By Tatin Yang
I can still remember how TV was before cable and the Internet came along. The only way for you to catch your favorite TV show was to sit by the TV and wait for it to come on (there was no app to alert you when your show would be on; you either memorized the schedule, wrote it down, or consulted an actual TV guide magazine or that day’s newspaper). I had a portable battery-operated TV that was the size and shape of a big waffle cone with a matchbox-sized screen. I would hunch over it when my mom would drag me to the supermarket, bummed that I had to watch “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” on such a tiny screen with fuzzy reception— it was more audio than video, but it was better than nothing.
By Anne A. Jambora
She’s taking Western social media by storm, and she’s 100-percent Filipino. Social media star Liane Valenzuela, a.k.a. Liane V, is a United States-born, 5’3” performer with golden tan skin, long wavy hair, a shapely bod and flat abs. She sings and cowrites most of her songs; she writes and acts in comedy skits; she [...]
CyberMaxBy Tatin Yang
Tablet computing had plenty of false starts before it became the ubiquitous device it is now. A few decades ago, cellular phones were capable of merely making calls and sending primitive text messages, while companies still had to imagine tablets. Today, smartphones and tablets have turned into sophisticated pocket computers, making the personal computer superfluous for casual consumers.
Mama DiariesBy Audrey Tan-Zubiri
Do you have Wi-Fi?” was the first question my young guest asked as soon as he arrived in our home.
By Marc Jayson Cayabyab
Do you know Google, Apple, Samsung, Facebook, and Twitter? Chances are, you do.