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November 10, 2010

Toshiba AS100 tablet announced!

It’s better late than never so Toshiba also announced their very own Android tablet yesterday which is epxected to be released later this year. Powered by an NVidia Tegra processor, the Toshiba AS100 will run Android Froyo 2.2 out of the box.

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November 10, 2010

HiSense Mini HB200M Headset

The guys from Digital Hub sent this little Bluetooth headset earlier this week (a HiSense Mini HB200M Headset) and I’ve been told that it’s one of the most interesting models around.

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November 09, 2010

Hands-on with the Huawei Ideos

I got a chance to play around with a yet-to-be released Android phone, the Huawei Ideos, running Android 2.2 Froyo. This phone was first introduced in IFA 2010 by Huawei and is also known as T-mobile Comet in the US.

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November 09, 2010

56″ Philips Cinema 21:9 Ultra-Wide LCD TV

Philips sent us this awesome LCD TV together with their new Blu-ray player. First seen in CES 2009 and finally released in the Philippines last May, the Philips Cinema 21:9 is an ultra-widescreen LCD TV.

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November 08, 2010

Huawei introduces E5 “Pocket MiFi”

Huawei has announced that they’ll be shipping the new E5 “Pocket MiFi” to the Philippines this month. E5 is the next gen of Globe’s MyFi (only that it’s open-line). They have the same weight and size but the main difference is that the E5 now has a screen to show the signal strength, if you’re connected and the battery meter.

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November 08, 2010

Archos Android tablets delayed due to Froyo

Just been informed by the local distributor of Archos that the launching of all 5 Android tablets and media players have been pushed back to first week of December.

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November 07, 2010

LG Optimus One lands, priced at 50% off!

LG Philippines silently released a new variant in their Optimus Android series of smartphones in the local market. Announced last September 14, the LG Optimus One is now available in stores with a suggested retail price of Php12,990.

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November 06, 2010

Asus Ares Dual Radeon HD 5870 Monster Card

When this package arrived early this week, I thought it was a whole gaming rig considering the size of the box that came with it. All I know is that it’s codenamed Ares. Go take a peek after the jump.

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November 05, 2010

Lenovo-YugaTech Contest #1 Winners

Thanks to all the 300+ participants in our first Lenovo-YugaTech Contest. You’re one step away to bringing home that Lenovo G460 laptop this Christmas. For the meantime, here’s the list of 15 winners from last month.

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November 05, 2010

Panasonic Lumix GF2 announced

The successor to the Lumix GF1 has just been announced by Panasonic, the Lumix DMC-GF2, a 12MP shooter in their Micro Four Thirds camera lineup.

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November 05, 2010

Lenovo intros IdeaPad Z360, Z460, H320

Lenovo Philippines recently updates several of its multimedia notebooks — the IdeaPad Z360, IdeaPad Z460 as well as the compact Lenovo H320 desktop — all coming in with the entire flavor of Intel Core i series.

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November 04, 2010

Mobile Browser: Android vs. iOS vs. WP7

We got the chance to put three mobile browsers from three different phone OSes this afternoon. TJ suggested we compare how fast the browsers are.

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November 04, 2010

HTC 7 Trophy in the flesh!

So we finally got some hands-on time with the HTC 7 Trophy, one of the Windows 7 Phone handsets by HTC to be released this December. See photos and video after the jump.

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November 04, 2010

Creative outs own ZiiO Android tablet

Looks like Creative, maker of music players and speakers, also created their own Android tablet — the Creative Ziio and they come in 7-inch and 10-inch form factors.

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November 03, 2010

BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 launched

Research in Motion today announced the launching of the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 in the Philippines. The Curve 3G is an update to the popular and more affordable BB Curve 8520.

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November 03, 2010

Acer outs another Android: Acer Liquid Metal

While Acer has only introduced a handful of Android phones in the Philippines just last week, another one has been outed that resembled the genes of the Acer Android line-up — the Acer Liquid Metal.

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November 03, 2010

NTC adopts ISDB-T, drops DVB-H in RP

If you’ve wondered what happened to the digital mobile TV market in the Philippines, it’s basically back to the drawing board. In April 2010, Smart MyTV service was suspended indefinitely, three years after it launched and operated without earning a dime.

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November 02, 2010

Trackball, Trackpad or Optical Mouse?

I have to say I’ve been addicted to StarCraft 2 for the past couple of weeks and spending around 8 hours a day on the game. It’s a productivity killer really but I think it’s just a phase I have to get through and hopefully, soon enough. On a related note, was wondering which type of pointing device people prefer with their computers.

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November 01, 2010

Contest: Share your geekiest photos!

This is round 2 of our YugaTech-Lenovo giveaway. Round #1 has just ended and we’ll announce the winners in a day or two. Just to kick things started, we’re using PicLyf this time as a platform for photo submission. It can connect with Twitter and Facebook so it’s easy to use it too.

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November 01, 2010

PicLyf: A New Way to Share Photos

Stumbled into the site a few months back and only re-discovered it when I met up with one of the founders of PicLyf. It’s not just your typical photo-sharing site — it makes it more fun by incorporating tools and features such as redistribution to other social networking sites like Flickr, Twitter and Facebook.

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November 01, 2010

MSI GX660R: The GT660 re-incarnate

NetEssentials sent us this new gaming laptop but after unboxing it, I thought I already reviewed the unit before until I saw what’s inside — this MSI GX660R is like the reincarnate of the MSI GT660.

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October 31, 2010

GMail Security Alert

Been getting this GMail security alert for a couple of times last week and I thought it was just a bug. GMail is reporting that someone else from another IP has logged into my account but could not give more details.

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October 30, 2010

Have you seen The Social Network?

So I’ve finally gotten around to watching “The Social Network” mostly due to curiosity as to how it depicted Facebook’s founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg.

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October 30, 2010

Acer Aspire 1551 Review

Acer’s new dual-core AMD-based ultraportable is the Acer Aspire 1551. It’s the fraternal twin of the Aspire 721 we reviewed a while back with an identical design and body. Check out our full review below.

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October 29, 2010

Auto-backup your blog with Amazon S3

Since the last time we suffered a major downtime due to a DDOS attack, been looking for a more pro-active way to make multiple back-ups of the site. Recently, I discovered you can also do automatic back-ups using Amazon S3 as well.

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