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September 27, 2011

Nokia N9 now shipping, price starts at Php28.5k

Nokia has just posted a press release stating that the Meego-powered Nokia N9 has started shipping to stores and customers who pre-ordered it. While the shipments does not yet include the Philippines, we’re hoping it will be a matter of weeks (if not a month) before we’d see the N9 hitting local stores.

May 10, 2011

Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion

So the rumors are true that Microsoft is buying Skype for an allegedly $8.5 billion big bucks. Microsoft published the official press release a few moments back.

September 15, 2014

Samsung outs NX1 interchangeable lens camera

Samsung has announced its latest powerful smart camera system aimed at professional photographers, featuring a 28 megapixel APS-C BSI CMOS sensor, 15FPS continuous AF shooting, 4K UHD video recording, and a unique Auto Focus (AF) System III with 205 Phase Detection AF points – the NX1.

September 15, 2014

Ten incoming ‘phablets’ to watch out for in the PH

Planning to get a new smartphone with a large screen but do not know yet which one to get? We’ve got you covered as we’ve compiled a list of ten newly announced ‘phablets’, including the new Galaxy Notes and the iPhone 6 Plus, that we expect to arrive here in the Philippines.

September 13, 2014

Smart Bro offers Acer C720 Chromebook under Plan 999

Smart Bro is now offering under its Gadget Plus Plan 999 the Acer C720 Chromebook, sporting an 11.6-inch HD display, dual-core Intel CPU, and powered by Google’s Chrome OS.

September 08, 2014

CM Omega Icon running on Windows Phone OS?

When you think of the CM Omega Icon, you think of a leather-backed Android smartphone with a sub-Php7k price tag. But what happens when an Italian company changes the phone’s OS to Windows Phone and decided to a little flare by, say, adding a metal Harley-Davidson logo on the back?

September 06, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Samsung Galaxy S5

A couple of days ago we’ve pitted the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 against its predecessor, the Galaxy Note 3. Now lets see how it stacks up against its feature-packed cousin and the company’s flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S5.

September 05, 2014

Xperia Z3 & Galaxy Note 4 – The Two Front-runners

With almost a simultaneous launch, both the Sony Xperia Z3 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 are the top of the line devices from their respective lineup. We take a quick look at both of their specs and see where each company is targeting their current front-runners.

September 05, 2014

Lenovo Vibe Z2 officially announced, priced at $429

Lenovo has officially announced their first 64-bit smartphone that sports a 5.5-inch HD display, LTE connectivity, Dual-SIM capability, 3,000mAh battery, and powered by a Snapdragon 410 64-bit quad-core CPU – the Vibe Z2.

September 04, 2014

The Evolution of Samsung Galaxy Note

Samsung pretty much started the “phablet” category by initially offering the Galaxy Note a few years back. Throughout the years the company has been releasing successors with bigger displays and better performing internals. With the fourth generation Note just announced yesterday, let’s take a quick trip down memory lane and look back at how the […]

September 04, 2014

Nokia Lumia 735 and Lumia 730 now official

Along with the Lumia 830, Microsoft also launched two new mid-ranged smartphones, namely the Lumia 735 which is an LTE-ready handset and the Lumia 730 which support two SIM cards.

September 04, 2014

Microsoft launches Nokia Lumia 830

During the #MoreLumia event in Berlin, Microsoft announced the latest addition to the Lumia lineup, the Lumia 830.

September 04, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 was just recently announced and it aims to be the best smartphone in its class thanks to a new design and beefed-up specs. But how much has it really improved compared to its 1-year old predecessor, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3? Let’s find out by comparing their specs below.

September 03, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 in the flesh

During the Samsung Unpacked 2014 live stream event at Marriott Hotel, select members of the press and distinguished tech bloggers got a chance to play around with the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and while we’re at it, we decided to share with you guys our initial thoughts about this newly-announced smartphone from the South Korean tech […]

September 03, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 now official

Samsung has come a long way since they unveiled the first Galaxy Note, and they continue the legacy by unveiling their latest flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, which features a 5.7-inch Quad HD display and a beastly machine under the hood which comprises of an Exynos octa-core processor with 3GB of RAM.

August 20, 2014

Our Top 10 Smartphones below Php15k for 2014

Following our top 10 list of smartphones below Php10k, we have another one just for you! This time, we compiled the best smartphones falling under a price tag of Php15,000, so if you’re looking for your next smartphone and you have this much allocated for your budget, read on!

August 04, 2014

Our List of Top 5 Selfie Smartphones

With Makati and Pasig being Time’s “Selfiest Cities in the World,” it’s no wonder why we now also take note of the smartphone’s front camera when we’re checking specifications of handsets. In this article we list down our top 5 selfie smartphones with packed front cameras that have been announced so far.

July 23, 2014

LG G3 Review

With the success of the LG G2 last year, there was a lot of expectations on this year’s release from LG. Thus, we took our time to dig deeper into the new LG G3 to see if it met expectations. Check out our LG G3 review after the break.

July 18, 2014

MSI GT72 Dominator Pro officially announced

MSI has officially announced its latest gaming notebook which features a 17.3-inch Full HD display, 128GB SDD + 1TB HDD, up to 32GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce GTX880M GPU, and Intel Core i7-4710HQ CPU – the GT72 Dominator Pro.

July 08, 2014

Sony Xperia C3, 5 megapixel front camera with LED flash

Sony has officially announced the Xperia C3, a selfie-centric dual-SIM smartphone that features a 5.5-inch HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core CPU, LTE connectivity (single SIM version), and a 5 megapixel wide-angle front camera with LED flash.

June 22, 2014

O+ Air Review

Octa-cores have become a common inclusion among flagship phones this year. It has also been used as a major marketing term so it’s no wonder O+ has also banked on the same popularity when they announced their latest flagship handset. Check out our full review of the O+ Air after the break.

June 16, 2014

Sony Xperia Z2 unboxed, initial review

Sony Philippines finally released the Xperia Z2 in the country during the first week of June with a suggested retail price of Php33,990.

May 30, 2014

O+ Air in the flesh, first impressions

With the introduction of the O+ Air, O+ USA has officially entered the competitive market of octacore smartphones powered by Mediatek. Both global and local handsets have been releasing a lot of the MT6592 chip since the start of the year so it’s interesting to see how they packaged their device.

May 26, 2014

UP24 by Jawbone Review

The first time we actively used a smart armband was the UP by Jawbone back in January. The promise was simple and easy — track your daily activity, from number of steps to number of hours of deep sleep, sync them to the cloud and access them via your Android or iOS smartphone.

May 15, 2014

Xiaomi announces Tegra K1-powered Mi Pad

Xiaomi has announced their latest tablet that sports a 7.9-inch display with Gorilla Glass 3 and a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra K1 chipset – the Mi Pad.

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