Gadgets and Tech

Google's Gmail prank on April Fool's Day backfires

MANILA - For years, Google has been known for releasing April Fool's Day pranks, much to the delight of the Internet. But this year, the tech giant had a prank gone terribly wrong.

Future Perfect: Huawei Mate 8 boasts of battery that can last for days

Many phones in the market offer a wide range of features but could not be fully enjoyed because batteries easily get drained. Huawei now wants to change the game.

Planning your dream wedding? There's an app for that

A new app that aims to make wedding planning easier and more efficient has been launched in the Philippines.

Users complain about bug in latest Apple software update

Apple's newest software update is gaining flak.

Microsoft apologizes for offensive tirade by its 'chatbot'

LOS ANGELES - Microsoft is "deeply sorry" for the racist and sexist Twitter messages generated by the so-called chatbot it launched this week, a company official wrote on Friday, after the artificial intelligence program went on an embarrassing tirade.

WATCH: Launch of Diwata-1 micro satellite

Diwata-1, the Philippines' first micro satellite built and designed by Filipino scientists, is set for launch Wednesday, March 23.

Apple unveils smaller, cheaper iPhone SE aimed at mid-market

The new device, called the iPhone SE, has a 4-inch (10-cm) screen and starts at $399.

Apple aims to bolster lineup with new iPhone

New iPhone and iPad models likely to be unveiled Monday are aimed at helping Apple keep momentum in the fast-evolving mobile device market.

Pope Francis posts first picture on Instagram

Pope Francis posted his first photo on Instagram on Saturday, a picture showing him kneeling down praying, on the third anniversary of his inauguration as Holy Father.

Hackers used malware to breach Bangladesh Bank, expert says

An Indonesian white hat hacker, or an ethical hacker, believes hackers were able to get into the system of the Bangladesh central bank several months ago, planted a malware and quietly monitored the bank without anyone knowing.