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February 27, 2012

Asus Padfone officially announced!

Asus’ re-entry to the smartphone market (after a failed partnership with Garmin) is highlighted by their flagship Android handset called the Asus Padfone, an ICS smartphone that transforms into a tablet.

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February 27, 2012

Samsung unveils 10.1-inch Galaxy Note

And while we thought the stylus is no longer in style with tablets, Samsung showed it can still do a good job with the 5.3″ Galaxy Note N7000. Now they’re doing a 10.1-inch version of the Galaxy Note announced at the Mobile World Congress.

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February 27, 2012

Vodafone partners with Smart for $10/day data roaming

Our February 12 story regarding Vodafone Philippines setting up local operations might not hold water in a recent announcement by Smart about a roaming partnership.

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February 27, 2012

Nokia 808 PureView with 41MP camera announced!

Nokia earlier teased us with the super-cameraphone and has finally announced the Nokia 808 PureView with a humongous 41-megapixel camera.

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February 27, 2012

Sony Xperia P, Xperia U takes cue from Xperia S

While Sony has already announced its first flagship smartphone (post-Sony Ericsson era) with the Xperia S, two new mid-level handsets were also revealed — the Xperia P and the Xperia U.

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February 27, 2012

Huawei announces Ascend D Quad and Quad XL

Huawei also has their own set of Android smartphones that feature quad-core chipsets, namely the Huawei Ascend D Quad and the Ascend D Quad XL — both running on a totally new Huawei K3V2 quad-core processor.

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February 27, 2012

HTC One S is slimmest HTC yet at 7.8mm

Aside from the two behemoth of the HTC One X, it looks like the slimmer successor to the HTC Sensation is the HTC One S. At 7.8mm, it’s the thinnest handset in HTC’s line-up.

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February 27, 2012

HTC One X and One XL becomes official

HTC’s very own flagship smartphone is the 4.7-inch, quad-core Android smartphone called the HTC One X (with the One XL as the dual-core, LTE version).

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February 26, 2012

10.1″ Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 announced

Samsung is introducing yet another model in the 10.1-inch category of its Galaxy Tab line-up, the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1. What is rather odd is that the design and hardware specifications of the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is almost the same as the older tablet, except for the fact that the new one comes with Android 4.0 ICS out of the box.

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February 26, 2012

Transformer TF101 finally gets Ice Cream Sandwich

Yesterday morning, I was finally able to upgrade my Asus Transformer TF101 to the latest Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich. We checked out what’s new with ICS and compare it with the old Honeycomb 3.2.

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February 26, 2012

HTC Titan in the flesh, first impressions

Announced back in September 2011 along with the HTC Radar, the HTC Titan is yet to be officially released in the Philippines (the HTC Radar was already launched locally since last year). In any case, we got a unit here for review. Check out or unboxing and first impressions after the jump.

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February 25, 2012

Acer Liquid Glow gets early announcement

Acer is not giving up on the smartphone market and despite its slow uptake in the local market, it’s pushing onwards with more Android handsets. The latest in its line is the mid-range Acer Liquid Glow running on Ice Cream Sandwich.

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February 25, 2012

Lenovo updates IdeaPad S110 with Cedar Trail

New netbooks with the latest Cedar Trail chips from Intel are starting to roll out in the local market. Lenovo has updated their netbooks with one and offers the IdeaPad S110 for only Php14,500.

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February 24, 2012

Nokia Lumia 800 Review

Nokia’s adoption of the Windows Phone 7 platform will steer a new direction to the Finnish company. Among the first few handsets that was borne out of this new partnership with Microsoft is the Nokia Lumia 800. Check out our full review after the jump.

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February 24, 2012

Android 4.0 ICS update for Asus Transfomer TF101

Asus has just announced the upgrade of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to their Asus Transformer TF101 started rolling out last night. The update is coming over-the-air on the 1st-gen tablets.

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February 23, 2012

LG Optimus 4X HD announced with ICS and Tegra 3

LG Mobile has officially unveiled the successor to the Optimus 2X. Touting a quad-core, Tegra 3 processor running on Android Ice Cream Sandwich, the LG Optimus 4X HD is one of the first Tegra 3 handsets in the world.

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February 23, 2012

Forget the N8: Nokia teases PureView camera phone

Nokia hypes up this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) with a teaser clip of its upcoming camera phone technology called, PureView, also rumored to be called the Nokia N808.

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February 23, 2012

AKG K390 noise-canceling earphones

Been using this premium earphones from AKG for a couple of months now and it’s mostly very useful when I’ve traveling and on long flights. The AKG K390 features a dedicated noise-canceling module that got me really interested.

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February 22, 2012

LG Optimus 3D Cube and 3D Max announced

LG Mobile has announced two new 3D smartphones a couple of days ahead of the Mobile World Congress — the LG Optimus 3D Cube and the LG Optimus 3D Max, the successor to the first Optimus 3D from last year.

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February 22, 2012

What will happen to Sony-Ericsson Philippines?

Now that Sony has finalized the buyout of Sony-Ericsson, the new handset company will be named Sony Mobile Communications. So what happens to the folks over at Sony-Ericsson. I happen to talk to one executive from the company who gave me some possible scenarios.

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February 21, 2012

BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0 now out, ready to download!

RIM has just send out notice that the BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0 update is now available to all Playbook tablets. This global update is available over the air (OTA).

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February 21, 2012

ZTE outs Mimosa X: ICS on Tegra 2 smartphone

ZTE has announced a number of new Android smartphones prior to Mobile World Congress this Sunday. At the top of their heap is the ICS-touting, Tegra 2-powered ZTE Mimosa X.

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February 21, 2012

Samesay Mi18 Docking Station for the iPod & iPhone

Every once in a while, when a supplier sends us a proposal for a product to be placed on a YugaDeals, I would request a review unit that I can test and try out before approving it. That way, I’m confident what we’re putting there is something that’s decent and worth every cent. This is the case of the Samesay Mi18 speaker and docking station for the iPhone.

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February 20, 2012

Sun Cellular’s Omnibus Anti-Bill Shock Plans

Sun Cellular started the Anti-Bill Shock for data plans last October 2011 and this was followed by Smart and Globe later in January 2012. Sun has finally rounded up more plans to include SMS and voice plans.

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February 20, 2012

iPad 3: Why not call it the iPad 2s or iPad 2 HD?

With the announcement of the next-generation iPad tablet from Apple, a lot of rumors and leaks have surfaced identifying the hardware and design that will be used for the next iPad. Everyone refers to it as the iPad 3. This, despite the fact that we’ve already seen how Apple named the supposedly iPhone 5 as the iPhone 4S last year.

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