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December 13, 2014

7 Most Amazing Smartphone Features We’ve Seen this Year

In 2013, we saw better hardware, Touch ID fingerprint scanners, waterproof phones, and even curved displays in the form of the Galaxy Round and the G Flex. This year, we have a new set of features that debuted in smartphones – so without further ado, let’s take a look at them one by one.

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 25, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 officially launched in the PH

Samsung has officially launched in the country the Galaxy Note 4 which means that starting today those interested in owning one can now get the acclaimed phablet through Samsung stores, partner distributors, or telcos.

October 16, 2014

#TBT: Evolution of the Google Nexus smartphone

A few times before, we did a timeline for each of Apple’s iPhone releases, up to the point of celebrating seven years of the Cupertino’s flagship smartphone. With the announcement of the new Nexus handset, it’s fitting that we do the same too — a timeline of Google’s smartphone devices that are often seen as torchbearers of […]

October 16, 2014

Phablet Wars: Google Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4

The Motorola-made Nexus 6 was officially announced today and it is Google’s first Nexus smartphone to enter phablet territory at almost 6-inches. Like most flagship releases, we put it up against its rivals particularly the veteran in this category, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4.

October 04, 2014

Here are the top 10 smartphones you can buy in the PH

We’ve already created our top 10 lists for smartphones below Php10k and Php15k, which leaves us only with smartphones priced above Php15k, and luckily, all the flagship phones from all major companies are already out and available in the PH. So, to complete our trilogy of top 10 lists, here are the smartphones you should […]

October 04, 2014

New iPad and Nexus devices? What we expect to launch this October

September’s got a lot of surprises tucked under its sleeve. We’ve kicked off October (in local time) with the Windows 10 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launch announcements. What more can we expect from the other tech giants this month?

July 24, 2014

Flagship Smartphones: Then and Now

Ever wondered how our current flagship smartphones looked like compared to its predecessors from years ago? If yes, then you might want to take a look at our visual comparison of popular flagship smartphones and their older counterparts and see how much have changed over the years.

June 22, 2014

9-inch HTC Nexus tablet reveals specs ahead of launch

About two months ago, we‘ve posted a rumor of an 8.9-inch Nexus tablet that HTC might be manufacturing. Those rumors weren’t far off as another leak shows exactly that, while also having a list of specs and even pricing to go with it.

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.

April 15, 2014

Oppo Find 7a gets TWRP custom recovery

The Philippines is one of the first few countries to see the Oppo Find 7a as it is not yet released in the United States. After a week of its local launch, a TWRP custom recovery is now supported by the device thanks to developers. Now, users of the Find 7a can manually backup and […]

March 18, 2014

Lenovo S5000 3G unofficially lands for Php12,299

Announced back in September to be a competitor to the likes of the Nexus 7, the Lenovo S5000 came with 3G connectivity and priced at just $169.

December 18, 2013

The most searched smartphones and tablets in the PH

2014 is just around the corner and Google has just released its annual Zeitgeist for this year which showcases what the world has searched for in 2013. From there we took a look at the top 10 most Google-searched smartphones and tablets in the country. Find out who is the trendiest by reading the rest […]

December 06, 2013

Nexus 5 receives much-needed camera update

When Nexus 5 was released, it was critically acclaimed. Though the camera might be a tremendous upgrade from the Nexus 4, it is still not as great as what users want it to be. So Google has the Android “KitKat” 4.4.1 for you.

November 07, 2013

#TBT: 6 Years of iPhone in the Philippines

I can still clearly remember the day when the iPhone was officially released in the Philippines over 6 years ago. I was with members of the media to attend and cover that historic event that will change the smartphone market in the country.

October 17, 2013

Android 4.4 KitKat & Google Nexus 5 to launch Oct 28?

Google is very clever with teasing their upcoming products. One example of this is putting Android versions in the time on Nexus devices (Nexus S – Gingerbread 2:30, Nexus 7 – Jellybean 4:10 and so forth). Now, KitKat’s Twitter page seems to be making signs towards an October 28 launch for the long-awaited Nexus 5 […]

October 14, 2013

Nexus 5 prototype leaked in a video hands-on

Over the course of the past few months, we’ve seen tons of leaked photos, benchmark results, screenshots of the alleged Nexus 5, but there’s really nothing quite like a clear video hands-on to give us a more detailed look of the upcoming Nexus phone.

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.

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 19, 2013

Our Top 10 Smartphones Under Php20k as of mid-2013

At present, there are a lot of smartphones to choose from and it’s really getting confusing on which one to get. If you are on a tight budget and eyeing on a brand new smartphone, you should check out our rundown of our top 10 smartphones under Php20,000 that are available now.

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 […]

May 31, 2013

HTC One Nexus materializes, available on June 26

After Google and Samsung launched the Galaxy S4 Nexus this month, HTC denied that it was working on a Nexus version of their flagship phone, the HTC One. We guess you can’t trust everything the company says, can we? The Nexus version of the HTC One is real folks.

May 16, 2013

Samsung Galaxy S4 Nexus to retail for $649 on June 26

Google is re-introduing the Samsung Galaxy S4 and will package it as Nexus-like variant running on vanilla Android OS. That means there is no TouchWiz, just plain stock Android UI. This confirms our earlier report of the Galaxy S4 Google Edition.

May 15, 2013

Samsung to release Galaxy S4 Google Edition

Samsung is reported to be prepping up a Galaxy S4 Google Edition, running a stock version of Android instead of the TouchWiz UI.

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