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November 17, 2014

Japan’s MagLev train can reach speeds of up to 500kmph

Japan has started test runs of its latest high-speed maglev (magnetic levitation) train that can reach speeds of up to 500 km/h.

November 17, 2014

ASUS Zenfone 5 Lite officially priced at under Php6k

ASUS Philippines has officially announced the local SRP of the Zenfone 5 Lite at just under Php6k.

November 17, 2014

US Gov’t sue carriers who promise unlimited data

They say that you ought to fulfill everything that you promise, and that’s what the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) over in the United States is doing: suing telecoms who can’t keep up with their ‘Unlimited Data’ promises to their consumers.

November 17, 2014

AyosDito to close as OLX consolidates

A surprise announcement between classifieds competitors Naspers, Singapore Press Holdings, Schibsted Media Group and Telenor are joining forces to create one single classifieds ads network.

November 16, 2014

Smartphones with 128GB of Internal Storage

We can’t help but be astonished over the huge progress with phones and their internal memory over the past few years, and we’re seeing phones that hold bigger and bigger capacities every year. Here’s a list of smartphones with the biggest internal memory (so far) on a smartphone: 128 gigabytes.

November 16, 2014

iPhone 6 now up on Apple PH Online Store

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are now both listed in the official Apple Philippines Online Store. This follows the official release of the handsets from Globe and Smart as well as other official Apple Resellers.

November 15, 2014

Globe Prepaid LTE SIM now available

The long wait is over: Ayala-led telecommunications giant Globe Telecom now offers prepaid LTE SIM cards for its subscribers who want to speed up their mobile internet speeds across the nation.

November 15, 2014

Blackview Ultra: an Android that looks like an iPhone 6

Blackview, a new smartphone brand that recently entered the Philippines, has released in Hong Kong the Blackview Ultra – a dual-SIM Android smartphone that borrowed the looks of the iPhone 6 but sports a 4.7-inch HD display and powered by a MediaTek quad-core CPU.

November 15, 2014

LTO Still Battling License Card Shortage

Are you planning to renew your Driver’s License anytime soon? If so, then don’t be surprised if a Land Transportation Office personnel only issues you a paper (official receipt) that will serve as your temporary license while the government agency is still experiencing shortage of License Card.

November 15, 2014

New iPhone 8 concept surfaces, looks really sleek

Not everyone liked the design and build of the current iPhone 6 handsets. Not to mention all the hubbub about its bendable form factor previously. Fast forward to this week, a graphic designer posts on Behance his vision for the iPhone 8 and it exudes elegance and beauty at the same time.

November 15, 2014

Microsoft: All WP8 Lumia phones will be upgraded to Windows 10

In response to a question from a Twitter user, Microsoft has announced that all Lumia smartphones running on Windows Phone 8 will be upgraded to the next version of Microsoft’s mobile OS which, according to the tweet, will be Windows 10.

November 15, 2014

Print your smartphone snaps on the fly with Prynt

Back in its heyday, Polaroid cameras were so popular because users can print their snaps themselves. A French startup is looking to revive that trend with the release of Prynt –a smartphone case that has built-in printer.

November 15, 2014

BlackBerry Classic now up for pre-order, costs $449

Sometimes the best way to get back up to your feet is to go back to your roots. Blackberry is banking on this idea when the Canada-based recently announced that they are now accepting pre-orders for the new Blackberry Classic.

November 15, 2014

ESGS 2014: 2 Days of Action-packed event for Pinoy Gamers

Dubbed as “the largest gaming convention to happen in the Philippines”, Smart GameX and Smart Communications, together with the event head organizer Joebert Yu, will be hosting this year’s Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit or commonly known as ESGS 2014.

November 15, 2014

Globe Carrier Billing now supports purchases in iTunes

Perhaps the first time we’ve seen this — Globe now allows you to buy apps in the iTunes Store which will be charged along with your postpaid bill.

November 14, 2014

Armored Mercedes-Benz vs AK-47 assault rifle

Texas Armoring Corporation (TAC), one of the leading manufacturers and supplier of armored cars worldwide, recently uploaded a video showing an armored Mercedes-Benz getting shot at with an AK-47 assault rifle.

November 14, 2014

Globe ships 100k units, 128GB Gold iPhone 6 still most requested

The 128GB Gold version of the iPhone 6 is still the most requested SKU of Apple’s smartphone this year, according to Globe representatives during the official launch at midnight last night.

November 14, 2014

Hands-on with the ZTE Nubia Z5 S Mini

Earlier today we got the chance to get a first look at the ZTE Nubia Z5 S Mini. Head past the break to check out our first impression of this newly-launched 4.7-inch handset from ZTE.

November 14, 2014

Samsung FLOW competes with Apple’s Handoff

The continuity across Apple devices like Macs, iPhones, and iPad works well with Apple apps through Handoff. Here is Samsung with something similar under their sleeves but better.

November 13, 2014

Messenger from Google hits the Play Store

Google’s own SMS and MMS messaging app named Messenger, not to be confused in Facebook’s Messenger, is now in Play Store for download. It wishes to replace Hangouts’ SMS integration.

November 13, 2014

Samsung has a 78″ Curved UHD TV painted with Gold

UHD TVs are making a good entry in the market nowadays. They are becoming more affordable compared before and each manufacturer has its own unique addition to make you purchase one. If a Samsung Curved UHD TV is still not enough, why not paint the back with gold?

November 13, 2014

ZTE Blade Vec 4G lands locally

Almost a month after announcing the Blade Vec Pro, ZTE Philippines has followed it up with the announcement of its LTE-enabled sibling – the ZTE Blade Vec 4G.

November 13, 2014

Sharp develops 4.1-inch LCD with 736ppi resolution

Sharp Corp has announced that it has recently developed a 4.1-inch IGZO LCD panel that packs a rich resolution of 736ppi.

November 13, 2014

ZTE Nubia Z5 S mini locally announced with PH price

ZTE Mobile officially announces the arrival of its Nubia Z5 S mini which is the first Nubia smartphone in the Philippine market. It touts a Sharp IGZO display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor under Php15k.

November 13, 2014

DJI announces the Inspire 1 quadcopter with 4K camera

DJI has officially announced its new aerial drone that features a new design, a 4K camera, and a new gimbal system – the Inspire 1.

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