D-Link International Pte Ltd, one of the world’s biggest suppliers of networking products has updated the DIR-506L Pocket Cloud Router to include new features including the 3G card support and mobile charger function for greater mobility. Jonathan Quek, marketing director of D-Link International Pte Ltd commented: “Portable and versatile, the Pocket Cloud Router gives users the functionality of...

Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) today is simultaneously releasing its first batch of iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c in all Smart Stores across the country. Approved applicants who registered online during the sign-up period may also get their units at their chosen pick-up points – whether at the Eastwood Mall Open Park in Quezon City or at the Jump Experience Center...

QNAP Systems Inc. has announced the release of the TS-x70 Pro series Turbo NAS, available in 4, 6 and 8-bay tower models, for home and small/home office use. Powered by a Dual-Core Intel Core i3 3.3 GHz Processor and 2GB DDR3 RAM, the TS-x70 Pro series delivers real-time and smooth multimedia transcoding capabilities, and is ideal for connecting home digital assets...

ViewSonic Corp. aims to deliver the ultimate in wireless sharing, flexibility and connectivity with its new Miracast and Intel WiDi optimized ViewSync WPG-370 gateway solution. Ideal for enterprise, SMB, and education environments as well as AV installers, the WPG-370 provides advanced universal wireless connectivity for any new or existing projector, monitor, TV, or large-format display. With analyst...

Globe Telecom said on Friday that close to 70% of affected cell sites in Visayas are now up and running following accelerated efforts by the company to restore cellular services in areas hard-hit by the typhoon. Globe has so far restored 61% of its 3G sites in Antique, 80% in Bohol, 71% in Cebu,100% in Guimaras, 72% in Iloilo, 80% in Negros Occidental, 75% in Northern...

Posted on Nov 14 2013 - 9:30am by Upgrade Staff
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To help the public understand the different terms used in cyber security, security experts from Kaspersky Lab break down some of the most common malicious software (malware) classifications below: Virus Simply speaking, computer viruses are a type of self-replicating program code that are installed onto existing programs without user consent. Their definitions can...

Last week, the Philippines was once again ravaged by an unfortunate national disaster as Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) caused immeasurable damages to Filipino lives and properties. Its aftermath shocked the world. And same as before, this is the time when Filipinos, along with the rest of the world, have to work together to get through this tragedy. In light of this, Filipino netizens agreed on standard Twitter hashtags to coordinate updates, rescue, and relief efforts on the effects Typhoon Yolanda (international name:...

Spammers have started taking advantage of the situation in the Philippines’ Yolanda-ravaged areas by sending email containing fake donation requests, according to Symantec Corp. In the the example shown above, the spammer has sent an email that seems perfectly fine at first glance, but when you take a closer look, you can see the email is sent from a different...

Smartphones capable of ultra-high speed mobile Internet led the charge in pushing for record uptake of smartphones worldwide as more than 251.4 million of these devices were shipped out for the third quarter of 2013, according to a recent report by Strategy Analytics. With 45% growth in smartphone uptake over the same period last year, smartphones now account for...

To help the communities severely affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda, the country’s three mobile phone operators — Globe Telecom, Smart Communications, and Sun Cellular — have agreed to provide 25 free SMS per day for five days that may be used for local and international text messages. To help the communities severely affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda, the country’s three mobile phone operators — Globe Telecom, Smart Communications, and Sun Cellular — have agreed to provide 25 free SMS per day for five days that...