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Bosch Karting Day

Bosch Philippines recently hosted a Media Karting day which saw motoring journalists – both with and without driving experience – flocking to the City Kart Racing compound in The Circuit, Makati for a fun-filled afternoon on the hot asphalt. There was no shortage of adrenaline as the media were tasked with two 12-minute time qualifying […]

October 28, 2014 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 93
News

ZTE quad-core for only PHP 1,999 this October 28

How does getting a 5.5-inch dual-SIM phone with a 1.3GHz MediaTek MTK6582 quad-core processor; 1GB RAM; 5MP primary camera for pictures and 720p videos; VGA front camera; and 3200mAh battery, all for less than two grand sound? Good? Well, ZTE’s doing just that as they’re selling their ZTE Grand X2 L for only PHP 1,999. […]

October 28, 2014 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 104
Gadgetslab

GadgetsLab: Sol Republic Tracks HD V10

As one of those people who are in constant need of music, I make sure to always bring a trusty pair of headphones with me. When the SOL Republic Tracks HD V10 arrived at the office, I was more than happy to plug it in my work laptop and give it a try. Design (3.5/5) […]

October 27, 2014 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 110
Gadgetslab

GadgetsLab: Cherry Mobile Pulse

Let’s get this straight: I wasn’t the biggest Cherry Mobile fan out there. Yes, I’m impressed by how they’re able to push prices down insanely low while still maintaining decent specs. But I’m critical of the quality that may accompany such low numbers. Cherry sent over one of their Pulse units for review and I […]

October 27, 2014 by Chris Noel Hidalgo 115
Gadgetslab

GadgetsLab: Cherry Mobile Tegra Note 7

Thanks to the explosion of mobile devices, gaming is now within every arm’s reach. But for someone who plays video games as a hobby and is mighty good at it, matching candies just doesn’t cut it. A true-blooded gamer craves for heart-thumping action that only sharp graphics, earth-shaking sound, and a speedy device can induce. […]

October 26, 2014 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 113
Gadgetslab

Gadgetslab: AOC Breezetab

AOC Breezetab MW0738 We are getting to the point in our tech lives where a smartphone just isn’t enough. It might be because the wealth of information available to us just won’t fit in small mobile phone screens, or it might be because tablets can do just a little more than their smaller kin. The […]

October 26, 2014 by Ren Alcantara 96
Bullet Points

Shooting education with Colion Noir

One of our favorite YouTube commentators, Colion Noir, has just tackled a few more shooting topics on his now NRA-backed channel. In this installment, he tackles the age-old question: why not shoot the bad guy in the leg? Some good, solid reasons that might not be immediately apparent to the non-shooter. Those who do shoot […]

October 26, 2014 by Ren Alcantara 91
Apps and Websites

Inbox by Google

About a week ago, we got an email from our awesome friends from Google letting us know that we had access to Google’s new mail app, Inbox. It offers a bit more functionality than the default Gmail app, and is made to look a little more attractive to boot. We’ve been using it exclusively for […]

October 25, 2014 by Ren Alcantara 101
Gadgetslab

Gadgetslab: Blackberry Z3

The smartphone race has always been fickle. Leads change with alarming frequency, and consumers switch from platform to platform like anything. Despite everything that has happened in that space, BlackBerry has always managed to have a place in the market. Their latest offering, the Z3, carries the same standard as their past devices, with a […]

October 24, 2014 by Ren Alcantara 120
Mobility

Yamaha pushes for AT awareness among the youth

Yamaha Motor Philippines, Inc (YMPH) continues to drive the use of AT-equipped motorcycles in the country to combat the pains brought by the congested streets of the Philippines. Yamaha’s AT campaign, which is aimed at instilling the benefits of going automatic among the youth, was a weeklong event that started on October 12 and ended […]

October 24, 2014 by Mia Carisse Barrientos 110

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