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August 11, 2012

Asus X401: Big laptop at netbook price

We got a quick preview of this laptop back in May and Asus was really excited about this because the X401 is now crossing into the price category of the netbooks.

January 12, 2012

HP Folio 13 Ultrabook out, priced at Php56k

HP’s own ultrabook, the HP Folio 13, has actually landed in local stores and selling for just under Php56,000 (although, strictly speaking, its 17mm frame does not qualify it as an ultrabook if you asked Intel).

September 26, 2011

Asus K43U: Breaking the Php20k barrier with AMD C50

We’ve been seeing a number of full-sized (13.3″ and above) laptops that are hovering in the Php20k price range lately (a price range that has been predominantly populated by netbooks). With the introduction of AMD Fusion chipsets, we’re also seeing the big-sized ones entering the Php20k barrier.

August 17, 2011

SteelSeries Siberia v2 Gaming Headset

We’ve been using this new Siberia V2 gaming headset from SteelSeries for a couple of weeks and liking it a lot. I also managed to convince a few friends to get a headset+mic set so we’d be able to chat while playing StarCraft 2.

March 22, 2010

Poll: Which audio speakers do you use?

I bought my current audio speakers in 2002 and haven’t really replaced it. Was wondering if this is one of those gadgets that are rarely replaced. I thought we should do a poll about it.

November 27, 2009

HP Mini 311 Review

The HP Mini 311 is Hewlett-Packards’ latest and largest iteration of the Atom-powered netbook. At the same time, this is the only netbook in the local market today that sports an NVidia ION LE chipset. See our full review below.

November 03, 2009

HP Mini 311 now on sale for Php28,990

Now that didn’t took so long — the HP Mini 311 is now available and selling for Php28,990 in Complink and eHub stores. This according to a couple people who bought it this week-end and left comments here.

October 06, 2009

Thin and Light Asus UX30 gets priced

As thin as 1.96cm or 0.77 inch, the Asus UX30 is similar to the SeaShell netbook series, only bigger at 13.3″ and powered by an Intel CULV processor.

July 18, 2009

Ultrathin 12″ HP Pavillion DV2 gets priced

First announced by HP back in January the Pavillion DV2 series has been available locally for some time now. This ultrathin AMD NEO powered laptop can be considered a direct competitor with the Acer Timeline series with a slight advantage of a discrete graphics card.

April 20, 2009

Sub-30k Laptops as Netbook Alternatives

While most of the current netbooks are in the Php20k to Php30k range, some people will still opt for a decently spec’ed notebook within that price range for obvious reasons. Here are my recommended full-featured laptops under Php30,000.

December 22, 2008

HP Mini Note 1000 sells for Php21,950

HP has not formally launched the new Mini Note 1000 but Villman & PC Corner has already listed the netbook on their site with a suggested retail price of Php21,950.

November 17, 2008

Ozaki intros WoW 2.2 Dual Bass Speakers

During a press launch this afternoon, Taiwanese-based company Ozaki introduced the first dual bass speaker system in the Philippines. Their claim — 2 subwoofers are better than one.

October 27, 2008

Asus N10 netbook priced at Php39,999

First mentioned back in August, the Asus N10 UMPC is one of the netbooks that’s not part of the Eee PC family. Maybe that’s why they’re twice as expensive.

May 02, 2008

Samsung’s snazzy Home Theater System

Got this in the Inbox earlier. It’s the new line of compact home theater-in-a-box systems from Samsung. The models I specifically liked are the HT-X710 and X715 series.

February 05, 2008

ElectroWorld Greenbelt 1 Clearance Sale

If you’re not into digital cameras and the PhotoWorld is not something that you fancy for a sale, then head on over to Greenbelt 1.

January 31, 2008

X-Mini Capsule Speaker

This little package came in early this week and I was curious where it came from. After unwrapping, the red spherical-shaped gadget around the size of an egg is actually a portable speaker.

November 10, 2006

10 things I like about my Compaq Presario V3000

Ever since I got my new Compaq Presario V3000 laptop, a lot of people have been asking me for reviews about it. I thought I’d give it a couple more weeks before I’d post a more substantial feedback but I guess a Top 10 list of what I liked about it would suffice.

October 29, 2006

Core 2 Duo on a Compaq Presario

After several days of loitering about at the Mall of Asia, I finally got the new laptop I was dying itching to get. I was a little confused on which one to buy actually — can’t get them all on a tight budget but I was hoping for a 12.1″, a battery life of 4 […]

January 21, 2006

iPod Hi-Fi, Boombox coming up

From Apple Insider, Hong Kong’s Intellectual Property Department has received a couple of trademark submissions from Apple Computer for the terms iPod Hi-Fi and iPod Boombox. The filings were made on June 13, 2005 and September 20, 2005 respectively. The iPod Hi-Fi could’ve been an alternative name for the iPod 5G at time of filing, […]

October 01, 2005

YugaTech Labs

Jason Calacanis is having his Engadget Labs. Darren also came out with his own ProBlogger Labs. I’m also proud to introduce to you the YugaTech Labs. :D The YugaTech Labs is a state of the art pro-blogging center with top of the line equipments, including an AMD Athlon XP 2400+ (with 1GB or RAM, 80GB […]

June 17, 2005

Hold off on a new PC purchase.

About a year ago, I upgraded my old and clunky P3 system and got myself an Athlon XP2400+. I’m not sure how much it cost me but with 512MB of RAM, an HIS Excalibur Radeon 9200 64MB, 1 x 40 GB & 1 x 80 GB Seagate HDD and 17″ Samsung 753 DFX flatscreen monitor, […]

June 07, 2005

The “Ozaki Nuke 28″ Review

After installing the new WP-ShortStat plugin, I noticed several Google search results pointing back to my blog about an item in my Digital Wish List, the Ozaki Nuke28. I thought I’d share my first hand experience with everyone about it. Well, after weeks of searching for the 5.1 speakers, I finally found a set on […]

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