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March 02, 2015

Cherry Mobile to reveal new Windows devices at MWC 2015

Cherry Mobile has announced that it will soon unveil their latest Windows-powered devices at the ongoing Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, Spain.

March 02, 2015

ZTE launches Grand S3, scans the eyes to unlock screen

ZTE has just taken the wraps off its latest flagship — the Grand S3. It has the components of an upper-tier handset, but with a unique feature that scans your eyes to unlock the device in addition to other tasks it can perform.

March 02, 2015

HTC Vive VR headset brings Virtual Reality to your homes

Along with the One M9 and the Grip, Taiwanese tech company HTC also partnered with Valve to create the Vive VR headset, touting a new virutal reality experience.

February 28, 2015

MyPhone Rio Craze 3G shows up at Lazada, now available for Php2,599

Here’s your first look at the new addition to MyPhone‘s Rio line of budget smartphones, the upgraded Rio Craze with 3G in tow.

February 27, 2015

NSFW: Pornhub jumps into wearables with Wankband

In an unexpected move, popular pornography site Pornhub, decided to jump on the wearable tech bandwagon with the announcement of the Wankband – a device for your wrist that produces power when moved in an up and down motion.

February 27, 2015

VAIO smartphone to arrive March 12 w/ 64-bit CPU, Android Lollipop

It looks like a VAIO-branded smartphone is currently in the pipeline and should arrive early next month according to Japan Communications. This handset is said to carry midrange specs like a 5-inch HD display, a 64-bit processor, while running on Android 5.0 out of the box.

February 26, 2015

SKK Mobile Lynx to go on sale for Php3,999

SKK Mobile now touts one of the most affordable octa-core smartphones in the country as it reveals the initial price offering for its new Lynx smartphone.

February 26, 2015

Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious coming to Xbox

Are you a Xbox owner and a fan of the Fast & Furious movie franchise? If yes, then there’s good news as the Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious is coming soon to the Xbox One and Xbox 360.

February 26, 2015

GT Academy to launch in PH, turns gamers to pro racers

Do you think you have what it takes to take your Gran Turismo skills and apply them in real-life racing? GT Academy is on its way to local shores and will be arriving next month to train the best gaming geeks into becoming professional racers.

February 25, 2015

Telco points “Kill Switch” is device manufacturers’ responsibility

The recent issue on “Kill Switch” being pushed by the Department of Justice is aimed to protect security and privacy of mobile phone users. Globe has responded that the idea is a good one and has been in practice in the US. However, they point out that it’s the primary duty of the phone manufacturers […]

February 24, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6: What To Expect on March 1

We’re all expecting the next Galaxy very soon at Samsung’s Unpacked event at the MWC week, but what will it bring us exactly?

February 23, 2015

Bill filed to stop minors from spending too much time in computer shops

House Bill No. 4740, also known as the “Internet Cafe Regulation Act“, has been filed at the House of Representatives which aims to protect the youth, especially minors, from online game addiction by regulating and limiting their access to computer shops and Internet cafes.

February 21, 2015

MRT-3 Weekend Operating Hours to be Shortened

In light of recent glitches that have plagued the train system, the EDSA-situated MRT-3 may have its weekend operating hours shortened to give way to railroad repairs.

February 20, 2015

Globe Prepaid Subs Can Now Call, Text, Surf and Enroll to Promos Even w/o Load

Prepaid load, or the insufficiency or lack of one, has always been the main hurdle for continuous communication with our friends and loved ones. This is the reason why Globe Telecoms, in partnership with its sister company Touch Mobile (TM) launched a new initiative that will limit, if not eliminate these situation, by allowing prepaid […]

February 20, 2015

MyPhone Uno Review

During the Android One launching event, members of the media are given the opportunity to take home either the Cherry Mobile One or the MyPhone Uno. We were initially gunning for the Android One handset from CM, but instead we’ve received the latter which we will take a closer look at in this review.

February 19, 2015

Specs and photos leak for 5 upcoming Lenovo phones

Another leak has surfaced which points to Lenovo not only about to release a camera-centric smartphone, but a total of five handsets are on the pipeline and are ready to be unveiled in the upcoming MWC 2015.

February 19, 2015

Sony to exit the smartphone market?

Following reports that its smartphone division is not doing well, Sony is now looking at exiting the smartphone market and will instead focus on its other profitable businesses.

February 19, 2015

Lenovo to out imaging-focused Vibe Shot w/ 16MP camera

It looks like Lenovo is about to introduce a photo-centric device during this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain. Touted as the Vibe Shot, it reportedly carries a 16-megapixel rear camera with BSI sensor and a dedicated shutter button.

February 18, 2015

MyPhone Uno gets priced, to be available on Friday

Android One smartphones for the Philippines were launched yesterday. One of these phones is the MyPhone Uno and we finally received its SRP and its availability.

February 17, 2015

Cherry Mobile One to be available under Smart Plan 499

Along with the launch of the new Android One smartphones, Smart Communications has also announced that it will offer the Cherry Mobile One under its postpaid Plan 499.

February 16, 2015

Vaio Z and Vaio Z Canvas are first post-Sony laptops

Sony sold the Vaio line of laptops about a year ago (read: Sony sells PC business; to focus on smartphones, tablets) and now we’re seeing a new laptops being announced — the Vaio Z and Vaio Z Canvas, minus the Sony logo.

February 16, 2015

The Unauthorized Guide on How Not To Take A Selfie

The Philippines has had Makati City and Pasig City called the “selfie capital of the world”, and with the current generation being so engrossed with selfies as well, we thought about creating a “How Not To” guide on taking selfies.

February 15, 2015

ASUS will release two more variants for Zenfone 2

ASUS has announced that it will be launching two more versions for its Zenfone 2 with Qualcomm and MediaTek processors replacing the current Intel Atom CPU.

February 14, 2015

Ragnarok Online PH servers to close on March 31

Sad news for gaming fans this season of hearts: After an 11-year operation in the country, the Philippine servers of popular MMORPG Ragnarok Online shall be closed on March 31st.

February 14, 2015

Lenovo to upgrade 7 smartphones to Android Lollipop

Lenovo has just unveiled that it will upgrade seven of its smartphones to Android 5.0 Lollipop which includes the Vibe Z2 Pro, Vibe X2, and the newly announced S90 and P70.

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