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Duck, Cover, And Hold – The Metro Manila Shake Drill!


 Overall, the first day of the 2017 Metro Manila Shakedrill was a success. There were slight bombardment of news a few hours before the staged Metro Manila Shakedrill in different key parts of the metro and that created a little disturbance in the traffic situation. Motorists and employees were at least got informed when the siren started to sound off as the clock strikes four in the afternoon of July 14, a dreaded payday Friday for most of the working public. Netizens even posted a witty status on Facebook such as Friday + Payday + Earthquake Drill = Bad Idea/Traffic/MovieTime […]


Smart improves LTE Speed to Cebu, Eastern and Southern Metro Manila


 Smart Communications, Inc has been ramping up its network upgrades across the country. They have improved the LTE speeds particularly in Rizal, southern Metro Manila, and Cebu. “LTE provides the best mobile data experience to subscribers and significantly boosts the speed, quality and reliability of our data service,” said Mr. Joachim Horn, Chief Technology and Information Advisor for PLDT and Smart. “Through this LTE rollout, we are also laying the foundation for further improvements in our service, such as LTE-Advanced with Carrier Aggregation, in preparation for the coming of 5G in 2020,” he added. We did a previous site visit […]


Tips where to catch Pikachu in Boracay


 Pokemon Go Hunting Why not? From NAIA Terminal 4 we were already searching far and wide for Pokemons, to be the best like no one ever was, when we flew to Boracay for a weekend getaway trip. The search continued as soon as we landed in Caticlan airport. Do you want to know where you can catch Pikachu? PIKACHU IN BORACAY Bulabog Beach Pikachu spawns in three different places in Boracay. One Pikachu appeared while we were on our way to Bulabog Beach where we boarded a motor boat that ferried us to Boracay SunCruiser #BoatParty, Day 1 of our Azalea Hotels and Residences Boracay […]


Globe presents stellar partners that will shape the future of entertainment and mobile lifestyle


 Globe has been in the journey to create a wonderful world for consumers, businesses, and the nation, pioneering new ways for the subscribers to enjoy their mobile lifestyle with the rapid pace of digital technology. Last night, Globe Telecom unveiled their newest services that are set tor transform the digital landscape of the country. And when it comes to content, Globe is the purveyor of digital lifestyle. Dubbed as ‘The Next Attraction’, Globe presented the new, improved, and much faster internet mobile handset experience that will go hand-in-hand with the evolution of entertainment that Globe has to offer. The country’s no. […]


Kata M2L unboxing, first impressions, and review


 Kata M2L Unboxing Under the hood, the early M2 and M2L share some similarities such as boasting a 1.3GHz Quad Core processor; RAM capacity at 1GB and 16GB internal storage; and Dual Function SIM slot for most of its function and performance. First Impressions What it sets apart are the other specs that makes the M2L to standout on its own. Kata M2L sports a 5.5-inch Super HD Display; a 3000mAh battery; 13MP rear and 8MP front cameras; and is now running on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS. I think this is the first Kata device that’s initially released having the Lollipop version on its […]


Globe invites you to join and be the force at the Star Wars Galactic Celebration happening on December 12-13 #FillYourGalaxyWithWonder


 It’s time for all you Star Wars fans to head on at Bonifacio High Street Central amphitheater on December 12-13 when Globe, the No. 1 mobile brand in the Philippines and Star Wars Galactic Celebration happens and transform the whole venue in an epic Star Wars playground. Suit yourself, wear your favorite Star Wars costumes and join the two-day activity event with lots of game booths, life-sized displays, and Star Wars-themed fashion and retail items up on display. The Globe and Star Wars Galactic Celebration is going to be the most exciting weekend of the year before Star Wars: The Force […]

ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT LEVELS UP WITH THE NEW SKY ON-DEMAND VALUE-ADDED SERVICE. Photo shows with Sky Cable Corporation's executives and hosts Maricar Reyes and JM Rodriguez.

Now you can stream your favorite TV shows like House of Cards through SKY On-Demand anytime you want it


 The time is ripe. Now, you don’t have to worry streaming your favorite TV shows like House of Cards, Master Chef, Restaurant Impossible, Pawn Stars, Bondi Vet, Scorpion, Extant, Red Band Society, Ben 10, Dora, Adventure Time, Chowder, TV Patrol, ASAP, Forevermore, Two Wives, when you missed any of single episodes and a whole lot more from channels like RTL-CBS, History, Asian Food Channel, Food Network Asia, E!, Lifetime, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, ANC, and ABS-CBN. The answer? SKY On-Demand. Last night (Feb. 24), SKY Cable Corporation staged the event “The Big Level-Up” at the Loft @ Manansala Rockwell and launched SKY On-Demand, the answer to the viewers’ long-time […]

Induction rite led by DOST Undersecretary Louis Casambre held at Sagabay technology office in Mandaluyong City. Instagram photo by @thejuanmanila.

Philippine Bloggers Network inducts first set of officers


 Blogging in the Philippines Blogging has truly evolved in the Philippines. A long time ago, probably a decade, blogging was just merely a part of online journal activity by some aspiring individuals who wanted to be heard in the world wide web. Initially called ‘web log’ because all data journals were logged on the Internet. It then evolved to online term ‘we blog’ for a common name by individuals – who were not even called netizens back then, derived from web log, obviously. Twenty years of Internet, and the Filipino bloggers became one of the major sources of news, fashion, travel, […]


7 key features of the Limited Edition Huawei Mate 7


 A few days ago, Huawei Philippines launched a stylish and elegant program for the Limited Edition Huawei Mate 7 held at Valkyrie Club inside the newly built The Palace in Uptown Bonifacio, Bonifacio Global City. The November 21st launching of Huawei Mate 7 was highly anticipated by the tech and lifestyle blogging community in the Philippines. 7 key features and specifications of the Limited Edition Huawei Mate 7 One-touch fingerprint sensor Equipped with 360-degree, single-touch fingerprint scanner, the Mate 7 enables users to unlock the phone at least 80 percent faster than other devices using a slower passcode or sweeping recognition […]

TAKE YOUR PICK. SMART's Free Internet or GLOBE's Free FB is Back promo?

SMART’s Free Internet vs GLOBE’s Free Facebook – A telco rivalry only in the Philippines!


 Who doesn’t want to have free internet access the whole day or best, unlimited data that’s good enough for 24/7 web browsing, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, or tons of movie downloads? We bet that when you heard that SMART announced their Free Internet promo, you started to give a round of applause to MVP, started to tweet about it, and pass around the good news to your friends. It was like the greatest thing that happened in a country where internet connection speed barely keeps up with the Southeast Asian neighbors. But alas, SMART subscribers jumped into the bandwagon and […]

STOCKINGER IN MANILA. Globe Telecom partners with Lotus F1 Team and brings Marlon Stockinger for Globe Speed Day.

Globe Telecom partners with Lotus F1 and brings Marlon Stockinger in Manila for Globe Speed Day on August


 Globe Telecom rolls out 100% full 3G nationwide coverage and more advanced 4G infrastructure just as the 43 million subscribers are thirsty and hungry for speed on Internet connectivity, teamed up with Formula One racing team Lotus F1 Team to bring to life its new and modern network, providing subscribers a faster mobile browsing experience in the age of smartphone revolution. Globe brings Filipino-Swiss Marlon Stockinger in Manila for Globe Speed Day happening on August 30, 2014 at the Bonifacio Global City (BGC). Globe has been supporting Stockinger since his kart racing days, and now becomes the exclusive business partner of […]

GLOBE GOING FASTER. With the need of speed in connectivity, Globe recently announced the 100% full 3G coverage nationwide. Globe Telecom's Chief Operating Advisor peter Bithos and Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu gear up for network transformations.

Globe Telecom rolls out 100% full 3G nationwide coverage and more advanced 4G infrastructure


 Globe Telecom is not constrain at all when it comes to network transformations. It’s all about infrastructure headwinds that this giant telecommunication has to overcome. And the telco is going as fast as it can in terms of Internet connection speed. And when consumers are starting to complain about the slow Internet speed of the country, compared to other Southeast Asian neighbors, we should also keep in mind that there are more than one factors that affect speed connections other than a network’s lack of coverage to deal with.“You can never satisfy 100% of the consumer and you can never build a […]