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.
he first iOS 10.1 developer beta update has rolled out to public-beta testers, and with it comes the Portrait mode Apple promised will go live for all iPhone 7 Plus users later this year.
he 32GB variant of the Apple iPhone 7 officially sells for $649 or roughly P31,000, but did you know that making the device costs only about 35 percent of that price? If IHS Markit is to be believed, that is.
oday’s release of the Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in parts of the world not named the Philippines doesn’t mean you can’t be one of the first in the country to get the new iPhone. You can — but for a price.
e haven’t heard much from Starmobile lately. The last we heard was the local tech company gained distribution rights for TP-Link networking products in the Philippines back in August. On September 13, it announced a new product, the Starmobile UP Sense, its first-ever device with a now-ubiquitous smartphone item: the fingerprint sensor.
he Apple iPhone 7 may not be out yet, but it’s now being tagged as the fastest smartphone you can buy after a benchmark test shows it beats the competition by a mile.
e knew it was only a matter of time. Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines have joined other carriers around the world that ban the use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on their flights until further notice.
ess than a week after issuing a recall of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units over exploding batteries, Samsung Electronics Philippines has announced details of its replacement program. This, despite no cases of battery fires being recorded in the country.
oll out the red carpet; the iPhone 7 — along with its bigger brother, the iPhone 7 Plus — is here, and it is everything we expected it to be: an Apple device with zero “effs” given to people who complained when they got wind of rumors that this year’s iPhone won’t have a headphone jack.
he phone that the LG G5 should and could have been is finally out. And it couldn’t have come at a better time. The 5.7-inch LG V20, the first device with Android Nougat out of the box, may just be what LG Electronics needs after the G5 “did not meet the expectations of the market” — which is the company’s nicer way of saying the smartphone is not selling well.
he ASUS ZenFone 3’s got company. At this year’s IFA consumer-electronics show in Berlin, Germany, Huawei launched two midrange smartphones that share much of the same specs as ASUS’ latest offering. Meet the Huawei Nova and Nova Plus.
(Story updated on September 4, 2016, to include Globe Telecom’s public advisory on the replacement of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units. See update at the end of the article.) his couldn’t have come at a worse time. Just when Samsung is starting to bounce back from a declining market share and its fiercest rival Apple is about to launch the iPhone 7, the Korean manufacturer announced a global recall of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7.
ony announced a new flagship at the IFA 2016 in Berlin, Germany, alongside the next refresh of its fairly popular Compact line of smartphones. Leading the way for the Japanese electronics maker from now (till probably the next IFA) are the Sony Xperia XZ and X Compact.
lthough they have been leaked heavily in the past few months, we may not see new Nexus devices this year, after all.
his is it. Apple has finally sent out an invite to an event that’s expected to be the iPhone 7 launch at 10 a.m. on September 7 (1 a.m. on September 8 in the Philippines). Seven on the seventh. Clever.
oogle’s Android 7.0 Nougat update is already being pushed over the air to Nexus phones and tablets and the General Mobile 4G, the first Android One device for Europe. But it turns out the 4G isn’t the only Android One release getting some Nougat love. Some Cherry Mobile One G1 users over at XDA Forums have received the update over the air as early as August 24.
Looking forward to seeing a redesigned iPhone in September? Don’t keep your hopes up; you might get disappointed.
Mark your calendar! ASUS Philippines will finally launch the ZenFone 3 series on August 14.
ASUS ZenFone Selfie owners, you will be able to update your phone to Android 6.0 Marshmallow, after all.
You know a product is about to get launched when your timeline is filled with leaks about it. These past few days, it was the next Samsung Note’s turn to take the spotlight.