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February 04, 2011

Globe PowerSurf15: Php15 for 60 minutes

Globe has also introduced a new per minute bucket pricing for their mobile 3G called PowerSurf (as opposed to the unlimited SuperSurf). Rate starts at Php15 per 60 minutes (1 hour) but goes down to Php10 per hour for larger buckets.

April 05, 2008

Globe 3G: 5 Pesos for 15 minutes!

This just in. Got a message from someone inside Globe telling me Globe GPRS/3G/HSDPA (myGlobe GPRS and myGlobe Internet on your mobile phone settings) has moved to time-based charging. That’s 5 pesos for every 15 minutes! It’s about time.

April 02, 2008

MacBook Air cracked in 2 minutes at PWN to OWN Contest

The “Pwn to Own” Hacking Contest held last week was a security battle amongst 3 major operating systems – MacOS X Leopard, Windows Vista, and Ubuntu Linux. The 3-day hacking contest gives away $20,000 in cash and prizes to the first contestant to hack any of the 3 systems.

August 11, 2007

Google Indexed in 16 Minutes

Been reading about the so-called lightning fast Google search indexes lately but never really encountered one myself. Google Search Quality Team lead Matt Cutts also discussed how they’ve dramatically improved on the incremental search indexing front and even documented a search index for just under an hour. Now, here’s one for the record — 16 […]

September 05, 2006

We’re boarding in 5 minutes.

I’m here at the airport lounge with RM and they’re already paging us to board the China Airlines. There seems to be some free wifi around but I’m using AirborneAccess. Btw, according to their website, both the Cathay Pacific Lounge and the Singapore Airlines Lounge at the NAIA Terminal 1 are the busiest hotspots nationwide. […]

April 13, 2014

Titanfall Review: the next level of first person shooting

Titanfall arrived in the Philippines a month ago, and now it has fallen into my hands. I swore that I would reward myself with a PC game if I had failed no subjects for the past year, and glad to say Titanfall is indeed rewarding and it has not failed me.

December 05, 2013

Amazon sells Remote Controlled Flying F*ck

Yes, you read it right. Amazon is actually selling a remote controlled helicopter, that is actually, and literally, a flying “FUCK”.

September 19, 2013

Apple iOS 7 update now out and ready for download

Apple finally released their latest major OS update , the iOS 7. The release represents the most significant cosmetic revamp iOS ever has since the iPhone was introduced in 2007.

February 08, 2013

Acer Aspire S7 Review

The Aspire S7 is a 3rd-generation ultrabook from Acer and has incorporated a full touchscreen IPS LCD with Windows 8. Touted as one of the thinnest and sexiest ultrabook in the market, we were able to purchase a unit for review. Check out our verdict on the Acer Aspire S7 after the break.

December 01, 2012

Team Indonesia wins the BB JamHack Asia 2012

Developers form all over Asia Pacific gathered here in Bangkok, Thailand to showcase their apps and compete for the prestigious BlackBerry JamHack Asia 2012 award. It was a close fight, but in the end, Team Inspira of Indonesia pulled through to take home the title followed by Australia and Vietnam in the first and second […]

July 26, 2012

Sony Smart Headset Pro MW1 Review

Sony has been really keen on creating Bluetooth accessories for Android phones lately, the ‘Live View’ wrist watch was a hit despite its software flaws and its successor, the ‘Smart Watch’ also seem to suffer from the same fate causing its Play Store page to get flooded with 1-star ratings.

July 09, 2012

Huawei Ascend Y200 Review

Huawei’s Ascend Y200 is the company’s latest handset targeting the entry-level market. Its biggest asset — an Android smartphone packing an IPS LCD at under Php6k. Check out our full review of the Huawei Ascend Y200 after the break.

May 26, 2012

Galaxy S3: Smart UnliData 2000 vs. Globe UnliSurf 2499

As we near the official launch of the highly anticipated Samsung S3, the two telco giants vies for the hearts of prospective upgraders and switchers through their plans. Now before you get too excited and sign up for any of these telcos, let’s take a closer look at their offerings and see which one fits […]

April 16, 2012

Walkthrough of Symbian Belle on Nokia N8

I know this seemed kind of late, but I just thought of writing a more in-depth review about the Symbian Belle on Nokia N8-00. As mentioned on our previous article, the update was made available to select Nokia handsets since February.

March 10, 2012

Smart Data Plan 1000 vs. Unli Data Plan 2000

Smart today announced a new data plan for postpaid subscribers, the Smart Limited-Edition Data Plan 1000. Although it’s just a limited-edition plan and is only offered until May 15, 2012, the new data plan compliments the existing Plan 2000 which comes with free choice of a flagship handset.

January 10, 2012

USB 3.0 coming to Tablets and Smartphones

In a fast-paced world that we’re in, speed plays a key role in the marketability of any gadget. 2011 was a year filled with major technological advancements that is geared towards getting the job done is shorter span of time.

August 09, 2011

Apple releases Lion Recovery Disk Assistant

In my recent review of the 2011 Macbook Air, I noticed that Apple no longer included a recovery disk (no CD or USB drive) in the box, since it’s already built into the Mac OS X Lion. Still, it would have been nice to have the same feature found on an external drive.

July 09, 2011

Dell Venue hands on, first impressions

Announced back in December 2010, the Dell Venue Android phone has yet to reach the Philippines. We got some hands-on time with it yesterday at the Dell Media gathering.

June 13, 2011

Samsung Galaxy Tab Gingerbread 2.3 Update

So it looks like the Samsung Galaxy Tab is also getting the Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread update as well. The update came along with the one for Galaxy S which we reported last week, according to several readers who left comments.

September 25, 2010

Recap: iPhone 4 Corporate Launch

Globe Telecom officially launched the Apple iPhone 4 yesterday to their Corporate subscribers. That’s 2 days earlier than the announced public launching of the hottest phone in town.

February 03, 2009

Nokia 5800: Early Bird Problems

Hello! Are you a Nokia 5800 XpressMusic owner? Please take the quick survey here! Barely a few weeks after the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic was released in the Philippines, quite a number of units have been reportedly suffering from early-bird bugs and problems.

August 12, 2007

Globe Mobile TV launched quietly

Right after the recent Globe Telecoms re-branding, they also quietly launched a similar mobile TV offering for their subscribers. During the Smart myTV announcement months ago, it was also rumored that Globe is in talks with another competing cable provider to offer mobile TV. Looks like they’ve finally rolled out the service early last week […]

December 30, 2006

Blogging via Sony PSP

Borrowed this Sony PSP from a cousin for a couple of days. While my brother was enjoying the only 2 games loaded in it, I checked out its wifi capability. I wondered how easy (or hard) it would be to surf or even blog with this gadget. Surprisingly, surfing the web was a breeze. However, […]

November 30, 2006

How to be tech-ready for a typhoon like Reming?

When the last typhoon Milenyo hit the entire Luzon grid, most people were caught unaware and since the devastation was beyond normal, a lot of people were affected. If you’re running a business like mine which has no borders, you’d end up with a huge problem supporting your clients who didn’t suffer your same fate […]

May 26, 2006

Smart Bro Connected

The SmartBro installation team just arrived here at my place to hook me up. Took them about 30 minutes to install and configure my account and I’m now running on Smart Bro (Just one of my desktop PCs. My laptop and other PC is still on myDSL.). First off, some speed tests: PLDTPlay: 260.3 kbps […]

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