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March 24, 2014

Sony Vaio Pro 13 Review

It might have taken Sony some time to release a proper ultrabook but the Vaio Pro is probably among the most competitive and well-made model that could take a lot of attention away from other brands. Check out our Vaio Pro 13 review after the break.

March 23, 2014

How much are you willing to pay for a smartwatch?

This week, wearable technology became huge with Google’s announcement of Android Wear, the operating system that will run wearables; however, for now, lights are on the smartwatch. Along with that, Motorola unveiled the Moto 360 and LG silently did so too with the G Watch.

March 22, 2014

Lenovo Golden Warrior S8 official, battles Xiaomi in China

Lenovo released a promotional poster that confirms the Golden Warrior S8 — a 5.3-inch dual-SIM octa-core phablet with an aircraft-grade aluminum frame body. The S8 goes head-on with Xiaomi’s $130 Redmi Note with its $126 (approx. Php5,700) price tag.

March 21, 2014

Me Phab7 video preview – physique, benchmark, gaming

We’ve recently got our hands on the dual-SIM Me Mobile Phab7 and decided to do a little preview of its physique, benchmark test result, and gaming performance.

March 20, 2014

South Korean university to accept eSport applicants

Now here’s something you don’t see quite often. According to PGR21 Chung-Ang University, one of South Korea’s high-raking schools, will be opening its doors for eSport gamers who wish to be part of their institution as an athlete. Yes, as an Athlete.

March 20, 2014

Xiaomi announces two variations of Redmi Note phablets

Xiaomi has officially announced Redmi’s successor and it seems like there are two variations of the previously-reported Redmi Note when it hits store shelves. Learn more of their specs and pricing after the break.

March 19, 2014

Sony Xperia devices to get Android KitKat updates

Fresh from Sony’s blogsite is an announcement that Android KitKat updates for the Xperia Z1, Xperia Z Ultra, and Xperia Z1 Compact “starts right about now”. Not only that, the company also has a couple of niceties for its users. They also announced the devices that are next in line for the update.

March 19, 2014

Oppo Find 7 officially launched

Oppo has officially launched its latest smartphone that packs a 5.5-inch Quad HD display, Snapdragon 800 CPU, and a 13 megapixel camera capable of producing 50 megapixel photos – the Find 7.

March 19, 2014

Moto 360, by far the most visually-appealing smartwatch

Motorola has officially introduced the Moto 360 smartwatch that has a design that ‘begs to be worn’.

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.

March 17, 2014

Lenovo launches Vibe Z aka K910

Although the Lenovo K910/Vibe Z has been in the local market for quite some time already, it’s only recently that Lenovo Mobile Philippines has launched its Snapdragon 800 powered flagship handset which, coincidentally, also happens to be their first LTE device.

March 15, 2014

NTC to require ISPs to block porn starting this month

The National Telecommunications Commission has posted a memorandum circular last January 30 that will require ISPs to block child pornographic content and websites in the Philippines.

March 14, 2014

LG G2 upgrade to Android 4.4 Kitkat this March

We just got word from LG Philippines that the upgrade to Android 4.4 Kitkat of the LG G2 is due to roll out this month.

March 13, 2014

How to help find Malaysia Airlines MH370 from your PC

We are all still saddened by the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 over the weekend, but it is now possible to help since the Colorado-based DigitalGlobe is now crowdsourcing people who have a computer and Internet to join the search for the missing aircraft. Find out how after the break.

March 12, 2014

Sony Xperia Z2 to be offered by Smart

Along with the local launch of Sony’s new Xperia devices, we also got information that the company’s new flagship will soon be offered by Smart Communications, Inc. under their postpaid lineup.

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

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas warns public about Bitcoin

With the arrival of virtual currencies like Bitcoin in the Philippines, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has issued an advisory that warns the public about the risks involved in buying, holding or trading virtual currencies.

March 10, 2014

HBO brings streamed media to portable devices

Always wanted to watch your favorite movies and series on-the-go? HBO Asia earlier today made that possible at the launch of the HBO GO. It’s basically a broadband streaming service for your computers, tablets, and smartphones.

March 08, 2014

Oppo Find 7 images leak, shows its sexy design

Coming to the Philippines this April, Oppo‘s next flagship phone is attracting a lot of hype. They have a great cameraphone with unique features and CyanogenMod right now called the N1, and their next, the Find 7, is expected to have two models with a 50 megapixel camera, a 5.5-inch 1080p/2K display, Snapdragon 800/801 and 2GB/3GB RAM.

March 07, 2014

Playboy, Hello Kitty, and Leica threesomes for a camera

What would happen if you combine Hugh Hefner’s soft-porn empire, a Japanese kawaii character for kids, and a camera manufacturer? You get the ultra-limited edition Leica C.

March 07, 2014

Google Nexus 6 reported to be LG-made once again

It seems that Google has enjoyed working with LG in producing its Nexus handsets. LG has been the company behind the last two Nexus phones we’ve seen and enjoyed, and now reports say that they’re once again partnering up with Google for the Nexus 6. Excited? So are we.

March 06, 2014

Boat and bus hybrid to ferry commuters on Pasig River

MMDA yesterday has conducted a test run for the prototype of MMDA’s River Bus Ferry to be used in transporting commuters along the 25-kilometer Pasig River. If everything goes well we could be seeing about 40 of these hybrids by April 2014.

March 06, 2014

Trend Micro warns users of malware-ridden Cat pictures

Attention cat-lovers out there, Trend Micro has reason to believe that hackers are using pictures of cute and furry feline to spread a type of ZBOT malware (TSPY_ZBOT.TFZAH) which has the ability to capture credentials and financial information.

March 05, 2014

Oppo Find 7 phone to get a whopping 50MP camera?

A leaked image online hints that the upcoming Oppo Find 7 smartphone will have a huge 50-megapixel sensor. Yes, even bigger than the Lumia 1020′s. It was also reported that the said device will be available in two different display variation.

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