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Cherry Mobile Selfie Review: Lives Up to the Name

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We review Cherry Mobile’s Selfie! Many companies have already made their own interpretation of the “selfie” phone – basically a phone with a front facing camera that’s equal in both megapixel size and camera quality to its rear camera. Cherry Mobile’s Selfie camera isn’t unique, as both local and international phone brands have already released their own selfie-centric smartphones in ... Read More »

Man Returns Lost GoPro Hero After Turning to Facebook to Locate Owner

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Give this man a medal! It’s all happened to us – we attend a chaotic party or event with our friends, clutching our cameras, phones and GoPros to document the festivities and/or shenanigans, only to find out later that somehow, our prized gadget has somehow gotten lost. This is the same predicament that faced the owners of the lost GoPro ... Read More »

Microsoft Announces More Details On Windows 10

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This is what you can look forward to on the new operating system Microsoft took wraps off on the successor to both Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1, Windows 10. It’s clear that the company is looking to unify the desktop, notebook, tablet and phone experience into one seamless experience that’s the same for all platforms. It’s a tall order ... Read More »

Windows 10 Will Be Free for All Windows 8.1 Users

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Microsoft is following Apple’s footsteps Microsoft has announced that their next operating system, Windows 10, will be a free upgrade to Windows 8.1 users and Windows Phone 8.1 users. It’s obvious that the firm from Redmond has seen the light and are following Apple’s lead in offering the base operating system for free. (Legal) Windows 7 users also won’t be ... Read More »

Kingston HyperX Cloud Review: Cans Made for Gamers

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We review Kingston’s HyperX Cloud! When you talk about gaming peripherals, Kingston is probably the last name that you’d think of. The American company is known more for its high-performance gaming parts than gaming peripherals, which goes double for audio products. But Kingston’s looking to wow you with their HyperX Cloud headphones, which brings excellent audio performance in a package ... Read More »

Cherry Mobile Infinix Pure XL Review: Rounding Out The Family

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We review the Cherry Mobile Infinix Pure XL Cherry Mobile has shown that they’re going all in with octa-core smartphones this year with the release of two high-profile devices in the opposite sides of the price spectrum – the Me Vibe and the Cosmos One Plus. Of course, the company isn’t stopping there, as it’s also bolstering it’s mid-market segment ... Read More »

Telcos Shut Down Services In Certain Areas During Papal Visit For Security Reasons

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Got no signal? This may be why Pope Francis arrived yesterday, cheered on by waiting crowds of people excited to see a glimpse of the leader of the Roman Catholic Church. Unfortunately, those people and the people in the surrounding areas where he travelled to (and is set to travel) will have to wait a few hours to upload their ... Read More »

Cherry Mobile Cosmos One Plus Unboxing: CM’s Most Powerful Phone To Date

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We Unbox the recently announced Cosmos One Plus! Cherry Mobile has stepped up to the plate and has announced their own octa-core, LTE flagship today, the Cosmos One Plus. It’s clear from the specs that the company wants to challenge Starmobile’s Knight X in terms of specs and innovation, and that’s exactly what they’ve done with their new flagship. Today ... Read More »

Unbox 2014 Gadget Awards: Best Flagship (International) – LG G3

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Among all the flagship devices out in the market today we believe that the LG G3 has the best hardware design philosophy in terms of aesthetics and ergonomics. It manages to slightly edge out competition on the merit of the hardware design (the display is just gorgeous and the build is so unique). Flagship Smartphone of the Year: LG G3 ... Read More »

Smart Gives All of Its Subcribers Free Twitter During Pope Francis’ Visit

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Keep updated on what Pope Francis is doing while he’s here Pope Francis arrives in the Philippines tomorrow, and if you’re one of the millions of devoted Catholics in our country, you’ll want to keep track of what he’s doing and where he’s going while he’s here. Smart has partnered up with Twitter to give free access their 69 million ... Read More »

Specs Matchup: Cherry Mobile Cosmos One Plus VS. Starmobile Knight X

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We put these two local flagships head-to-head Today Cherry Mobile released their Cosmos One Plus, their most advanced flagship yet. The company is the second local brand to release an octa-core, LTE equipped smartphone, with the first being Starmobile’s Knight X. Today we’ll be comparing the specs of both devices and see how they stack up to one another. Starmobile ... Read More »

Unbox 2014 Gadget Awards: Smartphone of the Year – Zenfone 5

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ASUS definitely has a winner with the Zenfone 5. While it does suffer from its fair share of performance issues, it’s still a great Android smartphone. Starting at Php 6495, it’s definitely “sulit” considering its overall performance, build quality and Pixel Master camera   Specs Aren’t Everything ASUS’ Zenfone 5 isn’t the fastest, nor the most innovative smartphone that was released ... Read More »

Unbox 2014 Gadget Awards: Best Flagship (Local) – Starmobile Knight X

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Judging from the spec sheet of the device, it seems that the company had one goal in mind with the device: offer the fastest, no compromise device they possibly could, and it seems that they’ve succeeded with the Knight X. The Most Advanced Local Flagship Love them or hate them, Starmobile has a knack for innovation. The local brand isn’t ... Read More »

Unbox 2014 Gadget Awards: Best Bang For Your Buck (Local) – Cherry Mobile Flare 3

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We know we like to throw around the phrase gamechanger a lot in Unbox, but the Flare 3 truly is one of the few phones that manage to be the very definition of that phrase. A Real Game Changer Bang-for-the-buck and Cherry Mobile go hand-in-hand, so it’s probably no surprise that the company’s Flare 3 wins this particular category. And ... Read More »

Unbox 2014 Gadget Awards: Best Bang For Your Buck (International) – Xiaomi Mi 3

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We would wholeheartedly recommend the Xiaomi Mi 3 to people even if it was priced at more than Php 15,000. Thing is, it will be sold in the Philippines for a measly Php 10,599, more than half of the price of a comparable device from another manufacturer. The Phone that Rocked the Internet If you read our reviews of international ... Read More »