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March 09, 2013

Globe’s iToolbar mysteriously reappears

We’ve been getting reports from users in the past several days about the Globe iToolbar popping up again on their mobile phones and tablets. Even our old story from back in May 2012 has been revived with user feedback about it.

February 11, 2011

Bucket Pricing for Broadband gets a new twist

So, we had a talk with another telco/ISP the other night and they asked us for feedback about a proposal to offer bucket pricing on top of their existing unlimited plans. As I previously wrote here, I’m open to having more options for broadband consumers.

October 08, 2008

Sky Broadband now up to 12 Mbps

Sky Broadband seems to be tipping the scale for broadband speeds with offerings of up to 6Mbps and 12 Mbps packages for residential accounts. Just got a pamphlet from their roving people asking residents to switch.

May 08, 2006

Smart Bro Big Bro

My meeting with an executive from Smart’s Public Affairs office went well and I got the juicy details about how the service was brought about. The discussion revolved around the new strategy to approach the growing problem and apparent inadequacies with Smart Wifi. Now that it’s re-branded as Smart Bro, a new team was also […]

April 26, 2006

Smart Bro replaces Smart Wifi

Smart Communications thought their Smart Wifi brand is knee deep in the mud right now that the best thing to remedy the bad publicity is to re-name it. So, they came up with Smart Bro (is that a shortcut for broadband?) They did some clean-up and even remove pages from their official site which mentioned […]

July 23, 2013

ASUS VivoBook S400C Review

While I’m waiting for my laptop to be repaired, ASUS PH has been kind enough to lend me this VivoBook S400C to use temporarily. Although an engineering unit, it has been my workhorse ever since I got it, thus it’s only right to give it a proper exposure.

February 09, 2013

Microsoft Surface RT Review

For every army, there’s a leader. In this case, Microsoft has the Surface to lead the waves of the Windows OS to battle. Something tells us that it is a perfect epitome of what the rest of the Windows devices should be like – but should we trust that right away? Read on our full […]

December 23, 2012

Olympus PEN E-PL5 Review

Olympus has come a long way since they released their first Micro Four-Thirds back in 2009. This year, they released the PEN E-PL5 which supposed to be the successor of the PEN Lite E-PL3 which was made available in the market back in June of last year. Let’s take a closer look at Olympus’ latest […]

November 27, 2012

Star Mobile Astra Review

In the past, phones with TV functionality was a hit for some of our fellow Pinoys. Star Mobile looks to bring that fad back with the Astra. Catch the full review after the break.

November 08, 2012

Lenovo IdeaPhone S560 review

Lenovo Philippines was kind enough to send us three of their latest handset offerings. One of which is a 4-inch dual-core smartphone dubbed as the IdeaPhone S560. Check out our review of this dual-SIM Android handset after the break.

July 18, 2012

Sony Vaio S Review

When Sony Philippines introduced their new line of laptops, they presented the Vaio S as the one which is well-balanced — light, portable and has long battery life, yet can be cranked up for more power when needed. Check out our full review of the Sony Vaio S after the break.

July 09, 2012

Huawei Ascend Y200 Review

Huawei’s Ascend Y200 is the company’s latest handset targeting the entry-level market. Its biggest asset — an Android smartphone packing an IPS LCD at under Php6k. Check out our full review of the Huawei Ascend Y200 after the break.

May 14, 2012

Audio Technica ATH-M50 Review

The Audio-Technica ATH M50 has been around for almost three years now. Since it was released, it has received countless positive feedbacks from audiophiles and casual listeners because of its superb sound reproduction for its price. Find out why these pair of monitors has gained the hearts of audioheads around the world in our full […]

April 15, 2012

Acer Aspire S5 in the flesh, impresses

Acer Philippines brought several dozen members of the media to a 3-day, exhaustive tournament at Pearl Farm. It was all fun and no work (not a single product presentation in the program) but this upcoming Acer ultrabook did not escape our prying eyes. Check out or hands-on first impression of the Acer Aspire S5 after […]

March 25, 2012

BlackBerry Torch 9810 Review

RIM has released a set of handset last year for their 9800 series line-up. Apart from the all-screen Torch 9860 that we’ve seen last month, another handset from that roster is the BlackBerry Torch 9810. Read our full review after the break.

February 11, 2012

LG Prada 3.0 P940 Review

LG’s newest flagship phone isn’t just any Android phone, it’s a Prada phone. And while we boys might not appreciate that little fact, the fashion-conscious crowd certainly has a taste for it. Check out our full review of the LG Prada 3.0 after the break.

October 23, 2011

Nokia N9 Review

The Nokia N9 is the most interesting phone that came out of the Finnish company in years. Not only because it comes with totally different OS but also because it represents what Nokia could have become if it had done this strategy way earlier. Check out our full review of the Nokia N9 after the […]

September 05, 2011

Smart Netphone 701 Review

After taking some time using the Netphone 701 under the SmartNet, I think I finally got where this is headed and how it is going to boil down. Check out our review of the Netphone 701 and the Netphone ecosystem after the jump.

August 14, 2011

Nokia X7 Review

The Nokia X7 first showed up in the Transformers 3 Movie to intrigue the public and it looks like it’s kinda working well for them. Read our full review of the Nokia X7 below.

December 06, 2010

BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 Review

I’ve been using smartphones for more than half a decade now having tried almost all types of smartphones except for one, the BlackBerry. Five years ago, BlackBerry would be synonymous to enterprise phones. An ordinary consumer wouldn’t even dare to get one. But now, it’s totally different. You’d see normal people carrying a BlackBerry even […]

September 16, 2010

Nokia C3 Review

When Nokia announced that they will release a new qwerty phone early this year, I said meh. A full qwerty phone with an old OS (Symbian 40), no 3G and a 2MP camera, what could go right? My view changed when Nokia announced the price. See our full review of the Nokia C3 after the […]

June 18, 2010

HTC Desire Review

Later today, HTC Philippines will have announced local availability of the HTC Desire in the Philippines as well as revealing the suggested retail price. Before that happens, read on and check our full review of the handset below.

February 06, 2010

Asus EeePC 1201T Review

The Asus Seashell design was continued with the introduction of the Eee PC 1201T, a 12-inch AMD Athlon-powered netbook. We took the unit for a spin and shared my verdict in the review below.

April 24, 2009

Blackberry Storm first impressions

I’ve seen and held the new Blackberry Storm on several quick occasions in the past but only able to really tinker with it yesterday. Here are some of my first-hand impressions about the device and why I thought it was a tricky proposition for RIM to venture into the touchscreen handhelds.

January 16, 2009

Nokia 5800 XpressMusic Review

I ran the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic to a lot of stress test to dig beyond the touchscreen hype and found some surprisingly great features as well as shortcomings. Let me share with you why I thought the Nokia 5800 falls short of expectations but will remain on top of a lot of people’s must-buy list.

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