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July 07, 2015

Top 12 Smartphones Above Php21K (mid-2015)

Last time we listed the Top Ten Smartphones under Php10K (mid-2015) and Top 10 Smartphones Below Php20,000 (mid-2015) for those who are looking for competitive smartphones within those budgets. Now we’re going to show you smartphones that offer premium specs, build, and price. If you have the money to shell out, here’s our Top 12 Smartphones Above […]

July 02, 2015

June Gadget Reviews Roundup 2015

It’s July and we’re already halway through the year. And like what we always do at the end of every month, we provide you a summary of all the gadgets we’ve reviewed like the LG G4, Lenovo K3 Note, Huawei P8, and the ASUS ZenBook UX305. Take a look at the Gadget Reviews Roundup for […]

May 17, 2015

Rare 128GB Zenfone 2 appears in local store for Php20,995

Asus Philippines has officially launched the Zenfone 2 in the Philippines, bringing with it 4 different SKUs to the market — the ZE500CL and 3 ZE551ML variants that top at 64GB storage. However, if you want the 128GB variant, a local dealer has brought them in for Php20,995.

April 17, 2015

iPhone 6 by Gresso is cased in titanium & 18K gold

For those who want to make their iPhone 6 more expensive, check out this cases by Gresso. The shells protect the phone with high-grade materials and sleek design.

March 15, 2015

Samsung NX500 Unboxing & Hands-On Review

Samsung isn’t quite the first brand to come to mind when you think about digital cameras. And while it’s had its fair share of hits and misses over the last few years – you’ve got to hand it to them for trying. Their latest attempt at making inroads in the digital photography market comes in […]

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.

December 21, 2014

Top 10 Most Searched Gadgets in the Philippines

Similar to what Google has done, Yahoo Philippines has released its own 2014 Year in Review which highlighted the most searched celebs, politician, as well as gadgets this year in Philippines.

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.

October 02, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 local launch set this month

Are your pockets ready? Despite the gapgate issues that surfaced a few days ago, Samsung announced more details on when the Galaxy Note 4 will be available to many countries around the world in a press conference held at Singapore last October 1.

September 08, 2014

Apple iPhone 6 – Here’s what to expect

Apple’s iPhone 6 could very well make its official appearance this September 9 (September 10 at 1am in the Philippines). The company only announced an event and nothing more – leaving all their fans wondering in the dark. But we’re betting that the much-awaited iPhone will be one of the main highlights. Here’s a quick rundown […]

August 13, 2014

Misfit Shine launched in the Philippines for Php6,850

PowerMac today launched a new activity monitor called the Misfit Shine. This watch functions as an activity monitor and sleep monitor that is waterproof up to 50 meters.

May 20, 2014

Verizon launches XLTE in the US

While most of us here in the Philippines are still stuck with sluggish and sometimes unreliable internet connection, Verizon Wireless has started rolling out the XLTE in 44 states in the United States which is touted to double the 4G/LTE bandwidth and increased peak speeds in supported areas.

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 07, 2014

SanDisk launches Ultra Dual USB drive, starts at Php980

In addition to the 128GB Extreme PRO USB 3.0, SanDisk has also debuted the Ultra Dual USB drive which is primarily geared towards mobile device users.

November 07, 2013

#TBT: 6 Years of iPhone in the Philippines

I can still clearly remember the day when the iPhone was officially released in the Philippines over 6 years ago. I was with members of the media to attend and cover that historic event that will change the smartphone market in the country.

July 29, 2013

Nokia Lumia 925 PureView Review

Owners of the recently released Nokia Lumia 920 might be a bit disappointed to learn that the Lumia 925 is the better-looking sibling. Same hardware, different design. What was Nokia thinking? Check out our full review of the Nokia Lumia 925 below to find out.

January 27, 2013

Apple to announce iPhone 5 LTE with Smart & Globe?

In last week’s interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook, he revealed that they will be rolling out LTE support to 36 new countries by next week. Among the countries he specifically mentioned is the Philippines.

January 10, 2013

Sharp Aquos SH530U phone first impressions

We’ve had a couple of days checking out Sharp’s new SH930W Aquos phone. This 5-inch Android smartphone comes in a unibody design and support for dual-SIM functionality.

December 04, 2012

Globe starts accepting iPhone 5 reservations?

Just a few hours after Apple announced that the iPhone 5 will be released in the Philippines on December 14, Globe is already prepared to accept registration of interest or the iPhone 5.

December 04, 2012

Confirmed: iPhone 5 to hit Philippines on December 14

Apple has finally announced today that the iPhone 5 will be available in more than 50 countries on December 14 which includes the Philippines. Details from the press release after the jump.

November 07, 2012

Microsoft launches Xbox SmartGlass for iOS

Apple users can now stop envying their Android-toting friends as Microsoft now brings the renamed and revamped version of the Xbox Live app called Xbox SmartGlass to iPod Touch (4th and 5th Gen), iPhone (3GS, 4, 4S and 5) and iPad (1, 2, 3 and 4th Gen). Head past the break to know the new […]

October 11, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 launches on the 16th at Php33k

Samsung has made a quick move to release the Galaxy Note 2 in the Philippines way ahead of the iPhone 5 with an expected retail price of Php32,990.

October 01, 2012

Apple iPhone 5 Review

While the iPhone 5 has not yet been officially released in the Philippines, hundreds of units have been shipped into the country lugging along a very hefty price tag. We managed to acquire our own unit to test. Check out our full review of the iPhone 5 after the break.

September 24, 2012

iPhone 5 vs. Galaxy 3, the ultimate in Android vs iOS

One of Android’s top seller versus Apple latest iOS smartphone goes one-on-one — the iPhone 5 vs. the Galaxy S3. But OS aside, we looked at both devices and pit their hardware features against each other.

September 09, 2012

How much would an iPhone 5 LTE cost in the Philippines?

The Apple iPhone 5 is set to be announced next week (Wednesday, September 12) and the WSJ reports that it will be LTE-capable. While we are excited that we might also be experiencing super-fast 100Mbps mobile internet speeds, we’re also worried how much it will cost.

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