Apple Teases “Scary Fast” October 30 Event: M3 Macs Coming?

While the supposed launch of new iPads turned out to be a disappointing reveal of a new USB-C Apple Pencil, it seems that Apple has an actual announcement happening on October 30. Called “Scary Fast”, the October 30 appears to be Apple highlighting fast Mac computers. This goes in line with what Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman said in […]

Apple’s New USB-C Pencil is its Cheapest Stylus

Apple made a silent announcement today, and it is not new iPads. Instead, Apple revealed a new Pencil that comes with a USB-C port. At Php 4,990, the new Apple Pencil is the brand’s most affordable stylus for all iPad users, slotting in between the 1st-generation and 2nd-generation Apple Pencils. It’s ironic that Apple is only […]

Apple Least Affected in Steep 2023 Smartphone Market Decline

The global smartphone market continues to be on a decline with the third quarter of 2023 being at its lowest level in a decade. All of the top 5 brands are affected by this decline according to Counterpoint, but Apple is the least affected by this 2023 smartphone market slump. While the top 5 smartphone […]

Google Beats Apple in Software Updates with the Pixel 8 Series

While the Pixel 8 series is Google’s worst-kept secret, the tech giant still has one big surprise for everyone, and it involves software updates. Beating what Samsung and even Apple currently have to offer for their devices, Google announced that both the Pixel 8 and 8 Pro will get 7 years of software updates. That […]

Spotify is Now More Expensive Than Apple Music

You read that right: Spotify is going to be more expensive than Apple Music soon, and the streaming platform has yet to release its long-rumored HiFi tier. In a recent advisory that it is sending to all its subscribers, Spotify will be increasing prices from Php 129/month to Php 149/month for individual plans and from […]

Sorry Apple, but the P60 Pro is still the King

One of the highlights of the iPhone 15 Pro Max is its use of a tetraprism to have 5x optical zoom for its telephoto camera. There’s no question that the tetraprism approach is a unique piece of engineering–but does this make the cameras iPhone 15 Pro Max as the best in the market today? They […]

Google Mocks Apple anew for “Lack of Innovation” in Messaging

When it comes to messaging, one of the most-used platforms is Apple’s iMessage, with Google pushing for more users to use Rich Communication Service (RCS) instead. RCS and iMessage are two different platforms, and Google thinks that Apple is using the outdated SMS and MMS service when messaging Android users. In fact, Google made this […]

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 […]

Apple has made iPhone 15 Pro Repairs More Reasonable

One of the things people dread as iPhone owners is the very expensive cost of repairing it if the glass back or display gets shattered. Back glass repairs can cost as much as $550(~Php 32k) on an iPhone 14 Pro Max, which is approximately the cost of an iPhone SE or an iPhone 11. That […]

Apple iPhone 15 Pro Series Debuts A17 Pro, Titanium Frame

Apple’s full transition to USB-C for its iPhones also extends to the iPhone 15 Pro series, with the more premium models having support for USB 3.1 speeds (the regular iPhone 15 series are limited to USB 2.0). Apple also makes use of a titanium frame instead of stainless steel for the first time in the […]

Apple iPhone 15 Series Finally Welcomes USB-C

After almost a decade since using a Lightning Port starting with the iPhone 5, Apple is finally making the complete transition to USB-C starting with the iPhone 15 series. Consisting of the 6.1-inch regular model and 6.7-inch Plus, both models also adopt Dynamic Island, making the whole iPhone series also move on from having a […]

Apple Watch Series 9 comes with Better Siri Integration

Just to go along with the much-awaited iPhone 15 series, Apple also announced the Watch Series 9 at its Wonderlust Event. The Apple Watch Series 9 now comes with a new S9 processor that has 5.6 billion transistors, a 30% faster GPU and a 4-core Neural Engine for AI tasks. While the Watch Series 9 looks […]