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August 29, 2011

BlackBerry Bold 9900 selling for Php33k in Greenhills

Since Research in Motion (RIM) is taking a long time to release the BlackBerry Bold 9900 in the Philippines, grey-market sellers are making a killing with these handsets by directly importing them from the US.

August 24, 2011

La Salle Greenhills offers Galaxy Tab 8.9 to students

We wrote about the plan of De La Salle to offer Samsung Galaxy Tabs to their students last July (as per our discussion with local reps of Sybase). Today, Samsung made it official and reveals La Salle Greenhills will provide their students with Galaxy Tab 8.9.

June 01, 2011

Galaxy S2 selling for Php38k in Greenhills

Several units of the Samsung Galaxy S2 have been spotted in a number of phone stores in Greenhills this week, ahead of the anticipated launch this month. Gray market price ranges from Php38,000 to Php40,000.

January 23, 2011

Google Nexus S spotted, priced in Greenhills

One of our regular readers sent in a tip as he spotted this brand new Google Nexus S being sold in a stall in GreenHills. Apparently, this handset is still very rare as the shop is the only one carrying the import at the moment.

October 07, 2010

White iPhone 4 spotted in Greenhills

Looks like Apple’s elusive white iPhone 4 could be coming sooner than expected (Steve says before December) as one unit was spotted earlier in Greenhills.

August 30, 2013

Asus PH offers free checkup for laptops and tablets

In line with the recent floods brought by typhoon Maring and habagat, ASUS Philippines is offering free diagnostic to their customers in Luzon whose laptop and/or tablet was damaged during the torrential rain.

November 07, 2012

Sky Broadband offers 200Mbps at Php34,999

Sky Broadband has announced this afternoon its ultra high-speed broadband internet service reaching speeds of up to 200Mbps at Php34,999 a month.

September 29, 2012

Giveaway: Edimax WiFi N300 Extender

The folks from UberTech sent us this little gadget they wanted us to try out and maybe give away to readers as well. It’s a 300Mbps WiFi extender from Edimax.

September 27, 2012

Multiply sells iPhone 5 at Php3,000 off!

Multiply is joining the bandwagon by bringing in gray market units of the iPhone 5. The prices are almost the same level as the ones in Greenhills and in other online stores but Multiply is offering a Php3,000 discount to attract more buyers.

September 25, 2012

VillMan starts selling iPhone 5 at Php44,999

A lot of stores in Greenhills as well as Multiply stores (and in Sulit) have started selling the new iPhone 5 since last week-end. Local computer retail store, VillMan, has joined the bandwagon and is now selling them as well.

August 26, 2012

PLDT Fiber to Home starts at Php3.5k for 8Mbps

During the Smart LTE launch yesterday, I talked to one PLDT/Smart exec and he told me that the LTE sites must be supported by fiber on the ground in order for it to work. He then offered to set me up on a test 100Mbps Fiber-to-Home connection.

July 13, 2012

Huawei B683 Wireless 3G HSPA+ Router

For a couple of months now, I’ve been completely dependent on pocket WiFis (Huawei E587 & ZTE MF80) for my internet access in my new condo. Then, this Huawei B683 arrived and saved the day.

April 25, 2012

The New iPad (or iPad 3) Review

Much has been said about the new iPad — stating with the “new” name, the same old design, the slightly beefed profile and the underwhelming specs. Only one thing remains and that’s the hyped up, beyond-HD display. Check out our full review of the new iPad after the break.

December 01, 2011

Taking Smart LTE for a spin

I was among the first batch of beta testers for Smart LTE and even though I’ve been going around the metro almost every day, it’s still hard to spot those 20+ LTE sites. I’m hoping that their numbers will grow in the coming months.

October 14, 2011

Where to have your iPhone’s broken LCD fixed?

I dropped my new iPhone4 straight on the pavement a couple of weeks ago and it suffered a hairline crack at the top corner of the LCD display. It wasn’t noticeable at first but soon became more prominent after I added a screen protector (yeah, too late).

September 26, 2011

Contest: Where will you be on September 30?

This is the second part of our contest, which is sponsored by McDonald’s for their 30th anniversary. This time, we’ll be doing a little bit of twist for another photo contest. Read on and see how you can win a Php1k McDo GC and some McDo Premium Items.

September 11, 2011

Phottix Strato II Wireless Flash Trigger

Over a year ago, I was invited to join a short photography class with Ken Go and learned how to use wireless triggers. After the class ended, I immediately went to Greenhills to get my own set and try it out at home.

September 08, 2011

Contest: Match that McDo@30 store!

This week, McDonalds is sponsoring a little something-something for our readers in celebration of their 30 years in the business. And if you’re a regular McDo visitor, this should be like a walk in the park.

August 11, 2011

Smart Bro Rocket Speed Tests (Metro Manila)

We’ve been doing a lot of speed tests in a number of areas around Metro Manila using the Smart Bro Rocket Plug-It and I’d like to share the results we got in the last 3 days.

May 29, 2011

Globe offers Google Nexus S on Post-paid

Looks like Globe Telecom is now offering the Google Nexus S to subscribers via a postpaid plan. The Globe website lists it with a cash out of Php21,307 on Plan 299.

May 05, 2011

Samsung’s Nexus S in the flesh

We reported before that Samsung is bringing the Google Nexus S in the Philippines last March. We have not gotten confirmation but looks like review units are already circulating around.

April 29, 2011

Finally: White iPhone 4

Have not heard of any gadget that has attracted so much hype just because of the availability (or the lack thereof) of a specific color. Such is the case of the white iPhone 4.

March 14, 2011

Poll: Are you getting an iPad 2?

So Apple finally released the iPad 2 last Friday both in stores and online. With thousands of people hurrying to buy one for themselves, all the stocks were immediately sold out (not a surprise).

March 01, 2011

Google Nexus S arriving this month

Looks like Samsung is bringing in their co-branded Google Nexus S to the Philippines this quarter, according to a reliable source that sent us a tip. The indicative price — about Php28,500. Not bad, eh?

January 15, 2011

32″ KTC LCD TV Hands-On

Been using this 32″ KTV LCD TV that was sent to me by a friend who runs an electronics distributorship business. They ship these units from China and retails for only Php13,995 in shops at Gilmore.

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