Xiaomi Mi 4i Review: A Flagship For Emerging Markets

Ready for global domination! After launching several premium phones which targeted the higher market (Mi4, Mi Note, Mi Note Pro), Xiaomi has renewed its focus on the mid-end with their Mi 4i. The Xiaomi Mi 4i holds the distinction of being the first major device that the company launched outside of China, intended to be […]

Brace Yourselves. The Game of Thrones Season 5 World Premiere is Coming!

It’s been almost a year but, FINALLY, the wait is almost over. Tomorrow (April 13, 2015) at 9:00am, GAME OF THRONES returns for an all-new season on HBO and HBO GO! Fans of the Emmy®- and Golden Globe®-winning series have been dying to see more and, personally, I’ve been counting the days ever since it […]

3 Key Lessons Learned Playing Philippine Ragnarok Online

A Short Reflection on pRO Closing Down After more than a decade of operations, Philippine Ragnarok Online is finally closing down their local servers. The announcement was made no less by Level Up Games, the publisher of the title here in the Philippines. To those who don’t know, I was an avid gamer of Philippine […]

THL T6S Unboxing: A Worthy Challenger to the Flare 3?

We unbox the THL T6S! Today we’ll be unboxing THL’s T6S which is probably the company’s most affordable smartphone yet. Priced at around Php 3,999, the THL T6S plays in the same price category as Cherry Mobile’s Flare 3, which naturally makes it an alternative for people unable to find the Flare 3 in stock. […]

Starmobile Quest Review: Great Cameraphone Spoiled by Little Niggles

We review the Starmobile Quest! Today we’ll be reviewing the Starmobile Quest. The Quest is actually one of the new smartphones that the company released a few months ago that uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor instead of the more common MediaTek ones. Instead of trying to compete spec by spec with its competitors, Starmobile has […]

Epson Unveils New Products, Company Milestones at Fusion V

Unbox goes to Cebu for Epson Fusion V! Every year, Epson takes select members of the media and whisks them off to an exotic destination for fun, relaxation and to spread the word for their latest products. This year, Unbox had the privilage to be invited to the company’s Fusion V event heald in Sumilon […]

Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z2 Review: Is This The Octa-Core Smartphone You’ve Been Waiting For?

Cherry Mobile’s octa-core smartphone scores big on some fronts, stumbles in others To call Cherry Mobile’s Cosmos Z2 as one of the most anticipated smartphone from the company is the understatement of the year. Our original announcement post and subsequent initial review received a lot of traffic, unfortunately it’s only now that we managed to […]

Smart Bro Offering Nexus 7 LTE Soon with Gadget Bundle Plan 1299

Smart Bro to offer two new LTE capable Android tablets soon After we wrote about the possible missed opportunity of the three major telcos in not offering the LTE version of the Nexus 7, Smart surprised us today by announcing that they will be bundling the Nexus 7 LTE with their Smart Bro Gadget Bundle […]

Cherry Mobile Superion Odyssey Review: Affordable All-Arounder

Affordable all-round tablet with a premium feel Cherry Mobile’s is looking to take a bite off of the lower-mid tablet market with their Superion Odyssey. Offering a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 7.85-inch IPS display and 3G/HSPA+, the Superion Odyssey’s value is hard to beat. Let’s take a quick look at the full specs: […]

Smart Tones Down iPhone 5C and 5S Launch in Light of Yolanda Devastation

Smart iPhone 5C and 5S Hits Stores Tomorrow Smart Communications held a simple media lunch earlier today to formally announce the iPhone 5C and the iPhone 5S. Mon Isberto, Public Affairs Head for Smart and PLDT, shared that they originally planned a big consumer event but decided to scale it down. They will push through […]

Cloudfone Thrill 450Q Review: Slim, powerful, and elegantly designed

Cloudfone Thrill 450Q Review The Cloudfone Thrill 450Q is the follow-up flagship to the long-lasting Thrill 430x. However unlike its predecessor the new Thrill 450Q doesn’t have a monstrous battery packed into it. Instead it has a very sleek form factor, a quad-core processor paired with 1GB RAM, and a 4.5-inch IPS qHD display. Cloudfone […]

Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra Review: It’s All About Style

Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra Review The Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra caught the attention of a lot of people worldwide because it appeared on the Hollywood blockbuster hit, Iron Man 3. Not only that, it also boasted of being the thinnest smartphone in the world (at the time it was announced). It also doesn’t […]