While the country may have got 4G LTE as early as 2011, networks in the Philippines aren't as fast as other Asian countries.
Web giant uses backpack-attached Street View Trekker camera to capture 360-degree images from within Manila's walled city of Intramuros.
Creating a Person Finder and Relief Map, the Web giant looks to help people find loved ones, along with food and shelter, in the aftermath of the devastating natural disaster.
As the US company aims to disrupt taxi markets across the globe, regulators in several countries in Asia are making it difficult for it to gain a foothold.
Google wants very much to be known as more than just a search company, and over the next year many of its biggest moves will be in other areas.
CNET goes over the hits and misses that helped define our year in smartphones.
The Sparkle V from Indian firm Karbonn Mobile is the first phone to launch in the UK that follows Google's Android One spec for low-cost smartphones -- but it's not as cheap as you might think.
Gone is the Nokia label as the new Lumia 535 marks a modest step forward for Microsoft's mobile ambitions.
Using hotel Wi-Fi networks, the hackers are able to infect corporate executives' computers with malicious software, according to security research firm Kaspersky Lab.
"E-trikes" are part of a movement to cut CO2 emissions and fuel costs in Asian cities. Manila wants 100,000 by 2016.