Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
SmartNet – the one mobile application that allows Smart subscribers to surf the mobile web on the cheap – has gone through an important milestone: the app has garnered more than a million downloads – the first local app to do so. Kudos! Orlando B. Vea, Chief Wireless Advisor of Smart: “This is a major [...]
PLDT has launched “Hey U” – a VOIP* app that allows PLDT landline subscribers to make free calls to any landline. Read this, through Hey U – voice transactions to the US and to mobile phones will be made more affordable! *: Voice Over Internet Protocol Gimme Some o’ That Hey U! The Android version [...]
Better almost late than never! The Commission on Elections (Comelec) and Smart has jointly launched e-Leksyon 2013 – a website and mobile application that aims to inform and educate voters for this coming national and local elections (on May 13 if the Troll is not mistaken). The Magnificent Culprits, Stand and Be Recognized! e-Leksyon 2013 [...]
Finally! Smart has released an iOS version of its Smart Services Mobile App that enables the user to purchase voice, text and mobile Internet packages (read: UNLI or bucket offers for both prepaid and postpaid), and to a smaller degree, get info and content. If you’re a Smart subscriber with an Apple handset, then hop [...]
The Troll came across this very interesting article from Time. Apparently, Facebook has lodged an attack on SMS that leverages on the fact that almost everyone has a FB account. But then – SMS is a technology that has already matured – and as the article states – is a very pervasive tool. Also, Facebook [...]
App Name: InstaPatrol Developers: Kwan Initiatives (the Troll thinks that the group was just recently formed. Their site is still a bit… bare) Operating System: Android (already available via Google Play). iOS is rumored to be released by the end of the year. Cost: Free What Does it Do? What does a mobile phone and [...]
App Name: NOAH – stands for Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards. Developers: Rolly Rulete, Pablito Veroy, and Jay Albano (inspired during the first HTML5 Hackathon in Davao City organized by Smart). Be proud of these boys – Rolly in particular, is the son of a fisherman, and his motivation in making the app stems from [...]