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August 20, 2014

HTC One (M8) for Windows debuts, WP 8.1.1 in tow

It has long been rumored that HTC will be launching a Windows Phone version of the HTC One (M8), which also happens to be the company’s current flagship smartphone in the Android segment. Today, all the allegations have been put to rest as the Taiwanese firm officially debuted the HTC One (M8) for Windows.

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August 20, 2014

Leaked: Actual photos of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha

We just receieved exclusive photos of an actual Samsung Galaxy Alpha already in the wild. Announced just last week, the Galaxy Alpha has metal trimmings and only 6.7mm thin.

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August 20, 2014

Our Top 10 Smartphones below Php15k for 2014

Following our top 10 list of smartphones below Php10k, we have another one just for you! This time, we compiled the best smartphones falling under a price tag of Php15,000, so if you’re looking for your next smartphone and you have this much allocated for your budget, read on! Continue Reading

August 19, 2014

Starmobile Quest Quick Review

The Starmobile Quest is one of the company’s affordable Android smartphone that packs a 4.5-inch qHD display, Snapdragon 200 quad-core CPU, 2,000mAh battery, 12 megapixel f2.0 camera, and Android 4.3 Jellybean. For a price tag of Php6,590, let’s find if it’s worth the money by reading our quick review below. Continue Reading

August 19, 2014

Sony Xperia M2 Aqua – LTE, waterproof, mid-range price

Sony has officially announced the Xperia M2 Aqua, the waterproof and dust proof version of the Xperia M2, sporting a 4.8-inch display, Snapdragon 400 CPU, Android KitKat, and LTE connectivity. Continue Reading

August 19, 2014

HTC Butterfly 2 officially announced

HTC officially introduces the newest member in the Butterfly lineup – the Butterfly 2. It boasts a Full HD display while its 2.5Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor runs the show. Continue Reading

August 19, 2014

ASUS Zenfones get updates with OTG function and more

The ASUS Zenfones now have support for USB On-The-Go (OTG) with the latest system update. Apart from that, new features and enhancements are also available. Head past the break for the full list of improvements on the Zenfone 4, 5, and 6. Continue Reading

August 19, 2014

Sharp unveils near-bezel-less Aquos Crystal

Usually, tech companies love to boast about how thin the bezels are on their new smartphone. But all of them should think twice before saying that again now that Sharp unveiled the new Aquos Crystal and Aquos Crystal X, because when it comes down to thin bezels, not a handset currently in the market comes close to these new smartphones.

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August 18, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 gets cloned!

Chinese manufacturer Goophone isn’t at all new to our ears with their clones of iPhone 6 and Galaxy S5 previously making their rounds on the Internet. This time they make their own version of yet another awaited device, the Galaxy Note 4, and calls it the Goophone N4 (GN4 = Galaxy Note 4, get it?). Skip past the break for its specs. Continue Reading

August 17, 2014

ASUS lists down stores selling Zenfone 6 in the Philippines

ASUS Philippines on its Facebook page lists down the stores that sell the top model in the Zenfone family — the Zenfone 6. Continue Reading

August 14, 2014

Lenovo S850 Review

The Lenovo S850 is one of the company’s latest mid-range offerings that was launched in the country late last month. It features a 5-inch HD display, a 13 megapixel rear camera, and powered by a MediaTek quad-core CPU and Android KitKat. Find out what we think of the device by reading our full review.
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August 14, 2014

THL 5000 gets priced at Php11,999, to arrive next month

Novo7Tech has officially announced on their Facebook page the local price of the THL 5000, the octa-core Android smartphone that packs a massive 5,000mAh battery, and it is set to arrive early next month.
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August 14, 2014

Samsung’s first 20nm Exynos Octa-Core processor

The new SoC that powers the latest metal-clad Samsung Galaxy Alpha is a Samsung Exynos 5430 Octa SoC, the first SoC coming from Samsung’s 20nm HKMG process. What is its difference from the 28nm HKMG process? Read on to find out. Continue Reading

August 13, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Alpha now official

After countless rumors and leaks, Samsung has finally unveiled the new Galaxy Alpha; a 4.7-inch Android handset that runs on the company’s own octa-core processor with 2GB of RAM and is backed by six-core Mali-T628 GPU.

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August 13, 2014

16GB ASUS Zenfone 5 now available in PH at Php6,995

A member of the Zenfone family that got people’s heads turning just got a new variation. The first ASUS Zenfone 5 arrived with 8GB internal storage and now they’re bumping it up to 16GB. Except for its storage capacity, everything else is the same inside including its Intel-powered processor — all under Php7K. Continue Reading

August 13, 2014

ASUS fonepad Note 6 and Padfone Infinity get KitKat 4.4

ASUS announces on their Facebook page the availability of Android KitKat updates to its fonePad Note 6 and PadFone Infinity (A80). They are now available for download so head past the break for the links. Continue Reading

August 13, 2014

Xiaomi Redmi 1S 4G LTE officially announced

After the announcement of the Redmi Note 4G LTE, Xiaomi has also announced the affordable KitKat-powered Redmi 1S 4G LTE, the LTE variant of the company’s entry-level Redmi 1S. Continue Reading

August 12, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 leaks, aims to be premium

There are more smartphones to wait for in the second half of the year, and one of them is the much-hyped Samsung Galaxy Note 4. GSMArena has obtained some photos of the aforementioned Galaxy Note 4 in detail, and it looks pretty authentic and consistent. Continue Reading

August 11, 2014

Nokia 130 now official, budget featurephone for $25

Despite of the company’s plan to abandon Nokia’s featurephone lineup, Microsoft has recently launched a new wallet-friendly handset called the Nokia 130 which comes in single SIM and dual SIM variants.

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August 11, 2014

Blackphone gets rooted in 5 minutes

Blackphone, the Android-powered smartphone that boasts security and privacy as its top features, was rooted at the DEF CON Hacking Conference in just five minutes.

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August 11, 2014

MyPhone Agua Rio LTE vs. Cherry Mobile Pulse

With a suggested retail price of Php6,499 the MyPhone Agua Rio LTE vs. Cherry Mobile Pulse are currently vying for that budget-level, bang-for-the-buck, mid-range smartphone.

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August 09, 2014

Octa-core CM Pulse with Dragontrail display at Php6,499

Local smartphone manufacturer Cherry Mobile announces the Pulse which sports a speedy octa-core processor, a scratch-resistant 5-inch HD display, 13-megapixel camera, and Double Tap to wake feature — all under Php6.5K. Along with Pulse also comes the Pulse Mini which is  its little sibling for Php2,699.

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August 09, 2014

Android KitKat Cherry Mobile Amber 2 sells for Php3,299

Cherry Mobile releases yet another budget smartphone with Android 4.4 KitKat running out of the box. The Amber 2 carries a quad-core processor, 4-inch display, and a 5-megapixel rear shooter. Continue Reading

August 09, 2014

Cherry Mobile Rover, ruggedized Android with 3,600mAh battery

Cherry Mobile has introduced a new ruggedized Android smartphone that features a dual-core CPU, large 3,600mAh battery, an IP67-certified body, and a sub-Php6k price tag – the Rover. Continue Reading

August 09, 2014

Cherry Mobile Pebble, dual-SIM with TV for Php2,299

Cherry Mobile‘s new budget-friendly Android smartphone that packs a 3.5-inch display, dual-core CPU, and TV functionality, the Pebble, is now available for Php2,299. Continue Reading