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October 31, 2011

Satellite Internet on the Island costs Php9k

One of my biggest problems when going on vacation in one of the smaller islands in Palawan is lack of internet connectivity. The one we’re staying right now (Coral Bay, Coron) doesn’t even have electricity 24/7 and we’re only able to charge our gadgets in the evening (6pm to 6am).

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October 30, 2011

Island Rose buys Flowers Express from LBC

I just learned last week that online flower delivery site IslandRose.net has acquired FlowersExpress from rival company LBC for an undisclosed sum. It was a bit of a surprise since the FlowersExpress has the backing of the biggest courier service in the Philippines.

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October 29, 2011

HTC Sensation XE with Beats Audio first impressions

Announced around the second week of September, the HTC Sensation XE has arrived in the Philippines. It’s the big brother of the original HTC Sensation but comes with Beats Audio plus a few more upgrades.

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October 29, 2011

Gadget Cases from Noreve Saint-Tropez

We often get pitches/offers for gadget cases of all kinds but this one from Noreve came all the way from Saint-Tropez, France. And it’s no surprise that when you talked about France, it’s all about haute couture.

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October 29, 2011

7″ Cherry Pad Turbo goes for Php6,899

Cherry Mobile outs yet another Android tablet yesterday, a 7-inch Cherry Pad Turbo, running Gingerbread 2.3 and sells for only Php6,899.

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October 28, 2011

Poll: Is the new, bubbly Smart logo hot or not?

So Smart Comm. finally sent an announcement yesterday about their new branding and logo, confirming our earlier report during the concert of the Black Eyed Peas. We saw huge amount of comments from subscribers and readers alike so we wanted to see how this sentiments fares.

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October 27, 2011

BlackBerry Porsche Design P9981 gets official!

RIM has partnered with Porsche to produce the limited-edition BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9981, a stainless-steel Porsche-inspired handset running on the Bold 9900 specs.

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October 27, 2011

TrafficDito brings traffic-monitoring to the crowd

Met one of the folks from TrafficDito yesterday where I was introduced to their new iPhone app. It’s like the MMDA app we showed you earlier but this one runs by crowd-sourcing it to drivers and commuters.

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October 26, 2011

Nokia Lumia 710 & Lumia 800 runs Windows Phone 7

Two Windows Phone 7 handsets have been revealed — the Nokia Lumia 710 and the Nokia Lumia 800 which basically almost the same one as the Nokia N9.

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October 26, 2011

Smart reveals new logo

During last night’s Black Eyed Peas concert, Apl de Ap announced his partnership with Smart and this logo showed up on the big screen. It seems like a new logo but there was no announcement made earlier.

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October 26, 2011

Neo Basic B3325 N drops to Php9,999

Neo has just dropped the price of their entry-level netbook, the Neo Basic B3325 N, to just under Php10k. This Atom-powered netbook comes pre-installed with Ubuntu Linux.

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October 25, 2011

11.6″ Dell Inspiron M102z goes AMD Fusion for cheap

Dell is now out with its own version of the AMD Fusion notebook with the 11.6-inch Inspiron M102z that comes pre-loaded with Ubuntu 10 (instead of the usual FreeDOS others offer).

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October 24, 2011

Will iCloud replace DropBox in your iDevices?

With the iOS5 update on the iPhone came the iCloud feature, a cloud-based storage for syncing files from your phone and PC. It definitely competed with the popular DropBox service that’s been around for years.

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October 24, 2011

Our Noontec HD Media Player Winner

Thanks to all those who joined in our little giveaway for the Noontec HD Media Player. We got over 300 submissions and one lucky winner gets to bring home this cool Noontec MovieHome V8 NAS. Check out below who’s the lucky person this week.

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October 24, 2011

Smart upgrades WiMax and Canopy to 2Mbps

Smart sent out an announcement last week that they’re upgrading all their Canopy and WiMax subscribers from 1Mbps to 2Mbps while retaining the MSF at Php999.

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October 23, 2011

Nokia N9 Review

The Nokia N9 is the most interesting phone that came out of the Finnish company in years. Not only because it comes with totally different OS but also because it represents what Nokia could have become if it had done this strategy way earlier. Check out our full review of the Nokia N9 after the jump.

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October 22, 2011

The SE Xperia Arc S lands early for Php19,300

Announced just last September, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S is basically just an over-clocked version of the Xperia Arc, up by 40% on the CPU speed.

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October 21, 2011

iPhone 4S goes on pre-order in Singapore for Php32k

The iPhone 4S has just started pre-selling in Singapore so we’re thinking the Philippines could be next (based on last year’s trend, this could be 3 to 4 weeks). The starting price — SGD948, just over Php32k for the 16GB model. That’s about Php2k more expensive than last year.

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October 21, 2011

Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook unboxed, first impressions

We got this Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook this morning. It was a prize from last week’s raffle by Acer Philippines during the launch event of the Aspire S3, one of the first ultrabook to be released in the country.

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October 21, 2011

BlackBerry Curve 9360, Torch 9860 hits eBay.ph

Revealed back in September, the BlackBerry Curve 9360 and the Torch 9860 has yet to be officially released in the Philippines. However, the handsets have already been spotted in eBay.ph earlier this week.

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October 20, 2011

Huawei MediaPad coming next month, under Php20k

Huawei’s very own 7-inch dual-core Honeycomb tablet, the Huawei MediaPad, was shown to members of the press earlier today. We missed the event since we’re still in transit from SG but was able to squeeze out some details like release date and retail price.

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October 20, 2011

64GB Nokia N9 selling for SGD800 in Singapore

Was able to visit Sim Lim last night to catch up on stuff and maybe able to spot some new gadgets. Nothing new in there except for the SE Xperia Arc S (which I already have waiting for me in Manila) and the Nokia N9 (which I now carry as a secondary phone).

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October 20, 2011

Asus Transformer 2 teaser video goes Zen

The teaser video of the upcoming Asus Transformer 2 shows a better and thinner design that could be inspired by their Zen-like ultrabook form-factor.

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October 19, 2011

Motorola Droid RAZR is new thinnest smartphone

Before the Samsung Galaxy Nexus was unveiled, Motorola took the spotlight earlier by introducing the Motorola Droid RAZR, probably the thinnest smartphone in the world at 7.1mm.

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October 19, 2011

Google+Samsung Galaxy Nexus becomes official!

So it’s finally out and official — the Samsung Galaxy Nexus has been revealed and it’s powered by Samsung. The Galaxy Nexus is also the first handset to run Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

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