Google Meet gets new filters and more

New filters, masks, effects now available in Google Meet app

Google released plenty of new filters, masks, and special effects for its video-conferencing platform Google Meet on mobile platforms. Such features in Google Meet include animated backgrounds like under the sea with...

LTO 10-year driver’s license for motorists rolls out this year

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Starting this year, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will soon roll out driver's license cards with a 10-year validity to motorists with clean records. According to the Department of Transportation (DOTr), this...
Kaspersky studies about attitudes on future tech trends like deepfakes

Millennials, Boomers more guarded about future tech, says study

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Kaspersky issued a new study in Southeast Asia (SEA) resulting in Millennials and Boomers being more guarded with future tech than Gen Z and Gen X.  Research conducted on November 2020, Kaspersky asked...
Huawei Watch 3, Freebuds 4 available in PH

Huawei Watch 3, FreeBuds 4 now available for pre-order in PH

Huawei Philippines announced the price and pre-order info for its Watch 3 and Freebuds 4. In a nutshell, Huawei Watch 3 is the brand's latest smartwatch powered by HarmonyOS 2 and comes...
Skyway Stage 3 toll fee

Skyway 3 to charge toll fees starting July 12

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San Miguel Corporation (SMC) will charge toll feels on Skyway 3 beginning July 12. For almost seven months, SMC had provided the elevated expressway for public use. Now SMC announced it acquired...

Global cybersecurity expert from Acronis explains ransomware that hit Kaseya

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A new kind of ransomware tsunami, REvil, hits hundreds of companies over the weekend, mainly attacking IT management software made by Kaseya Ltd.  Kaseya's software catered for Manage Service Providers (MSP) and...
Wil to Play

‘Wil to Play’ game show app goes live in PH

Philippine game show mobile app Wil to Play finally rolled out in the Philippines.  Wil to Play is an Android game endorsed by famous TV gameshow and celebrity Willie Revillame. This will...
ECPay, 7-Eleven loan options from PSBank

PSBank customers can pay loans via ECPay, 7-Eleven

PSBank partnered with ECPay that allows customers to pay their loans through ECPay and 7-Eleven.  These loan options include Auto Loan, Home Loan, Flexi Personal Loan, and Business Loan. This means users...
credential-stealing android apps

Google bans credential-stealing Android apps from Play Store

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Google finally kicked out apps that stole Facebook credentials from its Play Store.  Google removed nine Android apps that gained a total of over 5.8 million downloads from the Google Play Store....
Riot Games Sessions

Riot Games outs free music album ‘Sessions’ for creators, streamers

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Riot Games released a collection of music free to use anywhere, called 'Sessions.'  Sessions consisted of 37 tracks composed with partner musicians. Therefore, there's no cause for concern in terms of copyright...
TikTok longer videos

Users can now publish longer videos on TikTok

Good news for content creators, TikTok announced that longer videos will be available on its platform.  According to TikTok Product Manager Drew Kirchoff, this new tool aimed to help creators maintain their...
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for Nintendo Switch to release on July...

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Nintendo announced that the HD version of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword will arrive on Nintendo Switch by July 16! The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is an iconic action-adventure video...
The Spectrum Retreat

The Spectrum Retreat now free to claim at Epic Games Store

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Epic Games is now featuring The Spectrum Retreat as a free game for a limited time! A 2018 video game, The Spectrum Retreat, provides a challenging puzzles from a first-person perspective. Its'...

LRT-2 East Extension to run starting July 5

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The LRT Line 2 East Extension will start operations on July 6, announced the Department of Transportation (DOTr). It will run eight trains on the Recto-Antipolo line. Once it operates, it adds...
Samsung Galaxy A02

Samsung Galaxy A02 goes live in PH

Samsung finally introduced its new Galaxy A-series, the Samsung Galaxy A02, in the Philippines! It's is an affordable, no-nonsense alternative needing the essentials of a smartphone for work. It won't lag thanks...
Security of dating apps

Security of dating apps improved but needs fixing to anti-stalking, anti-doxing— Kaspersky

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Kaspersky released a new study concerning the security of using dating apps. The results showed that dating apps have become safer than before but still pose some risks when exposing too...