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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 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.

October 07, 2014

ASUS to come out with 5.5-inch Zenfone

Apart from the 5-inch Zenfone 5 and the 6-inch Zenfone 6, ASUS is reported to launch a new Zenfone that sits in between the two mentioned handsets. The new 5.5-inch Zenfone, along with other Zenfone devices, are said to be introduced early next year.

October 04, 2014

Here are the top 10 smartphones you can buy in the PH

We’ve already created our top 10 lists for smartphones below Php10k and Php15k, which leaves us only with smartphones priced above Php15k, and luckily, all the flagship phones from all major companies are already out and available in the PH. So, to complete our trilogy of top 10 lists, here are the smartphones you should […]

October 02, 2014

LG announces F60 mid-range smartphone with LTE

LG has recently announced its latest mid-range smartphone that packs a 4.5-inch screen, Qualcomm quad-core CPU, Android KitKat, and LTE connectivity – the F60.

October 02, 2014

SKK Mobile Prime launched, 5-inch smartphone for Php2,999

Shopping around for a budget smartphone with a 5-inch IPS display? Well, SKK Mobile may just have exactly what you’re looking for as they introduced their new Php3K-worh smartphone called Prime.

October 01, 2014

This Android app lets you browse sites without data connection

Cosmos is a web browser for smartphones and tablets that lets its users browse online without having the need for data connection. It’s currently available only for Android and is now downloadable on Google Play Store.

September 30, 2014

First working Project Ara coming this December, runs modified Android L

The people over at Phonebloks just updated their blog that says Google’s Project Ara is right on track for its January 2015 release. To show its progress, there’s going to be a second dev conference by the end of the year where a fully-functioning Ara phone prototype will make its very first appearance. It is […]

September 30, 2014

5 Tips to Extend your Smartphone’s Battery Life

Apart from keeping a powerbank handy whenever you’re away from a power outlet, there are other ways to keep your smartphone running for a longer period of time. In this section, we list down five easy steps that you can do to extend the mileage of your device’s battery.

September 26, 2014

YugaTech’s guide to Smart’s 30MB free internet

Good news of the day for all Smart, Sun Cellular, and Talk and Text prepaid subscribers: You’ve got free internet courtesy of the chairman, MVP himself! Bad news, though: It’s only allocated at 30MB per day. We give you a short guide in using your free mobile data and save a few bytes in the […]

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