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March 10, 2014

Funny and amazing stuff about tech in the Philippines

From being the text messaging capital of the world to becoming one of the top IT outsourcing hubs in the planet, the Philippines has certainly achieved a lot especially when it comes to anything that involves tech. For that we’re going to list some of the funny and amazing stuff about the technology industry in […]

February 21, 2013

Sony launches Xperia Z in the Philippines

So it happened earlier than we initially expected. Sony Philippines, today, launched their new flagship smartphone in the Philippines — the Xperia Z and Xperia ZL.

November 04, 2011

Samsung Galaxy Note hitting the Philippines on Nov. 15

Can’t also believe when I heard this myself but the official launch date of the Samsung Galaxy Note is scheduled on November 15 (that’s 2 weeks away!). There was no talk of the retail price but we’re expecting no lower than Php30k.

June 24, 2011

Huawei’s new 4G/LTE Pocket WiFi line-up

Huawei makes some of the most interesting little gadgets around and when I visited their booth at CommunicAsia yesterday, they’ve got a dozens of Pocket WiFi and USB sticks for all sorts of cellular network on display.

June 11, 2011

Sapido Mobile Router as 3G/4G Hotspot

Bought a Sapido 3G Mobile router last year as a possible replacement for my SmartBro Share-It. So I’m just waiting for my 24-month contract to expire so I could completely move up to this set-up in the car. But then, the local distributor met up with me early this week and showed me their whole […]

December 15, 2010

iPad Launch in Philippines: Win or Fail?

So the Apple Philippines Online Store has finally added the iPad to the online store (although the link still goes to a blank page) in preparation for the official release in the Philippines.

May 24, 2010

Globe drops iPhone 3GS Prices as 4G Looms

Globe Telecom is again slashing down prices on the iPhone 3GS units as the announcement of the next generation iPhone 4G nears.

February 09, 2010

Wi-Tribe 4G Broadband Launched

I actually deferred writing about it last December as requested by telco insiders but looks like the cat is finally out the hat. Wi-Tribe Philippines did a soft launch recently offering WiMax broadband internet in Metro Manila.

January 13, 2010

Kindle DX now available for the Philippines

After making the Kindle 2 available for Philippine customers last October, Amazon is now ready to add the bigger 9.7″ Kindle DX to that list.

April 07, 2014

Hands-on with the THL T100S

During the THL Cyborg launch, we also got to play around with its smaller sibling, the THL T100S aka Monkey King II. Check out our first impression of this handset, as well as its benchmark test results, right after the break.

March 30, 2014

ASUS FonePad Note 6 Review

After almost nine months after our first encounter, ASUS Philippines was kind enough to lend us the FonePad Note FHD 6 for review. Check out our thoughts about this six-incher in our full review after the jump.

March 25, 2014

HTC One 2014 (M8) now official!

Following lots of leaked details, photos and videos, the All New HTC One finally gets announced and is set to kill with a curvier aluminum design, a set of improved cameras and a huge bump in the hardware department in almost every way.

March 22, 2014

Lenovo Golden Warrior S8 official, battles Xiaomi in China

Lenovo released a promotional poster that confirms the Golden Warrior S8 — a 5.3-inch dual-SIM octa-core phablet with an aircraft-grade aluminum frame body. The S8 goes head-on with Xiaomi’s $130 Redmi Note with its $126 (approx. Php5,700) price tag.

March 13, 2014

Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z2 Review

You saw how its octa-core chipset fared in our usual benchmark tests. We also gave you a quick tour of its physical attributes. Now it’s time for us to take a closer look at the Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z2 and see if it’s worthy of your buck.

March 12, 2014

Android smartphones you can buy for Php5,990 or less

Now that Nokia has released their Nokia X handset in the Philippine market, the question whether they’ve priced it competitively remains unanswered. In out attempt to do so, here is what we gathered as possible Android smartphones you can get for the price of a Nokia X.

March 11, 2014

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact: The Mini Review

Sony’s response to the watered-down “Mini” versions of other brands is the Xperia Z1 Compact. While smaller in size, it is by no means weaker in hardware. In fact, it’s almost the same as the flagship Xperia Z1 launch several months ago.

March 06, 2014

Sony Xperia M2 arriving 4th week of April for Php13,990

Sony Philippines is set to release the Xperia M2 by the 4th week of April with a suggested retail price of Php13,990, probably making it one of the most affordable LTE-capable handsets in the market.

February 25, 2014

LG G2 Mini in the flesh!

Here in MWC Barcelona, all sorts of mobile handset manufacturers show their latest hardware. Among them is LG which is showcasing their very own mini — the LG G2 Mini.

February 24, 2014

#NokiaMWC Hands-on: Nokia X and X+

While Asha is doing really great in the low-cost market, Nokia is adding more handsets into the line-up with a more capable Android-based Nokia X and X+.

February 24, 2014

#NokiaMWC Hands-on: Nokia XL

Nokia is positioning the new Nokia X line-up in between the Asha and the Lumia smartphones so the design and price positioning is evident especially for the Nokia XL which is the top handset of the 3.

January 30, 2014

Cherry Mobile W900 LTE Review

As early as October last year, the Cherry Mobile W900 LTE has already garnered a lot of attention for being the first LTE-capable smartphone from a local brand. But I think we can all agree that 4G connectivity alone isn’t gonna be enough to sway the demanding Filipino consumer. So how does CM’s new W900 […]

January 20, 2014

NVidia Shield Review

Every once in a while, we’d encounter a device that’s completely new and out-of-the-box that it challenges the way we do things. Sometimes, it’s just a matter of showcasing what a company’s potential for a new product category. The NVidia Shield is somewhere in between.

January 19, 2014

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 2 8″ Review

The IdeaPad Miix 2 8-inch is among the new breed of 8-inch Windows tablets that poses to become a good replacement to the decade old netbooks. They’re as affordable, more powerful, more portable with almost the same battery life and yet offers the same features and functionality. Read our full review of the Lenovo Miix […]

January 12, 2014

Lenovo IdeaTab Miix 2 8″ unboxed, in the flesh

We’ve been using the Dell Venue 8 Pro for about a month now and is very pleased with it that we also wanted to try another Windows 8.1 tablet. Then we found the Lenovo Miix 2 8″ at Best Buy.

December 31, 2013

Apple iPad Mini 2 (Retina Display) Review

Everyone saw it coming — that Apple’s 2nd iPad Mini will sport a Retina Display just like the other iPads in its generation. So now it’s here and everybody wants one. Check out our full review of the iPad Mini with Retina Display after the jump.

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