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September 12, 2014

Alcatel launches OneTouch Idol X+ for Php14,999

Alcatel today launched several new Android smartphones in the Philippines including their flagship handset, the Alcatel launches OneTouch Idol X+.

September 12, 2014

SanDisk launches Extreme PRO 512GB SD Card

SanDisk has recently launched in Amsterdam what it claims to be the world’s highest capacity SD card designed for high performance video and photo capture – the 512GB SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I memory card.

September 11, 2014

Close to 5 million Gmail usernames, passwords exposed

4.93 million private usernames and passwords from Gmail were posted to a Russian Bitcoin forum site last Tuesday, according to reports.

September 11, 2014

Swiftkey Keyboard coming to the iPhone and iPad next week

Swiftkey Keyboard, one of the most popular keyboard app for Android is finally coming to the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on September 17.

September 10, 2014

Cherry Mobile Alpha Luxe in the flesh

During the #WOWCherryMobile event, we were able to take the Alpha Luxe out for a spin. Head past the break to check out our first impression of this new competitively-priced Windows Phone handset.

September 10, 2014

Cherry Mobile Alpha Luxe vs Nokia Lumia 530

Last night, Cherry Mobile announced its new line of smartphones powered by Windows Phone 8.1 OS. One of those smartphones is the Alpha Luxe. It is aggressively priced at Php4,999 and it poses as an alternative to the similarly priced Nokia Lumia 530. So which one offers the more bang for the buck? Let’s compare […]

September 10, 2014

Android L is Lion according to Nexus 5 (2014) leak

Okay, let’s take a quick break from all the iPhone 6 noise and check out this leak for all the Android fans out there. According to a benchmark result, the upcoming Nexus phone could be the Nexus 5 (2014). In addition, the benchmark most likely revealed the next Android 5.0 version – Android Lion.

September 10, 2014

Cherry Mobile Alpha Style Unboxing

As soon as we got home from the recently-concluded #WOWCherryMobile event, we immediately got to work to show you our quick unboxing of the new Cherry Mobile Alpha Style , a 4-inch smartphone that’s currently gunning for the title of cheapest locally-available Windows Phone in the market.

September 09, 2014

Cherry Mobile introduces Alpha Luxe Windows Phone smartphone

Cherry Mobile has just introduced the Alpha Luxe, one of the company’s newest smartphones that sports a 5-inch display and powered by Windows Phone 8.1 OS.

September 09, 2014

Sony rolls out Android 4.4.4 KitKat for Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z

Sony has announced on Twitter that it is now rolling out Android 4.4.4 KitKat for the Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z.

September 09, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 now on Sun Gadget Plan 1299

Last month, Smart offered the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 through their not-so-affordable Infinity plans. Now the same tablet is now available at Sun Broadband through their Gadget Plan 1299.

September 09, 2014

Meizu MX4 Pro to launch with 2K display and 4GB RAM?

After unveiling the Meizu MX4 last week, it seems that the Chinese manufacturer is also planning to come out with different variants just like the big players we see today. A leak suggests that an MX4 Pro is on its way which is a tough version with an upgraded display, better camera, and a whopping 4GB […]

September 09, 2014

Talk N’ Text now offers Php6 per hour mobile internet

Talk N Text is now offering the most affordable mobile internet subscription by offering Php1 per 10 minutes mobile subscription. This effectively puts the hourly rate at just Php6.00.

September 08, 2014

Apple iPhone 6 – Here’s what to expect

Apple’s iPhone 6 could very well make its official appearance this September 9 (September 10 at 1am in the Philippines). The company only announced an event and nothing more – leaving all their fans wondering in the dark. But we’re betting that the much-awaited iPhone will be one of the main highlights. Here’s a quick rundown […]

September 08, 2014

Giveaway: Xiaomi Redmi 1S, Mi Powerbanks & Mi Piston

The fine folks over at Lazada sent us a few items from Xiaomi to give away to readers.

September 07, 2014

Lenovo Miix 2 11 now available, starts at Php38k

Announced way back in January, the Lenovo Miix 2 11 is now available in the Philippines with the base configuration starting at just under Php38k over at Villman.

September 07, 2014

Xiaomi Mi 4 vs. Meizu MX4, the Chinese giants

Two of the most prominent smartphone maker in China battle it out in the flagship category, each sporting the top chipsets from Qualcomm and Mediatek — the Meizu MX4 and the Xiaomi Mi 4.

September 06, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Samsung Galaxy S5

A couple of days ago we’ve pitted the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 against its predecessor, the Galaxy Note 3. Now lets see how it stacks up against its feature-packed cousin and the company’s flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S5.

September 05, 2014

Moto X (2014) now official with 1080p AMOLED screen

Motorola officially launches the 2014 Moto X (rumored to be Moto X+1) which is accompanied by impressive specs. It flaunts a 5.2-inch 1080p AMOLED display that’s reinforced with Corning’s Gorilla Glass. Inside, a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 2GB of RAM, and up to 32GB of internal storage run the show.

September 05, 2014

Xperia Z3 & Galaxy Note 4 – The Two Front-runners

With almost a simultaneous launch, both the Sony Xperia Z3 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 are the top of the line devices from their respective lineup. We take a quick look at both of their specs and see where each company is targeting their current front-runners.

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 […]

September 05, 2014

Lenovo Vibe X2 officially announced, priced at $399

Along with the Vibe Z2, Lenovo has also announced at the IFA the Vibe X2, sporting a body with a layered design, 5-inch Full HD display, LTE connectivity, Dual-SIM support, and powered by a MediaTek 4G LTE True8Core CPU.

September 04, 2014

Samsung outs Galaxy Tab Active, rugged 8-inch slate w/ C-Pen Stylus

Samsung has introduced another addition to their Galaxy Tab lineup, the Galaxy Tab Active, which is slated to go head-to-head with the also recently-announced Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact.

September 04, 2014

The Evolution of Samsung Galaxy Note

Samsung pretty much started the “phablet” category by initially offering the Galaxy Note a few years back. Throughout the years the company has been releasing successors with bigger displays and better performing internals. With the fourth generation Note just announced yesterday, let’s take a quick trip down memory lane and look back at how the […]

September 04, 2014

Mi PH to open Xiaomi Redmi 1S pre-registration at 6 p.m.

Mi Philippines has announced on their Facebook page that they will open pre-registration for those who are planning to buy a Xiaomi Redmi 1S smartphone at Lazada in the next sale.

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