Technology

Six Tech-Related Words We Really Shouldn’t Use IRL

Sometimes, we become so engrossed in the world of ones, zeroes, and funny pictures of cats that we forget the distinction between cyberspace and the real world. That means that our civilization has evolved to the point where all it needs to accomplish anything is to sit in front of …

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Documents 4.1: A Must Try Document Viewer and Media Player

People who invest in different kinds of sales and marketing manages most of their files in their computers or tablets to make it more organized. When we say organized it means that one can easily find, view and scan files for business or personal purposes. Sometimes, personal videos and photos …

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CISPA gets rejected by the Senate for a second time

In the same under-the-radar maneuver that allowed the controversial bill to pass the House of Representatives, CISPA was rejected for a second time on a senate vote. According to the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation , which had been tasked to take on the bill’s second attempt …

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Mind the malfunctions: Incidents of gadgetry going haywire

I personally depend on smartphones to the point of being unreasonable. I need constant Internet connection wherever I go. This is why I have a smartphone with LTE capability, so that I can do more things online from virtually anywhere. But I know that my phone, being that it’s a …

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From 99 to 0.99: Is the Facebook Phone more attractive now?

new FB-centric UI, Facebook Home. But now, the HTC First got a considerable price drop; from $99, it was lowered to $0.99—almost free with an AT&T contract. If this was any indicator of the product’s market performance, we could easily assume that this Facebook phone flopped, and the price drop …

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Keeping RSS Alive: Searching for a Google Reader Alternative

The announcement of Google Reader’s impending death early in March shook the World Wide Web and elicited violent reactions from its loyal users. From social networking sites to blogs and online journals, people were protesting against Google’s recent decision and expressing dismay over the killing of their beloved RSS platform. …

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Tech-friendly cars for the tech-savvy drivers

Everything in this modern world is getting a tech overhaul. From telephones to television sets, everything is getting an upgrade to incorporate the latest technology, from communications to mobile computing, and even to security. Even cars, the machine that changed the way we travel, are now adapting to the 21st …

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The Dark Side of Social Media

Do you ever stop and think back about the time when the go-to source for news was the newspaper, "likes" were things you listed down in a slam book, and social networking meant attending soirees and organization gatherings? Now, we check Twitter for breaking news, click on the thumbs up …

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How to Make Your Smartphone Earn Its Keep

These days, more and more people are turning in their feature phones for a brand new spanking smartphones. Contrary to the belief of some, you don’t necessarily have to shell out the big bucks for your smartphone. Today’s mobile phone manufacturers know the needs of the global market and work …

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QWERTY’s back: Is the BlackBerry Q10 worth it?

Before Apple dominated the smartphone market, BlackBerry was the king of mobile handsets. Back then, touchscreens were rare, and the alphanumeric “qwerty” keyboard of Blackberry phone was the industry standard for input and navigation. With the emergence of iPhones and other touchscreen-equipped devices from Android, the QWERTY lost its appeal …

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