Candle power to charge smartphones

July 29, 2015 | 6:57 am | Ben Gruber, Reuters

Light a candle, fill the device with water, and you have a charger.

GADGET REVIEW | Microsoft Lumia 640 XL

July 21, 2015 | 5:19 pm | Iñigo V. Jordana,

Microsoft’s success story in personal computers is not the same when it comes to mobile devices, particularly in mobile phones. But for now, let’s focus on the Microsoft Lumia 640 XL.

GADGETS | Another game changer from GoPro

July 16, 2015 | 1:42 pm | Text and photos by Dino Ray V. Directo III

GoPro, the innovative manufacturer of compact high definition camcorders recently a game changer that would relegate their competitors back to square one.

Apple’s next iPhones to have force touch

July 6, 2015 | 4:23 pm | Ramon Lopez,,

With Force Touch, iPhone owners would be able to perform different functions just by applying more force to their screen touches..

GADGET REVIEW | Acer Liquid Z520

June 26, 2015 | 7:39 pm | Iñigo V. Jordana,

The Z520 is the latest Android phone under the Acer Liquid Series catered for those who seek both budget and quality.

GADGET REVIEW | Lenovo A7000

June 23, 2015 | 1:29 pm | Ramon Lopez,,

The A7000 delivers elite-level performance comparable to the 2GB RAM variant of the ASUS Zenfone 2.

Bluetooth speakers for the wireless digital lifestyle

June 17, 2015 | 12:10 am |

Designed and built for the way we live in an active urban setting, Nyne Audio has different types of speakers to fit to your wireless digital lifestyle .


June 15, 2015 | 1:16 am | Ramon Lopez,,

Is the RedMI successor enough of an improvement to succeed where many others have failed? Sure, though support for more LTE bands would have made it easier to sell.

Virtual reality to get real at E3 video game show

June 15, 2015 | 12:05 am | Agence France-Presse

Virtual reality and the battle to stream play online will take center stage at an Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) video game extravaganza kicking off in Los Angeles on Tuesday.


June 12, 2015 | 1:58 pm | Ramon Lopez,,

With the Zenfone 2, ASUS has opted for evolution rather than revolution, building on an already solid foundation by way of a few, small cosmetic improvements.

BlackBerry may put Android system on new device — sources

June 12, 2015 | 12:20 pm | Euan Rocha, Reuters

BlackBerry is considering equipping an upcoming smartphone with Google Inc.’s Android software for the first time, an acknowledgement that its revamped line of devices has failed to win mass appeal.

COMPUTEX 2015 | Noctua at Taipei’s tech trade fair

June 11, 2015 | 4:57 pm |

VIENNA, Austria — At last week’s Computex Taipei trade fair, Noctua exhibited a wide range of its upcoming products and received the 1st European Hardware Award for its renowned NH-D15 dual-tower cooler. Ranging from fan and heatsink prototypes on custom …

Apple recalls Beats speakers due to fire risk

June 4, 2015 | 11:29 am | Agence France-Presse

Apple on Wednesday announced it is recalling Beats Pill XL wireless speakers because of danger batteries might get so hot they ignite in flames.

COMPUTEX 2015 | Wearables fight back as Apple Watch raises bar

June 4, 2015 | 10:45 am | Laura Mannering, Agence France-Presse

The Apple Watch raised the bar for wearable technology when it launched in April, but smaller brands are seeking their own niche in the battle for wrist space.

PHOTOS | CES comes to Asia: Consumer Electronics Show 2015, Shanghai

May 27, 2015 | 7:32 pm | Agence France-Presse, Geofeedia,

The inaugural CES Asia launched on May 25 in Shanghai, China, with more than 200 of the world’s most important names in consumer technology.