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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.

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 02, 2014

ASUS Transformer Book V: 5 modes in one package

Along with the Transformer Book T300 Chi, ASUS also announced the Transformer Book V – the world’s first five-mode, three-in-one converged laptop hybrid and Android smartphone that runs Windows 8.1 and Android 4.4 KitKat.

April 06, 2014

Gionee Elife E7 Review

Not so long ago, Gionee arrived in the Philippines with their flagship phone – the Elife E6. It did really great for a first timer, but some people weren’t able to take the slow processor for the price. After that, we were positive that its successor, the Elife E7, will strengthen the company’s hold here […]

April 02, 2014

A ‘selfie’ can now be used to protect phones and tablets

Fond of always taking a selfie? Well those selfies can now do more than just annoy your Facebook contacts, it can also protect contents like other apps and media inside your devices. Read more after the break.

February 25, 2014

LG G Pro 2 hands-on, first impressions

Over a week ago, LG announced its next-generation phablet, the LG G Pro 2. This 5.9-inch beast of a smartphone combines the best design and features of the G2 with the size and functionality of G Pro together with a built-in antenna (perhaps for the Korean market).

February 19, 2014

Cherry Mobile G1 Watch Phone Review

The Cherry Mobile G1 Watch Phone is the local brand’s first venture into the wearable technology. For those who are reading about it for the first time, it’s a dual-SIM-capable feature phone that you can wear like a watch. Let’s find out if the G1 Watch Phone is worth your money by reading our full […]

February 01, 2014

LG G Pro Lite Dual Review

The LG G Pro Lite Dual is the dual-SIM variant of the G Pro Lite and is one of the Korean company’s recent effort to turn a former powerful flagship into a mid-range yet highly-capable device with a little extra on the side. Let’s take it for a spin by reading our review below.

December 29, 2013

LG to bring Knock feature to L Series II smartphones

LG has recently announced that it will bring its popular Knock feature found on the G2, G Pad 8.3, and G Flex, to its future smartphones including the L Series II droids released this year.

December 05, 2013

iPhone 5S prices around the world

The iPhone 5S is one of the most expensive smartphone to date, especially here in the Philippines. But if you think you’re paying too much for it then you might want to compare price tags with other countries.

September 30, 2013

Apple iPhone 5S Review

Once a year, Apple would introduce the new model of their very popular iPhone. This year is a first as Apple introduced not one, but two, iPhone models — the iPhone 5c and the iPhone 5s. So we bought these 2 models to test and review. Check out our full review of the iPhone 5s […]

September 24, 2013

iPhone 5S in the flesh, first impressions

We managed to snag an iPhone 5S from Hong Kong during the first day of its global release. While the champagne gold color quickly ran out of stock (and was selling for close to 70k in the gray market), the we still got the 32GB space gray variant. Check out our initial review after the […]

August 07, 2013

Microsoft debuts Windows Phone App Studio Beta

The Windows Phone 8 platform has always been criticized for not having too many apps on its marketplace, or at least not all the popular apps are there. In any case, Microsoft is looking to address this through their free web-based developer tool dubbed as the Windows Phone App Studio.

July 09, 2013

24-carat gold-plated HTC One going for Php123K

If you love the HTC and have serious cash to burn then you might want to purchase a 24-karat gold-plated HTC One which costs an arm and a leg.

May 31, 2013

Firefox OS: A Preview Of Good Things To Come

On top, there’s Android & iOS, then comes Windows Phone & BlackBerry 10. Is there space for more mobile OSes? Sailfish, Ubuntu and the rest are just around the corner, but for now, we have Firefox OS here to look at. Here is a preview on what to expect once it’s out, so read on.

November 13, 2012

Nokia PureView 808 Review

The first thing that comes in to mind when we hear the word Nokia PureView 808 is its 41MP image sensor. However, we can’t help but wonder if it’s all there is to it? Head past the break to find out our thoughts about this cameraphone.

November 09, 2012

Lenovo K860 Review

Lenovo is starting to make itself known in the world of Android smartphones. Literally, inching its way up by introducing a wide variety of handsets starting with the 3.5-inch A60+ all the way to the 5-inch S880. Lenovo’s latest entry is the K860 – a phablet that sports a quad-core processor and an 8 megapixel […]

September 09, 2012

Samsung firmware upgrade for Galaxy Note

Fresh of the heels of the release of two new Galaxy Notes, Samsung has released a firmware upgrade for the Galaxy Note 5.3″ (German variant). Although it’s not the Jelly bean we’ve all been waiting for, it does brings a handful of improvements.

August 15, 2012

App in Focus: Gyro

Games come in different forms. Some are complex and requires certain level of finger dexterity and intelligence to be enjoyed. But most of the successful games in any platforms are those which are simple and free. Gyro certainly has all the makings of being a successful game and a must try game especially if you’re […]

July 16, 2012

Nokia Lumia 900 Review

The Nokia Lumia 900 represents the best smartphone the Finnish company can muster at the moment. It’s the product of a fresh and promising platform and the decades of Nokia’s handset design expertise. Check out our full review after the break.

July 15, 2012

Huawei Honor Review

Last March, Huawei launched its 4-incher, single-core flagship called the Huawei Honor. First impressions left us with satisfying nods thanks to its 5-second boot-up time, above average battery spec and low price.

July 12, 2012

Lenovo A65 Review

Lenovo’s newcomer dual-SIM Android phone seems to be a pretty interesting handset. It made a bit of buzz as an entry-level, dual-SIM smartphone for under Php6k. Check out our full review of the Lenovo A65 after the break.

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