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July 31, 2014

ASUS Zenfone 6 Review

Priced and launched together with the Zenfone 4 and Zenfone 5, The ASUS Zenfone 6 is the biggest and the highest-end model in the Zenfone family. Read on as we find out what this phablet  has in store for us in this full review. Continue Reading

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July 31, 2014

Sony A77 Mark II lands, priced at Php86,999

Along with the new Sony RX 100 Mark III, Sony Philippines also launched the second iteration of their mid-tier SLT (Single Lens Translucent) APS-C camera, the Sony a77 II (ILCA-77M2).

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July 31, 2014

New HTC J Butterfly launched, is a waterproof One M8

Japanese telecom carrier KDDI launches the new HTC J Butterfly in Japan. It is basically a One M8 but with new and improved specs and features. Head past the break for more details. Continue Reading

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July 31, 2014

Cherry Mobile Flare 3 vs ASUS Zenfone 4: Specs comparison

In this article we pit the local Cherry Mobile Flare 3 against the international brand ASUS and its Zenfone 4. They both have local prices of sub-4K but who has the best bang for the buck? We find out in this comparison of specs. Continue Reading

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July 31, 2014

Cherry Mobile Flare 3 unboxed, first impressions

Cherry Mobile has introduced the Flare 3 yesterday during their event. We were lucky enough to get ourselves a brand new unit so we immediately unboxed it and here are our first impressions on the device while we prep up the full review. Continue Reading

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July 31, 2014

Sony RX100 Mark III priced locally at Php44,999

The Sony RX100 Mark III, the Mark II’s successor from last year, which features a brighter 24-70mm f/1.8-2.8 lens and a 1.4M-dot OLED pop-up Tru-Finder EVF, has been priced in the Philippines at under Php45k. Continue Reading

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July 31, 2014

Facebook shuts down built-in mobile chat service, moves to Messenger app

You have probably noticed it by now. Facebook has already shut down their chat service and messages on the main Facebook app and has moved to the standalone Messenger app for iOS and Android. Continue Reading

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July 31, 2014

Hugo Barra responds to Xiaomi’s privacy issues

Hugo Barra, Vice President of Xiaomi Global, has published a Q&A on his Facebook page in response to online reports that the Xiaomi Redmi Note has been sending data to Chinese servers without the user’s permission.

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July 30, 2014

Cherry Mobile Fusion Aura and Life 2.0 discounted

In addition to Omega Icon and Ruby getting their prices slashed off, the Cherry Mobile Fusion Aura and Life 2.0 drop prices as well. They will be available at authorized retailers immediately. Continue Reading

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July 30, 2014

Xiaomi Redmi Note first impressions

The Redmi Note is Xiaomi’s 5.5-inch smartphone that is slated to arrive soon in the Philippines. It sports a MediaTek octa-core CPU, 13 megapixel camera, dual-SIM capabilities, and a large 3,100mAh battery. We just got our hands on one so read our first impressions to find out what it has in store for us. Continue Reading

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July 30, 2014

Cherry Mobile Omega Icon and Ruby get new affordable prices

Cherry Mobile‘s budget friendly offerings, the Omega Icon and Ruby, received new price tags this afternoon, making the two smartphones available for under Php5k and Php2.5k, respectively. Continue Reading

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July 30, 2014

Cherry Mobile Flare 3 launched, priced at Php3,999

Cherry Mobile officially launches the new “phablet ng bayan” which is a 5-inch device that carries 1.3GHz quad-core processor and a price tag that is just under Php4K – the Flare 3. Continue Reading

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July 30, 2014

24-karat Gold iPhone 6 now up for preorder for $4,495

Although Apple has not officially announced its upcoming handset, which is presumably called the iPhone 6, luxury design firm that goes by the name of Brikk is now accepting pre-orders for a custom-built Apple iPhone 6 which either has 24K Gold or Platinum exterior.

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July 30, 2014

LG 105-inch Curved 4K TV now available for $117,000

Do you got five million pesos to burn? If so, you might interested to get LG’s new Curved 4K TV called LG 105UC9 which has a screen size that measures 105-inch diagonally with a 21:9 aspect ratio and crazy 5120×2160 screen resolution.

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July 30, 2014

Canon outs PowerShot SX520 HS and SX400 IS superzoom cameras

Yesterday, Canon released two new superzoom cameras, namely the PowerShot SX520 HS and the PowerShot SX400 IS, which ships with the new DIGIC 4+ image processor.

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July 30, 2014

Apple releases updated Macbook Pro with Retina Display

Apple has unveiled a new set of Macbook Pro with Retina Display which features revamped processor, as well as increased RAM, whilst maintaining the same price tag.

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July 30, 2014

The Philippine Star app for the iPhone and iPad

Need your daily fix of fresh news straight to your iOS device? Then you might want to check out The Philippine Star app designed for both the iPhone and iPad. Continue Reading

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July 29, 2014

Huawei Ascend Mate 3 alleged specs and image revealed

A purported successor to the Huawei Ascend Mate 2 is making its rounds on the Internet. The new successor, known as the Ascend Mate 3, is said to have LTE connection and will run Android KitKat. It should also be available this coming September. Continue Reading

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July 29, 2014

Heroes of The Storm early look: Blizzard’s DoTA & LoL

MOBA games initially gained traction as a mod to Blizzard games like StarCraft & Warcraft, ending up being called DoTA. Valve picked it up with DoTA 2, and surely, it has inspired companies such as Riot Games to come up with League of Legends. Those games never appealed to me for some reason, but I decided to give it a try anyway; that’s when Blizzard invited me to play technical alpha to their upcoming game Heroes of the Storm. Continue Reading

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July 29, 2014

Toyota goes Psy with Waku Doki viral video

You have to give it to the Japanese to come up with crazy video commercials like the Waku Doki. Toyota is banking on the new campaign to signify that Waku Dokie feeling (which means an exciting adrenaline rush) when driving their cars.

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July 28, 2014

LG G3 now available under Globe’s MySUPERPLAN 1799

LG Electronics’ new flagship smartphone, the LG G3 is now being offered by Globe Telecom and comes free of charge when users subscribe to MySUPERPLAN 1799 with a 30-month contract.

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July 28, 2014

Live Lock Screen Beta now on Windows Store

Are you tired of looking the same old default lock screen on you Windows Phone device? Well, fret no more as Microsoft has recently made the Live Lock Screen (Beta) app available on Windows Store, and we think you should really give this one a try.

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July 28, 2014

ASUS Fonepad 7 FE170CG launched, priced at Php5,995

Along with the new MeMO Pad, ASUS has also announced the local availability of the Fonepad 7 (FE170CG) – a 7-inch tablet/phone powered by a dual-core Intel Atom CPU with Hyper Threading Technology. Continue Reading

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July 28, 2014

ASUS MeMO Pad 7 ME176CX now in the Philippines for Php6,995

The ASUS MeMo Pad 7 (ME176CX), the company’s 7-inch slate that comes with an HD display, 64-bit Intel Atom quad-core CPU and Android KitKat, is now available in the country for under Php7k. Continue Reading

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July 28, 2014

New lithium batteries can last two to three times longer

Batteries are one of the major concerns of mobile users today. We want devices with powerful processors and bright displays but the more capable our phones are, the more they drain power from their batteries. Hopefully, these concerns will soon be addressed thanks to researchers who have developed a new lithium battery that could last longer. Continue Reading