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[OPINION] #NoFilter: Editing our national identity with photo apps

Dec 25, 2019 - 8:57 PM

'When we Filipinos mask our skin with filters, it is our national identity that we abandon'

LRT1 now comes with a mobile app called 'ikotMNL'

Nov 19, 2019 - 6:21 PM

The app displays train schedules and crowd sizes per LRT1 station

IKOTMNL. The new mobile app provides real-time information on each LRT1 station.

Airbnb buys HotelTonight app to broaden travel offerings

Mar 08, 2019 - 2:17 PM

The deal 'accelerates our work to build an end-to-end travel platform that serves everyone,' says a statement from Airbnb

AIRBNB. File photo by Frazer Harrison/AFP

Techie ways to save on your travels

Dec 22, 2018 - 8:00 AM

Here’s how tech and apps can help you keep your budget in check

YouTube mobile apps to get Autoplay on Home tab function

Dec 04, 2018 - 6:39 PM

YouTube videos will automatically play on the Home tab as users scroll past. The feature works on Android and iOS

Parents of students given Dengvaxia can get info via mobile apps

Jul 16, 2018 - 9:18 PM

Education Undersecretary Alain Pascua says parents can download the Abizo Dengue Vaccine Monitoring System application or the RSVP Kaizala application by end-August to receive alerts from DepEd and DOH, and get information on how to respond to symptoms

MONITOR. Deped and DOH launch Dengvaxia monitoring mobile applications to keep track on health status of students who got the Dengue vaccine. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

PRESS RELEASE: MMDA to develop mobile app for traffic, flood updates

Jun 28, 2018 - 2:52 PM

MMDA and MediaQuest Holdings will develop a mobile application that will give users access to traffic situations across major thoroughfares

GrabTaxi to face new competitor in Davao City

Dec 20, 2017 - 8:00 AM

'This is long overdue. At least now the senior citizens don't have to get wet in the rain to hail a taxi cab,' says LTFRB spokesperson Aileen Lizada

GRABTAXI COMPETITOR. The new taxi hailing app Hirna is set to fully operate in Davao City by early 2018. Photo by Mick Basa/Rappler

DOT, NCCA launch KulTOURa app for tourists

Jun 20, 2017 - 6:30 PM

The KulTOURa app contains information and details of selected places in the Philippines as guide for travelers

An app called 'Fresent' wants to check attendance with a single photo

Apr 01, 2017 - 8:56 AM

Authored by Ateneo de Manila students the app places third in a local programming contest

SAY CHEESE. The app is being designed to get better at identification through artificial intelligence that actively learns. Screenshot from YouTube/Aemielvin Loremia

This award-winning app from Indonesia is a must-download for kids

Feb 01, 2017 - 6:04 PM

Froggy and the Pesticide which received second place in the Global Mobile App Summit and Awards GMASA Indie Pitch Fest aims to educate children about the dangers – both environmental and personal – of using pesticides

EDUCATIONAL. A mobile app from Indonesia is gaining attention for its educational purpose. Sourced by Rappler

Super Mario app for iPhones gets a release date, Nintendo shares jump

Nov 16, 2016 - 1:07 PM

The game is a timed exclusive and will find its way to Android devices at a later date

SUPER MARIO. The iconic character gives Nintendo a boost. Screengrab from official Super Mario Run website

Pokémon GO is now available in the Philippines

Aug 06, 2016 - 9:27 AM

The much awaited app can now be installed on your Android or iOS device

Uber says new motorbike service is cheapest in town

Apr 13, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Is uberMOTOR cheaper than GoJek Grab and the other motorbike riding apps in the market?

UBER. Uber signage in front of their headquarters in San Francisco, California, USA, 14 November 2014. File Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Indonesia backtracks on ban of Uber-like apps after online furor

Dec 18, 2015 - 3:42 PM

Hindering innovation and progress for the sake of bureaucratic red tape? Moronic said one Twitter user

Dropbox to close down Mailbox, Carousel apps in 2016

Dec 11, 2015 - 9:26 AM

The Dropbox team says it would take what it s learned from Carousel and Mailbox to create a better user experience

MAILBOX SUNSETTING. Screen shot from Mailbox blogpost.

Japanese journalist 'flashes' genitals in Thai mobile forum

Aug 01, 2015 - 8:46 PM

At a mobile forum organized by Thailand s foreign ministry with 150 in attendance the broadcaster accidentally sends a photo of his penis– meant for his female friend – via Line app

AirAsia PH introduces e-boarding pass

May 14, 2015 - 5:16 PM

The service is initially available for domestic flights from Manila

Doughnuts at your fingertips

Apr 06, 2015 - 6:36 PM

Krispy Kreme Philippines launches a mobile app as part of its digital investment to please more smartphone savvy customers – a first from a doughnut chain

Zalora opening 4 new hubs outside NCR by end-2015

Mar 17, 2015 - 8:12 PM

E Commerce market outside Metro Manila is booming driven by cash on delivery and affordable smartphones the online shopping retailer says

Spurred by demand, Zalora is expanding its regional delivery hubs.

Project NOAH's Arko finalist in international app competition

Jan 25, 2015 - 8:20 PM

Help us win Help us continue our work in empowering Filipino communities to save lives

[Executive Edge] The Hot 100: 'Billboard' chart for restaurants in Manila

Jan 09, 2015 - 11:30 AM

The Booky Hot 100 aims to become a credible reference for restaurateurs to compare their performance to that of their peers

Rappler's Android app updated with new features, redesign

Nov 27, 2014 - 5:27 PM

UPDATED Rappler for Android has some new behind the scenes improvements to make stories easier to read in addition to loading faster

Taxi operators: Regulate Uber services, prices

Nov 24, 2014 - 12:23 PM

National taxi operators group says they have nothing against technology but noted they are against using private vehicles to provide public service

Uber car driver. File/Rappler

Find stories faster, read and leave comments on the Rappler iOS 8 App

Nov 12, 2014 - 8:47 AM

The Rappler iOS 8 app is out with a new design faster ways to find stories and the ability to read and leave comments

Mobile app helps track Ebola epidemic

Oct 27, 2014 - 9:34 PM

A new mobile telephone based mapping service has been created in a bid to track Ebola and better help communities hit by the virus in west Africa

OUTBREAK. A member of a specialized Ebola inhumation team cleans a house, on October 6, 2014 in Magbonkoh. Photo by Florian Plaucheur / AFP

Uber-heated battle as mobile apps rattle Asia's taxis

Oct 13, 2014 - 1:38 PM

Commuters and market analysts say unyielding bureaucrats are not seeing how taxi apps like Uber have the potential to significantly improve the standard of living of city dwellers

This photograph taken on October 10, 2014 shows a smartphone displaying the Uber app of the timing and availability of taxis within the area at Raffles place financial district in Singapore. Roslan Rahman/AFP

Diary of a guilt-ridden GrabTaxi user

Jul 17, 2014 - 4:28 PM

Mobile taxi apps reveal the sorry saga of Metro Manila

'Flood fighter' game teaches Asian kids survival tips

May 13, 2014 - 12:39 PM

After its success in Thailand a recently launched English language version of the game aims to spread the message in other Asian countries affected by floods such as the Philippines

FLOOD FIGHTER. Image of Sai Fah: The Flood Fighter from Google Play

For stock investors on the go: PSE disclosure app

Mar 24, 2014 - 10:58 AM

The Philippine Stock Exchange launches an app that allows stock market investors to view disclosures of listed companies real time

NOW MOBILE. The Philippine Stock Exchange launches the mobile app version of its Edge dislcosure system for stock market investors

The taipan of virtual street food

Feb 09, 2014 - 11:15 AM

The recipe for success of Streetfood Tycoon the popular all Filipino mobile game

VSCOcam now on Android

Dec 04, 2013 - 2:44 PM

Popular mobile photography app VSCOcam previously only on iOS is now available for Android users

Rappler app gets 'pull for more stories' update

Jun 17, 2013 - 6:00 PM

Load More Stories one of the most requested features on the Rappler App is now available via a recent iOS update

App encourages 'sexting' among UK teens

Jan 05, 2013 - 11:44 AM

An app could prompt more teenagers to send nude photographs to strangers using their mobile devices