December 2014


Speed rounds up this year’s best of the best in the 2014 Tech Hot List! From game-changing gadgets to huge tech developments and high-profile personalities that made the biggest bang in the tech scene—we got it covered in the hottest roundup of 2014. Feel the heat yet? Speed December issue gets even hotter with two-time Speed cover girl Gwen Zamora. Update your tech arsenal with a little holiday cheer. Check out these fresh-from-the-oven mobile devices: the OPPO N3 and R5, Apple iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, and Google Nexus 6 and 9. Compare yours to Speed’s checklist of party and travel essentials for the holiday season or get a hold of one of the stunning lamps featured this month.

Read Speed’s review of the Samsung GALAXY Note 4, Lenovo ThinkPad 8, Android Wear, Happy Mobile Oracle, Honda Brio, and other newly released devices before you hunt for the perfect Christmas present. Or skim through I.T. expert Val J. Gonzales’ tech wish list to get some creative gift ideas for your geeky friends. Professional photographer Jay Tablante puts the Canon 7D Mark II to use before it officially hits the market just in time to feed your gear acquisition syndrome. See the fast-paced industry from the perspective of tech maven and Sony Philippines’ Xperia Marketing Officer Jhoey Benedicto, while multi-awarded business journalist Sheila Samonte-Pesayco shares how romance can work in time of technology disruption. What’s more this Yuletide season: manuals on taking candid merry-making photos, celebrating holidays the techie way, and giving the gift of financial freedom. End the year right! Grab a copy of Speed’s December issue at your favorite bookstore or download Speed’s digital edition from Zinio (, Buqo (, or Magzter ( For more info, visit or, follow @SpeedMagazine on Twitter and Instagram, email, or call (02) 374-6771 to 75.