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January 15, 2015

Xiaomi Mi Note Now Official

The highly-anticipated launch of Xiaomi’s new flagship smartphone has commenced, and after a short moment of reminiscing about the company’s achievement, CEO Lei Jun hopped on stage to introduce the new Xiaomi Mi Note.

November 30, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review

Perhaps the most impressive release of Samsung this year points to the Galaxy Note 4. The Korean company went all-out both on the hardware and material design. Check out our full review of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 below.

October 31, 2014

MSI Launches GS70 and GS60 Gaming Notebooks

Now if you think that the Dominator Pro is a little over the top both in specs and in price, worry not because MSI Philippines also launched lower-tiered gaming laptops that are cheaper but can still provide much needed fire power for your gaming needs.

August 12, 2014

Cherry Mobile Tegra Note 7 gets an LTE variant, costs P13,999

For those of you who are rather piqued by the Cherry Mobile Tegra Note 7’s lack of inbuilt data connectivity, fret no more because the local company is set to launch an LTE variant of their Tegra-powered slate, but it’s going to cost you four grand more.

March 24, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2 lands, priced at Php36,990

Earlier today, Samsung Philippines has held an event to formally announce the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2 in the country.

September 27, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Gear launched in the Philippines

SM Aura Premier, BGC – Samsung has officially launched in the country last night the 5.7-inch Galaxy Note 3 and its camera-equipped companion smartwatch, the Galaxy Gear.

September 25, 2013

Galaxy Note 3 at Php36,990, Galaxy Gear at Php13,990

So we finally got the most important detail about the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartphone –their official retail price.

March 30, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Review

Samsung has probably one of the most number of tablets in the market. The line-up is so packed that it is split between two categories — the Galaxy Tab and the Galaxy Note. The Galaxy Note 8.0 combines the best of both the Galaxy Tab brand and the Galaxy S brand. Why? Check out our […]

March 26, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 coming in April 13 for Php23,990

In a small media briefing this afternoon, Samsung Philippines held a quick tutorial session to showcase the note-worthy features of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0.

November 26, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Review

Cellphones used to be big and heavy. Then, they started getting smaller, thinner and light. Now, they’re starting to be bigger again. The Galaxy Note 2 is a good example of a big phone. At 5.5 inches, we bet half the population will have a hard time holding it with one hand.

February 27, 2012

Samsung unveils 10.1-inch Galaxy Note

And while we thought the stylus is no longer in style with tablets, Samsung showed it can still do a good job with the 5.3″ Galaxy Note N7000. Now they’re doing a 10.1-inch version of the Galaxy Note announced at the Mobile World Congress.

November 17, 2011

Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000 Review

When Samsung first unveiled the Galaxy Note, I had mixed feelings with the device. It’s got the genes of an impressive smartphone but a form factor that’s inching towards the tablet category. After having over a week’s time with the Samsung Galaxy Note and I’d like to share my verdict. Check out the full review […]

May 08, 2011

Asus ROG G73Jh Gamer’s Notebook

This 17-inch notebook by Asus is looking to be a pretty solid gaming laptop — an Asus Republic of Gamers (ROG) G73Jh. Announced back in January during CES 2011, the Asus G73Jh is said to be inspired by the Lockheed F117A stealth fighter. See our unboxing photos below and judge for yourself.

April 10, 2010

Bluetooth’s Awkward Position in Notebooks

A number of low-cost and entry-level notebook manufacturers have opted to skip integrated Bluetooth modems in their units in favor of a lower price-point. And they’ve got good reasons to do so.

January 15, 2010

The 12″ CULV Notebook Round-Up

For several months now, a new category of notebooks have been introduced in the market that sports ultra-low voltage Intel CPUs and Athlon Neo, all of which promises ultra-portability and longer battery life aside from being thin and light.

June 03, 2009

Acer Aspire Timeline notebook lasts for 8 hours

This was launched sometime last month but I only had several close encounters with it lately. The Acer Timeline notebook boasts of up to 8 hours battery life and sports a nice slim design (slimmer than most netbooks).

May 22, 2009

HP Mini Note 2140 Review

After a week of taking the HP Mini Note 2140 for a spin, I’d say HP has finally made a comeback in the fight for netbook market share (and HP doesn’t even want to call the mini a netbook).

May 09, 2009

HP Mini Note 1109TU Review

This 2nd generation HP Mini Note (1109TU) has been out as early as December last year (officially launched 2 weeks ago) but we only got to try and test one this week. I actually requested for the HP Mini 2140 but the messenger sent in the wrong model. So here’s a quick review of the […]

March 27, 2009

HP Mini Note 2140 Priced at Php23,950

A number of people have been asking about the HP Mini 2140 and when it will be available in the Philippines. I initially thought it will take some time since the HP Mini 1000 is already in shelves. Looks like Complink has them on stock at a retail price of Php23,950.   

March 02, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge first impressions

Along with the Galaxy S6, Samsung also introduced a more unique version in this year’s launch — the Galaxy S6 Edge. The Galaxy S6 Edge took its cue from the Galaxy Note Edge that was released a couple of months ago. However, this time, instead of just one side sporting a curved edge, both sides […]

February 20, 2015

MyPhone Uno Review

During the Android One launching event, members of the media are given the opportunity to take home either the Cherry Mobile One or the MyPhone Uno. We were initially gunning for the Android One handset from CM, but instead we’ve received the latter which we will take a closer look at in this review.

February 14, 2015

Lenovo to upgrade 7 smartphones to Android Lollipop

Lenovo has just unveiled that it will upgrade seven of its smartphones to Android 5.0 Lollipop which includes the Vibe Z2 Pro, Vibe X2, and the newly announced S90 and P70.

February 04, 2015

In-Depth Guide on Buying a Pre-loved Smartphone

Not all of us have sufficient moolah to buy a brand new smartphone. As such, some of us resort to buying used or, as some sellers would love to call it, pre-loved handsets either from an acquaintance or from one of the gazillion sellers on various online buy-and-sell platforms. If it’s really inevitable to go […]

January 30, 2015

Cherry Mobile G2 Review

Late last month, we gave you guys an early look at the new Cherry Mobile G2 and after spending some time with it, it’s time to give you guys our full review of this affordable smartwatch.

January 18, 2015

Cherry Mobile Cosmos One Plus Quick Review

Cherry Mobile opened up the year with a massive flagship handset in the name of CM Cosmos One Plus. We got an early review unit and put the handset in a quick stress test to see how it fares.

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