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February 17, 2012

Android 5.0 Jelly Bean to dual-boot with Chrome OS

It was just recently that manufacturers started rolling-out Android Ice Cream Sandwich to some of their devices but here we are with the latest rumor about the release of Android’s next treat, the 5.0 Jelly Bean, in the second quarter of this year.

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February 17, 2012

The tale on MegaUpload’s Philippine Office

During last January’s news about the shutting down of file-sharing website MegaUpload and the surprise raid of Kim Dotcom’s mansion in New Zealand, the Philippines was also mentioned as one of the governments who helped the FBI in their investigation. And true enough, the local office of MegaUpload has been around for some time now.

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February 16, 2012

Apple gets patent for Macbook Air

Mashable reports that Apple has just been granted some patents for the design of the Macbook Air which might affect on the ultrabook market.

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February 16, 2012

BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0 Media Preview

RIM showed to members of the media a preview of the BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0. And while we wait in the next two weeks for the OS update to roll out to devices, we’ve got some alone time to play with it.

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February 15, 2012

Acer Aspire One D270: Cedar Trail lands for Php19.9k

Intel’s latest Atom Cedar Trail chips for netbooks just started to arrive in the Philippines. The first one we spotted is the Acer Aspire One D270 selling for under Php20k.

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February 15, 2012

So where’s our Google Chromebook now?

About 10 months ago, I wrote a short entry on why I think Google’s Chromebook will fail. Some readers told me it was too early to tell back then, so I patiently waited. It’s more than a year now since the announcements of Chromebooks and I haven’t really seen one yet.

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February 14, 2012

Globe-YugaTech MyApps Mall Contest

It’s been a long time since we had a contest that’s focused on our fellow bloggers. So this one’s in partnership with Globe and we’ll be giving away a couple of cool gadgets to help promote new mobile service called My Apps Mall.

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February 14, 2012

Globe brings back Immortal promos

Arguably one of the most sought-after offerings from Globe is the Immortal promos which they first introduced about two years ago. Today, they’re bringing it back just in time for the Valentines.

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February 14, 2012

Level Up and e-Games merger announced

This may come as a surprise but local online game companies Level Up! and E-Games has finalized talks of a merger. eGames made the disclosure earlier this morning at the PSE (since it’s a publicly listed company).

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February 14, 2012

Globe *143# – One Number to Rule them All!

Globe Telecom today has just introduced to the media a new catch-all number for all its prepaid customers. Globe 143 allows subs to just remember one number when managing their prepaid account.

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February 14, 2012

Biogesic-YugaTech Contest Winners

Thanks to all those who joined our Biogesic give-away, we had a bit of a hard time sifting thru all the entries and picking all the winners. Check out if you’re one of the lucky ones after the break.

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February 13, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 announced!

And we though the current line-up of Galaxy Tabs from Samsung is already all we needed to complete the family. Turns out Samsung is not yet done and has just announced the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.

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February 13, 2012

Samsung Galaxy S3 gets local online pre-order

Now this is interesting — local Multiply seller, Kimstore, has just put up a pre-order poster for the yet-to-be-announced Samsung Galaxy S3 (i9300).

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February 13, 2012

Sen. Angara explains the Anti-Cybercrime Bill

A couple of weeks ago, we got news that the Senate has finally approved their own version of the Anti-Cybercrime Bill (Senate Bill 2796). It has gotten a lot of mixed reactions and has even been labeled as a measure similar to SOPA/PIPA in the US.

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February 12, 2012

Vodafone is coming to the Philippines?!

A new telco is coming to town and its name is Vodafone. Arguably the largest telecoms company in the world (based on revenues) and the 2nd largest in terms of subscriber base, Vodafone Philippines has started putting up their accounts for the Philippines in preparation for the official launch.

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February 11, 2012

Lenovo U300s ultrabook hits stores for Php55,990

Launched back in December Lenovo’s own line of ultrabook, the Lenovo U300s, is now in stores and selling for a Php55,990 price tag. It took a bit of time for the U300 to be released locally but it’s finally here to offer us more options.

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February 11, 2012

LG Prada 3.0 P940 Review

LG’s newest flagship phone isn’t just any Android phone, it’s a Prada phone. And while we boys might not appreciate that little fact, the fashion-conscious crowd certainly has a taste for it. Check out our full review of the LG Prada 3.0 after the break.

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February 10, 2012

Pinoy developer salaries, the lowest in the world?

If this infographic data of a survey made on annual salaries and compensations of web designers and web developers, the Philippines ranked as the lowest paid in the world.

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February 10, 2012

LG launches Prada 3.0 Android phone at Php29,990

LG Philippines today launched their new flagship phone, the LG Prada 3.0. Co-branded with one of the most famous names in the fashion industry, this is actually the 3rd iteration of the handset but the first one to run on Android.

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February 09, 2012

What can Nokia do to WP7 that HTC & LG can’t?

So here’s a bit of intriguing question that been puzzling me for some time. Windows Phone 7 has been out in the local market for nearly 2 years now and it has not made a huge piece of the pie in terms of market share.

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February 09, 2012

Nokia Lumia 800 in the flesh, first impressions

Nokia’s new line of flagship smartphones will tout a spanking new Windows Phone 7.5 Mango mobile operating system. We finally got one of them to take out for a spin — the Nokia Lumia 800.

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February 08, 2012

Olympus OM-D micro-4/3 camera is official!

Olympus has officially upped the ante on the micro-4/3″ battle (after their initial entry back in 2008) with their new Olympus OM-D digital camera. Oh, and they’ve gone retro with the design as well.

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February 08, 2012

Symbian Belle update for Nokia N8, E6, C7, etc now out

Symbian Belle is now available for a number of Nokia smartphones, starting with the Nokia N8, E7, E6, C7 and several others. The software update was made available in the Philippines starting February 7.

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February 07, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 in the flesh, first impressions

We’ve finally received a review unit of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 P6800 which was launched last Saturday and I’d like to share some photos and my initial impressions.

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February 07, 2012

Nikon D800 packs 36MP sensor, becomes official

Nikon’s new dSLR, the Nikon D800, packs a huge sensor 36.3 megapixel CMOS sensor and FX format making it the biggest one they’ve made so far.

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