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October 04, 2011

Samsung Galaxy Y vs. Netphone 701

A lot of people are asking me why the Netphone 701 (ZTE Blade) is more expensive than the Samsung Galaxy Y Netphone Edition. So I looked a little closer and wondered the same. Here’s a quick comparison to give you a better overview of the two Netphone variants.

January 06, 2011

Samsung Infuse 4G w/ Super AMOLED Plus

And when we all thought the 4-inch Google Nexus S is the Android smartphone to beat, Samsung and AT&T are all set to reveal the Samsung i997 Infuse 4G packing a large 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display.

December 23, 2010

Motorola Smartphones as Mobile PCs

I’ve gotten used to reviewing a lot of smartphones these days that I rarely get glued to a specific unit. However, when Motorola invited me to their office to check out their enterprise phones that doubles as mobile PCs, I obliged.

September 13, 2010

Apple iPhone 4 Review

Apple has yet to release the iPhone 4 in the Philippines via its exclusive carrier Globe Telecom. Even before then, a lot has been said about this 4th generation iPhone — from the supposed antenna issues, the Retina Display, to Face Time and the modified form of multi-tasking feature. So check out our review of […]

August 23, 2010

Two more Samsung Wave phones on Bada

Two more Samsung Wave smartphones will come out in the next couple of months — the Samsung S5250 Wave 2 and Samsung S5330 Wave 2 Pro. Both handsets will also run the Bada OS and will be much cheaper than its predecessor.

May 19, 2010

Poll: Which smartphone OS are you on?

The leadership in the smartphone market is still open for debate and the number haven’t really solidified. At least now, we’ve got over half a dozen contenders. So, which smartphone OS are you currently running on?

July 20, 2009

SmartBro Share It now Unlimited at Php999

SmartBro Share It was first introduced last March, a 3G WiFi router that can share internet up to 5 devices.

July 07, 2008

Smart Uzzap: IM, Email and a bucket of SMS

Smart yesterday launched a new PC and mobile IM app called Smart Uzzap (probably a Web 2.0 play on the Tagalog term “usap” or talk). The app/service seems to aim into the PC-to-mobile (and vice versa) messaging market.

January 28, 2008

Verzio Duplii Review: A closer look at the dual-SIM phone

November last year, Verzio launched two dual-SIM mobile phones in the Philippines. One is the 3G capable Duplii and the other is the stylus touting Twinn. This month, I got to extensibly check out the Verzio Duplii for several weeks and here’s what I think about it.

November 23, 2007

Open Line iPhones at €999 euros

That’s how much would an open line (legit unlocked) iPhone would have cost if Apple did not enter into any 2-year contract with the telcos.

September 15, 2007

Smart Bro is getting some competition?

A tip from Lawrence got me all curious about this alleged new HSDPA modem from Globe. A wireless landline plus broadband service has been reported as early as last year and is branded as Speak ‘n Surf. This month, I was told an upgraded system will be rolled out commercially, promising speeds way better than […]

April 09, 2014

OPPO N1 Review

OPPO will formally make its presence known in the Philippines tomorrow, adding to more than a dozen global, regional and local brands in the market. Along with it are 5 new handsets, including the Oppo N1 with its rotating 13-megapixel rear camera. Check out our full review after the break.

March 28, 2014

LG G Pro 2 and G2 Mini coming April 7

Two new smartphones from LG are coming to the Philippines this first week of April — the LG G Pro 2 and the LG G2 Mini.

March 24, 2014

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact Review

Phone manufacturers have steadily increased the sizes of their screens from the 3.5 – 4 inches two years ago, to the current norm of 5 to 5.5 inches. Sony bucks the trend with its Xperia Z1 Compact.

March 19, 2014

Starmobile Octa launched, priced at Php16,990

Starmobile launched their new flagship smartphone today, the Starmobile Octa. It will be due for release in stores next week with a suggested retail price of Php16,990.

March 17, 2014

Me Mobile Fuel 5, first impressions

We have a new local offering here folks, and it’s a smartphone that packs a 5-inch HD IPS display, quad-core CPU, dual-SIM functionality, good design, and affordable price tag. Meet the Me Mobile Fuel 5.

March 14, 2014

Hear this: Monocle by Native Union

We had a lot of speakers and headphones coming our way thru the years but this is the first time we’ve encountered something more than the ordinary — and it’s called the Monocle by Native Union.

March 03, 2014

February Gadget Reviews Roundup 2014

We now have the month of March ahead of us folks, and it’s time to take a look at the gadgets we’ve reviewed last month. This includes four smartphones, three tablets, a couple of wireless speakers, a tablet phone, and a watch phone. Here’s our Gadget Reviews Roundup for February 2014.

February 26, 2014

Comparison: LG G Pro 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Yesterday, we got a hands-on of LG’s latest superphone that packs a 5.9-inch Full HD display, a Snapdragon 800 CPU, and 3GB of RAM – the LG G Pro 2. Let’s pit it against another superphone that packs almost the same specs – the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Let’s find out who looks better on […]

February 25, 2014

LG G Pro 2 hands-on, first impressions

Over a week ago, LG announced its next-generation phablet, the LG G Pro 2. This 5.9-inch beast of a smartphone combines the best design and features of the G2 with the size and functionality of G Pro together with a built-in antenna (perhaps for the Korean market).

February 24, 2014

#NokiaMWC Hands-on: Nokia X and X+

While Asha is doing really great in the low-cost market, Nokia is adding more handsets into the line-up with a more capable Android-based Nokia X and X+.

February 17, 2014

Motorola Moto G Review

The Motorola Moto G is one of the company’s most recent and most affordable offering after it was acquired by Google. Let’s find out if this is the best Android smartphone in its class and price category after reading our full review.

February 15, 2014

Google intros ‘relationships’ option in Voice Search

With Google‘s update for Android smartphones, the company has announced that it will be introducing a new feature that lets users voice search a contact by simply saying their relationship to him/her.

February 14, 2014

Cherry Mobile Rave 2.0 Review

The Cherry Mobile Rave 2.0, the first local smartphone to pack NFC connectivity on top of other common specs like a quad-core CPU, a gig of RAM, 5.3-inch display, 13 megapixel camera, dual-SIM support, and Android Jellybean. But are these enough to convince buyers to shell out Php8,999, or it’s better to skip it for […]

February 11, 2014

MediaTek announces MT6595 4G LTE Octa-Core SOC

MediaTek has just announced the world’s first octa-core SOC for smartphones that supports 4G LTE connectivity and powered by the latest Cortex-A17 CPUs from ARM – the MT6595.

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