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Huawei announces new Windows laptops, 5G tablet with wireless charging

Feb 25, 2020 - 8:20 AM

The new laptops can be paired with 10th generation Intel processors while the new tablet comes with Huawei's flagship Kirin 990 5G chip


New Apple iPad Air, iPad Mini announced

Mar 19, 2019 - 10:44 AM

The iPad Air and iPad Mini join the current iPad roster including 2018’s 9.7-inch iPad, 11-inch iPad Pro, and 12.9-inch iPad Pro

IPAD. The Apple iPad family from left to right, the new iPad Air, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, the 11-inch iPad Pro, the standard iPad, and the iPad mini. Photo from Apple

Huge drugs haul intercepted in Bali – Indonesia police

Jul 16, 2018 - 7:23 PM

Some 600,000 pseudoephedrine tablets being sent from South Korea to Australia are found during a stopover on the Indonesian resort island. The bust, which occurred in January, is announced Monday.

DRUG BUST. An Indonesian customs officer speaks to journalists during a press conference after they seized cold relief tablets that contained a key ingredient for making illicit drugs at at Ngurah Rai International Airport on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on July 16, 2018. Photo by Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP

Customs seizes P75 million worth of fake smartphones, tablets

Jun 25, 2018 - 6:15 PM

The counterfeit goods, including fake iPhones, are found in a warehouse in Sta Cruz, Manila, on June 21

Photo from the Bureau of Customs

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

EU fines chipmaker Qualcomm 1 billion euros for Apple deal

Jan 24, 2018 - 8:24 PM

The fine is the latest blow struck by the EU against US tech giants and also a fresh hit for Qualcomm, the leading global supplier of smartphone chips, following another antitrust fine of $800 million imposed by authorities in Taiwan last year

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

'Napping Princess': Menikmati kisah dua dunia Kokone Morikawa

Jul 30, 2017 - 7:17 PM

Film ini digarap oleh sutradara Kenji Kamiyama yang sebelumnya sukses dengan Ghost in the Shell: SAC Eden of the East dan Cyborg 009

2 AGUSTUS. Film 'Napping Princess: The Story of the Unknown Me' tayang mulai 2 Agustus 2017. Foto dari screen capture akun YouTube Feat Pictures Indonesia

Laptop ban hits Dubai for over 1 million weekend travellers

Mar 25, 2017 - 6:27 PM

Around 1 1 million people are expected to pass through the world s busiest international airport as the city marks UAE spring break Dubai Airports says

LAPTOP BAN. Kuwaiti social media activist Thamer al-Dakheel Bourashed puts his laptop inside his suitcase at Kuwait International Airport in Kuwait City before boarding a flight to the United States on March 23, 2017. Photo by Yasser Al-Zayyat / AFP

Emirates offers laptop 'handlers' to cope with US ban

Mar 23, 2017 - 11:52 PM

Emirates will allow passengers to hold on to their gadgets after checking in until boarding time when security staff at the gates will themselves pack the devices into boxes and load them onto the flight and return them upon landing in the US

EMIRATES GETS LAPTOP HANDLERS. An Emrirates Airlines aircraft, flight 215 from Dubai, comes in for a landing at Los Angeles International Airport on March 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. File photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 22, 2017

Mar 22, 2017 - 10:40 AM

Hello Here s a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday

TOAST TO FRIENDSHIP. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Thailand Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-o-chan hold a toast for the decades-long friendship between the two countries following the signing ceremony at the Thai Koo Fah Building in Bangkok, Thailand on March 21, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./Presidential Photo

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

Amazon launches low-cost tablet with Alexa assistant

Sep 09, 2016 - 12:08 AM

The 8 inch 20 centimeter display Fire HD tablet will start at 89 for US customers making it one of the least expensive on the market

THE FIRE HD 8. Amazon is now taking pre-orders for its new tablet. Screen shot from Amazon promotional video.

Global tablet market continues to shrink – IDC

Aug 02, 2016 - 3:08 PM

The number of tablets shipped during the April June quarter has experienced a year over year drop from 44 1 million units to 38 7 million

TABLETS. A Samsung Galaxy Note 4 tablet is displayed at a launch event in Seoul on September 24, 2014. Kim Dong-Hyun/AFP

Apple talks services amid drop in iPhone sales, profit

Jul 27, 2016 - 3:55 PM

Sales of Apple s iPhone are down 15 from a year ago according to the tech giant s latest quarterly report

epa04947879 A man holds a new iPhone 6s phone, after it's launch to the public inside the Apple store in Sydney, Australia, 25 September 2015, the first day of its sale worldwide. Apple expects initial sales of its newly introduced iPhone 6s are likely to beat a record set just last year. The iPhone is by far Apple's biggest earner, pulling in more than 60 percent of the company's annual revenue. In March, chief executive Tim Cook announced the company had sold 700 million of the smartphones since their launch in 2007. EPA/DAVID MOIR AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

Tablet market ended 2015 on weak note – research firm

Feb 02, 2016 - 12:54 PM

More people switched to laptops while others are taking longer to replace their tablets

epa04922919 Apple's new iPad Pro on display following Apple's announcement of new products during an event from the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California, USA, 09 September 2015. Apple launched a revamped Apple TV on 09 September, calling its focus on apps 'the future of television.' The online content hub integrates TV and movie viewing, video games, music and other media with a new operating system, TV OS, and a souped-up remote that searches for content and controls playback with voice control. At a product presentation before thousands of journalists and Apple employees in San Francisco, Apple introduced the latest iPhone and iPads, as well as new designs and features for Apple Watch. EPA/MONICA DAVEY

Xiaomi unveils Redmi Note 3, Mi Pad 2

Nov 24, 2015 - 5:12 PM

The Redmi Note 3 and Mi Pad 2 look to be affordable powerful devices that should cost less than P10 000

REDMI NOTE 3. The Redmi Note 3 in its varying colors. Image from Xiaomi

Google teases the company-made Pixel C tablet

Sep 30, 2015 - 1:36 AM

The Pixel C will come in a 499 32GB version and a 599 64GB version with launch set before the holidays

GOOGLE PIXEL C. Image from Twitter.

Productivity tips: 6 steps to activate your ideas

Sep 03, 2015 - 11:01 AM

Here’s how you can streamline the brainstorming process and activate your ideas faster

Pornhub does Netflix with $9.99 premium membership

Aug 07, 2015 - 5:20 PM

Pornhub Premium is a service that will provide faster playback and better streaming quality for videos along with exclusive content in 1080p resolution

Google Nexus devices to get monthly security updates

Aug 06, 2015 - 8:15 PM

The monthly security updates are expected to patch up security issues as they are uncovered for Android devices

Samsung reveals the Galaxy Tab S2

Aug 06, 2015 - 4:46 PM

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S2 will be available in black and gold beginning the week of August 22

GALAXY TAB S2. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Samsung hosting new Unpacked event on August 13

Jul 28, 2015 - 6:21 PM

Samsung will likely announce the new Galaxy Note as well as the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus

UNPACKED. Samsung announces a new Unpacked event for August 13. Image from Samsung.

On screen size, Filipinos say ‘biggest is best’

Apr 18, 2015 - 6:34 PM

Consumers in the country also rank highest globally for being ‘always connected ’ a Nielsen study shows

Cheaper, celebrity-endorsed smartphones, tablets rule

Apr 18, 2015 - 5:30 PM

The Smartphone market will continuously grow in 2015 while tablet sales will slow down International Data Corporation says

Acer Philippines reveals premium device lineup

Mar 26, 2015 - 6:12 PM

Acer s premium line includes smartphones tablets laptops and even monitors and projectors

PREMIUM. Acer's Cuki Pendor discusses the company's premium line of smartphones and tablets. Photo by Victor Barreiro Jr/Rappler

Sony’s Xperia Z4 Tablet set for June release

Mar 02, 2015 - 4:55 PM

Sony s Xperia Z4 Tablet looks to be gunning for dominance against the iPad Air 2

XPERIA Z4 TABLET. Image from Sony.

Microsoft launches Office for Android tablets

Jan 30, 2015 - 9:42 AM

Microsoft says the apps are built specifically for Android tablets and optimized for touch functions while retaining the core of each app


8 in 10 Filipinos consume media content through multiple screens

Dec 15, 2014 - 6:07 PM

Nielsen’s South Asia Cross Platform Report shows that the proliferation of smartphones and other mobile devices is driving the rise in Internet usage

Sony PS4 and Xperia Z3 tablet Remote Play hands-on (TechRap)

Dec 10, 2014 - 1:11 PM

TechRap tries out the Remote Play feature on the PlayStation 4 and the Sony Xperia Z3 tablet

Apple leaks iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 ahead of event

Oct 16, 2014 - 12:37 PM

The leak comes in the form of an iOS 8 1 iPad user guide appearing briefly within iBooks

NEW IPADS. Screenshot of Apple iPad User Guide for iOS 8.1 from 9to5 Mac.

DOH, DOST to improve access to health information

Jul 28, 2014 - 2:19 PM

Philippine Health Information Exchange a project of DOH and DOST will allow easy access to health information across the country

World Cup on Facebook & Twitter and Mi 3 review (TechRap)

Jun 17, 2014 - 12:06 PM

Facebook and Twitter launch World Cup hubs the best of Electronics Entertainment Expo and Mi 3 and MIUI review

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

Samsung unveils premium Galaxy Tab S tablet

Jun 13, 2014 - 8:00 AM

The new flagship tablet is available in 8 4 and 10 5 inch models and features a high def AMOLED display

PREMIUM TABLETS. Samsung's Galaxy Tab S available in white and black and 8.4-inch and 10.5-inch models. Photo by Michael Josh Villanueva / Rappler

7-inch Galaxy W is Samsung’s biggest smartphone yet

Jun 06, 2014 - 9:34 PM

Basically a Galaxy Tab with phone functionality the Korea only Galaxy W is bigger than any smartphone but still falls a little short

Asus reveals Transformer Book V at Computex

Jun 04, 2014 - 3:35 PM

The Asus Transformer Book V carries 5 modes – a Windows laptop Windows tablet Android phone Android laptop and Android tablet

FIVE MODES. The Asus Transformer Book V is a hybrid laptop-tablet-smartphone with 5 modes. Screen shot from Asus website.

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet goes on sale in the Philippines

May 26, 2014 - 12:16 PM

The waterproof tablet is available in black and white variants and retails for P34 990

Microsoft Surface Pro 3, fastest texting challenge (TechRap)

May 26, 2014 - 12:04 PM

Microsoft unveils Surface Pro 3 Unboxing Samsung Series 9 Ultra High Def Curved TV Fastest texting challenge

Microsoft unveils Surface Pro 3 pitched as laptop replacement

May 21, 2014 - 1:32 AM

Coming in June the iPad Air rival sports a 12 inch display and is powered by Intel Core i7 processor on the top end model

TechRap: ASUS Transformer Book Trio

Feb 27, 2014 - 2:53 PM

We review the Windows Laptop Android tablet in one the Asus Transformer Book Trio plus news on Facebook WhatsApp and the Galaxy S5

Lenovo announces souped-up Yoga Tablet 10 HD+

Feb 27, 2014 - 12:10 PM

Despite lukewarm response to the Yoga Tablet 8 Lenovo unveils the Yoga Tablet 10 HD a tablet that can hold tilt and stand

Sony's Xperia Z2 the 'slimmest and lightest waterproof tablet'

Feb 24, 2014 - 7:39 PM

Beginning March tablet enthusiasts will be able to enjoy a powerful slim and lightweight tablet offering from Sony: The Xperia Z2

XPERIA Z2. Aside from the Xperia Z2 smartphone, Sony will be selling an Xperia Z2 tablet beginning March. Screen shot from Sony

Huawei takes on iPad with LTE enabled MediaPad X1 & M1 tabs

Feb 24, 2014 - 5:53 AM

Huawei wants a slice of the tablet pie dominated by Apple releases aluminum LTE tablets at MWC 2014

Huawei to unveil Ascend G6 smartphone and MediaPad X1 & M1 tablets

Feb 23, 2014 - 9:29 PM

Chinese manufacturer Huawei is set to unveil one smartphone and two tablets at the 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Huawei: Our new gadgets will 'amaze' like Apple, Samsung

Feb 20, 2014 - 9:31 PM

In a new video Huawei pokes fun at Apple and Samsung and the promises companies tend to show off to tease their upcoming products

IT's HUAWEI. Huawei prepares for the Mobile World Congress with an amusing jab at rivals Apple and Samsung. Screen Shot from YouTube

TechRap: Flappy Bird tips & tricks

Feb 10, 2014 - 12:09 PM

Find out why everyone is playing the extremely frustrating game Flappy Bird and learn how you can secure that GOLD medal

Apple sells record number of iPhones, iPads

Jan 28, 2014 - 8:14 PM

Apple s record sales in 1Q 2014 belie shrinking profit margins

ASUS Transformer Book Trio, Transformer Pad available in PH

Jan 25, 2014 - 8:52 PM

The ASUS Transformer Book Trio is available in Intel Core i5 P49 995 and i7 variants P54 995

Samsung's Galaxy Tab 3 Lite targets budget tablet market

Jan 20, 2014 - 12:42 PM

Samsung announces Galaxy Tab 3 Lite with specs and features that are polar opposites of the Pro line it announced at CES 2014