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February 26, 2013

Smart to offer FB Messenger for free or discounted rate

This year’s Mobile World Congress is turning out to be a momentous event for Smart Communications. Along with the announcement that they’re teaming up with Mozilla for the local release of Firefox OS handsets, they’ve also been included in the list of telcos that Facebook has chosen to offer free or discounted access to the […]

February 07, 2015

What causes Android smartphone lag? (and how to fix them)

Lags are some of the common and perennial issues plaguing Android devices. Those occasional slow performances, app freezes, and delays in touch responsiveness exhibited by your device do decrease overall productivity. We take a look at five of the reasons why it does, and give your our own take on solutions to solve them.

December 21, 2014

Five ways to Get Free Access to the Internet

Ever wished to get connected to the internet immediately but no idea where or how? We hope that these five ways to get free internet access can help you in your dire need.

October 12, 2014

For the Budget Conscious: Smartphones under Php5k

In our series of lists that started with the list of Octa-core Smartphones under 9K, Budget Handsets with 2GB of RAM, and Top LTE phones under 10k, we now give you a rundown of  budget smartphones under five grand.

October 03, 2014

Smart now offers 30MB + Unli FB on All Prepaid & Postpaid Subs, extends until next year!

Breaking news: In an update to the Free Internet promo Smart Communications started a week ago, Smart, Talk and Text, and Sun Cellular’s postpaid subscribers can now enjoy the same privileges as prepaid subscribers are currently having with their free 30MB internet.

September 28, 2014

‘Free’ internet: Is it worth it?

Telecom rivals have announced their aces for all their prepaid subscribers this week: Smart with free 30MB mobile internet everyday until November 30, and again Globe with free Facebook starting next week. The next question that comes to mind: Are these really beneficial, or are they charge-bait promos that will give us more headaches?

September 26, 2014

Globe Telecom to bring back Free FB promo

Breaking news: Telecommunications giant Globe Telecom announces that it will offer again its Free Facebook promo starting next week.

October 22, 2013

Globe offers free Facebook access to subs

It started with Twitter, now Globe announced that they’ll also offer free access to the Zuckberg-owned social media account starting on October 31.

October 07, 2013

Smart discounts LTE Pocket WiFi, now costs Php4,888

In an effort to bring their own prepaid LTE offering at par with Globe’s, Smart has slashed more than Php2,000 off of its LTE Pocket WiFi, dropping the SRP down to Php4,888.

March 04, 2013

Cherry Mobile Flare free on Sun Plan 350

Sun Cellular has just announced on its Facebook page that it is now offering the Cherry Mobile Flare for free on Sun Plan 350.

June 07, 2012

Smart to offer Unli Facebook for free!

Smart Comm. today announced that it will offer free Facebook access to all its 50 million subscribers. If you’re on Smart, you can now access FB on your mobile phone starting tomorrow.

August 10, 2011

Smart, Globe offers Facebook for All Java App

In order to increase their mobile internet subscriber-base, Smart and Globe both released a Java-based App so that even cheaper (mostly Symbian S40) phones can now access Facebook conveniently.

July 06, 2011

HTC Chacha lands on Smart’s lap for Php15,500

Smart Communications and HTC Philippines held a launch party tonight at the Opus, Resorts World to introduce the HTC Chacha with its dedicated Facebook button.

June 11, 2010

SmartBro WiFi and Smart Tag

Looks like Smart is testing a new service under their SmartBro brand which offers WiFi service to customers. Called the SmartBro WiFi, prepaid users get a Smart Tag with username and password to access WiFi hotspots for just Php10 per 40 minutes.

April 23, 2015

Facebook introduces Hello dialer app for Android

Facebook has introduced a new app called Hello that works as a dialer for your smartphone.

March 27, 2015

Facebook to launch huge solar-powered Internet drones

Mark Zuckerberg has announced that Facebook will soon launch a huge unmanned aircraft that can beam internet access down to people from the sky.

February 18, 2015

MSI GS70 2QE Stealth Gaming Notebook Review

Gaming laptops used to be thick and power-hungry mean machines that calling it portable computers almost seem inappropriate. Thanks to technological advancements, however, manufacturers like MSI can now produce notebook PCs – such as the GS70 2QE Stealth we have here – that’s thin enough to be mistaken for a first gen ultrabook, yet powerful […]

February 08, 2015

O+ Time Quick Review

Low-cost smartwatches are now on the rise, and O+ wants to bank on the trend by releasing its own water-resistant Time wearable. Is it worth the Php1,995 price tag? Read on to find out.

February 02, 2015

Eight Power Banks for Your Laptops That You Can Buy

Like your smartphones and tablets, laptops also tend to be power hungry and sometimes won’t even last a whole day. This can be a problem if there are no sockets nearby or you don’t have its power adapter with you. The good news is there are power banks out there that are powerful enough to […]

December 31, 2014

The Good: Look Back on Top Local Tech Stories of 2014

Despite a few forgettable moments this year, there are still a handful of things that we can be thankful for in 2014.

December 31, 2014

The Biggest Tech Stories in the Philippines in 2014

As we fold the year 2014 to an end, we take a look back at some of the biggest moments that defined technology in the country. Here are this year’s top tech stories.

December 15, 2014

Why Your Telco Needs to Cap Your Mobile Internet

This year, we see both telcos started admitting that there needs to be a cap on our mobile internet. Globe is sunsetting SuperSurf into GoSurf while Smart has recently introduced All-Month Surfing.

October 28, 2014

Chaos ensues at ZTE Sale, flooded with complaints

We’ve been receiving reports that customers who went to the ZTE Mobile Sale today have been enraged over limited stock availability and reservations, things that ZTE promised that would be addressed in today’s promo.

October 22, 2014

Korea to have 10Gbps internet speed; PH still at 2.5Mbps

It’s been reported that South Korea will soon be getting 10Gbps of Internet speed which would translate to downloading a 1GB file in less than a second. Meanwhile, Philippines is still catching up at 2.5Mbps according to recent reports.

October 01, 2014

This Android app lets you browse sites without data connection

Cosmos is a web browser for smartphones and tablets that lets its users browse online without having the need for data connection. It’s currently available only for Android and is now downloadable on Google Play Store.

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