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April 17, 2014

Xperia Z, ZL, ZR, and Tablet Z to get KitKat updates

We’ve reported on Sony promising an Android KitKat update for devices like the Sony Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR, and Xperia Tablet Z last month. True enough, the company kept its word by announcing the schedule of when it will roll out which means it will also follow here in the Philippines.

April 15, 2014

Firmware v3.00 for Sony QX100 and QX10 now available

Sony has just released firmware v3.00 for its DSC-QX100 and DSC-QX10 lens-style cameras, bringing with it the “half-Press” function for the shutter button and improvements on the “NFC One-touch connection”.

April 15, 2014

Android 4.4.3 update for Nexus 5 available this April

In addition to the Samsung Galaxy S3 and Note 2 getting Android 4.4 updates, Sprint announces an update for its Google Nexus 5. The build KTU84F, understood to be the Android 4.4.3, should start rolling out between today and April 21 not just for those under the US telecom but for all Nexus 5 owners […]

April 14, 2014

Android 4.4 update for Galaxy S3 and Note 2 arrives May

A lot of devices have already received their dose of Android 4.4 KitKat updates, but for the Samsung Galaxy S3 and Note 2, owners are still riding the Jelly Bean wagon. Fortunately,  this may no longer be the case as updates might start rolling out real soon.

April 13, 2014

Titanfall Review: the next level of first person shooting

Titanfall arrived in the Philippines a month ago, and now it has fallen into my hands. I swore that I would reward myself with a PC game if I had failed no subjects for the past year, and glad to say Titanfall is indeed rewarding and it has not failed me.

April 11, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

The Galaxy S5 is the 5th-generation of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S line and, like the Apple iPhone, has gone thru many years of refinement. Check out our full review of the Samsung Galaxy S5 after the break.

April 11, 2014

Globe launches Galaxy Forever Plan

In addition to the postpaid plans we’ve previously reported, Globe Telecoms has announced the Galaxy Forever Plan which entitles subscribers to a new flagship Galaxy smartphone every year without having to finish the usual 24-month lock-in period.

April 10, 2014

Nikon outs Android-powered Coolpix S810c camera

Nikon has announced its new point-and-shoot canera that packs a 16 megapixel sensor, built-in WiFi, a 3.7-inch touchscreen display, and runs Android 4.2.2 Jellybean – the Coolpix S810c.

April 10, 2014

Toyota Motor Philippines recalls Innova, Fortuner, Hilux

As part of Toyota Motor Corp’s recall of 6.39 million vehicles worldwide, Toyota Motor Philippines is recalling Innova, Fortuner, and Hilux units sold in the country from November 2004 to June 2010.

April 09, 2014

Sony launches Lifelog app for Xperia Z2

Sony has just launched its Lifelog app for the Xperia Z2, that works in tandem with the Sony SmartBand SWR10, so you can view information about your communications, entertainment, and physical activities on your smartphone.

April 08, 2014

Samsung Galaxy ACE Style officially announced

Samsung Electronics has announced its latest entry-level smartphone that features a 4-inch display, dual-core CPU, NFC, and Android 4.4 Kitkat – the Samsung Galaxy ACE Style.

April 08, 2014

Microsoft announces Skype TX technology for broadcast

Microsoft has announced a new version of Skype created specifically for use within a studio environment – the Skype TX.

April 08, 2014

Sharp announces Aquos Phone Xx 302Sh in Japan

Sharp has announced in Japan its new smartphone flagship that features a 5.2-inch Full HD display, thin bezels, and 16.3 megapixel camera – the Aquos Phone Xx 302Sh.

April 07, 2014

APCN2 fixed, Philippines to expect faster Internet

We’ve previously reported that the country’s Internet connection has been affected due to faulty submarine cables. Today, PLDT has announced that the APCN2 has already been fixed and that normal speeds are now restored.

April 07, 2014

Summer Giveaway: Sandbox at Alviera tickets

Still looking for an outdoor activity this summer? How about the soon-to-open Sandbox at Alviera? We’re giving away tickets to their grand opening on April 12, 2014! More details after the break.

April 07, 2014

Galaxy S5 tested in water and sand, no WFT present

During the local launch of the Samsung Galaxy S5, they demonstrated its water- and dust-proof capabilities. See how this new flagship smartphone can be your companion on your next beach trip.

April 06, 2014

Xperia Z2 gets performance and stability improvements

The Sony Xperia Z2 already sees an update in less than a month after it was launched here in the Philippines. Read all the improvements after the break.

April 03, 2014

Clone Wars: Xiaomi MiKey versus Pressy

Xiaomi has recently launched MiKey –a tiny accessory that attaches to a smartphone/tablet headphone jack and allows user to assign tasks and/or launch apps by just pressing it. But it’s not their new product that tickled our interest, rather a similar device called Pressy which came almost half-a-year before it.

April 03, 2014

Television set-top box Amazon Fire TV now official

Amazon has just made official its television set-top box Fire TV that’s set to battle the likes of Apple TV and Chromecast. This small box not only lets you stream movies, shows, and music, but it also acts as a console to play games in.

April 02, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 hands-on, first impressions

We finally got a more time with the elusive Samsung Galaxy S5 today during the tutorial hosted by Samsung in their SM Aura Store. The smartphone is scheduled to be released on April 11 but the media launch is already set for tomorrow, April 3.

April 02, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini specs leak

This shouldn’t come as a surprise as it has always been expected that Samsung will launch a mini version of its Galaxy S5 flagship. Details are scarce but thanks to Sam Mobile we now have new information on what the Galaxy S5 mini will pack under the hood.

April 02, 2014

Open-line CloudFone Excite 400dx comes with interchangeable batteries

Previously exclusive to Globe’s Postpaid Plan, the now open-line CloudFone Excite 400dx is available locally and includes 3000mAh and 1400mAh batteries upon purchase — all for under Php3,000.

April 02, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, 8.0 & 10.1 now official

Samsung has unveiled its latest line of slates under the Galaxy Tab 4 series namely the Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 and the biggest of them all, the Galaxy Tab 4 10.1.

April 01, 2014

Smart extends free unlimited LTE until September 30

Smart’s unlimited LTE service expired last March 31, 2014 but in an official tweet posted by @SmartCares, the telco has one again extended the promo to September 30, 2014.

April 01, 2014

BIR request to block Facebook, Twitter over tax issues

In another surprise move by the Bureau of Internal Revenue, a request was sent to the NTC and ISPs to block several international websites for failure to remit proper taxes from operating within the Philippine internet domain.

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