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October 30, 2014

Xiaomi now world’s third biggest handset maker

Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi now ranks third in worldwide smartphone market share, according to the Q3 2014 report by research and analytical company International Data Corporation (IDC).

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October 30, 2014

LG Electronics will no longer make plasma TV

Plasma TV will become a rarer sight in stores as South Korean company, LG Electronics Inc., will end its own production of the said TV technology by November.
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October 29, 2014

ZTE releases official statement regarding sale mishap

With the chaos that ensued over at ZTE‘s sale yesterday about the Php10,000 discount on its Grand X2 L phablet, the company has released an official statement that addresses the people who exerted effort going to their kiosks and concept stores only to go home disappointed. Continue Reading

October 28, 2014

Chaos ensues at ZTE Sale, flooded with complaints

We’ve been receiving reports that customers who went to the ZTE Mobile Sale today have been enraged over limited stock availability and reservations, things that ZTE promised that would be addressed in today’s promo. Continue Reading

October 27, 2014

Xiaomi Opens First Service Center in PH

Xiaomi Philippines invited a few tech bloggers to witness the official launch of the company’s first Mi Exclusive Service Center in the country.

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October 27, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime to hit gray markets

Last month, we gave you a preview of the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime, a smartphone dedicated to the selfie-ready with its 5-megapixel front facing camera. CMK Cellphones got a hold of the new Samsung mid-range phone slated to arrive in the coming weeks. How much? Read after the break.

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October 26, 2014

Blackview officially launches three octa-core smartphones in PH

There’s a new smartphone brand in town! Blackview, a major distributor of OEM phones in Hong Kong, is now starting to sell eight smartphones as part of their initial lineup in the country; three of which runs on a 1.7Ghz octa-core processor from MediaTek.

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October 26, 2014

Gigabyte outs GeForce GTX 970 Mini-ITX graphics card

The GTX 970 and GTX 980 have been getting a lot of attention from gamers because of its fairly low TDP and PSU requirement. Thus, it only makes sense for companies to shrink the size of the card for use on compact form factors such as Mini-ITX. That’s exactly what Gigabyte did with its first GTX970-based Mini-ITX GFX card conveniently called GTX 970 Mini-ITX.

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October 26, 2014

Urbanears Fall/Winter 2014 Collection to arrive in PH

Digits Trading Corporation, the official distributor of Urbanears in the country, has announced that the Fall/Winter 2014 collection will soon be available locally.

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October 26, 2014

Twitpic shuts down, passes domain to Twitter

Third-party twitter photo service Twitpic is shutting down today, October 25th.

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October 26, 2014

Supreme Court: ‘Friends Only’ privacy on Facebook not private at all

The Supreme Court has recently ruled that a ‘friends only’ privacy at social networking site Facebook does not entitle a user to total or absolute privacy, according to an 18-page decision it released a few days ago.

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October 25, 2014

New bill requires parking space before buying a new car

A new bill is being proposed to curb traffic congestion in the country. Valenzuela Representative Rep. Sherwin Gatchalian is proposing the Proof of Parking Space Act that requires would-be buyers of new vehicles to provide proof they have have parking space suitable for the car they are buying.

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October 25, 2014

Xiaomi to move servers in light of recent privacy issues

Hey Xiaomi fans and users! Hugo Barra, VP of International for Xiaomi, posted a status on Facebook regarding an important security issue and update. Read on to find out.
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October 24, 2014

Samsung Knox now certified for Classified U.S Goverment use

Samsung’s efforts to improve security among its devices has been applauded by the U.S Government as Samsung Knox gets an approval for classified government use.
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October 24, 2014

ZTE intros V5 Max: Budget-friendly 64-bit with 2GB RAM

ZTE introduces its new V5 Max which carries decent specs like a 5.5-inch display, Snapdragon CPU, 2GB of RAM, and 13MP camera for a price targeted to be easy on the pocket. Continue Reading

October 23, 2014

GoPro Hero, Hero4 series now officially priced in PH

We’ve just received a tip that the entry-level GoPro Hero and the Hero4 series have officially arrived in the country. How much would it cost? Find out after the break.

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October 23, 2014

HB 5099: Parking Fees Regulation Act pegs fee at Php40

A new House Bill, authored by Valenzuela City Rep. Sherwin Gatchalian, is being proposed to limit initial parking fees at only Php40 and regulates the rate of establishments with parking facilities.

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October 23, 2014

ZTE intros octa-core Blade Vec Pro; priced below Php9K

Touted as the “most affordable true octa-core phone in the market today,” the ZTE Blade Vec Pro boasts a 5-inch HD display with eight cores of processing power and 8GB of storage. Continue Reading

October 23, 2014

Google launches Inbox, a smarter way to Email

Google‘s Gmail team just launched a new app. Nope, not one of those Gmail app updates, but a new application called Inbox, redefining the way you use your email everyday. Continue Reading

October 22, 2014

Gionee GPad G5 with Dragontrail gets priced locally

Gionee recently introduced a new phablet here in the Philippines. The GPad G5 is a 5.5-inch device that’s reinforced with the scratch-resistant Dragontrail glass and powered by a hexa-core processor – all under Php10K. Continue Reading

October 21, 2014

Mi Philippines to open Pop-Up store at SM Megamall

Been wanting to buy the Xiaomi Mi 3 or Redmi 1S smartphones but don’t want to do it online? Then you might want to drop by SM Megamall this Thursday as Mi Philippines will launch its first pop-up store in the country. Continue Reading

October 21, 2014

CloudFone offers discounts on select devices

CloudFone has announced their second wave of the CloudFone Best Deals offering huge price cuts on select Android smartphones and tablets.

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October 20, 2014

GoPro HERO4 Silver available in PH via Widget City

After being officially announced last September together with the HERO4 Black, the GoPro HERO4 Silver is now listed at the local online store Widget City and will be accepting orders starting tomorrow. Continue Reading

October 18, 2014

Flappy Bird clone is Android Lollipop’s easter egg

One of the fun thing about Android is their easter eggs. Each new version, or should we say flavor, comes with a unique one, and this time, it’s something familiar.
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October 17, 2014

New iMac with 5k Retina Display, Mac Mini show up in online PH Apple Store

Lo and behold! After today’s announcements of a new iMac, the Mac Mini, and the new iPads, our local online Apple store has started to update their shop inventories accompanied by prices of the hardware in Philippine currency.

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