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July 25, 2009

Samsung Series 7 LED TV Unboxed

Samsung Philippines sent this LED TV over just this morning. I was actually drooling over it when I first saw the TV last April but it’s just beyond my budget at the moment so I’ll settle for a loaner at the meantime. See unboxed photos after the jump.

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July 24, 2009

dSLR Sensor Cleaning Kit

Been wanting to have my dSLR cleaned in the Canon Service Center for months but was concerned it will take over a month before I can get it back so when I found this CCD cleaning kit, I grabbed one immediately and hoped for the best.

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July 23, 2009

CPU Temperature: PC Wizard 2008

PC Wizard 2008 is a tool designed to check and monitor your PC computer. It can analyze and benchmark many kinds of hardware, such as CPU Temperature, CPU performance, Cache performance, RAM performance, Hard Disk performance, CD/DVD-ROM performance, Removable/FLASH Media performance, Video performance, MP3 compression performance and many more.

CPU Wizard

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July 23, 2009

CPU Temp: SpeedFan

SpeedFan is a program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and cpu temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips. SpeedFan can even access S.M.A.R.T. info for those hard disks that support this feature and show hard disk temperatures too, if supported. SpeedFan supports SCSI disks too. SpeedFan can even change the FSB on some hardware. At the lowest level, SpeedFan is a hardware monitor software that can access digital temperature sensors, but its main feature is that it can change fan speeds according to the temperatures inside your pc, thus reducing noise.

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July 23, 2009

It all started with a Careless Whisper

Effective today, July 23, 2009, the NTC Circular on Push Messaging by Content Providers will be imposed.

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July 22, 2009

Do you like the new Yahoo! look?

Yahoo! finally showed us their new portal re-design and this time, it’s allowing users to somewhat customize the sections of the homepage.

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July 22, 2009

Nokia 6760 Slide unveiled

Nokia launched the Surge in the US and has also unveiled the Nokia 6760 Slide for the UK. I wonder what corresponding messaging device will arrive in Asia.

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July 21, 2009

Netbooks: Higher than 1024×600 resolution?

One of my more nagging problems with a lot of locally available netbooks is the low resolution screen. While 1024 x 600 pixels is fine for regular web browsing, there are important softwares out there that require higher resolution and just wouldn’t work with most netbooks.

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July 21, 2009

CyberZone MOA to close down by end of month

Barely a year after the new CyberZone at Mall of Asia opened its doors, it’s now apparently closing down by the end of the month.

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July 20, 2009

SmartBro Share It now Unlimited at Php999

SmartBro Share It was first introduced last March, a 3G WiFi router that can share internet up to 5 devices.

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July 20, 2009

Recent NTC Memo could kill CP Business

The NTC has made amendments to the MC03-03-2005 which regulates contents/information providers to initiate the “opting-in” of subscribers to services through push messages. It’s been the focus of a lot of issues and disputes on vanishing prepaid loads.

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July 19, 2009

Nokia E71i has Dual-SIM and TV Tuner

When I first saw this phone earlier, I really thought it was the real thing. The Nokia E71i is a knock-off Nokia phone that sports dual SIM and a TV tuner.

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July 19, 2009

HTC Magic with Android now on Smart Gold

The only closest touchscreen handset that could probably match the iPhone 3G is the HTC Magic with Google’s Android OS. And now that its exclusively available only for Smart Gold subscribers, you can grab one for just Php3,000 under Plan 3500.

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July 18, 2009

Ultrathin 12″ HP Pavillion DV2 gets priced

First announced by HP back in January the Pavillion DV2 series has been available locally for some time now. This ultrathin AMD NEO powered laptop can be considered a direct competitor with the Acer Timeline series with a slight advantage of a discrete graphics card.

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July 18, 2009

8GB iPhone 3G Free on Globe Plan 2100

Now I thought this one is a good deal. You get the iPhone 3G 8GB model for free when you subscribe to a new Globe Postpaid Plan 2100.

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July 17, 2009

Gateway LT2003i & LT3102i spotted, priced

Acer is positioning the Gateway brand as its stylish counter-part so whenever we see an Aspire One out the door, expect a corresponding Gateway LT netbooks to follow suit. Spotted at an Asianic store yesterday are the 10.1″ Gateway LT2003i and the 11.6″ Gateway LT3102i.

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July 16, 2009

Sony Vaio P gets an Atom Z540 1.86GHz

The pocket-sized, ultralight Vaio P from Sony was also recently upgraded to include a faster 1.86GHz Intel Atom Z540 processor.

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July 15, 2009

Poll: Who’s the best netbook maker?

With over a dozen netbook brands available in the Philippines today, it’s pretty harder to pick a model compared to a year ago. It’s good though — the more, the better — competition drives innovation up and prices down.

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July 15, 2009

Toshiba NB200 gets a WiFi Radar

I’ve mentioned Toshiba’s own netbook here on a couple of occasion and have been spotted in store shelves since last month. We got a better look at the netbook this afternoon along with a couple of other Toshiba multimedia laptops.

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July 15, 2009

Quiapo DVD on Google Maps

Not sure how Google moderates contributed entries (or POIs) on Google Maps but it looks like the strip of pirated DVD stores in Quiapo got thru.

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July 14, 2009

Sony Vaio W launched in the Philippines

Sony Philippines introduced their new line of Vaio laptops for Summer 2009 today. Among them is the much-anticipated Sony Vaio W netbook mini-notebook.

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July 14, 2009

iPod Prices in the Philippines

Updated July 2009: iPod Prices in the Philippines

iPod Shuffle 4th Gen: Php4,190

iPod Nano 8GB: Php8,490
iPod Nano 16GB: Php11,490

iPod Classic 120GB: Php13,990

iPod Touch 8GB: Php12,990
iPod Touch 16GB: Php14,990
iPod Touch 32GB: Php22,490

Nike Sport Armband for iPod Nano: Php1,789
Apple In-Ear Headphones with Remote and Mic: Php4,290
iPod + Nike Sport Kit: Php1,490

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July 13, 2009

LG Chocolate BL40 is yummy!

In a leaked promotional video, the next LG Chocolate (BL40) looks sexy and yummy featuring a large 4-inch screen and a multi-touch screen {via}. Check the video after the jump.

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July 13, 2009

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D Camera

Fujifilm is developing a prototype digital camera that has two lenses and able to capture a 3D image, according to this feature at Time.com.

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July 12, 2009

Sony-Ericsson Phone Price List in the Philippines

The price list of phones below were taken from Mega Exchange Store in the Mall of Asia last January 5, 2009. Prices might change and they usually go down but these are the best cash-only deals we’ve see so far for Sony Ericsson:

Sony Ericsson W200i – Php5,200
Sony Ericsson T200 – Php4,900
Sony Ericsson R300 – Php4,900
Sony Ericsson K530i – Php8,500
Sony Ericsson W350i – Php7,900
Sony Ericsson G502 – Php8,500
Sony Ericsson W380i – Php9,500
Sony Ericsson K770i – Php10,900
Sony Ericsson W580i – Php10,900
Sony Ericsson K810i – Php11,500
Sony Ericsson T700 – Php11,900
Sony Ericsson W910i – Php13,900
Sony Ericsson C905 – Php29,500
Sony Ericsson G700 – Php14,900
Sony Ericsson W595 – Php14,900
Sony Ericsson W890i – Php14,500
Sony Ericsson W760i – Php15,500
Sony Ericsson C902i – Php18,900
Sony Ericsson G900 – Php19,900
Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 – Php42,500
Sony Ericsson T306 – Php5,600
Sony Ericsson T303 – Php5,700