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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.

June 14, 2015

Huawei P8 Review

Launched last June 2 in Singapore, the Huawei P8 is the latest flagship together with the phablet counterpart, the P8 Max. Check out our full review of the Huawei P8 after the break.

April 14, 2015

Asus ZenFone 2 ZE500CL Review

Last time around you saw our full review of the Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML). This time, it’s the ZE550ML’s little brother’s turn on the spotlight as we take a closer look at the Asus Zenfone 2 ZE500CL.

February 22, 2015

Wickedleak Wammy Titan 4: octa-core w/ 5330mAh battery

If we’re going to talk about smartphones with large batteries two smartphones come to mind – the Gionee Marathon M3 and THL 5000. Now let’s make it a trio. Meet the Wickedleak Wammy Titan 4 from India – an Android with a 5-inch Full HD display, octa-core CPU, Fingerprint sensor, and a massive 5330mAh battery.

February 07, 2015

Are point-and-shoot cameras dead?

Point-and-shoot cameras used to be the king when it comes to every day casual shooting. Almost every household had a point-and-shoot on standby, ready to capture moments. But with the improvement in camera technology for mobile devices, smartphones have aggresively taken its place as the go-to device for taking photos and videos. This leaves us […]

February 05, 2015

Cherry Mobile Cosmos One Plus Review

Last month, Cherry Mobile announced the Cosmos One Plus, the company’s latest flagship smartphone. It packs a 5.5-inch Full HD display with Gorilla Glass 2, MediaTek octa-core CPU, 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, dual-LTE support, and Android KitKat. Learn more about Cherry Mobile‘s flagship handset by reading our full review.

January 28, 2015

The coolest Android flip-phones in the market right now

Flip-phones or phones with clamshell designs have come a long way. From being the most popular form factor for feature phones, they have also entered the realm of smartphones. Although now a niche product, flip-phones still carry a certain appeal that are wanted by a lot of people. So for this article, we compiled a […]

December 31, 2014

The Biggest Tech Stories in the Philippines in 2014

As we fold the year 2014 to an end, we take a look back at some of the biggest moments that defined technology in the country. Here are this year’s top tech stories.

November 21, 2014

Five Android Launchers We Love to Use

You might be wondering when we made our “25 Mobile Apps You Need to Download” post yesterday that a category is missing: Home replacement apps, or launchers in layman terms. We felt it deserve another post, so here are a few of those launcher apps that can actually make your everyday smartphone fiddling easy and intuitive.

June 29, 2014

Cherry Mobile Omega Icon Review

After giving you guys an in-depth look of the Infinity and Spectrum, it’s time for us to shift the spotlight over to its pleather-backed sibling, the Cherry Mobile Omega Icon. Check out our full review after the jump.

June 16, 2014

Cherry Mobile Ultra Review

Earlier, we gave you guys a brief overview of some of the Cherry Mobile Ultra’s features and gave you a quick tour of its simple yet well-put-together body. Now it’s time to delve deeper into this LTE smartphone to see what other things its got to offer besides good looks and LTE functionality.

May 09, 2014

Apple might acquire Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion

Beats Audio, makers of premium headphones (premium prices too), might soon be a part of your iPhone, iPod, and iPad.

February 07, 2014

Samsung DA-F61 Portable Wireless Speaker Review

A year after its official debut , Samsung Philippines has brought their top-of-the-line wireless speaker called the DA-F61 to our shores. Check out our full review after the break.

December 10, 2013

BBK to unveil world’s first smartphone with 2K resolution

A Full-HD display is something we’ve come to expect from high-end smartphones and tablets. But BBK Electronics, a China-based phone manufacturer, is planning to raise the bar higher by releasing the Vivo XPlay 3S; an Android smartphone with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 or commonly known as 2K.

April 18, 2013

Sony Xperia ZL Review

After spending an ample of time with the Sony Xperia ZL, it’s now time to delve deeper in to this 5-inch handset and see if it has enough fire power to be in the same league as its glass-backed sibling the Xperia Z.

August 14, 2012

Jabra outs Supreme UC Bluetooth Headset

Jabra recently launched the Supreme UC Bluetooth headset. This wireless headset are designed with mobile workers in mind. Find out more about the Supreme UC after the break.

July 23, 2012

HTC Desire V Review

Another challenger in the game of dual-SIM Android smartphones is HTC’s new creation, the Desire V. It features a 4.0-inch LCD screen, Beats Audio enhancement, dual-sim capabilities as well as Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich — sounds good so far, but does it have what it takes to beat the other players within this segment? […]

July 09, 2012

Huawei Ascend Y200 Review

Huawei’s Ascend Y200 is the company’s latest handset targeting the entry-level market. Its biggest asset — an Android smartphone packing an IPS LCD at under Php6k. Check out our full review of the Huawei Ascend Y200 after the break.

July 04, 2012

Samsung Galaxy S3 Review

The Samsung Galaxy S3 is one of the most highly-anticipated smartphone of 2012. It’s mainly because of the stellar success of its predecessor and Samsung’s over-all performance in the Android handset market. Check out our full review of the Galaxy S3 i9300 after the break.

March 14, 2012

HTC Titan Review

Though not yet official launched or released in the Philippines, the HTC Titan has already attracted a lot of attention from local consumers, especially WP7 fans, despite the fact that this is already the nth Windows Phone HTC introduced to the market. Read our full review of the HTC Titan after the jump.

November 17, 2011

Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000 Review

When Samsung first unveiled the Galaxy Note, I had mixed feelings with the device. It’s got the genes of an impressive smartphone but a form factor that’s inching towards the tablet category. After having over a week’s time with the Samsung Galaxy Note and I’d like to share my verdict. Check out the full review […]

March 13, 2011

Will Nokia go Qualcomm for WP7?

Had a chance to have a private lunch with the Country Manager of Qualcomm last week and our talks revolved around smartphones, tablets and 3G devices (since these are the main business their company is into anyway).

May 25, 2010

Yahoo! buys Indonesian site Koprol

This little bit of news got me a little jealous — Indonesian social networking website, Koprol, was just bought by Yahoo! The site is actually their very own version of FourSquare.

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