The Stylish ASUS ZenWatch 3 Goes on Retail Next Month

Unveiled at the IFA Berlin 2016 tech expo earlier this September, the ASUS ZenWatch 3 is one of the most anticipated wearables this year. A new press release from ASUS has slated the watch for retail this early November. Related: IFA 2016: ASUS Unleashes the Stylish ZenWatch 3 Boasting a stylish, ergonomic design with powerful internals, […]

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, […]

PH ICT Infrastructure Improving Despite Internet Woes

Despite the country being dubbed as having one of the worst internet services in South East Asia, things are starting to improve. Don’t believe us? According to a survey conducted by the United Nations Public Administration Country Studies (UNPACS), the country’s ranking in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector has had significant gains, jumping […]

Google Will Now Compete With Partners Like Samsung, LG In Making Phones

Google today officially announced their newest flagships, the Pixel and Pixel XL. But while the company is no stranger to phone announcements, their new phones signal a new direction in the company’s strategy, a pivot that’s sure to make its longtime OEM partners like Samsung and LG a little uncomfortable. Google is now in the […]

Xiaomi Mi Note 2: Alleged Teaser Ad and Renders Surface

The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 hype train is in full steam as an allegedly “official” product teaser and “unofficial” device renders have been sighted in several Chinese forums. The teaser ad showcases the back of the Mi Note 2, with an iPhone 7 Plus-like setup for its dual-camera shooters. Related: 48 Hours with the iPhone 7 […]

Xiaomi Opening 1000 Retail Outlets In The Next 4 Years

Xiaomi’s meteoric rise in the smartphone business has been made possible by their value-for-money proposition and their online-only sales model. But despite relatively awesome gains, the Chinese smartphone maker still lags behind its major competitors, both domestic and foreign. Xiaomi’s hatched up a plan to start playing with the big boys – retail stores. Xiaomi’s […]

Xiaomi’s Dual-camera Toting Mi 5s Plus Has 6GB of RAM

Aside from the Mi 5s, Xiaomi also announced a much bigger flagship today – the Mi 5s Plus. The new phone roughly has the same specs of its smaller brother, but the Chinese company has thrown a couple of cool features into it to differentiate it. Namely, a twin camera setup that follows the offering […]

No, You Don’t Need to Upgrade to an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus

The question we get asked a lot these days is this: Should I upgrade to the iPhone 7 if I already have (insert current flagship here regardless if Android or iOS)? And our answer? Not really. From what we’ve seen the biggest changes the iPhone 7 brings to the table are the following: improved camera, […]

Qualcomm’s Clear Sight Technology Aims to Power Future Dual Camera Devices

SoC manufacturer Qualcomm wants to cash in on the dual camera setup that’s been trendy lately with a lot of flagship-tier phones with its newest camera innovation, Clear Sight technology. While Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors have been ready for multiple camera sensors for a while now, this new Clear Sight tech will only be available for […]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Rumors: 3.0GHz Exynos 8895 SoC, Dual Camera Setup

It’s been more than half a year since Samsung released their flagship smartphone series, the Samsung Galaxy S7, so it’s about time we got some leaks on its successor, the Samsung Galaxy S8. Related: Samsung Galaxy S7 Review: Amazing Performance In A Familiar Face Today’s speculative info comes leaksters in Weibo, China’s biggest online forum and […]

Oppo Find 9 with SD821, 21MP Rear Dual Camera Delayed to Next Year?

Some bad news for Oppo fans out there. Known Chinese industry analyst Pan Jiutang has just given word that Oppo’s powerhouse Find 9 smartphone won’t be launching this year. According to Jiutang, the Oppo Find 9 is still under development and won’t be seeing the light of day until Summer 2017. Let’s take a sneak […]

Weekly Recap (Sept 4) Apple Unveils the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

It’s the start of the work week, which means it’s time to join Lea for another weekly recap. Last week, we saw the unveiling of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus after months of rumors, leaks, and speculation. We are sad to see the 3.5mm audio jack go, but the iPhone 7 certainly sounds […]