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March 29, 2015

HTC Re Review

This is the very first time that HTC is gettig into the action cam market and the HTC RE offers a different approach to the usual configuration that has been widely popularized by GoPro. The execution is quite unique, the design a bit intriguing. But, does it perform up to par with the rest? Check out our full review below to find out.

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March 15, 2015

Samsung NX500 Unboxing & Hands-On Review

Samsung isn’t quite the first brand to come to mind when you think about digital cameras. And while it’s had its fair share of hits and misses over the last few years – you’ve got to hand it to them for trying. Their latest attempt at making inroads in the digital photography market comes in the form of an $800 compact, interchangeable lens camera, that shoots 4K video – the NX500.

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March 10, 2015

Hands-on with the HTC Re action camera

Announced back in October 2014 along with the HTC Desire Eye, the HTC Re is the Taiwanese company’s very first foray into the action cam market. We bought a review unit last month while flying thru Hong Kong International Airport.

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March 04, 2015

Nikon D7200 Officially Launched

Following the release of the astronomy-centric D810a, Nikon announced the latest model of their mid-range DX-format digital single-lens reflex camera – the Nikon D7200.

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February 16, 2015

The Unauthorized Guide on How Not To Take A Selfie

The Philippines has had Makati City and Pasig City called the “selfie capital of the world”, and with the current generation being so engrossed with selfies as well, we thought about creating a “How Not Toguide on taking selfies. Continue Reading

February 15, 2015

Samsung outs NX500 28.2MP compact mirrorless camera

Samsung introduced the NX500 here at the Samsung Forum 2015 in Bangkok — a compact, mirror-less camera with a 28-megapixel APS-C sensor that is capable of recording 4K videos.

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February 07, 2015

Are point-and-shoot cameras dead?

Point-and-shoot cameras used to be the king when it comes to every day casual shooting. Almost every household had a point-and-shoot on standby, ready to capture moments. But with the improvement in camera technology for mobile devices, smartphones have aggresively taken its place as the go-to device for taking photos and videos. This leaves us asking, are point-and-shoot cameras dead?

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February 06, 2015

Canon EOS 5DS, 5DS R goes full frame at 50.6MP

Canon has introduced their latest DLSR cameras that boasts a whopping 50.6 megapixel Full-frame CMOS Sensor, Dual DIGIC 6 image processors, and 61 AF points – the EOS 5DS and the EOS 5DS R.

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February 05, 2015

Olympus Air interchangeable lens camera announced

Olympus jumps on the wireless lens camera bandwagon with the release of the Olympus Air. Similar to Sony’s QX series, the Air is a WiFi-enabled shooter that connects to your smartphone and uses it as its display.

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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 16, 2015

Fujifilm Revamps Entry-Level MILC, Adds Selfie-Friendly Screen

Fujifilm has introduced the latest addition to its X-Series cameras – the Fujifilm X-A2.

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January 09, 2015

Toshiba Adds NFC to its New SDHC Cards

In 2011, Toshiba unveiled one of the first WiFi-enabled SD cards in the market. Fast forward to today and the Japanese firm continues to innovate their tiny storage solution by adding Near Field Communication (NFC) to its feature set.

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January 07, 2015

Panasonic Introduces Two New Rugged Lumix Cameras

Panasonic has recently announced a pair of nature-ready, compact digital cameras namely the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6 and the Lumix DMC-TS30.

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January 07, 2015

Nikon Intros AF-S 300mm F/4D IF-ED Telephoto Lens

In addition to the touchscreen-toting D5500, Nikon also announced a pair of telephoto lenses, one retractable zoom lens for DX-format cameras and an FX prime lens which is dubbed as the AF-S Nikkor 300mm F/4D IF-ED.

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January 06, 2015

Nikon Adds Touchscreen Display on New D5500

More than a year after the Nikon unveiled the D5300, the Japan-based camera maker announces its successor, the Nikon D5500.

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January 06, 2015

CDR King’s GoPro-like Action Cam priced at Php3,380

First unveiled back in December, the widely interesting CDR King Waterproof Action Camera is now available and selling for only Php3,380.

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December 30, 2014

Nikon D810 Review

Last month we gave you guys a quick tour of the Nikon D810 and a brief rundown of some of the improvements that Nikon implemented on their new full-frame camera. Now it’s time to see what this camera has to offer and see if it has what it takes to convince current D800/E users to take the jump.

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December 26, 2014

Qube X-Cam Action Camera Arrives in PH with sub-Php4K Price Tag

Although the thought of CD-R King-branded waterproof action camera might sound good on paper, a lot of you are still a bit hesitant to take the plunge because of personal reasons. If that’s the case, then the fairly new Qube X-Cam Action Camera may be worthy of your consideration.

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December 23, 2014

CD-R King unveils its own waterproof action camera

Tech retail store giant CD-R King just announced its foray into the action camera segment as it unveiled on its Facebook page the waterproof Action Camcorder, which will be available on its branches in the near future.

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December 14, 2014

Sony A7 Mark II Hands-on

During the regional launch of the Sony A7 Mark II, dealers and members of the media from Southeast Asia region were given some time to be acquainted with the new compact full frame camera. So we took this opportunity to share with you our initial impression of the Sony A7 Mark II.

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December 12, 2014

Sony A7 Mark II lands in Southeast Asia

Singapore – Sony Philippines has invited us to witness the regional launch of the Sony A7 Mark II, the latest addition to the full-frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera lineup of the Japan-based camera maker.

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December 06, 2014

YugaTech Christmas Gadget Guide 2014: Cameras

You’ve seen the past few days our smartphone, tablet, smartwatch, and laptop holiday gadget guides. Today, we’ll discuss cameras of all shapes, sizes, and uses — in hopes that they win your hearts and pockets this holiday season.

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December 06, 2014

Instagram look-alike Polaroid Socialmatic now official

Feeling a little social lately? After three years of what it seems to be research and development for the product, Polaroid announced that its new Socialmatic camera will be available for purchase next year.

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November 18, 2014

Nikon D810 First Impressions

It’s been a while since we took a full-frame dSLR out for a spin, which is why we were all picking our jaws up on the floor when Nikon Philippines lend us with one of their latest FX cameras – the Nikon D810.

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November 18, 2014

Sony outs Exmor RS IMX230, 192-point AF in tow

Nokia have brought the house down when it unveiled its 41MP sensor. And while it’s still considered as the king in terms of pixel count, Sony has taken a different approach with its sensor and focused more on the performance side rather than just the megapixel count.

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