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In a blog post, Grab announced that it is beta testing GrabTricycle in Mandaluyong and is offering free trips from March 27 to April 5.  Pick-up and Drop-off is available only from/to these streets: Pioneer St. to William St. Sheridan to William St. Reliance to Pioneer St. Mayflower to United St. William Madison Pines Unfortunately, with GrabTricycle riders can’t pick up within the coverage area and drop off at a different area and vice versa. GrabTricycles can take up to 5 people so only 1 person among a group of 5 can book a trip. Riders...

Introducing the HP Elite X2, a 2-in-1 designed for the mobile workforce and executives who want enterprise-class power, durability, connectivity, long battery life and productivity on the go, packed in a stylish design. It has the 6th Gen Intel Core M series with the Intel Core m7 processor. It’s also equipped with Corning Gorilla Glass that provides damage resistance to scratches and bumps of everyday use. Charge devices, transfer data quickly, and connect to 4k devices with the USB-C port with Thunderbolt technology. It has a...

Canon has launched the Canon Red mobile app. By just downloading the ‘Canon Red’ mobile application (available in Google Play and Apple App Store), Canon users can enjoy up to P10,000 worth of credits with every purchase of participating Canon products. Furthermore, Canon Red members can enjoy exclusive perks such as discounts, prioritized service and product...

Samsung Electronics announced that the new Facebook video app for TV is available on Samsung Smart TVs, including its 2017 QLED TV lineup and the app will be available on all of its 2015, 2016, 2017 Smart TV models. Solidifying its role as a leader in TV, Samsung is the only TV manufacturer that will support the app at its launch. The new Facebook video app for TV...

Filipino tech brand Starmobile partnered with startup Korean entertainment streaming mobile app Viu to give users the opportunity to enjoy a vacation to South Korea. From January 20 to February 25, Starmobile customers can join the contest by downloading Viu from Google Play for free, taking a screenshot of their favorite drama scene available on Viu, and submitting...

Catalyst, manufacturer of waterproof iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch cases and accessories, announced newly designed waterproof, drop proof cases for the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, as well as the 38mm and 42mm Apple Watch Series 2. Each case is tested waterproof to 33ft (10m) for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus cases and to 330ft (100m) for the Apple Watch Series 2 cases. This...

Viber, one of the world’s leading messaging apps, released its new version, giving users three major updates to the platform. The new version features new instant video message, chat extension that lets users access third party services and quickly search for stickers, and redesigned emoticons with a fun new look. With a quick press and hold, users can now start...

Urban Armor Gear (UAG), designer of military spec tested mobile accessories, introduced the Plasma Series cases for Google Pixel & Pixel XL.  Adding to UAG’s collection of feather-light rugged cases, the Plasma series for the Google Pixel & Pixel XL has an exterior hard armor shell and impact resistant soft core, while maintaining a slim profile and sleek aesthetic....

Lenovo launched the Lenovo VIBE A6600, a budget smartphone available through Globe Telecom. Lenovo VIBE A6600 comes pre-installed with Android 6.0. Powered by a 64-bit MediaTek 6735p quad-core 1.0GHz processor with 1GB of RAM, Lenovo VIBE A6600 has a 5-inch HD screen with an 800:1 contrast ratio. Users can connect with 4G speeds, and carry two numbers with the smartphone’s Dual SIM support. Additionally, Lenovo VIBE A6600 has dual VoLTE-enabled SIMs. Lenovo VIBE A6600’s 8MP autofocus rear camera with flash contains automatic face...

2016 has been the toughest year ever in online security, with multiple big-scale hacks throughout the year. To name just a few famous incidents of this year, over 100 million LinkedIn and 360 million MySpace accounts were breached, 15 million Iranian users of Telegram messaging app got their accounts hacked into, $80 million dollars were stolen by hackers from Bangladesh...