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March 27, 2014

DIY smartphone Project Ara: What are your specs?

So we’ve seen Samsung’s Galaxy S5 flagship phone. There’s also Sony’s Xperia Z2 and even the All-new HTC One. With these companies giving us a set of fixed specs, I say forget about all the hoopla for a second and instead, you tell us what you want to see in your smartphone when Google’s DIY […]

September 12, 2013

Phonebloks, a Lego-esque modular smartphone

A Dutch designer has come up with an interesting concept for a smartphone called Phonebloks that lets users replace and upgrade parts similar to what you do with a Lego block.

December 01, 2009

Smart Unlimited Blackberry Prepaid Plans

Smart is setting first in the Blackberry service in the Philippines by offering prepaid plans on a daily or weekly basis. This is pretty good news for those who have open-line BB phones bought without a post-paid plan before.

June 25, 2009

Surf Friendster WAP All Day for Php20

Friendster and Globe Telecom has partnered to provide all day surfing on their phones to the Friendster Mobile site for only Php20.

March 24, 2008

Jollibee WAP Delivery

You can now order a Chicken Joy meal over your mobile phone’s Smart WAP site. Was just informed last week that the new Jollibee Delivery service is available on the Smart 3G Portal.

March 04, 2008

Use Smart 3G, Win an Asus Eee PC

Been getting this text messages from Smart for week now. I usually automatically delete SMS alerts but this one is some kind of contest/promo for their Smart 3G service. That prompted me to pause and check the message.

July 21, 2014

DTC Gear (GE3A): A Feature Phone with 4500mAh battery

We’ve come to rely on our smartphones for almost everything, but in times of calamities and lengthy power outages, even the most powerful smartphone turns to nothing but a paper weight. That’s when the new DTC Gear (GE3A) comes in to the picture, a Dual-SIM feature phone that has a 4500mAh battery with flashlight and […]

April 17, 2014

A working Project Ara phone only costs under Php4,400

Google shows off a prototype version of the module-based Project Ara along with a list of updates that you need to know if you’re interested about the upcoming build-it-yourself smartphone. The company is confident that building a working Project Ara would only cost under $100 or around Php4,400.

March 27, 2014

#TBTH: We look back at 20 years of Internet in the PH

In March 1994, the Philippines was first connected to the internet. twenty years hence, a lot has changed in the way we communicate, work, learn and make friends.

January 05, 2014

Cherry Mobile G1 Watch Phone first impressions

Barely 4 days before Christmas when Cherry Mobile officially announced that the Cherry Mobile G1 Watch Phone. We wanted to purchase a unit in SM North EDSA but, when we arrived there, we we’re disappointed as all the units were pre-sold already.

October 22, 2013

Live Blog: Nokia World 2013, Abu Dhabi

Finally able to make it to the Nokia World 2013 event here in Abu Dhabi after so many last minute changes and rushed processing. We’ll be covering the event live here from St. Regis Island Resort for announcements on new Nokia smartphones and tablets.

August 21, 2013

BlackBerry Q5 lands, priced at Php18,690

Due to the metro-wide flooding in the last couple of days, the official launch and release of the BlackBerry Q5 was moved from last night to August 24. In any case, the handset should be available in stores by then for only Php18,690.

July 28, 2013

Nokia Asha 501 Review

When you first look at the Nokia Asha 501, you might think it’s a smaller Lumia. The solid and beautiful build is wrapped by a matte polycarbonate body and the device runs on Nokia’s totally new Asha Platform. Is it cute enough to make the cut? Find out in our full review.

May 29, 2013

Alcatel One Touch Idol Review

With the trend of smartphones getting thinner, lighter and yet packing more features, it’s not only seen in flagship phones but into mid-range phones as well. Let’s see if the Alcatel One Touch Idol proves its worthiness.

April 21, 2013

Globe releases Galaxy S4 postpaid plans

Globe has already published on their website their postpaid plans for the Samsung Galaxy S4.

February 15, 2013

Samsung outs new REX Series feature phones

Samsung has just announced its new set of smart feature phones for emerging markets – the Samsung REX Series.

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.

February 09, 2013

What is your mobile phone history?

Most of us have owned a number of handsets in the past but can you still remember all of them? I tried recalling my mobile phone history, starting from the turn of the century when Nokia was the king, all the way to the present glory of Android and iOS smartphones. Here’s what I came […]

October 19, 2012

Samsung holds 2-day Galaxy Note 2 trade-in at MOA

In line with the local debut of the new Samsung Galaxy Note 2, the company will be holding a trade-in event starting tomorrow until Sunday at the Mall of Asia Atrium. Get as much 50% discount when you swap your old/current smartphone to the SGN2.

September 09, 2012

How much would an iPhone 5 LTE cost in the Philippines?

The Apple iPhone 5 is set to be announced next week (Wednesday, September 12) and the WSJ reports that it will be LTE-capable. While we are excited that we might also be experiencing super-fast 100Mbps mobile internet speeds, we’re also worried how much it will cost.

April 25, 2012

The New iPad (or iPad 3) Review

Much has been said about the new iPad — stating with the “new” name, the same old design, the slightly beefed profile and the underwhelming specs. Only one thing remains and that’s the hyped up, beyond-HD display. Check out our full review of the new iPad after the break.

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.

September 02, 2011

m.Globe portal offers free Facebook, Twitter & Email

Globe has just launched their new mobile portal, called m.Globe, that offers free access to Globe services and feeds to your Twitter and Facebook accounts.

August 26, 2011

ZTE’s HSPA+ Pocket WiFi selling for Php7,500

Looks like an HSPA+ capable pocket WiFi is now available in the grey market — we spotted one a week ago over at TPC, a ZTE MF60 4G, selling for Php7,500.

June 26, 2011

Casiño charges NTC under telco’s payroll

Rep. Teddy Casiño made a bold charge against NTC Commissioners that they may be under the payroll of telcos, citing that the Commission has not made any strong regulatory powers over the telcos for the longest time.

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