Google’s Project Ara: Build Your Own Smartphone (Like Lego)

Google’s Project Ara: Build Your Own Smartphone (Like Lego)

Google’s Project Ara has been put into the spotlight recently when the search giant scheduled its developer conference next month. For those who don’t know, Project Ara is a modular phone project that started with Motorola (which Google kept when they sold Moto to Lenovo). The device platform allows you to choose which modules you … Read More

3 Devices We’re Excited About from the MWC 2014

3 Devices We're Excited About from the MWC 2014

According to reports, there were more than 40+ handsets and devices introduced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain this year from a bevy of international manufacturers. However, there are only a few devices we are looking most forward to seeing released locally. Here, we list down 3 devices that we think is something … Read More

Globe’s GoSakto Awarded “Best Network-Based Solution for Serving Customers”

 Globe’s GoSakto Awarded “Best Network-Based Solution for Serving Customers”

The GSMA awarded Globe’s GoSakto for “Best Network-Based Solution for Serving Customers” during the 19th Annual Global Mobile Awards in Barcelona, Spain. According to the judges, the product delivers the innovative pricing features to the prepaid market that have previously been confined to the postpaid market – giving many more customers the ability to personalize their … Read More

Win Intel Merchandise with PCWORX’s “I Only Want the Best for My Child” Contest

Win Intel Merchandise with PCWORX’s “I Only Want the Best for My Child” Contest

PCWORX has just announced the “I Only Want the Best for My Child” contest. To join, you just have to do the following: Choose a PCWORX Intel desktop computer package (details on packages below): Intel PCWORX Elementary Package Intel PCWORX High School Package Intel PCWORX College Desktop Package Write an article or blog post with … Read More

Update Your iPhones and iPads

Update Your iPhones and iPads

To all our readers who have an iPod Touch, an iPhone and/or an iPad, update to the latest version of iOS immediately. For those who didn’t know, the previous iteration of iOS had a SSL bug (introduced in iOS 6) that could, in theory, allow a hacker or an intruder to spy on your internet … Read More

Google Now Launcher Now Available in Google Play For Nexus Devices

Google Now Launcher Now Available in Google Play For Nexus Devices

Google finally launched the Google Now Launcher in Google Play. Its the same launcher app that came with the Nexus 5. It was a merging of the standard home screen with the Google Search app. This allowed for things like always-on “OK Google” hotword detection (while on the home screen) and easy access to Google Now. The … Read More

Smart Communications Wins Awards for Disaster Response and SmartNet

Smart Communications Wins Awards for Disaster Response and SmartNet

Smart won an award during the GSM Association’s Global Mobile Awards 2014 in Barcelona, Spain for its efforts in the aftermath of super-typhoon Yolanda. The telco’s SafePH disaster preparedness and emergency response program was recognized with an award for “Best Use of Mobile for Emergency or Humanitarian Efforts.” The day after super-typhoon Yolanda (or Haiyan, … Read More

Nokia Unveiled Nokia X at the MWC

Nokia Unveiled Nokia X at the MWC

The Nokia X, and its brothers, the X+ and the XL, was unveiled at the MWC. The three decidedly low range phones run Android, but not the one you are used to. The devices run the “Nokia X Software Platform,” a forked version of Android 4.1 Jellybean ( similar to what Amazon did with it’s … Read More

HTC One, Best Smartphone of 2014; Apple iPad Air, Best Mobile Tablet

HTC One, Best Smartphone of 2014; Apple iPad Air, Best Mobile Tablet

HTC’s current flagship, the HTC One, was awarded the “Best Smartphone of the Year” by GSM Association (GSMA). The Best Smartphone of the Year award was one of many announced at the GSM Association’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain this week. It bested several big brand flagships including Apple iPhone 5S, LG G2, Nokia Lumia 1020 and Samsung Galaxy … Read More

Samsung Outs the Gear Fit Health-Centric Smartwatch

Samsung Outs the Gear Fit Health-Centric Smartwatch

Not content with two Galaxy Gears, Samsung has announced the Gear Fit – a fitness-centric smartwatch/band with notification features and a curved display. Moving away from the Galaxy Gear design, the Gear Fit has an elongated and curved Super AMOLED display which measures at  1.84 inches with 423 x 128 resolution. The device is very light at … Read More