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March 08, 2010

Why is 4G/WiMax in the Philippines slow?

While WiMax has been introduced in the country for some time now, people are still complaining it’s not really fast. So, yes, 1MBps isn’t really fast but can we really afford 10Mbps right now?

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, 2010

WiMax Round-Up: Globe vs Smart vs Wi-Tribe

I think we’re a bit fortunate to have 3 competing WiMax providers in the Philippines — there’s Globe, Smart and Liberty Telecoms. But just like the existing 3G networks that have been rolled out for years, WiMax is also dependent on location.

June 29, 2010

Malaysia gets 1st WiMax built-in laptops

Packet 1 Networks (P1) Malaysia, together with Intel launched the country’s first WiMax-Ready 4G laptops today.

June 15, 2009

Globe WiMax expands to Visayas, Mindanao

Last Thursday, Globe Telecom and Intel Philippines officially announced the formal launching of WiMax in the Philippines.

June 10, 2009

Globe on Tattoo, WiMax and GPON 100Mps

Yesterday, Globe presented a round-up of their internet services for residential customers. One particular service I only learned of that day was GPON or the Gigabit-capable Passive Optical Network, a fiber-to-the-home technology.

March 30, 2009

The State of WiMax: What’s the real deal?

A couple of days ago, I attended a WiMax forum hosted by Intel Philippines. They are helping push the use of WiMax in emerging markets where there are very low but fast growing PC users. Why?

March 26, 2009

Globe WiMax Internet is here!

Just got an SMS confirmation from Globe that they’ve already rolled out and servicing customers on their WiMax network. I’m still getting the details but the Inquirer ran the story last night that it will be 512Kbps at Php799 per month. This service will certainly be competing against Smart Bro’s Fixed Wireless offering.

February 21, 2008

Mobile WiMax: So near yet so far.

A short news report today from Inquirer says that Mobile WiMax in the Philippines will be rolled out by the end of the year. Could this be the Globe Innove and Intel Philippines WiMax service I blogged about last October?

October 28, 2007

Globe Innove to launch WiMax Service in 2008

Got this from a reliable source and the scoop was Innove is partnering with Intel Philippines to roll out a commercial WiMax service this April 2008.

October 20, 2007

WiMax is 3G?

This seems to be a very interesting development. The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has approved WiMax, a non-cellular telecommunications technology, as part of the union’s 3G standards.

June 07, 2012

Computex: Fujitsu Arrow Z ISW13F

Here’s another Tegra 3 Android smartphone we’ll never get to see in the Philippines but the Fujitsu Arrow Z ISW13F looks like the most feature-packed smartphone we’ve ever seen here in Computex.

June 11, 2011

Sapido Mobile Router as 3G/4G Hotspot

Bought a Sapido 3G Mobile router last year as a possible replacement for my SmartBro Share-It. So I’m just waiting for my 24-month contract to expire so I could completely move up to this set-up in the car. But then, the local distributor met up with me early this week and showed me their whole […]

December 14, 2010

Lenovo launches Core i3 ThinkPad Edge 11

Another thin and light ultraportable, the ThinkPad Edge 11, was launched yesterday by Lenovo Philippines during the awarding ceremonies for the Quest for Oldest ThinkPad at the Digital Alley in Greenbelt 3.

October 26, 2010

Huawei Ideos X6 takes on the CM Magnum HD

So it looks like Cherry Mobile is not the only one to bring out an affordable 4.1″, 1GHz Snapdragon, Android 2.2 powered smartphone to the market. Huawei launched the Ideos X6 and should be out in Hong Kong first before landing to the Philippines.

August 14, 2010

How the Google-Verizon deal affect us?

There’s been a lot of debate surrounding the recent deal between Google and Verizon regarding net neutrality. Some even say that Google has sold out just to get a the ball rolling. But what does this deal got to do with us here in the Philippines?

February 09, 2010

Wi-Tribe 4G Broadband Launched

I actually deferred writing about it last December as requested by telco insiders but looks like the cat is finally out the hat. Wi-Tribe Philippines did a soft launch recently offering WiMax broadband internet in Metro Manila.

January 05, 2010

Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t is a Multi-touch Tablet

Lenovo today announced their next generation netbook, the IdeaPad S10-3t, which is actually a capacitive, multi-touch tablet PC. There are 2 models actually — the Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3 and the S10-3t.

December 31, 2009

Our Biggest Tech Stories of 2009

Looking back in the last 12 months, we’ve seen quite a number of exciting developments and news that we broke here on YugaTech. Let’s do a quick run down here before the year ends.

December 27, 2009

Poll: Movers and Shakers of 2009

As we come close to the end of 2009, I look back at the number of technological advances and innovations, more specifically in the Philippines. There are so many of them that I thought we’d do a poll and pick out which one stands out from the rest and made huge impact to a lot […]

August 22, 2009

Why do Filipinos still think 3G is expensive?

Even today, I still hear a lot of people saying or commenting hat 3G internet in the Philippines is still expensive. Yeah, it’s not that very cheap but I don’t think it’s expensive either.

July 29, 2009

Lenovo ThinkPad T400s launched

Lenovo Philippines today launched a new ultralight and slim laptop for the business and enterprise market — several variants of the Lenovo ThinkPad T400s series.

May 07, 2009

MSI XSlim X340 launched and priced

MSI Philippines officially launched the MSI XSlim X340 today, the thinnest notebook coming out of its XSeries line (or less often referred to as “the challenger to the Macbook Air”).

March 13, 2009

MSI X340 Ultra Slim Notebook coming soon

A marketing officer revealed in an email that MSI’s upcoming X-Slim X340 Notebook will definitely arrive in the Philippines next quarter and based on previous reports, could be as early as April.

January 05, 2009

What I want to see in 2009?

This is more like a wish list rather than a prediction for the year 2009 with specific focus on the Philippine tech landscape. Hopefully, we’d be able to see some of the items on the list become a reality before the year ends.

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