While the country may have got 4G LTE as early as 2011, networks in the Philippines aren't as fast as other Asian countries.
Web giant uses backpack-attached Street View Trekker camera to capture 360-degree images from within Manila's walled city of Intramuros.
Mozilla's 2014 deal with Chinese chipmaker Spreadtrum has opened the door to super-cheap phones. The cheapest is the Ace from Cherry Mobile in the Philippines.
Creating a Person Finder and Relief Map, the Web giant looks to help people find loved ones, along with food and shelter, in the aftermath of the devastating natural disaster.
Xiaomi's lowest-end smartphone may be cheap, but it offers plenty of features that make it stand out.
Sony Pictures Television, Warner Bros. Entertainment and Singtel join forces to start a new video-on-demand service for the Asian market in the first quarter of 2015.
As the US company aims to disrupt taxi markets across the globe, regulators in several countries in Asia are making it difficult for it to gain a foothold.
Google wants very much to be known as more than just a search company, and over the next year many of its biggest moves will be in other areas.
CNET goes over the hits and misses that helped define our year in smartphones.
The Sparkle V from Indian firm Karbonn Mobile is the first phone to launch in the UK that follows Google's Android One spec for low-cost smartphones -- but it's not as cheap as you might think.