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October 14, 2014

Sony Xperia Z3 launches in the Philippines

Sony Philippines has officially launched in the country its latest flagship smartphone that packs a 5.2-inch Full HD display, Snapdragon 801 quad-core CPU, Android 4.4.4 KitKat, 3,100mAh battery, and an IP68-certified body, the Xperia Z3.

September 02, 2014

Jawbone UP24 launches in the Philippines for Php8,590

Jawbone has officially launched in the Philippines the UP24, the company’s latest fitness tracker that provides you feedback on your activity, calories burned, diet, and sleep.

April 21, 2014

List of octa-core Android smartphones in the Philippines

Planning to buy an Android smartphone that runs on all eights? If yes then take a look at our list of octa-core Android smartphones that are currently being sold here in the Philippines.

April 10, 2014

Toyota Motor Philippines recalls Innova, Fortuner, Hilux

As part of Toyota Motor Corp’s recall of 6.39 million vehicles worldwide, Toyota Motor Philippines is recalling Innova, Fortuner, and Hilux units sold in the country from November 2004 to June 2010.

November 08, 2013

Ford Fiesta with 1.0L EcoBoost lands in the Philippines

Ford’s all new Fiesta which features a 1.0L EcoBoost engine and a six-speed PowerShift automatic transmission, has finally landed in the Philippines with a price tag under Php900K.

February 21, 2013

Sony launches Xperia Z in the Philippines

So it happened earlier than we initially expected. Sony Philippines, today, launched their new flagship smartphone in the Philippines — the Xperia Z and Xperia ZL.

December 04, 2012

Google publishes crisis response map for Typhoon Pablo

Google has just recently published a crisis response map to help the Philippine government and local residents track Typhoon Pablo’s progress and provide updated emergency information.

September 09, 2012

How much would an iPhone 5 LTE cost in the Philippines?

The Apple iPhone 5 is set to be announced next week (Wednesday, September 12) and the WSJ reports that it will be LTE-capable. While we are excited that we might also be experiencing super-fast 100Mbps mobile internet speeds, we’re also worried how much it will cost.

April 08, 2012

5 things I missed about our tech in the Philippines

For the last 3 weeks now, I’ve been to three European states and have seen and experienced the advancement of technology in these first-world countries. It’s oftentimes amazing but once in a while, I would miss the ones I enjoyed in the Philippines.

January 21, 2012

Brewing Anti-Online Piracy Bill in the Philippines

TechLocal.com reports that there is a brewing plan for a bill to combat online piracy in the Philippines. A group is said to be lobbying in congress and the senate to pass a bill similar to SOPA or PIPA.

June 12, 2011

Cherry Mobile Phones Price List Philippines for June 2011

With true dual SIM capabilities and a suite of other top end features, the new collection of mobile phones under the Cherry Mobile brand bring next-generation connectivity to Filipino consumers at incredibly affordable prices. Cherry Mobile showcases its first handset range this 2009. Consisting of four new handsets, each range suits every type of user […]

February 12, 2009

KGB Philippines lays off 600+ agents

A source from inside KGB Philippines sent a tip about the latest mass lay off of agents in KGB Philippine’s Sta. Rosa contact center. The head count — 600 and growing.

October 12, 2008

Growth in Philippine Call Centers jacked up by global crisis?

Turns out the credit crisis and the recession in the United States had some unwittingly beneficial effect in the BPO and call center industry in the Philippines. I would have expected job cuts around this time but it seems there’s some massive expansion going on.

May 10, 2008

Cure to launch 3G in the Philippines

Another telco is coming to town. Connectivity Unlimited Resource Enterprise, Inc. (CURE) will officially launch it’s 3G mobile service in the Philippines this month.

April 11, 2008

TopBlogs Philippines Update

Here are some updates from Enthropia on their first month of launching the new Top Blogs Philippines. Their blog is not yet up so I’m republishing the announcement here for the meantime.

January 17, 2008

Dell Philippines to enter PC retail?

That came as a surprise. Read from the Inquirer that Dell Philippines is targeting the PC retail market in the country. Is the Philippine market for desktop PCs huge enough for Dell to join in the fierce competition that’s already fought by Acer, IBM, HP and Lenovo?

September 16, 2007

Yahoo! hiring Online Community Manager for the Philippines

Jozzua points to a JobStreet job listing by Yahoo! Singapore for an Online Community Manager for the Philippines. This position is for people who have experience with Internet-based community services and applications as such as social networking, blog communities, forums, message boards and online gaming and services.

September 04, 2007

Why Spam persists?

In a recent talk I did, someone from the audience asked what those emails about lottery winnings and million dollar inheritance are all about? How will one know if they’re true or not? That, ladies and gents, is the reason why spam still persists — humans’ inherent curiosity.

November 07, 2006

Samsung Z560: first HSDPA phone in the Philippines?

Before, I didn’t know that 3G and HSDPA were different. The gals from Globe insists that HSDPA is better and calls it 3.5G. So, that’s why I’m getting better speeds with Globe Visibility than Smart 3G on 3G covered areas. Then, the other night, they asked me to test a demo phone – the Samsung […]

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 […]

December 05, 2005

How to get Paypal in the Philippines

Sign up for Paypal in the Philippines! Someone emailed me today asking some advice about Paypal. He wanted to ask how to sign-up for Paypal even if he’s in the Philippines. Paypal will tell you — you can’t. Yuga will tell you — technically, you still can. I call it proxy registration. If you have […]

November 29, 2005

Will podcasting pick up in the Philippines?

Somebody asked me that last week and I sort of said more on the negative side. Mostly, I’m optimistic when it comes to the area of blogging but with podcasts, I’m still a bit skeptical. I actually don’t know. Maybe in terms of podcast listeners, it would pick up fast, but not so much with […]

October 11, 2005

What happened to MyPhilippines.com?

Ok, first I used to work there as Design Executive back in 2001. A startup Philippine portal backed by the Ayalas, ImpactNET and DMCI Holdings, one cannot go wrong with it. Dubbed as the next big portal after Yehey and PinoyCentral, MyPhilippines.com was using AltaVista’s proprietary search engine to crawl Philippine sites. It was also […]

October 20, 2014

YugaTech’s Top Phablets of 2014

We’re now in the last few months of the year and so far almost all smartphone brands have already announced or launched their smartphones for 2014 including those with large screens. So for this article we compiled the best phablets from each brand, international and local. Take a look at our list of Top Phablets […]

October 20, 2014

Driving the All-new Nissan X-Trail up the City of Pines

Last week, we were able to drive the all-new 2014 Nissan X-Trail all the way up north to test its capabilities as a vehicle that’s always ready for anything the harsh roads might throw its way. Nissan Philippines is one of the first to have it in southeast Asia and we were lucky to experience […]

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