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 […]

Smart announces Nokia Lumia 610 and Lumia 900

It’s confirmed! The high-end and entry level Lumias will be offered by Smart here in the Philippines. Smart now has three out of the four available Lumias in their roster: Nokia Lumia 610, Lumia 900, and the Lumia 710 (click to read our unboxing). Here are the specs of both phones for your review: Nokia […]

Smart Rocket WiFi Plus Review

Review: Smart Bro Rocket WiFi Plus Smart recently launched the Smart Rocket WiFi Plus, a mobile wiFi device that can connect to HSPA+ networks. This means faster speeds versus your usual 3G. Smart is claiming that it can go all the way up to 20 Mbps but we weren’t able to reach that yet. So […]

Unboxing the Smart Rocket WiFi Plus

Smart Rocket WiFi Plus Unboxed We currently have a review unit of the Smart Rocket WiFi Plus. This is a pocket WiFi modem that can connect up to five (5) devices at the same time. What makes this special though is that it can connect to Smart’s HSPA+ signal which is supposed to give faster […]

Unboxing the PLDT Telpad S7 SLIM

PLDT TelPad S7 SLIM Unboxed! The PLDT TelPad is a landline/Android tablet/DSL bundle that was launched in 2010. They started offering new tablets as part of the package late last year. There are two variants you can choose from now: the PLDT TelPad S7 SLIM (running Android 2.2 Froyo) and the PLDT TelPad AD-1000A (running […]