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June 16, 2011

How to setup or connect Smart Bro to a router?

If you are subscribed to the Smart Bro Plan 999, you can still connect or configure it to a router so you can share the internet connection to other WiFi devices in your house. See the step by step instructions below to setup Smart Bro with your WiFi router.

January 15, 2014

Blackphone, the privacy-centric smartphone

A group of cryptography, security, and mobile experts have come together to build a smartphone that focuses on protecting the digital privacy of its users, the Blackphone.

February 22, 2013

COOKOO Smartwatch Review

After a successful Kickstarter campaign last year, the Cookoo smartwatch has finally landed. To those who are seeing this for the first time, it is an analog watch with a digital display that syncs to your iOS device via Bluetooth. Let’s find out what’s so smart about the Cookoo by reading our full review after […]

November 26, 2012

What is the best smartphone-tablet combo?

As we have mentioned in our past article, smartphones are getting bigger and tablets are getting smaller. While these gadgets try to meet half-way to become the ideal device, there’s still a good gap between them that convinces us to purchase them both. If that’s the case, what do you think is the best smartphone-tablet […]

September 21, 2012

SocBlue turns your smartphone into a multi-SIM phone

Are you one of those who need dual-SIM capabilities but do not want to buy a dual-SIM phone? SocBlue’s dual-SIM adapter will do that for you in a package that’s no bigger than a credit card.

July 06, 2012

Noontec A9 Smart TV Box Review

Over the years, we’ve seen the TV change its appearance and functionality that it became more than just a favorite past time. It has allowed the internet to reshape it to give birth to the now famous but too expensive Smart TVs. So how about us with ordinary TVs and cheaper HDTVs gotta do? This […]

November 22, 2011

Things to expect from Smart’s 4G LTE service

Based on the exhaustive discussion we had with the technical group that’s in charge of the beta testing for Smart LTE yesterday, here are several of the more important information we got from them.

June 02, 2008

SmartBro Prepaid Kit

Got a sample SmartBro Prepaid Kit last week from Smart for review. I was about to buy my own kit before this got in so I’m putting this one out to the stress test until I finally make the purchase. So, what’s inside the box?

November 24, 2007

Plug It! Smart BRO Plan 799

I thought this should have been launched months ago. Smart Broadband Inc. (Smart Bro), a subsidiary of Smart Communications announced the new 3G/HSDPA service in Subic (during the 20th Ad Congress?). Dubbed Plug It, this is basically Smart 3G with a dedicated USB dongle.

July 02, 2015

Cherry Mobile Flare X Review

It’s undeniable that the local smartphone landscape has changed with the arrival of aggressively-priced midrange smartphones like the A7000, Flash Plus, and the M1 Note. These smartphones not only set a new standard for what a “bang-for-the-buck” handset should be, but also gave local brands a taste of their own medicine in the process.

July 02, 2015

June Gadget Reviews Roundup 2015

It’s July and we’re already halway through the year. And like what we always do at the end of every month, we provide you a summary of all the gadgets we’ve reviewed like the LG G4, Lenovo K3 Note, Huawei P8, and the ASUS ZenBook UX305. Take a look at the Gadget Reviews Roundup for […]

May 20, 2015

Lenovo A7000 with Dolby ATMOS Review

Just last week Lenovo officially introduced its latest offering in its A series of smartphones — the A7000. It carries an octa-core CPU, 2GB RAM, LTE connectivity, and a unique Dolby ATMOS sound technology that makes it the first phone to have the said feature to make movie-watching and music playing more enjoyable for its users.

May 14, 2015

Lenovo A7000 hands on, first impressions

Officially introduced here in the Philippines just last night, Lenovo announces its new A7000 that took the label as the first smartphone to have Dolby ATMOS sound technology. Our friends from the company was kind enough to immediately lend us a unit to test out and here are our initial thoughts.

April 15, 2015

ASUS VivoPC Review

The ASUS VivoPC is a compact computer that aims to provide productivity for the house and even on-the-go. It’s packed with capable internals that should prove sufficient for daily browsing or even heavy tasks. Let’s take a closer look at what it can offer and if it could meet the needs of today’s users.

April 02, 2015

March Gadget Reviews Roundup 2015

It’s a new month once again so we’re here to give you a roundup of all the devices we’ve reviewed recently. This includes the HTC Desire Eye, Cherry Mobile One, Microsoft Lumia 435 Dual-SIM, Meizu M1 Note, ASUS Zenfone C, the expensive Bose Lifestyle 535 Series III Surround Speakers, and a number of affordable AWEI […]

March 23, 2015

Meizu M1 Note Review

In our previous post, the Meizu M1 Note impressed us with its chic design and very respectable benchmark test result. Now we’re here to find out if this handset has the complete package and if it really is the new phone to beat in the sub-Php8k category.

March 17, 2015

Meizu M1 Note First Impressions

The Meizu M1 Note has caused quite a stir in the local smartphone scene when we first told you guys about it during the local launch of the MX4 Pro back in February. This is primarily because of the Chinese firm’s aggressive pricing coupled with the phone’s competitive feature set which includes a 5.5-inch full-HD […]

March 03, 2015

Lenovo A7000 w/ ATMOS surround sound now official

In addition to the Vibe Shot, Lenovo also announced the first smartphone to have a Dolby ATMOS surround technology embedded at its core. The A7000, a mid-range smartphone, carries decent specs at a decent price.

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 18, 2015

MSI GS70 2QE Stealth Gaming Notebook Review

Gaming laptops used to be thick and power-hungry mean machines that calling it portable computers almost seem inappropriate. Thanks to technological advancements, however, manufacturers like MSI can now produce notebook PCs – such as the GS70 2QE Stealth we have here – that’s thin enough to be mistaken for a first gen ultrabook, yet powerful […]

February 11, 2015

Top 5 Media Player Apps for Android

Stock media players suck. That’s why when you setup your Android device for the first time, one of the first apps you download from the Play Store is a good media player. There are lots of good media players out there but if you try want what we think are the best then read our […]

January 19, 2015

Why We Want a Third Telco Player

There are currently two major telcos in the Philippines right now. In the previous reports that we’ve shared, it’s obvious that quite a number of subscribers aren’t totally satisfied with the service that they’re getting. In this article we list down a few points why we think there is a need for a third telco […]

December 31, 2014

The Good: Look Back on Top Local Tech Stories of 2014

Despite a few forgettable moments this year, there are still a handful of things that we can be thankful for in 2014.

November 29, 2014

Gionee W900: Flip phone with two 4” FHD displays

Gionee is reported to be gearing up to launch a clamshell-type smartphone called the Gionee W900. What caught our interest though is not its form factor, rather the fact that it will boast two (2) 4-inch displays, both with 1080p resolution if we may add.

October 08, 2014

Philips showcases Technology & Innovation from Netherlands

Our week-long trip to the Netherlands brought us to the homeland of Philips and showed us the roots of Dutch technology and innovation.

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