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June 04, 2014

Rocket Internet brings FoodPanda to Philippines

Rocket Internet, one of the world’s largest e-commerce focused venture capital firm and the organization behind Lazada and Zalora, has officially launched their popular online food delivery platform, FoodPanda, in the country.

October 10, 2011

Using Smart Bro Rocket on Php200 per 180MB

Since October 1, Smart has switched the plug on their Smart Bro Rocket Plug-It to use volume-based data pricing (same as Always On). The recommended bucket plan is Php200 per 180MB. So I tried it on my Rocket Plug-It to see how much I’d consume in a day.

October 07, 2011

Is the Huawei E586 the Smart Rocket WiFi Plus?

I have been told by a reliable source that the Huawei E586 could be the pocket WiFi used by Smart for the Rocket WiFi Plus. The press release says it’s going to ride on their HSPA+ network so this looks like it.

October 07, 2011

SmartBro Rocket WiFi Plus: Php6495 for 20Mbps

We caught the scoop a few days ago and it’s now confirmed. Smart has finally unveiled its newest mobile internet device — the Smart Bro Rocket WiFi Plus — which claims speeds of up to 20Mbps.

October 05, 2011

Smart to offer Rocket WiFi Plus at 20Mbps soon!

This is going to be hard to beat — Smart is coming up with a Rocket WiFi Plus that will replace their old Pocket WiFi and promises speeds of up to 20Mbps!

September 16, 2011

Smart Bro Rocket cuts UnliSurf Plans

Just learned today (thru one of my staff in Manila and verified by @arnoldgamboa) that Smart Bro Rocket has finally cut off subscription to Smart Unlisurf plans.

August 11, 2011

Smart Bro Rocket Speed Tests (Metro Manila)

We’ve been doing a lot of speed tests in a number of areas around Metro Manila using the Smart Bro Rocket Plug-It and I’d like to share the results we got in the last 3 days.

August 08, 2011

Smart Bro Rocket Buyers Guide

So I bought the Smart Bro Rocket at Smart’s Wireless Center in Rockwell this morning. They made me sign a waiver that outlines some of the limitations of the dongle and the service. So, here are 10 things you need to know before buying the Smart Bro Rocket.

August 05, 2011

Smart Bro Rocket Plug-It now official, available Monday

We were the first to break the news last week about the new Smart Bro Rocket 12Mbps so we followed it up with Smart today.

July 29, 2011

Smart Bro Rocket Plug-It offers up to 12Mbps

Smart is set to publicly announce their new HSPA+ capable Plug-It and calls it Smart Bro Rocket with promised speeds of up to 12Mbps on their mobile network.

June 24, 2008

Want some YMail or RocketMail accounts?

Two new email domains went up for public use by Yahoo!Mail users a couple days ago – YMail.com and RocketMail.com. Okay, so RocketMail isn’t new. It’s an old email service that’s just been raised from the dead. Main reason?

February 15, 2007

RocketDock on my Desktop

This one’s from LifeHacker. It’s called the RocketDock, a light app that adds Mac-like shortcut navigation to your Desktop. It’s free so get downloading now.

August 05, 2005

IceRocket, Technorati, BlogPulse & Feedster

Though I have been using Technorati for a while now to run some relevant blog searching (just checking who have been linking to me or mentioned me in their blog that I did not know of), I checked out several others just to compare them based on search results for my blog. Results for Sites […]

July 23, 2014

Car-finder Carmudi app launches officially in PH

Carmudi today officially launches its app for the Philippines. If you’re looking for either brand new or used cars you can now do so in the convenience of your Android device.

June 13, 2014

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Tab S

After the live-streaming event hosted by Samsung Philippines, the folks from the media got the chance to play around with the new tablets that the company recently launched. So we grabbed the opportunity to get up close and personal with these two new tablets, and share with you our initial thoughts about it.

February 11, 2014

Used iPhone 5 + Flappy Bird = $90,000++

Just when we thought that the Flappy Bird’s removal from the App Store and Play Store is the last we’ll ever hear from the now defunct app, it made the headlines again. This time in a form of used iPhone 5, with the game app still installed on it, which is being sold on eBay […]

October 10, 2013

ZTE launches 4 new Android smartphones

ZTE has been making a name for itself in the smartphone scene both globally and locally and is showing no sign of slowing down as they unveil the fourth wave of budget Android handsets here in our country.

October 01, 2013

NBA 2K14 now available in the Philippines

Fans who are waiting for the arrival of NBA 2K14 for the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC, won’t have to wait any longer as the game has already arrived in the country and is available for purchase.

September 22, 2013

iPhone 5S’ Touch ID can also detect… nipples?!

Just moments after Apple lifted the wraps off their new flagship handset; we did a whole segment about its new feature called Touch ID which allows user to register their fingerprint and use that to unlock the phone. What we missed to point out, however, is that it can also scan other parts of the […]

September 13, 2013

Olympus debuts OM-D E-M1 & two PRO lenses

Despite the success that Olympus has been having with their compact interchangeable lens cameras, the imaging company hasn’t totally forgotten about its Four Thirds roots as they unveil their new flagship camera – the Olympus OM-D E-M1.

September 04, 2013

Google names next Android version: KitKat

Just when everybody thought that the next version of Android will be named Key Lime Pie, Google surprised the cyberworld by announcing that the upcoming Android 4.4 will go by the KitKat moniker.

April 30, 2013

Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra first impressions

The Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra is now enjoying the title of world’s slimmest smartphone. At 6.45mm, it beats the iPhone 5 by more than a millimeter (7.6mm) and the recently launched Galaxy S4 (7.9mm).

April 28, 2013

Android Benchmarks: Why it shouldn’t matter that much

A lot of people, tech-heads specifically, would look at the benchmark scores of a specific Android device before making any purchase decisions. We don’t normally do this when buying other devices with different mobile operating systems. Which brings us to the question — do Android benchmarks matter?

April 07, 2013

PLDT intros myBro Plan499 at 512Kbps, capped at 3GB

PLDT has introduced a more affordable plan under their myBro fixed wireless internet services. A new PLDT myBro Plan 499 plan offers up to 512Kbps of WiMax service with a monthly bandwidth cap of only 3GB.

February 12, 2013

Apple continues to dominate the tablet industry

Before the end of January, IDC released the result of their research on the tablet market. As the firm have predicted, tablet shipment continued to soar as more and more people and companies adapt to the post-PC revolution. Not so surprisingly, Apple remains the dominating force in the industry, continuing to pull away from its […]

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