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April 16, 2009

New Zune HD to pack NVidia Tegra

Looks like the upcoming Zune HD will have the new NVidia Tegra capable of 1080p HD video with 800 MHz ARM CPU.

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April 15, 2009

Cignal Digital TV to offer HDTV

Cignal Digital TV is a new service provided by MediaQuest (same company who introduced Smart myTV in the Philippines) is set to offer hi-def TV this coming June.

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April 14, 2009

WP DB Cache vs. WP SuperCache

Most bloggers are familiar with WP SuperCache, a WordPress plugin that dynamically caches WP by converting them into static pages, thereby avoiding repeated database queries. While it’s very effective, this approach though has had several drawbacks. Then, there’s the newer one called WP DB Cache.

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April 14, 2009

Good deals for 40+ inch LCD HDTVs

Was looking around from some good deals on 40+ inch LCD TVs and Anson’s Appliance Store seems to be doing a sale this summer. Check out some of the good deals I saw on HDTVs after the jump.

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April 13, 2009

Ultraslim Portable Mouse by Samsung

Spotted this ultraslim mouse by Samsung the other day and I thought it would be perfect for a netbook. At just 8mm thin, this could probably be the slimmest optical mouse I’ve seen ever. 

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April 12, 2009

Nokia Phones on Factory Stress Test

This is what Nokia phones undergo while in the factory — a battery of stress tests to make sure the units survive various real-world conditions, including some pretty harsh elements.

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April 11, 2009

Sony Handycam HDR-XR100

Sony sent in one of their newer entry-level HD camcorder () just in time for my planned road-trip this Holy Week. While I’m still testing it out on the road, check out the first few photos of Sony Handycam HDR-XR100 after the jump.

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April 10, 2009

Laptop Hunters: It all comes down to price!

Recent research revealed that there’s a slow growth in sales of notebooks and desktop PCs in the last quarter. But thanks to netbooks, the numbers aren’t too drastic. Microsoft is banking on the idea that it all goes down to price.

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April 09, 2009

Overclock your Graphics Media Accelerator

I’ve tried playing WarCraft 3 on several netbooks and the graphics wasn’t any good but what can you expect from an Intel GMA 950 chip?

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April 09, 2009

Intel intros Atom Z515 and Z550 2.0GHz

Intel made official their new Atom processors for Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) — the Atom Z515 which clocks at 1.2GHz and the Atom Z550 which is rated at 2.0GHz.

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April 08, 2009

iPod Shuffle 3G Review

The new iPod Shuffle 3G is the smallest music player from Apple. The biggest change to this model is the absence of playback controls, a functionality that drew a lot of flak when it was announced. 

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April 08, 2009

Acer unveils 11.6″ Aspire One

Acer made official its new 11.6-inch model of the Aspire One line. Aside from a thinner form factor and the  Dolby Pro Logic Sound, there isn’t much difference with this one compared to the earlier models.

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April 07, 2009

The forgotten Gateway LT1001i Netbook

The Gateway LT1001i netbook has been out in store shelves for months now but has never been given a formal introduction. It’s probably because this 9″ netbook is a late entrant and has been overshadowed by Acer who now also happens to own the brand.

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April 07, 2009

HTC profits drop 30% as phone sales crawl

So this could be the reason why there was a huge HTC Trade-In Promo last quarter (Feb. 15 – March 31, 2009) — HTC was aggressively catching up on the sales quota.

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April 06, 2009

Poll: Plurk or Twitter?

This week, our survey covers the micro-blogging service Plurk and Twitter. According to stats shown by Google Trends, the Philippines is ranked #3 visitor of Plurk.com worldwide.

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April 06, 2009

Reva Electric Car

One of the most packed booths at the MIAS 2009 is the Reva Electric Car, a 4-seater ultra-compact sedan that works on electricity.

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April 05, 2009

Globe offers Plan Duo Service

Breaking: Globe Telecom has launched a new cellphone-and-landline-in-one service called the Plan Duo Subscription. This service allows Globe subscribers to carry two numbers in a single SIM card — 1 mobile and 1 landline. Check the details of the plan below:

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April 04, 2009

Thanks to YugaTech Sponsors

It’s been a while since I’ve made a dedicated thank you post to our advertisers and sponsors here at YugaTech. Please do check them out below and see what promos they’re offering to readers here.

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April 04, 2009

Manila International Auto Show 2009

Cars are like tech toys for the big boys — so I took a sneak peak at the 5th Manila International Auto Show 2009 now happening at the World Trade Center. Check out the photos I got of the cool cars on display and their kick-ass sound system.

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April 03, 2009

Woof Portable iPod Speakers

This Woof speakers is yet another one of those accessories dedicated to the growing market of iPod owners in the Philippines. Unlike the usual form factors we’ve seen with the Hamburger speakers and the X-Mini, this one is a bit different. Check out the photos and my quick review after the jump.

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April 03, 2009

Odysseylive Reboots: Interview with Jay Fonacier

Starting this month, I will be doing regular feature interviews with local start-ups, internet entrepreneurs, executives of blue-chip companies and interesting web personalities to add to the mix of topics I’m covering for this blog. For this month, I’d like to check back on Odysseylive and talked to President & Managing Director, R. Jay Fonacier, and what he thinks of the digital music scene in the Philippines.

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April 02, 2009

T3 Mag Philippines to continue publication

Contrary to rumors going around for months, T3 Magazine Philippines will not be shutting down their publication. However, there will be some downsizing of sorts in terms of manpower and frequency, according to an email from the Deputy Managing Editor of T3.

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April 02, 2009

Yahoo! and Skype App on the iPhone

Two top-notch apps are now available on the iPhone App Store — the Yahoo! App and the Skype App are ready for download to your iPhone for free.

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April 01, 2009

Introducing the YugaTech Netbook

After 6 months in R&D with my Taiwanese suppliers, I’m very excited to announce my very own YugaTech-branded netbook. Check the specs and preview photo after the jump.

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March 31, 2009

Asus Eee PC 1004DN now with DVD Drive

On of the more obvious differentiation between a netbook and a regular notebook or laptop is that the latter has one while netbooks don’t. Asus is changing that definition by introducing the Eee PC 1004DN.

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