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February 24, 2015

KingCom Pi Phone Venus Review

KingCom’s new phablet sure impressed us on our unboxing with its beautiful golden metallic embellishments and accents, but does the golden beauty run skin deep? Here’s what we have to say about the seven-inch Pi Phone Venus.

February 20, 2015

MyPhone Uno Review

During the Android One launching event, members of the media are given the opportunity to take home either the Cherry Mobile One or the MyPhone Uno. We were initially gunning for the Android One handset from CM, but instead we’ve received the latter which we will take a closer look at in this review.

January 16, 2015

Best of CES 2015: Smartphones

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, isn’t exactly an exciting one for smartphone aficionados as only a handful of notable smartphone makers have stepped up to the plate and unveil their new handset. Nevertheless we rounded up the top 5 best smartphones we’ve seen in CES 2015.

January 04, 2015

The Best of 2014: Budget LTE Smartphones

As we enter a brand new year, we take a look at the previous year’s bests and give you the hottest devices for 2014. In this article (which is the first of our year-ender series coming this week) we’ve picked our 10 budget LTE smartphones with a price tag not over Php9,000. Check them out 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.

October 29, 2014

Nokia Lumia 530 Dual SIM Review

The Nokia Lumia 530 is an entry-level Windows Phone device that rocks a 4-inch display, Snapdragon 200 quad-core CPU, dual-SIM connectivity, Windows Phone 8.1, and a price tag of just almost Php5K. With Android dominating the budget smartphone segment, is the Lumia 530 still worth considering? Read our full review to find out.

September 30, 2014

Apple iPhone 6 Plus Review

Perhaps the device that got the most curiosity from Apple’s recent announcement is the iPhone 6 Plus. Apple not only introduced a bigger iPhone, it also paired it with another phablet iPhone. Check out our full review of the iPhone 6 Plus below.

November 03, 2013

Samsung W2014, the Snapdragon 800-powered flip phone

Looks like Samsung is serious about releasing luxury clamshell-type dual-screen smartphones as they have released another one but this time sporting a Snapdragon 800 CPU – the Samsung W2014.

July 29, 2013

Nokia Lumia 925 PureView Review

Owners of the recently released Nokia Lumia 920 might be a bit disappointed to learn that the Lumia 925 is the better-looking sibling. Same hardware, different design. What was Nokia thinking? Check out our full review of the Nokia Lumia 925 below to find out.

July 23, 2013

Nokia officially unveils LTE-enabled Lumia 625

Nokia has just announced the Lumia 625, an affordable Windows Phone 8 smartphone with a 4.7-inch screen and LTE connectivity.

June 26, 2013

10 Smartphones with over 5-inch Displays

“Phablets” or smartphones with huge displays are already positioning themselves to be the next big thing. These massive handsets pushes the boundaries, and our pockets, of what is supposedly the maximum display size a smartphone should have. With manufacturers leaning toward this growing market, take a look at our list of ten smartphones with display […]

May 30, 2013

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is official

The mini-me version of the flagship Samsung Galaxy S4 has been officially announced, sporting a 1.7 GHz dual-core CPU and a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED display.

April 10, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 & 5.8 specs confirmed

Confirmed specs of Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Mega line of smartphones has appeared online. Let’s take a look at what the Galaxy Mega 6.3 and Galaxy Mega 5.8 have to offer.

December 26, 2012

Ten Full-HD smartphones to look out for in 2013

Full-HD smartphones or smartphones with large 1080p resolution screens are slowly making their presence known. Some were already announced while some are still being leaked. These super-handsets don’t carry much hype as of the moment but you can be sure that you’ll start seeing more of them starting next year. For that, here are ten […]

October 26, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Premier images leaked

Images of the Samsung Galaxy Premier I9260 has leaked online showcasing an Android smartphone sporting a look similar to the Galaxy S3.

October 12, 2012

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini officially announced

Samsung has officially announced the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, the “compact version” of the flagship Galaxy S3.

July 09, 2012

Top 10 Smartphones on a Php20,000 budget

Last week, we shared with you our top 10 smartphones on a Php10k budget. Today, we’re kicking it up a notch with our list of 10 smartphones that fit a Php20k budget. Check out our list to see which ones made it.

April 23, 2012

Nokia Lumia 710 Review

We’ve finally got our hands on the mid-range offspring of the Nokia-Microsoft partnership, the Lumia 710. The Windows Phone powered smartphone just sits perfectly in between its entry-level sibling Lumia 610 and its high-end counterpart Lumia 800. Check out our full review after the break.

September 17, 2011

Gadget-hunting along the streets of Mongkok

We came back from China this morning and had all afternoon free to check out the city. I joined Tony Velazquez to check out the upcoming Olympus PEN EP3 in a shop in Mongkok and did a little scouting myself.

June 17, 2011

The Sapido + Sun + Mili Combo

I have a number of mobile internet solutions while on the road or outside doing some stuff — a Globe Tattoo on MyFi, a Smart Bro Share-It and a Bayan Broadband USB stick. Lately though, I’ve come up with another combo that seems to be working just as well.

January 06, 2011

Samsung Infuse 4G w/ Super AMOLED Plus

And when we all thought the 4-inch Google Nexus S is the Android smartphone to beat, Samsung and AT&T are all set to reveal the Samsung i997 Infuse 4G packing a large 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display.

December 04, 2010

Samsung Galaxy Tab vs. Apple iPad

Been getting a lot emails from people wanting to buy a tablet this Christmas, mostly as a gift to themselves. The top two contenders are the Apple iPad and the Samsung Galaxy Tab. Here’s a quick guide to all those who asked just to help you make that final decision.

August 22, 2010

Sapido 3G Router vs. SmartBro Share-It

Recently bought this Sapido Mobile 3G Router so I can compare it with the SmartBro Share-It WiFi router I use in my car and see which one makes for a better mobile internet set-up.

April 08, 2010

Globe’s Android: Samsung i5700 Galaxy Spica

Just found out that Globe is offering its own Android phone too with the Samsung i5700 Galaxy Spica. Now I didn’t see that coming considering Globe has its hands locked on the iPhone OS, a competing platform, for years.

July 06, 2009

iPhone 3GS vs. N97, KM900, i8910 and Magic

We’ve got a bunch of high-end touchscreen phones locally available. If you think the iPhone 3GS is out of your budget, I’ve rounded up a number of them here — Samsung i8910 HD, LG KM900, Nokia N97 and HTC Magic — and compared them to the iPhone 3GS.

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