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March 02, 2015

Cherry Mobile to reveal new Windows devices at MWC 2015

Cherry Mobile has announced that it will soon unveil their latest Windows-powered devices at the ongoing Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. Continue Reading

March 02, 2015

ZTE launches Grand S3, scans the eyes to unlock screen

ZTE has just taken the wraps off its latest flagship — the Grand S3. It has the components of an upper-tier handset, but with a unique feature that scans your eyes to unlock the device in addition to other tasks it can perform. Continue Reading

March 02, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 will come in dual-SIM for PH

While we’re expecting the Philippine release of the Galaxy S6 by 2nd week of April, we also got confirmation from local Samsung representatives that the PH version of the Galaxy S6 will be in dual-SIM.

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March 02, 2015

HTC Vive VR headset brings Virtual Reality to your homes

Along with the One M9 and the Grip, Taiwanese tech company HTC also partnered with Valve to create the Vive VR headset, touting a new virutal reality experience.

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February 26, 2015

NTC: Almost 6000 phones lost, stolen in MM last year

Almost 6,000 smartphones were reported to be lost or stolen in Metro Manila alone for the past year, according to the latest statistics from the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC).

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February 25, 2015

Telco points “Kill Switch” is device manufacturers’ responsibility

The recent issue on “Kill Switch” being pushed by the Department of Justice is aimed to protect security and privacy of mobile phone users. Globe has responded that the idea is a good one and has been in practice in the US. However, they point out that it’s the primary duty of the phone manufacturers rather than the telcos.

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February 23, 2015

Bill filed to stop minors from spending too much time in computer shops

House Bill No. 4740, also known as the “Internet Cafe Regulation Act“, has been filed at the House of Representatives which aims to protect the youth, especially minors, from online game addiction by regulating and limiting their access to computer shops and Internet cafes.

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February 21, 2015

MRT-3 Weekend Operating Hours to be Shortened

In light of recent glitches that have plagued the train system, the EDSA-situated MRT-3 may have its weekend operating hours shortened to give way to railroad repairs.

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February 19, 2015

Sony to exit the smartphone market?

Following reports that its smartphone division is not doing well, Sony is now looking at exiting the smartphone market and will instead focus on its other profitable businesses.

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February 19, 2015

BenQ F52 will arrive with Snapdragon 810, 3GB RAM

Monitor-maker BenQ was reported to be on its way to unveil a smartphone this coming MWC 2015. Although it’s been a while since they last released a phone, it looks like they’re targeting the high-end market this time with its F52 that packs flagship internals. Continue Reading

February 17, 2015

Epson launches ‘FREE CloudFone’ promo

Epson, the global leader in projectors, partners with CloudFone to bring a promo that offers a free CloudFone ICE 402E when you purchase a projector. Continue Reading

February 17, 2015

MyPhone Uno, Android One for PH, launches w/ official specs

Google today launches its Android One which offers low-cost handsets with decent internals. The company partnered with two local smartphone makers, and one is MyPhone with its Uno. See the official specs after the break. Continue Reading

February 16, 2015

Cloudpad One 7.0 is first local Android Lollipop tablet

The Cloudpad One 7.0 will probably earn the title of the first local Android tablet running on Lollipop.

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February 15, 2015

ASUS will release two more variants for Zenfone 2

ASUS has announced that it will be launching two more versions for its Zenfone 2 with Qualcomm and MediaTek processors replacing the current Intel Atom CPU. Continue Reading

February 14, 2015

Ragnarok Online PH servers to close on March 31

Sad news for gaming fans this season of hearts: After an 11-year operation in the country, the Philippine servers of popular MMORPG Ragnarok Online shall be closed on March 31st.

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February 12, 2015

Midrange Oppo 3000 launched w/ Snapdragon 410 CPU

Oppo has officially launched its newest offering in the midrange category. Dubbed as the 3000, it carries a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 CPU along with NFC and a capable Sony camera. More details after the break. Continue Reading

February 11, 2015

ABS-CBN TVplus now available for Php2,500

Yesterday, we reported that ABS-CBN will launch today its Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) service. Now the TV network has announced that its ABS-CBN TVplus, also known as “The Mahiwagang Black Box”, is now available for purchase. Continue Reading

February 11, 2015

RapidShare is Shutting Down in March

Popular Switzerland-based file-sharing site RapidShare has recently announced that it’ll be shutting down before the end of next month.

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February 11, 2015

Starmobile Up HD Now Official, Priced at Php4,990

Starmobile has recently added a new variant to its steadily expanding Up series smartphones – the Starmoblie Up HD. It’s a dual-SIM smartphone rocking a 4.7-inch IPS 720p display and runs on a quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz.

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February 10, 2015

Scammers produce fake deposit slips for online sellers

Recent incidents pointed to a group of online scammers producing fake BDO deposit slips to show to online sellers in order to process orders.

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February 10, 2015

ABS-CBN to Launch Digital TV Service Tomorrow

The era of Digital TV is now forthcoming: Broadcast giant ABS-CBN is set to launch its Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) service tomorrow, February 11.

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February 10, 2015

Sony Officially Unveils Xperia E4

Sony announces the latest addition to its Xperia portfolio – the Sony Xperia E4 – a 5-inch smartphone that boasts a 1.3Ghz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM and an expandable 8GB internal storage.

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February 10, 2015

2015 Motorola Moto E officially announced w/ Android 5.0 and LTE

Announced early last year, the Motorola Moto E is a budget-friendly Android smartphone that sports a 4.3-inch display, Gorilla Glass 3, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 dual-core CPU. This time a refreshed variant has been officially released with a bigger display. Read the rest of its specs after the jump. Continue Reading

February 07, 2015

DataBlitz responds over SteelSeries issue, denies 7-day warranty

In an update to the what we’ve posted a few days ago about SteelSeries PH warning consumers of unauthorized resellers, popular gaming store Datablitz has issued a statement through one of its comments on their facebook page regarding the issue.

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February 06, 2015

Foodpanda acquires City Delivery

Foodpanda, a popular online food delivery platform, has announced its acquisition of competitors in 7 Asian markets, including City Delivery, a multi-establishment delivery service in the Philippines.

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