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Apple iPhone 7 Plus, To Have Dual-Lens Camera Like LG G5 and Huawei P9?

<i>More rumors and purported insider information about the 2016 refresh to the Apple iPhone phablet are now starting to surface online.</i><br>Last February, I …

Sony Xperia XA Ultra Selfie-Centric 6-inch Phablet, Unveiled!

As hardcore <b>Sony Xperia</b> fans would know, the <b>legendary Japanese tech titan</b> has recently decided to tweak its mobile devices business model to focus …

Nokia Confirms Comeback as Smartphone and Tablet Brand, But There's a Twist

On May 18, 2016 - 12:05 PM, Oslo Time or May 19, 2016 - 4:05 AM, Manila Time, the legendary Finnish tech titan <b>Nokia</b> officially confirmed its return …

Smart Bro 4G LTE Pocket Wi-Fi router now priced at Php 888

Smart Communications is currently running a campaign wherein consumers can get a 4G pocket Wi-Fi for only <b>Php888</b> without having to worry about monthly …

Facebook May be Hiding Some of Your Inbox Messages - Pinoy Tech Blog - Philippines Tech News and Reviews

Most likely, you already know that your Facebook inbox has a “Message Requests” section, which shows messages from people who are not your Facebook …

Huawei P9 now official, dual 12MP rear cameras in tow - Pinoy Tech Blog - Philippines Tech News and Reviews

Huawei has had great success in their past P-series handsets thanks to its impressive feature set and competitive pricing. The company is looking to …

BlackBerry Android smartphones to be unveiled in 2016

During an interview with The National, John Chen, the current CEO of BlackBerry shared the company’s plan of announcing two more Android-powered …

Smart rolls out first LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) service in the Philippines - Pinoy Tech Blog - Philippines Tech News and Reviews

Smart Communications (Smart) today has officially rolled out the first LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) service in the Philippines, boosting the country’s …

Microsoft pulls the plug on Xbox 360 console - Pinoy Tech Blog - Philippines Tech News and Reviews

Microsoft announced on Thursday, through an entry on its website, that it will end production of new Xbox 360 consoles, putting an end to the …

Corning launches Vibrant Gorilla Glass - Pinoy Tech Blog - Philippines Tech News and Reviews

Since the rise in popularity of touchscreen display, Gorilla Glass has mostly been the go-to-component to toughen up the devices’ front panel. …

PLDT holds TechIsland 3.0

The Philippines Long Distance Telephone (PLDT), together with Smart Communication, through the PLDT-Smart SME Nation initiative held the third annual</b> …

HTC One S9 announced, mid-range smartphone with Helio X10

Hot on the heels of the launch of its flagship smartphone for 2016, HTC announces a new mid-range smartphone called the <b>HTC One S9</b>.<p>Unlike its …

Alcatel Flash Plus 2 launching on May 17

Alcatel is finally releasing the <b>Alcatel Flash Plus 2</b> on May 17, barely a year after the launch of its predecessor. While details are still scarce on …

Metal-clad Helio P10-powered Alcatel Flash Plus 2 launched

Alcatel has just announced its latest smartphone from the Flash series, the Alcatel Flash Plus 2. Powered by MediaTek’s latest Helio P10 chipset, the …

Cherry Mobile Flare S4 Mini now available for Php 1,699

Cherry Mobile has just announced the availability of the <b>Cherry Mobile Flare S4 Mini</b>. The latest budget smartphone from the Flare series packs a 1.2 …

Smart to offer iPhone SE starting May 26

If you’re planning on getting the latest Apple smartphone, Smart Communications will start to offer the four-inch <b>iPhone SE</b> on <b>May 26</b>. A perfect …

Siren song of the strongmen

AT MID-AFTERNOON in Dagupan City, hundreds of people sweat and jostle politely in an arena awaiting Grace Poe, one of five candidates vying to be …

Why a tough-talking mayor is about to become president of the Philippines

A CONTINUITY candidate should have it easy in the Philippines. For most of the six years that the outgoing president, Benigno Aquino, spent in …

A thuggish mayor looks set to govern the Philippines

WHEN Rodrigo Duterte first announced his presidential candidacy in November, he seemed a long shot. He had been the controversial mayor of Davao, the …

Android Circuit: Galaxy Note 6 Release Date, Android's Dangerous Name, Nokia's Android Smartphone

Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit includes the Samsung Galaxy Note 6 challenging the Apple iPhone 7 Pro, Nokia’s return with Android, the developer releases of Android N and Wear 2.0, Lenovo revealing the 2016 edition of the Moto G, …

Mobile Technology

US rejects Russia proposal for joint Syria airstrikes

The US on Friday rejected a Russian proposal that the two countries launch joint air strikes against jihadist groups in Syria including the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front.<p>The proposal was made by Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu earlier Friday, who said that Russia and the US-led coalition, …

42 Video Game Movies Currently in Development

In the years since <b>Den of Geek</b> first sprung into existence, we’ve consistently kept an eye on the video games that have been touted for the big screen …

Apple Unveils First Major Store Redesign in 15 Years

Flagship stores are going to look quite different soon.<p>When Apple launched its first retail stores 15 years ago, the company pioneered a sleek, minimalist design that traditional retailers would copy in coming years. Traditional, clunky customer-service desks were replaced with Apple’s Genius Bar. …

What’s the secret to happiness? Scientists may have found the answer

The pursuit of happiness can be a lifelong search for some - but researchers believe they may have found a key factor in feeling a greater overall sense of wellbeing.<p>Individuals who feel a strong sense of belonging to social groups are much happier people, according to new research by psychologists.<p>…

Happiness

Stellaris review

When Paradox first announced <i>Stellaris</i> last year, I found myself asking if, in an already crowded category, we really needed another space strategy game. Now, after spending more than a week with the final product I have my answer.<p>No, we don’t need another space strategy game. Not now, at least. …

Shipbuilding

Another Duterte pick: Alfonso Cusi to energy

Former Manila International Airport Authority General Manager Alfonso Cusi. AFP FILE PHOTO<p>Former Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) …

Duterte camp tightens security

Watch also in iWantv or TFC.tv<p>Nadadagdagan pa ang mga pangalan na bubuo sa gabinete ni incoming president Rodrigo Duterte. Pero may mga pumupuna na …

Marquez: PNP will be in good hands

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines—Outgoing Philippine National Police chief Director General Ricardo Marquez said he would be leaving the PNP in good hands …

In the know: Alan Purisima’s arrest for graft

ARRESTING SIGHT Dismissed police chief Alan Purisima, who was arrested but not cuffed, appears relaxed on his way to post bail at the Sandiganbayan. …

Trillanes denies plot vs Duterte

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Friday denied he was involved in plans to hatch a coup d’etat against presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte, …