Viral Fridays: Chinese Company Forces Employees with iPhone 7s to Resign or Be Fired

Welcome to Unbox’s “Viral Fridays” where we feature weirder than usual tech and geek related news to cap out the week. Here’s another weird iPhone 7 related tidbit coming from the wacky land of China. The Nanyang Yongkang Medicine Company (NYMC), based in the Chinese province of Henan, recently published a memo for its employees, […]

Huawei Mate 9 with Kirin 960 Chipset to be Unveiled on November 8

Not to be outdone by fellow Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi, Huawei is expected to release their flagship phablet, the Huawei Mate 9, on November 8, just over a month after the unveiling of the premium Mi 5S phone. Related: Xiaomi Mi 5S with Snapdragon 821 SoC to Launch on September 27 Aside from the supposed […]

GoPro Teases Karma Drone on their Website

Another brand enters into the Game of Drones and this time its veteran action cam manufacturer, GoPro, who has give it the name — Karma. They’ve managed to nip an unintended leak on their European website in the bud. The leak that listed the Karma Drone by mistake and while it has now been taken […]

Lenovo Launches the Moto G4 Play Budget Phone in India

IFA 2016 has ended and still, Lenovo is announcing and launching devices everywhere. The latest Lenovo smartphone to grace the headlines is the Moto G4 Play, which the company just launched in India for the budget price of 8,999 INR (~Php 6.3K). Let’s see if the Moto G4 Play is worth the money. Moto G4 […]

Vivo V3 Review: Smaller Size, Max Performance

We’ve had the review for the Vivo V3 Max for a couple of months now, so it’s finally time to take a closer look at its smaller sibling, The Vivo V3. The 5-Inch smartphone from the Chinese brand may be smaller than the V3 Max and has a slight bump down in specs, but that […]

Weekly Recap (August 28) The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recalled

It’s the start of a new week and here are some of the top stories you may have missed from the week of August 28. Last week we saw Samsung issue a global recall for their flagship phablet, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, due to “battery cell issues” as there have 35 reported cases of […]

Huawei’s Honor 8 Arriving In Malaysia On September 6, Will It Ever Be Released Here?

Huawei has managed to impress many a tech outfit with their new dual-camera wielding Honor 8 in countries where it has officially been launched, including the US, Europe, Middle East and Russia. Now the smartphone is slated to arrive in neighboring Malaysia, where the company hopes to make a splash against entrenched players like Samsung […]

Gionee S6s: 5.5-Inch Selfie Phone with 1.3GHz MT Octa-Core, 3GB RAM, Sony IMX258 Cam

Gionee has just released a new selfie and photo-oriented smartphone in India recently – the Gionee S6s. The Gionee S6s packs Sony’s IMX258 camera sensor along with a selection of camera software features and optimizations. Based on the specifications, the 5.5-inch Gionee S6s is a midrange phone aimed at photo enthusiasts, bringing it in direct […]

The Samsung Galaxy J Max Has a Massive 7-Inch Screen

  The ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra has a 6.8-Inch Display. The Xiaomi Mi Max has a 6.44-Inch Display. Not to be outdone, Samsung has just made the Galaxy J Max official and it will have a massive 7-Inch Display. Here’s what we know so far: Samsung Galaxy J Max Specs 7-Inch Display WXGA Resolution (800×1280) […]

Here Are The Fastest Phones This Year, According To AnTuTu

Check out AnTuTu’s list Love it or hate it, benchmarking app AnTuTu has become the defacto measurement of power for smartphones, at least for synthetic benchmarks. It’s one of the apps that people look at when measuring a smartphone’s performance, and is the app that many manufacturers use to market their wares. Just like last […]

Vivo V3 Max Review: Arriving With A Bang

We review the Vivo V3 Max! Vivo may be a relatively unknown brand outside of China and India, but it’s a growing powerhouse nonetheless. A recent IDC report on the top vendors for the first quarter of this year put the Chinese manufacturer at the number 5 spot, muscling out fellow brand Xiaomi in to […]

Daydream Is Google’s Virtual Reality Platform

The evolution of cardboard When Google announced Google Cardboard, it seemed like a fun experiment. Today VR is fast becoming the next tech battleground, and you can bet that the search giant won’t allow itself to be left behind by its rivals. That’s the motivation for Daydream, Google’s own VR platform that builds on Cardboard […]