Downloading videos from YouTube to play in your phone

Serendipity brought me to the YouTube page of the video of Bob Dylan’s first concert performance with an electric guitar. The high-quality BBC video clip shows the crowd at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965 booing Dylan before he launched into an electric guitar version of Like A Rolling Stone. In the YouTube page wereContinue reading “Downloading videos from YouTube to play in your phone”

Smart unveils netbook with built-in Smart Bro connectivity

Smart Communications Inc. has launched the country’s first netbook with a built-in high-speed broadband connectivity through Smart Bro. Smart , in a press statement, said Smart Bro wireless broadband modems now come embedded on certain units of the Asus Eee PC 904 GO. The built-in modem allows the Asus Eee PC 904 GO to accessContinue reading “Smart unveils netbook with built-in Smart Bro connectivity”

Ateneo de Manila University project wins Smart Sweep Innovation and Excellence Award

A STUDENT project that uses social networking, short message service (SMS) and Smart Communications Inc.’s money transfer to gather relief goods for communities hit by disasters won this year’s Smart Wireless Engineering Education Program (Smart Sweep) Innovation and Excellence Award. The student team from Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) won P500,000 for themselves and P500,000Continue reading “Ateneo de Manila University project wins Smart Sweep Innovation and Excellence Award”

5th Smart Sweep Innovation and Excellence Award: Notes from the sidelines

(This is for my column on Tuesday, March 17) BY THE TIME this column gets printed, we’d have known whether a group of students from the University of San Carlos (USC) made Smart Wireless Engineering Education Program (Sweep) history by being the first Cebu team to win the Innovation and Excellence Award. We’d have knownContinue reading “5th Smart Sweep Innovation and Excellence Award: Notes from the sidelines”