Elephone Set to Launch a Bezel-less Device

First there was the Sharp Aquos Crystal and then there was the Xiaomi Mi Mix, there were two nearly bezel-less device with only a bit on its chin for an oddly placed camera. We were able to spend a bit of time with the Mi Mix and it truly was a sight to behold but, […]

What Went Wrong With Android One?

A few years ago Google embarked on an ambitious project dubbed Android One. In a nutshell, it was supposed to be the Nexus program for budget phones, delivering an Android experience the way Google intended it to be. But after a good solid year in the Philippines, the project seemed to have lost its way. […]

Hugo Barra Joins Facebook As VR Head

That was quick. A few days after leaving Xiaomi as its VP of Global, it seems that the ex-Google employee has now found a new home in the biggest social network in the world. Marck Zuckerburg, head honcho of Facebook, has announced that he has hired Hugo as the head of all things VR, which […]

Specs for New Helio P20 Powered Sony Device Leaked

A Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 powered device, designated as the Xiaomi MIX EVO, had a very few of its details leaked yesterday, thanks to results being posted on popular benchmarking app, Geekbench. Following suit is a device from Japanese brand, Sony, with a device given the name G3221 along with a few key details listed on AnTuTu. Here’s are […]

Android Co-Founder to Take on the iPhone and Pixel

Andy Rubin, the man who co-founded Android Inc. and who some call “The Father of Android”, hasn’t been in Google’s employ since leaving the company in 2014. Since then, Google’s former Senior Vice President of Mobile and Digital Content has opened up two companies (Playground Global and Essential Products Inc.) and word on the street […]

Qualcomm Teases the Snapdragon 835 Ahead of CES 2017

The CES 2017 trade show kicks off in Las Vegas on January 5, 2017. SoC manufacturing leader Qualcomm aims to steal the spotlight there with the showcase of their newest flagship chipset – the Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor. Related: Qualcomm Faces a $854 Million Fine in South Korea for Allegedly Violating Anti-Trust Laws Qualcomm’s next top-tier […]

Unbox PH Retrospective: The Top 10 Stories from 2016

We’ve seen some good and some pretty bad things happen in the tech scene of 2016. There are only 2 more days left in the year and it’s always nice to take a look back at the year that was. That being said. we’d like to share some of the most read stories from the […]

7 Tech Stories That Defined Local Tech In 2016

And just like that, 2016 is almost over. The year has been a rollercoaster ride for many people, and probably won’t be looked at fondly by any stretch of the imagination. It’s also been a big year for tech in the Philippines, both good and bad, and today we’ll be taking a look back at […]

Acer Pulls Out Phone Business In India, World’s Second Biggest Smartphone Market

Taiwanese brand Acer has decided to call it quits in India as far as smartphone sales are concerned, which has surpassed the US to become the second biggest market for smartphones in the world. Acer has been unable to compete with the large number of international brands in the subcontinent. Several government policies, like Make […]

Lenovo’s ZUK Edge Boasts a 86.4% Screen-to-Body Ratio, Snapdragon 821, Android Nougat

Lenovo’s sub-brand, ZUK has unveiled its newest flagship handset, the ZUK Edge on their online store. The ZUK Edge is a 5.5-inch smartphone that has an 86.4% screen-to-body ratio as its distinguishing feature. It’s also packed with impressive, premium-tier hardware under its hood. Related: Unboxing the Xiaomi Mi Mix: Jaw-dropping Slab of Tech Related: Xiaomi’s […]

ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe Review: Playing With The Big Boys

After more than 6 months of waiting, we finally managed to snag ASUS’ Zenfone 3 Deluxe. The ZF3 Deluxe is the cream of the crop as far as the ZF3 line goes, boasting a full metal, unibody design and high-end internals. It’s the first true flagship that the Taiwanese brand has ever produced that’s capable […]

Unbox Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Best Budget Smartphones

Our inbox is chock-full of you guys asking us for our take on what smartphone to purchase at certain price points. Given that we all know that a lot of us often wait for the year-end bonuses to kick in before our next smartphone purchase, here’s a list of smartphones you may want to check […]