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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.

September 01, 2014

Upcoming Sony Smartwatches appear in grainy render

The IFA 2014 is just around the corner and more leaks are finding their way online. What’s new today is this low-quality image of the Sony SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk.

September 01, 2014

Xiaomi to enter the Android gaming scene with Ouya

From affordable but feature-packed smartphones, Xiaomi has slowly expanded its portfoilo by releasing other consumer devices such as earphones, TVs and set top boxes. The next item on their list is Android gaming, and decided to collaborate with Ouya on their next venture.

August 31, 2014

RWatch M26 Bluetooth Watch from GearBest

We got this RWatch M26 Bluetooth watch from Gear Best the other month. We’ve been using it for a couple of weeks now to see if it really does what it claim it does.

August 30, 2014

Gionee GPad G5 with hexa-core CPU becomes official

Gionee has made official their latest hexa-core Android smartphone, the Gionee GPad G5. This successor to the GPad G4 was launched in India just yesterday for Rs. 14,999.

August 30, 2014

This smartphone is water, dust, and explosion-proof

The Bartec Pixavi Impact X is probably the toughest smartphone that will soon be available. In addition to the usual water- and dust-proofing of phones, it boasts being imperishable to impact, drop, corrosion, and explosion. Yes, you read that right. It runs on an Android Jelly Bean OS and has dual rear cameras as part […]

August 30, 2014

Xiaomi Redmi 1S vs. Asus Zenfone 5

The price category of Php5,000 to Php7,000 are slowly being ruled by really good smartphones like the Xiaomi Redmi 1S and the Asus Zenfone 5. We take a look at the two and compare them with each other.

August 30, 2014

MIUI 6 Express launcher for non-Xiaomi devices now available for download

The kind folks at the MIUI Forums has just released their new MIUI 6 Express/Lite launcher which can be downloaded and installed on non-Xiaomi Android smartphones.

August 29, 2014

Nokia brings Here to Samsung Gear and Smartphones

In a rather unexpected Tweet yesterday, accompanied by a minimalist picture with the words “Here for Gear”, Nokia gave us hint that their popular navigation software (Nokia Here) will most likely be incorporated to Samsung Gear watches and Samsung Galaxy Smartphones.

August 29, 2014

Samsung Gear Circle, companion-necklace to the Note 4?

Called by Samsung as the Gear Circle because this earphones can transform into a circle and be worn as a necklace could be a companion accessory to the upcoming Galaxy Note 4.

August 28, 2014

Xiaomi Redmi 1s lands locally, priced at Php5,599

Xiaomi Philippines has officially announced the arrival of the Xiaomi Redmi 1s in our country, a dual-SIM Android smartphone with a 4.7-inch HD display and runs on a 1.6GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor with 1GB of RAM.

August 28, 2014

ASUS teases the upcoming ZenWatch

This year’s Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin, or commonly known as IFA is just around the corner and some manufacturers are already giving us an early look at the devices that they’re planning to unveil during the annual tech event. One of the companies that got a head start is ASUS who recently uploaded a short clip […]

August 27, 2014

LG announces a new laser focus assisted smartphone

LG G3′s laser focus is now being borrowed by a new LG smartphone with a rather confusing name. This is the LG Gx2, a new Android device from the Korean manufacturer.

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 27, 2014

Android One smartphones might be released next week

Announced back in June, devices under the Android One project could finally be released this September.

August 26, 2014

Upcoming Nexus X is by Motorola, with kick-ass specs

A recent benchmark in Antutu has revealed what could be the next Nexus smartphone is and some details show it will be made by Motorola. Dubbed the Nexus X, the smartphone will be powered by a 2.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor and Adreno 420 graphics.

August 25, 2014

Is this the Sony Z3 Tablet Compact and new smartwatch?

Prior to its launch at IFA 2014, an image of the alleged Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and a new smartwatch from Japanese manufacturer Sony leaks online.

August 22, 2014

Starmobile drops prices and offers freebies on 9 Androids

We have just received update from Starmobile that they’re giving discounts to 9 of their Android devices that come with selected freebies as a way of early Christmas shopping.

August 22, 2014

Android “L” UI compared against MIUI 6 on Xiaomi Mi 4

One of the most awaited announcements from Google is its new version of OS — now known only by the name Android L. We’ve reported before that it promises a significant boost in performance and even in battery life, but one of the most noticeable change is its layout. Here is a comparison from a […]

August 21, 2014

Xiaomi Redmi Note Review

The Xiaomi Redmi Note is the Chinese company’s affordable phablet offering that features a 5.5-inch HD display, 13 megapixel camera, 3,100mAh battery, dual-SIM capabilities, and powered by a MediaTek octa-core CPU and MIUI V5 OS. With an expected price tag of around Php7,000, is the Redmi Note the smartphone worth waiting for? Let’s find out […]

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.

August 20, 2014

Our Top 10 Smartphones below Php15k for 2014

Following our top 10 list of smartphones below Php10k, we have another one just for you! This time, we compiled the best smartphones falling under a price tag of Php15,000, so if you’re looking for your next smartphone and you have this much allocated for your budget, read on!

August 18, 2014

LG G Watch 2 might come next month

The successor to the two-month old Android Wear device, the LG G Watch 2, is already cooking and it is said to be a great competitor to the alleged Apple smartwatch.

August 13, 2014

App in Focus: Agoda for Android

In line with the growing number of smartphone users around the world, Agoda Company Pte Ltd, one of Asia’s largest and most popular accommodation booking sites, has released an app on iTunes App Store, Windows Phone Store and Google Play Store. Today, we’re going to take a closer look at the Android version of the […]

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