Firefly Mobile Inspire Tablet Review

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

My List of the 10 Cheapest Android Phones

Though the title may seem a bit generic and too plain for an article, I’ll be focusing on listing the cheapest Android phones in the Philippine market as of this writing and try to sort them subjectively from not so decent to very decent. And take note, I won’t tackle on the generic China phones that we always see on sidewalk bazaars. Sure they’re cheap, but they’re on a class of their own. 10: Cherry Mobile Candy (₱3,699) Android Froyo 2.2 2.8″ Resistive Touch Screen Dual Sim/Dual Standby MediaTek 416Mhz Processor ROM: 256mb / RAM: 128mb Dual Band GSM/GPRS/EDGE 900/1800 Wi-Fi … Continue reading

I’m Craving For a Cheap Android Phone: Alcatel OT Blaze Duo 890D vs Cherry Mobile Eclipse 2.2

Recently, my one-year old son smacked the hell out of my wife’s cellphone, a good old Nokia 6610i. I knew what was coming next, purchasing a new phone, despite of the tight budget that we have now. She’s suggesting just a simple phone, good for call and SMS, but a brand new Nokia for that. I know, Nokia phones are one of the best in terms of quality and durability, but their price is way beyond my budget, at least in terms of feature comparison with other budget phones. So I suggested that we take a look at Android phones, … Continue reading

Watch Out iPhone, Google buys Motorola

As the title says, watch out Apple, Google is about to buy Motorola, so all Motorola bases are belong to Google. On a statement released by Google, Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc. is being acquired by Google for $12.5 billion as agreed by all the board of directors of both companies. The implications? Well, it is expected to boost Android development and production, directly challenging the mobile market dominated by the iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, etc.). I believe that this action will try to balance the mobile market, preventing monopoly of iOS in the high-end mobile devices by increasing the competition, thus … Continue reading