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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 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.

August 05, 2014

LG G3 Stylus leaks in an official LG video ad

LG Mobile Global has recently posted a promotional video on their official YouTube account giving consumers an in-depth tour of the new LG G3 Beat’s feature. But after an agonizing 2:45 of cheesy marketing gimmicks, the South Korean firm flashed an unannounced smart called LG G3 Stylus alongside the G3 Beat and their current flagship […]

July 31, 2014

Sony RX100 Mark III priced locally at Php44,999

The Sony RX100 Mark III, the Mark II’s successor from last year, which features a brighter 24-70mm f/1.8-2.8 lens and a 1.4M-dot OLED pop-up Tru-Finder EVF, has been priced in the Philippines at under Php45k.

July 31, 2014

Hugo Barra responds to Xiaomi’s privacy issues

Hugo Barra, Vice President of Xiaomi Global, has published a Q&A on his Facebook page in response to online reports that the Xiaomi Redmi Note has been sending data to Chinese servers without the user’s permission.

July 29, 2014

Huawei Ascend Mate 3 alleged specs and image revealed

A purported successor to the Huawei Ascend Mate 2 is making its rounds on the Internet. The new successor, known as the Ascend Mate 3, is said to have LTE connection and will run Android KitKat. It should also be available this coming September.

July 26, 2014

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II Review

Two years after Canon released their critically-acclaimed PowerShot G1X, the Japanese camera maker announced its successor, the PowerShot G1X Mark II which boasts the same 1.5-inch sensor that’s now paired with a faster lens with a wider coverage area. We’ll take a closer look at this prosumer-level camera on our in-depth right after the break.

July 23, 2014

Nokia Lumia 530 now official

Nokia has officially announced its latest budget smartphone and successor to the Lumia 520 — the Lumia 530. It packs a 4-inch display, Snapdragon 200 quad-core CPU, and runs on Windows Phone 8.1 operating system.

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 23, 2014

Everything you need to know about the “Curse of Naxxramas”

Right around 2AM Manila time, Blizzard has finally released the highly-anticipated expansion of Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft dubbed as “Curse of Naxxramas”. Head past the break to see all the stuff you need to know to get you up and running for the new expansion.

July 15, 2014

Xiaomi confirms July 22 launch, teases “steel metal” build

Xiaomi sends out media invitations for its grand product launch to happen on July 22, 2014. A teaser posted earlier shows a big “4” while the invite talks about a “journey of a piece of steel,” hinting on a metal build on its upcoming flagship phone – most likely the Xiaomi Mi 4.

July 11, 2014

This case allows iPhone 5/5s to go 300-ft underwater

It’s hard to imagine why would anyone want to bring their iPhone 5/5s with them during a deep ocean dive. But if you happen to know a diver who would want to but can’t, then Thanko may have just something that may tickle their fancy.

July 11, 2014

LG makes 18-inch flexible panel, 60-inch 4K OLED is next

After introducing curved displays on a smartphone, LG is now aiming at panels the size of TV screens. They have successfully created an 18-inch foldable panel and are currently planning to go for flexible Ultra HD in the coming years.

July 11, 2014

OnePlus Two “Lettuce” could already be in the works

With the “flagship killer” OnePlus One still fresh and some people still waiting to get their hands on it, the company seems like to be getting ready for a successor already. Tipster @evleaks dropped a hint on its account saying that the alleged OnePlus Two is codenamed “Lettuce”.

July 10, 2014

With Deezer’s arrival, what will happen to Spinnr?

Yesterday marks the official launch of Deezer in the country. But amidst the celebratory toasts and a promise of better things to come, we can’t help but wonder if this is the beginning of the end for SPINNR, a music streaming service which the MVP-led telco launched just last year?

July 07, 2014

Alteam ANP-777 Quick Review

Alteam is a Taiwan-based headphone and microphone manufacturer. The company has been working closely with these devices since the year 2000 and have been releasing new designs every succeeding year. What we have in our hands now is the Alteam ANP-777 headphones that have their own Active Noise Cancellation technology. Is it a good travel […]

July 05, 2014

Xiaomi Mi 3 Champagne Gold now available in China

In celebration of Xiaomi’s recent achievements, the company has unveiled a new version of its successful flagship – the Mi 3 Champagne Gold version.

July 03, 2014

ASUS seeds Android KitKat update for PadFone 2

Nearly two years after it made its official debut, ASUS hasn’t totally forgotten about the FonePad 2, and has even released a firmware update for it, bringing the software version to 4.4 or more commonly known as Android KitKat.

June 26, 2014

Google I/O 2014: Android TV

Soon after announcing the Android Auto, Google formally announced their second take on conquering the living room through the new and improved television-centric platform called Android TV.

June 24, 2014

HTC Butterfly 2 4G set to launch, is exclusive to Asia

Fans of HTC’s first Full HD smartphone will be glad to know that the long-rumored successor, the HTC Butterfly 2 4G, has already been approved and could soon launch. Read more details including the specs list after the jump.

June 21, 2014

Nokia X2 to possibly arrive on June 24

We’ve received news that thereis a possibility of a Singapore launch on June 24 to mark the arrival of the Nokia X2 – the successor to the previous Nokia X. It will allegedly come with the same resolution but with a slightly larger display size, bigger RAM, and faster processor.

June 19, 2014

Huawei Ascend P7 to arrive in PH on July 1

We’ve just received news from Huawei Philippines that the successor to last year’s flagship phone, the Ascend P7, will be making its local debut on the 1st of July.

June 17, 2014

iStick: Lightning flash drive, starting at $129 for 8GB

From Kickstarter, HYPER by Sanho has successfully developed a flash drive compatible with the new iDevices from Apple that come with the new Lightning connector – the iStick – which will allow easy access of photos, music and other files just by plugging it in with an app; no more syncing.

June 16, 2014

Cherry Mobile Ultra Review

Earlier, we gave you guys a brief overview of some of the Cherry Mobile Ultra’s features and gave you a quick tour of its simple yet well-put-together body. Now it’s time to delve deeper into this LTE smartphone to see what other things its got to offer besides good looks and LTE functionality.

June 11, 2014

Cherry Mobile Flare S2 Quick Review

In this Quick Review, we take a look at Cherry Mobile’s imaging-focused smartphone – the Flare S2. It is the successor to the previous Flare S and is equipped with the same camera sensor as the Google Nexus 5.

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