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August 30, 2014

How to get your iPhone 5 battery replacement for free

We’ve recently reported on Apple’s Battery Replacement Program for the iPhone 5 first coming to America and China. Now it’s our turn since the program is now in effect here in the Philippines. Here’s the procedure of what you should do and how to find the nearest service provider. Continue Reading

August 26, 2014

How to purchase apps on Google Play using your Globe prepaid credits

Globe Telecom rolled out a new feature called Direct Carrier Billing that allows its subscribers to directly purchase from the Google Play Store and charge it to the customer’s postpaid account or prepaid load. If you still haven’t tried it out using prepaid, here’s how to do it. Continue Reading

August 24, 2014

Top 5 Crazy Filipino Gadget Buying Habits

With the many years of experience buying gadgets and also selling gadgets, we’ve encountered a lot of Filipino behavior that can be really irritating or frustrating at times. We list down the top 5 gadget buying habits of fellow Pinoys and tell us if this is true.

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August 20, 2014

Our Top 10 Smartphones below Php15k for 2014

Following our top 10 list of smartphones below Php10k, we have another one just for you! This time, we compiled the best smartphones falling under a price tag of Php15,000, so if you’re looking for your next smartphone and you have this much allocated for your budget, read on! Continue Reading

July 21, 2014

Our Top 10 Smartphones below Php10k for (Mid) 2014

We’re more than halfway through the year once again and we’re here with another top 10 list, this one being for smartphones with prices below Php10,000. If you’re looking for great phones at this budget, then it’s time to read on! Continue Reading

July 15, 2014

7 Important Tech Tips for the Stormy Season

Every year, devastating typhoons enter the Philippines and leave lots of damage, creating messes in the archipelago. Possibly, if we can be more prepared, we can lessen the scars left by storms every time the seasons come – so we’ll keep it straight to the point. Here are some tips that you may find useful when a storm arrives: Continue Reading

June 10, 2014

YugaTech Back-to-School Gadget Guide!

We’re halfway through 2014, and just as the way things go, a lot of students in the Philippines are going back to school as it is June already. Some students will be having classes further July & August, and some may wish vacation lasted forever, but hey, education is a nice ride worth having. To add to the ride, we have a list of gadgets that can make your schooling life much more efficient. Read on with us for another YugaTech gadget guide! Continue Reading

January 01, 2014

Top 25 Gadget Reviews in YugaTech for 2013

Each year, we look back at all the hundreds of gadget reviews we’ve made and let the numbers decide. Our ranking of the top 25 devices in 2013 is based on their page views.

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December 05, 2013

YugaTech Comprehensive Christmas Gadget Guide 2013

With less than a month to go before Christmas, we’re pretty sure that there are still people rushing towards buying the perfect Christmas gadget gift. No need to worry as we have you covered from handhelds to heavy-duty tech goodies. Read through to see our quick rundown of all the gadget guides we’ve published for this holiday season. Continue Reading

November 10, 2013

YugaTech Christmas Gadget Guide: Gaming Consoles

Christmas is fast approaching and we’re still far away from giving out all the gadget guides we can give! For this one, we’re going to dive into the world of gaming - that includes consoles, handhelds and the like! We’re adding in a few games you might want to purchase as well for each console so read on! Continue Reading

November 09, 2013

YugaTech Christmas Gadget Guide: Tablets

You can only do so much on a smartphone and not everyone needs the power of a laptop. Years ago, only a few people really wanted a tablet, but now that the form factor is finally realizing its full potential, we figured that it would be awesome to make a Christmas Gadget Guide to tablets.

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November 05, 2013

6 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying a Gadget

Christmas bonus? 13th month pay? This means gadget shopping for geeks out there this coming holiday season. But along with it comes the challenge, what gadget should I buy? So before you go on a gadget hunt you might want to ask yourself these six questions before you make your purchase.

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November 05, 2013

YugaTech Christmas Gadget Guide: Smartphones

We’ve had a big year of smartphones this 2013; quad-core became mainstream, 1080p HD panels turned possible & we’ve seen a lot innovations in the camera department. There are many more so to speak, but Christmas is fast approaching. For all the tech-heads out there still looking for the perfect present, YugaTech has you covered! Read on to see our holiday guide to smartphones down below.

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November 05, 2013

YugaTech Christmas Gadget Guide: Laptops & Ultrabooks

Ever since Microsoft brought upon a craze of hybrid convertible notebooks to the market, it got a little harder to search for the best laptop. Most consumers are confused if they need touchscreens, if Macbooks are the right choice or even if they are safe with getting a Chromebook instead. YugaTech comes to the rescue for you guys who are looking for a laptop to purchase this Christmas, so read on!

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October 02, 2013

Exposure 101: Metering modes

As a follow up on our brief crash course about Aperture, ISO and Shutter speed and how each affects your composition, we’re now going to take a closer look at the different Metering modes to see how this often-overlooked feature can actually be useful in improving your photography skills.

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September 11, 2013

iPhone 5 vs. iPhone 5C vs. iPhone 5S, spot the difference

For the first time in years, Apple has announced two design variants of the iPhone — the colorful iPhone 5C and the aluminum-clad iPhone 5S. We’ll break them down to you so you’d easily spot the difference.

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July 01, 2013

Our Top 10 Android Smartphones under Php10k for 2013

It’s halfway through 2013, and some of you might be eyeing on a new Android phone. If you have a tight budget, you might want to check out our list below — it’s a rundown of our top 10 picks for Android smartphones under Php10k that you can buy right now.

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June 26, 2013

10 Smartphones with over 5-inch Displays

“Phablets” or smartphones with huge displays are already positioning themselves to be the next big thing. These massive handsets pushes the boundaries, and our pockets, of what is supposedly the maximum display size a smartphone should have. With manufacturers leaning toward this growing market, take a look at our list of ten smartphones with display sizes over five inches.

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June 17, 2013

Top 5 Most Affordable Windows Phone 8 Devices in PH

It’s the midway point of the year and if you’re planning to get one of those Live tile touting phones with your mid-year bonus, you should probably check out our list of the most affordable phones running Windows Phone 8 in the local market, and maybe we can help you in deciding which one to choose.

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June 02, 2013

All the flagship smartphones from Globe, Smart and Sun

Looking to get your first postpaid plan and wanting a nice smartphone to go with it? We break it down to you and share this short menu of flagship offerings from Globe, Smart and Sun Cellular.

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May 23, 2013

What happens after you reach the Data Cap?

Using multiple internet services has its benefits. I have 2 DSL providers at home, a postpaid mobile WiFi plan, and 2 smartphone subscriptions with mobile internet plans. As such, I am able to dedicate one line to a specific task or purpose.

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May 12, 2013

Beginner’s Guide to Camera Lenses

Having a good set of lens is as equally important, if not more important, as having a good camera body. As such, it is important to know some of the different kinds of lenses, some of its basic features, and why pro photographers invest heavily on good optics.

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May 10, 2013

Guide: A crash-course on PCOS Machines

In line with the upcoming Senatorial election, we decided to give you a short preview of the controversial automated tool that will be used to count our vote –the Precinct Count Optical Scan machine or commonly known as PCOS machine.

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May 07, 2013

List of Quad-Core Smartphones in the Philippines

Planning to purchase a quad-core smartphone soon but don’t have a list to choose from? Don’t worry, we got you covered. Here is the list of all quad-core smartphones currently available here in the Philippines.

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April 28, 2013

Android Benchmarks: Why it shouldn’t matter that much

A lot of people, tech-heads specifically, would look at the benchmark scores of a specific Android device before making any purchase decisions. We don’t normally do this when buying other devices with different mobile operating systems. Which brings us to the question — do Android benchmarks matter?

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