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Xiaomi Mi Band review

<b>The Good</b> The Xiaomi Mi Band is a water-resistant fitness tracker that measures your steps and sleep patterns. It's ridiculously cheap with excellent battery life to boot.<p><b>The Bad</b> It's only compatible with Android 4.4 devices and the gesture motion to light up the Mi Band's indicator lights can be …

Wearable Tech

New Details On Apple's Giant-Sized iPad Might Have Just Leaked

Apple's much-rumored 12.2-inch iPad isn't expected to debut until 2015, but we may already have some new details about its hardware.<p>Japanese magazine Mac Fan just published schematics that reportedly show the tablet's design, and blog Mac Okatara posted a copy of the document online (via MacRumors).<p>…

Tablets

Here's How Returns Work With Apple Pay

When will you ever learn not to buy clothing for her? Anyway, your annual trip to the returns counter might be a bit more high tech this year.<p>A good number of people will be using Apple Pay to do their holiday shopping this year.<p>Apple activated a million people on Apple Pay during the first 72 …

Banking

Lenovo's Yoga 3 Pro Notebook: A Thin, Stylish Ultrabook Alternative

For the past few weeks I’ve been living with an almost anorexically thin notebook. Lenovo's Yoga 3 Pro, with its trademark “watchband” hinge is <i>the</i> thinnest full-fledged notebook I’ve ever used. It’s a 13-inch machine that weighs 2.62 pounds and measures a half inch thick. By way of comparison, …

Laptops

Lumia 535 Smartphone Review: Windows Phone's Brilliant Budget Bullet

Microsoft’s release of the Lumia 535 Windows Phone is a critical moment in the mobile mission of Redmond. Not that every handset release shouldn’t be regarded as critical (it’s never too early to start #failing), but the Lumia 535 comes at an important transitional time for the company as it is …

Phones

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Globe statement on web defacement

November 28, 2014<p>At around 10:00 pm yesterday, November 27, Globe Telecom detected a defacement in four Globe websites hosted by a third party vendor …

Inside the guts of the Lumia 535: Nokia Inside? Disassembly pics

Jay Montano | November 25, 2014 | 1 Reply<p>The Lumia 535 is the first Lumia to have no Nokia branding. What’s it like inside?<p><b>Advertisements</b><p>It’s an …

5.7″ Lumia Phablet on the way. 1520 successor? 1020 bridge? Something else? (with Nokia mix)

Jay Montano | November 27, 2014 | 13 Replies<p>AdDuplex’s Alan Mendelevich has discovered 3 new Microsoft Lumia devices. We’re also told that the Nokia …

Nokia Lumia 830 gets Dynamic flash and more with Lumia Camera 5.0.1.11

Jay Montano | November 28, 2014 | 3 Replies<p>Thomas reports that his Nokia Lumia 830 got a Lumia Camera update which finally brings the extra camera …

Nokia Lumia 730 gets the Rozetka Review

Jay Montano | November 28, 2014 | 1 Reply<p>Look at the sleek little black outfit the Nokia Lumia 730 is sporting. It’s really surprising to see the …

iPhone 6 Plus Vs Nexus 6 Review: Fabulous Phablets Fight

The stars have aligned. One year ago this comparison made no sense. The Nexus 5 was vastly bigger than the iPhone 5S and half the price. It was also meant primarily as a reference device to inspire Android handset makers. How things have changed.<p>The iPhone 6 Plus sees Apple charge into the large …

Phones

You Can Get One Of The Best Android Phones In The World Basically For Free On Monday

Motorola is practically giving away Moto X phones on Monday, as it just announced that its newest smartphone would cost only $0.01 for those who sign up for a two-year contract with Verizon.<p>If you opt for an off-contract unlocked version of the phone, you'll still get a massive $140 discount.<p>This …

Android Phones

Dim Your iPhone Screen with a Home Button Shortcut

The accessibility features built into iOS make iPhones and iPads easier to use for people whose sight or hearing is impaired, but they can come in …

iOS

Blackberry's last gasp? Firm offers to PAY iPhone users $600 to swap to its square Passport handset

• The BlackBerry Passport has a full HD 4.5-inch square screen<br>• It shows 60 characters, compared to 40 on a rectangular 5-inch device<br>• Usually costs £529, …

Waiting for Lollipop? Here's how to give your phone an Android 5.0 makeover right now - Pocket-lint

If you're waiting for Lollipop to arrive on your device, here's a really quick way to give your smartphone an Android 5.0 Lollipop makeover.<p>Android …

Importing Photos in iCloud Photo Library on iOS with Correct Dates and Metadata – MacStories

I'm in the process of importing five years of photos into iCloud Photo Library following an upgrade to the $0.99/month iCloud plan, and I wanted to share a quick tip about the experience.<p>For years, I stored photos in Dropbox thanks to a combination of CameraSync and Hazel, which allowed me to try …

iOS

Apple premieres another new iPhone ad, this time focusing on iOS 8’s voice message feature

Following the release of two new iPhone ads earlier this week, Apple has put out yet another commercial for the iPhone 6. Like the others, “Voice Text” features Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon and pop star Justin Timberlake discussing the newest features on Apple’s smartphone.<p>In this ad, Fallon and …

iOS

Say goodbye to those ugly labels on the back of your iPhone

On otherwise flawless devices that strip away any unnecessary components, the ugly small print on the back of an iPhone or iPad — including the serial number, FCC logo, CE logo and model number — has always stood out.<p>Well, thankfully Jony Ive and the rest of his design-obsessed team can finally do …

FCC

DTC Gear Price Php 1,499 : A Feature Phone That Doubles as a 4,500 mAh Powerbank

Mark Milan Macanas<p>11/28/2014<p>I saw this photo while I was browsing the Instagram account of one of my favorite Pinoy volleyball players, <b>Bang Pineda</b> - …

Galaxy Note 4 Long Term Review: Samsung's Best Smartphone

It is a long held truth that the iPhone changed the mobile phone industry, but it is often forgotten that the Samsung Galaxy Note series has proved just as influential to the evolution of smartphone design. Would the iPhone 6 Plus exist if the Galaxy Note had been a failure? I highly doubt it.<p>But …

Phones