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Go catch more with these Pokéball-inspired powerbanks

The Pokémon Go craze remains to be a storm of the century. Malls and other establishments have orchestrated “Pokémon lure parties” where people can find rare Pokemons to add to the Pokédex collection, and even without going to organized events, players are bound to run into a dozen more Pokémons running here and there. However, the Pokémon Go app fires up all the cylinders in smartphones: GPS, WiFi/3G/LTE, screen, camera, etc, and and all of it takes a huge toll in the smartphone’s battery life. Admittedly, this makes Pokemon hunting less fun. That’s why powerbanks have become the life force of Pokémon GO players. While a regular powerbank will do, a few companies have released several powerbanks that looks like a Pokéball that will surely inspire more players to go outside and …

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This fine phone is not an iPhone, for real!

SKK has brought in one of the most interesting, if not controversial, smartphone on the market. From a quick top glance, anyone would’ve guessed this piece of handset is an iPhone 6s. Upon closer inspection however, and we mean a much closer inspection, anyone, especially Apple fans, will see that this could probably be, one of the best iPhone doppleganger ever. Here we show you, the SKK Hyper X Blade. So, why is Apple not suing SKK? Well apparently, a company needs to have nine differences, no matter how tiny it may seem, in order to avoid “getting served” in court. Here are the things that set the SKK Hyper X Blade aside from Apple’s iPhone 6s. 1. The port The iPhone 6s has a Lightning port beneath it. The SKK Hyper X Blade’s …

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Sony tops five categories at 2016 EISA Awards

Recognizing Sony’s success in delivering products that inspire and fulfill customer curiosity, the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) have honored Sony with five awards in their 2016 round-up. As the largest editorial and multimedia organization in Europe, the EISA committee carefully assesses and evaluates a vast variety of technology categories, and is consequently renowned for recognizing true quality and innovation. DSC-RX1R II As one of the world’s smallest full-frame cameras, the RX1R II delivers the highest picture quality of any Sony compact camera ever made. This is made possible by the combination of the camera’s high resolution 42.4 MP full-frame sensor with its large aperture, fixed focal length ZEISS Sonnar T* 35mm F2 lens, which was optimised to work in combination with the sensor. It also features the world’s first …

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The Medical City’s Robotic Surgery offers less invasive treatments

Anyone who’s had a medical operation knows that it can be such a source of pain. Traditional surgical procedures are invasive in nature, causing certain amount of trauma to implement a course of treatment. Many internal complaints require long incisions that take time to heal, not to mention an increase in the chances of infection. Rather than offer a quick remedy for an illness, the patient is left to recuperate on his sickbed for a period of time. However, latest advancements in medical technology allow individuals to opt for a less traumatic approach to their care. The introduction of robotic surgery easily avoids all the complications brought about by most operations. Now hailed as the future of surgical procedures, The Medical City (TMC) has been offering robotic surgeries since 2010 for procedures that target difficult …

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OnePlus 3 is a flagship with all sails up and running!

By Brian Joseph Patrick N. Yalung   For any mobile user, the more specs and features would be a dream. But of course, that would mean a high price to pay. Thankfully there are some homogenized smartphones that can pack it all in and the OnePlus 3 is a testament to that. Aesthetically Pleasing The recently launched flagship is something any mobile user will immediately fall in love with. OnePlus has departed from the usual design and come up with a sleek full metal unibody (anodized aluminum) that shelves the previous plastic or glass finishes predecessors carry. Aesthetically, the OnePlus 3 is pretty light to the hand. It weighs only 158 grams and offers dimensions of 152.7 x 74.7 x 7.35 mm. Up front, it boasts of a 5.5-inch 1080p Full HD (1920x1080p pixel) display …

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Transcend takes body camera security monitoring to the next level

By Brian Joseph Patrick N. Yalung   In an age where surveillance cameras are rampant, there is one limitation most have which is stagnancy. Though they do have wide viewing angles, they are restricted to specific areas of scope. The Transcend DrivePro Body 52 Body Camera can break down those barriers with its flexibility and various features. Transcend offers a wide array of image and video capturing devices and this one goes as far as to actually stream things through the aid of security personnel. Sneaky and effective snapping The Transcend DrivePro Body 52 Body Camera is comprised of the main unit with a corded camera that can be attached to a person’s uniform without being noticed. The kicker is that it can capture 1920x1080p resolution videos of up to 30 fps on the go. …

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Huawei P9 wins European consumer Smartphone 2016-17 at this year’s EISA Awards

Shenzhen, China (August 15, 2016) – Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) is honored to announce that the Huawei P9 has been named ‘European Consumer Smartphone 2016-17’ by the European Image and Sound Association (EISA). Furthering its commitment to pursuing the best quality and design without compromise, this is the fourth consecutive year that Huawei has been recognized in this category. Designed to reinvent smartphone photography, the Huawei P9 is the first smartphone co-engineered with the global iconic brand, Leica Camera AG. The P9’s dual-lens camera takes smartphone photography to the next level, allowing people to capture both vivid colors and striking black and white images of unmatched clarity, richness and authenticity. Awarding the Huawei P9 European Consumer Smartphone 2016-17, the EISA judges announced, “Sometimes the value of getting the important stuff right …

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Beating the rainy season with Skk Mobile’s Torch series phones

Looking for phones to accompany you day and night amidst continuous rains pouring every now and then? SKK Mobile’s newest installation of the Torch series phone is the perfect one! Torch series phones comes with unique features that can save you from your rainy day drama. Not to mention the return to old school texting brings sweet memories under a yellow umbrella. From flashlight, high resolution camera, long battery life, TV function, with a dual and triple SIM and not to mention it also has a power bank function, these phones might just be the ones for you. TORCH 1 First on the list is Torch 1 which comes with a 1.77” QVGA display, VGA camera, expandable memory, flashlight, and FM radio, and a battery life of 2,000 mAh, which is available in …

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Hands-free scanning with Solaris 7980g

Honeywell introduces the future of checkout scanning. From the company that provides secure, sustainable and energy efficient technology now brings an innovative device that improves checkout scanning, Honeywell’s Solaris 7980g. It’s sure to level-up any customer’s shopping experience with its enhanced mobile marketing programs that makes processing information quick and hassle-free. It’s the perfect aid for retail checkout environments such as convenience, drug, specialty, liquor and grocery stores. Incorporating Honeywell’s Adaptus 6.0 area-imaging technology, the 7980g delivers exceptional scanning performance on 1D and 2D barcodes and can even read smartphone screens, digital wallets and printed identification cards. Omni-directional scanning capability—along with an extended depth of field and advanced decoding software— allows cashiers to scan virtually all barcodes on first pass, with minimal concern for orientation or barcode print quality. The soft, white LED illumination …

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Black Dashcam, affordable and easy to use

Dashboard cameras are gaining traction and with good reason. You are able to build solid evidences should you run into accidents, or whenever something quite spectacular happens – such as a lightning bolt striking a tree, mere feet away from you. The Black Dashcam by CDR supports full HD. Though the results aren’t quite obvious in its screen, but make no mistake once you transfer the data, the 1080p resolution video will be there to welcome you with open arms. The 5MP CMOS camera sensor captures just enough details. Also, because it’s only 5MP, memory consumption wouldn’t be as heavy. It supports 30 frames per second, which is perfect for day to day travels. The 200mAh battery is more than enough to last you a round trip from your home to destination and …

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