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September 21, 2014

6 reasons why Filipinos shouldn’t buy smartwatches yet

With the announcement of various smartwatches from different manufacturers, a lot of people are probably considering getting one – including me. However, I’ve given it some thought and I have decided that it’s not the proper time to buy a smartwatch, or to even plan to. Here are 6 reasons why you should hold back […]

September 21, 2014

Globe, Smart changes load sharing to combat text scams

Due to rampant incidents of load sharing scams, both Smart and Globe have changed the way they operate sharing of eLoads. Majority of text scams deceive subscribers into claiming free credits but inputting and replying to specific SMS queries.

September 09, 2014

Talk N’ Text now offers Php6 per hour mobile internet

Talk N Text is now offering the most affordable mobile internet subscription by offering Php1 per 10 minutes mobile subscription. This effectively puts the hourly rate at just Php6.00.

September 07, 2014

It’s About Time: A Smartwatch Compilation

A lot of smartwatches have already been outed and announced, running Android Wear or their own operating system, having round displays or conventional square ones and more. So to paint a clear picture of what the smartwatch industry looks like at the moment, we’ve compiled the smartwatches from top phone manufacturers that are competing for […]

August 21, 2014

LG announces L Bello and L Fino quad-core smartphones

LG Electronics has announced a pair of smartphones that pack quad-core processors, 3G connectivity, Android KitKat, and the company’s proprietary UX features – the 5-inch LG L Bello and the 4.5-inch LG L Fino.

August 04, 2014

Our List of Top 5 Selfie Smartphones

With Makati and Pasig being Time’s “Selfiest Cities in the World,” it’s no wonder why we now also take note of the smartphone’s front camera when we’re checking specifications of handsets. In this article we list down our top 5 selfie smartphones with packed front cameras that have been announced so far.

July 23, 2014

Estar Takee 1 could be the first holographic smartphone

There are a lot of smartphones that catch our attention because of unusual features, and the Estar Takee 1 is the newest entry on the list. It claims to be the world’s first holographic smartphone – exactly like the devices we usually see in movies.

July 07, 2014

LG G Pad 10.1 now official with 8000mAh battery

LG’s biggest model in its tablet line-up officially launches as the G Pad 10.1. It carries the noteworthy features seen in the company’s flagship smartphones while offering a spacious 10-inch display. It also runs on a quad-core processor and packs an 8000mAh battery.

June 17, 2014

Sony Xperia Z2 free on Smart Unli Surf Plan 2000

Smart Communications announced last March that they will offer the Sony Xperia Z2 as part of their postpaid lineup. The Z2 is finally here and its free at Unli Surf Plan 2000.

May 05, 2014

PaperFold is a folding smartphone, tablet, laptop in one

Unveiled at a human-computer interaction conference in Toronto, PaperFold is a three-piece display that could function as three different devices depending on how you fold and connect them. It could function as a smartphone, a tablet, and a notebook all combined in one prototype device. Could this be the future of communications?

April 19, 2014

List of smartphones with longest battery life

We all know that having a feature-packed smartphone means nothing if it has poor battery life that won’t last a day without being plugged in. If you’re out looking to upgrade your handset with great battery performance, you might want to check out this list of smartphones with the biggest batteries.

April 14, 2014

Amazon’s smartphone with four cameras for 3D holograms

It has been long-rumored that Amazon will be coming out with a new smartphone and one of its main features is the four front-facing cameras that produces hologram-like images without the use of 3D glasses.

March 20, 2014

POLL: Which smartphone brought the sexiest back?

Smartphone wars are no longer just fought with specs and hardware features, but with looks and form factor as well. And one big aspect of a phone’s aesthetics is its rear part. So which smartphone has the sexiest back? Let’s vote on that!

March 04, 2014

Samsung drops prices of smartphones and tablets

Most likely in preparation for Galaxy S5’s arrival, the Great Samsung Sale is now ongoing. The company claims that this is the biggest sale of the year and it will only last until March 23, 2014. Products like Galaxy Note 3, S4 Active, S4 Zoom, and many more are included. See all the discounted products […]

February 01, 2014

Huawei MediaPad 10 Link Review

Released last September 2013, the Huawei MediaPad 10 Link wishes to be your all-around Android tablet for media consumption and light work with its 10-inch screen and quad-core CPU. So how does the tablet fair? Check out the review after the break.

December 12, 2013

Smart offers Nexus 5 at Plan 1500, Php23k on pre-paid

Smart and LG today launched the Google Nexus 5 here at the Jump Center in MegaMall. The handset will be exclusive to Smart until the foreseeable future, according to reps from LG.

November 12, 2013

Nokia Lumia 1020 PureView Review

Nokia’s 41-megapixel smartphone is now out with the Lumia 1020 PureView. It’s the second smartphone packing a 41MP sensor and the first for a Lumia. Check out our full review of the Nokia Lumia 1020.

November 10, 2013

Globe restores signal in Tacloban, Smart to follow

The country’s leading mobile service providers are keen on restoring their services in Tacloban after the devastation brought by Super Typhoon Yolanda.

October 18, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition Review

Samsung’s flagship 10-incher left us with really good first impressions thanks to its great design, build, and beefy specs. But can it deliver the same quality in terms of performance and usability? Find out the answer by reading our review of the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition after the jump.

October 07, 2013

Smart discounts LTE Pocket WiFi, now costs Php4,888

In an effort to bring their own prepaid LTE offering at par with Globe’s, Smart has slashed more than Php2,000 off of its LTE Pocket WiFi, dropping the SRP down to Php4,888.

October 07, 2013

Sun, Smart offers unlimited Waze for Php99/month

The recent acquisition of Waze by Google has made it a very popular app among travelers and commuter, even an essential app for those driving around the metro every day. If you have unlimited data on your mobile phone, it’s one of the first ones you have to download.

October 06, 2013

Globe offers 1st Unlimited Call and Text to All Networks

Globe Telecom is now offering its Platinum subscribers unlimited calls and texts to all networks and unlimited mobile surfing starting at Plan 5000.

September 09, 2013

PocketBook CoverReader; not your typical smartphone case

Let’s face it; we don’t always need the super bright, 1080p display of our smartphone, especially for relatively simple tasks like reading e-books. This is why smartphone case maker, PocketBook, came up with a case for the Samsung Galaxy S4 called CoverReader that also acts as a secondary low-res screen for the flagship handset.

July 19, 2013

Globe and Smart pass NTC’s QoS tests for Q2

The country’s top telcos, Globe Telecom and Smart Communications, recently passed NTC’s Quality of Service (Qos) Benchmarking Tests for the second quarter of this year.

June 18, 2013

Smart Big UnliText and Big Call promo

In case you missed it, Smart is running 4-month-long (still subject for extension) subscription-based service called Big UNLITEXT and Big CALL at a very enticing price. Further details are found below.

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