I have been using GCash ever since Globe Telecom introduced the service to the public, but never found it too useful at that time. Well, aside from being one of the first services to offer money transfer via mobile (I’m tempted to call it mobile banking but it’s not a bank account), which is cool at that time BTW, there were tons of fees for every transaction, including the transaction fee deducted from your load. But the real strength of GCash was the ability to send money anytime, anywhere, that’s why it was a hit on most Philippine online stores, even … Continue reading
Hi, for those who may be reading some of my posts and wondering why it hasn’t been updated in months, it was because I don’t have a PC/laptop to use anymore. Although I use my mobile devices to surf the net, I just can’t bear to write posts using the keyboard of my Samsung Galaxy Y nor my 7″ Android tablets. I’ll be updating this blog regularly now (again) but probably not as frequent as before. Thanks.
In order to promote Globe Telecom’s new USSD number, *143#, Globe gives their subscribers to browse Facebook using their mobile phones for free. Take note that this offer is on a subscription basis and is not automatically enabled. Subscription is valid until March 14, 2012 only. When subscribed, the user can use their mobile phone browser and simply go to http://m.facebook.com. Take note that browsers like Opera Mini which proxies the page using their own servers won’t work with this promo. Subscribing is easy, there’s even no text format to follow, simply dial *143# on your Globe handset. Since this … Continue reading
I was asked to do a review of a tablet to be used by a certain office, so I got my hands on a demo unit of a Firefly Mobile Inspire. Unboxing Upon receiving the unit, I immediately inspected what the box has to say for the unit. Nothing much is given, since this is a demo unit, but there seems to be an array of icons which represent some of its features such us HD Movie, Web Browsing, Music Player, Wi-Fi capable, Game and HDMI. Not very informative, but at least it gave me a glimpse of what this … Continue reading
(Updated, see below) Zoom has finally announced another product from their long line of Guitar Multi-effects pedal, the new Zoom G5. The specs: Simultaneous use of up to nine effects Real tube booster for amp overdrive Four large LCD displays with intuitive amp and stompbox interface 3D Z-pedal for multi-dimensional parameter control Over 120 versatile effects including 20 amp models Looper function with 60-second phrase recording/overdubbing Integrated drum machine and auto-chromatic tuner Balanced XLR output for DI use USB audio interface for DAW recording Edit&Share software available through free download Includes Steinberg Cubase LE recording software Personally, I find the … Continue reading