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Shoot Like A Pro With OPPO F3

 

 A lot has changed since the evolution of the  smartphone from mobile network signal to specs and features. Giant names offer a much advanced in smartphone technology that are truly impressive but that doesn’t make the other players to slug on their sheets. OPPO has proven its worth as soon as it entered the market. More than what’s under the hood, that continuously keeps up with the latest technology, OPPO has perfected its camera phone specs earning its branding worth the “Selfie Expert” in the field of mobile photography. Review First Impressions This is an honest impression of the latest […]

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Get To Know More About The Philippines While Visiting The Island Through Kultoura mobile-for-travel app

 

 Visiting a place is not just about taking photos and trying local foods. It’s also about discovering culture and arts, the history that tells about the past events of a particular place. Through Kultoura app, tourists and travelers may leave their maps behind and just keep this new mobile-for-travel installed on their smartphones to get to know the Philippines while traveling to the 7,647 islands. Historical facts compiled for Kultoura users are available once you have downloaded the app powered by PLDT’s wireless subsidiary, Smart Communications and developer InnoPub Media in collaboration and partnership with National Commission for Culture and […]

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Step Aside, Tagaytay; The Biggest Starbucks Store In The Philippines Is Now Open!

 

 In fairness, Starbucks Tagaytay is always the favorite go-to and hangout place in the most chillest part of southern Metro Manila. It has the coolest view of Taal Volcano and Tagaytay Lake which makes the visit to Starbucks Tagaytay store a must when in the city. Starbucks Tagaytay along Calamba Road was also known as the biggest Starbucks three-level store with a view deck having Taal Lake as its beautiful backdrop. But one month ago, the now ‘biggest’ Starbucks store just opened along Diosdado Macapagal Avenue in Parañaque City. Starbucks Macapagal is a two-level store, designed by Starbucks Design Studios […]

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Huawei welcomes Pia Wurtzbach as newest ambassador to P10 and P10 Plus

 

  Huawei P series comes back stronger, better, and more cutting edge with the latest addition to the family, the P10 and P10 plus. It has officially made it in the Philippine shores, along with Pia Wurtzbach, Miss Universe 2015, as the newest ambassador for Huawei P10. What attracted Pia to the Huawei brand is how she can relate to the company’s attention to the smallest of details. How it’s subtle design evoke Meaning and inspiration, and it’s evolving sense of style much like how fashion itself is ever changing, but never at the expense of comfort. Asked about what […]

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Smart improves LTE Speed to Cebu, Eastern and Southern Metro Manila

 

 Smart Communications, Inc has been ramping up its network upgrades across the country. They have improved the LTE speeds particularly in Rizal, southern Metro Manila, and Cebu. “LTE provides the best mobile data experience to subscribers and significantly boosts the speed, quality and reliability of our data service,” said Mr. Joachim Horn, Chief Technology and Information Advisor for PLDT and Smart. “Through this LTE rollout, we are also laying the foundation for further improvements in our service, such as LTE-Advanced with Carrier Aggregation, in preparation for the coming of 5G in 2020,” he added. We did a previous site visit […]

VIVO V5S FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Vivo V5s first impressions: Enhanced Selfie Softlight is a killer

 

 Spoiler alert. The next in the Vivo V5 line of products completely amazed us with its killer Selfie Softlight feature that is designed to give its competitors a run for their money. The updated Selfie Softlight technology, already available with other V5 series, brings out a studio-like ambiance, similar to a professional photography studio, offered to enhance images during night mode and make a clear, crisp, and stunning selfie images even in poor lighting conditions. IMHO, same with the other V5 models, the softlight feature will also be the main selling point of the V5s. Superior Camera: Front and Rear And as we talk […]

OPPO F3 PLUS VIDEO UNBOXING

WATCH: OPPO F3 Plus Unboxing

 

 WATCH: OPPO F3 Plus Unboxing   Set to be the ultimate Selfie Expert, the F3 Plus builds upon the technology of the earlier OPPO F1s to deliver outstanding selfie photography. The new smartphone sports a similar 16-megapixel (MP) selfie camera with a 1/3-inch sensor for clear image results even in low light, as well as an f/2.0 aperture for depth-of-field aesthetic. The difference lies in the additional secondary camera. This 8MP groufie-camera has a wide 120-degree angle—105 percent larger than the regular 80-degree lens field of view— which allows more people to fit inside the frame. The wide-angle shot is […]

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Binibining Pilipinas 2017 SMS and digital fan voting powered by Smart and Voyager Innovations

 

 For the first time in Binibining Pilipinas pageant history – that’s 54 years and counting, this year’s SMS and digital fan voting, where the winner of the text votes will automatically be part of the Top 15 finalists, will be powered by PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications, along with its digital innovations arm Voyager Innovations. Starting last April 26, fans only need to type BB<number of candidate> (ex. BB1 to BB40) and send it to 2929022 to cast their votes and support their favorite candidates. Votes will be counted until 7 PM of April 30 during the Binibining Pilipinas Coronation Night. The signing of […]

SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 AND S8+

Samsung Galaxy S8 #UnboxYourPhone event in Manila

 

 It was an early call time in the morning when we were invited to witness the grand unveiling of the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ at the posh City Of Dreams in Manila. After getting off a Grab sedan ride, we hurriedly went to the Ballroom area where the #UnboxYourPhone was set to happen. Armed with our Samsung Galaxy S7, we took photos and videos of the program where an exciting introduction of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ presented by Samsung Electronics Philippines executive took place before the officially unveiling of the new smartphone. The unpacking event in Manila was in connection with the […]

NOKIA 3310 COMING SOON IN THE PHILIPPINES

Nokia 3310 and more will be coming very soon in the Philippines

 

 Nokia 3310 and more, Nokia 3, 5, 6 and 4 feature smartphones, will be coming very soon in the Philippines but for now we’ll have to enjoy these photos. We sat down with HMD Global CEO Arto Nummela for an early lunch and at the same time he gave us some insights on the comeback of Nokia in the market. Nummela brought along 4 color variants of the classic Nokia 3310, Nokia models 3, 5, and 6, and 4 feature phones which are part of global release sometime in Q2 2017. We went nostalgic the moment we held the Nokia […]

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First dibs on Huawei P10 and P10 Plus

 

 After its announcement at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, Spain, we now have the first dibs on the latest Huawei smartphone devices, here in Manila. Spoiler alert, set for April 2017 launch and release, the Huawei P10 and P10 Plus sport the Leica Dual Camera 2.0 Pro Edition. Under the hood, the P10 is powered by Kirin 960, octa-core up to 2.4GHz. Memory speed and storage for these two phones are impressive with 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM. The P10 has 3200mAh battery while the P10 Plus with 3750mAh with superior performance Huawei SuperCharge power. On top of […]

LENOVO K6 NOTE

Lenovo outs K6 Note to power up your entertainment

 

 The new Lenovo K6 Note is packed with a value-for-money technology bundled with a Bluetooth Headphones for your endless entertainment. Inside, the Lenovo K6 Note houses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 64-bit 1.4GHz octa-core processor on Android 6 OS. This device carries a 4GB RAM and 32GB ROM storage (up to 128GB) that can store all your favorite and share-worthy photos (8MP front and 16MP rear cameras) and music (Dolby Atmos R). That’s a real entertainment powerhouse. Lenovo K6 Note has an impressive battery (4000mAh) life up to 25 days on stand-by with Talk-time of up to 31 hours (4G) / […]

VIVO V5 PLUS PHILIPPINES LAUNCH

Most advanced selfie-technology Vivo V5 Plus launched at the SM Mall of Asia Atrium

 

  The much-awaited release of Vivo V5 Plus finally came with a head-banging and electrifying star-studded event last January 21 at the SM mall of Asia Atrium. The Vivo brand has been a major contender in the smartphone camera selfie segment since last year with the launching of Vivo V3 Max and Vivo V5. Vivo smartphone brand is now in the Top 5 premium global brand bringing in basketball superstar Stephen Curry as the official endorser of all Vivo phones, including the Vivo V5 Plus. The NBA star earlier said he believes in the brand’s values – energy, professionalism, and […]

VIVO V5 PERFECT SELFIE

Vivo V5 is the first smartphone in the world with 20MP front camera

 

 Not a click bait header to make you curious about the latest smartphone from Vivo. While the world is focused on dual lens camera, thanks to iPhone 7 Plus and Huawei P9, Vivo is making waves in the front camera category and surprised everyone with its global release of the Vivo V5 that has the world’s first smartphone to have the 20MP front facing camera, thus the tag line the “Perfect Selfie.” If it’s about to shake its competitors’, it has made a big and loud impression among the tech and lifestyle bloggers in the Philippines when it was launched […]

FIRST CUSTOMER TO OWN THE IPHONE 7 IN THE PHILIPPINES

Power Mac Center welcomes the iPhone 7

 

  It was an early Friday fun day for the iPhone fans as they patiently waited for the midnight launch of the new iPhone 7 in different places in Metro Manila. In Makati, Power Mac Center welcomes the iPhone 7, together with the launch of a new series of Apple Watch with a special midnight shopping event at its flagship store in Greenbelt 3, with an exclusive set of gifts for the first 22 customers. The first 22 customers each received P15,000 worth of Apple and iPhone 7 accessories as their rewards from Power Mac Center who is celebrating 22 […]

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Kapuso heartthrob Alden Richards is the new face of OPPO F1s Limited

 

 Kapuso heartthrob Alden Richards is the new face of OPPO F1s Limited in addition to the celebrity endorsers of the no. 2 smartphone brand in the country. The OPPO F1s Limited sports a metallic grey in metal finish with a 16-megapixel front-facing camera that can snap bright selfies even in dim lights. Dubbed as the Selfie Expert, the OPPO F1s was introduced last August and was such a hit that more than 19,000 units across the country sold out in just three days after its debut. The OPPO F1s can create moving images using its Super GIF feature, as well […]

VIVO Y55 SMARTPHONE LAUNCH IN THE PHILIPPINES

Vivo Y55 released in the Philippines

 

 Only in May 2016, we saw the global launch of the Vivo V3 Max and we gave it an awesome unboxing and review after we were able to get first dibs of the 5.5 smartphone. In the said article, we mentioned Vivo’s global stand Q1 2016 in the world, making the brand more aggressive when it comes to developing competitive smartphones for end-users. This month of October, we were invited to an exclusive launch of their new mobile device, the Vivo Y55, a new companion for young Filipinos who love to express themselves with the Vivo mobile phones. The Vivo […]

POKEMON GO PIKACHU HUNTING IN BORACAY

Tips where to catch Pikachu in Boracay

 

 Pokemon Go Hunting Why not? From NAIA Terminal 4 we were already searching far and wide for Pokemons, to be the best like no one ever was, when we flew to Boracay for a weekend getaway trip. The search continued as soon as we landed in Caticlan airport. Do you want to know where you can catch Pikachu? PIKACHU IN BORACAY Bulabog Beach Pikachu spawns in three different places in Boracay. One Pikachu appeared while we were on our way to Bulabog Beach where we boarded a motor boat that ferried us to Boracay SunCruiser #BoatParty, Day 1 of our Azalea Hotels and Residences Boracay […]

OPPO F1 S PICO DE LORO LAUNCH

Top selling mobile brand in PH launches new flagship phone

 

 OPPO Philippines launches a new smartphone to add to the powerful line-up of the F Series which was first introduced in 2016 Q1 in the country. Beaming high from it’s recent achievement as the third top-selling mobile brand in the country, OPPO announced the availability of the new OPPO F1s starting August 19. The OPPO F1s launch was held at Pico de Loro Beach and Country Club in Nasugbu, Batangas with more than 80 participating online and traditional media attending the 3-day event from August 11 to August 13. The latest flagship OPPO F1s matches the spectacular design and build of the OPPO F1 […]

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OPPO F1 Plus First Impressions

 

 We’ve been wanting to get the OPPO F1 Plus since it was launched last February here in Manila and it’s because we were expecting a fully packed Android phone coming with its beautiful specs that we’ve been hearing a lot. Oh by the way, as you are reading this, the OPPO F1S has already came out. Just as with the OPPO F1 Plus, the specs of the F1S is also worth every penny in your pocket. We’ll do a separate first impressions with the OPPO F1S on our next feature. Going back to the OPPO F1 Plus as opportunity knocked in, […]

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Play Pokemon GO with your smartphone battery all juiced up by Anker

 

 The rise of modern smartphones also gave way to the boom in the power charging industry. And the smarter the phone gets, the higher the power of a mobile charging is required for maximum smartphone usage. Anker, one of the emerging US brands, is set to give its competitors a run for their money with their latest power charging devices line up, promising a better and ultimate performance for everyone’s mobile use. Anker is keen on making the smart life easier with its affordable but high quality products that are now available in select branches of Power Mac Center. Anker […]

POKEMON GO OFFICIALLY RELEASED IN THE PHILIPPINES

Pokemon Go is officially out in the Philippines

 

 After months of waiting, Pokemon Go is now official in the Philippines. This is legit. That’s right. And if you’re still living in a bunker you should go out now and install the Pokemon Go on your smartphone. Gotta catch ’em all. Pokemon Go was officially released in the Philippines on the early hours of August 6, 2016 and a lot of Pokemon Trainers started unpacking the app to familiarize with Professor Willow’s instruction. Start searching far and wide. Who knows, just like that guy in the US, Marriott might just be there ‘listening’ and sponsor your next Pokemon Go […]

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Weather Philippines Foundation gets urbanized with Cebu Heritage Tour

 

 Did you know that long before the colonizing powers of the West arrived, Cebu was once called Zubu and was already an important trading center and one of the oldest trading location known as parian is here in this city? Before Ferdinand Magellan, it was the Chinese traders who discovered and were particularly attracted, not only to goods; but tot the honesty of the natives of Zubu, and it was the ‘ideal safe harbor’ because of the protection in the east given by the Mactan Island. This was just an introduction of what we rediscovered during our recent stay in Cebu. […]

LENOVO VIBE K5 SERIES LAUNCH PHILIPPINES

Lenovo ups the merch with affordable multimedia smartphone Vibe K5 series

 

 Bum with your current smartphone because it can’t give you enough of the things you need? Well, Lenovo Vibe K5 Series has just released a very good-looking and affordable smartphones and they are already available as soon as you shop for them. Launching off from the the Vibe K4 models, the K5 series are kickass on their own form factors. We haven’t actually tried any of the three latest models but based on our first impressions, they’re a big catch that is so difficult not to take a second look. Here are why we think the Lenovo Vibe K5 Series […]

SMART UNBOX

Smart unboxes giga loads of surprises and latest offerings on MVP’s 70th birthday celebration

 

 Every person at the Bonifacio Ballroom hallway of the newly opened Shangri-La The Fort were all curious to know what Smart was going to unveil as for the title of the event was ‘Smart Unbox’ presentation. The people knew it was Manny V. Pangilinan’s, who is better known in the business and telco world as MVP, 70th birthday. And they were eager to make the first greet. The secret to MVP’s rise to success maybe his no absence from work and in this case, important event that will make Smart more aggressive in its industry. As soon as people got […]