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April 27, 2011

Globe rolls out HSPA+, LTE delayed til 2012

In a press conference earlier today, Globe demonstrated their upgraded mobile internet service using the HSPA+ network which promises to offer an average 4Mbps to 6Mbps to mobile handsets (saw it burst up to 16.4Mbps).

January 27, 2013

Apple to announce iPhone 5 LTE with Smart & Globe?

In last week’s interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook, he revealed that they will be rolling out LTE support to 36 new countries by next week. Among the countries he specifically mentioned is the Philippines.

October 20, 2012

Lomography outs Belair X 6-12 film camera

Old-school shutterbugs will be in for a treat as Lomography unveils their latest 6 x 12 film camera, the Belair X 6-12.

September 20, 2012

Smart responds to Globe’s NTC story

So here we go, Smart has made a statement regarding the study conducted by NTC about network performance/benchmarks. The statement refutes Globe’s original press release. The full statement is posted below.

September 20, 2012

Original copy of NTC’s Report on Globe vs. Smart

We were able to obtain a scanned copy of the original press release of the NTC regarding the results of their recent study. The testing was done during the 2nd quarter of 2012.

September 07, 2012

Globe to start charging Php50 for late bill payments

In a recent billing statement sent to subscribers, Globe Telecom has notified customers that it will start collecting additional fees for late payments.

August 06, 2012

Globe relaunches new and enhanced website

At one point in our lives we’ve waited in line or queue for us to be assisted by a telco associate. To make things worse, the wait time could even reach an hour or two if you’re unlucky enough.

May 27, 2012

Rumor: SM’s Henry Sy buying Globe Telecom?

We got this really surprising tip from a source that rumor is going around that billionaire tycoon Henry Sy is looking to buy controlling shares of Globe Telecom.

January 16, 2012

Anyone here uses Globe Tracker?

My recent story about locating a lost phone via cell triangulation drew a few questions about its accuracy, including some privacy concerns. This reminds me of the service offered by a local telco for tracking a handset called Globe Tracker.

January 01, 2012

Top 10 Tech Predictions for 2012

The year 2011 was a great year in the field of technology. We’ve seen a lot of new stuff and developments in the last 12 months. I’m sure 2012 will be even better and more exciting. Check out my top 10 tech predictions for 2012.

November 07, 2013

#TBT: 6 Years of iPhone in the Philippines

I can still clearly remember the day when the iPhone was officially released in the Philippines over 6 years ago. I was with members of the media to attend and cover that historic event that will change the smartphone market in the country.

November 26, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 finally gets ICS

Back in July, we reported that

July 12, 2012

Lenovo A65 Review

Lenovo’s newcomer dual-SIM Android phone seems to be a pretty interesting handset. It made a bit of buzz as an entry-level, dual-SIM smartphone for under Php6k. Check out our full review of the Lenovo A65 after the break.

May 03, 2011

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900, 9930 announced!

Over at the BlackBerry World Conference in the US, Research in Motion announced two new handsets — the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and the BlackBerry Bold Touch 9930, including a spanking new BlackBerry 7 OS.

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