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STAR WARS: EPISODE VII THE FORCE AWAKENS MACPOWER MARKETING CORPORATION BLOCK SCREENING

4DX Cinema will change the way you watch Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens

 

 Let’s say you’ve already seen Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens a couple of times and enjoyed every moment of the film, from the first sequence and up to the last. You’re so cool! Definitely a geek Star Wars fanboy (or fangirl). But on 2D cinema? Wait. There’s more to it. 4DX. Yes. 4DX lets you feel the movie with augmented environmental effects that corresponds to every scene, like the weather feels or wind blown effect that you can feel right in front  of you. Thanks to MacPower Marketing Corporation for inviting us to join the special Star Wars: Episode VII The Force […]

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS GLOBE SPECIAL BLOCK SCREENING AT BHS CENTRAL CINEMA

Globe presents galactic epic proportions with special block screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

 

 In line with Globe‘s Galactic Celebration, another Wonderful World with Globe event was staged last night to add to the #FillYourGalaxyWithWonder journey this Christmas and right before 2015 ends. Globe presented a special block screening of the film franchise Star Wars: The Force Awakens at Bonifacio High Street Central Cinema 3. The epic Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens block screening was filled with excitement amidst the raging #NonaPH as everyone was eager to get their first seat and enjoy the return of Star Wars that took a decade before the saga came back with The Force Awakens. A lot […]

KATA T4 TABLET

Affordable tablet, Kata T4 first-impressions

 

 Kata Philippines have been teasing its market on their Facebook page by announcing the release of the newest addition to their tablet line – the Kata T4. Kata calls it their ‘hippest phablet ever’. We  had the exclusive opportunity to see the latest device, first-hand, when it was presented to us  for its preview launch for select media guests a few days ago. To be honest, Kata T4 has the iPad Mini impression on our first look, which might raise some eyebrows from loyal Apple fans. But to those who are very open to the competition, T4 is definitely a breather for the highly-priced tablets available in the […]

LG G4 ROLLS OUT WITH ANROID 6.0 MARSHMALLOW OS

LG G4 among first in the world to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow update

 

 The latest news on LG G4 is it will be one of the first in the world to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow update as it rolls out to owners in Poland and Philippines, according to LG Electronics/ The 2015 flagship LG G4 will receive the latest Android operating system update, which users have been anticipating since the announcement of Android M on smartphones hit the headlines lately. As it rolls out, Android Marshmallow has 7 awesome features to watch out for and that include App Permissions, App Draw (scroll function), Google Now on Tap, Lock Screen Dial, Volume, Highlighting, and Easter Egg (Marshmallow […]

ZENFONE SELFIE VS SAMSUNG GALAXY S6 COMPARISON

Which phone rocks? See Asus Zenfone Selfie vs Samsung Galaxy S6 comparison

 

 Asus Zenfone Selfie is a 5.5 inch device with Full HD IPS display with 72% screen-to-body ratio. Bundled with Qualcomm Snapdragon 64-bit Octa Core processor with 3GB of RAM, Gorilla Glass 4, LTE Category 4, Dual SIM, and Dual Standby available at a price point of PhP 11,995. With its 13MP rear and front camera; Dual LED Real Tone Flash rear and front; and Laser Auto Focus rear camera, Zenfone Selfie is regarded to be the best selfie smartphone camera ever released and market today. On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy S6 is a 5.1 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 70.7% screen-to-body […]

OPPO R7 SERIES - R7 LITE AND R7 PLUS

Here’s a look at the OPPO R7 Lite and R7 Plus

 

 Global brand OPPO seems to be unstoppable as they decided to launch another set of stylish smartphone just right after a month releasing the Mirror 5 in the Philippine market. The newest devices under the R7 Series are 5-inch R7 Lite and 6-inch R7 Plus, both are running on ColorOS 2.1 based on Android 5.1 and Qualcomm 615 and Octa-core processors. First impressions, the R7 Lite and R7 Plus both have the stylish and signature OPPO premium look which makes it more appealing to the eye with all the full metal unibody design, looks tough and durable. OPPO R7 Lite has wide screen […]

ASUS ZENFONE SELFIE UNBOXING

Asus ZenFone Selfie ZD551KL quick unboxing

 

 Zenfone Selfie is primarily made for all the people who love taking selfies. The build and design has the classic Zen brushed-metal finish. The camera feature itself is loaded with 13MP rear and front; Dual LED Real Tone Flash rear and front; and Laser Auto Focus rear camera. Built with touch base Zen Motion function where user can just simply swipe ‘S‘ on the display to use the selfie mode. It has aReal-Time Beautification function to make you more glamorous and Dual-Color Real Tone Flash that delivers true-to-life colors. Watch our quick video unboxing Another great feature of Zenfone Selfie is the […]

KATA T MINI 2 UNBOXING

Watch! Kata T Mini 2 unboxing

 

 Kata T Mini 2 is the latest phablet/tablet device from Kata Philippines made available last February 2015. Under the hood houses a quad core Media Tek MT8382 1.3 GHz processor with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage expandable to 32GB. Camera is 8MP rear and 5MP front. Available for PhP 4,999 at Kata outlets and Lazada.com.ph. Specifications Display IPS 6.95″ Display 1024*600 Frequency GSM Quad Band 850/900/1800/1900 3G Frequency WCDMA 850/2100 Operating System Android 4.4 KitKat RAM 1GB Storage 8GB Cameras,Photos, and Video Recording Front Camera 5 Mega Pixel camera FF Rear Camera 8 Mega Pixel camera AF with Gorilla […]

SARAH GERONIMO FIRST LOCAL OPPO BRAND AMBASSADOR

Sarah G. is the newest and first OPPO brand ambassador in the Philippines

 

 Global mobile provider OPPO revealed their first local brand ambassador to hundreds of spectators and guests at The Atrium, SM Mall of Asia, last Thursday evening. The loud screams from fans and audience welcomed Sarah Geronimo as the newest celebrity endorser and the first OPPO brand ambassador in the Philippines. “I am so so so happy, I am very very happy to be with you tonight. Thank you to my OPPO family,” greeted Sarah to everyone attending the launch of OPPO Mirror 5, that she is endorsing. “I am so excited to share to you the stunning new phone for all of […]

CHERRY MOBILE #GOTOPNOTCH ANDROID ONE

Cherry Mobile goes top notch with 64-bit LTE Google Android One G1 smartphone

 

 It was a breakthrough for Cherry Mobile when they launch the first batch of Google Android One smartphone in the Philippines last February 2015. The Android One smartphones possess faster and more powerful computing experience with bolder graphics brought by the Android 5.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box operating system. Android One was introduced then with great Material Design – responsive, natural motion, realistic lighting and shadows, and familiar visual elements to make it easier to navigate the device. The Cherry Mobile One was one of the first local mobile brands to be released to the market bearing a 4.5-inch IPS Display with 1.3GHz […]

IdeaSpace-backed startup TheKard Inc., makers of Mobkard, seals the deal for P17 million in additional funding led by digital advertising leader Globaltronics Inc. In photo are (from left) IdeaSpace President Earl Martin Valencia, Globaltronics CEO William T. Guido, and TheKard co-founders Francis Uy and Carlo Calimon.

MobKard App announces P17 million in additional funding

 

 IdeaSpace-backed Mobkard App, a location-based mobile loyalty solutions provider and part of the first batch of startups of IdeaSpace, the First Pacific-led tech incubator and accelerator for emerging markets, announced that it has successfully concluded a new 17 million-peso round of funding led by Globaltronics Inc., the country’s leader in digital signage advertising in the Philippines. The new round of funding allows the company to expand its location-based loyalty solutions particularly through the launch of the official Mobkard app, which provides users with the best and the latest deals from the biggest brands that are near their current location using […]

#PROTECH101 PART 4 WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT STAGEFRIGHT

#ProTECH101 (Part 4)! What is Stagefright?

 

 Last July, Globe Telecom, the No. 1 in mobile network,  launched an online security campaign aiming to inform and protect the public from online crimes that are rampant in this cyber age. You may ask yourself, “Are you safe and protected online?” From targeting and shooting down common mistakes that users make such as weak passwords, information sharing and autosaving information. Today, we bring you Part 4 of the #ProTECH101 series. #ProTECH101 Part 4 locks on the Android flaw called Stagefright. Disguised in the form of an MMS, Stagefright can easily access your device’s data even without you opening the message. […]

MOTO X REVIEW

Moto X user review experience

 

 Moto X – the 2nd generation has a lot of promising features and aspects that Android and Google lovers will find very appealing and suited for their taste. It’s build, design, and unique feature like Moto Voice,  Moto Assist, Moto Actions, and Moto Display give the Moto X an exciting device to play. Moto X is ready for Android 5.1 update and running on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 2.5 Ghz quad-core processor. The 5.2-inch display boasts of brilliant 1080p Full HD Display on Corning Gorilla Glass plus amazing water-resistant coating. Moto X really does have a powerful specs to get into as you look at […]

LENOVO VIBE SHOT

Lenovo VIBE Shot, fab camera and premium smartphone in one

 

 The Lenovo VIBE Shot is the latest addition to Lenovo’s VIBE ON brand. It has a sophisticate looking built and design for a camera phone equipped with 16MP main camera and 5-inch Full HD screen. Recently available starting July 31st through a partnership with Lazada,  Lenovo VIBE Shot promises the best of both worlds, combining a fabulous camera with a premium smartphone, tailored specifically for both shutterbugs and savvy socials who love good designs. Initially available at the price of PhP 16,999, “The VIBE Shot is part of Lenovo’s new and vibrant VIBE ON brand which aims to empower individiuals to go […]

BORN2INVEST FINANCIAL AND BUSINESS NEWS APP IN PH

Born2Invest, business and finance news in 80 words or less, launches in PH

 

 With a business model to curate quality finance and business news in concise and intelligible format, Born2Invest, a handy smartphone application, aims to deliver contents from the world’s most trusted sources and condenses them into 80-word summaries. Born2Invest enables the reader to get his daily news fix by sifting through all the insignificant content on the Internet and focusing only on the best finance and business news sourced from channels like CNBC, Forbes, and Financial Times. The app is updated throughout the business day, even on weekends, providing a fresh reading experience that never gets old amid a simple and […]

OPPO PHILIPPINES FIRST EVER ENDORSER TO BE REVEALED SOON

OPPO Philippines teases with its first ever endorser

 

 Who is the first ever OPPO Philippines endorser that the brand have been teasing its local fans lately? Another good question is, “Who is she?” Global electronics and technology service provider OPPO has been making a lot of noise lately through their social media, particularly in their Facebook page, as they’re once again hinting that a new unit is coming in Philippines shores. The new unit in speculation could very well be the Mirror 5 which debuted this month in other countries. Judging by the materials posted in the mobile brand’s social networks, it is revealed that the unit in speculation […]

LG MAGNA REAR KEY AND DUAL SIM FEATURE

Here’s our LG Magna review and what we liked about it

 

 We’ve had the LG Leon here in our blog, now it’s time for its big sister (or bro), the LG Magna for us to show you what to expect of this LG handset. Unbox First out of the box, we have the unit LG Magna, 2540mAh removable battery, travel adapter, USB cable, earphones, the quick start guide, and the warranty card. The box is almost similar to LG Leon’s with bright colors that definitely is an LG make. Review So we took LG Magna for a spin and here’s our review. Like the other LG handsets, LG Magna is equipped […]

KATA M3 QUICK REVIEW

Kata M3 quick review

 

 Kata M3 is the successor to Kata M1 and M2 series. The latter released in 2014. While there’s no changes in its size (5.5 inch), Kata M3 has upgraded from Full HD to Super HD Display and from 1.3GHz Quad Core MTK6582 processor to the now 1.7GHz Octa Core. The camera of Kata M3 now boasts of 16MP+8MP. For the best part, its battery performs better and lasts longer with its 3300mAh battery capacity. Initially available for PhP 9,499, Kata M3 is a great buy especially if you’re going to use it for games, video recordings and playback. The 5.5 inch Super HD  720 x 1280 perfectly […]

BRAINLY DOODLE CONTEST

Brainly announces #BrainlyDoodle Contest

 

 Do you like to draw? Imagine millions of Brainly users worldwide seeing your artwork! It’s very easy to take part in. Draw your doodle. Make it be unique, quirky, colorful, and engaging. The technique and theme is up to you, but it should demonstrate what is great about learning and your favorite school subjects. Post it to your Facebook (make sure it is set to public, in other case it won’t be visible), Twitter or Instagram account. Use the hashtag #BrainlyDoodle. That’s all, folks! The deadline for submission is August 7. The winner will be announced on Brainly’s various social media […]

BRAINLY PH APP

Social learning network Brainly.ph available on Google Play

 

 Do you know Brainly? First time we wrote about them when its Philippine version, Brainly.ph, has been launched: http://www.juanmanilaexpress.com/education-in-the-xxist-century. Since that time, the number of users who visit the whole network increased to 40 million monthly and the Philippines became one of the most important, promising, and fastest growing markets. Now they have just released the Brainly.ph mobile app for Android users on Google Play. How does Brainly work? Its aim is to connect students, who want to share knowledge with those, who have problems with some subjects or get stuck with their homework. Every student eventually becomes stuck on […]

MOTOROLA INTRODUCES ITS FLAGSHIP SMARTPHONE MOTO X (2ND GEN)

Hello Moto! Motorola makes a comeback with bigger and better mobile devices

 

 Motorola made a surprise comeback, that is for the Philippines, a few days ago, and they are introducing new Motorola phones, bigger and better mobile devices. This could be nostalgic for many of the Filipino GSM users back in the late 90s and early 2000s. But hey, we are already in the smartphone era. And it’s time to move forward to new technology. Already introduced and released in 2013 and 2014 (in India and United States), Moto E, Moto G, and Moto X 1st generation were among the first of Motorola’s Android smartphone developed and manufactured by Motorola  Mobility. These devices are also […]

KATA M3

What’s inside the Kata M3 box?

 

 Let’s see what’s inside Kata M3. Kata M3 unit earphones plug-ins USB cable USB charging adapter Warranty/User Guide Kata M3 is pack with 5.5-inch Super HD, 1.7GHz Octa Core, 16MP+8MP Camera, Dual SIM, 2GB RAM, 16GB Storage, FREE Tempered Glass Screen Protector, and FREE 35GB Online Storage. Available in Kata outlets nationwide and Lazada.com.ph for PhP 9,499 only while stocks last. http://bit.ly/1ABamMd Great news for all Metrobank cardholders. Get 25% off when you purchase Kata M3 using your Metrobank credit card. Promo is available at select Kata branches and is applicable under the 3-month 0% interest installment plan. Kata M3 Grey is available via Lazada until stocks last […]

KATA M3 WHITE PRE-ORDER STARTS JULY 6

Kata M3 White pre-order starts today, July 6

 

 Kata M3 White pre-order starts today (July 6) in all Kata outlets. This 5.5-inch Super HD, 1.7GHz Octa Core, 16MP+8MP Camera, Dual SIM, 2GB RAM, and 16GB Storage feature specs comes with FREE 35GB Online Storage. Special pre-order offer for only PhP 7,999 with FREE 4,400 mAh Kata Powerbank. Great news for all Metrobank cardholders. Get 25% off when you purchase Kata M3 using your Metrobank credit card. Promo is available at select Kata branches and is applicable under the 3-month 0% interest installment plan. Kata M3 white pre-order is currently not available via Lazada. Kata M3 Grey is available via Lazada until stocks last […]

OPPO JOY 3 LAUNCH #SHARETHEJOY INSIDE MALLS IN METRO MANILA.

OPPO Philippines introduces entry-level Joy 3 with ColorOS 2.0 operating system

 

 In a short span of time, and after the release of the New Trio – OPPO R1x, Neo 5, and Joy Plus, OPPO Philippines comes back for another surprise and jolts the entry-level basic smartphone category with the launch of OPPO Joy 3. Flaunting with upscale design that strikes an ideal balance between style and function and running OPPO‘s Android-based ColorOS 2.0 operating system on a quad-core processor, the Joy 3 promises a quality smartphone experience for all pockets. OPPO Joy 3 features a solid metallic frame that runs around the edges of the device and a smooth rear cover in […]