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September 21, 2014

6 reasons why Filipinos shouldn’t buy smartwatches yet

With the announcement of various smartwatches from different manufacturers, a lot of people are probably considering getting one – including me. However, I’ve given it some thought and I have decided that it’s not the proper time to buy a smartwatch, or to even plan to. Here are 6 reasons why you should hold back […]

September 21, 2014

Globe, Smart changes load sharing to combat text scams

Due to rampant incidents of load sharing scams, both Smart and Globe have changed the way they operate sharing of eLoads. Majority of text scams deceive subscribers into claiming free credits but inputting and replying to specific SMS queries.

September 17, 2014

Graphed: Flagship Smartphone Announcement Calendar

Almost all the flagship smartphones are already out and announced for this year, except the Nexus if Google does plan on unveiling one. Nevertheless, we took the effort of compiling the announcements of major flagship smartphones from companies across three iterations and we graphed them to give you a better look at when companies announce […]

September 11, 2014

Huawei drops Ascend P2 LTE price to just Php8,990

Huawei Philippines is running an early Christmas promo with the Huawei Ascend P2 LTE with a price drop to just Php8,990. This LTE handset was first announced back in February last year during the MWC 2013.

September 07, 2014

Smart brings Wikipedia Zero to PH

Smart Communications and Wikimedia foundation have recently inked a deal which will allow the two parties to give Smart, Talk ‘N Text and Sun Cellular subscribers free and unlimited access to Wikipedia through the initiative called Wikipedia Zero.

September 07, 2014

It’s About Time: A Smartwatch Compilation

A lot of smartwatches have already been outed and announced, running Android Wear or their own operating system, having round displays or conventional square ones and more. So to paint a clear picture of what the smartwatch industry looks like at the moment, we’ve compiled the smartwatches from top phone manufacturers that are competing for […]

September 04, 2014

HTC Desire 820: 5.5-inch w/ 64-bit Snapdragon 615 octa-core CPU

HTC has officially announced their new mid-range smartphone that packs a 5.5-inch display, HTC BoomSound, 4G LTE connectivity, and powered by a 64-bit Snapdragon 615 octa-core CPU – the Desire 820.

September 04, 2014

Sony Smartwatch 3 and Smartband Talk unveiled

Sony has officially announced two new wearables in Berlin during IFA. The first one is the Sony Smartwatch 3, obviously on its 3rd generation and the other is the Smartband Talk fitness band.

September 03, 2014

SKK Meteor: dual-SIM, dual-core for Php1,999

SKK has introduced the Meteor – a 4.0-inch super-budget Android smartphone that features dual-SIM capabilities, dual-core CPU, and Android Jellybean for under Php2k.

September 01, 2014

Gionee Elife S5.1 revealed, 5.15 mm thin!

Looks like Gionee isn’t resting on its laurels when it comes to having the “world’s thinnest smartphone” as they have just dethroned the 5.5 mm Elife S5.5 with the release of the 5.15 mm thin Elife S5.1

September 01, 2014

Huawei Ascend P7 Review

Huawei brought us its thinnest smartphone last year, the Ascend P6. This time around, it’s back with the same design language but with a more beastly internals. We take the Huawei Ascend P7 for a review and find out if it’s worthy to be in your pockets.

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 27, 2014

Huawei Ascend P7 takes on iPhone 6 with sapphire screen

Huawei mentions in an interview that they are aiming to launch an Ascend P7 variant reinforced with a sapphire display. For those not familiar, sapphire is a very tough material (second hardest to diamond) that Apple is rumored to incorporate largely to the iPhone 6. Inside, the sapphire-toting P7 should still carry its original specs.

August 27, 2014

HTC Desire 510 officially announced, quad-core with LTE

HTC has officially announced the Desire 510 – a 4.7-inch smartphone that packs a Snapdragon 410 quad-core CPU, LTE connectivity, and Android 4.4 KitKat.

August 26, 2014

Huawei out cheaper Honor 3C Play, priced at Php4,000+

Huawei Mobile has recently launched a toned-down version of the Honor 3C which is conveniently called Honor 3C Play Edition.

August 24, 2014

Huawei Ascend P7 now on Globe, free at Plan 1299

Globe Telecoms has recently added the Huawei Ascend P7 to its listing and it comes at no charge when you subscribe to Plan 1299 which comes with a 2-year contract.

August 22, 2014

Nokia X2 Dual SIM arrives locally for Php6,990

The Nokia X2 Dual SIM, Microsoft’s 4.3-inch smartphone that is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 200 CPU, 1GB RAM, and Nokia X software platform 2.0, is now available locally at under Php7K.

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 05, 2014

Smartphone adoption in PH will triple in 2015 says research firm

OnDevice Research, a UK-based research firm that specializes in trends in mobile research, has recently published a report that reflects the current trend in the Philippines and the company predicts that there will be big jump in smartphone usage next year, making our country as one of fastest growing smartphone market in Southeast Asia.

August 04, 2014

Our List of Top 5 Selfie Smartphones

With Makati and Pasig being Time’s “Selfiest Cities in the World,” it’s no wonder why we now also take note of the smartphone’s front camera when we’re checking specifications of handsets. In this article we list down our top 5 selfie smartphones with packed front cameras that have been announced so far.

August 02, 2014

Torque DROIDZ Trend: 4-inch, dual-core for Php2,099

Torque has announced the DROIDZ Trend, an affordable 4-inch dual-SIM smartphone that is powered by a dual-core CPU, upgradable to Android KitKat, and priced at just Php2,099.

July 21, 2014

Our Top 10 Smartphones below Php10k for (Mid) 2014

We’re more than halfway through the year once again and we’re here with another top 10 list, this one being for smartphones with prices below Php10,000. If you’re looking for great phones at this budget, then it’s time to read on!

July 15, 2014

The slimmest smartphones in the Philippines

Smartphones nowadays are mostly flaunted because of their specs and pricing. But there are other factors that can also be considered as great advantages and one of them is a thin profile. With large screens, it’s good to know that these phones can easily slide in your pockets. Take a look at the slimmest smartphones […]

July 09, 2014

Smart officially launched Deezer in the country

Today, Smart Communications Inc. has formally announced their exclusive partnership with Deezer; a web-based music streaming service which originated from Paris, France.

July 07, 2014

HTC Desire 616, 5-inch dual-SIM with octa-core CPU

HTC has released a new dual-SIM smartphone for the Asian market that features a 5-inch HD display and powered by a MediaTek octa-core CPU – the HTC Desire 616.

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