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November 24, 2008

LG Dare wins CES Innovation Awards

Didn’t know there was such a thing as the CES Innovation Awards and turns out the LG Dare took the prize home in the wireless handset category.

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November 24, 2008

Wickedly powerful Laser Pointer

Got this laser pointer in the mail last week. First thoughi it was just one of those ordinary ones I see during presentation. Well, at least that’s what I thought until I powered it up.

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November 23, 2008

Another round of thanks to our Sponsors!

I’d like to give another shout-out to our advertisers. They’ve been very supportive of me and this blog. Here’s hoping they’d continue to do so in the coming months and years.

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November 23, 2008

Qube M1 is newest locally-branded netbook

Local PC distributor Qube PC Technologies is also coming up with their own netbook this December. Dubbed the Qube M1, the Atom-based netbook will ship on December 15 in time for Christmas.

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November 22, 2008

G1 Google Android Phone Review

After a week of playing with Google and HTC’s new Android phone, I can say that there’s a huge promise with the platform. See unboxing photos here and specs here.

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November 22, 2008

Red Mobile website officially launched

The new Red Mobile website has been launched and we finally have the details of the service.

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November 22, 2008

Toshiba NB105 netbook shipping and priced

Last week, Toshiba announced their flagship netbook named Satellite NB105 in Singapore — a 9 inch ultraportable aimed to compete with everybody else.

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November 21, 2008

Intel launches Core i7 Processors

In a media launch this afternoon, Intel claims to deliver the fastest desktop processor on the planet ever with the introduction of the Core i7 CPU.

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November 21, 2008

Nokia E63 to be priced at Php11,000

I’d say this is an unprecedented move to bring the Nokia E63 business phone to regular consumers. According to a source close to Nokia Philippines, the local price of the phone will be Php11,000.

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November 20, 2008

HTC Touch HD launched and priced

This evening, HTC launched 3 new phones — the HTC Viva, HTC Touch 3G and highly anticipated HTC Touch HD.

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November 20, 2008

Why telcos prefer time-based charging on 3G?

If you survey various telcos around the globe, you will notice that all of them offer packet-based charging for 3G or Ev-DO. Only in the Philippines you’d get time-based charging. And the reason why?

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November 20, 2008

Epson gets its own Endeavor netbook

Epson is also going where the netbook crowd is with their newly released Epson Endeavor netbook, now selling in Japan for an equivalent of Php23,500.

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November 20, 2008

Ziff Davis to stop PCMag print-edition

In February last year, we was reported that PC Mag Philippines will stop publication and early this year, parent company Ziff-Davis filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Now, PCMag the magazine will also cease publication.

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November 19, 2008

Neo launches 10″ Vivid v1190 netbook

Neo Manufacturing did a refresh of the 8.9″ Neo Vivid v1100 netbook we spotted during the last Intel Atom launch. This time, it’s a 10-inch netbook that comes in various colors — Neo Vivid v1190.

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November 19, 2008

What’s inside a Rack Server?

Ever wondered how the insides of a rack server looked like? These are the typical servers that most commercial sites and blogs would run on. The Product Manager of Lenovo showed me the insides of their Think Server lines.

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November 19, 2008

Smart Bro Free Netbook Promo

Most of you might have already seen the banner ads here for about a month now but the landing page didn’t really give much detail. It’s actually a Smart Bro laptop giveway — that’s an HP Mini 2133 every time you top up your Smart Bro Prepaid.

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November 18, 2008

ABS CBN buys into Multiply

In a surprise move, TV giant ABS-CBN has announced yesterday that it has bought a minority stake into social networking site, Multiply.

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November 18, 2008

T-Mobile G1 Android Phone in the Flesh

Managed to “borrow” one of the recently released T-Mobile G1 (a.k.a. Google Android Phone) and cooking up a full review. For the meantime, let me share some photos.

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November 17, 2008

Ozaki intros WoW 2.2 Dual Bass Speakers

During a press launch this afternoon, Taiwanese-based company Ozaki introduced the first dual bass speaker system in the Philippines. Their claim — 2 subwoofers are better than one.

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November 17, 2008

Why Red Mobile is the new umobile?

When rumors were going around that umobile is rebranding and will now be named Red Mobile, I asked around from sources and confirmed the closure of what have the first ad-supported mobile service in Asia.

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November 17, 2008

Obama and the Call Center Industry

Since the election of Barack Obama as the next President of the United States, much talk has been going around about his policies and stand on outsourcing among call center employees. My discussions with several people working in the BPO and contact center companies have been mixed.

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November 16, 2008

ASUS R50A goes out and gets priced

First announced at the CES 2008, the Asus R50A ultra mobile PC may be the most feature-packed ultraportable out there. The only drawback though is the the price that even rivals the Macbook Air.

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November 15, 2008

Sany Ericssan X1

A funny knock-off of the Sony-Ericsson XPeria X1, the Sany Ericssan X1 may be one of the funniest clones out there, next only to the Nokla Phone series. And no, those are not typos.

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November 14, 2008

Wireless Mobile Charging is here!

I was expecting this would come but not this early. Mojo Mobility Inc, a Silicon Valley-based start-up firm, developed a technology that can charge multiple mobile devices at once using a piece of sheet.

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November 13, 2008

GREEnergy 2008 with HP and Intel

I’m at the Synergy Seminar/Workshop by HP and Intel discussing trends and roadmaps for green energy, power efficiency and environmental innovations implemented by both IT companies.

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