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Local ride-sharing app U-HOP is here, zero commission for the next 6 months

Traffic in the metro is a daily grind. Aside from the congested highways and trains, ride-sharing apps like Grab and Uber makes life easier for the daily commuter. Local startup, U-HOP, aims to further improve on the ride-sharing app here in the Philippines. Initially founded back in 2015, U-HOP borrows Uber’s Uberpool option. Instead of 4-seaters, however, U-HOP uses shuttles,...

Moto E4 Plus now available on Lazada and retail stores

Recently launched in the Philippines, the Motorola E4 Plus can now be purchased from Lazada and your favorite retail stores at a price of PhP 8,999. Despite its budget price, the Moto E4 packs a 5.5-inch 720p display and a massive 5000mAh battery. Here are the full specs of the Moto E4: Display 5.5-inch IPS 1280 x 720 CPU 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6737 Quad-core GPU Mali T720...

RED announces Hydrogen One, first phone with holographic display

RED is known for their high-end cameras for both video and photography. They are now dipping their toes on the smartphone market with their Android smartphone with a holographic display, the RED Hydrogen One. As the company explains, the RED Hydrogen One is the world’s first holographic smartphone. At the front is a 5.7-inch hydrogen holographic display that can show...

Huawei releases B151 firmware update for P10 and P10 Plus, adds Dynamic Photo mode

Even with the Mate 10 just on the horizon, Huawei is still hard at work improving their existing models. The company has rolled out the B151 firmware update for the P10 and P10 Plus for improved efficiency and their new Dynamic Photo mode. Dynamic Photo mode adds the capability of taking moving pictures using the P10 and P10 Plus. The...

Jawbone goes out of business, CEO launches health startup

Jawbone, a company that provided products form Bluetooth audio systems to fitness trackers, is going out of business. A report tells that the company is being liquidated as its CEO, Hosain Rahman, is moving to Jawbone Health Club, which will focus on health-related products and services. It’s been observed that the company has been in financial turmoil with their degrading...

Huawei Mate 10 to come with 18:9 edge-to-edge display

As we near the Mate 10’s anticipated October release, the rumor mill is speculating that Huawei’s Mate 10 will come with an 18:9 Full Active display courtesy of JDI. The Mate 10 is said to use a 6-inch, 18:9, 2160 x 1080 display. To put that into perspective, the Mate 9 has your usual 5.9-inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 screen....

Carl Zeiss lenses coming back to Nokia

Nokia just came back with their new smartphones and they are already securing the brand’s future. Under HMD Global, Nokia has announced an exclusive partnership with Zeiss optics, which will bring their imaging technology to future Nokia smartphones. Both companies have worked with each other in the past bringing us phones such as the Nokia 808 PureView which had a...

FOX Movies has you covered on every mood you’re in

Enjoy watching your favorite documentaries to the biggest Hollywood blockbusters anywhere as Star Movies becomes FOX Movies on the 10th of June. As Star Movies transforms to FOX Movies, content will be bigger and better as you get tons of quality movies and videos to suit whatever mood you’re in. FOX Movies has films from 21st Century FOX, MGM, Disney,...

Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro arrives in the Philippines

While we’re still waiting for the official unveiling of the Galaxy Note 8, Samsung is still fighting the good fight in the mid-range department. With OPPO taking 48.5% of the market share in the Philippines, Samsung is taking on their opponent with the Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro. Priced at PhP 15,990, the Galaxy J7 Pro is equipped with Samsung’s own...

PLDT expands Fiber service to East Metro Manila

ISP PLDT Inc. has added more than 70,000 fiber lines to the east of Metro Manila. This expansion includes cities of Antipolo, Marikina, Pasig, Taguig, Caloocan, and the towns of Taytay, Cainta, and Pateros. “The network rollout in east Metro Manila will provide powerful connections and top-of-the-line services that will benefit both its residents and businesses,” said Oscar Enrico A....