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August 07, 2011

Toshiba Libretto drops to 48k, anybody buying?

Around June last year, Toshiba released the dual-screen tablet called the Libretto W100 to commemorate their 25 years in the computer business. It ran on Windows 7 and it was expensive.

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August 07, 2011

HTC Incredible S spotted, priced!

We don’t know why HTC did not officially released the Incredible S in the Philippines but we’ve spotted one today selling at one store in MOA at Php24,900.

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August 07, 2011

The Interwebs turned 20; and we reminisce!

According to Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the first website was born in August 6, 1991 making it 20 years old yesterday (I missed the bday bash), when I was still in high school and learning how to use Lotus 123 and Sidekick.

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August 07, 2011

Huawei Vision on Gingerbread unveiled

Huawei has announced its latest flagship Android phone and calls it the Huawei Vision. It’s not really a hard-core handset but we’re expected Huawei to target the entry to mid-level market with this one.

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August 06, 2011

Nokia C2-03 dual-SIM Touch & Type lands for Php4.5k

Nokia’s latest dual-SIM phone, the Nokia C2-03 Touch & Type, officially lands in the Philippines for a suggested retail price of just under Php4,500.

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August 06, 2011

HP TouchPad price drops by $100 this week-end

The HP TouchPad is getting a price cut this week-end with the 16GB model at just $399.99 (roughly Php17k) so I asked my friend in the US to get me one immediately.

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August 06, 2011

Complete List of Areas with Smart HSPA+ Coverage

According to Smart, these are the areas where their HSPA+ base stations or cell sites are available so you can expect speeds of up to 12Mbps here using Smart Bro Rocket Plug-It.

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August 06, 2011

Dell Streak 5 Review

The Dell Streak 5 is the very first 5-inch tablet we’ve ever seen and is actually the only one available in the market today. Is it really a tablet or just a huge smartphone? Check out our full review of the Dell Streak below.

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August 05, 2011

Smart Bro Rocket Plug-It now official, available Monday

We were the first to break the news last week about the new Smart Bro Rocket 12Mbps so we followed it up with Smart today.

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August 05, 2011

Qualcomm simplifies Snapdragon chip names

With hundreds of smartphones currently int he market, sometimes we get confused with the processor they run on and their relative capabilities compared to other variants. All we know is the clock speed and the number of cores. So Qualcomm is simplifying all that, starting with the Snapdragon chipset.

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August 04, 2011

Nokia C2-00: dual SIM done right?

When we interviewed the regional rep of Nokia regarding the delay of the Nokia C2-00 after the announced it last year, they said they wanted to do the dual-SIM functionality right. So when Nokia Philippines sent us this Nokia C2-00 (as well as the X7), I thought this was my chance to look into Nokia’s dual-SIM strategy.

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August 04, 2011

Poll: What’s your all-time favorite PC game?

For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been spending like 4 to 6 hours on average everyday playing a couple of PC games. I only stick to one or two games though so I don’t think I’m a heavy gamer.

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August 04, 2011

BlackBerry Torch 9860 and 9810 announced!

RIM has just announced a couple of new BlackBerry Torch, including the earlier BlackBerry Bold 9900. The BlackBerry Torch 9810 is a slider phone that looks like a successor to the first one while the BB Torch 9860 is a full touch screen phone that reminded us of the Blackberry Storm from many years back.

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August 03, 2011

HTC Evo 3D vs. LG Optimus 3D

The next round of smartphone wars will be in the 3D front. At the moment, it’s just between the LG Optimus 3D and the HTC Evo 3D. No word when these two will arrive in the Philippines but let’s look at what’s coming up.

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August 03, 2011

MMDA Traffic Navigator FTW!

Been using the MMDA Traffic Monitoring system for several weeks now but have not really blogged about it since I was waiting for an Android App or an iPad App. But, it looks like TV5 and MMDA has already officially launched the service the other night after being on beta for about a month.

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August 02, 2011

Has Smart complied with the recent NTC Memo?

Was just listening to SRO over at DZMM when a radio plug for the new Smart Bro Starter Plug-It aired with the announcer mentioning some sort of minimum speed and service reliability at the end of the ad.

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August 02, 2011

In the battle of smartphones, Corning takes the crown

With so many platforms and so many devices to choose from (Android, iOS, Symbian or Windows Phone 7), some things remain the same. Some names are familiar (like Qualcomm or NVidia Tegra) while others are seldom mentioned, like Corning.

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August 02, 2011

Intex Mobile coming in with Dual-SIM phones

We featured an Intex phone with pico projector here a while ago. They also have a couple of really affordable, entry-level dual-SIM phones coming out.

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August 02, 2011

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 just got Gingerbread

Aside from the news that the HTC Desire is already rolling out Gingerbread via OTA yesterday (can’t find my Desire so can’t verify), Sony Ericsson also rolled out Android 2.3 to the Xperia X10 last night.

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August 01, 2011

Nokia 500 with 1GHz processor announced!

Nokia has just revealed the Nokia 500, the first 1GHz Symbian smarpthone (it’s also their 2nd smarpthone that runs on a 1GHz processor, next to the N9).

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August 01, 2011

Globe drops Tattoo Prepaid stick price to Php995

In a press release sent just now, Globe announced that they are lowering the prepaid price of their Tattoo Prepaid USB dongle to only Php995.

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August 01, 2011

Why telcos can’t guarantee minimum 3G speeds?

During a press briefing with one of the local telcos last week, the question of minimum speed was again raised by one of the members of the media. NTC has also released a memorandum circular to that effect but I think the issue will continue to linger.

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August 01, 2011

Recent Smartphone Shipments show Gainers & Losers

If the recent global shipments of smartphones can be considered a basis to determine if a platform performs well, then this graph is telling a lot.

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August 01, 2011

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 P7500 Review

We’ve got a short week with the upcoming Galaxy Tab 10.1 and so far it’s been an interesting one. This is also our first time to do a full review of an Android Honeycomb tablet. See the full review of the Samsung Galaxy Tab P7500 after the jump.

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July 31, 2011

Alcatel OT Blaze Duo 890D: Froyo for Php4,999

Looks like Alcatel Philippines also has their own dual-SIM Android smartphone called the OneTouch Blaze Duo 890D. It has a suggested retail price but Alcatel is giving it for an introductory price of Php4,999.

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