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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.

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 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.

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.

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 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.

April 20, 2012

Winner: BlackBerry Bold 9900

It’s been a pretty hectic week and my post-travel sickness has knocked me down pretty much the rest of the week. In any case, I waded thru hundreds of entries and had to pick our winner of the new BlackBerry Bold 9900. Check out who our BOLD winner is after the jump.

March 26, 2012

Winner: Php5,000 Multiply Shopping Credits

The folks at Multiply have made their choice on who gets the Php5,000 shopping GCs on the Marketplace. Check out who’s the lucky one after the break.

March 23, 2012

Contest: What’s your favorite Globe MyApps?

The Globe MyApps Mall is running their Superstar Challenge right now but we’ve got another mini-contest here at YugaTech to make things more exciting and get you more prizes. Check out how you can win one of 10 units of Nokia C3 below.

March 18, 2012

My new travel gadget bag from Bree

I think it was a couple of months ago when Bree had a local clearance sale on their entire line of bags at The Podium and I was able to drop by and check it out. I ended up getting a messsenger bag for my laptop that was 50% off.

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.

September 25, 2011

Verzio closes BHS Concept Store

Singapore-based Verzio entered the Philippine market way back in 2007, introducing one of the first branded dual-SIM phones (as well as laptops and cameras).

September 23, 2011

Spotted: Tonino Lamborghini Spyder Series Phone

Launched back in August, the Tonino Lamborghini Spyder series phone got a new member of the family — the Spyder Supreme Diamond cellphone. SO when I saw the Tonino booth at the HK Airport, I checked if they got one.

July 24, 2011

How security-conscious is your office or workplace?

Having worked at huge multi-national IT company almost a decade ago, I know how some office workplaces can be very restrictive or security-conscious but every time I hear more stories about office restrictions, I still can’t believe they enforce those.

July 16, 2011

Poll: What’s your favorite/top tech brand?

Our last entry about Nokia being the top brand in the Philippines caused quite a stir, not only here but also in our FB and Google+ entry. So I thought why not do our own little survey too?

July 02, 2011

Poll: Who offers the best postpaid plans?

Been asked about this several times before but could not give a more definitive answer since I have not tried all of the postpaid plans. So I thought why not get everyone’s opinion, especially from those who have been on postpaid for many years.

June 08, 2011

Samsung Phones Price List Philippines June 2011

The following price list is an updated pricing for all of the latest cellphones from Samsung Philippines. Updated this June 2011 to reflect current market prices. See full list below as updated on June 2011.

June 08, 2011

Nokia Philippines Price List of Cell Phones

The following price list is an update of the latest prices for all of the latest cellphones from Nokia Philippines. Updated this June 2011 to reflect current market prices. See full list below.

April 03, 2011

Which gadget brands depreciate so quickly?

Been helping friends sell a number of their gadgets for years now and have noticed that in recent years, gadget prices have depreciated much faster than before.

March 11, 2011

Talk N Text Panalo Phone at Php499

Probably the cheapest phone in the market so far — Talk N Text’s today launched a co-branded mobile handset they aptly called Panalo Phone.

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