6 Best Laptops for College Students

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Nowadays, it’s hard for students to survive college without having personal laptops. Apart from projects and reports to submit, there are also tasks from student activities that they want to take part in. For college students, it’s not about having just any laptop or the most powerful laptop there is. Considering your major when looking for the best laptop for college can boost your productivity and help you get the most out of your personal computer. If you’re on a strict budget, look at an online pawnshop or a used laptop marketplace to find the most appropriate laptop for your college life. To have an idea of what you should be looking for, check out this list of the best laptops for college. 1. Apple MacBook Air Price Point: ₱50,000 – ₱65,000 (Image source: CNET.com) Apple proponents will tell you that you can never go wrong with a MacBook Air. It’s powerful, portable, and boasts of a 12-hour battery life. You don’t even need to bring a charger when you’re in school … [Read more...]

8 Things to Consider Before Buying a Luxury Watch

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Luxury watches can be a good investment! In fact, they are hand crafted for long man hours from precious metal and special jewels. They not only retain their value, but somehow also increase in worth over time especially if kept in pristine condition.They are made to last which can be passed down from generation to generation as magnificent heirlooms. Here are things to consider when buying yourself that fine timepieces! 1) The BRAND speaks for itself. They say the longer a brand has been around, the more likely it is to have a better track record. Now, if you are a first time buyer, a well-established brand watch such as a Rolex or Patek Philippe can be a safe choice, but if you are well-versed with other brands then choose the right brand that best fulfills your needs and requirements. 2) Choose the right SIZE. There’s beauty in every fit, so the proportion on your wrist is key! A watch should fit your wrist nicely. In doing so, you have to take into consideration the Golden … [Read more...]

10 Cameras for Every Type of Traveler

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We travel because we are never meant to stay put in one place forever. We travel in a finite world filled with infinite adventures. Of course, memories fade but to keep it lasting, we take photos to keep that moment frozen for us to remember. So, what’s a good camera you ask? Well, as a start, there are several types of cameras in the market namely a point and shoot, premium compact cameras, a polaroid, action cameras, DSLRs and the mirrorless ones. All of which has its own list of perks. As a traveler, you should consider what is most important to you - size, weight, price, ease of use and whatnot. Now, check out these 10 cameras and find out which best fits you as a wanderlust! Point and shoot camera Perfect for: The budget conscious traveler the light backpacker Remember the days of the digicam? Well, they’re still sticking around. Now, this handy dandy camera is as easy to use as its price. The point and shoot camera is perfect for a traveler who just wants it light (or … [Read more...]

8 Best-budget Laptops Starting From P10,000

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What’s not to like about having in your hands the latest technology! Yes, it would take a decent amount of your budget to get that fresh off the market gadget which, frankly speaking, doesn’t come cheap at all. Now, instead of getting what you want, why not focus on what you need? A laptop that just suits your needs- professional, academic, and personal- can be enough. You don’t have to spend P30,000 to have a laptop, in fact for an affordable price you can already have a laptop with great quality performance! Check out 8 of the best-budget laptop brands you can buy now! 1) ASUS X453MA ( Price starts at P13,200) Perfect for the stylish user, this 14 inch notebook is fashionably available in a range of expressive colors from classic black and white to chic passion pink or lavender purple. This laptop is designed for everyday use on both work and play! Packed with 8 GB DDR3 of memory storage, high quality ASUS SonicMaster technology-enhanced audio and stunning visuals for … [Read more...]

Top Preloved Gifts You Can Buy For Your Valentine’s Date

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As materialistic as it sounds, but it's best to say how you feel with a gift! Yes, aside from Christmas and birthdays, another season to shower gifts for your special someone is this love month. Of course, the effort counts and if you are looking for gifts that you want to buy for your Valentine’s date, then try a bit of preloved to give to your loved ones. To guide you, we round up top preloved gifts that would be perfect for a sweet surprise! Check them out below: 1) Preloved jewelry Jewelry is one of the best gifts you can give to someone special. This expensive piece makes it a top choice as it lasts more than a lifetime. So, what’s not to seal your love with a remarkable piece of fine jewelry that makes the moment special. Here are a few of top preloved jewelry that you can find on Marketplace.ph: Ring with Diamond (Price: Php 7,000) White gold diamond rings are such a classic and timeless piece of jewelry that speaks of an eternal promise. If you want to drop your knees … [Read more...]

Top Gadgets That You Will Love To Have This 2017

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It’s out with the old and in with the new! 2017 is definitely brimming with widely anticipated gadgets that you’ll love to have. From South Korean tech giant Samsung to tech rival Apple, this year is slated to court the hearts of tech lovers out there! Below are the some of the rumored and expected release dates, and tech gossips turned tech news! Here are top gadgets to keep you excited for what 2017 brings in the world of technology!   1) Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Edge Set to release this 2017, Samsung’s new flagship phone is looking to get back from their Note 7 slump. Said to be bigger, badder and the best s galaxy smartphone,  the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 edge is rumored to be the first  smartphone of the world which will support 5G connectivity, but 5G is not available in any country in the world, for now. Well, at least Samsung is literally looking at the future. Watch out for these two 2017 Samsung smartphones! 2) iPad pro 2 Apple’s iPhone has been keeping … [Read more...]

10 Budget Smartphones Starting at Php 6,000

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As technology pushes forward, so does the user-experience. Not having a smartphone feels like not getting in touch with innovation. The phones have gone a long way from its humble beginnings fifteen years ago. Today, these superior gadgets offer myriad of stuff such as online shopping (Hello Marketplace.ph), online pawning (Yes, we have PawnHero) and many more at our palms and the comfort of wherever. Generally, smartphones used to be uber expensive (Ah, yes remember Nokia), but with an ever-growing competitive landscape and the need for fast communication, people can now experience smartphone luxury with a price that’s right on their budget. So, if you’re itching to have a superb mobile device, we round up 10 budget smartphones you can get starting at Php 6,000, check them out below: 1) Cherry Mobile Flare S5 Power (Price starts at Php 7,999.00) Sure an international-made smartphone is one thing, but a Philippine-made smartphone that can compete in the local market … [Read more...]

Latest Gadgets To Pawn And How Much They’re Worth

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Pawnbroking has been around for 3,000 years! The history of pawnbroking tells that even England’s King Edward III famously pawned his jewels to finance war against France, and Queen Isabella of Spain is said to have put up her jewelry as collateral to fund Christopher Columbus’ expeditions to the New World. It has been providing loan emergency funds for people in need of financial assistance for so long! In the Philippines, there are many pawnshops as there are ATMs. The central bank reported that Filipinos are more likely to get loans. With that, pawnshops are widely available at both urban and rural areas of the country. No doubt statistics attest the important role of pawnshops to the financial lives of the Filipinos. Now, with everything digital, pawning has become more accessible with the rise of an online pawn shop called PawnHero. Unlike traditional pawn shops, PawnHero accepts more than just jewelry such as gadgets, laptops, luxury items and offers a much more convenient … [Read more...]

10 Best-Budget Laptops Starting from P8,000

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From home, school and work, we live in such a fast paced lifestyle that we love to have things that supplement our on the go schedules such as a laptop. While the market for laptops range from high-end to best budget, it still begs the question, what makes a good laptop? Sure, one may opt for the dear ones as one would believe that price dictates the overall performance of a laptop, however, these days, tech firms are quick to showcase that a budget laptop doesn’t mean a discounted quality. You can just find a laptop of your budget where its performance is just as good. Previously, we rounded up 10 best budget laptops to get your hands on [Read:8 Best-Budget Laptops This 2015 Starting from P8,000]. Now, we’re  hitching up a notch as we help you choose more options with the list of ten best-budget laptops starting at Php 8,000 (still the same budget). So, check them below because these laptops are fantastic enough to cater to those with an always-moving lifestyle. 1) ASUS … [Read more...]

The Battle For The Best: Microsoft Surface Studio Versus Apple MacBook Pro 2016

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Last week of October, the two tech giants announced their best bets in the industry leaving people astounded to which of the two offers should one buy first! (For real, which one?) Both are expected to be on the market by 2017, we got at most two months to decide! So, to help you weigh your priority, let’s take a step back, keep those wallets intact and contemplate on their strongest selling points: On the Microsoft Corner : “Turn your desk into a Studio” Source: Surface Powerful, strong, promising, innovative, competitive… Watching Microsoft’s latest venture just leaves one in a hair standing awe! Rivaling that of Apple’s iMac, the Microsoft Surface Studio looks like it’s coming for the kill. The video ad is in itself a work of technological art. Here’s what one can expect with the 28-inch all-in-one desktop computer: It’s an All-in-One computer featuring the “World’s Thinnest LCD Monitor” The LCD is billed as the thinnest LCD ever (to date) at 1.3 millimeters thick … [Read more...]