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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.

February 04, 2015

In-Depth Guide on Buying a Pre-loved Smartphone

Not all of us have sufficient moolah to buy a brand new smartphone. As such, some of us resort to buying used or, as some sellers would love to call it, pre-loved handsets either from an acquaintance or from one of the gazillion sellers on various online buy-and-sell platforms. If it’s really inevitable to go […]

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 10, 2015

The Best of 2014: Smartphones Below Php15K

You’ve seen most of our Best of 2014 stories and here to give you a quick guide on midrange phones is this compilation! These phones don’t go beyond the Php15K limit and mostly sport impressive specs like 2GB/3GB of RAM, Full HD display, and octa-core processors. Basically, these are the smartphones you’d consider when you want almost-flagship […]

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 28, 2014

CloudFone Excite 501o Unveiled, Php5K Octa-core Smartphone

CloudFone has quietly snatched the title away from SKK Mobile for having the cheapest Android smartphone with octa-core processor as the company unveiled the Excite 501o.

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.

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.

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.

December 05, 2013

iPhone 5S prices around the world

The iPhone 5S is one of the most expensive smartphone to date, especially here in the Philippines. But if you think you’re paying too much for it then you might want to compare price tags with other countries.

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.

June 03, 2013

Acer announces Liquid S1, 5.7-inch dual-SIM

Acer has just unveiled at Computex in Taiwan its latest Android smartphone that sports a 5.7-inch HD display with dual-SIM capabilities, the Liquid S1.

May 20, 2013

GeeksPhone Keon with Firefox OS, first impressions

GeeksPhone Keon is one of the two first developer preview devices specifically designed for Firefox OS. Let’s take a peek at what Keon and Firefox OS has to offer by reading our first impressions below.

May 19, 2013

MyPhone A919 3D Duo priced, with live photos

We were sent live images together with the pricing of MyPhone’s soon-to-be-out Android smartphone with a 3D screen, the A919 3D Duo.

April 05, 2013

i-mobile IQ5.1 quad-core smartphone leaks

A new i-mobile smartphone has appeared online bearing the name IQ5.1, sporting a 5.3-inch display and a quad-core processor.

March 01, 2013

UMI X2, a quad-core 1080p smartphone for $260

Looks like we have another Chinese electronics company to watch out for as it has just announced its 5-inch quad-core flagship with a full HD display and a price tag of about $260, the UMI X2.

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 […]

December 21, 2012

HTC Windows Phone 8X first impressions

Along with the 8S, HTC was kind enough to also lend us its bigger and better sibling, the HTC 8X. Catch our brief overview of the Taiwanese manufacturer’s high end Windows Phone 8 offering after the break.

December 10, 2012

Torque announces new DROIDZ series smartphones

Torque has just announced this afternoon their new series of dual-core dual-SIM Android smartphones called DROIDZ, sporting displays from 4 inches to a massive 6 inches.

November 03, 2012

Sim Lim shops running scams on customers

Our recent visit to Singapore over the week-end got us scouring around the shops of Sim Lim and Funan Digital IT Mall. Sim Lim has been a favorite gadget mall since a lot of stores carry new and interesting gadgets where you can haggle for discounts. Our recent visit was totally different though.

October 25, 2012

Cherry Mobile launches Titan and Flare dual-SIM Android phones

Cherry Mobile has launched two new affordable dual-SIM / dual-standby Android smartphones last night – the 5-inch Titan and the 4-inch Flare.

August 29, 2012

How-to: SIM unlock a Galaxy Note GT-N7000

If you got yourself a SIM-locked Galaxy Note (just like I did) and decide to use a different SIM from another telco other than what it came with, here’s a guide on how to SIM unlock your Samsung Galaxy Note (GT-N7000).

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.

July 06, 2012

Top 10 Smartphones on a Php10,000 budget

Some of us Filipinos often hesitate when it comes to upgrading to a new smartphone because of many factors. One of the most important to things to keep in mind is the budget (for obvious reasons). Why choose a phone that you can’t afford, right? You’ll just end up getting frustrated.

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