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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 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.

June 21, 2014

Philips Fidelio X1 Quick Review

The Philips Fidelio X1 is a premium-grade headphone made with high-end materials and will surely entice audiophiles by simply looking at it. It falls on the open-back category which we’re a fan of, so read on as we excitedly take a look at this top-of-the-line pair of cans from Philips.

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 13, 2014

iPhone 6 reported to have NFC for mobile payment

Apple could finally be giving in and including NFC or Near Field Communication in the upcoming iPhone 6, after previously saying that they weren’t thinking of integrating the tap-to-connect feature on their smartphones. What’s surprising is that this technology will not be simply used for pairing devices, but for payment of purchases.

April 17, 2014

A working Project Ara phone only costs under Php4,400

Google shows off a prototype version of the module-based Project Ara along with a list of updates that you need to know if you’re interested about the upcoming build-it-yourself smartphone. The company is confident that building a working Project Ara would only cost under $100 or around Php4,400.

April 01, 2014

Canon to release its first smartphone, EOS Smart 1

Canon has been mum about whether or not they’ll enter the smartphone market, but apparently the renowned camera maker has been secretly working on the EOS Smart 1 all along; a powerful handset that can potentially blow all its contemporaries out of the water.

March 14, 2014

Google Smartwatch specs leak

It’s been long-rumored that Google and LG are working on a smartwatch that will feature heavy Google Now integration. Thanks to @evleaks, we now have a glimpse of what it will pack under the hood.

February 18, 2014

Micromax Splash, midrange IP67-certified smartphone?

Micromax, an Indian consumer electronics company, has been rumored to be working on Splash — a water- and dust-proof mid-range smartphone.

January 17, 2014

A smart contact lens for diabetes by Google X

Google X, the secret facility division of Google that is behind the Google Loon, the self-driving car and the now-released Google Glass, is now working on a new announced project.

December 09, 2013

Smart to offer iPad Air and Mini with Retina

Smart has recently announced that they will be adding the new Apple iPads, namely the iPad Air and the iPad Mini with Retina Display.

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.

September 07, 2013

Hands-on: Sony QX100 and QX10 smart lenses for smartphones

Along with the launch of the Xperia Z1 in Malaysia, Sony also showcased its upcoming attachable smart lenses for smartphones – the DSC-QX100 and the DSC-QX10.

September 02, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch prototype surfaces

It will be just a few days from now before Samsung unveils the Galaxy Gear smartwatch in Berlin, and yet a reported prototype of the said wearable technology has already made its rounds online.

June 28, 2013

2013-14: A preview on the Year of Smartphone Cameras

Our smartphones aim to be the all-around go-to device for all of us. Up to some extent, we might even say that they have partly eliminated the need for other gadgets such as netbooks, e-book readers, gaming devices and MP4 players. Majority of the mid-range to flagship models have become such a convergent device, we […]

June 21, 2013

Smart completes roll-out of 250 LTE sites in Luzon

According to Ericsson (the enterprise partner/supplier of Smart), there are a total of 250 LTE sites already deployed and working in the entire Luzon area. That completes the expansion of Smart LTE in this part of the region.

May 08, 2013

Who should make the next Google Nexus smartphone?

Google IO is coming in a week, and while we’re expecting Google Glass, few unconfirmed Motorola rumors, and the next iteration of Android OS, there’s also the Nexus line.

February 26, 2013

Smart to offer FB Messenger for free or discounted rate

This year’s Mobile World Congress is turning out to be a momentous event for Smart Communications. Along with the announcement that they’re teaming up with Mozilla for the local release of Firefox OS handsets, they’ve also been included in the list of telcos that Facebook has chosen to offer free or discounted access to the […]

January 03, 2013

Ubuntu Mobile OS for smartphones announced

Ubuntu has just announced that they are entering the smartphone market with their new mobile OS – with the same UI as their tablet, desktop & TV operating systems.

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 […]

December 22, 2012

Apple iPad Mini Review

The iPad Mini is one of those more daring moves Apple has made recently. Despite its previous pronouncements that they won’t make any tablet smaller than 10 inches, they’ve now given up to the idea that a 7-inch could be the ideal size. Check our full review of the iPad Mini after the break.

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.

October 09, 2012

Xperia “Odin” reported to be Sony’s 2013 flagship

With only a few months left for 2012, Sony Mobile was already reported to be working on its 2013 flagship codenamed “Odin.”

September 06, 2012

Amazon is building their own smartphone

So the rumors are true. Amazon is planning to launch its own smartphone and it might make its appearance tomorrow during Amazon’s press event.

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.

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