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June 29, 2010

Malaysia gets 1st WiMax built-in laptops

Packet 1 Networks (P1) Malaysia, together with Intel launched the country’s first WiMax-Ready 4G laptops today.

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June 29, 2010

Globe intros Super One Unlimited Text & Call

If you’re not yet sold with paying Php499 a month for Super Duo, then how about unlimited text and calls for Php150 per month?

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June 29, 2010

Meego running on MSI Wind U160 netbook

Yesterday during the workshop, Intel showed us a netbook (an MSI Wind U160) running their new OS, Meego.

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June 29, 2010

Unlocked SmartBro, SWB selling in Malaysia

Was doing some gadget shopping at the nearby Sunway Pyramid Mall last night when I spotted several SmartBro Plug-It and Sun Wireless Broadband USB dongles being sold in one of the stalls.

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June 28, 2010

Demo: Intel Wireless Display

One of the more interesting demo showed to us this afternoon was how the Intel Wireless Display works. The demo includes a laptop hooked to a webcam and streaming to a TV wirelessly.

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June 28, 2010

Hands-on with the Intel Canoe Lake Netbook

Intel SEA invited members of the press to a media workshop here in their Malaysia office to show us some of their latest and upcoming technologies. One of them is this prototype of a super-slim netbook powered by the next-generation Atom processor (Canoe Lake).

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June 28, 2010

Canon 550D: Up close and personal

One of the latest dSLR in Canon’s line-up is the EOS 550D. It arrived in the Philippines sometime in late February and we only got the chance to get a sample unit from Canon Philippines to test last week.
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June 27, 2010

The Social Network: The Facebook Movie

Did you know that there’s an upcoming movie based on how Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg? The title — “The Social Network“.

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June 27, 2010

RedFox WizPhone Android phone spotted

I didn’t expect local PC manufacturer, Redfox Technologies, to enter into the mobile market but it looks like they did — with this WizPhone Android phone spotted on their website.

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June 26, 2010

Zynga puts FarmVille on your iPhone

The most popular Zynga game on Facebook is now available on your iPhone and iPod Touch — FarmVille. The FarmVille app is now free to download at the iTunes Apps store.

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June 25, 2010

Acer Aspire One D260 on 22-hour battery life

So I got this Acer Aspire One D260 in Singapore during the PC Show 2010 earlier this month. I got it for about 15k and being a new model, I thought it was a bargain (it’s selling for 24k here).

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June 25, 2010

Archos 7 Home Tablet

If the 4.8″ screen of the Archos 5 is not big enough for you, check out the 7-inch screen of the Archos 7. Same Android tablet, just bigger screen. We have unboxing photos below the fold.

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June 24, 2010

MSI GT660 Gaming Laptop Unboxed

MSI sent in their brand new laptop today and it’s not just any other laptop — it’s the MSI GT660 gaming laptop running a Core i7 processor. Go see the unboxing photos after the jump.

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June 24, 2010

Ricoh GXR P10, S10 Camera Hands-On Test

So we got a review unit of the new Ricoh GXR together with two of the 3 available lenses — the P10 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 lens and the S10 24-72mm f/2.5-4.4 VC lens module.

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June 24, 2010

Droid X by Motorola comes with 4.3″ display

Announced to be available next month on Verizon, the Motorola Droid X is one giant phone with a 4.3-inch display, powered by the latest Android OS and a 1GHz CPU.

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June 23, 2010

New Flock beta leaves Firefox for Chrome

I’ve been a fan of the Flock browser ever since I discovered it years back. The original one was based on the Mozilla code-base so it’s like a cousin to Firefox. However, the upcoming version of Flock looks like it gone Chromium.

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June 23, 2010

HTC Legend vs. HTC Desire

Two very new Android devices from HTC are competing to grab our attention — the HTC Legend and the HTC Desire, both priced quietly close to each other.

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June 23, 2010

Archos 5 Review

Archos has been in the PMP (personal media player) business for the longest time so when they did an Android-powered tablet with the Archos 5, I thought the market will be pleased to see an affordable device coupled with a great mobile OS.

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June 22, 2010

Poll: Which CPU are you running on?

The line-up of new CPUs between AMD and Intel are getting crowded especially with the newer generations that sports 4 to 6 core CPUs. Was wondering if people are upgrading as fast as the CPUs are being introduced.

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June 22, 2010

Does the Philippines need a Koprol?

I’m still amazed at how this Indonesian site, Koprol, could get bought by a global internet giant like Yahoo! but every time I talk people who had some inside knowledge about the deal, it becomes clearer to me.

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June 21, 2010

SmartBro WiMax Prices, Service Plans revealed

Smart is finally out with it’s WiMax service and posters have been spotted about the new SmartBro WiMax subscription plans.

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June 21, 2010

Toshiba Libretto W100 sports Dual Screen

In celebration of its 25 years of making laptop computers, Toshiba announced a limited edition “netbook tablet” with dual screens, the Toshiba Libretto W100.

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June 21, 2010

Are HD Media players replacing DVD players?

If you go to Virramall these days, you’d see tons of these cheap HD media players being sold in stores (some of which, selling as low as DVD player prices). There must be demand for these as I’ve seen over a dozen models already.

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June 20, 2010

Genius G-Shot HD501 HD Pocket Camcorder

Was doing a series of article contributions for a travel magazine (with a tech-travel section) so I got a bunch of nifty gadgets to check out. One of the items was this HD pocket camcorder made by Genius, the G-Shot HD501.

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June 20, 2010

Logitech Z523 does 360-degree sounds

When Logitech signed up to be an advertiser on this blog, I was curious what they’d be launching in the Philippines. I had a hunch it would be some sort of speakers so when the banner ads came out and said they’re 360-degree speakers, I checked out the stores for them.

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