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This Google App Lets You Access the Search Bar with 40% Less Data

It aims to be the prime app for first time Internet users

When Google introduced its service in 1998, it was primarily a site equipped with a search bar that allows users to ask anything they want on the Internet, with the hopes the engine would eventually give them the right answers to their ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez for Esquire Philippines  | February 20, 2019 08:00:00
Business Ideas

Have You Heard of This Pinoy-Made Laundry Service App?

The perfect laundry booking platform for the lazy man

Admit it, we all get a little bit busy (and lazy) to do our laundry ourselves or even drop it off at the laundry shop. Who wants to carry dirty clothes anyway? Luckily, SWOSH! is here to save our lazy asses.SWOSH! is the first Filipino-owned ...

by Emmanuel Calingacion  | November 21, 2018 12:00:00
Business Ideas

New App for Booking Your Next Doctor's Visit Launched in Davao City

HiDok aims to eliminate long waiting times outside doctors' clinics

 In the Philippine healthcare setting, seeing patients wait at the doctor’s clinic for hours at a time is typical. But the creators of a newly launched mobile application called HiDok plan to change that.“We saw an existing problem in the traditional clinical ...

by Chiara U. Mesiona  | October 08, 2018 10:00:00
Business Ideas

College of St. Benilde is Developing a Filipino Sign Language App

With FSL Buddy, you can learn over 200 signs on the go

Always been curious about sign language, but never quite gotten around to learning it? You can now pick up some basic Filipino Sign Language (FSL) on the go with FSL Buddy.The app includes over 200 signs, including the alphabet, animals, pronouns, adjectives, ...

by Angelica Gutierrez for  | June 27, 2018 12:00:00
News and Events

The New App Update Is Out to Make Your Daily Commute a Little Bit Better

It launches June 19

Ever since its launch in 2013, has made the lives of commuters a lot less stressful by allowing them to check out the various routes they can take to get to their destination. The app conveniently categorizes each set of directions ...

by Jeremiah Capacillo for  | June 19, 2018 12:00:00
Run & Grow

Too Much Stuff to Do? Get Organized With the Google Tasks App

Google Tasks is up to the task of handling your to-do items

If you need a quick and convenient way to create, view, and perform the tasks on your to-do lists, you'll find a lot of to-do apps for iOS and Android with a host of bells and whistles. But if all you want is a ...

by Lance Whitney  | May 25, 2018 06:00:00
News and Events

This App Helps Investors Check the Status of Their Pending Transactions with Gov’t Agencies

Users get email or SMS on what designated account officers are doing to address their concerns

The Board of Investments (BOI), the government’s main investment promotion agency, has launched an online and mobile app that could help local and foreign investors get quick feedback on questions or concerns regarding pending transactions with various government agencies. This is part ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | March 21, 2018 12:00:00
Business Ideas

Filipina Builds Wholesome Dating App But Discovers Pinoys are Penny-Pinching Romantics

Fortunately, founders of Peekawoo have developed other apps for businesses that bring in the cash

In this day and age of swiping right in love or lust at first sight, 29-year-old Valenice Balace is seeking to change the game through a dating app she created that offers more than just a pretty face or a sexy profile.“Other ...

by Joyce Babe Panares  | February 13, 2018 10:00:00
News and Events

This App Can Help You Track and Manage Your Mobile Data

It also helps you find and connect to nearby public Wi-Fi hotspots

For entrepreneurs, having a steady internet connection is essential to their daily grind. Using mobile data is common but some may encounter issues such as not knowing how much data is being used in a day or which apps are consuming more ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | December 07, 2017 10:00:00
Run & Grow

7 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You 'App'

"Is my product fad or forever?"

If this year's Consumer Electronics Show taught us one thing, it's that every consumer electronics company is trying to “appify” its hardware in order to become an internet of things company. But the key word here is "trying." Many of the ideas we saw ...

by Zach Supalla  | May 10, 2017 06:00:00
News and Events

Why Uber makes us uneasy

The ride-sharing app faces a challenging time after a recent shooting incident in the US involving one of its drivers.

The sharing economy has made life more convenient, more seamless and in many cases, more social and fun. Ridesharing companies let us hail cars from our smartphones, while room rental startups such as Airbnb let us stay at locals’ residences the world ...

by Laura Entis  | February 27, 2016 09:00:00
Startup Tips

Got game?

Local smartphone app maker Spotcat Studio shares how it managed to move on after a major setback when it was just starting.

Spotcat Studio was off to a great start. It was ready with its first app, Upskirt, only to have it rejected by the gatekeepers of the Apple App Store. As the name suggests, Upskirt’s gameplay involved flipping girls’ skirts—albeit robot girls sent ...

by Victoria Vizcarra  | January 12, 2015 04:30:00
News and Events

Zomato introduces ads on the mobile app, doubles consumer reach for merchants

Restaurant discovery app Zomato has recently introduced ads into its service after it doubled its consumer reach for its merchants.

by Press Release  | December 02, 2014 07:00:00