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May 28, 2014

O+ Air confirmed; specs and price revealed

We just got a confirmation of the newest flagship phone from O+, the very first octacore smartphone from the company. Dubbed the O+ Air, the handset also boast as the thinnest octacore smartphone released in the Philippines.

April 08, 2014

Android for people with less money; iPhone is for the rich?

Mapbox is a mapping software that shows people who tweet using an iPhone come from the rich neighborhood, while people using Android came from the less fortunate spots in America.

April 08, 2014

Spotify PH becomes official; Php129 for Premium

We first leaked the news back in January about Spotify coming to the Philippines (and we were asked to take it down by several entities). Then, a couple of weeks ago, we spotted the limited release of Spotify via the Coca-Cola FB Page. Today, it’s official.

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.

January 19, 2014

BioUnlock; unlocks your Mac using iPhone 5S’ Touch ID

Late last week, app developer Eric Castro teased his upcoming project called BioUnlock which can be used to unlock a Mac through the iPhone 5S’ Touch ID.

January 18, 2014

Zopo outs ZP80+; Octacore phone for less than Php7.5K!

Smartphones with Octacore chipset is slowly becoming a hot commodity in the market, but oftentimes these handset are rather expensive. That’s certainly not the case though with the recently announced Zopo ZP80+ which only costs ¥999 or little under Php7,500.

January 15, 2014

Huawei Tron; $150 Tegra-powered Android console

With so many devices being unveiled almost simultaneously at CES, it’s easy to lose track on some of the new gadgets at the convention. And one of the things we almost missed out on is this inexpensive gaming console from Huawei called Tron.

December 28, 2013

DFA to phase out old Passports; switch to e-Passport

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday announced that they will be phasing out all non-machine readable passports by November 24, 2015.

October 16, 2013

Sony announces Cyber-shot RX10; large sensor & zoom

Sony’s RX line of cameras has always been known for featuring professional elements in compact sizes. Now joining the RX100, the RX100 II, the RX1 & the RX1R, the Sony Cyber-shot RX10 goes in the mix with a feature set of its own.

September 09, 2013

PocketBook CoverReader; not your typical smartphone case

Let’s face it; we don’t always need the super bright, 1080p display of our smartphone, especially for relatively simple tasks like reading e-books. This is why smartphone case maker, PocketBook, came up with a case for the Samsung Galaxy S4 called CoverReader that also acts as a secondary low-res screen for the flagship handset.

August 28, 2013

Sony A3000; SLT camera with an NEX mount

Sony continues its rather peculiar tradition of blurring the line between MILC and dSLR cameras as the company unveiled the latest addition to its E-mount portfolio, the Sony A3000.

August 13, 2013

BlackBerry 9720 announced; super-social touch & type

Apart from BlackBerry’s line up for BB10 devices, they have just announced a new phone running BB OS 7 – the 9720. The phone is meant to ‘spark the conversation’ as it features the makings of a super social phone and a lot more.

August 08, 2013

LG G2 official; 2.3GHz CPU, 5.2-inch fHD & 3,000mAh

Following one of the company’s most successful phones, the Optimus G, LG has finally announced its successor – the LG G2. The brand Optimus has been omitted from the naming this time, and a lot of improvements are promised as the Korean company plays out their card.

August 03, 2013

Moto X vs. the world’s flagship phones; specs comparison

The Motorola Moto X is one of the tech industry’s worst kept secrets, and the hype has been everywhere since the day Google bought Motorola. Now that it’s finally official, let’s have a look on how it stacks up against the competition, especially since Motorola is calling the Moto X its future.

May 19, 2013

Optimus L Series II launched; L3, L5 & L7 II hands-on

We were at LG’s Optimus Series 2 launch at the MOA atrium where they also had a one hour sale, slashing Php2k off on the newly announced phones. We had a quick hands-on with the devices, and here’s what we have of them.

April 17, 2013

New Samsung phone leaks; is this the Galaxy Note 3?

We have already talked about the possibilities of the upcoming Galaxy Note 3, and a new leak coincides with the speculations. The images show off a new design language and what seems to be a place for the S-Pen.

October 30, 2012

Google outs Nexus 4, Nexus 10; adds HSPA+ to Nexus 7

Unlike Microsoft, Google has cancelled their event due to hurricane Sandy. However, this didn’t stop the search giant from unveiling their recent products which includes the data-enabled version of their famous 7-inch tablet along with the LG Nexus 4 and Samsung Nexus 10.

August 25, 2012

Smart LTE launched; we got the fine details

Smart today held the commercial launch of their LTE service in the Philippines. This puts Smart as the first commercial provider of 42Mbps LTE service in the country.

August 16, 2012

ToS;DR: Aims to end biggest internet lie

Every time we register to a service or install an app, there is always a lengthy stipulation that explains the company’s/service provider’s terms of use for their product. But how many of us have actually understood or even read any of the ToS that we saw before we actually agreed to it?

July 28, 2012

Q2 earnings: Apple, Samsung up; LG, RIM down

Overall demand for tablets seem to have risen quite steadily since global tablet shipments has reached a total of 24.9 million units last quarter — up by 67 percent compared to last year’s 14.9 million.

May 22, 2012

Asus Padfone coming; hitting the Php40k mark

While Computex 2012 is still two weeks away, we’re definitely looking forward to get a hold of the Asus Padfone that was showcased from last year’s event. It’s already being sold in Taiwan and might soon hit store shelves in the Philippines as well.

May 06, 2012

Cherry Mobile W900 launched; 4-inch, 1.2GHz for Php10k

Just hours before the SGSIII was announced last Friday, Cherry Mobile finally launched the Dragon Phone (we previously covered it here). Cherry Mobile Product Manager, Lonson Alejandrino explained the key features of the newly launched smartphone and answered questions fielded by the media.

February 04, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 launched; priced at Php32,990

Samsung Philippines today launched their premium tablet, the Galaxy Tab 7.7 P6800, which sports a full Super AMOLED display and a thin 7.9mm profile.

September 28, 2011

RIP: Meego; Well, hello Tizen!

So it becomes official — Meego is now officially dead and a new Linux-based mobile operating system is being groomed to replace it, and it’s called Tizen.

September 20, 2011

HTC Rhyme announced; let’s move along

HTC just announced another Android smartphone, the HTC Rhyme, that looks like an update to the Desire S. If you look at the specs real closely, you’d notice there’s pretty much little difference between the Rhyme and the Desire S.

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