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December 10, 2012

Globe announces Huawei Ascend P1 LTE at Plan 1799

Globe Telecom has just announced their very first LTE smartphone and picked the Huawei Ascend P1 LTE as its flagship handset.

August 13, 2011

The Hunt for a Globe HSPA+ Cell Site

After getting that list of Globe HSPA+ sites within Metro Manila, I took the task of finding out one and do some tests of my own.

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.

July 22, 2010

Globe to offer Huawei E5830 Portable WiFi

Just finished guesting at Mornings @ ANC with @tjmanotoc where we discussed portable WiFi hotspots powered by 3G networks. I brought my SmartBro Share-It while TJ has this Huawei E5/E5830 with him.

June 24, 2008

What will happen to Globe Visibility Unlimited?

People have been asking that since Globe Visibility has obviously moved into the flat prepaid and tiered postpaid models, what will happen to subscribers who are on the GV Unlimited plans?

August 12, 2007

Globe Mobile TV launched quietly

Right after the recent Globe Telecoms re-branding, they also quietly launched a similar mobile TV offering for their subscribers. During the Smart myTV announcement months ago, it was also rumored that Globe is in talks with another competing cable provider to offer mobile TV. Looks like they’ve finally rolled out the service early last week […]

May 23, 2012

Blackberry Curve 9220, 9320 on BB 7.1 OS launched

RIM and Globe Telecom held a party last night at the Prive Luxury Club in Bonifacio Global City to launch two of their latest socially-inclined smartphones, namely, the BlackBerry Curve 9320 and BlackBerry Curve 9220.

December 14, 2011

Apple iPhone 4S Review

Apple’s newest iteration of the iPhone was greeted with mixed reactions from the market. A lot has been said, both praises and disappointments, about what it should have been in the first place. Since the local launch of the iPhone 4S with Globe and Smart is just a couple of days away, let me share […]

September 08, 2011

ZTE MF60 HSPA+ Pocket WiFi Review

We featured this HSPA+ capable mobile hotspot from ZTE a few weeks ago and we’ve finally gotten a review unit to test. Like many other pocket WiFi (MiFi) devices before it, the ZTE MF60 is one pretty kick-ass unit. If only it were more affordable.

June 17, 2011

The Sapido + Sun + Mili Combo

I have a number of mobile internet solutions while on the road or outside doing some stuff — a Globe Tattoo on MyFi, a Smart Bro Share-It and a Bayan Broadband USB stick. Lately though, I’ve come up with another combo that seems to be working just as well.

October 23, 2010

Nokia X3 and C3 Touch & Type now available

Nokia yesterday demoed two of their “Touch & Type” line of mobile handsets — the Nokia X3 Touch & Type and the Nokia C3-01 Touch & Type, both of which has a physical alphanumeric keyboard and a resistive touch screen.

September 13, 2010

Apple iPhone 4 Review

Apple has yet to release the iPhone 4 in the Philippines via its exclusive carrier Globe Telecom. Even before then, a lot has been said about this 4th generation iPhone — from the supposed antenna issues, the Retina Display, to Face Time and the modified form of multi-tasking feature. So check out our review of […]

June 08, 2010

iPhone 4 announced!

Update: See Globe iPhone 4 Price here. Read the full iPhone 4 Review here or check out the iPhone 4 Release Coverage. So Apple finally announced its new model of the iPhone and it’s not the iPhone 4G or the iPhone HD that’s been doing the rounds on the net. Steve calls it the iPhone […]

May 18, 2010

Samsung Spica i5700 Review

When the Samsung Spica came out a few weeks back, I was surprised with the retail price of the handset. It one of the most affordable Android-powered smartphone in the market. We looked deeper into the Samsung i5700 before handing out the verdict.

November 13, 2009

How to Effectively Measure Broadband Speeds?

There will always be claims of product/service superiority among competing companies and the one between Smart and Globe is a classic example. The latest one is the battle between mobile broadband services Globe Tattoo and Smart Bro.

June 09, 2009

Apple announces iPhone 3G S

At the WWDC today, Apple announced their 3rd generation phone — the iPhone 3GS.

September 04, 2008

Shout out to our Sponsors!

I’d like to dedicate this post to our sponsors who have been supporting this blog. For this month of September, two more advertisers came on board as well as another one which will start in the middle of the month.

June 10, 2008

iPhone 3G priced at $199 Worldwide

The WWDC 2008 has finally concluded (slept thru it last night after a boring start) and Apple has finally announced a brand new iPhone 3G with GPS. New features are expected but Steve Jobs realized they can’t sell more until they cut the price in half — so now it’s just $199 (with 2-year contract!), […]

June 06, 2008

umobile Wireless Broadband Package

While searching for the same umobile connection problems online, I bumped into this interesting discovery — the uMobile Wireless Broadband Package. Wow, I didn’t know umobile was already offering something similar to SmartBro Plugit!

November 24, 2007

Plug It! Smart BRO Plan 799

I thought this should have been launched months ago. Smart Broadband Inc. (Smart Bro), a subsidiary of Smart Communications announced the new 3G/HSDPA service in Subic (during the 20th Ad Congress?). Dubbed Plug It, this is basically Smart 3G with a dedicated USB dongle.

September 15, 2007

Smart Bro is getting some competition?

A tip from Lawrence got me all curious about this alleged new HSDPA modem from Globe. A wireless landline plus broadband service has been reported as early as last year and is branded as Speak ‘n Surf. This month, I was told an upgraded system will be rolled out commercially, promising speeds way better than […]

September 14, 2007

Early Friday morning round-up.

I’m off to Philippine Science High School in a couple of hours for the Future Summit entitled “Technology: Where are we taking it? Or is taking us?“. So, while I’m away for the larger half of the day, I’ll leave you with some interesting readings and snippets around the sphere.

June 04, 2007

LG KU250 is cheapest 3G phone

First heard of this line of 3G phones (LG KU250) a couple months back during a dinner meeting with several Smart executives and MediaQuest President Doy Vea. They mentioned that this LG phone has been chosen by the GSM Association in their “3G for All” campaign. Their February press release indicates at least 12 GSM […]

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