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The Sony RX1 is a technological marvel that we still can’t believe exists. Hold it in your hands and the camera looks like a large compact with an oversized lens, but inside this relatively small package beats a full-frame image sensor. In fact, it’s the smallest digital full-frame camera in the world.

The RX1’s body is solid, and its understated design somehow looks retro, modern, and premium all at once. The camera handles like a dream, with every control you

Canon has recently released an incremental firmware update for both of their high-end PowerShot S-series cameras namely the S100 and its successor S110.

canon powershot s110

The firmware update for both snappers bears the same version name (Version and is said to fix the issue regarding the cameras’ control ring functions. The update also fixes the WiFi connectivity issues on the PowerShot S110 when it’s synced with an iOS device.

• Fixes a phenomenon in which the focal length may not change when the control ring’s function is to control the step zoom, and the control ring is turned slowly, click-by

by: Ronnie Bulaong

Soon after announcing their plans of integrating Mozilla’s HTML5-based platform on some of their upcoming handsets, Sony has ported the Firefox OS to Xperia E looking to get “valuable community feedback” from developers.

sony xperia e firefox os

Sony’s decision to use this handset instead of their other better spec’d smartphone is based on the fact that Xperia E’s configuration closely resembles the first two handsets (Alcatel One Toch Fire and ZTE Fire) that bears the open source platform. These are the kind of handsets that Mozilla is looking to bank on initially as

Huawei recently announced the availability of an affordable dual-SIM Android smartphone to the market, the Ascend Y210D which they anticipate to be a hot-selling phone for 2013.

Huawei Ascend Y210D

The Huawei Ascend Y210D is as basic as it gets for an Android phone today but can still meet the needs of a casual smartphone user. It’s biggest appeal would be the dual-SIM capability at a sub-Php3k price point.

It has a 3.5-inch screen and is powered by a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 processor

Officially announced just 3 days ago, Samsung showed us their new Galaxy Note 8.0 in a regional event here in Jakarta, Indonesia. Check out our hands-on impressions after the break.

The Galaxy Note 8.0 fills the gap left by the Galaxy Note 2 at 5.5 inches and the Galaxy Note 10.1 at 10 inches. The obvious gap is filled by the Note 8.0 and is also probably a response to the popular iPad Mini.

The shape and feel of the tablet is actually closer to the Note 2 than the Note 10.1

by: Louie Diangson

One of Lenovo’s Jellybean-running 5 incher, the Lenovo S890, has landed in the local market and gets priced at just under Php13k.

First unveiled last month in CES 2013, the Lenovo S890 is one of the most affordable Android smartphone to feature a 5-inch qHD IPS display, a dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, and Android 4.1 Jellybean. Not to mention it has dual-SIM, dual-standby capabilities and an 8 megapixel shooter.


Lenovo S890 specs:
5-inch qHD (540 x 960) IPS display @ 220ppi
Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9, MTK 6577T
PowerVR SGX531