What You Need to Know About Lazada’s Online Revolution this Year

Now on its sixth year, Lazada will be treating shoppers to fantastic deals with its month-long Online Revolution sale. During this period, Lazada expects to have around 150 million visits shopping for products included in flash sales and exclusive launches. Before you get ready with your wallets (and credit cards), here are a few things […]

What I Learned from Watching Jack Ma’s Lecture Live in De La Salle University

I was had the privilege of being invited to one of the most exclusive lectures of the year — Alibaba Founder Jack Ma at the De La Salle University. The 50 year old tech and business magnate pretty much lit up the auditorium non-stop with wisdom-filled mic bomb after mic bomb. Here are the top […]

WeChat’s WePay Is The Virtual Payment Model We Need To Copy

It makes cashless payments easy and convenient We’re in Shenzen, China to check out Huawei’s sprawling campus this week. Before we give you a deeper dive into the company’s biggest campus, we had a chance to try out WePay, WeChat’s cashless payment system in action for the first time, and boy were we impressed. You […]

5 Tips And Tricks When Online Shopping Overseas

  Ordering online shouldn’t be such a pain in the butt Ever since the Bureau of Customs increased the minimum value of a package that could be taxed (dubbed De minimis) to 10K last year, I’ve been shopping online like crazy. It’s funny then when you realized that there’s always been this psychological barrier that […]

Smart’s Smartphone Sale Has Crazy Phones With Steep Discounts

If you’ve been looking to score yourself a decent, high end secondary phone, you’re in luck. Smart is selling many high end (but slightly dated) flagship phones in their online store starting today until the 28th. There’s going to be a lot of phones on sale, a lot of which are solid, dependable devices we’ve […]

Smart’s World Travel WiFi Is Like SkyRoam On Steroids

Earlier this year we had the opportunity to travel to both HK and Shenzen without having to worry about not having an internet connection via SkyRoam – an awesome little gadget that uses virtual SIM technology to get the fastest available internet speeds to your phones. While that service was pretty awesome, it came with […]

Millennial Talk: A Guide for Titos and Titas of Manila

There are many schools of thought as to the age range of a Millennial. Some think that Millennials are born within the years of 1976-1996, while other say that it’s more like the early parts of the 80’s to 1998. Whatever age range you think Millennial are, the team at Unbox PH definitely fit the […]

WATCH: freenet’s Lure Caravan Kickoff

Despite the somewhat rainy weather, freenet’s Lure Caravan event launch at the QC Memorial Circle was a decent success, attracting plenty of Pokemon Go trainers and aspiring Lure Managers alike. We reported earlier that out of the total 600+ Lure Manager applicants, only three trainers were chosen to be the very best for the job. […]

Niantic Struggling to Stop Pokemon Go Cheating

Cheating in games has been around long before video games were invented. No game is exempt. Video game development nowadays is a testament to that reality, especially in online games with a competitive aspect to them. It’s a never-ending battle between game developers and hackers, exploiters, and cheaters out to bend the rules in their […]

Pokemon Go Lure Parties: Catch ‘Em All this Friday and Weekend

The Pokémon Go fever has now reached epidemic proportions in the Philippines. How so? Just look at these “lure parties” everywhere this coming Friday and the weekend. Everybody is going nuts over Pokémon! Edit (August 12): Updated the post with a whole buncha lure party schedules. Thanks for the tips, readers! SM Supermalls is really going […]

The Pokemon Go Effect: GH Stalls Selling Powerbanks, Water-resistant Cases Like Hotcakes

Pokemon Go fever has gripped the Philippines, judging from the amount of people trying to catch the digital monsters in the wild this weekend. And like trainers in countries where the AR game has launched, Pinoy trainers are slowly realizing the terrible toll of the game on their phone’s battery. It’s not surprising then that […]