January 31, 2013

Globe subscribers to enjoy LTE on their iPhone 5

Globe subscribers on iPhone 5 postpaid plans can now experience fourth-generation Long Term Evolution (4G LTE) on their devices by updating to Apple’s latest software, the iOS6.1.

The availability is on the heels of Apple’s announcement that it has enabled the LTE functionality of the iPhone 5 in the Philippines.

January 30, 2013

Mozilla Firefox Flicks Global Video Competition 2013

Do love taking videos on your smartphones and digital cameras! What if I tell you that you can use that talent in creating a masterpiece and get a chance to win some cold $$$ cash!!!! Yes you've read it right the price is $5,000. 

That did get your attention right! well read on to know how to join on this Firefox Flicks contest.

January 29, 2013

TM EXTEND - Extend the life of your favorite promo for only Php 5

TM introduces another FIRST in the industry—TM EXTEND --- which provides TM subscribers an extra 24-hours to enjoy his favorite TM promo for only Php 5.

“TM keeps true to its commitment of giving our subscribers everyday value for money through TM EXTEND which provides a one-day extension of our subscribers’ current TM promo for only P5,” explains Issa Cabreira, TM Brand Head.

January 28, 2013

Windows Phone HTC 8X now available with the Smart Unlidata Data Plan 2000

Windows Phone 8 was launch last year, with some array of beautiful designed smartphones, one of this is the HTC 8X that is really slim and sexy smartphones with Dual Core Snapdragon S4 at 1.5 GHz. Recently Smart launch the availability of the HTC 8X to Smart Unlidata Plan 2000.
HTC created the Windows Phone 8X to blend the virtual and the physical utilizing a three dimensional, pure uni-body design based on the Windows Phone Live Tiles.  

January 27, 2013

Globe offers most affordable 4G Prepaid Sticks

TECHNOLOGY has made it possible for people to move their world, empowering them to become instruments in helping others in need.

Take the case of Tattoo brand ambassador Bianca Gonzalez who has been a cyberspace crusader for many years, helping rebuild hopes and dreams. Bianca has used her celebrity status and her wide cyberspace influence to be of help to other people.

January 26, 2013

Temple Run 2 get it on your Android Devices

After a successful release on iOS platform with more than 20 million download, the ever popular Temple Run 2 is finally available for Android users too.

Well if you had played the first version, you will love this latest version more, now you are not limited to just running, jumping on some flat road with obstacle, this time there are more environments, power ups and special powers.

January 25, 2013

Cherry Mobile OMEGA finally here! for only Php 6,699

Cherry Mobile is getting aggressive in their campaign on Android Phones, and now their latest offering is the Omega with 5.2 inches 5 point Capacitive Touch Screen and run on the latest  Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

The Omega is the first smartphone from Cherry Mobile to run the latest 4.1 Jelly Bean, besides that most of it's tech specs are the same with their other products. Although the 512MB ROM is a bit low it should have been equipped with at least 1GB ROM, I'm sure there are a lot of Android fans out there that is a bit disappoint on this.

January 24, 2013

Globe joins Metro Weather for free and near real-time weather data

Leading telecommunications company Globe Telecom has joined Metro Weather online weather project in Metro Manila, Rizal and Corregidor designed to provide free and near real-time weather data necessary to help people prepare for typhoons, heavy rains, and severe flooding.

By providing information and communications infrastructure to Metro Weather, Globe hopes to promote awareness of environmental issues to its employees and stakeholders, and prompt them to participate in activities that help conserve the environment and mitigate climate change.

January 23, 2013

WD Expands its SMB Storage Product Portfolio with ARKEIA® Software Solution

Western Digital, announced an expansion of its product portfolio addressing small- and medium-sized businesses with the addition of network backup software and appliances from Arkeia® Software, Inc., a privately held data protection company based in Carlsbad, Calif., recently acquired by WD. 

WD also announced that the Arkeia Network Backup version 10.0 software, for which a release candidate was delivered in Dec. 2012, becomes generally available ( today.

January 22, 2013

Temple Run 2: now 20 million downloads and still counting more

The first Temple Run game was really a big hit in mobile gaming, and now the newest Temple Run 2 from  Imangi Studios’got 20 million downloads in just s span of 4 days now that surpasses the first version of this ever popular game.

Now! that is one amazing game, did I mention that the 20 million download is only from the iOS platform only, what more if the Android users got their version soon on January 24, 2013 to be exact.

January 19, 2013

Gadget ON: Synology DS213air A 2-bay NAS Server Review

Last year I received a NAS server with 2 disk bay the Synology DS213air, it's designed for Home and Small Office Users. You can read more about the unboxing here: Synology DS213air
This Synology DS213air is more than just a NAS server, it also have a Built-in Wireless Support, Backup Solutions, File Server, and Mobile Application. The best solution for your personal Cloud storage that supports up to 8TB of Storage. 

January 18, 2013

BlackBerry Curve 9220 now free at Globe My Super Plan 299

Get your very own BlackBerry Curve 9220 for free, now for only P299 a month under Globe My Super Plan 299 plus a P99 BlackBerry Chat subscription, the most affordable offer for the BlackBerry device available in the market today.
For only P398 a month, get P299 worth of monthly consumable for calls and texts, one (1) call and text freebie that is changeable monthly, and unlimited access to BlackBerry Messenger (BBM). 

January 17, 2013

Nokia 112 a Phone that have 28 days Standby Time

Nokia 112  the latest offering for their featured phones they are claiming that this phone can last up to 28 days of standby mode, and up to 8hrs. of talk time.

This phone supports Easy Swap dual SIM, Call, text or browse in the network you prefer - swap SIM cards easily without even turning your phone off.

January 16, 2013

Philips Gadgets Offering this 2013

New Year, new you, and new resolutions too 
Forget the clichés—make your resolutions truly meaningful 

Every January, after the euphoria—and the eating and shopping binges—of the holidays subside, the resolutions inevitably come. From trimming one’s waistline to simply getting out of bed five minutes earlier, people swear by these resolutions year after year.

Indeed, the New Year is a wonderful time for making a change and promoting positive vibes. But don’t you notice that pretty much the same generic resolutions pop up every year? Losing weight and eating right are excellent resolutions to live by, but it’s quite ironic to be making old resolutions to welcome the New Year!
In place of cliché resolutions, Philips is suggesting these doable, meaningful resolutions that have a bright chance of igniting the change you’ve always wanted through and beyond 2013:

Give up the grease, while still enjoying fried goodness
A lot of people strive to eat healthier, but are unsure where or how to start. A great first step to a healthier diet is cutting down on greasy fried meals. But really, who can say no to fried chicken? To help make fried meals a notch healthier, Philips offers its AirFryer.
This innovative and revolutionary fryer has its own patented Rapid Air technology that lets you fry food without oil, resulting in dishes that have up to 80% less fat compared to deep-fried food.

January 15, 2013

Winners of the "Adobotech New Year Giveaway! for Year of 2013"

Here it is folks! the much awaited update to the the first ever  Adobotech New Year Giveaway! for Year of 2013.

First I want to thank all those wo participated, and good luck to everyone, so lets get it on with randomizer! to see who will be the lucky one's...

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini now Available for Php 14,990

With the success of Samsung Galaxy S III, the company announce way back last October 2012 that they will release a smaller version of this popular smartphone. Now you can buy Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini at all Samsung authorized dealers at just Php 14,990 beginning this week!
Just like it's big brother the Samsung Galaxy SIII Mini, is equipped with a Super AMOLED Display on a 4-inch @800 x 400 pixels it's 0.8-inch smaller than than Galaxy S3 . It's powered by 1.0GHz dual-core processor and with 4.1 Jelly Bean. This S3 mini is also pre-installed with  Smart Stay, Pop-Up Play, Direct Call, S-Voice and Smart Alert!

January 14, 2013

Star N9330 Note II 5.5 Inch Dual Core 1.2Ghz Android 4.1.1 Smartphone - Budget Alternative

The popularity of Samsung Galaxy Smartphones have disadvantages too, there are some phone manufacturer that are riding on the popularity and copying the design on some of the popular Galaxy Phones, one the them is the Galaxy Note II. Here's another copycat that is locally available, it's the Star Note N9330 II.

This Star N9330 Note II is pack with a 5.5-inch Super Definition display @ 960×540 pixels and powered by MTK6577 Cortex-A9 Dual Core 1.2Ghz CPU running on Android 4.1.1 3G smartphone.

Gadget ON: Power Me Powa 11000mAh Mobile Power Bank Review

What if I tell you that you can have your iPhone powered for  a week, by just this small compact mobile power bank. Well now you can and you don't have to worry of getting your gadgets low-battery with the Powa - Mobile Power Bank that is designed for iPad, iPhone and other smartphones or any gadgets that you might own. It's the latest product from NOONTECH Philippines.

This mobile power bank is pack with 11000mAh power and package in an elegant design that you will be amazed to ssee and feel that it packs this kind of power. This is only available via  email at or to get your orders with an SRP of Php 6,000 and Free Nationwide Delivery.

January 13, 2013

Lenovo K900 Android phone debuts at CES 2013 with Intel Atom Processor

Lenovo was very active last year in releasing their Android line-up, and this year they are starting their line up with the first ever Smartphone to be powered by n Intel Atom Z2580 (Clover Trail+) dual-core processor, the K900 was officially announced at CES 2013.

This smartphone is pack with features and processing power, that can be viewed on it's a 1080p 5.5-inch display and comes with 13-megapixel back camera.

iZone-iHUB Grand Launch on January 18, 2013

iZone-iHub will have a grand launch on 18, 2013 to be held at 12th Floor (Penthouse) Augustin Building Emerald Avenue, Ortigas Business Center, Pasig City 1605. The event will feature Three 3 speakers and lot of things in store for the Philippine Technology Community.

If you want to meet fellow techies, and to listen with great speakers like, Representative Angelo Palmos, Vice Mayor Isko Moreno and iZone-iHub Founder Dan Pena will are the guest speakers.

January 12, 2013

Globe partners with MozillaPH for RP leg of FireFox OS App Days

Firefox OS App Days aims to showcase Mozilla's open source operating system for the mobile web and to teach tech developers how to create mobile applications for the Firefox OS. With Firefox OS, developers can easily create cross-browser applications for the web and portable devices such as smartphones and tablets. This means more opportunities to come up with stimulating and interactive websites as well as better and more powerful applications.

"We want to reach out to both individuals and teams of developers, mostly young professionals and students not only in Metro Manila and its outlying areas but also in other parts of the country, particularly Cebu and Davao. By partnering with MozillaPH, Globe would be able to keep abreast with advancements in technology especially in the mobile space," said Anne Michelle Santos, Developer Relations Manager of Globe Labs.

January 11, 2013

Huawei donates $10,000 to DepEd mobile classroom project; Globe to facilitate implementation

Huawei Philippines has donated $10,000 to the mobile classroom project of the Department of Education (DepEd) in Mindanao even as it tapped leading telecommunications company Globe Telecom to facilitate implementation. Huawei is the technical partner of Globe in its ongoing $700-million network modernization program.

Huawei Philippines Director Albert Antig (center, right) hands over the ceremonial check for US$10,000 to DepEd Undersecretary Francisco M. Varela (center, left).  Witnesses are (from L-R):  DepEd Adopt-a-School Program Operations Manager Merlie Asprer, DepEd Asst. Secretary Reynaldo Laguda, Globe Telecom Head for Corporate Social Responsibility Rob I. Nazal, and Huawei Philippines PR Manager Zhao Rui.

“Huawei would like to give back to the community where it is doing business. We aim to contribute to nation building by participating in worthwhile initiatives involving education and the conservation of the environment. We believe that participating in this project is aligned with that vision,” said Albert Antig, Director, Huawei Philippines.

iZone-iHub! Where Ideas Leds to Development

What if I tell you that you that there is a place that you can be productive and even develop those Ideas that you have, not only that you can even use it's facilities like computers, internet connection and even coffee all for FREE....

You've read it right! iZone-iHub facilities is open of for students, professionals, and to everyone who want to do some work done on a your own personal space and time, and be assured that you don't have to worry on any bill later on. Best assured also that this place is secured and safe.

January 10, 2013

ZTE Grand S the 'world's thinnest' 5-inch Smart Phone, Only 6.9mm

Check this out, the world's thinnest smartphone is now official, it's the the new ZTE Grand S, with only 6.9mm with 5-inch HD (1,920 x 1,080) display. This smartphone looks really good and so thin I wonder how will it feel on hands while holding it. 
I guess it's just matter of time that smartphone manufactures will follow this steps and there will be a battle on who will have the thinnest smartphones in the market.

January 09, 2013

Gadget ON: Powa - Mobile Power Bank from Noontech , First Look

Most of the downside of having the newest and greatest gadgets today is keeping them power-up and be able to use and enjoy it without worrying that you need to plug it every-time you see an power outlet. Good thing there are now battery pack that you can carry with you so that you don't have to worry on your gadgets low on battery.
How about a powerbank  that have 11000mAh  Lithium Polymer battery, that's a lot of reserve power for your gadgets. It's the new Powa - Mobile Powerbank for smartphones and tablets.

January 08, 2013

Gorilla Glass 3 Launched at CES 2013

If you've head of scratch-proof screen of a certain smartphones and tables, chances are they are made from Gorilla Glass. Now Corning, the company maker just launched Gorilla Glass 3.

With its new Native Damage Resistance™, Gorilla Glass 3 has been developed to provide improved durability to withstand deep scratches and cracks in the glass. As a result, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 with Native Damage Resistance provides enhanced scratch resistance, reduced scratch visibility, and better retained strength once a scratch occurs.

January 07, 2013

Facebook Messenger 2.1 gets a Voice Functionality, now send message with a touch of your Voice

Im sure you do use messaging on Facebook, and you have it also on your smartphones,  did you know that the Facebook Messenger for iOS is now equipped with voice messaging.
The latest version of Facebook messenger for iOS now have the ability to send short voice message, that's another cool features, right!!!

January 06, 2013

Facebook - New Look & Concept Design, a Fresh new Perspective

Here's a new concept design of the most popular social network in the web right now, design by Fred Nerby of Brisbane, Australia.

The concept design is more interactive and more streamlined solution for its online space, also it's more colorful I may say. One thing is retained from the current design is the theme well it's still in color Blue. 

January 05, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Camera, not your average Digital Camera

Samsung has done it again one of the first camera that is powered by 1.4 Ghz Quad-Core Exynos processor, and powered by the latest Android 4.1 (Jellybean).

The Samsung GALAXY Camera, have a 16mpx sensor, and connectivity of Quadband HSPA+ connectivity, just think of it as a version of the Samsung GALAXY S III with a big camera lens at the back. 

You can use this to send SMS but the only thing that you cannot do on this is make a call using your Sim, but I'm sure folks at the XDA developers community are already doing something about this capability and how to make it work.

January 04, 2013

Contest ON: Gameloft - Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour Photo Contest on Facebook!

Want a new gift this 2013, how about a How does a brand new Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.0? Interested you say eh!!!

Well! why not try your luck at Gameloft's newest contest on their Facebook page, all you need to do is wear your best combat military outfit and take your best pose in front of a camera and capture it, then upload it to their Facebook page, and you got yourself an entry and have a chance to WIN a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.0

January 03, 2013

End of the line for Netbook this year 2013

Well it looks like that its really end of the line for the Netbook category, it was the year 2009 when the first of it' kind emerged in the market as a new category in mobile computing.  A cheaper version of a Laptop.

Most of netbooks started out with a 7" inch Screen and soon there was a standard 10" inch screen that most PC manufacture adopted, and Intel produces a better low-powered Atom processors that power Netbooks. 

January 02, 2013

Apple to set the production of A6X Processor to TSMC

There has been a widespread news that Apple is talking to  Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to manufacture their next supply of A6X processor for their mobile devices. This means that Samsung who currently manufacture the A6 and A6X processor will be no more.

This will end the ties between Samsung and Apple, who are also a competitor in mobile devices products. And does this also mean that we can expect a new version of the iPad and iPhone with a new processor from TSMC early this year.

January 01, 2013

Adobotech New Year Giveaway! for Year of 2013

I think this is how will start the year from now on, I will give-away some stuff that I got from the previous year.

So to start things up this 2013, here are the items that I will giving away, Joining is easy as sharing and tweeting.

Welcome year 2013!!!