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June 02, 2014

Cebu Pacific Air now with In-flight WiFi via OnAir

We just took a Cebu Pacific flight from Manila to Taiwan this evening to attend the annual Computex exhibition in Taipei.

May 22, 2014

Free Metro Manila WiFi Act of 2014 filed at the Senate

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto has filed Senate Bill No. 2232 or the “Free Metro Manila WiFi Act of 2014” which will mandate the government to provide free wireless internet access in key locations in the National Capital Region (NCR).

March 17, 2014

Hands-on: ZTE MF90 LTE Pocket WiFi

The successor to the ZTE MF80 pocket WiFi from 2 years ago is the new ZTE MF90 which is now an LTE modem as well. This new model was officially released last month by MSI-ECS.

March 02, 2014

WiFi Networks vulnerable to virus attacks, study shows

A group of talented individuals over at the University of Liverpool, spearheaded by Network Security Professor Allan Marshall, has developed a virus called Chameleon which not only can infiltrate “poorly managed” Routers and Access Points, but also effectively spread to other wireless devices, particularly in a dense populated area where Wi-Fi networks are abundant.

January 22, 2014

Sony Xperia Z Ultra WiFi-only tablet now official in Japan

Sony Japan has just made official the WiFi-only tablet version of its popular large-screened smartphone, the Xperia Z Ultra.

January 11, 2014

AT&T Unite LTE Pocket WiFi while roaming in the US

Since I have a back to back event coverage here in the US (CES in Las Vegas and NAIAS in Detroit) my initial plan was to subscribe to the Globe-AT&T roaming promo which is $15 a day. However, I will be here for 10 days so that’s going to be $150 at the very least. […]

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 17, 2013

Nikon outs D5300 DSLR, 24MP with built-in WiFi

Nikon has just announced their latest DSLR that comes with a 24 megapixel sensor, 3.2-inch vari-angle LCD monitor and built-in WiFi – the D5300.

October 16, 2013

Firebox iKettle: Water heater with WiFi!

You know that punch line Eat Bulaga hosts use to say during Juan for All, All for Juan segment? Well, the shit sort of got real, and it comes in the form of the Firebox iKettle – a WiFi-enabled water heater that can be wirelessly controlled using a smartphone through a downloadable app.

October 10, 2013

Are Manila’s Bus Stops & WiFi Waiting Sheds reliable?

“We did not build a Wi-Fi hotspot with a shed. We put up waiting sheds in bus stops with an add-on Internet connection.” – that was the premise behind Manila’s new project in improving public transportation. While most people do liked the idea, a few people thought otherwise. I tried it myself and found my […]

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.

July 31, 2013

Sierra Wireless 4G/LTE pocket WiFi review

While scouring the web for good gadget deals, my friend came across this rather inexpensive 4G/LTE pocket Wi-Fi from Sierra Wireless/NetGear that’s being sold for only Php5,000 at Sulit. But apparently, there’s more to it than meets the eye.

July 29, 2013

Parrot AR Drone 2.0: WiFi-controlled Quadricopter

This is the latest acquisition in our gadget collection — the Parrot AR Drone 2.0. It’s a WiFi-controlled quadricopter with a built-in HD video recorder that stores directly into the smartphone or tablet.

July 16, 2013

SM management limits free WiFi access

Whenever, I’m at an SM Mall, I immediately connect to their free Wi-Fi service to keep my feeds updated all throughout my stay. But just recently when I was at the SM Mall of Asia, I noticed that the Wi-Fi connection on my Nexus 4 was automatically disconnected.

July 11, 2013

Philippine Airlines now with WiFi and Cellular on board

Last April, Philippine Airlines (PAL) announced that they will start offering in-flight WiFi internet and call/test roaming in some of their regional routes by mid-year. It’s already July and we’ve now seen them putting this service in place.

June 17, 2013

Samsung NX300 comes with WiFi and NFC

The recently launched Samsung NX300 is one feature-packed camera. Aside from the built-in WiFi (Direct Link), it also features NFC for better connectivity with other smartphones and tablets.

May 18, 2013

Blogging at 30,000 feet with Gogo In-Flight WiFi Internet

Been hearing about all that in-flight WiFi in the US for a year now and we’ve also reported that local carriers Cebu Pacific and PAL will also offer them. This time, we got to try the in-flight internet service during our trip from Orlando to Detroit.

April 01, 2013

PAL to offer in-flight calling and WiFi internet

Philippine Airlines has announced that they will soon start offering in-flight calling and WiFi internet connection to its passengers for select Airbuses.

March 23, 2013

Fujifilm launches FinePix XP200 & S8400W WiFi cameras

Fujifilm has just launched two new cameras with WiFi capabilities — the ruggedized FinePix XP200 and the 44x zoom FinePix S8400W.

February 20, 2013

Samsung unveils WiFi-only model of Galaxy Camera

The Samsung Galaxy Camera, though a unique and exciting proposition, isn’t exactly a huge hit to consumers because of some of the things that’s going against it. One aspect in particular that didn’t endear to the buyers is its asking price. Sammy’s looking to fix that by unveiling Wi-Fi only version of their Hybrid device.

February 19, 2013

Giveway: Huawei E5151 Pocket WiFi

Last month, we featured Huawei’s new pocket WiFi — the E5151. The router supports up to 10 devices and has provisions for a LAN or ethernet port.

February 12, 2013

Hands-On: Huawei E589 LTE Pocket WiFi

Now that both Globe and Smart have rolled out their respective LTE networks, both have also offered LTE pricing plans for subscribers. Aside from the iPhone 5, one of the more important devices that you can use to connect to the LTE network is the Huawei E589.

February 12, 2013

Nokia announces dual-SIM and WiFi capable Asha 310

Nokia has just announced the newest member of its Asha line of smartphones with dual-SIM and WiFi capabilities, the Nokia Asha 310.

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.

January 19, 2013

Huawei E5151 adds LAN port to Pocket WiFi

Huawei’s newest iteration of their pocket WiFi is slightly different from the previous ones. The E5151 comes with a built-in LAN port just in case you want to hook it up to a wired line.

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