PH mobile Internet users growing fast: study

Mobile Internet users in the Philippines are a “small but fast growing group of people,” according to a study by On Device Research conducted in June and released last week. The research company surveyed 900 mobile Internet users in June for the report. All the respondents were Android users, according to a footnote in the […]

Think mobile

In announcing his company’s purchase of Oculus VR, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the social networking giant now has more than a billion active mobile users a month. “Mobile is the platform of today, and now we’re also getting ready for the platforms of tomorrow,” Zuckerberg said to explain the purchase of the […]

Mobile now

MOBILE isn’t the future; it’s the present. That’s the gist of recently released Internet usage reports. Last month, more Americans used smartphones and tablets than desktops or laptops to access the Internet, according to a study by analytics company comScore. Also last month, Nielsen released its Digital Consumer Report that found, among many other things, […]

Mobile shift

There is a big chance you’re reading this on your phone. A bigger chance this year than in 2012, anyway. A common pathway to this article would be from social networks like Facebook and Twitter, services that people are increasingly logging into through apps on their phones. This year, an article in the BBC announced, […]

The LG G2 is a great high-end Android phone

THE first thing that strikes you when you turn on the LG G2 is how beautiful the display is. It is sharp and vibrant and comes on such a big screen. It’s almost realistic you’d find yourself gingerly pressing the glass. And as you start using what is currently LG’s flagship device, the next thing […]

Smart network ready for LTE Advanced: Rolando Peña

DAVAO CITY-After hitting LTE Advanced download speeds in excess of 200 megabits per second (Mbps) during tests in Manila, Smart Communications Inc. held another test in Davao City last Saturday. PLDT and Smart Technology head Rolando Peña said he scheduled the test in Davao to show that the company’s network is able to deliver LTE Advanced […]

The BlackBerry Q10 is a great phone

BlackBerry launched in Cebu yesterday its first BlackBerry 10 device with a physical QWERTY keypad – the BlackBerry Q10. I was able to play with the device for several minutes during the launch and found it a great phone for those who want a physical keyboard. Organizers of the event held a game that had […]

Parrot is great voice recording app for BlackBerry Z10

As a journalist, I use my phone extensively for news gathering. Apart from it being my camera, the phone is also my main voice recorder for interviews. I still carry an MP3 voice recorder but this serves only as backup, the quality of recording in smartphones is so much higher. Whenever I set up a […]

Enhance your mobile site with brow.si

Brow.si is a free website add-on that enhances your mobile site by making it act a bit more native and increase engagement with readers. When viewed on a mobile browser, a website that enables the brow.si add-on will have a flyout bar that contains buttons for saving the article via Pocket or Readability and sharing […]