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June 11, 2014

Beats Drenched Solo HD now available locally

MSI-ECS, one of the largest distributors of consumer electronics in the country, has recently announced that they are bringing the Beats by Dr. Dre Solo HD (Drenched) in the Philippines and it’s going to be retailed for Php12,500.

May 27, 2014

Zopo ZP980+ now available locally, priced at Php11,999

In addition to the ZP998, Novo7 Tech also announced the availability of the Zopo ZP980+ which has a similar engine configuration as the ZP98, but with a smaller 5-inch full-HD screen.

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 […]

July 18, 2013

Lenovo K900 hits the local stores

One of the highly-anticipated (and debated, if I may add) Android smartphone – the Lenovo K900 – has finally hit the local shelves and is priced at Php22,999, which is 1K more than what we predicted.

April 06, 2013

Nokia Lumia 720 lands locally, gets priced

Nokia Philippines has announced on their Facebook Fan Page that the Lumia 720 is now available locally with a price tag under Php15K.

March 27, 2013

Acer Liquid E1 out in stores for Php10,990

Acer is back in the local market with their Android smartphone line-up. The Liquid E1 is a 4.5-inch, dual-SIM Jellybean handset selling in stores for Php10,990.

March 06, 2013

LG Optimus G launched in the Philippines

This evening, LG Philippines formally launched the Optimus G in the country and units will be available in stores by next week. The Optimus G is also the first LTE supported* handset to be released by LG in the Philippines.

July 02, 2012

Local HTC One S gets 1.7GHz S3 and not 1.5GHz S4

After repeated calls, emails and store visits, we’ve independently verified that the HTC One S that was released in the Philippines last week runs a Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 1.7GHz and not the Snapdragon S4 1.5GHz.

August 28, 2011

Lenovo IdeaPad K1 tablet hit stores for Php24,995

Lenovo’s very own Android Honeycomb tablet, the IdeaPad K1, just hit the local stores this week-end and selling for Php24,995.

April 27, 2011

Apple confirms iPad2 in the Philippines on April 29

So it seems Apple really wanted to make the announcement themselves. The official press release of the launch of the iPad 2 in the Philippines after the jump.

April 25, 2011

Apple sets local release of iPad 2 this Friday

So it looks like the iPad 2 will be officially released in the Philippines this Friday. Now, that’s way earlier than what we expected before. Power Mac Center revealed the local launch date thru their FB page.

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.

October 19, 2010

How your gadgets are priced in the Philippines

I’ve always wondered how gadgets (or electronic appliances) are priced when they land in the Philippines. Been asking around and doing some research and here’s what I got from various sources.

May 14, 2008

More details about Dell Philippines

Been getting email and SMS inquiries about Dell retail stores here in the Philippines since its launch last month so I sent a couple of questions to Dell to get more details about their local presence. Check out their reply after the jump.

January 17, 2008

Dell Philippines to enter PC retail?

That came as a surprise. Read from the Inquirer that Dell Philippines is targeting the PC retail market in the country. Is the Philippine market for desktop PCs huge enough for Dell to join in the fierce competition that’s already fought by Acer, IBM, HP and Lenovo?

August 04, 2007

Direct-to-Home PC Market in the Philippines

I was invited to the opening of Rising Sun Computers’ new branch along Taft Avenue yesterday. They were one of our sponsors during the recent Philippine Blog Awards and I thought it would be nice to finally meet owners Angela and Jack Conti. They had that supposedly new Wowowee co-host Valerie Concepcion for some autograph […]

October 09, 2014

MSI-ECS opens Beats Sound and Store Promo

MSI-ECS Philippines has recently announced the Beats Sound and Store promo which will reward consumers who will buy either a Beats Solo HD or Beats Pill 1.0 with a FREE 500GB Seagate Backup Plus Slim Portable Drive during the promo period.

September 30, 2014

Apple iPhone 6 Plus Review

Perhaps the device that got the most curiosity from Apple’s recent announcement is the iPhone 6 Plus. Apple not only introduced a bigger iPhone, it also paired it with another phablet iPhone. Check out our full review of the iPhone 6 Plus below.

September 22, 2014

In the flesh: Apple iPhone 6

We managed to secure an iPhone 6 over the week-end and sharing with you some of our initial impressions of the device.

August 12, 2014

Asus ROG Crossblade Ranger lands, priced at Php8,990

Hot off its official debut last week, the new ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) Crossblade Ranger FM2+ motherboard has already reached our shore and is immediately looking to impress A88X/A-Series users with its signature ROG look and a few extra features geared to improve the overall performance of a gaming rig.

August 02, 2014

Novo7 Tech could bring Meizu MX3 in the country

As suggested by the recent teasers that was uploaded on their official Facebook page, Novo7 Tech, the same company that brought THL smartphones in the country, could possibly make the Exynos 5 Octa-powered Meizu MX3 available in the Philippines.

July 17, 2014

AOC unveils Breeze MW0738, dual-SIM tablet with 3G for Php5,999

It’s been a while since AOC released a tablet in the local market, but in the recent event held at the Robinson’s Mall Magnolia, the Taiwanese firm launched the new Breeze MW0738 – a dual-SIM Android slate with full phone functionality and 3G connectivity.

March 09, 2014

Starmobile Diamond X1 Review

Launched only in January, the Starmobile Diamond X1 is the 1st octa-core phone released by a local brand in the Philippines. With its octa-core processor, 6-inch IPS 720p screen, 2GB RAM, let’s take a look if the X1 has the potential to be the best locally branded phablet. Here’s our full review.

February 19, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo – 6 cores at Php29,000

Following the success of the Galaxy Note 3, Samsung has launched the Galaxy Note 3 Neo in India.

February 08, 2014

Unboxed: Sony Playstation 4

I initially wanted to get the PS4 in Malaysia a couple of weeks ago when we were there, knowing that Sony Philippines stated they had very limited units at launch. However, the basic package costs about Php28k+ in KL so the Php24K+ price tag in the Philippines was still cheaper.

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