The Alcatel Plus 10 Windows + LTE Keyboard device is a 2-in-1 convertible mobile device that  truly enables wireless computing, as it supports WiFi, Bluetooth, and LTE connectivity. We all know that not all homes have wired broadband connectivity that can create a WiFi environment. And not all establishments you go to have WiFi hotspots or offer unlimited free WiFi, that’s why many mobile users either carry with them a portable WiFi or use their smartphone’s hotspot feature which rapidly drains the phone’s battery. Hence, this...

The incidence of cyber attacks in the Philippines is likely to increase significantly in the remaining months of the year as cyber threats have increased at an alarming rate of 48% in the second quarter of 2016 compared with the previous quarter, warns Trend Micro. The rising online attack in the Philippines is said to be consistent with the 18% growth in the Asia-Pacific...

Ginni Rometty, IBM CEO, once said, “we need to think about security like a human immune system. Without a healthy one, you are susceptible to all kinds of diseases.”  Indeed, the increasing number of cyberattacks happening everyday is proof that the information systems of companies and government organizations aren’t “healthy,” as many have been vulnerable to all kinds of attacks, from website hacking to ransomware. “Cybercriminals rely on exploiting known vulnerabilities to conduct their attacks – this is due to the...

Canvas by Instructure, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology company, has announced an integration with Microsoft Office 365 to provide instructors and learners around the world with an improved educational experience. “Teachers need these new capabilities for their education platforms, and we have continuously focused on providing the best technology we could...

One billion people now use Facebook’s Messenger every month, according to the social media giant. “We’re grateful for all the people who have sent the many millions and millions of messages with Messenger over the years, no matter if they are heartfelt, funny, hopeful for the future or planning the every day. We hope to send 1 billion thank yous in the...

As part of its ongoing expansion in the Philippines, US-based business process outsourcing (BPO) firm, Concentrix, has opened its new state-of-the-art business facility at the Tera Tower in Bridgetowne, Quezon City. The new site boasts of amenities that boost employee productivity. “First class Filipino talents deserve to have first class space,” said Elek Toth,...

Transcend Information announced the availability of its solid-state drive for system builders looking to speed-up their system boot-up times and application start-up: Transcend SSD220S. The Transcend SSD220S is rated for 550MB/s transfer speed, and features a DDR3 DRAM cache which provides 4K random read and write performance up to 330MB/s. Peak speeds of 550MB/s...

Online hiring across Southeast Asia’s IT space continues to witness moderate growth in May 2016. However, despite this marginal increase in activity, demands for Software, Hardware and Telecom professionals remain weak. This is reflected in the latest round of Monster Employment Index (MEI) data, a monthly gauge of online job hiring activity by Monster.com. The Index records the industries and occupations that show the highest and lowest growth in recruitment activity, including data from the IT sectors. The Philippines exhibited a 9%...

PLDT and Smart Communications have strengthened access to the internet with the installation of Smart Wifi in Davao City’s Francisco Bangoy International Airport. The upgrade of the wireless connectivity in the airport would enable travelers using the passenger terminal to maximize their digital experience while connecting to their loved ones and friends via social...

Lazada launched the ‘Rainy Season Sale’, which runs until July 21. Sale prices are up to 85% off. Some of Lazada’s goods included in the sale are: the A7 Action Sports camera for P849; Sound Bytes Silicone Bluetooth Speaker for P329; and ADATA 1T shockproof and dustproof external drive for P3,195. DVDs included in the sale start at P247; microfiber blanket...