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January 21, 2015

Samsung, Apple Still Lead Global Smartphone Shipments in 2014

Samsung and Apple still managed to dominate and retain their spots in worldwide smartphone shipment last year, according to a report by technology market intelligence company TrendForce. Which companies round up the top ten? Find out after the break.

October 21, 2014

The flavors of Android through the years

In celebration of the new Android 5.0 “Lollipop”, we collated the sweet history of Android versions since its launch back in 2008.

August 25, 2014

HTC One (M8) and Nokia Lumia 930 take the Ice Bucket Challenge

The Samsung Galaxy S5 recently took the ALS Ice Bucket challenged and emerged unscathed thanks to its IP67-certified body. Now see the non-waterproof smartphone flagships, namely the HTC One (M8) and Nokia Lumia 930, take on the icy bath.

April 11, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

The Galaxy S5 is the 5th-generation of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S line and, like the Apple iPhone, has gone thru many years of refinement. Check out our full review of the Samsung Galaxy S5 after the break.

April 07, 2014

Galaxy S5 tested in water and sand, no WFT present

During the local launch of the Samsung Galaxy S5, they demonstrated its water- and dust-proof capabilities. See how this new flagship smartphone can be your companion on your next beach trip.

April 02, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 hands-on, first impressions

We finally got a more time with the elusive Samsung Galaxy S5 today during the tutorial hosted by Samsung in their SM Aura Store. The smartphone is scheduled to be released on April 11 but the media launch is already set for tomorrow, April 3.

March 19, 2014

Moto 360, by far the most visually-appealing smartwatch

Motorola has officially introduced the Moto 360 smartwatch that has a design that ‘begs to be worn’.

November 12, 2013

Smart, Sun & Globe offer 25 free SMS per day to Visayas victims

While cellular service are being slowly restored in typhoon Yolanda affected areas in the Visayas (specifically Samar, Leyte and Cebu), all the national carriers have banded together to offer free local and international SMS to subscribers in those areas.

June 26, 2013

10 Smartphones with over 5-inch Displays

“Phablets” or smartphones with huge displays are already positioning themselves to be the next big thing. These massive handsets pushes the boundaries, and our pockets, of what is supposedly the maximum display size a smartphone should have. With manufacturers leaning toward this growing market, take a look at our list of ten smartphones with display […]

June 23, 2013

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active in the flesh, first impressions

The Galaxy S4 Active is Samsung first attempt at water-proofing their flagship smartphone. With an IP67 rating, the S4 Active is dust-resistant and can tolerate being submerged in 1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes.

March 13, 2012

Sun Cellular gets domestic roaming with Smart

We earlier reported that Sun Cellular was riding on Smart’s network to expand its coverage in certain areas and we’ve also asked readers to confirm this. It looks like Sun has already verified this by connecting to Smart via domestic roaming.

December 13, 2011

Smart Sun Dual Plan 549: 1st post-merger tag-team plan

Now that the PLDT-Digitel merger has been finalized, Smart and Sun Cellular can now offer tandem plans for both network’s subscribers. They’ve now introduced the Smart Sun Dual 549 Plan.

March 30, 2011

Merging Smart & Sun not good for consumers?

PLDT now has an overwhelming majority of the telco business in the Philippines — it owns Smart, Talk ‘N Text, Red Mobile and now Sun Cellular representing more than 70% of the subscriber base combined {see earlier story here}.

March 07, 2015

HTC Desire Eye Review

HTC continues to produce really good-looking smartphones and the Desire Eye is no exception to that. The handset is among the latest smartphones the Taiwanese company released, combining a powerful hardware and elegant look. Check out our full review of the HTC Desire Eye after the break.

February 25, 2015

Telco points “Kill Switch” is device manufacturers’ responsibility

The recent issue on “Kill Switch” being pushed by the Department of Justice is aimed to protect security and privacy of mobile phone users. Globe has responded that the idea is a good one and has been in practice in the US. However, they point out that it’s the primary duty of the phone manufacturers […]

February 12, 2015

Huawei Honor 3C Lite Review

Huawei recently introduced the Honor 3C Lite, and it packs great hardware despite being the most affordable Honor smartphone available on the market at a sub-Php6k price tag. Is it brave enough to stand against the competition? Find out as we review the Chinese electronics giant’s entry in the budget-friendly, bang-for-the-buck smartphone wars.

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.

December 28, 2014

Sony Xperia Z3 Review

Barely 7 months after announcing the Xperia Z2, Sony suddenly unveiled the Xperia Z3 as its successor. That’s two flagships in just a year, probably a first in any global brand. Check out our full review of the Sony Xperia Z3 below.

November 01, 2014

YugaTech Daily News Recap (10/31/14)

Welcome to YugaTech’s Daily News Recap – a quick compilation of all the articles we’ve written the day before. So if you don’t have the time to scroll through our site for yesterday’s news, we got it all listed here for your convenience. Read our Daily News Recap for October 31, 2014.

August 03, 2014

Airborne Technologies launches Tough Rock Powerbank

Philippine-based Airborne Technologies officially launches its hardy AT-800 Tough Rock Powerbank to add to its wide range of handy powerbanks. This portable battery charger is waterproof, sandproof, and shockproof to make sure it can keep up with your active lifestyle and charge your devices anywhere you go. They also introduced the AT Boom Box vibration […]

July 19, 2014

How to use GCash to send load to other networks via text

Using Globe‘s GCash wallet to send load to other networks like Smart, Talk ‘N Text, and Sun is now possible by texting! Simply follow the steps below to share load to your friends and family.

June 29, 2014

Sony Xperia Z2 Review

Sony continues to improve on the Xperia Z concept they introduced about two years ago. Today, the 3rd-generation Xperia Z2 has surpassed almost all aspects of the original blueprint while maintaining that distinct signature. Check out our full review of the Sony Xperia Z2 after the break.

March 27, 2014

Hottest gadgets for the hottest summer trips

Summer is just around the corner and we all know what that means – out of town trips. Whether you’re going to the beach, trekking up the mountains, or simply setting off to an adventure, here are a few gadgets that you might want to bring along.

November 07, 2013

Get traffic updates about NLEX with NLEX Assist app

Need simple but quick traffic updates about the North Luzon Expressway or NLEX? Then you might want to download the NLEX Assist app on your Android phone before you hit the road.

October 01, 2013

September Gadget Reviews Roundup

It’s the start of another month and we’re getting closer to the end of the year. September brought us new smartphones like the iPhone 5S, Sony Xperia Z1, and the recently locally-launched LG G2. We’re proud to say that we’re done reviewing those three flagships, so before we kick off Oktoberfest let’s take a look […]

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