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June 02, 2012

Smart introduces WiFi Plug-It device (Huawei E355)

Smart has introduced yet another 3G+WiFi device they called the Smart Bro WiFi Plug-It. The device looks like your regular 3G dongle but also acts as a WiFi access point so you can share your internet connection with other devices.

February 09, 2015

Fukuda Android Smart Box Quick Review

Fukuda, a well-known brand when it comes to home appliances including TVs has also produced its own Android-powered TV box called the Smart Box. It features a quad-core CPU, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, a built-in camera, and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat. Find out what this small device can offer by reading our quick […]

April 22, 2014

Smart Bro launches ‘no lock-in’ LTE postpaid plans

Smart Bro recently launched the country’s first LTE postpaid plans with no lock-in period – LTE Plan 999 and LTE Plan 599.

October 21, 2013

Hands-On: Huawei B593 LTE WiFi Router

If you have an LTE signal in your area and you want to maximize the fast speed for a 24/7 LAN operation, the Huawei B593 LTE might be the best device to deploy this.

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.

November 05, 2012

DEVANT 50iTV630 Smart 3D Internet TV Review

We’ve had this 50-inch Smart 3D Internet TV from DEVANT for a couple of weeks already and it’s been sitting in the living room for the most part of this review.

July 26, 2012

Sony Smart Headset Pro MW1 Review

Sony has been really keen on creating Bluetooth accessories for Android phones lately, the ‘Live View’ wrist watch was a hit despite its software flaws and its successor, the ‘Smart Watch’ also seem to suffer from the same fate causing its Play Store page to get flooded with 1-star ratings.

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 […]

June 27, 2012

SmartBro’s fixed wireless is now PLDT MyBro

Smart and PLDT are silently re-aligning their broadband services. The fixed wireless service which is the original brand for SmartBro (previously Smart WiFi) is now under a new label called PLDT myBro.

March 07, 2012

Noontec Cube A9 turns your TV to an Android Smart TV

We’ve seen the likes of Sony, LG and Samsung promoting expensive Smart TVs since last year. But current prices of majority of Smart TVs in the market are over Php50k, even going as high as Php300k in larger models. A cheaper alternative if you already own a TV is to get a set top box […]

October 13, 2011

Smart intros NFC-enabled Nokia C7

It looks like Smart is banking on NFC to be the next must-have on our mobile phones. They’re now offering the Nokia C7 NFC model free on their All-In Plan 1800, plus a little taste of NFC.

October 10, 2011

Using Smart Bro Rocket on Php200 per 180MB

Since October 1, Smart has switched the plug on their Smart Bro Rocket Plug-It to use volume-based data pricing (same as Always On). The recommended bucket plan is Php200 per 180MB. So I tried it on my Rocket Plug-It to see how much I’d consume in a day.

October 07, 2011

Is the Huawei E586 the Smart Rocket WiFi Plus?

I have been told by a reliable source that the Huawei E586 could be the pocket WiFi used by Smart for the Rocket WiFi Plus. The press release says it’s going to ride on their HSPA+ network so this looks like it.

October 07, 2011

SmartBro Rocket WiFi Plus: Php6495 for 20Mbps

We caught the scoop a few days ago and it’s now confirmed. Smart has finally unveiled its newest mobile internet device — the Smart Bro Rocket WiFi Plus — which claims speeds of up to 20Mbps.

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.

August 22, 2010

Sapido 3G Router vs. SmartBro Share-It

Recently bought this Sapido Mobile 3G Router so I can compare it with the SmartBro Share-It WiFi router I use in my car and see which one makes for a better mobile internet set-up.

July 22, 2010

Globe to offer Huawei E5830 Portable WiFi

Just finished guesting at Mornings @ ANC with @tjmanotoc where we discussed portable WiFi hotspots powered by 3G networks. I brought my SmartBro Share-It while TJ has this Huawei E5/E5830 with him.

September 22, 2009

Going Mobile with SmartBro Share It

Last Saturday, I signed up for the unlimited Plan 999 of SmartBro Share It. It was locked for 24 months but they have a promo where you can buy a computer set (Intel Core Dual Core E2200 2.2GHz) for just Php4,000.

August 06, 2008

Plug-It, Uzzap & SmartBro: by the Numbers

According to a recent disclosure by PLDT, Smart’s wireless services are still growing pretty strong. Leading the pack is the fixed-wireless service Smart Bro, closing it to half a million subscribers since it first launched 3 years ago.

November 24, 2007

Plug It! Smart BRO Plan 799

I thought this should have been launched months ago. Smart Broadband Inc. (Smart Bro), a subsidiary of Smart Communications announced the new 3G/HSDPA service in Subic (during the 20th Ad Congress?). Dubbed Plug It, this is basically Smart 3G with a dedicated USB dongle.

April 16, 2015

Lenovo S90 Review

It’s as slim as the iPhone 6. It’s as lightweight as the iPhone 6. It even carries the same vibe as the iPhone 6, but it’s running on Android instead of iOS. Check out our full review of the Lenovo S90 to see if it has anything to offer other than being a well-crafted iPhone […]

April 14, 2015

Asus ZenFone 2 ZE500CL Review

Last time around you saw our full review of the Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML). This time, it’s the ZE550ML’s little brother’s turn on the spotlight as we take a closer look at the Asus Zenfone 2 ZE500CL.

March 30, 2015

Asus Zenfone C Review

Is it worthy to be the Zenfone’s entry-level successor? The Asus Zenfone C, first unveiled in Malaysia in January, is set to follow the Asus Zenfone 4 in being the Taiwanese tech giant’s budget smartphone king. Is it something worth considering? Read on to find out.

March 23, 2015

Meizu M1 Note Review

In our previous post, the Meizu M1 Note impressed us with its chic design and very respectable benchmark test result. Now we’re here to find out if this handset has the complete package and if it really is the new phone to beat in the sub-Php8k category.

March 14, 2015

Cherry Mobile One Review

Google’s Android One initiative launched in the country last month and along with it are the first two Android One smartphones in the country. These phones carry affordable price tags and modest specs yet they will receive the latest Android OS version from Google as soon as it comes out. We’ve already reviewed the MyPhone […]

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