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What you should know before buying the Samsung Galaxy Note9
by Abe Olandres - August 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Samsung has formally announced its newest flagship smartphone to date.
Here comes 5G
by Abe Olandres - June 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Last week, both Globe Telecom and Smart announced their 5G plans in the Philippines.
Hands-on with the OnePlus 6
by Abe Olandres - June 4, 2018 - 12:00am
We have to hand it to OnePlus when it comes to pushing forward with their release cycle.
The danger of using public WiFi
by Abe Olandres - May 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Public WiFi, especially the free ones, have become too common these days.
It’s Huawei vs. Samsung in the flagship smartphone category
by Abe Olandres - April 30, 2018 - 12:00am
This year, the smartphone competition is looking to be more exciting with Huawei stepping up its game and Samsung doing its best to keep innovating.
Grab and Uber merger: An inevitable reality
by Abe Olandres - April 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Perhaps one of the biggest stories for the year is the merger between Grab and Uber in the Philippines and the rest of Southeast Asia.
Huawei P20 Pro takes Smartphone photography to the next level
by Abe Olandres - April 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Huawei has created noise loud enough to get the attention it deserves and while making noise —it has come up with the triple-camera Huawei P20 Pro.
5 new features for smartphones in 2018
by Abe Olandres - March 26, 2018 - 12:00am
The smartphone is a very saturated market, and while shipments indicate that sales are slowing down, vendors will continue to push for more innovation and new features in hopes of capturing a bigger piece of the...
Asus Zenfone 5 takes it up a notch
by Abe Olandres - March 12, 2018 - 12:00am
After numerous speculations, Asus finally took the wraps off of their latest generation smartphone, the Zenfone 5.
Samsung Galaxy S9 review
by Abe Olandres - March 5, 2018 - 12:00am
At first glance, not much has changed between the S8 and the S9. Most of the improvements are all under the hood, where it matters the most.
Hands-on with the Meizu M6s
by Abe Olandres - February 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Meizu isn’t a well-known smartphone brand in the Philippines but once in a while they would release an interesting device at a very affordable price point. One such device is the Meizu M6s.
Review: Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
by Abe Olandres - February 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Xiaomi is pushing more budget-friendly smartphones that follow the 18x9 screen aspect ratio and the latest one that’s available in the market is the Redmi 5 Plus.
How to get your laptop back in shape
by Abe Olandres - February 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Aside from a smartphone, most people rely on their trusted laptop as a daily driver either for work or for school. Just like with every other device, laptops age and slow down with time.
Smartphone AI could be the next big thing
by Abe Olandres - January 22, 2018 - 12:00am
2017 is perhaps one of the biggest turning points in the smartphone industry. Not because everyone attempted to shift to the 18:9 screen aspect ratio (or 18.5:9 in the case of Samsung) since that’s just a minor...
Best gadgets of CES 2018
by Abe Olandres - January 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Last week, CES 2018 in Las Vegas attracted a crowd of about 200,000 with many big brands showcasing their latest products and start-up companies displaying their newest tech in the hopes of getting much attenti...
Tech trends and gadgets of 2017
by Abe Olandres - December 24, 2017 - 4:00pm
2017 is quite the year for tech as we saw a lot of really interesting gadgets and technology trends. Here are some of the more notable local releases in the world of gadgets this year:
Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition pays homage to Galaxy Note7
by Abe Olandres - December 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
There’s not a lot of difference between the Galaxy Note7 and the Galaxy Note Fan Edition. There’s actually just two noticeable differences – lower capacity and Android version. The exterior...
Announcements at the 2017 AWS re:Invent
by Abe Olandres - December 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced a ton of new services and developments in their recently concluded AWS re:Invent developer conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Say hello to our new Mate
by Abe Olandres - December 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
Huawei’s latest flagship devices, the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro, has landed in the Philippines and they’re bringing a different perspective on how flagship smartphones should be.
10 lessons learned from 10 years of freelancing
by Abe Olandres - November 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
Freelance life can both be liberating and rewarding. You are your own boss and you have dreams of growing your one-man team to a huge, successful company one day.
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