Monday, January 23, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Rumored to Come with Exynos 7420 Processor and 4GB RAM

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Rumored to Come with Exynos 7420 Processor and 4GB RAM

Samsung has been sufficiently great at hiding the specifications of the Galaxy Tab S2's successor, the S3, offering no further details other than its possible release date. Until, of course, one recent Chinese Weibo post gave out some deets saying it will be powered by Samsung's Exynos 7420 processor, and will come with 4G of RAM.

Samsung Note7 Debacle Nears its End; Cause Explained and Preventive Measures Taken

Samsung Note7 Debacle Nears its End; Cause Explained and Preventive Measures Taken

After being submerged in hot water for months, Samsung has finally stepped out with an explanation as to why the Galaxy Note7 exploded, along with a list of corrective actions to prevent it from happening again, during a press conference held in Seoul, South Korea.

18.4-Inch Nokia Tablet with Snapdragon 835 Processor Spotted on GFXBench

18.4-Inch Nokia Tablet with Snapdragon 835 Processor Spotted on GFXBench

It has been a long time coming, but the Finnish brand eventually made its huge comeback with the launch of the Nokia 6, which was sold out a minute after it went officially on sale last January 19. We haven't received any word yet on its local availability, but apparently, HMD Global, the company holding its rights, wants to hold the momentum with the release of yet another device, a significantly huge 18.4-inch tablet that comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Firefly Mobile Aurii Passion 4G Spotted; Octa Core with 4550mAh Battery for Php6,999

Firefly Mobile Aurii Passion 4G Spotted; Octa Core with 4550mAh Battery for Php6,999
Firefly Mobile Aurii Passion 4G Spotted; Octa Core with 4550mAh Battery for Php6,999

Firefly Mobile seems to be a little aggressive at the start of 2017 in terms of device releases. The phone brand recently unveiled their entry-level offering Aurii XR, and another one is expected to officially debut tomorrow, the Aurii Passion 4G that we spotted earlier today.

Infinix Zero 4 and Zero 4 Plus Coming To Philippines This January 26

Infinix Zero 4 and Zero 4 Plus Coming To Philippines This January 26
Infinix Zero 4 and Zero 4 Plus Coming To Philippines This January 26

Infinix Mobility, one of the international brands that making a positive mark in local smartphone industry, is set to release two new devices this coming January 26, the Zero 4 and Zero 4 Plus.

Viber Rolls Out New Version, Now Features Instant Video Messages and Chat Extensions

Viber Rolls Out New Version, Now Features Instant Video Messages and Chat Extensions
Viber Rolls Out New Version, Now Features Instant Video Messages and Chat Extensions

Viber, a free instant messaging and voice over IP cross-platform application, recently released a new update that improved functionality and adds tons of extras.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Vivo V5 Plus Lands in the Philippines for Php19,990; Boasts Dual Selfie Cameras

Vivo V5 Plus Lands in the Philippines for Php19,990; Boasts Dual Selfie Cameras
Vivo V5 Plus Lands in the Philippines for Php19,990; Boasts Dual Selfie Cameras

Vivo Philippines starts the year right by bringing in one of their hotly anticipated selfie smartphone, the Vivo V5 Plus.

Firefly Mobile Aurii XR Unveiled, Quad Core with Metal Body for Php2,999

Firefly Mobile Aurii XR Unveiled, Quad Core with Metal Body for Php2,999
Firefly Mobile Aurii XR Unveiled, Quad Core with Metal Body for Php2,999

Firefly Mobile, one of the interesting (and sometimes controversial) local brands, recently released an entry-level smartphone that boasts craftsmanship and beauty, the AURII XR.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Gionee M5 Mini Silently Arrives in PH for Php5,999; Boasts 4000mAh Battery

Gionee M5 Mini Silently Arrives in PH for Php5,999; Boasts 4000mAh Battery
Gionee M5 Mini Silently Arrives in PH for Php5,999; Boasts 4000mAh Battery

CellPrime, the company that resurrects Gionee in the Philippines (the same firm behind the CloudFone brand), has silently released in the local market one of the recent devices from the Chinese maker, the Gionee M5 Mini.

Lenovo Introduces IdeaCentre Y710 Cube; A Portable Virtual-Ready Gaming PC

Lenovo Introduces IdeaCentre Y710 Cube; A Portable Virtual-Ready Gaming PC
Lenovo Introduces IdeaCentre Y710 Cube; A Portable Virtual-Ready Gaming PC

Lenovo unveils the portable and Virtual Reality-ready Lenovo IdeaCentre Y710 Cube that features a 6th generation Intel Core i7 6700 processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB graphics and up to 8GB of DDR4 RAM to handle visually-demanding games smoothly.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

ZTE Blade V8 Pro with 13MP Dual Rear Camera Now on Sale for Php11.4K

ZTE Blade V8 Pro with 13MP Dual Rear Camera Now on Sale for Php11.4K
ZTE Blade V8 Pro with 13MP Dual Rear Camera Now on Sale for Php11.4K

Another device with dual-lens rear camera is now officially available for purchase in the US, the new ZTE Blade V8 Pro, which was announced at CES 2017 in early January.

Vivo V5 Lite Unveiled; Flaunts 16MP Front Camera with Selfie Softlight

Vivo V5 Lite Unveiled; Flaunts 16MP Front Camera with Selfie Softlight

Aside from officially announcing the V5 Plus, Vivo also unveiled on their website the new V5 Lite, the third model in the V5 family that comes with a "selfie softlight" flash.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Nokia 6 Receives Over 1M Pre-Order Registrations Ahead of January 19 Flash Sale

Nokia 6 Receives Over 1M Pre-Order Registrations Ahead of January 19 Flash Sale

Nokia is on a roll. With two days left before its official release date, the Nokia 6 has recorded over one million pre-order registrations, and is now temporarily sold out on JD.com, the Chinese e-commerce company holding the exclusive flash sale.

New Huawei Mate 9 with Dual-Rear Camera Setup Arrives in PH for Php31,990

New Huawei Mate 9 with Dual-Rear Camera Setup Arrives in PH for Php31,990
New Huawei Mate 9 with Dual-Rear Camera Setup Arrives in PH for Php31,990

After about two months of waiting since its global unveiling, the new Huawei Mate 9 has finally arrived in the Philippines.

Xiaomi Likely to Unveil New Mi 6 in Three Versions at MWC 2017

Xiaomi Likely to Unveil New Mi 6 in Three Versions at MWC 2017
Xiaomi Likely to Unveil New Mi 6 in Three Versions at MWC 2017

Xiaomi is once again all set to astound its admirers with the impending release of the latest Mi 6 in three distinct variants at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) happening in late February this year in Barcelona, Spain.

Bosch Showcased IoT Solutions at CES 2017

Bosch Showcased IoT Solutions at CES 2017
Bosch Showcased IoT Solutions at CES 2017

Bosch, a leading global supplier of technology and services, showcased promising innovations that feature the Internet of Things (IoT) in the recently concluded CES 2017 in Las Vegas.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Sony to Launch New Smartphones with MediaTek Helio P20 Chipsets

Sony to Launch New Smartphones with MediaTek Helio P20 Chipsets
Sony to Launch New Smartphones with MediaTek Helio P20 Chipsets

Sony has unveiled its first flagship television for 2017, the Bravia 4K OLED TV called the A1E series, at the recently concluded CES 2017 held in Las Vegas. Now, it is set to launch two new smartphones with MediaTek's MT6757 Helio P20 processors at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017.

Monday, January 16, 2017

SKK Mobile Chronos Fury Spotted; 5-inch Quad Core Android M with 13MP Cam for Php2,699

SKK Mobile Chronos Fury Spotted; 5-inch Quad Core Android M with 13MP Cam for Php2,699
SKK Mobile Chronos Fury Spotted; 5-inch Quad Core Android M with 13MP Cam for Php2,699

Along with the Chronos Dream, we also spotted another relatively new device from SKK Mobile at their store in SM North EDSA, the SKK Mobile Chronos Fury.

Rogue Life: Squad Goals Celebrates Lunar New Year with Tons of In-Game Rewards

Rogue Life: Squad Goals Celebrates Lunar New Year with Tons of In-Game Rewards
Rogue Life: Squad Goals Celebrates Lunar New Year with Tons of In-Game Rewards

Rogue Life: Squad Goals, a free to play game developed by Hidea in South Korea and published by OnPlay, celebrates the upcoming Lunar New Year with Merlin's Fire Rooster event wherein thousands of in-game items and tons of exclusive freebies will be given away.

I.Robot Marble S2; Quad Core Android Marshmallow for Php2,499

I.Robot Marble S2; Quad Core Android Marshmallow for Php2,499
I.Robot Marble S2; Quad Core Android Marshmallow for Php2,499

I.Robot is one of the latest brand that joined the very stiff mobile market competition, but unlike the other names in the industry, they choose to stay low and targets the lower end of the consumer spectrum, just like their newest offering, the I.Robot Marble S2.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Acer Unveiled Predator Z301CT, XB252Q, and XB272 Curved Gaming Monitors

Acer Unveiled Predator Z301CT, XB252Q, and XB272 Curved Gaming Monitors
Acer Unveiled Predator Z301CT, XB252Q, and XB272 Curved Gaming Monitors

In the last CES 2017, Acer unveiled the 30-inch Predator Z301CT, which is the world’s first 21:9 monitor with Tobii eye-tracking. This technology helps gamers to experience new input modality through pairing eye tracking with the mouse and keyboard, allowing them to simulate real-life movements in the game.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

ZH&K Mobile DTV 7 Announced; 6-inch Android M w/ Digital TV for Php3,599

ZH&K Mobile DTV 7 Announced; 6-inch Android M w/ Digital TV for Php3,599
ZH&K Mobile DTV 7 Announced; 6-inch Android M w/ Digital TV for Php3,599

ZH&K Mobile announced its latest smartphone offering that boasts a built-in digital TV tuner that goes well with its huge display, the ZH&K Mobile DTV 7.

ASUS ROG Launches Strix GL753 and GL553 Gaming Laptops

ASUS ROG Launches Strix GL753 and GL553 Gaming Laptops
ASUS ROG Launches Strix GL753 and GL553 Gaming Laptops

ASUS unveiled two new gaming laptops the Republic of Gamers (ROG) Strix GL753 and the ROG Strix GL553. Both gaming laptops carry a 7th-gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor with discrete NVIDIA®GeForce™ GTX1050Ti/1050graphics for superb gaming experience. It also includes a PCIE SSD for fast loading and data transfer times.

Western Digital Unveils SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive m3.0

Western Digital Unveils SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive m3.0
Western Digital Unveils SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive m3.0

Western Digital has unveiled the latest SanDisk flash drive, which can be used for OTG-enabled Android smartphones and tablets as well as computers through its micro USB port and standard USB 3.0 port respectively, hence, the name Ultra Dual Drive m3.0.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

SKK Mobile Chronos Dream Spotted for Php3,799; An OPPO Clone?

SKK Mobile Chronos Dream Spotted for Php3,799; An OPPO Clone?
SKK Mobile Chronos Dream Spotted for Php3,799; An OPPO Clone?

SKK Mobile does not seem to stop creating, or shall I say releasing, devices similar to popular international brands, after the Hyper Blade X and Chronos Era, which are iPhone 6 and iPhone 7 Plus look-a-like respectively, here comes the Chronos Dream.

Monday, January 9, 2017

Symantec Predicts Security Issues in 2017 and Beyond

Symantec Predicts Security Issues in 2017 and Beyond
Symantec Predicts Security Issues in 2017 and Beyond

Symantec predicts scenarios that cyber criminals can take advantage this 2017 and beyond. These include situations in cybercrime, Internet of Things, and Cloud Technology hacks.

OPPO A39 Lands in the Philippines for Php10,990; 13MP Cam, Octa Core, 3G RAM

OPPO A39 Lands in the Philippines for Php10,990; 13MP Cam, Octa Core, 3G RAM
OPPO A39 Lands in the Philippines for Php10,990; 13MP Cam, Octa Core, 3G RAM

OPPO Philippines brings another treat to their fans and Filipino mobile consumers in general, the OPPO A39!

Philippines' Mobile Internet First in Asia Pacific; NBP to Boost Fixed-line Broadband

Philippines' Mobile Internet First in Asia Pacific; NBP to Boost Fixed-line Broadband
Philippines' Mobile Internet First in Asia Pacific; NBP to Boost Fixed-line Broadband

Based on the report published by Akamai, the Philippines came first among other countries in the Asia Pacific region in terms of average mobile data connection speed.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Shopee Highlights of 2016; 2M Downloads and 1M Listed Products

Shopee Highlights of 2016; 2M Downloads and 1M Listed Products
Shopee Highlights of 2016; 2M Downloads and 1M Listed Products

It has been an amazing year for Shopee as they now have over 2 million downloads and 1 million listed products as 2016 ends. Orders from the platform have travelled for close to 600 million kilometers all around the country while moms have purchased over 1.2 million diapers online as well. Not only that, make-up orders increased by 25% when Miss Philippines won Miss International 2016.

Huawei GR5 2017 (aka Honor 6X or Mate 9 Lite) Now in the Philippines; Dual Rear Cameras for Php13,990

Huawei GR5 2017 (aka Honor 6X or Mate 9 Lite) Now in the Philippines; Dual Rear Cameras for Php13,990
Huawei GR5 2017 (aka Honor 6X or Mate 9 Lite) Now in the Philippines; Dual Rear Cameras for Php13,990

Announced around October of last year, the Huawei GR5 2017 also known as Honor 6x or Mate 9 Lite in some regions is now officially available for purchase in the Philippines.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Samsung Wireless Audio 360 Offers Amazing Surround Sound Experience

Samsung Wireless Audio 360 Offers Amazing Surround Sound Experience
Samsung Wireless Audio 360 Offers Amazing Surround Sound Experience

As technology progresses, more and more people prefer listening to music at home without the hassle of tangling cables or wires. Wireless speakers have become the trend, however, not all are made equal, as some offers truly amazing surround sound experience, just like the Samsung Wireless Audio 360.

Lenovo Reveals New ThinkPad X1 Yoga; Price Starts at USD1,499

Lenovo Reveals New ThinkPad X1 Yoga; Price Starts at USD 1,499

Lenovo has officially revealed an updated ThinkPad X1 Yoga at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, bringing customers a new convertible notebook that gives possibly the best Windows 10 experience with its multi-mode flexibility, high performance functionality, and pen use that is said to feel more natural.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Buy Cherry Mobile Flare X and Get Free Cherry Fit or CM Comet

Buy Cherry Mobile Flare X and Get Free Cherry Fit or CM Comet
Buy Cherry Mobile Flare X and Get Free Cherry Fit or CM Comet

While strolling the Cyberzone area of SM City Sta. Mesa, I found this very enticing offer from the Cherry Mobile concept store, wherein you can get a FREE Cherry Fit or CM Comet when you buy the Cherry Mobile Flare X. Sweet deal, right?

Lenovo Unveils ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017; Price Starts at USD1,349

Lenovo Unveils ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017; Price Starts at USD1,349
Lenovo Unveils ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017; Price Starts at USD1,349

For the past three years, Lenovo has gotten us hooked with its ThinkPad X1 Carbon, which is still dubbed as the lightest 14-inch business notebook in the market. Today, the electronics manufacturing giant unveils its newest model at the CES 2017 in Las Vegas.

Nikon KeyMission Action Cameras Now in the Philippines; Starts at Php14,900

Nikon KeyMission Action Cameras Now in the Philippines; Starts at Php14,900
Nikon KeyMission Action Cameras Now in the Philippines; Starts at Php14,900

Action cameras are now the rave of enthusiasts because of quality photo and video, portable design and durable construction. That being said, Nikon has jumped into the market by introducing three breakthrough products, namely the KeyMission 360, the KeyMission 170, and the KeyMission 80.

ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom Goes Official; Sports Dual 12MP Main Cameras and 5000mAh Battery

ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom Goes Official
ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom Goes Official

Today, ASUS officially joins the dual-camera race as their latest device packing the said feature debuts at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in Las Vegas, meet the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Huawei Opens New Experience Store at SM City San Lazaro

Huawei Opens New Experience Store at SM City San Lazaro
Huawei Opens New Experience Store at SM City San Lazaro

Huawei has unveiled its SI 3.0 store at SM City San Lazaro in Manila. This is the brand’s first store in the city and the 44th in the Philippines. Adhering to its brand identity that is comfortable, premium, simple, and warm, the new store features wider spaces and lighter ventilation to bring a more welcoming atmosphere for customers.

Globe Creates New Traditions For A Wonderful Customer Experience

Globe Creates New Traditions For A Wonderful Customer Experience
Globe Creates New Traditions For A Wonderful Customer Experience

Globe Telecom allows old traditions to be relived and be more exciting by turning them into new ones using the latest digital trends through partnerships with different companies, groups and hottest offer.

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note Giveaway Winner

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note Giveaway
Lenovo Vibe K5 Note Giveaway Winner

Our Lenovo Vibe K5 Note giveaway has ended, and that simply means one lucky reader is going to take home the prize courtesy of Lenovo Mobile Philippines. That person is no other than...

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Smart Registered Php12.5 Billion Mobile Data Revenue

Smart Registered Php12.5 Billion Mobile Data Revenue
Smart Registered Php12.5 Billion Mobile Data Revenue

With half of their 65 million subscribers using smartphones, Smart Communications reports a 45 percent increase in its mobile data revenue of Php12.5 billion from September 2015 to September 2016. Usage rate from January to September 2016 also increased by 43 percent.

Epson Wins Two Awards at the Marketing Excellence Award 2016

Epson Wins Two Awards at the Marketing Excellence Award 2016
Epson Wins Two Awards at the Marketing Excellence Award 2016

During the 2016 Marketing Excellence Awards organized by Marketing Magazine, Epson won two Bronze Awards for Excellence: one in the field of B2B Marketing for their ENGAGE2WIN Regional Dealers Program in Singapore and another for the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiative to sponsor young football players from the National Football Academy to further training abroad.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

TeknoGadyet Readers' Choice Awards 2016 Winners

TeknoGadyet Readers' Choice Awards 2016 Winners
TeknoGadyet Readers' Choice Awards 2016 Winners

Happy New Year!!! As we welcome the 2017, let us look back to 2016 and honor the best brand and devices that emerge as the winners in our recently concluded Reader's Choice Awards.