YugaTech is known for being a technology website based in the Philippines. It was founded and is owned by blogger Abe Olandres, better known by his username “Yuga”. The site is the longest running technology news & reviews website in the country, starting back in 2002 with its domain, and refocusing on technology in 2005. It is currently the Philippines’ number one Technology News & Reviews Website in terms of traffic and Alexa Page Ranking.
YugaTech started out as a personal blog in 2002 by Abe Olandres. The blog then converted into a technology-focused website in 2005, and faced a brand redesign in 2011. In 2012, the company grew with more people as it evolved into the top Philippine Technology News & Reviews Website. In 2015, the website faced another redesign, and since then, YugaTech has received several awards for its website. Currently, YugaTech delivers technology news and reviews about the latest products from various local companies, Cherry Mobile, Globe, Smart, MyPhone, and foreign tech companies/brands such as Microsoft, Apple, Samsung, etc., as well as updates from popular internet websites like Facebook, Google, and Twitter.
Furthermore, the company has also expanded its coverage to automotive and transportation, gaming, and popular software relatable to Filipinos. YugaTech has been cited by other international websites for leads in the country, done several high-profile interviews such as Razer CEO’s Min Liang Tan at the 2013 Pinoy Gaming Festival, and has conducted international coverage at foreign events such as CES, Mobile World Congress Barcelona, Computex, IFA Berlin, Samsung Unpacked. As of 2018, YugaTech is the top tech blog country, averaging 2.4 million page views and close to 900,000 unique visitors per month. In 2015, Louie Diangson was named as the blog’s Managing Editor. As of 2016, YugaTech is positioning itself with the tagline Philippine Technology Authority, alongside its coverage expansion into gaming, automotive, and tech geek topics that are relatable to their core demographic. The official website of Yugatech is yugatech.com.
Yugatech is showing quite a high level of activeness on various social media platforms which happen to be YouTube, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. On YouTube they have had a presence for already 7 years. The channel was created back on April 18, 2014. On this platform, people have the opportunity to see videos about the latest news and updates of the tech industry in the Philippines. The channel is YugaTech and as of December 2021, there are more than 506 thousand subscribers. The channel has about 1954 uploaded videos and more than 119 million total views. On Instagram their channel is called yugatech.ph and the audience is about 16 thousand followers. As for Twitter, Yugatech joined this social media platform and created its channel back in September 2014. The audience of the Twitter channel is more than 15 thousand followers. The channel is Yugatech. The last social media platform on which Yugatech has a presence is Facebook. On Facebook their account is Yugatech and the audience is over 378 thousand followers.
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