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August 04, 2011

Nokia C2-00: dual SIM done right?

When we interviewed the regional rep of Nokia regarding the delay of the Nokia C2-00 after the announced it last year, they said they wanted to do the dual-SIM functionality right. So when Nokia Philippines sent us this Nokia C2-00 (as well as the X7), I thought this was my chance to look into Nokia’s […]

March 24, 2008

Jollibee WAP Delivery

You can now order a Chicken Joy meal over your mobile phone’s Smart WAP site. Was just informed last week that the new Jollibee Delivery service is available on the Smart 3G Portal.

August 24, 2014

Top 5 Crazy Filipino Gadget Buying Habits

With the many years of experience buying gadgets and also selling gadgets, we’ve encountered a lot of Filipino behavior that can be really irritating or frustrating at times. We list down the top 5 gadget buying habits of fellow Pinoys and tell us if this is true.

April 17, 2014

A working Project Ara phone only costs under Php4,400

Google shows off a prototype version of the module-based Project Ara along with a list of updates that you need to know if you’re interested about the upcoming build-it-yourself smartphone. The company is confident that building a working Project Ara would only cost under $100 or around Php4,400.

February 03, 2014

JBL Synchros S700 Headphone Review

Truly great-sounding headphones are a little hard to come by here at our HQ. For some weird reason, only the low-end and mid-ranged cans make its way to us which explains why we were quite delighted to know that JBL Philippines is lending us their new Synchros S700.

October 20, 2013

Huawei E5776 LTE Pocket Wi-Fi review

One of the two new LTE modems that Globe has recently released in the country is the Huawei E5776 (aka Tattoo Pocket WiFi). We couldn’t wait for Globe provide us with a unit, so we decided to buy one of our own and see what it has offer. Check out our full review after the […]

September 09, 2012

How much would an iPhone 5 LTE cost in the Philippines?

The Apple iPhone 5 is set to be announced next week (Wednesday, September 12) and the WSJ reports that it will be LTE-capable. While we are excited that we might also be experiencing super-fast 100Mbps mobile internet speeds, we’re also worried how much it will cost.

April 25, 2012

The New iPad (or iPad 3) Review

Much has been said about the new iPad — stating with the “new” name, the same old design, the slightly beefed profile and the underwhelming specs. Only one thing remains and that’s the hyped up, beyond-HD display. Check out our full review of the new iPad after the break.

January 23, 2012

How to activate Sun Cellular GPRS

How to activate Sun Cellular GPRS 1) To activate your GPRS and handset settings, text ACTIVATE to 2300. 2) In case you are unable to receive handset settings, you may choose to configure your handset settings manually. Please select your handset model in the drop down list below and follow the instructions in the file. […]

January 03, 2012

Canon Powershot S100 Review

The Canon S100 is the successor to the highly popular S95 and continues the same tested and proven formula for a point-and-shoot digital camera — wide aperture and manual control in a solid, light and portable body. Check out our full review of the Canon S100 after the jump.

November 15, 2011

BlackBerry Curve 9380 is official, goes full screen

Research in Motion (RIM) officially announced the BlackBerry Curve 9380, the first Curve to shed the qwerty keyboard in favor or a full touchscreen. We’ve covered the global launch here in Jakarta, Indonesia earlier today.

September 08, 2011

ZTE MF60 HSPA+ Pocket WiFi Review

We featured this HSPA+ capable mobile hotspot from ZTE a few weeks ago and we’ve finally gotten a review unit to test. Like many other pocket WiFi (MiFi) devices before it, the ZTE MF60 is one pretty kick-ass unit. If only it were more affordable.

June 23, 2011

Nokia C2-03 Touch & Type Dual-SIM phone

Nokia’s dual SIM offerings are slowly crawling up the handset ladder with the Nokia C2-03 Touch & Type being the latest one announced in the recent Nokia Connections 2011 in Singapore.

June 10, 2011

How to activate Sun Cellular GPRS

How to activate Sun Cellular GPRS 1) To activate your GPRS and handset settings, text ACTIVATE to 2300. 2) In case you are unable to receive handset settings, you may choose to configure your handset settings manually. Please select your handset model in the drop down list below and follow the instructions in the file. […]

May 16, 2011

The Mazda 2 is a fun ride!

Mazda Philippines lent us one of their cars over the week-end, a Mazda 2. Then again, I’m no car expert — I just love driving them — so, just like the previous ones I’ve tried, this isn’t a review but more of a driving experience.

April 17, 2011

It’s not about who’s first but who’s better!

The telecoms industry have always been slugging it out in terms of “price wars”. Sometimes, they’d also do the same in the technology front and being the first of anything new is always considered a prized trophy. Globe and Smart (and Sun, pre-PLDT acquisition) have been like that for years.

December 05, 2010

Canon Powershot S95 Review

After using the Canon Powershot S95 for about a month, I believe I have finally found the ideal point-and-shoot replacement to my dSLR. I am now more confident to take this on long trips instead of my Canon 7D. Check out the full review of the Powershot S95 after the jump.

November 15, 2010

Sony Bravia Trade-In Sale Offer

If you’re looking to upgrade your old TV set at home, Sony’s offering something interesting in exchange for a 32″ Sony Bravia LCD TV this November 19 – 21, 2010.

July 14, 2010

That “No Photography Allowed” Policy

This has happened to me and friends on many occasions and I know a lot of you have experienced this too but what’s with the “No Photography Allowed” policy in a lot of malls, parks and streets nowadays?

August 22, 2009

Why do Filipinos still think 3G is expensive?

Even today, I still hear a lot of people saying or commenting hat 3G internet in the Philippines is still expensive. Yeah, it’s not that very cheap but I don’t think it’s expensive either.

June 22, 2009

LG Arena KM900 Review

LG’s newest flagship smartphone, the LG Arena, packs in a ton of features you seldom see in its category and price point. We took the new phone for a spin in the last two weeks to see what’s the catch. Check out the review after the jump.

November 20, 2008

Why telcos prefer time-based charging on 3G?

If you survey various telcos around the globe, you will notice that all of them offer packet-based charging for 3G or Ev-DO. Only in the Philippines you’d get time-based charging. And the reason why?

November 11, 2008

Creative Webcam Winners

We got winners of our Creative Webcam Giveaway. Check them all out after the jump and thanks to all those who participated. I didn’t realize we’d have hundreds of you wanting a webcam.

July 25, 2008

Nokia E71 Review

After a couple of weeks with the Nokia E71, I can certainly say it’s the best and most equipped smartphone coming out of Nokia’s doors for the longest time. The smaller form factor has some drawbacks but is something to be expected due to size constraints.

May 13, 2008

Philippines ranks #7 in Mobile Web Traffic

The recent April 2008 traffic report from mobile advertising company AdMob reveals that the Philippines is ranked among the top 10 countries with highest traffic for the mobile web.

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