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GadgetMatch Wallpapers (2018 Edition)

Where it was used and where you can download it

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2018 has come to a close. Here’s a round-up of the wallpapers we’ve used this year in our stories!

Fluidity

This was our first official wallpaper, which was launched earlier this year. Download here.

Flow

Fluidity‘s lite version is specifically made for those who like it bright. This wallpaper has been used for Her GadgetMatch reviews. Download here.

Perspective

Our official wallpaper during Computex 2018. Download here.

Cosmos

This wallpaper was made for the Vivo NEX S launch and World Cup 2018. It’s also a GadgetMatch favorite and was used in several devices during the summer of 2018. Download here.

Structure

The wallpaper for gamers. Structure was used during the ROG Phone’s preview at Computex 2018. Download here.

Shaped

This wallpaper was created for budget and midrange phones launched between July and September 2018. Download here.

Column

Column was a wallpaper utilized during the Google Pixel 3’s launch. The teal-colored version is our creative director’s favorite. Download here.

Hang Loose

Hang Loose is GadgetMatch’s latest wallpaper, maximized during Huawei’s Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro launch. Download here.

There’s more to come in 2019 so stay tuned and make GadgetMatch your daily habit as always!

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Serenity is GadgetMatch’s first wallpaper for 2019

Made by the same artist from the Philippines

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GadgetMatch’s newest and first wallpaper for 2019 is here! Early in February, we tapped our Hang Loose wallpaper’s creator, Oliver James Simbulan, to lend us these beautiful architectural renders in time for the Samsung Galaxy S10 launch.

Entitled “Serenity,” these architectural renders reflect the artist’s love for beaches, palm trees, sunsets, and waves. The artist told GadgetMatch that it never fails to make him feel calm and at peace. His love for the tropics and summertime inspired him to render tropical-themed resort and villas.

These renders accompany the new premium-looking design of Samsung’s anniversary phone. When you’ve got a gorgeous phone, you got to pair it with a stunning wallpaper.

But of course, there are options to choose from!

From left to right: Serenity in Midnight (S10), Serenity in Daytime (S10+), Serenity in Sunset (S10e)

Download Serenity here.

About the artist

Oliver James Simbulan is a CAD designer and a young architecture student from the Philippines. For collaborations and project inquiries, reach him at Behance and LinkedIn.


GadgetMatch’s wallpapers are open to fellow Matchketeers hoping to share their creativity and artistic skills through illustrations, architectural renders, aerial shots, stunning photographs, and other forms of artwork. If you want to contribute, reach out to our associate creative director on Twitter.

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GadgetMatch unfolded the future with Samsung during Unpacked 2019

Unpacked across the whole galaxy

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GadgetMatch’s coverage of Samsung’s Unpacked event held last February 20 in San Francisco, California was a huge success.

Right after completing back-to-back launches with Vivo in India and Xiaomi in Beijing, the team managed to deliver comprehensive Galaxy S10 content during the lineup’s 10th anniversary special.

Touchdown, San Francisco!

GadgetMatch’s Chief Content Officer Michael Josh and GadgetMatch’s Managing Editor Marvin Velasco touched down in San Francisco a day earlier than the launch to preview the venue.

Marvin got to go around the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.

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During the launch, the two gave us first-hand insights on what was happening during the Unpacked event, and how surprised they were when Samsung revealed their Galaxy Fold straight away.

The GadgetMatch team reacts

Here were some of the GadgetMatch team’s reactions during Unpacked:

Ready for the Crazy Rich Asians

GadgetMatch’s Creative Director Chay Lazaro went to the Galaxy S10’s Singapore launch. Home to Crazy Rich Asians and the fictional Young family, Samsung’s premium flagship phone arrived in Southeast Asia with a whopping price befitting the crazy rich living there.

Her GadgetMatch is on fire

Of course, Her GadgetMatch was alive and kicking during the Unpacked event. Her GadgetMatch’s Lifestyle Editor, Isa Rodriguez, got excited with the LED cases and what the S10 can do.

Party with iKON

Samsung launched the Galaxy S10 in the Philippines on February 26, a short week after the global launch. They even invited K-Pop boy group iKON to perform in Cove Manila. Being the socialite that she is, Isa Rodriguez went to the party and managed to take a video with Jinhwan.

More photos here:

See you at the next round of events!

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GadgetMatch celebrates the Predator League APAC 2019 championship!

The Philippines and South Korea brought home the bacon

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The Predator League for Asia Pacific recently concluded its second season in Bangkok, Thailand from February 15 to 17, 2019. GadgetMatch’s Managing Editor, Marvin Velasco, witnessed the finals of the long-awaited event live.

For three long days, 26 teams from this side of the world competed to snag the trophy for the grand event’s featured games: Dota 2 and PUBG, wherein the Philippines’ TNC Predator and South Korea’s Afreeca Freecs Fatal won, respectively.

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Shortly after, Predator announced the Philippines as next year’s host for the esports competition.

 

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