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Telstra Abandons PH Joint Venture Plan


Will there still be a third telco in PH? The joint venture that everybody has been waiting for is not going to happen, as Australian telco Telstra has announced that they were unable to reach a commercial arrangement on a possible equity investment in the venture. “While this opportunity is strategically attractive, and we have great respect for San Miguel …

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Watch: Cherry Mobile Flare Mate Unboxing And Initial Impressions

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Check out the Cherry Mobile Flare Mate in action! A few days ago we gave you our initial hands-on and unboxing of Cherry Mobile’s Flare Mate, that new, 6-inch phablet of the Flare lineup. Some of you were asking for a video unboxing of the phone as well as a short hands-on with AnTuTu and gaming thrown in, and since …

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Smart Doubles Data Allocation For Big Bytes 50 Promo For a Limited Time


Now at 700MB Always running out of data when you’re trying to view awesome websites (like the one you’re currently reading now)? Well, that’s not going to be a problem if your a Smart pre-paid subscriber – the telco has announced that they have doubled the data allocation given to people who enroll to their Big Bytes 50 promo from …

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Should You Upgrade To The Galaxy S7?


Is the new phone worth saving up for? We’ve penned and shot our review of Samsung’s Galaxy S7 a few days ago, and we’re ready to tackle a question that many of you are probably asking yourself now: should I upgrade to the S7? The short answer is yes, but it depends on how old your phone is. If you’re …

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Watch: Samsung Galaxy S7 Video Review

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Here’s our video review of the Galaxy S7! We’ve been continuously using Samsung’s Galaxy S7 since it was announced two weeks ago and we’ve been impressed with the phone so far. It may look a lot like the previous generation, but in truth it’s a whole new beast on the inside. Today we’re sharing with you our video review for …

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Cherry Mobile Flare Mate Unboxing and Initial Impressions: Finally, A 6-inch Flare

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We unbox the Flare Mate! Cherry Mobile’s Flare series of devices are undoubtedly the company’s best-selling smartphone line, with a variety of screen sizes and prices to choose from. But despite this the Flare series has had, for the longest time a phablet-sized hole in the lineup – there simply wasn’t a Flare-branded device that had a screen bigger than …

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Review: Amazing Performance In A Familiar Face

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We review the Galaxy S7! Samsung’s newest flagship looks a lot like the phone released last year, and while many readers are peeved at the Korean company for the iterative look of the Galaxy S7, we’re more inclined to cut them a little slack. It takes a lot of time and money to develop a whole new design, and considering …

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ASUS BU201 Review: A Tough, Light Notebook For Road Warriors

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We review ASUS’ tough and durable BU201 While Taiwanese manufacturer ASUS is known for its consumer notebooks, few people know that the company makes gear for the enterprise space as well. Today we’re reviewing one such notebook, dubbed as the BU201. The BU201 is quite light and is probably one of the most durable examples of notebooks you can find …

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Dota Manila Major Ticket Prices Announced


Want to catch The Manila Major? Here are the ticket prices Dota has announced prices for the tickets to the upcoming Manila Major – the third and final leg of the Majors before the International 2016 today. The e-sports event, which will be held on June 7 – 12 in the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, is billed to …

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Watch: Myphone my35 Video Review


Watch our video review of the MyPhone my35! Many of you were asking for a video review for Myhpone’s my35, the local firm’s audio-centric bang-for-the-buck smartphone that retails for just Php 6,888. Today we’re giving you just that. In this video we talk about the my35, and explore the phone’s vaunted HiFi technology to see if it really does work …

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How to Get the Gear VR Free when you get your Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge

Samsung Gear VR valued at around Php4,999

Get the Samsung Gear VR for Free No less than Facebook CEO and Founder Mark Zuckerberg played a role in pushing for virtual reality as he took to the stage of the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge in Barcelona during the Mobile World Congress. Facebook owns Oculus Rift, the company that makes the Gear VR, the …

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[Video] What MWC 2016 Was Like

Everyone in attendance had a Gear VR which didn't allow us to see that Mark was actually making his way to the stage

We put together a short video showing some of the major booths and gadgets on display at the exhibition floor of the Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. We had a small team on ground during the entire time and we were able to churn out quite a lot of content for you guys in the last two weeks. …

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ASUS Officially Launches Monster ROG GX700VO Water Cooled Notebook in PH


The first water-cooled notebook in the world is here Remember that outrageously powerful and expensive ROG GX700VO that we reviewed a few weeks back? Well, ASUS Philippines is finally selling our dream notebooks in the PH, and just as expected the new machines are going to be sold in limited quantities only. How limited? Well, for the PH, there will …

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Digits Releases Braven BRV-PRO Accessories, Toughest iPhone Cables on Earth


More accessories to turn your BRV-PRO into anything you want Remember Braven’s BRV-PRO, that supposedly modular speaker that could attach several accessories to itself? Well, Digits are finally selling the accessories that augment the speaker’s abilities on the fly, just in time for summer. Now you’ll be able to stuff in a solar panel (Php 2,450), GoPro Action Mount (Php …

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MyPhone my32 Unboxing, First Impressions: Rio Replacement?

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We unbox MyPhone’s budget my32! Late last year MyPhone told us that they were dissolving all of their current smartphone lineups and going with a single, consolidated line. While that meant a tighter focus on the things that matter, one side effect was that many of the well-known lines of the company would disappear, including the pioneering Rio lineup that …

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