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January 30, 2015

Uber Manila will give today’s earnings to families of SAF troops

To commemorate today as a National Day of Mourning, transportation service Uber is dedicating all their earnings for the entire day to families of the SAF (Special Action Force) men who have met their unfortunate deaths in an encounter in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. Continue Reading

January 30, 2015

Epson Philippines powers Star City’s newest attraction

Epson proudly announced that one of their projectors is the key that makes Star City’s newest attraction a possibility. Called Star Dome, it utilizes Epson’s high-end projector which is the first and only installation of its kind here in the country (and only third in the whole world). Continue Reading

January 30, 2015

Sony locally announces a7 II, 1st full-frame cam with 5-axis IS

Sony has just priced its newest model in the a7 series of interchangeable-lens model here in the Philippines. The a7 II is touted as the world’s first camera with optical 5-axis image stabilization designed for a full-frame image sensor. With it comes a lineup of improvements as well as new features. Continue Reading

January 29, 2015

BlackBerry Classic officially launches in the Philippines

Good news to BlackBerry loyalists in the Philippines. The keyboard-equipped BlackBerry Classic with 3.5-inch touchscreen display and optical trackpad, has been officially launched in the country.
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January 29, 2015

Samsung’s entry-level Galaxy J1 now official

A product page from Samsung Malaysia reveals the company’s first smartphone in the J Series. The Galaxy J1 is an entry-level handset that’s modestly-spec’d with a 4.3-inch display and Android KitKat on-board. Continue Reading

January 29, 2015

Meizu M1 Note has 2GB RAM and Snapdragon 615 CPU

During Meizu‘s launch of the budget Mi, they also launched the M1 Note in China which carries a Snapdragon 615 processor not like the MediaTek-equipped regular variant. Being the first time for the company to have a Snapdragon chipset, it comes with Qualcomm’s Adreno GPU, a 2GB RAM, and LTE connectivity. Continue Reading

January 28, 2015

ZTE intros Blade S6, 64-bit CPU w/ Android Lollipop

ZTE has introduced its Blade S6 which comes with the latest Android Lollipop out-of-the-box. Adding to its bunch of able internals is a 64-bit Snapdragon processor partnered with 2GB of RAM. Continue Reading

January 28, 2015

The reason why Facebook/IG/Tinder was recently down

Yesterday, January 27, users of Facebook as well as other social media sites worldwide reported that they had problems accessing the website because “something went wrong”. Most people thought it was another hack attack from a group of cyber terrorists, but Facebook explains the real reason behind it. Continue Reading

January 27, 2015

Twitter Adds Group Messaging and Video Recording

Following the momentary outage in several social networking sites including Facebook and Instagram, Twitter has announced two new additional features on their service, namely Video Recording on the mobile app, as well as Group Messaging which works for both the desktop and mobile versions of Twitter, and on TweetDeck.

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January 27, 2015

PH Banks May Shift to EMV-based Cards Earlier Than Expected

Contrary to what was previously reported, local financial institutions are reported to make the switch to EMV-based ATM and credit cards sooner than what was mandated by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas which is due on January 2017.

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January 27, 2015

OPPO R5 officially lands, priced at Php21,990

Launched back in late October last year, the OPPO R5 has been officially launched in the Philippines with a suggested retail price of Php21,990.

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January 26, 2015

Xiaomi Mi Power Bank 10400mAh to go on sale tomorrow

Mi Philippines has a anounced that its in demand product, the Xiaomi Mi Power Bank 10400mAh, will go on sale tomorrow. So if you’re one of those who are not able to get one last time, here’s your chance.

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January 26, 2015

Not only DotA: Crossfire, Point Blank banned in Cavite

In an update to our previous story, a new resolution in Barangay Salawag in Dasmariñas, Cavite added more games to join DotA on its no-play list.

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January 24, 2015

Epson unveils next-gen Technical Drawing printers

Epson has launched its next-generation T-Series Technical Drawing printers which the company claims are designed to deliver high speed, high performance, and high precision printing for the engineering, architecture, and Geographic Information System (GIS) markets. Continue Reading

January 22, 2015

Philippines among the top countries with worst traffic

Numbeo, a crowdsourced global database and multinational research firm, has published its Traffic Index for Country 2015 which placed the Philippines among the top ten countries in the world with the worst traffic conditions.

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January 22, 2015

Barangay in Cavite bans DOTA

A barangay in Cavite has issued a resolution that bans the multiplayer online game Defense of the Ancients also known as DOTA in computer shops in their area of jurisdiction.

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January 21, 2015

Samsung, Apple Still Lead Global Smartphone Shipments in 2014

Samsung and Apple still managed to dominate and retain their spots in worldwide smartphone shipment last year, according to a report by technology market intelligence company TrendForce. Which companies round up the top ten? Find out after the break.

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January 20, 2015

Sharp unveils high-end and flagship AQUOS phones

Sharp introduced its first phones for the year and they are the high-end AQUOS mini and the flip phone AQUOS K which is the flagship model in its kind. They both carry capable specs and are blessed with the company’s signature designs that we approve of. Continue Reading

January 20, 2015

ZTE’s Blade V2 touts Snapdragon CPU, 5MP selfie cam

ZTE has come up with a 64-bit midrange phone named as Blade V2 that has an updated Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and a front camera that should be more than capable of taking selfie shots. Continue Reading

January 20, 2015

AnTuTu outs best and most popular Android smartphones of 2014

AnTuTu, a popular Android device benchmark tool, has released its annual report of the best and most popular Android smartphone for 2014. Find out if your device made it on the list.

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January 18, 2015

Akamai: PH Internet Speed Still at 2.5Mbps in Q3 2014

The Philippines’ average internet speed is still at 2.5Mbps, according to the Akamai State of the Internet report for Q3 2014 published early this month.

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January 18, 2015

Sony Xperia Z4 gets certification for Japanese operators

Xperia smartphones were a no-show during the CES 2015 but that doesn’t mean Sony is not cooking up something for their consumers. Reports show that a family of Xperia Z4 was already certified by the Japanese Communication Ministry.
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January 16, 2015

First PH Subway System now approved by NEDA-ICC

Is a new subway coming really soon? The National Economic Development Authority Investment Coordinating Committee (NEDA-ICC) has approved the project that will give way to the construction of the country’s first subway system located in Metro Manila.

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January 15, 2015

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro now official!

Live from their streaming event, Xiaomi officially launches the Note Pro. We have the official specs after the break. Continue Reading

January 15, 2015

Facebook now covers violent content on your news feed

Facebook doesn’t really allow viewing of graphic images that only have a purpose of glorifying or celebrating violence, but they do show them when they are part of news and other documentary purposes. This is no longer the case after the firm restricts viewing of sensitive content without the user’s consent. Continue Reading