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October 19, 2014

Lenovo A606 lands, 5-inch LTE smartphone for Php9,499

Just a week after we posted list of LTE smartphones under 10K, the Lenovo A606, an LTE-capable smartphone with a 5-inch IPS display, made its local debut and would’ve been a perfect fit on our list.

October 13, 2014

MyPhone Rio Junior: 3.5-inch, dual-core for Php1,799

We spotted the MyPhone Rio Junior being sold in one of the shops at Sta. Lucia East Grand Mall, featuring a dual-core CPU, dual-SIM capabilities, Andoid Kitkat, and a very low price tag.

October 12, 2014

For the Budget Conscious: Smartphones under Php5k

In our series of lists that started with the list of Octa-core Smartphones under 9K, Budget Handsets with 2GB of RAM, and Top LTE phones under 10k, we now give you a rundown of  budget smartphones under five grand.

October 07, 2014

Nexus 6 benchmark surfaces, beats iPhone 6 & Galaxy S5

After seeing the leaked specs of Google’s Nexus 6 (aka Motorola Shamu/Nexus X), a benchmark now surfaces with quite impressive scores.

October 02, 2014

Apple to replace iPhone 5 batteries for free even with third party displays

An update has emerged for Apple’s Battery Replacement Program for its iPhone 5 that even those that no longer have their original displays will be eligible for the replacement.

October 02, 2014

SKK Mobile Prime launched, 5-inch smartphone for Php2,999

Shopping around for a budget smartphone with a 5-inch IPS display? Well, SKK Mobile may just have exactly what you’re looking for as they introduced their new Php3K-worh smartphone called Prime.

September 30, 2014

5 Tips to Extend your Smartphone’s Battery Life

Apart from keeping a powerbank handy whenever you’re away from a power outlet, there are other ways to keep your smartphone running for a longer period of time. In this section, we list down five easy steps that you can do to extend the mileage of your device’s battery.

September 28, 2014

MyPhone Agua Rio LTE gets a price cut, now costs Php5,499

When we told you guys about the new Huawei Honor 4 Play, we mentioned that local players may be in a heap of trouble if and when it arrives locally. Well, MyPhone didn’t have to wait for that happen and decided to give the MyPhone Agua Rio LTE Php1,000 discount.

September 23, 2014

From Good to Great: 5 Tips to Improve Smartphone Photos

A celebrated photographer by the name of Chase Jarvis once said that “the best camera is the one that’s with you”, and nowadays that camera will most likely be the one on your smartphone. Somehow, most of us don’t fully utilize our smartphone’s camera capabilities yet and end up with run-of-the-mill snaps, potentially losing the […]

September 15, 2014

Will you pay $999 to shoot 4K videos on your iPhone 5S?

4K video recording is slowly becoming a “must have” feature on mobile devices. In fact, most Android flagships are capable of recording at this rate, but the iPhone, even the new iterations, still can’t do 4K out of the box until now.

September 11, 2014

5 “innovations” for iPhone 6 not new to Android phones

Apple already unveiled its newest handsets – the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Along with them come features that are pleasant and new to the ears of iFans but have already been experienced by Android users for quite some time now. We list down these features for comparison’s sake.

August 30, 2014

How to get your iPhone 5 battery replacement for free

We’ve recently reported on Apple’s Battery Replacement Program for the iPhone 5 first coming to America and China. Now it’s our turn since the program is now in effect here in the Philippines. Here’s the procedure of what you should do and how to find the nearest service provider.

August 30, 2014

CD-R King sells 3G+WiFi signal enhancing case for the iPhone 5/5S

CD-R King recently posted on their Facebook page that they’re offering a 3G+WiFi signal enhancing case designed for the iPhone 5 and 5S.

August 25, 2014

iPhone 6 live photos beside the iPhone 5

These new set of photos of the iPhone 6 photographed together with the iPhone 5S has completely unmasked any remaining mystery as to the look and design of Apple’s new iPhone.

August 24, 2014

Apple offers to replace your iPhone 5 battery for free

Noticing your iPhone 5‘s battery to be all juiced out faster than before? It might be one of the units that Apple is willing to fix as part of their battery replacement program.

August 20, 2014

Our Top 10 Smartphones below Php15k for 2014

Following our top 10 list of smartphones below Php10k, we have another one just for you! This time, we compiled the best smartphones falling under a price tag of Php15,000, so if you’re looking for your next smartphone and you have this much allocated for your budget, read on!

August 11, 2014

Nokia 130 now official, budget featurephone for $25

Despite of the company’s plan to abandon Nokia’s featurephone lineup, Microsoft has recently launched a new wallet-friendly handset called the Nokia 130 which comes in single SIM and dual SIM variants.

August 11, 2014

Blackphone gets rooted in 5 minutes

Blackphone, the Android-powered smartphone that boasts security and privacy as its top features, was rooted at the DEF CON Hacking Conference in just five minutes.

August 05, 2014

Smartphone adoption in PH will triple in 2015 says research firm

OnDevice Research, a UK-based research firm that specializes in trends in mobile research, has recently published a report that reflects the current trend in the Philippines and the company predicts that there will be big jump in smartphone usage next year, making our country as one of fastest growing smartphone market in Southeast Asia.

August 04, 2014

Our List of Top 5 Selfie Smartphones

With Makati and Pasig being Time’s “Selfiest Cities in the World,” it’s no wonder why we now also take note of the smartphone’s front camera when we’re checking specifications of handsets. In this article we list down our top 5 selfie smartphones with packed front cameras that have been announced so far.

July 30, 2014

24-karat Gold iPhone 6 now up for preorder for $4,495

Although Apple has not officially announced its upcoming handset, which is presumably called the iPhone 6, luxury design firm that goes by the name of Brikk is now accepting pre-orders for a custom-built Apple iPhone 6 which either has 24K Gold or Platinum exterior.

July 21, 2014

DTC Gear (GE3A): A Feature Phone with 4500mAh battery

We’ve come to rely on our smartphones for almost everything, but in times of calamities and lengthy power outages, even the most powerful smartphone turns to nothing but a paper weight. That’s when the new DTC Gear (GE3A) comes in to the picture, a Dual-SIM feature phone that has a 4500mAh battery with flashlight and […]

July 14, 2014

Alteam AH-598 Headphones Quick Review

We’ve already had a look at one of Alteam’s headphones just recently, and here we have another one – the Alteam AH-598. It’s more affordable than the other one we reviewed, but it doesn’t mean it has nothing to show. Does it have what it takes to grab your attention and convince you to buy? Read […]

July 11, 2014

This case allows iPhone 5/5s to go 300-ft underwater

It’s hard to imagine why would anyone want to bring their iPhone 5/5s with them during a deep ocean dive. But if you happen to know a diver who would want to but can’t, then Thanko may have just something that may tickle their fancy.

July 08, 2014

BlackBerry Passport, the 4.5-inch square smartphone for the working professional

BlackBerry isn’t giving up and it has a new smartphone on the way called the BlackBerry Passport and it features a 4.5-inch square touch screen with 1440 x 1440 resolution, physical QWERTY keyboard, and a body that is almost as wide as an actual passport.

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