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August 21, 2014

Samsung adds Box Mini to the Level lineup

Four months after unveiling a group of devices under the new Level portfolio Samsung has added another Bluetooth Wireless Speaker called Level Box Mini which, as it name implies, is the smaller sibling of the Level Box which was launched back in April.

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August 20, 2014

Xiaomi Power Bank now in the PH, starts at Php445

After the success of the Xiaomi Mi 3, Xiaomi Philippines extends its product offerings in the Philippines with the much-awaited Mi Power Bank. Continue Reading

August 18, 2014

PH team preps up for international robotics competition

The Philippine Robotics Team is gearing up in preparation for the 16th International Robotics Olympiad that will be held later this year. Interested schools can still try out to be part of the team to represent the country at the said competition. Continue Reading

August 17, 2014

PNY launches a LEGO USB compatible to other LEGOs

For those fans of the classic building bricks that most of us played (or are still playing) with, you’ll be glad to know that you can now store your files on them too! PNY has partnered with LEGO to produce a USB storage made out of these plastic toys. They come in different colors and storage sizes, but the most fun part is that they can be attached to your existing LEGOs! Continue Reading

August 15, 2014

Playground Cam100 vs GoPro Hero3+ Video Comparison

During our review of the Playground Cam100, we mentioned that it shares some elements as the GoPro. In fact, it could be mistaken as one when you first look at it inside its waterproof case. Both action cameras record Full HD videos, have the same mounting system, but the Cam100 is almost only 1/3 the GoPro’s price. This leads us to one question: How’s the video output of the Cam100 compared to GoPro? We find out.

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August 14, 2014

Bose QuietComfort 20 Quick Review

Bose is known for premium audio products. They have been manufacturing products with great performance and quality since 1964. Now in 2014, let’s have a quick look at the QuietComfort 20, the first in-ear noise cancelling headphones from Bose. Continue Reading

August 14, 2014

Polaroid introduces Cube lifestyle action camera

Polaroid, the company known for its instant film and cameras, has introduced their latest toy, the Cube – a water resistant, shockproof, and mountable “lifestyle action camera.” Continue Reading

August 07, 2014

CM Tegra Note 7 Benchmark and Gaming/Speaker Test

While we prep up the review for the Cherry Mobile Tegra Note 7, here are some quick tests  and demonstrations we did with the tablet. We benchmarked it, tried out its DirectStylus on its SketchBookX app, and played a couple of racing and shooter games on it. Continue Reading

August 06, 2014

Playground Cam100 Action Camera Quick Review

With the sudden boom of action cameras these days, documenting the things people with active lifestyle do is easy. The thing is, not everyone can afford a Php19K-worth sports camera that big companies offer today. For those who want an alternative camera without breaking the bank, there’s the Playground Cam100 action camera that’s way more affordable than mainstream sports cameras. Continue Reading

August 06, 2014

Playground Smart Watch Quick Review

Every now and then we get interesting gadgets to review like the Playground BS-200 Bluetooth Speaker and Playground PF100 which we reviewed recently. As a follow up, we received a new toy from the same brand and this time it’s a smart watch. Check out our quick review of the Playground Smart Watch below.

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August 05, 2014

Featured Product: Playground PF100

Along with the BS-200 Bluetooth Speaker, Playground also sent us an iron-clad device called the Playground PF100, a 2600mAh powerbank that doubles as a flashlight and can also emit SOS signal that may come in handy in dire times. Continue Reading

August 05, 2014

Playground BS-200 Bluetooth Speaker Review

A few days ago we received a handful of devices from a fairly new company called Playground, one of which is the Playground BS-200; a small Bluetooth Speaker that also functions as a handsfree accessory. Continue Reading

August 04, 2014

Harman / Kardon NC noise-cancelling headphones Review

The Harman / Kardon NC is one of those over-ear headphones that comes with a premium build and design, can deliver great sound quality, partnered with an impressive proprietary noise-cancelling technology. However, such combination of features surely do not come cheap. Is the Harman / Kardon NC worth considering then? Find out by reading our review below.
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August 03, 2014

Airborne Technologies launches Tough Rock Powerbank

Philippine-based Airborne Technologies officially launches its hardy AT-800 Tough Rock Powerbank to add to its wide range of handy powerbanks. This portable battery charger is waterproof, sandproof, and shockproof to make sure it can keep up with your active lifestyle and charge your devices anywhere you go. They also introduced the AT Boom Box vibration speaker during the event. Continue Reading

August 02, 2014

Flying the DJI Phantom drone

Since we’ve had the AR Drone last year we’ve been trying to take it out and use in some of our outdoor activities. However, it could not carry a lot of additional load that we wanted like a GoPro. Thus, we shifted our focus on another one — the DJI Phantom.

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August 01, 2014

AKG K550 Quick Review

There are two kinds of over-the-ear headphones: the closed-back design that prevents sound from leaking out of the cups, and the open-back that doesn’t restrict the sound flowing out. Both have different impact on the sound making people choose one over the other. The AKG K550 claims to blur the line between them by offering open-backed sound with the silence of a closed-back design. Can they back their claims? We find out. Continue Reading

July 27, 2014

CD-R King 4G/LTE Pocket Wi-Fi now available for Php3,990

It comes to no surprise that CD-R King, Pinoy’s one-stop-shop for gizmos and accessories, now has offers an open-line 4G/LTE Pocket Wi-Fi that works for both Globe and Smart LTE networks.

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July 18, 2014

Beats Studio + Codisk T801 Action Camera promo

Now here’s a combination you don’t see too often. MSI-ECS, one of the distributors of Beats products in the country, is giving away a free Codisk T801 Action Camera with every purchase of a Beats Studio at one of the participating outlets.

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July 15, 2014

JBL Synchros S100i Quick Review

In-ears are for those who are looking for an easy-to-bring and lightweight headphones. They all offer great portability but differ on sound reproduction. Some, since their drivers aren’t as big as on- or over-ear headphones, have weak sound and poor quality. Let’s see if the JBL Synchros S100i will be able to impress us on this Quick Review.

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July 14, 2014

Alteam AH-598 Headphones Quick Review

We’ve already had a look at one of Alteam’s headphones just recently, and here we have another one – the Alteam AH-598. It’s more affordable than the other one we reviewed, but it doesn’t mean it has nothing to show. Does it have what it takes to grab your attention and convince you to buy? Read on our quick review to find out! Continue Reading

July 10, 2014

GoPro unveils Sportsman Mount and Blackout Housing

GoPro introduces two new accessories to accompany its line of sports camera. The Sportsman Mount lets you attach your GoPro to poles, hunting bows, and some gun barrels, while the Blackout Housing gives a fresh new look and adds functionality to your device. Continue Reading

July 09, 2014

LG launches KizON: Wearable designed for kids, and geeky parents

In this hyper-connected world that we live in, almost everything can be controlled using our smartphones and other smart devices. LG has taken that into account and came up with the LG KizON; a fairly large wristband that toddlers can wear which aids parents to keep track on their child’s whereabouts.

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July 07, 2014

Alteam ANP-777 Quick Review

Alteam is a Taiwan-based headphone and microphone manufacturer. The company has been working closely with these devices since the year 2000 and have been releasing new designs every succeeding year. What we have in our hands now is the Alteam ANP-777 headphones that have their own Active Noise Cancellation technology. Is it a good travel companion as the company claims it? Read our Quick Review and find out. Continue Reading

July 06, 2014

Lenco BTS-110 Bluetooth Speaker Review

Lenco, a Swiss audio manufacturer now headquartered in Venlo, Netherlands, is almost unheard of locally and even in some part of the worlds, but they’ve actually been around for seven decades making stellar devices like the one we have here, the Lenco BTS-110 Bluetooth Speaker.

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June 29, 2014

Bose SoundLink Mini Quick Review

Portability and sound quality are the two imperative factors when it comes to compact, Bluetooth speakers. Some speakers are light and can be easily carried in a small bag, but then sound quality suffers due to weak drivers. Some are equipped with full-sized drivers that give off high quality music, but are too bulky to be moved around. Let’s see which category does the Bose SoundLink Mini fall under. Continue Reading