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August 15, 2014

Sotto files No Motorcycle Back-Rider Act of 2014

In response to the increasing crime involving back-riders on two-wheeled motorcycles or the so-called ‘riding in tandem’, Sotto has recently filed the No Motorcycle Back-Rider Act of 2014 which seeks to “stop this evil Batman and Robin tandem for good.”

August 15, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 specs revealed

Someone got excited and went ahead to publish the official hardware specs of the Galaxy Note 4.

August 15, 2014

Giveaway: Win a Samsung Galaxy S5 with Globe GDeals

YugaTech and Globe GDeals are giving away a brand new Samsung Galaxy S5 to one lucky winner who downloads the GDeals app from the Google Play or iTunes App Store. Just follow these 10 easy steps in order to join.

August 14, 2014

Lenovo S850 Review

The Lenovo S850 is one of the company’s latest mid-range offerings that was launched in the country late last month. It features a 5-inch HD display, a 13 megapixel rear camera, and powered by a MediaTek quad-core CPU and Android KitKat. Find out what we think of the device by reading our full review.

August 14, 2014

THL 5000 gets priced at Php11,999, to arrive next month

Novo7Tech has officially announced on their Facebook page the local price of the THL 5000, the octa-core Android smartphone that packs a massive 5,000mAh battery, and it is set to arrive early next month.

August 14, 2014

Samsung’s first 20nm Exynos Octa-Core processor

The new SoC that powers the latest metal-clad Samsung Galaxy Alpha is a Samsung Exynos 5430 Octa SoC, the first SoC coming from Samsung’s 20nm HKMG process. What is its difference from the 28nm HKMG process? Read on to find out.

August 14, 2014

TMAP report shows Filipinos pay the highest tax in ASEAN

The Tax Management Association of the Philippines (TMAP) reports that in all of the ASEAN region the Philippines is the country with the highest income tax. They’re currently in the process of appealing to the Congress to cut down the tax rate for Filipinos.

August 14, 2014

Four major PH airports will receive advanced scanners

Passengers concealing large amounts of cash, illegal drugs, and explosives will soon have a hard time smuggling these objects through major Philippine airports thanks to these new high-tech scanners.

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.

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.”

August 14, 2014

Smart officially brings LTE-Advanced 5G Internet in PH

Smart is proud to announce that today marks the beginning of the 5G era in the Philippines as they officially bring and activate their LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) technology for mobile subscribers.

August 13, 2014

App in Focus: Agoda for Android

In line with the growing number of smartphone users around the world, Agoda Company Pte Ltd, one of Asia’s largest and most popular accommodation booking sites, has released an app on iTunes App Store, Windows Phone Store and Google Play Store. Today, we’re going to take a closer look at the Android version of the […]

August 13, 2014

Misfit Shine launched in the Philippines for Php6,850

PowerMac today launched a new activity monitor called the Misfit Shine. This watch functions as an activity monitor and sleep monitor that is waterproof up to 50 meters.

August 13, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Alpha now official

After countless rumors and leaks, Samsung has finally unveiled the new Galaxy Alpha; a 4.7-inch Android handset that runs on the company’s own octa-core processor with 2GB of RAM and is backed by six-core Mali-T628 GPU.

August 13, 2014

Breaking: MRT-3 train gets derailed at Taft Ave. Station

Numerous reports are coming in that an MRT train overshot its intended stop at the Taft Avenue Station, the last station of the Southbound trains, which happened around 4:00PM today.

August 13, 2014

16GB ASUS Zenfone 5 now available in PH at Php6,995

A member of the Zenfone family that got people’s heads turning just got a new variation. The first ASUS Zenfone 5 arrived with 8GB internal storage and now they’re bumping it up to 16GB. Except for its storage capacity, everything else is the same inside including its Intel-powered processor — all under Php7K.

August 13, 2014

HTC to make Zoe available to all Android users

Shortly after Re/Code broke the news, head of HTC Creative Labs Drew Bamford confirmed the company’s plan of making their homebrew software called Zoe to all Android users.

August 13, 2014

ASUS fonepad Note 6 and Padfone Infinity get KitKat 4.4

ASUS announces on their Facebook page the availability of Android KitKat updates to its fonePad Note 6 and PadFone Infinity (A80). They are now available for download so head past the break for the links.

August 13, 2014

Windows’ hyperlapse algorithm produces super smooth GoPro footage

Windows has developed a new algorithm that can smoothen up your shaky GoPro videos and make it look like you’re hovering over places while wearing a steady cam.

August 13, 2014

Carmudi Contest: Find and Drive that Mini Cooper

Ever driven a Mini Cooper? Well now is your chance to drive one for one weekend courtesy of Carmudi Philippines.

August 13, 2014

Acer Chromebook 13, Tegra K1-powered with 13-hour battery life

Following the announcement of the NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor, the company has also announced the industry’s first Chromebook to be powered by the new chipset, the Acer Chromebook 13, which boasts an impressive battery life of 13 hours.

August 13, 2014

Xiaomi Redmi 1S 4G LTE officially announced

After the announcement of the Redmi Note 4G LTE, Xiaomi has also announced the affordable KitKat-powered Redmi 1S 4G LTE, the LTE variant of the company’s entry-level Redmi 1S.

August 13, 2014

Getting your food delivered via FoodPanda

There have been several online food deliveries in the country for years now and another player from Rocket Internet was launched a couple of months ago, Food Panda.

August 12, 2014

Cherry Mobile Tegra Note 7 gets an LTE variant, costs P13,999

For those of you who are rather piqued by the Cherry Mobile Tegra Note 7’s lack of inbuilt data connectivity, fret no more because the local company is set to launch an LTE variant of their Tegra-powered slate, but it’s going to cost you four grand more.

August 12, 2014

NVidia unveils Tegra K1 Denver, 64-bit processor for Android

Nearly a year after the Apple A7 processor made its debut alongside the iPhone 5S, it’s Android’s turn to get a taste of 64-bit processor with NVidia leading the charge with its recently announced NVidia Tegra K1 Denver.

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