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November 24, 2014

Mi Philippines bundles Redmi 1S with Mi Power Bank

Mi Philippines has announced that they will bundle their affordable Xiaomi Redmi 1S Android smartphone with the 5,200mAh Mi Power Bank on their November 27 sale. Continue Reading

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November 24, 2014

Happy Mobile Oracle unveiled, octa-core at 6.6mm

Aside from the security-powered Prive, another Happy Mobile flagship offering is the Oracle, an octa-core smartphone housed in 6.6-millimeter body.

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November 24, 2014

Happy Mobile Prive officially announced

Happy Mobile officially launched a number of smartphones yesterday at the SM North EDSA Annex Event Center, bringing along TV host and actress Heart Evangelista as its brand ambassador. Announced during the launch is the Prive (pronounced as Privé), touted as its flagship smartphone.

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November 24, 2014

5 Tips When Gadget Shopping with a Credit Card

Christmas is fast approaching and this week, most people will be getting their 13th month bonus or Christmas bonus. For the rest of us not getting any extra dough to spend for our holiday gifts, there’s always the ever-reliable credit card.

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November 24, 2014

Contest: Win this Nikon Coolpix S3600!

The cool folks from Nikon Philippines are giving away a Nikon Coolpix S3600 to one of our regular readers. Check out the mechanics below.

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November 23, 2014

DOST to put up 50,000 Free Public WiFi starting 2015

The Department of Science and Technology is looking to set up over 50,000 free public WiFi hotspots nationwide. This is based on their proposed budget of Php3 billion for next fiscal year.

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November 23, 2014

Over 50,000 Spam Text goes thru Globe every day

A recent press release posted on Globe’s website indicated that over 2 million spam messages were blocked/filtered by the telco after they’ve implemented an automated filtering system in their network.

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November 23, 2014

5 Things You Might Not Know About Powerbanks

Most people buy powerbanks based on indicated charging capacities. However, there are some details that we need to understand in order to maximize the use of these rechargeable batteries.

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November 23, 2014

Starmobile UP Snap has 8MP UltraPixel camera

Following up on HTC’s Ultrapixel technology, Starmobile has introduced their own version with an 8-megapixel Ultrapixel camera on the UP Snap.

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November 23, 2014

HP Stream 7 Windows 8.1 tablet lands for Php7,999

Announced back in September, the HP Stream 7 is one of the most affordable Windows 8.1 tablets with a suggested retail price of $99.99. The device has just been spotted over at Villman for Php7,999.

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November 23, 2014

Why Ford Fiesta’s 1.0L EcoBoost is not Your Average 1-Liter Engine

We were recently loaned by Ford its 2014 Fiesta Sport+ 1.0L EcoBoost. The award-winning sub-compact is a 5-door hatchback that runs on a 3-cylinder engine (yup, just three cylinders). Don’t be fooled by the numbers, though, as it pumps out 125PS of power and 170Nm of torque. Read on and find out why this International Engine of the Year victor isn’t your ordinary 1-liter engine. Continue Reading

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November 22, 2014

Android 5.0 Lollipop on the Nexus 5 Review

For the past few months, my LG Google Nexus 5 was starting to feel boring and outdated. It was also restarting randomly for no apparent reason and Google just told me to try and uninstall apps (and if all else fails, factory reset to fix the problem). With the Android 5.0 OTA update still on the way, I lost my patience. I unlocked the Nexus 5’s bootloader, wiped all my data, flashed Lollipop, and locked it once again. Just like that, it feels like a new phone.

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November 22, 2014

Smart offers Sony Xperia Z3 free at Data Plan 2000

Smart Communications announces that it will start offering Sony’s newest flagship, the Xperia Z3, free starting at Data Plan 2000.

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November 22, 2014

SM North Edsa is the world’s biggest solar-powered mall

SM North Edsa is now outfitted with a solar power system making it the world’s biggest solar-powered mall.

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November 21, 2014

Five Android Launchers We Love to Use

You might be wondering when we made our “25 Mobile Apps You Need to Download” post yesterday that a category is missing: Home replacement apps, or launchers in layman terms. We felt it deserve another post, so here are a few of those launcher apps that can actually make your everyday smartphone fiddling easy and intuitive.

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November 21, 2014

Pokemon Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire now available in the PH!

For those who have been waiting for so long to play the remake of the 3rd-generation Pokemon games, the wait is over! The new Pokemon games, called Alpha Sapphire & Omega Ruby, were announced this year and is now finally available on local shores. Continue Reading

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November 21, 2014

Huawei Ascend Mate 7 officially launches in the Philippines

Huawei tonight launches the successor to its 6.1-inch Ascend Mate. The Ascend Mate 7 is one phablet that impressed us during our review and it will now be available in the Philippines. Head past the break for the list of specs.

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November 21, 2014

Shot entirely with an iPhone 6 Plus

National Geographic Young Explorer, Hanna Reyes, shot this travel series entirely with an iPhone 6 Plus. We’ve used and reviewed the iPhone 6 Plus and know the quality of shots it can take. This one by far is among the nicest we’ve seen.

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November 21, 2014

CloudFone announces GEO 400LTE and GEO 400LTE+

CloudFone has announced a couple of new smartphones that packs a 4-inch display, Snapdragon quad-core CPU, and LTE connectivity – the GEO 400LTE and GEO 400LTE+. Continue Reading

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November 21, 2014

Google Nexus 9 unofficially lands in PH for sub-Php19K

Online retailer Kimstore now offers Google‘s Nexus 9 which was unveiled just last month. The new Nexus tablet offers a 9-inch screen with Gorilla Glass protection, an NVIDIA processor, and should run Android Lollipop out of the box. Continue Reading

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November 21, 2014

Starmobile Knight X launched w/ 3GB RAM, 32GB storage

Starmobile hosted an event where they officially launched the flagship Knight X. It touts a a 5.5-inch Full HD display, dual LTE capabilities, and 3GB of RAM. Read the rest of the specs after the break. Continue Reading

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November 21, 2014

Corning makes Gorilla Glass 4 official

Gorilla Glass has been a popular choice for manufacturers to shield their devices’ screen from scratches, but until now it stands little to no chance against drops, particularly on rough surfaces. Corning is looking to change that though with the announcement of the tougher Gorilla Glass 4.

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November 21, 2014

Need for Speed No Limits coming to Android and iOS

Electronic Arts (EA) has announced that its latest mobile racing game, Need for Speed No Limits, is coming to Android and iOS. Continue Reading

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November 21, 2014

Alcatel outs OneTouch Flash in India, costs $161

Alcatel has launched in India the OneTouch Flash, a dual-SIM Android smartphone that packs a 5.5-inch HD display, MediaTek octa-core CPU, 3,200mAh battery, and Android KitKat. Continue Reading

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November 20, 2014

Cherry Mobile partners with Globe for free 150MB/mo for 1 year

Cherry Mobile has announced that they are teaming up with Globe Telecoms to provide consumers with free 150MB worth of data every month for twelve (12) months when they buy any of the three participating Cherry Mobile Android handsets.

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