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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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April 22, 2013

Online tools to help you find your Voting Precinct

The 2013 election is fast approaching and if you haven’t had the time to check the place where you’ll cast your votes, worry not because there’s a pair of sites that you can visit to find out your designated voting precinct.

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April 15, 2013

5 Ninja Moves evil Reps do to get rid of you

Lately, I’ve been on the line with several customer service reps from Smart discussing the current issue I’m having with my internet connection. While I didn’t enjoy every second of it, this brought back some good old memories from being a rep-turned-manager in my previous life. One of those memories involved a thing called Ninja Moves.

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April 06, 2013

Smartphones Ranked by Quadrant & Antutu Scores

We’ve had over a dozen high-end phones reviewed and tested in the last couple of months, including the yet-to-be-released Samsung Galaxy S4. We gathered a lot of them and ranked each one based on their Quadrant and Antutu Benchmark scores.

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March 23, 2013

What’s the catch with Samsung Galaxy S4 Exynos 5 Octa?

Since the announcement of Samsung’s Galaxy S4, there’s been much buzz about the Exynos 5 Octa chip that came with it. Folks tend to think of the Exynos 5 Octa having an octa-core CPU which, by number alone, will sound better than a quad-core counterpart. Truth is — the Exynos 5 Octa will only run at a maximum of 4 cores at a time, not 8.

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February 02, 2013

Top Choices for Home Replacement Apps on Android

You know that time when you buy an Android device, but moments later you realize you hate the interface? It’s either too complicated, too simple, too laggy, too cartoonish or too… not you. Type in ‘home replacement‘ in the Play Store and you’re presented with thousands of unneeded options. What are the most used ones out there? Read on to find out.

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January 22, 2013

What is IP certification?

We often see this feature on a rugged device’s spec sheet, but how much do we really know about this feature and what is required for a device to gain such certification?

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January 14, 2013

How to disable Java on your browser

We hope that by now most of you are aware of a serious vulnerability of Java (announced late last week) and how you should disable it on your browser. If not, do follow these steps to make sure your PC/Mac will not be affected.

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