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May 14, 2011

HTC Sensation coming in June at Php30k

According to a source close to HTC Philippines, the HTC Sensation (the Taiwanese company’s own dual-core flagship smartphone) is scheduled to be released in the Philippines this June.

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May 14, 2011

Sale on LG Optimus Black & Optimus 2X

If you’re still aching to get a hold of the new LG Optimus Black and LG Optimus 2X but still don’t have enough budget, you might want to wait a little bit since LG Philippines is doing a sale on these two units soon.

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May 13, 2011

Smart rolls out 50Mbps LTE, 27Mbps HSPA+

Now this is pretty interesting — Smart is set to roll out their LTE network (50-70Mbps) and HSPA+ (up to 27.8Mps) in Metro Manila this May.

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May 12, 2011

Google opens Paid Android Apps

So Google has finally opened up paid apps in the Android Market for the Philippines. Thousands of apps which don’t normally appear on the Market are now available and ready for purchase thru your Android smartphone.

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May 12, 2011

YugaDeals: Car FM Transmitter & MP3 Player

Our deal for this week at YugaDeals is something small, cheap but useful — an FM Transmitter & MP3 Player for the car (Intex EUP-806B).

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May 12, 2011

CDR-King outs 11-inch Ultraportable Laptop

This may not be the first time CDR-King is selling a laptop (they started out with a netbook some time ago) but this time, they’re slowly getting into the much bigger form factor — the ultraportables.

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May 11, 2011

Globe to compensate subscribers due to outage

Last May 9, Globe Telecom suffered a temporary network outage that affected subscribers in the Visayas and Mindanao region {see full story here}.

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May 11, 2011

Poll: What’s your in-car music solution?

Was setting up my in-car music system the other day and realized I haven’t been using the CD player for a long time. I used to burn MP3 music into CDs and use them in the car but have switched to the iPod in recent years.

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May 10, 2011

Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion

So the rumors are true that Microsoft is buying Skype for an allegedly $8.5 billion big bucks. Microsoft published the official press release a few moments back.

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May 10, 2011

LG Optimus 2X vs. Samsung Galaxy S2

Two of the more promising dual-core Android smartphones are coming to the Philippines this month (if not, it’s next month for the SGS2) — the Samsung Galaxy S2 and the LG Optimus 2X.

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May 09, 2011

Globe network outages due to damaged fiber

Been getting a number of emails/reports that Globe Telecom users are having a hard time connecting to the network. The problem seemed to have started since this morning and complaints are still pouring in ’til now.

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May 09, 2011

NTC hearing on PLDT-Digitel deal on May 23

PLDT‘s acquisition of Digitel is still in the works and is not final (see original story here). NTC has yet to approve of this sale before it pushes thru. As such, the commission has set a hearing this May 23, 2011.

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May 09, 2011

Creative Zii Sound D5

The Zii Sound D5 belongs to Creative’s top-tier flagship speakers line-up — it’s both an iPod/iPhone docking station and a wireless speaker system.

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May 08, 2011

Asus ROG G73Jh Gamer’s Notebook

This 17-inch notebook by Asus is looking to be a pretty solid gaming laptop — an Asus Republic of Gamers (ROG) G73Jh. Announced back in January during CES 2011, the Asus G73Jh is said to be inspired by the Lockheed F117A stealth fighter. See our unboxing photos below and judge for yourself.

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May 07, 2011

Optimus Black vs. Desire S vs. Xperia Arc

Even though the hot item now are dual-core smartphones like the Galaxy S2 and the Optimus 2X, the single core Android smartphones are still battling it out in the price positioning. We got the Sony-Ericsson Xperia Arc, LG Optimus Black and HTC Desire S as the latest entrants in this category.

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May 06, 2011

Globe to release White iPhone4 this week-end

Got word from one of the reps from Globe last night that the white variant of the iPhone 4 will be available in the Philippines this week-end. Now that’s fast.

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May 06, 2011

LG Optimus Black lands; priced at Php19,990

Aside from the Optimus 2X which was launched by LG yesterday, they also showed us the LG Optimus Black. This 4-inch, 1GHz Android smartphone will have a retail price only Php19,990.

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May 05, 2011

Contest: Congrats to Pizza Hut Winners!

Thanks to all those who participated in our recent give-away of boxes and boxes of Pizza Hut. We have three lucky winners.

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May 05, 2011

Samsung’s Nexus S in the flesh

We reported before that Samsung is bringing the Google Nexus S in the Philippines last March. We have not gotten confirmation but looks like review units are already circulating around.

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May 05, 2011

LG Optimus 2X launched, priced!

LG Philippines today launched the LG Optimus 2X, it’s flagship Android smartphone that comes with a Tegra 2 processor — the first dual-core Android handset in the market.

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May 05, 2011

A conversation with a Text Scammer

Every now and then, we’d get this seemingly random text messages about a supposed relative checking in on us and updating us with her new number — “kamusta na kyo dyan? eto na pala new number ko. plx txt back“.

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May 04, 2011

YugaDeals: Php1,000 off Huawei E5

I think most of you are already familiar with the Huawei E5 so there’s no need for an introduction. We’re able to negotiate and get Php1,000 off the regular price of Php,5995.

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May 03, 2011

New iMac gets Quad Core, FaceTime HD

Apple just outed a whole new line of iMacs featuring 2nd-generation Intel Core i5 quad-core processors, AMD Radeon HD 6770M and FaceTime HD.

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May 03, 2011

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900, 9930 announced!

Over at the BlackBerry World Conference in the US, Research in Motion announced two new handsets — the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and the BlackBerry Bold Touch 9930, including a spanking new BlackBerry 7 OS.

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May 02, 2011

Poll: Has the PC replaced your TV at home?

In the age where computers and internet is very prevalent, the TV still holds the most coveted position in almost all homes anywhere — as the center-piece in the living room.

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