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November 03, 2014

LG reveals 5.3-inch display with world’s thinnest bezels

LG over the weekend officially announced its development of a 5.3-inch Full HD LCD panel that rocks the world’s thinnest bezels. Dropping at only 0.7mm thick, its bezels are even thinner than a credit card’s! Continue Reading

November 02, 2014

UP campuses to have free WiFi hotspots by Smart

‘Iskolars ng Bayan’ will have additional free access to the web within all constituent campuses courtesy of Smart Communications.
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November 01, 2014

YugaTech Daily News Recap (10/31/14)

Welcome to YugaTech’s Daily News Recap – a quick compilation of all the articles we’ve written the day before. So if you don’t have the time to scroll through our site for yesterday’s news, we got it all listed here for your convenience. Read our Daily News Recap for October 31, 2014.
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November 01, 2014

Xiaomi to release 16,000mAh Mi power bank?

Xiaomi’s 10,400mAh Mi power bank not enough for you? Then you might want to wait for this baby which packs 16,000mAh worth of juice.
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November 01, 2014

Lenovo overtakes Xiaomi as world’s third largest

A few days ago, Xiaomi was reported as the third largest handset maker in the world but it looks like the victory was short-lived as Lenovo has finalized its acquisition of Motorola Mobility, leaping ahead of its rival and now claiming the third spot. Continue Reading

October 31, 2014

7-Eleven Starts Selling Starmobile Devices

After establishing a strong presence in pretty much every major mall in the country, Starmobile is upping the ante as the local company announced that their devices are now available on select 7-Eleven stores in the country.

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October 31, 2014

Nokia Lumia 730 Dual SIM lands for Php11,990

Microsoft has just announced the local availability of the Nokia Lumia 730 in the Philippines. The handset mid-level handset has a dual-SIM capability and will retail for Php11,990.

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October 30, 2014

Xiaomi now world’s third biggest handset maker

Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi now ranks third in worldwide smartphone market share, according to the Q3 2014 report by research and analytical company International Data Corporation (IDC).

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October 30, 2014

LG Electronics will no longer make plasma TV

Plasma TV will become a rarer sight in stores as South Korean company, LG Electronics Inc., will end its own production of the said TV technology by November.
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October 29, 2014

ZTE releases official statement regarding sale mishap

With the chaos that ensued over at ZTE‘s sale yesterday about the Php10,000 discount on its Grand X2 L phablet, the company has released an official statement that addresses the people who exerted effort going to their kiosks and concept stores only to go home disappointed. Continue Reading

October 28, 2014

Chaos ensues at ZTE Sale, flooded with complaints

We’ve been receiving reports that customers who went to the ZTE Mobile Sale today have been enraged over limited stock availability and reservations, things that ZTE promised that would be addressed in today’s promo. Continue Reading

October 27, 2014

Xiaomi Opens First Service Center in PH

Xiaomi Philippines invited a few tech bloggers to witness the official launch of the company’s first Mi Exclusive Service Center in the country.

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October 27, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime to hit gray markets

Last month, we gave you a preview of the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime, a smartphone dedicated to the selfie-ready with its 5-megapixel front facing camera. CMK Cellphones got a hold of the new Samsung mid-range phone slated to arrive in the coming weeks. How much? Read after the break.

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October 26, 2014

Blackview officially launches three octa-core smartphones in PH

There’s a new smartphone brand in town! Blackview, a major distributor of OEM phones in Hong Kong, is now starting to sell eight smartphones as part of their initial lineup in the country; three of which runs on a 1.7Ghz octa-core processor from MediaTek.

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October 26, 2014

Gigabyte outs GeForce GTX 970 Mini-ITX graphics card

The GTX 970 and GTX 980 have been getting a lot of attention from gamers because of its fairly low TDP and PSU requirement. Thus, it only makes sense for companies to shrink the size of the card for use on compact form factors such as Mini-ITX. That’s exactly what Gigabyte did with its first GTX970-based Mini-ITX GFX card conveniently called GTX 970 Mini-ITX.

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October 26, 2014

Urbanears Fall/Winter 2014 Collection to arrive in PH

Digits Trading Corporation, the official distributor of Urbanears in the country, has announced that the Fall/Winter 2014 collection will soon be available locally.

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October 26, 2014

Twitpic shuts down, passes domain to Twitter

Third-party twitter photo service Twitpic is shutting down today, October 25th.

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October 26, 2014

Supreme Court: ‘Friends Only’ privacy on Facebook not private at all

The Supreme Court has recently ruled that a ‘friends only’ privacy at social networking site Facebook does not entitle a user to total or absolute privacy, according to an 18-page decision it released a few days ago.

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October 25, 2014

New bill requires parking space before buying a new car

A new bill is being proposed to curb traffic congestion in the country. Valenzuela Representative Rep. Sherwin Gatchalian is proposing the Proof of Parking Space Act that requires would-be buyers of new vehicles to provide proof they have have parking space suitable for the car they are buying.

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October 25, 2014

Xiaomi to move servers in light of recent privacy issues

Hey Xiaomi fans and users! Hugo Barra, VP of International for Xiaomi, posted a status on Facebook regarding an important security issue and update. Read on to find out.
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October 24, 2014

Samsung Knox now certified for Classified U.S Goverment use

Samsung’s efforts to improve security among its devices has been applauded by the U.S Government as Samsung Knox gets an approval for classified government use.
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October 24, 2014

ZTE intros V5 Max: Budget-friendly 64-bit with 2GB RAM

ZTE introduces its new V5 Max which carries decent specs like a 5.5-inch display, Snapdragon CPU, 2GB of RAM, and 13MP camera for a price targeted to be easy on the pocket. Continue Reading

October 23, 2014

GoPro Hero, Hero4 series now officially priced in PH

We’ve just received a tip that the entry-level GoPro Hero and the Hero4 series have officially arrived in the country. How much would it cost? Find out after the break.

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October 23, 2014

HB 5099: Parking Fees Regulation Act pegs fee at Php40

A new House Bill, authored by Valenzuela City Rep. Sherwin Gatchalian, is being proposed to limit initial parking fees at only Php40 and regulates the rate of establishments with parking facilities.

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October 23, 2014

ZTE intros octa-core Blade Vec Pro; priced below Php9K

Touted as the “most affordable true octa-core phone in the market today,” the ZTE Blade Vec Pro boasts a 5-inch HD display with eight cores of processing power and 8GB of storage. Continue Reading