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November 04, 2013

How to unsubscribe to Globe’s Free Facebook service

Late last month, Globe Telecom granted all of their subscribers (Postpaid and Prepaid) free access to Facebook. Although a great service it may not always appeal to everyone especially to those who are subscribed to unlimited data. So if you want to opt out, here’s how you can do it.

May 25, 2013

OS 10.1 update for BB Z10 in the PH now available

The OS 10.1 update for the BlackBerry Z10 has finally arrived here in the Philippines, bringing with it the much awaited new features and enhancements for the device.

February 12, 2013

Globe Prepaid unveils GoSakto, create your own promo

Just recently, for Globe Prepaid subscribers, you can now dial *143# and you’ll be able to spot GoSakto, which allows you to basically avail any combo of promos you want.

February 14, 2012

Globe *143# – One Number to Rule them All!

Globe Telecom today has just introduced to the media a new catch-all number for all its prepaid customers. Globe 143 allows subs to just remember one number when managing their prepaid account.

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.

August 01, 2011

Globe drops Tattoo Prepaid stick price to Php995

In a press release sent just now, Globe announced that they are lowering the prepaid price of their Tattoo Prepaid USB dongle to only Php995.

September 06, 2010

Globe MyFi: 10 Things You Need to Know

Globe Telecom lent us their new toy — the mobile 3G router they call Globe MyFi. I’d like to share 10 things about the MyFi so you’re better informed about it before deciding to go and get one.

April 05, 2009

Globe offers Plan Duo Service

Breaking: Globe Telecom has launched a new cellphone-and-landline-in-one service called the Plan Duo Subscription. This service allows Globe subscribers to carry two numbers in a single SIM card — 1 mobile and 1 landline. Check the details of the plan below:

October 08, 2008

Installing Smart Bro & Globe Visibility on the same PC

The latest HSDPA 3G modem from Smart Bro and Globe Visibility were manufactured by ZTE in China. Both are practically plug-and-play devices. The problem is running both softwares (3G dialers) on the same PC.

June 06, 2008

umobile connection problems with Globe

Anybody else on umobile having connection problems with Globe? Got my umobile SIM a couple days ago but never bothered using it until last night after finding out the’ve got some nice numbers — mine’s 0999-3000-xyy.

April 23, 2006

Globe Postpaid Plus ++

Just read from the newspaper this afternoon that Globe Telecoms will be permanently offering unlimited NDD calls from Globe landlines to any number in their network (fixed lines, mobiles phones TNT, G, etc.). That beats PLDT’s unlimited Php10/call any day. The Globe PostPaid Plus package also includes unlimited internet access to GlobeQUEST Dial. All that […]

July 17, 2013

Pre-Ordering the Xbox One

While the Xbox One is still set for release in November, pre-orders are already up on the Microsoft site for some time. We’ve only made our pre-order this week after finally completing our Globe GCash American Express membership and using it to pay for the purchase.

August 07, 2012

Online Guide: Relief Operations on Metro Manila Floods

It’s been raining the entire week but the last two days have been the heaviest. Majority of the areas in Metro Manila and nearby areas are flooded. Suspension of classes, work and gov’t offices have been raised since this morning. We’ve collated all important online information you can refer to for efforts during situations like […]

July 17, 2012

Smart drops BlackBerry Plan to Php599/month

Good news for Smart subscribers who are still using BlackBerry. In a recent post on their Facebook fan page, Smart has announced it significantly chopped its BlackBerry UnliData Monthly charges from Php1,200 down to Php599.

October 31, 2011

Satellite Internet on the Island costs Php9k

One of my biggest problems when going on vacation in one of the smaller islands in Palawan is lack of internet connectivity. The one we’re staying right now (Coral Bay, Coron) doesn’t even have electricity 24/7 and we’re only able to charge our gadgets in the evening (6pm to 6am).

December 29, 2010

Bandwidth caps explained, NTC endorsed

A recent draft memorandum by the NTC indicates some sort of service level agreement where ISPs are required to provide a minimum guaranteed speed on subscriptions as well as allow for daily bandwidth capping on subscribers.

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.

May 08, 2010

Precinct Finder Philippines: May 2010 Elections

Update: See Election Results here. Find Your Precinct Online this coming Philippines Election 2010. As the May 10 elections are fast approaching, voters are looking to find their respective precincts to find out where they will vote this coming Monday. Google Philippines is doing a project to map all the precincts in the country: Find […]

December 23, 2009

YugaTech Giveaway Round #1 Winners

First, thanks to everyone who joined in our “Merry Tweetmas Contest“. We received over 600 entries for Twitter, over 100 entries for the blog and over 500 entries in the comments. Second, apologies for the delay in announcing the winners. Didn’t expect it to be this huge. Third, let’s give out the prizes already!

November 13, 2009

How to Effectively Measure Broadband Speeds?

There will always be claims of product/service superiority among competing companies and the one between Smart and Globe is a classic example. The latest one is the battle between mobile broadband services Globe Tattoo and Smart Bro.

April 22, 2009

Has your PLDT myDSL slowed to a crawl?

For the last couple of weeks, my PLDT DSL connection at home has crawled to a turtle’s pace. I don’t often get this type of problems in the last 4.5 years but this time, it took longer than one would expect.

January 05, 2009

What I want to see in 2009?

This is more like a wish list rather than a prediction for the year 2009 with specific focus on the Philippine tech landscape. Hopefully, we’d be able to see some of the items on the list become a reality before the year ends.

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?

August 22, 2008

How to solve the 3G network congestion problem?

One of the primary reasons why we don’t have a comprehensive 3G offering from the big telcos is because of the problem of 3G network congestion. It’s an undeniable truth that P2P is killing 3G in the Philippines.

February 21, 2008

Mobile WiMax: So near yet so far.

A short news report today from Inquirer says that Mobile WiMax in the Philippines will be rolled out by the end of the year. Could this be the Globe Innove and Intel Philippines WiMax service I blogged about last October?

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