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July 25, 2011

Poll: What’s the best mobile internet plan for you?

I think it’s good that we have so many options for mobile internet plans nowadays. It used to be one-plan, one-pricing before but now there’s just too many to even memorize all.

September 27, 2014

PH internet still ASEAN’s slowest; are we making progress?

It has been around five months already since we reported Philippine internet speeds being the slowest in ASEAN. Since then, the issue has caught a lot of attention causing senate hearings & probing.Upon checking into Ookla’s Net Index, we can see that not much has changed.

February 18, 2014

Best feature phones you can buy for under Php1,000

Feature phones, no matter how basic, still prove to be good buys especially if you’re looking for a back-up to handle your essentials like calls and texts. Their tough build, long battery life, and affordable price will serve you well when your high-tech smartphone bails on you. For that we compiled a list of best […]

November 07, 2013

Microsoft Internet Explorer gets cool anime-inspired ad

Internet Explorer, the world’s most popular browser to download another browser, gets an anime-inspired treatment for its new ad.

September 30, 2013

Top 20 Best Technology Brands of 2013

Interbrand, one of the largest branding consultancies in the world has recently released their list of 100 Best Global Brands of 2013 mentioning companies from different sectors including Technology. From there we took all the leading technology brands and compiled them in one simple list.

August 21, 2013

Tech Giants Launch Partnership to Bring Internet to All

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced the launch of Internet.org, a global partnership of technology leaders with the goal of making internet access available to the next 5 billion people.

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.

July 09, 2013

A deeper look at Internet Trolls

Trolls. Cyber-bullies. Bashers. Whatever you want to call them, they all do the same thing; they pisses the hell out of you through their opinions. But have you ever wondered why they do what they do? If you’re curious to know, head past the break and we’ll shed some light on these despicable online dwellers.

February 17, 2013

Apple iOS: The Best and Worst of

Mobile operating systems is probably one of the most sensitive topics in the industry. Insult one platform and you start a flame war. But, let’s move on, shall we? Go back to basics. In its current state, what does iOS have to offer? What does it lack? Read on and join in the discussion.

October 09, 2011

Lessons learned from a failed internet cafe business

Several months ago, we finally closed our little internet cafe business. I wrote about the viability of the net cafe business many years ago and actually started one about 2 years ago. Despite its eventual failure, I learned a lot of lessons from that little experiment.

August 21, 2011

Say it out loud — HP TouchPad is the best tablet, at $99

When HP dropped the price of the TouchPad to $99, most online retail stores saw huge number of orders putting them out of stock in less than 24 hours. The HP TouchPad became a huge hit overnight as an internet device at $99.

July 02, 2011

Poll: Who offers the best postpaid plans?

Been asked about this several times before but could not give a more definitive answer since I have not tried all of the postpaid plans. So I thought why not get everyone’s opinion, especially from those who have been on postpaid for many years.

September 11, 2010

Is FourSquare a burglar’s new best friend?

Several months ago, I wrote about how social networking sites has made online scamming much easier. It seems the benefits have gone beyond the internet and is actually now visiting homes and parking lots.

April 24, 2010

Philippines takes World’s Best Spammers title?

One of the greatest advantages the Philippines have in the world of BPO is that we got really cheap labor and we’re relatively very good in English. That’s why we’re one of the top suppliers in the call center industry. And it doesn’t stop there.

February 20, 2010

That 100Mbs Internet Speed in Korea?

South Korea has been on the top of the list for having the fastest broadband internet in the world for the longest time. So, the very first thing I did when I got here was test their internet connection.

May 13, 2009

Rate Chart of Mobile 3G Internet Providers

So we could better see which 3g internet provider is giving us the best deals, I made this simple chart to compare postpaid and prepaid mobile 3G plans of Globe, Smart and Sun Cellular.

April 15, 2007

FedEx still way faster than Internet

In this day and age, we all thought that the best and fastest way to send digital information/data is thru the Internet. Snail mail is a thing of the past since we have emails. Print photos have been replaced by Flickr/Picasa. Newspapers have been substituted by blogs and news sites. Still the internet has its […]

August 24, 2005

Google Talk, the next best IM?

Rumors abound that Google is gunning for the Instant Messenger market, dubbed Google Talk. I won’t be surprised if the rumors are true. Google’s market share is so large that they can penetrate just about anything related (sometimes even remotely related) to the internet quite easily. The bigger question here is how IM users would […]

April 20, 2005

The Ultimate Guide to Internet Flaming

1. Tell your opponent that the argument is over, because it’s degenerated into pointlessness…. doing so at the end of your post giving you the lengthy last word in it. 2. Predict the imminent death of the Internet. 3. Call your opponent a Nazi. 4. Change the subject by pointing out all of your opponent’s […]

November 15, 2014

Globe Prepaid LTE SIM now available

The long wait is over: Ayala-led telecommunications giant Globe Telecom now offers prepaid LTE SIM cards for its subscribers who want to speed up their mobile internet speeds across the nation.

October 16, 2014

#TBT: Evolution of the Google Nexus smartphone

A few times before, we did a timeline for each of Apple’s iPhone releases, up to the point of celebrating seven years of the Cupertino’s flagship smartphone. With the announcement of the new Nexus handset, it’s fitting that we do the same too — a timeline of Google’s smartphone devices that are often seen as torchbearers of […]

October 13, 2014

Samsung intros WiFi 802.11ad 60GHz at 4.6Gbps

There are currently two WiFi bands being used by most routers and devices, the 2.4GHz UHF and 5GHz SHF radio waves. Both are widely used and has become the standard. Samsung has developed a new band, the 60GHz, that allows for wireless speeds of up to 4.6Gbps.

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 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 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 […]

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