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June 23, 2010

Archos 5 Review

Archos has been in the PMP (personal media player) business for the longest time so when they did an Android-powered tablet with the Archos 5, I thought the market will be pleased to see an affordable device coupled with a great mobile OS.

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June 22, 2010

Poll: Which CPU are you running on?

The line-up of new CPUs between AMD and Intel are getting crowded especially with the newer generations that sports 4 to 6 core CPUs. Was wondering if people are upgrading as fast as the CPUs are being introduced.

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June 22, 2010

Does the Philippines need a Koprol?

I’m still amazed at how this Indonesian site, Koprol, could get bought by a global internet giant like Yahoo! but every time I talk people who had some inside knowledge about the deal, it becomes clearer to me.

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June 21, 2010

SmartBro WiMax Prices, Service Plans revealed

Smart is finally out with it’s WiMax service and posters have been spotted about the new SmartBro WiMax subscription plans.

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June 21, 2010

Toshiba Libretto W100 sports Dual Screen

In celebration of its 25 years of making laptop computers, Toshiba announced a limited edition “netbook tablet” with dual screens, the Toshiba Libretto W100.

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June 21, 2010

Are HD Media players replacing DVD players?

If you go to Virramall these days, you’d see tons of these cheap HD media players being sold in stores (some of which, selling as low as DVD player prices). There must be demand for these as I’ve seen over a dozen models already.

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June 20, 2010

Genius G-Shot HD501 HD Pocket Camcorder

Was doing a series of article contributions for a travel magazine (with a tech-travel section) so I got a bunch of nifty gadgets to check out. One of the items was this HD pocket camcorder made by Genius, the G-Shot HD501.

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June 20, 2010

Logitech Z523 does 360-degree sounds

When Logitech signed up to be an advertiser on this blog, I was curious what they’d be launching in the Philippines. I had a hunch it would be some sort of speakers so when the banner ads came out and said they’re 360-degree speakers, I checked out the stores for them.

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June 19, 2010

Galaxy S i9000 vs. HTC Desire vs. XPeria X10

So we have 3 of the super smartphones available in the Philippines — Sony-Ericsson Xperia X10, HTC Desire, and Samsung Galaxy S i9000. We graphed their specs and lined them up against their retail prices so you get a better picture.

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June 19, 2010

Acer pulls out Aspire One 532G off the shelves

The Acer Aspire One 532g is supposed to be the first 10-inch netbook to sport the NVidia Ion platform (GeForce 9400M) but it looks like Acer has pull the units out of store shelves too early.

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June 18, 2010

Giveaway #3: Guess the iPhone 4 Price!

Our 3rd installation of our YugaTech Gadget Giveaway is the easiest so far. We’ll just adapt the “The Price is Right!” TV show concept so everyone can join.

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June 18, 2010

HTC Desire Review

Later today, HTC Philippines will have announced local availability of the HTC Desire in the Philippines as well as revealing the suggested retail price. Before that happens, read on and check our full review of the handset below.

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June 18, 2010

WordPress 3.0 is here!

This is one of the major updates to the blogging software, WordPress 3.0 is now available and ready for deployment.

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June 17, 2010

Samsung Galaxy S at the Globe Flagship Store

Globe hosted a lunch for the media this afternoon to introduce their very first Flagship Store in the country which is located at the Greenbelt 4. On display are live units of all high-end smartphones, an iPad 3G and the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S.

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June 17, 2010

Sony-Ericsson Xperia X8 becomes official

So we already seen the Xperia X10 and the Xperia X10 Mini but the Sony-Ericsson Xperia X8 that’s just been announced seems like it’s positioned somewhere in between the two.

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June 16, 2010

Microsoft Office 2010 goes on retail

So the new Microsoft Office 2010 went on public release yesterday (or today, depending on the timezones) and we have the recommended retail price listed below.

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June 16, 2010

Energizer XPal Powerpack for Mobile Phones

One of my recurring problems with carrying smartphones is that their batteries drain up pretty quickly, especially that it’s connected to the net most of the time. So portable powerpacks like these from Energizer are very handy and useful.

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June 16, 2010

Globe Duo Expands Nationwide

Just got an SMS alert from Globe and it says that their Duo service has expanded nationwide. See the whole copy of the alert below.

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June 15, 2010

Handii Go10 Tablet w/ Rubber Keyboard

I think this is the only tablet PC I’ve seen on display at the PC Show 2010 a couple of days back — the Handii Go10 Touch Tablet. Didn’t really looked very attractive but the inclusion of a rubber keyboard that doubles as cover is interesting.

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June 15, 2010

Nokia responds: Entry into Dual SIM Phones

We had a couple of interviews with various top executives of Nokia SEA yesterday and one of the number of questions I asked revolved around their introduction of dual/double SIM phones.

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June 14, 2010

Nokia X5: The Qwerty Slider Phone

With a bit of an odd form factor, the Nokia X5 is like a cross between the Nokia X3 and the E72 with a slide out full qwerty keyboard at the bottom.

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June 14, 2010

Exclusive: Nokia N8 12MP unveiled

Live here at the Nokia Connections 2010 in Singapore, we have first dibs on the new Nokia N8 running the new Symbian^3 OS. First live photos and video after the jump.

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June 14, 2010

Acer Liquid First Impressions

I was also able to play with a demo unit of the Acer Liquid last night at the PC Show and they were selling the unit for and equivalent of Php21,200 (SG$640.93) after taxes.

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June 13, 2010

Hands on: Dell Alienware M11x

Earlier this afternoon, at the PC Showcase 2010, the Dell booth had a couple of Alienware laptops lined up for sale including the M17x, M15x and the netbook-sized M11x.

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June 13, 2010

PC Show 2010 at Suntec City Mall

Turns out today is the last day of the PC Show 2010 which is being held at the Suntec City Mall which is just in front of our hotel here in Singapore.

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