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August 27, 2014

Google teams up with RockChip for Project Ara SOC

Google has announced that they are teaming up with China-based chipmaker RockChip to come up with a System-on-Chip that will be used on the modular Project Ara handset.

August 27, 2014

Seagate announces World’s First 8TB 3.5-inch Hard Drive

During the latter part of 2013, Western Digital surprised the tech industry with the release of two Helium-filled 6TB hard drives which was the highest capacity at that time. Nine months later, Seagate snatches the crown away from WD with the announcement of the world’s first 8TB 3.5-inch HDD.

August 27, 2014

Huawei Ascend P7 takes on iPhone 6 with sapphire screen

Huawei mentions in an interview that they are aiming to launch an Ascend P7 variant reinforced with a sapphire display. For those not familiar, sapphire is a very tough material (second hardest to diamond) that Apple is rumored to incorporate largely to the iPhone 6. Inside, the sapphire-toting P7 should still carry its original specs.

August 27, 2014

HTC Desire 510 officially announced, quad-core with LTE

HTC has officially announced the Desire 510 – a 4.7-inch smartphone that packs a Snapdragon 410 quad-core CPU, LTE connectivity, and Android 4.4 KitKat.

August 27, 2014

Android One smartphones might be released next week

Announced back in June, devices under the Android One project could finally be released this September.

August 26, 2014

Spotify on Windows Phone is now for free

Android and iOS users have been enjoying Spotify for free on their smartphones and tablets. Now, it’s Windows Phone’s turn to receive some free music streaming.

August 26, 2014

Oppo N1 mini with 4G LTE to arrive next month

The Oppo N1 mini, the smaller brother of the N1, which features a 5-inch display, 13 megapixel swivel camera, Snapdragon 400 CPU, and 4G LTE connectivity, is set to arrive in the Philippines in September.

August 26, 2014

Huawei out cheaper Honor 3C Play, priced at Php4,000+

Huawei Mobile has recently launched a toned-down version of the Honor 3C which is conveniently called Honor 3C Play Edition.

August 26, 2014

How to purchase apps on Google Play using your Globe prepaid credits

Globe Telecom rolled out a new feature called Direct Carrier Billing that allows its subscribers to directly purchase from the Google Play Store and charge it to the customer’s postpaid account or prepaid load. If you still haven’t tried it out using prepaid, here’s how to do it.

August 26, 2014

LG announces G3 Stylus with an “exceptional price”

LG today announces the newest member to add to the G3 family – the LG G3 Stylus. It basically has toned down internals compared to the original G3 but has the company-exclusive Rubberdium stylus pen and supposedly a price tag that won’t be too heavy on the pocket.

August 26, 2014

Hoverbike prototype is world’s first flying motorcycle

Hoverbike is an ambitious project that aims to create a flying motorcycle. The initial prototype below looks like a podracer from one of those Starwars movies.

August 26, 2014

Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million

In a surprise move, Amazon was the one who finally snapped up Twitch (the video streaming site for gamers) for $970 million in cash. This development happened after Google dropped their intent to buy Twitch some 3 months ago.

August 26, 2014

Upcoming Nexus X is by Motorola, with kick-ass specs

A recent benchmark in Antutu has revealed what could be the next Nexus smartphone is and some details show it will be made by Motorola. Dubbed the Nexus X, the smartphone will be powered by a 2.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor and Adreno 420 graphics.

August 25, 2014

Sony intros KW1 selfie cam shaped like a perfume bottle

Talk about weird innovations, Sony has just pulled the wraps off of its CyberShot DSC-KW1 camera that specializes in selfies while taking on the shape of a perfume bottle. It carries a rotating camera and is packed with an array of beautification features.

August 25, 2014

Is this the Sony Z3 Tablet Compact and new smartwatch?

Prior to its launch at IFA 2014, an image of the alleged Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and a new smartwatch from Japanese manufacturer Sony leaks online.

August 24, 2014

Gionee Elife E7 Mini lands locally, rotating camera in tow

Nearly nine months after it made its official debut, Gionee Philippines has launched the Gionee Elife E7 Mini in the country, a smaller version of the Elife E7 that has an octa-core processor and a rotating 13-megapixel camera ala Oppo N1.

August 24, 2014

Huawei Ascend P7 now on Globe, free at Plan 1299

Globe Telecoms has recently added the Huawei Ascend P7 to its listing and it comes at no charge when you subscribe to Plan 1299 which comes with a 2-year contract.

August 24, 2014

THL T6S is a quad-core phablet with KitKat for Php3,999

Novo7Tech has announced that they will soon offer the THL T6S – a 5-inch smartphone that features a quad-core processor, 5-megapixel camera, and runs on the latest Android KitKat operating system. Jump past the break for details and availability.

August 24, 2014

G.Skill outs Ripjaws 4 Series DDR4 RAM

As we inch closer to the launch of new processors/motherboards that support DDR4 RAMs, more and more companies are revealing what they in store for PC enthusiasts. One of them is G.Skill who just unveiled the Ripjaws 4 Series DDR4 memory modules that sport a revamped heat spreader and goes as high as 3200Mhz.

August 23, 2014

MRT-3 suspended due to communications breakdown

The Metro Rail Transit Line 3 is halting operations again today due to another technical problem. This time, they’re not pointing fingers to anyone.

August 23, 2014

Samsung shows Galaxy Note 4 teaser

Samsung uploaded a teaser for the upcoming release of the Galaxy Note 4. The video may not contain anything about the anticipated phablet but it gives excitement to those who await.

August 22, 2014

SKK Mobile Phoenix X1 teased with sub-Php6K price tag

SKK Mobile has been very active on their Facebook page and one of the things they’ve been featuring is the yet-to-be-released Phoenix X1 which, as some of the teasers imply, is an octa-core smartphone that only cost less than Php6,000 on launch.

August 22, 2014

Xiaomi PH wants you to build a Php 7k smartphone

Xiaomi Philippines has something for its Filipino fans again. This time, they want you to create your dream phone under Php7,000.

August 22, 2014

Business Mirror owner named chairman of RPN 9

Antonio Cabangon-Chua, the owner of both the Aliw Broadcasting Corporation and the Philippine Business Daily Mirror Publishing Inc., the company that oversees the operation of both BusinessWorld and BusinessMirror, has recently acquired majority stake in Republic of the Philippines Network (RPN9), making him the Chairman of the said network in the process.

August 22, 2014

Wondershare PDF Editor, the all-in-one easy-to-use PDF solution

Does your job or business entail that you work heavily with PDF files? If yes then you might want to take a look at the Wondershare PDF Editor – an all-in-one yet easy-to-use PDF tool that lets you create, edit, convert, annotate, protect, merge, watermark, compress, and sign industry-standard PDF files.

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