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Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Hands-on, First Impressions: Re-imagined for Greatness

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We go hands-on with Samsung’s latest flagships Samsung built a lot of momentum with their recent flagship releases, starting with the S6 and S6 Edge. The new phones signaled a new design direction for the company – though at the expense of some of the features that made the S series great. While Samsung has decided to iterate rather than …

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Samsung Officially Announces Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

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The new stars in Samsung’s Galaxy is here Just like clockwork Samsung has officially announced the newest members of their Galaxy S lineup: the S7 and S7 Edge. At first glance, there’s little to distinguish the designs of the new flagships to the previous generation, though both phones have slightly improved designs compared to the S6 and S6 Edge, namely …

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Huawei Announces MateBook, Their Own Take On Microsoft’s Surface

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Huawei has entered the PC game Huawei has officially entered the PC game with their newest product, a 2-in-1 covertible dubbed the MateBook. The new convertible tablet integrates some of the lessons the company learned in creating their recent flagship phones and applied it writ large into a hybrid device. The tablet looks sleek and beautiful, and sports chamfered edges, …

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LG Officially Announces G5 With Dual Cameras and Modular Design

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Meet LG’s newest flagship LG has taken the wraps off of their newest flagship phone, the G5. After iterating with their G4 smartphone, the Korean company has decided to go with a brand new design language for their latest flagship. Instead of plastic, LG has gone with a more premium metal design, dubbed fluid metal. The phone only has a …

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We’re in Barcelona for the Mobile World Congress 2016!

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Unbox has you guys covered for MWC We’re here live in Barcelona, Spain, for the Mobile World Congress 2016! Expect a lot of content coming your way over the next 3-5 days as we give you the latest updates, product announcements, hands-on initial impressions, and gadget reviews here in MWC. We will also be attending some of the keynote speeches …

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Watch: ASUS ROG GX700VO Video Review

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Check out the giant, beastly, watercooled GX700VO in action! We gave you our take on ASUS’ gigantic and very, very expensive ROG GX700VO a few days ago, and now you can see the thing in action. Today we’re giving you our video review of the GX700VO, and show you how it fares when you’re gaming with it. So sit back, …

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Xiaomi MiPad 2 Review: Welcome Windows 10

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We review the Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 Windows edition! Xiaomi announced the successor device to their highly popular Mi Pad tablet last year, and we gave you our take on the Android-powered tablet as soon as it was available overseas. Unfortunately, it’s only now that Xiaomi has released the Windows 10 powered variant of the device. Fortunately, we managed to …

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Can Local Companies Come Up With A $4 Smartphone?

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A one-off marketing trick We told you about Ringing Bells Freedom 251 smartphone, that quad-core processor, 1GB RAM-packing device being sold in India for a measly Rs 251, or just Php 170 bucks. Just like you, we’re scratching our heads at just how the company can sell the smartphone at that ridiculous price, and more importantly, if the same can …

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Duterte Tackles Slow Internet in PH, Asks Telcos: Ano Bang Problema Nyo?

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Is the state of the country’s slow internet a national issue? Davao Mayor and Presidential hopeful Rodrigo Duterte has turned his attention to the sorry state of our country’s slow internet, and intends to fully confront the telcos on the matter. “Wala akong panahong makipagdaldalan. I’d talk to the telecommunications people and ask, ‘Ano bang problema n’yo?‘” Duterte said. Slow …

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PH One of Twitter’s Largest Growing Markets, Launches #TwitterCityPH

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Twitter is fast becoming ingrained in our cultural consciousness If you’ve been online in the past few months you know just how much Twitter has managed to ingrain itself in the cultural consciousness of Filipinos. Even with flat growth in other markets, in the pearl of the orient, the social media company has managed to enjoy massive growth as more …

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Samsung Galaxy S7 And S7 Edge: All We Know

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What does Samsungs new flagships bring? It’s that time of the year again – when international manufacturers announce their latest and greatest smartphones in one of the biggest trade shows of the year. And just like last year, Korean juggernaut Samsung wants to jump ahead of everybody by announcing their next Galaxy, the S7 and S7 Edge one day early …

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OPPO Officially Launches Camera-centric F1 Smartphone in PH, Priced at Php 11,990

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OPPO’s selfie machine gets priced As expected OPPO has officially released the first entry in their camera-centric F series in the Philippines today, dubbed the F1. The F1 boasts robust imaging capabilities in a mid-range device, and is touted by the company as a Selfie machine. Sporting a 8-megapixel front camera that has a f/2.0 aperture and a 1/4-inch sensor …

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Huawei Mate 8 Hands-on, First Impressions Part Deux: Huawei’s Latest Monster Is Here

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We go hands-on, again, with the Mate 8! During our travels in China a few weeks ago we chanced upon Huawei’s latest flagship, the Mate 8. While we managed to get a few minutes hands-on time, our time with the Chinese company’s latest phablet was painfully brief, since we were at a store and our lovely caresses were already drawing …

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5 Things We Love and Hate About The Huawei Nexus 6P, Three Months On

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How has the current Google flagship phone fared? It’s been three months since we started using Huawei’s Nexus 6P. It was supposed to be a short two-week review stint, but for some reason Huawei allowed us to use their Google collab device for much longer. Not that we’re complaining – it’s the best Nexus smartphone to come out of the …

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MyPhone my35 Review: Affordable Hi-Fi?

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We review Myphone’s my35! As we found out in our my36 review a few weeks ago, local brand MyPhone has had a change of heart late last year. The company has decided to go back to its roots, back to the things that earned them legions of fans when they first started all those years ago. The result is their …

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