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October 05, 2011

Why we’re disappointed there’s no iPhone 5?

Probably the biggest disappointment with a lot of Apple fans, including me, is that there’s no real new iPhone. Yes, there’s the iPhone 4s but most of us were expecting an iPhone 5 — a totally re-designed and cosmetically enhanced compared to the iPhone 4.

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October 05, 2011

iPhone 4S officially announced!

Apple has finally unveiled its next-generation smartphone and, as expected in previous leaks, calls it the iPhone 4S. It looks the same in the outside and all the new goodness are found inside.

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October 05, 2011

Smart to offer Rocket WiFi Plus at 20Mbps soon!

This is going to be hard to beat — Smart is coming up with a Rocket WiFi Plus that will replace their old Pocket WiFi and promises speeds of up to 20Mbps!

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October 04, 2011

Samsung Galaxy Y vs. Netphone 701

A lot of people are asking me why the Netphone 701 (ZTE Blade) is more expensive than the Samsung Galaxy Y Netphone Edition. So I looked a little closer and wondered the same. Here’s a quick comparison to give you a better overview of the two Netphone variants.

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October 04, 2011

Olympus PEN EP-3 launched, priced!

Red Dot Philippines today announced the release of the Olympus PEN EP-3 camera, the 3rd generation of Olympus’ micro-4/3s digital camera that sits between a point-and-shoot and a full dSLR.

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October 04, 2011

Globe offers iPad2 on UnliSurf Plan 999

Might be a little late but Globe Telecom is now offering the Apple iPad 2 on My Super Plan Unli Surf Combo which is Php999 a month.

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October 03, 2011

Smart launches Chikka TopApp for Global Pasaload

Now this is pretty interesting — Smart has launched an Netphone/Android App called Chikka TopApp that allows for international PasaLoad.

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October 03, 2011

There you go — no need to buy a Smart Netphone

Smart has just revealed its very first Netphone Edition smartphone — retaining the original name of the Samsung Galaxy Y complete with the Netphone suite of apps. It’s a curious move considering they actually had the un-released and cheaper Netphone 501 hanging since Mobile World Congress back in February.

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October 03, 2011

Asus Slider SL101 launched, priced at Php26,995

Asus Philippines launched its second Android Honeycomb tablet last Friday, the Asus Eee PC Slider SL101. The suggested retail price — Php26,995. That, plus a couple new N-Series laptops.

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October 02, 2011

Why Nokia isn’t making a tablet, yet.

In these times when every other handset and PC manufacturer are bringing out their very own tablets, it’s a wonder why Nokia has not made one until now. Even smaller players have had some success (like Archos) in this market, so why not Nokia?

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October 02, 2011

iMU iDop iPod Speakers

With so many iPod speakers and docks around, sometimes it’s kinda hard to pick which ones the best for your needs, lifestyle and personal preference. This iDop speakers from iMU puts your iDevices on a pedestal, for a price.

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October 02, 2011

Samsung Galaxy Y gets the Netphone treatment

Smart Communications has just added a new phone to their Netphone line-up. It’s an entry-level Android phone by the name of Samsung Galaxy Y with a cheaper price tag of only Php5,990 for the prepaid kit.

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October 01, 2011

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus announced!

Samsung has yet announced another variant of their Galaxy Tab, and this time it’s somewhat of a refresh from the first 7-inch Tab they did a year ago — the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus.

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September 30, 2011

YugaDeals: Agfa Eclipse Explorer & Precisa

My trip with Red Dot Philippines (Agfa & GE distributor) to China earlier this month showed me how these digital cameras were made in the AOF factories, along with other big-named brands like Canon, Nikon, Olympus and Kodak.

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September 30, 2011

Firefox 7 out and ready for download

Just downloaded it today but Firefox 7 has been out for a couple of days now and claims it uses much less memory (50%) compared to FF4.

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September 29, 2011

Globe adds BlackBerry Bold 9900, free on Plan 3799

Globe Telecom is now accepting pre-orders for the new BlackBerry Bold 9900 until October 7 and it comes free with My Super Plan Blackberry Unli Surf Combo 3799.

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September 29, 2011

SE Xperia Ray out early, sells for Php15,300

We first saw the Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray back in August, during the launch of the PLDT Jump Center. Although it’s not officially released in the Philipines, several stores have put them on their listings.

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September 29, 2011

Amazon’s Kindle Fire vs. Barnes & Noble’s Nook Color

And we thought Amazon’s Kindle Fire was something revolutionary for a tablet until we found out Barnes & Noble’s Nook Color actually started it all. Let’s look at how much different, or alike, the Kindle Fire is to the Nook Color.

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September 28, 2011

Amazon unveils Kindle Touch, Touch 3G & Kindle Fire

Amazon announces a full touchscreen Kindle Touch and Kindle Touch 3G, both shedding off the physical keyboard. That, plus the Kindle Fire, which is basically a cheap, dual-core, multi-touch tablet.

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September 28, 2011

RIP: Meego; Well, hello Tizen!

So it becomes official — Meego is now officially dead and a new Linux-based mobile operating system is being groomed to replace it, and it’s called Tizen.

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September 28, 2011

Smart retires SmartBro Share It

Just learned today that Smart has apparently retired the Smart Bro Share It device they introduced back in 2009. Wanted to have my unit replaced since it conked out a few weeks back.

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September 27, 2011

Nokia N9 now shipping, price starts at Php28.5k

Nokia has just posted a press release stating that the Meego-powered Nokia N9 has started shipping to stores and customers who pre-ordered it. While the shipments does not yet include the Philippines, we’re hoping it will be a matter of weeks (if not a month) before we’d see the N9 hitting local stores.

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September 27, 2011

Asus Eee PC Slider SL101 Review

Asus’ other tablet, the Eee PC Slider SL101, will officially launch on Friday, September 30. We had a couple of weeks with it along with the Transformer. See our full review of the Asus Eee PC Slider SL101 after the break.

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September 27, 2011

BlackBerry Curve 9360, Torch 9860 in the flesh!

Aside from the BlackBerry Bold 9900 which was launched by RIM last night, they also introduced two more upcoming BlackBerry handsets to the media — the BlackBerry Curve 9360 and the BlackBerry Torch 9860.

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September 26, 2011

BlackBerry Bold 9900 launched, priced!

Research in Motion Philippines launched the BlackBerry Bold 9900 tonight at the Ayala Museum. The handset is set to be released this October 7, 2011 and will be available in stores nationwide.

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