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July 14, 2014

Alteam AH-598 Headphones Quick Review

We’ve already had a look at one of Alteam’s headphones just recently, and here we have another one – the Alteam AH-598. It’s more affordable than the other one we reviewed, but it doesn’t mean it has nothing to show. Does it have what it takes to grab your attention and convince you to buy? Read […]

July 13, 2014

Congress pushing for Php50 M fine to slow ISPs

Members of Congress are looking into creating or amending existing laws to impose higher penalties to erring Internet Service Providers and telcos if they don’t provide the mandatory quality of service standards.

July 11, 2014

This case allows iPhone 5/5s to go 300-ft underwater

It’s hard to imagine why would anyone want to bring their iPhone 5/5s with them during a deep ocean dive. But if you happen to know a diver who would want to but can’t, then Thanko may have just something that may tickle their fancy.

July 11, 2014

All-glass iPhone and iPad could be Apple’s secret weapon

The iPhone 6, based from the renderings and mock-ups we’ve seen, is likely to sport an all-aluminum rear shell with its display made of tough sapphire glass. Well Apple has just been granted a patent that will enable the company to make an all-glass housing for its wide range of devices. Could this give the […]

July 11, 2014

OnePlus Two “Lettuce” could already be in the works

With the “flagship killer” OnePlus One still fresh and some people still waiting to get their hands on it, the company seems like to be getting ready for a successor already. Tipster @evleaks dropped a hint on its account saying that the alleged OnePlus Two is codenamed “Lettuce”.

July 11, 2014

Starmobile Turbo, quad-core with KitKat for Php6,990

Starmobile has announced the Turbo – a new budget Android smartphone that sports a 5-inch HD display, quad-core CPU, HSPA+ connectivity, and Android 4.4 KitKat -for Php6,990.

July 11, 2014

Exynos ModAP, Samsung’s first chipset with built-in LTE

Samsung has announced its newest mobile processor that comes with built-in LTE modem – the Exynos ModAP series.

July 10, 2014

With Deezer’s arrival, what will happen to Spinnr?

Yesterday marks the official launch of Deezer in the country. But amidst the celebratory toasts and a promise of better things to come, we can’t help but wonder if this is the beginning of the end for SPINNR, a music streaming service which the MVP-led telco launched just last year?

July 10, 2014

Xiaomi Mi 3 open sale starts now

Xiaomi Philippines has announced that they are now holding an open sale of the Mi 3 and can now be purchased at Lazada.

July 10, 2014

Octa-core Lenovo Golden Warrior A8 to launch July 18

Lenovo finally announces the official launch date for its Golden Warrior A8 – an LTE octa-core smartphone that is by far the cheapest we’ve seen. It’s slated to launch later this month with a price tag of no more than Php6K.

July 09, 2014

BlackBerry explains why they made a square smartphone

BlackBerry recently announced a new smartphone with an unconventional shape – the BlackBerry Passport. It takes on a 1440 x 1440 display resolution giving it a square build combined with its trademark physical keyboard. The phone received mixed responses afterwards which made the company release an explanation regarding this odd form factor.

July 09, 2014

Game of Phones: If Mobile Phones were Characters in Westeros!

Smartphone geek? Game of Thrones fan? Some of us from YugaTech seem to be both, and we connected the lines between the two. Say hello to Game of Phones: If Operating Systems were Characters in Westeros!

July 09, 2014

LG launches KizON: Wearable designed for kids, and geeky parents

In this hyper-connected world that we live in, almost everything can be controlled using our smartphones and other smart devices. LG has taken that into account and came up with the LG KizON; a fairly large wristband that toddlers can wear which aids parents to keep track on their child’s whereabouts.

July 09, 2014

Nokia and Gameloft offer free games for Nokia X owners

Nokia has teamed up with Gameloft to give Nokia X, Nokia X+, and Nokia XL smartphone owners special edition games with bonus in game content worth over 40 Euros for free.

July 08, 2014

Xiaomi Mi4 with LTE rumored to be announced this July

We’ve just seen the Xiaomi Mi3 sold in a span of hours during its sale last week and a gold version of it available for purchase. Now we have reports of a new smartphone from the same company with 4G connectivity and a possible announcement this month.

July 08, 2014

Sony Xperia C3, 5 megapixel front camera with LED flash

Sony has officially announced the Xperia C3, a selfie-centric dual-SIM smartphone that features a 5.5-inch HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core CPU, LTE connectivity (single SIM version), and a 5 megapixel wide-angle front camera with LED flash.

July 08, 2014

Apple adds 5MP rear iSight camera on the 5th Gen iPod Touch 16GB, now retails for Php11,690

Apple has not made any significant upgrades on the iPod Touch since the company unveiled the iPod Touch 5th Gen back in September 2012. Recently though, the Cupertino-based firm has quietly added a 5MP iSight camera on the back of the 16GB version of the iPod Touch 5th Gen which was noticeably missing on the […]

July 08, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4/10.5 now up for pre-order

Samsung Mobile Philippines has recently announced that the new Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and the Tab S 10.5 are now up for pre-order and the company, together with Ensogo, is giving away generous freebies (worth almost Php6k) for early birds who will get any of the tablets during the pre-order period.

July 08, 2014

A fleet of 10,000 Foxbots will aid in production of iPhone 6

Foxconn, one of the biggest partners of Apple in manufacturing its devices, announces that it will slowly veer away from using manual labor and instead make use of robots or “Foxbots” as they call it to help in the assembly of the iPhone 6.

July 08, 2014

BlackBerry Passport, the 4.5-inch square smartphone for the working professional

BlackBerry isn’t giving up and it has a new smartphone on the way called the BlackBerry Passport and it features a 4.5-inch square touch screen with 1440 x 1440 resolution, physical QWERTY keyboard, and a body that is almost as wide as an actual passport.

July 07, 2014

Giveaway: Asus Zenfone 5

Asus Philippines is set to launch the Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 in the country this July 17, 2014. Thanks to Asus PH, we’ll be giving away a ZenFone 5 to one of our lucky readers.

July 07, 2014

HTC Desire 616, 5-inch dual-SIM with octa-core CPU

HTC has released a new dual-SIM smartphone for the Asian market that features a 5-inch HD display and powered by a MediaTek octa-core CPU – the HTC Desire 616.

July 07, 2014

Cherry Mobile Equinox Night now available for Php9,999

Cherry Mobile has announced on their Facebook page that the Equinox Night which sports a 5-inch full HD display, Dragontrail glass, 18 megapixel BSI camera, and powered by a MediaTek quad-core CPU, is now available for Php9,999.

July 07, 2014

LG G Pad 10.1 now official with 8000mAh battery

LG’s biggest model in its tablet line-up officially launches as the G Pad 10.1. It carries the noteworthy features seen in the company’s flagship smartphones while offering a spacious 10-inch display. It also runs on a quad-core processor and packs an 8000mAh battery.

July 07, 2014

Android-powered Lumia smartphone in the works?

A Nokia Lumia smartphone that runs on Android is probably what everyone is longing for. It’s the perfect combination of great hardware and very flexible and powerful OS. And according to @evleaks, this could finally be happening.

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