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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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February 26, 2015

Ten Top-selling Tablets at Lazada Philippines

Still not decided on what tablet to purchase? If you are, then you might want to check this out. Along with the list of smartphones and Cherry Mobile devices, Lazada Philippines also managed to provide us with a list of their ten top-selling tablets.

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February 26, 2015

5 Top Selling Cherry Mobile Phones at Lazada Philippines

We’ve got our hands on Lazada’s database showing its top-selling gadgets, and for this article we’ll show you which handsets (among Cherry Mobile‘s vast lineup of smartphones) got the most orders. Here are 5 best-selling Cherry Mobile phones at Lazada Philippines. Continue Reading

February 21, 2015

Five Cloud Services with the Biggest Free Storage Space

Cloud services are a godsend for those who lack space and need the flexibility to transfer their files around. We share your pain of finding a good service that can store lots of your files online, so here are five of those that offer the biggest free storage upon signing up.

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February 21, 2015

Five Android Lock Screen Replacements You Must Try

Bored with your stagnant stock lock? If you’re not satisfied with customizing only your Android home screen, maybe it’s time to take it a notch higher and customize your lock screen with these five apps.

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February 20, 2015

Five Earphones with Built-in Microphones under Php1K

Nothing beats a great audio accessory that you can use to receive your calls hands-free. From the awesome earphones priced under 500 pesos, we now take you to our list of the best bang-for-the-buck earphones with microphones attached and priced below Php1000.

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February 19, 2015

Five Earphones under Php500

For the music-loving people, an audio accessory is a must-have. Who wouldn’t want affordable, decently-sounding earphones? We round up five of the best ones we’ve seen and used, and are priced below half a grand.

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February 16, 2015

The Unauthorized Guide on How Not To Take A Selfie

The Philippines has had Makati City and Pasig City called the “selfie capital of the world”, and with the current generation being so engrossed with selfies as well, we thought about creating a “How Not Toguide on taking selfies. Continue Reading

February 13, 2015

7 nice tricks you can use on the Huawei Mate 7

Huawei released the Ascend Mate 7 a couple of months ago. The handset is the best and most powerful smartphone the Chinese company has ever released. It also came with a lot of nice tricks and features.

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February 13, 2015

Valentine’s Day gifts for techies under Php1,000

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and I’m sure some of you have made special plans for that day which includes gifts. However, not everyone will go for the usual flowers, stuffed toys, and chocolates as some might prefer tech-oriented gifts that can be used everyday. So if you’re aiming for this and have limited budget, here are Valentine’s Day gifts for techies under Php1,000.

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February 11, 2015

Top 5 Media Player Apps for Android

Stock media players suck. That’s why when you setup your Android device for the first time, one of the first apps you download from the Play Store is a good media player. There are lots of good media players out there but if you try want what we think are the best then read our Top 5 Media Player Apps for Android smartphones and tablets. Continue Reading

February 10, 2015

Seven Must-Have SmartPhone Accesories

If you love your smartphone, why not purchase some accessories to complement it? We take a look at some of the must-have smartphone peripherals you should buy for your devices.

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February 09, 2015

Five Best Apps to Use to Find the Best Places to Dine

It’s the season of hearts once again, and we’re only a few days away from Valentine’s! Have you found some good places where you can spend some good time with your loved one? Here are some of the best apps that you can use to snag that great dining for your special date.

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February 08, 2015

Five Best Apps to Use to Find the Best Places to Stay

Along with a good restaurant to dine in, have you found a good place to stay the night? As part of our series leading up to the day where love is in the air, we round up the best mobile apps you can use to book that place on a great deal on Valentine’s Day.

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