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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 […]

July 26, 2013

BlackBerry Q10 Review

After spending two solid weeks with the BlackBerry Q10 and using it as our primary phone for the whole duration, we think we have everything we need to give you guys our full review of the QWERTY counterpart of the Z10.

May 15, 2013

BlackBerry Q5 hands-on, first impressions

The BlackBerry Q5 is the 3rd handset running the new BB 10 OS by the Canadian company. It is a strong attempt at getting the attention of the budget-conscious and the emerging markets.

May 15, 2013

BlackBerry Q5 officially announced!

BlackBerry has officially announced it latest mobile handset, specially targeted for emerging markets. The BlackBerry Q5 is expected to be released sometime next quarter.

March 29, 2013

BlackBerry Z10 Review

BlackBerry’s comeback in the smartphone market will be determined by the success of the BlackBerry Z10 and the new BB 10 OS. Check out our full review of the BlackBerry Z10 after the break.

March 10, 2013

BlackBerry Z10 unboxed, in the flesh!

We finally got ourselves a review unit of the BlackBerry Z10 and went thru some more details that we’ve not yet covered in our previous articles about it.

October 06, 2012

BlackBerry JamHack 2012 launches across Asia Pacific

Research In Motion (RIM) announced its first simultaneous Asia Pacific (APAC) wide Hackathon called the BlackBerry JamHack.

January 10, 2012

BlackBerry Curve 9380, Bold 9790 launched, priced

Research in Motion today launched 5 new BlackBerry handsets in the Philippines — the BlackBerry Curve 9380, Bold 9790, Torch 9810, Torch 9860, and a white Bold 9900.

January 08, 2012

BlackBerry Bold 9790 Review

The BlackBerry Bold 9790 was first released in Asia (Indonesia to be precise) to send the message that Research in Motion is serious about the region. The device will be officially launched in the Philippines this Tuesday. Check out our full review of the Bold 9790 touch and type after the break.

November 15, 2011

RIM launches BlackBerry Bold 9790 in Indonesia

RIM keeps on stressing that this is a first for them — to have a global product launch in Asia. And they picked Indonesia for the obvious reason that this is a BlackBerry country (with around 38% market share). And so we saw the BlackBerry Bold 9790 unveiled to the media this evening, along with […]

November 12, 2011

This is where you can buy the BlackBerry P9981

We’re set to fly to Jakarta early Monday morning to cover a global launch of a BlackBerry device on Tuesday. I originally thought the product would be the Porsche Design P9981 but I was told by the local PR that the unit will only be marketed by Porsche Design themselves and not RIM.

August 29, 2011

BlackBerry Bold 9900 selling for Php33k in Greenhills

Since Research in Motion (RIM) is taking a long time to release the BlackBerry Bold 9900 in the Philippines, grey-market sellers are making a killing with these handsets by directly importing them from the US.

July 28, 2011

RIM wants more but is mum about Philippine office

We had a late lunch at the Circles in Shangri-la with representatives of Research in Motion (RIM) from Singapore yesterday and they briefly discussed with us their current standing in the Philippine smartphone market.

July 14, 2011

BlackBerry Playbook Review

We’re all too familiar with Android tablets and the iPad so when we were introduced to the BlackBerry Playbook with its own mobile operating system, we paused for a while to re-think the UI, navigation and over-all usability. Read our full review of RIM’s BlackBerry Playbook after the jump.

November 20, 2010

RIM launches BlackBerry Torch 9800

Announced back in August 2010, Research in Motion formally launched the BlackBerry Torch 9800 in the Philippines yesterday.

February 12, 2010

BlackBerry Bold 9700 launched and priced

Yesterday evening, Globe Telecom did a launch of the new BlackBerry Bold 9700 with a couple of offers to prepaid and postpaid subscribers.

May 27, 2009

Yahoo Philippines kicks off Purple Hunt

Yesterday, Yahoo! Philippines launched the “Project Purple” — a social movement that ties Yahoo’s online services to promote creativity, free expression and innovation.

April 23, 2009

HP Philippines launches Mini 1100 & 2140

HP Philippines formally launched three new ultraportable notebooks today — the HP Mini 2140, HP Mini 1100 and the HP Mini Vivienne Tam Special Edition (HP doesn’t want to call it a netbook).

April 21, 2009

Blackberry Storm arrives in the Philippines

Research in Motion (RIM) announced today the availability of the new touchscreen Blackberry Storm in the Philippines. The Storm is RIM’s first foray into touchscreen handsets, obviously aimed at the iPhone 3G market.

November 12, 2007

Proof of Apple’s Marketing-Hype Machinery

When Apple announced the iPhone, Steve claims they will take on at least 1% of the mobile phone market. The massive hype and marketing campaign Apple created has showed how it can sell whatever product it develops.

December 14, 2005

Technorati’s Philippine Top 100 Blogs

The Philippines Top 100 Blogs is an editorial compilation of Pinoy or Filipino-descent bloggers and their respective blogs that tops the Technorati Authority Ranking. The current list may changed on a daily basis and may not reflect the actual standings. This list will be updated as regularly as possible. Add this banner to your blog: […]

September 16, 2014

Victorinox INOX lands locally, priced at Php27,500

Today marks the official debut of the rugged timepiece from Victorinox Swiss Army called I.N.O.X. Mind you it’s not the typical weather-proof watch that we often see in the tech segment, rather a watch that was ran over by a 64-ton tank and lived to tell about it.

September 03, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 – here’s what to expect

Samsung will hold an Unpacked livestreaming event later on where the hotly-anticipated Galaxy Note 4 will make its first official appearance. As a preparation, here’s what to expect from leaks and rumors before the new phablet gets unveiled.

September 02, 2014

Cherry Mobile TV Box first impressions

Cherry Mobile has caused quite a stir in the local tech scene after showcasing two of their latest non-smartphone offerings, the Ultra On The Go and the CM TV Box. We’ve already shared with your our quick unboxing of CM’s new 4G/LTE Pocket Wi-Fi, now it’s time for their new Android set-top box to get […]

August 24, 2014

G.Skill outs Ripjaws 4 Series DDR4 RAM

As we inch closer to the launch of new processors/motherboards that support DDR4 RAMs, more and more companies are revealing what they in store for PC enthusiasts. One of them is G.Skill who just unveiled the Ripjaws 4 Series DDR4 memory modules that sport a revamped heat spreader and goes as high as 3200Mhz.

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