says moms can’t be trusted with techie stuff? No matter what your dear mother is into, she will definitely love these mom-friendly gadgets that’ll turn her into a techie overnight. 1.Clever Dog Mom can be…Read More »

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Taking mobile photos like a pro (well, almost)

Wednesday, 6 April 2016 | Written by
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  In the culture of sharing photos and status updates on Social Media sites, one of the most important gadgets to be had these days is a good quality mobile phone camera. For some however, a good quality mobile phone camera just doesn’t make the cut: the camera has to be of superior quality so that none or minimal editing…Read More »

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Social media hacking woes

Thursday, 31 March 2016 | Written by
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A hacker can abuse your social media account. It’s scary just imagining a stranger having access to your personal information, list of friends/contacts, photos, and personal messages. Here are some tips to protect your social media account from being compromised.

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How to Fact Check the Internet

Thursday, 24 March 2016 | Written by
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Today, every info imaginable is at your fingertips. You can google anything you want, from a summary of the recent presidential debate to the world’s rarest colors. While readily available, these information are not filtered for accuracy and we users turn into Chicken Little over the latest hoax, rumor, or scam! This is why it is important to evaluate the…Read More »

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