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October 24, 2013

Cheap DIY rig turns your smartphone into a microscope

Macro photography offers a glimpse into the unseen world that some of us don’t even know exist. Unfortunately, it often requires pricey equipment in order to get super close to the subject we want to photograph.

October 18, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition Review

Samsung’s flagship 10-incher left us with really good first impressions thanks to its great design, build, and beefy specs. But can it deliver the same quality in terms of performance and usability? Find out the answer by reading our review of the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition after the jump.

October 05, 2013

FlameStower lets you charge your phone using Fire!

While browsing for a cool stuff on Kickstarter, we came across this S80 contraption called FlameStower that allows users charge their USB-touting devices using nothing but fire.

October 04, 2013

Apple iPhone 5C Review

The iPhone 5C came as a curious companion to the announcement of the iPhone 5S. It sported the same hardware as the iPhone 5 but premium aluminum body has been replaced by a pastel-colored polycarbonate shell. Check out our full review of the iPhone 5C after the break.

September 30, 2013

Apple iPhone 5S Review

Once a year, Apple would introduce the new model of their very popular iPhone. This year is a first as Apple introduced not one, but two, iPhone models — the iPhone 5c and the iPhone 5s. So we bought these 2 models to test and review. Check out our full review of the iPhone 5s […]

September 28, 2013

Cherry Mobile Cosmos X2 review

Not too long ago, we’ve posted our first impression of the Cherry Mobile Cosmos X2 where we took you to a quick tour of its externals. Now it’s time to get more up close and personal with the Cosmos middle child to see whether it’s got some muscle to go along with its deceiving SGS3/Nexus […]

September 27, 2013

LG G2 Review

LG Mobile Philippines made a lot of effort to bring the LG G2 to the Philippines just weeks after its global announcement back in August. In a span of 47 days, the G2 was finally launched in the country. Check out our full review of the LG G2 below.

September 23, 2013

Microsoft announces Surface RT 2

Apart from the Surface Pro 2, Microsoft has also announced another tablet, the Surface 2; a follow-up to the last year’s Surface RT.

September 23, 2013

Microsoft Surface Pro 2 now official

Over at New York City, Microsoft has announced the successor to its flagship tablet from last year, the 2nd-gen Microsoft Surface Pro.

September 20, 2013

BlackBerry Q5 Review

BlackBerry’s OS 10 ushered in a new line of smartphones for the company, namely, the all-touch Z10 and the keyboard-equipped Q10. While these phones pack good sets of hardware, their high price tags may not appeal to a significant segment of the market. The company’s answer — the BlackBerry Q5, an entry-level BB10 handset. Check […]

September 18, 2013

Cherry Mobile Cosmos S Review

The Cosmos series from Cherry Mobile marks a very huge step for the company as it is very ambitious. We put the Cosmos S under the test. With a quad-core processor, a 5-inch 720p display, an 18MP camera, a 2,500mAh battery & Android 4.2 packed in a 6.98mm thin body, will it deliver?

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 16, 2013

Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z Review

Cherry Mobile is perhaps the most aggressive of all local phone brands. This is evident with their frequent product launches and the introduction of the Cosmos series, specifically the Cosmos Z. Check our full review of the Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z after the jump.

September 14, 2013

Sony Xperia Z1 Review

Sony announced their latest flagship in the form of the Xperia Z1 – a 20 megapixel-packing smartphone that runs 5-inch full HD display and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 800 CPU. Certainly a beast but does it have enough to lure people away from competition. Let’s find out by reading our Sony Xperia Z1 review below.

September 09, 2013

PocketBook CoverReader; not your typical smartphone case

Let’s face it; we don’t always need the super bright, 1080p display of our smartphone, especially for relatively simple tasks like reading e-books. This is why smartphone case maker, PocketBook, came up with a case for the Samsung Galaxy S4 called CoverReader that also acts as a secondary low-res screen for the flagship handset.

September 08, 2013

Hands-on at IFA: Nokia Lumia 1020

We finally got our hands on the Lumia 1020, the second 41MP PureView handset from Nokia (originally featured on the Nokia 808 PureView).

September 05, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 becomes official!

We’re live here in Berlin for the Samsung Unpacked 2013: Episode 2, days before the IFA opens on the 6th. Samsung has finally unveiled the new Galaxy Note 3.

August 29, 2013

Nintendo 2DS portable gaming system announced

Nintendo has announced its newest member of the Nintendo 3DS family of portable gaming systems designed specifically for anyone looking for a more affordable entry point into the world of Nintendo hand-held video games – the Nintendo 2DS.

August 23, 2013

GetOutMore.ph: Win trips & pocket money via BPI 24/7

If you use bpiexpressonline.com to pay your bills, then check out the promo by GetOutMore.ph for you to win free trips to various Asian countries with pocket money.

August 22, 2013

Canon outs PowerShot G16, S120, SX510, and SX170

Canon has just announced the release of its latest additions to its popular Point-and-Shoot lineup — the PowerShot G16, S120, SX510 and the SX170.

August 22, 2013

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls revealed

Blizzard has announced its expansion pack for Diablo 3 called “Reaper of Souls“, which features a new character class, higher level cap, and a “darker” game this time around.

August 16, 2013

Forget bottles/cans, this new beer comes in sachets!

There’s a new beer in town, but instead of being sold in traditional bottles or cans, Pat’s Backcountry Beverages’ booze will be retailed in the form of sachets and, as the company claims, it has “the same great taste you’re used to in a premium microbrew”.

August 13, 2013

BlackBerry 9720 announced; super-social touch & type

Apart from BlackBerry’s line up for BB10 devices, they have just announced a new phone running BB OS 7 – the 9720. The phone is meant to ‘spark the conversation’ as it features the makings of a super social phone and a lot more.

August 11, 2013

Samsung NX2000 Review

Samsung PH has been kind enough to let us take their latest mid-range MILC, the NX2000, for a spin for a couple of weeks. Check out what this 20MP camera has to offer in our full review right after the break.

August 10, 2013

Huawei Ascend P6 Review

Huawei’s thinnest smartphone yet has just arrived — the Ascend P6. It’s actually the thinnest available smartphone in the local market today.

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