HTC U Play review: If looks could sell

HTC U Play review, price, and specs_Philippines
HTC is making its way back to the Philippines soon, with the Taiwanese phone maker already making it known that the HTC U11 will be announced locally on July 11. But as we said earlier, the 2017 flagship isn’t the only HTC model that will be introduced next month. In fact, it might not be the first to make the trip.

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ASUS ZenFone AR price revealed — and you won’t like it

ASUS ZenFone AR price and specs_Taiwan
ASUS has launched the ZenFone AR in its native Taiwan, (officially) revealing the price of the second-ever Tango smartphone, and the first to support Google’s Daydream VR platform. It’s also the first phone to have both. But as many had feared, it won’t come cheap, with the 8GB RAM model going for 24,990 New Taiwan dollars — about $822 or P41,000 — on the Taiwanese market.

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First in PH: Starmobile starts phone assembly in Calamba

Starmobile UNO B208 assembly Philippine factory_Revu
LOCALLY branded smartphones are not really assembled in the Philippines. You know that, right? They buy the devices from original design manufacturers or ODMs, which are mostly based in China, and tweak them to their liking, so to speak. But in a first in the Philippines, a local technology company is assembling mobile phones in the country.

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Free Wi-Fi on EDSA: Everything you need to know

Free WiFi EDSA MRT_Revu Philippines
FOR commuters who regularly pass by the busiest thoroughfare in the Philippines, this is probably a welcome respite from the horrible traffic they usually face on the highway: The Department of Information and Communications Technology has formally launched its “free high-speed Wi-Fi on EDSA” project. This is in line with President Rodrigo Duterte’s promise to provide Filipinos better internet service.

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Nokia 3310, 6, 5, and 3 are priced competitively in PH

Nokia phones comeback_Revu Philippines
HMD Global, the firm that secured the rights to use the Nokia brand, is back again in the Philippines, this time finally launching the devices that Filipinos are waiting for and not the feature phones that it began selling end of March.

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Xiaomi officially in PH? Here’s the company’s statement

Xiaomi Mi 6_Revu Philippines via CNET
“IS it true that Xiaomi will be back again in the Philippines by February?” We were taken aback. We certainly did not see that message coming. Our friend’s question came out of the blue — and just when we were in the middle of covering CES 2017.

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Smartphone maker HTC set to return to PH soon

HTC U11 price specs camera_Revu Philippines
MANY of HTC’s products have long been praised in the international tech community. In fact, the HTC 10 was hailed as one of 2016’s best smartphones by different technology sites. So if there’s one brand we’ve always wanted to come back to the Philippines, it’s HTC. Fortunately, the tech gods are listening; the Taiwanese smartphone maker is set to make a comeback in the country.

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iPhone 6s beats Galaxy S8 in speed test. Wait, what?

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple iPhone 6s_Revu Philippines
HAVING the latest high-end specs doesn’t always guarantee that your smartphone gets to trump older devices with older specs. Case in point: Apple’s almost-two-year-old iPhone 6s has defeated the newly released Samsung Galaxy S8 in a speed test.

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Hey, Android users. Apple claims life is easier on the iPhone

Apple iOS vs Android_Revu Philippines
THERE has never been a more contentious topic among smartphone users than the “Android versus iOS” issue. If you acknowledge the advantages of one mobile operating system, chances are you’ll get attacked by supporters of the other OS. It’s as if you’re not allowed to appreciate both.

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Selfie-focused Vivo V5s debuts in PH

Vivo V5s price and specs_Revu Philippines
CHINESE brand Vivo today unveiled the Vivo V5s (see complete specs) in the Philippines, just months after a similar product, the Vivo V5, hit the streets. The V5s is priced higher than its predecessor, and the extra cost will get you more storage and a redesigned, unibody phone that looks like the V5 Plus — or, if you prefer, the iPhone 7.

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What Android Go is, and why you should care

Android O by CNET on Revu Philippines
TODAY’S keynote address at the Google I/O 2017 developer conference saw the announcement of Android Go. What is it, and why should you care? To put it simply, it’s a basic mobile operating system for basic phones.

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