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May 22, 2011

Poll: What’s your ideal 2nd phone/handset?

The title for best primary phone or handset is being constantly disputed by so many manufacturers — there’s the iPhone, then the best of Android, Nokia’s selection and RIM’s BlackBerry bet. In a country where multiple SIM is very common, the title for most-wanted secondary handset is still up for grabs.

February 24, 2014

#NokiaMWC Hands-on: Nokia X and X+

While Asha is doing really great in the low-cost market, Nokia is adding more handsets into the line-up with a more capable Android-based Nokia X and X+.

February 24, 2014

#NokiaMWC Hands-on: Nokia XL

Nokia is positioning the new Nokia X line-up in between the Asha and the Lumia smartphones so the design and price positioning is evident especially for the Nokia XL which is the top handset of the 3.

August 20, 2013

2nd-gen Google Nexus 7 2013 Review

Google re-introduced its most successful tablet in 2012 with a more powerful version of the Nexus 7. It’s lighter, thinner, faster, better — check out our full review of the Google Nexus 7 2013 after the break.

May 08, 2013

O+ 8.15: Affordable 5-inch, Quad-Core, Jellybean handset

O+ is bringing their own version of a 5-incher smartphone into the Philippines with this quad-core powered O+ 8.15 Jellybean smartphone. We’ve been testing this unit, fresh from their US headquarters, for several days now so we can share with you our initial impressions.

October 15, 2011

Nokia N9 unboxed, in the flesh, 2nd impressions

The Nokia N9 arrived at my doorstep yesterday along with the Nokia 701 but I only got to unbox it today since I spent the night at a hotel reviewing Samsung’s 60-inch LED Smart TV. Posted my first impressions here back in June so this unboxing comes with the second impression.

August 04, 2007

Samsung trumps Motorola for 2nd spot in mobile phone market

A recent report from IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker places Samsung as the number 2 mobile phone manufacturer in Q2 of 2007. There are a total of about 272.7 million units worldwide for the said quarter with Samsung shipping 37.4 million units, beating Motorola which slipped down number 3 at 35.5 million.

March 31, 2006

2nd Largest Destination on the Web

We know Yahoo is No. 1 and been leading the pack for years (in terms of pageviews). Steve Rubel posted some interesting stats about MySpace: It is the largest online social networking portal on the web. It has 61 + million registered users with 21+ million unique visitors (Media Metrix). It’s the second largest destination […]

January 30, 2012

Anti-Cybercrime Bill gets Senate approval

The Senate finally approved their own version of the Anti-Cybercrime Bill (Senate Bill 2796) earlier today. The bill provides for penalties of Php200,000 to Php1.25 million and imprisonment of up to 12 years.

August 15, 2011

KIRF: Beats Tour earphones from Beats by Dr. Dre

When I first saw this being sold in one of the stalls in the Mall, I could not believe they’d carry Beats by Dr. Dre along with 2nd hand phones and other China phones so I suspected it was a fake.

May 30, 2011

LG Optimus 2X P990 Review

My latest handset purchase is the LG Optimus 2X, dubbed as the world’s first dual-core Android smartphone which made it to the Guinness Book of World Records. Check out our full review of the Optimus 2X after the jump and see if it lives up to expectations and hype.

March 26, 2011

Honda CBR 150R is my new dream gadget

For the last 2 or 3 weeks, I have been setting my eyes on this big, sporty motor bike — a Honda CBR 150R so when I learned I’m joining Ford to go to the Bangkok Motor Show, I was pretty excited as it also offered a closer look at the CBR line.

April 11, 2005

April is Tax Month.

To those who are regular employees, this may be a non-issue. But for a guy like me who is not a salaried worker, it’s a totally different animal altogether. Tax computations are different and remittances to the BIR are staggering. Yes, one has (others say this is optional) to file for his personal income tax […]

November 19, 2014

Android Lollipop for Nexus 7 has begun

ASUS Philippines has announced that both the Nexus 7 (2013), as well as its predecessor, the first gen Google Nexus 7, are among the first batch of devices that will receive the Android 5.0 update.

October 25, 2014

New iPad Air 2 not only bends, it breaks when applied pressure

While the iPhone 6 Plus had bendgate, German YouTube user Marvin Macht tried applying the same test to his new Apple iPad Air 2. The result is far worse compared to the phablet.

October 22, 2014

Google launches Security Key, aims for a safer Internet

Google has recently announced that it’s intensifying its security measures against phishing or unauthorized access to one’s account with the help of a device called Security Key.

October 21, 2014

The flavors of Android through the years

In celebration of the new Android 5.0 “Lollipop”, we collated the sweet history of Android versions since its launch back in 2008.

October 18, 2014

Nexus 6 has a ‘hidden’ feature not seen on its specs list

Google’s homepage for the new Motorola Nexus 6 details its specs and lists down its notable features, but there might be something that they have missed – mentioning that the latest Nexus phone is water-resistant as well.

October 17, 2014

Complete List of Devices Getting Android 5.0 Update

With the announcement of Google Android 5.0 Lollipop, everyone should be interested if their current handset will get the update in due time. We got the complete list of devices that have been guaranteed to have Lollipop.

October 17, 2014

The Tablet Kings: iPad Air 2 vs iPad Mini 3 vs Nexus 9

We have had a lot of announcements in the past few days, and that includes the flagship devices of two major companies competing in the tablet space – Google & Apple with the Nexus 9 and the new iPads. We now put them side to side to put everything in scale.

September 21, 2014

Acer Liquid Jade in the flesh, first impressions

First announced during in June at the Computex 2014 in Taiwan, Acer Philippines finally released the Liquid Jade in the country last August in an attempt to capture the mid-range segment of the handset market.

June 15, 2014

Comparison: Galaxy Tab S 8.4 vs iPad Mini 2

As mentioned during our first impression, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is slated to go up against the iPad Mini with Retina Display which is currently one of the best tablets in the sub-10-inch category. So how does Sammy’s new 8.4-inch slate stack up against the 2nd-Gen iPad Mini? Check out our comparison after […]

June 10, 2014

YugaTech Back-to-School Gadget Guide!

We’re halfway through 2014, and just as the way things go, a lot of students in the Philippines are going back to school as it is June already. Some students will be having classes further July & August, and some may wish vacation lasted forever, but hey, education is a nice ride worth having. To add to […]

May 25, 2014

LG G Pro 2 Review

Landing on our hands today, the LG G Pro 2 is the evolution of LG’s flagship phone, the G2, and is the successor to the Optimus G Pro. It hosts almost everything the G2 packs and more, such as expandable storage, a larger display, a removable back cover & battery and more software tweaks. Without further […]

March 27, 2014

NVidia to seed Android KitKat update to Shield

Earlier today, NVidia announced that they will be rolling out a firmware update for their popular Android-based gaming console which brings all the good stuff that Android KitKat has to offer, as well as a new feature called Remote GameStream.

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