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August 10, 2014

Smart *121# now live, the go to number for prepaid subs

Nearly two years and a half after Globe introduced the *143#, it’s Smart’s turn to introduce a go-to-number code (*121#) that will simplify the process of enrolling various prepaid promos, as well as easy access to different account-related information and services.

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August 10, 2014

Do you miss the old LTE speeds?

About 2 or 3 years ago, LTE connectivity became a reality in the country. Very few countries in Asia had it and the Philippines was among the few who got in first. It was heaven-sent especially to the ones how had LTE-capable smartphones.

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August 09, 2014

Octa-core CM Pulse with Dragontrail display at Php6,499

Local smartphone manufacturer Cherry Mobile announces the Pulse which sports a speedy octa-core processor, a scratch-resistant 5-inch HD display, 13-megapixel camera, and Double Tap to wake feature — all under Php6.5K. Along with Pulse also comes the Pulse Mini which is  its little sibling for Php2,699.

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August 09, 2014

Android KitKat Cherry Mobile Amber 2 sells for Php3,299

Cherry Mobile releases yet another budget smartphone with Android 4.4 KitKat running out of the box. The Amber 2 carries a quad-core processor, 4-inch display, and a 5-megapixel rear shooter. Continue Reading

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August 09, 2014

Cherry Mobile Rover, ruggedized Android with 3,600mAh battery

Cherry Mobile has introduced a new ruggedized Android smartphone that features a dual-core CPU, large 3,600mAh battery, an IP67-certified body, and a sub-Php6k price tag – the Rover. Continue Reading

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August 09, 2014

Cherry Mobile Pebble, dual-SIM with TV for Php2,299

Cherry Mobile‘s new budget-friendly Android smartphone that packs a 3.5-inch display, dual-core CPU, and TV functionality, the Pebble, is now available for Php2,299. Continue Reading

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August 08, 2014

Xiaomi Mi 3 now up for pre-order on Smart Data Plan 999

Smart Communication Inc., has recently announced that it will be adding the Xiaomi Mi 3 to their portfolio and is now accepting pre-orders for it.

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August 08, 2014

Canva opens office in Manila

Canva Manila officially announced its presence in the Philippines today in an intimate media launch here at The Fort. The 11-month old start-up was founded in Australia by a half-Filipina Melanie Perkins.

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August 08, 2014

House bill requires CCTVs in PH to monitor public vehicles

Representative Mark Llandro Mendoza recently filed a House bill to implement the installation of CCTVs in the Philippines to help monitor public utility vehicles (PUVs).The House bill 4618, known as CCTV Cameras for Road Incident Monitoring Act of 2014, aims keep a closer eye on these transportation vehicles due to the rising criminal incidents happening on our roads lately. Continue Reading

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August 08, 2014

AMD to launch new Radeon R7 gaming SSDs

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) has announced that it will enter PC storage business with the introduction of its new line of Radeon R7 gaming SSDs or Solid-State Drives. Continue Reading

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August 08, 2014

Huawei Mediapad X1 now officially available in the PH

Huawei’s flagship Android phone/tablet, the Mediapad X1, which sports a 7-inch Full HD display, LTE connectivity, and powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 910 quad-core CPU is now officially available in the Philippines. Continue Reading

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August 08, 2014

Sony’s IFA invitation teases Xperia Z3 and QX successor?

With the IFA 2014 coming up this September, phone manufacturers are expected to unveil new products (like Samsung and its Galaxy Note 4). Well, Sony’s invite leaks out and it looks like they’re planning to announce a new phone and lens-style camera – could this be the Xperia Z3 and a new QX camera? Continue Reading

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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

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August 07, 2014

Drug-laden drone crashed outside prison walls

Drones have been used for a lot things; UNTV uses it for broadcasting, the DND uses it for their operations, and Amazon plans to use it to deliver packages to their patrons. Sadly though, it can also be used by crooks to smuggle contraband to prisoners which, luckily, didn’t materialize.

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August 07, 2014

Timex Ironman One GPS+ comes with 3G

Timex is getting into the wearable market with a stand-alone smartwatch. The Timex Ironman One GPS+ doesn’t need to pair with your smartphoneas it comes with its own built-in GPS and 3G radio.

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August 07, 2014

Lenovo Flex 2 lands on Villman for Php50k

The Lenovo Flex 2, the company’s dual-mode notebook that sports an Intel Core i7 CPU, NVIDIA GeForce GT840 GPU, and a 15.6-inch HD touchscreen display that can be flipped up to 300 degrees, is now available on Villman for Php50k. Continue Reading

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August 07, 2014

LG G3 A announced, the toned-down G3

LG has announced in South Korea the G3 A, a toned-down version of the flagship G3, sporting a 5.2-inch display, 1080p resolution, LTE-A connectivity, and powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 800. Continue Reading

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August 07, 2014

Nokia Lumia 930 in the flesh, initial review

First announced back in April, the Nokia Lumia 930 became available in the Philippines last week with a price tag of Php29,990.

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August 07, 2014

MSI WS60 Workstation, Intel Core i7 and NVIDIA Quadro for $2.3k

MSI has introduced their new pro laptop that comes with a 15.6-inch display with up to 3K resolution, 4th-gen Intel Core i7 CPU, NVIDIA Quadro K2100M GPU, and a slim body at 0.78 inches thick – the WS60 Workstation. Continue Reading

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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

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August 06, 2014

ASUS Transformer Book Flip now on Villman for Php50k

The ASUS Transformer Book Flip is one of the newest devices that the company launched at Computex 2014 a few months ago. It is now here in the Philippines through Villman for Php50k.

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August 06, 2014

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G LTE officially announced

Xiaomi has officially announced the Redmi Note 4G LTE, the LTE counterpart of the octa-core powered Redmi Note, now packing Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 400 quad-core CPU and running Android 4.4 KitKat. Continue Reading

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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 06, 2014

Samsung set to announce Galaxy Note 4 on September 3

In less than a month, the hotly-anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will be announced. Samsung has already sent out invites for its Unpacked 2014 event where the phablet will make its first appearance. As for its specs, scroll past the jump to have an idea on what to expect. Continue Reading

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August 06, 2014

Nokia to produce new consumer products and services

Looks like Nokia will continue to make new products and services for consumers as detailed in a number of job listings published on LinkedIn.

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