Tuesday 03rd March 2015,
Cherry Mobile Alpha View

Cherry Mobile Alpha View: Windows Phone 8.1 on a 6 Inch HD Screen!

So far, it seems like Cherry Mobile is the only local smartphone brand that’s committed to the Windows Phone OS. Although it’s just one brand, if you were going to partner with any local brand, it would be Cherry Mobile with its ability to bring the best value for money than any other local brand. [...]

March 3, 2015 JM Balicano Press Events, Previews 0
Xiaomi Yi Action Camera

Xiaomi Yi Action Camera: Better Than the GoPro Hero But for Half the Price!

Xiaomi keeps surprising us with its choice of new product lines: fitness bands, air purifiers, and even rumors of a smart car! Their newest surprise sill makes sense though. The Xiaomi Yi was recently announced at MWC and it’s an action camera with better specs than GoPro’s entry level Hero, but at a fraction of [...]

March 2, 2015 JM Balicano Press Events, Previews 1
Cherry Mobile Flare S3 Octa

Cherry Mobile Flare S3 Octa Revealed!

Cherry Mobile has been teasing another phone lately, but it’s only just now revealed exactly what that phone is. The newly revealed Cherry Mobile Flare S3 Octa appears to be a revamped version of the original Flare S3, except now it’s driven by an octa-core processor rather than a quad core chip. The Cherry Mobile [...]

February 25, 2015 JM Balicano Sale Alert 0
HOOQ on your smartphone

Globe and HOOQ Bring Netflix Style Video-on-Demand Service to the Philippines!

As a prepaid Globe user, I’ve been enjoying Spotify every chance I can get. It allows me to listen to any song, album, or artist I want to on demand. One thing it lacks though is the ability to let me watch videos. Of course, Spotify is strictly an on-demand streaming service for music. But [...]

February 22, 2015 JM Balicano Press Events, Tech News 0
MyPhone Uno

MyPhone Uno Android One Smartphone Officially Priced at Php4,599

Android One has finally reached the Philippines and MyPhone was one of the local brands tapped to bring it to the Filipino masses. Priced at Php4,599, the MyPhone Uno Android One smartphone is expected to hit shelves this Friday. This will allow budget-minded smartphone buyers to take advantage of Android software updates just shortly after [...]

February 19, 2015 JM Balicano Previews 0
Cherry Mobile One

Cherry Mobile One: Get the Latest Android Updates for Just Php3,999!

As many of you already know, Google partnered with a couple of our local brands to bring Android One to the Philippines. The Cherry Mobile One is one of the two and features a 4.5 inch FWVGA screen, 1.3GHz quad core processor, 1GB RAM and 8GB of storage. Of course, the best thing about the [...]

February 18, 2015 JM Balicano Previews 1
Cloudfone Cloudpad Epic 8.0

Cloudfone Cloudpad Epic 8.0: A Note-taking Student’s Dream

For a while now, it seemed like Cherry Mobile was the only local brand concerned with bringing ultra-affordable Windows tablets to the Philippine market. Fast forward a few months and our options are starting to pick up, with the most recent one coming in the form of the Cloudfone Cloudpad Epic 8.0. While it’s like [...]

February 18, 2015 JM Balicano Previews 0
Lenovo P70

Lenovo P70: Octa Core CPU, LTE and 4,000mAh Battery!

Aside from the Super AMOLED equipped S90, Lenovo also announced the local availability of another smartphone that might pique your interest. The Lenovo P70 is a dual SIM smartphone with a massive 4,000mAh battery, which should be good enough to last the average user at least 2 or 3 days without a charge. What’s even [...]

February 15, 2015 JM Balicano Previews 1
Lenovo A5000

Lenovo A5000: A Budget Workhorse with a 4,000mAh Battery!

The Lenovo P70 might tickle the fancy of smartphone enthusiasts who are looking for performance coupled with great battery life. However, if you can’t afford its Php12k price tag, the Lenovo A5000 might be more to your looking. While the A5000 also packs a 4,000mAh battery, it trims down on the other features to bring [...]

February 15, 2015 JM Balicano Previews 0
Lenovo S90

Lenovo S90: An iPhone 6 Lookalike Packing a Super AMOLED Screen!

I’ve always been a fan of Super AMOLED screens, so it’s nice to see a smartphone maker not named Samsung adopting this vivid display technology on one of their phones. The recently launched Lenovo S90 will sport a 5 inch HD Super AMOLED display and packs a Snapdragon 410 quad core processor, LTE connectivity, not [...]

February 14, 2015 JM Balicano Tech News 2