Tuesday , 28 January 2020

Editorials

ACER Donates PCs to Manila’s Newly Renovated Public Libraries

The desktop PCs are part of the City of Manila’s Digital Literacy for All project ACER shows its support for Manila’s Digital Literacy for All project through donating 42 desktop units to Manila’s public libraries. The project aims to give everyone the opportunity to learn digital skills that will help them both in their workplace and in their daily lives. …

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Do You REALLY Need A Specced Out Gaming Phone?

Is it better than your typical flagship phone? If you are a hardcore gamer who is serious with those Ws, you’d think having the best flagship phone out there should address your needs. That being said, does that flagship phone have to be a gaming-centric one like the ASUS ROG Phone 2? Being the top-performing phone in AnTuTu, the ROG …

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ASUS ROG Strix Arion Review: Lighting Fast Storage

SSD speeds in your hands If you’re someone that transfers large amounts of data between PCs on a daily basis, you know the pain of using external hard drives to do that job with. Traditional external HDDs are painfully slow especially when projects and files are counted in gigabytes and transfer speeds are measured in hours, not seconds. NVMe enclosures …

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Realme 5i Hands-on, Quick Review: The New Budget Battery King?

We take a look at Realme’s new phone! Realme is starting 2020 with a big battery phone. The Realme 5i was made official in Vietnam two weeks ago, and now it’s our turn to get our hands on it. The new phone promises to deliver big-battery, quad-camera experience under Php 10K – at least, if prices in our SEA neighbor …

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Sapphire RX 5600 XT Pulse OC Review: New Mid-range Powerhouse

A great card for 1080p gaming AMD unveiled a new, sub $300 graphics card during CES a few weeks ago. The company’s RX 5600 XT is a mid-range card that was poised to unseat NVIDIA’s stranglehold on mid-range gaming, pegged with a $279 price tag and performance meant for 1080p gaming. While AMD was positioning the RX 5600 XT as …

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Huawei Y6s VS OPPO A5s VS Samsung A10s Comparo: Which Budget Powerhouse Should You Buy?

Which phone has the most bang for your buck? Need a new budget phone to start the year but can’t decide between the Huawei’s Y6s, OPPO’s A5s or Samsung’s A10s? We gotcha, fam: today we’re pitting the three against each other to see which one is better. Samsung Galaxy A10s specs MediaTek Helio P22 octa-core processor IMG PowerVR GE 8320 …

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Smart Started Deploying 5G-ready SIMs Last Year

Getting ready for 5G All those 5G-ready SIMs you’ve been seeing for sale recently isn’t a new thing, as Smart says they’ve been deploying 4G SIMs that are 5G-ready since last year. This is according to Mon Isberto, public affairs head of PLDT and Smart in response to sellers hawking 5G-ready SIM cards online. All that’s new, according to him, …

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TWG Wants Angkas Blacklisted

More problems for Angkas moving forward The app-based, motorcycle taxi company Angkas has been hit with several setbacks today. Aside from the cancellation of the pilot run studying the feasibility of motorcycle taxis in the Philippines which will compel Angkas to stop operations by next week, the technical working group (TWG) of the government has recommended the blacklisting of the …

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No More Angkas, Motorcycle Taxis Next Week As Gov’t Halts Pilot Run

Angkas and other similar services will be considered colorum next week The inter-agency technical working group (TWG) that is conducting a pilot run of motorcycle taxis has terminated the pilot run two months ahead of schedule. The pilot run for the motorcycle taxi study was supposed to end in March. On Monday, January 20, TWG head Antonio Gardiola Jr told …

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How To Block Your Lost Or Stolen Mobile Phone In The Philippines

This is what you do when your phone is stolen So, the worst-case scenario has happened: you’ve accidentally lost your mobile phone or worse, it got stolen. You’ve searched high and low for it, and you just can’t get it back. If your phone is stolen and lost and you’re sure that you can’t ever get it back, you have …

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Huawei’s App Gallery

No Google, no problem It’s no secret that Huawei has been spending a lot of money in R&D, but not many people know that they’ve also been investing quite a bit on the software side of things. AppGallery is Huawei’s mobile app distribution platform that ships with every Huawei phone, and today we’ll be taking a deep dive into what …

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ASUSPro B9450 Hands-on, Quick Review: Lightweight Champ

The lightest notebook we’ve ever seen If overall weight was the metric that defined a good business notebook, then the ASUSPro B9450 is one helluva fantastic machine. Despite an overall weight measured in grams, not kilos, the ASUSPro B9450 still manages to pack all the tech that a busy modern professional needs in a device that’s tougher than most notebooks …

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Momax Pills BT1 TWS Earbuds Review: The Galaxy Buds Meets Its Match

We check out Momax’s TWS offering!  The Galaxy Buds stood out against most TWS offerings in the market as it uses a stemless, compact design that makes it more discreet than the AirPods-like design most brands are adopting. However, at Php 6,990, the Galaxy Buds aren’t exactly affordable. There are a few alternatives to the Galaxy Buds, and the Momax …

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ASUS Strix GA35 Desktop Hands-on, Quick Review: Portable Pro Gaming Power

Take the game with you Aside from the flashy Zephyrus 14, we also got to touch and try ASUS’s new gaming desktop under their Strix gaming line. Unlike their previous gaming desktops, ASUS’s new Strix GA35 is built specifically with pro gamers in mind, encasing top hardware in an aesthetically pleasing case that’s made to travel. Tough exterior protects hot …

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ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 Hands-on, Quick Review: The Smallest Zephyrus Ever

This is a gaming machine you can bring with you As sleek and as portable as gaming notebooks are currently, they’re not portable enough. A gaming notebook that has enough oomph to play AAA games on high resolution are usually large, unwieldy pieces of tech decked out with too much RGB. Not The Zephyrus G14 though. Dubbed by ASUS as …

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