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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 31, 2014

The Biggest Tech Stories in the Philippines in 2014

As we fold the year 2014 to an end, we take a look back at some of the biggest moments that defined technology in the country. Here are this year’s top tech stories.

October 09, 2014

What’s wrong with Globe’s 100% 4G HSPA+ coverage?

Globe Telecom proudly announced the completion of rolling out its HSPA+ technology and that its entire network has already been equipped with 4G coverage. Although that may be the case, subscribers in different parts of Philippines are still complaining of poor connectivity from the telco. Here’s why it’s hard to verify if Globe indeed has […]

May 08, 2014

ASUS ZenFone 4, 5, and 6 to arrive in Philippines this June

Last January, ASUS has announced the ZenFone lineup that includes ZenFone 4, ZenFone 5, and ZenFone 6. Each model carries an Intel Atom processor, is positioned at an affordable price point, and could be making its local debut real soon. More details on each device after the break.

March 10, 2014

Funny and amazing stuff about tech in the Philippines

From being the text messaging capital of the world to becoming one of the top IT outsourcing hubs in the planet, the Philippines has certainly achieved a lot especially when it comes to anything that involves tech. For that we’re going to list some of the funny and amazing stuff about the technology industry in […]

February 21, 2013

Sony launches Xperia Z in the Philippines

So it happened earlier than we initially expected. Sony Philippines, today, launched their new flagship smartphone in the Philippines — the Xperia Z and Xperia ZL.

November 04, 2011

Samsung Galaxy Note hitting the Philippines on Nov. 15

Can’t also believe when I heard this myself but the official launch date of the Samsung Galaxy Note is scheduled on November 15 (that’s 2 weeks away!). There was no talk of the retail price but we’re expecting no lower than Php30k.

June 24, 2011

Huawei’s new 4G/LTE Pocket WiFi line-up

Huawei makes some of the most interesting little gadgets around and when I visited their booth at CommunicAsia yesterday, they’ve got a dozens of Pocket WiFi and USB sticks for all sorts of cellular network on display.

June 11, 2011

Sapido Mobile Router as 3G/4G Hotspot

Bought a Sapido 3G Mobile router last year as a possible replacement for my SmartBro Share-It. So I’m just waiting for my 24-month contract to expire so I could completely move up to this set-up in the car. But then, the local distributor met up with me early this week and showed me their whole […]

December 15, 2010

iPad Launch in Philippines: Win or Fail?

So the Apple Philippines Online Store has finally added the iPad to the online store (although the link still goes to a blank page) in preparation for the official release in the Philippines.

May 24, 2010

Globe drops iPhone 3GS Prices as 4G Looms

Globe Telecom is again slashing down prices on the iPhone 3GS units as the announcement of the next generation iPhone 4G nears.

February 09, 2010

Wi-Tribe 4G Broadband Launched

I actually deferred writing about it last December as requested by telco insiders but looks like the cat is finally out the hat. Wi-Tribe Philippines did a soft launch recently offering WiMax broadband internet in Metro Manila.

January 13, 2010

Kindle DX now available for the Philippines

After making the Kindle 2 available for Philippine customers last October, Amazon is now ready to add the bigger 9.7″ Kindle DX to that list.

January 28, 2015

ASUS Unveils Zenfone C

ASUS has made a huge splash in CES 2015 when they unveiled their new flagship handset and its camera-centric counterpart. But they’ve not totally forgotten their budget-conscious patrons as they unveiled an affordable successor of the ZenFone 4, which is officially dubbed as the ASUS ZenFone C.

January 10, 2015

The Best of 2014: Smartphones Below Php15K

You’ve seen most of our Best of 2014 stories and here to give you a quick guide on midrange phones is this compilation! These phones don’t go beyond the Php15K limit and mostly sport impressive specs like 2GB/3GB of RAM, Full HD display, and octa-core processors. Basically, these are the smartphones you’d consider when you want almost-flagship […]

January 09, 2015

The Best of 2014: Top 5 Phablets

It’s often said that there are “different strokes for different folks”. Some like it big, while some prefer stuff that are adequate in size. If you belong to the former group, then here‘s our list of phablets that, in our opinion, made it BIG in the local scene last year.

January 08, 2015

6 out of 10 Filipinos Still Not Connected to the Internet

A study published by global management consulting firm McKinsey and Company October last year reveals that the Philippines ranked 11th on countries that have huge percentages of non-internet adoption, as over 63 percent of Filipinos, or around 62 million,  are still not connected to the world wide web.

January 04, 2015

Huawei Honor 6 Quick Review

Released in the Philippines just last month, the Huawei Honor 6 is probably one of the most affordable mid-range smartphone in the market but with impressive configuration.

December 30, 2014

Cherry Mobile Infinix Pure XL Review

Smartphones with octa-core processor are getting cheaper by the day, and the new Cherry Mobile Infinix Pure XL is no exception to that rule. But is it worth the asking price, or are you better off getting cheaper alternatives in the market?

December 28, 2014

Sony Xperia Z3 Review

Barely 7 months after announcing the Xperia Z2, Sony suddenly unveiled the Xperia Z3 as its successor. That’s two flagships in just a year, probably a first in any global brand. Check out our full review of the Sony Xperia Z3 below.

December 15, 2014

10 Internet problems Filipinos are facing nowadays

The Internet has changed the way we live. It has improved the way we communicate with people and how we share information. However, the Internet can also cause problems especially when it is not working as advertised or used as a tool for criminal acts. Filipinos are very familiar with such problems. Here are ten […]

December 14, 2014

LG G Watch R Quick Review

When LG came out with their first smartwatch back in March, it looked very plain and simple and had very few features and functionalities. The battery life of about 1.5 days can also be a nuisance since you’ll be forced to re-charge it every single night.

December 09, 2014

Cherry Mobile Alpha Morph Review

When Cherry Mobile announced the Alpha series, a lot of people were wowed mainly because they were bringing Windows to an affordable scale. The Alpha Morph is the 10-inch Windows 8.1 tablet, which as the name implies, morphs into something like a laptop with the detachable keyboard dock. So, did Cherry Mobile succeed in creating […]

December 09, 2014

ASUS Zenfone 5 Lite Quick Review

The ASUS Zenfone 5 won the hearts of many Filipinos with its balance of good specs and price. Now we have the more affordable ASUS Zenfone 5 Lite (A502CG) which sports a toned-down version of its sibling. Will its lower price point justify the downgrade of its internals? We find out in this quick review.

November 24, 2014

Huawei Honor 6 coming this December for around 14k

Announced back in June, the Huawei Honor 6 is expected to be released in the Philippines sometime in December just in time for the Christmas season.

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