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May 12, 2012

Sky Cable buys Destiny Cable, SBC and UNI

Sky Cable has recently announced it is buying competing cable TV and internet provider Destiny Cable as well as Solid Broadband Company and UNI-Cable TV.

March 21, 2011

Sky Cable goes TiVo-like w/ DigiBox iRecorder

Announced back in December, SkyCable finally launched their DigiBox iRecorder today following a TiVo-like set-up that compliments your cable subscription.

February 03, 2013

SkyCable system upgrade explains glitch on GMA7

Ealier last week, subscribers of SkyCable experienced some loss in reception for selected channels like GMA7, ABN, Shop TV and Sky Preview. SkyCable explains that this was due to a system upgrade they’ve recently implemented.

November 02, 2012

Sky Broadband to offer 200Mbps cable internet

We just received and invitation from Sky Broadband for the launching of their new internet plan that reaches speeds of up to 200Mbps (that’s right — 200 Mbps!).

December 11, 2010

SkyCable demos TiVo-style PVR System

Earlier this week, SkyCable announced they will be offering a “TiVo box” style unit into their system to complement the HD programming they provide to customers.

June 21, 2009

SkyCable Select Starter at Php280

Sky Cable is offering a new Starter Select package to its subscribers for as low as Php280 per month, inclusive of about 37 channels.

August 20, 2010

Sky Broadband offers 112Mbps for Php19,999

Heard about this yesterday but wasn’t able to verify it until today when I visited their booth and asked for a demo. Yes, you read it right — Sky Broadband is offering up to 112Mbps residential cable internet.

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.

November 15, 2005

ZPDee Cable at 64Kbps for P690?

Just read about this ZPDee Cable connection offering broadband speed at narrowband price — Php690/month. That’s like your regular dial-up connection speed. For an additional Php200, you get double that speed (and another Php200 to quadruple that speed). Not bad, almost the same price for Smart Wifi connection. If you will remember several years ago […]

March 08, 2007

Smart, MediaQuest give Philippine TV a “new face”

I’m posting the title and the full body of the Press Release sent to me by one of Smart’s PR people. Will be having lunch with them next week so if you have specific questions you’d like me to throw their way, just leave a comment.

December 19, 2005

ABS-CBN thinks Blogging did not help PBB

Now that’s a shocker! ABS-CBN is implying that blogging did not help promote their Pinoy Big Brother show that’s why they scrapped the segment of Retz as the featured PBB blogger in their Pinoy Big Brother Revealed show last Thursday. Retz here has the rundown, The Ca t is in the verge of a scratching […]

August 04, 2014

Harman / Kardon NC noise-cancelling headphones Review

The Harman / Kardon NC is one of those over-ear headphones that comes with a premium build and design, can deliver great sound quality, partnered with an impressive proprietary noise-cancelling technology. However, such combination of features surely do not come cheap. Is the Harman / Kardon NC worth considering then? Find out by reading our […]

April 23, 2014

Call to Action: How we can push for faster PH internet

The Philippines was reported to hold the title of having the slowest internet in the ASEAN, and a lot of people are not happy about it. Following Sen. Bam Aquino’s call for investigating why we have slow and expensive internet in the PH, we thought of things that we can possibly have to improve the services that […]

March 10, 2014

HBO brings streamed media to portable devices

Always wanted to watch your favorite movies and series on-the-go? HBO Asia earlier today made that possible at the launch of the HBO GO. It’s basically a broadband streaming service for your computers, tablets, and smartphones.

January 25, 2014

GoPro Hero 3+ Review

GoPro has been known for making one of the most popular outdoor cameras for a long time — they’re small and light-weight, can withstand extreme conditions, has great wide-angle lens and has the widest available accessories and add-ons. Check out our full review of the GoPro Hero 3+ below.

January 12, 2014

Lenovo IdeaTab Miix 2 8″ unboxed, in the flesh

We’ve been using the Dell Venue 8 Pro for about a month now and is very pleased with it that we also wanted to try another Windows 8.1 tablet. Then we found the Lenovo Miix 2 8″ at Best Buy.

October 19, 2013

Dell Vostro 5460 Ultrabook Review

In a sea of Ultrabooks, it is hard to choose which will you pick. Would you rather go for the expensive and powerhouse flagships, or a cheaper but relatively capable one? The Dell Vostro 5460 wants to be a companion to your everyday business, while giving you the balance between price and power.

June 24, 2013

Google Loon – the balloon-powered Internet

Google seems to be really pushing reliable internet access to everyone. From the promising Google Fiber which gives users 1Gbps of download and upload speeds to this, the Google Loon.

May 22, 2013

Microsoft XBox One finally revealed

Microsoft has finally pulled down the curtain on their next-generation gaming console. Aptly named the XBox One, the set up combines entertainment, gaming, TV and movies into one device.

December 12, 2012

Starmobile Bright Review

Starmobile is getting a lot of attention lately because of their affordable feature phones with dual-SIM capabilities. One of them is the Starmobile Bright. Read our full review after the break.

December 07, 2012

SIM Unlock your Galaxy Note II

There are usually two ways for you to unlock your smartphone, one is to pay someone else to do it for you and the other is to do it yourself which, most of the time, requires you to do crazy stuff and may lead to bricking your phone. Luckily for SGN2 users, there’s a free […]

August 07, 2012

Online Guide: Relief Operations on Metro Manila Floods

It’s been raining the entire week but the last two days have been the heaviest. Majority of the areas in Metro Manila and nearby areas are flooded. Suspension of classes, work and gov’t offices have been raised since this morning. We’ve collated all important online information you can refer to for efforts during situations like […]

July 06, 2012

Noontec A9 Smart TV Box Review

Over the years, we’ve seen the TV change its appearance and functionality that it became more than just a favorite past time. It has allowed the internet to reshape it to give birth to the now famous but too expensive Smart TVs. So how about us with ordinary TVs and cheaper HDTVs gotta do? This […]

July 03, 2012

Great Wall Cross PC U310 Keyboard PC Review

If you’re one of those who prefer the ergonomic and space saving benefits of an All-In-One PC, I’d be happy to introduce to you a different breed, the Great Wall Cross PC U310, a keyboard PC. Check out our full review after the jump.

May 15, 2012

Cherry Mobile W900 Review

Cherry Mobile recently introduced yet another affordable Android smartphone they called the Dragon Phone. After more than a week’s time with it, we’re pretty sure what Cherry Mobile is gunning for with this new handset. Check out our full review of the Cherry Mobile W900 after the break.

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