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February 27, 2015

PhotoMath now available on Android

Remember the PhotoMath app from last year? If this is your first time hearing about it, it’s a cool app initially made for iOS and Windows Phone that lets you solve math equations using your smartphone’s camera. Now more students can rejoice as it is now available for download on Android devices.

February 13, 2015

iOS 8 reportedly suffers more app crashes than Android Lollipop

Google’s Android 5.0 Lollipop suffers less app crashes than rival mobile operating system software iOS 8 from Apple, according to data from mobile application management specialist company Crittercism.

February 12, 2015

6 Smartphone Features We Usually Overlook

Sure, we look for the best cameras, the thinnest builds, and the largest batteries when it comes to choosing our smartphones; but what about those little add-ons that pretty much matter in everyday usage? We list down 6 smartphone features we usually overlook.

February 07, 2015

What causes Android smartphone lag? (and how to fix them)

Lags are some of the common and perennial issues plaguing Android devices. Those occasional slow performances, app freezes, and delays in touch responsiveness exhibited by your device do decrease overall productivity. We take a look at five of the reasons why it does, and give your our own take on solutions to solve them.

February 04, 2015

In-Depth Guide on Buying a Pre-loved Smartphone

Not all of us have sufficient moolah to buy a brand new smartphone. As such, some of us resort to buying used or, as some sellers would love to call it, pre-loved handsets either from an acquaintance or from one of the gazillion sellers on various online buy-and-sell platforms. If it’s really inevitable to go […]

January 06, 2015

Kodak unveils Instamatic 5, powered by Android

Kodak promised that it will reveal its newest device at CES this year, and they didnt fail: Along with the Bullitt Group, they created the Android-powered, camera-centric Instamatic 5.

January 06, 2015

Sony Xperia Z3 lineup to get Android Lollipop update starting next month

Good news: Sony has announced during its CES Keynote Presentation that it will roll out the much-awaited Android 5.0 Lollipop update to entire Z series of flagship devices, starting with the Z3 line in February.

December 02, 2014

O+ 8.17 Android Review

The American brand O+ once again lent us a new gadget for to experience and review. The O+ 8.17 is the successor to the O+ 8.16 which we had the chance to play around with, as well. What makes this unique, though, is its heart — it’s got a hexa-core processor which should make ordinary […]

November 21, 2014

Five Android Launchers We Love to Use

You might be wondering when we made our “25 Mobile Apps You Need to Download” post yesterday that a category is missing: Home replacement apps, or launchers in layman terms. We felt it deserve another post, so here are a few of those launcher apps that can actually make your everyday smartphone fiddling easy and intuitive.

November 07, 2014

Sony demos Android 5.0 Lollipop on Xperia Z3, Z2, Z1

Last month, Sony announced that its entire Xperia Z series of devices will be upgraded to Android 5.0 Lollipop. And since Google has released the source code for Lollipop, the company decided to install it on their flagship smartphones – the Xperia Z3, Xperia Z2, and Xperia Z1.

October 17, 2014

Complete List of Devices Getting Android 5.0 Update

With the announcement of Google Android 5.0 Lollipop, everyone should be interested if their current handset will get the update in due time. We got the complete list of devices that have been guaranteed to have Lollipop.

October 04, 2014

Here are the top 10 smartphones you can buy in the PH

We’ve already created our top 10 lists for smartphones below Php10k and Php15k, which leaves us only with smartphones priced above Php15k, and luckily, all the flagship phones from all major companies are already out and available in the PH. So, to complete our trilogy of top 10 lists, here are the smartphones you should […]

September 16, 2014

What to expect when Android One arrives in Philippines

We’ve reported on what Android One is all about and we saw the first family of devices launched yesterday. During this event Google also announced the pending arrival to our local shores. What should we expect from the tech giant when the said program arrives in the Philippines?

September 15, 2014

Android One devices now official, to be available in PH

Google today launches the first batch of Android One devices namely the Karbonn Sparkle V, Micromax Canvas A1, and Spice Dream Uno. They’re all priced equally and competitively at Rs. 6,399 in India or a sub-5K local price. To add more good news, it will soon be available in the Philippines.

August 29, 2014

Nokia brings Here to Samsung Gear and Smartphones

In a rather unexpected Tweet yesterday, accompanied by a minimalist picture with the words “Here for Gear”, Nokia gave us hint that their popular navigation software (Nokia Here) will most likely be incorporated to Samsung Gear watches and Samsung Galaxy Smartphones.

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.

July 21, 2014

Our Top 10 Smartphones below Php10k for (Mid) 2014

We’re more than halfway through the year once again and we’re here with another top 10 list, this one being for smartphones with prices below Php10,000. If you’re looking for great phones at this budget, then it’s time to read on!

July 05, 2014

Jolla Sailfish launcher for Android now available

A port of Jolla’s upcoming Sailfish UI launcher is now available for download and ready to be installed on your Android smartphone.

June 28, 2014

Android Silver won’t replace Nexus after all

If you’re worried that the rumored Android Silver program will replace Google’s flagship Nexus line, worry no more as a report states that Dave Burke, head of Android engineering and the Nexus program, tells us otherwise.

June 26, 2014

Google Cardboard, turns your Android smartphone into a VR device

Among the new things that Google has introduced during its I/O Tech Talk earlier is the Cardboard – a do-it-yourself Virtual Reality viewer made of everyday items that can be found in your home or local hardware store.

June 06, 2014

Cherry Mobile Urban launched, Android KitKat in tow

Yesterday, CM officially unveiled the Cherry Mobile Urban; a 4.5-inch smartphone powered by 1.3GHz quad-core processor and which also happens to be one of the first local handset that runs Android KitKat right off the bat.

May 21, 2014

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

It might have been a long wait for some but it’s finally here. Sony has started rolling out the Android 4.4 KitKat OS upgrade for the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR, and Xperia Tablet Z.

May 17, 2014

Cider makes iOS apps run on Android devices

Ever wanted to try out apps that are iOS exclusive? With Project Cider, it’s not that far off. There’s a possibility of seeing a future where app exclusivity no longer exists. More about it after the jump.

April 28, 2014

LG L80 unveiled, midrange smartphone under Php10k

Two months after announcing the three L Series III smartphones, the South Korean company has announced the latest addition to the family, the LG L80.

February 22, 2014

Sailfish OS for Android devices to be available soon

Jolla has just announced that its Sailfish OS will soon be available for download for select devices running Google’s Android OS.

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