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August 31, 2014

Closer Look: Xiaomi Mi Powerbank 5400mAh

After that much-hype Xiaomi Mi Powerbank sale over at Lazada the other day, we managed to purchase a unit which arrived today. Unfortunately, the 10,000mAh variant was sold out in under a minute and we only managed to get the 5400mAh at Php450.

August 31, 2014

Kata M2 unboxed, first impressions

Kata Digital has recently released a new flagship Android phone in the market, the Kata M2, which retails for Php7,999.

August 31, 2014

Lenovo Vibe X2 to make its debut on IFA 2014

In a recent invite that was sent to various media outlets, Lenovo has confirmed that it will be unveiling the latest addition to its Vibe lineup, the Lenovo Vibe X2 which is said to be available in octa-core and dual-core models.

August 30, 2014

Gionee GPad G5 with hexa-core CPU becomes official

Gionee has made official their latest hexa-core Android smartphone, the Gionee GPad G5. This successor to the GPad G4 was launched in India just yesterday for Rs. 14,999.

August 30, 2014

This smartphone is water, dust, and explosion-proof

The Bartec Pixavi Impact X is probably the toughest smartphone that will soon be available. In addition to the usual water- and dust-proofing of phones, it boasts being imperishable to impact, drop, corrosion, and explosion. Yes, you read that right. It runs on an Android Jelly Bean OS and has dual rear cameras as part […]

August 30, 2014

Xiaomi Redmi 1S vs. Asus Zenfone 5

The price category of Php5,000 to Php7,000 are slowly being ruled by really good smartphones like the Xiaomi Redmi 1S and the Asus Zenfone 5. We take a look at the two and compare them with each other.

August 30, 2014

MIUI 6 Express launcher for non-Xiaomi devices now available for download

The kind folks at the MIUI Forums has just released their new MIUI 6 Express/Lite launcher which can be downloaded and installed on non-Xiaomi Android smartphones.

August 29, 2014

Xiaomi Mi Piston due to arrive next week, costs Php695

Along with the new RedMi 1S, Xiaomi Philippines also announced that they are bringing the Mi Piston, a wired earphones with an in-ear design and comes with volume control, Play/Pause/Receive Call button and a built-in microphone, to the Philippines. The kicker… it only cost Php695!

August 29, 2014

Xiaomi Redmi 1S first impressions

The Redmi 1S, Xiaomi’s most affordable Android offering in the country, was launched in the country just last night. It features a 4.7-inch IPS display with Dragontrail glass, Snapdragon 400 quad-core CPU, 2,000mAh battery, and dual-SIM capabilities. Take a look at our first impressions of the device below.

August 29, 2014

Xiaomi Mi Powerbanks sold out in 10 seconds in Lazada

When the clock strike exactly 12 noon, Lazada opened the sale of the Xiaomi Mi Powerbanks. But less than 10 seconds later, both the 5k and 10k mAh models are all sold out.

August 28, 2014

Xiaomi Redmi 1s lands locally, priced at Php5,599

Xiaomi Philippines has officially announced the arrival of the Xiaomi Redmi 1s in our country, a dual-SIM Android smartphone with a 4.7-inch HD display and runs on a 1.6GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor with 1GB of RAM.

August 28, 2014

Acer launches Liquid X1 for Php19,990

Yesterday, Acer Philippines formally launched their new flagship handset in the Philippines — the Acer Liquid X1.

August 28, 2014

Intel XMM 6255 is the world’s smallest standalone 3G Modem

In order to make the Internet of Things one step closer to reality, it needs to have an access to, well… the internet. And while bigger devices can do so using routers and modems, miniscule devices needs a smaller 3G modem to establish internet connection. Intel’s solution is the new XMM 6255, the world’s smallest […]

August 27, 2014

Casio unveils EXILIM EX-FR10 Split Camera

Devices that makes it easier to take selfies seem to be all the rage nowadays and Casio is riding on that wave by introducing a new camera dubbed as the EXILIM EX-FR10 aka Spilt Camera.

August 27, 2014

Nexus 9 to run on 192-core NVidia Tegra K1

There’s the rumored Nexus X (or probably Nexus 6) and another Nexus 9 tablet that is supposed to be announced soon. Aside from speculations that it will be made by HTC, new evidence suggests that an NVidia Tegra K1 processor will power it.

August 27, 2014

Globe sets up Filtering System against Spam/Scam texts

In effort to further intensify its campaign against spam/scam text messages, Globe is currently testing out a new automated SMS filtering mechanism that blocks unwanted messages from reaching its subscribers.

August 27, 2014

Android One smartphones might be released next week

Announced back in June, devices under the Android One project could finally be released this September.

August 26, 2014

SKK Mobile X4 unveiled, an Oppo N1 look-a-like for less

Following the launch of the X1, the cheapest octa-core smartphone to date, SKK Mobile has unveiled the X4 on their Facebook page which looks exactly like Oppo N1, complete with a rotatable camera.

August 26, 2014

Oppo N1 mini with 4G LTE to arrive next month

The Oppo N1 mini, the smaller brother of the N1, which features a 5-inch display, 13 megapixel swivel camera, Snapdragon 400 CPU, and 4G LTE connectivity, is set to arrive in the Philippines in September.

August 26, 2014

Acer announces the SRP of the Liquid X1, priced at $265

One of many new devices that we’ve had the privilege of getting an early look at during this year’s Computex is the Acer Liquid X1. During that time though, the 5.7-inch handset still doesn’t have a price tag, until recently when Acer finally announced that Liquid X1 will be retailed for NT$7,990 or a little […]

August 26, 2014

Fujifilm X30 officially announced

Fujifilm has officially announced their new premium compact, fixed lens camera and successor to the X20, which features a Real Time Viewfinder, dual control rings, and new ‘Classic Chrome’ Film Simulation – the X30.

August 26, 2014

LG announces G3 Stylus with an “exceptional price”

LG today announces the newest member to add to the G3 family – the LG G3 Stylus. It basically has toned down internals compared to the original G3 but has the company-exclusive Rubberdium stylus pen and supposedly a price tag that won’t be too heavy on the pocket.

August 26, 2014

Upcoming Nexus X is by Motorola, with kick-ass specs

A recent benchmark in Antutu has revealed what could be the next Nexus smartphone is and some details show it will be made by Motorola. Dubbed the Nexus X, the smartphone will be powered by a 2.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor and Adreno 420 graphics.

August 24, 2014

SKK makes Phoenix X1 cheapest octa-core at Php5,499

After teasing its readers on a new octa-core smartphone, SKK Mobile has finally revealed the suggested retail price of the Phoenix X1 to be only Php5,499.

August 23, 2014

Samsung shows Galaxy Note 4 teaser

Samsung uploaded a teaser for the upcoming release of the Galaxy Note 4. The video may not contain anything about the anticipated phablet but it gives excitement to those who await.

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