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September 06, 2008

How to unlock SIM Card PUK PIN codes?

The mobile SIM card comes with a PUK (Personal Unblocking Key) code or PIN (personal identification number). The main purpose of these codes is to provide a security. These codes are normally used to prevent your SIM card from unauthorized use, theft or loss. The PUK is enclosed in a machine-generated security paper. Make sure […]

November 03, 2012

Sim Lim shops running scams on customers

Our recent visit to Singapore over the week-end got us scouring around the shops of Sim Lim and Funan Digital IT Mall. Sim Lim has been a favorite gadget mall since a lot of stores carry new and interesting gadgets where you can haggle for discounts. Our recent visit was totally different though.

January 05, 2012

Why mandatory unlocked phones ain’t happening here?

The recent report of Chile implementing the mandatory unlocking of all phones that are sold in the country this month got me thinking if this is possible in the Philippines. Of course it’s possible but I doubt it will be happening anytime soon.

June 29, 2010

Unlocked SmartBro, SWB selling in Malaysia

Was doing some gadget shopping at the nearby Sunway Pyramid Mall last night when I spotted several SmartBro Plug-It and Sun Wireless Broadband USB dongles being sold in one of the stalls.

February 21, 2015

Five Android Lock Screen Replacements You Must Try

Bored with your stagnant stock lock? If you’re not satisfied with customizing only your Android home screen, maybe it’s time to take it a notch higher and customize your lock screen with these five apps.

February 13, 2015

Be My Valentine — 5 Dating Apps to Get Your Flirt On

With Valentine’s Day coming up, a lot of people are looking to spend some quality time — either with a friend, a special someone, or simply with family. Although for those that are looking for anyone new, there are easy ways to find one (or a couple, depending on your preference) that you can spend […]

February 12, 2015

Huawei Honor 3C Lite Review

Huawei recently introduced the Honor 3C Lite, and it packs great hardware despite being the most affordable Honor smartphone available on the market at a sub-Php6k price tag. Is it brave enough to stand against the competition? Find out as we review the Chinese electronics giant’s entry in the budget-friendly, bang-for-the-buck smartphone wars.

February 12, 2015

6 Smartphone Features We Usually Overlook

Sure, we look for the best cameras, the thinnest builds, and the largest batteries when it comes to choosing our smartphones; but what about those little add-ons that pretty much matter in everyday usage? We list down 6 smartphone features we usually overlook.

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 28, 2015

O+ 360 Extreme Quick Review

Announced late last year, the O+ 360 Extreme is the company’s latest addition to the O+ 360 family of smartphones. It features a 5.5-inch HD display, 360 Touch Technology, and powered by a MediaTek octa-core CPU and Android KitKat. To make the offer more attractive, the company included a couple of freebies in the package […]

December 29, 2014

O+ 360 Review

Is the rear touch feature actually beneficial or just plain gimmick? We asked that during our first impressions a few weeks before, and it’s now time to tell you how our experience has been with the O+ 360 smartphone. Check out our full review after the break.

December 25, 2014

LG G3 Stylus Dual Review

With toned down specs and the addition of an interactive pen, would the LG G3 Stylus Dual prove to be worthy of its more powerful flagship sibling and win our hearts? Find out as we lay down our review for one of the Korean electronic giant’s newest mid-range offerings after the break.

December 13, 2014

7 Most Amazing Smartphone Features We’ve Seen this Year

In 2013, we saw better hardware, Touch ID fingerprint scanners, waterproof phones, and even curved displays in the form of the Galaxy Round and the G Flex. This year, we have a new set of features that debuted in smartphones – so without further ado, let’s take a look at them one by one.

December 08, 2014

Ten Tech Gift Ideas under Php1,000

It’s definitely Christmas time! Are you hiding again from your godchildren who are asking for holiday presents? Having a hard time budgeting money to purchase gifts for a lot of people? Let us help you with your yuletide woes. Here are ten tech items priced under Php1000.

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.

November 18, 2014

Huawei Ascend Mate7 Review

Huawei wants to leave a good impression in the handset market and the Ascend Mate7 is looking to be the smartphone that will make that happen. Check out our full review of the Huawei Ascend Mate 7 below.

November 16, 2014

Smartphones with 128GB of Internal Storage

We can’t help but be astonished over the huge progress with phones and their internal memory over the past few years, and we’re seeing phones that hold bigger and bigger capacities every year. Here’s a list of smartphones with the biggest internal memory (so far) on a smartphone: 128 gigabytes.

November 11, 2014

Huawei Mate 7: In the flesh, first impressions

Huawei is set to launch the Mate 7 this November 20 and we’re able to get an early unit to review. We immediately took two of our LTE SIMs and inserted it into the handset to test and share with you our initial impressions.

November 04, 2014

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro Review

Locally priced only last month, Lenovo‘s Vibe Z2 Pro is the company’s current flagship device and its list of specs is more than ready to back up that claim. Will its balance of beefy internals and asking price make it worthy to consider, and who will most likely benefit the most from this phablet? We […]

October 15, 2014

Acer Liquid E700 Review

Acer is going all-force with its phone and tablet lineup, and this mid-range beast called Liquid E700 captivated us for a number of reasons. Will the three sim card slots drain the entire phone’s enormous battery capacity? Find out more about our Acer Liquid E700 review after the break.

August 27, 2014

Cherry Mobile Flare 3 Quick Review

When it comes to pricing their devices Cherry Mobile has been known to offer decent specs at affordable price points. One device that backs up this claim is the Flare 3 which we were able to try out for a period of time. Is it a phablet worth your money? Read on our Quick Review to […]

August 27, 2014

10 cool gadgets that you can buy from CD-R King

CD-R King, known before as the one-stop-shop for blank media products has grown to become the country’s largest retail chain that offers affordable gadgets ranging from USB products to 3D printers. That being said, take a look at our list of 10 cool gadgets that you can buy from CD-R King.

August 21, 2014

LG announces L Bello and L Fino quad-core smartphones

LG Electronics has announced a pair of smartphones that pack quad-core processors, 3G connectivity, Android KitKat, and the company’s proprietary UX features – the 5-inch LG L Bello and the 4.5-inch LG L Fino.

July 29, 2014

Heroes of The Storm early look: Blizzard’s DoTA & LoL

MOBA games initially gained traction as a mod to Blizzard games like StarCraft & Warcraft, ending up being called DoTA. Valve picked it up with DoTA 2, and surely, it has inspired companies such as Riot Games to come up with League of Legends. Those games never appealed to me for some reason, but I decided to give […]

July 23, 2014

Everything you need to know about the “Curse of Naxxramas”

Right around 2AM Manila time, Blizzard has finally released the highly-anticipated expansion of Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft dubbed as “Curse of Naxxramas”. Head past the break to see all the stuff you need to know to get you up and running for the new expansion.

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