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March 27, 2014

DIY smartphone Project Ara: What are your specs?

So we’ve seen Samsung’s Galaxy S5 flagship phone. There’s also Sony’s Xperia Z2 and even the All-new HTC One. With these companies giving us a set of fixed specs, I say forget about all the hoopla for a second and instead, you tell us what you want to see in your smartphone when Google’s DIY […]

February 09, 2013

What is your mobile phone history?

Most of us have owned a number of handsets in the past but can you still remember all of them? I tried recalling my mobile phone history, starting from the turn of the century when Nokia was the king, all the way to the present glory of Android and iOS smartphones. Here’s what I came […]

July 14, 2010

That “No Photography Allowed” Policy

This has happened to me and friends on many occasions and I know a lot of you have experienced this too but what’s with the “No Photography Allowed” policy in a lot of malls, parks and streets nowadays?

May 14, 2010

What’s your first laptop?

Just bought a new laptop this week while roaming around VirraMall and also saw a number of really old ones being put on display. It reminded me of my very first laptop and it looked similar to the ones I saw.

June 25, 2009

Surf Friendster WAP All Day for Php20

Friendster and Globe Telecom has partnered to provide all day surfing on their phones to the Friendster Mobile site for only Php20.

November 19, 2008

What’s inside a Rack Server?

Ever wondered how the insides of a rack server looked like? These are the typical servers that most commercial sites and blogs would run on. The Product Manager of Lenovo showed me the insides of their Think Server lines.

March 24, 2008

Jollibee WAP Delivery

You can now order a Chicken Joy meal over your mobile phone’s Smart WAP site. Was just informed last week that the new Jollibee Delivery service is available on the Smart 3G Portal.

September 17, 2007

AdMob: Tracking WAP/Mobile Visitors

After adding that WP Mobile plugin on my blog several months ago, I was curious if there were really visitors coming in to my blog using their mobile device. If my referral logs gave any indication, it’s possible that those coming from wap.google.com are searching the net using their mobile device and landed on my […]

October 19, 2005

What happened to LocalVibe.com?

Ateneo schoolmates Bernice Arcenas, Jet Lacson, Aye Navarro and Chuck Syjuco established an online city guide and magazine in January of 1999. Their online business model was bent towards happenings and events in Metro Manila, and named it Localvibe.com. Localvibe.com provides extensive information on the best Metro Manila has to offer in bars, restaurants, and […]

September 02, 2014

Sony ILCE-QX1 leaks, APS-C sensor with interchangeable lens

Looks like Sony is indeed set to release a new QX lens in the form of the ILCE-QX1 – an E-mount lens-style camera for your smartphone that features an APS-C sensor and pop-up flash.

August 24, 2014

Top 5 Crazy Filipino Gadget Buying Habits

With the many years of experience buying gadgets and also selling gadgets, we’ve encountered a lot of Filipino behavior that can be really irritating or frustrating at times. We list down the top 5 gadget buying habits of fellow Pinoys and tell us if this is true.

August 23, 2014

BlackBerry Passport’s specs get detailed

Some of the specifications of BlackBerry’s square smartphone, the Passport, have already been revealed but the folks over at N4BB details it down. Below is the full specs list of this first-ever handset with a touch capacitive physical button.

August 05, 2014

Featured Product: Playground PF100

Along with the BS-200 Bluetooth Speaker, Playground also sent us an iron-clad device called the Playground PF100, a 2600mAh powerbank that doubles as a flashlight and can also emit SOS signal that may come in handy in dire times.

July 21, 2014

DTC Gear (GE3A): A Feature Phone with 4500mAh battery

We’ve come to rely on our smartphones for almost everything, but in times of calamities and lengthy power outages, even the most powerful smartphone turns to nothing but a paper weight. That’s when the new DTC Gear (GE3A) comes in to the picture, a Dual-SIM feature phone that has a 4500mAh battery with flashlight and […]

May 19, 2014

SOL Republic Tracks/Tracks HD debuts locally

SOL Republic is slowly making their presence felt in the local scene by releasing some of their products (like the DECK) in the country. As a follow up, the company launched two new supra-aural headphones, namely the Tracks and Tracks HD.

April 24, 2014

#TBT: Iter Avto, the first in-car navigation device

Long before humans thought of putting satellites in space and use them for GPS tracking, there’s this device called the Iter Avto which aid drivers to navigate their way around the block.

April 24, 2014

Samsung holds Galaxy S5 Trade-In Promo

Mark your calendars folks as Samsung Mobile Philippines will be holding a 2-day trade-in promo on April 26 & 27 at the Galaxy Studio in SM Megamall where you can swap your old device to a brand new Samsung Galaxy S5.

April 17, 2014

A working Project Ara phone only costs under Php4,400

Google shows off a prototype version of the module-based Project Ara along with a list of updates that you need to know if you’re interested about the upcoming build-it-yourself smartphone. The company is confident that building a working Project Ara would only cost under $100 or around Php4,400.

March 27, 2014

#TBTH: We look back at 20 years of Internet in the PH

In March 1994, the Philippines was first connected to the internet. twenty years hence, a lot has changed in the way we communicate, work, learn and make friends.

February 03, 2014

JBL Synchros S700 Headphone Review

Truly great-sounding headphones are a little hard to come by here at our HQ. For some weird reason, only the low-end and mid-ranged cans make its way to us which explains why we were quite delighted to know that JBL Philippines is lending us their new Synchros S700.

January 05, 2014

Cherry Mobile G1 Watch Phone first impressions

Barely 4 days before Christmas when Cherry Mobile officially announced that the Cherry Mobile G1 Watch Phone. We wanted to purchase a unit in SM North EDSA but, when we arrived there, we we’re disappointed as all the units were pre-sold already.

November 08, 2013

Globe launches iPhone Forever Plans for iPhone 5S & 5C

Globe has just unveiled their postpaid plans for the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C. Along with it is their new plan offering and exclusive upgrade program called Globe iPhone Forever.

October 22, 2013

Live Blog: Nokia World 2013, Abu Dhabi

Finally able to make it to the Nokia World 2013 event here in Abu Dhabi after so many last minute changes and rushed processing. We’ll be covering the event live here from St. Regis Island Resort for announcements on new Nokia smartphones and tablets.

October 20, 2013

Huawei E5776 LTE Pocket Wi-Fi review

One of the two new LTE modems that Globe has recently released in the country is the Huawei E5776 (aka Tattoo Pocket WiFi). We couldn’t wait for Globe provide us with a unit, so we decided to buy one of our own and see what it has offer. Check out our full review after the […]

September 12, 2013

Phonebloks, a Lego-esque modular smartphone

A Dutch designer has come up with an interesting concept for a smartphone called Phonebloks that lets users replace and upgrade parts similar to what you do with a Lego block.

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