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May 17, 2015

What Xiaomi PH’s physical stores mean for consumers

Last week, Xiaomi Philippines has announced that Mi products will soon be available in retail stores. This is a stark contract to their core strategy of selling directly to consumers rather going thru dealers and retailers, thereby saving up on cost and passing the savings to Mi fans.

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May 09, 2015

Fast Five: Apps for the Fitness Buffs

Still on your conquest to achieve a healthier and better you? #Laboracay may be over, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to stop on working out. In this week’s Fast Five edition, we take a look at some of the best fitness apps for those with active lifestyles.

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May 06, 2015

Battle of Sub-7K Smartphone: Alcatel Flash Plus vs Huawei Honor 4C

With the recent arrival of the Huawei Honor 4C in the country, we thought of pitting it against the Alcatel Flash Plus to see which one is the better sub-Php7K smartphone.

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May 04, 2015

DOJ issues advisory on online shopping fraud

The Department of Justice (DOJ) – Office of Cybercrime (OOC) has issued an advisory to inform online shoppers of the risks involved in dealing online and how to protect themselves from online shopping fraud. Continue Reading

May 02, 2015

April Gadget Reviews Roundup 2015

We’re done with another month and that means we have a new batch of gadget reviews for you to look at. This includes three variants of the ASUS ZenFone 2, the Xiaomi Redmi 2, ASUS Transformer Book T300 Chi, AWEI headphones, Lenovo S90, ASUS ROG GR8, and the The Order: 1886 game for the PS4. Read our Gadget Reviews Roundup for April 2015. Continue Reading

May 01, 2015

Top Ten Stories in YugaTech: April 2015

Bored on your #Staycation or #Laboracay trip? Why don’t you take some time to read the top stories that definitely made a scene this April? Here’s a list of what made it into our Top Stories the past month.

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May 01, 2015

Fast Five: Popular Smartphone Case Brands in PH

A smartphone case is considered something essential for people who frequently drop their phones as it provides a certain amount of protection against bumps and scratches. In this weekly Fast Five edition, we take a look at some of the most popular smartphone case brands in the country.

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April 30, 2015

Top 10 IT and Contact Centers in the Philippines Based on Manpower

Apart from revenue, another good characteristic of a successful company is its number of employees. In this post, we list down the top IT companies and contact centers in the Philippines that has the most number of manpower.

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April 28, 2015

Xperia Z2 vs Z3 vs Z4: Can You Spot the Difference?

Sony officially unveiled the Xperia Z4 about a week ago. It is their newest flagship smartphone, but from the Japanese press release that came with the announcement, it seems like there’s just been a few upgrades from its predecessors. We placed the Z4’s revealed specs beside the Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z3 — can you spot their differences? Continue Reading

April 27, 2015

Ten Smartphones with the Highest Pixel Density

The smartphone wars are no longer just about design, specs and display sizes, now it’s also about having the highest resolution and pixel density that can be fitted in a relatively small display. This have resulted to smartphones equipped with screens so packed that you won’t even notice a fleck of pixel on them. If you’re looking for those kinds of smartphones, here are ten of them. Continue Reading

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