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July 10, 2014

Octa-core Lenovo Golden Warrior A8 to launch July 18

Lenovo finally announces the official launch date for its Golden Warrior A8 – an LTE octa-core smartphone that is by far the cheapest we’ve seen. It’s slated to launch later this month with a price tag of no more than Php6K.

July 09, 2014

BlackBerry explains why they made a square smartphone

BlackBerry recently announced a new smartphone with an unconventional shape – the BlackBerry Passport. It takes on a 1440 x 1440 display resolution giving it a square build combined with its trademark physical keyboard. The phone received mixed responses afterwards which made the company release an explanation regarding this odd form factor.

July 09, 2014

Game of Phones: If Mobile Phones were Characters in Westeros!

Smartphone geek? Game of Thrones fan? Some of us from YugaTech seem to be both, and we connected the lines between the two. Say hello to Game of Phones: If Operating Systems were Characters in Westeros!

July 09, 2014

Smart officially launched Deezer in the country

Today, Smart Communications Inc. has formally announced their exclusive partnership with Deezer; a web-based music streaming service which originated from Paris, France.

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.

July 09, 2014

Nokia and Gameloft offer free games for Nokia X owners

Nokia has teamed up with Gameloft to give Nokia X, Nokia X+, and Nokia XL smartphone owners special edition games with bonus in game content worth over 40 Euros for free.

July 09, 2014

ZTE announces flagship Nubia Z7, Z7 Max, and Z7 mini

ZTE unveils its Nubia Z7 flagship that aims to battle other top-of-the-line Android  phones like the LG G3. This, plus the Nubia Z7 Max and Nubia Z7 mini, run on KitKat out of the box and have a Snapdragon 801 at its core. Read more of their specs and pricing after the jump.

July 09, 2014

“Nokia by Microsoft” might replace Nokia branding

Since Microsoft bought Nokia some time ago, a lot of people have been asking – what will happen to Nokia? Well, apparently new images of an alleged Lumia 830 show that the device is still branded by Nokia, but it has “by Microsoft” next to it now.

July 08, 2014

Xiaomi Mi4 with LTE rumored to be announced this July

We’ve just seen the Xiaomi Mi3 sold in a span of hours during its sale last week and a gold version of it available for purchase. Now we have reports of a new smartphone from the same company with 4G connectivity and a possible announcement this month.

July 08, 2014

Sony Xperia C3, 5 megapixel front camera with LED flash

Sony has officially announced the Xperia C3, a selfie-centric dual-SIM smartphone that features a 5.5-inch HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core CPU, LTE connectivity (single SIM version), and a 5 megapixel wide-angle front camera with LED flash.

July 08, 2014

Apple adds 5MP rear iSight camera on the 5th Gen iPod Touch 16GB, now retails for Php11,690

Apple has not made any significant upgrades on the iPod Touch since the company unveiled the iPod Touch 5th Gen back in September 2012. Recently though, the Cupertino-based firm has quietly added a 5MP iSight camera on the back of the 16GB version of the iPod Touch 5th Gen which was noticeably missing on the […]

July 08, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4/10.5 now up for pre-order

Samsung Mobile Philippines has recently announced that the new Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and the Tab S 10.5 are now up for pre-order and the company, together with Ensogo, is giving away generous freebies (worth almost Php6k) for early birds who will get any of the tablets during the pre-order period.

July 08, 2014

A fleet of 10,000 Foxbots will aid in production of iPhone 6

Foxconn, one of the biggest partners of Apple in manufacturing its devices, announces that it will slowly veer away from using manual labor and instead make use of robots or “Foxbots” as they call it to help in the assembly of the iPhone 6.

July 08, 2014

BlackBerry Passport, the 4.5-inch square smartphone for the working professional

BlackBerry isn’t giving up and it has a new smartphone on the way called the BlackBerry Passport and it features a 4.5-inch square touch screen with 1440 x 1440 resolution, physical QWERTY keyboard, and a body that is almost as wide as an actual passport.

July 07, 2014

Giveaway: Asus Zenfone 5

Asus Philippines is set to launch the Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 in the country this July 17, 2014. Thanks to Asus PH, we’ll be giving away a ZenFone 5 to one of our lucky readers.

July 07, 2014

HTC Desire 616, 5-inch dual-SIM with octa-core CPU

HTC has released a new dual-SIM smartphone for the Asian market that features a 5-inch HD display and powered by a MediaTek octa-core CPU – the HTC Desire 616.

July 07, 2014

Cherry Mobile Equinox Night now available for Php9,999

Cherry Mobile has announced on their Facebook page that the Equinox Night which sports a 5-inch full HD display, Dragontrail glass, 18 megapixel BSI camera, and powered by a MediaTek quad-core CPU, is now available for Php9,999.

July 07, 2014

LG G Pad 10.1 now official with 8000mAh battery

LG’s biggest model in its tablet line-up officially launches as the G Pad 10.1. It carries the noteworthy features seen in the company’s flagship smartphones while offering a spacious 10-inch display. It also runs on a quad-core processor and packs an 8000mAh battery.

July 07, 2014

Android-powered Lumia smartphone in the works?

A Nokia Lumia smartphone that runs on Android is probably what everyone is longing for. It’s the perfect combination of great hardware and very flexible and powerful OS. And according to @evleaks, this could finally be happening.

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 […]

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.

July 06, 2014

Honda CR-V Cruiser Edition starts at Php1.43M

After recently releasing the all new Jazz, Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) refreshes its CR-V line-up by introducing the Cruiser Edition that comes in 2.0 S and 2.4 SX models – both in automatic transmissions.

July 06, 2014

Bureau of Customs donates seized laptops to DepEd

Almost 4,000 laptops seized by the the Bureau of Customs will be donated to the Department of Education (DepEd) to aid students and teachers in public elementary and high schools nationwide.

July 05, 2014

Xiaomi Mi 3 Champagne Gold now available in China

In celebration of Xiaomi’s recent achievements, the company has unveiled a new version of its successful flagship – the Mi 3 Champagne Gold version.

July 05, 2014

Xiaomi sold over 1,300 units of Mi 3 last July 4

Last Friday (July 4), Xiaomi Philippines ran another round of sale on their Mi3 smartphone. The first round sold out all 3,000 units in an hour so we’re expecting almost the same time on the second round.

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