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March 10, 2014

Funny and amazing stuff about tech in the Philippines

From being the text messaging capital of the world to becoming one of the top IT outsourcing hubs in the planet, the Philippines has certainly achieved a lot especially when it comes to anything that involves tech. For that we’re going to list some of the funny and amazing stuff about the technology industry in […]

January 11, 2014

You can now buy and sell Bitcoins in the Philippines

Bitcoin, a popular online digital currency which also known as the “gold for nerds”, can now be bought and sold here in the Philippines.

September 28, 2013

WhatsOnSale, all the best deals and promos in one app

Scouring establishments for sales, discounts, promos and best deals are often times challenging especially if you don’t know where to look and what to look for. With WhatsOnSale, bargain hunters will be able to easily discover what’s on sale around the Metro simply by using this app.

June 17, 2013

Using Western Union for Gadget Purchases Abroad

We regularly buy gadgets to review straight from the US and other regional countries like HK or Taiwan. These are the rare ones or the models that have been released ahead of everyone else. Most of the time, we purchase it online and use our credit card. On other times, we borrow money or credit […]

June 12, 2013

Subscribers complain over Smart Freedom Day Sale

Smart is holding a whole-day Independence Day Sale today. This is a nationwide sale for folks who subscribe to their postpaid line, the Smart Freedom Plan. However, reports are coming in from around the country that the sale was in complete chaos and disarray.

March 06, 2013

PLDT hits pay dirt, reports 12% profit growth

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company has recently reported an increase of almost 12-percent (11.99%) on its consolidated income in 2012 which amounts to Php35.5B compared to Php31.7B in the previous year. The company credits this profit upsurge to the success it garnered from various business branches including the acquisition of DigiTel (Sun Cellular).

November 11, 2012

PhotoFast i-FlashDrive HD for iPod, iPhone and iPad

Saw this little USB device in action last week and was impressed by how easy and usable it is especially for iDevice users who tend to carry a lot of media files and transfer them between from and to their laptops/PCs.

November 08, 2012

Lessons we can learn from the DataBlitz vs. XPlay fiasco

The recent round of news stemming from the NBI raid of DataBlitz stores around the metro has given us quite an insight on how the machinations of distributorship comes into play.

August 07, 2012

Online Guide: Relief Operations on Metro Manila Floods

It’s been raining the entire week but the last two days have been the heaviest. Majority of the areas in Metro Manila and nearby areas are flooded. Suspension of classes, work and gov’t offices have been raised since this morning. We’ve collated all important online information you can refer to for efforts during situations like […]

May 16, 2012

House of Marley lands in the Philippines

Yesterday marks the official launch of the House of Marley in the Philippines. Established by the late Bob Marley’s 6th son and professional football player Rohan Marley, The House of Marley aims to commemorate his father’s legacy and vision of a peaceful world united by one love.

January 17, 2012

Jollibee taps into NFC-touting HappyPlus Card

Jollibee (and other sister companies) is riding into the NFC craze (near-field communication) with the introduction of an NFC-powered privilege card called HappyPlus.

January 02, 2012

Noontec PowerMe 9000 powers up to 6x your smartphone

If you’re a heavy gadget user and have a number of power-hungry devices you bring along with you all the time, a regular portable battery might not be enough. I normally bring 2 or 3 batteries with me with a total power rating of around 8,800mAh.

December 17, 2011

Smart spent a bazillion for the iPhone 4S launch

It’s no secret that Smart was so excited to have the iPhone 4S on their stable so they had a huge welcome party during the Camp Out event at the Rockwell, Powerplant at midnight of December 15, 2011.

December 02, 2011

Delsey Luggage Video Contest Winners

The folks from Delsey Philippines have gone thru all the video entries and picked their favorite one to bring home a Delsey luggage. Check out the winning video after the jump.

September 26, 2011

Contest: Where will you be on September 30?

This is the second part of our contest, which is sponsored by McDonald’s for their 30th anniversary. This time, we’ll be doing a little bit of twist for another photo contest. Read on and see how you can win a Php1k McDo GC and some McDo Premium Items.

September 08, 2011

Contest: Match that McDo@30 store!

This week, McDonalds is sponsoring a little something-something for our readers in celebration of their 30 years in the business. And if you’re a regular McDo visitor, this should be like a walk in the park.

August 03, 2011

MMDA Traffic Navigator FTW!

Been using the MMDA Traffic Monitoring system for several weeks now but have not really blogged about it since I was waiting for an Android App or an iPad App. But, it looks like TV5 and MMDA has already officially launched the service the other night after being on beta for about a month.

July 15, 2011

Smart intros new Unli Call & Text Plan 599

So Smart’s putting unlimited calling and texting on their postpaid plan for just Php599 per month with the Unli Call & Text Plan 599.

November 03, 2009

HP Mini 311 now on sale for Php28,990

Now that didn’t took so long — the HP Mini 311 is now available and selling for Php28,990 in Complink and eHub stores. This according to a couple people who bought it this week-end and left comments here.

November 06, 2008

GE Money Bank ATM crashes

For the past week, all ATM machines of GE Money Bank went offline because of a system-wide crash. The bank has been frantically fixing the problem ever since.

August 24, 2008

MSI Wind U90 sells for Php19,500

Apparently, the 8.9-inch MSI Wind U90 is also available in the Philippines and selling for Php19,500 at selected branches of PC Corner. Now the cheap Acer Aspire One has a strong competitor in the sub-20k 9″ UMPC segment.

November 06, 2007

Updates from the Plex

Some noteworthy updates from the Googleplex. The rumored GPhone ain’t real, some Western Union problems for Google AdSense, the Google OpenSocial goes live and a little disappointing plus more news from Mountain View.

May 16, 2007

Officially Supporting Auction.ph

Yesterday, I formally signed the contract with Auction.ph as one of their endorsers. I first met with them just over a week ago and discussed how they could improve the main site, Auction.ph, and their bloggers affiliate campaign which is AdAuction.

May 25, 2005

Chicken Inasal

A pride of the Illonggo delicacy, the inasal nga manok (grilled chicken) is an all-time favorite. The pecho (thigh) is the only chicken part I really enjoyed eating but most people prefer the paa (leg) because it is juicier. Chicken inasal is best enjoyed with sinamak, aged palm vinegar with ginger, onion, garlic, and lots […]

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