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July 30, 2014

Xiaomi Redmi Note first impressions

The Redmi Note is Xiaomi’s 5.5-inch smartphone that is slated to arrive soon in the Philippines. It sports a MediaTek octa-core CPU, 13 megapixel camera, dual-SIM capabilities, and a large 3,100mAh battery. We just got our hands on one so read our first impressions to find out what it has in store for us.

July 30, 2014

Canon outs PowerShot SX520 HS and SX400 IS superzoom cameras

Yesterday, Canon released two new superzoom cameras, namely the PowerShot SX520 HS and the PowerShot SX400 IS, which ships with the new DIGIC 4+ image processor.

July 28, 2014

ASUS MeMO Pad 7 ME176CX now in the Philippines for Php6,995

The ASUS MeMo Pad 7 (ME176CX), the company’s 7-inch slate that comes with an HD display, 64-bit Intel Atom quad-core CPU and Android KitKat, is now available in the country for under Php7k.

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 24, 2014

Acer Liquid Jade Plus & Liquid Leap will debut next month

During this year’s Computex, Acer unveiled the Liquid Jade and Liquid Leap and stated that it will be made available this month. Well it seems that the Taiwanese firm will miss their target by a small margin and will instead launch a beefed-up variant of their flagship device called Liquid Jade Plus with twice the […]

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 22, 2014

Xiaomi Mi Band fitness tracker announced

Along with the new Mi 4 flagship smartphone, Xiaomi has also announced its own fitness tracker – the Mi Band.

July 22, 2014

Xiaomi Mi 4 officially announced

Xiaomi has officially announced the Mi 4, the company’s latest flagship that sports a 5-inch Full HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 CPU, 3GB RAM, 13 megapixel Sony stacked CMOS camera, 3,080mAh battery, 4G LTE connectivity, and MIUI V6.

July 22, 2014

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon 2014 now on Villman for Php93k

Lenovo’s new Thinkpad X1 Carbon Ultrabook is now available on Villman, sporting a 14-inch HD+ display, Intel Core i5 CPU, 4GB RAM, 256GB SSD, and a Php93k price tag.

July 20, 2014

ASUS Zenfone 6 unboxed, first impressions

Priced and launched last week together with the Zenfone 4 and Zenfone 5, The ASUS Zenfone 6 is the biggest and most expensive model in the Zenfone family. Although by expensive, we only mean that it is the model with the highest price tag from its group since it’s still quite affordable for its carried […]

July 20, 2014

Sony Xperia Z Ultra Google Play Edition now available in PH

Widget City, a local online retailer, has recently posted on their official Facebook page that they now have stocks of the Google Play Edition of the Sony Xperia Z Ultra, as well as two other GPe devices namely the LG G Pad 8.3 and Samsung Galaxy S4.

July 19, 2014

How to use GCash to send load to other networks via text

Using Globe‘s GCash wallet to send load to other networks like Smart, Talk ‘N Text, and Sun is now possible by texting! Simply follow the steps below to share load to your friends and family.

July 19, 2014

ASUS Zenfone 5 vs Xiaomi Mi 3: Specs comparison

ASUS Philippines last night announced the new Zenfone lineup which consists of the Zenfone 4, Zenfone 5, and Zenfone 6. These smartphnones, like the talk-of-the-town Xiaomi Mi 3, carry decent specs for an affordable asking price. That’s why we pit the Mi 3 with its fellow 5-inch counterpart, the Zenfone 5 to know who among […]

July 18, 2014

Microsoft to shift Nokia X products to Windows Phone

Looks like Microsoft has no long-term plans for its budget Android-running smartphones as it has revealed that it will shift select future Nokia X products to become Windows Phone-powered Lumias.

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

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

Exynos ModAP, Samsung’s first chipset with built-in LTE

Samsung has announced its newest mobile processor that comes with built-in LTE modem – the Exynos ModAP series.

July 10, 2014

Xiaomi Mi 3 open sale starts now

Xiaomi Philippines has announced that they are now holding an open sale of the Mi 3 and can now be purchased at Lazada.

July 09, 2014

BlackBerry explains why they made a square smartphone

BlackBerry recently announced a new smartphone with an unconventional shape – the BlackBerry Passport. It takes on a 1440 x 1440 display resolution giving it a square build combined with its trademark physical keyboard. The phone received mixed responses afterwards which made the company release an explanation regarding this odd form factor.

July 09, 2014

Nokia and Gameloft offer free games for Nokia X owners

Nokia has teamed up with Gameloft to give Nokia X, Nokia X+, and Nokia XL smartphone owners special edition games with bonus in game content worth over 40 Euros for free.

July 09, 2014

ZTE announces flagship Nubia Z7, Z7 Max, and Z7 mini

ZTE unveils its Nubia Z7 flagship that aims to battle other top-of-the-line Android  phones like the LG G3. This, plus the Nubia Z7 Max and Nubia Z7 mini, run on KitKat out of the box and have a Snapdragon 801 at its core. Read more of their specs and pricing after the jump.

July 08, 2014

Xiaomi Mi4 with LTE rumored to be announced this July

We’ve just seen the Xiaomi Mi3 sold in a span of hours during its sale last week and a gold version of it available for purchase. Now we have reports of a new smartphone from the same company with 4G connectivity and a possible announcement this month.

July 08, 2014

Sony Xperia C3, 5 megapixel front camera with LED flash

Sony has officially announced the Xperia C3, a selfie-centric dual-SIM smartphone that features a 5.5-inch HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core CPU, LTE connectivity (single SIM version), and a 5 megapixel wide-angle front camera with LED flash.

July 08, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4/10.5 now up for pre-order

Samsung Mobile Philippines has recently announced that the new Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and the Tab S 10.5 are now up for pre-order and the company, together with Ensogo, is giving away generous freebies (worth almost Php6k) for early birds who will get any of the tablets during the pre-order period.

July 08, 2014

A fleet of 10,000 Foxbots will aid in production of iPhone 6

Foxconn, one of the biggest partners of Apple in manufacturing its devices, announces that it will slowly veer away from using manual labor and instead make use of robots or “Foxbots” as they call it to help in the assembly of the iPhone 6.

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