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  • Smart changing default mobile data rate to P2/MB

    November 20, 2017 8:26 AM 12

    The change takes effect on November 28 MANILA, Philippines – Smart Communications announced Monday, November 20, it was changing the way its data rate worked. Much like Globe Telecom's current mobile data rates, Smart said on its support site that it was "enhancing" its data rate to cost P2 per megabyte (MB) of data used. The change will be made effective

  • PH the worst place to drive, Waze survey reveals

    November 16, 2017 7:10 AM 8

    The Waze Driver Satisfaction Index analyzed the driving experience of its millions of monthly active Waze users in 39 countries and 217 metros, and the Philippines gets a score of 3.02 MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines is the worst place to drive, according to self-reports of users of the navigation app Waze, in the 2017 edition of the app's Waze Driver

  • 'Pambansang Photobomber' Bong Go becomes hilarious photo meme

    November 15, 2017 7:43 AM 12

    Thanks to a handy Facebook profile photo frame, top presidential aide Bong Go can take one of his famous selfies with you Since the beginning of President Rodrigo Duterte's administration, Special Assistant to the President Bong Go has gained a reputation for taking selfie-style photos during Duterte's most historic moments. FIRST ENCOUNTER. SAP Bong Go takes

  • Mozilla releases new browser, Firefox Quantum

    November 15, 2017 2:30 AM 10

    Firefox Quantum reportedly boasts much faster loading times than Google Chrome and Firefox from 6 months ago FIREFOX QUANTUM. Firefox's latest version is available to download. Screen shot from YouTube. MANILA, Philippines – Mozilla on Tuesday, November 14 (November 15, Manila time) released Firefox 57, the latest version of the Firefox browser which

  • Globe releases iPhone 8 and 8 Plus postpaid plan details

    November 14, 2017 6:33 AM 15

    MANILA, Philippines – Like Smart, Globe has also released their postpaid plans for the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. Regular plans range from P599 to P2499 monthly. The most you'll have to shell out as initial cash-out is 52,800 should you decide to get the 256GB version of the 8 Plus under plan 599. On the flip side, you only pay an initial cash-out of P12,000 if you get the 64GB version

  • Here are Smart's iPhone 8 and 8 Plus postpaid plans

    November 14, 2017 6:13 AM 11

    Under Smart's All-In Plan 500, the cheapest available iPhone plan, you'll need to fork over P37,000 for the base 64GB version of the iPhone 8 MANILA, Philippines – Smart has revealed their postpaid plans for the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus on their website. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus plans will be available under Smart's iPhone Plans or their

  • Sex toy company's remote vibrator app recorded user sessions

    November 13, 2017 8:08 AM 8

    According to an account representing Lovense, the recording of audio is a 'minor bug – a temporary file that is created when someone uses the Sound Control feature.' It also only affects Android devices. MANILA, Philippines – Making the rounds over the weekend was news regarding a vibrator remote-control application called Lovense Remote and a minor

  • Globe confirms iPhone X pre-orders to start November 24

    November 10, 2017 2:59 AM 16

    Globe remains quiet on the Philippine price of the iPhone X MANILA, Philippines – Just a week after telcos Globe and Smart announced availability details for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, news about the iPhone X's availability began trickling in. On Friday, November 10, Globe officially announced availability dates for the much-awaited albeit expensive

  • How to check if your Smart SIM is LTE-capable

    November 6, 2017 4:16 AM 16

    If you're not getting the best possible speed, there's a chance that you're using an older non-LTE SIM To make sure that you are getting the speeds that 4G or LTE networks can provide, one of the things you need to have is an LTE-capable SIM. How do you know if your SIM fits the bill? If you're on Smart, Sun, or TNT, you can check via SMS. SIM Check

  • Smart, Globe announce release date of iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

    November 3, 2017 8:33 AM 13

    The phones arrive two months after their launch in US and other markets MANILA, Philippines – Telcos Smart and Globe have announced the release date for Apple's iPhone 8 and 8 Plus in the Philippines: November 17. Apple unveiled the iPhone 8 in September – a direct upgrade of the 7, and follows the traditional form factor of iPhones. The iPhone X, which