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July 29, 2008

Amilo Mini: Is Fujitsu giving it up to cheap laptops?

Three to five years ago, the trend was this — the smaller the laptop, the more expensive they’ve become. The Lifebooks of Fujitsu and the Libretto’s of Toshiba were at the top of the heap. Portability was a premium then, until Asus came into the scene.

February 27, 2011

MSI FR600-3D is cheapest 3D laptop

Looks like MSI also got their own 3D capable laptop, the MSI FR600-3D, and is selling it at under Php40k which makes it the cheapest 3D laptop around.

May 12, 2008

The Cheapest Laptops: The sub-25k Round-Up

The Asus Eee PC 900 will officially launched today and the retail price hasn’t been finalized yet. Though initial report from the inside is that it will be at Php24,995, several units available in stores tagged them up to Php28,000+. So, I’ve rounded a list of sub-25k laptops from several name brands to see how […]

July 23, 2005

ECS G320: Cheapest Laptop ever?

Look at this ECS G320 laptop. Got this from PC Buyers guide last week. Could this be the cheapest locally distributed laptop ever? Runs on a VIA C3 (Nehemiah) 1GHz, 128MB DDR SODIMM, 14.1″ XGA TFT LCD, built-in graphics with up to 64MB shared memory, 40GB HDD, built-in speakers, modem and LAN, 4 USB 2.0, […]

December 04, 2014

YugaTech Christmas Gadget Guide: Laptops

Here is our next installment to the YugaTech Christmas Gadget Guide for 2014. This time, we listed down great laptop finds for everyone. From budget to gaming notebook and ultrabooks, we have it covered.

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 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 […]

November 28, 2011

Wenger SwissGear Laptop Backpack

Been looking for a new laptop bag which I can use on a daily basis and finally last week, found the ideal one from Wenger. I was initially looking at a messenger-type laptop bag but since I’ve been traveling a lot lately, I thought I should consider laptop backpacks as well.

October 25, 2011

11.6″ Dell Inspiron M102z goes AMD Fusion for cheap

Dell is now out with its own version of the AMD Fusion notebook with the 11.6-inch Inspiron M102z that comes pre-loaded with Ubuntu 10 (instead of the usual FreeDOS others offer).

May 31, 2011

Neo B5700N is cheapest Core i7 at Php31k

Running an Intel Core i7-2630QM, the Neo Basic B5700 N is the cheapest quad-core laptop we’ve seen today with a suggested retail price of just Php30,999.

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.

January 17, 2011

Closer look at the Neo Elan L4300 3D Laptop

We’ve had this gaming laptop from Neo since December but have very little time to play around with it. The Neo Elan L4300-3D was launched back in August 2010 and remains the flagship notebook of Neo.

July 12, 2010

Acer Aspire AS4553: Triple Core for Cheap

The latest entry about sub-Php30k laptops gave us a tip from a reader about the Acer Aspire AS4553 running an AMD Phenom II N830 triple-core processor.

May 08, 2010

eMachines offers sub-30k Core i3 Laptop

eMachines, one of Acer’s low-end laptop brands, is also offering one of the cheapest Core i3 based laptops around with the eMachines eMD730.

April 14, 2010

Neo B4103 takes cheapest Core i3 crown!

During a round-table discussion yesterday with Neo executives and Intel representatives, I asked why it took a while for the local laptop manufacturer to bring out their big guns.

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.

December 15, 2009

Want FreeDOS on your brand new laptop?

Lately, I’ve been observing that a lot of brand new laptops being sold in stores don’t have a proper operating pre-installed. Most of the time, you’d see FreeDOS on the specs sheet along with the uber-cheap price tag.

May 21, 2008

OLPC 2.0: 2nd Generation XO Laptop Unveiled

The One Laptop Per Child Foundation just unveiled the next generation of XO Laptops and looks like it’s an interesting upgrade to the previous one. OLPC founder Nicholas Negrponte reveals the new design of the OLPC in a press conference.

April 01, 2008

Neo Explore and the Challenge of Selling Laptops to Kids

When Intel dropped out of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Project, it immediately went to work on it’s own Intel-powered version of the XO, the ClassMate PC. Just recently, Intel partnered with Neo to commercially launch the Neo Explore X1, a cheap laptop targeted to kids. The challenge though is obvious — how to […]

March 11, 2008

Gecko UMPC, the $300 Laptop

Everyone’s into cheap ultra-portables now. ECS and MSI already announced their versions. This new one is called Gecko (designed by Norhtec) — an energy efficient, rugged, and highly compatible laptop. Check out the pics and specs after the jump.

June 10, 2007

Asus Eee PC: the 7-inch, flash-based laptop

Intel and Asus teamed up to deliver one of the smallest and cheapest mobile internet devices around – the Asus Eee PC. Here are the specs: EeePC 701 Specification: Display:7 inches CPU & Chipset: Intel Mobile CPU & chipset (probably Centrino 1 GHz and up) Operating System: Linux os Microsoft Windows XP compatible Communication: 10/100 […]

February 14, 2006

The laptop that StudioTraffic bought

About a year ago, my kumpare was egging me to join his new-found cashcow pay-per-surf website. I really didn’t believe in those kind so I jokingly agreed to sign up under him. It didn’t really asked much from me except do some auto-surfing for 30 minutes a day. You basically get 1% earnings of your […]

October 08, 2005

More sub-Php30K Laptops

Last July, I pointed to a sub-Php30K ECS Laptop which is the cheapest I’ve seen so far in the local market. It was an ECS320 that runs on a VIA C3 (Nehemiah) 1GHz, 128MB DDR SODIMM, 14.1″ XGA TFT LCD, built-in graphics with up to 64MB shared memory, 40GB HDD, built-in speakers, modem and LAN, […]

April 22, 2008

The 7-inch UMPC Round Up

Someone asked to compare all the available ultra-portables in the market, especially the ones in the 7″ display. So we rounded-up four UMPCs — Asus Eee PC, Neo Explore X1, Astone UMPC and Deep Blue H1. See comparison chart after the jump.

March 26, 2008

Tech Events, more Awards and an Ad-Supported Free WiFi

Cute, small and cheap laptops are in so every manufacturer wants to jump into the bandwagon. Here’s a collection of tech news links and Makati’s version of San Francisco’s free wifi city.

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