GCash and PayMaya launch payment services on Facebook Messenger

If you’ve been taking advantage of modern ways of handling finances, you’re already familiar with a number of digital payment services.

In the Philippines, the companies offering such services are GCash and PayMaya. Both have just formally launched a new service that aims to reach out to more Filipinos, especially those who are fond of using Facebook Messenger.

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XOutof10 turns your Android into an iPhone X

The iPhone X has just dropped and it’s looking pretty sleek with its borderless display and that minimal camera notch up top. But, to get one you’d have to shell out a whole lot of money — US$ 999 to be precise.

Before you go off trying to sell your belongings to fund your iPhone lust, know that there are ways to get that iPhone look without spending.

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Essential fitness apps for a healthier lifestyle

Trying to get fit? These tech hacks may help!

Not that I’m suggesting that downloading apps would instantly transform your lifestyle, but they can definitely put you on the right track. Living a healthier lifestyle entails commitment and certain life changes (for most of us unhealthy mortals), but all it takes is a decision to try — and baby steps to get there.

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5 photo-editing apps you must download

Tinkering with photos can be tough when you’re not too familiar with Photoshop, but applications on your mobile device can make it easy, intuitive, and fun. Expanding your editing skill set shouldn’t come at the cost of portability, nor should you settle for Instagram filters for all photo manipulation. Here are five must-have iOS and Android photo-editing apps to help you make your photos look even more incredible:

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WhatsApp copies Snapchat

There’s a saying that goes “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery,” but Snapchat may not be feeling all too flattered after another blatant move to copy one of the app’s more popular features.

The feature, Snapchat Stories — a public compilation of snaps from a user’s day.

The culprit, Facebook. Yep, following Snapchat Stories clones finding their way to Instagram and Messenger (both Facebook properties), the world’s largest social network is bringing Snapchat’s bread and butter over to WhatsApp.

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Made by Google event

Top 5 hits and misses from #MadeByGoogle event

We’re not used to seeing so many hardware announcements from Google at once, which made the major event earlier today all the more special. It’s not going to be something we’ll fondly remember eight years from now (ahem, Google Senior VP), there were several needle-moving products unveiled. Let’s see which ones are hot, and which are not.

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