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November 24, 2014

Happy Mobile Oracle unveiled, octa-core at 6.6mm

Aside from the security-powered Prive, another Happy Mobile flagship offering is the Oracle, an octa-core smartphone housed in 6.6-millimeter body.

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November 24, 2014

Happy Mobile Prive officially announced

Happy Mobile officially launched a number of smartphones the yesterday at the SM North EDSA Annex Event Center, bringing along TV host and actress Heart Evangelista as its brand ambassador. Announced during the launch is the Prive (pronounced as Privé), touted as its flagship smartphone.

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November 23, 2014

DOST to put up 50,000 Free Public WiFi starting 2015

The Department of Science and Technology is looking to set up over 50,000 free public WiFi hotspots nationwide. This is based on their proposed budget of Php3 billion for next fiscal year.

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November 23, 2014

Starmobile UP Snap has 8MP UltraPixel camera

Following up on HTC’s Ultrapixel technology, Starmobile has introduced their own version with an 8-megapixel Ultrapixel camera on the UP Snap.

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November 23, 2014

HP Stream 7 Windows 8.1 tablet lands for Php7,999

Announced back in September, the HP Stream 7 is one of the most affordable Windows 8.1 tablets with a suggested retail price of $99.99. The device has just been spotted over at Villman for Php7,999.

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November 22, 2014

Smart offers Sony Xperia Z3 free at Data Plan 2000

Smart Communications announces that it will start offering Sony’s newest flagship, the Xperia Z3, free starting at Data Plan 2000.

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November 22, 2014

SM North Edsa is the world’s biggest solar-powered mall

SM North Edsa is now outfitted with a solar power system making it the world’s biggest solar-powered mall.

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November 21, 2014

Huawei Ascend Mate 7 officially launches in the Philippines

Huawei tonight launches the successor to its 6.1-inch Ascend Mate. The Ascend Mate 7 is one phablet that impressed us during our review and it will now be available in the Philippines. Head past the break for the list of specs.

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November 21, 2014

Starmobile Knight X launched w/ 3GB RAM, 32GB storage

Starmobile hosted an event where they officially launched the flagship Knight X. It touts a a 5.5-inch Full HD display, dual LTE capabilities, and 3GB of RAM. Read the rest of the specs after the break. Continue Reading

November 20, 2014

Meizu MX4 Pro now official

Chinese electronics manufacturer Meizu seeks to capitalize on the smartphone market by revealing a bigger and beefier sibling of its current flagship dubbed as the MX4 Pro.

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November 19, 2014

360 Eco-Loop: New Way to Get Around Filinvest City

Eco-friendly rides are slowly becoming a trend in the local scene, but it was the Filinvest City in Alabang that launched the country’s first integrated , electric-powered, public transport system which features the new vehicle called 360 Eco-Loop.

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November 18, 2014

Globe iPhone 6 shipments delayed due to courier problems

Last November 14, Globe shipped out orders of the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to subscribers nationwide. There were a lot of people who pre-ordered the new Apple devices and while the first 200 customers who lined up at midnight for the release, the remaining units were scheduled for shipping that very same morning.

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November 18, 2014

House Bill filed to stop abusive taxi drivers

To protect commuters from abusive taxi drivers in the country, Valenzuela City Rep. Sherwin Gatchalian has filed House Bill No. 3681 or the Bill of Rights of Taxi Passengers.

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November 18, 2014

Apple outs iOS 8.1.1; Makes your iPhone 4S and iPad 2 perform faster

Apple has just released an update to its iOS 8. The version 8.1.1 specifically targets the older Apple products such as the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 to make them perform faster. Continue Reading

November 17, 2014

Japan’s MagLev train can reach speeds of up to 500kmph

Japan has started test runs of its latest high-speed maglev (magnetic levitation) train that can reach speeds of up to 500 km/h. Continue Reading

November 15, 2014

Globe Prepaid LTE SIM now available

The long wait is over: Ayala-led telecommunications giant Globe Telecom now offers prepaid LTE SIM cards for its subscribers who want to speed up their mobile internet speeds across the nation.

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November 14, 2014

Samsung FLOW competes with Apple’s Handoff

The continuity across Apple devices like Macs, iPhones, and iPad works well with Apple apps through Handoff. Here is Samsung with something similar under their sleeves but better.
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November 13, 2014

ZTE Nubia Z5 S mini locally announced with PH price

ZTE Mobile officially announces the arrival of its Nubia Z5 S mini which is the first Nubia smartphone in the Philippine market. It touts a Sharp IGZO display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor under Php15k.

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November 13, 2014

Google’s Public Alert now warns Philippines of typhoons

Published at Google Asia Pacific Blog, the company announced that they teamed up with PAGASA to give warning to Filipinos when a typhoon is entering the PAR. The idea is to give people details and tips on what to do as well as where best to go when these calamities happen. Continue Reading

November 12, 2014

[NSFW] Filmmakers Used Drone to Shoot Porn

Drones have been the topic of debates because of issues with privacy and voyeurism. But it’s that exact conflict that inspired Brandon LaGanke and his crew over at Ghost+Cow Films to make the world’s first drone-shot porn which is conveniently dubbed as Drone Boning.

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November 11, 2014

Spreading Ebola hoaxes online may land you in jail

Careful when posting online or sharing on social media rumors or false information about Ebola as this may land you in jail.

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November 10, 2014

O+ announces 360 and 360 Alpha smartphones

O+ USA has just announced two new entry-level Android smartphones — the O+ 360 and the O+ 360 Alpha, both selling for Php6,395 and Php4,995, respectively.

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November 10, 2014

ZTE gets 472 complaints with DTI over Sale Fiasco

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) received a total of 472 complaints against ZTE (and/or its local distributor MSI-ECS) involving the ZTE handset sale that happened last October.

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November 10, 2014

Huawei Mate7 arriving Nov. 20 for Php27,890

We just got official word from Huawei Philippines that their new flagship handset, the Mate7, will be arriving in the Philippines on November 20, 2014 with a suggested retail price of Php27,890.
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November 08, 2014

Prepaid Kit Price of iPhone 6, 6 Plus with Smart

Smart has revealed their prepaid kit prices for the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. The starting price of the iPhone 6 is Php36,700 while the iPhone 6 Plus is Php42,300.

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