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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.

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.

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.

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