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September 22, 2009

Going Mobile with SmartBro Share It

Last Saturday, I signed up for the unlimited Plan 999 of SmartBro Share It. It was locked for 24 months but they have a promo where you can buy a computer set (Intel Core Dual Core E2200 2.2GHz) for just Php4,000.

August 14, 2006

Testing Smart GPRS on the road to Vigan

We head out to Vigan around 2AM this morning. I brought my car, asked my cousins to drive for me so my brother tagged along. I thought that if I had to spend this whole week in some place like Vigan, might as well make the most out of it. Just before we left, I […]

July 28, 2013

Nokia Asha 501 Review

When you first look at the Nokia Asha 501, you might think it’s a smaller Lumia. The solid and beautiful build is wrapped by a matte polycarbonate body and the device runs on Nokia’s totally new Asha Platform. Is it cute enough to make the cut? Find out in our full review.

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).

September 29, 2009

Blackberry Curve 8520 Review

Research In Motion (RIM) has been targeting the entry-level market for some time now but it wasn’t very evident until they released another qwerty smartphone, the Blackberry Curve 8520.

August 29, 2009

Blackberry Storm 9500 Review

The BlackBerry Storm is the first full touchscreen smartphone by RIM. Research in Motion (RIM) has made its mark in making great mobile devices for the business segment with its BlackBerry handsets. RIM’s signature work in most of its devices include a very dependable full qwerty keyboard and the push email technology that’s geared towards […]

July 23, 2007

Yahoo’s aggressive move on Mobile Search in Asia

The internet portal launched its mobile search service, dubbed Yahoo! oneSearch in Asia last May 2007 which included countries such as India (Idea Cellular), Indonesia (PT Telekomunikasi Selular), Malaysia (Maxis Communications), the Philippines (Globe Telecom), Taiwan (Taiwan Mobile), Singapore, Korea (LG Telecom), Thailand and Vietnam. That’s nearly 100 million subscribers base according to Yahoo.

July 20, 2007

Globe caps Visibility users to 5GB a month

The other day, we had a meeting with a Globe executive to finalize details of an upcoming project (that’s for another story though). During our meeting, I stirred our discussion to some juicy stories and they were candid enough to share some information (which I believe is bloggable since I wasn’t asked to sign an […]

September 26, 2006

What are the odds of 3 DSL providers down?

Yup, all 3 of them are down. 1) PLDT myDSL is down — no conneciton since 10PM last night. NO dial tone on the phone lines as well. 2) Smart Bro is down — slower than a slug since last night. Only 3 out of 20 pings get a response. You’re lucky if you could […]

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