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September 25, 2008

OpenFrame IP Media Phone sports an Intel Atom

I earlier hinted that the Intel Atom CPU could very well power a mobile phone. I didn’t realize one phone manufacturer has already done it. OpenPeak today announced the OpenFrame IP Media Phone that runs on an Intel Atom processor.

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September 25, 2008

Samsung Innov8 spotted and priced

Yesterday, during a media briefing for Norton/Symantec, I was chatting with several tech journalists about the flurry of high-caliber phones that came out this 3rd quarter when I spotted the recently released 8-megapixel Samsung Innov8.

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September 24, 2008

How’s the Google G1 Android Phone?

T-Mobile today unveiled the G1, the HTC Dream phone based on the Google Android platform. It’s basically an HTC phone so T-Mobile’s $179 + 2 year contract price may hint of a possible unlock price when it goes global.

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September 24, 2008

SM MOA installs hi-tech parking monitors

Just this week, SM Mall of Asia started installing parking monitors on its multi-level parking section. The 3rd floor parking level is still closed for the renovation and i took pictures of the finished job on the 4th floor.

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September 24, 2008

Nokia N96 now out and priced!

I’m a little curious that one of the most anticipated mobile phone from Nokia this year didn’t have a big splash of a release. I’m talking about the Nokia N96. It’s apparently out in stores since last week.

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September 23, 2008

Quest for the Cheapest PC

Been getting email requests to run an entry on cheap desktop PCs. The only way to address that is to pick for the cheapest parts available in stores and build them from scratch. Here’s what I ended up with…

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September 23, 2008

GPS Film: Location-based Mobile Cinema

Imagine watching a “choose-your-own-adventure” movie based on where you are located or where you are going. In Singapore, they’re doing the GPS Film, a location-based mobile cinema.

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September 23, 2008

Genius Photo Keychain

This one goes to “that little cute thingie” category. The Genius DPF-K150 is a regular keychain and digital photo viewer.

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September 22, 2008

Winners of the Laptop Bag Giveaway

We got over 110 entries in our laptop bag giveaway and here are the 5 lucky winners. See the complete list after the jump.

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September 22, 2008

Globe’s Great Phone Sale

Next Saturday, September 27, Globe is hosting a free event for everyone with a whole day of games, gadgetry and a great phone sale.

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September 22, 2008

Build your own Intel Atom Desktop PC

So here’s a thought. If the Intel Atom processor is being pushed to the desktop, why can’t people buy and build one of their own? Apparently, you can buy one of these tiny CPUs and build your own low-power desktop PC for cheap.

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September 21, 2008

How would you extend the Netbook?

Was having lunch with Intel’s Country Manager a couple of days ago when he asked me something along this lines, “How would you extend the netbook?“. Surely, most would say faster CPU or bigger storage but the fact is, all other PCs are going that way.

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September 20, 2008

Did MSI switch WiFi chips on the Wind?

Possibly because of the nagging problems with the built-in WiFi of the MSI Wind, two new WiFi chips may have replaced the old RealTek that came with each netbook.

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September 20, 2008

The Dell Studio Hybrid has arrived

The Dell Studio Hybrid we discussed in July was actually announced together with the Inspiron Mini last Wednesday but didn’t get as much attention as expected.

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September 20, 2008

Samsung NC10 Netbook

The big-named brands are catching up with the bandwagon and this time, it’s Samsung that’s just came out with their own netbook — the 10-inch Samsung NC10.

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September 19, 2008

Microsoft “I’m a PC” Ads

The first 2 Microsoft ads featuring Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld got a lot of flak so they’ve rehashed the story-line to focus on the PC stereo-type as depicted by Apple. This time, Microsoft is using one its own Software Engineers — and they are simple but great ads.

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September 19, 2008

Redfox Wizbook + Lexmark Printer Promo

Redfox took the leap and offered their netbooks bundled with Lexmark printers on both the Wizbook 800 and Wizbook 1020 models. Prices remained the same though.

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September 19, 2008

Firefox runs to Yahoo for help?

After Google officially abandoned Firefox in favor of its own branded Chrome browser, it looks like Mozilla sought the help of Yahoo to continue to promote its open source browser.

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September 18, 2008

New iPod Nano, Touch & 120GB Classic Prices

Though local availability of the new line of iPod Nano, iPod Touch and the 120GB Classic is still sparse, their prices have been made available on most Apple reseller stores. Just got the adjusted pricing of the new models.

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September 18, 2008

Nokia Sports Tracker

Been beta-testing this new Nokia Sports Tracker service for about two weeks now and only recently I’ve been able to post some updates (photos & videos) on my tracker profile.

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September 17, 2008

Dell Inspiron Mini 9 gets Priced

Dell Philippines formally announced the release of the Inspiron Mini 9″ in a launch party this evening. It’s a little late in an already crowded netbook market but as they say, “it’s better late than never”.

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September 17, 2008

Deep Blue H1 price drops to Php9,995

Blue Digital Systems listened to my advise and dropped their Blue H1 netbook to just Php9,995 this week. Now that’s a good bargain there.

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September 16, 2008

Globe offers UPD8 for Twitter

If you have a Twitter account and you’re on Globe, this might get your interest. Globe Telecom has a new SMS service called UPD8 for Twitter.

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September 16, 2008

Fitbit Tracker: Social Networking meets Fitness

One of the contenders in this year’s TechCrunch50 Conference is FitBit, a device that melds fitness and social networking into one tiny motion sensing pedometer you clip and carry around.

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September 16, 2008

Nokia BH-903: Bluetooth Stereo Headset

This BH-903 is some fancy and pricey bluetooth stereo headphones from Nokia. It’s one of those headphones that’s “nice to have”. This one is just a review unit I’m testing for a couple of months.

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