HTC Wildfire S to Arrive Next Week With P14,995 Price Tag

  The HTC Wildfire S, a follow up to the budget Android phone Wildfire, will be available in the Philippines starting next week according to reports.   The retail price for this handset is Php14,995, just a little cheaper than the Php15,500 price of the original Wildfire.  So what do you get from the Wildfire S? How … [Read more…]

What is LTE and Why Should We Care as Consumers?

  Smart Communications currently launched LTE for its mobile network in the Philippines.  What exactly is LTE and why should we care as consumers? What is LTE? LTE or Long Term Evolution is a mobile broadband standard that evolved from GSM, EDGE and HSPA network technologies.  LTE is here because of a partnership known as 3GPP (Third Generation Partnership … [Read more…]

Google Wallet Lets You Pay Using Your Mobile Phone

  Credit cards are convenient replacement for cash but not everyone can get them and using them still requires a few steps and also uses up a few minutes of your time.  The popularity of mobile phones presented another way to make payment easier and quicker.  This technology called NFC makes smartphones not just devices … [Read more…]

Nokia X1-01 and Nokia C2-00 Dual-SIM Phones, Specs, Price, Photos

  Nokia recently announced two dual-SIM handsets, the Nokia X1-01 and the Nokia C2-00.  Nokia promises that these phones offer a Dual SIM experience “superior to any other models on the market, remembering the settings for up to five different SIM cards – and with no compromise on battery life, music features or messaging”. Nokia’s … [Read more…]

Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Features

  Microsoft is facing an uphill climb against Apple and Google.  Apple has a runaway success with its iOS while Android is gaining momentum with its Android OS.  Microsoft is late to the game but it has recently made huge progress with its Windows Phone OS.  We expect for updates to keep coming and right … [Read more…]

Plants vs Zombies Coming to Android in June

  Ever played the game Plants vs Zombies on your computer?  It’s a popular game that pits plants against, well, zombies.  The gameplay involves the use of different kinds of plants with varying powers in order to prevent the zombies from reaching your camp.  You put spitting plants in front of the zombies to kill … [Read more…]

How to Do Screen Capture on Android Without Rooting Your Phone

  I have been looking for a way to do screen capture on my Android phone without having to resort to rooting.  Screen capture is a fairly easy trick to implement on a smartphone and comes natively on the iPhone.  However, Google has not included this feature on Android phones possibly for security reasons. There … [Read more…]

Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo Specs, Features and Price

  The Xperia Neo was announced by Sony Ericsson along with the Xperia Arc.  Although the two share most features, what distinguishes the Xperia Neo is the design.  It has a smaller display and while the Xperia Arc is slim with a concave back, the Xperia Neo is thicker and has a protruding back. Sony … [Read more…]

Dell XPS 15z Unveiled, Specs and Features Detailed

  The Macbook Pro is currently the benchmark for notebooks. It’s extremely stylish, it’s incredibly thin and it’s simply a very attractive piece of device.  It’s also light years ahead of the pack when it comes to details and overall finesse.  It’s therefore not surprising that almost every other notebook maker around is trying to … [Read more…]

Nokia E7 Review

  The Nokia E7 is the Finnish company’s flagship phone.  It’s not surprising, therefore, that the Nokia E7 sports impressive specs and features.  But does it have what it takes to compete with Apple’s iPhone and the current crop of Android phones? Hardware The Nokia E7 takes some design elements from its N8 sibling.  From … [Read more…]

Samsung Nexus S Now Available in the Philippines Through Globe

Google‘s Nexus S Android handset is now available in the Philippines through Globe Telecom.    Google’s first Nexus phone, the Nexus One, was made by HTC but Google opted for Samsung with the Nexus S.  You can get the Samsung Nexus S handset from Globe under the following plans. The specs of the Samsung Nexus … [Read more…]

Apple Macbook Air 11-Inches Review

  This is a rather late review considering that the 11-inch Macbook Air launched months ago. However, this device is one of the prettiest I’ve seen so I still wanted to do a review. Apple MacBook Air Specs and Features 1.4GHz Core 2 Duo processor 2GB 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM 64GB or 128GB flash storage Nvidia … [Read more…]