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September 30, 2014

HP outs budget-friendly Stream tablets and laptops

HP has unveiled four new devices that are powered by Windows 8 and carry affordable price tags – the Stream 7 and Stream 8 tablets, and the 11.6-inch and 13.3-inch Stream laptops.

November 19, 2006

Sub-40k Laptops for the Budget Conscious

I scouted for some good deals (as requested by Max) on budget laptops this week. There are several sub-30K laptops around but they’re not that good enough though. This line-up covers two minimal requirements — they should be Pentium M class and just below Php40,000. On the 3rd spot is one from Blue Argon Series: […]

November 05, 2013

YugaTech Christmas Gadget Guide: Laptops & Ultrabooks

Ever since Microsoft brought upon a craze of hybrid convertible notebooks to the market, it got a little harder to search for the best laptop. Most consumers are confused if they need touchscreens, if Macbooks are the right choice or even if they are safe with getting a Chromebook instead. YugaTech comes to the rescue […]

September 02, 2012

Acer Aspire E1 hits the sub-Php20k laptop barrier

Looks like Asus isn’t the only one making decent-looking laptops under the Php20k price category. Acer’s entry in the budget laptop (student laptop) market is the Acer Aspire E1.

August 22, 2012

Neo Elan LD2LJ Ubuntu Gaming Laptop at Php36k

This is probably the first time we’ve seen a gaming laptop packaged with an Ubuntu operating system. The Neo Elan LD2LJ comes with an interesting hardware configuration for under Php36k.

April 16, 2011

Poll: Is the laptop vs. netbook battle shifting?

The year 2011 has seen so many tablets invading the market. It seems like the golden age of netbooks has come and gone and tablets have replaced it as the preferred portable computing device.

July 11, 2010

The sub-Php30k Laptop Round-Up

This is a little overdue, especially for those who emailed and left comments asking for recommendations with purchasing a new laptop. But to those who are still in the look out, check out the sub-Php30k laptop round-up after the jump.

April 02, 2010

MSI CR420 and CX420 Laptops on Core i3

We got 3 brand new laptops from MSI this week to test out and the first two were 14-inch laptops running on an Intel Core i3 processor — the MSI CR420 and the MSI CX420.

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.

April 10, 2009

Laptop Hunters: It all comes down to price!

Recent research revealed that there’s a slow growth in sales of notebooks and desktop PCs in the last quarter. But thanks to netbooks, the numbers aren’t too drastic. Microsoft is banking on the idea that it all goes down to price.

August 03, 2014

AMD announces three new Kaveri APUs

Following the announcement of the mobile Kaveri APUs back in June, AMD has added three new desktop APUs which have a lower TDP compared to the first wave of Kaveri APUs.

June 10, 2014

YugaTech Back-to-School Gadget Guide!

We’re halfway through 2014, and just as the way things go, a lot of students in the Philippines are going back to school as it is June already. Some students will be having classes further July & August, and some may wish vacation lasted forever, but hey, education is a nice ride worth having. To add to […]

January 02, 2014

Gadgets We Bought and Reviewed in 2013

Each year, we set aside a budget to acquire and purchase gadgets so we can review them early and share them with you before you decide to buy them yourselves. It was no different in 2013 as we continue to deliver fresh and original content by buying our own gadgets.

January 01, 2014

December Gadget Reviews Roundup

2014 is finally here and before we bid our final farewell to 2013 let’s take a quick look at all the gadget reviews we’ve done last month. This includes the LG G Pad 8.3, ASUS Transformer Book T100, Nokia Lumia 1520, and the Apple iPad mini 2.

November 05, 2013

6 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying a Gadget

Christmas bonus? 13th month pay? This means gadget shopping for geeks out there this coming holiday season. But along with it comes the challenge, what gadget should I buy? So before you go on a gadget hunt you might want to ask yourself these six questions before you make your purchase.

July 03, 2013

Nokia outs 207, 208 & 208 Dual-SIM 3G phones

Nokia has announced its latest addition to its line of budget-friendly phones with 3.5G internet capabilties, the Nokia 207, Nokia 208 and Nokia 208 Dual-SIM.

April 09, 2013

Rapoo H3070 Wireless Headset Review

Rapoo Philippines has sent us with their mid-range wireless headset called the Rapoo H3070 for review. It’s a fairly new brand that was only introduced in the Philippines this year. Check out what how it fared after the jump.

December 25, 2012

5 Tech Gifts under Php500

It’s Christmas day, and for some of you who still hasn’t figured out what gift to give your tech savvy love one, here are 5 affordable suggestions you might want to consider. We’re pretty sure that there are other affordable tech gifts out there that weren’t mentioned on this post, so feel free to share […]

December 09, 2012

Survey: Most Filipinos want a gadget for Christmas

PDI came out a short survey in their Lifestyle section asking people what kind of gifts they’d want to get this Christmas. An overwhleming percentage of respondents say it’s all about gadgets.

October 19, 2012

Google to sell Samsung Chromebook for $249

In spite of the success that Google had with their Android platform, it seems that there’s no stopping Google from releasing newer versions of the Chome OS-based laptop. Just recently, they announced the new 11.6” Samsung Chromebook XE303C12.

October 05, 2012

Lenovo IdeaPad S300 review

We recently featured Lenovo’s new duo of affordable laptops with a form factor of an ultrabook. Just a week after the launch, the folks from Lenovo sent us an IdeaPad S300 to take out for a spin. Catch our review of the Lenovo IdeaPad S300 after the break.

September 04, 2012

Will netbooks become obsolete with Windows 8?

Windows 8 is just a month away and Microsoft is preparing huge budgets for its public launch. The company has even offered upgraders a huge discount (just under $15) to move up to Windows 8 if they recently bought a computer.

August 27, 2012

Why international gadgets don’t have local warranty

I often get these types of questions from readers — why are gadgets bought in other countries (HK, SG, US) not supported for warranty repairs and replacement in the Philippines? Well, it turns out this is all about the economics of the distribution system.

August 04, 2012

Dell launches new 14-inch XPS and Inspiron ultrabooks

Just after four months after Dell launched their first ultrabook in the Philippines, the PC company has introduced two new 14” ultrabooks that would give consumers more option to choose from.

July 10, 2012

Are SSD prices really going down?

Earlier today, we posted a story on a “Newbie Guide to Solid State Drives (SSD)” and after checking out some stores, we’ve noticed that SSD prices have slightly been reduced since the last time we checked.

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