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April 13, 2012

LG Optimus L3 in the flesh, launching in April 21

LG’s new line of Optimus handset is set to be launched this April 21. The Optimus L3 E400 is an affordable 3.2-inch, entry-level Android handset that’s probably targeted to the same market as the Samsung Galaxy Y.

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April 12, 2012

HTC One X: Hands-on, First Impressions

Just got home from a very exciting event courtesy of HTC Philippines and Smart which was held at the Jump Center, SM Megamall. The event featured the pre-launch of the HTC One product line that boasts the hard-nosed, quad-core HTC One X and the sleek mid-range HTC One V.

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April 12, 2012

Nokia Lumia 610 NFC announced!

The Nokia Lumia 610 was first announced during the Mobile World Congress a couple of months ago. Although not considered as a high-end smartphone in today’s standards, the 610 was designed to be the most affordable Lumia yet.

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April 11, 2012

Western Digital outs 500GB, 7mm HDD for ultrabooks

Finally, Western Digital has their own 7mm thin hard disk drives that sits perfectly well with the current crop of ultrabooks. It’s not as fast as the SSDs but you get the benefits of really large and inexpensive storage — like 500GB.

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April 11, 2012

Symbian Belle handsets get MS Office Mobile

Just when we thought that Nokia has totally forgotten about their Symbian handsets, the Finnish company together with Microsoft gives the dying OS a much needed jolt; and turned productive in the process.

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April 11, 2012

Toshiba unveils new Excite tablets with Tegra 3

Toshiba spices up the tablet competition with the release of their new Excite lineup, the Toshiba Excite 7.7, the Toshiba Excite 10, and the monstrous 13-incher Toshiba Excite 13.

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April 10, 2012

Intex Avatar IT-M809RC Review

Intex Technology is a company that offers a wide range of electronic gadgets and appliances. They may not be that well-known here in the Philippines but they service to 63 countries manufacturing affordable devices that, according to them, aimed at experiencing future and living life which nobody has lived before. Let’s see if their tablet the Avatar IT-M809RC will live up to the company’s vision.

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April 10, 2012

Rumored 2012 iPod Touch to get dual-core A5 chip

The Apple iPod has certainly come a long way since it was introduced back in 2001. From being bulky, it has taken different shapes and sizes to cater to consumer’s needs.

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April 10, 2012

Facebook buys Instagram for $1 Billion

Days after Instagram released its Android app, Facebook has already announced that it has agreed to buy the mobile photo-sharing service for a cool $1 billion in cash and stocks (apparently, the biggest acquisition Facebook has ever made).

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April 10, 2012

Lenovo reveals 9.7″ IdeaTab S2109 ICS tablet

Lenovo just posted a video on their YouTube showcasing their latest Android ICS tablet named the IdeaPad S2109. Fairly little info were actually revealed in the video but the tablet itself looks promising.

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April 09, 2012

The new iPad 3 vs. Asus Transformer Prime

We’ve been able to acquire the new iPad and I thought it might be apt to compare it with one of the leading Android tablets around, the Transformer Prime. And to be fair to the iPad 3, we’re detaching the keyboard dock on the Prime for this exercise.

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April 09, 2012

Winners: YugaTech-Globe MyApps Blogger Contest

There’s been a delay in the announcement of winners for our first round of winners in the Globe MyApps Blogger Contest due to audits we had to do to finalize the rankings. So here they are…

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April 08, 2012

5 things I missed about our tech in the Philippines

For the last 3 weeks now, I’ve been to three European states and have seen and experienced the advancement of technology in these first-world countries. It’s oftentimes amazing but once in a while, I would miss the ones I enjoyed in the Philippines.

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April 08, 2012

SE Xperia Active still toughest Android phone yet

Now here’s something that we don’t see often. How much battering can a smartphone designed for outdoors-man really handle? Here’s a video that might give you a better idea — the Sony-Ericsson Xperia Active crash test.

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April 07, 2012

Filipino company sued by Twitter for spamming

A Filipino company, JL4 Web Solutions, was among several defendants in a case filed by Twitter in San Francisco, California two days ago. Jayson Yanuaria of JL4 Web Solutions was one of the accused in the Php25 million lawsuit.

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April 07, 2012

Max Payne coming to Android and iOS this month!

Rockstar Games brings in the Payne to your supported iOS and Android devices this month of April. Yes, you heard that right — Max Payne for the iPhone and Android smartphones is coming to town.

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April 07, 2012

Filipinos are top Freelancers in oDesk

Wrote about this on TechWireAsia the other day (where I’m also a weekly contributor) that the Philippines is among the top 7 contractors in oDesk. Turns out, Filipinos are the top contractors peaking at around 11,000 freelancers.

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April 06, 2012

Mac Flashback Malware hits the Philippines

According to Russian anti-virus company Dr. Web, around 0.1% of the 550,000 Macs infected so far by the Flashback malware are from the Philippines. That’s only about 550 Filipino Mac users but you could be one of them.

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April 05, 2012

Reverting the Nexus S on ICS to Gingerbread

For those of you who followed the article on ICS update for Nexus S and wanting to receive the official OTA ICS 4.0.4 update, but worried that you may not get it; or hated ICS and just wanted to get back to Gingerbread — don’t despair. We have a list of easy to follow instructions that you can use to revert your handset back to its factory default OS.

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April 05, 2012

Sony Tablet P in the flesh, first impressions

Announced back in September 2011 at IFA in Germany, the Sony Tablet P is yet to be launched in the Philippines. I spotted this foldable touchscreen Android tablet at one of the Duty Free stores at a Taiwan airport.

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April 04, 2012

Instagram for Android now available for download

One of the things that got some people going for iOS devices are the apps and one of the apps that people are flocking to is Instagram. After a long wait, Android users no need to envy further as the beloved photo sharing app is now available in the Google Play Store.

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April 04, 2012

Kindle Fire on Ice Cream Sandwich Review

Getting bored in the wee hours of the morning usually results to doing something crazy that you’ll eventually regret the next day. The last time I experienced this resulted to having my wife’s rooted Kindle Fire virtually bricked. Luckily a friend saved the day and flashed the Kindle Fire back to life.

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April 04, 2012

Nokia Reader for S40 Touch & Type handsets

Nokia S40 users, if you thought the Finnish company has totally forgotten about you, think again. Nokia has recently released a Beta version of the Nokia Reader for S40 Touch/Type handsets (C2-02, C3-01, X3-02 and Asha 300/303).

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April 03, 2012

Contest: YugaTech-BlackBerry dare you to Be Bold

Last time we gave away a BlackBerry handset from RIM was back in December. This time RIM is giving away a brand new BlackBerry Bold 9900. Check out the mechanics below to learn how you can score a new Bold 9900.

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April 03, 2012

Apple Store at the Louvre Musuem

From my the first Apple Store I ever visited in Hamburg, the second one I went into was the one inside the Louvre Museum in Paris. Yeah, I know — this little Eurotrip is already becoming an Apple Store pilgrimage.

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