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April 01, 2014

YugaTech to pay its editors partly in Bitcoin

Yep! YugaTech is starting to become cryptocurrency-friendly as it has announced its plans to pay its editors partly in Bitcoin. Probably one of the first in the country to make such move.

March 10, 2014

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas warns public about Bitcoin

With the arrival of virtual currencies like Bitcoin in the Philippines, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has issued an advisory that warns the public about the risks involved in buying, holding or trading virtual currencies.

January 21, 2014

Sacramento Kings now accepts Bitcoin transactions

Bitcoin is slowly catching some steam as more and more companies, both online and offline, are starting to accept the cryptocurrency in exchange of goods and services. The most recent company who took the leap is NBA’s Sacramento Kings, making them the first professional sports team to adopt the virtual currency as a form of […]

January 11, 2014

You can now buy and sell Bitcoins in the Philippines

Bitcoin, a popular online digital currency which also known as the “gold for nerds”, can now be bought and sold here in the Philippines.

April 13, 2013

What is Bitcoin?

Been hearing about Bitcoin lately? If that’s the case, you might have asked yourself the question above. If you’ve just tuned in like me, here’s a graphical explanation of what is Bitcoin and how it works.

July 02, 2015

Huawei P8 lands, priced at Php21,990

Huawei’s new flagship device, the Huawei P8, has just been officially introduced in the Philippines over the week-end to coincide with the Globe Slipstream 2.0 event in BGC.

June 15, 2015

Royal Rewards: The Y5 Prize Grab Promo

Coinciding with the Father’s Day celebration, Huawei is inviting consumers to experience the perks of being royalty by joining the “Royal Rewards: The Y5 Prize Grab Promo” for a chance to become 1 of the first 100 to win a 32-inch LED TVs or JBL Speakers on June 20, 2015.

June 15, 2015

US visas and passports temporarily halted from being issued

A technical error is reported to be temporarily preventing US visas and passports to be issued outside of America.

May 24, 2015

Lazada sets Alcatel Flash Plus sale on June 5

Lazada has set the next sale date of the Alcatel Flash Plus on June 5, 2015.

May 20, 2015

Lenovo A7000 with Dolby ATMOS Review

Just last week Lenovo officially introduced its latest offering in its A series of smartphones — the A7000. It carries an octa-core CPU, 2GB RAM, LTE connectivity, and a unique Dolby ATMOS sound technology that makes it the first phone to have the said feature to make movie-watching and music playing more enjoyable for its users.

May 02, 2015

Huawei Honor 6 Plus coming May 7 for under Php18k

We just got word from the local distributor of Huawei handsets that the Honor 6 Plus with it’s dual-camera setup will be arriving in the Philippines this May 7.

April 17, 2015

Rumor: There’s a move to position G2, G Pro 2 against Zenfone 2

We received leaked documents pointing to a strategic positioning of the LG G2 and G Pro 2 to coincide with the launch and release of the Zenfone 2 in the Philippines.

March 10, 2015

2015 Macbook price in the Philippines starts at Php64,990

Planning to get first dibs on the new Macbook? Apple’s Online PH Store has revealed the official pricing on its lightest laptop that’s yet to hit the Philippine market.

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 02, 2015

Motorola, Sony, Oppo, Microsoft to release Snapdragon 810 devices this year

Qualcomm has announced that its 64-bit Snapdragon 810 processor will power the premium tier mobile devices from major OEMs namely Motorola, Sony, Oppo, and Microsoft in 2015.

December 31, 2014

The Bad: A Look Back on Top Local Tech Stories of 2014

2014 is drawing to a close and we thought of compiling the worst that the local tech industry has to offer, as well as some tech-related stories that either provoked anger to most of our readers or, worse, make them feel ashamed to be part of. Sit back, relax, and let’s look back on some […]

December 25, 2014

LG G3 Stylus Dual Review

With toned down specs and the addition of an interactive pen, would the LG G3 Stylus Dual prove to be worthy of its more powerful flagship sibling and win our hearts? Find out as we lay down our review for one of the Korean electronic giant’s newest mid-range offerings after the break.

December 12, 2014

Sony A7 Mark II lands in Southeast Asia

Singapore – Sony Philippines has invited us to witness the regional launch of the Sony A7 Mark II, the latest addition to the full-frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera lineup of the Japan-based camera maker.

December 11, 2014

#TBT: 10 Old Tech We Sorely Missed

Another fun and exciting year of tech is coming to a close and it’s amazing how gadgets have evolved to adapt to our needs. Yet somehow, there are a few devices/services that just don’t fail to put a smile on our faces whenever we remember them, particularly to those who lived through the 80’s and […]

December 05, 2014

Contest: Win an Asus Monitor in Lazada’s 12/12 Sale

To coincide with Lazada’s Online Revolution Sale next week, December 12, we are running a quick contest for people who are looking forward to the sale. Our prize for this round is an Asus LED Monitor.

November 06, 2014

Midrange Lenovo Sisley S90 is official, looks like iPhone

Lenovo releases another mid-ranger in the form of the Sisley S90. It touts a 5-inch Super AMOLED display, 13-megapixel rear shooter, a quad-core Snapdragon processor at its core, and a slightly familiar physique.

November 02, 2014

Add 128GB on your Macbook with an mDrive Adapter

We recently got a Macbook Air which had a 128GB SSD drive. Coincidentally, the folks from Adam Elements sent us an mDrive adapter for the Air.

November 01, 2014

YugaTech Daily News Recap (10/31/14)

Welcome to YugaTech’s Daily News Recap – a quick compilation of all the articles we’ve written the day before. So if you don’t have the time to scroll through our site for yesterday’s news, we got it all listed here for your convenience. Read our Daily News Recap for October 31, 2014.

October 31, 2014

Oppo R5 hands-on, first impressions

Place two 1-peso coins together and that’s almost how thin the new Oppo R5 is. Measuring just 4.85mm, the R5 is considered as the world’s thinnest smartphone. We had a short time to check out the handset right after the global launch in Singapore this week.

September 11, 2014

Close to 5 million Gmail usernames, passwords exposed

4.93 million private usernames and passwords from Gmail were posted to a Russian Bitcoin forum site last Tuesday, according to reports.

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