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March 14, 2015

Average LTE speed at 8Mbps in the Philippines, ahead of US at 7Mbps

Recent data gathered by OpenSignal form over 11 million users worldwide shows the state of LTE globally, including specific data for the Philippines.

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 […]

October 24, 2014

OpenSignal compares Globe and Smart’s LTE speed

OpenSignal, a company specializing in wireless coverage mapping, released a report that focuses on Philippine Internet – particularly our LTE speed. They compared two of our telecoms (Globe and Smart) to show where they stand in terms of download speed, upload speed, and latency.

August 10, 2014

Do you miss the old LTE speeds?

About 2 or 3 years ago, LTE connectivity became a reality in the country. Very few countries in Asia had it and the Philippines was among the few who got in first. It was heaven-sent especially to the ones how had LTE-capable smartphones.

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, 2014

OpenSignal ranks US, Philippines slowest in 4G Speed

OpenSignal has just released a report that the Philippines is the slowest in 4G speed around the globe, closely followed by the United States.

January 30, 2014

Cherry Mobile W900 LTE Review

As early as October last year, the Cherry Mobile W900 LTE has already garnered a lot of attention for being the first LTE-capable smartphone from a local brand. But I think we can all agree that 4G connectivity alone isn’t gonna be enough to sway the demanding Filipino consumer. So how does CM’s new W900 […]

January 11, 2014

AT&T Unite LTE Pocket WiFi while roaming in the US

Since I have a back to back event coverage here in the US (CES in Las Vegas and NAIAS in Detroit) my initial plan was to subscribe to the Globe-AT&T roaming promo which is $15 a day. However, I will be here for 10 days so that’s going to be $150 at the very least. […]

August 07, 2013

Checking out LTE speeds here in Tokyo, Japan

The first thing we did when we landed at the Narita Airport last Monday was to rent a 4G Pocket WiFi at one of the shops just outside the arrival area. This provided us access to mobile internet throughout our trip here.

January 27, 2013

Apple to announce iPhone 5 LTE with Smart & Globe?

In last week’s interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook, he revealed that they will be rolling out LTE support to 36 new countries by next week. Among the countries he specifically mentioned is the Philippines.

December 23, 2012

Smart LTE speed test on Sony Xperia V LTE

One of the first LTE smartphones to arrive and be available to subscribers is the Sony Xperia V LTE. It was launched in the Philippines around 2nd week of December and offered by Smart under UnliData Plan 2000.

August 25, 2012

Smart LTE launched; we got the fine details

Smart today held the commercial launch of their LTE service in the Philippines. This puts Smart as the first commercial provider of 42Mbps LTE service in the country.

June 25, 2012

Sony Xperia Ion LTE Review

The Xperia Ion is the biggest handset in Sony’s line-up. It’s also the first one to have LTE support. Check out our full review of the Sony Xperia Ion after the break.

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.

May 04, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 Review

It’s been 6 years since Samsung first introduced the Galaxy S series and in those six years, we’ve seen how the Korean company turned from being one of the minor players in the smartphone handset market to become the top smartphone vendor in the world in less than half a decade. The Galaxy S series […]

April 18, 2015

Acer Liquid X1 Review

The Acer Liquid X1 first made an appearance in June 2014 and was launched in the Philippines in August. It’s an old flagship device that features a 5.7-inch display, MediaTek octa-core CPU, LTE connectivity, rear key, and Android Kitkat. Is the Liquid X1 still worth getting considering the competition in the same price range. Find […]

April 16, 2015

Lenovo S90 Review

It’s as slim as the iPhone 6. It’s as lightweight as the iPhone 6. It even carries the same vibe as the iPhone 6, but it’s running on Android instead of iOS. Check out our full review of the Lenovo S90 to see if it has anything to offer other than being a well-crafted iPhone […]

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.

January 21, 2015

Wrong but Funny #DearPopeFrancis Instagrams

Pope Francis‘ visit in the Philippines gathered 6-7 million Filipinos in one place for his mass last Sunday. People waited patiently and got drenched under the rain just to get a glimpse of the well-loved pontiff. It was a historic event, which got people talking about their experiences — and yes, most especially on social media. […]

January 16, 2015

NTC ask telcos to turn off network services during Papal visit

There wre a lot of concessions being made during the 5-day visit of the Pope. There’s cancellation of domestic and int’l flights, road re-routing, class/work suspension, no drone flying zones and the suspension of telecom services by telcos.

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.

November 30, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review

Perhaps the most impressive release of Samsung this year points to the Galaxy Note 4. The Korean company went all-out both on the hardware and material design. Check out our full review of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 below.

November 18, 2014

Huawei Ascend Mate7 Review

Huawei wants to leave a good impression in the handset market and the Ascend Mate7 is looking to be the smartphone that will make that happen. Check out our full review of the Huawei Ascend Mate 7 below.

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 […]

October 01, 2014

September Gadget Reviews Roundup 2014

September is one of the most exciting months when it comes to consumer tech. We had the IFA in Berlin followed by Apple’s announcement of the new iPhones. The past month has also brought us a lot of interesting gadgets to review. This includes the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Huawei Ascend P7, Xiaomi Redmi […]

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