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December 29, 2007

Did Twitter Popularize Mobile Blogging in the Philippines?

As we close in on the end of the year, I’d like to go back and review some of the more interesting discussions and debates we had throughout the year. One of them is mobile blogging (moblogging) and its future in the Philippine cybersphere.

March 09, 2014

Starmobile Diamond X1 Review

Launched only in January, the Starmobile Diamond X1 is the 1st octa-core phone released by a local brand in the Philippines. With its octa-core processor, 6-inch IPS 720p screen, 2GB RAM, let’s take a look if the X1 has the potential to be the best locally branded phablet. Here’s our full review.

December 09, 2013

Twitter to allow access on mobile phones without Internet

Users will soon be able to access Twitter on their entry-level mobile phones or feature phones without the need for mobile internet or mobile data plan.

July 24, 2013

Cherry Mobile Cosmos X, X2, S & Z launched!

Cherry Mobile Philippines unveils their new series of phones — the Cosmos X, Cosmos X2, Cosmos S and Cosmos Z. The Cherry Mobile Cosmos Series represents their latest and best line-up yet.

April 04, 2013

In the age of mobile data, is an SMS still worth Php1?

Since free, unlimited SMS were abolished over a decade ago, local carriers have started charging for a text message at a par value of Php1.00. Even the free SMS that we get every time we top up our load credits have been reduced significantly thru the years.

February 12, 2012

Vodafone is coming to the Philippines?!

A new telco is coming to town and its name is Vodafone. Arguably the largest telecoms company in the world (based on revenues) and the 2nd largest in terms of subscriber base, Vodafone Philippines has started putting up their accounts for the Philippines in preparation for the official launch.

July 26, 2011

Cherry Mobile Cosmo, want it?

The Cherry Mobile Cosmo has been enjoying a really nice position as one of the most affordable Android phones in the market at only Php6,899. I got one here given to me by Cherry Mobile so I thought it would be better if I just give it away to readers.

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 […]

February 25, 2007

Moblabber Philippines launched

Here’s a new local networking service which ties both web interaction and mobile connection – Moblabber. Basically, the service allows you to interact among peers and people with the same interests via the web or your cellphone. Think YahooGroups or GoogleGroups for the cellphone. The only difference is that you can manage everything on either […]

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.

October 28, 2014

Chaos ensues at ZTE Sale, flooded with complaints

We’ve been receiving reports that customers who went to the ZTE Mobile Sale today have been enraged over limited stock availability and reservations, things that ZTE promised that would be addressed in today’s promo.

September 26, 2014

Xiaomi, Samsung, LG, HTC, KitKat react to iPhone 6 bendgate

Well, this is bound to happen. Four big mobile brands and a chocolate snack take a shot at Apple’s “bendgate” mess and took the opportunity to promote their own brand and products, similar to what they did a couple of weeks ago after the Cupertino company announced the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

September 25, 2014

Apple iPhone 6 Review

The year 2014 marked a huge step in Apple’s direction as well as a landmark in the new leadership under Tim Cook. This is also the year that the iPhone has significantly grown, not only in sales, but also in display size. Check out our full review of the iPhone 6 after the break.

September 09, 2014

Sony rolls out Android 4.4.4 KitKat for Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z

Sony has announced on Twitter that it is now rolling out Android 4.4.4 KitKat for the Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z.

July 26, 2014

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II Review

Two years after Canon released their critically-acclaimed PowerShot G1X, the Japanese camera maker announced its successor, the PowerShot G1X Mark II which boasts the same 1.5-inch sensor that’s now paired with a faster lens with a wider coverage area. We’ll take a closer look at this prosumer-level camera on our in-depth right after the break.

July 21, 2014

App in Focus: Carmudi for Android App

Carmudi is set to official launch their mobile app in the country tomorrow. But before the big unveil we decided to take you guys on a quick tour of the app and see what the company has in store for us.

July 15, 2014

7 Important Tech Tips for the Stormy Season

Every year, devastating typhoons enter the Philippines and leave lots of damage, creating messes in the archipelago. Possibly, if we can be more prepared, we can lessen the scars left by storms every time the seasons come – so we’ll keep it straight to the point. Here are some tips that you may find useful when […]

July 07, 2014

Giveaway: Asus Zenfone 5

Asus Philippines is set to launch the Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 in the country this July 17, 2014. Thanks to Asus PH, we’ll be giving away a ZenFone 5 to one of our lucky readers.

June 30, 2014

Giveaway: What’s the best phone to use for social media?

The Philippines is celebrating Global Social Media Day today and we’re giving away one brand new smartphone from Globe — the Xiaomi Mi3. Check out the details below on how to join.

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.

April 24, 2014

Xiaomi to enter Philippine market this year

Popular Chinese consumer electronics company, Xiaomi, has announced that it is set to introduce its products to ten new markets, including the Philippines, this 2014.

April 17, 2014

Xperia Z, ZL, ZR, and Tablet Z to get KitKat updates

We’ve reported on Sony promising an Android KitKat update for devices like the Sony Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR, and Xperia Tablet Z last month. True enough, the company kept its word by announcing the schedule of when it will roll out which means it will also follow here in the Philippines.

February 18, 2014

7 must-have apps for Manila’s Traffic Armageddon

ABS-CBN has reported that yesterday might be the beginning of the so-called ‘Traffic Armageddon’ in Manila due to the construction of the Skyway 3 project and the NAIAEx phase 2 project. It was foreseen that traffic volume in EDSA would increase by more than half, so it’s inevitable that we’ll get stuck in traffic. Here […]

January 20, 2014

NVidia Shield Review

Every once in a while, we’d encounter a device that’s completely new and out-of-the-box that it challenges the way we do things. Sometimes, it’s just a matter of showcasing what a company’s potential for a new product category. The NVidia Shield is somewhere in between.

December 29, 2013

Nokia Lumia 1520 Review

Globally announced back in November during our coverage in Abu Dhabi, the Nokia Lumia 1520 is set to arrive in the Philippines on January 2014. Check out our full review of the Nokia Lumia 1520 after the jump.

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