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September 23, 2014

7 weird gadgets that we want in the Philippines

Tech gadgets vary from category to category – there are smartphones, smart watches, and even smart eyewear. Others, because of their cleverness and function, can also be considered smart devices themselves. Here are 7 weird gadgets that we still want in the Philippines.

September 22, 2014

In the flesh: Apple iPhone 6

We managed to secure an iPhone 6 over the week-end and sharing with you some of our initial impressions of the device.

September 22, 2014

iPhone 6 Plus gets blended and soaked in liquid nitrogen

You think paying Php100K for an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus is a waste of money? Well these guys bought six iPhone 6 Plus, not because they’re Apple fans, but because they want to torture it to the extremes.

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

LG Wine Smart flip phone now official in Korea

LG has officially introduced their first smartphone to sports a clamshell design – the Wine Smart. It features a 3.5-inch display, quad-core CPU, LTE connectivity, and Android KitKat.

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 22, 2014

YugaTech Presents: Galloping with the Ford Mustang

We got the chance to take the 5-liter Ford Mustang V8 GT Premium out for a spin and to be honest, we enjoyed every bit of it. Here’s our experience with one of the most popular and iconic muscle car in history.

September 21, 2014

6 reasons why Filipinos shouldn’t buy smartwatches yet

With the announcement of various smartwatches from different manufacturers, a lot of people are probably considering getting one – including me. However, I’ve given it some thought and I have decided that it’s not the proper time to buy a smartwatch, or to even plan to. Here are 6 reasons why you should hold back […]

September 21, 2014

Acer Liquid Jade in the flesh, first impressions

First announced during in June at the Computex 2014 in Taiwan, Acer Philippines finally released the Liquid Jade in the country last August in an attempt to capture the mid-range segment of the handset market.

September 21, 2014

Oculus reveals new Crescent Bay prototype

Oculus has just revealed a newer prototype of their VR headgear. Dubbed the Crescent Bay, the new gear has been re-designed to allow 360-degree head tracking and faster frame rates for better and more realistic viewing experience.

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.

September 20, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 LTE now official

Samsung’s new phablet, the Galaxy Mega 2 LTE, is now officially listed on Samsung Thailand’s webpage. It boasts a 6-inch HD display, quad-core CPU, Android KitKat, and 4G LTE connectivity.

September 20, 2014

Mid-range Samsung Galaxy A5 photos and specs surface

A series of photos along with a list of specs are fresh out of the rumor mill regarding Samsung’s follow up device to their Galaxy Alpha – the Galaxy A5 (SM-A500). It reportedly features mid-range specs and is thin just like the Alpha.

September 20, 2014

Sony outs SmartEyeglass Developer Preview Kit

Sony is looking to join Google in the wearable market with their own smart eyeglass although it looks fairly crude compared to the Google Glass.

September 19, 2014

Gray Market iPhone 6, 6 Plus gets priced up to Php100k!

Each year, the first release of any new iPhone will drive the gray market prices of the new models up to twice or thrice the retail price. This is primarily due to supply and demand principles.

September 19, 2014

Android L to feature security encryption out of the box

In light of recent government espionage and leakage of intimate photos of celebrities online, handset software companies are now upping the ante on security on their mobile phones. Apple started the privacy fight with a stronger encryption with iOS 8 encryption and two-factor iCloud, and now Google is following suit with Android L’s device encryption […]

September 19, 2014

Wear This: Garmin Fenix 2 Multi-Sport Watch

Garmin has recently introduced the Fenix2 multi-purpose watch in the local market. Targeting multi-sport enthusiasts, the Fenix2 was built to fit the likes of swimmers, hikers, runners, and skiers.

September 19, 2014

Next MS Office features darker theme, helper a la Clippy

While Microsoft may be preparing for a huge OS update for this month, the Redmond giant is also testing another software in the form of the next-generation Microsoft Office.

September 19, 2014

Windows 9 is coming, and here’s what to expect

Microsoft will unveil the new Windows 9 in a press event on September 30th. We may be a few weeks away from seeing the future of Microsoft’s flagship software, but that didn’t stop those who had early access to provide some noteworthy features. We give you a rundown of what to see from the next-gen operating system.

September 19, 2014

ADATA PV110 10400mAh Powerbank

ADATA sent us this new powerbank straight from Taiwan and though they still don’t have local presence for this product category, we took interest with the PV100 because it looks and built almost the same as the Mi Powerbanks that have always been sold out here.

September 19, 2014

iPhone 6 selling on Lazada for at least Php64K

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is currently going on sale in some countries outside the Philippines but Lazada PH is already selling it here starting at around Php64K up to almost Php100K.

September 18, 2014

BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 now official

BlackBerry’s newest luxury smartphone the Porsche Design P’9983 is now official, and it sports a 3.1-inch touch screen display, dual-core Snapdragon S4 Plus CPU, and powered by BlackBerry OS 10.3.

September 18, 2014

TBT: My first MP3 player

Last week, Apple quietly dropped the iPod Classic from its online store which marks then end of an era for MP3 players. To some, the Classic was probably their first MP3 player or their first MP3 player they absolutely loved. For me, it made me remember my first MP3 player which I received almost 10 […]

September 18, 2014

Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 updated with Snapdragon 805

Along with the Fire HD 6 tablet, Amazon has also introduced their most powerful tablet in the lineup which sports an 8.9-inch HDX (2560 x 1600) display, LTE connectivity, and powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 805 quad-core CPU – the new Fire HDX 8.9.

September 18, 2014

Amazon introduces Fire HD 6 tablet, starts at $99

Amazon has introduced five new tablets today and one of them is a 6-inch slate that is powered by a quad-core CPU, Fire OS 4, and starts at just $99 – the Fire HD 6.

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