How to Localize Software at Scale: A Step-by-Step Guide

If our business is lucky enough to make it past its first few years, we often need to address the next hurdle: scaling. In this guide, we take a look at scaling from the perspective of internationalization (i18n) and localization (l10n). We address workflow efficiency and how localization technology can…

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How to get free Microsoft Office in the Philippines

As of 2022, a Microsoft 365 Personal subscription costs ₱3,499.00 per year in the Philippines. The one-time purchase of the standalone Office Home & Student 2021 sets you back ₱6,999.00. While Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other Office apps are no doubt useful for work and school, many Filipinos just don’t…

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Make money online using Kumu in the Philippines

Kumu is a social app for Filipinos that launched in February 2018 for Android and iOS devices. Its main appeal is letting users do livestreams and interact with followers in real time. Kumu enjoys an increasing user base as Filipinos flock to see their local celebrities and influencers showcase their…

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How to find your old online accounts and apps

Your old, inactive accounts from online services you’ve long forgotten are ticking time bombs. Sooner or later, one of the companies behind these services may suffer a data breach that exposes your confidential information. To avoid falling victim to a data breach, it’s best you find your dormant accounts and…

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App Localization: What It Is and How to Do It

Food delivery? There’s an app for that. Online banking? There’s an app for that, too. You get the idea: From entertainment and education to transportation and business—if there’s a task you want to complete or information you need, it can most likely be found on your smartphone. With 230 billion…

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New Android icons will show if you’re being spied on

Google finally has an obvious way to let you know that you’re being recorded. The new feature is simple yet effective: icons with a green background that you can easily notice at the top-right corner of your screen. There’s an icon for the microphone and another for the camera. If…

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DuckDuckGo launches App Tracking Protection for Android

Thanks to Apple’s App Tracking Transparency feature, iOS users have been enjoying better privacy against nosy ad trackers. For Android users, there’s DuckDuckGo’s newly launched App Tracking Protection tool. This is a new feature in the alternative search engine’s app that aims to block third-party trackers. With it, intrusive trackers…

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