After their successful partnership with TV for the Traffic Navigator (which won Adobo Design Awards and Boomerang Awards), the MMDA is back on track with their digital efforts via their crowdsourcing site, Metro Solusyon. Through this site the MMDA urges. . .
Posts Categorized: Tech Updates
The start-up scene here in the Philippines is definitely on the rise. More and more people are getting into mobile and web app development and both telcos are also supporting the cause by offering their respective incubation and accelerator programs.. . .
Meet the MRTtrackr Android App! Ever wished for a way to find out if the MRT is crowded or not? Or what time the trains will arrive? How about what series of trains to ride to get to your destination?. . .
Last June 19, The Belo Medical Group released a mobile app that shows their various products and services, Dr. Vicky Belo’s profile and their social network sites. But what is so special about the Belofied app? Belofy Me. This. . .
The long wait is over. Google finally reveals the Nexus 7, a 7-inch tablet with a 1280 x 800 HD display and a pixel density of 216 pixels-per-inch. It comes with either 8GB or 16GB of internal storage. The screen. . .
Last week MVP had a bloggers and cyberpress briefing for Ideaspace. It was definitely a fun event since we saw a different side of MVP. In our first entry about the event we talked mainly about the Ideaspace but for. . .
Samsung Philippines launched their new line of Smart Cameras a few nights ago in a posh trade and media event in Rockwell. Initially the pace was a bit slow but the event came to life when they revealed their newest. . .
I was invited by to an “intimate” event at SMART last night to celebrate the 18th birthday of the Internet in the Philippines. I was initially expecting the usual flashy event complete with celebrities and major product announcements but instead. . .
Resolutionary iPad? Whut??? I love Apple. Ever since the first iPhone I’ve bought all the iterations of their major products almost yearly including the iPad and their MacBook Pro. The reason why I do this is because other than the. . .
As expected Twitter was set on fire last March 7 when Apple announced the new iPad. The new tablet from Apple packs Retina Display, Personal Hotspot capabilities, LTE/HSPA+ compatibility, quad-core graphics, better camera with 1080p video recording, and more. These. . .
A tweet by Neil Goco hints that there might be a new telco player coming to the Philippines. Vodafone Philippines now has accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube. We have no confirmation yet if this is authentic but we’ll definitely. . .
A report came out yesterday talking about the different prices of LTE (4G) in different countries all over the world. This is relevant news for us since SMART is working on rolling out their LTE service in 2012 (or 2013,. . .
As a blogger on technology, new media, and trends I always try to explore as many gadget ecosystems as possible. I’ve been immersed in the world of Apple and iOS for the last few years so I decided to get. . .
Ever since MVP’s speech during the Ad Congress I’ve wanted to break down some of his major points. I’ve been wanting to do this commentary for the longest time now but I’ve been really busy with work, family, and Unbox.. . .
A few days ago we posted a story saying that international group Akamai pegged the average Filipino internet speed at 1.2 Mbps. This already raised a lot of eyebrows because people felt it was much lower. However it looks like. . .
Smart unveiled their logo during the BEP concert here in Manila. It think it’s a fitting place to do so because the band and the event represents everything that the new logo tries to communicate. The old logo of Smart. . .
I was checking the SMART website because I’m going through the different phones they’re offering for postpaid for my office/professional line. One banner caught my eye though. They posted a simple tribute to Steve Jobs via a banner on their. . .
SMART has 2 HSPA+ products out in the market today – the Smart Bro Rocket Plug-it and the Smart Bro Rocket WiFi plus. Both run on a prepaid model. To use you’ll have to pay Php200 for every 180MB of. . .
A few days ago Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos took the stage in New York to present the three new Kindles: Kindle Touch, Kindle, and Kindle Fire. What got everybody’s attention though was the very low price point for these products.. . .
Credit card fraud is very much real here in the Philippines. A lot of us think that this is an issue that’s far away in the US where a lot of people use credit cards but there are unscrupulous individuals. . .