Gadgets and Tech

A quick spin of the Honda Streetfire

Honda Philippines, Inc.’s much anticipated backbone Honda CB150R is now in the Philippines and will be available soon in the local market.

Lean Xbox One eyes gamers as PlayStation VR turns heads

Microsoft on Monday unveiled a leaner Xbox One model and a lineup of coming games as it strived to make up lost ground on Sony's market-leading rival PlayStation 4.

Pioneering solar pilots 'make sci-fi a reality'

The Swiss pilot readying to cross the Atlantic in a solar-powered plane on the next leg of a record-breaking, round-the-world mission says he is making science fiction reality.

Apple revamps App Store, may not win over developers

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple Inc. announced a series of long-awaited enhancements to its App Store on Wednesday, but the new features may not ease concerns of developers and analysts who say that the App Store model - and the very idea of the single-purpose app - has seen its best days.

Asus launches 3 new Zenfones at Computex

After disrupting the mid-end market with affordable phones with monster specs last year, Taiwanese electronics giant Asus is shaking up the ecosystem yet again with its latest crop of Zenfones. 

Phone or friends? Guess what this study showed

A recent study looked at how one rates various people and objects such as smartphones in order of importance. 

Facebook gets in game-streaming with Blizzard

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook on Monday announced that it is getting into the eSports game, jumping into the field of video games as spectator sports against Amazon-owned Twitch and Google's YouTube Gaming.

LOOK: Students' robots compete in Taiwan

It's all tricks and tech at the annual robot competition for high school and college students in Taiwan.

Asus unveils robot Zenbo at Computex

Taiwanese giant Asus announced a major foray into robotics with the unveiling of a personal robot, dubbed the Zenbo.

Cancer cell therapies could be approved next year: Juno, Kite Pharma

A new wave of experimental cancer drugs that directly recruit the immune system's powerful T cells could begin reaching patients next year, according to companies presenting new data at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.