Thursday 24th April 2014,
dtc inventory sale

DTC is Having an Inventory Sale at Market! Market! from April 22-30!

If you’re looking for a lot of smartphone bang for your buck, look no further than DTC’s Summer Inventory Sale over at Market! Market! The local phone brand is slashing as much as Php2,000 off the original SRP from 4 selected units. The DTC GT10 Bullet sports a massive 6″ FWVGA screen and is probably [...]

April 22, 2014 JM Balicano Sale Alert, Tech News 0
Kata M1 Front and Back

Kata M1 to Launch in May with Full HD Screen and Attractive Php10k Price Tag

While the big players among local and budget brands duke it out with octa-core superphones, there’s still a market for phones with scaled back specs, especially if you can get them for significantly less. One such phone is the upcoming Kata M1, which sports a 5.7 inch Full HD display, quad core processor, and a [...]

April 21, 2014 JM Balicano Previews, Tech News 0
Torque Droidz Mini Q

Torque Droidz Mini Q Joins a Growing Army of 8 Inch Tablets from Local Brands

If 2013 was the year of 7 inch Android tablets, 2014 is the year of 8 inchers. And it’s not just mainstream international brands we’re talking about, but local brands as well. A few days ago, Torque announced the Droidz Mini Q on its Facebook page, a budget-minded Android tablet with a 7.85 inch XGA [...]

April 18, 2014 JM Balicano Previews, Tech News 0
Cherry Mobile Omega Spectrum Official

Cherry Mobile Omega Spectrum to be Equipped with Broadcom 23550 Processor

Within the last week or so, we’ve seen quite a slew of upcoming Cherry Mobile devices revealed thanks to a promotional flier that’s been circulating the internet. Among them is the Cherry Mobile Omega Spectrum. Some of the specs have already been revealed via the flier, but the specific processor has been a mystery, at [...]

April 15, 2014 JM Balicano Previews, Tech News 0
Cherry Mobile Omega Infinity

The Cherry Mobile Omega Infinity is a Badass Octa Core Beast

It’s been a while since the Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z2 hit the market and now it seems it’s going to be joined by another octa core phone. Like the Cosmos Z2, the Cherry Mobile Omega Infinity is equipped with a MediaTek 1.7GHz octa core MT6592 SoC and 2GB RAM. However, it also comes with a [...]

April 13, 2014 JM Balicano Previews, Tech News 0
Cherry Mobile Aeon Featured

Cherry Mobile Aeon Features Surprisingly Good Specs at Php5,999

In case you missed it, images of a leaked promotional flyer have been circulating among the Cherry Mobile groups as of late. This flyer showcases a number of Cherry Mobile’s upcoming phones, including the Urban, Omega Spectrum, and now the Aeon. The Cherry Mobile Aeon isn’t that much different from the Omega Spectrum in terms [...]

April 13, 2014 JM Balicano Previews, Tech News 0
Cherry Mobile Omega Spectrum Featured

Cherry Mobile Omega Spectrum is the Rio’s Brother from Another Mother

It’s only been a few days since the MyPhone was finally released into the market and now it seems that Cherry Mobile is about to respond with a quad core smartphone with 5 inch HD screen of their own. The Cherry Mobile Omega Spectrum may not have been announced yet, but it was spotted on [...]

April 13, 2014 JM Balicano Previews, Tech News 7
Cherry Mobile Urban

Cherry Mobile Urban Could be First Local Smartphone With Kitkat 4.4!

If there’s one thing I hate about local smartphones right now, it’s that all of them run Android 4.2 or earlier. For whatever reason they have, MediaTek has been withholding their source code, keeping developers from making custom ROMs and forcing MediaTek phone owners to be reliant on their in-house developed software. This is why [...]

April 11, 2014 JM Balicano Previews, Tech News 1
MyPhone Ocean Elite

MyPhone Ocean Elite Price Revealed?

While everyone is going gaga over the MyPhone Rio, the pioneer local brand has two more much-awaited phones to release. One of them is the MyPhone Ocean Elite, which features a similar screen and hardware configuration as the Rio, but sporting a more premium build and larger internal storage. Well, it might interest you guys [...]

April 6, 2014 JM Balicano Previews, Tech News 0
Antutu 16,801

MyPhone Rio Hands-on Review and Antutu Scores!

Yesterday, I had been invited to attend the grand opening of Allphones’ 50th store. While they typically have a lot of phones on display, I didn’t expect that they would have the MyPhone Rio so soon after its announcement. I managed to sneak in some hands on time with the MyPhone Rio despite the crowd [...]

April 4, 2014 JM Balicano Reviews, Tech News 8