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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.

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 […]

December 09, 2014

LG G3 Stylus Dual First Impressions

There’s no denying that the LG G3 is making huge waves as one of the best flagship smartphones to pick up this year, and the Korean electronics giant seems to bank on its popularity by releasing two mid-range phones that resemble it — one of them is the LG G3 Stylus Dual.

December 07, 2014

LG L25 leaks, powered by Firefox OS

It looks like more companies are jumping in to the Firefox OS bandwagon: Korean electronics giant LG is reportedly working on a new smartphone powered by Mozilla’s own mobile operating system aptly named as the L25.

November 12, 2014

Samsung Galaxy A3 & A5 suffer from weak signal

Samsung has long been criticized for not using metal on their flagship devices’ body. But just when the South Korean giant finally succumbed to the overwhelming request of their patrons and released the Galaxy A3 & A5, they face another obstacle on their new metal-clad handsets – Weak Signal Strength.

October 24, 2014

LG G3 Screen with NUCLUN octa-core CPU announced

LG Electronics has announced the G3 Screen, a 5.9-inch Full HD Android smartphone that is powered by the Korean company’s first mobile application processor, the octa-core NUCLUN.

October 03, 2014

Smart now offers Prepaid Data Roaming for Php500/day

Smart has just enabled international data roaming for prepaid subscribers with unlimited daily mobile internet access for only Php500 per day.

September 11, 2014

Samsung, HTC, Sony, OnePlus, ASUS react to iPhone 6

The launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is a milestone for Apple, but it was also a chance for mobile companies to take a shot at the new iPhone for finally breaking the 4-inch barrier. Read their messages below.

August 05, 2014

Xiaomi trumps Samsung, now the leading phone-maker in China

Being at the number one spot since 2011, Samsung loses its title to Xiaomi as China’s leading smartphone-maker. Research firm Canalys reports that phone distribution during the second quarter of 2014 shows that Xiaomi tops at 15 million handsets while Samsung tails behind at only 13.2 million devices.

July 11, 2014

Exynos ModAP, Samsung’s first chipset with built-in LTE

Samsung has announced its newest mobile processor that comes with built-in LTE modem – the Exynos ModAP series.

July 03, 2014

Press renders of Samsung Galaxy F surfaces, hints at 2014 launch

Twitter’s infamous leakster, @evleaks has strike again, this time showcasing what is believed to be the press render of the Samsung Galaxy F; the long-rumored smartphone with an Aluminum posterior which has the same hardware configuration as the recently-launched Galaxy S5 LTE-A.

June 18, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Review

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is one of the two new tablets that the South Korean company launched last Friday, June 13, during the Samsung Galaxy Premiere 2014 event. And after giving you guys a quick preview of its exterior, we think its time familiarize ourselves with the other aspects of this 8.4-inch tablet […]

June 13, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 surfaces with alleged specs

Here’s something for you phablet fans out there – reports of specifications have been going around, hinting on the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. It’s said to come out with Qualcomm’s new 805 processor along with a QHD display. Read more about it after the jump.

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