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April 29, 2015

Samsung Galaxy Tab A announced for South Korea and Taiwan

Samsung has announced that its new Android slates, the Galaxy Tab A 8-inch and 9.7-inch, will soon be available in South Korea and Taiwan.

October 22, 2014

Korea to have 10Gbps internet speed; PH still at 2.5Mbps

It’s been reported that South Korea will soon be getting 10Gbps of Internet speed which would translate to downloading a 1GB file in less than a second. Meanwhile, Philippines is still catching up at 2.5Mbps according to recent reports.

March 29, 2013

Samsung S4 with Exynos 5 Octa supports LTE

We previously reported that the reason why Samsung had to produce two variants of the Galaxy S4 – one with Snapdragon 600, the other with Exynos 5 Octa – is because of the latter’s lack of LTE support. But recent confirmation from Samsung states that the Exynos 5 Octa processor actually supports LTE.

August 01, 2010

LG Optimus Z launched in Korea

Two days after we had a face-to-face with the LG Optimus GT540 its big brother, the Optimus Z (LG-SU950/KU9500) was also released in Korea.

July 23, 2007

Yahoo’s aggressive move on Mobile Search in Asia

The internet portal launched its mobile search service, dubbed Yahoo! oneSearch in Asia last May 2007 which included countries such as India (Idea Cellular), Indonesia (PT Telekomunikasi Selular), Malaysia (Maxis Communications), the Philippines (Globe Telecom), Taiwan (Taiwan Mobile), Singapore, Korea (LG Telecom), Thailand and Vietnam. That’s nearly 100 million subscribers base according to Yahoo.

June 18, 2015

Samsung to Issue a Patch for SwiftKey Hack

In the wake of the controversy revolving around the vulnerability of the pre-installed SwiftKey keyboard app on some Samsung smartphones, the South Korean company has issued a statement to Android Central about their plans of rolling out a patch to mitigate the risks of the said keyboard exploit we reported yesterday.

May 04, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 Review

It’s been 6 years since Samsung first introduced the Galaxy S series and in those six years, we’ve seen how the Korean company turned from being one of the minor players in the smartphone handset market to become the top smartphone vendor in the world in less than half a decade. The Galaxy S series […]

April 17, 2015

LG G4’s new detail confirmed from previous leak

The South Korean giant has been piece-by-piece revealing details about its upcoming flagship during the past weeks. Over at their Facebook page, LG Mobile shows off what the back will be reinforced with when the hotly-anticipated LG G4 arrives.

April 15, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge sales beat expectations

Samsung’s latest flagship phones, the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge, are reportedly surpassing the company’s projections, which might lead to some supply & demand issues for a while.

April 09, 2015

Samsung Galaxy J5, J7 specs leak

Samsung‘s entry to mid-range Galaxy J line of devices are reportedly getting new additions, as specifications for two rumored smartphones, the J5 and the J7, leak in cyberspace.

April 01, 2015

Fast Five: 2015 April Fool’s Day Tech Posts

It’s the first of April once again, and a lot of cool and fun April Fool’s Day tech posts are making the rounds in cyberspace. In this Fast Five edition, we take a look at some of the best posts and announcements you may find amusing, funny, or rather lame.

March 27, 2015

Samsung Galaxy J1 Now on Sun Cellular Postpaid Plan

Sun Cellular continues to add more handsets to its portfolio with the latest one being the Samsung Galaxy J1 – on of the South Korean firm’s latest entry-level smartphone that’s primarily geared for selfie lovers.

March 20, 2015

LG to create the next Nexus device too?

In addition to Chinese manufacturing conglomerate Huawei, Tech giant LG is also set to make a new Nexus device once again after a year of hiatus, according to reports from the Korean media.

March 14, 2015

Average LTE speed at 8Mbps in the Philippines, ahead of US at 7Mbps

Recent data gathered by OpenSignal form over 11 million users worldwide shows the state of LTE globally, including specific data for the Philippines.

March 04, 2015

How Samsung won me back with the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge

I’ve been waiting for this smartphone maybe since two years ago, but I’ve been constantly disappointed by Samsung with its constant use of plastic, gimmickry and slow TouchWiz. That’s not to say they weren’t improving with every iteration – it’s just that they decided not to take a lot of risks and go with very […]

February 05, 2015

Video Streaming Service HOOQ Launches in PH

Aching for a movie night? While Netflix has yet to reach the country, here comes HOOQ, Asia’s answer to growing demand for video streaming services.

January 30, 2015

Top Smartphones Rocking the Snapdragon 805 CPU

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon series of mobile chips are known for their prowess and stability. They recently introduced the Snapdragon 810 processor that aims to accomplish an array of tasks, but have only graced a select number of devices so far. So for now, we take a look at some of the best smartphones out in the market […]

January 28, 2015

The coolest Android flip-phones in the market right now

Flip-phones or phones with clamshell designs have come a long way. From being the most popular form factor for feature phones, they have also entered the realm of smartphones. Although now a niche product, flip-phones still carry a certain appeal that are wanted by a lot of people. So for this article, we compiled a […]

January 27, 2015

LG Ice Cream Smart clamshell smartphone now official

Following the LG Wine Smart clamshell smartphone that was announced in September last year, LG is back with another called the LG Ice Cream Smart.

January 13, 2015

Samsung Galaxy J1 leaks ahead of official launch

If we had the high-end, aluminum-clad A-series and the mid-range E-series earlier this month, wait until you get hands on the entry-level line of smartphones Samsung will offer, starting with the Galaxy J1 which is leaked ahead of its launch.

January 12, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 to have a curved screen?

As Samsung’s newest flagship is set to be announced soon, rumors have been floating around that the Korean giant is creating the successor to the Galaxy S5 in two variations, one of which has a curved screen.

January 08, 2015

Samsung Debuts Galaxy Grand Max, 5.2-inch LTE Smartphone for Php13K

Along with the regional launch of the Galaxy A-series smartphones, Samsung also launched a mid-ranged LTE smartphone dubbed as the Samsung Galaxy Grand Max.

January 06, 2015

LG G Flex 2 officially announced

LG Mobile has announced their second-generation curved smartphone, the LG G Flex2, over at CES 2015 in Las Vegas.

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.

December 24, 2014

Samsung to Launch First Smartphone w/ 4GB RAM

2015 may very well be the year of 4GB smartphones, at least that’s what the rumor mill seems to be pointing out with the recent leak of the Sony Xperia Z3X and now the speculation around the Samsung Galaxy S6 which, judging by their recent announcement, could be the first smartphone to launch with 4GB […]

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