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July 12, 2012

LG Optimus L5 1-Hour Sale at Php9,990

LG Mobile Philippines is doing a one-hour sale on July 14, 2012 from 4pm to 5pm for the Optimus L5 smartphone in all their Concept Stores nationwide.

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July 12, 2012

Enable Talk Project: Gesture-to-Speech Technology

A group of talented Ukrainian students may have uncovered a radical way for speech-impaired people to be fully understood with the help of Enable Talk.

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July 12, 2012

Sony Xperia Neo L launched, priced at Php12,490

Along with the Xperia Ion that was launched yesterday, Sony Mobile Philippines also introduced the update to the Xperia Neo V from last year — the Xperia Neo L.

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July 11, 2012

Fake Samsung Galaxy S3 selling for Php9,000

Samsung’s recently launched flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S3, already has a clone and is being sold at an online retail store for about Php9,000 ($209).

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July 11, 2012

Jellybean rolled out for GSM Galaxy Nexus

We earlier posted a story on the release of Android 4.1’s source code which will pave the way for custom ROMs to reach [some] Android devices with varying clock speeds and screen sizes which is great news to us ‘flashers’. Now, it’s the Galaxy Nexus owners’ time to shine.

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July 11, 2012

Highlights of the Microsoft WPC 2012

In the recently concluded Day #1 of the annual Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, the OS giant announced a handful of things that we can look forward to this coming months. Here’s a rundown of the important things that were discussed during the event.

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July 11, 2012

NTC mulls removing Prepaid Load Expiry

Since the DTI has successfully implemented the removal of expiry dates on gift certificates (GCs), the NTC is now also contemplating to do the same with mobile prepaid load.

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July 11, 2012

Android 4.0.4 update now out for Galaxy S2

Just days after the official ROM leaked on the web, Android 4.0.4 update for Samsung Galaxy SII has begun to roll out with Russia getting the update first and followed by other countries in the next coming months.

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July 11, 2012

Sony launches Xperia Ion at Php29,990

Sony Philippines today launched two new handsets today — the Xperia Ion and the Xperia Neo L. Of the two, the Sony Xperia Ion is the flagship handset and will retail for Php29,990 when it hits retail stores next week.

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July 11, 2012

Android 4.1 Source Code now out

Google finally hands over Android 4.1 to the AOSP (Android Open Source Project), currently though, the only proprietary binaries available for devs to feast on are the the ones meant for the Galaxy Nexus and Google’s newly-announced Nexus 7 Tablet.

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July 10, 2012

Are SSD prices really going down?

Earlier today, we posted a story on a “Newbie Guide to Solid State Drives (SSD)” and after checking out some stores, we’ve noticed that SSD prices have slightly been reduced since the last time we checked.

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July 10, 2012

Tune In: Geeky Nights Weekly Podcast

If you’re following me on Twitter (@abelandres), you might have already heard of our weekly podcast show called Geeky Nights. If not, let me share a bit about it and introduce my co-hosts.

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July 10, 2012

Galaxy S2 may not get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update

Amid rumors regarding the Galaxy Note 2‘s debut at the 2012 IFA in Berlin this August, several posts are pointing fingers at the Samsung Galaxy S2‘s low resolution display which may be the reason behind the phone’s hazy path towards the Jelly Bean upgrade.

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July 10, 2012

Face Unlock feature on Android 4.1 becomes smarter

When Google announced the Galaxy Nexus running on Ice Cream Sandwich last year, one of its fancy features is the Face unlock. But we discovered that you can actually trick the lock screen by putting a picture of the registered face in front of the device. It’s not that secure after all.

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July 10, 2012

Lenovo P700 in the flesh, dual-SIM ICS for Php11k

There have been quite a number of dual-SIM Android phones in the market. One handset that caught a lot of attention lately is the Lenovo P700, not just for its affordable price but for its battery capacity as well.

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July 09, 2012

Huawei Ascend Y200 Review

Huawei’s Ascend Y200 is the company’s latest handset targeting the entry-level market. Its biggest asset — an Android smartphone packing an IPS LCD at under Php6k. Check out our full review of the Huawei Ascend Y200 after the break.

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July 09, 2012

NAMCO brings classic arcade games to the Nokia Asha

Nokia-NAMCO Bandai teamed up to bring classic arcade games to Nokia Asha.In line with the recent launch of their affordable touch Ashas (Asha 311 and 305), Nokia has partnered with NAMCO Bandai to bring the games from the good old days minus the blowing of cartridge.

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July 09, 2012

LG Prada 3.0 getting Ice Cream Sandwich update

The roll-out of the ICS update for LG’s fashion-inspired smartphone, the LG Prada 3.0, has already started last week with Germany and Italy getting it first.

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July 09, 2012

Top 10 Smartphones on a Php20,000 budget

Last week, we shared with you our top 10 smartphones on a Php10k budget. Today, we’re kicking it up a notch with our list of 10 smartphones that fit a Php20k budget. Check out our list to see which ones made it.

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July 08, 2012

Davao taxis now accept fare payments via on-board ATM

Technology is slowly changing/improving the way we commute. In the past, we (commuters) are already contented with radio, on-board TV and air conditioner (which sometimes can do more harm than good). But with the boom of wireless technology in our country, other added services like on-board Wi-Fi hotspot and now cashless commuting through wireless payment terminals are now made possible.

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July 08, 2012

Asus Transformer Pad Infinity vs. Transformer Prime

We recently got a demo unit of Asus’ latest Transformer Pad TF700. While this tablet has not been released in the Philippines, we were told it’s coming before the end of the month.

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July 08, 2012

Smart offers HTC One X on UnliData Plan 2000

The HTC One X is now being exclusively offered by Smart Comm. and it comes free on UnliData Plan 2000 with a 30 months lock-in period.

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July 07, 2012

Windows 8 upgrades to cost $15 and $40

Microsoft is offering all current and valid Windows users to upgrade to the Metro-flavored OS for a reasonable price.

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July 07, 2012

House of Marley: Positive Vibration Headphone Review

Our second Marley headphones is this entry-level ‘Positive Vibration: Sun (or just ‘Sun’) which looks very stylish compared to many other entry-level cans. But, does it sound as good as it looks? Read on after the break.

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July 07, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 lands, officially priced

We reported earlier this week that we spotted Samsung’s two new Galaxy Tabs, both the 7-inch and the 10-inch versions. Looks like Samsung Mobile Philippines has confirmed the arrival of the Galaxy Tab 2 series yesterday.

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