Unbox 2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Phablets

Give the gift of the big screen A regular 5-inch smartphone not doing it for you or your loved one? Then you might want to take a look at phablets – phones that have displays over 5- inches and above, and more often than not border on the size of tablets. These phones are perfect […]

Unbox 2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Smartphones

Looking for a great smartphone this Christmas? There’s a big chance that many of you are looking for your next smartphone this Christmas. Many of you may already have an idea of what you want, but a lot of you are still clueless on what to spend your hard-earned money on. Today, we’re going to […]

Samsung Gear S2 Review: Stylish, Brilliant Wearable

We review Samsung’s newest wearable! Samsung’s original Gear S released last year was met with a thundering “meh” from consumers. It was an overly ambitious product, trying to be a jack-of-all-trades and predictably, ended up as a master of none. It’s also not the prettiest wearable around, which reinforced people’s view that it was a […]

Samsung Galaxy A8 Review: A Gorgeous Mid-ranger That’s Priced Out Of Contention

We review Samsung’s Galaxy A8! As the holidays draw near, it’s become obvious that the new battleground of international brands has moved away from the high-end into the mid-range. Companies like OPPO, Lenovo and Huawei have new smartphones to duke it out in the mid-range. Korean juggernaut has their own dog as well, but their […]

Starmobile Knight Spectra Hands-on, First Impressions: Seeing Double

We go hands-on with the Knight Spectra! Today, we’ll be taking our first look at Starmobile’s newest flagship, the Knight Spectra. Starmobile is one of the few local brands out here in the Philippines that takes pride in offering phones with great cameras in them, and the Spectra is simply a culmination of that effort. […]

OPPO R7 Plus Review: A Mid-range Phablet That Tries To Do Everything

We review the R7 Plus! Phablets are big business – almost every phone brand has released a phone that has a screen of 6-inches or more in recent memory. From Sony to Samsung to Huawei and Lenovo, brands know that there will always be people who want a phone with a large display for better […]

Meizu M2 Note Review: One Step Backward, Two Steps Forward

We review the Meizu M2 Note! Meizu’s M1 Note was the first bang-for-the-buck phone to really take off in the PH at the beginning of the year. When we reviewed it back in March, it was the best phone you could get under 8K. Things have changed drastically since then – multiple international and local […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8 (LTE) Retails for Php15,990

Sony and Samsung are pretty close when it comes to the title of having the best premium Android tablet. Last year we saw the popular Samsung Galaxy Tab S Series go head to head with the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact. Both devices were at the top of their game. However not a lot of […]

Firefly Mobile Allure 64 LTE Unboxing: Is It All That It’s Cracked Up To Be?

We unbox the Firefly Mobile Allure 64 LTE! Yesterday we wrote about the Allure 64 LTE, a smartphone by local brand Firefly Mobile that promises amazing value for money. While we were writing the article yesterday, we did so with a sense of skepticism – the hardware that it promises to bring to the table […]

The Inbox: What Affordable 5-inch Smartphone to Get Mom

For today’s The Inbox we go a little more non-technical and answer a question from one of our loyal readers, Kiel. This is a pretty interesting question and we really put a lot of thought into this because Kiel is actually looking for a gift for his mom. The budget is 7k and the priorities […]

Honor 6 Plus Will Be Priced At Php 17490, Release in Next Few Weeks

Huawei’s dual-camera smartphone will be arriving in the next few weeks Remember Huawei’s Honor 6 Plus, that innovative, dual-camera toting smartphone we first saw in Beijing last December? Well, if you’ve been pining for it the dual-camera wonder, your wait is almost over – we’ve confirmed with a source that the new phone will be […]

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Review: Modern Budget-Friendly LTE Daily Driver

Redmi 2: Dual SIM LTE Budget-Friendly Smartphone On paper the Redmi 2 looks pretty slick. For just Php5,999 you get a 4.7-inch smartphone powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor, LTE connectivity (Dual SIM to boot), and a gorgeous fully laminated HD display. While it definitely delivers on a lot of things it also […]