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August 30, 2014

3,915 seized laptops from customs were given to DepEd

Nearly 4,000 confiscated laptops were turned over to the Department of Education (DepEd) for the betterment of the Alternative Learning System (ALS).

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.

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 […]

August 30, 2013

Asus PH offers free checkup for laptops and tablets

In line with the recent floods brought by typhoon Maring and habagat, ASUS Philippines is offering free diagnostic to their customers in Luzon whose laptop and/or tablet was damaged during the torrential rain.

July 29, 2013

Corning launches Gorilla Glass NBT for laptops

Corning extends its glass technology to the PC market with the announcement of the Gorilla Glass NBT – the company’s latest cover glass designed to help protect touch-enabled notebook displays from scratches and other forms of damage that come from everyday handling and use.

November 06, 2012

Asus launches new Windows 8 laptops

When we released our review of the VivoBook X202E yesterday, a lot of you guys we’re excited to get your hands on this touch-enabled notebook. Today, Asus formally launch this affordable Windows 8 PC together with its 14-inch counterpart the VivoBook S400 and the ZenBook Touch UX31A.

June 30, 2012

Why brand matters with laptops and not desktops?

I posted this question a couple of days ago on Twitter and got a barrage of really insightful responses. Why do brand names have a huge influence when picking a laptop but not a desktop?

June 29, 2010

Malaysia gets 1st WiMax built-in laptops

Packet 1 Networks (P1) Malaysia, together with Intel launched the country’s first WiMax-Ready 4G laptops today.

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.

March 09, 2010

The Intel Core i3 Laptops are here!

This quarter could be the best time to upgrade your age-old laptop as most manufacturers already have their Intel Core i3 laptops in stores. We loo at a number of them and compare the specs and price.

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.

August 27, 2008

Dell Vostro Laptops & Desktops unveiled

In a live webcast this afternoon, Dell Executives at Beijing, China announced the new Dell Vostro series of laptops and desktops. The models are more targeted to small and medium business looking into affordable out-of-the box computing solutions.

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.

May 31, 2008

Red Fox WizBook laptops

Red Fox and AMD teamed up to develop their own Eee PC competitor and launched the WizBook this week with a much disappointing 400MHz AMD Geode processor. Hate to say the obvious but this is most certainly going to be a bust.

May 16, 2008

US Airports searching inside laptops?

If you’re traveling to the United States and happen to bring your laptop, iPod or other electronic gadgets with you, airport or border authorities can actually search for data in them.

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 […]

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 […]

December 28, 2006

HSDPA laptops in 2007

I mentioned this to the girls over at Globe the last time we had a thanksgiving dinner. Since Laptops with built-in HSDPA cards are starting to come out, would it not be a good marketing idea to bundle these rigs with SIM cards. HP is coming out with one model, Compaq 6400, while Lenovo is […]

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: […]

September 23, 2006

Car AC Adaptor for Laptops

When I was preparing for my road trip to Vigan two months ago, I texted several people if there’s any adaptors for laptops to plug in the car. Since my laptop’s battery only lasts about 2 hours, I thought it would be wonderful to have a socket to plug it in while on the road […]

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, […]

August 28, 2014

HP recalls certain laptop power cords due to fire risk

Hewlett Packard has announced that it will be offering free replacements for not less than 6 million affected laptop power cords bundled with select HP and Compaq laptops, mini notebook PCs, and some docking stations that was sold between September 2010 and June 2012.

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.

August 01, 2014

July Gadget Reviews Roundup 2014

We’re finally done with the month of July and that means a quick look at all the reviews we’ve finished last month. This includes the LG G3, ASUS Zenfone 5 and 6, Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II, Acer Aspire Switch 10, and a Tegra Note 7 tablet. Take a look at our Gadget Reviews Roundup […]

July 21, 2014

Acer Aspire Switch 10 Review

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is one of those new breed of netbooks that is small in size, modest in price, but big on features and performance. It features a 10.1-inch touchscreen display, powered by an Intel Atom quad-core CPU, capable of changing into four different modes, and starts at under Php20K. With that in […]

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