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January 26, 2015

Proud to be Pinoy? List of Top Global Rankings of the Philippines

There have been many achievements made by Pinoys all around the world. At the same time, there are also records of the country that are a bit under a negative light. Things like we’re one of the most corrupt government in the world, has one of the slowest Internet, and the likes are things not […]

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.

October 09, 2014

What’s wrong with Globe’s 100% 4G HSPA+ coverage?

Globe Telecom proudly announced the completion of rolling out its HSPA+ technology and that its entire network has already been equipped with 4G coverage. Although that may be the case, subscribers in different parts of Philippines are still complaining of poor connectivity from the telco. Here’s why it’s hard to verify if Globe indeed has […]

May 08, 2014

ASUS ZenFone 4, 5, and 6 to arrive in Philippines this June

Last January, ASUS has announced the ZenFone lineup that includes ZenFone 4, ZenFone 5, and ZenFone 6. Each model carries an Intel Atom processor, is positioned at an affordable price point, and could be making its local debut real soon. More details on each device after the break.

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.

March 02, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge first impressions

Along with the Galaxy S6, Samsung also introduced a more unique version in this year’s launch — the Galaxy S6 Edge. The Galaxy S6 Edge took its cue from the Galaxy Note Edge that was released a couple of months ago. However, this time, instead of just one side sporting a curved edge, both sides […]

March 02, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 hands-on, first impressions

We go hands-on with the newly announced Samsung Galaxy S6. The units that we have are still pre-production design and could have some slight changes once released.

February 24, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6: What To Expect on March 1

We’re all expecting the next Galaxy very soon at Samsung’s Unpacked event at the MWC week, but what will it bring us exactly?

February 22, 2015

Logitech G700s Wireless Gaming Mouse Review

The terms wireless and gaming often don’t coincide that well with each other when describing a mouse, and the rare times that we do see it, we can’t help but be skeptical about it. That was exactly how I felt when I received a Logitech G700s as a gift last Christmas, so we were eager […]

February 22, 2015

Noctua NH-L12 CPU Cooler Review

A month or two ago, we were in the market for a decent after-market CPU cooler that will fit inside our fairly small chassis, yet powerful enough to keep my system from getting too toasty. And after thoughtful consideration, we’ve went with the Noctua NH-L12 and we thought it’ll be nice to share our experience […]

February 20, 2015

MyPhone Uno Review

During the Android One launching event, members of the media are given the opportunity to take home either the Cherry Mobile One or the MyPhone Uno. We were initially gunning for the Android One handset from CM, but instead we’ve received the latter which we will take a closer look at in this review.

February 17, 2015

Hands-on with the MyPhone Uno

We go hands on with new MyPhone Uno – one of the two smartphones that were launched earlier as part of the Android One campaign.

February 13, 2015

Lenovo P70 hands-on, first impressions

Along with the Lenovo S90 and A5000 smartphones, Lenovo also launched the Lenovo P70 – a 5-inch mid-ranger qith MediaTek quad-core CPU, Dual-SIM support with LTE connectivity, and a solid battery capacitiy of 4000mAh.

January 28, 2015

ASUS Unveils Zenfone C

ASUS has made a huge splash in CES 2015 when they unveiled their new flagship handset and its camera-centric counterpart. But they’ve not totally forgotten their budget-conscious patrons as they unveiled an affordable successor of the ZenFone 4, which is officially dubbed as the ASUS ZenFone C.

January 10, 2015

The Best of 2014: Smartphones Below Php15K

You’ve seen most of our Best of 2014 stories and here to give you a quick guide on midrange phones is this compilation! These phones don’t go beyond the Php15K limit and mostly sport impressive specs like 2GB/3GB of RAM, Full HD display, and octa-core processors. Basically, these are the smartphones you’d consider when you want almost-flagship […]

January 09, 2015

The Best of 2014: Top 5 Phablets

It’s often said that there are “different strokes for different folks”. Some like it big, while some prefer stuff that are adequate in size. If you belong to the former group, then here‘s our list of phablets that, in our opinion, made it BIG in the local scene last year.

January 08, 2015

6 out of 10 Filipinos Still Not Connected to the Internet

A study published by global management consulting firm McKinsey and Company October last year reveals that the Philippines ranked 11th on countries that have huge percentages of non-internet adoption, as over 63 percent of Filipinos, or around 62 million,  are still not connected to the world wide web.

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