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December 18, 2014

First official Apple Store opens in the Philippines

It’s finally here! The first official Apple Store in the Philippines has opened in Bonifacio Global City without much funfare. This we confirmed after a chance encounter and quick interview with a Marketing Manager overseeing the operations of the store.

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December 18, 2014

NBI Cracked Down Php70M-worth of Fake Gizmos

The National Bureau of Investigation, together with the Intellectual Property Office, Bureau of Customs and the PNP-CIDG, have raided a warehouse in Barraca Street, Binondo, Manila owned by LFA Enterprises and have seized counterfeit merchandises including fake smartphones and tablets amounting to Php70 million.

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December 18, 2014

Xiaomi Mi 3, Redmi 1S on sale today at SM North EDSA

Mi Philippines has announced that they are holding a holiday Mi experience event starting today at SM North EDSA where customers can try out Mi products as well as purchase the Xiaomi Mi 3 and Redmi 1S smartphones. Continue Reading

December 17, 2014

Here are the top 10 things Filipinos searched for in 2014

Google has just released their lists of top searches for this year, and we’re here to check out the top searches for the Philippines. Continue Reading

December 12, 2014

Huawei Honor 6 officially lands for Php13,990

We just got official word last night that the Huawei Honor 6 has officially been released locally and introduced thru Lazada in today’s Online Revolution sale for Php13,990.

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December 10, 2014

The Pirate Bay raided by Swedish Police, site goes offline

Popular torrent site The Pirate Bay and its affiliate websites go offline after its data center had been raided by the Swedish police yesterday, December 9.

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December 06, 2014

New Powerbanks: APC, Pyxis and Emie

In the past couple of weeks, we got several new powerbanks to check out. Some are fairly new while others have been around for years.

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December 05, 2014

New-player Xodiom offers flagship specs for cheaps

Xodiom is a new brand that is now accepting pre-orders for their flagship device that’s packed with heavy specs, yet comes with an affordable price tag – meet the xodiom. Continue Reading

December 04, 2014

Tips on How to Prepare for Typhoon Hagupit

Philippines is subject to yet another supertyphoon, and our friends from Google and Globe Telecom have a few tips to share to everyone so we could prepare as much as we can before we feel the wrath of typhoon Hagupit. Continue Reading

December 04, 2014

Epson to construct new plant in the Philippines

Seiko Epson Corporation (SEC) recently announced that it will construct a new plant to be located in Lipa City, Batangas to meet the increasing inkjet printer and 3LCD projector production volumes.

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December 04, 2014

Bluetooth 4.2 brings increased speed and IP connectivity

Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has officially announced Bluetooth 4.2 which brings improved security, increased speed, and IP connectivity to the wireless technology standard. Continue Reading

December 04, 2014

Chinese handset maker claims Apple stole new iPhone design

Digione, a handset manufacturer in China, sued Apple, Inc. for allegedly stealing its design which can be seen on the Cupertino’s flagship devices, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

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December 03, 2014

Torque unveils DROIDZ Pivot and Swivel, features a rotating camera

Torque just unveiled a bunch of new smartphones today, including two new ones running Android KitKat right out of the box: The DROIDZ Pivot and DROIDZ Swivel.

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December 03, 2014

Xiaomi Mi 3 and Redmi 1S to go on sale on December 12

Are you one of those who are still waiting to get their hands on the Xiaomi Mi 3 and Redmi 1S smartphones? If yes then this should be good news as Mi Philippines that these two handsets will go on sale on December 12. Continue Reading

December 03, 2014

Lazada to hold another ‘Online Revolution’ sale on December 12

Lazada is at it again! After the first Online Revolution Sale last month, the e-commerce giant is gearing up for another round of the sale, and a Facebook event treat is up for grabs!

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December 02, 2014

HP unveils EliteBook Folio 1020

It may be the last month of the year, but that doesn’t stop HP from announcing a new line of laptops, including the slim and sexy EliteBook Folio 1020.

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December 02, 2014

A bird was found with a camera, GPS, and bombs

A recent report from Afghanistan police states that they have discovered a large bird wearing a vest filled with bombs. A closer look after the explosion revealed what could be a camera and GPS in addition to other metal parts. With these components easily seen in smartphones, it’s possible that these are homemade and detonated remotely as an act of terrorism. Continue Reading

December 02, 2014

PuzzlePhone promises to last up to a decade with interchangeable modules

If you’re looking for an alternative to the upcoming Project Ara smartphone by internet search giant Google, here’s one you can definitely check out: Finnish startup company Circular Devices have come up with a new modular phone concept they call the PuzzlePhone.

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December 01, 2014

Google appoints new Country Manager for PH

Google Philippines has announced today that a new Country Manager has been appointed by the internet search giant to run its local offices here in the country.

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November 30, 2014

Pag-IBIG: Buy Solar Panel Now, Pay Later

As much as Filipinos would want to purchase/install solar panels on their houses, the fact of the matter is that most of us just don’t have that kind of money required up front to put up one.

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November 29, 2014

Villman brings Surface Pro 3 to PH for Php70k

The long wait is over for Microsoft fans: Tech store giant Villman is now offering the newest Surface Pro 3 at their store branches.

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November 29, 2014

MyPhone unveils Rio Grande, offers one-day sale

Local phone brand MyPhone wants to take some of your 13th month pay as it unveils its newest smartphone addition to its portfolio: the 5.5-inch Rio Grande.

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November 27, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge unofficially lands for Php45k

Waiting for the official arrival of the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge? If you’re ecstatic to get your hands on this new smartphone, you might want to check out local gray market sellers that are now advertising the arrival of Samsung’s curved phablet.

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November 26, 2014

2015 Lamborghini Huracan now official in Philippines

Lamborghini Philippines has just launched the update to its famous Gallardo — the 2015 Lamborghini Huracan. Under the sleek hood pumps a 5.2-liter V10 engine that bursts power to all its four wheels through a 7-speed dual clutch transmission. Scroll past the jump for more details and local pricing. Continue Reading

November 25, 2014

BlackBerry Passport officially launches in PH

We’re right here at the local launch of the square-shaped smartphone, the BlackBerry Passport. This handset made for the working professional flaunts a 1440 x 1440 resolution, LTE connectivity, 3GB of RAM, and  a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 CPU.

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