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July 30, 2013

Should the Philippines build a Cyber Army?

Cyber threats are real. Countries like the U.S., Iran, North Korea and China have been subjects numerous times when it comes to cyber security, warfare and espionage. While we’re not as big and as powerful as those countries, do you think we should also develop a way to defend our country from cyber attacks?

June 28, 2012

Google Nexus Q: The first “Social Streaming” device

We’ve recently posted an article about Google’s new feature-packed and very affordable flagship device in the form of the Nexus 7. Along with the tablet, Google has unveiled a very innovative accessory which will certainly be a good addition to what seems to be an already great device (or any Android device for that matter) […]

August 10, 2007

Clones 2.0: Social Networking Clones by Country

Business 2.0 Magazine published a feature in their August edition entitled “Send in the Clones”. International entrepreneurs, inspired by the success of some of the biggest Web 2.0 services, have created their own local knockoffs. TechCrunch rebuts “Who is cloning who?”, pointing to some comparative mistakes and first-to-market mixed ups. Here’s the chart that was […]

March 15, 2006

Defining the Philippine Blogosphere

Last month, we had some good discussions about who or what comprises the Philippine Blogosphere. With the numerous projects (or lists) that I’ve launched and with the different entities/groups that help promote Filipino bloggers or Philippine blogs, there have been varying distinctions as to what makes a blog Pinoy. Take for example the Philippine Blog […]

June 05, 2014

COGITO POP now available in PH for Php5,500

The company announces the availability of the COGITO POP that brings notifications from your smartphone straight to your wrist. They boast that this connected device isn’t your ordinary smart watch since it fuses functionality with its stylish designs.

May 26, 2014

UP24 by Jawbone Review

The first time we actively used a smart armband was the UP by Jawbone back in January. The promise was simple and easy — track your daily activity, from number of steps to number of hours of deep sleep, sync them to the cloud and access them via your Android or iOS smartphone.

February 17, 2014

Motorola Moto G Review

The Motorola Moto G is one of the company’s most recent and most affordable offering after it was acquired by Google. Let’s find out if this is the best Android smartphone in its class and price category after reading our full review.

December 30, 2013

Cherry Mobile Superion Odyssey Review

There’s no doubt that Cherry Mobile is well-known when it comes to producing budget-friendly tablets. Just name a budget under Php10k and you’ll be given a slew of options. One of them is the Superion Odyssey which also features full phone and text functionality. Check out our review of this slate after the break.

December 29, 2013

Nokia Lumia 1520 Review

Globally announced back in November during our coverage in Abu Dhabi, the Nokia Lumia 1520 is set to arrive in the Philippines on January 2014. Check out our full review of the Nokia Lumia 1520 after the jump.

December 01, 2013

LG G Pad 8.3 Review

It’s been a long time since LG released an Android tablet and the last time we remember it was outrageously expensive. LG’s comeback to the tablet market is marked by the G Pad 8.3 with a form factor that’s strikingly akin to the iPad Mini. Check out our full review of the LG G Pad […]

October 25, 2013

Official: iPhone 5S, 5C arriving to Globe on November 15

It’s official, the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C is coming to the Philippines via Globe on November 15, 2013. This is based on a Twitter update from Globe’s Social Media Manager moments ago.

October 10, 2013

Polaroid Diamond 3G+, PRO97135 on Sun Plan 450

Sun Cellular’s latest offer under their Plan 450 is a bundled device — a 7-inch Polaroid 3G tablet and a 3.5-inch 3G Android smartphone. We took a closer look at both devices to see if they’re well worth the Php450 monthly plan from Sun.

September 24, 2013

Calidad Humana 2013 winner is a fraud

In the song “Get Up, Stand Up”, the late Bob Marley said that “You can fool some people sometimes, but you can’t fool all the people all the time.” Sadly it didn’t reach Mark Joseph Tajo Solis, a Political Science graduate at the University of the Philippines, in time as his devious photo-grabbing streak was […]

September 13, 2013

Poll: Which locally distributed brand makes the best smartphones?

Last month, we ran a poll asking which global brands make the best Android phones. This time we’d like to do a similar poll for the local brands or the ones that only distribute their units in the Philippines. Head on to the poll widget below to vote.

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.

July 26, 2013

BlackBerry Q10 Review

After spending two solid weeks with the BlackBerry Q10 and using it as our primary phone for the whole duration, we think we have everything we need to give you guys our full review of the QWERTY counterpart of the Z10.

July 03, 2013

HTC One Review

HTC’s most promising release ever is the HTC One. The Taiwanese company probably pulled all stops to make this handset the best and most desirable smartphone in the market. Check out our full review of the HTC One after the break.

June 03, 2013

Fujifilm X100s Review

Last week we’ve given you a brief introduction to the X100s’ basic features, a quick tour of its body, as well as our initial thought about it. Now it’s time for meaty part where we’ll tackle the performance side of things to see if this this camera is indeed a worthy successor to the highly […]

May 07, 2013

ASUS FonePad Review

We can’t believe that it’s already been two months since we first laid our hands on the ASUS FonePad during its local launch in Mactan, Cebu. After spending a rather brief period of time with the tablet, we guess it’s time for us to share our thoughts about it.

April 15, 2013

Sony Xperia Tablet S Review

The Xperia Tablet S is Sony’s 10-inch slate from last year that packs a good set of hardware and an unusual design. With the Xperia Tablet Z on the way, let’s find out if this tablet is still worth looking into by reading our full review.

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 […]

February 09, 2013

O+ 8.12 Review

Back in December, we gave you a primer of the 4.5-inch dual-SIM handset from O+. Now it’s time to look deeper into this handset and hopefully answer the question if the O+ 8.12 is worth its asking price.

October 01, 2012

Apple iPhone 5 Review

While the iPhone 5 has not yet been officially released in the Philippines, hundreds of units have been shipped into the country lugging along a very hefty price tag. We managed to acquire our own unit to test. Check out our full review of the iPhone 5 after the break.

July 18, 2012

Six (6) Mobile Phones on a Php6,000 Budget

Recent statistics suggest that the jaw-dropping growth of smartphone sales in the Philippines is largely due to steep competition and cheaper phones from numerous companies, thus, resulting in device manufacturers to offer entry-level smartphones that can offer so much more minus a higher price tag.

July 06, 2012

Noontec A9 Smart TV Box Review

Over the years, we’ve seen the TV change its appearance and functionality that it became more than just a favorite past time. It has allowed the internet to reshape it to give birth to the now famous but too expensive Smart TVs. So how about us with ordinary TVs and cheaper HDTVs gotta do? This […]

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