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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 […]

April 17, 2011

Smart to offer mobile LTE up to 6Mbps

The details are still sketchy but an insider has tipped us last night that Smart Communications will be launching mobile LTE (3GPP Long Term Evolution) this week with promised speeds of up to 6Mbps per subscriber. N

October 28, 2009

Globe Super Surf Unlimited Mobile Internet

Looks like Globe Telecom has finally brought back unlimited 3G internet with a the rebranded service called Globe Super Surf.

September 22, 2009

Going Mobile with SmartBro Share It

Last Saturday, I signed up for the unlimited Plan 999 of SmartBro Share It. It was locked for 24 months but they have a promo where you can buy a computer set (Intel Core Dual Core E2200 2.2GHz) for just Php4,000.

December 02, 2014

LG L Fino Dual Quick Review

LG smartphone line up has been doing pretty well since they launched the LG G2 a year ago. Following the success of the G2 is the current flagship, the LG G3. But these are top-tier devices that will cost consumers quite a lot. Good thing, LG introduced the L Fino. A G3-looking device without the […]

October 24, 2014

Samsung Knox now certified for Classified U.S Goverment use

Samsung’s efforts to improve security among its devices has been applauded by the U.S Government as Samsung Knox gets an approval for classified government use.

August 30, 2014

This smartphone is water, dust, and explosion-proof

The Bartec Pixavi Impact X is probably the toughest smartphone that will soon be available. In addition to the usual water- and dust-proofing of phones, it boasts being imperishable to impact, drop, corrosion, and explosion. Yes, you read that right. It runs on an Android Jelly Bean OS and has dual rear cameras as part […]

May 09, 2014

How a meshed network connects you with no Internet

The Internet has been the main gear that makes all the other smaller cogs turn about. In other words, Internet has been the vital element of which almost everything we do today is possible. What if we could manage to be connected even without any Internet signal present in the area? That’s exactly what wireless […]

April 11, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

The Galaxy S5 is the 5th-generation of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S line and, like the Apple iPhone, has gone thru many years of refinement. Check out our full review of the Samsung Galaxy S5 after the break.

November 12, 2013

Nokia Lumia 1020 PureView Review

Nokia’s 41-megapixel smartphone is now out with the Lumia 1020 PureView. It’s the second smartphone packing a 41MP sensor and the first for a Lumia. Check out our full review of the Nokia Lumia 1020.

October 17, 2013

Nikon outs D5300 DSLR, 24MP with built-in WiFi

Nikon has just announced their latest DSLR that comes with a 24 megapixel sensor, 3.2-inch vari-angle LCD monitor and built-in WiFi – the D5300.

July 31, 2013

Lenovo K900 Review

Lenovo pumped their newest flagship smartphone, the K900, with an Intel Atom processor instead of the more popular chips like Mediatek or Qualcomm Snapdragon. This drew both praises and criticisms especially from those who used to number of cores. Check out our full review of the Lenovo K900 if it did make the cut.

July 11, 2013

Why do Filipinos pay more for slower internet?

It’s just one of the many questions that kept on popping out in my head recently; why do we pay more for slower internet? Our neighboring countries such as Japan & South Korea feature the fastest internet speeds in the world, and here we are living with expensive and subpar connections.

May 23, 2013

What happens after you reach the Data Cap?

Using multiple internet services has its benefits. I have 2 DSL providers at home, a postpaid mobile WiFi plan, and 2 smartphone subscriptions with mobile internet plans. As such, I am able to dedicate one line to a specific task or purpose.

May 14, 2013

Nokia Lumia 720 Review

Launched together with the Lumia 520 during this year’s Mobile World Congress, the Nokia Lumia 720 is the Finnish firm’s latest mid-range offering under its Windows Phone 8 lineup. A refresher to the Lumia 710, the 720 packs a handful of nifty features found on its high-end siblings whilst keeping the mid-tier price range.

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.

November 26, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Review

Cellphones used to be big and heavy. Then, they started getting smaller, thinner and light. Now, they’re starting to be bigger again. The Galaxy Note 2 is a good example of a big phone. At 5.5 inches, we bet half the population will have a hard time holding it with one hand.

August 09, 2012

Globe suffers interconnection issues with Sun

We received a public advisory from Globe Telecom earlier today stating that they are experiencing inter-connection problems with Sun Cellular.

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 […]

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 18, 2011

Are you going to miss the Ovi brand?

So Nokia says it is completely dropping the Ovi brand and will go back to using the old Nokia nomenclature. As such Ovi will be re-labeled as Nokia Services.

July 24, 2010

Nokia C3 priced, arriving next week

Update: Read our Nokia C3 Review. According to several retail stores I asked in the malls, the Nokia C3 will arrive next week and will have a price of around Php7,290 (cheapest I surveyed but there’s a sale on Saturday).

June 03, 2010

Why can’t Voice and SMS be unlimited too?

We’ve been doing voice calls and sending SMS on our mobile phone for over a decade now. Recently, we’re also sending data over 3G as well. But unlike mobile internet that can be had for unlimited use, why can’t we also get the same with voice and SMS?

December 16, 2009

Technology drives Citizen Journalism

When I saw this hi-def video of the Serendra car explosion yesterday, I thought this is the future of citizen journalism — live or almost live video broadcast of incidents as they happen, taken by ordinary people.

October 20, 2009

Will WiFi Direct kill Bluetooth?

Last week, the Wi-Fi Alliance announced Wi-Fi Direct — a peer-to-peer wireless networking method that could replace what we commonly know today as Ad Hoc networking mode.

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