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July 10, 2012

Face Unlock feature on Android 4.1 becomes smarter

When Google announced the Galaxy Nexus running on Ice Cream Sandwich last year, one of its fancy features is the Face unlock. But we discovered that you can actually trick the lock screen by putting a picture of the registered face in front of the device. It’s not that secure after all.

April 18, 2012

Intel’s Android Smartphone coming out this week?

After announcing the company’s successful 1st quarter, Intel CEO Paul Otellini mentioned that the first Intel powered smartphone will be released this week. As the company’s earnings soar, it seems that Intel is ready to embark on a new venture in the mobile communication market and set a new milestone in the process.

November 22, 2014

Android 5.0 Lollipop on the Nexus 5 Review

For the past few months, my LG Google Nexus 5 was starting to feel boring and outdated. It was also restarting randomly for no apparent reason and Google just told me to try and uninstall apps (and if all else fails, factory reset to fix the problem). With the Android 5.0 OTA update still on the […]

November 21, 2014

Five Android Launchers We Love to Use

You might be wondering when we made our “25 Mobile Apps You Need to Download” post yesterday that a category is missing: Home replacement apps, or launchers in layman terms. We felt it deserve another post, so here are a few of those launcher apps that can actually make your everyday smartphone fiddling easy and intuitive.

November 20, 2014

KingCom S!gma Stone Quick Review

The smartphone market is very lucrative that every Tom, Dick and Harry wants a piece of the pie. This is the reason local IT dealer is bringing their own brand of Android smartphones in the Philippines market. Read on and know more about the S!gma Stone.

November 19, 2014

Android Lollipop for Nexus 7 has begun

ASUS Philippines has announced that both the Nexus 7 (2013), as well as its predecessor, the first gen Google Nexus 7, are among the first batch of devices that will receive the Android 5.0 update.

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 15, 2014

Blackview Ultra: an Android that looks like an iPhone 6

Blackview, a new smartphone brand that recently entered the Philippines, has released in Hong Kong the Blackview Ultra – a dual-SIM Android smartphone that borrowed the looks of the iPhone 6 but sports a 4.7-inch HD display and powered by a MediaTek quad-core CPU.

November 12, 2014

Belkin’s coffeemaker can connect with your smartphone

Our smartphone has become a centerpiece of lifestyle. It has the ability to connect to our TVs, house lights, watches, fitness trackers, cameras, and even kitchen appliances. Like the Mr. Coffee from Belkin.

November 11, 2014

LG AKA: a smartphone with four different personalities

LG Electronics has officially unveiled in South Korea the LG AKA – an Android smartphone with a 5-inch HD display that features four different personalities.

November 10, 2014

O+ announces 360 and 360 Alpha smartphones

O+ USA has just announced two new entry-level Android smartphones — the O+ 360 and the O+ 360 Alpha, both selling for Php6,395 and Php4,995, respectively.

November 08, 2014

Memory Matters: List of Smartphones with 3GB RAM

Whether you’re a power user who multi-task a lot or you usually play 3D games on you mobile device, chances are you’re looking for a formidable smartphone with the highest RAM capacity in the market which, at the time of writing, is set at three (3) gigabytes.

November 07, 2014

Sony demos Android 5.0 Lollipop on Xperia Z3, Z2, Z1

Last month, Sony announced that its entire Xperia Z series of devices will be upgraded to Android 5.0 Lollipop. And since Google has released the source code for Lollipop, the company decided to install it on their flagship smartphones – the Xperia Z3, Xperia Z2, and Xperia Z1.

November 07, 2014

List of waterproof smartphones you can buy right now

A waterproof smartphone is a joy to have. You can use it outdoors even when it’s raining, take it to the beach or swimming pool, take underwater shots, don’t have to worry about accidental spills, and you can easily clean it up with running water. So if you’re looking for a smartphone that can handle […]

October 30, 2014

Top 5 home theater speakers from Gadgets in Style

We recently went on a trip to Gadgets in Style’s store over at Edsa Shangri-La where they showed and gave us a demo of their top 5 home theater speakers and audio equipment. We thought we’d give you the low-down on their features and packages just in case you’re planning to upgrade your entertainment room.

October 27, 2014

Lenovo’s new fitness smartband lets you unlock your PCs

Laptop and smartphone maker Lenovo is also entering the wearable device segment of the market with the launch the SW-B100 fitness smartband, designed for ‘young people who take care of their personal health and are interested in new tech trend products.’

October 26, 2014

Blackview Jk-series smartphones now available in PH

In addition to the three new octa-core smartphones that the company unveiled during their grand launch, Blackview Philippines also launched three new smartphone under the brand’s Jk-series lineup. It comprises of the Jk606, Jk450 and the Jk900.

October 26, 2014

Blackview officially launches three octa-core smartphones in PH

There’s a new smartphone brand in town! Blackview, a major distributor of OEM phones in Hong Kong, is now starting to sell eight smartphones as part of their initial lineup in the country; three of which runs on a 1.7Ghz octa-core processor from MediaTek.

October 25, 2014

Microsoft battles Google Now with Bing Torque for Android Wear

Embarrassed saying ‘Ok Google’ out in public? Computer giant Microsoft, of all companies, wants to help you with the launch of  Torque powered by their own Bing search engine.

October 24, 2014

Android Wear to get GPS support and offline music

Google‘s very own smartwatch operating system, Android Wear, will receive its first major update since its initial release. It will bring some useful features that could make our wrist computers better.

October 22, 2014

Solve Math problems using your smartphone’s camera

Now this gives your teacher or professor another reason to ban smartphones inside the classroom as the app PhotoMath, also known as the “smart camera calculator”, can help you solve math problems using your smartphone’s camera and some real-time text recognition.

October 21, 2014

The flavors of Android through the years

In celebration of the new Android 5.0 “Lollipop”, we collated the sweet history of Android versions since its launch back in 2008.

October 19, 2014

Lenovo A606 lands, 5-inch LTE smartphone for Php9,499

Just a week after we posted list of LTE smartphones under 10K, the Lenovo A606, an LTE-capable smartphone with a 5-inch IPS display, made its local debut and would’ve been a perfect fit on our list.

October 17, 2014

Complete List of Devices Getting Android 5.0 Update

With the announcement of Google Android 5.0 Lollipop, everyone should be interested if their current handset will get the update in due time. We got the complete list of devices that have been guaranteed to have Lollipop.

October 17, 2014

Our top 6 functions and features of Android Lollipop 5.0

Google has just made official its latest OS version – the Android Lollipop 5.0. They’ve released a slew of improvements and at the same time introduced new functionalities. We picked our top 6 features and listed them down below. Let’s get to it.

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