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May 30, 2013

Globe offers BlackBerry Q10 free on Php1499 plan

Last night Globe has announced that it will exclusively (at least until July 7) offer the new BlackBerry Q10 on their network for only Php1,499 monthly service fee.

May 16, 2013

Hangouts: Google’s reply to BBM, iMessage & More

Say goodbye to Google Talk & G+ Messenger. Google Hangouts is getting updated big time, and it will absorb all of the company’s shortcomings on messaging.

May 15, 2013

BBM to arrive soon on Android & iOS

In a twist of events, BB CEO Heins announced that their messaging service, BlackBerry Messenger, will arrive on both iOS & Android soon. BBM will support Android 4.0, iOS 6 and later versions, and most of all – it’ll be free.

May 10, 2013

BlackBerry Z10 Feature: BBM Video

One of the best things about a BlackBerry device is BBM. It’s a very capable messaging service that has been around for years. Now that we have the BlackBerry Z10 with the BlackBerry 10 OS on board, we can now enjoy the new BBM with better and enhanced features. One of those features is BBM […]

December 06, 2012

Globe offers smartphone insurance with Gadget Care

Globe is now offering its own mobile protection service called Gadget Care which covers handsets and tablets availed through Globe’s postpaid plans from accidental damage or loss due to theft.

November 15, 2012

RIM introduces BBM Voice

RIM has introduced a new feature for its popular BlackBerry Messenger app called BBM Voice which allows you to call BBM friends for free over WiFi.

September 09, 2012

Globe Tattoo Black is 42Mbps LTE, starts at Php1,799

So Globe Telecom came out today with another teaser for their LTE service. Dubbed, Globe Tattoo Black, the soon-to-be-launched LTE service also promises speeds of up to 42Mbps with a monthly service fee that starts at Php1,799.

September 03, 2012

Sun Cellular now offers Unli-BB service to Prepaid subs

Sun Cellular has good news for their Blackberry wielding prepaid subscribers as they recently unveiled their affordable, Unlimited Blackberry Services offers.

May 23, 2012

Blackberry Curve 9220, 9320 on BB 7.1 OS launched

RIM and Globe Telecom held a party last night at the Prive Luxury Club in Bonifacio Global City to launch two of their latest socially-inclined smartphones, namely, the BlackBerry Curve 9320 and BlackBerry Curve 9220.

January 13, 2012

RIM & Globe offers unlimited BBM for Php99 a month

During the product launch of BlackBerry handsets last week, the regional executive from RIM also announced an unlimited BBM plans for only Php99 a month. The details weren’t clear then but it looks like the unli-plan is now being offered by Globe.

January 09, 2012

Smart’s Unli BB Plan 549 to compete with Globe BB Max

According to a source that talked to a Smart CS, the carrier is about to introduce a new Smart Unli BB Plan 549 that will directly compete with Globe’s BlackBerry Max 599.

May 27, 2010

BlackBerry Max on Globe Super Surf

When I first got the news about Globe’s Super Surf on BlackBerry Max, I was a bit confused since there’s already Super Surf for BlackBerry for some time now, just like on any other handset.

December 18, 2009

Globe Unlimited Prepaid Blackberry Plans

That didn’t take too long. Learned about this a couple of days ago but held off until it was official and the prepaid prices have been finalized. This is Globe Telecom‘s response to Smart’s Unlimited Prepaid Blackberry Plans.

September 03, 2007

Is Google not aware of Smart Padala and Globe GCash?

A recently published patent application by Google refers to a new payment method which others dubbed as GPay. This patent was filed back in February 28, 2006 and published on August 30, 2007. If you’d read the abstract of the patent filing, you’d be surprised to think that Google hasn’t heard of Smart Money, Smart […]

March 14, 2006

Makati is definitely Globeland

Been over a week now that everytime I hang out at Greenbelt 3, I get this feeling that Airborneaccess’ (AA) wifi service is slowly fading away from the area. If you’ve been to Seatlle’s Best, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Figaro and Starbucks around this area, you’ll see good signal reception from GlobeQuest but AA […]

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.

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?

August 26, 2013

12 Top-Earning IT/Tech Executives in the Philippines

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has recently released their annual list of Top 500 Individual Taxpayers. This list includes prominent names coming from different industries and based on this we compiled our own list of the twelve highest-earning IT executives in the country.

March 29, 2013

BlackBerry Z10 Review

BlackBerry’s comeback in the smartphone market will be determined by the success of the BlackBerry Z10 and the new BB 10 OS. Check out our full review of the BlackBerry Z10 after the break.

October 07, 2012

Smart increases LTE Plan 3500 from 10GB to 21GB

In a surprise move by Smart, the telco has suddenly increased its bandwidth cap for the Smart LTE Plan 3500 from a measly 10GB to a generous 21GB.

July 04, 2012

Samsung Galaxy S3 Review

The Samsung Galaxy S3 is one of the most highly-anticipated smartphone of 2012. It’s mainly because of the stellar success of its predecessor and Samsung’s over-all performance in the Android handset market. Check out our full review of the Galaxy S3 i9300 after the break.

April 16, 2012

Huawei E587 Review

Huawei continues to improve its very popular line of pocket WiFi, the latest of which is the E587 that claims HSPA+ speeds of up to 42Mbps. We already reviewed the first Huawei E5 before as well as the E586 and if you’ve already read them, go and proceed to our Huawei E587 after the break.

December 31, 2011

The Top 25 Gadget Reviews on YugaTech for 2011

This is part of my year-ender series for 2011. We’ve done a ton of gadget reviews for 2011 and one of the key indicators that a gadget is hot or very interesting is by the number of pageviews it gets thru the years. Check out which devices got the most hits in 2011 after the […]

May 06, 2010

BlackBerry Curve 8520 in Red and White?

BlackBerry phones always come in one color, and that’s black. BlackBerry Curve 8520 fans will surely love the news that the affordable handset will now come in 2 more colors — ruby red and white.

January 26, 2010

BlackBerry Bold 9700 Review

Quite a lot of recent RIM’s BlackBerry phones looked quite alike (Bold and the Curve) and it could mean one of two things — either RIM doesn’t have any more design ideas left or it has almost perfected the form factor that many people loved about the qwerty smartphone that it doesn’t want to veer […]

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