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September 24, 2014

iPhone 6 Plus bends in your pocket, Note 3 doesn’t

Just weeks in after the release of the new iPhones, a problem is being reported that the new iPhones, especially the iPhone 6 Plus due to its large size, significantly bend easily, destroying the form of the smartphone.

September 24, 2014

Xiaomi offers a 10-peso promo when you buy RedMi 1S

Xiaomi Philippines is offering the Perfect Ten promo when you buy the Redmi 1S tomorrow, September 25, 2014. You’ll be able to get one of the six limited accessories just by adding Php10 on top of the device’s price.

September 24, 2014

Honda announces availability of all-new City VX MUGEN

Honda Cars Philippines Inc (HCPI) announces the availability of its new City VX MUGEN Special Edition that sports factory-installed body kits from MUGEN. It comes with a 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine partnered with 5-speed manual transmission.

September 24, 2014

RedFox WizDrive Review

A few weeks ago, RedFox Philippines sent us a bunch of units for review, one of which is the company’s multi-purpose device called WizDrive — a portable hard drive that has wireless functions and doubles as a powerbank.

September 23, 2014

NTC: 2,531 mobile phones lost in NCR in first half of 2014

The latest statistics from the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) are out, and it revealed 2,531 mobile phones are lost in the National Capital Region during the first half of 2014, among others.

September 23, 2014

Undersea cable in Southeast Asia breaks, causes slower internet

Having slow internet lately? Bad news of the day: Internet speeds all across Southeast Asia have been significantly reduced due to a broken undersea cable in Vietnam.

September 23, 2014

Sony A5100 lands locally, priced at Php34,999

Sony Philippines has recently announced the local pricing of one of the company’s latest mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, the Sony a5100.

September 23, 2014

New batch of affordable Android One phones to launch soon

Following the success of the first batch of Android One devices in India, phone makers are now prepping for a second wave of inexpensive smartphones to release before the year ends.

September 23, 2014

iPhone 6 now available at Villman

Tech store giant Villman joins gray market vendors as it announced the availability of the iPhone 6 at their stores starting today.

September 23, 2014

Xiaomi Redmi Note’s successor to battle Meizu MX4?

We liked the Redmi Note’s good performance and affordable price during our time with it. Now, Xiaomi’s recent reports point to its successor looking to take on the spec-heavy Meizu MX4 in terms of internals.

September 23, 2014

From Good to Great: 5 Tips to Improve Smartphone Photos

A celebrated photographer by the name of Chase Jarvis once said that “the best camera is the one that’s with you”, and nowadays that camera will most likely be the one on your smartphone. Somehow, most of us don’t fully utilize our smartphone’s camera capabilities yet and end up with run-of-the-mill snaps, potentially losing the […]

September 23, 2014

7 weird gadgets that we want in the Philippines

Tech gadgets vary from category to category – there are smartphones, smart watches, and even smart eyewear. Others, because of their cleverness and function, can also be considered smart devices themselves. Here are 7 weird gadgets that we still want in the Philippines.

September 22, 2014

In the flesh: Apple iPhone 6

We managed to secure an iPhone 6 over the week-end and sharing with you some of our initial impressions of the device.

September 22, 2014

iPhone 6 Plus gets blended and soaked in liquid nitrogen

You think paying Php100K for an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus is a waste of money? Well these guys bought six iPhone 6 Plus, not because they’re Apple fans, but because they want to torture it to the extremes.

September 22, 2014

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2014 lands, starts at Php105K

In addition to the ThinkPad 8, Lenovo Philippines also launched the latest iteration of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, which sports a 14-inch touchscreen display and a rugged yet slim body that passed eight military specification tests.

September 22, 2014

LG Wine Smart flip phone now official in Korea

LG has officially introduced their first smartphone to sports a clamshell design – the Wine Smart. It features a 3.5-inch display, quad-core CPU, LTE connectivity, and Android KitKat.

September 22, 2014

Lenovo launches ThinkPad 8 in the country

Lenovo Philippines held a launch event earlier today showcasing the latest addition to their Windows-based portfolio, the Lenovo ThinkPad 8. It’s a Windows 8.1 tablet with an 8.3-inch full-HD display and runs on quad-core processor from Intel.

September 22, 2014

YugaTech Presents: Galloping with the Ford Mustang

We got the chance to take the 5-liter Ford Mustang V8 GT Premium out for a spin and to be honest, we enjoyed every bit of it. Here’s our experience with one of the most popular and iconic muscle car in history.

September 21, 2014

Cherry Mobile Cosmos One Review

Cherry Mobile has come a long way since they entered the local scene some five years ago. And they decided to celebrate their 5th year of doing business in the country by launching a limited edition smartphone called Cosmos One.

September 21, 2014

6 reasons why Filipinos shouldn’t buy smartwatches yet

With the announcement of various smartwatches from different manufacturers, a lot of people are probably considering getting one – including me. However, I’ve given it some thought and I have decided that it’s not the proper time to buy a smartwatch, or to even plan to. Here are 6 reasons why you should hold back […]

September 21, 2014

Acer Liquid Jade in the flesh, first impressions

First announced during in June at the Computex 2014 in Taiwan, Acer Philippines finally released the Liquid Jade in the country last August in an attempt to capture the mid-range segment of the handset market.

September 21, 2014

Oculus reveals new Crescent Bay prototype

Oculus has just revealed a newer prototype of their VR headgear. Dubbed the Crescent Bay, the new gear has been re-designed to allow 360-degree head tracking and faster frame rates for better and more realistic viewing experience.

September 21, 2014

Globe, Smart changes load sharing to combat text scams

Due to rampant incidents of load sharing scams, both Smart and Globe have changed the way they operate sharing of eLoads. Majority of text scams deceive subscribers into claiming free credits but inputting and replying to specific SMS queries.

September 20, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 LTE now official

Samsung’s new phablet, the Galaxy Mega 2 LTE, is now officially listed on Samsung Thailand’s webpage. It boasts a 6-inch HD display, quad-core CPU, Android KitKat, and 4G LTE connectivity.

September 20, 2014

Mid-range Samsung Galaxy A5 photos and specs surface

A series of photos along with a list of specs are fresh out of the rumor mill regarding Samsung’s follow up device to their Galaxy Alpha – the Galaxy A5 (SM-A500). It reportedly features mid-range specs and is thin just like the Alpha.

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