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September 02, 2014

Sony ILCE-QX1 leaks, APS-C sensor with interchangeable lens

Looks like Sony is indeed set to release a new QX lens in the form of the ILCE-QX1 – an E-mount lens-style camera for your smartphone that features an APS-C sensor and pop-up flash.

September 02, 2014

Meizu MX4 is official, octa-core with Sony’s 20.7MP sensor

The Meizu MX4 finally launches in China and comes with a powerhouse of internals that’s sure to catch your attention. It’s got Sony’s 20.7-megapixel camera with an octa-core processor and LTE. More of its specs after the jump.

September 02, 2014

Xiaomi to sell more Mi Powerbanks this September 4

Mi Philippines has just announced in the Facebook Fan Page that they will be selling more Mi Powerbanks this coming September 4.

September 02, 2014

IRIScan Mouse / Scanner now on Villman for Php3,888

The IRIScan Mouse, an all-in-one device that works as a wired mouse and a portable scanner , is now available for purchase at Villman for Php3,888.

September 02, 2014

Jawbone UP24 launches in the Philippines for Php8,590

Jawbone has officially launched in the Philippines the UP24, the company’s latest fitness tracker that provides you feedback on your activity, calories burned, diet, and sleep.

September 02, 2014

How to position your WiFi router to get best signal

That is probably a question a lot of people ask when installing a new WiFi router at home. The answer was provided by Jason Cole in this rather highly mathematical (more like physics actually) demonstration in his own apartment.

September 02, 2014

What is GLONASS?

We often see GLONASS listed on the specifications of most mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones, but it’s arguably one of the useful features that some of us often take for granted or know little about. So we pay tribute to this unsung feature and give you guys a brief overview of what it […]

September 02, 2014

Cherry Mobile outs Ultra On-The-Go LTE Pocket Wi-Fi

Last night, Cherry Mobile unofficially revealed their upcoming mobile device called Ultra On The Go to a select group of bloggers that attended the company’s simple gathering. Contrary to what you may be thinking, CM’s new device is actually not a smartphone, rather an LTE mobile hotspot that is expected to sell for only Php3,999!

September 01, 2014

Upcoming Sony Smartwatches appear in grainy render

The IFA 2014 is just around the corner and more leaks are finding their way online. What’s new today is this low-quality image of the Sony SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk.

September 01, 2014

Garmin VIRB Elite Quick Review

We got our hands on another action camera and this time it’s from Garmin. Announced late last year, the VIRB is the company’s first time to join the sports camera category as the company decides to take a break from producing sat-nav devices. Could the Garmin VIRB Elite offer something new that users haven’t already […]

September 01, 2014

Modder sets new record for AMD FX-8370, tops at 8722.78MHz

Some two weeks ago, we’ve seen how the Intel Core i7-4770K has been pushed to its limits, setting a new record at 7193.8MHz. Now it’s an AMD processor turn to make the headlines as a Finnish modder named The Stilt has successfully overclocked all of the eight cores of the FX-8370 all the way up […]

September 01, 2014

August Gadget Reviews Roundup 2014

It’s the start of the -ber months and that means we’re just a few months away from the Holidays, which also means we have new exciting gadgets to look out for this season. But before we get excited let’s have a quick glance at the list of gadgets we’ve handled last month which includes the […]

September 01, 2014

Xiaomi to enter the Android gaming scene with Ouya

From affordable but feature-packed smartphones, Xiaomi has slowly expanded its portfoilo by releasing other consumer devices such as earphones, TVs and set top boxes. The next item on their list is Android gaming, and decided to collaborate with Ouya on their next venture.

September 01, 2014

Huawei Ascend P7 Review

Huawei brought us its thinnest smartphone last year, the Ascend P6. This time around, it’s back with the same design language but with a more beastly internals. We take the Huawei Ascend P7 for a review and find out if it’s worthy to be in your pockets.

September 01, 2014

Security Bank now sends SMS on ATM transactions

Just received an SMS from my account manager from Security Bank early this morning (this was after one missed call). The SMS asked for confirmation on an ATM withdrawal the day before.

August 31, 2014

Sun Cellular now offers LTE with 4GB at Plan 999

We just discovered an LTE service to be offered by Sun Cellular along with a postpaid plan and LTE devices. Starting with LTE Plan 999, the service comes with either an LTE stick or LTE pocket WiFi.

August 31, 2014

RWatch M26 Bluetooth Watch from GearBest

We got this RWatch M26 Bluetooth watch from Gear Best the other month. We’ve been using it for a couple of weeks now to see if it really does what it claim it does.

August 31, 2014

Closer Look: Xiaomi Mi Powerbank 5400mAh

After that much-hype Xiaomi Mi Powerbank sale over at Lazada the other day, we managed to purchase a unit which arrived today. Unfortunately, the 10,000mAh variant was sold out in under a minute and we only managed to get the 5400mAh at Php450.

August 31, 2014

ARCHOS unveils 80 Cesium, a Php6,500 Windows 8.1 tablet

ARCHOS, a mobile device manufacturer based in France, has recently announced a plethora of devices in preparation for this year’s IFA. One of those devices is an 8-inch tablet dubbed as the ARCHOS 80 Cesium which runs on full version of Windows 8.1 and is powered by a quad-core Intel processor.

August 30, 2014

Gionee GPad G5 with hexa-core CPU becomes official

Gionee has made official their latest hexa-core Android smartphone, the Gionee GPad G5. This successor to the GPad G4 was launched in India just yesterday for Rs. 14,999.

August 30, 2014

How to get your iPhone 5 battery replacement for free

We’ve recently reported on Apple’s Battery Replacement Program for the iPhone 5 first coming to America and China. Now it’s our turn since the program is now in effect here in the Philippines. Here’s the procedure of what you should do and how to find the nearest service provider.

August 30, 2014

Nintendo announces 3DS and 3DS LL anew

After almost 3 years, Nintendo has announced a refreshed 3DS portable gaming console. The new models feature a slight re-design and improved hardware.

August 30, 2014

3,915 seized laptops from customs were given to DepEd

Nearly 4,000 confiscated laptops were turned over to the Department of Education (DepEd) for the betterment of the Alternative Learning System (ALS).

August 30, 2014

This smartphone is water, dust, and explosion-proof

The Bartec Pixavi Impact X is probably the toughest smartphone that will soon be available. In addition to the usual water- and dust-proofing of phones, it boasts being imperishable to impact, drop, corrosion, and explosion. Yes, you read that right. It runs on an Android Jelly Bean OS and has dual rear cameras as part […]

August 30, 2014

Alienware shows new Area 51 PC Chassis design

This redesigned PC casing from Alienware takes the cake when it comes to cutting edge. The Area 51 model introduces the triad version that is both great in terms of ergonomics and thermal management.

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