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May 25, 2011

Is the Android OS bigger than the brand?

For the last two years, I’ve bought over half a dozen smartphones running Android OS and realized they came from different handset brands — Samsung, Sony-Ericsson, HTC and just recently LG (the Optimus 2X, my very first LG phone ever).

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May 24, 2011

Asus Eee Pad Transformer launched, priced!

Asus today launched its new line of tablets, including the much-anticipated Eee Pad Transformer – 10-inch netbook that transform into a full touchscreen Android 3.0 tablet.

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May 24, 2011

Twitter snaps up TweetDeck for $40 Million

After buying Twitter client Tweetie last year, Twitter has once again bought another client. This time, it’s TweetDeck. The price — a cool $40 million in cash and stock (via @cnnmoney).

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May 24, 2011

The Nissan Teana Experience

Just had to share this driving experience I had over the week-end with the Nissan Teana. Nissan Philippines lent me their executive/luxury car to test out and I can say this is by far the geekiest car I’ve driven ever (which could also mean I haven’t really driven that many cars in my life).

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May 23, 2011

Underwater with the Sony TX10

We got the successor of the TX5, the Sony TX10, a water-proof, shock-proof camera and was able to test it out during our last scuba-diving session in Anilao, Batangas (t’was an Epson event). I’ve only had a short stint using the TX5 before and have not really reviewed it so I was expecting a bit more with the TX10.

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May 23, 2011

Why the Nokia C2-00 won’t reach the Phils?

It’s been months, actually close to a year, since the first dual-SIM of Nokia was announced but the handset has not yet seen the light of day. The Nokia C2-00 has not yet been released in the Philippines and no word when it will be out (so sorry to all those who have been asking for months now).

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May 22, 2011

Poll: What’s your ideal 2nd phone/handset?

The title for best primary phone or handset is being constantly disputed by so many manufacturers — there’s the iPhone, then the best of Android, Nokia’s selection and RIM’s BlackBerry bet. In a country where multiple SIM is very common, the title for most-wanted secondary handset is still up for grabs.

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May 21, 2011

HTC Desire S Review

Launched just last month, the HTC Desire S is an attempt to refresh the original HTC Desire and hopefully bank on its popularity and accolades. Check our full review of the Desire S after the jump and see if it lives up to expectations.

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May 20, 2011

LinkedIN IPO pumps $9.8 Billion Market Cap

The social network for professionals, LinkedIN, was listed yesterday at the New York Stock Exchange and has now grown to $9.8 billion market cap from an expected $3 billion prior to the listing.

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May 20, 2011

YugaDeals: Php6,695 on an iPod Nano

I know every Apple fan might have already bought or owned an iPod Nano but if you’re looking to getting another one as a gift or to replace your old one, you can check YugaDeals.com for this week’s offer.

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May 19, 2011

Get the LG Optimus 2X for only Php13,995

If the Php5,000 discount promo on the LG Optimus 2X is not enough reason for you to get one, then how about a 50% discount? That’s just Php13,995. Don’t believe me? See screenshot after the jump.

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May 19, 2011

The Oona: A Smartphone Stand

Over at KickStarter, a site that allows inventors to harness the power of the crowd to fund its project, this nifty little device is getting some serious attention. They call it The Oona.

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May 19, 2011

Nokia N9 Video Teaser Ad

This latest teaser video of the supposed Nokia N9 (or Nokia N950) gives us a better look at the upcoming Meego device Nokia is preparing to launch. Looking very similar to the Nokia E7, the N9 could very well be the successor to the Meego-powered Nokia N900 (and thus a possible N950 label).

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May 18, 2011

TNS says Nokia still No. 1 in the Philippines

A recent study by TNS Philippines showed that Nokia still ranks as the top choice of mobile phone users in the Philippines with 7 out of 10 users owning a Nokia phone. The same study showed Sony-Ericsson and Samsung also posted huge gains over the last 12 months (thanks to Android?).

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May 18, 2011

So did you get the rebates Globe promised?

After the May 9 network outage, Globe Telecom sent out notices to subscribers that were affected that they will be given free texts, calls and and 3G internet credits no later than May 17. That was yesterday.

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May 18, 2011

Are you going to miss the Ovi brand?

So Nokia says it is completely dropping the Ovi brand and will go back to using the old Nokia nomenclature. As such Ovi will be re-labeled as Nokia Services.

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May 17, 2011

HTC Wildfire S gets a June release

So it looks like the HTC Sensation isn’t the only one that will land in Philippine shores this June. The HTC Wildfire S will be tagging along too. The closest date we can squeeze out of our source is 1st week of June.

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May 17, 2011

Creative D100 YouTube Contest Winner

Took us a couple weeks longer but here it is — our Creative D100 YouTube Contest winner. The winning entry goes to…

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May 17, 2011

Applying for Extension of Passport Validity

I completely forgot that my Philippine Passport will expire in August 2011. I was meaning to renew in back in March after my last travel in Singapore. If not for Nokia’s invitation to fly to SG again, I would have completely forgotten it.

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May 16, 2011

Does CDR-King have a reputation problem?

My last entry about CDR-King sparked a heated debate among readers. It’s got to do with the fact that the company, which is well-known for cheap accessories and thing-a-ma-jigs, are now going into big-ticket items such as laptops, cameras, tablets and even windmills!

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May 16, 2011

Sale: LG Optimus 2X at Php22,990

It’s happening right now — the LG Optimus 2X going on sale for only Php22,990. I had to try it myself just to make sure this sale really happens.

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May 16, 2011

Cherry Mobile Orbit goes on 50% Sale

Cherry Mobile‘s latest Android smartphone is a dual-SIM handset. Called the Cherry Mobile Orbit, the unit has a suggested retail price of Php12,998 but on May 19, CM will sell it for 50% off.

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May 16, 2011

The Mazda 2 is a fun ride!

Mazda Philippines lent us one of their cars over the week-end, a Mazda 2. Then again, I’m no car expert — I just love driving them — so, just like the previous ones I’ve tried, this isn’t a review but more of a driving experience.

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May 15, 2011

Philippines ranks #1 in Facebook penetration

In a recent market research by comScore, the Philippines ranked #1 with the highest Facebook users as a percentage of internet users in the country. They also included Twitter and LinkedIn to give it a better perspective.

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May 15, 2011

Why the Google Chromebook will fail?

So Google finally announced the Chromebooks and first units will be shipping in the US and Europe by June 15. Both Samsung and Acer are set to ship out their own variants of the Chromebook.

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