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December 03, 2009

eMachines Acer EMD250 NetBook

Aside from Gateway, Acer also owns the eMachines brand for low-end market and they’ve re-packaged the Acer Aspire One D250 into the eMachines Acer EMD250 NetBook.

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December 02, 2009

JBL MX100 Review

After spending a couple of weeks with the JBL MX100 iPod Dock and CD Player, I’ve grown fond of the speakers. It’s like a boom box that sits perfectly in the corner and blasts out some ear-popping audio.

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December 02, 2009

Core i5, nVidia GTX285 on Asus Clear Case

Asus Philippines put up this dream team gaming rig with the new Intel Core i5 750, Asus nVidia Geforce GTX 285 and Asus Maximus III Formula.

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December 01, 2009

Nokia Surge 6760 Slide lands, gets priced

It’s finally here — the Nokia 6760 Slide (or Nokia Surge reported here earlier) and looks like I got the suggested retail price right — Php14,000.

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December 01, 2009

Smart Unlimited Blackberry Prepaid Plans

Smart is setting first in the Blackberry service in the Philippines by offering prepaid plans on a daily or weekly basis. This is pretty good news for those who have open-line BB phones bought without a post-paid plan before.

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November 30, 2009

Want a Nokia N79 Ferrari TV Phone?

Of course it’s a knock-off but the sales ladies will tell you this upfront — “Sir, it’s a China phone”. I replied back “But the real Nokia phones are also made in China!”. Just take a look at this fake Ferrari-inspired Nokia N79++ TV.

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November 30, 2009

Buffalo AirStation Wireless-N 300Mbps Router

This is my 3rd wireless router this year. The first one (LinkSys) broke down earlier this year due to some problems to the transmitter restarting ever minute or so. I replaced it with a Belkin and that one died on me last week.

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November 29, 2009

Sony HDR-XR200 Handycam

I tried out the Sony XR100 back in April and now we got an upgraded model in the series, the Sony HDR XR-200. This little handycam can record 120GB of Full HD 1080i videos in one go.

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November 29, 2009

Raven RV01 by Silverstone

This is probably the biggest PC case I have ever seen. It’s the Raven RV01 by Silverstone. And, it doesn’t come cheap either — just a little over Php11,000 for this one alone. Obviously made for extreme enthusiasts.

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November 28, 2009

Sun 1-Day Unlimited Internet for Php50

Nothing beats Sun Cellular when it comes to mobile promos. I guess that’s because if you’re at the bottom of the heap, you get to shake things a bit if you want to seriously compete. Just take a look at this 1-day unlimited internet for only Php50.

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November 28, 2009

Fake Nokia E72 has Dual-SIM

We saw this Nokia E72 China Phone yesterday being sold at Makati Cinema Square for just Php4,000 but my cousin was able to get it down to just Php3,650 with two free SIM cards for the dual-SIM slot.

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November 27, 2009

iPhone 3GS Supreme is Most Expensive

With a hefty price tag of $3.2 million US dollars, this custom made iPhone 3GS Supreme took the crown as the world’s most expensive mobile phone.

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November 27, 2009

HP Mini 311 Review

The HP Mini 311 is Hewlett-Packards’ latest and largest iteration of the Atom-powered netbook. At the same time, this is the only netbook in the local market today that sports an NVidia ION LE chipset. See our full review below.

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November 26, 2009

YugaTech iPhone App

Been pretty excited about this for the past several weeks and it’s now been approved by the Apple iTunes Store. Introducing the YugaTech App for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

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November 25, 2009

YugaTech IT Job Search

It’s finally here — a dedicated job search for the IT people. YugaTech and JobStreet have been closely working on this project for some time now and I’m glad to announce our IT Jobs Section.

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November 25, 2009

Sony Vaio W in Hot Pink

Some products are highly sought after not for their performance or value for money but for their uniqueness and style. That’s why people line up at Havaianas to pick up the latest, trendiest and very expensive footwear despite the fact that a pair Spartans offer the same comfort at a much lower price.

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November 24, 2009

Acer Ferrari One 200 spotted and priced

Saw this ultraportable Ferrari-inspired notebook by Acer the other day so I came back and took some photos/videos as well as the specs and price. See more details of the Acer Ferrari One 200 below.

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November 24, 2009

What’s on your Christmas Gadget Wish List?

Christmas is fast approaching and for many people, this is the month when you can justify the purchase for an item you’ve always wanted to buy. While we’re preparing our list of gadget giveaways here at YugaTech (watch out for it!) this December, do share with us your gadget wishlist for the holidays.

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November 23, 2009

Xtreamer Media Player & Streamer

We got our hands on another networked media player — the Xtreamer Media Player and Streamer, a small and portable media player.

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November 22, 2009

Dell Inspiron 11z goes thin and light

Dell’s candidate for the thin and light CULV category is the 11.6″ Inspiron 11z, now available in stores (VillMan Computers) for a suggested retail price of Php35,988.

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November 22, 2009

Nokia N97 Mini out and priced

Took some time for the little brother of the Nokia N97 to come out of stores (predictions came as early as September) but the Nokia N97 Mini is out in stores now.

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November 22, 2009

MyUSMailBox: Shipping to the Philippines

MyUSMailBox: Shipping to the Philippines

If you’re looking to do some online shopping in stores like Amazon, Zappos, and Best Buy but do not know how to get those items to your address in the Philippines, then check out MyUSMailBox.

  • What does My US Mail Box offer?
  • My US Mail Box offers you an United States postal address. This is where you ship the items you bought. When MyUSMailBox receives them there, they will forward the shipment to the Philippines and deliver it to your home.

  • How much will I be paying for the shipment?
  • Shipment fees will depend on the size and weight of the items.

    Can you give me an idea how much it will cost?

    The Amazon Kindle costs about $50 additional and the Microsoft Zune HD costs under Php900 for the shipping. This is based on experience with previous shipments.

  • How about Customs tax?
  • Customs will have their own computation for import taxes. This will be relayed to you by MyUSMailBox when shipments arrive. However, for items with value of under $500, this can be waived.

  • How long does it take to arrive to my address?
  • Around 10 to 12 days from the time the items arrive in your US postal address.

  • How does My US Mail Box make money from this?
  • Thru membership — MyUSmailBox offers this service thru annual or semi-annual membership fees. Fees cost about Php600 a month for you to use their US Postal Address.

    Promo Code: Sign up for a free membership trial with MyUSMailBox. Just email sales@myusmailbox.com and mention YugaTech in your email to avail of 3 months free membership.

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    November 20, 2009

    HTC Hero in the flesh!

    We’ve finally got one — the HTC Hero, unboxed and in the flesh. Check out the photos after the jump.

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    November 20, 2009

    11.6″ Acer Timeline 1810TZ unboxed!

    So here it is, fresh from its flight from Hong Kong last night — the 11.6″ Acer Timeline 1810TZ. It’s got the same design and form factor as the slower Acer Aspire One AO751 but is powered by an Intel Pentium Dual Core SU4100.

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    November 20, 2009

    HP Mini by Studio Tord Boontje

    Last April, HP introduced the Vivienne Tam Special Edition of their HP Mini 110 series. Last night, they showcased the new Studio Tord Boontje edition.

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