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December 18, 2014

First official Apple Store opens in the Philippines

It’s finally here! The first official Apple Store in the Philippines has opened in Bonifacio Global City without much funfare. This we confirmed after a chance encounter and quick interview with a Marketing Manager overseeing the operations of the store.

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December 13, 2014

Read this before getting an iPad Mini 3 & save yourself Php5k

Just recently, Apple has made their new iPads available to the local market. While I think it’s okay to get an iPad Air 2 for its price, I have to say not a lot of people should buy the iPad Mini 3 for the price of Php20,490, and the reason is simple. Here’s why. Continue Reading

December 13, 2014

iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 priced locally, starts at Php20,490

The new iPads, the iPad Air 2 & the iPad Mini 3, have finally arrived here in the Philippines just in time for Christmas! Continue Reading

November 21, 2014

Shot entirely with an iPhone 6 Plus

National Geographic Young Explorer, Hanna Reyes, shot this travel series entirely with an iPhone 6 Plus. We’ve used and reviewed the iPhone 6 Plus and know the quality of shots it can take. This one by far is among the nicest we’ve seen.

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November 18, 2014

Apple outs iOS 8.1.1; Makes your iPhone 4S and iPad 2 perform faster

Apple has just released an update to its iOS 8. The version 8.1.1 specifically targets the older Apple products such as the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 to make them perform faster. Continue Reading

November 16, 2014

iPhone 6 now up on Apple PH Online Store

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are now both listed in the official Apple Philippines Online Store. This follows the official release of the handsets from Globe and Smart as well as other official Apple Resellers.

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November 15, 2014

New iPhone 8 concept surfaces, looks really sleek

Not everyone liked the design and build of the current iPhone 6 handsets. Not to mention all the hubbub about its bendable form factor previously. Fast forward to this week, a graphic designer posts on Behance his vision for the iPhone 8 and it exudes elegance and beauty at the same time. Continue Reading

November 14, 2014

Globe ships 100k units, 128GB Gold iPhone 6 still most requested

The 128GB Gold version of the iPhone 6 is still the most requested SKU of Apple’s smartphone this year, according to Globe representatives during the official launch at midnight last night.

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November 13, 2014

Open line iPhone 6 and 6 Plus: List of stores and price

Globe and Smart already released their respective postpaid offerings for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. However, not everyone wants to be tied to just one carrier. For those who want an open line iPhone 6/6 Plus, here’s a list of stores to sell them as well as their price points. Continue Reading

November 11, 2014

Dude proposes to his girlfriend with 99 iPhones

Now this is something you don’t see everyday. A man proposes marriage to his girlfriend with 99 iPhone 6’s. Yep, 99! But unfortunately, he learned that this is not the most effective way to convince his girl to tie the knot. Continue Reading

November 02, 2014

Add 128GB on your Macbook with an mDrive Adapter

We recently got a Macbook Air which had a 128GB SSD drive. Coincidentally, the folks from Adam Elements sent us an mDrive adapter for the Air.

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October 30, 2014

The culprit behind iPod Classic’s death

iPod dominated the MP3 player market for years. It began with the first iPod with a circular trackpad and more variants came after. But just when iPhone 6/6 Plus was launched, Apple pulled the iPod Classic from the store. Why?
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October 26, 2014

Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 8.1 now available

The PanGu dev team has been making a name for itself in the iOS realm after they’ve released an untethered jailbreak for iOS 7.1/7.1.1 back in June. The China-based group is at it once again, and this time they take a crack at iOS 8.1 and released an untethered jailbreak for it.

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October 26, 2014

Mac users complain about Wi-Fi issues on OS X Yosemite

Have you upgraded your Mac to OS X Yosemite yet? If you haven’t already, then you might to hold off that plan because a lot of users are complaining about a bug/glitch on the latest version of the OS which causes the Wi-Fi to either disconnect every so often or won’t connect to a wireless network at all.

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October 25, 2014

Smart opens pre-registration page for iPhone 6

Just a day after Globe opened its pre-registration page for the Apple iPhone 6, Smart has also opened their own microsite for interested subscribers who wish to own the latest iPhone on the said carrier. Continue Reading

October 23, 2014

iPad Air 2 now available in PH through Widget City

The latest iPad Air 2 can now be bought in the Philippines and it starts at Php 24,990.
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October 17, 2014

RIP: Our hopes for new iPods are dead

When Apple sent out invitations for their event last night, we were honestly hoping for a long awaited refresh of a product line – maybe the Apple TV or the legendary iPods – as the invite spelled out “It’s been way too long”. As it turns out, we got nothing.

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October 17, 2014

New iMac with 5k Retina Display, Mac Mini show up in online PH Apple Store

Lo and behold! After today’s announcements of a new iMac, the Mac Mini, and the new iPads, our local online Apple store has started to update their shop inventories accompanied by prices of the hardware in Philippine currency.

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October 17, 2014

iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 prices in HK, SG, AU, Japan, UAE

Apple has announced earlier today their latest tablets equipped with Touch ID, the iPad Air 2 and the iPad mini 3. Like what we did with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, we collected the prices of the said tablets from different countries in case you are planning to buy them outside the Philippines. Continue Reading

October 17, 2014

New Mac Mini unveiled, starts at $499

The two-year hiatus is now over as Apple introduced the new and revamped version of the Mac Mini which is equipped with 4th Generation Intel Core i5 processor and will run on OS X Yosemite right from the get go.

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October 17, 2014

Apple officially launches the iPad Mini 3

Alongside the new iPad Air 2, Apple also unveiled the revamped version of its 7.9-inch tablet which is conveniently called the iPad Mini 3.

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October 17, 2014

Apple refreshes 27-inch iMac with a 5K Retina Display

A lot of Apple products have already been given “Retina Displays” or simply really high resolution screens. Today, it’s the iMac‘s turn to get that treatment. Continue Reading

October 17, 2014

Apple iOS 8.1 now official, will be seeded on Monday

Apple kicked off their event by officially announcing the latest iteration of its mobile platform, iOS 8.1, which features a few new improvements over its predecessor.

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October 17, 2014

Apple announces iPad Air 2; thinner, gold & Touch ID

After months of waiting and leaks, Apple has finally unveiled the refreshed iPad Air, and as expected, it has a lot of upgraded internals, a new Touch ID fingerprint scanner and a lot more. Continue Reading

October 17, 2014

OS X Yosemite now available for download!

Apple’s desktop OS which was announced back in June, OS X 10.10 Yosemite, is now exiting beta and will be available for download today, for free. Continue Reading