Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
Troll: iCalamity is a very bad name for an app :-/ Christopher John Cubos: “Most of the people in Leyte and other areas felt alone and abandoned. When the typhoon struck (Yolanda), nobody was there to help them right away, and most of the people who survived were left to fend for themselves.” Christopher John [...]
Developer: Voyager Innovations Inc. (a Smart subsidiary), in cooperation with the Manila North Tollways Corporation (MNTC). Note that all companies mentioned serve under the Empire of PLDT, or more specifically, under Metro Pacific. Operating System: Android only (check out the Google Play store) Cost: Free! What Does it Do? In a Game of Thrones manner, [...]
Kaspersky Lab’s has joined the bandwagon of providing hope to handset theft victims. Oh brother. The Kaspersky Mobile Security 9.0 and Kaspersky Tablet Security has a feature called “Mugshot” which attempts to identify the thief by taking a picture of him/her. Users of the service can simply access Kaspersky’s Anti-Theft Web Management Web Portal and [...]
App Name: GrabTaxi Developers: A startup named of the same name – GrabTaxi – brainchild of Anthony Tan, COO, and co-founder, Tan Hooi Ling. The whole thing was born at the 2011 Harvard Business School Business Plan Contest – Anthony got second place and was awarded seed money to launch his concept. Operating System: Android [...]
Cignal Digital TV, probably the only respectable satellite cable provider in the Philippines with around 500K subscribers, has launched a service that allows its clients to view a select number of channels on their respective mobile phones/tablets. Its Cignal TV made portable! I Want My Tv-To-Go! TV-To-Go transports the access to 13 channels to the [...]
Troll: The site has not been updated for a few days. Exams are a bitch. Some news that is covered in the next few posts may seem a bit stale but and the Troll opted to cover them still since such news impacts the local telco scene. Also, it’s good to be back! :-) … [...]
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 [...]