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May 11, 2015

DOTC officially recognizes app-based transport services

The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has announced that it will publish this week new categories of public transport conveyances as well as regulations which recognizes and allows app-based transport services like Uber to operate in the country.

June 06, 2014

DOTC enforces revised penalties on road violations

The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is implementing a long list of revised fines and penalties for traffic violations. This is now in effect so be sure you’re updated to avoid being caught off-guard when you’re driving in the metro.

February 03, 2008

Google Data Center in Malaysia; why not the Philippines?

Drew points us to a brewing discussion at Slashdot over a possible new Asian Data Center being planned by Google. Rumor is that it’s going to be Malaysia though reports indicate Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, India and Vietnam to be ideal candidates as well. Wait, why isn’t the Philippines even in the picture?

June 23, 2007

How’s your DSL in the Philippines?

Joey Alarilla asks “Do we actually have broadband in RP?”. Yeah, we do, it’s called Digital Substandard Lines. *heh* Been hooked up on DSL for about 4 years now. Before that, I languished in crappy dial up connection. I started with Greendot at 256Kbps for Php2,750 for about a year before I moved to PLDT […]

March 30, 2007

Joel Disini responds to dot.PH Pricing discussion

Joel Disini, President & CEO of dot.PH, responds to our earlier discussion here last October entitled “Why dotPH is still expensive?“. In his comment, left yesterday evening, he said: Hi, I just recently discovered this thread, and I thought I’d directly respond to the group. Hopefully, people are still willing to discuss this topic. My […]

October 25, 2006

Why dotPH is still expensive?

This is an ongoing discussion over at SEO Philippines Yahoogroups so I’m re-posting my answer there here. Disclosure: I am an .PH reseller. I have been meeting with the PH team for some time now and I have been somewhat discussing with them the idea of lowering the prices. I’ve also had talks with JJ […]

February 24, 2006

Corporate Blogging in the Philippines

Jan emailed me yesterday and asked me about the state of corporate blogging in the country: Hi and good day! I’m currently looking for companies in the Philippines who allow their employees to blog about their products, processes, etc… Companies who embrace corporate blogging. Is there a company right now who openly does this? If […]

July 29, 2015

Microsoft Surface 3 Review

Announced just this April, Microsoft’s Surface 3 is another attempt to strike a better balance between a tablet and a laptop at a price category of a typical netbook. Check out our full review of the Microsoft Surface 3 after the break.

July 25, 2015

HP Elitebook Folio 1020 Review

Announced back in December, the HP Folio 1020 is the company’s first ultrabook that runs on Intel Core M and geared towards the more corporate consumers. Check out our full review after the break.

June 29, 2015

Nikon D5500 Review

A couple of weeks back, Nikon Philippines allowed us to play around with the Nikon D5500, the company’s latest entry-level dSLR camera which serves as a successor to the D5300.

June 23, 2015

BlackBerry Leap Review

BlackBerry has released last month in the Philippines its latest BB10-powered full touch screen smartphone – the BlackBerry Leap. It has a 5-inch display, Snapdragon S4 Plus processor, LTE connectivity and BlackBerry OS 10.3. BlackBerry fan or not, is this phone worth getting? Find out by reading our BlackBerry Leap review below.

June 15, 2015

Fujifilm X-T10 Makes Its Local Debut

Pico De Loro, Batangas – Fujifilm Philippines has gathered a handful of folks from the media and blogging industry to formally launch the company’s latest mirrorless camera, the Fujifilm X-T10.

June 07, 2015

BlackBerry Leap hands-on, first impressions

Yet another full touch handset was released by BlackBerry recently, dubbed the BB Leap. Announced back in March and released in the Philippines around last week of May, the BlackBerry Leap is another entry-level offering.

May 14, 2015

Lenovo A7000 hands on, first impressions

Officially introduced here in the Philippines just last night, Lenovo announces its new A7000 that took the label as the first smartphone to have Dolby ATMOS sound technology. Our friends from the company was kind enough to immediately lend us a unit to test out and here are our initial thoughts.

May 04, 2015

Facebook announces Internet.org Platform

Facebook has announced the Internet.org Platform which allows any company, mobile operator, or developer to join the initiative and bring free basic internet services to the people.

April 19, 2015

Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi Review

Asus has been making really well-crafted laptops and ultrabooks since they introduced the Zenbook and the Transformer line of devices. The Transformer Book T300 Chi is the latest innovative product that attempts to blur the line between a full-sized tablet and productivity laptop. Check out the full review below to find out why.

April 07, 2015

LTO Chief Denies Being Late in Issuing Car Plates

Yesterday, in a phone patch interview for the morning show Unang Hirit, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) chief and Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) Assistant Secretary Alfonso “Aljun” Tan claimed that the agency was never delayed in issuing car plates for newly-registered vehicles.

April 06, 2015

Sony RX100 Mark III Review

Sony has been very aggressive with it’s compact camera line ever since they released the very first RX100 a couple years back. Now on it’s 3rd iteration, the Sony Cybershot RX100 Mark 3 has become a close-to-perfect product after many years of refinement. Check out our full review of the RX100 Mark III below.

March 20, 2015

Top 5 Sites That All-By-Myself Pinoys Go To

It has been reported in the past that Filipinos are one of the most prolific visitors of porn sites despite the relatively slow internet situation in the country. As such, we thought of listing down the top 5 porn sites that Filipinos love to visit.

March 18, 2015

Smart Teams Up with Internet.org to Bring Free Internet to Filipinos

In an effort to bring internet access to more people around the world, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg launched a global initiative called Internet.org some two years ago and partnered with the who’s who of the tech industry to achieve that goal. Today that initiative officially launched in the Philippines in partnership with Smart Communication, Talk […]

January 16, 2015

Fujifilm Revamps Entry-Level MILC, Adds Selfie-Friendly Screen

Fujifilm has introduced the latest addition to its X-Series cameras – the Fujifilm X-A2.

January 09, 2015

Samsung Galaxy A-Series hands-on, first impressions

Yesterday, Samsung launched in the Philippines the Galaxy A-Series, namely the Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5, and the Galaxy A7. These are metal clad Android smartphones with slim bodies, sporting screen sizes of 4.5-inches, 5-inches, and 5.5-inches. Find out what we think of Samsung’s latest smartphones by reading our hands-on below.

January 07, 2015

Panasonic Introduces Two New Rugged Lumix Cameras

Panasonic has recently announced a pair of nature-ready, compact digital cameras namely the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6 and the Lumix DMC-TS30.

December 30, 2014

Nikon D810 Review

Last month we gave you guys a quick tour of the Nikon D810 and a brief rundown of some of the improvements that Nikon implemented on their new full-frame camera. Now it’s time to see what this camera has to offer and see if it has what it takes to convince current D800/E users to […]

November 18, 2014

Nikon D810 First Impressions

It’s been a while since we took a full-frame dSLR out for a spin, which is why we were all picking our jaws up on the floor when Nikon Philippines lend us with one of their latest FX cameras – the Nikon D810.

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