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June 20, 2012

Globe subs get free Twitter via 8888

Globe subscribers can now get free access to Twitter starting today until the end of July. To get the free access, just type “free twitter” and send it to 8888.

December 25, 2011

How many SMS greetings did you get this Christmas?

In December 2009, I first noticed that people were sending tweets and FB messages instead of SMS when greeting everyone during the holidays. I also wrote a story on “Telcos lost Millions to Facebook this Christmas“.

December 28, 2010

How much are telcos losing on FB & Twitter?

Last Christmas, the trend started with people shifting from sending out text messages on their phone to just using Facebook and Twitter to greet friends and loved ones.

December 25, 2009

Telcos lost Millions to Facebook this Christmas

Last year, I remember waking up on the 25th to hundreds of text messages with greetings of Merry Christmas. Today, I still get tons of greetings but this time it’s on Facebook and Twitter.

September 16, 2008

Globe offers UPD8 for Twitter

If you have a Twitter account and you’re on Globe, this might get your interest. Globe Telecom has a new SMS service called UPD8 for Twitter.

November 18, 2014

Huawei Ascend Mate7 Review

Huawei wants to leave a good impression in the handset market and the Ascend Mate7 is looking to be the smartphone that will make that happen. Check out our full review of the Huawei Ascend Mate 7 below.

September 26, 2014

Globe Telecom to bring back Free FB promo

Breaking news: Telecommunications giant Globe Telecom announces that it will offer again its Free Facebook promo starting next week.

September 09, 2014

Full specs of iPhone 6 leaks with shatterproof screen and water-resistant body

With just a little more than 12 hours from its official launch, the iPhone 6’s full specs get detailed in a leak from a Chinese marketing material. What’s surprising is that it won’t just have a scratch-resistant display, but a shatterproof one on top of it being water-resistant. Read the complete specs after the break.

July 03, 2013

HTC One Review

HTC’s most promising release ever is the HTC One. The Taiwanese company probably pulled all stops to make this handset the best and most desirable smartphone in the market. Check out our full review of the HTC One after the break.

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 24, 2012

HTC Desire V vs. Lenovo P700: Dual-SIM Dogfight

We’ve been itching to write a simple and straightforward comparison between the two entry-level dual SIM smartphones that we have reviewed over the last few days since many of you guys keep on contemplating about which phone is better over the other.

July 16, 2012

Nokia Lumia 900 Review

The Nokia Lumia 900 represents the best smartphone the Finnish company can muster at the moment. It’s the product of a fresh and promising platform and the decades of Nokia’s handset design expertise. Check out our full review after the break.

July 09, 2012

Huawei Ascend Y200 Review

Huawei’s Ascend Y200 is the company’s latest handset targeting the entry-level market. Its biggest asset — an Android smartphone packing an IPS LCD at under Php6k. Check out our full review of the Huawei Ascend Y200 after the break.

June 02, 2012

LG Optimus L7 Review

If you can remember our first impression of the 4-incher LG L7, we mentioned that this is a very promising device if our price prediction is correct. Find out the verdict in our full review for the LG Optimus L7 after the break.

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 […]

October 03, 2011

There you go — no need to buy a Smart Netphone

Smart has just revealed its very first Netphone Edition smartphone — retaining the original name of the Samsung Galaxy Y complete with the Netphone suite of apps. It’s a curious move considering they actually had the un-released and cheaper Netphone 501 hanging since Mobile World Congress back in February.

August 30, 2011

Poll: Do you favor Prepaid SIM registration?

Been having lengthy conversations/debates in Twitter, FB and Google+ this afternoon regarding prepaid SIM registration in the Philippines. So I thought I’d post a poll for everyone else here to join in.

August 06, 2011

Dell Streak 5 Review

The Dell Streak 5 is the very first 5-inch tablet we’ve ever seen and is actually the only one available in the market today. Is it really a tablet or just a huge smartphone? Check out our full review of the Dell Streak below.

June 29, 2011

HTC Sensation Review

This is already the 3rd dual-core Android smartphone we’ve reviewed and still the HTC Sensation got me excited as much as the first two did. Check out our full review and verdict on the HTC Sensation after the jump.

April 21, 2010

Samsung Monte S5620 Review

We’ve hard had some face-time with the Samsung Monte (S5620) and I thought it’s a nice little touchscreen phone. It’s got most features of high-end phones without the expensive price tag.

April 17, 2007

Why MoBlogging isn’t hot in the Philippines?

This was one of the questions asked during the afternoon session of the 2nd day at the iBlog3 — what’s slowing mobile blogging in the Philippines? Actually, Globe Telecoms (G-Blogs) and Smart Communications (AMBlog) have already entered into mobile blogging years ago. An old friend who works for Smart’s Marketing department approached me 2 years […]

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