So many choices! If you’re indifferent about the specific iPhone model you want and really just want .. an iPhone, it looks like the sweet spot for unlimited data on LTE would be the following: – the iPhone 5c (16GB) on Plan 2000 for the UNLI Surf plan so you get your bottomless Internet package … Continue reading Smart iPhone 5s and 5c Postpaid Plans
Several weeks ago I reviewed the first BlackBerry 10 handheld to hit local shores, the BB Z10. It was essentially the Canadian company’s foray into a revamped OS to keep up with the ever-changing market. In that review I basically spelled out how the new OS is both condemning and innovative: the new OS doesn’t … Continue reading BlackBerry Q10 with QWERTY keyboard and LTE available TODAY for PHp 31,990.00
Before we talk about the BlackBerry I’d like to momentarily digress you, the reader, to a time back in the year 2000 when a company known as 3COM unveiled their new trade name under Palm Inc. It was, henceforth the company that brought memorable palm pilot devices such as the m515, the Zire, Tungsten, Lifedrive … Continue reading A review of the BlackBerry Z10
EDIT: Jim Ayson from SMART noted that the USD $25k cost for a badge is not accurate. Post edited to reflect this. Quoting Jim from G+ “Well let’s just say that Foursquare is a very close partner, we worked it out! We also worked with them very collaboratively on this project and the mechanics of … Continue reading The First Official Foursquare Badge in the Philippines
If it’s one thing gamers will never compromise, it’s their Internet connection. The launch of Diablo III has prompted gamers around the country to scrutinize the quality of their Internet connectivity. As a fan myself, I really take these things seriously and no amount of marketing BS will convince me otherwise. The proof is in … Continue reading Diablo 3 Day I Pitstop: How’s your Internet Connection?
Confirmed: Tweets were going around the circles of SMART employees. #SMARTGalaxyS3 is in fact real. But it’s different when you see it on SMART’s official Twitter account. Lots of clues leading up to the announcement. Jean Ong (@jeanong75) of SMART posted this little beauty 2 days ago on Instagram: … which was then RT’d by … Continue reading SMART Communications has the Samsung Galaxy S3
Last week I asked Nokia if I could have a look at their drool-worthy Lumia 900. As a former Windows Phone user (I had not yet upgraded to the latest Mango 7.5), I was curious to know why the 900 series had won so many industry awards and, after finally getting to hold one in … Continue reading Hands on with the Nokia Lumia 900 running Windows Phone 7.5
I’ve been a loyal SMART subscriber for more than 8 long years and I’ve always seen them as the better network (which is also why I chose to work with them). This commercial finally captures their brand equity. I wouldn’t have stuck with them for this long if their service was crap.
Yesterday we asked you how far your P50.00 a day could go. We mostly talked about apps you can download from the iTunes store but really, an app is an app … is an app! So the word’s out today. The PLDT-Smart group have released a new home office promo which sounds mighty attractive: for … Continue reading P50.00 a day can get you a Netbook and Home Internet
Wow what a year. Just being at the cusp of a new year makes me realize how short time is, yet the irony of also realizing how you’ve actually done a lot in the past 365 days. To my friends and family, thank you for everything and may the new year greet us with one … Continue reading My Year in Photos
The Inquirer reported this evening that SMART Communications would be offering the new Apple iPhone 4S come end of 2011. Quote: MANILA, Philippines—Wireless telecommunications giant Smart Communications is set to heat up competition in the offering of telco services bundled with Apple products with the rollout of Apple’s game-changing smartphone iPhone to premium subscribers within … Continue reading SMART Communications to offer iPhone 4S by end 2011
In an ever changing world We lead you to a bold new future. This is the new SMART Communications. As unveiled by the Black Eyed Peas. That is all. #newSMART (click for bigger image)
Been using an app called Locate these past few days. Simply put, it’s a localized search service that runs on any Android device. The app is developed by Smart Communications but as it is in the Android Marketplace, you don’t need to be a SMART subscriber to use it. As long as you’re on Android … Continue reading Hands on with Locate for Android
SMART x HTC from Styles Entertainment Group on Vimeo. Summary of the SMART + HTC Partnership party and the launch of the HTC ChaCha Facebook phone. This event trended on Twitter worldwide.
I can’t remember — was it 8 glasses of Grey Goose on Sprite? Basta. As far as I can remember everything was a blur. SMART and HTC were giving out ChaCha and Sensation smartphones like there was a huge surplus and the event was trending worldwide on Twitter for a couple of hours. That event … Continue reading The #SMARTHTC Event was trending worldwide on Twitter