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February 20, 2014

Alcatel OneTouch Link Y800 is the new Smart Bro LTE

We recently discovered that the new Smart Bro LTE Pocket WiFi that is being offered to subscribers lately is the one from Alcatel. It looks like the Alcatel One Touch Link Y800 replaces the usual Huawei LTE pocket WiFi offered before.

October 11, 2013

Huawei Ascend G610 launched, free on Smart Plan 800

Huawei Philippines and Smart Comm. yesterday jointly launched the Huawei Ascend G610, a 5-inch dual-SIM smartphone.

July 18, 2013

Smart offers Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 (GT-i9200)

The biggest handset on Samsung’s Galaxy lineup, the Galaxy Mega 6.3 (GT-i9200), is now available through Smart’s postpaid plans or prepaid kit.

May 18, 2013

Smart offers 4th Gen iPad & iPad Mini with LTE

Smart Communications is now offering the 4th Gen iPad and the iPad Mini powered by Smart LTE starting at Plan 499.

December 07, 2012

Smart iPhone 5 Postpaid Plans and Prepaid Pricing

Smart is also releasing the iPhone 5 on December 14 and they’ve now published their prepaid kit prices and postpaid plans.

December 07, 2012

Globe iPhone 5 Postpaid Plans and Prepaid Pricing

Globe Telecom has finally released their postpaid plans and prepaid pricing for the upcoming iPhone 5 which will be released on December 14. We break the mobile packages down for you.

December 15, 2011

Official Smart iPhone 4S Postpaid Plans & Pricing

In the last few hours of the official launch of the iPhone 4S in the Philippines, Smart has finally released their postpaid plans and pricing.

November 04, 2011

Smart starts pre-order for Nokia N9

Smart Comm. has just accepted pre-orders for the Nokia N9 and as expected, it comes free on various Smart postpaid plans and data plans. Sorry folks, no prepaid kit plans here or SRP.

October 17, 2011

Smart grabs the Nokia N9, free at Plan 3500

Looks like Smart Comm. grabbed the exclusive rights to sell the Nokia N9 in the Philippines, according to @Jump_Center in a tweet to us a few minutes ago.

July 29, 2011

Smart Bro Rocket Plug-It offers up to 12Mbps

Smart is set to publicly announce their new HSPA+ capable Plug-It and calls it Smart Bro Rocket with promised speeds of up to 12Mbps on their mobile network.

August 26, 2010

Smart Buddy Prepaid Micro-SIM for Php40

Aside from the micro-SIM only postpaid Plan 999 for Smart Bro, I also got access to a prepaid micro-SIM card for Smart Buddy.

December 18, 2013

Technologies We Hope To Encounter This 2014

There’s no denying that 2013 was a big year in tech following evolutionary steps in mobile, console gaming, wearables & pocket photography. However, there a lot of things we didn’t get to see yet and things we’re still hoping to see. As 2013 ends, we take a peek at what we’re hoping to see in 2014.

September 11, 2013

iPhone 5S officially announced!

Apple today officially announced the iPhone 5S, the successor to last year’s popular iPhone 5. Included in the announcement is the iPhone 5C.

December 10, 2012

Globe announces Huawei Ascend P1 LTE at Plan 1799

Globe Telecom has just announced their very first LTE smartphone and picked the Huawei Ascend P1 LTE as its flagship handset.

December 09, 2012

The Ultimate iPhone 5 Postpaid Shopping Guide

There’s ben a lot of debate regarding the iPhone 5 offerings between Smart and Globe. While we made our initial analysis earlier, we dug a little deeper to give you a bigger and more comprehensive picture of what you’re getting from both telcos.

September 16, 2012

Which phone will get your hard-earned money this December?

December is fast approaching and it’s usually the month of the year when people have saved up for that handset purchase of the year. This season, 3 flagship handsets will vie for your hard-earned money — the Galaxy Note 2, Lumia 920 and the iPhone 5.

September 13, 2012

iPhone 5 — what we’re missing?!

Apple has finally announced the iPhone 5 and with it, some slightly significant improvements were made over the iPhone 4S. We look a bit closer and dissected some items to see what we’re missing.

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.

March 26, 2012

Huawei E587 claims speeds of up to 42Mbps

The Huawei E587 is an upgrade to the Huawei E586 supporting HSPA+ networks but this time, instead of the 21Mbps speeds of the latter, the E587 can now handle bandwidth speeds of up to 42Mbps. I believe this is also the same unit that is being using by Smart in their Rocket WiFi Plus plan.

December 14, 2011

Apple iPhone 4S Review

Apple’s newest iteration of the iPhone was greeted with mixed reactions from the market. A lot has been said, both praises and disappointments, about what it should have been in the first place. Since the local launch of the iPhone 4S with Globe and Smart is just a couple of days away, let me share […]

September 08, 2011

ZTE MF60 HSPA+ Pocket WiFi Review

We featured this HSPA+ capable mobile hotspot from ZTE a few weeks ago and we’ve finally gotten a review unit to test. Like many other pocket WiFi (MiFi) devices before it, the ZTE MF60 is one pretty kick-ass unit. If only it were more affordable.

September 02, 2011

m.Globe portal offers free Facebook, Twitter & Email

Globe has just launched their new mobile portal, called m.Globe, that offers free access to Globe services and feeds to your Twitter and Facebook accounts.

August 13, 2011

The Hunt for a Globe HSPA+ Cell Site

After getting that list of Globe HSPA+ sites within Metro Manila, I took the task of finding out one and do some tests of my own.

December 23, 2010

Globe caps SuperSurf at 800MB per day

So I looked at how Globe does their capping for unlimited mobile internet (SuperSurf) and found out that their Fair Use Policy has a somewhat similar strategy. Though this time, it’s 800MB per day.

November 30, 2010

Huawei E5 “Pocket MiFi” Review

There was a time when mobile Internet was considered a luxury service. It was only limited to corporate executives who needs mobile Internet to access Outlook emails and SharePoint files. Globe’s Visibility and Smart WeRoam were still uber expensive and you’re locked with a contract. Prepaid 3G or even EDGE connection is non-existent.

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