BlackBerry PlayBook to launch August 6 in the Philippines

This just in! Research in Motion’s (RIM) professional grade tablet, the BlackBerry PlayBook, will be available in the Philippines starting August 6, 2011. The prices are very competitive with the Apple iPad. Sadly there’s no 3G model yet so all we have right now are WiFi Only models. Here are the prices: 16GB BlackBerry PlayBook […]

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Review

Harry Potter took the entire world by storm and this generation will forever remember the “Boy who lived”. The books were all bestsellers and the movies adaptations that followed also did very well in the box office. Everything came to an end though last July 14 with the final movie of the franchise: Harry Potter […]

MiPow Maca-Air Battery Case (iPhone 4)

If there were awards for external battery packs the MiPow Maca-Air for the iPhone 4 would probably win in several categories including “Best in Packaging”, “Thinness”, and “Stylish Design”. The MiPow Maca-Air is a fashionable and slim case that also functions as a mobile charger. You basically charge the Maca-Air via USB and you can […]

MiPow Power Tube Universal Mobile Charger

These days it’s difficult to live without your mobile phone especially if you rely on a smartphone to get work done like sending e-mails. The biggest problem I have with smartphones that are 3G enabled is the battery life. You can barely make it through the day checking e-mails, making calls, and sending SMS. That’s […]

Globe Tattoo Tonino Lamborghini (4G) vs Smart Power Plug-it (3G)

After more than 3 weeks of testing the Globe Tattoo Lamborghini (4G), we’ve come to the conclusion that if you can’t connect to the HSPA+ network then you’re better off with your normal 3G USB stick. We tested the 4G Globe Postpaid Tattoo Lamborghini against the 3G Smart Prepaid Power Plug-it and the results are […]

Globe and Smart 4G’s Weakness: Rain?

Our testing of the Globe 4G Stick (Globe Tattoo Tonino Lamborghini) hit a rough patch in the form of the storm that hit Metro Manila. As most of you who own 3G-3.5G internet devices know, rain can drastically reduce broadband speed. This is just the weakness of wireless based technologies. It was a good time […]

Globe Tattoo Tonino Lamborghini 4G Stick Day 1 Review

Globe recently launched the Globe Tattoo Tonino Lamborghini 4G Stick which is supposed to deliver up to 10mbps when connected to the HSPA+ network. Globe’s HSPA+ coverage barely covers majority of Metro Manila yet so it’s crucial that we also test this against areas without HSPA+ to see how much speed we will be getting […]

Unboxing the Globe Tattoo Tonino Lamborghini Stick (10mbps)

The question that most people ask about the Globe Tattoo Tonino Lamborghini Stick (10mbps) is if it does actually live up to what it promises — 10mbps of Internet on-the-go. Several bloggers, most notably, wrote articles praising the product saying that it even delivered “DSL” like speeds even if it’s not connected to the […]

Order & Chaos Online (iOS MMORPG)

To all the hardcore gamers out there who own iOS devices (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch) you might want to take a look at Gameloft’s Order & Chaos Online. As of today it’s the closest thing you’ll have to World of Warcraft that you can play on your mobile devices. The game features are very similar […]

Unbox Giveaway: Dove Men + Care Gift Packs

Uniliever was gracious enough to give us some gift packs of their Dove +Men Care products to share with the Unbox community. So in the spirit of Unbox generosity we’re raffling them away! Each gift pack contains the Body Wash, Body Bar, and Deo Spray (around Php550 in total value). Mechanics below: Before anything else, […]

JBL MX100 Sound Station

The JBL MX100 Sound Station is a complete audio solution that can play music from almost anything. It has an iPod/iPhone dock, FM tuner, a CD slot, and various audio-in slots. You can even use this as your home entertainment audio compliment to your 40″ LED TV! More than the playing options, the JBL MX100 […]

Globe 4G Tattoo Tonino Lamborghini Stick (10mbps)

Globe Telecom is stepping up their mobile internet offerings with the Globe Tattoo Tonino Lamborghini Stick. It delivers up to 10mbps via their 4G* network! The speed is possible because of Globe’s HSPA+ network. If you’re connected to HSPA+, you get up to 10mbps. If not the speed will be lower. However, according to blogger […]