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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.

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.

October 11, 2013

HTC One Mini official in the Philippines for Php25,390

HTC Philippines yesterday announced the official release of the HTC One Mini in the Philippines with a suggested retail price of Php25,390.

October 10, 2013

iPhone 5S, 5C could land in the Philippines mid-November

Based on several sources and the current calendar of releases across the globe, the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C might get an official release in the Philippines earlier than expected. Initial estimates put the local release around 2nd week of December.

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 20, 2013

Pinoys fly to Hong Kong to line up for iPhone 5S

The iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C are scheduled for release in selected countries today. While the Philippines isn’t on the list, neighboring countries Singapore and Hong Kong are included and we receive reports the folks flew to Hong Kong just to line up and get their iPhone 5S.

September 11, 2013

iPhone 5S officially announced!

Apple today officially announced the iPhone 5S, the successor to last year’s popular iPhone 5. Included in the announcement is the iPhone 5C.

September 11, 2013

Apple announces iPhone 5C!

Apple today announced the iPhone 5C which comes in a variety of 5 new colors and made of polycarbonate materials. That’s almost same specs as the iPhone 5, only now they come in colored plastic.

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 29, 2013

Globe confirms free unlimited LTE on iPhone 5

Globe Telecom has finally confirmed that all iPhone 5 postpaid subscribers will get access to their LTE network at no additional charge. This means that if you are currently on a MySuperSurf data plan, you can get LTE for free.

January 01, 2013

YugaTech Top 25 Gadget Reviews of 2012

Each year, we review hundreds of gadgets and one of the indicators that it is a hot item is the number of people who read our reviews (on top of the shares, FB likes and retweets). In 2012, smartphones continue to dominate the line-up. Here are our top 25 gadgets that we reviewed on YugaTech.

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 25, 2012

Smart offers iPhone 4S free on Unlimited Data Plan 1500

So, while everyone is still patiently waiting for the official release of the iPhone 5 in the Philippines, Smart is already trying to adjust prices and plans for their iPhone 4S. Just this week, they’ve adjusted the Data Plan where the iPhone 4S will be given for free.

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 27, 2012

Multiply sells iPhone 5 at Php3,000 off!

Multiply is joining the bandwagon by bringing in gray market units of the iPhone 5. The prices are almost the same level as the ones in Greenhills and in other online stores but Multiply is offering a Php3,000 discount to attract more buyers.

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 23, 2012

iPhone 5 unboxed, in the flesh and first impressions

As what we normally do, we buy most of the highly-anticipated gadgets so we can give you a more in-depth coverage and help you decide along the way. That includes the iPhone 5 which we got for an outrageous sum of money. Check out our unboxing and first impressions after the break.

September 21, 2012

iPhone 5 hits grey market for Php47k, November for telcos

The first batch of iPhone 5 will be released in 9 countries today. This includes neighboring countries such as Singapore and Hong Kong. Grey market shipments will also arrive in the Philippine tomorrow with a staggering street price of Php47k.

September 13, 2012

iPhone 5 — what we’re missing?!

Apple has finally announced the iPhone 5 and with it, some slightly significant improvements were made over the iPhone 4S. We look a bit closer and dissected some items to see what we’re missing.

May 25, 2012

Facebook releases Camera App for iOS

Facebook has just recently launched its own photo app for the iPhone; creatively called Facebook Camera, which lets you take a photo, apply effects and captions and share it on Facebook.

December 31, 2011

The Top 25 Gadget Reviews on YugaTech for 2011

This is part of my year-ender series for 2011. We’ve done a ton of gadget reviews for 2011 and one of the key indicators that a gadget is hot or very interesting is by the number of pageviews it gets thru the years. Check out which devices got the most hits in 2011 after the […]

December 15, 2011

Official Smart iPhone 4S Postpaid Plans & Pricing

In the last few hours of the official launch of the iPhone 4S in the Philippines, Smart has finally released their postpaid plans and pricing.

November 14, 2011

Apple not happy Smart spilled the beans on the iPhone 4S

It’s not a surprise that Apple wasn’t happy that Manny Pangilinan, Chairman of PLDT-Smart, spilled the beans on the upcoming launch of the iPhone 4S in the Philippines. The recent story that Smart will also release the iPhone 4S by December was certainly prematurely announced.

October 21, 2011

iPhone 4S goes on pre-order in Singapore for Php32k

The iPhone 4S has just started pre-selling in Singapore so we’re thinking the Philippines could be next (based on last year’s trend, this could be 3 to 4 weeks). The starting price — SGD948, just over Php32k for the 16GB model. That’s about Php2k more expensive than last year.

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