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July 04, 2012

Oh noes! Google Nexus 7 suffers from display issues

It’s not all glitz and glamour for the Nexus 7. Some of you may already know this but, the product engineers at Asus were given only four months by Google to produce a working tablet. Yes, just four short months. Even Asus’ Chairman Jonney Shih wasn’t sure whether they’ll be able to overcome the challenge […]

June 28, 2012

Google Nexus 7 tablet is official, made by Asus

So it’s official — the Google Nexus 7 tablet is formally introduced in partnership with Asus. And, it will come with the newly announced Android 4.1 Jellybean.

November 27, 2012

Android 4.2.1 update rolls out for Nexus 4, 7 and 10

A few weeks ago, the Android 4.2 Jellybean update was released for the latest Google Nexus devices. It was expected to add some improvements however, that update has caused an issue with the device’s Contacts app. To squash that bug, Google has rolled out the Android 4.2.1 update.

May 31, 2012

Google Nexus Tablet is a 7-inch Asus Transformer?

At the CES 2012, Google CEO Eric Schmidt mentioned that a Nexus tablet is in the works and that it should surface after 6 months. At same event, a 7” tablet was seen in the NVidia and ASUS booth that features a quad-core 1.2GHz Tegra 3 processor, 1280×780 resolution, 1GB RAM and 16GB storage capacity.

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 […]

April 06, 2014

Gionee Elife E7 Review

Not so long ago, Gionee arrived in the Philippines with their flagship phone – the Elife E6. It did really great for a first timer, but some people weren’t able to take the slow processor for the price. After that, we were positive that its successor, the Elife E7, will strengthen the company’s hold here […]

March 11, 2014

Nexus 10 2 rumored to be HTC-made with 2k display

Apart from the Nexus 6 and Nexus 8, a bigger device by Google may also make its appearance on the upcoming I/O event. The Google Nexus 10 2 is speculated to have a 2K screen resolution, reinforced display, and could be manufactured by HTC.

March 11, 2014

Nexus 8 to run Intel Moorefield and Android ‘Lollipop’?

There are reports of a new lineup of Nexus devices to be launched at Google’s I/O event. Included in this supposed list is the Nexus 8 which, according to sources, possibly exchanged Qualcomm’s Snapdragon for Intel’s 64-bit quad-core processor and an updated Android version.

March 10, 2014

Google Nexus 6 concept image – how thin is enough?

While surfing the Internet, I came across this concept photo of the upcoming Google Nexus 6. I’m sure you’ve scrolled past everything by now and initially checked the photo before reading anything else. As you can see, it is mighty thin.

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 […]

January 02, 2014

Google Nexus 5 Review

I’m not going to lie; I’m a huge fan of Google’s products – and that includes the Nexus, which is probably why I dropped my Nexus 4 for the Nexus 5 in just 9 months. Of course though, that is not without rational reason: the Google Nexus 5 packs a top-tier Snapdragon 800 CPU, much improved cameras […]

December 16, 2013

Google Nexus 5 in the flesh, first impressions

I posed a question to mostly everywhere in social media and to everyone I know – should I drop my Nexus 4 for the Nexus 5? Apparently, this article is the answer to that question. I got the Google Nexus 5 for a few major reasons: the 1080p IPS LCD display, the Snapdragon 800 CPU […]

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 26, 2013

Android 4.4 KitKat & iOS 7 compared!

The latest version of Android has finally reached our Nexus 4 – 4.4 KitKat! Basically, coverage about the new Android treat has been out since the Nexus 5′s announcement already, so figured that this time, we could compare it to its biggest & most talked about competitor, iOS 7.

November 14, 2013

ASUS MeMO Pad HD 7 Review

ASUS set really good standards on what a 7-inch Android tablet should be with the Google Nexus 7. Now that they have to launch their own 7-incher under the Nexus shadow, they needed something that can shine in its own right without getting burned by its pure-blooded cousin. The company’s answer is the ASUS MeMO […]

November 07, 2013

Nexus 5 gets a high repairability score

Here we are patiently waiting for the Nexus 5. Early adopters of the said device here in PH will probably have it from the grey market or directly from the Play Store (or wherever it is available). With that, official local warranty is out of the question but what if it breaks down too early […]

November 02, 2013

Nexus 5 vs HTC One and Galaxy S4 Google Edition

After a lot of teasing, Google has finally unveiled the LG-made Google Nexus 5. It carries super-charged specs and the latest Android 4.4 KitKat OS, but does it come out as the most powerful Google phone to date. Let’s find out by pitting it against the Google Edition of the HTC One and the Samsung […]

November 01, 2013

Google Nexus 5 now official!

Everyone probably saw it coming as it’s one of Google’s worst kept secrets. The Nexus 5 made by LG now makes it to the limelight, packing a 5-inch 1080p IPS display, a 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 CPU with Adreno 330 graphics and Android 4.4 KitKat.

October 18, 2013

LG Nexus 5 16GB appears on Play Store for $349

Google’s upcoming Nexus flagship, the Nexus 5, is yet to become official but it has already “accidentally” appeared on the Play Store’s listing with a price tag starting at $349.

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.

October 02, 2013

Asus Memo Pad HD 7 lands, price starts at Php6,995

Announced back in June during Computex 2013, the Asus Memo Pad HD 7 is now available in the Philippines with a starting price of Php6,995.

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.

September 04, 2013

This could be the Google Nexus 5

Just recently, Google announced that Android’s next version will be 4.4 & named KitKat, marking a brand partnership between Nestle & the search giant. However, in the promotional video of putting up Android’s KitKat statue, a mystery phone was spotted carrying LG & Nexus logos on the back.

August 29, 2013

Google Nexus 4 gets a $100 price cut

If you’re still considering getting a Nexus 4 now might be a good time as the Google flagship receives a price cut and now starts at less than $200.

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