Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
Yup, if you’re down in the dumps with a phone OS that gets no respect, the best way to lift yourself up from the muck is to call your enemies names. Terry Myerson, VP of Microsoft’s Windows Phone Division, has called Apple’s iOS software “boring” due to the arrangement of its icons at the bottom [...]
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 [...]
That’s right, according to research firm Gartner, 1.75B phones were sold last year – leading the charge are smartphones, Q4 of 2012 alone saw record smartphone sales of 207.7M handsets which is up 38.3% versus the same period in 2011. But then what’s this? The 1.7B rate of 2012 actually represents a 1.7% decline versus [...]
Move over IOS and whatever it is that Blackberry uses! A GfK study reveals that Android has a commanding 82.2% market share in the Philippines, an astronomical threefold rise from 2011. GfK also revealed that the local average smartphone price ranges around P7.5K and 95% of such handsets are equipped with High Speed Packet Access [...]
Straight from the Kaspersky Lab Malware Report: there are 680 new variations of malware programs found in the wild, 559 of which specifically target the Android OS (182 are mods with backdoor functionalities that allow hackers to remotely send commands to infected devices). Scary! Alexander Gostev, Kaspersky Lab expert: “It was obvious that sooner or [...]
Globe has unveiled the most affordable Android phone in the Philippines: The CloudFone Ice! The handset, a first from a range of Android phones from CloudFone, is available for P4,990.00 and is free with a P499.00 post-paid plan. CloudFone Ice Features: * 3.2” full touchscreen display (320×480 pixels) * Android 2.1 * WiFi 802.11 b/g/n [...]