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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.

April 23, 2014

Call to Action: How we can push for faster PH internet

The Philippines was reported to hold the title of having the slowest internet in the ASEAN, and a lot of people are not happy about it. Following Sen. Bam Aquino’s call for investigating why we have slow and expensive internet in the PH, we thought of things that we can possibly have to improve the services that […]

December 05, 2013

Microsoft Surface Pro 2 arrives locally, starts at Php60k

It’s almost the end of the year and a lot of gadgets are still arriving for the Christmas season. Among them is the Microsoft Surface Pro 2.

May 20, 2013

Hands-on: Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Earlier last week, a retro-inspired digital camera has dropped by our HQ – the Fujifilm FinePix X100s and is looking to impress us right from the get go. We immediately took it for a spin and here’s our initial thoughts about it.

May 03, 2013

Microsoft Surface Pro Review

Microsoft introduced the Surface Pro to make a compelling case for Windows 8 and for the longest time, Windows was left behind the growing market of Android and iOS tablets. Microsoft’s counter is the Surface Pro. Check out the full review below if they hit the target right in the head.

March 30, 2013

Microsoft Surface Pro in the flesh, first impressions

We received this review unit of the Microsoft Surface Pro last week but we only got to unbox it this week-end. We also got to compare it with our own MS Surface RT (which we reviewed earlier here).

January 31, 2012

Tangram Smart Case 2 for the iPhone 4 and 4S

This new Smart Case 2 from Tangram arrived the other day and I immediately tried it out on my iPhone 4S. I am also told I can give one away to our readers here so head on below and check it out.

December 16, 2011

Official Globe iPhone 4S Postpaid Plans and Pricing

Globe Telecom hosted the Apple iPhone 4S launch at midnight at the Ayala Museum where the postpaid plans were revealed on the night itself with the first Globe iPhone 4S subscriber being The Philippine President himself.

February 24, 2010

Smart launches SmartBro Surf TV

Yesterday, Smart announced a new online TV service called Smart Bro SurfTV. SurfTV turns your ordinary TV set at home into an internet appliance.

May 02, 2009

Philippines 4th on AdMob Global Ad Traffic

In April 2008, the Philippines was just at #7 for mobile ad traffic as measured by AdMob. Went on to become #5 by August last year. This March, it’s already at #4.

April 11, 2006

Pinoy Problogger: Jayvee Fernandez

Most of you may already know or read about Jayvee from the popular mobile gadget magazine, m|PH (among others). You can also read another write-up of him here. The rest, we can just read from his personal blog. Now, we’ll learn how this prolific writer/editor got into problogging. How would you define problogging? Problogging is […]

March 29, 2015

HTC Re Review

This is the very first time that HTC is gettig into the action cam market and the HTC RE offers a different approach to the usual configuration that has been widely popularized by GoPro. The execution is quite unique, the design a bit intriguing. But, does it perform up to par with the rest? Check […]

March 22, 2015

Globe opens pre-orders for Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge

Getting the newest Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge on a postpaid plan? Globe Telecom opened its website for pre-orders of the newest Samsung Galaxy flagship devices, and it’s not going to be as affordable as the previous models.

February 22, 2015

Logitech G700s Wireless Gaming Mouse Review

The terms wireless and gaming often don’t coincide that well with each other when describing a mouse, and the rare times that we do see it, we can’t help but be skeptical about it. That was exactly how I felt when I received a Logitech G700s as a gift last Christmas, so we were eager […]

February 18, 2015

MSI GS70 2QE Stealth Gaming Notebook Review

Gaming laptops used to be thick and power-hungry mean machines that calling it portable computers almost seem inappropriate. Thanks to technological advancements, however, manufacturers like MSI can now produce notebook PCs – such as the GS70 2QE Stealth we have here – that’s thin enough to be mistaken for a first gen ultrabook, yet powerful […]

February 17, 2015

Cherry Mobile One First Impressions

Along with MyPhone, Cherry Mobile is one of the first two local brands that partnered with Google to spearhead the Android One initiative in the Philippines, and their first Android One smartphone is conveniently called the Cherry Mobile One.

December 02, 2014

YugaTech Christmas Gadget Guide 2014: Tablets

Unlike in the smartphone segment, consumers have lesser options when it comes to tablets. Nevertheless, we rounded up our list of best tablets that you can reward yourself or buy for your techie significant other this holiday season.

November 20, 2014

KingCom S!gma Stone Quick Review

The smartphone market is very lucrative that every Tom, Dick and Harry wants a piece of the pie. This is the reason local IT dealer is bringing their own brand of Android smartphones in the Philippines market. Read on and know more about the S!gma Stone.

September 30, 2014

Apple iPhone 6 Plus Review

Perhaps the device that got the most curiosity from Apple’s recent announcement is the iPhone 6 Plus. Apple not only introduced a bigger iPhone, it also paired it with another phablet iPhone. Check out our full review of the iPhone 6 Plus below.

September 25, 2014

Apple iPhone 6 Review

The year 2014 marked a huge step in Apple’s direction as well as a landmark in the new leadership under Tim Cook. This is also the year that the iPhone has significantly grown, not only in sales, but also in display size. Check out our full review of the iPhone 6 after the break.

September 02, 2014

Cherry Mobile TV Box first impressions

Cherry Mobile has caused quite a stir in the local tech scene after showcasing two of their latest non-smartphone offerings, the Ultra On The Go and the CM TV Box. We’ve already shared with your our quick unboxing of CM’s new 4G/LTE Pocket Wi-Fi, now it’s time for their new Android set-top box to get […]

August 05, 2014

Playground BS-200 Bluetooth Speaker Review

A few days ago we received a handful of devices from a fairly new company called Playground, one of which is the Playground BS-200; a small Bluetooth Speaker that also functions as a handsfree accessory.

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?

June 30, 2014

HTC One (M8) Review

HTC made one of the best-designed, probably the best one there is, smartphone in 2013. So they made a lot of great improvements, and a few not so great ones, for this year’s release. Check out our full review of the HTC One M8 after the break.

June 23, 2014

Huawei Ascend G6 Review

Announced back in February during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the Huawei Ascend G6 was finally launched in the Philippines a couple of weeks ago. Originally announced to have LTE capability, Huawei Philippines released the 3G-capable model, most likely to keep the price more attractive.

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