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September 10, 2010

Toshiba Satellite E200 Special Edition

We recently got this Toshiba Satellite E200 Special Edition laptop from Intel which runs their Core i5 processor. I actually have 2 other review laptops running Core i5 right now but another one wouldn’t hurt.

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September 10, 2010

ARM announces 2.5GHz Cortex-A15 MPCore

If you’re familiar with the 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8 that powers the Samsung Wave and Galaxy S including the new Archos Android tablets, then it’s going to be easy to imagine what a dual Cortex-A15 running up to 2.5GHz would look like.

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September 09, 2010

Viewsonic ViewPad 7 is another Android Tablet

It’s hard to deny this year is really the year of the tablet. Everybody’s got one — even LCD monitor manufacturer ViewSonic has one too they called the ViewPad 7.

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September 08, 2010

Another LG Optimus is coming to town…

LG has started sending out invitations to the media for a simultaneous digital Press Conference happening on September 14, next week. Details are hazy and all we got is this silhouette of either a smartphone or a tablet.

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September 08, 2010

Asus K42J Review

Asus’ new line of laptops brings a number of the latest Core i3 and Core i5 processors. The Asus K42J is among them — a typical 14-inch laptop, running a Core i5 430M @ 2.26GHz.

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September 08, 2010

APN Settings for Globe, Smart, Sun Cellular

The following settings are applicable to Smart, Globe and Sun Cellular for their APN settings (Access Point Name). The settings should work with majority of smartphones in the market.

APN Settings for Globe

Postpaid APN: internet.globe.com.ph

Prepaid APN: http.globe.com.ph

APN Settings for Smart Bro

Postpaid APN: smartbro

Prepaid APN: smartbro

APN Settings for Smart Buddy, Smart Gold

APN: internet

APN Settings for Sun Cellular

Prepaid
APN (static): minternet
Authentication: PAP
IP address: dynamic

Postpaid
APN (static): fbband
Authentication: PAP
IP address: dynamic

APN Settings for PLDT WeRoam

Postpaid: WEROAMPLAN

Note: If you’re using a variety of postpaid or prepaid SIM cards in one dongle, make sure to create a Setting Profile for each SIM card so it’s easier to set the APN when switching SIM cards.

Leave all other settings blank or as is.

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September 08, 2010

Smart Bro Prepaid Plug-it UnliSurf 100

I’ve been using Smart’s UnliSurf offer (UnliSurf 50) for some time now especially when going out of town and use the Smart Buddy Prepaid SIM card with a USB dongle. The offer is now available with SmartBro Prepaid SIM cards too with the new UnliSurf 100.

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September 07, 2010

Cherry Mobile Eclipse 2 is a GSmart clone?

Cherry Mobile Philippines just announced their latest Windows Mobile powered dual-SIM smartphone they called Eclipse 2. The most intriguing part is that the design and specifications are very identical to an earlier smartphone — a Gigabyte GSmart S1205.

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September 07, 2010

Full Touch Screen vs. Full Qwerty

If I asked this question 3 years ago, I’m sure I’d get a majority of responses in favor of the full qwerty on mobile phones. But since the iPhone and the Android smartphones came to the scene, using full touchscreen doesn’t seem to as bad as before.

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September 07, 2010

Sony gives Vaio P the pinky treatment

Since Sony first introduced the Vaio P pocket PC, it has undergone several facelifts. The latest model even has more eye-candy to it, with colors in bright pink and deep orange.

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September 06, 2010

Globe MyFi: 10 Things You Need to Know

Globe Telecom lent us their new toy — the mobile 3G router they call Globe MyFi. I’d like to share 10 things about the MyFi so you’re better informed about it before deciding to go and get one.

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September 06, 2010

SEMCON 2010 slated on October 7 & 8

For the 4th straight year, we’re doing the Search Engine Marketing Conference again and it will happen on October 7 & 8, 2010 here in Manila. It’s a search marketing event you don’t want to miss out on.

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September 06, 2010

HTC Wildfire Review

It’s a little hard to size up a smartphone like the HTC Wildfire when you’ve been using its better sibling (HTC Desire) and given it good marks. Check out our full review of the HTC Wildfire after the jump.

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September 05, 2010

Much ado with iTunes Ping

So, I finally gave Apple’s new social network a try. iTunes Ping seems to be an attempt to connect music lovers and iTunes users, probably in the hopes of generating more music sales.

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September 04, 2010

Western Digital & Real Leaf Contest Winners

We got two sets of winners today — one from our Western Digital Contest and the other one from the Real Leaf Word Master Challenge.

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September 04, 2010

Are you an App Whore?

Before the time of the iPhone and Android smartphones, I would have not imagined people would be gungho with buying and downloading apps to their mobile phones.

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September 03, 2010

Toshiba Folio 100 announced!

Toshiba today also announced its very own and first Android-based tablet. They call it the Toshiba Folio 100, a 10.1-inch NVidia Tegra 2 powered Android tablet.

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September 03, 2010

What Yahoo! needs in Search Marketing?

Earlier this week, Yahoo! Philippines invited a few media people to their office to talk about their Yahoo! Search Marketing (YSM) service.

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September 03, 2010

New Apple TV shrinks, loses internal drive

One of the more un-impressive announcements of Apple yesterday was the re-design of the new Apple TV from a media player to a media streamer.

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September 02, 2010

Samsung Galaxy Tab becomes official

So it’s official now — the Samsung Galaxy Tab GT-P1000 takes the center stage with a combo of Cortex-A8 1GHz processor, 512MB RAM and PowerVR SGX540 graphics.

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September 02, 2010

Fake iPhone 4 comes with TV Tuner

There are gazillions of knock-off phones out in the market but this iPhone 4 look-alike is the latest one we’ve seen that got our attention — a fake iPhone 4 with a built-in TV tuner and pull-out antenna.

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September 02, 2010

6th Gen iPod Nano goes full touch-screen

Apple also re-designed the iPod Nano 6G and added a touch screen on a squarish form factor (reminds me of the 3rd generation fatty nano) that lends a touch of inspiration from the Shuffle two generations ago.

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September 02, 2010

4G iPod Touch: Retina Display & HD Camera

Just moments ago, Apple unveiled the 4th generation iPod Touch which features a retina display and 2 cameras (one for FaceTime and one for HD video recording).

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September 01, 2010

Archos outs Android Tablets with 1GHz chip

Archos has introduced 5 new Android-powered tablets running processors from 800Mhz to 1GHz and sizes ranging from 2.8 inches to 10.1 inches.

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September 01, 2010

Philips GoGear Connect: 1st Android MP4

Wondered why it took this long but looks like Philips beat everybody else to it — claiming the first Android-based MP4 player (Philips GoGear Connect) which they will officially unveil at the IFA in Berlin, Germany.

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