Thursday 31st July 2014,
Tech News: Freshly Pressed!
Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ Antutu

Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ Hands On Review: 2GHz Octa Core CPU and Free JBL Headset!

The Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ is the international brand’s latest flagship model, and while it’s not as powerful as something like the Galaxy S5 or G3, it still packs plenty of oomph for its price point. The Idol X+ was recently launched at the Elbow Room at Metrowalk in Ortigas and I was able [...]

July 31, 2014 JM Balicano Reviews 0
Superion Endeavor

Cherry Mobile Superion Endeavor Review: Awesome Commute Companion!

When you read the Cherry Mobile Superion Endeavor’s spec sheet, it seems to check all the right boxes. It’s got an HD screen, quad core processor, and 3G connectivity. However, there are a few things that keep it from being the perfect on-the-go companion. Find out why in my full Cherry Mobile Superion Endeavor Review. [...]

July 27, 2014 JM Balicano Reviews 1

Lamudi PH is Set to Revolutionize How Philippine Real Estate is Done Online

A few weeks ago, I was invited to attend a small app launch from a relatively new online real estate startup in the Philippines called Lamudi. As has come to be the case when it comes to most app launches, I honestly didn’t expect much. Just something that would allow me to search for or [...]

July 27, 2014 JM Balicano Press Events 0
Cherry Mobile Tegra Note 7 Back

Cherry Mobile Tegra Note 7 Officially Launched

Boy, did Cherry Mobile surprise me a couple of days ago when they announced that they would be partnering with Nvidia to bring the Tegra Note 7 to Philippine shores. Well, now the Cherry Mobile Tegra Note 7 is official and for a jaw-droppingly low price of Php9,999! Wuuut! In case you’re wondering what the [...]

July 26, 2014 JM Balicano Press Events 0

Smart-Deezer Partnership Delivers Premium Music Streaming to New Unlisurf Premium Plans

Smart has recently partnered with Deezer, the world’s largest music streaming service, to deliver over 30 million songs to postpaid subscribers over ultrafast LTE connections. Subscribers to Smart’s new Unlisurf Premium Plans will get 2 years of free Deezer Premium+ along with unlimited Internet with access to LTE, plus free calls and texts to all [...]

July 23, 2014 JM Balicano Press Events 0
Gionee S5.5 Amigo OS Icons

Gionee Elife S5.5 Unboxing and First Impressions: The Ellen Adarna Phone

Back when I heard that Gionee had come out with a 5.5mm-thin phone, I wasn’t terribly impressed. After all, phones are expected to become thinner and thinner. It’s the in-thing in the smartphone industry. 5.5mm was just a meaningless number to me. That is, until I finally got my hands on the Gionee Elife S5.5 [...]

July 19, 2014 JM Balicano Previews 2
Goophone i6

GooPhone i6 Beats Apple to Market With an iPhone 6 Clone Before the Real Thing Even Comes Out

It’s pretty easy to tell how GooPhone got so successful. Year after year, they’ve come out with accurate clones of some of the most popular handsets, including every iteration of the iPhone since the iPhone 4. In recent years, they’ve actually been beating Apple by coming out with a clone WELL BEFORE THE REAL THING [...]

July 17, 2014 JM Balicano Tech News 0
Gionee Elife S5.5 Ellen Adarna

Gionee Elife S5.5 is Official at Php21,999 (Ellen Adarna Not Included)

Yesterday, the Gionee Elife S5.5 was officially launched at the SM North EDSA Cyberzone at a launch event where not only the media were in attendance, but the public as well. The event was hosted by Giselle Sanchez while brand ambassador Ellen Adarna made a special appearance where she demoed her favorite features of the [...]

July 14, 2014 JM Balicano Tech News 0
Gionee Elife S5.5

Get the Gionee Elife S5.5 Today with a Free 1TB Hard Drive and Leather Case!

After weeks of waiting and the random Ellen Adarna promotional appearance online, the Gionee Elife S5.5 has finally arrived on our shores. The world’s slimmest smartphone paired with one of the country’s hottest and fittest female stars. Not bad at all! In case you want to catch either one, the Gionee Elife S5.5 launch is [...]

July 13, 2014 JM Balicano Press Events, Sale Alert 2
Cherry Mobile Magnum S

Cherry Mobile Magnum S: Octa Core for the Masses!

It’s been a while since I last heard from the Cherry Mobile Magnum series, so it was a pleasant surprise when the Magnum S was recently announced. What was even more pleasant was realizing that the Cherry Mobile Magnum S was an octa core phone that would manage to sell for a little less than [...]

July 13, 2014 JM Balicano Previews, Tech News 0