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April 08, 2014

Samsung debuts Standard, EVO and PRO SD cards

Samsung has revamped their memory card portfolio by launching three new classes namely the Standard, EVO and PRO which not only aligns it with the company’s existing SSD lineup, but also addresses the different needs of consumers.

December 07, 2012

Globe iPhone 5 Postpaid Plans and Prepaid Pricing

Globe Telecom has finally released their postpaid plans and prepaid pricing for the upcoming iPhone 5 which will be released on December 14. We break the mobile packages down for you.

August 05, 2012

Sun Cellular now offers micro-SIM card

Sun Cellular is now offering micro-SIM cards to all its postpaid and prepaid subscribers. This could be in anticipation of upcoming handsets in their network.

June 26, 2012

Why Nokia Lumia phones won’t get Windows Phone 8

Last week, we asked readers if they also think Nokia got the short hand of the deal when Microsoft announced Windows Phone 8, leaving all existing WP7 handsets cold with no promise of a WP8 update.

September 07, 2011

A first step to Prepaid SIM Registration

Earlier this week, while talking to some executives of a local telco, I opened up the topic of prepaid SIM registration and asked why they’re not keen on implementing it on their own (without government mandate).

January 28, 2011

The Case for SIM Card Registration

The recent string of bombings in the country has prompted the debate over pre-paid SIM card registration. This is because the bombers used a cellphone to remotely trigger the bomb on the bus in EDSA.

January 30, 2008

Philippines & Indonesia gets Local Bank Withdrawals from Paypal

Paypal members in the Philippines and Indonesia gets a very early new year’s treat with the introduction of direct local bank withdrawals made effective yesterday. I an email announcement to all users on both South-East Asian countries, Paypal will now accept funds in their respective local currencies.

August 09, 2007

Essentials of a typical Advertising Rate Card

I started getting direct advertisers on this blog about two years ago. The other blogs just followed suit. It was an exciting prospect because the growing interest in blog advertising was something that popped out of nowhere. One of the best ways to prepare yourself for direct advertisers is to come up with an ad […]

January 13, 2006

Yahoo! WordPress Hosting in Review

This afternoon, I was able to try out Yahoo!’s WordPress Hosting service. They have a promo now that for just over $8 a month, you get 5GB of space and 200+GB of bandwidth (that is so super cheap). I initially thought there would be something fancy there but the process of just signing up is […]

July 16, 2005

Secure Online Shopping with Visa Debit Cards

Ever since I had that hacking incident with my Paypal and GMail account, I’ve received lots of emails on how to be more secure with online accounts and doing transactions (the incident was published in the Inquirer). So when I sat down with the reps from Visa, it was also the topic at the lunch […]

August 14, 2013

BSP urges banks to intensify security framework

In an effort to lessen Credit Card/ATM-related frauds, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ Monetary Board has given the Resolution No. 1286 or the Enhanced Information Technology Risk Management (ITRM) a go-signal, requiring all BSP-supervised institutions (BSIs) to improve their current their current security framework.

March 20, 2013

Sony Xperia Z Review

Barely a year after running its own mobile division, Sony has gained a lot of traction and popularity in the Android smartphone market. The Sony Xperia Z is a testament to that. But, is it enough to make a mark in this very crowded and competitive space? Check out our full review after the break.

March 13, 2013

LG Optimus G Review

LG’s back-to-back release of the Nexus 4 and Optimus G has placed it back among the top of flagship choices this quarter. As the fraternal twin of the Nexus 4, the Optimus G shares a lot of similarities with the former both in design and hardware specification. Check out our full review of the LG […]

January 30, 2013

Smart explains LTE on iPhone 5

Smart held a Q&A session earlier today regarding their LTE roll-out for the iPhone 5. They answered questions regarding the unli plans, data caps, additional charges, area of coverages, subscriptions and SIM provisioning.

May 11, 2012

HTC One X Review

HTC was the first one to bring a quad-core processor handset in the Philippines with the One X, giving it the spotlight for some time and getting the credit as one of the most desirable (if not the most) flagship smartphone in the local market. Check out how HTC’s great design reputation and NVidia’s Tegra […]

June 16, 2011

LG Optimus 7 Review

One of the very few existing Windows Phone 7 in the country (actually, the 3rd as of this month), the LG Optimus 7 brings with it more than just the staple WP7 features. Check out our full review of the Optimus 7 after the jump.

March 30, 2011

Merging Smart & Sun not good for consumers?

PLDT now has an overwhelming majority of the telco business in the Philippines — it owns Smart, Talk ‘N Text, Red Mobile and now Sun Cellular representing more than 70% of the subscriber base combined {see earlier story here}.

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.

June 11, 2010

SmartBro WiFi and Smart Tag

Looks like Smart is testing a new service under their SmartBro brand which offers WiFi service to customers. Called the SmartBro WiFi, prepaid users get a Smart Tag with username and password to access WiFi hotspots for just Php10 per 40 minutes.

January 28, 2010

What’s the deal with the Apple iPad?

Just like many new releases from Apple, there market is divided between fans and haters. It’s actually normal. No single product can make a claim for 100% approval. So, what’s the deal with the Apple iPad?

March 06, 2009

Sony Vaio P Review

A lot has been said about Sony’s own version of the ultraportable, the Vaio P. In the last week that I’ve been carrying it around, I’ve now realized why Sony wanted to shift the attention away from the usual netbook craze. Check out my review of the Sony Vaio P after the jump.

February 22, 2009

My wish list for Nokia’s Ovi Store

So Nokia also announced its upcoming Ovi Store, a centralized content marketplace that will provide applications, games, videos, tones, graphics and more to most Nokia phone owners. It’s practically the same as the Android Marketplace, the Apple App Store and the BlackBerry Application Storefront.

July 01, 2008

Contract-Free iPhone 3G to cost $599 at AT&T

Apparently, the iPhone can still be bought without the required 24-month contract with AT&T. A recent press release from AT& reveals the iPhone 3G to be priced at $599 for the 8GB and $699 for the 16GB. These contract-free prices seemed like the same prices when the first iPhone went out. Sold or not sold?

May 21, 2008

CURE’s U Mobile Ad-Supported Service Not Entirely Free

Last Monday, CURE’s new U Mobile service was officially launched. About 350 units of phones were given away to pre-approved U Mobile subscribers. Part of the monthly credits will be free and supported by ads. Anything beyond the Php100, you have to pay for yourself.

March 10, 2008

How to Compute Effective Page CPM

One of the most common confusions about online advertising amongst bloggers is how to compute for their ad rates. I’ve previously wrote about how to create an advertising rate card and how to analyze conversions or ROI, but the truth is not all page views are created equal.

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