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January 21, 2015

Wrong but Funny #DearPopeFrancis Instagrams

Pope Francis‘ visit in the Philippines gathered 6-7 million Filipinos in one place for his mass last Sunday. People waited patiently and got drenched under the rain just to get a glimpse of the well-loved pontiff. It was a historic event, which got people talking about their experiences — and yes, most especially on social media. […]

January 21, 2015

Samsung, Apple Still Lead Global Smartphone Shipments in 2014

Samsung and Apple still managed to dominate and retain their spots in worldwide smartphone shipment last year, according to a report by technology market intelligence company TrendForce. Which companies round up the top ten? Find out after the break.

January 21, 2015

HP outs Android-powered Pro Slate 8 and 12 tablets

Ever imagined how the HTC One (M8) would look like if it were bigger? Meet HP‘s answer: the Pro Slate line of tablets, made with the business-oriented in mind by offering an Android experience on 8 and 12 inch displays.

January 21, 2015

HP Elite x2 1011 G1 2-in-1 laptop now official

Helwett-Packard attempts to create a wireless computing world with the launch of the Elite x2 1011 G1, a tablet hybrid that packs a lot of ultraportability.

January 20, 2015

Sharp unveils high-end and flagship AQUOS phones

Sharp introduced its first phones for the year and they are the high-end AQUOS mini and the flip phone AQUOS K which is the flagship model in its kind. They both carry capable specs and are blessed with the company’s signature designs that we approve of.

January 20, 2015

Cherry Mobile Fuze S: octa-core, 4,000mAh battery for under Php5K

One of Cherry Mobile‘s newest smartphones, the Fuze S, has appeared online, sporting a 5-inch FWVGA display, octa-core CPU, Android KitKat, and a large 4,000mAh battery.

January 20, 2015

Xiaomi Redmi 1S now on open sale

Mi Philippines has announced that their entry-level smartphone, the Xiaomi Redmi 1S, is now on open sale. Meaning you can purchase the smartphone anytime and don’t have to wait for the next flash sale.

January 20, 2015

ZTE’s Blade V2 touts Snapdragon CPU, 5MP selfie cam

ZTE has come up with a 64-bit midrange phone named as Blade V2 that has an updated Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and a front camera that should be more than capable of taking selfie shots.

January 20, 2015

AnTuTu outs best and most popular Android smartphones of 2014

AnTuTu, a popular Android device benchmark tool, has released its annual report of the best and most popular Android smartphone for 2014. Find out if your device made it on the list.

January 20, 2015

HTC could introduce smartphone with 20MP cam and first smartwatch

Slated to be announced during MWC 2015 this March, Bloomberg reports that the Taiwanese company HTC is gearing up to release the successor of the One (M8). Not only that, they could also be celebrating their first venture into the wearable scene by introducing their first smarwatch.

January 20, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 confirmed to have dual-edge display?

SamMobile confirms on its report that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 will have a variant sporting a dual-edge display — just like the Galaxy Note Edge but with the “edge” on both sides of the screen.

January 19, 2015

5 Tips for Buying Used Gadgets Online

With the persistent problems and scams that plague the cyberspace, an online gadget buyer must be vigilant in his purchases. Here are a few tips we can share so your hard-earned cash will not go to waste.

January 19, 2015

Play This: WWE Immortals for iOS and Android

If you’re looking for a fresh new game to try on your smartphone, check WWE Immortals out! WWE gets some Mortal Kombat treatment and turns wrestlers like John Cena into a superhero and Undertaker into a necromancer.

January 19, 2015

Lenovo Vibe X2 Review

In December of 2013, Lenovo released the Vibe X which is a very nice device with decent specs but commands a high price given its limitations. Almost a year later, the company released its successor, the Vibe X2, now with better specs, build and design. Not to mention, a cheaper launch price compared to its […]

January 19, 2015

Why We Want a Third Telco Player

There are currently two major telcos in the Philippines right now. In the previous reports that we’ve shared, it’s obvious that quite a number of subscribers aren’t totally satisfied with the service that they’re getting. In this article we list down a few points why we think there is a need for a third telco […]

January 19, 2015

Apple could bring stylus back on its 12.9-inch ‘iPad Pro’

Another report from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in KGI securities (who has a good record on inside scoops from Apple) shows that the Cupertino giant is planning to revive the use of a stylus on tablets as an accessory to the rumored “iPad Pro” that should be Apple‘s biggest tablet yet.

January 19, 2015

Blackview Omega unveiled; Octa-core with 2GB RAM

Blackview has recently launched in Hong Kong its new Omega smartphone, a Sony Xperia Z3-inspired device running on an octa-core processor and 2GB of RAM.

January 19, 2015

5 Tips for Selling Used Gadgets Online

Selling your gadget is one way to minimize costs of buying a new one, as selling off your old stuff can fund most of your next big purchase. With many scams reported and some are still floating around the world wide web, how do you protect yourself from them? We give you a rundown of important notes to […]

January 18, 2015

Akamai: PH Internet Speed Still at 2.5Mbps in Q3 2014

The Philippines’ average internet speed is still at 2.5Mbps, according to the Akamai State of the Internet report for Q3 2014 published early this month.

January 18, 2015

Hollywood crowd tricked into giving their passwords

With the recent cyber attack to Sony, it was revealed that they had kept their passwords in a file named “Passwords.” Which is already a giveaway to hackers and peeping toms alike. Reports also point that the most popular password is “password 123.”

January 18, 2015

Sony Xperia Z4 gets certification for Japanese operators

Xperia smartphones were a no-show during the CES 2015 but that doesn’t mean Sony is not cooking up something for their consumers. Reports show that a family of Xperia Z4 was already certified by the Japanese Communication Ministry.

January 18, 2015

Galaxy S6 could have an iPhone-like fingerprint sensor

The next Galaxy flagship is already in the works with its fingerprint scanner being rumored to be redesigned. Users may soon say goodbye to Samsung’s cumbersome hardware implementation.

January 18, 2015

Google Maps Updated, Share Directions Feature in Tow

The search giant has released the latest iteration of Google Maps app. With it comes a new feature called Share Directions which, as it name implies, allows user to share the route that their friends/relatives need to take in order to arrive at a certain location.

January 18, 2015

Cherry Mobile Cosmos One Plus Quick Review

Cherry Mobile opened up the year with a massive flagship handset in the name of CM Cosmos One Plus. We got an early review unit and put the handset in a quick stress test to see how it fares.

January 18, 2015

Limited Edition Gold Blackberry Passport now official

If you’re feeling a little indifferent with the Blackberry Passport‘s black and white color options, maybe it’s time that you get a gold-colored one, as the Canadian company officially unveiled the variant on their website.

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