While I love taking photos while traveling, soaking up the experience will always be my top priority.
I’m fine with quick snapshots knowing I can always go back and post-process my photos later. When you’re traveling, you don’t have the time to fiddle with manual controls, so when it comes down to it, shooting on auto is a compromise worth making.
For me a good smartphone is one that can quickly churn out photos that barely need any tweaking. This especially rings true when you’re on a holiday in one of the most fast-paced cities in the world: Hong Kong.
24 Hours is a series on GadgetMatch.com where we showcase our travels through a smartphone camera’s perspective. It’s also a documented guide on things to see and do in a city in case you happen to plan a trip there.
With so many audio products available in the market, it takes something truly special to stand out. Fortunately, Sony’s Extra Bass series of wireless headphones and speakers go beyond the call — and they’re priced just right.
Ever since the phenomenal rollout of the augmented-reality smartphone game Pokémon Go a few weeks ago, pokémon trainers have already discovered more than one virtual pokémon gym in the U.S. and across Europe.
Google’s proposal to add a new set of emoji that highlights various career opportunities available to women has been approved by the Unicode Emoji Subcommittee. A total of 11 new emoji, representing “a wider range of professions for women (as well as men)” in different skin and hair colors, will be available in future versions of Android and other platforms.
Every year Google releases a new version of its mobile operating system Android. Announced in alphabetical order and named after a delectable treat, each time a new update is expected, a guessing game ensues.
And for the first time ever Google is letting users decide on what N means. At Google I/O today, Google announced its #NameAndroidN website where users can submit ideas. Which tasty treat is your favorite?
Less than a month before the highly anticipated launch of the ZenFone 3 on May 30 at Computex 2016 in Taiwan, ASUS Philippines is now offering last year’s flagship, the ZenFone 2, and its variants at lower prices.
On March 17, Facebook secretly rolled out Messenger Madness, named after one of the most popular annual sporting events in the United States – March Madness. It’s a hidden virtual basketball game inside the Messenger app. Activating the game is simple: use the basketball emoji in any Messenger conversation and tap on it afterwards.
Several virtual layups and dunks later, Facebook said the Philippines tops the list of countries with the most Messenger Madness sessions in the world.
Love it or hate it, the iPhone SE is arguably a class of its own. It may look old but it doesn’t perform like one. It’s something not even the Android world can offer – where small nowadays, most often than not, means sluggish, second-rate, and a 2-4 year-old OS built into a cheap plastic body.
Microsoft is expected to talk about Windows, Hololens, Skype, Azure, Data and Developer Tools at the Build 2016 developer conference in San Francisco. CEO Satya Nadella and Windows and Devices executive vice president Terry Myerson, among others, will each give keynote addresses at the Moscone Center.
LG puts the fun back in function with the announcement of its latest flagship smartphone at Mobile World Congress, the LG G5. It has everything a 2016 flagship is expected to have: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB of RAM, Quick Charge 3.0 that promises 83% of battery after 30 minutes of charging, a fingerprint scanner, quad HD display, USB Type C, Android Marshmallow, and great cameras.
In a surprise announcement at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Sony said goodbye to its top of the line Xperia Z smartphone, unveiling in its place a trio of new smartphones collectively referred to as Xperia X.
Specs-wise the new Xperia X line isn’t going to be the most high end smartphone release of 2016 but Sony’s left just enough for the phones to be desirable.
It’s been a full month since the biggest tech coverage of my life to date. Having finished Legal Management in college, and then eventually making a career in Creatives, never did I think I’d be in Spain, as a journalist, covering one of the world’s biggest tech events.
Facebook is taking steps to keep up with Snapchat by buying Masquerade, the Belarus-based startup that built face-swapping app MSQRD. A few months back, Snapchat quietly acquired Looksery, and launched Lenses, a similar product built into Snapchat’s interface, that has since allowed users to add animated effects to their selfies.
There are fans who live and breathe Star Wars – they’ve seen all the movies and know and follow all the canons. They buy merchandise to further express their love for the saga, many probably have a collection of them.
And then there are those who make their own.
One such fan is Angelo Casimiro, an unassuming but brainy Physics student from De La Salle University in the Philippines.
It’s been 8 years since the first iPhone was announced. We don’t mean to body-shame but it was short and a bit pudgy, if you may. Fast forward to 2015, iPhones are only getting taller and much slimmer. Here are 8 everyday things that will remind you just how small the first smartphones were back in the day.