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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.

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.

October 16, 2014

#TBT: Evolution of the Google Nexus smartphone

A few times before, we did a timeline for each of Apple’s iPhone releases, up to the point of celebrating seven years of the Cupertino’s flagship smartphone. With the announcement of the new Nexus handset, it’s fitting that we do the same too — a timeline of Google’s smartphone devices that are often seen as torchbearers of […]

October 16, 2014

Cherry Mobile B100 and Spin: Android phones below 2K

Along with the first Firefox smartphone in the country in the name of the Ace, local mobile brand Cherry Mobile also unveils the B100 and Spin as part of their new affordable Android Smartphone lineup for the Holiday season at below two thousand pesos.

October 16, 2014

Cherry Mobile Ace: Firefox smartphone for Php1,499

Cherry Mobile has published their updated price list for their smartphones and one of the newest offerings is the entry-level Cherry Mobile Ace that is powered by Firefox OS.

October 15, 2014

New Android ads surfaced prior to the announcement

As the world of technology awaits the announcement of Android 5.0, Droid Life has uploaded the user-posted Android ads from reddit.

October 15, 2014

Sony SmartWatch 3, SmartBand Talk now in the PH

Sony’s latest wearables, the SmartWatch 3 powered by Android Wear and the SmartBand Talk with a curved E Ink display, were officially launched in the country and will be available soon for purchase.

October 14, 2014

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact lands, priced at Php30,990

Along with the Xperia Z3, Sony Philippines also launched the Xperia Z3 Compact, the smaller variant of the company’s current flagship smartphone which sports a 4.6-inch display and is powered by the same processor found at the heart of its bigger brother.

October 14, 2014

Vertu for Bentley smartphone announced, costs Php700K

Vertu has announced its latest luxury smartphone designed in partnership with British luxury automaker Bentley Motors Limited – the Vertu for Bentley smartphone.

October 12, 2014

For the Budget Conscious: Smartphones under Php5k

In our series of lists that started with the list of Octa-core Smartphones under 9K, Budget Handsets with 2GB of RAM, and Top LTE phones under 10k, we now give you a rundown of  budget smartphones under five grand.

October 12, 2014

Top LTE Smartphones under 10K (2014)

LTE connectivity has always been one of the main factors that drive the price of a smartphone. In recent times though, chipmakers like Qualcomm have released a cheaper processor with LTE chips, which resulted to an influx of cheap LTE smartphones with a sub-Php10K price tag.

October 12, 2014

HTC outs an EYE version of their flagship smartphone

In line with the launch of the Desire EYE, HTC has quietly added the HTC One (M8 EYE) to their portfolio which is a tweaked version of their current flagship smartphone that sports a 13MP megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX214 sensor.

October 09, 2014

Memory Matters: Budget Smartphones with 2GB RAM

With yesterday’s list of octa-core smartphones under Php9K, a reader suggested that we make a compilation of affordable smartphones with 2GB of RAM since apart from processing power, memory also matters. That’s exactly what we did and below, you will find the phones that concentrated on good RAM without asking for a lot in return.

October 07, 2014

CM Excalibur vs MyPhone Infinity Lite specs comparison

Cherry Mobile has just announced its newest octa-core smartphone – the Excalibur. We pit it against the similarly-priced MyPhone Infinity Lite. Who’s got the advantage when it comes to specs? Find out.

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