Cherry Mobile Thunder Review: New King of Budget Smartphones

Cherry Mobile Thunder Competitively specced and aggressively priced, the Cherry Mobile Thunder screams value for money. For just Php4,999 you get a dual-core, dual SIM, nice looking Android smartphone with a 4.5-inch screen. We’ve been using the Cherry Mobile Thunder as our primary smartphone for the last week now and we’re pretty happy with the […]

Cherry Mobile Cruize Review: Will it Cruise to the top or will it sink like the Titanic?

Cherry Mobile Cruize Review The Cherry Mobile Cruize grabbed a lot of attention when it was announced because of the low SRP. For Php4,499 you get a dual-SIM Android smartphone with a massive 5.2-inch screen and great battery life (2,500mAh rated battery). It definitely has a lot of things going for it but it also […]

PiPo S1 Android Tablet Review: Bargain Hunter’s Delight!

PiPo S1 Android Jelly Bean Tablet Review For a little less than just Php5,500 the PiPo S1 Android Tablet is a bargain hunter’s delight! Despite the very low price tag this tablet is amazingly powerful and elegantly designed. It’s amazing that it’s not getting enough hype in local tech sites. Anyway, we’ve been playing with […]

Cherry Mobile Omega Review: Mega-Success or Mega-Flop?

Cherry Mobile Omega: Mega-success or Mega-flop? An “accident” on online shopping site Lazada set the bar very high for the Cherry Mobile Omega. The initial listing showed very competitive specifications at a reasonable price. However when it was officially announced it wasn’t the same device that was “leaked”. The RAM, display quality, and the camera […]

Cherry Mobile Cruize Unboxing and Initial Review

Cherry Mobile Cruize Unboxed! Priced at Php4,499, the Cherry Mobile Cruize is the most affordable “phablet” in the market today. It has a 5.2-inch capacitive touch screen (WVGA resolution) which gives you more than enough real estate to enjoy watching videos or browsing the web. Other specs though aren’t that compelling but hey this is […]

Asus Padfone 2 Unboxing and Initial Review: This Thing is a Beast!

Unboxing and Initial Review: Asus Padfone 2 To be totally honest we weren’t too excited about the Asus Padfone 2. However after using it for well over a week now we can say without a doubt that this is one of the best Android machines in the market today. First, let’s go over what’s under […]

Samsung YOUM Flexible Display

YOUM – Samsung’s Flexible Display The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is now over and there were a lot of fantastic gadgets that were announced and teased. One of the most exciting technologies showcased for us was the flexible display of Samsung called “YOUM”. Announced in their press event, Samsung gave us a preview […]

Cherry Mobile Blaze Review: A Good Deal for Php6,499

Cherry Mobile Blaze Review: A Good Deal at Php6,499! The Cherry Mobile Blaze was introduced to the Philippines last December 24 on the Facebook Page of Cherry Mobile. The phone, as pointed out by some of our readers, is actually a rebranded smartphone from China called the Ming Ren A2 (they have the same design […]

Podcast Episode 5: Holiday Gift Ideas from Divoom, MiLi, and Beyond the Box

Some really good gadget gift ideas! For this episode of the Unbox Video Podcast we take a look at some of the best gadget gift ideas that you guys can give to your friends and family! We had special guests on the show: Fel and Alfred from Beyond the Box followed by Gen and Johann […]

Unbox Video Podcast Ep. 3 Airs Live Tonight at 7:20PM

Why you should watch the podcast? In-depth feature on the Samsung Galaxy Camera! Yes, we have a unit on-hand! Find out if this is worth your hard earned cash! Alora will give us a report on what happened during the BlackBerry Jam Asia in Thailand! She was even able to snag some hands-on time with […]

Holiday Gift and Shopping Guide: Accessories and Peripherals

Unbox Holiday Shopping and Gift Guide: Accessories and Peripherals There are also a lot of great accessories and peripherals (aka “cool stuff”) available today that you can buy for yourself or give as gifts this December. Some of them are actually just as expensive (or even more) than smartphones and tablets. The list we’ve compiled […]

Holiday Shopping Guide: Smartphones

Unbox Holiday Shopping and Gift Guide: Smartphones With all the new gadgets out in the market today it’s hard to find which one best deserves your hard earned cash. That’s why we’re putting together a series of articles that will cut through the clutter and just feature some of the very best stuff we’ve reviewed […]