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January 09, 2012

Smart’s Unli BB Plan 549 to compete with Globe BB Max

According to a source that talked to a Smart CS, the carrier is about to introduce a new Smart Unli BB Plan 549 that will directly compete with Globe’s BlackBerry Max 599.

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January 09, 2012

Toshiba Excite X10 is the new thinnest tablet

Toshiba’s first Thrive tablet may not be the sexiest one in the market but this upcoming one named the Excite X10 sure gets the “thinnest” title so far.

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January 09, 2012

Globe cuts off service on Black Nazarene due to security

If you are wondering why there’s no cellular signal around Quiapo and neighboring areas from Globe and other telcos today, it’s because they’ve cut off signal for security reasons as we celebrate the Black Nazarene.

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January 09, 2012

Lenovo K91 is 1st Android 4.0 ICS Smart TV

Lenovo is joining the Smart TV market and surprised us by announcing the very first Android 4.0 ICS powered LED TV at CES 2012 — the Lenovo K91.

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January 08, 2012

BlackBerry Bold 9790 Review

The BlackBerry Bold 9790 was first released in Asia (Indonesia to be precise) to send the message that Research in Motion is serious about the region. The device will be officially launched in the Philippines this Tuesday. Check out our full review of the Bold 9790 touch and type after the break.

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January 07, 2012

Anti-Bill Shock scheme from Globe & Smart

Sun Cellular started it all back in October of last year with their anti-bill shock Plan 350. Earlier this week, both Smart and Globe also introduced the anti-bill shock feature.

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January 07, 2012

Review: Android Ice Cream Sandwich on Google Nexus S

This year, the new flavor of Google’s mobile OS will be Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0 ICS) and majority, if not all, of the flagship handsets that will be launched this year will have it pre-installed so we thought it’s best to give you a comprehensive walkthrough on what to expect from ICS.

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January 06, 2012

Nikon D4 makes official announcement

Nikon’s latest flagship dSLR is the Nikon D4. The 16MP camera replaces the popular yet expensive Nikon D3S and adds a couple of video recording/multimedia improvements and a really fast frame rate.

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January 06, 2012

Apple’s Red Friday Sale skips the Philippines

Contrary to earlier reports, Apple Philippines is not included in the Red Friday Sale that Apple is holding across most of South-East Asia’s online stores today.

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January 06, 2012

Wi-Tribe doubles Plan 1998 speed to 4Mbps

Wi-Tribe has recently (not sure exactly when) upgraded all the speed limtes of all of their broadband plans, including the top Plan 1998 from 2Mbps to 4Mbps. Not bad considering my PLDT DSL plan is charging the same rate but only pulls down 1Mbps (supposed to be 2Mbps or 3Mbps).

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January 05, 2012

Why mandatory unlocked phones ain’t happening here?

The recent report of Chile implementing the mandatory unlocking of all phones that are sold in the country this month got me thinking if this is possible in the Philippines. Of course it’s possible but I doubt it will be happening anytime soon.

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January 04, 2012

Scott Thompson: Yahoo’s new CEO is the Paypal chief

Looks like Yahoo! is not selling after all. The portal/media company has just announced they’ve chosen a new CEO to lead Yahoo!. The new guy, Scott Thompson, was the president of Paypal (an eBay company).

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January 04, 2012

Samsung outs Galaxy Ace Plus, looks like the 3GS

Samsung’s new mid-level handset is the Galaxy Ace Plus, an upgrade to the popular Galaxy Ace which has been out in the market since early last year. The Galaxy Ace Plus bumped the specs a bit and a refreshed design.

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January 04, 2012

Western Digital Around the World Contest

Our friends from Western Digital in the region is holding another contest and I’d like to invite our readers here to join in. Prizes include Western Digital HDDs and tickets to cool destinations like Maldives, Bali or Phuket.

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January 03, 2012

Canon Powershot S100 Review

The Canon S100 is the successor to the highly popular S95 and continues the same tested and proven formula for a point-and-shoot digital camera — wide aperture and manual control in a solid, light and portable body. Check out our full review of the Canon S100 after the jump.

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January 03, 2012

RIM drops 64GB BlackBerry Playbook to $299

Always wanted me to get the BlackBerry PlayBook but have not had the chance to get a good deal. There’s been some limited promos in the US and my friend there wanted to wait ’til it drops to $199. Well, it looks like the BlackBerry Store is now doing a $299 sale on all models of the PlayBook.

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January 02, 2012

Noontec PowerMe 9000 powers up to 6x your smartphone

If you’re a heavy gadget user and have a number of power-hungry devices you bring along with you all the time, a regular portable battery might not be enough. I normally bring 2 or 3 batteries with me with a total power rating of around 8,800mAh.

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January 02, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy Note

Last week, we got hold of the new Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus which we showed at Mornings @ ANC and SONA with Jessica Soho along with the Galaxy Note. I noticed that the two are like really close cousins so I thought I’d compare them here.

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January 01, 2012

Top 10 Tech Predictions for 2012

The year 2011 was a great year in the field of technology. We’ve seen a lot of new stuff and developments in the last 12 months. I’m sure 2012 will be even better and more exciting. Check out my top 10 tech predictions for 2012.

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December 31, 2011

Happy New Year and a Prosperous 2012!

I’d like to take this quick post to greet everyone a very Happy New Year! It has been a really challenging but exciting year for me here and hoping it could be way better next year.

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December 31, 2011

The Top 25 Gadget Reviews on YugaTech for 2011

This is part of my year-ender series for 2011. We’ve done a ton of gadget reviews for 2011 and one of the key indicators that a gadget is hot or very interesting is by the number of pageviews it gets thru the years. Check out which devices got the most hits in 2011 after the jump.

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December 30, 2011

The Gadgets We Bought in 2011

The year 2011 saw tons of really great products, most of which I ended up buying for review here at YugaTech. I look back at 2011 and share the top gadgets we bought and reviewed this year. And, hopefully, you will also share what you’ve purchased too.

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December 30, 2011

So, What’s our 2011 Gadget of the Year?

I did three TV guestings/interviews today (all about Top Tech Trends of 2011) and while I’m waiting for the 4th one this afternoon, I thought I’d ask our readers here about the best gadgets that came out in 2011.

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December 29, 2011

GMate: Turn your iPod Touch to an iPhone

Yup, that’s true. You can even turn your iPhone 4 to a dual-SIM phone too. Got this GMate by SkyRoam the other month but since my 4G iPod Touch and iPad2 have not been jailbroken, I wasn’t able to use it.

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December 28, 2011

All-in-One Dock for iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch

Already bought an iPad Dock earlier this year but this one sent to me last month seems to be more than just a simple dock. All that connectivity options and the remote control makes it so much more interesting.

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