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September 30, 2014

Smart taps GSMA to improve security against spam

Smart Communications has announced that the company is currently in talks with GSM Association regarding a service that would heighten the telco’s effort against SMS spams and scams.

September 30, 2014

5 Tips to Extend your Smartphone’s Battery Life

Apart from keeping a powerbank handy whenever you’re away from a power outlet, there are other ways to keep your smartphone running for a longer period of time. In this section, we list down five easy steps that you can do to extend the mileage of your device’s battery.

September 28, 2014

Smart Free 30MB

Smart is offering free 30MB each day for 60 days.

September 26, 2014

YugaTech’s guide to Smart’s 30MB free internet

Good news of the day for all Smart, Sun Cellular, and Talk and Text prepaid subscribers: You’ve got free internet courtesy of the chairman, MVP himself! Bad news, though: It’s only allocated at 30MB per day. We give you a short guide in using your free mobile data and save a few bytes in the […]

September 26, 2014

Smart, TNT, Sun to offer free mobile internet

Breaking news: Conglomerate Chairman Manny V. Pangilinan announced free mobile data for all prepaid subscribers of Smart, Sun Cellular, and Talk ‘N Text.

September 23, 2014

From Good to Great: 5 Tips to Improve Smartphone Photos

A celebrated photographer by the name of Chase Jarvis once said that “the best camera is the one that’s with you”, and nowadays that camera will most likely be the one on your smartphone. Somehow, most of us don’t fully utilize our smartphone’s camera capabilities yet and end up with run-of-the-mill snaps, potentially losing the […]

September 22, 2014

LG Wine Smart flip phone now official in Korea

LG has officially introduced their first smartphone to sports a clamshell design – the Wine Smart. It features a 3.5-inch display, quad-core CPU, LTE connectivity, and Android KitKat.

September 21, 2014

6 reasons why Filipinos shouldn’t buy smartwatches yet

With the announcement of various smartwatches from different manufacturers, a lot of people are probably considering getting one – including me. However, I’ve given it some thought and I have decided that it’s not the proper time to buy a smartwatch, or to even plan to. Here are 6 reasons why you should hold back […]

September 21, 2014

Globe, Smart changes load sharing to combat text scams

Due to rampant incidents of load sharing scams, both Smart and Globe have changed the way they operate sharing of eLoads. Majority of text scams deceive subscribers into claiming free credits but inputting and replying to specific SMS queries.

September 20, 2014

Sony outs SmartEyeglass Developer Preview Kit

Sony is looking to join Google in the wearable market with their own smart eyeglass although it looks fairly crude compared to the Google Glass.

September 17, 2014

Graphed: Flagship Smartphone Announcement Calendar

Almost all the flagship smartphones are already out and announced for this year, except the Nexus if Google does plan on unveiling one. Nevertheless, we took the effort of compiling the announcements of major flagship smartphones from companies across three iterations and we graphed them to give you a better look at when companies announce […]

September 13, 2014

Acer Aspire Switch 10 now on Smart Bro Gadget Plus Plan 1299

Along with the Acer C720 Chromebook, Smart Bro is also offering the Acer Aspire Switch 10 (500GB model) hybrid netbook, under its Gadget Plus Plan 1299.

September 13, 2014

Smart Bro offers Acer C720 Chromebook under Plan 999

Smart Bro is now offering under its Gadget Plus Plan 999 the Acer C720 Chromebook, sporting an 11.6-inch HD display, dual-core Intel CPU, and powered by Google’s Chrome OS.

September 10, 2014

Wear this: Garmin Vivofit Smartband

Garmin has been known for making GPS devices so it’s not that surprising that they’d also go into the health and fitness market with the Vivofit smartband. We’ve been using one for about a week along with other smartbands to see how it fares against the earlier ones.

September 09, 2014

Cherry Mobile introduces Alpha Luxe Windows Phone smartphone

Cherry Mobile has just introduced the Alpha Luxe, one of the company’s newest smartphones that sports a 5-inch display and powered by Windows Phone 8.1 OS.

September 08, 2014

Alcatel outs new POP smartphone and tablet with 64-bit CPUs

Along with the new OneTouch Hero smartphones and tablets announced last week during the IFA, Alcatel has also announced two new entry-level POP devices powered by the 64-bit Snapdragon 410 quad-core CPUs – the POP 2 smartphone, and the POP 8S tablet.

September 07, 2014

Smart brings Wikipedia Zero to PH

Smart Communications and Wikimedia foundation have recently inked a deal which will allow the two parties to give Smart, Talk ‘N Text and Sun Cellular subscribers free and unlimited access to Wikipedia through the initiative called Wikipedia Zero.

September 07, 2014

It’s About Time: A Smartwatch Compilation

A lot of smartwatches have already been outed and announced, running Android Wear or their own operating system, having round displays or conventional square ones and more. So to paint a clear picture of what the smartwatch industry looks like at the moment, we’ve compiled the smartwatches from top phone manufacturers that are competing for […]

September 04, 2014

Intel introduces the MICA smart luxury bracelet

Intel has introduced a smart bracelet that merges a woman’s luxury accessory with communications technology – the MICA, or the “My Intelligent Communication Accessory.”

September 04, 2014

Sony Smartwatch 3 and Smartband Talk unveiled

Sony has officially announced two new wearables in Berlin during IFA. The first one is the Sony Smartwatch 3, obviously on its 3rd generation and the other is the Smartband Talk fitness band.

September 04, 2014

Samsung Gear S: curved smartwatch runs on Tizen

Samsung is really banking on wearables this year and the announcement of the Samsung Gear S as a companion smartwatch to the Galaxy Note 4 is another testament to that.

September 01, 2014

Upcoming Sony Smartwatches appear in grainy render

The IFA 2014 is just around the corner and more leaks are finding their way online. What’s new today is this low-quality image of the Sony SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk.

August 30, 2014

This smartphone is water, dust, and explosion-proof

The Bartec Pixavi Impact X is probably the toughest smartphone that will soon be available. In addition to the usual water- and dust-proofing of phones, it boasts being imperishable to impact, drop, corrosion, and explosion. Yes, you read that right. It runs on an Android Jelly Bean OS and has dual rear cameras as part […]

August 29, 2014

Nokia brings Here to Samsung Gear and Smartphones

In a rather unexpected Tweet yesterday, accompanied by a minimalist picture with the words “Here for Gear”, Nokia gave us hint that their popular navigation software (Nokia Here) will most likely be incorporated to Samsung Gear watches and Samsung Galaxy Smartphones.

August 27, 2014

LG announces a new laser focus assisted smartphone

LG G3’s laser focus is now being borrowed by a new LG smartphone with a rather confusing name. This is the LG Gx2, a new Android device from the Korean manufacturer.

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