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May 23, 2014

Facebook’s new default privacy settings

Privacy has always been an issue for Facebook users. Especially to those who are not aware of the scope of their posts. Before, all new users of the popular social-networking site have post settings set for “Public” sharing by default. Good thing this is now fixed.

February 28, 2013

Google Settings stealthily sneaks in to your phone

So it seems that Google got too excited in installing their new app called Google Settings on Android devices that they missed out on informing the users about it even in the form of a simple notification.

January 23, 2012

APN Settings for Globe, Smart, Sun Cellular

The following settings are applicable to Smart, Globe and Sun Cellular for their APN settings (Access Point Name). The settings should work with majority of smartphones in the market. APN Settings for Globe Postpaid APN: internet.globe.com.ph Prepaid APN: http.globe.com.ph APN Settings for Smart Bro Postpaid APN: smartbro Prepaid APN: smartbro APN Settings for Smart Buddy, […]

September 08, 2010

APN Settings for Globe, Smart, Sun Cellular

The following settings are applicable to Smart, Globe and Sun Cellular for their APN settings (Access Point Name). The settings should work with majority of smartphones in the market. APN Settings for Globe Postpaid APN: internet.globe.com.ph Prepaid APN: http.globe.com.ph APN Settings for Smart Bro Postpaid APN: smartbro Prepaid APN: smartbro APN Settings for Smart Buddy, […]

June 17, 2008

Optimizing Camera Phone Settings

Newer phones now have built-in cameras that are comparative with most point-and-shoot cameras in the market. Some camera phones even have ample controls that allows you to set contrast, DOF, ISO, brightness, color and exposure. We did some samples below to illustrate these.

June 05, 2007

Google blocks Yahoo on Default Search Settings

Heard from the TWiT podcast that PC maker Dell made a deal with Google to load up all new Dell PCs with the Google Toolbar, PC Search and Web Search along with a co-branded homepage. Obviously, this co-branding is all about advertising and Dell and Google will share the profits from revenues taken from this.

July 11, 2014

This case allows iPhone 5/5s to go 300-ft underwater

It’s hard to imagine why would anyone want to bring their iPhone 5/5s with them during a deep ocean dive. But if you happen to know a diver who would want to but can’t, then Thanko may have just something that may tickle their fancy.

July 03, 2014

Asus ZenFone 5 Review

Asus is not done competing with the low-end smartphone market, as they have a ZenFone family recently announced poised to take over in 4, 5 and 6. What we have here now is the Asus ZenFone 5, the middle-child of the family, not too big, not too small – packing decent specs, good software, a […]

July 01, 2014

Apple releases iOS 7.1.2 update

Apple has released the iOS 7.1.2 update via OTA to the iPhone, iPod touch, and the iPad, bringing with it some bug fixes and security enhancements.

June 29, 2014

Sony Xperia Z2 Review

Sony continues to improve on the Xperia Z concept they introduced about two years ago. Today, the 3rd-generation Xperia Z2 has surpassed almost all aspects of the original blueprint while maintaining that distinct signature. Check out our full review of the Sony Xperia Z2 after the break.

June 28, 2014

Go 3D with GoPro’s Dual HERO System

GoPro has a new accessory called the Dual HERO System that lets you create 3D photos and videos using two GoPro HERO cameras.

June 27, 2014

Android “L” vs Android KitKat – visual comparison of UI

There are a lot of new things to watch out for once the new Android L update rolls out. We have been promised of a performance boost and better battery life, but one of the aspects that’s going to get a major facelift is its layout design. You have an idea on what the new […]

June 26, 2014

Android L previewed: major redesign, better performance

Over at Google IO 2014, the company has just teased the next version of their mobile operating system - Android L - and while we’re not yet hearing the ‘sweet’ name nor the version number, we are introduced to a major redesign and a performance boost in graphics coding, battery life and a lot more.

June 24, 2014

How to Jailbreak your iDevice running on iOS 7.1/7.1.1

If you’ve been holding off on upgrading to the latest version of iOS because you’ll lose your Jailbreak stuff, well fret no more because a team of Chinese devs have released a software that can Jailbreak (untethered) supported iDevices running on iOS 7.1 and/or 7.1.1. Head past the break for a quick tutorial on how […]

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 23, 2014

Xiaomi Mi 3 Review

The Xiaomi Mi 3 made a really good impression when it first launched in China last year. The flagship packs good aesthetics, high-end specs, and a very aggressive price tag – features that all consumers are longing for in a smartphone. Now that it has finally made its way to the Philippines, is Xiaomi posed […]

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 20, 2014

Asus FonePad 7 2014 (FE170CG) Review

A phone and a tablet in one do-it-all device; that’s one of the many gadget trends happening around, and for those who have a specific budget, the new Asus FonePad 7 is looking to be a great package, holding every essential element to a good experience. Is it worth the buy? Read our full review […]

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 16, 2014

How to stop Facebook from using your web history for ads

As part of bringing advertisements that will appeal more to your interests, Facebook is going to be collecting information from the apps that you use and websites you visit – yes, that means your entire web history will be used by Facebook. If you feel like this is somehow an intrusion to your privacy, scroll […]

June 13, 2014

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Tab S

After the live-streaming event hosted by Samsung Philippines, the folks from the media got the chance to play around with the new tablets that the company recently launched. So we grabbed the opportunity to get up close and personal with these two new tablets, and share with you our initial thoughts about it.

June 13, 2014

Photo Showdown – Cherry Mobile Flare S2 VS Google Nexus 5

As some of you may know, the Cherry Mobile Flare S2 carries the same camera sensor used in Google Nexus 5. We did a little test to see if this sub-Php5K smartphone can really produce the same quality of photos with a Google-branded device.

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 08, 2014

Lenovo Vibe Z receives KitKat update

We just reviewed Lenovo Vibe Z last week. It is the current flagship offering of Lenovo but it shipped with a dated Android 4.3 “Jelly Bean.” Now, we just received the Android 4.4.2 “KitKat” update and here’s what changed.

June 07, 2014

Microsoft seeds PC drivers for Xbox One controller

We’re literally just days away from this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), but Microsoft’s Larry Hryb, or more commonly known as Major Nelson, couldn’t wait for the annual trade fair to announce the availability of the drivers that will allow gamers to use their Xbox One controller to their PC.

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