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August 28, 2012

Sony Vaio Duo 11 is a Hybrid Windows 8 tablet

Based on the photos shown below, this 11-inch device (dubbed the Sony Vaio Duo 11) could be a hybrid Windows 8 tablet which Sony might unveil this week in IFA.

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August 27, 2012

Teaser: Samsung Windows RT tablet

Now here’s another gadget we can look forward to once we cover IFA 2012 in Berlin this coming week. Samsung teased their upcoming Windows RT tablet in their FB fan page.

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August 27, 2012

YugaTech-WidgetCity X-Mini Speaker Winners

Thanks to everyone who joined in our X-Mini giveaway. We have 3 portable speakers to give away, c/o Widget City, and here are the lucky winners.

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August 27, 2012

Soundfreaq Platform Speakers Review

The Soundfreaq Platform (SFQ-01A) has been out in the market since late 2010 but it’s only until recently that this iPhone/iPod dock has been released locally.

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August 27, 2012

Samsung outs Galaxy Player 5.8

Samsung already has a number of Galaxy Player devices in the market but that did not stop them from creating another one. This time, it’s even bigger with the Samsung Galaxy Player 5.8.

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August 27, 2012

Why international gadgets don’t have local warranty

I often get these types of questions from readers — why are gadgets bought in other countries (HK, SG, US) not supported for warranty repairs and replacement in the Philippines? Well, it turns out this is all about the economics of the distribution system.

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August 26, 2012

Sony Xperia Tipo coming this September for Php7,690

Sony’s most affordable Android handset is set to be released in the Philippines next month. The Sony Xperia Tipo will retail for only Php7,690.

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August 26, 2012

PLDT Fiber to Home starts at Php3.5k for 8Mbps

During the Smart LTE launch yesterday, I talked to one PLDT/Smart exec and he told me that the LTE sites must be supported by fiber on the ground in order for it to work. He then offered to set me up on a test 100Mbps Fiber-to-Home connection.

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August 26, 2012

Sun Cellular still hitting high growth at 17%

This year is a big year for Digitel Mobile Philippines, Inc or commonly known as Sun Cellular. The company celebrates a successful two quarters of the year with a 17% increase in net service revenue as compared to last year, the highest we’ve seen from any telco this year.

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August 25, 2012

Smart LTE launched; we got the fine details

Smart today held the commercial launch of their LTE service in the Philippines. This puts Smart as the first commercial provider of 42Mbps LTE service in the country.

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August 25, 2012

New LG teaser: 4.7″, LTE, Quad-Core Krait, 2GB RAM

A teaser video was just released by LG Mobile in Korea outlining some kick-ass features of an upcoming LG Android smartphone. Not much was revealed except for the chip that it will be running on.

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August 25, 2012

PNP, PAOCC busts over 300 alleged cyber criminals

In a simultaneous raid conducted yesterday in several locations in NCR, the joint effort between Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP CIDG) and the Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Commission (PAOCC) arrested more than 350 foreign nationals who were allegedly involved in an organized, multi-million peso cybercrime.

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August 24, 2012

Globe to launch 42Mbps LTE service this September

Earlier this week, Globe Telecom had a press conference announcing their own version of Tattoo LTE service which will go live this September.

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August 24, 2012

Nokia N9 running Android 4.1

We all know that the Nokia N9 would have been a great phone had it not been that Nokia pulled the plug on Meego. But instead of whining, devs/hackers have resorted to porting other OS on the great phone with the latest one being Jelly bean.

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August 24, 2012

Microsoft has a new logo, after 25 years

We just can’t ignore the news that Microsoft has changed their corporate logo. The announcement was made yesterday and the new logo represents a fresh new image for the Redmond company.

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August 24, 2012

Pentax, Olympus unveils AA-powered cameras

Two new super-zoom cameras were recently announced by Pentax and Olympus. Both cameras, the Olympus Stylus and Pentax X-5, are also powered by those regular double-A type battries.

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August 23, 2012

Mozilla Firefox OS Roadshow, Part 1

Yesterday we attended the first Mozilla Firefox OS aka Boot2Gecko roadshow in the Philippines in partnership with Globe Labs to give members of the media and developers a taste of what this upcoming OS is all about. We also get to play with a Nexus S device ported with the said OS and were able to clarify some of facts about B2G.

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August 23, 2012

Windows 8 Pro upgrade now out for pre-order at $15

On October 26, 2012, Microsoft will start offering Windows 8 Pro upgrades to all PC users. Those who bought between June 2, 2012 to January 31, 2013 are eligible for a promo price of only $14.95.

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August 23, 2012

New details about the Asus Padfone 2

We got very specific details about the yet-to-be-announced Padfone 2 which will be revealed by Asus in Berlin, Germany during IFA next week.

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August 22, 2012

Apple vs Samsung lawsuit, whose side are you?

Apple Inc. has been involved in numerous patent lawsuits against its competitors. One of its most recent and controversial one, is the patent lawsuit against Samsung. As the trial comes to a close, we want to whose side are you taking?

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August 22, 2012

Nikon Coolpix S800 is an Android-powered camera

Looks like Nikon is getting into the game by announcing an Android-powered point-and-shoot camera (and calls it the Nikon Coolpix S800c).

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August 22, 2012

Neo Elan LD2LJ Ubuntu Gaming Laptop at Php36k

This is probably the first time we’ve seen a gaming laptop packaged with an Ubuntu operating system. The Neo Elan LD2LJ comes with an interesting hardware configuration for under Php36k.

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August 21, 2012

Samsung to release two Window Phone 8 smartphones

While the Samsung vs Apple patent trial may not exactly be that interesting to most of us, there are some interesting information that was revealed during the course of the trial. One of which is the South Korean company’s plan of unveiling two WP8 Smartphones before the end of the year.

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August 21, 2012

Google Nexus 7 Review

After more than two weeks of playing around with the Nexus 7 and making it my primary tablet, I’v already forgotten where I placed my iPad 3. Check out why on our full review of the Google Nexus 7.

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August 21, 2012

Samsung Galaxy S Duos announced

Samsung has announced its latest dual-SIM Android handset, the Galaxy S Duos. This Galaxy S3 look-alike is the dual-SIM version of the very first Galaxy S handset from two years ago.

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