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July 13, 2014

Your nude selfies can remain after Android factory reset

Avast has revealed that nudes and other intimate photos have been found on Android phones that users think they’ve already made clean, but it seems that the factory wipe function just stops your phone from showing where the data is stored – therefore, data is still retrievable by tools.

December 10, 2012

Globe iPhone 5 Reset Program Explained

We’ve inquired with Globe how their Reset Program works for the new iPhone 5 that will be released on December 14. What they did was create a Reset Calculator so it’s easier for subscribers to compute.

September 26, 2012

Web hack can factory reset Samsung phones

If you’re using a Samsung smartphone with TouchWiz including the Galaxy S2 and some Galaxy S3 models, be aware that there’s a web hack that can trigger a factory reset on your beloved smartphone.

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 05, 2014

Playground BS-200 Bluetooth Speaker Review

A few days ago we received a handful of devices from a fairly new company called Playground, one of which is the Playground BS-200; a small Bluetooth Speaker that also functions as a handsfree accessory.

July 31, 2014

Hugo Barra responds to Xiaomi’s privacy issues

Hugo Barra, Vice President of Xiaomi Global, has published a Q&A on his Facebook page in response to online reports that the Xiaomi Redmi Note has been sending data to Chinese servers without the user’s permission.

May 17, 2014

Bose SoundTouch 20 Review

Bose already has lots of different speaker models for varying usage but the SoundTouch series is something new for the company. This lineup specializes in multi-room setup that all connects using Wi-Fi. What we have is the SoundTouch 20 which sits in the middle of SoundTouch Portable and SoundTouch 30. See what sets it apart […]

May 05, 2014

PaperFold is a folding smartphone, tablet, laptop in one

Unveiled at a human-computer interaction conference in Toronto, PaperFold is a three-piece display that could function as three different devices depending on how you fold and connect them. It could function as a smartphone, a tablet, and a notebook all combined in one prototype device. Could this be the future of communications?

April 26, 2014

Samsung acknowledges major flaw on Galaxy S5’s camera

After numerous reports from Samsung Galaxy S5 users, particularly those who are on Verizon and Sprint networks, the South Korean firm has acknowledged that some of their flagship handsets have been affected by a bug which permanently disables the smartphone’s 16-megapixel rear camera.

April 08, 2014

Adobe Lightroom mobile for iPad now available

Lightroom users can now edit and organize their photos on their tablets with the launch of Adobe’s new app for the iPad – Lightroom mobile.

February 11, 2014

Braven 440 Bluetooth Speaker Quick Review

Let me be honest. Before this review, I had no plans on getting a Bluetooth speaker myself, but having a look at the Braven 440, the chances are now a lot higher. Find out in our quick review why.

December 03, 2013

Asus Transformer Book T100 First Impressions

The netbook is officially dying along with other several form factor experiments, but Asus continues with another formula- the Transformer Book T100.

November 18, 2013

Hands-On: Skyworth SkyPad S82 Android tablet

This Android tablet from Skyworth was sent to us a couple of weeks ago and we only managed to unbox and check it out over the week-end. The tablet is part of the Tattoo Tablet Bundle being offered under various plans.

November 07, 2013

#TBT: 6 Years of iPhone in the Philippines

I can still clearly remember the day when the iPhone was officially released in the Philippines over 6 years ago. I was with members of the media to attend and cover that historic event that will change the smartphone market in the country.

October 19, 2013

Dell Vostro 5460 Ultrabook Review

In a sea of Ultrabooks, it is hard to choose which will you pick. Would you rather go for the expensive and powerhouse flagships, or a cheaper but relatively capable one? The Dell Vostro 5460 wants to be a companion to your everyday business, while giving you the balance between price and power.

June 26, 2013

Exposure 101: Working with light

One of the key elements of photography is working with light and getting just the right amount of it so your pictures end up visually appealing. In this segment, we’ll give you an introduction on exposure and how each of its facets affects your composition.

June 21, 2013

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom

At first glance, it’s a bit confusing to figure out if the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom is indeed a compact camera or a smartphone with really large camera lens. We got a quick hands-on yesterday here in London just in time for the global launch we’re covering.

June 10, 2013

First impression: Starmobile Engage 7 TV

When we attended the announcement of the Starmobile Knight last month, some of the media partners (including us) were given a Starmobile Engage 7 TV as token of appreciation for attending. And while we’re prepping for the review, we thought of giving you a brief intro on what this tablet has to offer.

April 20, 2013

Intel-powered Coby Kyros MID1054 first impressions

We’ve handled a lot of Coby Kyros tablets in the past, with the last being the Kyros MID1045 from last year. Now we have the Coby Kyros MID1054 – an 10-incher with an Intel Atom processor under the hood.

April 04, 2013

Nikon outs firmware upgrade for D3200

Nikon has recently released a firmware update for their current entry-level offering – D3200 which addresses the reported concerns when using its feature called Wireless Mobility Utility along with other minor and missteps.

April 02, 2013

Photography: Introduction to White Balance

Now that we have a better grasp of what are the different shooting modes, let’s now look in to another aspect of our camera that’s often been disregarded but very crucial in nailing the perfect shot; White Balance.

February 06, 2013

DTC GT5 Astroid Plus first impressions

If you frequent malls, chances are you’ve seen DTC booths offering a wide range of affordable mobile phones for sale. One of their offerings is the dual-SIM Android-bearing Astroid Plus. Lets go hands-on and find out what this phone can offer.

January 29, 2013

iOS 6.1 goes public, adds local LTE support

Apple has recently released the latest iteration of iOS and has started rolling out the update to supported devices. (iPod Touch 4th Gen and later, iPhone 3GS and later, iPad 2nd Gen and later). The headline of the story, however, is the inclusion of Philippines in the list of countries with LTE support.

January 07, 2013

How to fix No Service on your Globe iPhone 5

First time this happened to me was last Saturday when suddenly I lost network service. I thought it was because I was driving down the basement parking of Robinson’s Magnolia but even after several hours and leaving the mall, the problem persisted.

December 30, 2012

Windows Phone 9: What We Think It Should Be

We have been playing around with Windows Phone 8 for quite a while and we had different views on Microsoft’s mobile platform. It turns out that there is a ton of room for improvement. Check out what we think it should improve on after the break.

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