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July 19, 2013

Globe and Smart pass NTC’s QoS tests for Q2

The country’s top telcos, Globe Telecom and Smart Communications, recently passed NTC’s Quality of Service (Qos) Benchmarking Tests for the second quarter of this year.

May 12, 2010

Who’s more hi-tech: ABS-CBN or GMA 7?

Aside from the automated elections accomplished by the Comelec, two TV networks also displayed some hi-tech broadcasting over the week.

July 11, 2007

On GMA 7’s Mel & Joey this Sunday

Note: If you are a first time visitor of this blog and want to know more about the Mel & Joey Episode on Blogging, please read this: Welcome Notes to Visitors from Mel & Joey Talk Show. We wrapped up the longest interview I ever had last night, just before 10PM. The interview, which lasted […]

December 19, 2005

ABS-CBN thinks Blogging did not help PBB

Now that’s a shocker! ABS-CBN is implying that blogging did not help promote their Pinoy Big Brother show that’s why they scrapped the segment of Retz as the featured PBB blogger in their Pinoy Big Brother Revealed show last Thursday. Retz here has the rundown, The Ca t is in the verge of a scratching […]

November 23, 2007

Two of every 3 Pinoys are sucker for ads?!

We Filipinos are the world’s most gullible consumers when it comes to commercial advertising. We shared the crown with Brazilians. No wonder print and broadcast advertising are still strong (billions!) in the country.

December 31, 2006

A look back at YugaTech in 2006

I’m combing thru 798 posts on Yugatech for the year 2006 and here are some notable stuff I’d like to share. 2006: The Year of the Scandals? I don’t know about you but some of the scandals that rocked the Philippine blogosphere may have been fueled by this blog. :D Filipino Catholics petition against Bryanboy […]

May 07, 2014

LTFRB conducts dry-run of Articulated Bus in EDSA

In addition to the new MRT-3 Express Train scheme, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board, in partnership with LTO and DOTC, is also testing out a new way ease up overcrowding during peak hours through Articulated Buses.

February 18, 2014

7 must-have apps for Manila’s Traffic Armageddon

ABS-CBN has reported that yesterday might be the beginning of the so-called ‘Traffic Armageddon’ in Manila due to the construction of the Skyway 3 project and the NAIAEx phase 2 project. It was foreseen that traffic volume in EDSA would increase by more than half, so it’s inevitable that we’ll get stuck in traffic. Here […]

January 01, 2014

Top earning BPO companies in the Philippines

Are you planning to start a career in the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry this 2014 but don’t know yet which company to work for? This list might help. Here are the top earning BPO companies in the Philippines.

November 10, 2013

Globe restores signal in Tacloban, Smart to follow

The country’s leading mobile service providers are keen on restoring their services in Tacloban after the devastation brought by Super Typhoon Yolanda.

August 07, 2012

Online Guide: Relief Operations on Metro Manila Floods

It’s been raining the entire week but the last two days have been the heaviest. Majority of the areas in Metro Manila and nearby areas are flooded. Suspension of classes, work and gov’t offices have been raised since this morning. We’ve collated all important online information you can refer to for efforts during situations like […]

January 19, 2012

Who’s got the best online coverage of the impeachment?

I’m pretty sure a lot of people are tuning in on the impeachment trial of the Chief Justice Renato Corona. What’s got me interested is how well this event is covered online.

April 15, 2009

Cignal Digital TV to offer HDTV

Cignal Digital TV is a new service provided by MediaQuest (same company who introduced Smart myTV in the Philippines) is set to offer hi-def TV this coming June.

November 07, 2008

e-Mobile’s Konka T808 TV Phone

Saw this one at one of the stores last night. Was surprised Konka is into mobile phones as well and this T808 TV phone could have been launched months earlier.

August 12, 2007

Globe Mobile TV launched quietly

Right after the recent Globe Telecoms re-branding, they also quietly launched a similar mobile TV offering for their subscribers. During the Smart myTV announcement months ago, it was also rumored that Globe is in talks with another competing cable provider to offer mobile TV. Looks like they’ve finally rolled out the service early last week […]

August 05, 2007

Yahoo! Go 2.0 simply rocks!

This is the first time I was able to install and try Yahoo! Go 2.0 on my WM5 phone. Earlier, I thought they didn’t support Samsung smartphones but after checking it out on my friend’s N95, I tried again. All I can say is it rocks! Here are some of the stuff you’re missing out […]

May 08, 2007

Don’t think we’re cut for this.

When we were invited to join the Karavan ni Kiko, we specifically asked what was expected of us as bloggers. This was not the first time I was invited by their office to attend a prescon or meeting though it’s the first time I said yes. We were there as part of the media entourage […]

April 29, 2006

Smart 3G Connection Rates

Smart Telecoms will commercially roll out their Smart 3G services this May 1. Here are the listed 3G connection rates as reported by Inq7.net: – Real-time TV streaming : Php15 per 30 minutes (this is just access charge) – Content Subscription : Php20/day per network (GMA and ABS-CBN) on top of access charge above – […]

March 29, 2006

Alexa vs. Netcraft

In one of my old entries about “Top Philippine News Sites“, I was discussing with Marites Johns of newsBalita about the effectivity of Netcraft and Alexa in ranking website popularity. From my quick search on Google, all I get is that both Alexa and Netcraft uses their own proprietary browser-installed toolbars to measure surfing activities. […]

January 22, 2006

Top Philippine News Sites

Max points to a link to a recent Netcraft results ranking the top 20 Philippine News sites. Here’s the list of new websites: Sun.Star – 2,518 Daily Inquirer/GMA – 3,320 newsBALITA – 4,989 Philippine Star – 5,580 ABS-CBN – 10,029 Manila Bulletin – 11,549 Manila Times – 16,680 Malaya – 25,746 Philippine News Agency – […]

November 07, 2005

Why ShowBiz Blogs rule the Pinoy Blogosphere

Divergent Poles decided (about 2 weeks ago) that he will no longer post entertainment topics on his blog and has been a bit disappointed that political blogs have fallen off the Top 10 in PinoyTopBlogs. As os today, only the Sassy Lawyer’s Houseonahill.net remains on the Top10 for political blogs. Jove, Max Limpag, PCIJ, and […]

September 04, 2005

Advertise

YugaTech.com, the domain, has been online and running as a blog since October 2002. The blog, however, was relaunched as a technology blog on April 2005. The site has been covered as news source, featured in a number of publications and news sites, as well as interviews that include Inq7.net Inquirer.net, Manila Bulletin, Business Mirror, […]

July 14, 2005

Speaking Engagements

Talks delivered on Workshops, Forums, Seminars and Conferences Note: Send email to abeolandres {at} gmail.com for inquiries on speaking fees, workshop/seminar modules, training proposals and retainer fees on consulting. Roundtable Discussion on Search Engine Marketing Ateneo Graduate School of Business Rockwell Center, Makati City August 10, 2009 IFRLY-FNF eSeminar on Blogging, Social Media and Internet […]

May 23, 2005

In the Press

Mentions of me or my blogs, including TV interviews, news and features from the Press: The Correspondents, Episode 20: President for Sale, ABS-CBN, by Abner Mercado on ABS-CBN, March 2, 2010. CES 2010 Recap, Mornings @ ANC, by TJ Manotoc on ANC, January 14, 2010. Tips on Gadget Shopping for Christmas, TV Patrol World, by […]

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