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January 14, 2015

Budget Lumia 532 now official for only €79

In addition to the sub-Php4K Lumia 435, Microsoft also announced the Lumia 532 that carries better-spec’d internals while also performing on a Windows 8.1 platform. Continue Reading

January 14, 2015

Lumia 435 is the cheapest Lumia at sub-Php4K

Microsoft today announces the Lumia 435 which is the most affordable Windows Phone to date. It runs on Windows 8.1, has a more capable RAM than the previous models in its class, and has expandable memory up to 128GB. Continue Reading

January 14, 2015

Samsung Z1 goes official, sub-$100 Tizen smartphone

Korean electronics giant Samsung officially unveiled the Z1, a budget-friendly smartphone with their own Tizen operating system running out of the box.

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January 14, 2015

Oppo R1C announced w/ sexy sapphire crystal back

The Oppo R1C launches today and with it comes a thin body and a sexy sapphire crystal back panel. There’s also some decent specs under the hood which includes a Snapdragon processor and 2GB RAM. Continue Reading

January 14, 2015

Modder Built a Rig on a 1/6th Scale RC Humvee

The last time we featured a sick rig, it was hubcap-inspired creation dubbed as the Baby Moon. This time around, RoG forum member ace_finland outfitted an off-the-shelf remote-controlled Humvee with gaming-grade hardware. Head past the break to see what he came up with.

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January 13, 2015

Smart gives free access to Twitter for Pope’s visit

Smart today announces its partnership with Twitter to bring Filipinos free use of the app during the entire time Pope Francis will be in the country. Continue Reading

January 13, 2015

Ford shows off all-new Mustang GT350R, GT supercar, and F-150 Raptor

The 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) just kicked off and already Ford drops its latest models to wow everyone. Among these are the all new Mustang GT350R, GT supercar, and the F-150 Raptor. Spot these sexy beasts after the break. Continue Reading

January 13, 2015

Xiaomi to launch Redmi Note 2, specs revealed

A teaser from the Chinese company Xiaomi clearly shows that the flagship device that will launch on the 15th of January 2015 is in fact the Redmi Note 2 and not the Mi5 like everyone expects. A website also revealed its specs. Check them out after the jump. Continue Reading

January 13, 2015

BRAVEN BRV-PRO is a rugged speaker w/ modular accessories

BRAVEN, known for its wireless speakers that can withstand serious beatings, announced a new addition to its array of devices. The BRV-PRO is a Bluetooth-touting speaker with IPX7 certification and a unique capability of being able to be equipped with different accessories. Continue Reading

January 12, 2015

Chinese straps 94 iPhone 5s to body, smuggles thru China

We’ve heard of news about people serving as drug mules strap on bags of illegal drugs while smuggling them thru airports and customs. However, this is the first time we’ve seen the same done on gadgets — specifically iPhones.

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January 12, 2015

GoPro HERO4 to get new features from a free update

For those that already own the latest action camera from GoPro, you’d be happy to know that the two variants of the HERO4 will receive new features from an update free of charge! Continue Reading

January 11, 2015

Oppo U3 goes official with 4x optical zoom

Oppo is having a new member and what’s nice about this new smartphone is its dedicated audio chip and 4x optical zoom. This is the Oppo U3.
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January 11, 2015

A Xiaomi flash sale is happening this January 13th

Lazada and Xiaomi are having their first flash sale for 2015 with a Redmi 1S and Mi Power Bank 5400mAh in tow! Read on for the details.
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January 10, 2015

Nokia N1 tablet sold out in 4 minutes

The new tablet from Nokia began its pre-order sale in China with 20,000 stocks. After 4 minutes, it was already sold out.
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January 08, 2015

What exactly can the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 offer?

Qualcomm has formally unveiled its newest and by far, the most powerful smartphone processor – the Snapdragon 810. With it comes a number of firsts in terms of processing power and the company has shed some light on the features that it will bring to smartphones. Continue Reading

January 07, 2015

Nikon Outs AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR II Lens

Dishing out Php90,000 for a prime telephoto lens is way out of league of most budget-conscious photography enthusiasts. Fret not though, because Nikon has announced the AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR II which should be good starting telephoto lens for budding photographers on a tight budget.

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January 07, 2015

NVidia Quietly Launches GeForce GTX965M

NVidia has been making a lot of buzz in the mobile computing division with the release of notebook with GTX 970M and GTX 980M for GPU. They’re looking to continue doing just that with the launch of the latest addition to the GeForce 900 Mobility Chip lineup, the NVidia GeForce GTX 965M.

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January 07, 2015

Cherry Mobile Me Vibe to Hit Lazada on January 9, Cheapest Octa-core at Php3,999

Cherry Mobile hinted at a new device coming exclusively to Lazada on January 9 on its Facebook page earlier today. It turns out that the new smartphone to be available on the e-commerce website is the cheapest octa-core phone to ever hit the market yet: The Cherry Mobile Me Vibe.

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January 07, 2015

ASUS ROG Swift PG27AQ, 4K IPS Monitor w/ G-Sync

When we reviewed the RoG Swift PG278Q, we regarded it as the best gaming monitor that money can buy. Of course, that is before ASUS decided to up the ante and unveil ROG Swift PG27AQ in this year’s Consumer Electronic Show.

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January 06, 2015

Globe offers free Viber to all subscribers

Globe’s Peter Bithos has has made a video announcement declaring the extension of their free Facebook promo starting January 13 for an entire month and on top of that they’re also giving free Viber messaging to all subscribers.

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January 06, 2015

Lenovo shows off Vibe Xtension Selfie Flash

Lenovo, over at CES, has introduced the Vibe Xtension Selfie Flash. Originally planned to go with the newly-announced Vibe X2 Pro, this rather nifty gadget is compatible with any Android devices according to the company. Continue Reading

January 06, 2015

ASUS Transformer Book Chi announced, sports Intel Core M CPU

Apart from the Zenfone 2 and Zenfone Zoom, ASUS also introduced three new models under the Transformer Book Chi series — the T90, T100, and the Intel Core M-touting flagship T300 which we’ve already seen last year during Computex 2014. Continue Reading

January 06, 2015

HTC announces Desire 320 running on KitKat

HTC, on its attempt to focus on the Desire lineup, has introduced the Desire 320 that took its cues from the entry-level Desire 310 which was unveiled early last year. With it comes a slight upgrade in specs and updated OS. Check it out after the break. Continue Reading

January 05, 2015

New license plates with security features roll out today

As part of the government’s license plate standardization program, today is the first day that motorists can order new license plates and replace the old ones when renewing their motor vehicles. These plates now come with security features that aim to aid on the road and hopefully avoid illegal practices. Continue Reading

January 04, 2015

LRT, MRT Fare Hikes start today

If you’re one of the usual commuters who often ride the MRT or LRT, don’t be surprised if you’ll be paying for more than what you actually do. The Department of Transportation and Communications will start to implement today its fare matrix for three of Metro Manila’s primary railroad transportation systems.

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