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Huawei Mate 8 to launch in PH on March 6

Mar 04, 2016 - 4:47 PM

The Philippines will be getting the 64GB dual SIM version of the Huawei Mate 8

HUAWEI MATE 8. Image from Huawei Mate 8 product page.

Telcos say phone kill switches need more study, maker support

Feb 23, 2015 - 7:58 PM

PLDT spokesperson Ramon Isberto says the proposal needs study to fit the Philippine context while Globe s Yoly Crisanto adds that device makers should also enable a kill switch in their phones

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DOJ to telcos: Have phone kill switches to prevent theft

Feb 16, 2015 - 8:47 PM

The justice department s cybercrime office is inspired by the dramatic drop in cellular phone thefts in California New York and London phones were installed kill switches

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US cellphone unlocking law a temporary solution?

Aug 03, 2014 - 10:24 PM

The cellphone unlocking law may be timely but it may also be a temporary solution unless cellphone unlocking is made permanently legal

UNLOCKING SMARTPHONES. File Photo from AFP

French study raises questions on mobile phone safety

May 13, 2014 - 8:38 PM

People who use mobile phones intensively seem to have a higher risk of developing types of brain cancer according to a new study

HEALTH ISSUES. Can our mobile phones give us brain cancer? Photo by Agence France-Presse

Phones on planes: New guidelines

Jan 04, 2014 - 3:06 PM

Here s an infographic of new CAAP regulations allowing the use of mobile phones laptops and other electronic devices on flights but on certain conditions

Taiwan's TSMC gets orders from Apple: report

Jun 30, 2013 - 9:41 PM

US tech giant Apple forged a microchip production agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co TSMC earlier this month