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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 […]

May 18, 2015

Huawei Honor 6 Plus vs. Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML

The upper mid-range price category (Php15k to Php20k) looks to be as interesting as the flagship category when you see new smartphones launched at these price points that sport 3GB or 4GB RAM, paired with powerful processors

May 12, 2015

Alcatel Flash Plus Review

Alcatel has been somewhat quiet for a while now but the announcement of the Flash Plus has sparked a lot of interest from the public when we first revealed it back in March. Check out our full review of the Alcatel Flash Plus after the break.

April 25, 2015

Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML Review

This is our 3rd Zenfone 2 review this month and this time, we have the high-end variant of the handset — the ZE551ML which sports a full HD display, quad-core 1.8GHz processor and 4GB of RAM. In this article, we will tackle the Zenfone 2 ZE551ML and complete the whole review series.

April 11, 2015

Asus Zenfone 2 ZE550ML Review

Asus is set to release the Zenfone 2 in the Philippines sometime in May so everyone is excited to see how the second generation will fare. In this article, we share with you the Zenfone 2 ZE550ML review.

March 02, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 will come in dual-SIM for PH

While we’re expecting the Philippine release of the Galaxy S6 by 2nd week of April, we also got confirmation from local Samsung representatives that the PH version of the Galaxy S6 will be in dual-SIM.

December 09, 2014

5 of the Most Powerful Mobile processors of 2014

Mobile processors in phones this year have surpassed the computing power of a lot of computers from a decade ago. Here are the top 5 most powerful smartphone processors available/released in the market for 2014.

December 02, 2014

YugaTech Christmas Gadget Guide 2014: Tablets

Unlike in the smartphone segment, consumers have lesser options when it comes to tablets. Nevertheless, we rounded up our list of best tablets that you can reward yourself or buy for your techie significant other this holiday season.

December 01, 2014

YugaTech Christmas Gadget Guide 2014: Smartphones

It’s that time of the year again. If you’re looking to give gadget gifts to people you know or maybe even just to reward yourself this Christmas, you’re in luck as we have you covered! Here are the smartphones you should get, from budget-oriented ones to the flagships!

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.

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