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June 13, 2008

Yahoo: Now Serving Better Ads… by Google

Yahoo! and Google today announced a non-exclusive AdSense for Search and AdSense for Content agreement. Omid Kordestani, Senior VP, Global Sales and Business Development spend a lot of time explaining on their blog what this deal is not about.

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June 13, 2008

PMPToday on Sprint Samsung Instinct Commercial

PMPToday, a Pinoy blog about portable media players, landed a cameo role in the upcoming Sprint/Samsung Instinct commercial to be aired in the United States next week. See a copy of the video after the jump.

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June 12, 2008

Prepaid iPhone 3G to cost Php34,000?

And we thought the speculated prepaid price of Php25,000 was already expensive. According to Engadget, Vodafone Italy has just set an out-of-contract price for the iPhone 3G at €499 ($773) for the 8GB model and €569 ($881) for the 16GB models.

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June 12, 2008

Poll: Which Mobile 3G do you often use?

With so many plans and options to get mobile 3G, I wonder which one tops the list for most internet users. I’ve counted over half a dozen ways to hook up on mobile 3G — our next poll asks which one do you often use?

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June 11, 2008

Canon EOS 1000D Rebel XS to replace 400D

Canon yesterday announced a new dSLR camera in its Rebel series — the EOS 1000D. Its release was aimed to replace the old Canon EOS 400D XTi which first came out in August of 2006.

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June 11, 2008

Filipino Photographer sues Manila Bulletin

In a potentially landmark case, a Php1.2 Million copyright infringement suit was filed against print publication Manila Bulletin for illegally using and printing photos of professional photographer and blogger Anton Sheker.

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June 10, 2008

Globe iPhone 3G Post-Paid Plans Unveiled?

Updates:

Got an email tipping us of the possible Globe Telecom Post-Paid Plans for the new iPhone 3G coming this September in the Philippines. These postpaid plans are not final and may change but more or less close to what you’ll expect when it comes out.

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June 10, 2008

iPhone 3G priced at $199 Worldwide

The WWDC 2008 has finally concluded (slept thru it last night after a boring start) and Apple has finally announced a brand new iPhone 3G with GPS. New features are expected but Steve Jobs realized they can’t sell more until they cut the price in half — so now it’s just $199 (with 2-year contract!), worldwide, including the Philippines.

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June 09, 2008

Samsung i900 Omnia

In a bid to steal some thunder in the upcoming 3G iPhone, Samsung released the i900 Omnia. This Windows Mobile PocketPC has can get you up to 7.2 Mbps on HSDPA and storage of up to 32GB that will have the yet-to-be-revealed 3G iPhone a smartphone of the past (or as Samsung would hope).

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June 09, 2008

iPod Shuffle and YugaTech T-Shirt Winners

We’ve got 5 iPod Shuffles and 20 YugaTech T-Shirts to give away today. Check out the name of our winners below and follow instructions on how to claim your prize. Congrats to the lucky winners!

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June 09, 2008

SmartBro 3G on its way to HSDPA 3.6Mbps?

With the purchase of PLDT/Smart of CURE, the company now has a wider band for its 3G network. With the largest spectrum of 15MHz, Smart already uses the 1920-1935MHz and the 2010-2025MHz band. The additional frequencies from CURE would practically double its capacity and pave the way for higher 3G speeds.

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June 08, 2008

Would you buy the upcoming 3G iPhone?

There’s a high probability that Apple will be announcing the 2nd generation 3G iPhone tomorrow. A key component for the upgrade is 3G capability, a feature a lot of data-intensive phone users wanted.

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June 06, 2008

Last day for giveaways!

Just a heads up! Today’s our last day for giveaways — grab one of the 20 YugaTech T-Shirts and 5 iPod Shuffles! Winners will be announced first thing Monday.

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June 06, 2008

umobile Wireless Broadband Package

While searching for the same umobile connection problems online, I bumped into this interesting discovery — the uMobile Wireless Broadband Package. Wow, I didn’t know umobile was already offering something similar to SmartBro Plugit!

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June 06, 2008

umobile connection problems with Globe

Anybody else on umobile having connection problems with Globe? Got my umobile SIM a couple days ago but never bothered using it until last night after finding out the’ve got some nice numbers — mine’s 0999-3000-xyy.

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June 05, 2008

Jumping on the Free SMS Bandwagon

Free text messaging? Free SMS? Who wouldn’t want that? It seems that’s the hot topic just about now — getting the telcos to give up their more than Php50 billion a year revenues on SMS service.

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June 05, 2008

McAfee: .HK, .CN and .INFO domains most dangerous

McAfee reveals that the most dangerous websites are those hosted on “.hk” (Hong Kong), “.cn” (China) and “.info” (information) domains. Dangerous — meaning, malicious malware sites or just plain old spammy sites.

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June 04, 2008

The Acer Aspire One is confirmed!

Acer doesn’t want to be left behind the UMPC wars either. The Acer Aspire One was introduced during the Computex at Taipei, Taiwan yesterday.

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June 04, 2008

YouTube: Why is it hard to monetize videos?

YouTube’s head of monetization, Shashi Seth, has now left Google to join a new start-up named Cooliris. He’s been working on YouTube as early as February 2007 but since then, there’s not much success with making money off the video sharing site.

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June 03, 2008

Asus Eee Box coming out this July

For the price of at least Php12,000 would you buy a boxed desktop PC? That’s how much the upcoming Asus Eee Box will cost once it launches next month.

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June 03, 2008

Blackberry still trumps the iPhone in Sales

According to a recent IDC report, RIM’s Blackberry beat out the Apple iPhone 2-to-1 in the first quarter of 2008. Despite Apple’s bulling marketing and hype, it looks like the Blackberry is still king of the smartphones. Can’t believe it either.

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June 02, 2008

SmartBro Prepaid Kit

Got a sample SmartBro Prepaid Kit last week from Smart for review. I was about to buy my own kit before this got in so I’m putting this one out to the stress test until I finally make the purchase. So, what’s inside the box?

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June 02, 2008

Poll: Which UMPC you’ll likely buy?

At least half a dozen ultraportable laptops are now available for sale in the Philippines. As supply increases demand will likely go down. Asus is no longer the only player in the UMPC niche but it has successfully manage to grab the most exposure — all the rest becomes just another “Asus EeePC-killer”.

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June 02, 2008

TypePad Anti Spam

A couple of weeks ago, SixApart launched a new blog anti-spam software called TypePad Anti-Spam which aims to compete with Akismet and Defensio at combating comment spam in both TypPad/MovableType blogs and WordPress blogs.

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June 01, 2008

Review: Nokia N78

Nokia announced the N78 last February 2008 along with two other new phone models — the Nokia 6220 classic and the Nokia N96. It’s not yet available in the Philippines though I got a first hand review unit which I’ve been tinkering with for over two weeks now.

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