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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...

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...

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...

Xoom, a PayPal service and digital money transfer provider, launched a new feature for remittance beneficiaries in 29 countries across Latin America, Europe and Asia, including the Philippines. For the first time, users outside of the US can use Xoom to send a ‘request’ to their loved ones in the US for a money transfer, bill payment, or a mobile reload. Xoom’s...

Shell service stations nationwide will now be serving as emergency alert hubs to the public, wherein motorists inside or within the vicinity of a Shell station can report an emergency directly to the Philippine National Police’s command center. This is made possible through the Itaga mo sa Bato Quick Alert app, which has been installed in every Shell service station...

The next generation of iPhone, which is expected to be released to mark the product’s tenth anniversary, will be completely wireless. This is the prediction made by Raimund Hahn, senior analyst for mobile phones at the Diplomatic Council global think tank and CEO of mobile phone wholesale group Rhino Inter Group. “The iPhone 7 spells the end of headphone cables,...

Grab has launched GrabChat, its new instant messaging platform within the Grab app, said to “ensure seamless communication” between a passenger and a driver. This feature can be enjoyed by updating the Grab app. With GrabChat, drivers can send templated messages. With just one tap, they can tell passengers “I’m 2 minutes away!”. It is also easier to gauge the estimated time of pick up, help a driver identify a passenger, and be en route to one’s destination quickly. All conversations are deleted once the...

Locally-based human resource solutions provider STORM introduced its latest product, Squares, a cloud-based corporate communications tool that allows employers to communicate directly with their employees through their smartphones.   Peter Cauton, founder and chief executive officer of STORM, said the solution addresses employment engagement crisis by pushing information...

Johnson & Johnson (Philippines) and The Drugstore Association of the Philippines (DSAP) launched a mobile application called DSAP Mobile Drugstore aimed at using new technology to professionalize operations among DSAP member drugstores. Drugstore Association of the Philippines and Johnson & Johnson (Philippines) officials along with TESDA Certification Office...