TechRap: Best smartphones of 2013

Instagram launches private photo and video sharing feature Instagram Direct; Nexus 5 and Playstation 4 officially go on sale in the Philippines and our Top 10 smartphones of 2013

MANILA, Philippines – This Week On TechRap, Instagram launches private photo and video sharing feature Instagram Direct; Nexus 5 and Playstation 4 officially go on sale in the Philippines and we rank our Top 10 smartphones of 2013.

HEADLINES

Instagram launches Instagram Direct
Send photos via Twitter DM
LG GPAD 8.3 and Sony Z Ultra get Google Play editions
Smart brings Nexus 5 to Philippines
Make cheap international calls with Viber Out 
PlayStation 4 arrives in the Philippines January 2014

FEATURE

Best smartphones of 2013:

Moto X
Sony Xperia Z1
Starmobile Knight
HTC One
Nexus 5
Apple iPhone 5S
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Nokia Lumia 1020
LG G2
Samsung Galaxy S4


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Episode 53: Windows 8.1, OS X 10.9 Mavericks

Episode 52: Galaxy Note 3, iPad Air

Episode 51: Nexus 5, Nintendo 2DS

Episode 50: Samsung Galaxy Round and Starmobile Phablets

Episode 49: LG G2 and iOS 7

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Episode 47: Starmobile Knight vs Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z

Episode 46: iPhone 5c, 5s & Starmobile Knight

Episode 45: Samsung Galaxy Gear, IFA highlights

Episode 44: Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z

Episode 43: Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Nokia Lumia 925

Episode 42: Gaming monitor doubles as TV

Episode 41: Nokia Lumia 925 and Huawei Ascend P6

Episode 40: Moto X

Episode 39: Assault Fire

Episode 38: HTC One mini, Attack of the Spooklings

Episode 37: Plants vs Zombies 2

Episode 36: Rapiro the customizable robot

Episode 35: Smartphone camera shootout

Episode 34: Samsung Premiere 2013

Episode 33: iOS 7

Episode 32: Cherry Mobile Omega HD 2.0

Episode 31: Samsung NX-300 Smart Camera

Episode 30: Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

Episode 29: Best of Google I/O 2013

Episode 28: Starmobile Flirt vs Cherry Mobile Flame 2.0

Episode 27: Samsung Ativ Smart PC Pro

Episode 26: Swimming with the Sony Xperia Z

Episode 25: Facebook Home, LG Optimus G Pro

Episode 24: iPad mini vs Galaxy Note 8

Episode 23: Otterbox Armor ‘Confidence Test’

Episode 22: BlackBerry Z10 Review

Episode 21: Samsung Galaxy S4

Episode 20: Facebook News Feed Hands On

Episode 19: Highlights from Mobile World Congress 2013

Episode 18: Take a look through Google Glass

Episode 17: LINE app – messaging the sticks

Episode 16: PlayStation 4 and Mailbox app

Episode 15: BlackBerry makes a comeback

Episode 14: Samsung Galaxy Camera, the Android digicam

Episode 13: Facebook Graph Search Demo & Nexus 4 Review

Episode 12: The Best of CES 2013

Episode 11: iPhone 6 & Samsung Galaxy S4 rumors

Episode 10: Top 10 Tech Stories of 2012

Episode 9: The Best Social Media Moments of 2012

Episode 8: Photo App War Chronicles

Episode 7: Globe, Smart LTE shootout

Episode 6: Nokia’s Lumia 920 and the best e-book reader yet

Episode 5: Nintendo Wii U and Windows 8 laptops for any budget

Episode 4: New Blackberry phones & Israel-Palestine Twitter war

Episode 3: Dragon Baby’s secrets & iPad mini unboxed

Episode 2: New Windows Phone 8, old skeuomorphic iOS

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