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February 24, 2015

KingCom Pi Phone Venus Review

KingCom’s new phablet sure impressed us on our unboxing with its beautiful golden metallic embellishments and accents, but does the golden beauty run skin deep? Here’s what we have to say about the seven-inch Pi Phone Venus.

February 13, 2015

Be My Valentine — 5 Dating Apps to Get Your Flirt On

With Valentine’s Day coming up, a lot of people are looking to spend some quality time — either with a friend, a special someone, or simply with family. Although for those that are looking for anyone new, there are easy ways to find one (or a couple, depending on your preference) that you can spend […]

February 04, 2015

In-Depth Guide on Buying a Pre-loved Smartphone

Not all of us have sufficient moolah to buy a brand new smartphone. As such, some of us resort to buying used or, as some sellers would love to call it, pre-loved handsets either from an acquaintance or from one of the gazillion sellers on various online buy-and-sell platforms. If it’s really inevitable to go […]

January 30, 2015

Top Smartphones Rocking the Snapdragon 805 CPU

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon series of mobile chips are known for their prowess and stability. They recently introduced the Snapdragon 810 processor that aims to accomplish an array of tasks, but have only graced a select number of devices so far. So for now, we take a look at some of the best smartphones out in the market […]

November 23, 2014

5 Things You Might Not Know About Powerbanks

Most people buy powerbanks based on indicated charging capacities. However, there are some details that we need to understand in order to maximize the use of these rechargeable batteries.

September 10, 2014

Wear this: Garmin Vivofit Smartband

Garmin has been known for making GPS devices so it’s not that surprising that they’d also go into the health and fitness market with the Vivofit smartband. We’ve been using one for about a week along with other smartbands to see how it fares against the earlier ones.

June 12, 2014

How many smartphones did Cherry Mobile release in a year?

Cherry Mobile has released (and continues to release) so many smartphones that it became too difficult for consumers and writers to keep track of all of it. So if you’re curious to know just how many Android handsets the local company released in the span of one year, head past the break and we’ll give […]

February 08, 2014

How much storage are you getting from your smartphone?

We all know that smartphones come in different storage sizes. Unfortunately, we don’t get the whole nine yards because of the system and occasional bloatware. It’s not the same across the board though so we compiled actual internal storage sizes from top smartphones we have in our arsenal and listed them here for a quick […]

November 05, 2013

6 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying a Gadget

Christmas bonus? 13th month pay? This means gadget shopping for geeks out there this coming holiday season. But along with it comes the challenge, what gadget should I buy? So before you go on a gadget hunt you might want to ask yourself these six questions before you make your purchase.

September 30, 2013

Apple iPhone 5S Review

Once a year, Apple would introduce the new model of their very popular iPhone. This year is a first as Apple introduced not one, but two, iPhone models — the iPhone 5c and the iPhone 5s. So we bought these 2 models to test and review. Check out our full review of the iPhone 5s […]

September 17, 2013

What we think of the iPhone 5S & 5C

Apple’s new products are bound to arrive before Christmas and a lot of eyes are over it. We’ve been receiving a lot of questions and arguments if one should get the iPhone 5S, the 5C (especially), or something else. Well, here’s our take; this is what we think of the iPhone 5S & 5C.

February 09, 2013

Top 5 Symbian Smartphones in History

As we bid farewell to the once great platform, we look back at 5 Symbian handsets which showcased the platform’s versatility and technological advancements at that time. So sit tight ‘cause we’re here to take you for a nostalgic ride.

January 06, 2013

HTC Windows Phone 8X Review

Last month we’ve given you a brief primer of the HTC Windows Phone 8x and we’ve recently posted the full review of its more affordable brother, the HTC Windows Phone 8s. Now let’s see if this taller handset is worth your extra cash in our full review after the break.

December 09, 2012

The Ultimate iPhone 5 Postpaid Shopping Guide

There’s ben a lot of debate regarding the iPhone 5 offerings between Smart and Globe. While we made our initial analysis earlier, we dug a little deeper to give you a bigger and more comprehensive picture of what you’re getting from both telcos.

October 30, 2012

Microsoft officially launches Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 8 is now officially upon us as Microsoft has finally pulled the curtain off on their latest mobile OS. Head past the break to find out more about this revamped version of the Windows Phone OS.

July 06, 2012

Noontec A9 Smart TV Box Review

Over the years, we’ve seen the TV change its appearance and functionality that it became more than just a favorite past time. It has allowed the internet to reshape it to give birth to the now famous but too expensive Smart TVs. So how about us with ordinary TVs and cheaper HDTVs gotta do? This […]

January 05, 2012

Why mandatory unlocked phones ain’t happening here?

The recent report of Chile implementing the mandatory unlocking of all phones that are sold in the country this month got me thinking if this is possible in the Philippines. Of course it’s possible but I doubt it will be happening anytime soon.

August 02, 2011

In the battle of smartphones, Corning takes the crown

With so many platforms and so many devices to choose from (Android, iOS, Symbian or Windows Phone 7), some things remain the same. Some names are familiar (like Qualcomm or NVidia Tegra) while others are seldom mentioned, like Corning.

June 27, 2011

Poll: What’s your smartphone budget like?

Been talking to a number of phone manufacturers lately regarding the smartphone market and how price-sensitive FIlipinos are. I threw out some numbers and wanted to get some more feedback from my readers here and see if I’m within the ballpark figure.

July 06, 2009

iPhone 3GS vs. N97, KM900, i8910 and Magic

We’ve got a bunch of high-end touchscreen phones locally available. If you think the iPhone 3GS is out of your budget, I’ve rounded up a number of them here — Samsung i8910 HD, LG KM900, Nokia N97 and HTC Magic — and compared them to the iPhone 3GS.

May 14, 2015

OPPO N3 Review

The OPPO N3 is the company’s flagship smartphone that was officially unveiled back in October 2014. It features a premium build, 5.5-inch Full HD display, Snapdragon 801 quad-core CPU, and a unique 16MP rotating camera that promises easier and better sefies. But is that enough to go head-to-head with other powerful phablets? Let’s find out […]

May 04, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 Review

It’s been 6 years since Samsung first introduced the Galaxy S series and in those six years, we’ve seen how the Korean company turned from being one of the minor players in the smartphone handset market to become the top smartphone vendor in the world in less than half a decade. The Galaxy S series […]

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 11, 2015

Microsoft Lumia 535 Dual SIM Review

The Lumia 535 is the first smartphone released under the Lumia brand by its new holder, Microsoft Mobile. Lumia smartphones are known for its robust build quality with decent specifications that can run Windows Phone OS lag-free. Can Microsoft uphold the reputation Nokia did for their smartphones? Read on to find out.

December 31, 2014

Headlines We Wish to See in 2015

2015 is just around the corner and I’m sure that you are also hoping or wishing that the new year would bring better things compared to 2014. And for us at YugaTech, we are also looking forward to bringing you better news. So before we say goodbye to 2014, here are examples of headlines we […]

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