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February 04, 2010

Sony Vaio W drops to Php29k with Pine Trail

Sony Philippines introduced several new models in their line of laptops, including a CULV line (Vaio Y), a high-end Vaio Z and a refresh of their Vaio W netbook.

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February 03, 2010

Giveaway Round #2: Gimme your best shot!

Okay, I have to admit that running a huge giveaway/contest is such a tedious job in terms of logistics especially if you have several hundreds (over 700+) entries to comb thru. Nevertheless, we’ll continue to do our give-away every month. So here’s Round #2 of the YugaTech Great Gadget GivewayGimme your best shot!

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February 03, 2010

Google Nexus One Review

The Nexus One is Google’s latest self-branded smartphone. It has gone a long way since the Google G1 over a year ago. So, before you have one delivered to the Philippines, check out our Google Nexus One review first.

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February 02, 2010

The White Macbook is still classic

Having used two Macbooks lent to me by Apple in recent months, I remembered the time when they changed from the simple white and black plastic body into the silver aluminum unibody. MacBooks were more expensive then, too.

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February 02, 2010

Bayan Broadband 512 Speed Test

We’re able to get a review unit of the new Bayan Broadband 3G service. Their claim of TrueSpeed is hinged on the promise that they can deliver true 512Kbps EV-DO to your home as long as the signal is strong.

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February 02, 2010

Winner of the Real Leaf iPod Nano Giveaway

Thanks to all the hundreds of participants to our iPod Nano Giveaway, and likewise to our sponsor Real Leaf (Coca-cola). We’re impressed with the turn-out and the submissions but I can only pick one winner for YugaTech.

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February 01, 2010

Gigabyte T1028G Tablet Netbook has 3G

Gigabyte’s netbook is back with a vengence — the new Gigabyte MT1028G is a 10-inch full touchscreen tablet netbook with built-in 3G. Check out the specs and pricing below.

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January 31, 2010

Acer Aspire One AO532h sells for Php23,900

Acer’s Aspire One line with the new Pine Trail platform starts selling in stores for a suggested retail price of Php23,900. It’s basically your Aspire One D250 with the new Atom N450 and GMA 3150 upgrade.

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January 30, 2010

Google Nexus One vs. HTC Touch HD2

Let’s take a quick poll and let’s just based all that on the looks for the meantime. We got on our hands the Google Nexus One and the HTC Touch HD2. Two gorgeous smartphones but which one draws the a second look?

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January 29, 2010

Sony-Ericsson Xperia X2 Price: Php29,500

We also got more hands-on time with the Sony-Ericsson Xperia X2 during the Windows Phone press gathering today. Incidentally, the reps of SE Philippines also sent out word the other day that the device will be formally released on February 1, 2010.

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January 29, 2010

Cherry Mobile Eclipse: Cheapest WiMo Phone

In a press gathering by Microsoft today, a number of mobile manufacturers showcased their latest handsets running Windows Mobile. Among the crowd is Filipino-branded phone maker Cherry Mobile showing the WinMo-powered Eclipse.

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January 28, 2010

What’s the deal with the Apple iPad?

Just like many new releases from Apple, there market is divided between fans and haters. It’s actually normal. No single product can make a claim for 100% approval. So, what’s the deal with the Apple iPad?

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January 28, 2010

It’s the Apple iPad!

[ Updated: Read our full iPad Review ] So it’s a tablet PC and Steve Jobs calls it the iPad. Think 6 times the size of the iPod Touch. Kinda funny name though. What say you?

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January 27, 2010

The Google Nexus One has arrived

So the package arrived yesterday and I was able to unbox the Nexus One this afternoon. I knew that by getting that custom laser engraving, It’d be delayed by a week but I think it’s worth it.

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January 27, 2010

Lenovo ThinkPad X100e Review

Lenovo’s latest ultraportable is the ThinkPad X100e, set to be launched in the Philippines this February 3. A ThinkPad under Php30k is unheard of so we check out if the X100e is worth all that wait.

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January 27, 2010

Asus EeePC 1201T in the flesh!

Interestingly, Asus’ 12-inch version of their netbooks have only arrived this week despite other PC manufacturers offering them as early as last year. The Asus EeePC 1201T is the 12.1″ version of the Seashell series and I bought a unit for review.

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January 26, 2010

BlackBerry Bold 9700 Review

Quite a lot of recent RIM’s BlackBerry phones looked quite alike (Bold and the Curve) and it could mean one of two things — either RIM doesn’t have any more design ideas left or it has almost perfected the form factor that many people loved about the qwerty smartphone that it doesn’t want to veer away from it. That is the case of the BlackBerry Bold 9700.

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January 25, 2010

Honda unveils CRV 2010

Honda Cars Philippines today unveiled their latest SUV, the Honda CRV 2010 and even before it arrived, over 200 people have made reservations for the model.

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January 25, 2010

CPU Rating: Windows Experience Index

For the longest time, we’re all still confused about the performance of a lot of netbooks and CULV ultraportable notebooks sporting low-power CPUs. Though not very accurate, I’d say the Windows Experience Index sub-score of the CPU gives us a good perspective on the processor’s capabilities.

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January 24, 2010

HP Pavillion dm3 spotted and priced

HP’s Pavillion dm2 was one of the first few ultraportables in the thin and light category but came with an AMD Athlon Neo processor and was priced way higher than most others in the category. HP seems to have corrected that oversight with the HP Pavillion dm3.

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January 23, 2010

Neo outs first Pine Trail netbook locally

Local PC manufacturer Neo could be the first one to release their own version of Pine Trail netbook, starting with Neo Basic B3230 and with a competitive retail price of Php18,995.

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January 22, 2010

Nokia N70 takes Most Connected Phone Crown

According to the latest stats from Admob, the Nokia N70 still tops as the top handset used to connect to the web in the Philippines. This despite the fact that the model has already been discontinued for distribution.

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January 21, 2010

Nokia Ovi Maps with Turn-by-Turn Navigation

Nokia has just announced it is now offering Ovi Maps with turn-by-turn navigation to all users globally. Best of all, it’s also available for the Philippines for free.

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January 21, 2010

Download Ovi Maps with GPS Navigation for Free

You can now download the Nokia Ovi Maps with turn-by-turn navigation for free. The Ovi Maps will be available in the following Nokia phone models:

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January 21, 2010

Bayan Broadband offers EVDO at Php699

Bayan Broadband is now offering a new wireless internet plan on their CMDA network that starts at a low price of Php699 per month.

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