[MWC 2013] Sony Xperia Z Hands-on: Hard to Outclass

Sony Xperia Z: Cutting-edge Tech! The Sony booth was one of the first areas we visited at the Mobile World Congress because we were excited to get our hands on the Sony Xperia Z. Folks, we’re happy to report that device is nothing short of amazing. Sony is well on their way to climbing back […]

[MWC 2013] Smart commits to bring Firefox OS Smartphones to the Philippines

Smart to bring Firefox OS phones to the PH! Not happy with Android, iOS, BlackBerry 10 or Windows 8? Well you now have another alternative: Firefox OS. What’s so special about this one? Other than the slick user interface, it’s the world’s first open web device free from rules and restrictions of the more well-known […]

Unboxing the Smart LTE Pocket WiFi

Unboxed: Smart LTE Pocket WiFi We initially spotted the Smart LTE Pocket WiFi earlier in September. Smart already launched this commercially and it’s actually available already in Smart Stores. You can get it with Php2,000 cash out at either Plan 1799 (10GB cap) or Plan 3500 (21GB cap). Smart LTE Pocket WiFi Spec Sheet Platform: […]

Inquirer Tab Now Available for Pre-Order

I don’t know if you guys have noticed but there’s an ad running on Inquirer.Net advertising an Inquirer-branded Android Tablet. We took a closer look and got in touch with JV Rufino and we found out that it’s a co-branded Huawei Mediapad bundled with various contents and subscriptions from Inquirer. Here are the specs of […]

Smart LTE Pocket Wi-Fi Announced

Smart LTE Pocket Unveiled! Smart formally presented to the media and bloggers earlier this afternoon their newest LTE product, the Smart LTE Pocket Wi-Fi. This is actually the same device that we featured here on Unbox last week. Based on our initial findings, this is a multi-mode Mobile WiFi router from Huawei which can connect […]

Smart to launch LTE Samsung Galaxy S2?

Samsung Galaxy S2 LTE powered by Smart After launching their LTE service via a USB dongle, Smart gave us a preview of their LTE Mobile WiFi device. Now we get a glimpse at one of the LTE-capable handsets they will be offering soon. Techlokal.com posted several photos of a Samsung Galaxy S2 (LTE model) running […]

SMART launches LTE Broadband; Unlimited until October 25

Smart LTE Unlimited until October 25! No Cap! SMART officially launched their 4G LTE service today at an event in Resorts World. We’ve already reported on the crazy download and upload speeds as well as the pricing scheme (Php3,500 per month for 10GB) so you’d think there was nothing news worthy save for the gates […]

SMART LTE priced at Php3,500 for 10GB per month

Pricing and launch date of SMART LTE Confirmed To those eagerly waiting for SMART to roll out their LTE services, you can now sign-up for the pre-registration. We also can confirm that the actual product will be a Huawei USB dongle (no LTE phones or pocket WiFi devices yet) and you can go as high […]

SMART LTE to launch on August 25?

We attended the 1st Philippine LTE Forum earlier this afternoon which was hosted by Smart Communications. Different speakers from various technology companies presented various case studies of LTE being utilized to inspire the audience to come up with their own ideas on how to maximize it. The speakers were: Mr. Dirk Wolter–Chief Technology Officer, Mobility, […]

SMART LTE coming soon?

It looks like LTE will be here in the Philippines much sooner than we thought. We just received an invitation from Smart Communications to the First Philippine LTE Forum this coming August 8 at Makati City. For the speaker line-up they have a powerhouse cast of executives from Cisco, Huawei, NTT Docomo, Nokia Siemens, and […]

Really Good Gifts for your Dad on Father’s Day

Father’s Day is just around the corner and we thought it would be good to share with everyone a list of products we would recommend that you buy for your dad. Most of this stuff is at least Php5,000 so if you’re looking for low-budget gifts this isn’t the best article to look at, hehe. […]

Editor’s Picks for March 2012

Editor’s Picks for March We get a lot of messages asking us what the best gadgets are for the month. Instead of replying to people one-by-one we just decided to have a monthly recap of the best gadgets that we’ve seen or reviewed. We’ll try to keep the list to under 10 items. Note that […]