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January 19, 2014

BioUnlock; unlocks your Mac using iPhone 5S’ Touch ID

Late last week, app developer Eric Castro teased his upcoming project called BioUnlock which can be used to unlock a Mac through the iPhone 5S’ Touch ID.

November 15, 2013

Unlocked iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c priced, selling in stores

Apple’s new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c are now available in local resellers starting today with prices starting at Ph29,000 for the 5c and Php34,400 for the 5s. Check out the full price list below.

August 14, 2014

Lenovo S850 Review

The Lenovo S850 is one of the company’s latest mid-range offerings that was launched in the country late last month. It features a 5-inch HD display, a 13 megapixel rear camera, and powered by a MediaTek quad-core CPU and Android KitKat. Find out what we think of the device by reading our full review.

January 27, 2014

Apple PH Online Store sells 8GB iPhone 4S for Php22,990

Apple Philippines Online Store has started offering unlocked versions of their iPhone 5S and 5C since a week or two ago. Interestingly, they’re also pushing for the older iPhone 4S instead of the year-old iPhone 5, and selling the 8GB version for Php22,990.

December 05, 2013

iPhone 5S prices around the world

The iPhone 5S is one of the most expensive smartphone to date, especially here in the Philippines. But if you think you’re paying too much for it then you might want to compare price tags with other countries.

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 24, 2013

iPhone 5S in the flesh, first impressions

We managed to snag an iPhone 5S from Hong Kong during the first day of its global release. While the champagne gold color quickly ran out of stock (and was selling for close to 70k in the gray market), the we still got the 32GB space gray variant. Check out our initial review after the […]

September 22, 2013

iPhone 5S’ Touch ID can also detect… nipples?!

Just moments after Apple lifted the wraps off their new flagship handset; we did a whole segment about its new feature called Touch ID which allows user to register their fingerprint and use that to unlock the phone. What we missed to point out, however, is that it can also scan other parts of the […]

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.

September 11, 2013

Touch ID: Apple’s 500ppi fingerprint scanner

Apple has just officially announced the iPhone 5S earlier and one of its key features is its built-in fingerprint scanning technology called Touch ID. Read on to find out how it works.

April 25, 2012

Download Marvel vs Capcom 2 for the iPhone

The arcade game that stole our hearts, and lunch money for tokens, during our high school and college days is now available for your latest iOS devices. That’s right! Marvel vs Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes can now be purchased in the iTunes App Store.

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.

June 14, 2011

Apple sells unlocked iPhone 4 at $649

The US Apple Online Store has started selling unlocked iPhone 4 with the 16GB model priced at $649. The move could have been prompted by the expiration of the lock-in with AT&T which lasted for years.

November 30, 2010

Huawei E5 “Pocket MiFi” Review

There was a time when mobile Internet was considered a luxury service. It was only limited to corporate executives who needs mobile Internet to access Outlook emails and SharePoint files. Globe’s Visibility and Smart WeRoam were still uber expensive and you’re locked with a contract. Prepaid 3G or even EDGE connection is non-existent.

September 17, 2010

iOS 4.0.2 patches iPhone 4 Jailbreak, JailbreakMe PDF exploit; Redsn0w, Ultrasn0w compatible

Apple has released iOS 4.0.2 for the iPhone 4, iPhone 3G/S, iPod Touch, and iOS 3.2.2 for the iPad which, as promised, comes with the necessary fix to plug the jailbreakme PDF exploit we mentioned a while back. Unfortunately, while it does manage to address that security hole, it also means the end for the […]

September 13, 2010

Apple iPhone 4 Review

Apple has yet to release the iPhone 4 in the Philippines via its exclusive carrier Globe Telecom. Even before then, a lot has been said about this 4th generation iPhone — from the supposed antenna issues, the Retina Display, to Face Time and the modified form of multi-tasking feature. So check out our review of […]

January 16, 2009

Nokia 5800 XpressMusic Review

I ran the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic to a lot of stress test to dig beyond the touchscreen hype and found some surprisingly great features as well as shortcomings. Let me share with you why I thought the Nokia 5800 falls short of expectations but will remain on top of a lot of people’s must-buy list.

September 13, 2008

iPhone 3G: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

After over two weeks of using the iPhone 3G, I can fairly say I have become familiar with this mobile device to share some insights on how it fares as a primary mobile phone.

August 21, 2008

iPhone 3G: Exclusive Pics, First Impressions

Today, I got to see and check out the iPhone 3G which will be released by Globe Telecom to the public tomorrow (August 22). I took tons of pictures and played with the device for a while. Here are my first impressions:

July 18, 2008

16GB White iPhone 3G for Php30k at Auction.PH

Those looking for an earlier release of the iPhone 3G, there are tons of them now listed and available over at Auction.PH.

June 12, 2008

Prepaid iPhone 3G to cost Php34,000?

And we thought the speculated prepaid price of Php25,000 was already expensive. According to Engadget, Vodafone Italy has just set an out-of-contract price for the iPhone 3G at €499 ($773) for the 8GB model and €569 ($881) for the 16GB models.

June 10, 2008

Globe iPhone 3G Post-Paid Plans Unveiled?

Updates: Globe iPhone 3GS Price: Postpaid Plans and Prepaid Kits iPhone 3G Review Got an email tipping us of the possible Globe Telecom Post-Paid Plans for the new iPhone 3G coming this September in the Philippines. These postpaid plans are not final and may change but more or less close to what you’ll expect when […]

November 23, 2007

Open Line iPhones at €999 euros

That’s how much would an open line (legit unlocked) iPhone would have cost if Apple did not enter into any 2-year contract with the telcos.

October 20, 2007

Make Money Unlocking the iPhone

I admire people who has that entrepreneurial spirit. It allows them to see great opportunities during those rare occasions. During the height of the iPhone craze, a group of those business-minded people saw money hawking iPhones. Another group saw money hacking them.

October 10, 2007

Promo: Get the 8GB iPhone for Php26,500

Those who have been itching or dying to buy an Apple iPhone here in the Philippines, check out this promo from the Auction.ph Gadgetopia. Save Php3,500 on an 8GB unlocked iPhone — that’s Php26,500 with only 9 left available in stock. I already got an iPod Touch and it’s awesome.

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