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September 30, 2014

Smart taps GSMA to improve security against spam

Smart Communications has announced that the company is currently in talks with GSM Association regarding a service that would heighten the telco’s effort against SMS spams and scams.

September 30, 2014

Video Recap: This Week’s Top Tech (Week #2-3)

It’s been another week of surprising announcements in the world of tech both here and abroad. It’s time to check out your top tech stories this week.

September 30, 2014

5 Tips to Extend your Smartphone’s Battery Life

Apart from keeping a powerbank handy whenever you’re away from a power outlet, there are other ways to keep your smartphone running for a longer period of time. In this section, we list down five easy steps that you can do to extend the mileage of your device’s battery.

September 30, 2014

Entry-level GoPro HERO now official for around Php6K

Along with the official entry and prices of the new GoPro HERO4 at their own site, the HERO has also been announced which is a way cheaper alternative to getting the company’s signature camera. It’s priced at $129.99 that translates to roughly about Php5.8K.

September 30, 2014

GoPro HERO4 now official, starts at $399.99 (Php18K)

Just a few days after having its specs and features leaked, the GoPro HERO4 is now official. As previously reported the HERO4 will have two versions – the Black and Silver editions. Both will be ready for purchase starting October 5.

September 29, 2014

Veho Muvi K2 Review

Here we are again with another action camera on our hands. After comparing the GoPro Hero 3+ and its look-alike the Php5K Playground Cam100, let’s take a look at what the Veho Muvi K2 has to offer.

September 28, 2014

Ensogo PH apologizes for the DNS issue, gives 5% discount voucher

In line with the recent DNS issue that netizens experienced when they tried accessing Ensogo’s website, the company is giving out site-wide 5% discount voucher to all patrons of the online shopping website.

September 28, 2014

GoPro Set to Release a Cheaper Action Cam

Hot off the heels of the specs leak of the coming GoPro Hero4, PetaPixel reports that the company is due to launch a “cheaper” toned down action camera called HERO 2014.

September 28, 2014

MyPhone Agua Rio LTE gets a price cut, now costs Php5,499

When we told you guys about the new Huawei Honor 4 Play, we mentioned that local players may be in a heap of trouble if and when it arrives locally. Well, MyPhone didn’t have to wait for that happen and decided to give the MyPhone Agua Rio LTE Php1,000 discount.

September 26, 2014

Globe Telecom to bring back Free FB promo

Breaking news: Telecommunications giant Globe Telecom announces that it will offer again its Free Facebook promo starting next week.

September 26, 2014

YugaTech’s guide to Smart’s 30MB free internet

Good news of the day for all Smart, Sun Cellular, and Talk and Text prepaid subscribers: You’ve got free internet courtesy of the chairman, MVP himself! Bad news, though: It’s only allocated at 30MB per day. We give you a short guide in using your free mobile data and save a few bytes in the […]

September 26, 2014

GoPro HERO4 specs and features revealed!

PetaPixel got an exclusive scoop on what the next-generation GoPro HERO4 would be like when it comes out. It will reportedly have two models namely HERO4 Black and HERO4 Silver with varying features.

September 26, 2014

Smart, TNT, Sun to offer free mobile internet

Breaking news: Conglomerate Chairman Manny V. Pangilinan announced free mobile data for all prepaid subscribers of Smart, Sun Cellular, and Talk ‘N Text.

September 26, 2014

Xiaomi, Samsung, LG, HTC, KitKat react to iPhone 6 bendgate

Well, this is bound to happen. Four big mobile brands and a chocolate snack take a shot at Apple’s “bendgate” mess and took the opportunity to promote their own brand and products, similar to what they did a couple of weeks ago after the Cupertino company announced the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

September 25, 2014

Man tries to “fix” protruding camera of iPhone 6

Fitting in all the necessary components inside a thin aluminum body has always been momentous proposition for any design engineer. In the case of the iPhone 6, users have to live with the protruding lens of the handset’s rear camera in exchange for a sleek design.

September 25, 2014

Epson continues to be number one in POS for 5 years

Epson was yet again named the number one Point-of-Sale (POS) printer manufacturer in Southeast Asia by International Data Corporation for five consecutive years in a row, showing the company’s commitment to customer satisfaction.

September 25, 2014

Nexus 6 reported to be Motorola-made with heavy specs

After a long time of speculations and rumors, 9to5Google reports that they have sources that are directly familiar with Google‘s awaited Nexus 6. It allegedly carries a massive 5.92-inch display with Quad HD resolution and a powerful Snapdragon 805 processor.

September 24, 2014

Samsung to stop selling ATIV and Chromebook in EU

According to a report by the folks over at PC Advisor UK, Samsung will be halting the sales of both the company’s Windows-based (Ativ) and Chrome-based (Chromebook) line of computers in European markets.

September 24, 2014

Xiaomi offers a 10-peso promo when you buy RedMi 1S

Xiaomi Philippines is offering the Perfect Ten promo when you buy the Redmi 1S tomorrow, September 25, 2014. You’ll be able to get one of the six limited accessories just by adding Php10 on top of the device’s price.

September 23, 2014

New batch of affordable Android One phones to launch soon

Following the success of the first batch of Android One devices in India, phone makers are now prepping for a second wave of inexpensive smartphones to release before the year ends.

September 23, 2014

Xiaomi Redmi Note’s successor to battle Meizu MX4?

We liked the Redmi Note’s good performance and affordable price during our time with it. Now, Xiaomi’s recent reports point to its successor looking to take on the spec-heavy Meizu MX4 in terms of internals.

September 23, 2014

From Good to Great: 5 Tips to Improve Smartphone Photos

A celebrated photographer by the name of Chase Jarvis once said that “the best camera is the one that’s with you”, and nowadays that camera will most likely be the one on your smartphone. Somehow, most of us don’t fully utilize our smartphone’s camera capabilities yet and end up with run-of-the-mill snaps, potentially losing the […]

September 22, 2014

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2014 lands, starts at Php105K

In addition to the ThinkPad 8, Lenovo Philippines also launched the latest iteration of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, which sports a 14-inch touchscreen display and a rugged yet slim body that passed eight military specification tests.

September 22, 2014

Lenovo launches ThinkPad 8 in the country

Lenovo Philippines held a launch event earlier today showcasing the latest addition to their Windows-based portfolio, the Lenovo ThinkPad 8. It’s a Windows 8.1 tablet with an 8.3-inch full-HD display and runs on quad-core processor from Intel.

September 21, 2014

Globe, Smart changes load sharing to combat text scams

Due to rampant incidents of load sharing scams, both Smart and Globe have changed the way they operate sharing of eLoads. Majority of text scams deceive subscribers into claiming free credits but inputting and replying to specific SMS queries.

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