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June 25, 2015

Sony to Bring Smart B-Trainer to PH

Sony Philippines has announced the impending arrival of their latest wireless headset – the Sony B-Trainer (SSE-BTR1). But before you scoff at this fancy wireless headset, you should know that it does more than play your favorite tunes while you’re working out.

October 26, 2014

Blackview Jk-series smartphones now available in PH

In addition to the three new octa-core smartphones that the company unveiled during their grand launch, Blackview Philippines also launched three new smartphone under the brand’s Jk-series lineup. It comprises of the Jk606, Jk450 and the Jk900.

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?

November 12, 2013

Smart, Sun & Globe offer 25 free SMS per day to Visayas victims

While cellular service are being slowly restored in typhoon Yolanda affected areas in the Visayas (specifically Samar, Leyte and Cebu), all the national carriers have banded together to offer free local and international SMS to subscribers in those areas.

December 26, 2012

Ten Full-HD smartphones to look out for in 2013

Full-HD smartphones or smartphones with large 1080p resolution screens are slowly making their presence known. Some were already announced while some are still being leaked. These super-handsets don’t carry much hype as of the moment but you can be sure that you’ll start seeing more of them starting next year. For that, here are ten […]

November 24, 2012

Microsoft working on Project Glass competitor

Microsoft just revealed that they applied for a patent that features wearable glass technology, similar to Google’s Project Glass.

July 19, 2012

Smart completes roll-out of 9,500 LTE base stations

Since we beta tested the LTE service of Smart from last year (it ended around March), I’ve been asked a lot of times when they will officially launch the service in the Philippines. There was lot of noise about it since last year leading to 1st quarter of this year and then there was silence.

July 06, 2012

Noontec A9 Smart TV Box Review

Over the years, we’ve seen the TV change its appearance and functionality that it became more than just a favorite past time. It has allowed the internet to reshape it to give birth to the now famous but too expensive Smart TVs. So how about us with ordinary TVs and cheaper HDTVs gotta do? This […]

November 10, 2011

Smart finally catches up, to offer iPhone 4S to subs

Back in September 2010, I wrote about Smart’s bid to carry the iPhone 4 in the Philippines. The commitment price then was allegedly in the 6-billion peso range {read story here}. That did not pan out but Smart continues to talk to Apple regarding their internet-enabled iDevices.

October 13, 2006

Blogging from Albay, thanks to Smart GPRS.

Arrived really early this morning in Legazpi City via Philippines Airlines and I only realized that this was actually Albay when I saw Mayon Volcano outside the cabin windows of the plane. Marc introduced me to his growing team here and showed me around their headquarters and the new people he’s working with — a […]

June 23, 2015

BlackBerry Leap Review

BlackBerry has released last month in the Philippines its latest BB10-powered full touch screen smartphone – the BlackBerry Leap. It has a 5-inch display, Snapdragon S4 Plus processor, LTE connectivity and BlackBerry OS 10.3. BlackBerry fan or not, is this phone worth getting? Find out by reading our BlackBerry Leap review below.

May 27, 2015

Lenovo Outs Three Affordable Laptops

In addition to allowing the members of the media to be acquainted with the Vibe Shot, Lenovo also launched three new budget-centric notebook PCs namely the Ideapad 100 (14 and 15-inch variants), Z41 and the Z51.

May 04, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 Review

It’s been 6 years since Samsung first introduced the Galaxy S series and in those six years, we’ve seen how the Korean company turned from being one of the minor players in the smartphone handset market to become the top smartphone vendor in the world in less than half a decade. The Galaxy S series […]

May 01, 2015

Top Ten Stories in YugaTech: April 2015

Bored on your #Staycation or #Laboracay trip? Why don’t you take some time to read the top stories that definitely made a scene this April? Here’s a list of what made it into our Top Stories the past month.

April 08, 2015

Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML) unboxed, first impressions

We’ve gotten the first of three variants of the Zenfone 2 that will be released in the Philippines next month. This mid-range variant (ZE550ML) comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage in a 5.5-inch 720p HD display.

February 18, 2015

A Quick Ride with the Honda Click 125i

We just came from Honda Philippines’ press conference earlier today at their Safety Driving Center in Parañaque, and we got a chance to take their new Honda Click 125i for a test drive.

February 07, 2015

Are point-and-shoot cameras dead?

Point-and-shoot cameras used to be the king when it comes to every day casual shooting. Almost every household had a point-and-shoot on standby, ready to capture moments. But with the improvement in camera technology for mobile devices, smartphones have aggresively taken its place as the go-to device for taking photos and videos. This leaves us […]

February 03, 2015

Huawei Honor 3C Lite Lands Locally, Priced At P5,290

Following the local release of the Honor 6, Huawei PH has brought the most affordable smartphone under the Honor lineup – the Huawei Honor 3C Lite.

January 16, 2015

NTC ask telcos to turn off network services during Papal visit

There wre a lot of concessions being made during the 5-day visit of the Pope. There’s cancellation of domestic and int’l flights, road re-routing, class/work suspension, no drone flying zones and the suspension of telecom services by telcos.

December 31, 2014

Headlines We Wish to See in 2015

2015 is just around the corner and I’m sure that you are also hoping or wishing that the new year would bring better things compared to 2014. And for us at YugaTech, we are also looking forward to bringing you better news. So before we say goodbye to 2014, here are examples of headlines we […]

December 31, 2014

The Good: Look Back on Top Local Tech Stories of 2014

Despite a few forgettable moments this year, there are still a handful of things that we can be thankful for in 2014.

December 15, 2014

YouTube for Android get Offline Playback, Now in PH

Google-owned video streaming website has recently announced that the Android version of the YouTube app will have a new feature called Offline Playback. The said feature will initially be rolled out in select countries (India and Indonesia), including the Philippines.

December 15, 2014

10 Internet problems Filipinos are facing nowadays

The Internet has changed the way we live. It has improved the way we communicate with people and how we share information. However, the Internet can also cause problems especially when it is not working as advertised or used as a tool for criminal acts. Filipinos are very familiar with such problems. Here are ten […]

November 01, 2014

October Gadget Reviews Roundup 2014

And just like that we’re done with the month of October and along with it are awesome gadgets we’ve fully reviewed like the ASUS Transformer Book T100T, Acer Liquid E700, LG G Watch, and a number DIY PC components if you’re building a rig. So if you’re still working on your Holiday shopping or wish […]

September 05, 2014

7 reasons why the Galaxy Note 4 is Samsung’s best ever

Love it or hate it, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will get a lot of attention from people when it releases, and a lot will go for it versus the other huge smartphones in the phablet category that it has pioneered in. However, that doesn’t stop people from doubting the Note – and I’m here […]

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