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September 21, 2009

Blackberry Curve 8520 in the flesh

Here are more high-detail photos of the new entry-level Blackberry Curve 8520. This is the 3rd phone we received last week so I’m pacing them a little slower than usual. Photos after the jump.

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September 20, 2009

Globe’s 15GB Bandwidth Cap in Fine Print

Last May, Globe Telecom sent us a formal statement regarding the peer-2-peer bandwidth capping on their network — claiming they’re not doing any bandwidth capping. But that doesn’t mean they don’t have such provisions in the subscriber contracts, a copy of which is posted below:

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September 20, 2009

LG GD900 Crystal unboxed

First unveiled as early as February of this year, the LG GD900 Crystal is a slider touchscreen phone with a transparent keypad. We received one this week from LG Philippines. See the unboxed photos after the jump.

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September 19, 2009

Smart gives out free PlugIt to students

The Smart B Free event held today at the Mega-Tent, Meralco Avenue is an attempt to give-away 10 thousand free SmartBro PlugIt modems to students from UAAP and NCAA universities.

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September 18, 2009

5G iPod Nano Video in the flesh

Yesterday, Apple reps flew in to show the media their new line-up of iPods. Of the lot, the iPod Nano 5G took the spotlight with a number of new features, including a 0.3 megapixel video camera.

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September 17, 2009

HP DreamScreen Internet Tablet

Turns out HP went ahead of Apple to introduce a portable internet table to the market. Dubbed the DreamScreen, the 10-inch and 13-inch models will be fully touchscreen and priced reasonably low.

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September 17, 2009

Under the hood: What’s your CPU?

The latest news is that AMD is coming out with a quad-core CPU (Athlon II X4) for under Php5,000. If consumers tend to upgrade their PCs every 18 months or so, we should be seeing at least dual cores in homes nowadays.

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September 15, 2009

11.6″ HP Mini 311 netbook gets official

HP has finally unveiled their very own version of the 11.6″ netbook. The HP Mini 311 will also feature a more powerful graphics chip, an NVidia Ion LE.

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September 15, 2009

LG GW620 Android Phone

LG’s making one of those Android OS phone too. Earlier codenamed as LG Etna, the LG GW620 handset has a resistive touchscreen and a full qwerty keyboard that slides out from the bottom.

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September 15, 2009

Sony-Ericsson W995 unboxed

Yet another 8.1-megapixel camera phone from Sony-Ericsson, this slider phone has everything (well, almost) you’d be looking for in a multimedia handset. See unboxing photos after the jump.

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September 14, 2009

Last chance to get FREE SemCon ’09 passes!

For those who are interested to attend the 3rd Search Engine Marketing Conference for free this October 1 & 2, you only have 36 hours left to join our blog contest here. We already have more than a dozen entries there but you can still participate.

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September 13, 2009

HTC Tattoo could be cheapest Android phone

People have been wondering why Android phones like the ones made by HTC aren’t that affordable considering that the OS is practically free. Well, the HTC Tattoo could be it — if you think the rumored $300 price tag is already affordable.

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September 12, 2009

Motorola Dext on Android OS

Motorola has finally announced its own Android-powered smartphone. Officially dubbed the Motorola Dext, it will be sold in the US under a different name (Motorola Cliq).

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September 11, 2009

Globe Tattoo Prepaid drops to Php895

Globe is doing a promo on their Tattoo Prepaid Kit. Get a Php1,000 discount for every purchase of a kit — that’s just Php895 from the regular price of Php1,895.

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September 11, 2009

Intel launches new Core i5 and i7 Processors

Intel Philippines yesterday unveiled a number of new processors under its Core i5 and Core i7 brands. Most interesting feature is the Turbo Boost that automatically overclocks the CPU when you need more juice.

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September 11, 2009

Cruising with the Honda Jazz

When I was asked to bring home a Honda Jazz and take it for a spin in the next couple of weeks, I thought I should start creating a car or automotive category.

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September 10, 2009

5th Gen iPod Nano with Video and FM Radio

As the iPod nano is the world’s most popular music player (hitting 100 million units), Apple today bumped up its specs along with some minor upgrades on the iPod Classic, Shuffle and iPod Touch.

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September 10, 2009

Canon outs 7D, Ixus 200 and Powershot SX120

Yesterday at the Canon Future Nation event, Canon unveiled seven (7) of its new digital cameras including the now confirmed 18MPEOS 7D dSLR.

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September 10, 2009

I’m ready to quit my iPhone 3G

I’ve been on prepaid since I got a mobile phone ten years ago. The only time I was convince to get into a postpaid plan was when I got an iPhone 3G subscription plan from Globe. And for the last 12 months, I thought it was well worth it.

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September 09, 2009

Dell Inspiron Mini 12 Price: Php33,999

Although it was confirmed last August that Dell has discontinued the Inspiron Mini 12, it looks like several units of the 12-incher has already arrived and being sold at Accent Micro.

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September 09, 2009

Asus UL20 UnLimited Series

Asus just announced a number of CULV notebooks with varying sizes from 12.1 to 15.6 inches — all thin and light, and promises up to 12 hours of battery life. The 12.1″ Asus UL20 got some pretty nice specs.

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September 08, 2009

Blackberry Curve 8520 launched

Research in Motion today unveiled a new and affordable version of their Blackberry Curve series. Though RIM execs could not give an estimated price (as the telcos will be the one making the final price), they say that the Blackberry Curve 8520 is their most affordable one ever.

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September 07, 2009

Dell Inspiron Mini 1010 with Atom Z530

Looks like there are 2 different models of Dell’s 10-inch Inspiron Mini netbook. The previous one I blogged about here earlier has an Atom N270 CPU and this new one has an Atom Z530.

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September 07, 2009

Samsung Series 7 LED TV Review

LED TVs are just starting to make an entry into the market and Samsung is one of the very first few ones that’s introducing them to consumers. Their entry-level model in the Series 7 is a 40-inch LED TV. This model uses light emitting diodes (LEDs) as its primary light source, rather than traditional cold cathode fluorescent lamps (CCFLs) found in regular LCD TVs nowadays.

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September 07, 2009

Sony-Ericsson XPeria X2 to make a comeback

Sony-Ericsson is finally coming up with the next generation Xperia phone. The SE Xperia X2 has a design not far off from the first one, and hopefully, not priced as much.

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