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January 29, 2014

Spotify coming to the Philippines next month

Spotify, a popular digital music streaming service will soon arrive in the Philippines starting next month.

January 06, 2014

Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ now official

Alcatel has just made official its latest Android smartphone that sports a 5-inch full HD display and an octa-core CPU – the One Touch Idol X+.

December 30, 2013

The XBox One review that never happened

A lot of readers were asking us for a couple of weeks now when we’ll publish our review of the XBox One we ordered from Microsoft in the US many months back. The package indeed arrived at our doorstep about 4 weeks ago.

December 04, 2013

LG begins global rollout of the G Flex

LG Electronics has announced that it has started rolling out their curved Android smartphone, the G Flex, to the global market with Singapore and Hong Kong getting it as early as next week.

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 29, 2013

Lenovo announces Flex 14 and Flex 15 Ultrabooks

Lenovo has announced their new set of touch-enabled Windows 8-powered Ultrabooks with bendable displays, the Flex 14 and the Flex 15.

August 23, 2013

GetOutMore.ph: Win trips & pocket money via BPI 24/7

If you use bpiexpressonline.com to pay your bills, then check out the promo by GetOutMore.ph for you to win free trips to various Asian countries with pocket money.

August 11, 2013

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite lands for Php29,995

Launched in London back in June, the Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite has finally reached local stores with a starting price of Php29,995. The ATIV Book 9 Lite features an SSD storage with an S Quad Core 1.4GHz processor.

July 18, 2013

Tickets for Lebron’s #WitnessHistory being sold online

You’ve probably heard of the news that Miami Heat superstar Lebron James is paying his Filipino fans a visit as a part of his Asian tour called “Witness History”. Thousands of die-hard fans and scalpers flocked to the Nike Park at BGC to be part of this once in a lifetime chance to see their […]

March 08, 2013

LG announces 27-inch MT93 IPS Personal Smart TV

Normally, when we talk about Smart TVs we refer to feature-rich TVs with large displays ranging from 42 inches to 84 inches. LG breaks this norm with the announcement of the 27-inch MT93 Personal Smart TV.

March 04, 2013

Tegra 3 powered GalaPad lands for Php9,999

Last week, local distributor BanBros Commercial announced that they will be releasing the GalaPad in local stores. The GalaPad is a 7-inch IPS tablet that’s powered by a Tegra 3 processor running Jellybean.

February 21, 2013

Cherry Mobile Fusion Bolt: The story behind the Core

So one of the more curious issues behind the recently launched Cherry Mobile Fusion Bolt is the type of chip (SoC) they used with it. We dug a bit deeper into that so we can easily explain to you the details in a more condensed manner.

February 05, 2013

Sony Xperia V Jellybean update rolls out

We reported last year that Sony is going to roll out its Jellybean update for the Xperia V (LT25i) around mid-February of this year. Looks like they’re right on schedule as users from Europe are already receiving the update.

February 01, 2013

Acer unveils its first Intel-powered Android smartphone

Acer has unveiled its latest and first mid-range Android smartphone that is powered by a single-core Intel Atom processor – the Liquid C1.

February 01, 2013

3G-enabled 7” tablet under Php11k

If you’re searching for a budget Android tablet with 3G connectivity, then Asianic’s Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite offer might be of interest to you. Specs and promo details can be found after the jump.

November 20, 2012

Sony Xperia TX Review

The Xperia TX carries a lot of prestige as Sony’s latest flagship for the Asian market. It is a thing of beauty with specs to back it up. But does it have enough to take our eyes away from its competition? Let’s find out by reading our full review after the break.

November 09, 2012

Samsung is expected to rebrand itself at CES 2013

Samsung is reported to be engaging business with design teams responsible for Nike’s brand development as well as for Starbucks in the past. The report suggests that the company may reboot its logo, advertising style and other elements as well. The target of the rebranding is for Samsung to attain a more strategic position, for […]

October 19, 2012

Universal McCann Social Media Research Wave 6

Universal McCann has released the Wave 6 report of its social media study in the Philippines. “The Business Of Social” report focuses on how social relationships affect brands and its consumers.

October 08, 2012

Sony Xperia TX launches in Hong Kong

Sony Mobile has just launched the Xperia TX in Hong Kong, the Asian variant of the international flagship Xperia T.

August 27, 2012

Why international gadgets don’t have local warranty

I often get these types of questions from readers — why are gadgets bought in other countries (HK, SG, US) not supported for warranty repairs and replacement in the Philippines? Well, it turns out this is all about the economics of the distribution system.

July 11, 2012

Fake Samsung Galaxy S3 selling for Php9,000

Samsung’s recently launched flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S3, already has a clone and is being sold at an online retail store for about Php9,000 ($209).

July 07, 2012

What does the future hold for Kodak?

In recent events, Kodak gets a thumb’s up from the US court to sell their over 1,100 patents. The American imaging company is banking on the proceeds from this sell-out to evade the company’s imminent demise and continue to operate in a much smaller scale.

June 25, 2012

Toshiba outs Regza RZ1 3D TVs, Portege Z930 ultrabook

Last week, Toshiba Philippines launched their newest Regza RZ1 glasses-free 3D TV with 4K resolution (that’s 4 times 1080p) and what they claim to be the thinnest 13-inch ultrabook, the Portege Z930.

March 11, 2012

Sony Xperia S unboxed, in the flesh!

When I arrived at home a couple of days ago, I was surprised see two units of the Sony Xperia S waiting for me. The folks from Sony Mobile Philippines sent in a unit and then our friends from Widget City also shipped in a review unit. We’re unboxing both and will be using them […]

January 08, 2012

BlackBerry Bold 9790 Review

The BlackBerry Bold 9790 was first released in Asia (Indonesia to be precise) to send the message that Research in Motion is serious about the region. The device will be officially launched in the Philippines this Tuesday. Check out our full review of the Bold 9790 touch and type after the break.

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