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June 27, 2008

Free Airborne Access WiFi with Nokia E Series Phones

Just bought a new phone — the Nokia E51. In the box was a little pamphlet that says Nokia E Series phone users can get as much as 60 free wifi days from Airborne Access.

November 04, 2006

SmartBro’s WiFly Promo with Airborne Access

My friend just handed out this pamphlet from Smart Bro announcing a new promo called WiFly. Basically, this is an add-on service to existing SmartBro (formerly Smart Wifi) customers to avail of unlimited AiborneAccess account for an additional Php99 a month. Here are some details of the WiFly Promo: The WiFly Promo will un from […]

August 03, 2014

Airborne Technologies launches Tough Rock Powerbank

Philippine-based Airborne Technologies officially launches its hardy AT-800 Tough Rock Powerbank to add to its wide range of handy powerbanks. This portable battery charger is waterproof, sandproof, and shockproof to make sure it can keep up with your active lifestyle and charge your devices anywhere you go. They also introduced the AT Boom Box vibration […]

May 20, 2006

Accessing Smart Bro Portal on my laptop

I was with Ajay all evening last night at Starbucks Adriatico in Malate for some very confidential undercover project. :p Thinking that the Starbucks branch there had Airborne Access internet, I brought my laptop with me so we could do some online stuff. I was mistaken. However, there was this wifi access point available somewhere […]

March 09, 2012

PLDT WiFi Zone: Can paid public WiFi survive?

Yesterday, PLDT and Intel held a joint event to present a partnership for the PLDT WiFi Zone and the Intel-powered ultrabooks. They didn’t really share anything concrete plans bewteen the two brands but it was an opporunity for me to ask a lingering question — can paid public WiFi still survive in this time of […]

June 11, 2010

SmartBro WiFi and Smart Tag

Looks like Smart is testing a new service under their SmartBro brand which offers WiFi service to customers. Called the SmartBro WiFi, prepaid users get a Smart Tag with username and password to access WiFi hotspots for just Php10 per 40 minutes.

August 22, 2009

Why do Filipinos still think 3G is expensive?

Even today, I still hear a lot of people saying or commenting hat 3G internet in the Philippines is still expensive. Yeah, it’s not that very cheap but I don’t think it’s expensive either.

August 19, 2009

Nokia 5630, 5730 XpressMusic out and priced

The two new XpressMusic phones from Nokia, the 5630 and 5730, are now out and available in stores. The 5730XM was first announced last March and features a full sliding keyboard.

October 14, 2008

Nokia E66, E71 + AA = Free WiFi

I wonder why Nokia Philippines isn’t offering this to other WiFi-capable NSeries phones but they keep on giving away free wifi from Airborne Access to owners of Nokia E66 and E71.

May 17, 2007

Off to Penang and other link destinations

We’re boarding in a few minutes on Singapore Air to Penang, Malaysia. Will be back next week but will stop over for a night at Singapore to do some sight-seeing and gadget shopping. Thanks to all those who left a comment and gave suggestions. Here are some other online destinations you might want to check […]

March 25, 2007

PLDT DSL Subscribers get Free WiFi

Just got my latest PLDT DSL Billing today and found several brochures for a couple of promos on myDSL. One of them is labeled “Exclusive Rewards for myDSL Subscribers” which gives free unlimited internet access in over 500 wifi hotspots nationwide (of course, via Airborne Access). If you are on any of the myDSL Biz […]

January 25, 2007

Eastwood City is WiFi City

Well, that’s what the AirborneAccess website says — that Eastwood City in Libis is the first and only WiFi City in the country. That means the entire area is covered with their wireless signal although that remains to be proven. In any case, this is good news to all nearby residents who has Airborne Access […]

November 22, 2006

Scrimping on Internet

Since I don’t have unlimited access to wifi internet in my hotel room, I am forced to conserve whatever time I get from the limited and costly access I get (~Php360/hour). And to think I thought Airborne Access and Globe WiZ’s Php100/hour is already very expensive. Ones is constantly challeged to maximize the usage. Check […]

September 26, 2006

What are the odds of 3 DSL providers down?

Yup, all 3 of them are down. 1) PLDT myDSL is down — no conneciton since 10PM last night. NO dial tone on the phone lines as well. 2) Smart Bro is down — slower than a slug since last night. Only 3 out of 20 pings get a response. You’re lucky if you could […]

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 […]

March 30, 2006

Google’s ad-supported free wifi

CNN reports that Google has recently applied for patents on delivering free wifi and ads. SEORoundTable explains the 3 Wireless Advertising Patent Applications. Imagine the whole of United States being blanketed by free wifi running Adsense? Pretty neat. If I remember right, their test wifi network in San Francisco runs on 386Kbps — decent enough. […]

March 17, 2006

PLDT WeRoam Promo

While scouting first-hand user feedback for PLDT’s WeRoam service to convince myself to subscribe, I found Paul’s story about his experience in Davao. A quick visit to PLDTWeRoam.com confirmed the latest promo packages available for new and potential subscribers: Wireless GPRS/EDGE card with PLDT WeRoam includes the GPRS card with 3 months free subscription to […]

March 13, 2006

A pleasant Wifi surprise

Got a package from LBC the other day and boy I was surprised to get this swanky 6-month starter kit for Airborne Access. Thanks to my blog patron, Ajay, for sending me the kit. I could definitely make good use of this. The kit comes in wrapped in a DVD case with the prepaid card […]

March 06, 2006

Wizard Kiosk: Self-service Wifi

(blogging from BlueWave Mall, Macapagal Avenue, Pasay City) Bluewave has this serve-serve Wifi kiosk provided by Wizard Kiosk. This is the 3rd public wifi service aside from Globe WiZ and Airborne Access I know of. This one though is only found and available here at the Bluewave Mall along Macapagal highway in Pasay. Basically, there’s […]

February 21, 2006

Working @ Starbucks

No, not serving coffee. Just working the afternoons here at Starbucks, Walter Mart (at the corner of Pasay Road and Don Chino Roces Ave.,) This branch offers Globe WiZi (WiFi Zone) instead of the usual Airborne Access (so AA is not really exclusive to Starbucks, huh?). However, I sniffed thru 4 other wifi connections and […]

June 01, 2005

Getting the best out of AdSense

I intended to post a more comprehensive entry about Google AdSense for some time now but refrained from it because of AdSense AUP. Likewise, they did not allow us (AdSense members) to publish any details of our account earnings. They have since allowed publishing of revenues except for CTR and CPM stats just weeks ago. […]

June 18, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Review

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is one of the two new tablets that the South Korean company launched last Friday, June 13, during the Samsung Galaxy Premiere 2014 event. And after giving you guys a quick preview of its exterior, we think its time familiarize ourselves with the other aspects of this 8.4-inch tablet […]

January 04, 2007

Still suffering from ISP dis-connectivity

Over at PTB, Arnold is taking a spot survey from readers on the status of their ISP’s connectivity. For my end, it’s still spotty. There will be times that the speeds are decent (though not at par with normal) and there will be times that it’s totally useless to go online. I have PLDT myDSL […]

December 03, 2006

Off to Indonesia

Another week out of country, this time to Jakarta. Still lucky that the free wifi internet here at the NAIA is still working though a bit sluggish. AirborneAccess has strong signal but doesn’t seem to have any internet connectivity thru it. We’re off to Jakarta via Singapore Airlines in an hour but will have an […]

November 14, 2006

Krispy Kreme & Blog Endorsements

This is in continuation with our on-going discussion about paid blog post advertisements, endorsements and the grand opening of Krispy Kreme. Connie explained it more clearly than me in her latest post About Endorsements. Max, Connie and Me (parang yung sa movie ano? I should have used “I” but “Me” rhymed better) may have varying […]

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