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February 20, 2014

Facebook to acquire WhatsApp for $16B

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that his company has entered a merger with WhatsApp for $4B in cash and $12B in stocks, for a combined total of $16B.

September 28, 2013

WhatsOnSale, all the best deals and promos in one app

Scouring establishments for sales, discounts, promos and best deals are often times challenging especially if you don’t know where to look and what to look for. With WhatsOnSale, bargain hunters will be able to easily discover what’s on sale around the Metro simply by using this app.

December 03, 2012

Facebook planning to acquire WhatsApp?

Sources tell TechCrunch that social media giant Facebook is interested in buying popular mobile chat program WhatsApp.

April 19, 2014

Viber, WeChat and Line dominate PH chat app

According to one source close to both Smart and Globe, the top mobile messaging apps in the Philippines is dominated by Viber, WeChat and Line.

August 11, 2013

S.M.T.H., the best smartphone suicide app

Bored? Drunk? Have brass balls or just filthy rich with no care or whatsoever for your mobile device? Then you might want to try S.M.T.H. app for Android and find out how gutsy you are.

March 26, 2013

WeChat: One Mobile Messaging App to Rule Them All

Having used a lot of free mobile messaging app in the last couple of years gave us a good idea that one no longer has any need (or much limited need) of SMS when you have unlimited data to communicate with each other or to a group.

October 01, 2012

Apple iPhone 5 Review

While the iPhone 5 has not yet been officially released in the Philippines, hundreds of units have been shipped into the country lugging along a very hefty price tag. We managed to acquire our own unit to test. Check out our full review of the iPhone 5 after the break.

July 07, 2012

“Find and Call” Trojan hits the iTunes App Stores

People who think that downloading apps from the Google Play and iOS App Store is completely safe. Well, think again — the iTunes App Store gets its first trojan.

April 28, 2012

Winners: 10 Nokia C3 from Globe My Apps Mall

So we now have the 10 winners from the recent Globe My Apps Mall Contest. Each one of them will take home a brand new Nokia C3 to enjoy and download more apps from the Globe MyApps Mall. Check out the lucky winners below.

April 09, 2012

Winners: YugaTech-Globe MyApps Blogger Contest

There’s been a delay in the announcement of winners for our first round of winners in the Globe MyApps Blogger Contest due to audits we had to do to finalize the rankings. So here they are…

April 09, 2014

Official Windows 8.1 Update now available for download

In addition to Microsoft ending support for Windows XP today, the company in turn has made official its latest Windows 8.1 Update 1 that users can now begin downloading. Microsoft calls this update ‘mandatory’ for all users of Windows 8.1.

March 26, 2014

Facebook to buy Oculus VR, Inc. for $2 billion

Facebook really has deep pockets, that’s for sure, as it has announced its plans to acquire Oculus VR, Inc. for a total of approximately $2 billion.

March 09, 2014

Starmobile Diamond X1 Review

Launched only in January, the Starmobile Diamond X1 is the 1st octa-core phone released by a local brand in the Philippines. With its octa-core processor, 6-inch IPS 720p screen, 2GB RAM, let’s take a look if the X1 has the potential to be the best locally branded phablet. Here’s our full review.

January 10, 2014

Nokia begins rollout of Lumia Black software update

Nokia has already started rolling out the new Lumia Black software update for select Windows Phone 8 Lumia smartphones.

January 02, 2014

Google Nexus 5 Review

I’m not going to lie; I’m a huge fan of Google’s products – and that includes the Nexus, which is probably why I dropped my Nexus 4 for the Nexus 5 in just 9 months. Of course though, that is not without rational reason: the Google Nexus 5 packs a top-tier Snapdragon 800 CPU, much improved cameras […]

December 29, 2013

Nokia Lumia 1520 Review

Globally announced back in November during our coverage in Abu Dhabi, the Nokia Lumia 1520 is set to arrive in the Philippines on January 2014. Check out our full review of the Nokia Lumia 1520 after the jump.

December 23, 2013

Battle of the 3 Best Tablets under 10-inch (Part 1)

As 2013 draws to a close, we decided to pit three of the best tablets in recent times namely the ASUS Google Nexus 7 2013, LG G Pad 8.3 and the iPad Mini with Retina Display. Hopefully, this comprehensive comparison will help you decide which one to get.

December 23, 2013

YugaTech’s Top 5 Smartphones of 2013

For the past year, we had a great time of smartphone launches, demos, reviews & more. Before we enter 2014, the YugaTech team voted upon ourselves our very own top 5 smartphones for 2013 & we combined them with our readers’ very own best smartphones poll earlier this year. So without further ado, here are the […]

November 01, 2013

Android 4.4 KitKat: The Key Features

We’ve already known that the next version of Android will be called 4.4 KitKat for more than a month now, but what we didn’t hear about were the features and the glitters that the update was gonna pack. Coming alongside the new Google Nexus 5, here is a rundown of things to look forward to […]

October 22, 2013

Live Blog: Nokia World 2013, Abu Dhabi

Finally able to make it to the Nokia World 2013 event here in Abu Dhabi after so many last minute changes and rushed processing. We’ll be covering the event live here from St. Regis Island Resort for announcements on new Nokia smartphones and tablets.

October 07, 2013

Nokia Lumia 625 Review

Announced back in July, the Lumia 625 is Nokia’s successor to the Lumia 620 and the company’s current affordable Windows Phone 8 smartphone to come equipped with LTE connectivity. Compared to its predecessor it’s definitely much better but comes with a few sacrifices. Check out our full review of the Nokia Lumia 625 below.

September 16, 2013

Jolla Sailfish OS now Android ecosystem compatible

Jolla, the company that developed the Sailfish OS for smartphones has announced that their mobile OS is now compatible with the Android ecosystem in terms of hardware and apps.

August 23, 2013

Globe Prepaid GoUnli30 offers unlimited calls, text, IM

Globe today officially launched their latest all-in-one promo for prepaid users, the Globe Prepaid GoUnli30. This promo offers unlimited calls and text to Globe/TM, unlimited text to other network and unlimited access to popular chat and IM services for Php30 a day.

July 29, 2013

Nokia Lumia 925 PureView Review

Owners of the recently released Nokia Lumia 920 might be a bit disappointed to learn that the Lumia 925 is the better-looking sibling. Same hardware, different design. What was Nokia thinking? Check out our full review of the Nokia Lumia 925 below to find out.

July 28, 2013

MediaTek introduces world’s first True Octa-Core CPU

MediaTek, a Taiwanese semiconductor company, has recently introduced the “world’s first True Octa-Core” processor for mobile devices.

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