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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.

February 15, 2014

Sony Xperia T, TX, and V receive Android 4.3

After rolling out the latest possible build for Xperia SP, Sony also started rolling out Android 4.3 Jelly Bean to three more Xperia smartphones.

January 17, 2014

Android 4.3 coming to Xperia SP, T, TX and V

After an influx of requests from users all over the world, Sony has finally give in and announced that they are preparing to roll out an Android 4.3 for the Xperia SP, Xperia T, Xperia TX and the LTE-enabled Xperia V.

January 15, 2014

Blackphone, the privacy-centric smartphone

A group of cryptography, security, and mobile experts have come together to build a smartphone that focuses on protecting the digital privacy of its users, the Blackphone.

December 29, 2013

LG to bring Knock feature to L Series II smartphones

LG has recently announced that it will bring its popular Knock feature found on the G2, G Pad 8.3, and G Flex, to its future smartphones including the L Series II droids released this year.

December 02, 2013

Sailfish OS can be installed on existing Android devices

It was just last week when the Sailfish-powered Jolla smartphone was launched, now Jolla CEO Tomi Pienimäki has revealed that Android users will soon be able to install Sailfish OS on their devices.

November 28, 2013

Jolla smartphone with Sailfish OS officially launched

Jolla (pronounced Yol-la), the first smartphone to run the Sailfish OS has been officially launched in Finland.

November 26, 2013

Android 4.4 KitKat & iOS 7 compared!

The latest version of Android has finally reached our Nexus 4 – 4.4 KitKat! Basically, coverage about the new Android treat has been out since the Nexus 5’s announcement already, so figured that this time, we could compare it to its biggest & most talked about competitor, iOS 7.

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