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August 21, 2014

LG announces L Bello and L Fino quad-core smartphones

LG Electronics has announced a pair of smartphones that pack quad-core processors, 3G connectivity, Android KitKat, and the company’s proprietary UX features – the 5-inch LG L Bello and the 4.5-inch LG L Fino.

August 20, 2014

Intel Core i7-4770K overclocked to 7193.8MHz

Hong Kong-based modder named Chi-Kiu Lam has recent set a new world record for the highest frequency for an Intel Core i7-4770K which was overclocked to 7193.8MHz.

August 20, 2014

Asus smartwatch to be unveiled at IFA 2014

Just after the report of having an immediate successor to the LG G Watch, Taiwanese-brand Asus now teases us with its upcoming smartwatch.

August 20, 2014

Google releases Photo Sphere Camera for iOS

Google has finally released an iOS version of its popular camera app, Photo Sphere, that lets users capture 360-degree images and publish them to Google Maps.

August 19, 2014

Solons file HB4715 for public schools w/o electricity to have solar panels

In the hopes of improving the quality of education in the country, two house representatives, namely Mariano Piamonte and Julieta Cortuna, under the A TEACHER party list have recently filed bill that will mandate the installation of solar panels to public schools in areas with no electricity.

August 18, 2014

Samsung 840 EVO SSD 1TB for Php28K

The highest storage capacity of Samsung’s EVO solid state drive (SSD) at 1TB has landed in Philippine retail store.

August 17, 2014

PNY launches a LEGO USB compatible to other LEGOs

For those fans of the classic building bricks that most of us played (or are still playing) with, you’ll be glad to know that you can now store your files on them too! PNY has partnered with LEGO to produce a USB storage made out of these plastic toys. They come in different colors and storage […]

August 15, 2014

Playground Cam100 vs GoPro Hero3+ Video Comparison

During our review of the Playground Cam100, we mentioned that it shares some elements as the GoPro. In fact, it could be mistaken as one when you first look at it inside its waterproof case. Both action cameras record Full HD videos, have the same mounting system, but the Cam100 is almost only 1/3 the […]

August 15, 2014

Sotto files No Motorcycle Back-Rider Act of 2014

In response to the increasing crime involving back-riders on two-wheeled motorcycles or the so-called ‘riding in tandem’, Sotto has recently filed the No Motorcycle Back-Rider Act of 2014 which seeks to “stop this evil Batman and Robin tandem for good.”

August 14, 2014

Lenovo S850 Review

The Lenovo S850 is one of the company’s latest mid-range offerings that was launched in the country late last month. It features a 5-inch HD display, a 13 megapixel rear camera, and powered by a MediaTek quad-core CPU and Android KitKat. Find out what we think of the device by reading our full review.

August 14, 2014

THL 5000 gets priced at Php11,999, to arrive next month

Novo7Tech has officially announced on their Facebook page the local price of the THL 5000, the octa-core Android smartphone that packs a massive 5,000mAh battery, and it is set to arrive early next month.

August 13, 2014

HTC to make Zoe available to all Android users

Shortly after Re/Code broke the news, head of HTC Creative Labs Drew Bamford confirmed the company’s plan of making their homebrew software called Zoe to all Android users.

August 13, 2014

Windows’ hyperlapse algorithm produces super smooth GoPro footage

Windows has developed a new algorithm that can smoothen up your shaky GoPro videos and make it look like you’re hovering over places while wearing a steady cam.

August 12, 2014

Here’s why Facebook Messenger wants your permission to take pictures and videos

Facebook explains why its standalone app, Messenger, is requesting permission to access features on your Android smartphone and tablet.

August 12, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 leaks, aims to be premium

There are more smartphones to wait for in the second half of the year, and one of them is the much-hyped Samsung Galaxy Note 4. GSMArena has obtained some photos of the aforementioned Galaxy Note 4 in detail, and it looks pretty authentic and consistent.

August 11, 2014

House Bill No. 4782 filed to prohibit prepaid load expiry

Las Pinas Rep. Mark A. Villar recently filed the House Bill No. 4782 or the Prepaid Load Protection Act of 2014 which aims to prohibit expiration dates on prepaid loads.

August 11, 2014

MyPhone Agua Rio LTE vs. Cherry Mobile Pulse

With a suggested retail price of Php6,499 the MyPhone Agua Rio LTE vs. Cherry Mobile Pulse are currently vying for that budget-level, bang-for-the-buck, mid-range smartphone.

August 10, 2014

AMD outs FirePro S9150 with 16GB GDDR5 RAM

Advanced Micro Devices has recently announced its new monster GPU dubbed as the AMD FirePro S9150 which is touted to go toe-to-toe with the NVidia Tesla K40 in the server GPU category.

August 10, 2014

Smart *121# now live, the go to number for prepaid subs

Nearly two years and a half after Globe introduced the *143#, it’s Smart’s turn to introduce a go-to-number code (*121#) that will simplify the process of enrolling various prepaid promos, as well as easy access to different account-related information and services.

August 10, 2014

Do you miss the old LTE speeds?

About 2 or 3 years ago, LTE connectivity became a reality in the country. Very few countries in Asia had it and the Philippines was among the few who got in first. It was heaven-sent especially to the ones how had LTE-capable smartphones.

August 08, 2014

House bill requires CCTVs in PH to monitor public vehicles

Representative Mark Llandro Mendoza recently filed a House bill to implement the installation of CCTVs in the Philippines to help monitor public utility vehicles (PUVs).The House bill 4618, known as CCTV Cameras for Road Incident Monitoring Act of 2014, aims keep a closer eye on these transportation vehicles due to the rising criminal incidents happening […]

August 08, 2014

AMD to launch new Radeon R7 gaming SSDs

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) has announced that it will enter PC storage business with the introduction of its new line of Radeon R7 gaming SSDs or Solid-State Drives.

August 07, 2014

Lenovo Flex 2 lands on Villman for Php50k

The Lenovo Flex 2, the company’s dual-mode notebook that sports an Intel Core i7 CPU, NVIDIA GeForce GT840 GPU, and a 15.6-inch HD touchscreen display that can be flipped up to 300 degrees, is now available on Villman for Php50k.

August 07, 2014

MSI WS60 Workstation, Intel Core i7 and NVIDIA Quadro for $2.3k

MSI has introduced their new pro laptop that comes with a 15.6-inch display with up to 3K resolution, 4th-gen Intel Core i7 CPU, NVIDIA Quadro K2100M GPU, and a slim body at 0.78 inches thick – the WS60 Workstation.

August 06, 2014

Samsung set to announce Galaxy Note 4 on September 3

In less than a month, the hotly-anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will be announced. Samsung has already sent out invites for its Unpacked 2014 event where the phablet will make its first appearance. As for its specs, scroll past the jump to have an idea on what to expect.

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