Mobile Instant Messaging is taking off in other countries. Do Pinoy cellphone users want it?
Text messaging has become the easiest way to interact with people. From the business perspective,…
FON, a small outfit from Spain that’s trying to make free (or at least as close to free as possible) wifi access available worldwide recently got a big boost from the VoIP behemoth that is Skype. Reading more from FON’s blog, it seems not just Skype is bankrolling their operations, Google has a hand in it as well, along with a couple of major venture capital firms.
From what I can get, FON works through bandwidth-sharing, in the same vein as P2P file sharing, although not so much in the technical sense but in the concept of sharing in general. Users with broadband connections at home or in the office would allow FON users to access their connection via wifi, and this basically grants them access to other FON users’ (or FONeros) connections.
The other day, I wrote about my first experience with 3G. I had a short video-conference call with my friend Aby using two Nokia 70 3G phones.
When the Smart wireless center demo lady, Emerald, ended our live video conference call, we came back to a huddle to talk about 3G.
I asked to see the other features of 3G…
I got this massively forwarded email, purportedly from Globe, countering the claims made by Smart. Are the facts real, and is it really from Globe?