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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.
Hands-on: Huawei Mate10 Pro
by Abe Olandres - October 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
Huawei launched its latest batch of flagship smartphones last week. We were there to witness the announcement of the Huawei Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, and a special edition Mate 10 Porsche Design.
Huawei Nova 2i Review
by Abe Olandres - October 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
Huawei is launching the Nova 2i in the Philippines this October 21. It’s the first smartphone from the company that sports an almost bezel-less display, a feature that we only usually see in high-end smar...
A new era: Google buys HTC
by Abe Olandres - October 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
Google’s recent announcement that it’s buying into smartphone manufacturer HTC did come as a surprise. It’s not the first time Google bought a hardware company. Their first venture was spending...
Huawei’s secret sauce
by Abe Olandres - September 24, 2017 - 4:00pm
In the Philippines, Huawei is a relatively new name in the smartphone market.
The Force is strong with Lenovo
by Abe Olandres - September 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
The annual IFA in Berlin, Germany is one of the biggest consumer electric exhibitions in Europe, and this year, Lenovo harnessed The Force with its announcements of Star Wars-inspired laptops and AR devices.
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