Fourth Generation Samsung Galaxy Tab Series Announced

This is actually a late post already. Weeks ago, Samsung has announced the fourth generation Galaxy Tab series. These are few changes from its predecessors so let’s check out the specs.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 specs:

  • comes with LTE + WiFi, 3G only and WiFi only models
  • 1.2GHz Quad Core processor
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 8/16GB internal storage expandable via MicroSD up to 64GB
  • 7-inch TFT display (1280 x 800 pixels) 216 ppi
  • 3.15 megapixel rear facing camera
  • 1.3 megapixel front facing camera
  • LTE, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 specs:

  • comes with LTE + WiFi, 3G only and WiFi only models
  • 1.2GHz Quad Core processor
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 16GB internal memory expandable via MicroSD up to 32GB
  • 8-inch TFT display (1280 x 800 pixels)
  • 3.15 megapixel rear facing camera
  • 1.3 megapixel front facing camera
  • LTE, WiFi, WiFi Direct, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0
  •  GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
  • 4,450 mAh battery
  • Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 specs:

  • comes with LTE _ WiFi, 3G only and WiFi only models
  • 1.2GHz Quad Core processor
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 16GB  internal memory expandable via MicroSD up to 64GB
  • 10.1-inch TFT  display (1280 x 800 pixels)
  • 3.15 megapixel rear facing camera
  • 1.3 megapixel front facing camera
  • LTE, WiFi, WiFi Direct, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
  • 6,800 mAh battery
  • Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Spotify Arrives In the Philippines, Partners With Globe

For those who are familiar with Spotify. it is an online music streaming service with more than 30 Million active users worldwide. Spotify originated from Stockholm, Sweden in 2008 and got 10 Million users in 2010. As of December 2013, Spotify is now available on Android, iOS and Windows Phone devices. Unfortunately, Spotify remained to be unavailable in our country till last week when the service became official.

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Spotify has partnered with Globe to offer the service to the telco’s 38 Million subscribers. Globe will be offering a new internet service called GoSurf. Roll out for GoSURF will start on April 13. Prepaid subscribers can avail of the following: GoSURF 10 – 10MB of data plus Spotify for 24 hours; GoSURF 299 – 700MB of data plus Spotify Premium for 30 days; GoSURF 999 – 5GB of data with Spotify Premium for 30 days. Postpaid subscribers can avail of the GoSURF 299 and GoSURF 999.

You can download and subscribe to Spotify now on your Android, iOS and Windows Phone devices.

 

 

Me Mobile Prime 8: Specs, Price Availability

Newbie smartphone and tablet brand Me Mobile has just started its operations in Q4 2013 but it is now gaining some attention. Their latest tablet offering, the Me Mobile Prime 8 is another addition to its growing number of tablet offerings and adds up to a number iPad Mini look a like available.

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Me Mobile Prime 8 specs:

  • 1GHz Quad Core AllwinnerA315 processor
  • PowerVR SGX 544MP2 graphics
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB internal memory expandable via MicroSD up to 32GB
  • 7.85-inch IPS LCD display (1024 x 768 pixels)
  • 2 megapixel rear facing camera
  • VGA front facing camera
  • WiFi, Bluetooth
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • 3,800 mAh battery
  • Android 4.2 Jellybean
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Photo credit: Yugatech

The Me Mobile Prime 8 is now available and it is priced at P6,995. For more information about this tablet, visit Me Mobile’s official Facebook page.

Specs, Price, Availability: Starmobile Engage 8 Quad +

The Starmobile Engage 8 Quad + is a new tablet offering from Starmobile which is also a slight upgrade from the Engage 8 Quad. It has a faster quad core processor, better graphics, and a slightly bigger battery. Let’s check out the specs.

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Starmobile Engage 8 Quad + specs:

  • 1.6GHz Quad Core Rockchip 3188 processor
  • Mali 400 MP2 graphics
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB internal memory expandable via MicroSD up to 32GB
  • 7.85-inch XGA IPS LCD display (1024 x 768) display
  • 5 megapixel rear facing camera
  • 2 megapixel front facing camera
  • WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0, USB OTG (On-The-Go), HDMI support
  • 4,000 mAh battery
  • Android 4.2 Jellybean

What’s even better news is with all the improved specs, Starmobile decided to retain the price of the Engage 8 Quad, P6,990! The Starmobile Engage 8 Quad + is now available on Starmobile stores, kiosks, and retailers.

MS Office Mobile Review From International Blogs

Microsoft has just recently announced that its popular productivity suite – MS Office is now available on Android smartphones and tablets, iPhone and the iPad. Many have been waiting this app to come on iOS and Android devices so we think it would be best that we share to you what the international tech blogs think of the MS Office Mobile.

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One big gripe here is the Office 365 subscription. If you want to fully utilize the app, you must have an Office 365 subscription and One Cloud subscription. But for us, this one great app especially for viewing documents.

MS Office Mobile Now Available For Android and iOS!

The most popular productivity tool for PCs, Microsoft’s MS Office is now available for download on iOS and Android devices for FREE! Yes, its free!!!

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Here are some of the key features of MS Office Mobile:

Access documents from virtually anywhere:
• Cloud – With your phone, you can access Office documents that are stored on OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, or SharePoint.
• Recent Documents – Office Mobile is cloud-connected. The documents you’ve recently viewed on your computer are readily available on your phone in the recent documents panel.
• Email Attachments – You can view and edit Office documents attached to email messages.

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Office documents look stunning:
• Great-Looking Documents – Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents look great on your phone, thanks to support for charts, animations, SmartArt Graphics, and shapes.
• Optimized for phone – Word, Excel and PowerPoint have been optimized for the small screen of your phone.
• Resume Reading – When opening a Word document from OneDrive or OneDrive for Business on your phone, it automatically resumes at the place where you left off reading, even if you last viewed the document on your PC or tablet.
• Presentation Views – The Slide Navigator view in PowerPoint lets you browse slides faster, while speaker notes help you practice your presentation.

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Make quick edits and share:
• Documents Remain Intact – Formatting and content remain intact when you edit Word, Excel, or PowerPoint documents on your phone.
• Create – You can create new Word and Excel documents on your phone.
• Comments – You can review comments that have been made in Word and Excel documents on your phone and add your own comments

Here’s a video of MS Office Mobile in action by CNET:

Download the Office Mobile for your iPad, iPhone, Android smartphone or tablet now.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 and Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Launched Locally

Samsung Mobile Philippines has launched the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 and Galaxy Note Pro 12.2. It seems that Samsung will be offering WiFi only versions of these tablets on our shores.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 specs;

  • 2.3GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor
  • Adreno 330 graphics
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage expandable via MicroSD up to 64GB
  • 8.4-inch HD Super Clear LCD display (1600 x 2560 pixels) 359 ppi
  • 8 megapixel rear facing camera with autofocus and LED flash
  • 2 megapixel front facing camera
  • WiFi, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0
  • GPS, GLONASS
  • 4,800 mAh battery
  • Android 4.4 Kitkat
  • SRP: P18,990

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Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 specs

  • 1.9GHz Quad Core Cortex A15 and 1.3GHz Quad Core Cortex A7 Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420 processor
  • Mali T628 MP6 processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB internal memory expandable via MicroSD up to 64GB
  • 12.2-inch HD Super Clear LCD display (2560 x 1600 pixels) 247ppi
  • 8 megapixel front facing camera with autofocus and LED flash
  • 2 megapixel front facing camera
  • WiFi, WiFi direct, Bluetooth 4.0
  • GPS, GLONASS
  • Android 4.4 Kitkat
  • SRP: P36,990

Both tablets are now available on Samsung stores and retailers.