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February 06, 2015

Foodpanda acquires City Delivery

Foodpanda, a popular online food delivery platform, has announced its acquisition of competitors in 7 Asian markets, including City Delivery, a multi-establishment delivery service in the Philippines.

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February 06, 2015

Vertu’s Valentine’s Day smartphone will cost you Php800K

Vertu has been known for producing exquisite smartphones for the filthy rich — from snake skins as designs, to a handset designed for Bentley, to diamond-toting smartphones, the company has them all. Now the British manufacturer is coming up with a design to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Take a look at the Signature Touch Clous de Paris. Continue Reading

February 06, 2015

Ensogo, CashCashPinoy face BIR’s tax evasion charges

Key officials of two companies that offer online discount purchases face a Php36-million case filed by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) over alleged tax evasion, according to news reports yesterday.

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February 06, 2015

Gionee teases an upcoming device that is ‘perfectly slim’

Gionee is set to launch a device that will supposedly give light to a new meaning of ‘perfectly slim’ at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Continue Reading

February 04, 2015

SteelSeries PH Warns Consumers About Unauthorized Resellers

In a recent post on their official Facebook fan page, SteelSeries Philippines has reiterated their current warranty policies for their products and “highly suggests” that customers should only buy from authorized resellers to take full advantage of it.

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February 04, 2015

Samsung starts mass production of ePoP memory for smartphones

Samsung Electronics has announced that it has started mass production of the industry’s first high-density ePoP memory for flagship smartphones.

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February 02, 2015

Motorola, Sony, Oppo, Microsoft to release Snapdragon 810 devices this year

Qualcomm has announced that its 64-bit Snapdragon 810 processor will power the premium tier mobile devices from major OEMs namely Motorola, Sony, Oppo, and Microsoft in 2015.

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February 02, 2015

Nissan Launches 2015 NP300 Navara in PH

Nissan Philippines today launches the NP300 Navara which is the company’s newest offering in the pick-up truck segment. Read past the break for its list of offerings.

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February 02, 2015

Papal visit breaks Twitter records in the Philippines

In a report shared by Twitter to Smart Communications, the recent visit of Pope Francis broke Twitter records in the Philippines, simply showing the Roman Catholic Pontiff’s popularity in the country and how Filipinos have turned to social media to openly express their love and appreciation for him. Continue Reading

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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