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Smart iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus registration page is up

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OVEMBER is around the corner, and you know what that means for Apple fans for the past three years: A new iPhone is about to be launched in the Philippines. True enough, Smart Communications just put up their registration page for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, coincidentally on the day Apple announced a new MacBook Pro. You can register your interest on this page.

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Xiaomi Mi MIX, the future of smartphones, is here

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IAOMI dropped a bomb on us at the launch of the Mi Note 2 (click for full specs): It announced the Xiaomi Mi MIX, a concept product that could very well be the smartphone of your dreams. Except that unlike other concept devices which you won’t find in stores at any time soon, it will already be available starting November 4.

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The resurrection of Moto: Why it might be successful in PH this time

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ATCHING the re-entry of Moto to the Philippine market is like witnessing the resurrection of a dearly departed — twice. Motorola Philippines, which had been in the country since 1979, ceased operations in 2009. It returned in July 2015 as a company now owned by Lenovo, but went silent early this year. This week saw its comeback, and Moto might just make it this time around.

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2016 Cherry Mobile Flare phones: First impressions

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T’S been a while since Cherry Mobile gathered dealers and members of the media to launch a slew of devices. That day has finally come with the unveiling of six new phones from what is arguably its most successful series, Flare, and the timing couldn’t be any better — Christmas is just around the corner.

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Why Filipinos might still opt for a ‘safe’ Samsung Galaxy Note 7

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T was like a scene from a horror movie for tech enthusiasts. Every few hours starting end of August, we heard of a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 exploding until finally, the world’s largest smartphone vendor announced a global recall of its new flagship mobile device. Billions of dollars got wiped off the company’s market value; tech shares in other firms were sold to raise cash; Note 7s were banned from flights; recall processes got bungled, particularly in the U.S.; the arch-rival’s iPhone 7 and 7 Plus were launched… It was as if Samsung couldn’t catch a lucky break.

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Xiaomi’s Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus offer ‘best’ specs at low prices

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AUNCH a device whose specs can match or outdo the competition and offer it at a much lower price. That’s classic Xiaomi. And that’s how the Chinese company played the game again today, as it introduced two new flagship smartphones that cost as low as 1,999 yuan ($300 or P14,500). It’s a move abandoned by ASUS, which now offers its traditionally affordable ZenFone devices at a higher price.

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Leaked files show Samsung Galaxy S8 could be a gaming beast

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ith serious Galaxy Note 7 battery issues hounding Samsung, it’s understandable the Korean company would want to release the Samsung Galaxy S8 earlier than usual. Leaked documents say the tech giant’s next flagship phone will be powered by an Exynos 8895 processor — and the CPU will be paired with not just any other GPU.