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August 24, 2014

Top 5 Crazy Filipino Gadget Buying Habits

With the many years of experience buying gadgets and also selling gadgets, we’ve encountered a lot of Filipino behavior that can be really irritating or frustrating at times. We list down the top 5 gadget buying habits of fellow Pinoys and tell us if this is true.

December 04, 2012

Smart’s also accepting reservations for the iPhone 5

Needless to say, Smart isn’t gonna let Globe just take all the attention come December 14. Smart has also added a reservation page on their website for the iPhone 5.

August 03, 2012

Should I stay with iOS or shift to Android?

Let me start this article by giving you a brief background on how I started shifting from one mobile ecosystem to another. Like most people, my first love was with Nokia and its Symbian OS. Not because it is a revolutionary OS but primarily because I don’t really have any choice.

May 08, 2012

Cherry Mobile Magnum 2X Review

We know that this may be out-dated by all standards but we never really had the chance to do a full review of the dual-core smartphone from Cherry Mobile locally known as the Magnum 2X. Now that we have a review unit from the Philippine-based cellphone manufacturer, we thought to give it a fair airtime.

May 03, 2012

Sony-Ericsson MW600 Bluetooth Headset, FM Radio

Along with the Sony-Ericsson Live View, we also received this Sony-Ericsson MW600 Hi-Fi Wireless Headset and FM Radio and if you’re wondering if we’re also giving it away, jump over to the bottom part to see how you can score this one too.

May 27, 2011

Poll: Design vs. Specs or Functionality?

With the hundreds and thousands of comments we get regarding all sort of gadgets (including cars), there’s almost always a big line that divides people who prefer design and people who prefer specs or functionality.

January 28, 2011

The Case for SIM Card Registration

The recent string of bombings in the country has prompted the debate over pre-paid SIM card registration. This is because the bombers used a cellphone to remotely trigger the bomb on the bus in EDSA.

December 06, 2010

BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 Review

I’ve been using smartphones for more than half a decade now having tried almost all types of smartphones except for one, the BlackBerry. Five years ago, BlackBerry would be synonymous to enterprise phones. An ordinary consumer wouldn’t even dare to get one. But now, it’s totally different. You’d see normal people carrying a BlackBerry even […]

September 13, 2010

Apple iPhone 4 Review

Apple has yet to release the iPhone 4 in the Philippines via its exclusive carrier Globe Telecom. Even before then, a lot has been said about this 4th generation iPhone — from the supposed antenna issues, the Retina Display, to Face Time and the modified form of multi-tasking feature. So check out our review of […]

July 19, 2010

Cherry Mobile’s Trident plagued with problems

(Updated with Cherry Mobile‘s response) Just barely 2 weeks from the release of Cherry Mobile‘s Trident Q300, reports of numerous problems has started to spread in forums.

May 02, 2010

10 Ways to Save on Electricity

So we just got our latest Meralco billing and the amount went up by 60% to Php14k from March to April. It’s the first time the bill went past ten grand in my entire life while living here in Metro Manila.

April 15, 2010

A Call for Standards on Mobile Handset Cables

I mean, both the chargers and the data cables (since in some handsets, they are one and the same). We have tons of them — the mini-USB, the micro-USB, serial cable, the SE, Samsung and LG proprietary ports, the iPhone, the HTC ports and so many more.

April 10, 2010

Bluetooth’s Awkward Position in Notebooks

A number of low-cost and entry-level notebook manufacturers have opted to skip integrated Bluetooth modems in their units in favor of a lower price-point. And they’ve got good reasons to do so.

April 03, 2009

Odysseylive Reboots: Interview with Jay Fonacier

Starting this month, I will be doing regular feature interviews with local start-ups, internet entrepreneurs, executives of blue-chip companies and interesting web personalities to add to the mix of topics I’m covering for this blog. For this month, I’d like to check back on Odysseylive and talked to President & Managing Director, R. Jay Fonacier, […]

February 01, 2009

Why Copyright Infringement is a touchy subject?

While discussing cases of copyright infringement over a dinner meeting the other night, I was told that when such cases go public and pushes thru in the courts, it becomes a sensitive issue — it’s because all of us have committed some copyright infringement of some sort at one time or another.

August 18, 2008

Are netbooks making Linux more mainstream?

Ever since the netbooks (UMPCs, ultraportables and whatever else they call them) came into the market, Linux has had its share of exposures to the mainstream consumers. They’ve been received well, IMO, but the question remains — are the netbooks really making Linux more mainstream?

January 31, 2008

X-Mini Capsule Speaker

This little package came in early this week and I was curious where it came from. After unwrapping, the red spherical-shaped gadget around the size of an egg is actually a portable speaker.

September 21, 2007

2008 Beijing Olympics and Other Links

I would have wanted to go to the 2008 Beijing Olympics next year but it looks like those much coveted tickets are very, very hard to get by so I’m scrapping that plan on my wish list for 2008 (that’s where all my Mabuhay Miles credits would have gone to).

November 30, 2006

How to be tech-ready for a typhoon like Reming?

When the last typhoon Milenyo hit the entire Luzon grid, most people were caught unaware and since the devastation was beyond normal, a lot of people were affected. If you’re running a business like mine which has no borders, you’d end up with a huge problem supporting your clients who didn’t suffer your same fate […]

June 23, 2006

Google’s new Content Referral Network

Google is currently testing it’s CPA campaign called Content Referral Network. CPA means cost-per-action and differs from the regular AdSense CPC method because CPA requires that a visitor clicks AND performs an action — like filling up a form, buying a product or service. A copy of the Google invitation to the network can be […]

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