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December 30, 2013

Dell Venue 8 Pro Review

Dell’s entry into the Windows 8 tablet is the Venue 8 Pro — an 8-inch fully-functional PC packed in a small form factor. It’s a new breed of personal computing device that might practically replace the netbook. Check out our full review of the Dell Venue 8 Pro after the jump.

November 06, 2013

ASUS PH launches Transformer Book T100

ASUS’ new convertible tablet PC dubbed as the Transformer Book T100 has made its local debut last night, along with a lineup of competitively-priced notebook PCs.

July 23, 2013

ASUS VivoBook S400C Review

While I’m waiting for my laptop to be repaired, ASUS PH has been kind enough to lend me this VivoBook S400C to use temporarily. Although an engineering unit, it has been my workhorse ever since I got it, thus it’s only right to give it a proper exposure.

July 03, 2013

Sony Vaio Pro 11 lands for Php109,000

Announced back in June, the Sony Vaio Pro 11 has debuted in the Philippines with a retail price just a little under Php110,000 (with the bumped up configuration).

December 04, 2012

Confirmed: iPhone 5 to hit Philippines on December 14

Apple has finally announced today that the iPhone 5 will be available in more than 50 countries on December 14 which includes the Philippines. Details from the press release after the jump.

September 11, 2012

ASUS A46 Slimbook Review

ASUS Philippines is set to launch two notebook PCs which will sport an ultrabook body but with a slight difference in configuration. The firm sent us one of the two which is the ASUS A46 SlimBook. Let’s see how what this notebook is all about after the break.

August 17, 2012

Gigabyte P2542G gaming & U2442N ultrabook launched

In an event yesterday, Gigabyte Philippines unveiled two of their latest creations — the P2452G gaming laptop and the U2442N ultrabook. These two machines according to the company, emanates their vision of a computer with pure performance and less compromise.

August 09, 2012

Round-up: A Guide to Ultrabooks for 2012

The birth of ultrabooks marked the start of a new era in mobile computing. Under the watchful eyes of Intel and their set parameters for such machine, companies slug it out to meet or even exceed those standards while trying to differentiate their brainchild from the rest of the pack by adding their own personal […]

June 23, 2012

Poll: Which ultrabook are you?

This year is looking to be the year of the ultrabooks. The first half of 2012 saw close to a dozen ultrabooks being launched in the Philippines. The spread is so wide that we’re seeing prices somewhere from Php30k to Php120k.

June 19, 2012

Samsung launches 15-inch Series 9 ultrabook

Last night, Samsung Philippines launched their 2nd-generation ultrabooks with the latest Intel Ivy Bridge processors. They also showcased a 15-inch Series 9 ultrabook and a 13-inch super-affordable Series 5 ultrabook (under Php30k).

June 13, 2012

11.6″ Macbook Air 2012 vs. Asus Zenbook Prime UX21A

Back in November 2011, we did a comparison between the Asus Zenbook UX21 and the 2011 Macbook Air 11.6″. This quarter, with the introduction of the 2012 Macbook Air 11.6″ and the Asus Zenbook Prime UX21A, we’re again faced with the question on which ultrabook to get.

June 12, 2012

Apple announces new Macbook Air 2012

During the WWDC held just moments ago, Apple is introducing a new line of Macbook Airs. The line-up will now be using the latest generation Intel Ivy Bridge processors (it’s more like a refresh).

May 28, 2012

Asus Zenbook Prime in the flesh, first impressions

Asus Philippines today launched their second-generation ultrabook called the Zenbook Prime. Asus claims it is the first notebook to use a full HD 1080p IPS LCD display.

May 06, 2012

HP Envy Spectre in the flesh, priced Php116,990

With the short time we had in London, the only place I was able to visit to buy some stuff was Harrod’s and was fortunately see get a good look at the HP Spectre in one of the shops there. Turns out, the HP Envy Spectre is already available and being sold in the Philippines.

January 16, 2012

Why ultrabooks were a flop in 2011?

From the informal discussions with a few dealers and distributors, MB Technews Editor @artsamaniego shares that the biggest flop in the PC industry for 2011 were ultrabooks. It must have been a classic case of overhyped and underperformed — and we wonder why.

January 06, 2012

Apple’s Red Friday Sale skips the Philippines

Contrary to earlier reports, Apple Philippines is not included in the Red Friday Sale that Apple is holding across most of South-East Asia’s online stores today.

December 05, 2011

Asus Zenbook UX31 Review

The first time I personally saw the Asus Zenbook, I knew it would be my next laptop (the last two I bought were all Macbook Airs). And while ultrabooks are still in their infancy stage, they’ve already sparked interest and awe to the point of being an aspirational device. I’ve been using the Zenbook UX31 […]

November 19, 2011

What if Apple used AMD CPUs with the Macbook Air?

SemiAccurate reports that Apple was allegedly working with AMD to use their Fusion Llano chips for the latest iteration of the Macbook Air. It’s an interesting allegation that merits some discussion. But, what if?

November 03, 2011

Breaking: Asus Zenbook Ultrabook launching today!

We’re here today at Miniloc Island in El Nido for the launching of the Asus Zenbook in the Philippines. The official program will start this evening but we got some early whispers about the retail price.

October 11, 2011

Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook launched, priced!

Acer’s ultrabook has finally reached the Philippines — the Acer Aspire S3 series. Acer Philippines is the first one to launch the ultrabook in the country today with the Hummingbird.

September 03, 2011

Acer Aspire S3 is a 13mm thin Ultrabook

Acer has finally introduced its Macbook Air counterpart with the Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook — a 1.3cm super-thin laptop.

July 14, 2011

BlackBerry Playbook Review

We’re all too familiar with Android tablets and the iPad so when we were introduced to the BlackBerry Playbook with its own mobile operating system, we paused for a while to re-think the UI, navigation and over-all usability. Read our full review of RIM’s BlackBerry Playbook after the jump.

May 01, 2011

Sony Vaio SB with 2nd-gen Core i5 processor

More and more laptops are now coming in with the new second-generation Intel Core i5 processors. This one, a Sony Vaio SB, comes with a Core i5 2410M running at 2.3GHz.

October 21, 2010

Apple introduces 11.6″ Macbook Air

Apple today unveiled their smallest notebook so far — an 11.6″ Macbook Air weighing in at only 2.3lbs (1.05kg).

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.

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