John Nieves

ASUS ROG Flow Z13 (2023) Review: AAA Gamer

ASUS ROG Flow Z13 (2023) Review Philippines verdict: the ROG Flow Z13 is another one of ASUS’ extremely compact gaming machines for the Philippine market. The addition of a fairly powerful RTX 4060 GPU in the tab’s slim body makes it one of the most powerful gaming-focused slabs you can get today. Pros Not much […]

Xiaomi 13T Pro Review: Buy This Flagship

Xiaomi 13T Review Philippines Verdict: The Xiaomi 13T Pro is a far more palatable Leica-branded phone to buy than the 13 or 13 Pro, packing flagship-grade optics that won’t savage your wallet. Pros One of the most affordable Leica-branded phones ever Flagship-grade cameras Powerful processor package Color-accurate display IP68 ingress protection Cons The design is […]

The Xiaomi 13T Pro Demolishes The Samsung Galaxy S23 Spec For Spec

Xiaomi just launched its new affordable flagships, the 13T and 13T Pro last night. While both phones have Leica branding, impressive cameras, and fairly affordable price tags, the Xiaomi 13T Pro caught our eye as it’s the best value for money right now, especially VS leading Android flagship, the Samsung Galaxy S23. Spec-for-spec, the Xiaomi 13T […]

HONOR 90 Lite Review: Focusing On The Wrong Thing

HONOR 90 Lite Review verdict: The HONOR 90 Lite tries to capture the same magic as the OG HONOR 90 in the Philippines, but it unfortunately fails to do so. Annoyances like the less-than-sturdy plastic body, so-so processor performance, and pressure from aggressively priced competitors weaken the value that the HONOR 90 Lite tries to […]

GMA’s New AI Sportscasters Are A Horrible Idea

GMA Network news is embracing AI tech most horrible way: it recently announced that it would be utilizing two Artificial Intelligence (AI)-generated sportscasters for the upcoming National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Season 99. Now while executives at GMA News might have thought having AI sportscasters sounded like a good idea on paper, it’s a terrible […]

TECNO Just Made A Flip For Everyone With The PHANTOM V Flip

Today marks a turning point for foldables, as Chinese brand TECNO severely undercut its competition with its newly launched Phantom V Flip. With a price of INR 49,999, (which translates to roughly Php 34,000 in our currency), it’s several thousand pesos cheaper than its closest competition, the OPPO Find N2 Flip, and miles away from […]

EastWest Pay App Beats Google, Apple, And Samsung To The Punch

A local company is rarely able to put a service ahead of big, multinational firms, but that’s exactly what EastWest Bank has done with its EastWest Pay app. While the cashless revolution caused by the COVID pandemic has seen many companies come out with their cashless payment gateways, no other bank in the country has […]

Musk Wants X To Become A Paid App

Elon Musk is potentially mulling over a drastic change for X, formerly Twitter, that could affect how everyone will use the platform in the future: he wants his microblogging site to become a paid app, essentially charging everyone using it a monthly subscription fee. Speaking to, of all people, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during […]

Google Extends Chromebook Lifespan With 10 Year Software Update

The Google Chromebook is already a useful and affordable productivity option for people who want a cheap laptop alternative, and the company is making it even better by promising 10 10-year software update for the device. Google has raised the Auto Update Expiration (AUE) date from 5 to 10 years for all Chromebooks, regardless of […]

Xiaomi Mix Fold 3 Review Philippines

Xiaomi Mix Fold 3 Review verdict: The Xiaomi Mix Fold 3 is a massive leap forward for the brand, hitting almost all of the features we wanted to see, save one – availability in the Philippines. Pros Slim for a foldable Elegant design Great displays Wireless Charging Fantastic battery Cons Still no global release planned […]