Almost 40 percent of worldwide smartphone shipments come from China

Almost 40 percent of worldwide smartphone shipments come from China

According to Taiwan-based research company TrendForce, Chinese smartphone vendors will ship over 450 million smartphones by the end of 2014. That’s 38.6% of the worldwide total. Growing at an annual rate of 50% since 2011 since entering the international market, Chinese phone manufacturers Lenovo, Huawei and Xiaomi is expected to ship over 60 million handsets … Read More

Israeli company developing a battery that can be fully charged in 30 seconds

Israeli company developing a battery that can be fully charged in 30 seconds

No, you still can’t charge your phone in the microwave. Tel Aviv based StoreDot says it has developed a battery that can be fully charged in 30 seconds. Using bio-organic peptide molecules called “nanodots,” Israeli scientists came up with a battery that can quickly store a much higher charge. The working prototype is still too bulk … Read More

Globe provides libreng tawag and charging in affected areas

Globe provides libreng tawag and charging in affected areas

Globe Telecom offered Libreng Tawag and Charging services at Peerles Subd. entrance, Brgy. 93 Bagacay in Tacloban, Leyte from 4PM to 7PM on December 8. While Libreng Charging facilities have been set up in the following locations: Jiovanni Store, Brgy. 85, Nueva St., San Jose, Tacloban City (V&G) Cybon Store, Brgy. 96 Calanipawan Road, Tacloban City … Read More

Increasing Internet Penetration Changing the way Asia does Real Estate

Increasing Internet Penetration Changing the way Asia does Real Estate

Real estate industries across Asia are moving online, with a new report revealing that online property search is on the rise across the region. The findings are contained in a new report from global property website Lamudi into real estate in 16 emerging countries. The report, Real Estate in the Emerging Markets, covers six countries … Read More

Smart and Sun prepares for Typhoon Hagupit

Smart and Sun prepares for Typhoon Hagupit

Smart and Sun set their plans to prepare for the expected landfall of Typhoon Hagupit. Preparations have been made to maintain communication services, should the worst happen, and ensure that they are ready to respond quickly should facilities be adversely affected. Equipment and personnel have already been deployed in Visayas, Southern Luzon & Northern Mindanao … Read More

November 2014: Android KitKat is on 33.9% of devices

November 2014: Android KitKat is on 33.9% of devices

It looks like Android KitKat is slowly but surely making its way into more handsets. Google recently released the Android distribution report for the month of November 2014, and it shows KitKat is on one of every three devices (33.9%).   KitKat devices has increased from October’s 30.2% to 33.9% in November. While Jellybean still … Read More

Samsung S5 Android 5.0 Lollipop update arrives in Europe

Samsung S5 Android 5.0 Lollipop update arrives in Europe

Hooray for S5 users in Europe! Samsung surprised them today by releasing the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the smartphone. The update, version LRX21T, is only available in Poland at the moment. But we know that rest of Europe, and hopefully Asia, follows soon. Android 5.0 Lollipop brings with it a host of features and enhancements … Read More

LG launches the G Watch R in the PH

LG launches the G Watch R in the PH

LG Electronics recently launched the G Watch R in the country. The company was very eager to show us their newest smartwatch in an event held at the Nest in BGC. The LG G Watch R Running Android Wear, the LG G Watch R looks and feels just like a regular round stylish watch. It … Read More

Lenovo outs affordable duo: 8MP quad-core S580 and the Rocstar A319 with 10 hours of tune time

Lenovo outs affordable duo: 8MP quad-core S580 and the Rocstar A319 with 10 hours of tune time

Lenovo launches two new affordable smartphones the Lenovo S580 and Lenovo A319. The S580 features a quad core CPU while the A319, dubbed “Rocstar,” touts a 10 hour tune time. Lenovo S580: Powerful, compact and ultra light The dual SIM Lenovo S580 features a 5-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 and 294 … Read More

Starmobile Knight priced at P15,990

Starmobile Knight priced at P15,990

Starmobile recently announced the price of its newest flagship, the Starmobile Knight, is only P15,990. Announced a few weeks ago, the phablet comes equipped with a 5.5 inch full HD display, an octa-core processor, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. There’s also a 13MP Sony Exmor main camera and a 5MP front on board. … Read More