Saturday 25th October 2014,
Tech News: Freshly Pressed!
Gionee CTRL V4S

Gionee CTRL V4S to Launch Locally with Quad Core CPU and 4.5 Inch Screen

Some of you may remember the Gionee Pioneer P4 that was launched locally a few months back. The specs were relatively decent, but the aestetics could have used some work. Thankfully, the Pioneer P4 has a spiritual successor of sorts in the form of the Gionee CTRL V4S, a smartphone that rocks nearly the same [...]

October 25, 2014 JM Balicano Previews 0
Gionee GPad G5

Gionee GPad G5 Now Available Locally with Hexa-Core CPU at Php9,499

After the Elife E7, Elife S5.5, and Elife E7 Mini, Gionee is slowly starting to bring in their lower end models from their current lineup. Their most recent entry is the Gionee GPad G5, a monster of a phablet at 5.5 inches that just so happens to be one of the few locally available smartphones [...]

October 25, 2014 JM Balicano Previews 1
Cherry Mobile Superion Frontier

Cherry Mobile Superion Frontier Is an Octa Core Tablet with 7 Inch IPS Screen!

In typical Cherry Mobile fashion, the pioneering local brand released a brand new brochure for the Christmas season that revealed a slew of new products. Lost in this maelstrom of new budget-friendly tech was the Cherry Mobile Superion Frontier, a 7 inch tablet that just so happened to pack an octa-core CPU, an IPS disay, [...]

October 20, 2014 JM Balicano Previews 0
Carmudi App Review

Carmudi App Review: For the Serious Online Car Buyer

Looking for your next perfect ride? Try the Carmudi app. Launched by the world’s fastest growing online car classified, Carmudi aims to improve the online  car buying experience of car enthusiasts in the Philippines. Their app allows users to search and browse over a hundreds and thousands of used and new vehicles on the go. [...]

October 20, 2014 Jonathan Putan Featured App 0
Starmobile Up+

Starmobile Up+ Gets an Upgrade to 8GB of Storage

If you’re like me and think that 8GB should be the new norm when it comes to entry level smartphones, Starmobile has got a new treat for you. The Starmobile Up that originally came with 4GB of internal storage got upgraded to 8GB and now goes by the name Starmobile Up+. It also now sports [...]

October 12, 2014 JM Balicano Previews 0
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My Top 5 Android Utility Apps

What’s better than to install utility apps on our Android smartphones to improve their functionality? Without utility apps, it can be pretty hard to manage files, minimize RAM usage, surf the internet faster, or even automate simple tasks such as adjusting the screen brightness at a preset time to save battery. With utility apps, you can gain more [...]

October 7, 2014 Jonathan Putan Editorials 0
Cherry Mobile Glass/Metal Phone

Cherry Mobile Premium Glass-Metal Smartphone With Sony Camera Teased on Facebook!

Just as Cherry Angel leaked an upcoming model, Cherry Mobile is now teasing another one as well. No name has been revealed yet, but this Cherry Mobile premium glass-metal smartphone is shaping up to be a premium looker. You’re getting Corning Gorilla Glass on both sides of the device, not to mention a metallic build [...]

October 7, 2014 JM Balicano Tech News 1
Cherry Mobile Excalibur

Cherry Mobile Excalibur Revealed with Octa-Core CPU and 5 Inch HD Screen! [Updated with More Pics!]

The Cherry Mobile Cosmos One was a great octa-core phone at a great value. Unfortunately, the local brand only released it to the public for one day as part of their 5th year anniversary celebration. Since then, it’s been nowhere to be seen except for the sporadic review here and there. Well, if you’ve been [...]

October 7, 2014 JM Balicano Previews 2
Chuwi DX1

Chuwi DX1 is World’s First Tablet with Rotating Camera!

Rotating cameras on smartphones are a fairly novel feature, but on tablets? That’s exactly what Chinese manufacturer Chuwi did with the DX1. The Chuwi DX1 is a fairly decent although unremarkable tablet if you ignore the innovative camera. You’re getting a 6.98 inch HD display, 2GHz MediaTek MT8392 octa-core processor, 1GB RAM and 16GB of [...]

October 6, 2014 JM Balicano Tech News 0
SKK Mobile Prime

The SKK Mobile Prime: 5 Inch Bang for Buck Smartphone!

Everyone loves a bang for buck phone and with its Php2,999 price tag, I think it’s safe to say that the SKK Mobile Prime is a bang for buck phone. It’s no heavy-hitter, but it sports a serviceable 5 inch FWVGA IPS display, 1.2GHz dual core processor, 512MB RAM and 4GB of internal storage. The [...]

October 5, 2014 JM Balicano Previews 0