Skip to content


Articles tagged for: deal sites

June 17, 2014

Movie and TV spoilers on social media – What’s the deal?

So you’ve seen the season finale of Game of Thrones. There were just so much intense scenes that happened and you feel like you need to share it to everyone. So what’s the first thing you do? You go to Facebook and tell the whole world that the scene where (insert character name here) dies […]

May 07, 2012

Are travel deals the biggest headache in Group Buying?

We’ve seen the explosion of a lot of group buying sites and daily deal sites since 2011 and it has been estimated that total revenues are in excess of Php100 Million a year (and it is still growing). As such, it’s not a surprise that problems and issues tend to crop up more than their […]

November 08, 2011

BPI launches e-Prepaid Card and DealMania.ph

Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) tonight launches several new products including a BPI My e-Prepaid Card and a group buying site DealMania.ph dedicated to cardholders, a first for a Philippine bank.

June 01, 2011

MetroDeal buys Bigalaang Lakad Fan Page?

New group-buying site, Metro Deal, buys popular Facebook Fan Page of “Buti Pa Ang Biglaang Lakad Natutuloy; Ang Planado, Hindi!” with over 500,000 fans. Ok we’re not really sure if there’s a sale but MetroDeal has already taken control of the FB Page since it launched.

March 17, 2011

Say hello to YugaDeals.com

I know there are dozens of group buying sites out there and some of them I’ve featured here for months. However, I have yet to see a tech-centric deal site based here in the Philippines. Thus, we’re launching YugaDeals.com.

August 14, 2010

How the Google-Verizon deal affect us?

There’s been a lot of debate surrounding the recent deal between Google and Verizon regarding net neutrality. Some even say that Google has sold out just to get a the ball rolling. But what does this deal got to do with us here in the Philippines?

July 30, 2009

Bing wins in Yahoo+Microsoft Search Deal

Bing gets another big score with the recently announced search deal between Microsoft and Yahoo! Microsoft will now power Yahoo! search while Yahoo! will become the exclusive worldwide relationship sales force for both companies’ premium search advertisers.

January 20, 2008

Level Up, e-Games on Top Philippine Web Sites

For the longest time, The Inquirer.net has been regarded by everyone as the number 1 Philippine website, previously boasting some 44 million pageviews a month (recent figures pegs it at 28M). Since other sites don’t really publicize their numbers, a lot of people are relying on Alexa stats and this website that ranks them accordingly.

November 10, 2007

The real deal behind Multiply and ABS-CBN

The sphere has been abuzz in the last couple of days about this supposed ad deal between Multiply and ABS-CBN Interactive. But what’s is this partnership really all about? Let drill down a little about this deal.

September 10, 2007

How to deal with Lifetime Ads?

I’ve been asked by several bloggers before whether a lifetime ad placement offer is a good deal. Most of the time, publishers would bite on the offer especially when advertising inquiries are scarce. I haven’t really thought about it much until I was offered the same recently. Took me a week to decide and here’s […]

December 09, 2006

PDI & GMA 7 inks new deal for INQ7.net?

This was in the news yesterday — Philippine Daily Inquirer, GMA Network launch ‘new INQ7.net’. I previous wrote about an impending split-up by a tip from multiple sources. Now, this comes as a total surprise for me. Starting January 2007, INQ7.net will become a news portal or “doorway” to the Philippine Daily Inquirer and GMA […]

October 30, 2006

Porn Sites: Forgot to renew your domain, eh?

There’s this little known underground economy for domaineers that’s very, very lucrative. In one of our discussions the other night at the SEO Philippines party, there’s this one guy from down south who snatched up the .COM of a tri-media popular .COM.PH website — within months, he was allegedly earning USD$6,000 per month from Adsense […]

June 05, 2006

Pricenoia for a better deal.

Got this one from one of my readers, Dave Starr — Pricenoia.com. It’s a substantially cool implementation of Ajax and it’s one of the few sites I have ever seen on line that truly cater to those outside the USA as well as inside. You search for an item from Amazon (be sure to use […]

May 13, 2013

Local Group Buying Site looking to sell for Php1.2 Billion

According to a source close to this group buying site, the company has been shopping itself around for a while now. The price tag — about Php1.2 billion in cold cash.

May 04, 2015

DOJ issues advisory on online shopping fraud

The Department of Justice (DOJ) – Office of Cybercrime (OOC) has issued an advisory to inform online shoppers of the risks involved in dealing online and how to protect themselves from online shopping fraud.

May 01, 2015

Top Ten Stories in YugaTech: April 2015

Bored on your #Staycation or #Laboracay trip? Why don’t you take some time to read the top stories that definitely made a scene this April? Here’s a list of what made it into our Top Stories the past month.

February 11, 2015

ASUS Fonepad 7 (FE171CG) Review

We’ve recently brought you the quick review of the 2015 ASUS Fonepad 7, and after spending a few more days with it we’re now ready to share our full assessment of this 7-inch budget tablet.

February 04, 2015

In-Depth Guide on Buying a Pre-loved Smartphone

Not all of us have sufficient moolah to buy a brand new smartphone. As such, some of us resort to buying used or, as some sellers would love to call it, pre-loved handsets either from an acquaintance or from one of the gazillion sellers on various online buy-and-sell platforms. If it’s really inevitable to go […]

January 19, 2015

5 Tips for Buying Used Gadgets Online

With the persistent problems and scams that plague the cyberspace, an online gadget buyer must be vigilant in his purchases. Here are a few tips we can share so your hard-earned cash will not go to waste.

January 19, 2015

5 Tips for Selling Used Gadgets Online

Selling your gadget is one way to minimize costs of buying a new one, as selling off your old stuff can fund most of your next big purchase. With many scams reported and some are still floating around the world wide web, how do you protect yourself from them? We give you a rundown of important notes to […]

December 24, 2014

DTC Jupiter Plus Quick Review

Last week, we reviewed the 6-inch DTC Fiesta Plus, and now we’re going to take a look at the company’s handier and slightly more affordable device – the Jupiter Plus. It has a 4.7-inch HD IPS display, a body that looks similar to the HTC One, and a price tag that is under Php8k.

November 27, 2014

Five Places Filipinos Love to Buy their Gadgets Offline

More and more Filipinos use the internet to transact since we have more e-commerce sites and online gadget stores. Nevertheless, many still prefer to buy their gadgets first-hand. Here are five places we recommend should you like to take a little tour of the metro to buy your next gadget.

November 02, 2014

UP campuses to have free WiFi hotspots by Smart

‘Iskolars ng Bayan’ will have additional free access to the web within all constituent campuses courtesy of Smart Communications.

October 09, 2014

What’s wrong with Globe’s 100% 4G HSPA+ coverage?

Globe Telecom proudly announced the completion of rolling out its HSPA+ technology and that its entire network has already been equipped with 4G coverage. Although that may be the case, subscribers in different parts of Philippines are still complaining of poor connectivity from the telco. Here’s why it’s hard to verify if Globe indeed has […]

September 07, 2014

Smart brings Wikipedia Zero to PH

Smart Communications and Wikimedia foundation have recently inked a deal which will allow the two parties to give Smart, Talk ‘N Text and Sun Cellular subscribers free and unlimited access to Wikipedia through the initiative called Wikipedia Zero.

Results for: deal sites