Automation Might Cause Massive Job Loss to BPO Workers by 2024

According to Cebu Daily News, around 800,000 could lose jobs in the next three to five years, unless workers learn or upgrade new and existing skills. Christopher Monterola, a professor of Asian Institute of Management said that, the emergence of artificial intelligence would have negative impact on jobs including the ones in the BPO industry. […]

My Top 5 Apps for Budget Traveling #TopListSaturday

In my recent travels, I found a few mobile apps that are very useful when I look for special deals and promos (to lessen my expenses).  Using these apps doesn’t guarantee that you can immediately get cheaper deals, but if you know how to use them (and if you are a wise user), you can […]

Top 5 Frugal and Work Related Reasons Why I Bought a Pocket Wifi

Before I will rant about the advantages and disadvantages of my newly bought pocket wifi unit, I will list first my expectations and well-thought reasons why I choose to subscribe to an internet service that would bleed me out Php999 every month (with no option to unsubscribe for 2 years). For someone like me who […]

How app-etising! The top food apps worldwide

Note: This is a guest post by Clare Carmichael, a food blogger from UK. Technology is evolving as we speak and it seems like every day there are new gadgets popping up, claiming to make our life easier. Nowadays you can feel like you’re some sort of noob if you’re not up to date. I won’t […]

Understanding and Treating Internet Addiction

In today’s tech-oriented society, and especially among college students, it can be hard to differentiate between regular Internet usage and a genuine addiction. After all, many people can hardly survive an evening without checking Facebook or peeking at Twitter on their mobile phones. Internet addiction is a very real concern, however, and it can have […]

With the surge of e-books, are physical books dying?

This is a guest post by Nancy Cudis, an award-winning Cebuano journalist. Photo Source IN LATE December 2011, The Christian Science Monitor reported of e-book readers complaining of higher prices of e-books as prices of reading devices plunged, saying that it is difficult to justify the purchase of e-books worth $10-$12 when one can buy […]

Business Process Outsourcing and its Impact to Third World Countries

Business Process Outsourcing has completely revolutionized the way entrepreneurs execute transactions in business. It has also engendered alternatives for industrialized countries that can now focus on reducing capital and labor costs. BPO has impacted different countries in different ways but its impact is more palpable in the third world countries that are focusing on raising […]

I’m In Love with XPERIA!

Yes! Yes! Yes! I’m one of the thousands of happy and contented Xperia users worldwide and I just simply love my Sony Ericsson X10 mini pro.  It’s my ALL-IN-ONE gadget that I bring anywhere at anytime. I bought it December of last year and I have no regrets or whatsoever.  Its features and functionalities fit […]

How to Maximize Your Computer’s Internet Connection Speed

[ This is a guest post by  Spencer Hogg from the BroadbandExpert.Com ] In order to get the best from your high speed internet connection and maintain the highest speed, you first need to know just how good your connection is by performing an online speed test. Data transfer speeds vary with distance from the […]

Join Intel’s “Sing To Win”, An Online Music Video-Making Contest

Do you want to become a star? Do you have confidence in singing, and have basic video editing skills? Then this is your time to shine! Join Intel’s “Sing To Win” Contest and get a chance to win notebook computers powered by 2nd Generation Intel Core processors. Intel’s “Sing to Win” Online Music Video-Making Contest […]

Android, the Future of Mobile Computing

What is the very first thing that come to mind when you hear the word “Android”?  Maybe for those people who are not into hi-tech stuff, they  would think of those powerful characters from popular Chinese & Japanese series.  But, for tech savvy individuals who are always in the look out for the latest buzz […]

Yahoo PH meets Cebu’s Tech Bloggers

The Yahoo PH team, headed by Mr. Jack Madrid, Yahoo Philippines Country Manager, and Mr. Erwin Lemuel Oliva, Yahoo PH’s Chief Editor, initiated the very first Yahoo meet-up here in Cebu last 2nd of December 2010 at TGI Fridays, Ayala Center.  Yahoo Philippines will be launching their new website features and services for the year […]

SM Cinema’s Online Movie Ticket Reservation

You must have already heard about SM Cinema’s online movie ticket reservation with a twist.  Why with a twist?  Because unlike Ayala Cinema’s Sureseats (movigoers who buy tickets online get their actual tickets  at the movie counter), SM Cinema lets movie goers claim their reserved tickets by just swiping their cellphone through an automated machine.  […]

Dell Taps Ng Khai To Target SMEs

Dell Inc., one of the world’s leading computer company, partners with Ng Khai Development Corporation, Cebu’s leading IT solutions provider to answer the growing needs of computer technology in Cebu and the Southern market. Ng Khai, as Dell’s Premier Partner in its Partner Direct Program, aims to reach the Small Business Enterprise (SME) sector to […]

SM City Cebu Opens IMAX Theatre

SM City Cebu opens its 3rd IMAX theatre in the country and the first outside Metro Manila today.  A pre-launching event and fashion show was held last 2nd of July to introduce the newest technology that would forever change your movie experience. IMAX is the latest theater technology that features the highest-quality, most immersive motion […]

Lenovo Launches “Make Life More Fun”

Lenovo Philippines launched a new global campaign dubbed as “Make Life More Fun” last 24th of May, 2010 at Olio Bar and Restaurant, Banilad, Cebu City. The Fun Launch introduced their new range of idea brand of consumer PCs and notebooks: IdeaPad and IdeaCentre. The global campaign’s core message is based on connecting with spontaneous […]

PLDT myDSL Overdrive in Cebu

What is PLDT myDSL Overdrive? It is a series of events which includes a speedster bus roaming around the country.  Its main aim is to go beyond broadband. What is inside the speedster bus? Unlimited broadband connection thru netbook and lappy terminals.  (Cool!!) Inside the Speedster Bus What are these series of Events? March 24, […]

PLDT Watchpad Has Over 100K Subscribers

“PLDT myDSL Watchpad has over a hundred thousand subscribers and it’s growing”, revealed Miss Myla Villanueva, Senior Product Manager, during the short interview after the ribbon cutting of the launching of the myPLDT Speedster Bus last March 27, 2010 at Formo Restaurants. Speedster Bus Launching at Formo Restaurants When asked about the specific number of […]

Thakral Group Is Now in Cebu

March 23, 2010 – Thakral Group announced its plan to expand their presence here in Cebu in the press conference held a while ago at Coral Room, Waterfront Hotel, Lahug, Cebu City.  This Singapore-based multinational company intends to focus on the Southern market for its four IT subsidiaries, namely – Thakral Infotech, Technopaq, OrionElec and […]

Globe WiMAX in Cebu’s Elementary Schools

Vice Mayor Rama assisting the handing ceremony Globe WiMAX brought good news to 6 Cebu City Elementary Schools yesterday, during the handing ceremony held in Zapatera Elementary School.  Along with Vice Mayor Rama, Globe handed a year contract of free Wi-fi connection to Banilad Elementary School, Bario Luz Elementary School, Kamputhaw Elementary School, Lahug Elementary […]

Google in Cebu

Are you one of those Google fanatics who always miss the chance of attending their conferences and events because most of them were held in Manila or outside the country?  Well, now is your chance to catch up with the biggest search engine in the world. Google Japan will be sending their Software Engineer, Dan […]

Lenovo’s First Product and Press Launching in Cebu

February 17, 2010 – Lenovo has just launched their new IdeaPad laptops a while ago at Laguna Garden Cafe, Biliran Rd., Cebu Business Park, Cebu City.  The event is also their very first press launching in the city.  Their main purpose is to convey Cebu’s consumer market that the company has a serious commitment in […]

Webthesurfi Rugs Webdesign

Webthesurfi Rugs Webdesign Webthesurfi Rugs Webdesign is the most respected web design and rugs company worldwide.  It is founded by expert Web Design professionals who are responsible for the big success of their very first Rugs Portal client.  Aside from web design, they also offer Affordable Outsourcing Web Solutions that cater to various medium businesses […]

Toshiba Opens Concept Store in Cebu

Photo by Michael Sinjin Pineda February 10, 2010 – Toshiba has just opened its first Concept Store at SM City in North Reclamation Area, Cebu City.  The event started with a store blessing and followed by a ribbon cutting.  This shopToshiba Concept Store is expected to strengthen the brand’s presence in the Visayas region and […]

Is Neo’s EDGE Laptop thinner than MacBook Air?

Photo screen shot from Neo’s website. That’s the very first question that popped up in my head when Nancy Cudis and Max Limpag of Sunstar News invited a few CBS members to attend the product launching of Neo’s EDGE laptops, the thinnest laptop/netbook in the country.  The EDGE is 0.87 inch thick while MacBook Air […]