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March 12, 2014

Android smartphones you can buy for Php5,990 or less

Now that Nokia has released their Nokia X handset in the Philippine market, the question whether they’ve priced it competitively remains unanswered. In out attempt to do so, here is what we gathered as possible Android smartphones you can get for the price of a Nokia X.

March 04, 2014

Samsung drops prices of smartphones and tablets

Most likely in preparation for Galaxy S5′s arrival, the Great Samsung Sale is now ongoing. The company claims that this is the biggest sale of the year and it will only last until March 23, 2014. Products like Galaxy Note 3, S4 Active, S4 Zoom, and many more are included. See all the discounted products […]

March 03, 2014

February Gadget Reviews Roundup 2014

We now have the month of March ahead of us folks, and it’s time to take a look at the gadgets we’ve reviewed last month. This includes four smartphones, three tablets, a couple of wireless speakers, a tablet phone, and a watch phone. Here’s our Gadget Reviews Roundup for February 2014.

March 01, 2014

7 smartphones with at least 4,000mAh batteries

Almost a year ago we brought you a list of seven smartphones with huge battery capacities that pack at least 3,000mAh worth of juice. We’re now updating that list and bumping up the standards to at least 4,000mAh. Take a look at our new list of seven smartphones with large capacity batteries.

February 25, 2014

BlackBerry announces Z3 and Q20 smartphones

BlackBerry has announced two new smartphones at the Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona – the all-touch BlackBerry Z3 and the keyboard-equipped flagship BlackBerry Q20.

February 22, 2014

OPPO to enter Philippine market this April 2014

OPPO Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd is opening up shop in the Philippines. This was shared to me by the local/regional team yesterday over coffee.

February 16, 2014

LG announces L Series III Kitkat-powered smartphones

LG recently announced the third generation of their L-Series entry-level to mid-range Android smartphones that runs Android 4.4 Kitkat out of the box – the L90, L70, and the L40.

February 06, 2014

Sony sells PC business; to focus on smartphones, tablets

Sony has officially announced that it is selling its VAIO PC business and will concentrate instead on smartphones, tablets, and high-end TVs.

February 01, 2014

January Gadget Reviews Roundup 2014

And just like that, the first month of the new year is officially over. But before we welcome February and gear up for Valentine’s Day, let’s take a look at the gadget reviews we’ve done last month. This includes the Google Nexus 5, three Cherry Mobile smartphones, an NVidia Shield, and a GoPro Hero+.

January 27, 2014

YugaTech Asks: Moto G or high end local smartphones?

The Motorola Moto G is yet to arrive here in the Philippines, and surely a lot of people are waiting for it – mainly because of its high-end internals paired with the affordable price tag of just $179 to $199. We managed to nab one in Singapore for just Php9,000, a price that is a […]

January 11, 2014

Top 5 Wireless Speakers of CES 2014

Most of the gears we’ve covered so far in this year’s CES have been laptops, smartphones and cameras. That’s not to say though that there’s no room for new speakers. And for that, we’ve compiled a list of the coolest audio boxes we’ve seen in CES 2014.

January 03, 2014

Archos debuts Helium series LTE smartphones

Archos, a brand mostly known for its affordable line but highly-capable Android slates, has announced its first set of LTE-enabled budget-friendly smartphones – the Archos 45 Helium 4G and the Archos 50 Helium 4G.

December 29, 2013

LG to bring Knock feature to L Series II smartphones

LG has recently announced that it will bring its popular Knock feature found on the G2, G Pad 8.3, and G Flex, to its future smartphones including the L Series II droids released this year.

December 23, 2013

YugaTech’s Top 5 Smartphones of 2013

For the past year, we had a great time of smartphone launches, demos, reviews & more. Before we enter 2014, the YugaTech team voted upon ourselves our very own top 5 smartphones for 2013 & we combined them with our readers’ very own best smartphones poll earlier this year. So without further ado, here are the […]

December 18, 2013

The most searched smartphones and tablets in the PH

2014 is just around the corner and Google has just released its annual Zeitgeist for this year which showcases what the world has searched for in 2013. From there we took a look at the top 10 most Google-searched smartphones and tablets in the country. Find out who is the trendiest by reading the rest […]

December 18, 2013

Technologies We Hope To Encounter This 2014

There’s no denying that 2013 was a big year in tech following evolutionary steps in mobile, console gaming, wearables & pocket photography. However, there a lot of things we didn’t get to see yet and things we’re still hoping to see. As 2013 ends, we take a peek at what we’re hoping to see in 2014.

November 12, 2013

Apple to launch 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones in 2014

Ever since Android smartphones broke the 4-inch and 5-inch screen size barriers, people are asking when Apple will do the same with their iPhone. Seems like it’s finally going to happen as reports say that a 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone are slated to launch next year.

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.

October 10, 2013

ZTE launches 4 new Android smartphones

ZTE has been making a name for itself in the smartphone scene both globally and locally and is showing no sign of slowing down as they unveil the fourth wave of budget Android handsets here in our country.

March 19, 2013

Windows Phone 8 and WP 7.8 support ends in 2014

Microsoft will be pulling the plug on its support for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7.8 after the end of its 18 month lifecycle period in 2014.

April 03, 2014

Nokia Lumia 630 (3G) and 635 (LTE) now official

Nokia has unveiled its new budget-friendly Lumia smartphones that pack a 4.5-inch display with Gorilla Glass 3, quad-core CPU, and Windows Phone 8.1 – the Lumia 630 (3G), Lumia 630 Dual-SIM, and the Lumia 635 (LTE).

April 02, 2014

Open-line CloudFone Excite 400dx comes with interchangeable batteries

Previously exclusive to Globe’s Postpaid Plan, the now open-line CloudFone Excite 400dx is available locally and includes 3000mAh and 1400mAh batteries upon purchase — all for under Php3,000.

April 01, 2014

O+ Fab GO, 6-inch Android for under Php9K

O+ has announced its latest addition to its Fab family of large-screen Android smartphones that sports a 6-inch display, dual-core CPU, and dual-SIM capabilities – the Fab GO.

March 31, 2014

Acer Iconia W4 Review

More and more manufacturers are offering 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablets to the market. Acer is among the first ones, starting off with the W3 from last year. This time, they’re positioning the Iconia W4 as a netbook replacement. Check out our full review below to learn why we agreed.

March 31, 2014

Research – Charge your smartphone by simply holding it

Battery has always been the neglected necessity when it comes to smartphones. With all the hassle of running out of power when you need it most, what if you could charge your smartphone just by simply holding it?

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