Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
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 [...]
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 [...]
Juniper Networks, the bringer of bad news: mobile malware hackers and smartphone developers are locked in mortal combat and it seems that the former is starting to take the lead, with Android taking a hit – as much as 92% of all detected threats target this leading OS. In its yearly Mobile Threat Report, Juniper [...]
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 [...]