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Running out of battery while on the go? People keeps on talking about phones with short battery life, that is why as a solution people are buying powerbanks. There are a lot of brands and capacity that are offered and some are even to pricey, reason for others buying powerbanks. For those who are in tight budget but would like to own one, this might be your chance to buy your own powerbank. Pyxis is a brand under Cosmic Technologies Inc. the same company who are behind Cherry Mobile and Kingmax.

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MyPhone Rio Fun: The Fun That Starts at 2999!

A while ago MyPhone released the “Fun”. A new variant to be added to Rio line up.

It is a 5 inch ( FWVGA) phone packed with MTK6572- dual core, 512mb ram, 512mb rom and a 3.2mp main camera with front camera. It comes in several colors like the other Rio variant. It is expected to arrive in stores on or before the month of June.


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Aviate Launcher, Your Smart Launcher for Your Smartphone

For some time I’ve been looking for a good replacement laucher for my devices. Until I remembered that last month I’ve tried to get some code for Aviate Launcher.

Aviate is an intelligent homescreen that simplifies your Android phone. Aviate was designed and developed with smiles by Yahoo (formerly ThumbsUp Labs) in Sunnyvale, California.


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SKK Marian Tab: Might be the first local Octa Tab!

SKK mobile is very eager in competing with other local brands,especially with the octa-core trend.


But today SKK posted their first octa-core tab and might me the first among local brands.


SKK Mobile Marian Tab Specifications:

  • 1.7GHz Octa Core MediaTek MT6592 Processor
  • Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS
  • 7 Inches LTPS Display (1920 x 1200 Pixels or 323 PPI)
  • Mali-450 MP4 GPU @ 700MHz
  • 18.0 Megapixel Main Camera with LED Flash
  • 5.0 Megapixel Front Camera
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Internal Storage
  • Expandable up to 32GB via Micro SD
  • Dual SIM/Dual Standby
  • 3G (HSPA), EDGE and GPRS Networks
  • Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • GPS with A-GPS and EPO Assistance
  • FM Radio
  • MicroUSB
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • 4 – Directions Gravity Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • 185 x 105 x 7mm
  • 3,500mAh Li-ion Battery

I can say that its specs is very impressive especially the screen resolution of  WUXGA LTPS(1920×1200). SKK also packed an 18mp back and 5mp front camera that is a good thing for a tablet. It also have a dual sim capability which lets you use your tab for texting,calling and mobile browsing.


The best part of the tab is that it will be released with Android Kitkat out of the box which means that a fluid performance might be experienced.


As for the pricing the SKK mobile didn’t announced it yet. But as a guesstimate  based on the octa-core pricing of SKK and other brands it would be between 11k-17k.



Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z2: Cherry’s First Octa-Core Smartphone


Cherry Mobile  lauched Cosmos Z2 along side with the Titan Pro during  the #WeAreOnFire event of the Cherry Mobile at Hyatt Regency Hotel and Casino their first Octa Core powered device.

It is an addition to the Cosmos line up, the Cosmos Z2 will take over to the Cosmos Z as the flagship handset. It will be  packed with a MTK6592 Octa core processor teamed up with a Mali-450 GPU, 16gb internal memory(expandable), 2gb of ram, 5 -inch IPS FHD display, dual sim-(micro sim and regular sim), and the big deal is that it will receive an official Kitkat update by March.

Specs run down:


Regular sim at the left, micro sim at the right and a micro sd slot on the upper right corner.

Regular sim at the left, micro sim at the right and a micro sd slot on the upper right corner.


Matte finish back casing

    As for bench marking, we are able to do one. As expected it ranges around 26k same as the other phones with the same SOC.


It will be available starting tomorrow for Php12,999 at Cherry Mobile concept store in SM North EDSA.