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January 20, 2014

Snapdragon 805 to have UFS 2.0 memory module

As tablets and smartphones become more and more powerful, it’s only logical for manufacturers to start looking for better storage solutions. That’s exactly what Qualcomm has in mind, which is why they collaborated with Toshiba to include a UFS 2.0 module on the upcoming Snapdragon 805 SoC.

October 29, 2013

Motorola announces Project Ara modular smartphone

Motorola has just announced Project Ara, a free, open hardware platform for creating highly modular smartphones.

September 12, 2013

Phonebloks, a Lego-esque modular smartphone

A Dutch designer has come up with an interesting concept for a smartphone called Phonebloks that lets users replace and upgrade parts similar to what you do with a Lego block.

December 27, 2012

Toshiba develops refocusing camera module for smartphones

Toshiba Corp. plans to bring smartphone photography to a whole new level by developing a camera module that lets a user refocus an image even after it was already taken.

October 13, 2012

Alcatel announces One Touch Evo7 modular tablet

Alcatel has announced its latest Android tablet with an optional 3G module, the 7-inch Alcatel One Touch Evo7.

January 14, 2011

Modu Phone to become a Collector’s Item?

According to a news report from BGR, Modu Ltd. (makers of Modu phone, the smallest cellphone in the world) will be shutting down operations next month.

February 24, 2010

Modu Phone Review

You don’t need to spend a lot of time with the Modu phone to realize if it’s for you or not. I guess it all boils down to how it fits with your lifestyle. Read: Modu Phone Review

December 04, 2009

Modu Phone Review

You don’t need to spend a lot of time with the Modu phone to realize if it’s for you or not. I guess it all boils down to how it fits with your lifestyle.

September 04, 2009

Modu: World’s Lightest Phone has arrived

At only under 43 grams, the modu phone is the world’s lightest cellphone and it’s now available in the Philippines thru Globe Telecom.

April 17, 2014

A working Project Ara phone only costs under Php4,400

Google shows off a prototype version of the module-based Project Ara along with a list of updates that you need to know if you’re interested about the upcoming build-it-yourself smartphone. The company is confident that building a working Project Ara would only cost under $100 or around Php4,400.

April 09, 2014

Google’s Project Ara prototype to finish “within weeks”

Phonebloks has released a video showing the updates on the build-it-yourself smartphone. One of the main highlights of the video is how the Project Ara‘s modules attach and dettach from its endoskeleton using electro-permanent magnets. We also might see a prototype version coming very soon.

April 09, 2014

OPPO N1 Review

OPPO will formally make its presence known in the Philippines tomorrow, adding to more than a dozen global, regional and local brands in the market. Along with it are 5 new handsets, including the Oppo N1 with its rotating 13-megapixel rear camera. Check out our full review after the break.

March 27, 2014

DIY smartphone Project Ara: What are your specs?

So we’ve seen Samsung’s Galaxy S5 flagship phone. There’s also Sony’s Xperia Z2 and even the All-new HTC One. With these companies giving us a set of fixed specs, I say forget about all the hoopla for a second and instead, you tell us what you want to see in your smartphone when Google’s DIY […]

March 12, 2014

OnePlus One smartphone fits 5.5” display in 5” body

OnePlus has been raving on an upcoming smartphone that is determined to beat popular main players in terms of innovations. The latest update on the OnePlus One involves its Full HD 5.5-inch JDI display to fit inside a 5-inch body.

March 02, 2014

Google’s Project Ara, DIY smartphone starting $50

The build-yourself smartphone that’s being groomed by Google, Project Ara, is about to have its first developer conference in a few months. It was also reported that the basic device may be available next year with a $50 starting price.

January 17, 2014

Lazada launches app for the iPhone and iPad

Lazada, one of the largest online shopping website in Southeast Asia, has recently launched their iOS app for the iPhone and iPad.

January 08, 2014

Razer announces Project Christine PC & Nabu wristband

While majority of the gaming community is focused on the next-gen gaming consoles & Steam machines, Razer goes out of the way to introduce Project Christine & the Nabu.

November 12, 2013

Nokia Lumia 1020 PureView Review

Nokia’s 41-megapixel smartphone is now out with the Lumia 1020 PureView. It’s the second smartphone packing a 41MP sensor and the first for a Lumia. Check out our full review of the Nokia Lumia 1020.

October 31, 2013

Intel ships first LTE modem for smartphones and tablets

Intel has already started shipping to device manufacturers their first LTE modem chip that also supports 3G and 2G networks.

October 19, 2013

Fujifilm unveils the X-E2 and X-Q1 cameras

Fujifilm expands its X-series portfolio with the announcement of two new cameras, the X-E2 and X-Q1 which are slated to replace the X-E1 and X-F1 respectively.

October 12, 2013

JDI starts production of Full HD WhiteMagic displays

Japan Display Inc. (JDI) has announced that it has started mass production of “WhiteMagic” – a 5-inch Full HD high luminance TFT LCD module.

October 04, 2013

Apple iPhone 5C Review

The iPhone 5C came as a curious companion to the announcement of the iPhone 5S. It sported the same hardware as the iPhone 5 but premium aluminum body has been replaced by a pastel-colored polycarbonate shell. Check out our full review of the iPhone 5C after the break.

September 27, 2013

LG G2 Review

LG Mobile Philippines made a lot of effort to bring the LG G2 to the Philippines just weeks after its global announcement back in August. In a span of 47 days, the G2 was finally launched in the country. Check out our full review of the LG G2 below.

September 24, 2013

Samsung announces ISOCELL image sensor for mobile

Not to be left behind by the competition’s advancements in mobile camera technology, Samsung has just unveiled their new advanced pixel technology for CMOS image sensors designed for premium mobile devices, the ISOCELL.

September 17, 2013

Nexus 5 spotted in the wild

The upcoming successor for the last year’s LG-made Nexus 4, the Nexus 5, is really starting to hype up. After the little peek it had during the Android 4.4 KitKat launch, it now shows up in a bar.

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