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July 06, 2015

Will Internet TV save the declining TV viewership?

It’s been apparent for the last few years that audience viewership in TV is declining and people spend less and less time watching TV programming in favor of their mobile phones and PC. However, we’re still seeing an exponential trend in online videos, esp. with the popularity of online channels such as YouTube, Twitch and […]

July 06, 2015

Top 10 Smartphones Below Php20,000 (mid-2015)

As a follow up to our previous list of top 10 smartphones under Php10k, we compiled a list of top smartphones that are within Php11K – Php20K price range.

July 06, 2015

What to expect from Intel Atom X3 smartphone chips

Intel has been aggressively rolling out its new low-cost, low-power Atom chips for smartphones this last quarter and we’re expecting the likes of Asus to use the Atom X3 in upcoming Zenfones.

July 05, 2015

LG G4 comes free on Smart Surf Plus 1999

The LG G4 is now available via Smart Postpaid plans and comes free when you apply for Surf Plus Plan 1999 and Surf Plus Plan 2999.

July 05, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge now getting Android 5.1.1

We’ve been receiving report from users and readers that Samsung has started rolling out Android 5.1.1. Lollipop upgrades to all Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge handsets in the Philippines.

July 05, 2015

iPhone 6S: What we know so far…

This year, we’re already expecting Apple to announce the iPhone 6S and perhaps the iPhone 6S Plus later this year. We collated all the speculations recently reported to paint a better picture of Apple’s upcoming iPhone.

July 05, 2015

This Filipino Ice-Maker Machine turns water into ice in seconds

This un-identified Filipino-owned ice-maker machine turns ice-water into ice is a matter of seconds. Watch this amateur video on how they make ice water into ice by merely dipping it into a bath of cold water.

July 04, 2015

Turing smartphone made of liquid metal up for pre-order

Turing Robotic Industries has developed a smartphone that is made of liquid metal which is apparently tougher than steel. It also boasts an end-to-end encryption to secure communications and will be up for pre-order this month.

July 03, 2015

MSI GS30 2M Shadow hands-on, first impressions

With gaming solely in mind, MSI created this rig that they claim would be light enough to bring around and work on, but at the same time play even graphics-heavy games without a hiccup. What we have here are two separate machines that connect together to offer better performance as their users demand it. Meet the MSI […]

July 03, 2015

Razer CEO denies store opening in PH

Razer CEO, Min-Liang Tan, has finally spoken about the rumored Razer Concept Store and tweeted that there will be no store opening happening in the Philippines tomorrow.

July 03, 2015

BlackBerry Venice, 5.4-inch Android phone available soon?

Popular tipster @evleaks has released some fresh news for the supposed Android-powered BlackBerry device that made some buzz on the Internet last month. The device will reportedly be called Venice and could feature a physical QWERTY keyboard that slides out — pretty much like what was previously reported.

July 03, 2015

Specs Comparison: Huawei Honor 6 vs 6 Plus vs Honor 7

With the Honor 6 Plus arriving just recently in the Philippines, a newer (the Huawei Honor 7) version was already made official a few days ago. We lined it up against its predecessors to see what has/hasn’t changed in terms of key specs in this comparison.

July 03, 2015

Nikon’s P900 camera can zoom in to the moon

Announced earlier this year, Nikon‘s Coolpix P900 point-and-shoot camera boasts an 83x zoom lens that was put into test by zooming in on the moon. The result? Craters of the moon were clearly captured as shown on the attached video.

July 03, 2015

Huawei P8 Lite now available, priced at Php9,990

Priced at less than half the SRP of the Huawei P8, the P8 Lite is the smaller and more affordable version of the company’s newest flagship device.

July 02, 2015

Huawei P8 lands, priced at Php21,990

Huawei’s new flagship device, the Huawei P8, has just been officially introduced in the Philippines over the week-end to coincide with the Globe Slipstream 2.0 event in BGC.

July 02, 2015

Apple Music cheapest in India at $2, only $3 in Philippines

When Apple announced their own music streaming service, top contenders like Spotify found itself a strong competitor in Apple Music.

July 02, 2015

Cherry Mobile Flare X Review

It’s undeniable that the local smartphone landscape has changed with the arrival of aggressively-priced midrange smartphones like the A7000, Flash Plus, and the M1 Note. These smartphones not only set a new standard for what a “bang-for-the-buck” handset should be, but also gave local brands a taste of their own medicine in the process.

July 02, 2015

Acer Liquid M220 now available at Villman for Php2.5K

Acer’s first Windows 8.1-powered affordable smartphone that was announced back in March, the Liquid M220, is now available for purchase at Villman.

July 02, 2015

Facebook is developing lasers for internet connectivity

Mark Zuckerberg has announced that Facebook’s Connectivity Lab is developing a laser communications system that will be used as a new way to connect people to the internet.

July 02, 2015

June Gadget Reviews Roundup 2015

It’s July and we’re already halway through the year. And like what we always do at the end of every month, we provide you a summary of all the gadgets we’ve reviewed like the LG G4, Lenovo K3 Note, Huawei P8, and the ASUS ZenBook UX305. Take a look at the Gadget Reviews Roundup for […]

July 02, 2015

Robot kills man at a Volkswagen plant in Germany

An assembly robot has killed a worker at a Volkswagen production plant in Germany.

July 01, 2015

Top 5 Techs of the new Mazda6 and Mazda6 Sports Wagon

In addition to the CX-5 and its three new variants, official distributor Berjaya Auto Philippines (BAP) also announces the local availability of the 2015 Mazda6 sedan and Mazda6 Sports Wagon. We take a look at some of its game-changing technologies integrated in the car that would further improve your riding experience.

July 01, 2015

Akamai Q1 2015: PH has 2.8Mbps average Internet speed

Akamai recently published their State of the Internet Report for Q1 of 2015, showing the Philippines with an average Internet speed of 2.8Mbps.

July 01, 2015

Starmobile UP Neo: 5.3-inch, 13MP w/ triple LED flash

Starmobile has introduced their latest smartphone that packs a 5.3-inch display, MediaTek octa-core chipset, and 13MP camera w/ triple LED flash for under Php7K – the UP Neo.

July 01, 2015

Top Ten Smartphones under Php10K (mid-2015)

It’s been a habit of ours to once in a while compare all the sweet offerings from mobile phone makers and compile them into one easy-to-read list to help you determine what good buys are out there. For this article we’ve gathered 10 bang-for-the-buck phablets under Php10K.

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