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January 03, 2010

Metalware PeeCee Mini Netbook Series

Looks like Hong Kong-based PC manufacturer, Metalware, has shipped a couple of their netbooks to the Philippines. I spotted two of their PeeCee Mini models at Octagon earler this evening.

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January 02, 2010

Blackberry Price List in the Philippines

Update: June 2011

Here are the retail prices of BlackBerry phones in the Philippines:

Blackberry Curve 8520 price: Php9,950

Blackberry Curve 3G 9300 price: Php14,200

Blackberry Bold 9780 price: Php20,000

Blackberry Torch 9800 price: Php24,000

Prices subject to change without prior notice. Prices may vary from store to store.

Update: January 2010

Blackberry Storm 9500: Php31,850 on Globe G-Flex Plan 250

Blackberry Curve 8520: Php15,800 (Php14,100 on Globe G-Flex Plan 250)

Blackberry Bold 9000: Php29,100 on Globe G-Flex Plan 250

Blackberry Bold 9700: TBA

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January 02, 2010

HP Mini 210 = Compaq Mini CQ10

Like most other multi-branded global companies, HP makes similar products for their Compaq line-up and prices them a bit cheaper. We’ve seen this done by Acer on their Gateway and eMachines brand. So it’s no surprise that the upcoming HP Mini 210 has a fraternal twin in the name of Compaq Mini CQ10.

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January 01, 2010

Acer Aspire One 532h gets more juice

Acer added another model into their Aspire One line-up and it now comes with the new Pine Trail processor claiming longer battery life. The Acer Aspire One 532h looks like the same 10-incher we’ve seen in the D250.

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December 31, 2009

Happy New Year to all YugaTech Readers!

Time flies by so far. In a few hours, it will be 2010 already. So, just before the clock strikes twelve, I’d like to greet everyone a Happy New Year!

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December 31, 2009

The 2009 YugaTech Traffic Stats Report

Exactly a year ago today, just before the year 2008 ended, I posted the blog’s traffic stats as a sort of reminder to myself and to set higher goals for 2009. In the same tradition, I’m posting my 2009 traffic stats report hours before the New Year.

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December 31, 2009

Our Biggest Tech Stories of 2009

Looking back in the last 12 months, we’ve seen quite a number of exciting developments and news that we broke here on YugaTech. Let’s do a quick run down here before the year ends.

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December 30, 2009

Google Nexus One Price and Launch Date

It’s all official now. Google has sent out invitations to the January 5, 2010 launch date of the Nexus One Android phone.

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December 29, 2009

Turn your Phone to a WiFi HotSpot

I’ve been using JoikuSpot for some time now and it’s been one of the most useful apps on my mobile phone to date. The app basically turns your phone into a WiFi hotspot running on 3G internet.

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December 28, 2009

Contest: Spot a Real Leaf, Win a Nano

Thanks to our sponsor, Coca-Cola, we’re giving away a brand new 8GB iPod Nano Video in this week’s contest. All you need to do is shoot a picture and tell us about it. Check out the complete mechanics below.

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December 27, 2009

Poll: Movers and Shakers of 2009

As we come close to the end of 2009, I look back at the number of technological advances and innovations, more specifically in the Philippines. There are so many of them that I thought we’d do a poll and pick out which one stands out from the rest and made huge impact to a lot of people.

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December 26, 2009

Nokia E72 Review

The Nokia E72 looks almost like a twin brother of the older and successful E71 series. With improved features and design, we’ve got a good hands-on with the E72 for a couple of weeks now.

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December 25, 2009

Telcos lost Millions to Facebook this Christmas

Last year, I remember waking up on the 25th to hundreds of text messages with greetings of Merry Christmas. Today, I still get tons of greetings but this time it’s on Facebook and Twitter.

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December 24, 2009

Pine Trail vs. NVidia ION

We don’t have much performance information about Intel’s new Pine Trail platform but here’s a nice side by side comparison between the Pine Trail’s WIE and the NVidia ION.

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December 23, 2009

YugaTech Giveaway Round #1 Winners

First, thanks to everyone who joined in our “Merry Tweetmas Contest“. We received over 600 entries for Twitter, over 100 entries for the blog and over 500 entries in the comments. Second, apologies for the delay in announcing the winners. Didn’t expect it to be this huge. Third, let’s give out the prizes already!

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December 23, 2009

YugaTech Gadget Giveaway Round #1 Winners

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December 23, 2009

Fujitsu LifeBook MH380

Fujitsu’s new Atom Pine Trail powered netbook, the LifeBook MH380, has some nice improvements for the 10-inch category — starting with a 10.1″ display screen with 1366 x 768 pixel resolution.

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December 22, 2009

Samsung CorbyPro B5310

Samsung CorbyPro B5310

samsung corbypro

240 x 320 pixels, 2.8 inches
Full QWERTY keyboard
100MB internal memory
up to 16GB on microSD card
HSDPA 7.2 Mbps
WiFi 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth 2.1
3.15 MP, 2048×1536 pixels, video
Stereo FM radio with RDS
Yes, with A-GPS support
Li-Ion 960 mAh

Suggested retail price: Php11,990

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December 22, 2009

Samsung Corby SGH-S3650

Samsung Corby S3653

samsung-corby

240 x 320 pixels, 2.8 inches
50MB internal memory
up to 8GB on microSD card
EDGE (no 3G, no WiFi)
Bluetooth 2.1
2MP camera
Stereo FM Radio with RDS
Li-Ion 960 mAh

Suggested retail price: Php7,500

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December 22, 2009

MSI Wind U135 running Pine Trail previewed

During yesterday’s announcement of the new Atom Pine Trail processors, we were able to test out a new but un-named MSI netbook. It’s now official that it was an MSI Wind U135.

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December 21, 2009

Mobile 3G is now cheaper than DSL!

Just realized that since all the telecom players (Sun, Smart and Globe) are now offering unlimited 3G internet and subsequently lowering the prices down, 3G is officially cheaper than DSL.

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December 21, 2009

Intel announces Atom N450 Pine Trail CPU

In global conference call today at the Intel Philippines office, the company officially announced its new Atom processor — the Intel Atom N450 1.66GHz and Intel GMA 3150.

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December 21, 2009

Acer Timeline 1810TZ Review

The smallest and lightest model in the Acer Timeline series is the 1810TZ and pretty much defines what the ULV segment should be — thin, light, long battery light and has enough processing power.

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December 20, 2009

Asus takes Eee PC 1101HA to 11.6 inches

There have been earlier reports of this but until I saw it on the Asus Philippines website, I didn’t believe their 11-inch model in Seashell series will get an underpowered Atom Z520 1.3GHz.

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December 19, 2009

Globe drops Super Surf to Php1,200

Just got an SMS advisory from Globe yesterday informing me that their Globe Tattoo unlimited 3G internet is now at Php1,200 per month.

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