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You can find a DJ headphones almost everywhere you look. I’ve got to tell you – this is an awesome companion for music lovers. We’ve got an AKG K619 DJ headphones, and we’re slated to review and see if its features are worth bragging about. Here is a quick unboxing video of the AKG 619 Headphones. The highlight of this stylish supra-aural headphone is its non-bulky and heavy build. Earpiece can be rotated and comes with an extension cable if in case you need a longer wire when playing music. During my initial tests, I noticed though that AKG K619 headphones is more compatible with an iOS device than Android. Although the device works well on both devices, the volume rockers only work for iOS devices. I have played a few music already and I can say that the sound being produced are neat, clear and warm. Other…

The Ironman Phone’s little brother is here—the Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini. I just received a review unit of the Idol Mini and I can say that I am impressed with the simplicity of it’s design. It is simple yet elegant. A lot of phones are being released with the word ‘mini’ as the smaller version of the regular sized phones, and it seems that Alcatel has joined the band wagon. Design and Specifications The Idol Mini is a 4.3 inch handset with the resolution of of 480×652 pixels. The screen is just right for me. I am used large screen phablets using both of my hands to text or email. But with idol Mini, i only need one hand for all of its operation. It fits perfectly in my pocket. It is slim and light to carry; and has a simple design on the front and an elegant metal…

Last month, we witnessed the launched of the world’s largest Full HD smartphone. It has 6.4-inch Full HD Display in an ultra-slim design–the Sony Xperia Z Ultra. The Sony Xperia Z Ultra is the first smartphone ever to incorporate a Full HD TRILUMINOS Display powered by Sony’s latest X-Reality for mobile devices to deliver the best viewing experience. It uses Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.2GHz processor. It also delivers HD Voice to provide an ultimate entertainment experience. And or course, with an awesome battery performance, you will be able to maximize its usage and enjoy it more than you want. The only waterproof Full HD smartphone The Xperia phones are known to be water proof phones. This feature is also present in the Xperia Ultra Z. During the launch, it was submerged into the water right and it impressively lasted underwater for more than 30 minutes. You don’t need to put a water…

It has always been a hassle every time your gadgets breakdown and you need to take it to the technician for repair. All the more if you are working 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, and you just want to spend your weekend into something worthwhile rather than taking your beloved gadgets to the service center. Now, you don’t need to worry about these hassles because City Delivery can pick up your gadgets and have it repaired by Aserco, and return it back to you after repair. City Delivery is known for Food Delivery. They have been catering a lot of restaurants across Metro Manila and their neighboring provinces. Meanwhile, Aserco is an authorized service center for a number of leading brand of electronics. Brands like Samsung, Sharp, Epson, Canon, Acer, and Panasonic. Aserco has partnered with City Delivery to provide you better service by catering the gadgets that…

After Skype, now Microsoft nought Nokia. Now is it going to be “Microsoft: Connecting People”? A lot of people are surprised after the announcement that Microsoft has acquired Nokia. There are a lot of people in the past year saying what if the Software giant acquires the pioneer in the mobile phone innovation. That “what if” has now turn into reality. Microsoft just bought Nokia’s devices and services unit. The Lumia will surely have a new face and be the top priority for the Windows Phone software. Among the Nokia devices, it is the Lumia line which is using Windows Mobile software. It is rumored that the low-end Asha product line will be up for the Windows phone ramp. According to The Verge, Nokia’s plan is to focus on three core technologies: NSN (its network infrastructure) HERE (its maps and location-based services); and Advanced Technologies (a licensing and development arm). Microsoft will…

Last August 18, KATA had an unboxing event for one of their latest products–the KATA FishTab 3. (See Unboxing and First Impression) The event was held at SM City Manila. It was Sunday and it is a very good time for the unboxing because a lot offf people was able to see the Tablet.  The FishTab33 was showcased to a lot of people shopping during that day. People watched the unboxing. A lot of people watched it in front of the stage up to the second floor and third floor of the mall. KATA gave away some cute KATA Teddy Bears to the people who joined the event. Friends, and families joined the gamesduring the unboxing. On that launch and unboxing event, KATA gave big discounts to the people who will buy the FishTab3 on their kiosk at SM Manila. People will get 20% discount in purchasing the FishTab3. They…

Founded in 2013, The K Squad Outsourcing Solutions is now one of the Business Process Outsourcing Company based in the Philippines that offers work from home opportunities for Filipino professionals. The K Squad provides a wide array of online administrative and marketing services that allows their clients to make the most out of every dollar and bring out the best in their businesses. Recognizing that the growth of most businesses is limited by two factors—Time and Money; the company is ready to provide solutions for both in a wide range of services. The K Squad Outsourcing Solutions provides personalized and professional business solutions at 70% less than the usual cost. For as low as $7 per hour, The K Squad offers a cost-effective solution in growing your business. History The founder, Kei San Pablo, is a registered nurse with the dream of becoming a doctor. Earning just about Php7,000 a…

“Once you’re connected, you’re connected, and you don’t want to look back.” Peter Bithos, Globe Senior Adviser for Consumer Business. In an article in the New York Times published on August 20, 2013, it is said that Facebook aims to cut the cost of basic internet services on mobile phone phones, particularly in developing countries like the Philippines. Internet.org, a coalition which aims to provide access to everyone, together with tech giants like Samsung, Nokia, Qualcomm, and Ericsson, will also be working together as partners of this kind of initiative. In order to accomplish their goals, these companies try to simplify their phone applications and improve the components of phones and networks. With these kinds of strategy, applications will run more efficiently and will transmit more data while using less power. In relation to this project, Google launched their Free Zone last year in some developing countries. This Free Zone…

NEO is known in bringing the most affordable computing systems closer to the Filipinos, and last July 26, they launched two of their newest products – the Omnipad M71-3G and Omnipad R72. We were able to secure a review unit of the R72 and used it for a couple of weeks to test its capabilities. Here’s a roundup of what we have to say about the R72. Omnipad R72 Full Specifications Processor RK2926 Cortex A9 Speed 1.0 GHz Single Core Operating System Anroid  4.1 Jellybean Memory 512 MB RAM Storage 4GB Flash (expandable up to 32 GB Screen 7-inches 800×400 LCD Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n Camera 2.0MP Rear / 0.3MP Front Battery 3000 mAh Dimension 190.7 x 115.9 x 9.6mm Weight 450 g Omnipad R72 Unboxing and Review The box contains the following: Omnipad R72 Tablet Headset Micro USB Cable User Manual Warranty Card Although the box of the R72…

It is known to almost every business overseas that the Philippines is one of the two global leaders in the world when it comes to the Business Process Outsourcing Industry. The Philippines’ BPO Industry has almost a million full-time employees plus a huge number of home-based BPO workers. It has been said that the industry will generate $16 Billion by the end of this year. With this number, Sykes is proud to be the pioneer of this ground breaking industry, and promised to continuously be the benchmark of excellence in the BPO industry. Following its promise, Sykes opened its new facilities in Makati. The opening was graced by Makati Mayor Junjun Binay, and Sykes President Chuck Sykes, and the other officers of Sykes across the country. The new office is designed to provide comfort to its workforce while enhancing productivity. It is a glimpse of the future of the BPO…

Our friends from Suncellular are giving away two powerbanks for two lucky Gadget Pilipinas fans. Features 6000mAh power that can fully charge your device at least twice. Four LED lights which indicates the power left on the power bank. Each light is equivalent to 25% or 1500mAh. LED Flashlight that stay up for days. This is pretty helpful for emergency situation that you need a light. Multiple port adapter. The Suncellular power bank comes with a cable with changeable ports which makes it definitely compatible with all of your device, whether what brand it is. No need to worry of bringing different cables with you. You may be one of the two winners of our these awesome powerbanks. You may cast your entries below. a Rafflecopter giveaway

Last July 24, Globe and Huawei launched two new phones that will surely fit the public’s demand, the Huawei Ascend P6 and the Huawei Ascend Mate. Huawei Ascend Mate The Ascend Mate is a phablet that can be used in anything that you want with a phone. With its large display, it is perfect for watching your favorite movies or watch and stream videos on youtube. The best thing with this phone is the battery life – 4,050mAh! Specs: 6.1 inch Display 1280×720 HD Resolution Quadcore 1.5 Ghz  Android Jelly Bean 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM (expandable up to 32GB) 8MP rear camera, 1MP front camera 4050 mAh battery Huawei Ascend P6 Stylish and trendy, the Ascend P6 is the world’s slimmest smart phone at 6.18mm thick. It has an elegant design which is perfect and in line with the current fashion trend in mobile phones. The best feature…

NEO Marks its 10th Year Anniversary in the computing systems industry yesterday. The celebration was held at the Shangri La hotel, Edsa. Neo is a distributor of computer hardware parts and it began its operation when its partner, Philippine Long Distance and Telecommunications Company (PLDT), told them to create a computing system that they can bundle with their internet services.  NEO Started in 2003 and its goal is to provide a computing system to each Filipinos. They have been successful with it since most people would prefer to buy NEO because of its affordable price. I can remember that there are lots of students using NEO laptops for their school. According to Jason Cheng, Founder of NEO: “We are committed to building the Neo brand in the Philippines and better serve our customers by demonstrating continuous product enhancements and developments and improved after-sales service. We’ve also enhanced our channel partner program through…

Last night, we witnessed the launch of a very awesome LG Optimus G Pro Smartphone. A full packed smartphone with a lot of features that could leave its competitors behind. There’s only one word that can definitely describe this beast: “WOW”. The launched was done at the Ayala Museum last July 25, 2013. It was a perfect place to highlight the things that you can do with the LG Optimus G Pro. With this smart phone you can create a masterpiece photo or video even without using a professional camera. The event was graced by LG’s ambassadors, Maxene Magalona, Paulo Avelino, and Kieffer, Ravena. All of them are using their Optimus G Pro. The LG Optimus G Pro has a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display and it is equipped with a 13 Megapixel rear camera and a 2.1 Megapixel camera. What distinguishes it from others is that both cameras can…

Last July 12, the best student bands gather at the Music Museum to battle for the title of the Top All-Original Band of 2013. Sun Cellular brought the best bands across the country to the Music Museum for the Sun Broadband Quest 2013 Grand Finals. Among more than a hundred who registered, only 10 got into the Grand Finals. These bands battled with each other to show their skills and talents in music, and showed the people that they are the best. Among the 10 one band grabbed the title of the Top All-Original Band of 2013. Iktus or Ichtus which means Fish in Greek was awarded as the Grand Champion. Iktus is from Christian International School. The band if composed of Carizza Panaligan (vocals), Augusto Mendoza (guitar), Andrei Panaligan (Bass) and Andrew Panaligan (Drums). They have been inspired by other local bands like Rivermaya, Silent Sanctuary, Sugarfree, Itchyworms, Urbandub. They played “Pag-Ibig” by…

Tokyo Game Show Special Coverage

Tokyo Game Show 2018

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Witness this year’s biggest gaming convention in Asia, the Tokyo Game Show 2018. This September 19, our team will fly to Tokyo, Japan, to be part to TGS 2018. Special thanks to our brand partners Huawei Mobile, PLDT Home, Smart Communications and Cherry Mobile for making this coverage possible.

Without questions, Cherry Mobile Flare S7 Plus is the best camera smartphone the Cherry Mobile has to date. We haven’t seen other Cherry Mobile phones that are capable of taking photos with impressive quality than the one we brought to Japan to cover Tokyo Game Show 2018. If you have been following our Instagram posts (@gadgetpilipinas) during our coverage of the TGS 2018, our daily driver was the Cherry Mobile Flare S7 Plus.  So, feast your eyes and take a look at some of our photos: For high-resolution photos, go  to this link: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1HwHBWNh2WYceTywxiNBhxNKbZuGyz988?usp=sharing We’ve got to hold our horses so we don’t spoil too much of our TGS experience with photos. Watch out for our first impressions and review of Cherry Mobile Flare S7 Plus! Oh, and while you’re at it – be sure to check out our full coverage of Tokyo Game Show 2018 on this link.

If the line on the demo is any indication, Biohazard RE: 2 is one of the most popular games in TGS 2018. It’s one of those games that, regardless of the time of day, the queue to the booth just won’t go shorter than 60 minutes. We decided to hold off trying our luck on the demo, maybe tomorrow’s line would be shorter. Demo or no demo, it’s still worth mentioning that the game, even in pictures is just a sight to behold. CAPCOM gave us access to screenshots of the game, and my goodness, what a fresh  coat of paint the game has over the 1998 Playstation and Nintendo 64 classic. Check them out and drool. And, this just in, here’s the story trailer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TuAM-b7m3iw Our Tokyo Game Show 2018 Coverage is brought to you by our brand partners: Huawei Mobile Philippines, PLDT Home Fibr, Smart and Cherry Mobile. Access…

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