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March 10, 2014

Funny and amazing stuff about tech in the Philippines

From being the text messaging capital of the world to becoming one of the top IT outsourcing hubs in the planet, the Philippines has certainly achieved a lot especially when it comes to anything that involves tech. For that we’re going to list some of the funny and amazing stuff about the technology industry in […]

July 18, 2013

Lenovo K900 hits the local stores

One of the highly-anticipated (and debated, if I may add) Android smartphone – the Lenovo K900 – has finally hit the local shelves and is priced at Php22,999, which is 1K more than what we predicted.

April 06, 2013

Nokia Lumia 720 lands locally, gets priced

Nokia Philippines has announced on their Facebook Fan Page that the Lumia 720 is now available locally with a price tag under Php15K.

March 27, 2013

Acer Liquid E1 out in stores for Php10,990

Acer is back in the local market with their Android smartphone line-up. The Liquid E1 is a 4.5-inch, dual-SIM Jellybean handset selling in stores for Php10,990.

March 06, 2013

LG Optimus G launched in the Philippines

This evening, LG Philippines formally launched the Optimus G in the country and units will be available in stores by next week. The Optimus G is also the first LTE supported* handset to be released by LG in the Philippines.

July 02, 2012

Local HTC One S gets 1.7GHz S3 and not 1.5GHz S4

After repeated calls, emails and store visits, we’ve independently verified that the HTC One S that was released in the Philippines last week runs a Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 1.7GHz and not the Snapdragon S4 1.5GHz.

August 28, 2011

Lenovo IdeaPad K1 tablet hit stores for Php24,995

Lenovo’s very own Android Honeycomb tablet, the IdeaPad K1, just hit the local stores this week-end and selling for Php24,995.

April 27, 2011

Apple confirms iPad2 in the Philippines on April 29

So it seems Apple really wanted to make the announcement themselves. The official press release of the launch of the iPad 2 in the Philippines after the jump.

April 25, 2011

Apple sets local release of iPad 2 this Friday

So it looks like the iPad 2 will be officially released in the Philippines this Friday. Now, that’s way earlier than what we expected before. Power Mac Center revealed the local launch date thru their FB page.

December 15, 2010

iPad Launch in Philippines: Win or Fail?

So the Apple Philippines Online Store has finally added the iPad to the online store (although the link still goes to a blank page) in preparation for the official release in the Philippines.

October 19, 2010

How your gadgets are priced in the Philippines

I’ve always wondered how gadgets (or electronic appliances) are priced when they land in the Philippines. Been asking around and doing some research and here’s what I got from various sources.

May 14, 2008

More details about Dell Philippines

Been getting email and SMS inquiries about Dell retail stores here in the Philippines since its launch last month so I sent a couple of questions to Dell to get more details about their local presence. Check out their reply after the jump.

January 17, 2008

Dell Philippines to enter PC retail?

That came as a surprise. Read from the Inquirer that Dell Philippines is targeting the PC retail market in the country. Is the Philippine market for desktop PCs huge enough for Dell to join in the fierce competition that’s already fought by Acer, IBM, HP and Lenovo?

August 04, 2007

Direct-to-Home PC Market in the Philippines

I was invited to the opening of Rising Sun Computers’ new branch along Taft Avenue yesterday. They were one of our sponsors during the recent Philippine Blog Awards and I thought it would be nice to finally meet owners Angela and Jack Conti. They had that supposedly new Wowowee co-host Valerie Concepcion for some autograph […]

March 09, 2014

Starmobile Diamond X1 Review

Launched only in January, the Starmobile Diamond X1 is the 1st octa-core phone released by a local brand in the Philippines. With its octa-core processor, 6-inch IPS 720p screen, 2GB RAM, let’s take a look if the X1 has the potential to be the best locally branded phablet. Here’s our full review.

February 19, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo – 6 cores at Php29,000

Following the success of the Galaxy Note 3, Samsung has launched the Galaxy Note 3 Neo in India.

February 08, 2014

Unboxed: Sony Playstation 4

I initially wanted to get the PS4 in Malaysia a couple of weeks ago when we were there, knowing that Sony Philippines stated they had very limited units at launch. However, the basic package costs about Php28k+ in KL so the Php24K+ price tag in the Philippines was still cheaper.

January 30, 2014

Cherry Mobile W900 LTE Review

As early as October last year, the Cherry Mobile W900 LTE has already garnered a lot of attention for being the first LTE-capable smartphone from a local brand. But I think we can all agree that 4G connectivity alone isn’t gonna be enough to sway the demanding Filipino consumer. So how does CM’s new W900 […]

December 17, 2013

Lenovo Vibe X gets official launch with Php19,999 price

Initially announced back in November, Lenovo Philippines held the official media launch of the Lenovo Vibe X yesterday evening.

November 18, 2013

iPad Mini with Retina display now in Villman for Php21k

Apple’s website & retail stores do not have it yet as of the moment, but other retailers are starting to sell it along with the iPad Air early – the new iPad Mini with Retina Display can now be purchased locally at Villman.

November 01, 2013

Google Nexus 5 now official!

Everyone probably saw it coming as it’s one of Google’s worst kept secrets. The Nexus 5 made by LG now makes it to the limelight, packing a 5-inch 1080p IPS display, a 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 CPU with Adreno 330 graphics and Android 4.4 KitKat.

October 01, 2013

Nokia Lumia 1020 launched, priced at Php35,650

Nokia Philippines today officially launched the Lumia 1020 PureView, the latest Windows Phone handset with a 41-megapixel camera.

July 31, 2013

Lenovo K900 Review

Lenovo pumped their newest flagship smartphone, the K900, with an Intel Atom processor instead of the more popular chips like Mediatek or Qualcomm Snapdragon. This drew both praises and criticisms especially from those who used to number of cores. Check out our full review of the Lenovo K900 if it did make the cut.

July 22, 2013

Lenovo K900 unboxed, first impression review

We’ve had several encounters with the Lenovo K900 before and now that it has been officially released in the Philippines, we immediately purchased a unit so we can do a review here on YugaTech.

July 01, 2013

Sony Xperia Tablet Z official Philippine price

Just days after we released our full review of the Xperia Tablet Z, Sony Philippines has made the gorgeous 10-inch tablet available nationwide through their concept stores. Read on for the full details.

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