Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
When Yolanda hit, it disabled close to all communication facilities in central Visayas – and whatever cell sites survived were hobbled by the absence of commercial electricity. You cannot run a power hungry constellation of cell sites off of generators alone. Cellular communications were wiped out. But still. A day after the storm, Smart was [...]
The International Data Corporation (IDC) declared that as of Q3 of this year, handsets using Android cornered 81% of the market with 211.6M units shipped worldwide which effectively establishes a 51.3% growth spurt! Meanwhile, in the land of Apple, handsets carrying iOS were recorded at 12.9% which represents a slip versus its 14.4% performance from [...]
Troll: Kudos to both Smart and Globe. :-) Most corporations around the Philippines have already chosen to forego their Christmas parties and have opted to divert the money to be spent here to support the Yolanda relief effort instead. What our two dear telcos did spearheads this way of thinking. Smart Moves! Ramon Isberto, Smart [...]
According to IDC, and as expected, global smartphone shipments have again grown by as much as 39% by end of Q3 2013, but then they all can’t be winners: Apple’s share in the massive Chinese market* has continued to decline due largely to the rise of cheap android handsets – seems like Google’s beat-stick is [...]
Yup, seems like Google blood has infected the techno-monolith that is Motorola! Motorola has launched Project Ara – an initiative that aims to provide a platform that will allow us to pick and choose the components that will go into our phones! Oh, did the Troll mention that Motorola plans to offer this capability for [...]
Ladies and germs – prepare for Smart and Globe to burn butt loads of cash for their respective iPhone 5s/5c launches this November 15! That’s right, either by (forced) design or coincidence, both telcos will launch the newest iPhone handsets on the same date and each will, as per usual, outgun each other. What’s So [...]