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April 17, 2012

Why SMS rates are still not down to Php0.80?

Last year, the NTC has sent out a memorandum to all carriers (Globe, Smart & Sun) asking everyone to lower their regular SMS rates down to Php0.80 from Php1.00. It should have been in effect since November 30, 2011.

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April 16, 2012

Asus Transformer Pad TF300 sneak peek

The cheaper Transformer is here and we got a quick sneak peak of what it looks like this afternoon. Asus will make the official announcement on the 22nd but local reps allowed us to share with you some in-the-flesh photos of the Transformer Pad 300.

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April 16, 2012

Acer Iconia Tab A200 spotted, priced at Php18,900

Acer Philippines announced the availability of the Iconia Tab A200 last month and just today we spotted units being sold in local stores for a suggested retail price of Php18,900.

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April 16, 2012

Huawei E587 Review

Huawei continues to improve its very popular line of pocket WiFi, the latest of which is the E587 that claims HSPA+ speeds of up to 42Mbps. We already reviewed the first Huawei E5 before as well as the E586 and if you’ve already read them, go and proceed to our Huawei E587 after the break.

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April 16, 2012

Walkthrough of Symbian Belle on Nokia N8

I know this seemed kind of late, but I just thought of writing a more in-depth review about the Symbian Belle on Nokia N8-00. As mentioned on our previous article, the update was made available to select Nokia handsets since February.

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April 15, 2012

HTC One X, One V officially launched and priced

Now that we know what the HTC One duo brings to the table, it’s time to know how much these handsets going to cost us. At the event held at the Skye roof-deck at W Building The Fort, HTC officially launched their new handsets. Check out the details after the jump.

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April 15, 2012

Acer Aspire S5 in the flesh, impresses

Acer Philippines brought several dozen members of the media to a 3-day, exhaustive tournament at Pearl Farm. It was all fun and no work (not a single product presentation in the program) but this upcoming Acer ultrabook did not escape our prying eyes. Check out or hands-on first impression of the Acer Aspire S5 after the jump.

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April 14, 2012

HTC One V hands-on, first impressions

Along with the much anticipated HTC One X, its entry level sibling the HTC One V was also part of the pre-launch event happened at Jump Center, SM Megamall. With all the hype about its quad core counterpart, some people tend to overlook the One V at the event. To give it justice, I decided to write a separate hands-on story about it.

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April 14, 2012

Samsung to release Windows Phone 8 Apollo handsets

Samsung may not be having much affair with the Windows Phone platform compared to the likes of HTC and Nokia but here they are with a confirmation from its Taiwanese branch that they will be releasing two smartphones with WP’s next iteration, codename Apollo, starting this October 2012.

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April 14, 2012

Ice Cream Sandwich update for 2011 Xperia handsets

Xperia users who have been waiting for the Ice Cream Sandwich treatment for their smartphones may now get their hopes up as Sony finally started rolling out the ICS update for their 2011 Xperia lineup.

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April 13, 2012

Dell XPS 13 launched, priced thru the roof!

Waiting is now finally over as Dell’s ultrabook brainchild has now officially unveiled in an event held at the Mind Museum BGC Taguig. The Dell XPS 13 is the American company’s first shot at the ultrabook fame and a very impressive attempt at that.

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April 13, 2012

LG Optimus L3 in the flesh, launching in April 21

LG’s new line of Optimus handset is set to be launched this April 21. The Optimus L3 E400 is an affordable 3.2-inch, entry-level Android handset that’s probably targeted to the same market as the Samsung Galaxy Y.

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April 12, 2012

HTC One X: Hands-on, First Impressions

Just got home from a very exciting event courtesy of HTC Philippines and Smart which was held at the Jump Center, SM Megamall. The event featured the pre-launch of the HTC One product line that boasts the hard-nosed, quad-core HTC One X and the sleek mid-range HTC One V.

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April 12, 2012

Nokia Lumia 610 NFC announced!

The Nokia Lumia 610 was first announced during the Mobile World Congress a couple of months ago. Although not considered as a high-end smartphone in today’s standards, the 610 was designed to be the most affordable Lumia yet.

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April 11, 2012

Western Digital outs 500GB, 7mm HDD for ultrabooks

Finally, Western Digital has their own 7mm thin hard disk drives that sits perfectly well with the current crop of ultrabooks. It’s not as fast as the SSDs but you get the benefits of really large and inexpensive storage — like 500GB.

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April 11, 2012

Symbian Belle handsets get MS Office Mobile

Just when we thought that Nokia has totally forgotten about their Symbian handsets, the Finnish company together with Microsoft gives the dying OS a much needed jolt; and turned productive in the process.

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April 11, 2012

Toshiba unveils new Excite tablets with Tegra 3

Toshiba spices up the tablet competition with the release of their new Excite lineup, the Toshiba Excite 7.7, the Toshiba Excite 10, and the monstrous 13-incher Toshiba Excite 13.

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April 10, 2012

Intex Avatar IT-M809RC Review

Intex Technology is a company that offers a wide range of electronic gadgets and appliances. They may not be that well-known here in the Philippines but they service to 63 countries manufacturing affordable devices that, according to them, aimed at experiencing future and living life which nobody has lived before. Let’s see if their tablet the Avatar IT-M809RC will live up to the company’s vision.

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April 10, 2012

Rumored 2012 iPod Touch to get dual-core A5 chip

The Apple iPod has certainly come a long way since it was introduced back in 2001. From being bulky, it has taken different shapes and sizes to cater to consumer’s needs.

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April 10, 2012

Facebook buys Instagram for $1 Billion

Days after Instagram released its Android app, Facebook has already announced that it has agreed to buy the mobile photo-sharing service for a cool $1 billion in cash and stocks (apparently, the biggest acquisition Facebook has ever made).

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April 10, 2012

Lenovo reveals 9.7″ IdeaTab S2109 ICS tablet

Lenovo just posted a video on their YouTube showcasing their latest Android ICS tablet named the IdeaPad S2109. Fairly little info were actually revealed in the video but the tablet itself looks promising.

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April 09, 2012

The new iPad 3 vs. Asus Transformer Prime

We’ve been able to acquire the new iPad and I thought it might be apt to compare it with one of the leading Android tablets around, the Transformer Prime. And to be fair to the iPad 3, we’re detaching the keyboard dock on the Prime for this exercise.

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April 09, 2012

Winners: YugaTech-Globe MyApps Blogger Contest

There’s been a delay in the announcement of winners for our first round of winners in the Globe MyApps Blogger Contest due to audits we had to do to finalize the rankings. So here they are…

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April 08, 2012

5 things I missed about our tech in the Philippines

For the last 3 weeks now, I’ve been to three European states and have seen and experienced the advancement of technology in these first-world countries. It’s oftentimes amazing but once in a while, I would miss the ones I enjoyed in the Philippines.

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April 08, 2012

SE Xperia Active still toughest Android phone yet

Now here’s something that we don’t see often. How much battering can a smartphone designed for outdoors-man really handle? Here’s a video that might give you a better idea — the Sony-Ericsson Xperia Active crash test.

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