SMS messages sent per day in the Philippines

July 31, 2012

The Philippines has beenconsistently referred to as the texting capital of the world, and has especially taken tothis technology in a big way. It is estimated that around 200 million text messages a day are sent in the country!

Reference:
The Viability of Mobile SMS TEchnologies for Non-Formal Distance Learning In Asia
Angelo Juan O. Ramos, M.D.

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How to Save Time Depositing at the Bank [w Video]

July 31, 2012

I have lots of checks (Amen!) addressed to me. So I spend a significant amount of time at the bank depositing my checks. I don’t want to spend too much time at the banks depositing checks. Therefore, I need to be smart in saving time transacting with my bank. Here’s a quick list of tips […]

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Cellphone Airtime Load Vendo Machine: Uload [Video]

July 30, 2012

I was going on a trip to Baguio when I chanced upon this vendo machine at the Victory Bus Station in Pasay. It’s a vendo machine for cellphone airtime load. It has a touch screen. It caters to multiple telecom carriers including Globe, TM, Smart, Talk N Text, Smart Bro, Sun Cellular. The Airtime load […]

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How to Watch the Olympics from the Philippines and Online [Quick Reference]

July 27, 2012

When I watched the Sydney Olympics in 2000, I was enthralled by the spectacle. I was watching with full attention in Baguio on cable TV. At a certain point, I felt a deep understanding how the entire world is really just one – we are all connected. I felt the excitement in the faces of […]

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Smart Bro canopy is now “myBro” Wireless Home Broadband

July 26, 2012

Gone is Smart Bro canopy and Wimax (home based fixed wireless internet). Now the service is called myBro . This is a result of streamlining of similar products/services between sister companies Smart and PLDT. The product is also being focused towards Wireless Home Broadband. I see that the SmartBro USB Dongles are still available, and with […]

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Level-up Mobile Lifestyle: From Tri-SIM to iPhone!

July 25, 2012

Eversince I took the path of entrepreneurship in my journey to financial freedom, I’ve relied on the tools of my trade to help me do my work. I am a freelance trainer, a blogger/writer, an innovations consultant, a real estate investor and more! I treat my tools like the utility belt of Batman. I use my gadgets […]

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Mic Test Qumana

July 15, 2012

Hello World . Testing Qumana – offline blog editor. I want to be able to write unto my blogs even when I’m offline. Write now, then publish when I’m online (with a single click). I want to be able to format na within Qumana instead of having to format further when I upload the article. […]

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How I found Pag-ibig sa Mall (and other services too!) [Video]

July 11, 2012

I was walking along Robinson’s Galleria some time ago, going along my errands. Then when I went round one corner, something caught my eye! I could feel my heart pound with excitement. I was attracted to something. And there were more people before me who were lined up for it.  What was it? I looked […]

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“Automated” “Self-Serve” Pay Parking Teller Machine, Glorietta [Video]

July 7, 2012

I’m seeing more and more automated machines in the Metro. There are a couple of the cellphone load machines. There’s one in Victory Liner Pasay, there’s one at the footbridge near PLDT Ayala Ave. I also saw a coin-operated water dispenser in Bacolod. And a coin-operated cellphone charger at Mini-Stop. There’s a new one I saw tonight. […]

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Online Personal Branding: You are what you share

July 3, 2012

I reviewed my article on Personal Branding circa 2008. Things have changes so much since 4 years ago. For one, social media has developed so much. Personal branding now includes a whole slew of social media. From the way you compose your status messages on facebook or twitter, to the kind of posts you share, […]

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