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July 02, 2011

Poll: Who offers the best postpaid plans?

Been asked about this several times before but could not give a more definitive answer since I have not tried all of the postpaid plans. So I thought why not get everyone’s opinion, especially from those who have been on postpaid for many years.

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July 02, 2011

HTC Sensation’s Death Grip Isssue

When I reviewed the HTC Sensation earlier this week, I did not mention the issue on WiFi signal because I did not thoroughly test it with my review unit. Since the time of the iPhone 4‘s death grip issue, we already knew that holding a phone is certain ways will reduce its signal strength. So we’re doing an in-depth test this time.

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July 01, 2011

AC Ryan Play On! HD hands-on

Last time I heard about AC Ryan was thru Calvin of PTB when he bought his unit in Singapore a couple of years ago. By May this year, we got word from the distributor that it’s now available in the Philippines and we got a review unit of the AC Ryan Play On! HD a couple of weeks ago.

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July 01, 2011

What do you think of Google+?

I’ve probably sent out a couple of hundred invites for Google+ yesterday until Google closed the invites for over-capacity. But for those who received an invite and was able to get in, what do you think of Google+?

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July 01, 2011

Samsung Galaxy Z is the budget-friendly S2

Samsung has yet another superphone up its sleeve but it’s not any better than the S2 — the Samsung Galaxy Z is supposed to be a cheaper alternative to the i9100 SII .

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June 30, 2011

When’s the last time you used the front-facing camera?

I thought 3G video is calling has died several years ago until Apple tried to resurrect it with FaceTime; though I still doubt a lot of people use it regularly even if you can do it over WiFi. But going back to smartphones — when was the last time you used the front-facing camera?

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June 30, 2011

So, who wants a Google+ Plus invite?

Just got a couple of Google+ invites last night and it looks like Google has finally opened up their new social network to the public. I’m still looking into this and trying to find a way to download the mobile app.

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June 29, 2011

HTC Sensation Review

This is already the 3rd dual-core Android smartphone we’ve reviewed and still the HTC Sensation got me excited as much as the first two did. Check out our full review and verdict on the HTC Sensation after the jump.

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June 29, 2011

LG Optimus Mega Sale on July 1 – 10, 2011

This is like the 3rd sale LG has put on for their new Optimus line-up. From July 1 to July 10, the LG Optimus 2X and the LG Optimus Black will have their prices slashed by up to Php3,000.

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June 29, 2011

The Google+ Plus Social Network

Google has finally unveiled its very own social network which it calls Google+ (Google Plus) and it’s currently available as an Android App and on the Mobile Web with the iPhone App coming soon.

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June 28, 2011

This Google Nexus Prime might be next

There’s this rumor about the next Android Nexus phone that will be released next quarter by Google and they’re naming it the Nexus Prime. The specs are drool-worthy so it definitely attracted a lot of speculative attention.

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June 28, 2011

LivingSocial lands, buys Ensogo

LivingSocial, the No. 2 group-buying site in the US (next to Groupon) has entered the Philippines by acquiring the top group-buying site in the country, Ensogo.com.ph.

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June 27, 2011

Giveaway: Want an extra Mugen battery?

So after testing the Mugen Power extended batteries (see review here), we’re giving them away to readers who have the corresponding smartphones — SE Xperia X10, HTC Desire, LG Optimus 2X and HTC HD7.

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June 27, 2011

Poll: What’s your smartphone budget like?

Been talking to a number of phone manufacturers lately regarding the smartphone market and how price-sensitive FIlipinos are. I threw out some numbers and wanted to get some more feedback from my readers here and see if I’m within the ballpark figure.

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June 27, 2011

Samsung Galaxy Pro B7510 vs. HTC Chacha

We’ve got two new Android phones that are a bit different than the rest, mainly because of their form factor — a full qwerty physical keyboard — the Samsung Galaxy Pro B7510 and the HTC Chacha.

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June 26, 2011

Casino charges NTC under telco’s payroll

Rep. Teddy Casino made a bold charge against NTC Commissioners that they may be under the payroll of telcos, citing that the Commission has not made any strong regulatory powers over the telcos for the longest time.

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June 26, 2011

CommunicAsia 2011 Coverage

And that wraps up our coverage of the CommunicAsia 2011 which happened this whole week at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Center in Singapore, and ended last Friday.

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June 25, 2011

4.3″ ZTE Skate Android smartphone

ZTE is also doing some big-ass Android smatphone and the ZTE Skate looks to be the flagship handset. Found this one at the ZTE booth in CommunicAsia last Wednesday.

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June 25, 2011

Huawei Ideos X3, X5 and S7 Slim

Two Android phones and a tablet — that’s what’s else we saw at the Huawei booth earlier this week during CommunicAsia. Two of the top 3 Android smartphones, the Ideos X5 and X3, as well as the Ideos S7 Slim (predecessor of the MediaPad).

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June 24, 2011

Nokia N950 is another Meego device

While Nokia only promised one Meego device this year, they did not stop with the N9 but also pulled a surprise when they silently revealed the Nokia N950, the qwerty-version of the N9.

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June 24, 2011

Anybody got in on the SGS2 Pre-order Promo?

Was meaning to write about the Samsung Galaxy S2 pre-order promo of Php26,990 around midnight last night but fell asleep before 7pm due to fatigue and lack of sleep from our Singapore coverage. So I totally missed it when I woke up this morning.

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June 24, 2011

Huawei’s new 4G/LTE Pocket WiFi line-up

Huawei makes some of the most interesting little gadgets around and when I visited their booth at CommunicAsia yesterday, they’ve got a dozens of Pocket WiFi and USB sticks for all sorts of cellular network on display.

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June 24, 2011

Nokia Sea Ray with WP7 Mango leaked

Just within a couple of days that Nokia officially announced the Meego-powered Nokia N9, this leaked video of Elop showing what could be the Nokia W8 (code named Sea Ray) appears on YouTube.

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June 23, 2011

Contest: YugaTech-Oystor iPad 2 Raffle

We’ve partnered with Oystor to give you, not one, but two iPad 2 for this raffle. This time, we’re doing the contest purely on YugaTech’s Facebook Page. Check out the poster and mechanics below.

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June 23, 2011

Nokia C2-03 Touch & Type Dual-SIM phone

Nokia’s dual SIM offerings are slowly crawling up the handset ladder with the Nokia C2-03 Touch & Type being the latest one announced in the recent Nokia Connections 2011 in Singapore.

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