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May 15, 2009

Have cellphones abandoned the infrared?

Was wondering about this for some time now. IR was once a staple feature for connectivity options on mobile phones and it was even more common than Bluetooth.

October 28, 2008

How much do you spend on cellphone bills?

Ever since I got a postpaid account for my iPhone 3G, my monthly cellphone bills have doubled (maybe even tripled) in the last couple of months. It used to be less than Php300 for each of my 2 mobile phones.

August 14, 2007

Cellphone Exclusives: Bargain phones from Auction.ph

Here’s some cellphone bargains you might be interested to get. Auction.ph is doing a Cellphone Exclusive promo until next week, August 24, 2007. Get coupons worth up to Php2,500 which you can use when you shop online with them. You be the judge if they are really cheap. P.S. I’m an official endorser of Auction.ph […]

November 08, 2014

Nine Windows 8 Phones Under Php10,000

Unlike Android smartphones, Windows Phone 8 handsets that are priced under ten grand are few and far in between. So if you’re in the market for WP8-powered smartphone within the said budget, then this list may be of help.

October 27, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime to hit gray markets

Last month, we gave you a preview of the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime, a smartphone dedicated to the selfie-ready with its 5-megapixel front facing camera. CMK Cellphones got a hold of the new Samsung mid-range phone slated to arrive in the coming weeks. How much? Read after the break.

August 25, 2014

HTC One (M8) and Nokia Lumia 930 take the Ice Bucket Challenge

The Samsung Galaxy S5 recently took the ALS Ice Bucket challenged and emerged unscathed thanks to its IP67-certified body. Now see the non-waterproof smartphone flagships, namely the HTC One (M8) and Nokia Lumia 930, take on the icy bath.

August 24, 2014

Top 5 Crazy Filipino Gadget Buying Habits

With the many years of experience buying gadgets and also selling gadgets, we’ve encountered a lot of Filipino behavior that can be really irritating or frustrating at times. We list down the top 5 gadget buying habits of fellow Pinoys and tell us if this is true.

June 30, 2014

Kill-switch Phone Security Act of 2014 filed in Congress

House Bill No. 4511 or the “Kill-switch Phone Security Act of 2014” has been recently filed in Congress which aims to mandate telcos to equip all their postpaid mobile phones with a kill-switch software.

May 14, 2014

Globe intensifies effort against Text Spammers

Globe Telecom has really had enough of companies, particularly the Caritas Health Shield Inc., which send unsolicited text advertisements to their subscribers that they’ve asked the National Telecommunications Commission to aid them in putting an end to this issue.

May 06, 2014

Senate passes bill on free text alerts during calamities

The Senate recently passed a bill that requires telecommunications companies in the Philippines to send out free text alerts to their subscribers in the event of impending calamities or disasters.

January 06, 2014

Audi, Honda, Hyundai & GM Android cars coming soon

Years after Google’s Open Handset Alliance brought Android into cellphones, the company forms the Open Automotive Alliance – and that as you might guess is aimed at bringing Google’s operating system to automobiles. The alliance consists of Google & NVidia together with Audi, Honda, Hyundai & GM.

January 05, 2014

Cherry Mobile G1 Watch Phone first impressions

Barely 4 days before Christmas when Cherry Mobile officially announced that the Cherry Mobile G1 Watch Phone. We wanted to purchase a unit in SM North EDSA but, when we arrived there, we we’re disappointed as all the units were pre-sold already.

November 04, 2013

FAA approves use of PED in-flight

Twenty-two years after FAA and FCC prohibited the use of cellphones inside an airplane; the ban has recently been lifted off – allowing passengers to leave their portable electronic devices on provided that it’s switched to Flight/Airplane Mode.

October 09, 2013

O+ Fab 3G, the 7-inch Android tablet phone

We try to avoid using the word phablet but every time we encounter a 7-inch Android tablet with full phone functionality, we still couldn’t find a suitable name for it. This is the same case with the O+ Fab 3G.

August 12, 2013

BlackBerry Z30 shows up early in leaked video

The upcoming BlackBerry Z30 has been prematurely revealed in a leaked demo video of the handset. Originally referred to as the BlackBerry A10, the BB Z30 features a 5-inch AMOLED HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, 2GB of RAM and 2800mAh battery.

May 30, 2013

ABS-CBN looking to break the telco duopoly

The Lopez-led media conglomerate, ABS-CBN Corporation, has recently announced that it inked a Network Sharing Agreement with Globe Telecoms that will pave the way for the media company’s plan of being one of the key players in the local telecommunications industry.

May 17, 2013

Neo OmniPad: dual-SIM 3G, Jellybean for Php7k

Quietly released in the Philippines and offering an affordable 3G Jellybean tablet is the Neo OmniPAD. It features dual-SIM 3G connectivity and it runs on a dual-core CPU with 1GB RAM.

May 06, 2013

BlackBerry R10 specs leaked

Images of the reported BlackBerry R10 has been circulating the web since last month but little was known about what it will be carrying under the hood. Now we have preliminary specs of the upcoming entry-level BlackBerry 10 device.

December 04, 2012

Smart’s also accepting reservations for the iPhone 5

Needless to say, Smart isn’t gonna let Globe just take all the attention come December 14. Smart has also added a reservation page on their website for the iPhone 5.

December 03, 2012

SMS turns 20 years today!

The first time I got to try SMS was sometime in 1996 and I did not know the first time it was established was way back in 1984.

December 02, 2012

The Tour at the Qualcomm Museum

It was a pretty interesting tour going around the Qualcomm Museum last week as we saw the chip and wireless development in mobile phones thru the decades. Here are some of the more interesting stuff we found in there.

November 26, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Review

Cellphones used to be big and heavy. Then, they started getting smaller, thinner and light. Now, they’re starting to be bigger again. The Galaxy Note 2 is a good example of a big phone. At 5.5 inches, we bet half the population will have a hard time holding it with one hand.

September 18, 2012

Make your iPhone 5’s Nano-SIM work on other devices

If you’re thinking of jumping on the iPhone 5 wagon but is a bit worried that its ultra-tiny SIM card’s compatibility to your other devices, then this accessory might just help you with that.

August 07, 2012

Online Guide: Relief Operations on Metro Manila Floods

It’s been raining the entire week but the last two days have been the heaviest. Majority of the areas in Metro Manila and nearby areas are flooded. Suspension of classes, work and gov’t offices have been raised since this morning. We’ve collated all important online information you can refer to for efforts during situations like […]

August 03, 2012

Should I stay with iOS or shift to Android?

Let me start this article by giving you a brief background on how I started shifting from one mobile ecosystem to another. Like most people, my first love was with Nokia and its Symbian OS. Not because it is a revolutionary OS but primarily because I don’t really have any choice.

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