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Where to get contact lenses, prescription glasses in Metro Manila during lockdown

May 15, 2020 - 10:01 PM

Need a new pair of glasses? Worry no more.

EYEWEAR NEEDS. Stores have mostly shifted online as restrictions over retail remain during the coronavirus pandemic. Photo from Shutterstock

Security is 'main concern' in BOL plebiscite – Comelec | Evening wRap

Feb 05, 2019 - 7:47 PM

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'Glass' stays shatter-proof atop North American box office

Feb 05, 2019 - 10:55 AM

For its third straight weekend, Shyamalan's 'Glass' remains unbreakable, earning another $9.5 million

'Glass' breaks North America box office for second week

Jan 29, 2019 - 10:48 AM

Shyamalan's latest thriller bags the top box office spot again for a second weekend with $18.9 million

‘Glass’ review: Delusions of grandeur

Jan 21, 2019 - 6:10 PM

Like Ellie’s subjects, 'Glass' is stubbornly but intriguingly contained

Shyamalan's 'Glass' shatters North American box office

Jan 21, 2019 - 10:28 AM

The sequel to Shyamalan's 'Unbreakable' and 'Split' raked in $40.6 million in just one weekend

Twice-as-strong Gorilla Glass 6 announced

Jul 19, 2018 - 5:07 PM

The new glass technology will protect mobile devices better from drops and other forms of impact

GORILLA GLASS 6 IS HERE! Corning reveals its latest iteration to Gorilla Glass. Image from Corning.

‘Spirit of the Glass 2: The Haunted’ review: Death by jibber-jabber

Nov 06, 2017 - 2:22 PM

The only thing really scary about 'Spirit of the Glass 2: The Haunted' is the amount of babble one has to endure to get anything out of the film

Cristine Reyes is 100% happy with her new life

Oct 30, 2017 - 10:00 PM

The actress talks about juggling her career and family

Maxine Medina looks forward to more acting projects, but not sexy roles

Oct 29, 2017 - 1:52 PM

Maxine stars in her first movie, 'Spirit of the Glass 2: The Haunted,' directed by Jose Javier Reyes

Chinese glass bridge, world's longest, closes

Sep 03, 2016 - 8:05 PM

The bridge is undergoing an internal system upgrade and it is unclear when it will reopen

(FILES) This file photo taken on August 21, 2016 shows visitors crossing the world's highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge above a valley in Zhangjiajie in China's Hunan Province on August 21, 2016. The world's longest glass bridge, over a scenic canyon in China, has been closed on September 3, less than two weeks after it opened after being overwhelmed by a swarm of visitors. / AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

'Alice Through the Looking Glass' Review: Less wonder, more blunders

Jul 07, 2016 - 9:18 PM

Through the Looking Glass is less reckless even though it seems to be prettier and more coherent writes Oggs Cruz

Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

INFOGRAPHIC: What's in a glass of milk?

Dec 23, 2015 - 3:45 PM

Take a look and learn about the benefits of drinking milk and why it’s good to serve pre school children a tall glass everyday

#PugadBaboy: Salamin punchline 2

Oct 30, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Salamin punchline 3

Oct 30, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Salamin

Oct 30, 2015 - 5:00 AM

IN PHOTOS: China's new glass bridge tests courage of tourists

Oct 10, 2015 - 10:36 AM

The bridge opened last September 24 Take a look at some of the photos

Teachers told to help identify child laborers among students

Jul 08, 2015 - 5:45 PM

The labor department has a checklist of indicators to determine if a student is at risk or already a victim of child labor

3 child laborers rescued from Cebu construction site

Jun 30, 2015 - 6:14 PM

There are around 219 000 identified child laborers in Central Visayas

Google takes hit on slower-than-expected growth

Jan 30, 2015 - 7:51 AM

The Internet colossus reported net profit up 41 year over year at 4 76 billion in the final three months of 2014 The profit translates to 6 88 per share below the consensus forecast of 7 11 per share

The Google Headquarters in Mountain View, California, USA 11 January 2013. File Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Video shows blind mother seeing baby for first time

Jan 25, 2015 - 9:58 PM

The video posted to YouTube shows 29 year old Kathy Beitz seeing her newborn boy with the aid of a bulky black headset

Screen grab of the video from YouTube

Pope in Manila, Al Qaeda vs ISIS, Google Glass gone | The wRap

Jan 16, 2015 - 8:43 PM

Pope Francis talks about corruption to Filipino politicians Revival of Al Qaeda ISIS rivalry? And goodbye Google Glass

Google Glass sales stopping for now

Jan 16, 2015 - 8:13 AM

The technology titan is putting brakes on an explorer program that let people interested in dabbling with Glass buy eyewear for 1 500 apiece

GOOGLE GLASS. A model wears a prototype Google Glass during Google presentation in a specially equipped newly opened apartment in Prague, Czech Republic, 15 May 2014. File Photo by Filip Singer/EPA

PH ranks 4th with highest number of women managers

Jan 14, 2015 - 8:17 PM

The country also tops the number of women managers in Asia at 47 6 according to an International Labor Organization report

Greek writer Menis Koumandareas found apparently murdered

Dec 07, 2014 - 10:52 PM

The cause of death has not yet been determined but police say the author had wounds to his neck and face

#PugadBaboy: Musician punchline 3

Oct 17, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Musician

Oct 17, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Musician punchline 2

Oct 17, 2014 - 5:00 AM

What you should expect at Google I/O 2014

Jun 25, 2014 - 11:22 PM

While Google has remained quiet regarding its coming announcements there is plenty of speculation to go around We ve rounded up some of the best bets

World Vision, Four Eyes conduct optical mission in Cavite

Jun 03, 2014 - 12:32 PM

Four Eyes will donate a pair of eyeglasses for every pair sold on their website

Ray-Ban, Oakley to design stylish Google Glass

Mar 25, 2014 - 4:18 PM

Google Glass is expected to take a leap forward in terms of design with Ray Ban and Oakley partnership

NEW GLASS. Glass is expected to get a stylish redesign as Google partners with Luxottica Group. Screenshot from

Looking through Google Glass

Mar 02, 2014 - 4:39 PM

Filipino Google Glass Explorer Carlos Miguel Lasa shares his experiences with Google s latest wearable computer

TechRap: Samsung Galaxy S5 rumor round-up

Jan 31, 2014 - 4:10 PM

China s mobile operating system Cherry Mobile s high end phone with stylus and Samsung Galaxy S5 rumors

The possibilities and perils of Google Glass

Jan 25, 2014 - 2:03 PM

One of the most ground breaking wearable computers to date Google Glass is the future of computing but will it cause more harm than good?

NBA: Sacramento Kings embrace tech with Glass, Bitcoin

Jan 21, 2014 - 6:46 PM

Sacramento explores its techie side as they wear Google Glass in a game against the Indiana Pacers

GOING GLASS. Kings forward Jason Thompson sporting the Google Glass. Screengrab from Sacramento's Kings Go Glass video

The tweeting bra and other strange contraptions

Jan 07, 2014 - 7:12 PM

Now even everyday objects have social media accounts

TWEETING BRA. The social media experience has extended to even the most intimate aspects of human life. Screen grab from

TechRap: Top tech moments of 2013

Jan 06, 2014 - 11:50 AM

This week on TechRap we look back at the top tech moments of 2013 and give you all the details about our CES 2014 coverage

TechRap: Galaxy S4 Zoom vs Lumia 1020

Dec 02, 2013 - 2:32 AM

It’s time for another smartphone camera shoot it’s Galaxy S4 Zoom vs the Nokia Lumia 1020

#WHIPIT: NCR survey show stereotypes persist

Nov 27, 2013 - 11:33 PM

Despite a narrowing gap between men and women in the PH double standards and gender bias dominate attitudes towards women even in progressive Metro Manila

WebHits: How to make something disappear

Aug 30, 2013 - 8:00 AM

Ever wanted to make something disappear?

Google's Brin splits with wife

Aug 30, 2013 - 7:55 AM

Google s Sergey Brin has reportedly split up with wife Anne Wojcicki after 6 years of marriage

SPLITTING UP? Google co-founder Sergey Brin looks on during a news conference at Google headquarters on September 25, 2012 in Mountain View, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Smart fashion trend: Wearable computers

Jun 27, 2013 - 12:00 PM

There s an enormous appetite for personal data and self discovery among consumers that will only continue to grow

NOT JUST A BRACELET. Jawbone released redesigned wristbands in 2012 that combine fashion with smartphone lifestyles to help people along paths to improved fitness. Photo from the Jawbone Facebook page

Explicit content banned for Google Glass

Jun 04, 2013 - 1:17 PM

Google bans sexually explicit content development for Google Glass

NO PORN. Google amends its development policies to ban explicit content development. Screen shot from Google

Facebook and Twitter jump on Google glasses

May 17, 2013 - 6:40 AM

Developers rush to learn more about tailoring software for the Internet linked eyewear yet to hit the market

WebHits: How to use Google Glass

May 07, 2013 - 12:19 PM

Google gives us a tutorial on how to use next gen device Glass

Google Glass for consumers will 'take a while': Schmidt

Apr 27, 2013 - 7:52 AM

Google s much hyped Internet connected eyewear costs 1 500 a pair

GOOGLE GLASS: A visitor of the "NEXT Berlin" conference tries out the Google Glass on April 24, 2013 in Berlin. Photo by AFP

Google Glass tech specs, API released

Apr 16, 2013 - 4:01 PM

Google releases the technical specifications and development API for Google Glass

GLASS REVEALED. Google has released the tech specs and developer API information for the Google Glass. Screen shot from Google

WebHits: How guys will use Google Glass

Mar 12, 2013 - 9:16 AM

What happens if men wore Google Glasses on a date?

Further talk on Apple's iWatch

Mar 05, 2013 - 8:16 PM

Will an Apple iWatch become the future of wearable computing? One report says it s possible

IWATCH AND WAIT. Apple's smartwatch is not confirmed, but some outlets are expecting something great from source reports.

TechRap: Take a look through Google Glass

Feb 24, 2013 - 7:34 AM

Sony announces the PlayStation 4 but the console itself is nowhere to be seen peak through Google Glass and the future of computing and find out how you can access MRT CCTV cameras so you can avoid the crowd