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August 02, 2013

July Gadget Reviews Roundup

It’s time yet again for another roundup of all the gadgets we’ve reviewed in the past month. This includes the HTC One, Lenovo K900, and the Nokia Lumia 925 to name a few. So if you missed out on any of our reviews then read our Gadget Reviews Roundup for the month of July below.

June 17, 2013

Using Western Union for Gadget Purchases Abroad

We regularly buy gadgets to review straight from the US and other regional countries like HK or Taiwan. These are the rare ones or the models that have been released ahead of everyone else. Most of the time, we purchase it online and use our credit card. On other times, we borrow money or credit […]

March 04, 2013

Tegra 3 powered GalaPad lands for Php9,999

Last week, local distributor BanBros Commercial announced that they will be releasing the GalaPad in local stores. The GalaPad is a 7-inch IPS tablet that’s powered by a Tegra 3 processor running Jellybean.

January 22, 2013

Hands-on with the HTC Butterfly

We went to several stores yesterday to check out the HTC Butterfly, ended up at the HTC Concept Store in Cyberzone, SM MegaMall and was able to play around with both the white and red models of the unit.

June 11, 2010

SmartBro WiFi and Smart Tag

Looks like Smart is testing a new service under their SmartBro brand which offers WiFi service to customers. Called the SmartBro WiFi, prepaid users get a Smart Tag with username and password to access WiFi hotspots for just Php10 per 40 minutes.

May 29, 2010

The Core i7 980X and Radeon HD 5970 Combo

So here it is, the fastest PC gaming combo one can ever hope for — Intel’s 6-core processor the Core i7 Extreme 980X @ 3.33GHz paired with an ATI Radeon HD 5970 (as provided by Intel Philippines).

October 24, 2008

Full HD 16.4″ Sony Vaio is sleek and slim

{Live @ CEL Manila} This 16.4-inch Sony Vaio laptop caught my attention at the Sony booth. For the same price as the Macbook Pro 17, you get a slim and sleek multimedia laptop that’s to die for.

April 18, 2008

Palm Centro hits Manila and Disappoints

The most anticipated $99 Palm Centro has arrived in Philippine stores. It’s supposed to be a cheap full-featured smartphone that will revive Palm’s dying foothold of the market. The announcement yesterday sparked some excitement among avid Palm followers only to be doused soon after the price was revealed.

August 23, 2007

Upcoming Talks and Events

I’m sort of gonna be busy in the coming months. Here’s a list of talks and events I’ll be attending so if you happen to be in any one of them, don’t forget to approach me on those dates. :)

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.

March 31, 2014

Acer Iconia W4 Review

More and more manufacturers are offering 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablets to the market. Acer is among the first ones, starting off with the W3 from last year. This time, they’re positioning the Iconia W4 as a netbook replacement. Check out our full review below to learn why we agreed.

March 24, 2014

Sony Vaio Pro 13 Review

It might have taken Sony some time to release a proper ultrabook but the Vaio Pro is probably among the most competitive and well-made model that could take a lot of attention away from other brands. Check out our Vaio Pro 13 review after the break.

January 20, 2014

NVidia Shield Review

Every once in a while, we’d encounter a device that’s completely new and out-of-the-box that it challenges the way we do things. Sometimes, it’s just a matter of showcasing what a company’s potential for a new product category. The NVidia Shield is somewhere in between.

December 25, 2013

Unboxed: Dell Venue 8 Pro Windows 8.1 tablet

The Dell Venue 8 Pro is among the few Windows 8.1 tablets running a quad-core Intel Atom. This is one of several items we ordered on Amazon during Cyber Monday sale a couple of weeks ago. It finally arrive a couple of days ago and we immediately unboxed it.

December 22, 2013

NVidia Shield unboxed, in the flesh

Saw a lot of the NVidia Shield being sold at Mongkok here in Hong Kong and immediately bought one to check out. Here’s a quick unboxing and first impressions of NVidia’s newest and first handheld gaming console.

November 25, 2013

LBC TXT Remit now available in Luzon

LBC TXT Remit, one of LBC Express, Inc.’s newest service that allows you to send and receive money through SMS, is finally available in greater Metro Manila and Luzon.

October 26, 2013

Huawei Ascend D1 Quad XL goes on sale for Php7,990

Originally sold for Php18,990, the Huawei Ascend D1 Quad XL (U9510E) can now be had for Php7,990 as part of Huawei Philippines’ early Christmas promo.

September 09, 2013

Polaroid Elixir 10 Review

When we dropped by Red Dot Philippines’ office in Manila we chanced upon one of Polaroid’s new Intel Medfield-powered tablet called Elixir 10. They were kind enough to allow us to take it for a spin for a week, so we thought of sharing our initial thoughts about the 10-inch slab.

August 04, 2013

Huawei Ascend P6 unboxed, first impressions

The recently released Huawei Ascend P6 is now the company’s newest flagship smartphone, replacing the Ascend Mate that was also introduced just over a month ago.

July 31, 2013

Lenovo K900 Review

Lenovo pumped their newest flagship smartphone, the K900, with an Intel Atom processor instead of the more popular chips like Mediatek or Qualcomm Snapdragon. This drew both praises and criticisms especially from those who used to number of cores. Check out our full review of the Lenovo K900 if it did make the cut.

July 18, 2013

Huawei Ascend Mate Review

Huawei’s latest and biggest flagship handset started selling just last week. At 6.1-inches, it ranks among the biggest smartphones to be ever released in the local market. Check out our full review of the Huawei Ascend Mate after the break.

July 15, 2013

Canon Vixia HF R40 Review

With all the hype with today’s smartphones with full HD video recording capability, there’s still the need for dedicated video camera. We recently took the Canon Vixia HF R40 for a spin. Check our full review after the break.

July 03, 2013

HTC One Review

HTC’s most promising release ever is the HTC One. The Taiwanese company probably pulled all stops to make this handset the best and most desirable smartphone in the market. Check out our full review of the HTC One after the break.

May 12, 2013

Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra Review

Earning the title of world’s thinnest smartphone in the market certainly gives the Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra some attention. It’s an impressive feat but one that comes with a bit of a drawback. Read on and find out in our full review of the One Touch Idol Ultra.

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.

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