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You Can Now Stream Overwatch (Or Any Blizzard Game) To Facebook


A few months ago Blizzard announced a strategic partnership with Facebook that allowed gamers to quickly and easily stream Overwatch and any other Blizzard game to their timeline. Today that partnership has borne fruit, and Blizzard has announced that the new streaming feature is live. The Facebook streaming feature is now open and available to use for players in the …

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Sony Xperia X Review: Does X Mark the Spot?

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We’ve taken a look at two of the smartphones from Sony’s X series, the XA and the XA Ultra, and we’ve saved the best for last. At least until the X Performance, plus the recently leaked Xperia XR and X Compact, land at Unbox  HQ. For now, we’re going to be taking a closer look at the Sony Xperia X, …

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Enjoy freenet’s Lure Caravan, Apply as a Lure Manager!

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Looks like that viral “lure manager” job posting was the real deal after all! Voyager Innovations’ free online platform, freenet is going all out, Pokemon Go style, with the launch of its Lure Caravan event. As per the viral job post, and confirmed through a representative, they’re really looking for qualified Lure Managers for the event. Now that’s a super …

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“PlayStation Now” Headed to the PC Soon

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The PlayStation Now streaming service is making the great big leap from console to the personal computer, according to a post on the PlayStation Network (PSN) on Tuesday. Confirmed by Senior Vice President Marketing & Head of PlayStation Network Eric Lempel, the PlayStation Now app is set to launch in North America and parts of Europe soon. What exactly is …

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Relive History this National Heroes Day with Google Street View

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The Philippines celebrates its National Heroes Day on the last Monday of every August, every year. This day marks the anniversary of the Cry of Pugad Lawin, the beginning of the Philippine Revolution by the Katipunan and its Supremo, Andres Bonifacio in the year 1896. It has been 30 years since then. Although many things have come and gone in …

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Sharp’s Aquos Z2: 5.5-Inch, Helio X20 Deca-Core, Now in Taiwan

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Tech manufacturer Sharp is not out of the smartphone game yet, folks. The company has just released in Taiwan their newest MediaTek Helio X20-bearing smartphone, the Aquos Z2. At a retail price of $284 (~Php 13,200), the 5.5-inch Aquos Z2 features a metal frame with curved glass. Sharp Aquos Z2 2.3GHz MediaTek Helio X20 deca-core processor 4GB RAM 5.5-inch Full …

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OnePlus Bullets V2: Your “Best Buds for Life”

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Here’s a new pair of earbuds from Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus, the OnePlus Bullets V2. Available at the company’s online store, the new Bullets V2 will only set you back $19.95 (~Php 925). According to OnePlus, a special “#205 Zircon Sand” compound has been applied on the earbuds to “improve its touch-and-feel.” Anti-allergy silicone ear tips are also included in …

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Lenovo Vibe K5 Note Review: Better VR Bundle?

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Lenovo has been making in roads into affordable VR via their budget K series of phones. A few months ago the Chinese firm released the K4 Note, a phablet that came with its own VR headset. Since then Lenovo’s expanded the budget K series, offering the K5 Plus and the K5 Note, which come with VR headsets and Bluetooth controllers. …

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Watch: Vivo V3 Unboxing


The Vivo V3 has finally made its way to Unbox HQ. We’ve had the review for its bigger brother, the Vivo V3 Max, up on the website for about month or two but the Vivo V3 arrives just in time for some great news. Vivo has slashed the price of the V3 and it now cost P9,990; down from its …

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Japan Reports Its First Pokemon Go Linked Death

Flowers are laid near the scene where a passer-by was killed after being hit by a driver playing "Pokemon Go" while driving in Tokushima, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo August 24, 2016. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

The birthplace of the Pokemon phenomenon, Japan, has just seen its first Pokemon Go related death, regional news agency Japan Times reports.   A truck driver playing Pokemon Go while driving ran over two women, killing one and injuring the other in the Tokushima Prefecture, local police said. The suspect, 39-year-old farmer Keiji Goo, admitted to the police that he …

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DJI Introduces OSMO+ With 7x Zoom


DJI’s hand-held steady cam of choice for amateur videographers just got better. The company has officially announced a newer version of the OSMO, dubbed the OSMO+ that adds 7x zoom capability to the handheld video camera. The camera combines 3.5x optical zoom and 2x digital lossless zoom, which gives it an approximate focal length of 22mm to 77mm. Unfortunately the …

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LG V20 New Renders and Photo Leaked, Unveiling on September 6

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LG’s most anticipated answer to the Samsung Galaxy Note7, the V20, is set to be unveiled by the company at a product launch event on September 6. New V20 renders have surfaced from PlayfulDroid, along with an actual photo of the 5.5-inch phone from noted leakster Evan Blass (@Evleaks). Like its earlier V10 sibling, the V20 features a small ticker screen …

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WATCH: ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra Unboxing and Initial Review


ASUS’s 6.8-inch Zenfone 3 Ultra is a gigantic phablet decked out with hefty internals and a premium metal build. More tablet than a phone, the Zenfone 3 Ultra is ASUS’ attempt at making a high-end device that straddles the fine line between portable and unwieldy. Given the phablet’s flagship-level price, will ASUS succeed with the Zenfone 3 Ultra? Editor-at-large John …

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Canon’s Flaghsip EOS 5D Mark IV Announced, Priced At $3,499


At long last, Canon has officially unveiled the newest flagship of their EOS line. Meet the EOS 5D Mark IV. The new camera sports a 30.4-megapixel, full-frame CMOS sensor and Digic 6+ processor. Aside from being able to take amazing still thanks to a 61-point autofocus system and digital lens optimizer, the camera can also capture 4K video at 23.98, …

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