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July 15, 2010

Toshiba Libretto W100 in the flesh!

Announced last month during the 25th anniversary of Toshiba, the Libretto W100 is coming to the Philippines next month. We got some time with the dual-screen mini-notebook yesterday. See photos and videos after the jump.

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July 14, 2010

Kindle DX in Graphite and now at just $379

Amazon has refreshed its e-Reader with a graphite-colored Kindle DX. Still the same Kindle but with 50% better contrast and slightly cheaper than before.

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July 14, 2010

LG Optimus GT540: Android for cheap

LG Philippines will launch its very own Android phone this July. Called the LG Optimus GT540 (also known as LG Swift elsewhere), it will probably take the crown as the cheapest Android smartphone in town.

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July 14, 2010

That “No Photography Allowed” Policy

This has happened to me and friends on many occasions and I know a lot of you have experienced this too but what’s with the “No Photography Allowed” policy in a lot of malls, parks and streets nowadays?

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July 13, 2010

Which PC Stores do you visit?

I regularly visit a number of computer stores whenever I go to the malls just to see if there’s something new I can write about or maybe just to get the latest price list of stuff I’ve had my eyes on. I don’t have one specific store I visit since it mostly depends on availability and price.

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July 13, 2010

Acer Aspire One 721 Review

This new Acer Aspire One 721 is a pretty interesting unit. It sits between the Aspire One 751 running the low-power Atom Z520 and the Timeline 1801tz running a dual-core Pentium ULV. Check our full review after the jump.

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July 13, 2010

iOS4 quickly drains iPod Touch battery

Since I updated my iPod Touch 2G to iOS4 several weeks back, I haven’t really used it very often. So last night, I pulled it from the charger and played a single podcast.

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July 12, 2010

Take our YugaTech Reader Survey

It’s been two years since we had a reader survey here at YugaTech and I thought maybe it’s time we do another one. The survey is simple and quick and can be done in 60 seconds.

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July 12, 2010

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July 12, 2010

Acer Aspire AS4553: Triple Core for Cheap

The latest entry about sub-Php30k laptops gave us a tip from a reader about the Acer Aspire AS4553 running an AMD Phenom II N830 triple-core processor.

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July 11, 2010

The sub-Php30k Laptop Round-Up

This is a little overdue, especially for those who emailed and left comments asking for recommendations with purchasing a new laptop. But to those who are still in the look out, check out the sub-Php30k laptop round-up after the jump.

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July 11, 2010

Road SMS: So you can Text while Walking

We all know texting while driving or walking could easily get you into accidents. With smartphones nowadays that use touchscreens, you will need more attention to the phone and less on the road ahead. But wait, there’s an app for that too — Road SMS.

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July 10, 2010

Doing Post with Aperture 3.0

Apple lent me a MacBook Pro a couple of weeks back to try out the latest version of Aperture. The timing was great since I was taking that photography class as well and I could do the post on Aperture 3.0 afterwards.

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July 09, 2010

RedFox to offer WizLib eBook Reader

During our forum on eReaders with the CyberPress one of the speakers, who is from RedFox, presented their very own version of an eBook Reader (eReader) which they said will be released locally.

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July 09, 2010

Facebook Credits to be sold in Retail Stores

Friendster’s new owner, MOL, is helping Facebook sell FB Credits in Asia, including the Philippines. That means you should be able to buy Facebook Credits at a number of outlets, including 7-11 Stores, nationwide.
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July 08, 2010

Rumor: Multiply to split up from ABS-CBN?

Ok, this one is just a rumor but I am doing some follow-ups based on a tip from a trusted source. According to my source, ABS-CBN might split ways with Multiply real soon.

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July 08, 2010

Samsung Galaxy S GT-i9000 unboxed!

We finally got a review unit of Samsung’s flagship smartphone — the Samsung Galaxy S (GT-i9000), powered by Google Android 2.1 (Eclair). Unboxing photos after the jump.

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July 07, 2010

iPhone 4 First Impressions

I got to check out the iPhone 4 yesterday and, once again, today with Art (@artsamaniego) and we placed it side by side the Samsung Galaxy S and the HTC Desire — then comparing the Retina Display, AMOLED and Super AMOLED display of the three.

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July 07, 2010

Globe My Fully Loaded Plan

Had a short meeting with reps of Globe this afternoon to talk about their My Fully Loaded Plan, a new postpaid scheme that allows subscribers to choose consumable amount, up to 9 freebies and a selection of handsets.

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July 07, 2010

MSI GT660 Review

Seems like MSI has put a lot of effort with the GT660 — not just with the hardware specifications but with the design and the audio system as well. Check out the full review of the MSI GT660 after the jump and see if it’s worth the Php110,000 price tag.

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July 06, 2010

Sony Alpha NEX-5 launched!

Touted by Sony as the world’s smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera, the Alpha NEX5 was launched today in the Philippines.

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July 06, 2010

Acer Aspire One 721 unboxed

So we finally got one of the new Aspire One running AMD’s Athlon II Neo K125. The Acer Aspire One 721 is an 11.6-inch ultraportable that sits between the AO751 and the Timeline 1801tz.

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July 05, 2010

Sun Cellular now offers BlackBerry Service

Digitel and RIM today announced that Sun Cellular is now offering BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS) with the BlackBerry Bold 9700 and BlackBerry Curve 8520 to customers in the Philippines.

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July 05, 2010

Learning Photography Lighting with Ken Go

When I was invited to attend a photography class on lighting by Ken Go, I immediately grabbed the opportunity to learn from the master himself.

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July 05, 2010

iPhone 4 vs. HTC Evo 4G

This is not one of our typical comparison between two mobile phones but a rather funny video parody of the iPhone 4 and the HTC Evo 4G created by a guy who eventually lost his job at Best Buy after uploading these on YouTube.

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