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June 16, 2011

How to setup or connect Smart Bro to a router?

If you are subscribed to the Smart Bro Plan 999, you can still connect or configure it to a router so you can share the internet connection to other WiFi devices in your house. See the step by step instructions below to setup Smart Bro with your WiFi router.

January 15, 2014

Blackphone, the privacy-centric smartphone

A group of cryptography, security, and mobile experts have come together to build a smartphone that focuses on protecting the digital privacy of its users, the Blackphone.

February 22, 2013

COOKOO Smartwatch Review

After a successful Kickstarter campaign last year, the Cookoo smartwatch has finally landed. To those who are seeing this for the first time, it is an analog watch with a digital display that syncs to your iOS device via Bluetooth. Let’s find out what’s so smart about the Cookoo by reading our full review after […]

November 26, 2012

What is the best smartphone-tablet combo?

As we have mentioned in our past article, smartphones are getting bigger and tablets are getting smaller. While these gadgets try to meet half-way to become the ideal device, there’s still a good gap between them that convinces us to purchase them both. If that’s the case, what do you think is the best smartphone-tablet […]

September 21, 2012

SocBlue turns your smartphone into a multi-SIM phone

Are you one of those who need dual-SIM capabilities but do not want to buy a dual-SIM phone? SocBlue’s dual-SIM adapter will do that for you in a package that’s no bigger than a credit card.

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 […]

November 22, 2011

Things to expect from Smart’s 4G LTE service

Based on the exhaustive discussion we had with the technical group that’s in charge of the beta testing for Smart LTE yesterday, here are several of the more important information we got from them.

June 02, 2008

SmartBro Prepaid Kit

Got a sample SmartBro Prepaid Kit last week from Smart for review. I was about to buy my own kit before this got in so I’m putting this one out to the stress test until I finally make the purchase. So, what’s inside the box?

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.

June 23, 2014

Huawei Ascend G6 Review

Announced back in February during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the Huawei Ascend G6 was finally launched in the Philippines a couple of weeks ago. Originally announced to have LTE capability, Huawei Philippines released the 3G-capable model, most likely to keep the price more attractive.

February 22, 2014

O+ Fab Elite Review

On our previous post, we mentioned that it’s going to take more than a sturdy build for the O+ Fab Elite to win over the tough local crowd, particularly if it costs a grand shy of Php20,000. And in this review, we’re going to delve deeper into this huge handset to know if it’s worth […]

January 30, 2014

Cherry Mobile W900 LTE Review

As early as October last year, the Cherry Mobile W900 LTE has already garnered a lot of attention for being the first LTE-capable smartphone from a local brand. But I think we can all agree that 4G connectivity alone isn’t gonna be enough to sway the demanding Filipino consumer. So how does CM’s new W900 […]

December 26, 2013

Cherry Mobile Flare HD in the flesh

Just before we set out to Macau for our holiday getaway, the Cherry Mobile has lend us their upcoming budget smartphone; the CM Flare HD. We brought along the handset to our trip so we can immediately share with you our first impression.

November 12, 2013

Cherry Mobile Apollo Quick Review

Now that we’re through with the two budget quad-core smartphones (Flare 2.0 & Burst 2.0) from Cherry Mobile, it’s time to look at their mid-range offering starting with the rebranded Cubot GT99 aka Apollo.

October 09, 2013

Hands-on: Google Chromecast

We’ve been laying around with the Google Chromecast we borrowed from my @geekynights co-host @marklim for the past week and checked if delivers on its promise. The device has been sold out in the US and shipment delays extended to months after initial release at only $35.

September 28, 2013

Cherry Mobile Cosmos X2 review

Not too long ago, we’ve posted our first impression of the Cherry Mobile Cosmos X2 where we took you to a quick tour of its externals. Now it’s time to get more up close and personal with the Cosmos middle child to see whether it’s got some muscle to go along with its deceiving SGS3/Nexus […]

June 23, 2013

Nokia Lumia 920 Review

So after a rather short encounter with Nokia’s current local flagship handset, we were still able to manage to get some of the essential things for us to bring you our promised full review of the Lumia 920. Read on after the break.

May 24, 2013

What feature would you trade for longer battery life?

It’s incredible how cellular phones have evolved into something beyond just a communication device. However, as smartphones become more powerful, it tends to suck more juice out of your battery pack. This now begs the question: if given the chance, what smartphone feature are you willing to give up for an extra half a day’s […]

May 23, 2013

What happens after you reach the Data Cap?

Using multiple internet services has its benefits. I have 2 DSL providers at home, a postpaid mobile WiFi plan, and 2 smartphone subscriptions with mobile internet plans. As such, I am able to dedicate one line to a specific task or purpose.

May 10, 2013

Guide: A crash-course on PCOS Machines

In line with the upcoming Senatorial election, we decided to give you a short preview of the controversial automated tool that will be used to count our vote –the Precinct Count Optical Scan machine or commonly known as PCOS machine.

February 28, 2013

Devant 55WIZ830 55-inch LED 3D TV Review

This is the second Devant TV we’ve tested and reviewed and so far we still continue to enjoy all of the HD movies we can get hold of, minus the 3D ones. Check out what we think of this 55-inch Devant 55WIZ830 LED 3D TV after the break.

December 13, 2012

Samsung Galaxy S3 gets Premium Suite Upgrade

In a two-part blog entry in Samsung’s official global blog , the South Korean manufacturer detailed the new features included in the Premium Suite Upgrade that will hit Galaxy S3 users in the next coming weeks. Get to know these features included in this upgrade after the break.

July 22, 2012

Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Ultrabook Review

Lenovo’s ultrabook got a refresh from the last time we reviewed it. We posted our review of the Lenovo U300s back in March and the new IdeaPad U310 breaks in with the latest Ivy Bridge CPU, larger storage and more affordable price.

July 04, 2012

What’s the DNSChanger malware and how to clean it?

PLDT and Smart are asking their subscribers to check if their respective computers are infected by a malware called DNSChanger before July 9, 2012 as it may have long-term effects that may render your computer useless for browsing the web.

April 23, 2012

Nokia Lumia 710 Review

We’ve finally got our hands on the mid-range offspring of the Nokia-Microsoft partnership, the Lumia 710. The Windows Phone powered smartphone just sits perfectly in between its entry-level sibling Lumia 610 and its high-end counterpart Lumia 800. Check out our full review after the break.

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