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June 28, 2014

Google Everywhere is both Great and Scary

During Google I/O 2014, there were two protesters who interrupted the keynote, one saying that Google builds robots that kill. After that and certainly after all the news with the NSA, it got me thinking – having a few companies control your data may be a little scary.

June 27, 2014

Samsung Galaxy K Zoom hands-on, with video

The Samsung Galaxy K Zoom has just landed on local shores, and we just recently attended the launch for the camera-centric smartphone and got a hands-on.

June 23, 2014

Huawei Ascend G6 Review

Announced back in February during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the Huawei Ascend G6 was finally launched in the Philippines a couple of weeks ago. Originally announced to have LTE capability, Huawei Philippines released the 3G-capable model, most likely to keep the price more attractive.

June 22, 2014

O+ Air Review

Octa-cores have become a common inclusion among flagship phones this year. It has also been used as a major marketing term so it’s no wonder O+ has also banked on the same popularity when they announced their latest flagship handset. Check out our full review of the O+ Air after the break.

June 17, 2014

Samsung is working on a Smart Bike

One of the perks of being as big of a company as Samsung is the luxury to channel resources in other fields to further grow their business and create new jobs in the process. That’s exactly what Samsung is looking to do when they launched the Maestro Academy in Italy, and one of their projects […]

June 16, 2014

Cherry Mobile Ultra Review

Earlier, we gave you guys a brief overview of some of the Cherry Mobile Ultra’s features and gave you a quick tour of its simple yet well-put-together body. Now it’s time to delve deeper into this LTE smartphone to see what other things its got to offer besides good looks and LTE functionality.

June 10, 2014

OPPO Find 7a Review

The Find 7a is Oppo’s newest flagship smartphone to be released in the Philippines and comes with specs that rivals most of the other global brands. It’s a huge and respected brand in the mainland so we’re expecting it will make the same impact in the country. Check out our full review of the Oppo […]

June 05, 2014

65-inch LG Ultra HD 4K TV goes webOS

Just the other week-end, the team and some of our co-hosts in GeekyNights spend the whole afternoon and evening over at the Frasier place with this new 65-inch Ultra HD 4K TV from LG. The latest model in its line-up for 2014 puts a lot of focus on the platform.

June 01, 2014

Epson celebrates success in an island in Cebu

We were once again privileged to be invited by Epson Philippines Corporation (EPC) to an annual event for its media partners — the Epson Fusion. Now on its 5th year, we were flown to Cebu to be part of the company’s celebration. They also let us experience canyoning and swimming with the gorgeous whale sharks.

May 30, 2014

Lenovo Vibe Z Review

Lenovo ventured into the smartphone market with numerous models ranging from low-end to flagship. Here we have the Lenovo Vibe Z K910L, Lenovo’s Snapdragon 800 offering for consumers with top of the line specification that competes with the likes of LG G2 and Nexus 5. Read our full review to find out if this smartphone […]

May 29, 2014

Asus FonePad 7 (2014, FE170CG) unboxed, first look

Coming in exclusively today, the redesigned Asus FonePad 7 packs almost everything we loved about its predecessor, with a few downgrades in screen & camera resolutions and internal memory. But even with that said, Asus has aggressively priced the FonePad 7 FE170CG at a very affordable price point, without much compromising the experience – this is why a […]

May 27, 2014

Lenovo Vibe X Review

The Lenovo Vibe X, also known as the Lenovo S960, is an Android smartphone that packs a 5-inch full HD display, MediaTek quad-core CPU, and 2GB of RAM. Spec-wise, it sits below the Snapdragon 800-powered Vibe Z (K910) flagship. It’s cheaper compared to its big brother, but with a price tag of almost Php20k, is […]

May 25, 2014

LG G Pro 2 Review

Landing on our hands today, the LG G Pro 2 is the evolution of LG’s flagship phone, the G2, and is the successor to the Optimus G Pro. It hosts almost everything the G2 packs and more, such as expandable storage, a larger display, a removable back cover & battery and more software tweaks. Without further […]

May 19, 2014

Cherry Mobile Omega Spectrum Review

Cherry Mobile got into some curious discussion when it announced the CM Omega Spectrum that is powered by a quad-core Broadcom chip. It’s the first time the processor was used by the local handset brand so it was interesting to learn of its performance compare to the more popular Mediatek chips. Check out our full […]

May 18, 2014

OPPO Find 7a initial impressions

OPPO Philippines launched the Find 7a in the country back in April. With a suggested retail price of Php22,990, it’s one of the most affordable Snapdragon handset around (based on SRP, could be lower with street price).

May 13, 2014

Test Drive: 1.0L Chevrolet Spark LS

Chevrolet lent us a Spark to drive around for a week. What we received was the Spark LS that has the smaller 1.0-liter engine with automatic transmission. Was it a good city/out of town companion to us? Join us in our recent trip to Punta Fuego to find out.

May 09, 2014

An LED Watch made of… Wood?

Tokyoflash’s bread and butter as a company is to come up with unconventional (and sometimes difficult-to-decipher) timepieces and it seems that they haven’t lost their touch one bit as they unveiled one of their latest creations, the Kisai Night Vision Wood

May 04, 2014

iPhone 6 mock-up compared side-by-side with Galaxy S5

We’ve seen previous rumors regarding the specs and physical aspects of the upcoming flagship from Apple. There’s even a concept art of what it could look like, but the people from Macitynet compared the latest iPhone 6 physical mock-up with a Samsung Galaxy S5. See how the alleged iPhone 6 is similar (or different) from […]

April 25, 2014

Nissan Note: world’s first self-cleaning car

Nissan is testing out a super-hydrophobic and oleophobic nano-paint technology called Ultra-Ever Dry which, in theory, should ward off water, oil and dirt from your car. As a proof of concept, the company has painted one half of the Nissan Note with the said coating while leaving the other half untouched. The result is actually […]

April 17, 2014

#TBT: Microsoft pays tribute to the man behind “Bliss”

Roughly the same time last year, we’ve reported that Microsoft will officially pull the plug on Windows XP. And just as the software giant was about to bid its ageing platform one final farewell, the Redmond-based firm tipped its hat to Charles O’Rear who, in some ways, became an integral part of WinXP.

April 11, 2014

Mazda 3 2014 SkyActiv prices in the Philippines

The new 2014 Mazda 3 SkyActiv is coming to the Philippines this 2nd quarter and we’ve got the retail prices of the different variants to be released in the country.

April 11, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

The Galaxy S5 is the 5th-generation of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S line and, like the Apple iPhone, has gone thru many years of refinement. Check out our full review of the Samsung Galaxy S5 after the break.

April 11, 2014

Oppo Find 7a hands-on demo – 50MP photos and gestures

Oppo officially launches the Find 7a and at the same time, released the price of the Find 7. In this quick video demonstration, an Oppo representative shows us how the 50MP photos coming from a 13MP camera does its trick and how off-screen and on-screen gestures work.

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.

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 […]

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