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June 16, 2010

Microsoft Office 2010 goes on retail

So the new Microsoft Office 2010 went on public release yesterday (or today, depending on the timezones) and we have the recommended retail price listed below.

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June 16, 2010

Energizer XPal Powerpack for Mobile Phones

One of my recurring problems with carrying smartphones is that their batteries drain up pretty quickly, especially that it’s connected to the net most of the time. So portable powerpacks like these from Energizer are very handy and useful.

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June 16, 2010

Globe Duo Expands Nationwide

Just got an SMS alert from Globe and it says that their Duo service has expanded nationwide. See the whole copy of the alert below.

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June 15, 2010

Handii Go10 Tablet w/ Rubber Keyboard

I think this is the only tablet PC I’ve seen on display at the PC Show 2010 a couple of days back — the Handii Go10 Touch Tablet. Didn’t really looked very attractive but the inclusion of a rubber keyboard that doubles as cover is interesting.

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June 15, 2010

Nokia responds: Entry into Dual SIM Phones

We had a couple of interviews with various top executives of Nokia SEA yesterday and one of the number of questions I asked revolved around their introduction of dual/double SIM phones.

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June 14, 2010

Nokia X5: The Qwerty Slider Phone

With a bit of an odd form factor, the Nokia X5 is like a cross between the Nokia X3 and the E72 with a slide out full qwerty keyboard at the bottom.

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June 14, 2010

Exclusive: Nokia N8 12MP unveiled

Live here at the Nokia Connections 2010 in Singapore, we have first dibs on the new Nokia N8 running the new Symbian^3 OS. First live photos and video after the jump.

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June 14, 2010

Acer Liquid First Impressions

I was also able to play with a demo unit of the Acer Liquid last night at the PC Show and they were selling the unit for and equivalent of Php21,200 (SG$640.93) after taxes.

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June 13, 2010

Hands on: Dell Alienware M11x

Earlier this afternoon, at the PC Showcase 2010, the Dell booth had a couple of Alienware laptops lined up for sale including the M17x, M15x and the netbook-sized M11x.

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June 13, 2010

PC Show 2010 at Suntec City Mall

Turns out today is the last day of the PC Show 2010 which is being held at the Suntec City Mall which is just in front of our hotel here in Singapore.

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June 13, 2010

Nokia Connection 2010 Showcase

Just arrived here at Singapore to cover the Nokia Connection 2010 which will start tomorrow. This is probably the 4th time I’ve been covering this event with Nokia (since 2007) so I kinda know what to expect and prepare for.

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June 12, 2010

On the road with the Honda Accord

Honda Phils lent me one of their Honda Accord to test out and told me I can take it out of town, we headed out to see how fast it can go on the highway and quickly drove it up north.

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June 11, 2010

Samsung B7722 ups the ante on Dual SIM

Most of the current offerings in the dual SIM market are basic entry-level phones so Samsung is challenging that with a slightly full-featured handset — the Samsung B7722.

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June 11, 2010

Ricoh GXR Interchangeable Unit Camera

Yesterday, Ricoh showed off their new (and bit different) interchangeable digital camera unit — the Ricoh GXR. The interchangeable lens unit also contains the sensor so you can basically switch sensor type/sizes anytime.

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June 11, 2010

SmartBro WiFi and Smart Tag

Looks like Smart is testing a new service under their SmartBro brand which offers WiFi service to customers. Called the SmartBro WiFi, prepaid users get a Smart Tag with username and password to access WiFi hotspots for just Php10 per 40 minutes.

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June 10, 2010

Qube Envy is cheapest 32″ HD TV?

I’m not very familiar with LCD TV prices these days but when I saw this one by Qube, I thought their 32″ 1080p Full HD LCD TV seems to be the cheapest I’ve seen for some time.

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June 10, 2010

Guesstimate: iPhone 4 Price on Globe

People have been asking me how much would the newly announced iPhone 4 will be priced once it arrives in the Philippines. There’s no exact answer to that but it doesn’t mean we can’t make a guesstimate.

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June 09, 2010

Poll: Which laptop display size do you prefer?

Been talking to several laptop manufacturers and one of the most common discussions we’ve always had is customer preference on laptop display sizes.

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June 09, 2010

New Sony Vaio P wants to be an eReader

Sony’s 2nd-generation pocket PC, the Vaio P, didn’t only come with a specs refresh but a couple of surprising features, including an extra pointing device.

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June 09, 2010

HTC Desire: In the Flesh, First Impressions

I got a hold of the HTC Desire and played with it for some time, looking for some differences between the handset and its other twin, the Nexus One.

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June 09, 2010

Sony unveils Vaio M netbook

Sony Philippines unveiled several laptops yesterday including their new entry-level netbook called the Vaio M.

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June 08, 2010

Yahoo!-Nielsen Net Index 2010

Yahoo! and Nielsen today announced results of their recent internet usage survey (Net Index 2010) which covers 22 major cities in the Philippines.

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June 08, 2010

Globe offers iPad 3G Plan 999 w/ micro-SIM

Despite the iPad not yet released by Apple in the Philippines, Globe Telecom is already offering an iPad 3G Data Plan. Together with the new micro-SIM card, get an unlimited 3G data plan for only Php999 per month.

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June 08, 2010

iPhone 4 announced!

Update: See Globe iPhone 4 Price here. Read the full iPhone 4 Review here or check out the iPhone 4 Release Coverage.

So Apple finally announced its new model of the iPhone and it’s not the iPhone 4G or the iPhone HD that’s been doing the rounds on the net. Steve calls it the iPhone 4.

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June 07, 2010

Record TV Shows with the Archos DVR Station

I also got this Archos DVR Station along with the Android tablet but didn’t opened it up until today. Hooked it up to my HDTV today and found some pretty nice features in it.

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