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January 26, 2015

Proud to be Pinoy? List of Top Global Rankings of the Philippines

There have been many achievements made by Pinoys all around the world. At the same time, there are also records of the country that are a bit under a negative light. Things like we’re one of the most corrupt government in the world, has one of the slowest Internet, and the likes are things not […]

January 08, 2015

6 out of 10 Filipinos Still Not Connected to the Internet

A study published by global management consulting firm McKinsey and Company October last year reveals that the Philippines ranked 11th on countries that have huge percentages of non-internet adoption, as over 63 percent of Filipinos, or around 62 million,  are still not connected to the world wide web.

December 31, 2014

The Biggest Tech Stories in the Philippines in 2014

As we fold the year 2014 to an end, we take a look back at some of the biggest moments that defined technology in the country. Here are this year’s top tech stories.

December 15, 2014

10 Internet problems Filipinos are facing nowadays

The Internet has changed the way we live. It has improved the way we communicate with people and how we share information. However, the Internet can also cause problems especially when it is not working as advertised or used as a tool for criminal acts. Filipinos are very familiar with such problems. Here are ten […]

October 22, 2014

Korea to have 10Gbps internet speed; PH still at 2.5Mbps

It’s been reported that South Korea will soon be getting 10Gbps of Internet speed which would translate to downloading a 1GB file in less than a second. Meanwhile, Philippines is still catching up at 2.5Mbps according to recent reports.

August 14, 2014

Smart officially brings LTE-Advanced 5G Internet in PH

Smart is proud to announce that today marks the beginning of the 5G era in the Philippines as they officially bring and activate their LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) technology for mobile subscribers.

August 05, 2014

Research shows that over 40% of Filipinos are satisfied with their mobile internet speed

Now here’s something you don’t see every day. According to a recent study conducted by On Device Research, 41-percent of the 900 respondents that they’ve interviewed are happy with the speed of their mobile internet connection, and only a quarter are pissed about theirs.

March 31, 2014

Slow Internet in PH due to faulty submarine cables

Have you been experiencing slow data services in the Philippines lately? It might be because of the damaged APCN2 that connects Philippines and eight more APAC countries to the rest of the world that’s causing this.

March 10, 2014

Funny and amazing stuff about tech in the Philippines

From being the text messaging capital of the world to becoming one of the top IT outsourcing hubs in the planet, the Philippines has certainly achieved a lot especially when it comes to anything that involves tech. For that we’re going to list some of the funny and amazing stuff about the technology industry in […]

July 11, 2013

Why do Filipinos pay more for slower internet?

It’s just one of the many questions that kept on popping out in my head recently; why do we pay more for slower internet? Our neighboring countries such as Japan & South Korea feature the fastest internet speeds in the world, and here we are living with expensive and subpar connections.

September 09, 2012

How much would an iPhone 5 LTE cost in the Philippines?

The Apple iPhone 5 is set to be announced next week (Wednesday, September 12) and the WSJ reports that it will be LTE-capable. While we are excited that we might also be experiencing super-fast 100Mbps mobile internet speeds, we’re also worried how much it will cost.

January 23, 2012

LG Phones Price List in the Philippines

Updated price list of LG Phones in the Philippines. Last monitored on June 2011: LG Optimus 2x P990 price = Php 25,900 LG Optimus Black P970 price = Php 18,400 LG Optimus One P500 price = Php 9,900 LG P350 Optimus ME price = Php 7,850 LG P525 Cookie Dual price = Php 7,900 LG […]

May 24, 2010

Globe drops iPhone 3GS Prices as 4G Looms

Globe Telecom is again slashing down prices on the iPhone 3GS units as the announcement of the next generation iPhone 4G nears.

March 08, 2010

Why is 4G/WiMax in the Philippines slow?

While WiMax has been introduced in the country for some time now, people are still complaining it’s not really fast. So, yes, 1MBps isn’t really fast but can we really afford 10Mbps right now?

February 09, 2010

Wi-Tribe 4G Broadband Launched

I actually deferred writing about it last December as requested by telco insiders but looks like the cat is finally out the hat. Wi-Tribe Philippines did a soft launch recently offering WiMax broadband internet in Metro Manila.

June 23, 2009

LG Phones Price List in the Philippines

Updated price list of LG Phones in the Philippines. Last monitored on June 2011: LG Optimus 2x P990 price – Php 25,900 LG Optimus Black P970 price – Php 18,400 LG Optimus One P500 price – Php 9,900 LG P350 Optimus ME price – Php 7,850 LG P525 Cookie Dual price – Php 7,900 LG […]

July 29, 2008

Gigabyte M528 Mobile Internet Device

We’re seeing a lot of these lately. From Sony VGN-UX50 UMPC, OQO Model 02, Toshiba Utopia to the HTC Shift, Gigabyte will release one of its own – the Gigabyte M528 MID.

May 28, 2015

BlackBerry Leap lands in PH, gets local price

The BlackBerry Leap officially makes its arrival in the Philippines with the announcement of its availability and local price. Head past the break for the details.

May 13, 2015

Asus Fonepad 8 (FE380CG) Review

Tablets have evolved from being just a go-to device for media consumption into an all-in-one device; thanks to the integration of voice and SMS functionalities. Asus continues to bank on that formula by releasing tablets with phone features like the Asus FonePad 8 (FE380CG) which we will review in this post.

May 07, 2015

Huawei CarFi Mobile Hotspot Review

Wi-Fi hotspots make it possible to establish Internet signal in an otherwise dead spot and become the main hub where devices could connect to in order to access the Internet. We’ve seen different forms like vending machines but this nifty (and sleek) gadget aims to turn your car into a moving hotspot for a total of […]

May 04, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 Review

It’s been 6 years since Samsung first introduced the Galaxy S series and in those six years, we’ve seen how the Korean company turned from being one of the minor players in the smartphone handset market to become the top smartphone vendor in the world in less than half a decade. The Galaxy S series […]

April 14, 2015

Asus ZenFone 2 ZE500CL Review

Last time around you saw our full review of the Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML). This time, it’s the ZE550ML’s little brother’s turn on the spotlight as we take a closer look at the Asus Zenfone 2 ZE500CL.

September 24, 2014

RedFox WizDrive Review

A few weeks ago, RedFox Philippines sent us a bunch of units for review, one of which is the company’s multi-purpose device called WizDrive — a portable hard drive that has wireless functions and doubles as a powerbank.

September 03, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 – here’s what to expect

Samsung will hold an Unpacked livestreaming event later on where the hotly-anticipated Galaxy Note 4 will make its first official appearance. As a preparation, here’s what to expect from leaks and rumors before the new phablet gets unveiled.

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.

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