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How to Access Netflix in the Philippines: Step-by-Step Guide

There’s just no doubt that Netflix is the most well-known and most used on-demand media streaming done over the internet there is. Unfortunately, the famous service is not available in the Philippines. Although we have local on-demand service providers like Blink and PLDT Fibr TVolution, many are still hoping Netflix would soon be available in the country.

Netflix

Luckily, there’s a way to access Netflix even if you’re in the Philippines. All you need is a nifty software called a Virtual Private Network or VPN. There’s also an option for using a Domain Name System or a DNS, but this guide will talk about VPN.

South Korea to Launch 5G Network by 2020, Fast Enough to Download a Full Movie in 1 Second

South Korea’s Science Ministry has announced that they are in the works on upgrading the current 4G mobile data speeds to up to 1000 times with the 5G network. The 5G’s trial service is expected to come sometime in 2017 with commercial service by the end of 2020, South Korea is now investing 1.6 trillion Won ($1.5 billion or over Php 66 billion) for speeds up to 1 Gbps that can let users download full length 800 MB movies in just one second.

South Korea

In a statement, the Korean Science Ministry said that: “We helped fuel national growth with 2G services in the 1990s, 3G in the 2000s and 4G around 2010. Now it is time to take preemptive action to develop 5G.” They also added that “Countries in Europe, China and the US are making aggressive efforts to develop 5G technology…and we believe there will be fierce competition in this market in a few years.”

LaCie Fuel Expands iDevices Storage Sans Cable and Internet, But Wi-Fi

Have you experienced capturing a precious moment in your life then suddenly, your phone can no longer manage another photo because your storage is already full? Did it ever happen to you that you wanted a game so bad, but your phone does not have enough space left to support it? Well, good news! LaCie has something that might answer your needs.

LaCie Fuel Wi-Fi Storage Device1
LaCie Fuel Wi-Fi Storage Device1

Just recently, LaCie introduced its very own mobile Wi-Fi storage device dubbed as the Fuel. This external hard drive is designed to work with Apple Products like iPad, iPhone and Mac computers to provide an extra storage that is accessible by the devices with wireless data transfer. Fuel expands the very limited storage space in your mobile device up to 1TB. This provides user with sufficient storage to save more files. It does not require internet access as it also functions as a Wi-Fi hotspot. With this feature, users can enjoy their media simply without the use of internet cables or LAN connectors.

Google Opens Manila Office: It’s More Fun in the Philippines Online! [Updated]

It will definitely be more fun in the Philippines online once the Google Manila office becomes fully operational. This perhaps is the general feeling among many Filipino tech and online aficionados who see the enormous benefits of a Google office right in the heart of Manila. The office unit is…

Extend Your BroadBand Experience with D-Link 802.11ac Cloud Router 5700 (DIR-865L)

D-Link’s first Cloud Router to leverage on the latest wireless networking standard, 802.11ac, is now available in the Philippines.

The Cloud Router 5700 (DIR-865L) is a dual-band wireless router (802.11n / 802.11ac), promised to offer a combined theoretical Wi-Fi speed of 1750Mbps – that’s 450Mbps on 2.4GHz frequency band, plus 1300Mbps on 5GHz band. What exactly this means is that, the dual-band feature allows the router to run a 450Mbps Wireless-N (802.11n) network over the 2.4GHz frequency band and 1300Mbps Wireless-AC (802.11ac) network over the 5GHz frequency band, and this happens simultaneously.

The DIR-865L is one of the few wireless routers out in the market today designed to work on 802.11ac. It uses Broadcom’s 5G Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11ac chipset and undoubtedly gets head to head with the likes of Asus RT-AC66U, Belkin AC 1200 DB, Buffalo WZR-1800H, and Netgear R6300. In real world application, the DIR-865L extends your home broadband internet experience by allowing you surf the web seamlessly, stream HD video flawlessly, experience lag-free video calls, and among others.

Unboxing: Compro IP60 Network Camera

A Taiwan-based company, Compro Technology Inc., through its local distributor Advance 2000 sent us a review unit of one of its latest HD Network Camera series – the Compro IP60 Network Camera.

The Compro IP60 is a plug-and-play network camera that is ideal as a surveillance solution in small businesses, hotels, shops, restaurants, or in your own home. An upgrade to last year’s IP55 camera, the IP60 now offers H.264 video compression to stream HD videos and it has also been integrated with Seedonk technology so the camera can be accessed remotely via Seedonk platform.

Mozilla Firefox 10 Out Now for Download, Says Most Add-ons Now Compatible with Future Versions of Firefox

Mozilla has released yet another version of its open-source web browser Firefox as part of its rapid-release program in which the browser is being updated frequently to bring new features for end-users and developers more quickly.

The latest version to date, Firefox 10, has at least 4 new features – one of which would really interest most if not all end-users. By default, “most add-ons are now compatible with new versions of Firefox” which means users won’t hold themselves off anymore from upgrading to any available latest version of Firefox until they’re certain the extensions they are using are 100% compatible with such new version.

Cisco Intros Wi-Fi Extender Linksys RE1000 and Linksys WES610N Entertainment Bridge in Philippines

Cisco’s latest wireless solutions, the Linksys RE1000 Range Extender and Linksys WES610N Entertainment Bridge have officially landed in the Philippines. The Linksys RE1000 Range Extender is basically a Wi-Fi extender that takes an existing wireless signal from another router and repeats it throughout the home to “extend”, hence the name,…

NetSuite Announces New Partners and Customers in the Philippines; University of San Carlos Pioneers SuiteAcademy in Cebu

NetSuite, the world’s leading provider of “real” cloud-based ERP solutions and the fastest growing vendor of Financial Management Systems in the past 3 years according to Gartner, announced on Tuesday during its Annual Media Presscon in Makati City the key developments of the company’s operation here in the Philippines. First…

NetSuite Introduces NetSuite OneWorld PH, a Cloud-based ERP Suite for the Philippine Market

In a press conference yesterday, NetSuite President and CEO Zachary “Zach” Nelson, along with other executives of the company introduced a localized cloud-based Financial and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software suites for the Philippine market- the NetSuite OneWorld PH. Originally named as NetLedger, Inc. in 1998, the company officially launched…