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May 06, 2014

LG L Series III smartphones land locally

LG Philippines has launched its two new budget-centric smartphones, namely L70 and L40, as well as the latest addition to the L Series III roster, the LG L80.

March 10, 2014

Funny and amazing stuff about tech in the Philippines

From being the text messaging capital of the world to becoming one of the top IT outsourcing hubs in the planet, the Philippines has certainly achieved a lot especially when it comes to anything that involves tech. For that we’re going to list some of the funny and amazing stuff about the technology industry in […]

March 03, 2014

Qube’s 8-inch quad-core PhoneTab retails Php6,990

Qube, the local electronics retailer, introduced an 8-inch phablet as part of broadening the company’s lineup of devices. The PhoneTab is available online and ships free, among other included freebies.

October 04, 2013

Apple iPhone 5C Review

The iPhone 5C came as a curious companion to the announcement of the iPhone 5S. It sported the same hardware as the iPhone 5 but premium aluminum body has been replaced by a pastel-colored polycarbonate shell. Check out our full review of the iPhone 5C after the break.

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.

September 06, 2013

Lenovo launches A3000, A1000 tablets w/ phone features

Today we attended the local launch of Lenovo’s two new budget Android tablets — the IdeaTab A3000 and its dual-core sibling the IdeaTab A1000.

February 13, 2013

LG Optimus G coming to the Philippines this March

We just got word today that the official launching of the LG Optimus G is set this March. The Optimus G is the fraternal twin of the Nexus 4 but with a few improvements, like a microSD expansion and LTE connectivity.

January 24, 2013

What to expect from the Google office in the Philippines

When Google announced their local office in the Philippines yesterday, there was a lot of buzz that followed as the search giant sets its eyes on the country. But what does it really mean to have a local Google Philippines office?

November 08, 2012

Lenovo IdeaPhone S560 review

Lenovo Philippines was kind enough to send us three of their latest handset offerings. One of which is a 4-inch dual-core smartphone dubbed as the IdeaPhone S560. Check out our review of this dual-SIM Android handset after the break.

September 21, 2012

iPhone 5 hits grey market for Php47k, November for telcos

The first batch of iPhone 5 will be released in 9 countries today. This includes neighboring countries such as Singapore and Hong Kong. Grey market shipments will also arrive in the Philippine tomorrow with a staggering street price of Php47k.

July 31, 2012

Round-up: Top 10 Flagship Smartphones

If you were wondering who makes the best flagship handsets, we’ve come up with a master list of the top 10 flagship handsets. Feel free to read on 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.

December 14, 2011

Apple iPhone 4S Review

Apple’s newest iteration of the iPhone was greeted with mixed reactions from the market. A lot has been said, both praises and disappointments, about what it should have been in the first place. Since the local launch of the iPhone 4S with Globe and Smart is just a couple of days away, let me share […]

October 05, 2011

Why we’re disappointed there’s no iPhone 5?

Probably the biggest disappointment with a lot of Apple fans, including me, is that there’s no real new iPhone. Yes, there’s the iPhone 4s but most of us were expecting an iPhone 5 — a totally re-designed and cosmetically enhanced compared to the iPhone 4.

December 17, 2010

Apple iPad officially released in the Philippines

Apple today officially released the iPad in the Philippines. The Apple Philippines Online Store are now selling them, starting at Php23,990 for the entry-level WiFi model.

October 19, 2010

How your gadgets are priced in the Philippines

I’ve always wondered how gadgets (or electronic appliances) are priced when they land in the Philippines. Been asking around and doing some research and here’s what I got from various sources.

September 13, 2010

Apple iPhone 4 Review

Apple has yet to release the iPhone 4 in the Philippines via its exclusive carrier Globe Telecom. Even before then, a lot has been said about this 4th generation iPhone — from the supposed antenna issues, the Retina Display, to Face Time and the modified form of multi-tasking feature. So check out our review of […]

August 16, 2010

Globe now accepts iPhone 4 Pre-Orders

The wait is, almost, over. Globe Telecom has opened iPhone 4 pre-orders in the Philippines this early. Now you can reserve your own iPhone 4, both the black and white models.

June 10, 2010

Guesstimate: iPhone 4 Price on Globe

People have been asking me how much would the newly announced iPhone 4 will be priced once it arrives in the Philippines. There’s no exact answer to that but it doesn’t mean we can’t make a guesstimate.

June 08, 2010

iPhone 4 announced!

Update: See Globe iPhone 4 Price here. Read the full iPhone 4 Review here or check out the iPhone 4 Release Coverage. So Apple finally announced its new model of the iPhone and it’s not the iPhone 4G or the iPhone HD that’s been doing the rounds on the net. Steve calls it the iPhone […]

December 04, 2009

Modu Phone Review

You don’t need to spend a lot of time with the Modu phone to realize if it’s for you or not. I guess it all boils down to how it fits with your lifestyle.

December 04, 2008

Skin a Samsung, Win a Pixon M8800

You might have noticed a new ad from Samsung this week. It’s actually for a contest by Samsung Philippines. All you need to do is create your own skin for the Samsung Pixon M8800 and get the chance to win the phone. Click here to join the contest. (Note: You need to have a Facebook […]

April 17, 2007

Why MoBlogging isn’t hot in the Philippines?

This was one of the questions asked during the afternoon session of the 2nd day at the iBlog3 — what’s slowing mobile blogging in the Philippines? Actually, Globe Telecoms (G-Blogs) and Smart Communications (AMBlog) have already entered into mobile blogging years ago. An old friend who works for Smart’s Marketing department approached me 2 years […]

August 13, 2014

Getting your food delivered via FoodPanda

There have been several online food deliveries in the country for years now and another player from Rocket Internet was launched a couple of months ago, Food Panda.

August 12, 2014

Cherry Mobile Tegra Note 7 Quick Review

Cherry Mobile partnered with NVIDIA to bring the Tegra Note 7 here in the Philippines. There has been some redesigning that happened from the international variant physique-wise, but the same NVIDIA-powered components are driving it inside. Did this gaming and multimedia tablet perform well during its time with us? Read on and find out.

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