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September 23, 2014

7 weird gadgets that we want in the Philippines

Tech gadgets vary from category to category – there are smartphones, smart watches, and even smart eyewear. Others, because of their cleverness and function, can also be considered smart devices themselves. Here are 7 weird gadgets that we still want in the Philippines. Continue Reading

September 18, 2014

TBT: My first MP3 player

Last week, Apple quietly dropped the iPod Classic from its online store which marks then end of an era for MP3 players. To some, the Classic was probably their first MP3 player or their first MP3 player they absolutely loved. For me, it made me remember my first MP3 player which I received almost 10 years ago.

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September 17, 2014

Jabra intros new headsets designed for call centers

Jabra has introduced in the Philippines their latest headset technology designed for call centers and office use: the Jabra Biz 2300, Jabra Pro 900 series, and the Jabra Motion Office. Continue Reading

September 16, 2014

Victorinox INOX lands locally, priced at Php27,500

Today marks the official debut of the rugged timepiece from Victorinox Swiss Army called I.N.O.X. Mind you it’s not the typical weather-proof watch that we often see in the tech segment, rather a watch that was ran over by a 64-ton tank and lived to tell about it.

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September 13, 2014

Acer’s Selfie Hat, a sombrero with a dangling tablet

There’s the selfie stick (or the selfie pod) and then there’s the Selfie Hat. It is Acer’s Iconia 8 tablet that literally hangs on the side of a big, glittering sombrero that should effortlessly take those precious selfies. Continue Reading

September 12, 2014

HTC to come out with a GoPro-like camera?

It seems like a smartwatch isn’t the only thing keeping HTC busy these days as new rumors suggest that the Taiwanese company is also on its way to venture into sports cameras. Continue Reading

September 12, 2014

Cherry Mobile Ultra On The Go Review

The Cherry Mobile Ultra On The Go is one of the latest non-Android addition to the company’s growing portfolio. It’s a mobile hotspot (or pocket Wi-Fi, whichever you want to call it) that supports LTE connectivity which is priced at Php3,999. Continue Reading

September 09, 2014

Motorola to soon offer its own earbuds and power banks

Last week, Motorola’s IFA limelight focused on its new smartphones namely the next-gen Moto X and Moto G, but along with it are two new nifty devices that will compliment the mentioned smartphones – meet the Moto Hint earbuds and the Power Pack Micro.

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September 04, 2014

Bose’s clearance sale drops prices on its audio systems

Bose is holding a clearance sale starting tomorrow (September 5, 2014) all the way till Sunday. This three-day event offers discounts for their quality audio products such as home theater speakers, headphones, and Wi-Fi music systems. Citibank holders also get extra perks and additional discounts. Continue Reading

September 02, 2014

Cherry Mobile TV Box first impressions

Cherry Mobile has caused quite a stir in the local tech scene after showcasing two of their latest non-smartphone offerings, the Ultra On The Go and the CM TV Box. We’ve already shared with your our quick unboxing of CM’s new 4G/LTE Pocket Wi-Fi, now it’s time for their new Android set-top box to get the same treatment.

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September 02, 2014

IRIScan Mouse / Scanner now on Villman for Php3,888

The IRIScan Mouse, an all-in-one device that works as a wired mouse and a portable scanner , is now available for purchase at Villman for Php3,888. Continue Reading

September 02, 2014

Cherry Mobile TV Box – Android set-top box for Php3,999

Along with the Ultra On-The-Go LTE Pocket WiFi, Cherry Mobile also introduced the TV Box – a set-top box that is powered by a quad-core CPU and Android Jellybean. Continue Reading

September 02, 2014

Cherry Mobile outs Ultra On-The-Go LTE Pocket Wi-Fi

Last night, Cherry Mobile unofficially revealed their upcoming mobile device called Ultra On The Go to a select group of bloggers that attended the company’s simple gathering. Contrary to what you may be thinking, CM’s new device is actually not a smartphone, rather an LTE mobile hotspot that is expected to sell for only Php3,999!

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September 01, 2014

Garmin VIRB Elite Quick Review

We got our hands on another action camera and this time it’s from Garmin. Announced late last year, the VIRB is the company’s first time to join the sports camera category as the company decides to take a break from producing sat-nav devices. Could the Garmin VIRB Elite offer something new that users haven’t already seen? Continue Reading

September 01, 2014

Xiaomi to enter the Android gaming scene with Ouya

From affordable but feature-packed smartphones, Xiaomi has slowly expanded its portfoilo by releasing other consumer devices such as earphones, TVs and set top boxes. The next item on their list is Android gaming, and decided to collaborate with Ouya on their next venture.

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August 28, 2014

ASUS teases the upcoming ZenWatch

This year’s Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin, or commonly known as IFA is just around the corner and some manufacturers are already giving us an early look at the devices that they’re planning to unveil during the annual tech event. One of the companies that got a head start is ASUS who recently uploaded a short clip featuring their new smartwatch called ZenWatch.

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August 27, 2014

10 cool gadgets that you can buy from CD-R King

CD-R King, known before as the one-stop-shop for blank media products has grown to become the country’s largest retail chain that offers affordable gadgets ranging from USB products to 3D printers. That being said, take a look at our list of 10 cool gadgets that you can buy from CD-R King. Continue Reading

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