InfoTek - Gadgets
Google unveils tools to prevent ads alongside undesirable content Tuesday, March 21, 2017 5:12 pm | Agence France-Presse

Google, which has seen a slew of companies withdraw ads after they appeared alongside extremist content, said Tuesday it was introducing new tools to give firms greater control.

FOCUS | Secrets from smart devices find path to legal system Monday, March 20, 2017 6:51 pm | Agence France-Presse

Vast amounts of data collected from our connected devices are increasingly being used in US legal proceedings to prove or disprove claims by people involved.

GADGETS | Quickie review: Focal Listen Monday, March 20, 2017 5:16 pm | Jing Garcia,

Focal’s is bringing their extremely good sound quality to a wider range of consumers who are willing to pay the price.

IBM launches enterprise-ready blockchain service Monday, March 20, 2017 4:11 pm | Anna Irrera, Reuters

International Business Machines Corp has launched a service that will allow businesses to build applications on its cloud using blockchain code from the Hyperledger Project, the cross-industry group led by the Linux Foundation.

Malaysia’s MYEG partners with Philippine I-Pay to bring e-services to PH govt Monday, March 20, 2017 11:45 am | Tony Maghirang,

I-Pay Ventures Commerce Ventures, Inc. (I-Pay) recently signed a joint-venture agreement with MY E.G. Services Bhd (MYEG) to enable government and large enterprises in the Philippines to offer a Payment Gateway and related value-added online services.

Video games linked to sexism in teenagers: study Saturday, March 18, 2017 6:42 pm | Agence France-Presse

The more time a teenage spends on video gaming, the likelier he or she is to display sexist attitudes and gender stereotypes, a study of thousands of French gaming aficionados has found.

WATCH | Tokyo Game Show 2016: VR booth features virtual girlfriend

Monday, September 19, 2016 - 5:33 pm | Reuters video,

A booth at the annual Tokyo Game Show features a virtual reality girlfriend, delighting visitors but dismaying organizers over virtual groping.

GADGETS | Quickie review: Samsung Gear IconX

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 10:22 am | Jing Garcia,

The Samsung Gear iConX is one of the smallest digital music players in the market today.

PS4 | Quickie Review: Mighty No. 9

Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 5:15 pm | Kyle K.P. Garcia

The game is a an action platformer video game with the same game design as Megaman

GADGETS | Quickie review: Samsung Gear Fit2

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 6:09 pm | Jing Garcia,

The Gear Fit2 is Samsung’s latest model of wearables under the fitness tracker category.

GADGETS | Quickie review: ASUS VivoMini UN65H

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 6:05 pm | Jing Garcia,

The Asus VivoMini UN65H is a light, small and compact mini computer.

GADGETS | Samsung sees potential in large screen segment with Galaxy A9 Pro

Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 7:17 am | Verns Joven,

Pinoys who love their large screen smartphone and just can’t get enough of taking selfies are in for a treat with the new Samsung A9 Pro.

GADGETS | Lenovo pushes VR on VIBE K5 series

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 6:59 pm | Verns Joven,

Coming from the success of VIBE K4, Lenovo introduces three new smartphones that aims to further push virtual reality (VR) technology in the mainstream market.

PS4 | Quickie Review: Bloodborne

Sunday, July 17, 2016 - 3:52 pm | Kyle K.P. Garcia

An action RPG focusing on combat, and evading strategies.

GADGETS | Quickie review: Acer Liquid M330

Friday, July 15, 2016 - 10:55 pm | Jing Garcia,

A budget-friendly Windows 10. LTE-capable smartphone.

RETRO GAMING | Super Mario Bros. 3 is back!

Friday, July 15, 2016 - 6:29 am | Jing Garcia,

Retro gaming fans rejoice! Nintendo is bringing back the Nintendo Entertainment System.

GOTTA CATCH 'EM ALL | How to play Pokémon Go

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 1:42 pm | Agence France-Presse

Here are monster-hunting basics for those interested in trying Pokemon Go.

GADGET REVIEW | Acer Aspire Switch 10E

Friday, June 24, 2016 - 3:48 pm | Iñigo Jordana,

The low-priced Acer Aspire Switch 10E has several good features, albeit far from the top-of-the-line hybrids in the market now.

ZENVOLUTION | All there is to know about ASUS’ new devices

Friday, June 24, 2016 - 3:20 pm | Iñigo Jordana,

Computer hardware maker ASUS unveiled at the recently concluded Computex 2016, their Zenvolution — a virtual evolution of all the tech company’s devices

Sony brings latest 'intelligent' Xperia X-Series smartphones to PH market

Monday, June 20, 2016 - 3:05 pm | Jing Garcia,

The two Android-powered Sony smartphones deliver next-generation features with a fresh new look, improved camera technology, smart battery management, and stylish design.

GADGET REVIEW | Vivo's 'faster than faster' V3 Max

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 2:53 pm | Karl Decena,

Our rating: New smartphone player Vivo looks to make a big splash in the country with its latest offering, the Vivo V3 Max. Launched in the Philippines last May, Vivo’s newest flagship phone boasts of having a lightning speed that …

PS4 | Quickie Review: Batman - Arkham Knight

Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 3:22 pm | Kyle K.P. Garcia

Batman – Arkham Knight: A recap from the first to the latest Arkham storyline.