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April 22, 2015

8 Ways to Tech Up Your Brand New Basic Car

While a lot of people buy cars that already have the bells and whistles built-in, some of us Filipinos get the thrill in upgrading our car one by one from its standard package. Here are some ways to tech up your brand new basic car. Continue Reading

April 21, 2015

Fast Five: Free Things on the Internet

There goes a saying that some of the best things in life come free. In this Fast Five edition, we take a look at some of those that you might not know you can do on the internet at absolutely no cost.

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April 15, 2015

10 Ways to Save on Electricity this Summer

As you might have noticed, it’s already summer. It’s that time of the year when we have to use our air-conditioning units and fans for longer periods. It’s also the opportunity for students who are in their summer vacation to spend more time playing games on their PCs and consoles. Ultimately, this also means a higher electricity bill. And we all know that this takes a big chunk of your budget every month. So if you want to save on electricity this summer, here are ten ways.
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April 12, 2015

Buying a MacBook: Which is the right one for you?

Apple’s newest MacBook has just arrived in the Philippines, along with refreshed MacBook Airs and a new MacBook Pro with Force Touch, all with their respective configurations and prices, but which one should you look into and buy? Read on to find out! Continue Reading

April 12, 2015

Fast Five: Affordable Bluetooth Earpieces

After we’ve ran down some of the most affordable in-ear headphones, those with microphones, and even over-ears, we now feature in this Fast Five edition some of the most affordable bluetooth earpieces available in the market today.

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April 12, 2015

Are Smartphones a Necessity For College Students?

I think it’s safe to say smartphones aren’t a need before college, most definitely because phones aren’t even allowed in most schools. I got through the academic side of high school without much use for my phone, which was usually just tucked away since I was scared of the teachers confiscating it. Continue Reading

April 12, 2015

Specs Comparison: Asus Zenfone 5 vs. Asus Zenfone 2

The impending launch of the new Asus Zenfone 2 is near, and some folks were a bit skeptical about a certain variant it would launch. In this hardware comparison, we’ll put the ever-popular Asus Zenfone 5 against the low-end model of the Asus Zenfone 2, the ZE500CL, sporting almost the same hardware as the former. Which takes the cake for the more capable handset?

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April 12, 2015

Twelve of the Most Common Instagram Posts

Everyone loves taking a snapshot or two of the favorite moments they don’t want to end. Our excitement at times lead us to sharing them on social media. Here are twelve of the most common Instagram posts you can see on the popular photo-sharing social media website.

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April 10, 2015

How to spot a fake Xiaomi Mi Powerbank

Xiaomi offers some of the most bang-for-the-buck devices, including powerbanks which often sell out in minutes. How can you tell if your Mi powerbank is fake or original? We run down the things you need to check to spot a fake Xiaomi powerbank.

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April 08, 2015

Fast Five: Headphones Under Php1500

If you don’t want in-ear headphones or even those with built-in microphones, how about some over-ears? In this Fast Five edition, we round up some of the most affordable headphones you can get below Php1500.

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April 08, 2015

Top Ten Stories in YugaTech: March 2015

March has passed, and so are the stories that made it to the headlines. Here are our Top Ten stories in YugaTech for the past month.

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April 02, 2015

March Gadget Reviews Roundup 2015

It’s a new month once again so we’re here to give you a roundup of all the devices we’ve reviewed recently. This includes the HTC Desire Eye, Cherry Mobile One, Microsoft Lumia 435 Dual-SIM, Meizu M1 Note, ASUS Zenfone C, the expensive Bose Lifestyle 535 Series III Surround Speakers, and a number of affordable AWEI headphones. Check out our Gadget Reviews Roundup for the month of March.

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April 02, 2015

6 Markings on SD Cards and Their Meanings

MMC or Multimedia Cards come in different shapes and sizes, but the most commonly used one nowadays is the Secure Digital card or SD card for short. Most of these cards have labels or markings on them that would, for the trained eye at least, give a user an overview of an MMC’s feature set by merely glancing on it.

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March 26, 2015

What are H/W and S/W Video Decoders?

If you’ve used (or still using) MX Player for watching videos on your Android device, then chances are you’ve come across the H/W and S/W video decoders. Now if you’re wondering what these jargon mean and which is better than the other, then we’re here to try and shed some light about it.

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March 20, 2015

Power Banks that are yet to arrive in the Philippines

We’ve reported a lot about power banks in the past especially those that were announced by big companies like Xiaomi, ASUS and Microsoft. Unfortunately, some of them are yet to be officially offered here in the country so they’re a bit difficult to acquire. But in case you are wondering about those power banks, here’s a list of them. Continue Reading

March 19, 2015

Fast Five: Tech Gifts for the Graduating

March also marks the Graduation season for most people who are in the last years of their respective school departments, and you might still be wondering what to give him/her as a present. In this week’s Fast Five, we take a look at five tech gifts that can be useful to these students as they move a notch higher, or enter the corporate world.

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March 16, 2015

Devices equipped with USB Type-C

The USB Type-C port is actually old news. We reported it back in late 2013 when it was first announced but people started paying more attention to it when Apple used the technology on their new Macbook. Apple is not the only company that’s using it though. If you want to know what other devices utilizes the new USB Type-C then read on. Continue Reading

March 15, 2015

What is USB Type-C and why it matters?

USB Type-C was on the spotlight for more than 15 minutes last week as Apple introduced the new Macbook with only a single port. The port is dubbed as the one port to rule them all — power charging, data transfer, video transfer and more.

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March 14, 2015

Fast Five: Apps for Better Text Messaging

Are you tired of your stock Android SMS app? Why not replace it with another that’s built with more function and design? Here’s a Fast Five roundup of some of the top Android text messaging apps you can use.

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March 10, 2015

Specs Comparison: Meizu M1 Note vs ASUS Zenfone 2

Novo7 Tech announced yesterday that its Meizu M1 Note is going on sale today, March 10, 2015, at Novo7 Tech stores around the Metro. At the same time, the ASUS Zenfone 2 has also been launched in Taiwan and is available in different models. We picked the variant that’s close to the M1 Note in terms of specs to determine which of these offer the better bang for your buck. Scroll past the break for the comparison. Continue Reading

March 10, 2015

Fast Five: Apps to Stay Organized

If you’re having a hard time remembering all the details you need to do and are tired of sticking post-it notes on your PC monitor, why not use an app that does the job more efficiently? Here’s a rundown of some of the best apps that can organize your activity and increase your productivity.

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March 10, 2015

Hottest Gadgets for the Hottest Summer Trips (2015)

Once again summer is fast approaching and we’re here to bring you the latest devices that are both currently in store shelves or will soon be available in the market. Looking for phones that could go with you underwater? How about speakers that can withstand the beatings of your extreme adventures? Here are some of the hottest gadgets for your hottest summer trips this year. Continue Reading

March 03, 2015

February Gadget Reviews Roundup 2015

Another month has passed and that means a new roundup of gadget reviews which includes the Cherry Mobile Cosmos One Plus, MyPhone Uno, MSI GS70 2QE Stealth Gaming Notebook, and the HTC Desire Eye to name a few. So before you start enjoying the summer season, take a look at our Gadget Reviews Roundup for February 2015.

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March 03, 2015

Top Ten Stories in YugaTech: February 2015

We take you back to the news and original articles that we ran last month. Here are our top tech stories in February 2015.

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February 26, 2015

Ten Top-Selling Smartphones at Lazada Philippines

I’m sure you’re very familiar with Lazada by now and might have bought a few products from them. Some of their strong product offerings include smartphones from the likes of ASUS, Kata, Cherry Mobile, even Apple. That being said we’ve compiled ten of the top-selling smartphones at Lazada Philippines. Check out this list and find out if your device made it on the list.
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