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January 01, 2014

Top 25 Gadget Reviews in YugaTech for 2013

Each year, we look back at all the hundreds of gadget reviews we’ve made and let the numbers decide. Our ranking of the top 25 devices in 2013 is based on their page views.

January 03, 2012

Canon Powershot S100 Review

The Canon S100 is the successor to the highly popular S95 and continues the same tested and proven formula for a point-and-shoot digital camera — wide aperture and manual control in a solid, light and portable body. Check out our full review of the Canon S100 after the jump.

December 31, 2011

The Top 25 Gadget Reviews on YugaTech for 2011

This is part of my year-ender series for 2011. We’ve done a ton of gadget reviews for 2011 and one of the key indicators that a gadget is hot or very interesting is by the number of pageviews it gets thru the years. Check out which devices got the most hits in 2011 after the […]

December 11, 2011

HDD shortage and price hikes to last ’til March 2012

Last month, I noticed that prices of hard disk drives have considerably gone up in stores. This was due to the shortage of units coming in from flooded Thailand where most of the components come from.

December 02, 2011

Smart to release iPhone 4S on December 16

Smart has just announced that they wil release the iPhone 4S in the Philippines on December 16, 2011 and starts accepting “registration of interests” for the device today.

November 29, 2011

Globe iPhone 4S Promo Page shows 100 units only?

The pre-order page on Globe’s website may have been taken down but the promo page is still up and indicates only “100 units” are allocated for pre-order. Since we know it’s not official out yet, that 100 units on the counter looks like a placeholder number for now.

September 05, 2011

Smart Netphone 701 Review

After taking some time using the Netphone 701 under the SmartNet, I think I finally got where this is headed and how it is going to boil down. Check out our review of the Netphone 701 and the Netphone ecosystem after the jump.

August 04, 2011

BlackBerry Torch 9860 and 9810 announced!

RIM has just announced a couple of new BlackBerry Torch, including the earlier BlackBerry Bold 9900. The BlackBerry Torch 9810 is a slider phone that looks like a successor to the first one while the BB Torch 9860 is a full touch screen phone that reminded us of the Blackberry Storm from many years back.

January 25, 2011

Acer Aspire 8943G: An 18.4″ Big-Ass Laptop

Blogged about this back in August last year and was already impressed by the specs but the Acer Aspire 8943G needs to get some man-handling to really appreciate this beast of a multi-media laptop.

December 31, 2010

12 Hottest Gadgets for 2010 on YugaTech

The year 2010 is among the most exciting year in the world of gadgets. Here on YugaTech, we try our best to acquire as many hot gadgets and cover as many stories as we can to share with you. Here’s our annual round-up of the 12 Hottest Gadgets for 2010 on YugaTech.

July 06, 2014

Bureau of Customs donates seized laptops to DepEd

Almost 4,000 laptops seized by the the Bureau of Customs will be donated to the Department of Education (DepEd) to aid students and teachers in public elementary and high schools nationwide.

May 08, 2014

SMS should be at Php 0.80 only – NTC

Rejoice! Well at least it is now finally clear, Short Messaging Service (SMS) rates should be at Php 0.80 only since December 2011. How many regular SMS did you send since then?

November 07, 2013

#TBT: 6 Years of iPhone in the Philippines

I can still clearly remember the day when the iPhone was officially released in the Philippines over 6 years ago. I was with members of the media to attend and cover that historic event that will change the smartphone market in the country.

September 30, 2013

Apple iPhone 5S Review

Once a year, Apple would introduce the new model of their very popular iPhone. This year is a first as Apple introduced not one, but two, iPhone models — the iPhone 5c and the iPhone 5s. So we bought these 2 models to test and review. Check out our full review of the iPhone 5s […]

June 16, 2013

Now that KAT.PH is down, which PH domain is next?

The recent seizure of the KAT.PH domains have angered a lot of people who rely on the site for illegal downloads (see original story here). What is actually more chilling is the idea that this seizure can also happen to another PH domain as well, whether the allege offense is similar or otherwise.

March 21, 2013

Can Android take over the desktop space?

We’ve theorized about this before but the idea wasn’t fully complete yet. Android is growing faster than ever, while Chrome OS is just starting to gain traction albeit still slow. What’s the connection? Well, it feels like Android is trying to get ready for the Desktop, slowly and still open to debate, but let’s discuss it […]

April 03, 2012

Contest: YugaTech-BlackBerry dare you to Be Bold

Last time we gave away a BlackBerry handset from RIM was back in December. This time RIM is giving away a brand new BlackBerry Bold 9900. Check out the mechanics below to learn how you can score a new Bold 9900.

February 11, 2012

Lenovo U300s ultrabook hits stores for Php55,990

Launched back in December Lenovo’s own line of ultrabook, the Lenovo U300s, is now in stores and selling for a Php55,990 price tag. It took a bit of time for the U300 to be released locally but it’s finally here to offer us more options.

February 06, 2012

Huawei MediaPad Review

Huawei made big news last year when it announced the first Android 3.2 tablet running on a dual-core processor. That was in June 2011 and we first saw it in Singapore that day during the CommunicAsia 2011. Last December, it finally landed in the Philippines. Check out our full review of the Huawei MediaPad after […]

January 17, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus Review

Samsung very first tablet came out about 2 years ago. Since then, the Korean company has outed half a dozen other tablets with ranging sizes and form factors (from 5.0, 5.3 to 7.7, 8.9 & 10.1 inches). The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus is basically a refresh of the very first model. Check out our […]

January 10, 2012

BlackBerry Curve 9380, Bold 9790 launched, priced

Research in Motion today launched 5 new BlackBerry handsets in the Philippines — the BlackBerry Curve 9380, Bold 9790, Torch 9810, Torch 9860, and a white Bold 9900.

January 07, 2012

Review: Android Ice Cream Sandwich on Google Nexus S

This year, the new flavor of Google’s mobile OS will be Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0 ICS) and majority, if not all, of the flagship handsets that will be launched this year will have it pre-installed so we thought it’s best to give you a comprehensive walkthrough on what to expect from ICS.

December 25, 2011

How many SMS greetings did you get this Christmas?

In December 2009, I first noticed that people were sending tweets and FB messages instead of SMS when greeting everyone during the holidays. I also wrote a story on “Telcos lost Millions to Facebook this Christmas“.

December 25, 2011

Merry Christmas to all, especially the winners!

It’s been a hectic evening as we close in on the final hours of our YugaTech Christmas Give-away. Unfortunately, our last blast this evening created a huge number of new entries in the comments that the server eventually broke down.

December 19, 2011

Contest: Share your favorite Christmas Movie with WD

Starting today, we’ll be doing a series of contests on a daily basis with a specific sponsors for the prizes. The contest is part of YugaTech’s Christmas Giveaway series for 2011. Our very first one is Western Digital Philippines and we’re giving away a WD TV Live and a WD MyBook Live package.

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