SKK Mobile Kraken Unboxing and First Impressions

SKK Mobile Kraken Unboxing and First Impressions

SKK Mobile wants to dominate the octa-core game with the simultaneous release of two phones packing octa-core CPUs.  The first one is the Marian S1, the unboxing of which I already featured in an earlier post.   The other phone is the Kraken, a similarly capable Android handset in terms of specs and features. The SKK … Read More

Android 4.4.3 rolling out for Nexus and Google Play Edition phones

Android 4.4.3 rolling out for Nexus and Google Play Edition phones

Google has begun seeding Android KitKat 4.4.3 to supported Nexus and Google Play Edition (GPE) phones. It will be released in stages, per area. The devices that will receive the update are the Nexus 4, 5 and 7,  and the GPE versions of HTC One, HTC One (M8), Moto G, Samsung Galaxy S4 and Sony Xperia Z Ultra. Curiously, there … Read More

Sony announces Xperia T3

Sony announces Xperia T3

Sony announces the Xperia T3 in London. The smartphone has  a stainless steel frame, making the T3 light and ultra-slim. It also features Sony’s impressive 5.3″ HD TRILUMINOS display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2. The result is a viewing experience that offers redder reds and bluer blues, and an IPS display that you can enjoy from any angle. The … Read More

Start the Year Right with Back to School Bundles from Lenovo

Start the Year Right with Back to School Bundles from Lenovo

Manila, Philippines — Lenovo recently announced that it is offering a Back to School bundle promotion to equip students with powerful and affordablePCs, plus free accessories, to help prepare students for the challenges of the coming academic year. Students who purchase select Lenovo PCs until June 30, 2014 will get exciting freebies such as screen protectors, Sun Broadband … Read More

HTC announces HTC One (E8)

HTC announces HTC One (E8)

HTC recently announced the HTC One (E8). The E8 has similar design elements as the M8, except that it uses a plastic unibody instead of an aluminum one. According to HTC’s announcement, the E8 will come with a similar quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 CPU. It will also have 16GB of storage, 2GB of RAM, a 13MP main camera … Read More

Samsung announces Samsung Z, first Tizen phone

Samsung announces Samsung Z, first Tizen phone

The Korean electronics giant announced the Samsung Z late last Sunday. Samsung calls the phone “premium” because of its impressive specs, but the real story here is that it runs Tizen OS, not Android. Key Specs: 4.8 inch 720p AMOLED display (1280×720) 2.3GHz quad core Snapdragon CPU 16GB of storage (+microSD) 2GB of RAM 8MP … Read More

Cherry Mobile announces Omega Aeon

Cherry Mobile announces Omega Aeon

Cherry Mobile has recently announced on their Facebook page the Omega Aeon. It boasts a 5 inch HD IPS OGS display and a 1.2 GHz quad core Qualcomm CPU. The imposing device can be had for only P5,999. Not bad for a smartphone under P5,999. The specs are enticing, plus it looks good too. Key … Read More