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August 20, 2013

2nd-gen Google Nexus 7 2013 Review

Google re-introduced its most successful tablet in 2012 with a more powerful version of the Nexus 7. It’s lighter, thinner, faster, better — check out our full review of the Google Nexus 7 2013 after the break.

July 24, 2013

2nd-gen Google Nexus 7 2013 sells for $229

The 2nd-generation Google Nexus 7 is now up for pre-order on Best Buy, pre-empting the official announcement later tonight. Packing a 7-inch full HD display, a quad-core Snapdragon CPU, 2GB RAM and Android 4.3 Jellybean, the Nexus 7 v2 starts at $229.

July 01, 2013

2nd-gen Google Nexus 7 specs leaked

We know a lot of you were pretty disappointed with the absence of a new or beefed up version of the Nexus 7 in this year’s Google I/O. And just when we thought that we have nothing to look forward to, a glimpse of its possible configuration has been leaked by an unlikely source; an […]

November 19, 2014

Android Lollipop for Nexus 7 has begun

ASUS Philippines has announced that both the Nexus 7 (2013), as well as its predecessor, the first gen Google Nexus 7, are among the first batch of devices that will receive the Android 5.0 update.

October 18, 2014

Nexus 6 has a ‘hidden’ feature not seen on its specs list

Google’s homepage for the new Motorola Nexus 6 details its specs and lists down its notable features, but there might be something that they have missed – mentioning that the latest Nexus phone is water-resistant as well.

October 17, 2014

The Tablet Kings: iPad Air 2 vs iPad Mini 3 vs Nexus 9

We have had a lot of announcements in the past few days, and that includes the flagship devices of two major companies competing in the tablet space – Google & Apple with the Nexus 9 and the new iPads. We now put them side to side to put everything in scale.

June 04, 2014

Android 4.4.3 now rolling out to Nexus and GPe devices

Yesterday proved to be a big day for Apple as the company released the latest iteration of their mobile OS. Not to be outdone by their rival, Google also began seeding factory images of the revamped Android KitKat version 4.4.3 for all supported Nexus and GPE devices.

May 17, 2014

Android KitKat update for Nexus devices is coming

It seems like Nexus owners won’t be waiting much longer to be upgraded to Android 4.4.3. According to reports, the KitKat update will be rolling out to Nexus smartphones and tablets starting the end of next week.

February 01, 2014

Huawei to launch MediaPad X1 7.0 LTE tablet

Huawei isn’t exactly the first company to come in to mind when it comes to Android tablets, and their recent efforts didn’t help either in establishing a firm foothold in the tablet scene. But we think that’s about to change with the upcoming MediaPad X1 7.0 which is touted to go toe-to-toe with the Nexus […]

February 17, 2010

HTC Desire is the Nexus One with Sense UI

HTC finally announced their own version of the Google Nexus One and calls it the HTC Desire. It’s practically similar in all but a few aspects but the Desire gets its own HTC Sense UI like the one implemented in the Hero.

December 23, 2013

Battle of the 3 Best Tablets under 10-inch (Part 1)

As 2013 draws to a close, we decided to pit three of the best tablets in recent times namely the ASUS Google Nexus 7 2013, LG G Pad 8.3 and the iPad Mini with Retina Display. Hopefully, this comprehensive comparison will help you decide which one to get.

October 21, 2014

The flavors of Android through the years

In celebration of the new Android 5.0 “Lollipop”, we collated the sweet history of Android versions since its launch back in 2008.

October 17, 2014

Complete List of Devices Getting Android 5.0 Update

With the announcement of Google Android 5.0 Lollipop, everyone should be interested if their current handset will get the update in due time. We got the complete list of devices that have been guaranteed to have Lollipop.

June 10, 2014

YugaTech Back-to-School Gadget Guide!

We’re halfway through 2014, and just as the way things go, a lot of students in the Philippines are going back to school as it is June already. Some students will be having classes further July & August, and some may wish vacation lasted forever, but hey, education is a nice ride worth having. To add to […]

May 25, 2014

LG G Pro 2 Review

Landing on our hands today, the LG G Pro 2 is the evolution of LG’s flagship phone, the G2, and is the successor to the Optimus G Pro. It hosts almost everything the G2 packs and more, such as expandable storage, a larger display, a removable back cover & battery and more software tweaks. Without further […]

January 21, 2014

Basemark OS II, a new cross-platform benchmarking tool

While benchmarks doesn’t really translate real-world user experience, most of us still wish to know the prowess of our gadgets. Comparison between Android, iOS, and Windows Phone devices is a struggle since only a few benchmark tools are available for the three major mobile platforms. Enter the Basemark OS II.

January 01, 2014

Top 25 Gadget Reviews in YugaTech for 2013

Each year, we look back at all the hundreds of gadget reviews we’ve made and let the numbers decide. Our ranking of the top 25 devices in 2013 is based on their page views.

December 30, 2013

Dell Venue 8 Pro Review

Dell’s entry into the Windows 8 tablet is the Venue 8 Pro — an 8-inch fully-functional PC packed in a small form factor. It’s a new breed of personal computing device that might practically replace the netbook. Check out our full review of the Dell Venue 8 Pro after the jump.

December 24, 2013

Battle of the 3 Best Tablets under 10-inch (Part 2)

We ended the first part of our tablet comparison with the iPad Mini with Retina Display enjoying a 3 to 1 lead over the Android competitors. Now let’s proceed with second installment where we’ll look at the other aspects of the tablet and announce the victor of this head-to-head comparison.

November 09, 2013

YugaTech Christmas Gadget Guide: Tablets

You can only do so much on a smartphone and not everyone needs the power of a laptop. Years ago, only a few people really wanted a tablet, but now that the form factor is finally realizing its full potential, we figured that it would be awesome to make a Christmas Gadget Guide to tablets.

September 02, 2013

August Gadget Reviews Roundup

It’s the start of the “Ber” months, and before we kick-off to the last few months of the year, let’s take a quick look at the =gadgets we’ve reviewed in the month of August.

January 09, 2013

Apple iPhone Mini: Why It Makes Sense

Recent reports suggest that we might be seeing a brand new iPhone Mini. On several viewpoints, a release of the said phone could damage Apple, but on another perspective, if they execute and market it right, it could be another hit.

December 31, 2012

The Gadgets We Bought in 2012

Every so often, we acquire our own gadget so we can review them for you even before they arrive in the country. This year, we’ll do a run down of drool-worthy devices that we bought and reviewed here in YugaTech.

December 22, 2012

Apple iPad Mini Review

The iPad Mini is one of those more daring moves Apple has made recently. Despite its previous pronouncements that they won’t make any tablet smaller than 10 inches, they’ve now given up to the idea that a 7-inch could be the ideal size. Check our full review of the iPad Mini after the break.

January 14, 2012

A strange tale of a stolen and recovered iPhone 4

Every once in a while people lose their precious handsets, either unintentionally left behind or stolen. I’ve personally lost 2 iPhones, a Nexus One, an HTC HD7, a Galaxy Nexus and Droid Razr. If only there were more accurate or high-tech ways to recover them.

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