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April 01, 2015

Cherry Mobile to buy BlackBerry, forms Cherry Berry brand

Cosmic Technologies, owner of the Cherry Mobile brand in the Philippines, has announced that it is buying into dying handset manufacturer BlackBerry for an estimated $780 Million (or Php33.75 billion).

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April 01, 2015

LTO to temporarily allow car owners to print their own license plates

Starting today, the Land Transportation Office will be enforcing the “No Registration, No Travel” policy, where no four-wheel motor vehicle can be used, driven, or operated on the roads without being duly registered with the LTO.

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April 01, 2015

Facebook starts banning jeje names and Jejenese

After turning Messenger into a platform, Facebook has unveiled a new algorithm that will detect incomprehensible languages, aiming to improve communications in the social media platform by filtering them out. Continue Reading

March 22, 2015

Xiaomi to release a sub-Php3k smartphone?

Chinese tech giant Xiaomi is known for affordable, bang-for-the-buck devices, and it seems that they want to up the ante by offering another device that is set to be cheaper than their current entry-level offering.

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March 20, 2015

LG to create the next Nexus device too?

In addition to Chinese manufacturing conglomerate Huawei, Tech giant LG is also set to make a new Nexus device once again after a year of hiatus, according to reports from the Korean media.

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March 14, 2015

Lazada scheduled to sell the ZenFone 2 on May 10

We got some confirmation from a source close to Lazada Philippines that the e-commerce site is scheduled to sell the upcoming ZenFone 2 in May 10, 2015.

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March 12, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active full specs leak ahead of launch

If you would like to purchase the new Samsung Galaxy S6 but you’re still thinking twice due to the loss of the water resistance feature compared to its predecessors, you might want to wait for its upcoming Active version which will reportedly be on sale following the original flagship device.

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March 11, 2015

Apple testing Force Touch, pink color on new iPhone

If a waterproof iPhone 6 doesn’t suit your interests, how about a pink-colored one? A new report from the Wall Street Journal suggests that Apple is currently testing a new pink color option for the new iPhone, along with a Force Touch function for its display screens.

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March 11, 2015

ZenFone 2 coming between April & June, full HD variants in tow

We got some more details from a source close to Asus Philippines that the ZenFone 2 will be launched in the country by 2nd quarter (Q2 2015).
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March 05, 2015

Google to team up with Huawei for next Nexus device?

There has been a lot of talk about the possibility that Google may release two Nexus devices later this year – one being a high-end handset which is rumored to be made by LG and the other one, as confirmed by Kevin Yang, the Director of China Research at iSuppli, will be made by Huawei.

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February 24, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6: What To Expect on March 1

We’re all expecting the next Galaxy very soon at Samsung’s Unpacked event at the MWC week, but what will it bring us exactly? Continue Reading

February 12, 2015

Local source confirms Galaxy S6, S6 Edge details

A local source we talked to this week has revealed details of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge based on first-hand encounter with the device.

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February 10, 2015

Spigen preps new cases for HTC One M9

While the next HTC One (M9) is not yet official, rumors abound of its impending announcement. The strongest evidence so far that we’ve gotten hold of is this set of new cases Spigen is releasing soon.

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February 02, 2015

Image of iPad Plus Surfaces Online

Rumors of a bigger iPad have been going on since last year and has since been considered to be named as the iPad Pro. However, a recent development in the rumor mill suggests that bigger slate may go under the name of iPad Plus, which follows the naming scheme that Apple implemented on their new smartphones.

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February 02, 2015

HTC One (M9) to Sport Two 20.7MP Rear Cameras

HTC doesn’t seem to have a care in the world if users consider their dual-camera setup to be more of a marketing gimmick than an actual purposeful addition to their smartphone’s arsenal, as they are once again rumored to include a secondary rear camera on their next flagship handset. This time though, it’s believed to have the same resolution, 20.7-megapixel, as the main camera.

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February 01, 2015

Xiaomi RedMi Note 2 Specs Leaked Ahead of Launch

Earlier in January, a specs sheet of what is believed to be the RedMi Note 2 leaked online prior to its official announcement, but as it turned out it was the Xiaomi Mi Note. In recent times though, another specs list and a set of press photos have made its way on the internet, hinting at a more budget-centric Xiaomi smartphone.

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January 29, 2015

Image leak: HTC to reveal two flagship One M9s soon?

Evan Blass, formerly @evleaks, tweets an image of HTC flagship phones from before with two new unseen smartphones, most likely the new HTC One M9s. Continue Reading

January 26, 2015

ASUS Zenfone 2 could have a smaller display variant

A report from a Chinese site suggests that ASUS will not only come out with the 5.5-inch Zenfone 2 as it was announced, but also a smaller version with a screen size of 5 inches. Continue Reading

January 22, 2015

Is a Sony Xperia Z4 Dual-SIM Variant in the Works?

As the next big stage for hardware manufacturers to showcase their next-generation smartphones comes near, more leaks have been rounding in the internet. Such is a dual-SIM variant of the Sony‘s next flagship, the Xperia Z4.

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January 20, 2015

HTC could introduce smartphone with 20MP cam and first smartwatch

Slated to be announced during MWC 2015 this March, Bloomberg reports that the Taiwanese company HTC is gearing up to release the successor of the One (M8). Not only that, they could also be celebrating their first venture into the wearable scene by introducing their first smarwatch. Continue Reading

January 19, 2015

Apple could bring stylus back on its 12.9-inch ‘iPad Pro’

Another report from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in KGI securities (who has a good record on inside scoops from Apple) shows that the Cupertino giant is planning to revive the use of a stylus on tablets as an accessory to the rumored “iPad Pro” that should be Apple‘s biggest tablet yet. Continue Reading

January 18, 2015

Galaxy S6 could have an iPhone-like fingerprint sensor

The next Galaxy flagship is already in the works with its fingerprint scanner being rumored to be redesigned. Users may soon say goodbye to Samsung’s cumbersome hardware implementation.
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January 17, 2015

iPhone 6S reports suggest double the RAM and better CPU

A new batch of alleged improvements are reported to come to the next flagship for Apple. It was mentioned that the iPhone 6S/7 could have double the RAM and better processing power than the current iPhone 6. Continue Reading

January 16, 2015

HTC’s new phablet rumored w/ QHD display, 810 CPU, UltraPixel cam

A Brazilian website claims to have the exclusive scoop on HTC‘s alleged phablet. It will reportedly be called the Hima Ace Plus and will run on the latest Qualcomm processor, a 2K resolution display, and more. Continue Reading

January 14, 2015

iPhone 6S to have dual-lens camera, 3D pressure sensor?

Sources from a supply chain are claiming that the next iPhone (either 6S or 7) will be coming this year with new features like a dual-lens camera and 3D pressure sensor. What do they do? Find out after the break. Continue Reading