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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.

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 […]

April 11, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

The Galaxy S5 is the 5th-generation of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S line and, like the Apple iPhone, has gone thru many years of refinement. Check out our full review of the Samsung Galaxy S5 after the break.

April 06, 2014

Gionee Elife E7 Review

Not so long ago, Gionee arrived in the Philippines with their flagship phone – the Elife E6. It did really great for a first timer, but some people weren’t able to take the slow processor for the price. After that, we were positive that its successor, the Elife E7, will strengthen the company’s hold here […]

April 02, 2014

Huawei Ascend P7 poses for a quick snapshot

Rumors of the Huawei Ascend P7, have been making its rounds on the internet. Recently, however, some dude on Weibo Network managed to sneak a couple of pictures of what is believed to be Huawei’s upcoming flagship handset.

March 09, 2014

Starmobile Diamond X1 Review

Launched only in January, the Starmobile Diamond X1 is the 1st octa-core phone released by a local brand in the Philippines. With its octa-core processor, 6-inch IPS 720p screen, 2GB RAM, let’s take a look if the X1 has the potential to be the best locally branded phablet. Here’s our full review.

February 14, 2014

Cherry Mobile Rave 2.0 Review

The Cherry Mobile Rave 2.0, the first local smartphone to pack NFC connectivity on top of other common specs like a quad-core CPU, a gig of RAM, 5.3-inch display, 13 megapixel camera, dual-SIM support, and Android Jellybean. But are these enough to convince buyers to shell out Php8,999, or it’s better to skip it for […]

February 10, 2014

Big money moving behind fake Facebook videos

Last week, I was asked by @tjmanotoc to do a TV interview about those fake Facebook videos. The interview was aired on TV Patrol, Bandila and another Studio 23 report. Since the clip was very short, I thought of doing a longer and more detailed explanation of the case here.

January 21, 2014

Huawei Ascend G610 Quick Review

October last year, Huawei & Smart launched the Ascend G610 locally – well equipped with a 5-inch qHD display, a quad-core CPU, 1GB RAM & everything you’d expect from a phone with a price tag below Php10k. Is it worth signing up for? Read on our quick review to find out.

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