Category Archives: Tech & Mobile Life

Tech & Mobile Life

Elephone Launches P9000, P8000, S1 Smartphones – First Impressions

Elephone, a Chinese smartphone maker, is launching their new phones in the Philippines through an exclusive partnerhip with Lazada Philippines to offer their smartphones at jaw-droppingly low prices. Elephone is an eight-year old Chinese smartphone brand that is one of the more well-known in China for offering fairly solid smartphones at affordable prices. The brand is not Read more »

Cheapest Legit Internet 1GB for P70 – Smart Big Bytes 70

Okay, everyone has been complaining about Surfmax. Not that I blame them. But this mobile internet “crisis” has made people look for alternatives, and I just heard of this legit mobile internet promo from Smart. This is apparently Smart’s counter to Globe’s popular Gotscombodd70. Smart’s Big Bytes 70: 1 GB open access volume no text Read more »

UnliSurf 50 is Back Again?

I’ve been getting some reports that Unlisurf 50 is back. This is not confirmed, though. However, a quick scan of the local telco discussion hangouts and social media showed that some people claimed to have been able to register to Unlisurf 50, particularly using Smart Bro. Apparently, it’s a try-and-try-until-you-succeed sort of thing. From Smart’s Read more »

Smart Promo Auto Renewal Problems

I have been a happy user of Smart’s postpaid Freedom Plan since it first came out in 2012. I didn’t have any problems with it and even convinced my immediate circle to switch to the Freedom Plan. This was the moment when I changed how I looked at Smart. Before that, I always thought of Read more »

Smart Unlisurf Ending, Replaced by Surfmax

UNLISURF ENDS, TO BE REPLACED BY SURFMAX The past several days, I have been getting reports that Smart is phasing out Unlisurf by the end of October. Barat Ako readers have been reporting that they receive messages from Smart when registering to Unlisurf, such as: Starting October 31, 2015, Smart Bro UNLISURF will no longer Read more »