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July 08, 2009

Vaio W: Sony makes a proper netbook

After the pocket-sized Sony Vaio P which they didn’t want to call a netbook, Sony is finally coming out with a proper netbook — the Vaio W.

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July 07, 2009

Samsung Star S5233 vs. LG Cookie KP500

A lot of people are asking which of these two entry-level touchscreen phones is better — the new Samsung S5233 Star or the older LG Cookie KP500 — and I’d say they are just brothers from a different mother.

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July 07, 2009

Why Nokia won’t divorce Symbian for Android?

Yesterday, rumors about Nokia looking into running Google Android OS on an upcoming smartphone drew a lot of attention (via Guardian). Nokia has flatly denied any plans to go Android and refreshes its commitment for the Symbian platform.

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July 06, 2009

Samsung B2100 Xplorer

I seldom see military-grade phones these days but the Samsung B2100 Xplorer is as rugged as any phone can get — both in land and under water.

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July 06, 2009

iPhone 3GS vs. N97, KM900, i8910 and Magic

We’ve got a bunch of high-end touchscreen phones locally available. If you think the iPhone 3GS is out of your budget, I’ve rounded up a number of them here — Samsung i8910 HD, LG KM900, Nokia N97 and HTC Magic — and compared them to the iPhone 3GS.

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July 05, 2009

Price of iPhone 3GS from Globe

The official price of the iPhone 3GS from Globe Telecom is out for both the postpaid plans and the prepaid kit. For starters, the 16GB iPhone 3GS will set you back Php38,850 a pop.

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July 04, 2009

Red Fox Wizbook N1020i with Bluetooth 3.0

Red Fox’s 10-inch netbook (dubbed Wizbook N1020i) gets another refresh and now has much better specs, more colors and a new super-fast Bluetooth 3.0 technology, according to a press release sent in yesterday.

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July 03, 2009

Acer Aspire One AO751 Review

Looks like Acer was the first one to let out a 12-inch netbook in the market with the 11.6″ Acer Aspire AO751. After using one for a couple of weeks, I got to the bottom of things. Check out our full review after the jump.

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July 02, 2009

Sulit.com.ph Sold for Undisclosed Sum

Leading classified ads site Sulit.com.ph has reportedly been sold to a foreign company for an undisclosed sum with negotiations going on as early as first quarter of this year.

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July 02, 2009

Photonic Disruptor from Wicked Lasers

The guys from Wicked Lasers sent over one of their newest laser gadgets — the 100mW Photonic Disruptor. This is the second set of laser we got after that 125mW Executive Series from last year.

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July 01, 2009

Globe to launch iPhone 3GS on July 31

This just came in — Globe Telecom has officially announced it will launch the iPhone 3GS in the Philippines on July 31, 2009.

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July 01, 2009

Firefox 3.5 out and ready for download

Mozilla Firefox 3.5 is now officially out and ready for download. You can grab the full installer on the site or if you have an old version of Firefox, just go to Help -> Check for Updates.

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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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