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August 30, 2014

How to get your iPhone 5 battery replacement for free

We’ve recently reported on Apple’s Battery Replacement Program for the iPhone 5 first coming to America and China. Now it’s our turn since the program is now in effect here in the Philippines. Here’s the procedure of what you should do and how to find the nearest service provider.

August 30, 2014

Acer Iconia B1-730 lands for under Php4,500

A new Iconia B1 tablet from Acer has landed in stores and is selling for under Php4,500. Powered by an Intel Atom Z2560 1.6GHz dual-core and Android Kitkat, the Iconia B1 730 is probably one of the most affordable tablet with this combo.

August 29, 2014

Samsung Gear Circle, companion-necklace to the Note 4?

Called by Samsung as the Gear Circle because this earphones can transform into a circle and be worn as a necklace could be a companion accessory to the upcoming Galaxy Note 4.

August 28, 2014

Acer Liquid Jade lands, priced at Php14,990

Along with the X1, Acer Philippines has also launched the Liquid Jade, a 5-inch Android smartphone that was first seen during year’s Computex.

August 28, 2014

Acer launches Liquid X1 for Php19,990

Yesterday, Acer Philippines formally launched their new flagship handset in the Philippines — the Acer Liquid X1.

August 26, 2014

Microsoft Surface RT 2 gets a USD100 price cut

Microsoft has silently slashed $100 off on all the models of the Windows RT-powered Surface 2 which includes the standard 32GB variant (USD349), the 64GB model (USD449), as well as the LTE-enable version (USD579) which also has a built-in 64GB internal storage.

August 26, 2014

Acer announces the SRP of the Liquid X1, priced at $265

One of many new devices that we’ve had the privilege of getting an early look at during this year’s Computex is the Acer Liquid X1. During that time though, the 5.7-inch handset still doesn’t have a price tag, until recently when Acer finally announced that Liquid X1 will be retailed for NT$7,990 or a little […]

August 24, 2014

Apple offers to replace your iPhone 5 battery for free

Noticing your iPhone 5‘s battery to be all juiced out faster than before? It might be one of the units that Apple is willing to fix as part of their battery replacement program.

August 13, 2014

Acer Chromebook 13, Tegra K1-powered with 13-hour battery life

Following the announcement of the NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor, the company has also announced the industry’s first Chromebook to be powered by the new chipset, the Acer Chromebook 13, which boasts an impressive battery life of 13 hours.

August 12, 2014

Here’s why Facebook Messenger wants your permission to take pictures and videos

Facebook explains why its standalone app, Messenger, is requesting permission to access features on your Android smartphone and tablet.

August 04, 2014

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Core i3 and Core i7 go on sale, starts at $799

Microsoft has recently announced that Surface Pro 3 models with 4th Generation Intel Core i3 and i7 processors are now on sale in the U.S. and Canada at Microsoft Stores and partner retailers with a starting price tag of $799.

July 31, 2014

Facebook shuts down built-in mobile chat service, moves to Messenger app

You have probably noticed it by now. Facebook has already shut down their chat service and messages on the main Facebook app and has moved to the standalone Messenger app for iOS and Android.

July 24, 2014

Acer Liquid Jade Plus & Liquid Leap will debut next month

During this year’s Computex, Acer unveiled the Liquid Jade and Liquid Leap and stated that it will be made available this month. Well it seems that the Taiwanese firm will miss their target by a small margin and will instead launch a beefed-up variant of their flagship device called Liquid Jade Plus with twice the […]

July 21, 2014

Acer Aspire Switch 10 Review

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is one of those new breed of netbooks that is small in size, modest in price, but big on features and performance. It features a 10.1-inch touchscreen display, powered by an Intel Atom quad-core CPU, capable of changing into four different modes, and starts at under Php20K. With that in […]

July 09, 2014

“Nokia by Microsoft” might replace Nokia branding

Since Microsoft bought Nokia some time ago, a lot of people have been asking – what will happen to Nokia? Well, apparently new images of an alleged Lumia 830 show that the device is still branded by Nokia, but it has “by Microsoft” next to it now.

July 03, 2014

Press renders of Samsung Galaxy F surfaces, hints at 2014 launch

Twitter’s infamous leakster, @evleaks has strike again, this time showcasing what is believed to be the press render of the Samsung Galaxy F; the long-rumored smartphone with an Aluminum posterior which has the same hardware configuration as the recently-launched Galaxy S5 LTE-A.

June 30, 2014

Acer Aspire Switch 10 first impressions

The Aspire Switch 10 is Acer’s multi-mode Windows 8.1-powered hybrid netbook that features a 10-inch touchscreen display, detachable keyboard, and an Intel Atom Z3745 quad-core CPU. Read our first impressions of the Switch 10 after the break.

June 30, 2014

Why Facebook experimented and altered 689,000 news feeds

Over the weekend, Facebook admitted to altering hundreds of thousands of Facebook users’ news feed in order to conduct a psychological experiment all the way since 2012. This has caused some people to be enraged as they felt it was some form of intrusion to their privacy in addition to having their feelings toyed with. […]

June 28, 2014

Android Silver won’t replace Nexus after all

If you’re worried that the rumored Android Silver program will replace Google’s flagship Nexus line, worry no more as a report states that Dave Burke, head of Android engineering and the Nexus program, tells us otherwise.

June 20, 2014

Here’s the reason why Facebook was down yesterday

Wondering why Facebook can’t be accessed yesterday afternoon? Here’s your answer.

June 17, 2014

Bigger thumbs up for bigger approval – Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger rolls out two new features in its latest update: A bigger-than-usual thumbs up and the ability to record and send videos without going out of the app.

June 16, 2014

How to stop Facebook from using your web history for ads

As part of bringing advertisements that will appeal more to your interests, Facebook is going to be collecting information from the apps that you use and websites you visit – yes, that means your entire web history will be used by Facebook. If you feel like this is somehow an intrusion to your privacy, scroll […]

June 14, 2014

Acer Aspire Switch with 500GB HD goes for Php22,990

The first batch of the Aspire Switch that came out in the Philippines came with 32GB eMMC internal storage and retailed for Php19,990. Another variant has come out with 500GB HDD with a higher retail price.

June 13, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 surfaces with alleged specs

Here’s something for you phablet fans out there – reports of specifications have been going around, hinting on the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. It’s said to come out with Qualcomm’s new 805 processor along with a QHD display. Read more about it after the jump.

June 07, 2014

Microsoft ups pre-order for Surface Pro 3, starts at $799

Microsoft has launched the pre-order page for their latest MS Surface Pro 3 with a starting price tag of $799.

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