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February 01, 2015

Huawei Ascend Mate7 Free on Smart Data Plan 2000

If you’ve been waiting for Huawei’s flagship smartphone to land on any of the local telcos, then you’re in luck because you can get one, at no extra cost if we may add, if you subscribe to Smart Communication’s Data Plan 2000/3000 and All-In Plan 2500.

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February 01, 2015

Xiaomi RedMi Note 2 Specs Leaked Ahead of Launch

Earlier in January, a specs sheet of what is believed to be the RedMi Note 2 leaked online prior to its official announcement, but as it turned out it was the Xiaomi Mi Note. In recent times though, another specs list and a set of press photos have made its way on the internet, hinting at a more budget-centric Xiaomi smartphone.

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January 30, 2015

Top Smartphones Rocking the Snapdragon 805 CPU

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon series of mobile chips are known for their prowess and stability. They recently introduced the Snapdragon 810 processor that aims to accomplish an array of tasks, but have only graced a select number of devices so far. So for now, we take a look at some of the best smartphones out in the market with the company’s next best thing running at the core — the Snapdragon 805 CPU. Continue Reading

January 30, 2015

Specs Comparison: BlackBerry Classic vs. BlackBerry Q10

With the launch of the BlackBerry Classic (also known as BB Q20) in the Philippines yesterday, a lot of people were comparing it to its predecessor the BB Q10 considering that their price difference is almost half. So we’re making a case for the BB Q20 to see if it’s still worth the Php20k retail price.

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January 30, 2015

This is the Samsung Galaxy S6, revealed in photos

After seeing the huge design improvements in Samsung’s recent smartphones like the Galaxy Alpha and the Galaxy Note 4, a lot of people are excited about the Galaxy S6’s design. If you’re one of those people, then wait no more! The Samsung Galaxy S6 may have just been accidentally revealed through some photos on the internet. Continue Reading

January 30, 2015

BlackBerry Classic hands-on, first impressions

Yesterday, BlackBerry launched in the Philippines the Classic, a smartphone that packs a QWERTY keyboard, 3.5-inch square screen, and old-school trackpad. Find out what we think of the device by reading our hands-on.

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January 30, 2015

O+ EVO 4G Quick Review

O+ USA is now in the budget LTE segment with their EVO 4G that has just been released last December of 2014. It boasts decent specs like a 5-inch scratch-resistant HD display, quad-core processor, Android KitKat, and USB-OTG support. Continue Reading

January 29, 2015

Torque Announces DROIDZ Marvel HD

Torque has recently unveiled two new additions to their portfolio; the budget-centric DROIDZ Quart and a new octa-core smartphone called Torque DROIDZ Marvel HD.

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January 29, 2015

Torque DROIDZ Quart Now Official, Priced at Php2,999

Along with the new DROIDZ Marvel HD, Torque also announced a competitively-priced handset dubbed as the Torque DROIDZ Quart.

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January 29, 2015

Specs Comparison: Xiaomi RedMi 2 vs Meizu M1

Slowly, a handful of Chinese brands have emerged and are offering tempting handsets that offer great value for your money. The two contenders from our usual specs match-up both hail from China and are poised to appeal to the budget market with their recent launches. We pit Xiaomi‘s Redmi 2 against the freshly-announced Meizu M1, with both having the same price point. See how these contenders fare in this toe-to-toe comparison. Continue Reading

January 29, 2015

BlackBerry Classic officially launches in the Philippines

Good news to BlackBerry loyalists in the Philippines. The keyboard-equipped BlackBerry Classic with 3.5-inch touchscreen display and optical trackpad, has been officially launched in the country.
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January 29, 2015

Samsung’s entry-level Galaxy J1 now official

A product page from Samsung Malaysia reveals the company’s first smartphone in the J Series. The Galaxy J1 is an entry-level handset that’s modestly-spec’d with a 4.3-inch display and Android KitKat on-board. Continue Reading

January 29, 2015

Meizu M1 Note has 2GB RAM and Snapdragon 615 CPU

During Meizu‘s launch of the budget Mi, they also launched the M1 Note in China which carries a Snapdragon 615 processor not like the MediaTek-equipped regular variant. Being the first time for the company to have a Snapdragon chipset, it comes with Qualcomm’s Adreno GPU, a 2GB RAM, and LTE connectivity. Continue Reading

January 29, 2015

Image leak: HTC to reveal two flagship One M9s soon?

Evan Blass, formerly @evleaks, tweets an image of HTC flagship phones from before with two new unseen smartphones, most likely the new HTC One M9s. Continue Reading

January 28, 2015

5 Time Management Apps to Keep You Reminded

I’m not one of those people who has a constant need for a neat looking planner at the beginning of the year, because I know that I can keep myself organized and reminded well enough with the use of a few apps here and there. What are these apps? Check these out. Continue Reading

January 28, 2015

O+ 360 Extreme Quick Review

Announced late last year, the O+ 360 Extreme is the company’s latest addition to the O+ 360 family of smartphones. It features a 5.5-inch HD display, 360 Touch Technology, and powered by a MediaTek octa-core CPU and Android KitKat. To make the offer more attractive, the company included a couple of freebies in the package – an O+ Tag and Sennheiser Earphones. Is the O+ 360 Extreme worth the money? Find out by reading our review below.

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January 28, 2015

ZTE intros Blade S6, 64-bit CPU w/ Android Lollipop

ZTE has introduced its Blade S6 which comes with the latest Android Lollipop out-of-the-box. Adding to its bunch of able internals is a 64-bit Snapdragon processor partnered with 2GB of RAM. Continue Reading

January 28, 2015

Meizu M1 now official

The Meizu M1, also known as the Blue Charm, is now official, sporting a 5-inch display with Gorilla Glass 3, 64-bit MediaTek quad-core CPU, 13 megapixel camera, LTE connectivity, and an affordable price tag.

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January 28, 2015

Xiaomi Announces a Beefier RedMi 2

After getting a certification from FCC’s Chinese counterpart, Xiaomi CEO confirmed that they will be offering a beefier variant of the RedMi 2 which will come with twice the amount of RAM and internal storage than the original version that they announced in the early part of this month.

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January 28, 2015

The coolest Android flip-phones in the market right now

Flip-phones or phones with clamshell designs have come a long way. From being the most popular form factor for feature phones, they have also entered the realm of smartphones. Although now a niche product, flip-phones still carry a certain appeal that are wanted by a lot of people. So for this article, we compiled a list of the coolest Android flip-phones in the market right now.

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January 28, 2015

ASUS Unveils Zenfone C

ASUS has made a huge splash in CES 2015 when they unveiled their new flagship handset and its camera-centric counterpart. But they’ve not totally forgotten their budget-conscious patrons as they unveiled an affordable successor of the ZenFone 4, which is officially dubbed as the ASUS ZenFone C.

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January 27, 2015

Saygus V2 smartphone to be priced at under $600

The Saygus V2, the smartphone that made a lot of noise during CES 2015 for sporting high-end specs like the 5-inch FHD display, Gorilla Glass 4, fingerprint sensor, IPX7 rating, and up to 320GB storage support, will be priced at under $600 when it becomes available.

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January 27, 2015

LG Ice Cream Smart clamshell smartphone now official

Following the LG Wine Smart clamshell smartphone that was announced in September last year, LG is back with another called the LG Ice Cream Smart.

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January 27, 2015

Meizu M1 Note Mini leaks before launch

A photo was posted showing off the upcoming Meizu M1 Note Mini. What’s more interesting is that the one who posted is was the company’s Vice President, Li Nan himself. Continue Reading

January 26, 2015

ASUS Zenfone 2 could have a smaller display variant

A report from a Chinese site suggests that ASUS will not only come out with the 5.5-inch Zenfone 2 as it was announced, but also a smaller version with a screen size of 5 inches. Continue Reading