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Facebook will be rolling in new Dating-service Features

June 19, 2018 by onlineph | Comments Off on Facebook will be rolling in new Dating-service Features | Filed in Business, Featured, Internet, Social Network, Technology

Facebook will be competing against dating apps to help users find long-term relationships. Mark Zuckerberg recently revealed that Facebook will be rolling in new dating-service features.

Though the design is expected to compete with dating apps such as Tinder and Hinge, Zuckerberg emphasizes that Facebook’s features will be different since it aims for people to develop a more meaning relationship rather than just hookups. Furthermore, though it is unclear on how developers will control the new features he had assured the users that safety and privacy have been prototype since the beginning. Readmore

100K Slots for DFA Passport Appointment are Open!

June 15, 2018 by onlineph | Comments Off on 100K Slots for DFA Passport Appointment are Open! | Filed in Government, Internet, Public Service

Early of 2017, slots for passport appointment are closing one by one much to the frustration of many applicants. This did not change by the start of 2018 where an increase of over 100k slots was added but still, this addition did not cater every past applicant and even the new ones.

Due to the increasing backlog, many Filipino are cursing the incompetence of the Department of Foreign Affairs or DFA in opening more slots to cater all those who wants to apply or renew their passport. The passport appointment system was controversial in January of 2018 due to the slots being fully booked until March of the same year causing many workers and travelers so much inconvenience. Readmore

Facebook dislike button now on trial

May 2, 2018 by onlineph | Comments Off on Facebook dislike button now on trial | Filed in Business, Internet, SmartPhones, Social Network, Technology

Facebook rolls out Reddit-style downvote button to its users in New Zealand and Australia. This new tool lets the users to give their feedback about comments and tells Facebook whether the comments are disrespectful or has bad intentions.

The downvotes are far from the upside-down thumb which Facebook used to have to indicate dislike. An information box pops out to explain why there are new arrows below the comments. Readmore

Google URL Shortener also known as goo.gl, is shutting down

April 12, 2018 by onlineph | Comments Off on Google URL Shortener also known as goo.gl, is shutting down | Filed in Blogging, Business, Google, Internet, Technology

The popular URL shortening service, Google URL Shortener also known as goo.gl, is shutting down. Firebase Software Engineer Michael Hermanto announced the closure of one of the most useful tools on the internet which allows users to easily share links, measure traffic online, and shorten URLs. Starting April 13th, new and anonymous users would not be able to create links through the console, but existing users can use the server for at least another year. After which, Google will discontinue the service completely. Readmore

New Discovery will change Technology with 3 Month Lasting Battery

January 11, 2018 by onlineph | Comments Off on New Discovery will change Technology with 3 Month Lasting Battery | Filed in Internet, SmartPhones, Technology

Our mobile phones increased function as time passed by. Once just a medium for call and texting, we now pretty much do everything with our smart phones. With all its functionality, we often see ourselves having our phone fully charged a priority.

Sure we have seen a huge improvement with battery life since cellphones had been introduced in the market. But this next technology can be a game changer, since you may be able to charge your phone just once every three months in the future. Readmore

UnionBank New Feature Allows Users to Lock ATM Cards

November 9, 2017 by onlineph | Comments Off on UnionBank New Feature Allows Users to Lock ATM Cards | Filed in Business, Internet, SmartPhones, Technology, Tutorials

As technology further develops, hackers and scammers also upgrade their ways to steal money virtually. One of the most common bank frauds is ATM skimming.

This method steals card information from the magnetic stripe on the back of the ATM card. It is often installed in ATMs with oblivious users withdraw money or make transactions.  Once your information had been stolen, the criminals make a card with your information and withdraw your hard earned money from elsewhere. Readmore

How to Easily Recover Your Hacked Facebook Account

August 11, 2017 by onlineph | Comments Off on How to Easily Recover Your Hacked Facebook Account | Filed in Internet, Technology, Tutorials

It is a fact that most of us invested many things on our Facebook account. It is not just merely a social media account, but a treasure trove of memories and confidential information. Those are the reasons we lose a lot when our Facebook becomes hacked.

Some would opt to just create another account, but this is not always the best decision especially when your old account holds confidential/important information. The good news is there are several ways to recover your account even after it was compromised. Readmore