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August 27, 2012

Why international gadgets don’t have local warranty

I often get these types of questions from readers — why are gadgets bought in other countries (HK, SG, US) not supported for warranty repairs and replacement in the Philippines? Well, it turns out this is all about the economics of the distribution system.

April 08, 2012

5 things I missed about our tech in the Philippines

For the last 3 weeks now, I’ve been to three European states and have seen and experienced the advancement of technology in these first-world countries. It’s oftentimes amazing but once in a while, I would miss the ones I enjoyed in the Philippines.

December 24, 2011

When was the last time your PC got infected by a virus?

We’ve talked about PC virus so many time here and even had a survey which anti-virus software people were using on their computers before. Symantec Philippines sent us half a dozen of the new 2012 Norton Internet Security 2012 to share to our readers so here’s your chance to get one.

June 09, 2011

Popcorn Hour A210 Networked Media Jukebox

First time I knew of networked media tanks (NMT) was a couple of years ago when the local distributor of Popcorn Hour in the Philippines visited my pad and demoed the player to me. The NMT has improved since then and we got the newer Popcorn Hour A210 to play with.

June 13, 2010

PC Show 2010 at Suntec City Mall

Turns out today is the last day of the PC Show 2010 which is being held at the Suntec City Mall which is just in front of our hotel here in Singapore.

January 18, 2010

PopBox: A New and Cheaper Popcorn Hour

If you owned and liked the Popcorn Hour of Syabas, then the new, better and cheaper PopBox. Syabas dropped the price down to $129 from $300 two years ago.

July 09, 2008

Blue H1 UMPC: Unboxing Pics

The Blue H1 UMPC is probably the only ultraportable laptop specifically marketed to the Philippines but never got much airtime (except for that Engadget mention earlier). I thought it deserves a second look. Got a unit and we’re unboxing it for the first time.

June 02, 2008

Poll: Which UMPC you’ll likely buy?

At least half a dozen ultraportable laptops are now available for sale in the Philippines. As supply increases demand will likely go down. Asus is no longer the only player in the UMPC niche but it has successfully manage to grab the most exposure — all the rest becomes just another “Asus EeePC-killer”.

March 08, 2008

Top 10 Things about the Asus Eee PC

In the last four weeks after I got hold of an Asus Eee PC, it has become my tag along personal computing device. It has served me well and here are some of the nitty gritty details I’d like to share about it.

October 06, 2006

Contributing to Mobile Philippines Mag

I’ve been invited to contribute to the newly reformatted Mobile Philippine Mag and review some gadgets. I’ve always wanted to write for magazines or review some gears and gadgets. I thought that by blogging, I could hone my writing/communication skills and maybe one day be able write this off my top 100 things to do […]

August 24, 2014

Top 5 Crazy Filipino Gadget Buying Habits

With the many years of experience buying gadgets and also selling gadgets, we’ve encountered a lot of Filipino behavior that can be really irritating or frustrating at times. We list down the top 5 gadget buying habits of fellow Pinoys and tell us if this is true.

July 18, 2014

Beats Studio + Codisk T801 Action Camera promo

Now here’s a combination you don’t see too often. MSI-ECS, one of the distributors of Beats products in the country, is giving away a free Codisk T801 Action Camera with every purchase of a Beats Studio at one of the participating outlets.

March 23, 2014

How much are you willing to pay for a smartwatch?

This week, wearable technology became huge with Google’s announcement of Android Wear, the operating system that will run wearables; however, for now, lights are on the smartwatch. Along with that, Motorola unveiled the Moto 360 and LG silently did so too with the G Watch.

August 07, 2013

Sony Vaio Pro 11, Vaio Pro 13 in the flesh

This afternoon, we went to the Sony Store to check out some of the gadgets already in the market. The latest Intel Haswell-powered Vaio Pro was already there ad being sold at a starting price of 128,000Yen.

August 02, 2013

July Gadget Reviews Roundup

It’s time yet again for another roundup of all the gadgets we’ve reviewed in the past month. This includes the HTC One, Lenovo K900, and the Nokia Lumia 925 to name a few. So if you missed out on any of our reviews then read our Gadget Reviews Roundup for the month of July below.

February 12, 2013

Hands-On: Huawei E589 LTE Pocket WiFi

Now that both Globe and Smart have rolled out their respective LTE networks, both have also offered LTE pricing plans for subscribers. Aside from the iPhone 5, one of the more important devices that you can use to connect to the LTE network is the Huawei E589.

March 20, 2012

Mutiply pumps Php25M to promote the Marketplace

If you’ve noticed lately that Multiply has been very aggressive with online advertising, it’s because they’re on the road to claiming the top e-commerce spot in the Philippines. That’s to the tune of Php25 million in ad money.

March 18, 2012

Sony PS Vita hands-on, first impressions

Finally received the PS Vita I earlier ordered via the Multiply Marketplace and managed to unbox and play with it before my flight to Europe earlier this week. It has been a while since I used one like this (got a PSP a couple of years ago but rarely used it) so I was a […]

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 07, 2011

On the set of our Christmas Gadget Gift Guide for ANC

The crew from ANC came by this afternoon to do another shoot about Christmas Gadget Gift Ideas. Was at the studio of Future Perfect last week to tape this same segment so this is more like a continuation.

December 07, 2011

Huawei E586 Review

The HSPA+ network of Smart and Globe are continuously growing and getting wider coverage around the country. Devices like the Huawei E586 maximizes the speed of the HSPA+ network (just like the ZTE MF60). Check out our full review after the jump.

November 28, 2011

Noontec PowerMe Polo 4000mAh Portable Battery

The folks from Noontec Philippines gave me this new portable battery pack — a 4,000mAh PowerMe Polo. They’re the same guys who offered us the media player for review and actually gave it away to one of our readers.

October 07, 2011

Is the Huawei E586 the Smart Rocket WiFi Plus?

I have been told by a reliable source that the Huawei E586 could be the pocket WiFi used by Smart for the Rocket WiFi Plus. The press release says it’s going to ride on their HSPA+ network so this looks like it.

September 17, 2011

Gadget-hunting along the streets of Mongkok

We came back from China this morning and had all afternoon free to check out the city. I joined Tony Velazquez to check out the upcoming Olympus PEN EP3 in a shop in Mongkok and did a little scouting myself.

September 08, 2011

ZTE MF60 HSPA+ Pocket WiFi Review

We featured this HSPA+ capable mobile hotspot from ZTE a few weeks ago and we’ve finally gotten a review unit to test. Like many other pocket WiFi (MiFi) devices before it, the ZTE MF60 is one pretty kick-ass unit. If only it were more affordable.

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