We live in a time where we rely heavily on digital. We use apps to book a ride, have groceries delivered, and even find us a date. For sure, technology has given us a lot of advantages (especially if you’re lazy). Companies continuously use technology to drive positive change, and a good example is AWS Hackdays 2019.
Content consumption has changed these past few years. Now, we no longer need to go to cinemas or wait months until a movie comes out on DVD or on cable TV. Now, we can just go to our favorite streaming platform and be among the first in the world to catch a movie or TV show. We don’t have to leave home.
LG has redefined home entertainment because four of its OLED TVs have been officially tagged as Netflix-recommended. In order to be approved by the streaming giant, they need to have: a fast app launch, a dedicated Netflix button, easy access Netflix icon from the TV menu, TV resume function, and the latest version of the Netflix TV app with all its latest features.
As a freelancer, it’s important for me to have options for transferring money. My clients have different payment methods and some of them don’t offer direct-to-bank deposits, which is usually the case for foreign clients. Thankfully, one of the most popular non-bank payment methods is GCash, a mobile wallet controlled by a smartphone. Now, GCash has made it easier because you can now transfer money to more than 30 banks.
Whenever I would visit Hong Kong, I’d see hundreds of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) working hard to provide for their families back home. Sometimes I’d make small talk with them, asking them how long they’ve been there or how often they see their loved ones. The stories are always touching and sometimes heartbreaking, but it’s the only choice many of them have. Skilled workers are needed abroad and the pay helps those they’ve left behind.
The problem with working abroad is remitting the money back home. The fees can be expensive and can take a huge chunk that could be used in the Philippines. But that has changed because AlipayHK and GCash have partnered to create the first blockchain-based cross-border digital wallet remittance service globally, so that users can transfer money between Hong Kong and the Philippines.
Global smartphone brand Vivo is introducing the notch and other advanced technologies to its Y-series with the release of the Y81.
Vivo today has detailed its collaboration with Qualcomm to address a critical 5G development milestone with their ground-breaking 5G antenna technology. This collaboration has resulted in the successful design and integration of new 5G mm-Wave (millimeter wave) antenna arrays into a Vivo commercial form factor as well as the measurement of system-level OTA (over-the-air) performance.
This milestone is significant as the arrival of 5G is creating major design challenges for smartphone manufacturers and network operators. To fully support the rollout of 5G services, even greater complexity and tougher requirements have been added to antenna designs and technologies.
Global smartphone brand Vivo has unlocked the future of mobile technology in the Philippines as it introduced a new flagship, the X21 with the pioneering In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology, at its launch in Okada Manila on June 21.
The event, held in the Grand Ballroom of the picturesque oceanfront integrated resort, was well- attended by media partners and other guests despite the heavy rain.
Vivo recently released the X21 flagship smartphone in the Philippines, which aims to bring users a brand new and futuristic unlocking experience with the industry-leading In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology. Combined with its FullView™ Display, AI photography and upgraded face recognition technology, the X21 is the ideal mobile partner for the tech-savvy consumer.