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August 10, 2011

HTC Evo 3D in the flesh, going to Smart

Since Smart and HTC started an exclusive handset deal last month, all Android phones coming that will be released in the Philippines will find its way first thru Smart’s corridors. The same is true with the upcoming HTC Evo 3D.

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August 10, 2011

New PLDT TelPad comes with Huawei Ideos S7 Slim

At the media launch of Jump this morning, I noticed the PLDT TelPad being displayed in one of the stands looked very different from the one we saw months ago during its public launch.

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August 10, 2011

Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray in the flesh!

At the PLDT-Smart Jump Center this morning, we saw a couple of upcoming smartphones on display; among them is the Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray.

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August 10, 2011

PLDT-Smart opens “Jump” Experience Center

PLDT and Smart today launched their first-ever “Jump” Experience Center — a museum-like venue that showcases all of the latest trends in gadgets and technologies — at the CyberZone, Mega Mall.

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August 10, 2011

Smart, Globe offers Facebook for All Java App

In order to increase their mobile internet subscriber-base, Smart and Globe both released a Java-based App so that even cheaper (mostly Symbian S40) phones can now access Facebook conveniently.

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August 09, 2011

Leaked Acer Aspire 3951 to take on the Macbook Air

If this leaked images of the upcoming Acer Aspire 3951 is any indication, then the Macbook Air has yet another competitor in the high-end (they refer to it as ultrabook) segment.

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August 09, 2011

You can now find us over at GMANews.tv

Last month, I had a quick chat with GMANews.tv EIC Howie Severino (after guesting on News to Go here) and we discussed about some sort of collaboration between their news site and YugaTech. We ended up with a limited syndication agreement which is now in effect.

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August 09, 2011

What is Globe’s Magic IP and why is it free?

Been getting a lot of comments from readers regarding this certain Magic IP from Globe which allegedly allows users to be able to still surf the net even with zero load. So I sent out a message to @talk2globe if they knew anything about it.

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August 09, 2011

Apple releases Lion Recovery Disk Assistant

In my recent review of the 2011 Macbook Air, I noticed that Apple no longer included a recovery disk (no CD or USB drive) in the box, since it’s already built into the Mac OS X Lion. Still, it would have been nice to have the same feature found on an external drive.

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August 08, 2011

List of Globe HSPA+ 4G Sites in Metro Manila

List of Globe HSPA+ 4G Sites in Metro Manila

Check out some speed tests taken with Huawei E353 on Globe HSPA+ cell site here.
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August 08, 2011

Huawei launches the E353 HiLink HSPA+ modem

When I first saw the Huawei E353 HSPA+ USB dongle a couple of weeks ago, I immediately asked our contacts close to the company if there are available open-line units of this model and was told it was directly imported from China by the telcos.

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August 08, 2011

Energizer Portable Power Kit with XP1000

Since the first time I discovered these Energizer portable battery chargers, been using them always for most of my mobile devices. This latest one, while it doesn’t not pack as much juice as the previous one’s I’ve tested, is more of a complementary set.

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August 08, 2011

Motorola Defy spotted, selling for Php16,900

Motorola’s handsets are slowly making a comeback in the Philippines. I also saw the Motorola Defy (I remember one reader asking me where he could get one) yesterday and it was selling for only Php16,900.

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August 08, 2011

Smart Bro Rocket Buyers Guide

So I bought the Smart Bro Rocket at Smart’s Wireless Center in Rockwell this morning. They made me sign a waiver that outlines some of the limitations of the dongle and the service. So, here are 10 things you need to know before buying the Smart Bro Rocket.

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August 08, 2011

2011 Macbook Air 11.6″ Review

The refresh of the new 11.6″ and 13.3″ Macbook Air last July 2011 has introduced more powerful Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors into the line-up. I got the 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD Core i5 Macbook Air 11.6″ to test out. See full review after the jump.

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August 07, 2011

Toshiba Libretto drops to 48k, anybody buying?

Around June last year, Toshiba released the dual-screen tablet called the Libretto W100 to commemorate their 25 years in the computer business. It ran on Windows 7 and it was expensive.

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August 07, 2011

HTC Incredible S spotted, priced!

We don’t know why HTC did not officially released the Incredible S in the Philippines but we’ve spotted one today selling at one store in MOA at Php24,900.

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August 07, 2011

The Interwebs turned 20; and we reminisce!

According to Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the first website was born in August 6, 1991 making it 20 years old yesterday (I missed the bday bash), when I was still in high school and learning how to use Lotus 123 and Sidekick.

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August 07, 2011

Huawei Vision on Gingerbread unveiled

Huawei has announced its latest flagship Android phone and calls it the Huawei Vision. It’s not really a hard-core handset but we’re expected Huawei to target the entry to mid-level market with this one.

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August 06, 2011

Nokia C2-03 dual-SIM Touch & Type lands for Php4.5k

Nokia’s latest dual-SIM phone, the Nokia C2-03 Touch & Type, officially lands in the Philippines for a suggested retail price of just under Php4,500.

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August 06, 2011

HP TouchPad price drops by $100 this week-end

The HP TouchPad is getting a price cut this week-end with the 16GB model at just $399.99 (roughly Php17k) so I asked my friend in the US to get me one immediately.

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August 06, 2011

Complete List of Areas with Smart HSPA+ Coverage

According to Smart, these are the areas where their HSPA+ base stations or cell sites are available so you can expect speeds of up to 12Mbps here using Smart Bro Rocket Plug-It.

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August 06, 2011

Dell Streak 5 Review

The Dell Streak 5 is the very first 5-inch tablet we’ve ever seen and is actually the only one available in the market today. Is it really a tablet or just a huge smartphone? Check out our full review of the Dell Streak below.

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August 05, 2011

Smart Bro Rocket Plug-It now official, available Monday

We were the first to break the news last week about the new Smart Bro Rocket 12Mbps so we followed it up with Smart today.

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August 05, 2011

Qualcomm simplifies Snapdragon chip names

With hundreds of smartphones currently int he market, sometimes we get confused with the processor they run on and their relative capabilities compared to other variants. All we know is the clock speed and the number of cores. So Qualcomm is simplifying all that, starting with the Snapdragon chipset.

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