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January 05, 2013

Why the Samsung Galaxy S IV won’t be unveiled till May

The Samsung Galaxy S 3 is one of the best-selling phones that ever existed, and we believe that the follow-up to that success won’t be seen this early.

January 02, 2013

YugaTech’s Top 10 Smartphones of 2012

The year 2013 is already here and now’s the time to look back at last year’s smartphones that captured the attention of the tech world as well as the hearts and pockets of many consumers. Here is YugaTech’s Top 10 Smartphones of 2012:

December 31, 2012

The Gadgets We Bought in 2012

Every so often, we acquire our own gadget so we can review them for you even before they arrive in the country. This year, we’ll do a run down of drool-worthy devices that we bought and reviewed here in YugaTech.

December 18, 2012

Galaxy Note 2 clone goes on sale in China

There are a lot of ways to prove a product’s popularity; the more popular ones are to look at the total unit sold and when Chinese manufacturers released a knock-off version of it. iPhones have always been a popular target for these clone phones makers, but because of the global success that Samsung is having […]

November 04, 2012

IDC names 5 biggest handset manufacturers of Q3 2012

International Data Corporation (IDC) recently unveiled the result of their research about the 5 biggest smartphone manufacturers in the world based on the number of units sold in the 3rd quarter of this year. Surprisingly, RIM and ZTE made the list, claiming the 3rd and 4th spot respectively.

August 06, 2012

Samsung holds month-long Thank You Sale

As a sign of gratitude after being named number the leading mobile phone brand, Samsung Philippines is holding a nationwide sale from August 4 – September 2.

July 28, 2012

Q2 earnings: Apple, Samsung up; LG, RIM down

Overall demand for tablets seem to have risen quite steadily since global tablet shipments has reached a total of 24.9 million units last quarter — up by 67 percent compared to last year’s 14.9 million.

July 11, 2012

Fake Samsung Galaxy S3 selling for Php9,000

Samsung’s recently launched flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S3, already has a clone and is being sold at an online retail store for about Php9,000 ($209).

May 29, 2012

Samsung Galaxy S3 launched, priced at Php32,990

Samsung Electronics Phils. has officially launched the Galaxy S3 in the Philippines last night. This was the chance for Samsung to finally reveal the local pricing of the handset — Php32,990 (16GB).

May 14, 2012

Samsung Galaxy S3 price to hit no more than Php37k

Reports are coming in that Samsung Stores in Metro Manila are also accepting reservations for the Galaxy S3. These are unlocked/openline units but will be released later than the pre-orders for Smart and Globe (which will have a week or two of lead time).

May 10, 2012

Globe & Smart to offer the Samsung Galaxy S3 this May

Based on the number of tweets from Globe Telecom and Smart Comm., it looks like both telcos will be offering the new Samsung Galaxy S3 this May.

January 03, 2014

Tech Movers and Shakers of 2013

The year 2013 can be considered the year of the smartphone but it’s also the year of just so many devices. We looked at last’s years hottest and most interesting gadgets and the brands that introduced them in the country.

December 01, 2012

Microsoft Surface RT: Unboxed, in the flesh!

One of the first things I did when I arrived in San Diego earlier this week was to go to the nearest Apple Store. I was surprised that there was also a Microsoft Store nearby so I checked it out and finally bought an MS Surface RT.

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.

August 12, 2012

Smart drops iPhone 4S price, free at UnliData Plan 2000

It’s during this time of the year when we see telcos start pushing the sales of the iPhone as an anticipation to the announcement of the next one. Smart is acting this early by dropping the offerings for the iPhone 4S.

July 21, 2012

Nokia posted a $1.72 billion Net Loss

Nokia CEO ‘Stephen Elop’ didn’t think twice about admitting the Finnish company’s “difficult Q2″ struggles, the months of April through June proved to be an effective insight on how much the phone juggernaut [previously] has massively declined in sales despite the successful Lumia shipments.

July 18, 2012

Six (6) Mobile Phones on a Php6,000 Budget

Recent statistics suggest that the jaw-dropping growth of smartphone sales in the Philippines is largely due to steep competition and cheaper phones from numerous companies, thus, resulting in device manufacturers to offer entry-level smartphones that can offer so much more minus a higher price tag.

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?

May 26, 2012

Galaxy S3: Smart UnliData 2000 vs. Globe UnliSurf 2499

As we near the official launch of the highly anticipated Samsung S3, the two telco giants vies for the hearts of prospective upgraders and switchers through their plans. Now before you get too excited and sign up for any of these telcos, let’s take a closer look at their offerings and see which one fits […]

May 25, 2012

Seagate to buy Lacie, HDD market consolidates

Seagate Technology and LaCie S.A., has just announced an exclusive agreement with the intent for Seagate to acquire a controlling interest in LaCie.

May 16, 2012

Globe Galaxy S3 pre-order starts on May 23

Globe Telecom has just announced that it will start accepting pre-orders of the Samsung Galaxy S3 on May 23, 2012 and will offer it on various postpaid plans.

April 24, 2012

Google drops Galaxy Nexus to $399 at the Play Store

Google’s Andy Rubin just posted in the official Google Mobile blog that they are now offering an unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus for only $399 over at the Google Pay Store.

February 09, 2012

What can Nokia do to WP7 that HTC & LG can’t?

So here’s a bit of intriguing question that been puzzling me for some time. Windows Phone 7 has been out in the local market for nearly 2 years now and it has not made a huge piece of the pie in terms of market share.

May 23, 2005

In the Press

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