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March 11, 2015

Samsung unveils Galaxy Xcover 3 rugged smartphone

Samsung’s latest rugged mid-range smartphone, the Galaxy Xcover 3, has been unveiled, sporting a 4.5-inch display, quad-core CPU, LTE connectivity, and an IP67-certified body.

January 13, 2015

BRAVEN BRV-PRO is a rugged speaker w/ modular accessories

BRAVEN, known for its wireless speakers that can withstand serious beatings, announced a new addition to its array of devices. The BRV-PRO is a Bluetooth-touting speaker with IPX7 certification and a unique capability of being able to be equipped with different accessories.

January 07, 2015

Panasonic Introduces Two New Rugged Lumix Cameras

Panasonic has recently announced a pair of nature-ready, compact digital cameras namely the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6 and the Lumix DMC-TS30.

September 04, 2014

Samsung outs Galaxy Tab Active, rugged 8-inch slate w/ C-Pen Stylus

Samsung has introduced another addition to their Galaxy Tab lineup, the Galaxy Tab Active, which is slated to go head-to-head with the also recently-announced Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact.

August 09, 2014

Cherry Mobile Rover, ruggedized Android with 3,600mAh battery

Cherry Mobile has introduced a new ruggedized Android smartphone that features a dual-core CPU, large 3,600mAh battery, an IP67-certified body, and a sub-Php6k price tag – the Rover.

September 20, 2013

Nikon 1 AW1: World’s first rugged MILC

Nikon has recently added another camera to its 1-series lineup, the AW1. But instead of a photographic upgrade, the imaging giant’s new mirrorless camera gains resistance against water and shock up to some extent, making it the world’s first underwater digital camera with interchangeable lens.

August 09, 2013

SOL, a ruggedized solar-powered laptop

Canada-based WeWi Telecommunications Inc. has came up with a new laptop that is designed for use in military, education and developing nations where electricity is limited. Meet SOL, a ruggedized laptop that is powered by the sun.

January 11, 2013

Panasonic launches Windows, Android ruggedized tablets

Panasonic has recently launched two new members of their Toughpad line of ruggedized tablets designed for “mission-critical and highly mobile workers” – the Windows 8 Pro-powered Toughpad FZ-G1, and the Android Toughpad JT-B1.

April 14, 2015

Garmin VIRB X and VIRB XE Now Official

Garmin has been trying to take a sizeable slice out of action camera pie, but has so far been unsuccessful with their previous attempts, with the most recent one being the Garmin VIRB Elite which we featured here in the past. The company is at it again, this time they unveiled two action cams – […]

March 12, 2015

YugaTech Presents: Conquering the Dunes with the Nissan NP300 Navara

Nissan Philippines Incorporated recently flew us all the way to Ilocos Norte to try out the capabilities of their recently-launched NP300 Navara. This off-road vehicle promises the comforts of a car with the ruggedness of a pick-up truck. Did it prove true to its claims? Join us in this special feature and find out!

March 10, 2015

Hottest Gadgets for the Hottest Summer Trips (2015)

Once again summer is fast approaching and we’re here to bring you the latest devices that are both currently in store shelves or will soon be available in the market. Looking for phones that could go with you underwater? How about speakers that can withstand the beatings of your extreme adventures? Here are some of the hottest gadgets […]

March 03, 2015

Ford shows off ‘MoDe’ e-bikes packed with features

Still from MWC in Barcelona, Ford gave the public a peek of its prototype electronic bikes. Dubbed as MoDe:Pro and MoDe:Me, these two bicycles aim to make commutes safer and more efficient.

February 19, 2015

Five Earphones under Php500

For the music-loving people, an audio accessory is a must-have. Who wouldn’t want affordable, decently-sounding earphones? We round up five of the best ones we’ve seen and used, and are priced below half a grand.

February 05, 2015

How many Cherry Mobile smartphones were released in 2014?

Cherry Mobile is, no doubt, one of the best-selling smartphone brands in the country. Spanning over 50 smartphones and a dozen more of other gadgets under their portfolio, they are also one of the most active companies, releasing new phone models like pancakes every now and then. One may ask, how many have they released just in […]

January 30, 2015

This is the Samsung Galaxy S6, revealed in photos

After seeing the huge design improvements in Samsung’s recent smartphones like the Galaxy Alpha and the Galaxy Note 4, a lot of people are excited about the Galaxy S6’s design. If you’re one of those people, then wait no more! The Samsung Galaxy S6 may have just been accidentally revealed through some photos on the internet.

January 23, 2015

SOL REPUBLIC Punk Quick Review

There are a lot of wireless speakers available in the market today that function through the use of Bluetooth, but the selection narrows down when you look for a Bluetooth speaker that’s really easy to carry around. The SOL REPUBLIC Punk is a compact wireless speaker that promises to be able to tag along anywhere […]

December 23, 2014

O+ Tag Quick Review

O+ USA recently released a wearable device called the O+ Tag, a water resistant Bluetooth-enabled pendant that connects to your Android smartphone. It acts as an SMS reader, pedometer, and retrieves notifications from your smartphone. Find out what we think of the device by reading our hands on and first impressions below.

December 06, 2014

YugaTech Christmas Gadget Guide 2014: Cameras

You’ve seen the past few days our smartphone, tablet, smartwatch, and laptop holiday gadget guides. Today, we’ll discuss cameras of all shapes, sizes, and uses — in hopes that they win your hearts and pockets this holiday season.

November 07, 2014

List of waterproof smartphones you can buy right now

A waterproof smartphone is a joy to have. You can use it outdoors even when it’s raining, take it to the beach or swimming pool, take underwater shots, don’t have to worry about accidental spills, and you can easily clean it up with running water. So if you’re looking for a smartphone that can handle […]

November 05, 2014

Kodak introduces PixPro SP360 Action Camera

Kodak recently introduced its latest action camera which features a 16 megapixel MOS sensor, 360-degree viewing range, NFC connectivity, and a ruggedized body – the PixPro SP360.

November 03, 2014

Seven phones with large batteries under Php8k

A large battery capacity is still one of the must-have features in a phone because running out of juice while you’re on the road is just unacceptable. So if you’re in a budget and don’t want to carry a charger and a power bank wherever you go, here are seven phones with large batteries under […]

September 29, 2014

Veho Muvi K2 Review

Here we are again with another action camera on our hands. After comparing the GoPro Hero 3+ and its look-alike the Php5K Playground Cam100, let’s take a look at what the Veho Muvi K2 has to offer.

September 22, 2014

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2014 lands, starts at Php105K

In addition to the ThinkPad 8, Lenovo Philippines also launched the latest iteration of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, which sports a 14-inch touchscreen display and a rugged yet slim body that passed eight military specification tests.

September 19, 2014

Wear This: Garmin Fenix 2 Multi-Sport Watch

Garmin has recently introduced the Fenix2 multi-purpose watch in the local market. Targeting multi-sport enthusiasts, the Fenix2 was built to fit the likes of swimmers, hikers, runners, and skiers.

September 16, 2014

Victorinox INOX lands locally, priced at Php27,500

Today marks the official debut of the rugged timepiece from Victorinox Swiss Army called I.N.O.X. Mind you it’s not the typical weather-proof watch that we often see in the tech segment, rather a watch that was ran over by a 64-ton tank and lived to tell about it.

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