Samsung Galaxy S6 is almost here; leaked images and more

Samsung Galaxy S6 is almost here; leaked images and more

As the Mobile World Congress draws near, the launch of the highly anticipated Samsung’s Galaxy S6 is fast approaching. Leaks and rumors of the flagship’s looks and specs are now abundant online. Design One of the more interesting leaks is an image that came from one of the forums in XDA Developers. Real or not, … Read More

SafeZone launched in Phillippines; Partners with PH’s biggest brands

SafeZone launched in Phillippines; Partners with PH's biggest brands

FREE ACCESS Voyager Innovations, Inc. (Voyager), the digital unit of Philippine Long Distance Telecommunications (PLDT) Group, launches  SafeZone – a service that offers access to various mobile apps and sites for FREE, giving local brands presence in users mobile devices. For the launch, SafeZone partnered with local and global entertainment, online commerce, travel, transportation, and news, … Read More

Cherry Mobile announces P4,499 octa-core phone, Flare S3 Octa

Cherry Mobile announces P4,499 octa-core phone, Flare S3 Octa

Is it me or is the word “octa” abused by phone manufacturers? Cherry Mobile has just announced that the Flare S3 Octa will go on sale starting February 28, 2015. The successor to the popular Flare series, the S3 Octa features a 1.4GHz octa-core processor and a very attractive Php4,499 price tag. Other specs include … Read More

Racially diverse emoji coming to iOS and OS X

Racially diverse emoji coming to iOS and OS X

iPhone and Mac owners, prepare to be politically correct. Apple has released a new set of racially diverse emoji on the iOS and OS X betas. Those who are on the beta OSes have reportedly seen a new set of emoji. By pressing and holding any of the human faces / body parts in the … Read More

Carmudi secures $25M in new funding for Asia and Latin America

Carmudi secures $25M in new funding for Asia and Latin America

Carmudi raised $25 million to strengthen its operations in Asia and Latin America. Investors include Asia Pacific Internet Group (APACIG), a joint venture of Rocket Internet and Ooredoo, Holtzbrinck Ventures, a leading consumer internet investor, Tengelmann Ventures, a division of international multi-sector retailer Tengelmann Group, and a private investor. Launched in October 2013, Carmudi has rapidly scaled up to … Read More

Lenovo powers up space-saving and energy efficient AIO offerings for BPOs

Lenovo powers up space-saving and energy efficient AIO offerings for BPOs

The local business process outsourcing (BPO) industry will be a big factor in fueling the commercial PC market’s momentum. The BPO sector, after all, has accounted for 1,000,000 employees as of the first quarter of 2014, and still continues to witness 20% annual growth. Setting its sights on the BPO sector, Lenovo has developed a host of space-saving … Read More

PLDT KaAsenso upgrades services to help family-driven minigosyantes

PLDT KaAsenso upgrades services to help family-driven minigosyantes

Here’s some good news for our microenterprises. PLDT KaAsenso is starting the year with a clearer vision and a bigger mission for the country’s grassroots entrepreneurs. “Our vision for Filipino micro-entrepreneurs is to help them grow and succeed in their businesses so that they can also improve the lives of their families. We understand that … Read More

Trade in your old printers for brand new units at Brother’s Trade-In Madness

Trade in your old printers for brand new units at Brother’s Trade-In Madness

Brother Philippines will be holding a nationwide Trade-in Madness road show for the month of February. The leader in home and business IT peripherals will stop over at 11 malls across the country where customers can trade in their old, working or non-working printers, scanners, and fax machines of any brand and avail of a brand new … Read More

Smart to offer Cherry Mobile One on All-In Plan 500

Smart to offer Cherry Mobile One on All-In Plan 500

We posted about Sun Cellular’s announcement that they’ll soon offer the Cherry Mobile One under Plan 399. I guess it was just a matter of time before Sun’s big brother carries the Android One device as well. Smart will soon be offering the Cherry Mobile One under All-In Plan 500. The Android One device isn’t … Read More