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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.

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.

January 26, 2013

Asus WL-330NUL is world’s smallest WiFi router

Asus just announced what could be the world’s smallest router. If you look at the device, it looks just like one of their USB to LAN adapter which they include with every Zenbook they ship.

November 23, 2011

Wireless-N WiFi Repeater

Saw something similar to this one about a year ago from Edimax and it was a cool way to extend WiFi range within the house or building. This one is even simpler and cheaper — a Wireless-N WiFi Repeater that plugs directly into the wall socket.

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.

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.

August 22, 2009

Edimax nLite WiFi USB Adapter

I got about 3 or 4 WiFi USB dongles at home to hook up desktop PCs and media players to the wireless network. This one sent in by PCTrends is way smaller — it’s the Wireless nLITE Mini-size USB Adapter — probably the smallest out there right now.

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.

February 18, 2015

MSI GS70 2QE Stealth Gaming Notebook Review

Gaming laptops used to be thick and power-hungry mean machines that calling it portable computers almost seem inappropriate. Thanks to technological advancements, however, manufacturers like MSI can now produce notebook PCs – such as the GS70 2QE Stealth we have here – that’s thin enough to be mistaken for a first gen ultrabook, yet powerful […]

February 13, 2015

7 nice tricks you can use on the Huawei Mate 7

Huawei released the Ascend Mate 7 a couple of months ago. The handset is the best and most powerful smartphone the Chinese company has ever released. It also came with a lot of nice tricks and features.

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 […]

January 28, 2015

O+ 360 Extreme Quick Review

Announced late last year, the O+ 360 Extreme is the company’s latest addition to the O+ 360 family of smartphones. It features a 5.5-inch HD display, 360 Touch Technology, and powered by a MediaTek octa-core CPU and Android KitKat. To make the offer more attractive, the company included a couple of freebies in the package […]

January 19, 2015

Lenovo Vibe X2 Review

In December of 2013, Lenovo released the Vibe X which is a very nice device with decent specs but commands a high price given its limitations. Almost a year later, the company released its successor, the Vibe X2, now with better specs, build and design. Not to mention, a cheaper launch price compared to its […]

January 09, 2015

O+ Fab Elite 2.0 Review

We gave our first impressions with the O+ Fab Elite 2.0 last December. After weeks of using it, some impressions stayed the same and more came in. Will this 6.5” phablet from O+ be a worthy device for your big pockets? Read on to find out.

January 07, 2015

Intel Compute Stick is a $149 pocketable PC

Intel recently unveiled the Compute Stick, an affordable Windows-powered PC that is small enough to fit in your pockets.

December 26, 2014

Happy Mobile Oracle Review

Happy Mobile, a new player in the local smartphone market, unveiled last month the Oracle – a dual-SIM Android that features a 5-inch OGS IPS HD display, MediaTek octa-core CPU, Android KitKat, and a body that is 6.6mm thin. We already have a number of local brands to choose from when it comes to affordable […]

December 24, 2014

DTC Jupiter Plus Quick Review

Last week, we reviewed the 6-inch DTC Fiesta Plus, and now we’re going to take a look at the company’s handier and slightly more affordable device – the Jupiter Plus. It has a 4.7-inch HD IPS display, a body that looks similar to the HTC One, and a price tag that is under Php8k.

December 17, 2014

DTC Fiesta Plus Quick Review

Looking for an Android smartphone that features a huge display with an affordable price? Then you might want to take a look at the DTC Fiesta Plus. It has a huge 6-inch display, quad-core CPU, 13 megapixel camera, 2,700mAh battery, and a sub-Php10k price tag. Find out what this phablet can offer by reading our […]

December 09, 2014

ASUS Zenfone 5 Lite Quick Review

The ASUS Zenfone 5 won the hearts of many Filipinos with its balance of good specs and price. Now we have the more affordable ASUS Zenfone 5 Lite (A502CG) which sports a toned-down version of its sibling. Will its lower price point justify the downgrade of its internals? We find out in this quick review.

November 29, 2014

Nokia Lumia 830 Review

The Lumia 830 is one of the last few Windows Phone smartphones to carry the Nokia brand. It’s a mid-range device but sports a PureView camera and a beautiful design and build that reminds us of its flagship brother, the Lumia 930. Is the Nokia Lumia 830 worth buying? Find out by reading our full […]

November 19, 2014

Acer Iconia Tab 8 Review

The local tablet scene is already flooded with Android tablets. There are those with very low price tags but with mediocre build, specs and performance, and there are those good-looking and powerful ones but are heavy in the pockets. The Acer Iconia Tab 8 (A1-840FHD), on the other hand, is a kind of slate that […]

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