Latest News


OPPO A83 impressions: Well-dressed at under P10,000

Feb 23, 2018 - 4:00 PM

OPPO’s 1st PH offering for 2018 is a budget 18:9 phone with AI selfie tech

Cloudfone Thrill Boost 3 impressions: The cheapest 18:9 phone right now

Feb 23, 2018 - 2:33 PM

Budget specs, budget performance – but at least it's sleeker than other phones in the ultra-budget tier

'Detroit: Become Human' hands-on: Negotiating with rogue androids

Aug 14, 2017 - 7:19 PM

We play out a hostage scenario from the upcoming sci fi title about androids gaining sentience and seeking freedom from human servitude

NEGOTIATION. An android negotiator tries to calm down a hostage-taker, himself an android-gone-rogue. Screenshot from PlayStation/YouTube

Unboxing the PS VR

Dec 05, 2016 - 2:02 PM

We unbox Sony s new virtual reality device

The Sony Xperia XZ's big proposal: it takes the best action shots

Oct 22, 2016 - 4:50 PM

Sony s new flagship phone boasts of a camera for action photography We test it on two teppanyaki chefs performing culinary acrobatics

First look: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+

Aug 15, 2015 - 12:11 AM

Rappler gets its hands on Samsung s newest flagship phones

Wireless charging, metal finish in new Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge

Mar 02, 2015 - 8:56 AM

Samsung is exploring the smartphone universe with two new Galaxies in tow – the S6 and the S6 Edge

Sony SmartBand Unboxing: Comfy life-logger

Jun 17, 2014 - 10:00 PM

Sony s fitness tracker stands out because it is lightweight and comfortable but currently only supports Android

Samsung Galaxy Tab S hands-on: iPad killer?

Jun 13, 2014 - 2:45 PM

Samsung s new premium tablet is thinner and lighter than the iPad with a better screen and a fingerprint scanner

Mi 3 unboxing: High-end Android phone for less

Jun 12, 2014 - 12:51 AM

The sub 270 smartphone looks feels and performs like the top smartphones available today

Samsung Galaxy S5 hands-on: the phone you've been waiting for?

Feb 25, 2014 - 2:45 PM

The Galaxy S5 smartphone isn’t the stunner that we expected there’s nothing fresh about the way it looks nor is there one key feature that screams innovation but through the sum of its new parts it still positions itself as smartphone that many users will want in 2014

Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z2 hands-on review

Feb 07, 2014 - 11:41 AM

Cherry Mobile s Cosmos Z2 is the first Full HD true octa core smartphone from a Philippine manufacturer

Starmobile Diamond X1: A hands-on review

Jan 29, 2014 - 5:02 PM

Starmobile’s Diamond X1 is a premium octa core phablet that delivers twice the power of its predecessor for under P14 000

Charge your MacBook with the HyperJuice battery pack

Jan 22, 2014 - 4:34 PM

HyperJuice is an external battery pack that can charge your MacBook Pro as long as you re willing to modify your MagSafe adapter

Curved and flexible: Is the LG G Flex a gimmick?

Jan 21, 2014 - 10:51 AM

LG s G Flex is an engineering marvel but is it gimmick more than function?

Sony Smartband fitness tracker hands-on review

Jan 13, 2014 - 11:50 AM

We demo one of our favorite fitness trackers the SmartBand from Sony

Samsung Magazine UX hands-on

Jan 12, 2014 - 11:34 AM

Hands on with the new Magazine UX user experience available on Samsung s new Galaxy Note Pro and Galaxy Tab Pro tablets

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact hands-on review

Jan 11, 2014 - 12:46 PM

TechRap anchor Michael Josh Villanueva goes hands on with the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact 2 at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

LG Chromebase, world's first all-in-one Chrome OS desktop

Jan 10, 2014 - 2:57 AM

LG partners with Google to create the world s first all in one desktop computer that run s Google s browser based ChromeOS Rappler goes hands on with the new device at CES 2014

LG 4K monitor, 21:9 UltraWide QHD monitor hands-on

Jan 09, 2014 - 5:50 PM

We take a look at two interesting computer monitors unveiled by LG at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show a 30 inch 4K display and a 34 inch 21:9 UltraWide QHD display

LG Smart TV running WebOS in action

Jan 09, 2014 - 5:15 PM

LG unveils a new Smart TV that runs the reincarnated version of Web OS at CES 2014 the new Smart TV operating system is clean snappy and easy to use

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 hands-on

Jan 09, 2014 - 3:14 AM

TechRap anchor Michael Josh Villanueva goes hands on with the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

Samsung NX30, 16-50mm f/2.0-2.8 S-Lens hands-on

Jan 08, 2014 - 1:29 PM

TechRap anchor Michael Josh Villanueva goes hands on with the Samsung NX30 Smart Camera at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro, Note Pro hands-on review

Jan 08, 2014 - 1:18 PM

TechRap anchor Michael Josh Villanueva goes hands on with the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8 4 inch 10 1 inch 12 2 inch and the Galaxy Note Pro All four tablets were unveiled at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas