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October 13, 2014

French bank allows Money Transfer via Tweet

Groupe BPCE, France’s second largest banking institution, will start to roll out money transfers for its customers via a Twitter. Customers will be able to send money with a single tweet sometime this week as part of a trial run.

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October 10, 2014

Sony sets date for Xperia Z3 PH launch

We just got an invite from Sony Philippines regarding the awaited arrival of their current flagship smartphone – the Xperia Z3. Sporting a water-repellent body and PS4 Remote Play for the gamers out there, the Z3 will make its local debut in a few days’ time. Continue Reading

October 09, 2014

TechBox PH to open its own online retail store

TechBox Philippines, a subsidiary of Tao Corporation and one of the fastest growing gadget retail chain in the country, has announced that it will venture in to the online retail segment with the launch of www.techboxhub.com on October 15.

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October 09, 2014

Kaspersky Lab identifies malware used to steal money from ATMs

Kaspersky Lab, in collaboration with the Interpol, has conducted an investigation regarding a new malware called Tyupkin that cyber-criminal uses to steal cash from affected automated teller machines (ATM) in Asia, Europe and Latin America.

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October 09, 2014

The Galaxy Note 4 bends and bends back too!

The iPhone 6 Plus bends, the Galaxy Note 3 doesn’t. How about the successor to the Note line up? The Galaxy Note 4 lands on the hands of Unbox Therapy to do the test of the so-called “Bendgate” issue.
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October 08, 2014

NBA 2K15 arrives in PH!

The highly-awaited franchise of the popular basketball video game is finally here in the Philippines. With MVP Kevin Durant presented proudly on the cover, the NBA 2K15 is here to bring more adrenaline-pumping game with new modes and added improvements to its gameplay. Continue Reading

October 08, 2014

Globe Telecom network is now 100% 4G HSPA+

The Ayala-led telecommunications company, Globe Telecom, has announced that its entire network is now equipped with 4G HSPA+.
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October 08, 2014

Nikon PH launches new Store and Service Center

Nikon Philippines formally launched their new store and service center yesterday, October 7, at Paseo de Roxas corner Arnaiz Street in Makati City.

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October 07, 2014

Novo7Tech to launch Meizu MX4 at the end of October

We just got word that Novo7 Tech, the same company that brought THL smartphones in the Philippines, will soon launch the Meizu MX4 flagship at the end of the month. Continue Reading

October 07, 2014

Nexus 9 by HTC is coming very soon!

The upcoming Nexus 9 tablet is just around the corner as multiple sources confirm the device’s existence. Taiwan’s National Communications Commission and Twitter leaker @upleaks give us a preview.
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October 07, 2014

Sony set to launch new lineup of audio devices in PH

After announcing its latest high-resolution audio system over at Singapore, Sony is set to bring some of them locally plus other audio solutions from its Sports, Bluetooth, and Extra Bass series as well. Below are the list of gadgets that should make their way to Philippine shores this October. Continue Reading

October 07, 2014

A Guide to Sony’s New High-Res Audio System

We just came from Singapore where Sony has announced its new lineup of high-resolution audio devices that will be available starting this month. With the goal of bringing you sound quality close to its original sound when it was recorded, let’s take a look at these products for home or even on-the-move. Continue Reading

October 06, 2014

HP to break up into two separate companies

HP has just announced that the company will be reorganized into two separate companies, one to focus on the enterprise market and the second into consumer electronics.

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October 03, 2014

Vertu Aster, a titanium-built phone, starts at Php310,000

The Aster is the latest luxury phone from the English company Vertu. It sports impressive specs with a top-notch build quality and is priced at an equivalent value of Php310K. Continue Reading

October 02, 2014

Akamai Q2 2014 report shows Philippine Internet now at 2.5Mbps

Akamai has recently published their Second Quarter 2014 ‘State of the Internet’ Report, showing that the Internet speed here in the Philippines now averages at 2.5Mbps.

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October 02, 2014

Blackberry Passport unofficially lands for Php32k

Not only the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has reached the Philippine shores through our gray market sellers, but also the recently announced Blackberry Passport has been announced to be available through online ordering.

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October 02, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 now selling at online gray market stores

A date is now set in stone for the official launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to the Philippine market, but that didn’t stop gray market sellers from selling the flagship phablet first and ahead of the competition in the country.

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October 02, 2014

Apple to replace iPhone 5 batteries for free even with third party displays

An update has emerged for Apple’s Battery Replacement Program for its iPhone 5 that even those that no longer have their original displays will be eligible for the replacement. Continue Reading

October 02, 2014

Microsoft launches new Office Sway

After announcing the newest OS that will be their new flagship by the next year in the name of Windows 10, Microsoft is now at it again with the launch of the new Office app called Sway.

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October 02, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 local launch set this month

Are your pockets ready? Despite the gapgate issues that surfaced a few days ago, Samsung announced more details on when the Galaxy Note 4 will be available to many countries around the world in a press conference held at Singapore last October 1.

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October 01, 2014

Note 4’s #gapgate is a “necessary manufacturing feature”

Yesterday, we’ve posted iPhone 6 Plus had bendgate, Note 4 now has gapgate – in which initial users of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 have complained of a significant gap seen between the device’s frame and its display which is wide enough to insert cards and the like. Samsung has released an official statement and pointed out that it is a needed design feature. Continue Reading

September 30, 2014

Microsoft roundup: Windows ‘TH’, Hardware Conference, and more

We are a few hours away from what will be the unveiling of Microsoft’s newest operating system, and here’s what to expect tonight.

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September 30, 2014

Smart taps GSMA to improve security against spam

Smart Communications has announced that the company is currently in talks with GSM Association regarding a service that would heighten the telco’s effort against SMS spams and scams.

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September 30, 2014

Video Recap: This Week’s Top Tech (Week #2-3)

It’s been another week of surprising announcements in the world of tech both here and abroad. It’s time to check out your top tech stories this week.

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September 30, 2014

Electric Tricycles roll out in Mandaluyong City

Following the debut of the COMET (City Optimized Managed Electric Transport) e-jeepney in Quezon City, the e-tricycles, also known as the E-Trikebayan, are now plying the streets of Mandaluyong City.

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