Zone Features Archive

Dell supports youth learning in the Philippines

With the aim to expand its support for youth learning in the Philippines, Dell recently established a computer lab in Children’s Joy Foundation, Inc. in Quezon City. The PCs provide the children aged six to 17 under the care of the foundation not only ...Read More

Smart tips for managing your smartphone data charges

Smart tips for managing your smartphone data charges. Recent reports have it that smartphones have finally overtaken feature phones, indicating that more people are enjoying mobile data from their handsets. However, the thrill and enjoyment of always getting online to check email, upload photos ...Read More

‘Tablet lifestyle’ picks up steam

A number of Filipinos may soon find themselves touting a tablet device as manufacturers and telcos continue to create affordable products and services. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), there were approximately 68.7 million tablets sold in 2011—a massive 155% increase from just ...Read More

Wireless service for the blind wins P1M at Smart Awards

Visually impaired individuals or the blind are the intended beneficiaries of a wireless application designed by the champion team from the Mapua Institute of Technology in this year’s 8th SWEEP Innovation and Excellence Awards of Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart). This year’s challenge was to ...Read More

Surf the Internet with just a peso

Welcome to Piso Net, a new addition to Internet shops proliferating in Metro Manila, but with a twist. A Piso Net terminal has everything you would expect of an Internet shop—a PC, Internet connection and tons of kids playing online games. But instead of ...Read More

Cyberworld love affair turned real

It was a match made in cyberworld that ended up for real. Kisthony Leaño and Francesca Carretero, who played two virtual characters in Flyff, a popular massive multi online role playing game (MMORPG), got married in 2010, four years after meeting and dating in ...Read More