Sunday 23rd November 2014,
Nokia N1

Nokia N1: a 7.9 Inch Lollipop-Running Android Tablet for Just $249!

Holy crap, Nokia’s back! If this wasn’t the direction I was hoping the Finnish company would take, I don’t know what is. They’ve finally unveiled a proper Android device in the Nokia N1 and it’s gorgeous! The Nokia N1 features a 7.9 inch 1536 x 2048 IPS display with an impressive pixel density of 324ppi. [...]

November 20, 2014 JM Balicano Previews, Tech News 0
ASUS Zenfone 5 Lite

ASUS Zenfone 5 Lite: 5 Inch Screen and Intel CPU at Php5,595!

As if the original Zenfone 5 wasn’t successful enough, ASUS Philippines has gone ahead and unveiled an even more affordable Zenfone variant with a 5 inch screen and Intel CPU for just Php5,595! The ASUS Zenfone 5 Lite as it is called supports a lower qHD resolution, 1GB RAM, and 8GB storage Little else has [...]

November 18, 2014 JM Balicano Previews, Tech News 2
SKK Mobile Raven

SKK Mobile Raven Review: A Do-It-All Tablet for the Kids

It’s inevitable. Your child is going to get exposed to other kids who have tablets and they’re going to want one of their own too. Now, if I were a parent, I wouldn’t give them an iPad or a high end Galaxy Tablet right away. No, I’d rather start them out with something by something [...]

November 15, 2014 JM Balicano Reviews 1
Gionee Marathon M3

Gionee Marathon M3: A Workhorse That Keeps on Going, and Going, and Going

Say what you will about Gionee smartphones, but it can’t be denied that many of them have a distinguishing feature or two. With the Elife S5.5, it was its record-breaking thinness. With the Elife E7 Mini, it was its rotatable camera. Now, with the Gionee Marathon M3, it’s the massive 5,000mAh battery that will be [...]

November 14, 2014 JM Balicano Previews 1
Microsoft Lumia 535

Lumia 535 is Microsoft’s First Non-Nokia Windows Phone!

It was inevitable, but it just feels too soon. Now that Microsoft has acquired Nokia’s mobile phone division, among other things, they’ve finally dropped the Nokia branding and have officially released their newest non-Nokia Lumia, the Microsoft Lumia 535! And to be honest, it doesn’t seem to be all that bad! The Lumia 5xx series [...]

November 12, 2014 JM Balicano Previews, Tech News 0
Meizu MX4

Meizu MX4 Hands On: A Superphone That Doesn’t Break the Bank

Synthetic benchmark scores are hardly the most accurate measure of a smartphone’s real world performance, but when one of them scores more than 50,000 points on Antutu, people are going to take notice. That’s just what the Meizu MX4 did at a mini launch event the other day courtesy of Novo7 Tech where media representatives [...]

November 10, 2014 JM Balicano Press Events, Reviews 0
Mi Power Bank 16,000mAh

Xiaomi to Come Out with Mi Power Bank 16,000mAh!

As if the 10,400mAh power bank didn’t have enough capacity, it seems Xiaomi, the Top 3 smartphone manufacturer in the world, isn’t content. News is swirling that the Chinese phone maker will soon be coming out with an even higher capacity Mi power bank 16,000mAh. With that kind of juice available to you at any [...]

November 7, 2014 JM Balicano Tech News 0

Blackview Enters the Philippine Market with a Range of Smartphone Offerings

Blackview is a new smartphone series from Centrophone Electronic Corporation, a company that started in the Philippines in 2012. There are dual-, quad- and octa-cores, with prices ranging from Php 3,999.00 to Php 11,999.00, so obviously, the brand looks to challenge for a share of the Philippine market. Let’s take a look at some of [...]

November 3, 2014 Jonathan Putan Tech News 0
Cherry Mobile Alpha Morph

Cherry Mobile Alpha Morph Running NBA 2K14

The Cherry Mobile Alpha Morph is an awesomely portable Windows machine that allows you to run all of your productivity software (read: Microsoft Office) on a device you can quickly stash in a messenger bag or backpack. It even abandons the bulky power brick that traditional notebook owners have come to loath. However, I’m sure [...]

November 2, 2014 JM Balicano Previews 3
Tronsmart Draco AW80

Tronsmart Draco AW80 is an Octa Core Android TV Box with 4GB RAM

So there are octa-core smartphones and there are octa-core tablets,  but how come there aren’t any octa-core Android media players and TV boxes?  Tronsmart,  a lesser known electronics brand,  plans to remedy that with the Transmort Draco AW80, an Android TV Box powered by the Allwinner A80 octa-core processor. Interestingly though,  it isn’t just the [...]

November 2, 2014 JM Balicano Previews 0