Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Hands-on Part 2, Initial Review: The Phone That Will Silence Samsung’s Haters?

We go hands-on, again, with Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge! A few weeks ago we had the privelage of getting some hands-on time with an engineering version of the Galaxy S6 Edge during the official launch of the device in MWC. We came away very impressed with what we saw, and we eagerly anticipated getting the retail […]

Nokia N1 Android Lollipop Tablet in the Flesh!

Finally… the Nokia N1 Android Lollipop Tablet! Last November Nokia unveiled their comeback consumer offering, the Nokia N1 Android tablet. We were psyched about this because we’ve always loved Nokia’s hardware design and quality. Unfortunately Nokia was only selling it in China so we never got around to getting our hands on a unit… until […]

Samsung Officially Announces Galaxy S6

Meet Samsung’s latest flagship After tons of leaks, Samsung’s next flagship, the Galaxy S6, is now official. While company has promised a redesign of the flagship from the ground up starting last year, it seems that some design cues won’t ever die, even with Sammy. Even then, the Galaxy S6 represents Samsung’s commitment to creating […]

Samsung Galaxy S6 Leaks: What We Know So Far

Will Samsung’s upcoming flagship signal a new direction for the company? While Korean juggernaut Samsung is still the top dog in Anroid smartphones, its lead has slowly been erased by its other competitors. For the first time in years Samsung now needs to show the world it still has the manufacturing chops to compete with […]

Oppo N3 Review: The Ultimate Selfie Snapper

We review the Oppo N3 Selfie phones are a big thing, so big in fact that some companies have centered entire marketing campaigns around them. While the Oppo N3 is capable of taking awesome selfies, don’t be fooled – it’s a phone that’s so much more than that. Today we’ll be taking an in-depth look […]

Starmobile Knight X Review: Continuing the Knight’s Legacy

We review the Starmobile Knight X! Starmobile’s Knight line of smartphones have a knack of being the most advanced smartphones offered by any local brand. The original Knight was our pick for top local smartphone back in 2013. It’s successor, the Knight X was the most innovative, powerful and feature packed when it was announced […]

Sony Xperia Z3 Review: Sony’s Latest is Also Its Best

We review the Xperia Z3! When Sony announced a year ago that they would be releasing a flagship every six months, we were interested to see what devices would result. Pushing a new, updated version of your flagship device is a tall order in the usual 1 year product refresh cycle, doing it in six […]

5 Trends That Defined the Local Market This Year

We’ve seen so many advancements in the local smartphone market this year, in terms of both price and hardware. It’s really amazing how much the local brand landscape has changed in twelve months. Let’s look back at the trends that defined the local market this 2014 : The octa-core wars One of the biggest tech […]

Why Are There So Many Affordable, Bang for the Buck Smartphones in China?

And why aren’t they being sold here? You’ve seen us post about ultra bang-for-your-buck devices being sold in mainland China, and many of you have been salivating at the thought of owning a sub-10K smartphone that has LTE on board, though sadly, very few of them will actually make their way here in the PH, and […]

ASUS Teases Next Zenfone, Now Has Dual Camera

Did ASUS just take a page out of Huawei’s playbook? The Consumer Electronics Show is right around the corner, and companies are now starting to tease their next products that they will unveil of the next year. ASUS has released a short teaser video for their next Zenfone, and apparently the next iteration of the […]

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro Review: Best Phablet Lenovo’s Ever Made

We review the Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro! For the last two weeks we’ve been playing with Lenovo’s Vibe Z2 Pro, the company’s latest flagship smartphone and their biggest phablet to date. The Vibe Z2 Pro signals a new direction for the company, moving away from the plastic fantastic, gentle curvy design of the Vibe Z […]

ZTE Shows Off Voice-powered Star 2 Smartphone

Better than Siri? Huawei’s not the only Chinese company showing off new smartphones this December – domestic rival ZTE also unveiled their newest smartphone dubbed the Star 2. The main draw for this new phone? Voice commands. While that tech isn’t new, ZTE promises that the Star 2 is able to do more than Google, […]