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Cool gadgets: Razer's Ripsaw HD entry-level game streaming solution

Apr 09, 2019 - 11:17 AM

It's priced at $160

Photo from Razer

AirPods and 5 other true wireless buds to consider

Apr 04, 2019 - 9:13 PM

These are the models you may want to look out for if you're looking for a true wireless pair

Illustration by Alyssa Arizabal/Rappler

Excluding phones, here are 10 big gadget headlines from 2018

Dec 24, 2018 - 5:00 AM

We list down some of the biggest gadget headlines outside of smartphones

MICRO COMPUTER. IBM's experimental 1mm X 1mm computer gives a glimpse of how computers may be made more compact in the future. Photo from IBM

Rappler's 16 favorite gadgets of 2018

Dec 15, 2018 - 11:40 AM

From smartphones to miniature game consoles, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite gadgets released this year

Puma rereleases the 'OG Smart Running Shoe,' a 1986 shoe with fitness tracking

Dec 14, 2018 - 11:50 AM

It records time spent running, the distance covered, and calories burned, just like fitness trackers today

Greet the new year with new gear through these tech deals

Dec 13, 2018 - 8:40 PM

Start 2019 with a bang...for your buck

Mozilla lists potentially unsecure gadgets in time for holidays

Nov 19, 2018 - 2:30 PM

From consoles to Star Wars toys, Mozilla reviews the security level of 70 devices people might be thinking of giving as a holiday gift

Screenshot from Mozilla

To improve digital well-being, put your phone down and talk to people

Jul 11, 2018 - 11:40 AM

People spend more time with gadgets than with friends and romantic partners nowadays. We need to reclaim the happiness lost to digital activity, says one psychological scientist

Leak suggests that one of Google's upcoming phones may have a notch too

May 30, 2018 - 1:11 PM

With Google's upcoming Android P officially supporting screen notches, the design feature can't be ruled out even for Google's own phones

‘Black Mirror’: A cautionary tale for modern times

Apr 24, 2018 - 3:32 PM

How not to deal with technology? Here are 3 lessons culled from this anthology series

5 cool gadgets at Mobile World Congress that aren't phones

Feb 28, 2018 - 7:34 PM

Phones are the star of the show but there is no lack of interesting devices found at MWC 2018

BISECU. A host holds a mobile phone used to lock a Bisecu Smart Bike Lock on a bycicle at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the world's biggest mobile fair, on February 26, 2018 in Barcelona. Photo by Josep Lago/AFP

Huawei launches new tablet, laptop in flagship phone hiatus

Feb 27, 2018 - 12:07 PM

Huawei will be launching the P20 smartphone on March 27 instead

Samsung Galaxy A8 impressions: For those who've always wanted the S8

Feb 03, 2018 - 6:14 PM

Solid, but theoretically, you could also just save up a little more for the S8

GALAXY A8. Samsung's new premium phone takes some of the S8's features and wraps them up in a slightly more affordable package. Photo by Nappy Manegdeg/Rappler

Asus Zenfone Max Plus impressions: An affordable 18:9 phone

Feb 03, 2018 - 6:12 PM

It's one of the most sensible 18:9 offerings in the market this year

ZENFONE MAX PLUS. The Max Plus is Asus' first phone for 2018. Photo by Nappy Manegdeg/Rappler

24 of the coolest new gadgets showcased at CES 2018

Jan 10, 2018 - 9:30 PM

A phone case that's also a drone, a Nokia 'smart mattress,' and Razer's phone-powered laptop – these are just some of the awesome new gadgets shown at CES 2018

12 tech finds you didn't know you'd want this Christmas

Nov 26, 2017 - 4:39 PM

Before you dive into the Christmas shopping rush, why not some of the following devices. They may just deserve a spot on your wishlist – or under someone else's Christmas tree.

WATCH: Ultra slow-mo shots taken by Sony’s Xperia XZs

Sep 21, 2017 - 1:35 PM

Here’s a collection of scenes showing the Sony phone’s neat party trick: slow-mo shots taken at 960 frames per second

Kegelisahan Adinia Wirasti mengamati fenomena penggunaan gadget

Sep 06, 2017 - 9:39 AM

Demi mengurangi konsumsi gadget Adinia mengaku minimal 4 jam dalam sehari tidak menggunakan smartphone nya

MEMBATASI DIRI. Prihatin dengan fenomena penggunaan gadget berlebihan di masyarakat, Adinia Wirasti mencoba membatasi diri dengan berhenti menggunakan smartphone selama minimal 4 jam setiap harinya. Foto dari akun Instagram @adiniawrst

Bagaimana perangkat tablet memudahkan pekerjaan dan aktivitas Happy Salma

Aug 03, 2017 - 11:04 AM

Karena tuntutan pekerjaan yang tinggi Happy Salma memilih untuk menggunakan perangkat tablet

Beware of fake 3310s in PH, warns Nokia phone maker

Aug 01, 2017 - 6:53 PM

HMD Global issues a statement regarding counterfeit 3310 units circulating in the Philippine market

Café Talk: A cozy spot at the heart of Cebu City

Jul 26, 2017 - 10:33 AM

When in Cebu consider heading to this café for a quiet productive moment over coffee

Discover a fun family experience as SM partners with international brands

May 12, 2017 - 11:26 PM

Promos on gadgets and home appliances from LG await mall goers this May

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

6 smartphone-aided devices for home-based medical testing

May 06, 2017 - 11:12 AM

Here are some ways that product developers are simplifying some medical tests with the help of a smartphone

ON CUE. An app called the Cue can monitor several biological parameters to weigh a person's well-being

UK issues laptop, tablet flight ban after U.S. warning

Mar 22, 2017 - 1:02 AM

UPDATED Airlines impacted by Britain s cabin ban on electronic devices on flights from some Middle East and North Africa countries have until Saturday March 25 to implement the measure

Wearable gadgets seek permanent place in users' lives

Mar 01, 2017 - 1:51 PM

Lacking a killer app 33 of owners of smart wearables abandon the devices after 6 months says a consulting firm

Picture shows Chinese multinational networking and telecommunications equipment and services company Huawei's new Watch 2 4G after its presentation in Barcelona on February 26, 2017 on the eve of the start of the Mobile World Congress. Photo by Lluis Gene/AFP

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 2, 2017

Feb 02, 2017 - 11:43 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Thursday

Gadget dan video games paling ditunggu di 2017

Jan 07, 2017 - 2:40 PM

Mulai dari Nintendo Switch Project Scorpio Red Dead Redemption 2 hingga Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

5 reasons people can’t live without their devices

Dec 23, 2016 - 5:11 PM

Cold bricks of metal and plastic warming our hearts? It’s possible

Huawei vs Samsung smartphone promos: Which is better?

Dec 20, 2016 - 12:39 PM

Check out this list for exclusive promos and discounts on the brands 2016 handsets

Here's what you can buy at Lazada's Grand Christmas Sale

Dec 09, 2016 - 11:27 AM

Want to know what the flash sale items will be and what time the discounts will go live? We ve got you covered with this list

Gear review: The Samsung Galaxy TabPro S

Nov 21, 2016 - 6:07 PM

The Samsung 2 in 1 has an amazing display sleek looks and is a steady performer Just don t count on it being a full fledged laptop replacement

What to get at Lazada’s 11.11 Online Revolution sale event

Nov 11, 2016 - 7:12 AM

The month long discount spree starts November 11 Read this article to find out how you can get an additional 11 off your Lazada purchases

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

6 gadgets worth spending on during payday

Sep 30, 2016 - 9:15 AM

Get your hard work’s worth with these useful and handy gadgets

3 benda yang wajib dimiliki pengguna gadget

Aug 15, 2016 - 4:27 PM

3 benda utama yang enggak boleh kamu lewatkan jika tidak bisa hidup tanpa gadget

What to bring on your first hike

May 20, 2016 - 8:04 PM

Looking forward to your first trail experience? Don’t forget these essentials

Fitbit paces wearables market, Xiaomi second – survey

May 17, 2016 - 3:15 PM

Fitbit has a 24 5 market share while Xiaomi overtakes Apple as it expands its product line

epa04559297 A man presents the wireless activity tracker Zip by Fitbit Inc. during the Wearable Device Technology Expo in Tokyo, Japan, 14 January 2015. Some 100 companies are presenting their latest devices at the first edition of the Wearable Expo until 16 January. EPA/FRANCK ROBICHON

Checking out the 2015 of 'Back to the Future'

Oct 21, 2015 - 12:07 PM

In many ways the 2015 of reality is even more radically altered from what Back to the Future filmmakers could have imaged say futurists

Xiaomi considering entering laptop business – report

Sep 02, 2015 - 7:30 PM

The Bloomberg report cites people with direct knowledge of the matter adding Xiaomi may have a notebook on sale in the first quarter of 2016

Chrome updates, Americans choose Android, cooking in space | SciTech4u

Jun 11, 2015 - 12:35 PM

Also ever wondered why The Dress color tricked our eyes? Watch it in this week s episode

Pope: Attachment to computers 'damages souls'

Jun 11, 2015 - 11:31 AM

Pope Francis says many families are together at the dining table but the children have their telephones and are in another world

POPE ON TWITTER. This handout picture released on March 19, 2014, by the Vatican press office shows Pope Francis (R) launching a tweet with Scholas Occurentes Argentina, a network to promote the meeting and linking of schools around the world, regardless of cultural differences. Photo by Osservatore Romano/AFP

Useful gadgets and applications for small businesses

Jun 08, 2015 - 1:00 PM

Be a cost efficient start up with these nifty gadgets and applications

#PlayForReal: Kids discovering the world with real play

May 15, 2015 - 3:33 PM

Here s what people have to say about sensory play and gadget play

Apps and gadgets to make your life better

Mar 02, 2015 - 9:15 PM

From fitness to finances here s a list of apps and gadgets that enhance your daily life

Moving forward: Changing ways we communicate

Feb 20, 2015 - 2:36 PM

Take a walk down memory lane and see how communication has evolved through the years

TechRap gadget reviews of 2014

Jan 04, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Let s look back before we look ahead and check out some of the top TechRap gadget reviews of 2014

Roxas drops, 'Emergency' powers, Pope to shoppers | The wRap

Dec 11, 2014 - 7:28 PM

Mar Roxas’ not so winnable as his numbers drop President Aquino gets emergency powers to address the power shortage Pope Francis says boycott products made by modern day slaves

5 tips for a Christmas free of e-waste

Dec 02, 2014 - 2:43 PM

Many gadgets contain toxic metals that can stream into our environment if not managed properly