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Smartphones and tablets nowadays are becoming more powerful and feature-packed, however, most of these devices don’t pack a lot of battery power and often don’t last a whole day. So if you’re a heavy user and want to be liberated from your wall socket, then take a look at our list of 12 Bang-for-the-Buck power banks that you can buy.

Author’s note:
* The power banks listed below are those that are priced below Php3,000 with capacities of above 10,000mAh.
* List is arranged by price from highest to lowest.

Earlier today, ECS launched their LIVA Mini PC Kit in the Philippines. The LIVA is among the smallest, if not the smallest, desktop PC kit in the world.

We first saw the LIVA in Computex Taiwan last June during their design-your-own LIVA competition.

The hardware configuration is pretty basic and resembles that of a netbook, nettop or Windows tablet. Here’s a typical specifications.

Intel Bay Trail-M 1.6GHz dual-core processor
Intel HD Graphics
32GB or 64GB eMMC
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n

Users rely on cloud platforms to store files but not many know that we can do so much more with it other than being our “go-to” sites for sending sizable files. Taking the time to know more about the cloud will change the way you think about your DropBox, iCloud, GoogleDrive, or OneDrive. More importantly, you will save a lot of time and space! Here are 12 tips and tricks for cloud storage that you probably didn’t know:

  1. The cloud of all clouds – With so many options, users tend to use many cloud services from Apple (iCloud), Google (GoogleDrive), or Microsoft (OneDrive). It hard to be

Are you always on the prowl for a power outlet to charge your lifeless smartphone? Can it not keep up with your busy and always on-the-go lifestyle? Your phone might be running on a battery that’s not packed adequately for the kind of usage that you demand. In this article we list down 10 smartphones with the largest battery capacities for all the power-thirsty users out there!

D1YP7P Pile of mobile phones.

Smart just recently announced their newest load-based payment option that allows Smart Prepaid or Postpaid users to pay for apps and in-app purchases on Google Play via Smart load or via your Smart Postpaid bill. Here’s a list on what you can do (pay for) with your Smart Prepaid or Postpaid account:

> Music on Spinnr and Deezer
> Online gaming ePins on GameX
> Books and e-magazines on Buqo
> Hollywood movies, TV series, and sports livestreaming on Viewstream and Blink
> Apps and in-app purchases on Google Play

Just add/ enable Smart Communications billing as payment option and you’ll be able to purchase Google Play apps in an instant!

Got deep pockets and craving for a high-end gaming laptop? Then you might want to know that the MSI GS70 2QE Stealth Pro laptop is now available for purchase in the Philippines for Php105K.

MSI GS70 2QE Stealth Pro specs:
17-inch HD (1920X1080) , Anti-glare display
4th Gen. Intel Sharkbay Core i7-4710HQ Processor
Intel HM87 chipset
Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M, GDDR5 3GB GPU
1TB HDD 7200rpm
Audio Boost /Sound Blaster Cinema
HD webcam
SD/XD/MMC (support SD 4.0) card reader