Colin Chan

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Colin is Unbox's resident Nokia Lumia fanboy. He's inept in any other OS but he's trying his best to learn...so go easy on him. What he lacks in technical know-how he makes up with a wealth of cultural knowledge--hence he writes (or should be writing) Movie Reviews and other things like men's fashion and whatnot.

Huawei Makes Nova 2 Lite Official

Will it be another game changing phone? Remember that phone we’ve been teasing the past few days? Well, now it can be told – the device is the Nova 2 Lite, part of Huawei’s Nova family of devices that debuted with the fast selling Nova 2i last year. Huawei Nova 2 lite specs 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor …

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First Look: A New Huawei Phone launching very soon!

So, okay, the cat’s out of the bag now. That Photodump Friday folder we showed yesterday from a yet-to-be-announced phone was from Huawei. While we can’t reveal what that phone is…YET, we can show you guys more photos of the gorgeous 18:9  shooter. The form factor looks and feels amazing with the fingerprint scanner moving from the front to the …

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Fino x Carlo Ople Collab: The Bag for the Modern Day Executive and Entrepreneur

The Ultimate and Timeless Gadget Bag for the Filipino Entrepreneur or Executive Fino Leatherware is a 25 year old premium Filipino company that designs, manufacturers, and sells leather products. They’ve built a reputation over the years of only offering the best, high quality, and durable leather bags and accessories. That’s why it’s with great honor that we announce the Fino …

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High Quality Filipino Leather Bag Brands: Fino, School of Satchel, and Tannery Manila

When you think of leather bags the brands that usually come to mind are the international luxury names like Gucci, Prada, and Bally. However you don’t really need to spend that much for your everyday workbag because there are a lot of excellent Filipino made leather bag brands in the market today. We’ve rounded up some of the top local …

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Smart Prepaid New Promo: Php10 for 1 Hour Unlimited YouTube

Quickie YouTube Sessions Smart just announced their newest promo called Smart Video Timeout. In a nutshell it’s an affordable bite-sized offer that lets you enjoy 1 hour of YouTube for just Php10. There’s also a 3-hour version which you can get for just Php25. Here’s the mechanics and the promo inclusions: What’s so special about it? Well it’s time based. …

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Apple Wants to Convince You that the iPhone 8 is Worth it With This Video

8 Reasons Why You Should Buy the iPhone? The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are already out in Apple stores in select markets but the reception has been rather lukewarm. There are no crazy lines of hundreds of Apple fans waiting for hours and the reviews coming out of tech outlets are also not too good. That’s mainly because the …

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New 999 Postpaid Plan Gives you an iPhone 6 with 3GB Monthly Data

Affordable Postpaid Plan to Get an iPhone 6 Smart Communications just announced a new postpaid plan featuring the iPhone 6. For just Php999/month (Plan 399 with Php600 cash-out for 30 months) you can get an iPhone 6 32GB Gold model. Apart from the phone, you also get enrolled under Plan 399. With this you can get the following monthly: 3GB …

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NEDA Plotted Out the Annual GDP into Musical Notes and Made a Song

Data + Creativity + Music = Win The National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) of the Philippines just pulled off the most creative way to share the Economic growth story of the country. They plotted the annual GDP figures as musical notes and they built an entire song called “Tunog ng Progresso”. They noticed that the annual GDP figures were consistent …

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PLDT Global Brought in Guy Kawasaki and Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach for ACC 2017

ACC 2017 PLDT Global hosted the annual Asian Carriers Conference (ACC 2017) in Shangrila Mactan. Thousands of delegates from telecommunications and technology companies flew in from different parts of the world to attend one of the most premiere industry events in the region. The keynote speaker of the event was Silicon Valley based venture capitalist, best-selling author, and former Chief …

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This Telco is Offering a Buy One, Get One Galaxy Note 8 Deal

Kinda Wishing We Had This in the PH T-mobile, a telco in the US, is offering a “Buy One, Get One” offer for the newly launched Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Mechanics though are a bit complicated. First you need to get a new postpaid plan with them for the first Galaxy Note 8 (doesn’y apply for Retention offers). After that …

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Hits and Misses of the ASUS PH Pricing of the ZenFone 4 Series

Thoughts on the ASUS ZenFone 4 Line-up Pricing Yesterday ASUS Philippines announced the Philippines suggested retail price of the ASUS ZenFone 4 line-up. To recap, here are all the models that they released for the Philippines with their corresponding SRP: ASUS ZenFone 4 Max 5.5-inch: Php 9,995 ASUS ZenFone Selfie: Php 13,995 ASUS ZenFone Selfie Pro: Php 18,995 ASUS ZenFone …

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Samsung Bundles Feature Phones with Smartphones for the Great Samsung Sale

What’s for Sale? Samsung announced the “Great Samsung Sale” yesterday on their Facebook Page! If you were hoping for a slashed price for the Galaxy S6, S7, or S8 though, you’ll be disappointed. It’s also not a barrage of massive price cuts for their flagships or popular mid-rangers and entry level smartphones. It’s mostly a bundling promotion where you get …

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Sand, Sea and Tech. Epson Philippines Re-affirms their focus on Innovations

During the annual Media thanksgiving of Epson (aptly entitled Fusion), this year held in Apulit, El Nido, the printing and imaging giant re-affirms their focus in innovations as they map their 2017 efforts and align it with their 2025 vision.   According to their presentation in the island, Epson’s Vision Statement 2025 is the next phase of development for the …

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Smart Gives Free iWantTV Access

Free iWant TV Access Bundled with New GigaSurfTV Smart just announced a promo giving away free access to your favorite ABS-CBN shows and movies on your phone via the iWantTV app. It comes as a free bundle to their bestselling Smart GigaSurf. Text GIGA50TV to 9999 to get 1GB Data +300MB for YouTube (3 Days), Unli Text to all networks, …

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LG Focuses and Bets Big on the 18:9 FullVision Display of the LG G6

After last year’s massive debacle with the modular LG G5, LG decided to focus on one key defining feature for the LG G6 on their marketing materials. All of the videos they’ve released so far, as well as the central theme of their keynote at MWC in Barcelona, all revolve around the FullVision (18:9 Dimensions making it taller than the …

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