Why I’m leaving Sony Ericsson for Nokia

Like Saul, my conversion happened on the road. I was on my way to a meeting and needed to constantly check my e-mail as well as keep my instant messaging (IM) accounts online when it hit me, like the Biblical blinding light, that the Nokia E71 is the best mobile Internet device I’ve used. It… Continue reading Why I’m leaving Sony Ericsson for Nokia

ümobile: ad-funded mobile network launches in Cebu

I attended the Cebu launch last May 24 of ümobile, the first advertising-funded mobile phone network in the country, and boy was it the loudest telecoms-related launch I’ve ever covered. It was the sexiest, too. The launching was held in Club Vudu and by the time it ended, I knew more about what “Vudulicious” was… Continue reading ümobile: ad-funded mobile network launches in Cebu

Escribitionism with Twitter and Fring

I never thought that I’d be enjoying it but here I am, using Twitter regularly for the past week. Twitter is a micro-blogging service that has become all the rage among tech-savvy folk and many connectivity addicts since last year. With the service, you can write short (140 characters) updates about yourself and have these… Continue reading Escribitionism with Twitter and Fring

It isn’t just ringing, it’s Fringing

If you run a Symbian or Windows Mobile device, you have to install Fring. The mobile application lets you do instant messaging (IM) with Yahoo, Skype, MSN Messenger, ICQ, Google Talk and AIM and VOIP (voice over Internet Protocol) calls using Skype Out or SIP. It can also be used with Twitter‘s services. The software… Continue reading It isn’t just ringing, it’s Fringing