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April 27, 2015

Globe offers free access to WhatsApp to subscribers

Globe Telecoms formally announced that it has teamed up with WhatsApp to bring subscribers, both on prepaid and postpaid subscriptions, access to the popular instant messaging platform without eating up their data allocation.

April 11, 2015

What to expect for Zenfone 2: exact variants, prices, release dates

Based on discussions with several Asus PH execs and multiple sources who want to remain anonymous, we’ve got the most up-to-date details on the Zenfone 2 — like the exact variants, their release dates and their expected retail prices.

April 03, 2015

What happens when you drop a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge?

Samsung‘s Galaxy S6 Edge is a beautiful device with its screen extending to both edges. The display is also reinforced with Corning’s Gorilla Glass 4 which should offer better protection than commonly-used displays, but what happens when you subject it to a drop test?

March 26, 2015

What are H/W and S/W Video Decoders?

If you’ve used (or still using) MX Player for watching videos on your Android device, then chances are you’ve come across the H/W and S/W video decoders. Now if you’re wondering what these jargon mean and which is better than the other, then we’re here to try and shed some light about it.

March 15, 2015

What is USB Type-C and why it matters?

USB Type-C was on the spotlight for more than 15 minutes last week as Apple introduced the new Macbook with only a single port. The port is dubbed as the one port to rule them all — power charging, data transfer, video transfer and more.

March 08, 2015

Poll: What’s your music streaming service of choice?

We’ve been noticing for the past several months that a lot of people we know have changed their music listening habits. Some have stopped from buying albums from iTunes while many have forgotten to download songs from torrent sites. It seems like music streaming services have changed people’s listening habits. So, we wanted to take […]

February 24, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6: What To Expect on March 1

We’re all expecting the next Galaxy very soon at Samsung’s Unpacked event at the MWC week, but what will it bring us exactly?

February 07, 2015

What causes Android smartphone lag? (and how to fix them)

Lags are some of the common and perennial issues plaguing Android devices. Those occasional slow performances, app freezes, and delays in touch responsiveness exhibited by your device do decrease overall productivity. We take a look at five of the reasons why it does, and give your our own take on solutions to solve them.

January 22, 2015

WhatsApp Web for desktop now available

WhatsApp, a popular multi-platform messaging app for smartphones has launched its web client called WhatsApp Web which allows users to use WhatsApp on a desktop with the help of a browser.

January 08, 2015

What exactly can the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 offer?

Qualcomm has formally unveiled its newest and by far, the most powerful smartphone processor – the Snapdragon 810. With it comes a number of firsts in terms of processing power and the company has shed some light on the features that it will bring to smartphones.

November 05, 2014

#Trending: What’s your Friendster story?

It’s not yet Thursday, but Filipinos went on twitter yesterday to remember what what was their to-go social networking site years ago: Friendster.

October 09, 2014

What’s wrong with Globe’s 100% 4G HSPA+ coverage?

Globe Telecom proudly announced the completion of rolling out its HSPA+ technology and that its entire network has already been equipped with 4G coverage. Although that may be the case, subscribers in different parts of Philippines are still complaining of poor connectivity from the telco. Here’s why it’s hard to verify if Globe indeed has […]

October 04, 2014

New iPad and Nexus devices? What we expect to launch this October

September’s got a lot of surprises tucked under its sleeve. We’ve kicked off October (in local time) with the Windows 10 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launch announcements. What more can we expect from the other tech giants this month?

September 19, 2014

Windows 9 is coming, and here’s what to expect

Microsoft will unveil the new Windows 9 in a press event on September 30th. We may be a few weeks away from seeing the future of Microsoft’s flagship software, but that didn’t stop those who had early access to provide some noteworthy features. We give you a rundown of what to see from the next-gen operating system.

September 16, 2014

What to expect when Android One arrives in Philippines

We’ve reported on what Android One is all about and we saw the first family of devices launched yesterday. During this event Google also announced the pending arrival to our local shores. What should we expect from the tech giant when the said program arrives in the Philippines?

September 10, 2014

What changed on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus?

Now that Apple has officially announced the new iPhone 6 and its big brother, the iPhone 6 Plus, it’s time to take a closer look at the improvements that Apple made on their new handsets compared to the iPhone 5S.

September 08, 2014

Apple iPhone 6 – Here’s what to expect

Apple’s iPhone 6 could very well make its official appearance this September 9 (September 10 at 1am in the Philippines). The company only announced an event and nothing more – leaving all their fans wondering in the dark. But we’re betting that the much-awaited iPhone will be one of the main highlights. Here’s a quick rundown […]

September 03, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 – here’s what to expect

Samsung will hold an Unpacked livestreaming event later on where the hotly-anticipated Galaxy Note 4 will make its first official appearance. As a preparation, here’s what to expect from leaks and rumors before the new phablet gets unveiled.

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 […]

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?

June 30, 2014

Giveaway: What’s the best phone to use for social media?

The Philippines is celebrating Global Social Media Day today and we’re giving away one brand new smartphone from Globe — the Xiaomi Mi3. Check out the details below on how to join.

June 17, 2014

Movie and TV spoilers on social media – What’s the deal?

So you’ve seen the season finale of Game of Thrones. There were just so much intense scenes that happened and you feel like you need to share it to everyone. So what’s the first thing you do? You go to Facebook and tell the whole world that the scene where (insert character name here) dies […]

June 08, 2014

Apple iPhone 6 – what we know so far

Many are looking forward to the arrival of Apple’s upcoming flagship smartphone – the iPhone 6. There have been rumors here and there right from its alleged specs, features, and down to what its form factor could look like. We’ve compiled what we currently know about this device to give you a general idea on […]

May 20, 2014

What to Expect from the LG G3

It has already been confirmed that LG is launching their next flagship phone this upcoming May 28. The LG G3 has been subject to lots of speculation, leaks and talks already, but what exactly are we waiting for? Read on ton find out what to expect from the LG G3.

April 04, 2014

What happens when an HTC One gets run over by a bus?

So my friend has a 2013 HTC One and while she was walking the streets of Singapore yesterday, she accidentally dropped her phone. Now I’m pretty sure most of us, if not all, have experienced that argh! feeling when you drop your phone, but it gets worse. What’s that sound approaching before she even gets […]

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