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June 30, 2009

Minix M1000 Mini-Note: Unboxing Photos

PC Trends sent us two brand new netbooks today — the 10.1-inch Minix M1000 netbook powered by an Intel Atom N270. Check out the unboxing photos below.

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June 30, 2009

Pleomax Mouse and Keyboard

The guys at Jen-1ne Distributor sent this in over the week-end — a box full of mice and keyboards from Pleomax. Incidentally, the Pleomax brand is also owned by Samsung for the computer accessories line.

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June 29, 2009

Dell Latitude 2100 gets optional touchscreen

There were earlier reports of this new 10.1″ netbook from Dell some time last month but based on email sent in by their PR firm, the Dell Latitude 2100 could be available in the Philippines anytime soon.

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June 27, 2009

Samsung Omnia HD i8910 unboxed!

This one arrived yesterday — a Samsung Omnia HD i8910 with a really huge and impressive 3.7″ display screen. Check out some unboxing photos after the jump (as well as side by side comparison with the iPhone 3G).

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June 26, 2009

42″ LG LH70 LCD TV Review

The new LG Scarlet is one LCD TV that combines form and function in one package. Been using the LG LH70 42″ HDTV for about a week now have and I’d like to share some of the highlights that I liked about this TV. See my full review after the jump.

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June 25, 2009

Surf Friendster WAP All Day for Php20

Friendster and Globe Telecom has partnered to provide all day surfing on their phones to the Friendster Mobile site for only Php20.

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June 25, 2009

HTC outs 3rd Android Phone: HTC Hero

HTC just announced its 3rd Google Android phone, the HTC Hero, but instead of using the usual Android interface, HTC built its own Sense UI.

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June 24, 2009

HP Mini 5101 gets back to business

And just when you thought netbooks are on its way out, newer models are still coming in like there’s no tomorrow. If the HP Mini 2140 doesn’t give you that real executive look, the HP Mini 5101 might just do the trick.

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June 24, 2009

Post-It Stop Motion

Some of the most interesting and inspiring viral videos take some skill and a whole lot of patience. Just take a look at this stop-motion video of a bunch Post-It on a wall.

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June 23, 2009

Samsung i8000 Omnia II gets official

While we’re waiting for the Omnia HD to become available in the Philippines, Samsung has once again announced another upcoming Omnia smartphone. The Samsung i8000 Omnia II is the real successor to the Omnia series.

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June 23, 2009

LG Phones Price List in the Philippines

Updated price list of LG Phones in the Philippines. Last monitored on June 2011:

LG Optimus 2x P990 price – Php 25,900
LG Optimus Black P970 price – Php 18,400
LG Optimus One P500 price – Php 9,900
LG P350 Optimus ME price – Php 7,850
LG P525 Cookie Dual price – Php 7,900
LG GT350i price – Php 6,100
LG Cookie T310i price – Php 5,750
LG C305 WINK WIFI price – Php 4,550
LG Cookie T300 price – Php 3,850
LG C105 price – Php 3,590

The following are the updated prices of LG phones available in the Philippines for the year 2009. These prices are suggested retail price as sent in by the PR agency of LG Mobile Philippines.

KS360 Php 8,900

2G Network;QWERTY Keyboard Slide; Touch screen dialing;
15MB Internal Memory up to 4Gig; Bluetooth with A2DP; 2MP Camera;
MP3/MP4 Player; FM Radio; SMS, MMS, Email, IM; Photo/video editor
Threaded SMS; Bluetooth messaging

KP500 Cookie Php 9,900

2G Network; 48MB User Memory (microSD up to 8Gig)
3.15MP Camera;3″ Full Touchscreen; Auto rotating display
Embedded stylus;Picture Editor;Drawing Panel;Document Viewer
Handwriting recognition;Motion Sensor Games; Widgets

KC910 Renoir Php 21,900

3G Network:100MB Internal Memory (microSD up to 8Gig)
8MP Camera Certified by Schiender-Kreuznack; ISO1600;Smile Shot
Photo Effect; Art Shot; Face Tracking; Blink/Red Eye Detection
3″ Full touch screen; Auto Rotating Display; Picture Editor
Document Viewer; Hand writing recognition; Motion Sensor Games
Wi-Fi Ready; Bluetooth with A2DP; Internet Modem;
Dolby Sounds for Mobile

GB110 Tattoo Php 2,500

2G Network: Wireless FM; VGA Camera with Video;
1MB User Memory (microSD up to2Gig);

GB106 SAPPHIRE Php 1,900

2G Network: Wireless FM; Bar type;Form factor; user friendly
Short-cut keys;16 polyphonic tones; 1MB user memory

KF750 SECRET Php 15,000

3G HSDPA; Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate
Limited touchscreen functionality; Slide Type
100 MB user available memory (MicroSD up to 4Gig0
5 MP Camera; VGA secondary camera
TV-out; Document viewer; Motion-based games

KC550 Php 11,300

2G Network; 12 MB user available memory(MicroSD)
Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate; Slide Type
5MP camera by Schneider-Kreuznach
Motion-based games; TV-out functionality

KT610 Php 16,900

3G HSDPA :Full QWERTY keyboard; Side Clam shell
64 MB internal memory (up to 8Gig MicroSD)
2MP Camera; VGA Secodary camera
Voice command/dial; Document viewer; Photo/video editor

KM380 Php6,990

2G Network; 1.3MP camera; FM Radio
3.5mm standard audio jack
40 MB internal memory (up to 32 GB)

KF700 Virgo Php19,600

3G HSDPA; 3inches touchscreen;Shortcut Dial
3MP camera; VGA secondary Camera; Slide Type

KP320 Php7,750

2G Network ;90MB user memory(microSD)
3.15MP camera ;TV-out ;Speaker Phone ;Slim & Sleek

KF510 Php13,800

2G Network; Touch-sensitive navigation panel with haptics
16 MB shared memory (microSD)
3.15MPautofocus, image stabilizer, video(QVGA), flash

KF300 Wine Phone Php8,800

2G Network; 10 MB user memory (microSD)
2MP Camera; Large keypad buttons

KS 20 Corona Php24,280

Pocket PC, HSDPA, Wi-Fi, Document Editor ( Microsoft Office)
FM Radio,Fligth Mode 3G, Blutooth, Quadband,
Push Email, Dual Camera 2MP Camera+VGA Quadband,
Windows Mobile 6.0 Professional, 2.8′ Full Touchscreen LCD,
USB/PC Sync Multimedia Player, SMS EMS,MMS, Instant
Messaging, Google Package, Java 2.0

KU 990R Php18,500

Certified by Schneider-Kreuznach 5mp Camera, HSDPA
Viewty 3.6 Mbps, ISO 800, Manual & Auto Focus,Image Stabilizer,
Hand Writing Recognition, Panoramic Shots, Internet modem,
Bluetooth, USB/PC sync, WAP 2.0 FM Radio, Audio/Video
Codec GPRS/EDGE, Play DiVx Video, Direct Upload to You
Tube, Video Telephony, MP3 100MB, Continuous Shot, Google
Package,, Picture Editing, 3″ Full Touchscreen

KF 600 Php14,500.50

3.15 MP Camera, Continuous Shot Function, FM Radio, Unique
Touch Screen Features 25 Mb Internal Memory, 64 Polyphonic
Tones Multimedia Player, MPEG4 WAP 2.0 USB/PC Sync, Bluetooth, MP3, SMS/MMS/EMS/IM, Email, Expandable Memory

KP199 Php 4,000

2G Network ;60MB user memory(up to 2Gig microSD)
VGA camera with video

KP110 Php 2,300

2G Network; 512MB built-in memory (MicroSD)
Mobile Tracker

KP220 Php 5,490

2G Network; 60 MB internal memory (microSD)
1.3 MP Camera; Dedicated Music Key

KU 380 Php 4,000

Dual Camera +VGA, Slider Phone, Expandable Memory, 70MB
Javelin Internal Memory , GPRS Player MP3/Video, Bluetooth, USB,PC
Sync, WAP 2.0, Java 2.0, 3g, Messaging: Email SMS/EMS/MMS
Video Telephony/Playback,Voicemail, Internet Full Browsing, RF Band

KP 105 Php 1,700

FM radio, Speaker Phone, Compact form Factor, User friendly
Keypad, Colored Phone, Organizer, 16 polyphonic tones, 100KB
User Memory.

KP215 Php4,770

2G Network; Clam shell; VGA Camera; GPRS; MP3/MP4 Player; FM Radio; SMS, EMS, MMS; WAP 2.0/xHTML Luminous alpha-numeric keypad

KF311 Php 7,600

3G Network UMTS; Slide Type; 2MP camera with VGA second Camera for Video calls; 45MB internal memory expandable up to 2Gig

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June 22, 2009

Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2 Review

Lenovo’s IdeaPad S series has evolved with the 2nd generation S10 model gets a make-over. The improvements are more cosmetic rather than performance related. Check out my quick review of the Lenovo S10-2 below.

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June 22, 2009

LG Arena KM900 Review

LG’s newest flagship smartphone, the LG Arena, packs in a ton of features you seldom see in its category and price point. We took the new phone for a spin in the last two weeks to see what’s the catch. Check out the review after the jump.

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June 21, 2009

SkyCable Select Starter at Php280

Sky Cable is offering a new Starter Select package to its subscribers for as low as Php280 per month, inclusive of about 37 channels.

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June 21, 2009

22″ Averatec All-in-One PC

An 18.4″ Averatec All-in-One PC first came out sometime in December last year for about Php30k. This time around, it’s 22″ wide with a sleeker design.

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June 20, 2009

SSS.GOV.PH – SSS Philippines Social Security System

Social Security System of the Philippines

SSS Online Inquiry. Click here to gain access to your SSS Contributions, Salary Loan Inquiry and Status, as well as SSS Number Inquiry.

Note:You need to login using your User ID and password when you first registered for an account. Also select the Employee or Employer check-box before you sign in. If you have not registered yet, go ahead and sign up here first. Brought to you by the Philippine Social Security Service (SSS).

Still can’t access the Online Inquiry System? Call them up or contact them here.

Update:

SSS Website Scheduled Downtime on June 20, 2009

Please be advised that the SSS Website will be inacessible on June 20, 2009 from 2:00PM – 5:00 PM. It will be back online after the system maintenance.

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June 20, 2009

Acer Aspire One AO751 Unboxed

Finally got one of the new Acer Aspire One AO751. This 11.6″ netbook is already the size of most regular 12″ notebooks but with some glaring differences. Firth thing though — here are some unboxing photos to show how slim this new Aspire One is.

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June 19, 2009

Samsung 23-inch P2370 LCD Monitor

LCD monitors are getting bigger, slimmer and prettier. Just take a look at this new 23″ Samsung SyncMaster P2370 which offers full HD 1080p resolution.

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June 19, 2009

Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2 Unwrapped

Lenovo’s next generation netbook is now slimmer and lighter — the IdeaPad S10-2. I got an engineering unit for a quick review so some aspects might differ from the ones sold commercially.

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June 18, 2009

Poll: WiFi or 3G for mobile usage?

My latest entry on the Nokia 5530 XpressMusic sparked a nice little debate on people’s preference and usage behavior between WiFi and 3G on mobile phones.

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June 18, 2009

Nokia 5530 XpressMusic: Cheap as Predicted

As speculated last May, Nokia announced a cheaper version of their popular Nokia 5800XM this week — the Nokia 5530 XpressMusic is now much cheaper by shedding off some key features.

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June 18, 2009

iPhone OS 3.0 now out and ready to download

Took me some time to update my iPhone 3G after downloading the new iPhone OS 3.0 because the verification servers are down or unavailable (obviously due to the millions of iPhone owners checking in).

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June 18, 2009

Nokia E71 E72 Maps Crack, KeyGen, License Code

Nokia E71 Maps: Cracks, License Code and KeyGen

Nokia E71 and the Nokia E72 are the latest business phone from Nokia.

To ensure the best performance and compatibility between your E71 device and Nokia Maps 2.0 we highly recommend that you first update your Nokia E71 device software to the latest available version using Nokia Software Updater.

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June 17, 2009

Lenovo IdeaCentre C300 with Atom

If you liked the look of the Lenovo IdeaCentre A600 All-in-One PC but found the Php60k price tag a little too high for your budget, you might want to check out the Atom-powered IdeaCentre C300.

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June 16, 2009

Smart gets exclusive; Globe gets first dibs

After reading the two press releases from Smart and Globe as well as talking to several tech journalists today, I finally figured out the confusion on the HTC Magic announcement.

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