Posted on Sep 05, 2012 by Caroline Sinel in SMS Services
TACS Alarm is an anti-carjacking device that can be controlled using a GSM mobile phone. This device can be installed on motor vehicles such as sedans, SUVs, trucks and even on motorcycles.
TACS alarm was invented in 2006 by Gilbert Sta. Rita. The device was patented in the Philippines in 2008. This device features two alarm modes: Continue Reading
Posted on Aug 07, 2012 by Caroline Sinel in SMS Services
Ran out of load? Worry no more. With Globe GTSOS and Smart SOS emergency text loan service, you can instantly borrow load, anytime. This is useful in case of emergency, bad timing or simply lack of funds. Continue Reading
Posted on Jul 04, 2012 by Caroline Sinel in SMS Services
BDO Mobile Banking allows instant access to own BDO deposit accounts (Checking and Savings Account) using a SMART or Talk ‘N Text mobile phone. With BDO Mobile Banking, you may view the actual balance of enrolled Checking or Savings Account (CA/SA), transfer money to own enrolled BDO bank accounts, Continue Reading
Posted on Nov 15, 2011 by Caroline Sinel in SMS Services
The SMS-based BPI Express Mobile in SMART Menu allows Smart users to enjoy the convenience of doing wide range of bank transactions such as balance inquiry, fund transfers, bills payment, SMART prepaid airtime reloading and SMART Money reloading through their mobile phones. The SMS-based works with the text messaging facility of Smart, even without connecting to the internet. Continue Reading
Posted on Oct 11, 2011 by Caroline Sinel in SMS Services
The SMS-based BPI Express Mobile in Globe Menu allows Globe users to check on their account, perform fund transfers, or load their GCASH wallet straight from their BPI account. The SMS-based works with the text messaging facility of Globe, even without connecting to the internet. It was initially available to Globe subscribers. Continue Reading
Posted on Jun 16, 2011 by Caroline Sinel in SMS Services
Google has developed an optional security feature called 2-step verification that helps protect Google accounts from identity theft and other online threats. Using Google’s 2-step verification, signing into Google account requires both your password and a verification code you will receive on your mobile phone via SMS. Continue Reading
Posted on Feb 04, 2011 by Caroline Sinel in SMS Services
Do you want to know which mobile phone number belongs to which network? Below is a list of mobile number prefixes used by Globe, Smart, Sun Cellular, Red Mobile, Talk ‘N Text, and Touch Mobile. This list is useful for those who often subscribe to unlimited text or call services. Continue Reading
Posted on Dec 18, 2010 by Caroline Sinel in SMS Services
Globe GCASH and Smart Money are the two available mobile money platforms in the Philippines. Here are the comparison between Globe GCASH and Smart Money in terms of registration, sending money, withdrawal, security and other features.
Posted on Oct 16, 2010 by Caroline Sinel in SMS Services
Globe now offers GCASH account holders a convenient way of withdrawing money from any ATM across the country. Unlike before, where users had to find a Globe business center to do a “cash-out” transaction, GCASH ATM card enables users to withdraw money at any Bancnet, Megalink, ExpressNet and Encash Automated Teller Machines in the Philippines. Continue Reading
Posted on Mar 20, 2010 by Caroline Sinel in SMS Services
Globe GCASH has teamed up with Boku/Paymo to revolutionalize the world of virtual payments. Through this partnership both companies will be able to reach their global targets in the world of mobile commerce. This will allow their users to purchase virtual goods from any merchant in the Boku global merchant network including, Facebook. Continue Reading
Posted on Sep 29, 2009 by Caroline Sinel in SMS Services
Metro Manila was recently hit by Typhoon Ondoy leaving people’s homes submerged in flood. The easiest way to help is by donating through SMS. Send your SMS donations for Ondoy victims to the following: Continue Reading
Posted on Mar 30, 2009 by Caroline Sinel in SMS Services
Pinoy Bingo Night, which originated from America’s National Bingo Night, is the newest game show of ABS-CBN hosted by Ms. Kris Aquino.
Everyday, 200 studio audiences, called as Bingoers, will play and compete against the Solo Studio contestatant. The Bingoers can win 50,000 pesos for every game, while the Solo Studio contestant can win up to Continue Reading
Posted on Feb 18, 2009 by Caroline Sinel in SMS Services
Cebu Pacific (CEB), the low fare leader in the local aviation industry is the first local airline to introduce E-ticketing and TxtCEB (booking through SMS) in the country.
TxtCEB allows anyone to get updates on Cebu Pacific‘s special flights and promos or book a Cebu Pacific flight through their cellphones (domestic bookings only). To start, here’s how: Continue Reading
Posted on Dec 14, 2008 by Caroline Sinel in SMS Services
Twitter is a free social networking and micro-blogging service that allows its users to post an update message just as you would in an instant messaging client. These updates (otherwise known as tweets), are text-based posts that can only be 140 characters in length.
Plurk is similar to Twitter only that your updates (called plurks) and your friends’ are arranged in a timeline so your friends can easily view and comment on them. Plurks can be posted with qualifiers, which are one-word verbs used to represent a thought (ex. “feels”, “thinks”, “loves”, etc.). Its like an instant messenger / social networking / forum / micro-blogging service rolled into one. Continue Reading
Posted on Nov 12, 2008 by Caroline Sinel in SMS Services
Tired of calling in for your song requests? You can request via SMS instead. Be sure to send them in before the year ends as they are also counted for year end countdowns.
Jam 88.3 – Your Kind of Mix
Jam 883 <song request> (Send to 2968 for Globe)
Wave 89.1 – Your Lifestyle, Your Music
Wave 891 <song request> (Send to 2968 for Globe)
Magic 89.9 – Today’s Best Music
Magic 899 <song request> (Send to 2968 for Globe) Continue Reading