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May 04, 2015

Facebook announces Internet.org Platform

Facebook has announced the Internet.org Platform which allows any company, mobile operator, or developer to join the initiative and bring free basic internet services to the people.

January 27, 2015

How to get FB Lite on your Smartphone

With the recent appearance of the much-clamored Facebook Lite on the Google Play Store, some can’t help but be disappointed over the regional lock the social media network imposed on its new app. With the right guidance, you can get that app on your smartphone too. Here’s a quick rundown on how to install the […]

January 13, 2015

Smart gives free access to Twitter for Pope’s visit

Smart today announces its partnership with Twitter to bring Filipinos free use of the app during the entire time Pope Francis will be in the country.

September 26, 2014

YugaTech’s guide to Smart’s 30MB free internet

Good news of the day for all Smart, Sun Cellular, and Talk and Text prepaid subscribers: You’ve got free internet courtesy of the chairman, MVP himself! Bad news, though: It’s only allocated at 30MB per day. We give you a short guide in using your free mobile data and save a few bytes in the […]

July 06, 2012

Noontec A9 Smart TV Box Review

Over the years, we’ve seen the TV change its appearance and functionality that it became more than just a favorite past time. It has allowed the internet to reshape it to give birth to the now famous but too expensive Smart TVs. So how about us with ordinary TVs and cheaper HDTVs gotta do? This […]

October 10, 2011

Using Smart Bro Rocket on Php200 per 180MB

Since October 1, Smart has switched the plug on their Smart Bro Rocket Plug-It to use volume-based data pricing (same as Always On). The recommended bucket plan is Php200 per 180MB. So I tried it on my Rocket Plug-It to see how much I’d consume in a day.

July 30, 2011

Smart Always On: The Daily Stress Test

For the past 5 days I have been actively testing Smart’s new Always On plans that offer bucket-pricing which charges by the volume of bandwidth consumed. Here’s my personal observation of that test.

November 22, 2006

Scrimping on Internet

Since I don’t have unlimited access to wifi internet in my hotel room, I am forced to conserve whatever time I get from the limited and costly access I get (~Php360/hour). And to think I thought Airborne Access and Globe WiZ’s Php100/hour is already very expensive. Ones is constantly challeged to maximize the usage. Check […]

July 01, 2015

Top 5 Techs of the new Mazda6 and Mazda6 Sports Wagon

In addition to the CX-5 and its three new variants, official distributor Berjaya Auto Philippines (BAP) also announces the local availability of the 2015 Mazda6 sedan and Mazda6 Sports Wagon. We take a look at some of its game-changing technologies integrated in the car that would further improve your riding experience.

June 04, 2015

18 New Features of the Huawei P8

After playing around with the Huawei P8 for an entire day and checking all the hidden features, we list down the 18 best new features of the P8 that we think deserves to be highlighted.

June 04, 2015

Acer Liquid Z520 Quick Review

The Acer Liquid Z520 is Acer’s latest Android smartphone for the budget-conscious. It has a 5-inch display, 8GB of internal storage, DTS sound technology, MediaTek quad-core CPU and Android KitKat. For the price of under Php5K, is the Liquid Z520 worth getting or are you better off shelling out a bit more for something more […]

May 20, 2015

Lenovo A7000 with Dolby ATMOS Review

Just last week Lenovo officially introduced its latest offering in its A series of smartphones — the A7000. It carries an octa-core CPU, 2GB RAM, LTE connectivity, and a unique Dolby ATMOS sound technology that makes it the first phone to have the said feature to make movie-watching and music playing more enjoyable for its users.

May 13, 2015

Asus Fonepad 8 (FE380CG) Review

Tablets have evolved from being just a go-to device for media consumption into an all-in-one device; thanks to the integration of voice and SMS functionalities. Asus continues to bank on that formula by releasing tablets with phone features like the Asus FonePad 8 (FE380CG) which we will review in this post.

April 15, 2015

ASUS VivoPC Review

The ASUS VivoPC is a compact computer that aims to provide productivity for the house and even on-the-go. It’s packed with capable internals that should prove sufficient for daily browsing or even heavy tasks. Let’s take a closer look at what it can offer and if it could meet the needs of today’s users.

April 14, 2015

Asus ZenFone 2 ZE500CL Review

Last time around you saw our full review of the Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML). This time, it’s the ZE550ML’s little brother’s turn on the spotlight as we take a closer look at the Asus Zenfone 2 ZE500CL.

February 02, 2015

Papal visit breaks Twitter records in the Philippines

In a report shared by Twitter to Smart Communications, the recent visit of Pope Francis broke Twitter records in the Philippines, simply showing the Roman Catholic Pontiff’s popularity in the country and how Filipinos have turned to social media to openly express their love and appreciation for him.

January 26, 2015

Proud to be Pinoy? List of Top Global Rankings of the Philippines

There have been many achievements made by Pinoys all around the world. At the same time, there are also records of the country that are a bit under a negative light. Things like we’re one of the most corrupt government in the world, has one of the slowest Internet, and the likes are things not […]

December 19, 2014

Top 5 Pocket WiFi Worth Buying

Pocket Wi-Fis or Mobile Hotspots have become a must-have for users who wield multiple devices. As such, we listed down five of Pocket Wi-Fis that are worthy of your hard-earned moolah.

October 30, 2014

Top 5 home theater speakers from Gadgets in Style

We recently went on a trip to Gadgets in Style’s store over at Edsa Shangri-La where they showed and gave us a demo of their top 5 home theater speakers and audio equipment. We thought we’d give you the low-down on their features and packages just in case you’re planning to upgrade your entertainment room.

October 21, 2014

The flavors of Android through the years

In celebration of the new Android 5.0 “Lollipop”, we collated the sweet history of Android versions since its launch back in 2008.

September 12, 2014

Cherry Mobile Ultra On The Go Review

The Cherry Mobile Ultra On The Go is one of the latest non-Android addition to the company’s growing portfolio. It’s a mobile hotspot (or pocket Wi-Fi, whichever you want to call it) that supports LTE connectivity which is priced at Php3,999.

June 28, 2014

Google Everywhere is both Great and Scary

During Google I/O 2014, there were two protesters who interrupted the keynote, one saying that Google builds robots that kill. After that and certainly after all the news with the NSA, it got me thinking – having a few companies control your data may be a little scary.

February 14, 2014

Cherry Mobile Rave 2.0 Review

The Cherry Mobile Rave 2.0, the first local smartphone to pack NFC connectivity on top of other common specs like a quad-core CPU, a gig of RAM, 5.3-inch display, 13 megapixel camera, dual-SIM support, and Android Jellybean. But are these enough to convince buyers to shell out Php8,999, or it’s better to skip it for […]

February 10, 2014

Big money moving behind fake Facebook videos

Last week, I was asked by @tjmanotoc to do a TV interview about those fake Facebook videos. The interview was aired on TV Patrol, Bandila and another Studio 23 report. Since the clip was very short, I thought of doing a longer and more detailed explanation of the case here.

January 04, 2014

Sony DSC-QX10 lens camera, first impressions

I’ve been scouting for a good camera with NFC and WiFi connectivity for some time now. And instead of purchasing a full-fledged shooter, my curiosity got the best of me and ended up with the Sony DSC-QX10 lens camera instead. Read on to find out our first impressions of the device.

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