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October 01, 2012

Smart testing Mobile Credit Card Reader

During Smart’s sale event last week-end, the company tested a new mobile credit card reader. This allows merchants to allow credit card payments via a smartphone.

July 16, 2005

Secure Online Shopping with Visa Debit Cards

Ever since I had that hacking incident with my Paypal and GMail account, I’ve received lots of emails on how to be more secure with online accounts and doing transactions (the incident was published in the Inquirer). So when I sat down with the reps from Visa, it was also the topic at the lunch […]

September 20, 2013

BlackBerry Q5 Review

BlackBerry’s OS 10 ushered in a new line of smartphones for the company, namely, the all-touch Z10 and the keyboard-equipped Q10. While these phones pack good sets of hardware, their high price tags may not appeal to a significant segment of the market. The company’s answer — the BlackBerry Q5, an entry-level BB10 handset. Check […]

September 01, 2013

Contest: Get the #BDODealFinder App and Win Gadgets

BDO’s latest version of their Deal Finder app add more location-based features and search functions to help you get discounts, freebies, and deals when you use your BDO card in shops and gadget stores across the metro.

May 10, 2013

Guide: A crash-course on PCOS Machines

In line with the upcoming Senatorial election, we decided to give you a short preview of the controversial automated tool that will be used to count our vote –the Precinct Count Optical Scan machine or commonly known as PCOS machine.

December 31, 2012

7″ Kindle Fire HD Review

Last September, Amazon announced two new tablets – a 7-inch and an 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD. While the 8.9-inch is a new offering, the 7-inch is the successor to the popular and very affordable Kindle Fire. Now equipped with an HD display, new design and improved internals, let’s see what this slate has to offer […]

October 31, 2012

TeleTech Virtual Job Fair

The TeleTech Virtual Job Fair is open to all subscribers and readers of YugaTech. The Virtual Job Fair will happen from November 6 to 10, 2012 at 6PM to 10PM in the evening. During these times, the Live Chat will be active for applicants to ask questions to representatives of TeleTech. Resume Uploader [gravityform id="1" […]

April 10, 2012

Intex Avatar IT-M809RC Review

Intex Technology is a company that offers a wide range of electronic gadgets and appliances. They may not be that well-known here in the Philippines but they service to 63 countries manufacturing affordable devices that, according to them, aimed at experiencing future and living life which nobody has lived before. Let’s see if their tablet […]

January 31, 2012

Speck Wanderfolio Case for iPad 2

This new leather case (Speck Wanderfolio) for the iPad 2 might not be officially released in the Philippines but we got a sample unit to try out and eventually give away to readers.

January 31, 2012

Tangram Smart Case 2 for the iPhone 4 and 4S

This new Smart Case 2 from Tangram arrived the other day and I immediately tried it out on my iPhone 4S. I am also told I can give one away to our readers here so head on below and check it out.

November 28, 2011

Noontec PowerMe Polo 4000mAh Portable Battery

The folks from Noontec Philippines gave me this new portable battery pack — a 4,000mAh PowerMe Polo. They’re the same guys who offered us the media player for review and actually gave it away to one of our readers.

September 07, 2011

A first step to Prepaid SIM Registration

Earlier this week, while talking to some executives of a local telco, I opened up the topic of prepaid SIM registration and asked why they’re not keen on implementing it on their own (without government mandate).

August 09, 2011

What is Globe’s Magic IP and why is it free?

Been getting a lot of comments from readers regarding this certain Magic IP from Globe which allegedly allows users to be able to still surf the net even with zero load. So I sent out a message to @talk2globe if they knew anything about it.

January 08, 2009

Asus Eee Keyboard is a Media Center

This could be the coolest thing that ever came out of Asus — an Eee Keyboard that acts as a stand-along home media center. There’s no telling what this keyboard really is as there are no details from Asus yet.

May 19, 2008

Thank You to Sponsors!

Time for another obligatory post to thank our advertisers and sponsors. This month and last month saw a huge jump in our direct advertisers so I guess they need a bump in traffic-lovin’.

January 29, 2008

New Freindster Phishing Site Uncovered

A reader emails in and points to a new site he accidentally stumbled while mis-typing Freindster instead of Friendster (a popular social networking site in the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia).

January 26, 2008

How can I not blog about this?

A reader contacts me with a really catchy Subject in his email — “Nationwide Emergency Roadside Assistance for the Car that Blogging Bought!” That little piece of personal news was like 18 months old and still, people remember it.

October 17, 2007

Free 100 SMS from Smart when you reload

Got wind of this from a contact last week. So it’s true that Smart has this promo of free 100 text message when you reload Php300 and Php500 call cards.

September 11, 2005

On your way to be a Pro-Blogger?

During our last Pinoy.Tech.Blog meet-up at the Podium, I asked Migs what he thinks a “Pro-Blogger” is? He said “if you blog about stuff you don’t really care about. If you blog about something you like, and even if you earn $15,000 a month, then you’re an “amateur” in the original sense – for the […]

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