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PawnHero.ph Launches in PH as South East Asia’s First Online Pawnshop!

In the country, pawnshops are almost everywhere. There’s basically at least one pawnshop in every municipality or town across the archipelago, with companies like Tambunting, Villarica and a couple of Lhuilliers dominating the pawnshop market in the country. But a new player has entered the pawnshop market in the country…

ABS-CBN Officially Launches Its Own Digital TV Service, ABS-CBN TV Plus

ABS-CBN is widely known as the country’s largest entertainment company, conquering almost all sorts of media venues and formats — TV, Film, Music, Online, Print and Radio. Yesterday, the company launched an all new service that is spear-heading Digital TV service in the country — the ABS-CBN TV Plus. The official…

Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2015 Happening in Cebu this January 24 and 25!

The Global Voices summits has been around since 2006, providing a venue for face-to-face discussions on key issues impacting citizen media and the global Internet by bringing together the most innovative and inspiring digital activist and citizen media communities from around the world. And in celebration of the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit’s 10th…

#ShareYourVibe! Globe Telecom Brings Back #FreeFacebook; Free Viber for a Month, too!

No more than a year ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg cited Globe Telecom to be the first in the world to bring free access to the very popular social networking site to millions of its customers. Although a lot of Globe subscribers definitely enjoyed the promo while it lasted, sadly, the…

ATM Withdrawals Without Physical ATM Card, now Available in Philippines via Coins.Ph

Bitcoin is this somewhat new and trending Internet based currency. Basically, Bitcoins provide internet users a way to perform money transactions without the involvement of actual money, well until you actually opt to have your Bitcoin exchanged to whatever currency you prefer. Currently, 1 BitCoin (BTC) sells for at approximately…

Blackberry Passport Officially Launched in the Philippines for Php 35,790

Canadian-based telecommunications manufacturer then-known as Research In Motion (RIM) recently came out with a new Blackberry device under the leadership of their new CEO John Chen in attempt to get back on top of the smartphone game. Announced just no more than 5 months ago, the Blackberry Passport was able to…

Samsung Comes Out With Galaxy of Wishes Promo! Get the Galaxy Phones and Tablets at Discounted Rates!

Everyone loves the Christmas season not only because it’s the time we all celebrate of the birth of Jesus Christ, it’s the season of giving and in modern times, the Christmas season is also the time of the year when there’s basically a sale everywhere. Samsung, one of the leading mobile…

The 6th e-Commerce Entrepreneurs Summit Happening in Cebu on November 29, 2014!

The past couple of years has been great for e-Commerce in the country. To date, we can all enjoy effortless shopping for clothes, gadgets, appliances and what-nots at very comfort of our own homes through local online merchants. Paying items are also a breeze, as long as you have a…

Globe Introduces the Tattoo NXT: the New Next-Gen Broadband Solutions

According to the United Nations (UN) back in 2011, the Internet is a basic human right, as it plays a huge part on our everyday lives — whether it be for work, school, play or just simply keeping in touch with a loved one. And internet connected devices are in everywhere we look — on our computers, laptops and cellphones as well as tablets, cameras, gaming consoles and even smart TVs and smart watches. As a result, companies all over the world are trying to keep up by giving us, consumers more and more innovations that will help us get even more internet-connected than ever.

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Globe Tattoo — the broadband internet side of Globe Telecom — one of the country’s leading broadband internet provider, announced its expansion of their product line up backed by the company’s 4G mobile network through their fastest fixed fiber products, the Globe Tattoo NXT.

Smart Announces iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Deals! iPhone 6 Comes Free on Data Plan 3000

With an official release date scheduled for November 14, Smart, the biggest telco in the country announced today their own pricing scheme for the Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

Interested subscribers can pre-order the Smart Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus starting today, by easily visiting this link. As for the pricing, Smart is offering both devices under 4 different postpaid plans.

Globe Announces iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Pricing!

With just 7 days before their official launch of the Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Globe happily announced today the pricing scheme for the new and bigger set of iPhones for their Prepaid, Postpaid and Platinum subscribers.

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Under the regular postpaid plans, one can now get the iPhone 6 starting with the 16 GB variant for free on Plan 2499 granted that you sign up for either a 24 or 30 month contract. As for the even bigger iPhone 6 Plus, Globe is offering the 16 GB variant for free as well, when you get the Plan 3799 and above. For full pricing for all the plans under  a 24 month and 30 month contracts, please refer to the table below.

Canon Philippines Officially Unveils the PowerShot N2, G7 X and the SX60 HS

Canon Philippines officially unveiled three (3) new compact digital cameras to update their current PowerShot line–the high performance Powershot G7 X and the SX60 HS plus the ultra portable and fashionable PowerShot N2.

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Globe’s iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus Pre-Order Page Goes LIVE!

In a rather surprising news, Globe Telecom is bringing good news to Apple iPhone fans as their pre-order page for the much anticipated iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus went live today.

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TARA: The Pinoy-made Smartphone Security App

Cellphones are probably the favorite targets of thieves and pick-pockets these days. They’re easy to snatch, and almost everyone of us carries at least one where ever we go. And once they’re snatched, cellphones — more so for smartphones, can easily be disposed through the grey market and direct transactions to private individuals. That is why cellphone manufacturers and app developers are creating smartphone apps that will let us trace our phones in the event that they get stolen.

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“Yesss, Yaman” Campaign by OLX Philippines Got More and More Cebuanos into Online Buying and Selling

It was back in 2006 when Sulit first launched in the country, allowing us Filipinos to buy and sell pre-loved items over the internet. Many people got into it, especially people with businesses since Sulit provided an easier way for them to reach their targeted customers. But it was March of this year when Sulit announced that they are rebranding into OLX Philippines.

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