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December 02, 2011

Delsey Luggage Video Contest Winners

The folks from Delsey Philippines have gone thru all the video entries and picked their favorite one to bring home a Delsey luggage. Check out the winning video after the jump.

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December 01, 2011

Taking Smart LTE for a spin

I was among the first batch of beta testers for Smart LTE and even though I’ve been going around the metro almost every day, it’s still hard to spot those 20+ LTE sites. I’m hoping that their numbers will grow in the coming months.

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December 01, 2011

Globe now accepts iPhone 4S Reservations

This one is official — Globe is now accepting pre-orders registration of interest for the iPhone 4S starting tonight. The microsite is now up and running, according to a source from Globe (updated: Globe also announced the iPhone 4S will be released on December 16).

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December 01, 2011

HTC Evo 3D Review

The HTC Evo 3D separates itself from the rest of the smartphone pack by including two 5MP rear cameras to produce stereoscopic 3D images and videos. Like the high-end LED TVs we’ve seen lately, the 3D rendering is either regarded as a gimmick or the next big thing in entertainment. Check out our full review of the HTC Evo 3D after the jump.

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November 30, 2011

YugaDeals: 25% Off on Noontec MovieDock A6

I’ve tried a couple of Noontec players recently and I thought this latest one from them was too good to pass up so I asked them if we could give it to our readers here for a really good price.

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November 29, 2011

This Microsoft Touch Mouse is my new best friend

Been using this Microsoft Touch Mouse since last week along with the Asus Zenbook UX31 that I am reviewing. It’s the Windows equivalent of Apple’s Magic Mouse and works pretty much the same.

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November 29, 2011

Globe iPhone 4S Promo Page shows 100 units only?

The pre-order page on Globe’s website may have been taken down but the promo page is still up and indicates only “100 units” are allocated for pre-order. Since we know it’s not official out yet, that 100 units on the counter looks like a placeholder number for now.

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November 28, 2011

Wenger SwissGear Laptop Backpack

Been looking for a new laptop bag which I can use on a daily basis and finally last week, found the ideal one from Wenger. I was initially looking at a messenger-type laptop bag but since I’ve been traveling a lot lately, I thought I should consider laptop backpacks as well.

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November 28, 2011

Noontec PowerMe Polo 4000mAh Portable Battery

The folks from Noontec Philippines gave me this new portable battery pack — a 4,000mAh PowerMe Polo. They’re the same guys who offered us the media player for review and actually gave it away to one of our readers.

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November 27, 2011

7-inch Identity Tab takes Android to the classroom

Saw this 7-inch Android tablet a couple of weeks ago during a meeting and asked the distributor if I could borrow it and check it out. I am told that a few schools (forgot which ones) have adopted this tablet as a learning tool in the classroom.

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November 26, 2011

Redfox WizPad WP1020i Windows 7 tablet

Almost forgot about this until I returned to the Galaxy Note to delete photos when I saw photos of RedFox’s newest Windows 7 tablet. Dubbed the RedFox WizPad WP1020i, this Intel Atom-powered tablet sports a kick-stand.

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November 25, 2011

BlackBerry Curve 9360 Review

The BlackBerry Curve is back and is now slimmer and sexier — the thinnest Curve there is. I’ve been using the Curve 9360 for a couple of week now since we went to Jakarta for the BlackBerry launch event last week. Check out our full review of the BlackBerry Curve 9360 after the jump.

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November 24, 2011

Leaked iPhone 4S Pre-order Page from Globe Telecom

An anonymous source gave us this link of the pre-order page for the iPhone 4S from Globe Telecom. This could mean we’re really almost close to the launch of the iPhone 4S in the Philippines (but we already knew that from Globe’s CEO a couple days ago).

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November 24, 2011

Crumpler’s Carrot, Limpet & Noose Combo

Digits Trading sent us this threesome earlier this week and fondly calls them the Carrot, Limpet and Noose. They’re basically just gadget accessories but Crumpler knows how to creatively name them.

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November 24, 2011

Epson outs MG-850HD Apple Dock Projector

Epson Philippines today launched the world’s first hi-def projector with Apple Dock that supports the iPhone, iPad and the iPod Touch and iPod Nano.

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November 23, 2011

Wireless-N WiFi Repeater

Saw something similar to this one about a year ago from Edimax and it was a cool way to extend WiFi range within the house or building. This one is even simpler and cheaper — a Wireless-N WiFi Repeater that plugs directly into the wall socket.

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November 23, 2011

The Great HP Sale by MSI-ECS this November 28

MSI-ECS is doing another warehouse sale this coming November 28 to December 2, 2011 and will mostly feature notebooks and desktop PCs from HP. The sale offers discounts of up to 80% off of the suggested retail price.

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November 22, 2011

Globe CEO Ernest Cu confirms arrival of iPhone 4S

In a Globe event that happened tonight at the Manila Peninsula, Globe CEO Ernest Cu confirms they are preparing the release of the iPhone 4S in the Philippines in the next couple of weeks. That brings us to a timeline of 1st week to 2nd week of December 2011.

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November 22, 2011

Things to expect from Smart’s 4G LTE service

Based on the exhaustive discussion we had with the technical group that’s in charge of the beta testing for Smart LTE yesterday, here are several of the more important information we got from them.

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November 22, 2011

Smart Plan 349, Plan 350 with Galaxy Y

You can now get the Samsung Galaxy Y Netphone Edition free on a Smart Plan 349 or Smart Plan 350. The Samsung Galaxy Y is Samsung’s latest most affordable Android phone (Php5,990) which is suitable for those who want to switch to a smartphone and get more features out of their phone.

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November 21, 2011

Smart LTE 4G now on Beta Test

Just came from the PLDT-Smart Jump Center in Megamall for the briefing on Smart’s LTE/4G beta testing. Arounda dozen bloggers and tech journalists are part of the first batch of folks to test Smart LTE in Metro Manila.

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November 21, 2011

Seagate GoFlex Satellite Wireless Portable Hard Drive

This is probably one of the coolest gadgets to come out this year — a wireless, portable HDD that streams videos to your iPad and syncs files to your laptop automatically over its own WiFi network. The Seagate GoFlex Satellite does all that and is battery-powered too.

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November 20, 2011

aMagic Pocket Rechargeable Battery

There’s been a huge growth in the demand for pocket rechargeable batteries this year due to the growing smartphone market. The folks at aMagic in Hong Kong sent us one of their own rechargeable batteries to test out.

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November 20, 2011

Contest: Intex Envy tablet winner!

Thanks to all those who joined our Intex Envy tablet giveaway, we got over 400 participants wanting to give their winning device to their friends, relatives and loved ones. Unfortunately, we can only give out one (which is the review unit we got a couple months back) and so the lucky person is…

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November 19, 2011

What if Apple used AMD CPUs with the Macbook Air?

SemiAccurate reports that Apple was allegedly working with AMD to use their Fusion Llano chips for the latest iteration of the Macbook Air. It’s an interesting allegation that merits some discussion. But, what if?

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