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October 02, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 local launch set this month

Are your pockets ready? Despite the gapgate issues that surfaced a few days ago, Samsung announced more details on when the Galaxy Note 4 will be available to many countries around the world in a press conference held at Singapore last October 1.

October 02, 2014

Samsung outs Galaxy Ace Style LTE, priced at €199

Samsung has recently added a new LTE-enabled smartphone in to their roster and it comes in the form of Snapdragon 410-powered Galaxy Ace Style LTE (SM-G357FZ) that sports a 4.3-inch S-AMOLED display, NFC and 5MP rear camera.

October 01, 2014

Specs and features of Motorola Nexus 6 get leaked

After being given a tease of what we could be seeing when Motorola’s Nexus 6 arrives, more details have emerged and are reported to be confirmed by a source.

September 30, 2014

RedFox WizPad 5 Quick Review

Looking for an affordable yet capable Windows 8 slate that you can easily take with you so you can be productive while on the go? Then you might want to look at the RedFox WizPad 5 – a 10.1-inch Windows 8.1-powered tablet that is powered by Intel’s BayTrail T processor and comes with a keyboard […]

September 30, 2014

5 Tips to Extend your Smartphone’s Battery Life

Apart from keeping a powerbank handy whenever you’re away from a power outlet, there are other ways to keep your smartphone running for a longer period of time. In this section, we list down five easy steps that you can do to extend the mileage of your device’s battery.

September 26, 2014

Redfox CnL M1X speakers Quick Review

Speakers come in different sizes and shapes. There are big ones, small ones, square, circle, you name it. But these Bluetooth speakers offer something a little bit more unique: It takes on a headphones’ form factor and instead of having earcups, speakers with dedicated woofers are found. Is the Redfox CnL (Clear and Loud) M1X […]

September 26, 2014

Xiaomi, Samsung, LG, HTC, KitKat react to iPhone 6 bendgate

Well, this is bound to happen. Four big mobile brands and a chocolate snack take a shot at Apple’s “bendgate” mess and took the opportunity to promote their own brand and products, similar to what they did a couple of weeks ago after the Cupertino company announced the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

September 25, 2014

Man tries to “fix” protruding camera of iPhone 6

Fitting in all the necessary components inside a thin aluminum body has always been momentous proposition for any design engineer. In the case of the iPhone 6, users have to live with the protruding lens of the handset’s rear camera in exchange for a sleek design.

September 25, 2014

Sony Xperia Z3 now available at Widget City

Sony’s latest flagship phone, the Xperia Z3, has been made official earlier this month at IFA. Now, you can get your own as it’s now up for purchase over at Widget City.

September 25, 2014

Nexus 6 reported to be Motorola-made with heavy specs

After a long time of speculations and rumors, 9to5Google reports that they have sources that are directly familiar with Google‘s awaited Nexus 6. It allegedly carries a massive 5.92-inch display with Quad HD resolution and a powerful Snapdragon 805 processor.

September 24, 2014

iPhone 6 & 6 Plus cameras deemed best in the world by DxOMark

Apple prides itself on equipping their latest iPhone with the best camera, and has set the bar higher and higher with every new iteration. The firm continues that tradition with both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus which have recently made its way at the top of the DxOMark Mobile charts.

September 24, 2014

Xiaomi offers a 10-peso promo when you buy RedMi 1S

Xiaomi Philippines is offering the Perfect Ten promo when you buy the Redmi 1S tomorrow, September 25, 2014. You’ll be able to get one of the six limited accessories just by adding Php10 on top of the device’s price.

September 24, 2014

Honda announces availability of all-new City VX MUGEN

Honda Cars Philippines Inc (HCPI) announces the availability of its new City VX MUGEN Special Edition that sports factory-installed body kits from MUGEN. It comes with a 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine partnered with 5-speed manual transmission.

September 24, 2014

RedFox WizDrive Review

A few weeks ago, RedFox Philippines sent us a bunch of units for review, one of which is the company’s multi-purpose device called WizDrive — a portable hard drive that has wireless functions and doubles as a powerbank.

September 23, 2014

Xiaomi Redmi Note’s successor to battle Meizu MX4?

We liked the Redmi Note’s good performance and affordable price during our time with it. Now, Xiaomi’s recent reports point to its successor looking to take on the spec-heavy Meizu MX4 in terms of internals.

September 22, 2014

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2014 lands, starts at Php105K

In addition to the ThinkPad 8, Lenovo Philippines also launched the latest iteration of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, which sports a 14-inch touchscreen display and a rugged yet slim body that passed eight military specification tests.

September 21, 2014

Globe, Smart changes load sharing to combat text scams

Due to rampant incidents of load sharing scams, both Smart and Globe have changed the way they operate sharing of eLoads. Majority of text scams deceive subscribers into claiming free credits but inputting and replying to specific SMS queries.

September 20, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 LTE now official

Samsung’s new phablet, the Galaxy Mega 2 LTE, is now officially listed on Samsung Thailand’s webpage. It boasts a 6-inch HD display, quad-core CPU, Android KitKat, and 4G LTE connectivity.

September 20, 2014

Mid-range Samsung Galaxy A5 photos and specs surface

A series of photos along with a list of specs are fresh out of the rumor mill regarding Samsung’s follow up device to their Galaxy Alpha – the Galaxy A5 (SM-A500). It reportedly features mid-range specs and is thin just like the Alpha.

September 19, 2014

Android L to feature security encryption out of the box

In light of recent government espionage and leakage of intimate photos of celebrities online, handset software companies are now upping the ante on security on their mobile phones. Apple started the privacy fight with a stronger encryption with iOS 8 encryption and two-factor iCloud, and now Google is following suit with Android L’s device encryption […]

September 19, 2014

Wear This: Garmin Fenix 2 Multi-Sport Watch

Garmin has recently introduced the Fenix2 multi-purpose watch in the local market. Targeting multi-sport enthusiasts, the Fenix2 was built to fit the likes of swimmers, hikers, runners, and skiers.

September 19, 2014

Next MS Office features darker theme, helper a la Clippy

While Microsoft may be preparing for a huge OS update for this month, the Redmond giant is also testing another software in the form of the next-generation Microsoft Office.

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 18, 2014

Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 updated with Snapdragon 805

Along with the Fire HD 6 tablet, Amazon has also introduced their most powerful tablet in the lineup which sports an 8.9-inch HDX (2560 x 1600) display, LTE connectivity, and powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 805 quad-core CPU – the new Fire HDX 8.9.

September 16, 2014

Canon launches PowerShot G7 X

Along with the new EOS 7D Mark II, Canon also launched a new compact prosumer digital camera, the PowerShot G7 X, which is touted to go toe-to-toe with other enthusiast digicams in the market like the Sony RX100 III.

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