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July 27, 2010

LG Optimus GT540 First Impressions

We had a closer look of LG’s first ever Android phone today — the LG Optimus (LG GT540). LG Philippines is positioning it to be the most affordable Android phone in the country with a suggested retail price of Php12,900.

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July 27, 2010

Canon Ixus 300HS gets unboxed

This latest point-and-shoot digital camera from Canon is a looker. A new iteration in the Ixus line-up, the Canon Ixus 300HS promises high speed, better low-light performance and manual controls in an ultra-compact camera.

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July 26, 2010

WiMax Round-Up: Globe vs Smart vs Wi-Tribe

I think we’re a bit fortunate to have 3 competing WiMax providers in the Philippines — there’s Globe, Smart and Liberty Telecoms. But just like the existing 3G networks that have been rolled out for years, WiMax is also dependent on location.

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July 25, 2010

Triple-Core Acer Aspire AS4553 in the flesh

This Acer Aspire AS4553 laptop that comes with a triple-core CPU from AMD was reported here earlier and we now have the actual review unit with us.

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July 25, 2010

FB Country: Top Facebook Users in the World

Adoption of Facebook in the Philippines has grown exponentially over the last 12 months. The Yahoo!-Nielsen Net Index for 2010, Facebook users grew from 4% in 2009 to 83% this year.

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July 24, 2010

Nokia C3 priced, arriving next week

Update: Read our Nokia C3 Review.

According to several retail stores I asked in the malls, the Nokia C3 will arrive next week and will have a price of around Php7,290 (cheapest I surveyed but there’s a sale on Saturday).

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July 24, 2010

Confirmed: Globe MyFi Router

A Globe Telecom representative sent an email confirming that their MyFi Router is already being sold in selected Globe Business Centers.

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July 23, 2010

SE Xperia X10 Mini, Mini Pro goes on sale!

So the wait is over — Sony Ericsson Philippines today launched two entry-level Android smartphones during the Sony Ericsson Expo in Megamall — the Xperia X10 Mini and the Mini Pro.

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July 23, 2010

Flipboard: Social Network turned e-Magazine

This new app for the iPad is pretty interesting. Flipboard turns your social network into a mash-up digital magazine — a very interesting approach to content discovery.

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July 23, 2010

iPad goes on sale in Singapore & Hong Kong

Apple today made the iPad available in more countries, including our Asian neighbors Singapore and Hong Kong.

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July 22, 2010

YugaTech Reader Survey Results

As promised, I am sharing some of the results of our recent survey (as well as the winners in the raffle to those who left their email addresses). We got 446 filtered submissions and here’s the breakdown of the survey.

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July 22, 2010

Globe to offer Huawei E5830 Portable WiFi

Just finished guesting at Mornings @ ANC with @tjmanotoc where we discussed portable WiFi hotspots powered by 3G networks. I brought my SmartBro Share-It while TJ has this Huawei E5/E5830 with him.

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July 21, 2010

Sony Vaio E with Core i5 Unboxed

We got this new Sony Vaio E from Sony Philippines earlier this week. It was included in our latest Core i5 round-up last week. Check out some of the unboxed photos below.

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July 21, 2010

Samsung Galaxy S i9000 Review

The Samsung Galaxy S is among the most anticipated Android phones to date. So after using the handset for over a week, I’m handing down my verdict. Check out the full review of the Samsung Galaxy S GT-i9000 after the jump.

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July 20, 2010

Toshiba Satellite A665-3DV is a 3D Laptop

This Intel Core i7 gaming laptop was demoed to us last week during Toshiba’s 25th year anniversary as a laptop manufacturer. It’s the 15.6-inch Toshiba Satellite A665-3DV which is probably  the first 3D-ready gaming laptop we’ve seen in the Philippines.

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July 20, 2010

The Death Grip Test on Antenna Signal

Steve Jobs said all smartphones have this problem — hold it in a certain way and your phone signal goes down. Was curious so I wanted to try this one several of the phones I have here – the Galaxy S, Xperia X10 and Desire.

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July 19, 2010

Cherry Mobile’s Trident plagued with problems

(Updated with Cherry Mobile‘s response) Just barely 2 weeks from the release of Cherry Mobile‘s Trident Q300, reports of numerous problems has started to spread in forums.

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July 19, 2010

Gateway EC13N01i w/ dual core Athlon II Neo

We’re starting to see more netbooks running the newer AMD Athlon II Neo processors that can be considered in the ULV category. The Gateway EC13N01i is one of them, sporting a dual-core 1.3GHz CPU and a healthy 2MB cache.

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July 18, 2010

StarCraft 2 System Requirements

It’s been reported that StarCraft 2 will be available in the Philippines on July 28, 2010. Is your PC ready for the upcoming StarCraft II? Check out the system requirements below to see if your PC made the cut.

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July 18, 2010

RedFox to release Multi-OS WizPad Tablet

In a recent presentation by RedFox executives where they previewed 3 ebook readers to the members of CyberPress, they also revealed they are coming out with a tablet this September.

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July 17, 2010

Canon EOS 550D Review

When the Canon 550D was announced last February, I thought it would have been a great dSLR for me had I not upgraded to the 7D earlier. Check out my review below and let me tell you why.

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July 17, 2010

Did Gizmodo just cost Apple $87 Million?

Apple’s Steve Jobs finished their press conference and addressed the pressing issue of the iPhone 4 “antenna-gate”. After clearing up all that engineering issues and software updates, Steve announced they’re giving away iPhone 4 cases to everyone.

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July 17, 2010

Red Mobile expands unlimited calls to Smart

Red Mobile today announced it will expand/extend its unlimited call and text promo to the entire Smart network for only Php30/day.

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July 16, 2010

True Story of a Professional Gamer

A former professional gamer gave me permission to write his story with the condition that I don’t mention his name. The story was too interesting to pass up so I agreed.

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July 16, 2010

What it takes to be a StarCraft Champion?

According to Korean gamers, you need to be able to do over 200 APM to be able to get into the championships of StarCraft tournaments. That’s 200 actions per minute on the keyboard.

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