Editorial: No, Xiaomi Won’t Kill Off Local Brands

The two can co-exist, to a degree When Xiaomi announced that they would be entering the Philippine market, we knew right then and there that they would disrupt the local marketplace with their landmark pricing. That’s exactly what they did when they finally announced the local price of their flagship Mi 3 smartphone, delivering world […]

PLDT TVolution Unboxing: Tiny Gadget That Turns Your TV Into a Smart TV!

We unbox PLDT’s TVolution! A few months ago we went to the launch of PLDT’s newest offering, the TVolution. Essentially, the TVolution is a tiny little gadget that turns any TV (that has an HDMI connection) into a smart TV. That’s right – you won’t have to spend a ton of money upgrading to the […]

Smart Begins Offering No-Lock In Smart Bro LTE Plan

You can now enjoy LTE without being locked in for 24 months at a time Want to try Smart Bro LTE but don’t want to be locked in for 24 months? Listen up – Smart has unveiled several new tiers for their Smart Bro lineup, including new tablets that have built-in LTE. For people who […]

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 Fuze Can Pull Double Duty as a Powerbank

The Fuze is looking to be a well rounded smartphone Remember the Cherry Mobile’s Fuze? The one with the almost gigantic 4000mAh battery inside? Well, it seems that the Fuze isn’t shy about spreading that big ol’ battery life around. Aside from it’s already impressive specs, the Fuze can also double as an impromptu power […]

PLDT TVolution Hands-On and Initial Review: Make Your TV Smart

Tiny Android device turns your regular TV into a smart TV Yesterday, PLDT officially launched TVolution, a small device that the company says will change the way you view television. The TVolution, in a nutshell, is a small Android device that plugs into your TV via HDMI cable and turns it in a Smart TV, […]

Lenovo Buys Motorola Mobility from Google

Motorola changes hands yet again In a surprise announcement, Google has confirmed that Chinese powerhouse Lenovo has bought Motorola Mobility from them for a cool $2.91 billion. The deal includes a large payment through cash, and around $750 million dollars in Lenovo shares for Google. The deal confirms many analysts’ predictions when Google bought Motorola […]

CES 2014: More of the Same

It’s that time of the year again, when tech companies big and small unveil their biggest and best products in glitzy Las Vegas, Nevada. Yes folks the Consumer Electronics Show has come again, and much like last year, there’s a lot to take in. This year’s show had some surprises, like Razer’s Nabu fitness band, […]

Starmobile Diamond D2 Initial Review: 6.8-inches of Awesome?

Meet the Starmobile Diamond D2 The Starmobile Diamond D2 literally stands out among all the new phones offered by Starmobile. We say this not because of what’s under the hood, but because of how massive it is! The Starmobile Diamond D2 is the country’s first local branded 6.8-inch phablet. Yes folks, 0.2-inches short of the […]

iFive Mini 3: Quad-core 7.9-inch Android Tablet for Php8,399

iFive Mini 3 If Apple ever decided to make an Android tablet it would probably look a little bit like this, hehe. We stumbled upon the iFive Mini 3 in a mall yesterday and we were really amazed at the likeness with the iPad Mini. It sports even the same metallic thin body and the […]

Gionee ELife E6 Unboxing and Initial Hands-on: Is it Worth Php18,999?

Unboxing: Gionee ELife E6! Gionee entered the PH smartphone market a few months ago with the hopes of grabbing market share from both global and local branded manufacturers alike. Their entry level Gionee Pioneer P2 definitely has a chance of getting a slice of the pie but today we’re going to focus on their flagship […]

THL W11 Monkey King Unboxing: 5″ Full HD with 13MP Front and Back Cameras

Super Selfie Smartphone with Full HD 5-inch Display We first heard about the THL W11 Monkey King smartphone on Engadget when they first published a piece about it 3 months ago. It immediately caught our attention because it had two major things going for it — a Full HD 1080p 5-inch display and dual 13MP […]