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July 07, 2015

24 Hours with the LG Watch Urbane

Our recent trip to the US ended up with a few nice toys during a visit to a couple of Best Buy stores. Among them is the recently announced LG Watch Urbane, the latest Android smartwatch from LG.

June 28, 2015

LG Watch Urbane: unboxed, in the flesh

Found this last piece of the LG Watch Urbane at Best Buy last week during our trip in San Francisco. This was released last March but have not set any local availability yet.

May 16, 2015

Asus launches Zenfone 2 ZE551ML in the Philippines

The long is finally over as the Asus Philippines formally brings their flagship Zenfone 2, the ZE551ML, to the country.

May 16, 2015

Asus Zenfone 2 ZE500CL officially lands in the Philippines

Along with the ZE551ML, Asus Philippines also launched its entry-level counterpart the Asus Zenfone 2 ZE500CL which is slated to be the soul successor of the famous Zenfone 5.

March 02, 2015

Huawei Watch: Huawei’s first smartwatch w/ Android Wear

Along with the MediaPad X2, Huawei has also unveiled their first smartwatch the features a fully circular design, 1.4-inch AMOLED display, Sapphire Crystal, stainless steel frame, heart rate monitor, and powered by Google’s Android Wear – the Huawei Watch.

January 06, 2015

Razer Joins Android TV Bandwagon w/ Forge TV

Razer is on a crusade to invade gamer’s living room. They started it with the launch of Leviathan Soundbar back in November which is followed by the announcement of the Razer Forge TV – a USD100-worth set-top box that runs on Android TV and powered by a Snapdragon 805 processor.

December 31, 2014

The Biggest Tech Stories in the Philippines in 2014

As we fold the year 2014 to an end, we take a look back at some of the biggest moments that defined technology in the country. Here are this year’s top tech stories.

December 15, 2014

YouTube for Android get Offline Playback, Now in PH

Google-owned video streaming website has recently announced that the Android version of the YouTube app will have a new feature called Offline Playback. The said feature will initially be rolled out in select countries (India and Indonesia), including the Philippines.

December 14, 2014

LG G Watch R Quick Review

When LG came out with their first smartwatch back in March, it looked very plain and simple and had very few features and functionalities. The battery life of about 1.5 days can also be a nuisance since you’ll be forced to re-charge it every single night.

December 03, 2014

YugaTech Christmas Gadget Guide 2014: Smartwatches

You’ve seen our Christmas Gadget Guide for smartphones and tablets. This time we’re gonna walk you through our Gadget Guide for Smartwatches. After all, 2014 is the year for these high-tech wearables. So if you’re on a lookout for something to put on your wrist that does more than just tell you the time then […]

December 01, 2014

LG G Watch R gets official price in Philippines

The previously-reported event is happening now where LG Philippines’ latest smartwatch is being launched. The LG G Watch R features a 1.3-inch display, runs on Android Wear, and can now be acquired nationwide with a local price below Php14K.

November 24, 2014

LG G Watch R arriving on December 1

Announced back in August, LG is finally releasing the LG G Watch R in the Philippines this December. Our source points to a possible launch date of December 1 but that’s still subject to when the BOC (Customs) will send them out of the ports.

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 15, 2014

Ten incoming ‘phablets’ to watch out for in the PH

Planning to get a new smartphone with a large screen but do not know yet which one to get? We’ve got you covered as we’ve compiled a list of ten newly announced ‘phablets’, including the new Galaxy Notes and the iPhone 6 Plus, that we expect to arrive here in the Philippines.

August 13, 2014

Misfit Shine launched in the Philippines for Php6,850

PowerMac today launched a new activity monitor called the Misfit Shine. This watch functions as an activity monitor and sleep monitor that is waterproof up to 50 meters.

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 […]

March 23, 2014

How much are you willing to pay for a smartwatch?

This week, wearable technology became huge with Google’s announcement of Android Wear, the operating system that will run wearables; however, for now, lights are on the smartwatch. Along with that, Motorola unveiled the Moto 360 and LG silently did so too with the G Watch.

March 10, 2014

Funny and amazing stuff about tech in the Philippines

From being the text messaging capital of the world to becoming one of the top IT outsourcing hubs in the planet, the Philippines has certainly achieved a lot especially when it comes to anything that involves tech. For that we’re going to list some of the funny and amazing stuff about the technology industry in […]

January 24, 2014

Philippines 15th in global mobile traffic to Pornhub

Pornhub, the world’s largest porn site with an average daily visitors of 35 million, has recently published their statistics on porn viewership in the Philippines for 2013.

November 26, 2013

Android 4.4 KitKat & iOS 7 compared!

The latest version of Android has finally reached our Nexus 4 – 4.4 KitKat! Basically, coverage about the new Android treat has been out since the Nexus 5’s announcement already, so figured that this time, we could compare it to its biggest & most talked about competitor, iOS 7.

September 27, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Gear launched in the Philippines

SM Aura Premier, BGC – Samsung has officially launched in the country last night the 5.7-inch Galaxy Note 3 and its camera-equipped companion smartwatch, the Galaxy Gear.

April 28, 2013

Android Benchmarks: Why it shouldn’t matter that much

A lot of people, tech-heads specifically, would look at the benchmark scores of a specific Android device before making any purchase decisions. We don’t normally do this when buying other devices with different mobile operating systems. Which brings us to the question — do Android benchmarks matter?

March 07, 2012

Noontec Cube A9 turns your TV to an Android Smart TV

We’ve seen the likes of Sony, LG and Samsung promoting expensive Smart TVs since last year. But current prices of majority of Smart TVs in the market are over Php50k, even going as high as Php300k in larger models. A cheaper alternative if you already own a TV is to get a set top box […]

February 18, 2010

LG eXpo, Mobile Projector & LG Watch Phone

There were dozens and dozens of mobile phones showed to us yesterday but these models caught my attention the most — the 1GHz LG eXpo GW820 with optional Mobile Projector and the LG Watch Phone GD910.

July 25, 2015

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact Review

Launched locally back in 2014, the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact shares almost exactly the same internals as the Xperia Z3, but obviously differs in terms of screen size. Is it a reliable everyday device? Read our full review and find out.

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