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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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 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 […]


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 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 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 […]


Enjoy every day rewards with CLiQQ app from 7-Eleven


 Just Cliqq It As soon as you finished installing the 7-Eleven CLiQQ app on your mobile phones, you can now start earning and redeem every day reward points and items from any 7-Eleven stores in the Philippines. The every day rewards is a special gift from 7-Eleven for their loyal customers through the CLiQQ app, formerly known as Every Day! Rewards Card. The app includes a loyalty barcode that lets 7-Eleven customers earn points every time they visit and make purchases worth P50 or more. P50 is equivalent to 1 point and can be earned even on separate purchases. These points […]


Samsung Silver Titanium S7 and S7 Edge, Gear VR, and Gear 360 camera available for viewing at the Galaxy Studio


 Last week, we had the opportunity to see up-close and personal the latest Samsung S7 and S7 Edge Silver Titanium edition at the Galaxy Studio pop-up activation held at Mega Fashion Hall in SM Megamall. These new devices from Samsung are definitely a must-haves in your gadget list, especially for the Samsung fans. IP68 Water and Dust Resistant As a Samsung Galaxy S6 user, we know that the latest S7 series are a great addition in our tech and mobile use. It’s impressive with its IP68 water and Dust resistant which can withstand water of up to 1.5m for 30 […]


alcatel joins multimedia-driven market with IDOL 4S + VR combo


 Almost all of the big mobile devices brands in the world have augmented the multimedia experience of their products and alcatel, one of the world’s fastest-growing smartphone brands, is upping the ante in the Philippines’ smartphone industry with the launch of IDOL 4S + VR and two more of the latest mobile devices, MOVE TIME TRACK & TALK watch and PLUS 10 with 4G LTE Keyboard tablet. The IDOL 4S + VR is the company’s new flagship smartphone, taking the alcatel user’s experience up a notch with unique, finely crafted design, and innovative features. We saw first-hand the latest mobile […]


New OPPO F1 Plus disrupts the ‘Selfie’ phone category one more time


 One thing that we love about the brands’ never-ending smartphone battle is its continuous effort of giving the consumer the best, most functional, most reliable, most beautifully design, and most premium when it comes to specs (outside and under the hood) and build. Aside from the overall performance, one of the specs that smartphone companies take into consideration is the always improvement of the camera of the unit, and for some, they really take it too seriously that instead of just calling it a smartphone, they outta be known as ‘the’ camera phone. The ‘selfie’ smartphone or camera phone is one […]


OPPO F1’s Selfie Expertise gets the spotlight at OPPO Music Fest


 The OPPO Music Fest, headlined by OPPO endorser Sarah Geronimo, Up Dharma Down, Marc Marasigan, Victor Pring, Marga on the Mic, Kat DJ, and Deuce Manila’s Patty Tiu,brought to the fore the selfie expertise of the F1 last Friday, March 18 held at the Globe Circuit Event Grounds in Makati. Our field writer went there early to catch the happenings before and during the music fest. And of course, one major attraction for the crowd was a replica of the OPPO F1 camera phone, which was attached to a giant selfie stick – the biggest one used in a festival in the […]


Passengers can now book GrabCar in NAIA Terminals upon arrival at the airport


 With the recent announcement of GrabCar’s approval of TNC accreditation in NAIA, Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA)  has open its gates to GrabCar to pick-up passengers in all its four terminals. Grab booths will also be provided for passengers whoe does not have the Grab mobile app yet to assist them in bookong their rides. Here are the four pick-up locations as reported by Terminal 1 – Main Arrival Curbside Terminal 2 – Inner Arrival between Bays 7 & 8 Terminal 3 – Secondary Arrival Curbside between Bays 5 & 6 Terminal 4 – Curbside GrabCar drivers will be allowed […]

Todays’ Big Friday Madness Sale: Kata i3L


 Check out today’s Friday madness Sale from Kata Philippines, the Kata i3L. Now only PHP 4,999. Kata i3L Specs – 5-inch IPS HD Display – 1.3Ghz quad-core processor – 1GB RAM – 16GB internal storage, micro SD slot xpandable up to 32GB – 13 and 8 megapixels camera on rear and front – 4G/LTE The i3L has a 2100mAh removable battery, dual-SIM slots, and is covered with a global warranty. Viewed 119722 times by 4549 viewers ADMINJuan Manila Express is a magazine-themed blog of different niche from daily grind to headline news, to entertainment updates and social media related topics. […]

Today’s Big Weekend Sale: Kata M2L


  Check out today’s Weekend Sale from Kata Philippines, the Kata M2L. Now only PHP 5,999. Click image to avail of the exclusive weekend sale offer valid starting Friday, April 1 to Sunday, April 3 only. Enjoy great savings when you order Kata M2L with Free Screen Protector, Clear Case & 16GB OTG USB Drive at our online shop for only P5,999! Kata M2L Full Specs Screen Size 5.5″ Display HD IPS 1280*720 1GB RAM + 16GB ROM (Internal Storage) CPU/Processor MTK 6735P Quad Core 1.3GHz Dimension 78.6*156*8.9mm Unit Weight 166g (With battery) Color Black / White OS Android 5.1 Network […]


Kata i3L, your perfect lifestyle buddy


 Looking for a smartphone that will match your everyday drive doesn’t come with just how much affordable or expensive the mobile device on your hand looks like. It don’t just have to match your lifestyle. It should be your lifestyle buddy. If you’re lifestyle depends on versatility that compliments your daily activities, you must choose a smartphone that can give you the power to maximize its features without sacrificing the things you need everyday. Are you the type of person who’s always on the go who needs fast and quick procedures when it comes to banking? Going to the bank […]


Unpacking The Next Galaxy with Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge


 Local Unpacking Never liked the S6 Edge before (I own a Samsung Galaxy S6), but this time around, until I saw the first batch of the global unpacking of the latest devices from Samsung, I’m beginning to appreciate the S7 Edge. Together with Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge gave a promising innovation in the era of mobile technology. The Global and Local Unpacking also showcased the release of Samsung Gear VR and Samsung Gear S2 series. In the Philippines, the Local Unpacking was held at the prestigious Samsung Hall in SM Aura, Taguig City, a few hours after the Global […]


Here’s another smartphone developed for the “Selfie Experts”


 OPPO Philippines launched their first smartphone for the year and targets the “Selfie Experts” to dive into this latest device that boasts of 8MP front camera with 84-degree-wide angle camera lens to make those selfies more fantastic and beautiful. OPPO F1 has the mix of hardware and software working together to make every selfie picture perfect. This was emphasized during the launch, with the event setup designed similar to that of a photography studio as guests were given free use of the F1. The camera itself comes with Beauty 3.0+ and eight various filters, which brighten the skin and remove […]


Switch sells experience and offering solutions to customers and that’s where they’re good at


 “We represent the same product. I want to believe is, we sell experience. We sell by offering solutions.” Those were the words that Ben Loo, Owner, Switch, Apple’s Premium Reseller in the Philippines, said to us when we asked him why customers should go to Switch and buy their Apple products instead of the other stores in the country. “We’re not hardcore when it comes to selling. It’s really about comeback. And if you’re comfortable, we want you to come back, educated, and comfortable in purchasing with us. That’s what we want to live by. Whether that’s enough to entice customers to […]


Aside from Continuum, Microsoft Lumia 950 XL also rocks with stunning camera specs that is perfect for mobile photography


 Microsoft Lumia 950 XL is the current Lumia series top of the line Windows smartphone that has the latest camera technology and running on a Windows 10 OS. The Lumia 950 XL Continuum combines smartphone and desktop experience with features like the Windows Tiles that fans will appreciate. What’s inside the box? Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Product user guide Earphones Battery Charger USB-C cable The design is remarkable with its 5.7-inch size AMOLED covered with Gorilla Glass 4 sheet that gives a corporate and executive look and hefty feel. The Windows desktop experience is brought with ease into the mobile […]

Lenovo VIBE S1 review


 Considerably, the Lenovo VIBE S1 is the perfect selfie camera phone in the Lenovo VIBE Series. Camera We have proven its depth and sharpness when we brought the VIBE S1 in our Sinulog Festival trip this January. We can say that it exceeded our expectation for the selfie camera mode in comparison with previous brands that we’ve reviewed so far. Also it passed in our night time low light photography when we took shots of an electronic music fest and fireworks display. There is a little if none of a noise and images are captured even on night mode condition. […]


Quick guide to Cebu’s Sinulog Festival weekend celebration


 I would have never been more inspired to share my Sinulog experience if I haven’t participated in this year’s weekend celebration in Cebu. Christmas season in Cebu doesn’t end in December. The revelry and merrymaking continues in January or until Sinulog festival ends, third week of the first month of the new year. For this year, the Grand Parade was held on January 17, Sunday. What is Sinulog? Sinulog celebrates the feast of Sto. Niño ‘Viva Pit Senyor’ with week-long festivity including a showcase of parade of competing cultural dances. The grand fluvial procession parades in different locations that is significant […]


Globe subscribers can now enjoy Netflix with Google Chromecast


 Hours after Netflix announced its availability to 130 countries, including the Philippines, it already made an impact worldwide especially for those 69 million subscribers of the online streaming company. Filipinos who’ve waited for a long time can now access Netflix on their smart TVs, laptops, smartphones, and other devices compatible. Globe subscribers wont get left behind with the latest announcement. With a Globe Home Broadband Plan starting at Plan 1299, customers can enjoy Netflix with Google Chromecast for a more inclusive entertainment experience at home. Globe Telecom is gearing up for the arrival of Internet television network Netflix in the Philippines with […]