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April 17, 2014

#TBT: Microsoft pays tribute to the man behind “Bliss”

Roughly the same time last year, we’ve reported that Microsoft will officially pull the plug on Windows XP. And just as the software giant was about to bid its ageing platform one final farewell, the Redmond-based firm tipped its hat to Charles O’Rear who, in some ways, became an integral part of WinXP.

April 15, 2014

Turn your iPhone into a Gameboy with G-Pad

Nintendo Gameboy consoles may have seen better days, but its legacy (and some of its popular game titles) still lives on through various emulators. However, in the touchscreen-dominated-world we live in, on-screen buttons just doesn’t offer the same level of gusto as thumbing on a set of physical buttons.

April 15, 2014

Oppo Find 7a gets TWRP custom recovery

The Philippines is one of the first few countries to see the Oppo Find 7a as it is not yet released in the United States. After a week of its local launch, a TWRP custom recovery is now supported by the device thanks to developers. Now, users of the Find 7a can manually backup and […]

April 12, 2014

Lenovo Golden Warrior S8 live photos

Last month, we wrote about the Lenovo Golden Warrior S8, a dual-SIM Android smartphone with a 5.3-inch HD display and octa-core CPU. The photo we had then came from a promotional poster and looks unimpressive, but now we have live photos showcasing the S8 in all its golden glory.

April 11, 2014

Dual-SIM Oppo R1 available in the Philippines

During last night’s launch of Oppo Find 7a, not only did they introduced their flagship phones but they also announced the pricing of the Oppo R1 which is at Php19,990. It is the company’s 5-inch quad-core smartphone with 16GB of storage and a 2410mAh battery.

April 11, 2014

Oppo Find 7a hands-on demo – 50MP photos and gestures

Oppo officially launches the Find 7a and at the same time, released the price of the Find 7. In this quick video demonstration, an Oppo representative shows us how the 50MP photos coming from a 13MP camera does its trick and how off-screen and on-screen gestures work.

April 10, 2014

Facebook to remove chat service on mobile app

Facebook has confirmed that it will soon shutdown its chat service on its Android and iOS app, forcing users to download and use its dedicated messaging app, Messenger.

April 10, 2014

Oppo Find 7a officially launches in the Philippines

We’re here at the local launch of the Oppo Find 7a where the company introduced their flagship device in the Philippines with a price of Php22,990. More details after the break.

April 10, 2014

Globe offers free access to Spotify for GoSURF subs

In line with its successful local debut, Globe Telecom, Spotify’s exclusive partner in the country, will give GoSURF postpaid subscribers free access to Spotify Premium starting on Sunday, April 13.

April 10, 2014

Globe to drop PowerSurf for GoSurf

Some of the initial releases (Galaxy S5 and Spotify press releases) and sources close to Globe have confirmed that the telco will be overhauling their data plans — completely dropping both SuperSurf and PowerSurf promos in exchange for a unified GoSurf data plans.

April 10, 2014

Lenovo A316i lands locally, priced at Php3,999

Lenovo Mobile Philippines has quietly launched the Lenovo A316 on their official Facebook page; a dual-SIM budget Android smartphone which only costs a little under four grand.

April 09, 2014

Google’s Project Ara prototype to finish “within weeks”

Phonebloks has released a video showing the updates on the build-it-yourself smartphone. One of the main highlights of the video is how the Project Ara‘s modules attach and dettach from its endoskeleton using electro-permanent magnets. We also might see a prototype version coming very soon.

April 09, 2014

OPPO N1 Review

OPPO will formally make its presence known in the Philippines tomorrow, adding to more than a dozen global, regional and local brands in the market. Along with it are 5 new handsets, including the Oppo N1 with its rotating 13-megapixel rear camera. Check out our full review after the break.

April 08, 2014

Samsung debuts Standard, EVO and PRO SD cards

Samsung has revamped their memory card portfolio by launching three new classes namely the Standard, EVO and PRO which not only aligns it with the company’s existing SSD lineup, but also addresses the different needs of consumers.

April 07, 2014

APCN2 fixed, Philippines to expect faster Internet

We’ve previously reported that the country’s Internet connection has been affected due to faulty submarine cables. Today, PLDT has announced that the APCN2 has already been fixed and that normal speeds are now restored.

April 07, 2014

LG G Pro 2 officially launches in the PH for Php32,990

LG has made it official — the LG G Pro 2 is now available in the Philippines. This next-gen phablet carries a Full HD, 5.9-inch display that runs on a quad-core processor and 3GB of RAM. 

April 07, 2014

COVR Photo turns your iPhone into a candid machine

Smartphone cases come in all shapes and sizes. Some gives extra protection against elements like water or dusts, while some gives extra battery in case you’re in for a long haul. But this particular case, called COVR Photo, makes it easier for users to take photos without drawing too much attention to them or their […]

April 07, 2014

Galaxy S5 tested in water and sand, no WFT present

During the local launch of the Samsung Galaxy S5, they demonstrated its water- and dust-proof capabilities. See how this new flagship smartphone can be your companion on your next beach trip.

April 06, 2014

Wilson to launch app-enabled smart basketball

Sporting goods and equipment manufacturer, Wilson, in partnership with Finnish AI firm SportIQ, has announced that it will soon launch a smart basketball that can monitor your performance in the court.

April 03, 2014

How to run the new Facebook UI (for Android only)

Facebook is getting ready on releasing a new UI for its Android app for quite a while now and apparently, anyone can experience it before it even comes out by simply following these steps.

April 02, 2014

Lenovo introduces four new A-Series Android tablets

Lenovo has announced four new Dolby-powered A-Series Android tablets with screen sizes ranging from 7-inches to 10-inches – the Lenovo TAB A7-30, A7-50, A8-50 and A10-70.

April 02, 2014

A ‘selfie’ can now be used to protect phones and tablets

Fond of always taking a selfie? Well those selfies can now do more than just annoy your Facebook contacts, it can also protect contents like other apps and media inside your devices. Read more after the break.

April 01, 2014

Canon to release its first smartphone, EOS Smart 1

Canon has been mum about whether or not they’ll enter the smartphone market, but apparently the renowned camera maker has been secretly working on the EOS Smart 1 all along; a powerful handset that can potentially blow all its contemporaries out of the water.

April 01, 2014

MRT, MMDA to implement phone number coding on commuters

Due to the recent problems with heavy traffic both in EDSA and with the very long lines in the MRT during peak hours, the MMDA and MRT will begin implementing mobile phone number coding to all commuters starting today.

April 01, 2014

YugaTech to pay its editors partly in Bitcoin

Yep! YugaTech is starting to become cryptocurrency-friendly as it has announced its plans to pay its editors partly in Bitcoin. Probably one of the first in the country to make such move.

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