Category: Mobile

Field Test Review | Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 10

The second generation Lenevo Yoga Tablet

The tablet market is heavily saturated that it’s a hard choice for any consumers on getting one. They are starting to look the same. That’s why I kinda like the idea of Lenovo Yoga Tablets as they have innovative concepts that stands out from the many tablet choices. Recently Lenovo launched their second generation of Yoga Tablets and I got a chance to field test their Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 10 HD+. The versatile Yoga tablets welcomed another mode in the hang mode with beefed up hardware and specs.
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Nokia Lumia 630 Review | A Budget Dual Sim with Windows Phone 8.1

The Nokia Lumia 630 Dual Sim

The Nokia Lumia 630 Dual Sim

It’s been more than a month since I got the Nokia Lumia 630 Dual Sim phone. I was fortunate enough to be one of the first owners of the unit even before it was released in the market. I shared the main specs on the Lumia 630 here when it was launched sporting the new Windows Phone 8.1 Cyan OS upon release its release. These latest line of Lumias is kind of a bittersweet for Nokia as it would be the last few handsets sporting its label after Microsoft has fully acquired its phone division. Whether its legacy would live on in a different brand, that we have to see but for now these latest handsets is Nokia’s last hurray. Excellent hardware has always been the strength of Nokia and will the new Windows Phone 8.1 finally strike the right balance between its feature and performance in the budget range?

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Review | Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8: Innovative Multimode Tablet

The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8
The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8
The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 on hand

It was just timely this little wonder of a tablet came in when my 2-year old Apple iPad 2 is conking out. The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 is one of the many Android-based tablets currently saturating the market and this definitely gets curious looks for its unusual design that clearly sets it apart from the common and boring flat-rectangular style tablets. As a disclaimer, Lenovo Philippines provided this Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 when I was invited to join their 18-hour challenge testing the tablet’s battery life and for review. After our  challenge, I took the tablet for a trip to really see if it could work with how I travel. Don’t expect this review to be technical but as a practical user experience review.

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Microsoft Devices Launched the Nokia Lumia 630 Dual Sim in the Philippines

The Nokia Lumia 630 Dual Sim with Windows 8.1 OS
The Nokia Lumia 630 Dual Sim with Windows 8.1 OS
The Nokia Lumia 630 Dual Sim with Windows 8.1 OS

Despite the noise made by Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia’s mobile and services division this month, the company still continues releasing Nokia-branded phones. Karel Holub, Nokia Philippines General manager does assure us that operations will continue as is under Microsoft which means releasing quality phones and services. Nokia Philippines, now Microsoft Devices Philippines recently announced the Nokia Lumia 630 Dual Sim,  a mid-range budget phone and the first Microsoft device sporting the Windows Phone 8.1 OS upon release.

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Nokia X | Hands-on and Initial Impressions in the Philippines

The Nokia X in bright green
The Nokia X in bright green
The Nokia X in bright green

Ever wondered what a cross between an Android and a Microsoft Windows Phone would look like? Well, Nokia seems to think fusing them together would be a hit. Their new “X” line of smartphone puts in a forked Android system and dresses it up with their Windows Phone interface. How it goes? I took home a demo unit of the Nokia X with me (as well as the other attendees from yesterday’s Nokia X launch) to fully experience their new smartphone.

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Nokia Lumia 1020 Field Review | Pushing Boundaries on Mobile Phone Imaging

The Nokia Lumia 1020
The Nokia Lumia 1020
The Nokia Lumia 1020

Let’s get to the point, Nokia Lumia 1020 is the best camera phone in the market right now. It’s 41MP mechanical shutter camera delivers what it promises – top notch image quality in a mobile phone. If that is what one is looking for a phone, I would highly recommend the Nokia Lumia 1020 of course, but if you consider the balance of the phone system, form factor and price, that’s where the decision making comes in. Here’s my lowdown on Nokia’s best phone to date.

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