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July 11, 2014

Aegis sells BPO business in PH to Telepeformance

Rumors have going on since last month that Essar Global Fund LTD., the firm that acquired AGC Holdings LTD (Aegis) back in 2004, was negotiating with several companies about possibly selling some of its BPO operations. Recently, all these speculations have been laid to rest as Teleperformance agreed to acquire Aegis’ businesses in Costa Rica, […]

July 11, 2014

Gionee Elife S5.5 to go on sale for Php21,999

The Gionee Elife S5.5 – a 5-inch full HD, true octa-core-powered Android smartphone which also claims to be the world’s slimmest at 5.5mm thin, will soon be available for purchase for Php21,999.

July 11, 2014

OnePlus Two “Lettuce” could already be in the works

With the “flagship killer” OnePlus One still fresh and some people still waiting to get their hands on it, the company seems like to be getting ready for a successor already. Tipster @evleaks dropped a hint on its account saying that the alleged OnePlus Two is codenamed “Lettuce”.

July 10, 2014

Honda PH to recall 1760 cars for faulty airbag

On Wednesday, Honda Cars Philippines, Inc., (HCPI) announced that it is voluntarily recalling 1,760 units of select Honda Accord, City, Civic and Fit sold in the Philippines due to faulty inflation device of the front passenger airbag.

July 10, 2014

With Deezer’s arrival, what will happen to Spinnr?

Yesterday marks the official launch of Deezer in the country. But amidst the celebratory toasts and a promise of better things to come, we can’t help but wonder if this is the beginning of the end for SPINNR, a music streaming service which the MVP-led telco launched just last year?

July 10, 2014

GoPro unveils Sportsman Mount and Blackout Housing

GoPro introduces two new accessories to accompany its line of sports camera. The Sportsman Mount lets you attach your GoPro to poles, hunting bows, and some gun barrels, while the Blackout Housing gives a fresh new look and adds functionality to your device.

July 10, 2014

Octa-core Lenovo Golden Warrior A8 to launch July 18

Lenovo finally announces the official launch date for its Golden Warrior A8 – an LTE octa-core smartphone that is by far the cheapest we’ve seen. It’s slated to launch later this month with a price tag of no more than Php6K.

July 08, 2014

Xiaomi Mi4 with LTE rumored to be announced this July

We’ve just seen the Xiaomi Mi3 sold in a span of hours during its sale last week and a gold version of it available for purchase. Now we have reports of a new smartphone from the same company with 4G connectivity and a possible announcement this month.

July 06, 2014

Lenco BTS-110 Bluetooth Speaker Review

Lenco, a Swiss audio manufacturer now headquartered in Venlo, Netherlands, is almost unheard of locally and even in some part of the worlds, but they’ve actually been around for seven decades making stellar devices like the one we have here, the Lenco BTS-110 Bluetooth Speaker.

July 06, 2014

Bureau of Customs donates seized laptops to DepEd

Almost 4,000 laptops seized by the the Bureau of Customs will be donated to the Department of Education (DepEd) to aid students and teachers in public elementary and high schools nationwide.

July 04, 2014

Apple is hiring: iCup Technician to always brew coffee

Do you happen to be looking for a new job at a good company? Are you particularly skilled in brewing coffee? If so, this may be your best chance to land a gig at Apple! The Cupertino-based company is currently looking for an iCup Technician that basically brews coffee for its employees.

July 03, 2014

PLDT to spend Php86 million to double bandwidth capacity

In keeping with the steady rise of demand for high-speed broadband internet in the country, the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) has released a statement that the telco is planning to invest $2M to upgrade the Asia-America Gateway (AAG) cable system 100 Gigabit standards, increasing the bandwidth capacity by 200% in the process.

July 03, 2014

Upcoming HTC Nexus tablet to have 5GB of RAM?

Rumors have been going around of an 8.9-inch Nexus tablet to be manufactured by HTC. We’ve previously reported on some of its alleged specs, but a newer leak suggests that there is a possibility of seeing the Nexus tablet equipped with a large 5GB RAM.

July 03, 2014

Project Volta gets tested, adds life to your Android’s battery

Project Volta, a new initiative that will debut with Google’s Android L which aims to improve your Android device’s battery life, gets tested to see if it works. And based on the results, it looks like it is going to deliver what it promises.

July 02, 2014

LG G3 officially launched (with demo on features)

LG officially unveils its new flagship smartphone at a grand event last night. The LG G3, with its key message “Simple is the new smart”, combines the best of LG’s current technology with a simpler user experience.

July 02, 2014

Yo, Hodor is an app to talk like Hodor with your friends

If you’ve been watching Game of Thrones, you probably know the character Hodor. He is a servant of the Stark family that has some sort of speech impediment and could only say one thing – Hodor! A parody of the app Yo! which does nothing else but send a “Yo!” alert to your contacts, Yo, […]

July 02, 2014

Huawei MediaPad X1, M1 to be priced below Php20k

Apart from Huawei’s flagship phone, we’ve also spotted these two tablets in the company’s event – the MediaPad X1 and the MediaPad M1 – packing top of the line and decent specs respectively while having LTE support and phone functionality.

July 01, 2014

VAIO returns as a corporation, to offer VAIO Pro and Fit PCs next month

After being sold to Japan Industrial Partners Inc. (JIP) back in February, Sony’s former PC brand, VAIO, is now returning to the PC business not just as a brand but as a corporation as well.

June 30, 2014

Solon seeks to increase Night Differential of BPO employees to 25%

Congressman Zajid Mangudadatu, the current Representative of the 2nd District of Maguindanao and former Mayor of the town of Pandag, has recently filed the House Bill 4414 which aims to increase the current night shift differential pay of BPO employees from 10% to 25%.

June 30, 2014

Xiaomi Mi 3 to go on sale again on July 4

Xiaomi Philippines has just announced that the Mi 3 will go on sale again on Friday, July 4, 2014.

June 30, 2014

ASUS Zenfone to be locally available on July 17

ASUS Philippines has announced that their Zenfone 4, 5, and 6, will be available in the country starting on July 17, 2014.

June 30, 2014

Giveaway: What’s the best phone to use for social media?

The Philippines is celebrating Global Social Media Day today and we’re giving away one brand new smartphone from Globe — the Xiaomi Mi3. Check out the details below on how to join.

June 29, 2014

Bose Home Theater Weekend Sale, up to 50% discount

Bose Philippines is running a two-day sale for some of their home theater offerings and is giving away up to 50% discount on select items. Head past the break to see which Bose items are on sale and its respective discounted price.

June 28, 2014

ASUS to offer Android Wear smartwatch under Php6.5K?

Looks like ASUS is planning to join in on the fun of wearable devices. It’s recently been reported to be working on its own smartwatch that runs on Android Wear – going up against the LG G Watch, Motorola Moto 360, and Samsung Gear Live.

June 28, 2014

Go 3D with GoPro’s Dual HERO System

GoPro has a new accessory called the Dual HERO System that lets you create 3D photos and videos using two GoPro HERO cameras.

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