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April 24, 2014

Xiaomi to enter Philippine market this year

Popular Chinese consumer electronics company, Xiaomi, has announced that it is set to introduce its products to ten new markets, including the Philippines, this 2014.

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April 23, 2014

OnePlus One now official: design & power starting at $299

OnePlus is a start-up company led by Pete Lau back in 2013 when he left Oppo to begin anew. Now, months after continuous teasing, OnePlus announces its very first smartphone, the One, which they continually market as the flagship phone killer.

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April 23, 2014

LG G3 new UI and ‘Concierge’ function leaks

People have been excited as to what the new flagship smartphone from LG has in store for those big fans of the LG G2. Well according to a leak from Digital Trends which they claim is “from a trusted industry source,” there are major changes happening for the LG G3 and it looks good. There are even photos of the new UI to back up their claims. Continue Reading

April 22, 2014

This is possibly how the new iPhone 6 would look

We’ve seen some concept images of the upcoming iPhone 6 in the past, but according to reports this new depiction is probably the most accurate concept photo so far as it is based on the latest updates regarding the new flagship smartphone from Apple. Continue Reading

April 21, 2014

MyPhone fixes Apps2SD woes of MP Rio

MyPhone has recently released an over-the-air software update for the MyPhone Rio which, above anything else, addresses one of the more glaring concerns that consumers have with the budget handset; installing applications to external micro-SD card.

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April 21, 2014

Microsoft to rename Nokia Oyj to Microsoft Mobile

In a leaked letter to Devices and Services business suppliers, Microsoft announced that once the deal has been finalized on the 25th of this month, the software giant will drop the “Nokia Oyj” brand in favor of Microsoft Mobile Oy.

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April 21, 2014

DTC holds smartphone Inventory Madness Sale

Local mobile brand, DTC, will hold a smartphone Inventory Madness Sale starting tomorrow, offering discounts of up to 30% on selected Android devices from the company’s fourth wave series.

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April 21, 2014

List of octa-core Android smartphones in the Philippines

Planning to buy an Android smartphone that runs on all eights? If yes then take a look at our list of octa-core Android smartphones that are currently being sold here in the Philippines.
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April 19, 2014

List of smartphones with longest battery life

We all know that having a feature-packed smartphone means nothing if it has poor battery life that won’t last a day without being plugged in. If you’re out looking to upgrade your handset with great battery performance, you might want to check out this list of smartphones with the biggest batteries. Continue Reading

April 19, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 meets the Barrett M107A1

The Samsung Galaxy S5 has always been regarded as a toughie thanks to its resistance against water, shock and minor scratches. But these things are nothing compared what Richard Ryan aka the “Tech Assassin” did to Sammy’s flagship handset.

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April 18, 2014

New Google Nexus phone to have sub-Php4K price

It seems like Google is on a roll in introducing new devices for everyone. There’s the upcoming Project Ara that will be available for $50, the newly-patented Google contact lens with built-in microcameras, and now reports are telling us that a new Google Nexus smartphone will be arriving with a price tag below $100. Continue Reading

April 18, 2014

Philips W6618, Android phone with 5,300mAh battery

So far we’ve been seeing Android phones with batteries that max out at around 4,000mAh, but this entry-level smartphone tops it all at a whopping 5,300mAh. Meet the Philips W6618.

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April 17, 2014

Xperia Z, ZL, ZR, and Tablet Z to get KitKat updates

We’ve reported on Sony promising an Android KitKat update for devices like the Sony Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR, and Xperia Tablet Z last month. True enough, the company kept its word by announcing the schedule of when it will roll out which means it will also follow here in the Philippines. Continue Reading

April 17, 2014

A working Project Ara phone only costs under Php4,400

Google shows off a prototype version of the module-based Project Ara along with a list of updates that you need to know if you’re interested about the upcoming build-it-yourself smartphone. The company is confident that building a working Project Ara would only cost under $100 or around Php4,400. Continue Reading

April 16, 2014

Cherry Mobile Omega Spectrum Dragontrail Glass test

Looks like Cherry Mobile wants to prove that their Omega Spectrum is indeed packing a tough Dragontrail glass and has published a video on their Facebook page of it being tested.

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April 16, 2014

LG G3 confirmed with 2K WQHD display, but 640 DPI?

Sony, Samsung, and HTC have all unveiled their frontrunners and all that’s left from the big Android manufacturers is LG. The South Korean company has already confirmed that the soon-to-be-released LG G3 will in fact come with 2K display, but a benchmark photo shows the display to have 640dpi which is a bit unbelievable. Continue Reading

April 15, 2014

Turn your iPhone into a Gameboy with G-Pad

Nintendo Gameboy consoles may have seen better days, but its legacy (and some of its popular game titles) still lives on through various emulators. However, in the touchscreen-dominated-world we live in, on-screen buttons just doesn’t offer the same level of gusto as thumbing on a set of physical buttons.

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April 15, 2014

Cherry Mobile Omega Spectrum VS MyPhone Agua Rio

Local brands Cherry Mobile and MyPhone have already released their aggressively priced Android smartphones – the Omega Spectrum and the Agua Rio. Both are priced at Php4,999 with almost the same specs. Let’s compare both phones and find out which one is better on paper.

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April 15, 2014

Oppo Find 7a gets TWRP custom recovery

The Philippines is one of the first few countries to see the Oppo Find 7a as it is not yet released in the United States. After a week of its local launch, a TWRP custom recovery is now supported by the device thanks to developers. Now, users of the Find 7a can manually backup and restore their entire handsets. Continue Reading

April 15, 2014

Cherry Mobile Omega Spectrum now out for Php4,999

Here’s another offering from Cherry Mobile, and it packs a 5-inch HD display with Dragontrail glass, an 8 megapixel camera, 1GB RAM and a quad-core Broadcom chipset, all for under Php5K. Meet the Omega Spectrum.

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April 14, 2014

Android 4.4 update for Galaxy S3 and Note 2 arrives May

A lot of devices have already received their dose of Android 4.4 KitKat updates, but for the Samsung Galaxy S3 and Note 2, owners are still riding the Jelly Bean wagon. Fortunately,  this may no longer be the case as updates might start rolling out real soon.

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April 14, 2014

Rumor: HTC may release a plastic One M8

Numerous reports are coming in about the Taiwanese firm’s plan of releasing a non-aluminum version of the HTC One (M8) in order to make the price tag more competitive.

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April 14, 2014

iPhone 5C 32GB now free on Smart All-In Plan 1800

Smart Communications is currently holding a sale for the 32GB variant of the iPhone 5C when users sign up for a postpaid plan via the Smart Online Store.

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April 14, 2014

Amazon’s smartphone with four cameras for 3D holograms

It has been long-rumored that Amazon will be coming out with a new smartphone and one of its main features is the four front-facing cameras that produces hologram-like images without the use of 3D glasses. Continue Reading

April 14, 2014

QHD AMOLED screen, the future of displays?

1080p used to be the highest screen resolution there was for mobile phones, but a new kind of display panel now takes its place in terms of pixel count. The first ever QHD AMOLED display has arrived and it brings a 2560 x 1440 screen resolution along with it. Continue Reading