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March 13, 2009

Win an Asus S101 from Bo’s Coffee

Asus Philippines has partnered with Bo’s Coffee to give away 5 units of their high-end Asus S101 netbook this summer.

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March 13, 2009

MSI X340 Ultra Slim Notebook coming soon

A marketing officer revealed in an email that MSI’s upcoming X-Slim X340 Notebook will definitely arrive in the Philippines next quarter and based on previous reports, could be as early as April.

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March 12, 2009

Smart Bro Share It Wireless Router

Smart Broadband, a subsidiary of Smart Communications, today launched SMART Bro Share It, a wireless router with HSDPA capability.

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March 12, 2009

HB 4917 & 1625: Regulate Texting and Driving

Two House Bills have been proposed that involves using cellphones while driving a vehicle — HB 4917 or the “Anti-Texting While Driving Act Of 2008″ and HB 1625 or the “Cell Phone Safety Act”.

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March 12, 2009

Canon Powershot D10: Submarine Edition

Among the dozens of new P&S cameras that Canon Philippines introduced yesterday, the Powershot D10 attracted the most curiosity. And no, it’s not because it looked like a submarine of sorts.

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March 12, 2009

Apple’s new 3rd gen iPod Shuffle

Last night, Apple refreshed its iPod Shuffle. The 3rd generation Shuffle has again shed off some skin (at 0.3″ wide) as well as the control buttons which might get users frustrated.

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March 11, 2009

Nokia outs 5730, 5330 & 5030 XpressMusic

Nokia today announced a trio of XpressMusic phones — the Nokia 5730, 5330 and the 5030 XpressMusic, the first two being offered as Comes With Music compatible devices. That means 12 to 18 months of unlimited free music downloads.

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March 11, 2009

5 things I liked about the new Honda City 2009

When I was invited to join the trip to Bohol by Honda Cars Philippines for a media test drive, I hesitated at first because I know very little about cars. They knew I’m mostly into tech and gadgets so my impressions of the new Honda City would come from that perspective.

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March 11, 2009

Canon Philippines opens Online eShop

In a press launch this earlier today, Canon Philippines announced they have opened an online store for local customers called Canon eShop.

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March 10, 2009

LG upgrades the Cooky to HSDPA, T-DMB TV

After selling over 1.3 million units of the LG KP500 since its launch in November 2008, the Korean company is finally cooking up an upgrade which they cleverly named LG Cooky.

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March 10, 2009

Intel Atom N270 vs. Atom N280

Now that the Intel Atom N280 has arrived (c/o the Acer Aspire One D150), we’ll try to take a look if this slightly higher-clocked CPU is indeed faster than its predecessor. So, we compared it to the Atom N270 and got the following results:

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March 09, 2009

HTC Advantage X7501 spotted in the wild

The HTC Advantage X7500 series, like the HTC Shift, was not officially released in the Philippines by HTC but could have been a nice MID to have back in 2007.

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March 09, 2009

AMD Phenom II X4 out and priced

I’ve been on the look-out for the new AMD Phenom II since it was first announced last January. Most of the local stores I drop by don’t have it on stock yet. I even asked their local PR if they’re distributing units around.

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March 08, 2009

10″ Acer Aspire One D150 Unboxing

While the new 10″ Acer Aspire One D150 has not officially been released in the Philippines, a number of units have already crept in from Singapore and being sold in local PC stores.

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March 08, 2009

Asus updates EeeBox PC to HD, Dual Core

Asus has finally upgraded its Eee Box line with the dual-core version of the Intel Atom and added HD video capability using a discrete ATI Radeon graphics card for full 1080p playback.

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March 08, 2009

Thermaltake Level 10 PC Case

Showcased at the CEBIT 2009 in Hannover, Germany is this special edition Level 10 PC case, created by Thermaltake and BMW Designworks.

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March 07, 2009

Intel Atom Z530 vs. Atom N270

After trying out the Sony Vaio P, I was curious whether there’s any performance difference between the Intel Atom Z530 and the Atom N270. Both chips run at 1.6GHz so I thought they’d have similar results with Super Pi.

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March 06, 2009

LG FB163 Micro Hi-Fi System

This LG speaker system was waiting for me when I got back home, the FB163 — a 15-kg DVD player and sound system that’s also made for the iPod.

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March 06, 2009

Sony Vaio P Review

A lot has been said about Sony’s own version of the ultraportable, the Vaio P. In the last week that I’ve been carrying it around, I’ve now realized why Sony wanted to shift the attention away from the usual netbook craze. Check out my review of the Sony Vaio P after the jump.

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March 05, 2009

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro Lens

After mulling over that busted Canon EF 17-85mm lens, I thought it might be a sign to go buy a new walk-around lens (perhaps an L lens) but I ended up getting a macro lens instead (Canon EF 100mm).

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March 05, 2009

StatCounter Global Stats for the Philippines

Been using StatCounter for the longest time now and they just opened a new section for Global Stats that I thought were pretty interesting. The graphs below indicate the trends of internet users in the Philippines.

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March 04, 2009

Asus EeePC 1008HA UltraSlim Netbook

So it looks like the Asus S101 isn’t the slimmest of the Eee PC line anymore. Asustek has announced a new netbook, the Asus Eee PC 1008HA (dubbed the Seashell) which it claims is only 1″ thin at its base.

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March 04, 2009

Gigabyte Touch Note M1028

Gigabyte is bringing in four new tablet touchscreen netbooks, the Touch Note M1028 — all in various packages in a 10.1″ screen. I guess Gigabyte learned its lesson from the older touchscreen tablet netbook.

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March 04, 2009

Apple introduces new Mac Mini and iMacs

Apple today announced their newer iMacs and Mac Minis sporting bigger capacity RAM and HDD as well as as the built-in graphics card and faster CPU speeds. The Apple Online Store has just came back up with the retail prices in peso.

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March 03, 2009

Honda Car Road Test in Bohol

We’ve been road-tripping around Bohol since this morning together with the team of people from Honda Cars Philippines driving four of their new entry-level cars. The sedan has several unique features that would catch the curiosity of gadget-lovers out there.

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