Carlo Ople

Are AI Newscasters and Anchors the Future?

Powered by machine learning, digital composites, and synthesized voices, AI newscasters and anchors have started to pop up all over the globe, including the Philippines. Locally, it caused quite a stir, prompting statements from various media organizations such as the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) calling for a review of policies to […]

Here’s The Biggest Loophole Of The SIM Card Registration Law IRR

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has finally released the Implementing Rules and Regulation (IRR) of the SIM Card Registration Act, making it all set for nationwide implementation on Dec. 27. We took a careful look at the IRR, and we found one gaping loophole that may happen with the SIM Card Registration Law IRR. The […]

Autosweep to Combine Easytrip in One RFID Sticker

Good news for motorists! You can soon travel the north and south expressways with just one RFID sticker—Autosweep. Starting January 15 next year, San Miguel Corporation (SMC) Infrastructure has announced that EasyTrip users that travel the north expressways NLEX, SCTEX, CALAX, CAVITEX, and C5 Link will be able to access expressways in the south: SLEX, […]

President Marcos Signs SIM Card Registration Act

IRR of SIM Registration Law Now Out: Telcos Prepare Registration Platforms

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has released the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of R.A. 11934 better known as the SIM Registration Law. In line with this, Telcos are now preparing to launch the SIM registration platforms. Under the said IRR, all kinds of SIM cards are subject for registration. This includes embedded SIMs (eSIMS) […]

PLDT Home Customers Get a Free Lionsgate Play Subscription Plus a Chance to Win Big Prizes

PLDT Home is giving away Lionsgate Play voucher codes to its customers, to earn them a chance of winning big prizes that’ll make every movie night more immersive and entertaining. Customers who activate their Lionsgate Play account get a chance to win a smart home entertainment package this December. Think an LG 65” OLED TV […]

Riot Games Files Lawsuit Against NetEase for Allegedly Copying Valorant

NetEase, developer of Hyper Front mobile game, was sued by Riot Games for allegedly copying “substantial parts” of Valorant. According to a report from Law360, Hyper Front has copied from Valorant the format of the game, as well as some parts of character designs, game maps, weapon designs, and a lot more. Moreover, Riot claims […]

Steam Deck Now in the Philippines, Check its Price Here

The long wait is finally over, Steam deck is now in the Philippines through local retailers. To recap, Steam Deck is a compact gaming PC developed by Valve. It can function as a computer and play all of your Steam games. It has a 7-inch IPS display with a 1280×800 resolution and 16:10 aspect ratio. […]

LTO: No More Driver’s License Backlog Next Year

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has been having trouble printing driver’s licenses throughout the year. According to LTO, they will start resolving the driver’s license backlog starting next year. As per LTO chief Arturo Tugade, they are just waiting for the replacement of defective parts of the laser engravers that caused the backlog in driver’s […]

vivo to Offer Exclusive Deals this Coming 12-12 Sale

Shopaholics and deal hunters know what’s up this December – the 12.12 mega sale. This is the time of the month when brands offer their highest deals and promo offerings and vivo is all here for it. Read on to discover our vivo’s exclusive Christmas deals this holiday season.  To help you choose the best […]

B&O Beosound Theatre Now in the Philippines

B&O Beosound Theatre Now in the Philippines

If you’re looking for the best soundbar that money can buy, then look no further, because Bang & Olufsen (B&O) Beosound is now in the Philippines. For those who are not familiar with Bang & Olufsen (B&O), it is a high-end audio brand based in Struer, Denmark. It has been pushing the boundaries of audio […]