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August 26, 2011

Smart Netphone unveiled, priced at Php9,990

Smart has finally unveiled the pricing plans of their new Smart Netphone product, an Android Froyo handset running on their exclusive Smartnet network.

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August 26, 2011

ZTE’s HSPA+ Pocket WiFi selling for Php7,500

Looks like an HSPA+ capable pocket WiFi is now available in the grey market — we spotted one a week ago over at TPC, a ZTE MF60 4G, selling for Php7,500.

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August 25, 2011

Nokia 101 could be cheapest Nokia dual-SIM phone

We just saw three new handsets from Nokia last night and today two new ones were announced — the super-cheap Nokia 100 and the dual-SIM Nokia 101.

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August 25, 2011

A night with the Samsung Series 8 8000 Plasma TV

Samsung Philippines booked us for an overnight stay at the Picasso Hotel last Sunday so we can try their new flagship 64-inch Plasma Smart TV, the Series 8 8000.

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August 25, 2011

Steve Jobs resigns from Apple, Tim Cook is new CEO

Apple has just made an announcement that its current CEO, Steve Jobs, has resigned from his post effective immediately and will be replaced by Tim Cook.

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August 24, 2011

Nokia 600, 700, 701 announced with Symbian Belle!

Nokia has officially announced Symbian Belle, an update to Anna, along with three (3) new handsets — Nokia 701, Nokia 700 and Nokia 600 (following the new nomenclature).

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August 24, 2011

Samsung announces Galaxy M, W, Y, M Pro, Y Pro

Yeah, I know that’s a lot of letters but they’re actually 5 new Android handsets from Samsung. The more notable ones are the Galaxy M Pro and the Galaxy W, which are mid-range devices.

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August 24, 2011

The Globe Tattoo Tonino Lamborghini mix-up

Tonino Lamborghini published a press release yesterday claiming that Globe Telecom used the brand for their Tattoo stick without permission and labels the Tonino Lamborghini Tattoo as counterfeit product (see running updates at the bottom).

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August 24, 2011

La Salle Greenhills offers Galaxy Tab 8.9 to students

We wrote about the plan of De La Salle to offer Samsung Galaxy Tabs to their students last July (as per our discussion with local reps of Sybase). Today, Samsung made it official and reveals La Salle Greenhills will provide their students with Galaxy Tab 8.9.

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August 24, 2011

Neo OmniPad gets ported HoneyComb 3.2

If you’re one of the few folks that was able to score that elusive Neo OmniPad tablet, you should be glad to learn that it’s getting a HoneyComb 3.2 port.

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August 23, 2011

Contest: Take the WU World Network Challenge

This is just a simple contest Western Union is sponsoring in connection with the WU World Network Challenge — to seek out the most globally networked person in the world.

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August 23, 2011

Smart Netphone is a custom ZTE Blade handset

Smart Comm. is set to announce its own branded Android phone called the Smart Netphone, a Froyo handset originally manufactured as the ZTE Blade.

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August 23, 2011

RIM announces BlackBerry Curve 9360

RIM just announced three new BlackBerry handsets — BB Curve 9350, 9360 & 9370 — with the BlackBerry Curve 9360 being the GSM variant.

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August 22, 2011

Hed Kandi Discothéque On-Ear Headphones

Been seeing a lot of branded headphones coming into the Philippines lately (and we’ve been testing a bunch of them in the past months) and one of the newer and more recognizable brand is Hed Kandi.

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August 22, 2011

LG Optimus Sol E730 becomes official

LG’s latest Android smartphone is this mid-range handset called LG Optimus Sol (LG E730), probably a replacement to existing handsets such as the Optimus Chic (LG E720).

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August 22, 2011

Sun intros cheapest Unlimited Text at Php200/month

For only Php200 a month, Sun Cellular is offering subscribers unlimited SMS within their network (with Sun Power Text Unlimited 200), probably the cheapest unli-text we’ve seen locally.

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August 22, 2011

BluPass: Bluray rentals Samsung snatched from Philips

Tradeport and Samsung Philippines launched this joint partnership for a Netflix-like, Bluray rental service last week and calls it BluePass.

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August 21, 2011

Globe PowerSurf: Php99 for 50MB, Php499 for 1GB

Globe Telecom is now offering volume-based mobile internet surfing plans with their Globe PowerSurf promo — starting with 50MB for Php99, valid for 30 days.

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August 21, 2011

Mineski.Infinity suffers crushing defeat at DoTA 2

Representing the Philippines in “The International” DoTA 2 Tournament is team Mineski.Infinity which started last August 17 and ends today.

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August 21, 2011

Say it out loud — HP TouchPad is the best tablet, at $99

When HP dropped the price of the TouchPad to $99, most online retail stores saw huge number of orders putting them out of stock in less than 24 hours. The HP TouchPad became a huge hit overnight as an internet device at $99.

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August 20, 2011

MSI GT-780R monster gaming laptop

We’ve been using MSI’s newest monster gaming laptop, the MSI GT-780R, for the past 2 weeks and enjoying it a lot so far. Not only did they put everything they can think of inside the rig but also added some really sleek exterior features as well.

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August 20, 2011

Lunch break with the Ford Fiesta

Folks over at Ford Philippines invited us over for lunch in Tagaytay the other day and they gave each one of us a Ford Fiesta S to drive.

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August 20, 2011

HP drops TouchPad prices down to $100

Just a day after HP announced it will abandon webOS devices, the company has pushed a major sale on all their tablets in the market with the HP TouchPad now selling at just $100 a piece.

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August 19, 2011

YugaDeals: Sapido RB1632 Mobile 3G/DSL Router

Since we featured it here back in June, we’ve got a number of request for it to be offered in YugaDeals. Today, the Sapido RB1632 is finally up on our deal site.

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August 19, 2011

RIP: HP TouchPad, HP Pre & webOS

In a shocking announcement today, HP posted a press release that it will be abandoning operations of all webOS-related products, which includes the HP Pre, HP Veer and the HP TouchPad.

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