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HMD Global, home of Nokia phones, announced the Nokia 8 will be available starting this September. The Nokia 8 brings three world-firsts to Android smartphones, including a debut collaboration with ZEISS optics. The Nokia 8 introduces a world-first in enabling Dual-Sight video to be livestreamed natively and in real-time to social feeds such as Facebook and YouTube....

Huawei has released its newest addition to the Y series, the Huawei Y5 2017. The mid-range phone has features such as 8MP + 5MP camera, 3,000 mAh battery life and a 4G LTE capacity. This device only retails at P5, 890. The Huawei Y5 2017 is now available via Huawei Experience stores nationwide. ...

Google announced that it is coming out with a new newsfeed experience for users of its Google application on Android and iOS.  The service uses Google’s machine learning algorithms to anticipate what information a user would like to receive – e.g. news, videos, music and feature stories. But – according to a company blog post, a user’s...

Samsung is teaming up with Home Credit, a Fintech company that helps consumers to purchase smartphones and other goods on installment, to offer the new Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro at 0% interest in Samsung concept stores and partner retailers throughout the country starting July 15. The Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro has 13-megapixel main shooter and F/1.7 aperture, a front LED...

Lalamove announced that – after months of operations in Metro Manila – it has expanded its serviceable areas to Cavite, Bulacan, Laguna and Rizal. This development comes just as the company intends to “serve those in the outskirts who are pressed to find a service provider who will help them with their delivery and transport needs.” With the entry into these...

Philippine smart devices brand Starmobile was chosen by pawnshop and remittance chain MLhuillier to create a customized Android smartphone for its employees and customers. Powered by Smart Prepaid SIMs, the modified Starmobile PLAY Five units are pre-installed with MLhuillier’s MLWallet app which the Cebu-based company hopes will further empower its workforce to...

Available on iOS and Android, Angkas was launched as a mobile on-demand motorcycle hailing platform that connects riders to a motorcycle driver. Angkas provides motorbike transportation that will get riders to where they need to go. New users can book their first ride for free (up to P80) with the promo code ANGKAS. ...

honestbee has been launched as an all-in-one, on-demand concierge delivery service app. Available for free download, the Singaporean-owned platform started in July 2015 as a grocery delivery service in Singapore. It has since expanded to include on-demand food and laundry delivery services. The concierge app is now available in nine cities, including Taipei, Hong...

Edgybees, an augmented reality technology company, launched a new augmented reality (AR) mobile application that is compatible with DJI drones, including the Phantom 3, the Phantom 4 and the Mavic Pro. Developed using DJI’s software development kit, the ‘Drone Prix’ is the first ever AR mobile app created for DJI’s aerial platforms. The game is centered...

Mobile shopping app Shopee is expanding its product range with the inclusion of more men’s product lines due to the increasing male population that are shopping online.  The shopping behavior of men in the Philippines differs based on age groups, according to Shopee’s figures. Men aged between 20 and 24 are trend conscious and have lower spending power,...