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[EDITORIAL] You’re Being Paranoid: Why Facebook Messenger Isn’t the Insidious Spy Machine You Think It Is

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People, calm down I’ve been seeing posts left and right about how Facebook’s new messenger app is a “privacy nightmare” on, ironically enough, my Facebook News feed. If you don’t know what Facebook Messenger is, here’s the short version: Facebook is forcing people to download a separate app, Facebook Messenger, to be able to access their messages from their mobile ... Read More »

Art and Technology Collide in Samsung and Yuchengco Museum’s Digital Art Exhibit Relative Realities

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Art like you’ve never seen before When people think art pieces, they usually imaging static, unmoving expressions of an artist’s emotions and vision. To get the most out of the piece, you usually need a tour guide to tell you all about the piece that you’re looking at. Samsung, in cooperation with the Yuchengco Museum is changing all of that ... Read More »

Cherry Mobile Magnum S Review: Another Solid Octa-core Offering from CM

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We review Cherry Mobile’s striking Magnum S! Before we all get swept up in Pulse fever, we have to step back and take a look at Cherry Mobile’s other octa-core offerings, like the Magnum S. We’ve been using this octa-core smartphone ever since Cherry Mobile handed it to around a week ago, and we’re pretty impressed with it so far. ... Read More »

Meet Project *121#, Smart’s One-stop Shop for Everything Prepaid

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No more memorizing multiple keywords and numbers! Smart has announced that there’s now an easier way to get all of their offers for prepaid without having to memorize multiple numbers and keywords. The only number that you have to remember now is *121#. That five-digit code is your all access pass to all of Smart’s prepaid services, from the ever important ... Read More »

MyPhone Infinity Lite Review: The Best Infinity Ever

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We review MyPhone’s Infinity Lite! We’ve spent quite a lot of time with MyPhone’s Infinity Lite, the company’s most affordable octa-core smartphone ever. It just made sense that the company would release a smaller, more affordable version of their flagship Infinity since they made the same thing with the Iceberg lineup, specifically the Iceberg Mini. Much like the Iceberg Mini, ... Read More »

Smart to Offer Xiaomi Mi 3 Under Data Plan 999

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Can’t afford Xiaomi’s already low sticker price? Get it from Smart! Smart has officially confirmed that they will be offering the Mi 3 free under their data plan 999. The Xiaomi Mi 3 is the company’s previous flagship, which combines excellent price to specs ratio in a sexy, sexy, package. Xiaomi Mi 3 specs 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8274AB ... Read More »

Unbox Podcast V 3.0: Sulit, Budget Quad-core Smartphones!

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We compare three of the most affordable locally branded quad-core smartphones! In today’s Unbox podcast, we compare three of the most affordable quad-core smartphones to each other! We put the Starmobile Up, the Cherry Mobile Omega Spectrum and the MyPhone Rio, and talk about what each device brings to the table, as well as what Me, Nicole and Eason think ... Read More »

PLDT and Rocket Internet Band Together to Create Payment Services for Emerging Markets

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 Very big news from PLDT! How many times have you wanted to buy something online only to find out that you don’t have a way to pay for it since you don’t have a credit card, even if you have money in your pocket? That’s a problem both PLDT and Rocket Internet are aiming to solve, as both companies have ... Read More »

Suzuki DZire Review: Quick, Agile Subcompact Sedan

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We take Suzuki’s DZire out for a spin! A few days ago Suzuki Philippines handed us the keys to their DZire, their newest subcompact sedan based on their wildly popular Swift hatchback. To really see what the Swift DZire could do, I decided to take it up to Baguio during the weekend to see just how far the car could ... Read More »

ASUS MeMO Pad 7 ME176CX First Impressions: Ultimate Gaming Tablet for Cheap?

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Meet ASUS’ MeMO Pad 7 ME176CX! Aside from the Zenfone 5, we also managed to snag ASUS’ latest tablet, the MeMO Pad 7 ME176CX. The ME176CX is the latest model in ASUS’ MeMO PAD 7 lineup, and sports Intel’s latest Bay Trail-T 64-bit quad-core Atom processor. Much like the Zenfone 5, the ME176CX is another market disruptor, as it’s able ... Read More »

ASUS Zenfone 5 Unboxing: Most Sulit Phone in Its Price Range?

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We unbox the Asus Zenfone 5! We’ve been inundated by requests to do an unboxing and review of the ASUS’ Zenfone 5 ever since the company officially announced the price of the device a few weeks ago. It’s not hard to see why – the specs to price ratio of this product is really hard to ignore, especially when you ... Read More »

Asiasoft, Level Up! Bring Next Gen MOBA Strife to PH

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Less grumble, more rumble! While multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) games like HoN, DoTA and LoL have managed to take the gaming world by storm, not everyone can actually go in and enjoy them. The highly competitive nature of these MOBAs means that they usually have extremely steep learning curves, and requires players to be as competitive as possible, leaving ... Read More »

LG G3 Review: Is It Still the King of the Hill?

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Still the King of the Hill? We took our sweet time with our review for the LG G3 because we wanted to be absolutely sure with what we’re going to say about this phone, just like how it took us more than 2 months to come out with our review of the Samsung Galaxy S5. It turned out to be ... Read More »

MyPhone Service Centers Updating Rio Devices to KitKat

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Don’t want to do the update yourself? MyPhone will help If you’ve always wanted the taste of KitKat on your MyPhone Rio but are too scared to try the KitKat update that Rio users have shared, listen up. Some MyPhone users are reporting that several MyPhone service centers in and around the metro have started offering to update V1 and ... Read More »

Cherry Mobile Tegra Note 7 Unboxing: NVIDIA’s Gaming Tablet Lands in the PH

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We unbox the Cherry Mobile Tegra Note 7! It seems we’ve done nothing but unbox products since last week, but that’s usually what happens when a lot of review units suddenly lands all at the same time in the Unbox HQ. Anyway, today we’ll be taking a look at the Cherry Mobile Tegra Note 7. The Tegra Note 7 was released ... Read More »