Amazon’s ‘Fire’ smartphone contains chips from Qualcomm, Samsung, NXP

July 25, 2014 | 5:24 pm | Noel Randewich, Reuters Inc’s new “Fire” smartphone contains chips from Qualcomm Inc, NXP Semiconductors NV, and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, according to repair and teardown specialists iFixit, which pried one open on Thursday.

Apple asks suppliers to produce up to 80 million large-screen iPhones: WSJ

July 22, 2014 | 4:27 pm | Mridhula Raghavan, Reuters

Apple Inc has asked suppliers to manufacture between 70 million and 80 million of its two forthcoming large-screen iPhones by the end of the year, its largest initial production run of iPhones.

China’s Xiaomi announces latest flagship Mi 4 smartphone

July 22, 2014 | 4:10 pm | Paul Carsten, Reuters

China’s Xiaomi unveiled on Tuesday its new flagship Mi 4 smartphone, aimed squarely at the premium handset market dominated by Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd.

BlackBerry launches Z3 in the Philippines

July 21, 2014 | 11:06 am | Jose Bimbo F. Santos,

Canadian telecom company BlackBerry Limited has launched in the local market their newest smartphone, the Z3.

VIDEO | Parking your car such a hassle? This robot will do it for you

July 15, 2014 | 6:40 pm | Reuters video,

Travellers rushing to Dusseldorf Airport in Germany can reduce their travel time to and from the airport by using an automated parking attendant called ”Ray.”

Samsung PH launches newest premium tablet Galaxy Tab S

July 15, 2014 | 1:23 am | Jose Bimbo F. Santos,

Samsung Electronics Philippines, Corp (Sepco) has officially launched in the local market their newest and most premium tablet to date, the Galaxy Tab S.

Epson releases direct-to-garment printer

July 12, 2014 | 3:14 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos,

Japanese company Epson has released a direct-to-garment printer in hopes of mining the growing textile industry.

GET DIZZY IN TOKYO’S AKIHABARA | There are tons of things to experience at the world’s electronics mecca

July 9, 2014 | 7:27 pm | Text and photos by Tricia Aquino

Gadget geeks cannot skip a stop at Akihabara once in Tokyo, Japan. The electronics mecca proves its title as soon as travelers step above ground from the subway station.

Razer developing new Android-based micro-console for home entertainment

July 1, 2014 | 6:24 pm |

Gaming, music, movies and more to stream from new Razer micro-console powered by Google Android TV.

WELL, HERE THEY ARE | The Top 10 smartphones with best cameras

June 29, 2014 | 5:34 pm | Xinhua,

Many smartphone cameras are now so powerful that in many cases they rival, and even outperform, the average compact cameras.

Action camera-maker GoPro makes picture-perfect debut

June 27, 2014 | 12:58 pm | Tanya Agrawal, Reuters

Shares of GoPro Inc, a maker of cameras used by surfers, skydivers and other action junkies to record and post their exploits online, rose as much as 38 percent in their market debut.

VIDEO | Is the ‘Elf’ the lean, green driving machine we’ve been waiting for?

June 24, 2014 | 3:13 pm | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

An unusual hybrid bike being developed in Durham, North Carolina could be the future of urban transportation, according to its creators.

TEKNO REBYU | ‘Show me the Xiaomi’: Mi3 — murang smartphone, bigating kalidad

June 20, 2014 | 2:03 am | Jose Bimbo F. Santos,

Pormal nang inanunsiyo ng Chinese company na Xiaomi — ang tinaguriang “Apple” ng Tsina — ang kanilang opisyal na pagpasok sa Pilipinas — at sa presyong P10,599 ng Mi3, bibilhin mo ba?

VIDEO | Amazon tries to blaze different smartphone path

June 19, 2014 | 7:41 pm | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

Amazon is jumping into the crowded smartphone market with a 3D model it hopes will easily connect customers to its online marketplace, in another attempt to use devices to drive sales in its key e-commerce business.

REVIEW | Nokia Lumia 630: Budget dual-sim phone offers enhanced Windows Phone 8.1 experience

June 18, 2014 | 8:45 pm | Edwin P. Sallan,

There’s a reason why Nokia dominated the mobile phone market in the pre-iPhone and the pre-Samsung Galaxy era — the phones are easy to use, elegantly-designed and highly-customizable thanks to the company’s ingenious Xpress-On covers.