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October 21, 2013

Acer Aspire S7-392 2013 Review

Acer has launched the refreshed version of their Aspire S7 line. Not much was changed in the design except for the hardware upgrades, especially the Haswell chip. Check out our full review of the Acer Aspire S7 after the break.

May 11, 2013

Acer Aspire P3 ultrabook-tablet hybrid lands, priced

Acer’s own version of a Windows 8 tablet and laptop hybrid, the Aspire P3, has finally arrived in the Philippines with a retail price of Php33,900.

February 08, 2013

Acer Aspire S7 Review

The Aspire S7 is a 3rd-generation ultrabook from Acer and has incorporated a full touchscreen IPS LCD with Windows 8. Touted as one of the thinnest and sexiest ultrabook in the market, we were able to purchase a unit for review. Check out our verdict on the Acer Aspire S7 after the break.

January 23, 2013

Acer Aspire S7 unboxed, in the flesh

Launched in the Philippines back in October, the Acer Aspire S7 became the company’s 3rd-generation ultrabook running Windows 8. Since we can no longer wait for our turn to borrow a review unit, we decided to just buy one instead.

October 30, 2012

Microsoft Philippines launches Windows 8

Microsoft Philippines has announced today the availability of Windows 8 for local consumers following the global launch announcement last October 26, 2012.

October 23, 2012

Acer launches their Windows 8 portfolio

In line with the General Availability of Windows 8, Acer Philippines today launched their latest offerings which includes 2 tablet PCs ( Iconia Tab W510 and W700), an Ultrabook ( Aspire S7 which is available in two sizes, 11.6 and 13.3”) and two All-in-one PCs ( Aspire 5600U and 7600U).

August 09, 2012

Round-up: A Guide to Ultrabooks for 2012

The birth of ultrabooks marked the start of a new era in mobile computing. Under the watchful eyes of Intel and their set parameters for such machine, companies slug it out to meet or even exceed those standards while trying to differentiate their brainchild from the rest of the pack by adding their own personal […]

June 23, 2012

Poll: Which ultrabook are you?

This year is looking to be the year of the ultrabooks. The first half of 2012 saw close to a dozen ultrabooks being launched in the Philippines. The spread is so wide that we’re seeing prices somewhere from Php30k to Php120k.

April 15, 2012

Acer Aspire S5 in the flesh, impresses

Acer Philippines brought several dozen members of the media to a 3-day, exhaustive tournament at Pearl Farm. It was all fun and no work (not a single product presentation in the program) but this upcoming Acer ultrabook did not escape our prying eyes. Check out or hands-on first impression of the Acer Aspire S5 after […]

April 11, 2012

Western Digital outs 500GB, 7mm HDD for ultrabooks

Finally, Western Digital has their own 7mm thin hard disk drives that sits perfectly well with the current crop of ultrabooks. It’s not as fast as the SSDs but you get the benefits of really large and inexpensive storage — like 500GB.

November 03, 2011

Breaking: Asus Zenbook Ultrabook launching today!

We’re here today at Miniloc Island in El Nido for the launching of the Asus Zenbook in the Philippines. The official program will start this evening but we got some early whispers about the retail price.

November 02, 2011

Who’s got the thinnest notebooks (ultrabook) in town?

Asus Philippines is set to launch the Asus Zenbook (the UX21/UX31 ultrabook) tomorrow at El Nido, Palawan and we’ll be there to cover it. You’ve probably read our latest review of the Acer Aspire S3 here as well. But the question remains — who has the thinnest ultrabook in town?

November 01, 2011

Acer Aspire S3 Review

Acer’s very own version of the ultrabook was revealed in the form of the Aspire S3 a couple of weeks ago. This review unit I have was actually won during their raffle at the event and I’ve been using it for over a week now. Check out our full review of the Acer Aspire S3 […]

October 21, 2011

Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook unboxed, first impressions

We got this Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook this morning. It was a prize from last week’s raffle by Acer Philippines during the launch event of the Aspire S3, one of the first ultrabook to be released in the country.

October 11, 2011

Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook launched, priced!

Acer’s ultrabook has finally reached the Philippines — the Acer Aspire S3 series. Acer Philippines is the first one to launch the ultrabook in the country today with the Hummingbird.

September 03, 2011

Acer Aspire S3 is a 13mm thin Ultrabook

Acer has finally introduced its Macbook Air counterpart with the Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook — a 1.3cm super-thin laptop.

January 03, 2014

Tech Movers and Shakers of 2013

The year 2013 can be considered the year of the smartphone but it’s also the year of just so many devices. We looked at last’s years hottest and most interesting gadgets and the brands that introduced them in the country.

November 03, 2013

October Gadget Reviews Roundup

We’re slowly approaching the Holiday season and we’re pretty sure that most of you are already scouring the net for gadgets worth buying. Let us help you with that by giving you a roundup of all the gadgets we’ve reviewed in October.

April 25, 2012

The New iPad (or iPad 3) Review

Much has been said about the new iPad — stating with the “new” name, the same old design, the slightly beefed profile and the underwhelming specs. Only one thing remains and that’s the hyped up, beyond-HD display. Check out our full review of the new iPad after the break.

December 30, 2011

So, What’s our 2011 Gadget of the Year?

I did three TV guestings/interviews today (all about Top Tech Trends of 2011) and while I’m waiting for the 4th one this afternoon, I thought I’d ask our readers here about the best gadgets that came out in 2011.

December 05, 2011

Asus Zenbook UX31 Review

The first time I personally saw the Asus Zenbook, I knew it would be my next laptop (the last two I bought were all Macbook Airs). And while ultrabooks are still in their infancy stage, they’ve already sparked interest and awe to the point of being an aspirational device. I’ve been using the Zenbook UX31 […]

December 02, 2011

Lenovo IdeaPad U300 in the flesh, first impressions

While wandering around Sim Lim Mall here in Singapore this afternoon, we found that almost all of the ultrabooks are already being sold in many of the computer stores here. Among them is the Lenovo IdeaPad U300.

November 19, 2011

What if Apple used AMD CPUs with the Macbook Air?

SemiAccurate reports that Apple was allegedly working with AMD to use their Fusion Llano chips for the latest iteration of the Macbook Air. It’s an interesting allegation that merits some discussion. But, what if?

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