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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 […]

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.

February 20, 2014

Facebook to acquire WhatsApp for $16B

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that his company has entered a merger with WhatsApp for $4B in cash and $12B in stocks, for a combined total of $16B.

December 03, 2013

Giveaway: O+ USA and YugaTech 25 Days of Christmas

Our good friends from O+ USA are so generous this year that we’ve decided to do a simple yet exciting giveaway this Christmas season. Regular readers will have a chance to win any of the O+ USA smartphones and tablets, every day for 25 days!

October 10, 2013

Polaroid Diamond 3G+, PRO97135 on Sun Plan 450

Sun Cellular’s latest offer under their Plan 450 is a bundled device — a 7-inch Polaroid 3G tablet and a 3.5-inch 3G Android smartphone. We took a closer look at both devices to see if they’re well worth the Php450 monthly plan from Sun.

March 21, 2013

Starmobile Diamond: 5″ HD display, 12MP BSI camera

Starmobile has just featured on their Facebook page their upcoming Android smartphone that claims to be “a cut above the rest” — the Starmobile Diamond.

March 20, 2013

Jabra outs Motion headset & Speak 510 speakerphone

Jabra has launched today two new additions to their wireless audio solutions – the Jabra Motion headset and the Jabra Speak 510 speakerphone.

February 27, 2013

Lenovo S890 lands locally, priced at Php13K

One of Lenovo’s Jellybean-running 5 incher, the Lenovo S890, has landed in the local market and gets priced at just under Php13k.

December 22, 2012

Apple iPad Mini Review

The iPad Mini is one of those more daring moves Apple has made recently. Despite its previous pronouncements that they won’t make any tablet smaller than 10 inches, they’ve now given up to the idea that a 7-inch could be the ideal size. Check our full review of the iPad Mini after the break.

October 30, 2012

Microsoft officially launches Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 8 is now officially upon us as Microsoft has finally pulled the curtain off on their latest mobile OS. Head past the break to find out more about this revamped version of the Windows Phone OS.

August 29, 2012

How-to: SIM unlock a Galaxy Note GT-N7000

If you got yourself a SIM-locked Galaxy Note (just like I did) and decide to use a different SIM from another telco other than what it came with, here’s a guide on how to SIM unlock your Samsung Galaxy Note (GT-N7000).

July 16, 2012

Nokia Lumia 900 Review

The Nokia Lumia 900 represents the best smartphone the Finnish company can muster at the moment. It’s the product of a fresh and promising platform and the decades of Nokia’s handset design expertise. Check out our full review after the break.

June 06, 2012

Google acquires Meebo & QuickOffice

Google snaps up two new sites/services without much fanfare this month — QuickOffice for an undisclosed amount and Meebo for a rumored $100 million. The two acquisitions only came hours apart.

March 30, 2012

BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0 Review

Just ten months after the BlackBerry PlayBook was launched, RIM released an OS update that addresses some of the tablets crucial shortcomings in the form of BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0. Since it was officially released, we’ve been exploring (and loving) the BlackBerry Playbook’s new features and figured to write something about it.

February 14, 2012

Globe-YugaTech MyApps Mall Contest

It’s been a long time since we had a contest that’s focused on our fellow bloggers. So this one’s in partnership with Globe and we’ll be giving away a couple of cool gadgets to help promote new mobile service called My Apps Mall.

January 18, 2012

MyMusicStore launched, are you buying?

A local music store was launched earlier tonight in an attempt to combat the growing trend of music piracy in the Philippines. MyMusicStore.com.ph is a collection of over 160,000 hit songs and OPMs with prices starting between Php20 to Php35 a pop.

December 25, 2011

Merry Christmas to all, especially the winners!

It’s been a hectic evening as we close in on the final hours of our YugaTech Christmas Give-away. Unfortunately, our last blast this evening created a huge number of new entries in the comments that the server eventually broke down.

July 26, 2011

Cherry Mobile Cosmo, want it?

The Cherry Mobile Cosmo has been enjoying a really nice position as one of the most affordable Android phones in the market at only Php6,899. I got one here given to me by Cherry Mobile so I thought it would be better if I just give it away to readers.

May 18, 2010

Samsung Spica i5700 Review

When the Samsung Spica came out a few weeks back, I was surprised with the retail price of the handset. It one of the most affordable Android-powered smartphone in the market. We looked deeper into the Samsung i5700 before handing out the verdict.

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