Smart Bro Rocket Chic, the Internet Dongle Designed for Women

    Smart Communications recently launched the Smart Bro Rocket Chic, an internet dongle specially designed for women.  The Rocket Chic is a 4G internet dongle just like the Rocket Plug-it but with a metallic pink finish that’s aimed at female users. Smart describes the finish as “glossy pink acrylic finish” and features a sliding … [Read more…]

The New Honda CR-V 2012 is Still Distinctively CR-V

  The Honda CR-V is one of the bestselling units from Honda.  In the Philippines, it is one of the most recognized mid-sized SUVs around.  The looks of the CR-V has transitioned in time and the current model is one of the most aggressively designed versions so far.  Actually, it’s the current CR-V’s grille that … [Read more…]

SmartNet Now an Android App, Free to Download from Android Market

  I just came from Smart Communications’ event where it was announced, among others, that the SmartNet is now a free Android application.  SmartNet used to be tied up to the Netphone 701 and other SmartNet handsets like the Samsung Galaxy Y.  Smart has decided to take the SmartNet ecosystem to the Android Market in … [Read more…]

Trending on Twitter: President Noynoy Aquino Dating Grace Lee

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  President Noynoy Aquino admitted during the 25th anniversary celebration of the Philippine Information Agency that he is dating Grace Lee. If you don’t know who Grace Lee is, she is a TV host and radio DJ.  She’s a co-anchor of DJ Mo Twister on the morning radio show Good Times With Mo and is currently an anchor in a … [Read more…]

Samsung MultiView MV800 Camera Review

  Digital camera makers are probably feeling the pinch brought about by the increasing popularity of smartphones with built-in cameras.  In order to get noticed, and therefore survive, manufacturers resort to incorporating unique features into digital cameras.  One of Samsung’s newest point and shoot manages to get some attention with its swivel display.  The Samsung … [Read more…]

Samsung Galaxy S Advance GT-I9070 Now Official

  The Samsung Galaxy S Advance GT-i9070 has just become official.  Samsung just released an official announcement about the Samsung Galaxy S Advance, a new Android handset that was just a rumor until a few hours ago.  The rumor that the Galaxy S Advance could be announced by Samsung at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month … [Read more…]

Samsung Galaxy Y Duos GT-S6102 Review

  Banking on the success of the Galaxy Y handset, Samsung is releasing the Galaxy Y Duos, a dual-SIM Android handset that’s technically an update of the Galaxy Y.  The Samsung Galaxy Y Duos is still within the budget phone category, but it is not as “budget” as the predecessor.  While the Galaxy Y retails … [Read more…]

Western Digital Announces Recovery From Thailand Flooding

  Apart from releasing its financial report for the second fiscal quarter ending December 2011, hard drive manufacturer Western Digital announced that it has made significant recovery from the Thailand flooding which crippled the operations of the company, including other hard drive makers.  In its report, Western Digital made the announcement that it has made significant additional … [Read more…]

Symantec January 2012 Report: Spammers Taking Advantage of Holidays and Major Events

  Symantec Corp. recently released its January Symantec Intelligence Report, which basically shows that spammers are using holidays and major events to make their mail more appealing. For the New Year event alone, the report claims that more than 10,000 unique domain names have been compromised with a redirect script written in PHP that contains a … [Read more…]

Nokia Hits 1.5 billion Sales of Series 40 Mobile Phones

  Nokia recently announced a new milestone in its history.  It has revealed through a press release that it has reached 1.5 billion in sales for its Series 40 mobile phone platform. The 1.5 billionth phone was purchased by a 21-year lod woman from Sao Paulo Brazil. According to Nokia’s press release, the 1.5 billionth phone was a Nokia … [Read more…]

Top 10 Tech Blogs in the Philippines Based on Alexa Ranking

  Alexa is a site that uses a system of ranking websites based on internet traffic.  It is one of the tools relied upon to measure a site’s popularity in terms of visitors and page views.  Based on what it declared on its website, here is how Alexa comes up with its ranking. “Alexa computes traffic … [Read more…]

Ainol Novo 7 Paladin and Ainol Novo 7 Elf, Two Affordable Android ICS Tablets

  Android tablets are getting cheaper and cheaper.  I previously featured the $249 Asus Memo 370T tablet that sports a quad-core processor and an Ice Cream Sandwich OS, but that one is not available yet and will be coming during the second quarter of 2012.  The Memo 370T is a real steal at $249 but … [Read more…]