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Mengenal 4 keunggulan Mi A1 dari Xiaomi

Sep 21, 2017 - 5:22 PM

Mi A1 merupakan kombinasi perangkat berdesain elegan dengan ‘software’ unggulan Google

PRODUK BARU XIAOMI. Director of Product Management and Marketing Xiaomi Global Donovan Sung, sedang menjelaskan Mi A1 pada acara peluncuran produk terbaru Xiaomi di Jakarta, Rabu, 20 September. Foto dari Xiaomi Indonesia

Vivo launches V7+ for P17,990

Sep 21, 2017 - 3:04 PM

Touted as a selfie-centric smartphone, the new flagship comes equipped with a 24MP front-facing camera

V7 PLUS. The all-new Vivo phone is noticeable sleeker. All photos by Kyle Chua/Rappler


Google to buy part of Taiwan smartphone maker HTC for $1.1B

Sep 21, 2017 - 11:28 AM

(UPDATED) The agreement will give Google more control of its mobile handset hardware as it seeks to bolster its presence in a market dominated by Apple and Samsung

This photo taken on June 6, 2014 shows a man walks past a billboard showing the latest HTC M8 smartphone in Taipei. Sam Yeh/AFP

Rumors swirl on Google's possible acquisition of HTC

Sep 20, 2017 - 9:00 PM

A leak from HTC points to a town hall meeting where a Google acquisition is supposedly on the agenda

Startup Pi out to slice the charging cord

Sep 19, 2017 - 12:41 PM

Pi chargers charge Android and Apple smartphones with magnetic waves

ENERGY SOURCE. Pi's new wireless charger hopes to free devices from cords. Image from Pi


Google teases a likely October 4 Pixel event

Sep 14, 2017 - 9:45 PM

Google mirroring last year s October 4 Pixel announcement is likely teasing a new phone for the same date this year

STAY TUNED FOR GOOGLE. Google hints at a big October 4 event. Screen shot of Google webpage.

Samsung is currently the sole supplier of the iPhone X's OLED screen

Sep 14, 2017 - 3:42 PM

Apple is in urgent need of finding a second source of OLED a KGI Securities analyst says


Huawei overtakes Apple in global smartphone market for the first time

Sep 06, 2017 - 4:45 PM

The Chinese giant moves to second place in sales race outselling Apple in June and July 2017 according to research firm Counterpoint

HUAWEI. The brand's logo appears at the Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017, June 28 to 30, 2017. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


Specs and features: Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Aug 24, 2017 - 10:16 AM

Samsung joins the dual camera fray with its new premium phablet

NOTE 8 DUAL CAMERAS. Photo by Nappy Manegdeg/Rappler


IN PHOTOS: Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Aug 24, 2017 - 9:45 AM

Check out the new phablet s photos here

NOTE 8. All photos by Nappy Manegdeg/Rappler

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 priced at P49,990

Aug 23, 2017 - 11:01 PM

Samsung officially unveils their newest Note phablet The phone will be available in PH stores on September 29

S-PEN. Photo by Nappy Manegdeg/Rappler


Inilah 5 fitur menarik smartphone Asus

Aug 22, 2017 - 5:18 PM

Asus menawarkan beberapa fitur menarik serta bermanfaat kepada pengguna smartphone yang tidak bisa didapatkan pada smartphone lain

FITUR. Asus memiliki 5 fitur unggulan dibanding dengan smartphone lainnya. Foto dari techinstyle.asus.com

Smartphone screen maker Japan Display cutting 30% of workforce

Aug 09, 2017 - 5:51 PM

The job cuts which represent nearly 30 of the 13 100 strong workforce are expected to save 50 billion yen 455 million annually it says adding that total restructuring costs would be about 170 billion yen

JAPAN DISPLAY'S WOES. Nobuhiro Higashiiriki, chairman and CEO of smartphone screen-maker Japan Display, talks about the company's restructuring plans during a press conference in Tokyo on August 9, 2017. Photo by Toru Yamanaka/AFP

HTC U11 launched in PH, priced at P36,990

Aug 02, 2017 - 4:22 PM

HTC returns to the Philippines with a phone packing a Snapdragon 835 6GB of RAM and the highest rated smartphone camera so far by DxOMark

HTC U11. Photo from HTC


Leaked: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 image

Aug 01, 2017 - 12:33 PM

Noted leaker Evan Blass shows what could be the Note 8 Samsung s premium phablet will officially be revealed on August 23 US time


LOOK: Images of Facebook patent for 'modular, electromechanical device'

Jul 29, 2017 - 11:57 AM

A Facebook phone? Some speculate that may be the case

High-tech mystery: Is a Facebook phone in the works?

Jul 22, 2017 - 9:55 AM

Speculation has swirled for years regarding whether the leading social network would try to capitalize on its popularity with its own smartphone

FB SMARTPHONE? In this file photo, Facebook logos are pictured on the screens of a smartphone (R), and a laptop computer, in central London on November 21, 2016. Justin Tallis/AFP

5 teknologi canggih di Samsung Galaxy S8 dan S8+

May 02, 2017 - 10:37 PM

Bagaimana spesifikasi Samsung Galaxy S8 dan S8 ?

Samsung Indonesia resmi meluncurkan Galaxy S8 dan S8+. Foto oleh Sakinah Ummu Haniy/Rappler.com

Samsung to update software over 'red screen' smartphone

Apr 24, 2017 - 4:07 PM

South Korean users who pre ordered the Galaxy S8 complain their screens are displaying an unusually reddish hue

RED SCREEN ISSUE? A view of the new Samsung Galaxy S8 at its Samsung launch event, March 29, 2017 in New York City. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

LG officially launches the LG G6 in PH

Apr 18, 2017 - 8:12 PM

Personalities such as Spongecola s Yael Yuzon and I m Drunk I Love You director JP Habac endorse the phone at an event held in SM Megamall

Rumors of Nokia 9 flagship phone picking up steam online

Apr 12, 2017 - 6:39 PM

What features do you want from a premium Nokia phone?

LG G6 in PH stores on April 29 for P37,990

Apr 10, 2017 - 6:05 PM

One of the stars of the 2017 Mobile World Congress lands in the Philippines

WATCH: PH launch of the Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom

Apr 06, 2017 - 5:01 PM

The Zenfone 3 Zoom is a dual lens smartphone with a higher than average 5000 mAh battery

ON-TREND. The Zenfone 3 Zoom joins a list of phones with a 2-lens system. Illustration by Asus

Smartphone maker Samsung backs away from planned split

Mar 24, 2017 - 2:24 PM

Board chairman Kwon Oh Hyun says the firm reviewed legal and tax issues around proposed division into a holding company and an operating unit and identified some negative effects

EYEING A SPLIT. Samsung (L) and South Korean flags (C) flutter outside the Samsung headquarters in Seoul on November 6, 2013. Photo by Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

This smartphone attachment measures semen quality

Mar 23, 2017 - 7:05 PM

While still in development the product is designed to make it easy for men to test their fertility

QUICK RESULTS. The semen-analyzing tool is designed to produce quick results. Illustration by Shafieelab/Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Cybercriminals focusing on data-rich smartphones

Mar 02, 2017 - 8:48 PM

Seen as a gateway to key information about its user cybercriminals shift their focus to smartphones

LOOK: The phones revealed at the Mobile World Congress 2017 so far

Feb 27, 2017 - 11:57 PM

Here s a list of the new phones unveiled after the first day of the world s biggest annual phone expo in Spain

XA1. Photo from Sony

China's TCL brings back physical keyboard in new BlackBerry

Feb 26, 2017 - 8:55 PM

The KEYone phone has a larger screen than previous BlackBerry devices and a fast charging battery

TCL Communcation's CEO Nicolas Zibell presents the new BlackBerry Key One at the Mobile World Congress centre in Barcelona on February 25, 2017, before the start of the world's biggest mobile fair, held from February 22 to February 25.  / AFP PHOTO / JOSEP LAGO

Motorola launches mid-tier 5.5-incher, the Moto M

Feb 23, 2017 - 5:14 PM

Motorola continues its re entry into local market with midrange offering set at P15 000

Is HMD Global announcing return of Nokia 3310 at Mobile World Congress?

Feb 16, 2017 - 5:25 PM

A leak points to the possibility of a comeback for Nokia s fan favorite feature phone in Barcelona on February 26

Smartphone maker Huawei catching up on Samsung, Apple – study

Feb 15, 2017 - 4:53 PM

Chinese makers succeeded in winning market share over last year and Huawei now seems to be the main rival to the two giants even if the gap remains large Gartner analyst Annette Zimmermann says

HUAWEI. CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group Richard Yu introduces the Huawei Mate 9 phone as he delivers a keynote address at CES 2017 at The Venetian Las Vegas on January 5, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

The Vivo V5 Plus: An iPhone clone but still very likable

Feb 04, 2017 - 2:23 PM

The Apple like Android unit looks good and its high resolution dual front facing camera system gives it a unique selling point

10 ways technology and social media changed us

Feb 02, 2017 - 7:07 PM

Are you guilty for falling under any of these categories?

Apple is world's top smartphone vendor after record iPhone sales

Feb 01, 2017 - 11:52 AM

The tech giant sets new record with 78 3 million iPhones sold in past quarter

RECORD SALES. Apple on January 31, 2017 reported that its profit for the past quarter slipped 2.6 percent to $17.9 billion even as iPhone sales jumped to a new high. Revenue in the quarter climbed to an all-time record $78.4 billion compared with $75.9 billion in the same period a year earlier, the company said in its earnings update for the fiscal first quarter. Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

Xiaomi's Barra quits China for Silicon Valley

Jan 23, 2017 - 9:23 PM

Barra under whom Xiaomi was for a time China s best selling brand describes his experience as a spectacular journey but said it was time to return home for a new adventure He did not elaborate

HUGO BARRA. One of Hugo Barra's photos from his farewell post to his Xiaomi brethren. Photo from Facebook.

Monopoly suit against Apple's App Store gets new life

Jan 13, 2017 - 11:47 AM

The suit initially filed in late 2011 seeks hundreds of millions of dollars in damages based on the reasoning that the lack of competition pushed app prices higher

Personal computer sales fall for fifth year in a row

Jan 12, 2017 - 1:26 PM

In spite of the continued decline analysts say that personal computer market is stabilizing as pressure from smartphones and tablets ease

CONTINUING DECLINE. Laptop computers are offered for sale at a Tiger Direct store on in Chicago, Illinois. File photo by Scott Olson/AFP

Samsung launches Galaxy A5 and A7, priced

Jan 11, 2017 - 7:31 PM

The A5 retails at P19 990 while the A7 is priced at P23 990

THE A7. The A7 and A5 have similar specs but the former has a bigger screen

Asus sets record for most RAM in a phone with 8GB model

Jan 10, 2017 - 5:27 PM

The Asus Zenfone AR phone uses Google s new augmented reality and virtual reality platforms thus the need for that amount of RAM

A look at 'Mercury', Blackberry's last in-house engineered phone

Jan 09, 2017 - 12:58 PM

Like Nokia Blackberry phones will live on through licensing partnerships

Photo from TCL

Nokia Android smartphone officially unveiled

Jan 08, 2017 - 1:52 PM

Nokia is officially back in the smartphone game with the Nokia 6

NOKIA RETURNS. After months of leaks and teasing, the first official Nokia Android phone is revealed. Photo from HMD Global

French workers win 'right to disconnect' after work hours

Jan 01, 2017 - 3:29 PM

A new employment law is in force obliging organizations with more than 50 workers to start negotiations to define the rights of employees to ignore their smartphones

Smartphones hurt relationships, says study

Dec 27, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Phubbing or phone snubbing may be just as harmful to relationships as money problems and bad sex say US researchers

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime review: A midrange phone with flagship dreams

Dec 23, 2016 - 5:28 PM

It has the looks and its performance isn t half bad

What a DJ thinks of the LG V20's audio features

Dec 21, 2016 - 6:34 PM

The LG V20 is supposed to boast incredible audio Will this music pro agree?

Student filmmaker intentionally gets smartphone stolen to spy on thief

Dec 19, 2016 - 6:49 PM

Using a bugged phone the filmmaker tracks a thief s life and produces a documentary out of it

STOLEN SELFIE. In 'Find My Phone,' the filmmaker was able to take photos of the alleged smartphone thief remotely. Screengrab from YouTube/Anthony van der Meer

New Nokia feature phones unveiled

Dec 14, 2016 - 5:38 PM

HMD Global unveils its first Nokia products since acquiring the brand: the Nokia 150 and 150 Dual Sim feature phones

NOKIA 150. Screengrab from Nokia

A photographer's take on the Sony Xperia XZ

Dec 13, 2016 - 2:41 PM

Does the camera on Sony s flagship live up to its promise? To find out we have a talented lensman play around with the device for a month

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Nokia brand ready for smartphone comeback in 2017

Dec 01, 2016 - 9:55 PM

HMD can begin operations as the new home of Nokia phones under an exclusive global brand license for the next 10 years excluding Japan Nokia says in a statement

NOKIA. The logo of Nokia is pictured during the annual general meeting, on June 16, 2016 in Helsinki. File photo by Antti Aimo-Koivisto / Lehtikuva / AFP