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July 20, 2014

ASUS Zenfone 6 unboxed, first impressions

Priced and launched last week together with the Zenfone 4 and Zenfone 5, The ASUS Zenfone 6 is the biggest and most expensive model in the Zenfone family. Although by expensive, we only mean that it is the model with the highest price tag from its group since it’s still quite affordable for its carried […]

July 20, 2014

Sony Xperia Z Ultra Google Play Edition now available in PH

Widget City, a local online retailer, has recently posted on their official Facebook page that they now have stocks of the Google Play Edition of the Sony Xperia Z Ultra, as well as two other GPe devices namely the LG G Pad 8.3 and Samsung Galaxy S4.

July 19, 2014

How to use GCash to send load to other networks via text

Using Globe‘s GCash wallet to send load to other networks like Smart, Talk ‘N Text, and Sun is now possible by texting! Simply follow the steps below to share load to your friends and family.

July 19, 2014

ASUS Zenfone 5 vs Xiaomi Mi 3: Specs comparison

ASUS Philippines last night announced the new Zenfone lineup which consists of the Zenfone 4, Zenfone 5, and Zenfone 6. These smartphnones, like the talk-of-the-town Xiaomi Mi 3, carry decent specs for an affordable asking price. That’s why we pit the Mi 3 with its fellow 5-inch counterpart, the Zenfone 5 to know who among […]

July 18, 2014

Microsoft to shift Nokia X products to Windows Phone

Looks like Microsoft has no long-term plans for its budget Android-running smartphones as it has revealed that it will shift select future Nokia X products to become Windows Phone-powered Lumias.

July 15, 2014

Xiaomi confirms July 22 launch, teases “steel metal” build

Xiaomi sends out media invitations for its grand product launch to happen on July 22, 2014. A teaser posted earlier shows a big “4” while the invite talks about a “journey of a piece of steel,” hinting on a metal build on its upcoming flagship phone – most likely the Xiaomi Mi 4.

July 11, 2014

LG makes 18-inch flexible panel, 60-inch 4K OLED is next

After introducing curved displays on a smartphone, LG is now aiming at panels the size of TV screens. They have successfully created an 18-inch foldable panel and are currently planning to go for flexible Ultra HD in the coming years.

July 11, 2014

Exynos ModAP, Samsung’s first chipset with built-in LTE

Samsung has announced its newest mobile processor that comes with built-in LTE modem – the Exynos ModAP series.

July 10, 2014

Xiaomi Mi 3 open sale starts now

Xiaomi Philippines has announced that they are now holding an open sale of the Mi 3 and can now be purchased at Lazada.

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 09, 2014

Nokia and Gameloft offer free games for Nokia X owners

Nokia has teamed up with Gameloft to give Nokia X, Nokia X+, and Nokia XL smartphone owners special edition games with bonus in game content worth over 40 Euros for free.

July 09, 2014

ZTE announces flagship Nubia Z7, Z7 Max, and Z7 mini

ZTE unveils its Nubia Z7 flagship that aims to battle other top-of-the-line Android  phones like the LG G3. This, plus the Nubia Z7 Max and Nubia Z7 mini, run on KitKat out of the box and have a Snapdragon 801 at its core. Read more of their specs and pricing after the jump.

July 08, 2014

Xiaomi Mi4 with LTE rumored to be announced this July

We’ve just seen the Xiaomi Mi3 sold in a span of hours during its sale last week and a gold version of it available for purchase. Now we have reports of a new smartphone from the same company with 4G connectivity and a possible announcement this month.

July 08, 2014

Sony Xperia C3, 5 megapixel front camera with LED flash

Sony has officially announced the Xperia C3, a selfie-centric dual-SIM smartphone that features a 5.5-inch HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core CPU, LTE connectivity (single SIM version), and a 5 megapixel wide-angle front camera with LED flash.

July 08, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4/10.5 now up for pre-order

Samsung Mobile Philippines has recently announced that the new Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and the Tab S 10.5 are now up for pre-order and the company, together with Ensogo, is giving away generous freebies (worth almost Php6k) for early birds who will get any of the tablets during the pre-order period.

July 08, 2014

A fleet of 10,000 Foxbots will aid in production of iPhone 6

Foxconn, one of the biggest partners of Apple in manufacturing its devices, announces that it will slowly veer away from using manual labor and instead make use of robots or “Foxbots” as they call it to help in the assembly of the iPhone 6.

July 07, 2014

Cherry Mobile Equinox Night now available for Php9,999

Cherry Mobile has announced on their Facebook page that the Equinox Night which sports a 5-inch full HD display, Dragontrail glass, 18 megapixel BSI camera, and powered by a MediaTek quad-core CPU, is now available for Php9,999.

July 05, 2014

Xiaomi Mi 3 Champagne Gold now available in China

In celebration of Xiaomi’s recent achievements, the company has unveiled a new version of its successful flagship – the Mi 3 Champagne Gold version.

July 05, 2014

Xiaomi sold over 1,300 units of Mi 3 last July 4

Last Friday (July 4), Xiaomi Philippines ran another round of sale on their Mi3 smartphone. The first round sold out all 3,000 units in an hour so we’re expecting almost the same time on the second round.

July 05, 2014

Asus ZenFone 4, 5, & 6′s specs and expected local pricing

We just published our Asus ZenFone 5 review recently, but we still haven’t gotten the accurate specs of the model that is arriving locally and the SRP. Now, we have managed to get info about both the specs and the pricing not just for the ZenFone 5, but also its brothers, the ZenFone 4 and […]

July 04, 2014

iPhone 6 could launch earlier than expected, retail after a week

After being reported that Apple’s iPhone 6 will arrive during the last week of September, new information has emerged saying that we could be seeing it as early as the first week of said month. It would then be available for delivery a little more than a week after its launch.

July 04, 2014

Huawei MediaPad X1 gets priced at Php19,990

The recently launched Huawei MediaPad X1 that packs a 7-nch HD display, LTE connectivity and powered by the company’s HiSilicon Kirin quad-core CPU is now available at VillMan for Php19,990.

July 03, 2014

Press renders of Samsung Galaxy F surfaces, hints at 2014 launch

Twitter’s infamous leakster, @evleaks has strike again, this time showcasing what is believed to be the press render of the Samsung Galaxy F; the long-rumored smartphone with an Aluminum posterior which has the same hardware configuration as the recently-launched Galaxy S5 LTE-A.

July 03, 2014

Sony Xperia Z2 now available at Lazada for Php26,772

Sony’s latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z2 (D6503), is now available at Lazada. However, instead of paying for its usual SRP of Php33,990, interested parties can get it for only Php26,772 through the said online shopping mall.

July 03, 2014

Upcoming HTC Nexus tablet to have 5GB of RAM?

Rumors have been going around of an 8.9-inch Nexus tablet to be manufactured by HTC. We’ve previously reported on some of its alleged specs, but a newer leak suggests that there is a possibility of seeing the Nexus tablet equipped with a large 5GB RAM.

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