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July 15, 2010

Intel Core i5 Laptop Round-Up

Was checking all the laptop manufacturers if they’ve released their own Intel Core i5 laptops locally (turns out not everyone has). Check out our round-up of officially released Intel Core i5 laptops in the Philippines.

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July 11, 2010

The sub-Php30k Laptop Round-Up

This is a little overdue, especially for those who emailed and left comments asking for recommendations with purchasing a new laptop. But to those who are still in the look out, check out the sub-Php30k laptop round-up after the jump.

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May 14, 2010

What’s your first laptop?

Just bought a new laptop this week while roaming around VirraMall and also saw a number of really old ones being put on display. It reminded me of my very first laptop and it looked similar to the ones I saw.

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July 15, 2009

Poll: Who’s the best netbook maker?

With over a dozen netbook brands available in the Philippines today, it’s pretty harder to pick a model compared to a year ago. It’s good though — the more, the better — competition drives innovation up and prices down.

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July 03, 2009

Acer Aspire One AO751 Review

Looks like Acer was the first one to let out a 12-inch netbook in the market with the 11.6″ Acer Aspire AO751. After using one for a couple of weeks, I got to the bottom of things. Check out our full review after the jump.

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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.

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January 02, 2009

HP Firefly Laptop has 17″ and 4.3″ Screens

While this is not the first laptop to sport dual-screens, the HP Firefly looks odd with a secondary display screen of just 4.3 inches situated below the primary 17″ display.

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November 23, 2008

Qube M1 is newest locally-branded netbook

Local PC distributor Qube PC Technologies is also coming up with their own netbook this December. Dubbed the Qube M1, the Atom-based netbook will ship on December 15 in time for Christmas.

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October 18, 2008

LG XNote S210 hovers at 1kg

LG’s new XNote S210 seems to be right in the fence between a regular laptop and a netbook. It comes with 12.1″ screen yet only weighs like a netbook at 1kg so we’ll put it under the ultraportable category.

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July 23, 2008

The 9″ Laptop Round Up

I rounded up three (3) UMPC in the 8.9 inch range and set them side by side to see which one gets your money’s worth — Acer Aspire One, HP 2133 Mini-note and the Asus Eee PC 900. Just like our 7-inch round-up, this chart will hopefully help you in your next purchase.

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June 16, 2008

HP, Dell and Acer still lead in Laptop Market

A recent report from the Digitimes indicate first quarter laptop shipments for 2008  showed HP, Dell and Acer were the top 3 laptop manufacturers with 20.8%, 15.1% and 14.6% shares respectively. That represents just over 50% of total shipments or 15.67 Millions units.

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May 15, 2008

HP 2133 Priced and Specs

The HP 2133 mini-notebook PC announced last February this year is now out and on sale. Units went out this week in HP retail stores. See final specs and unit prices after the jump.

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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 sell them to their target market.

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May 29, 2006

Toshiba laptop for sale!

I was at a client the whole afternoon and their office has this section for very old stuff like cameras, videocams, radios and laptops.

So this one is for sale:

Toshiba Laptop Sale

A Toshiba J-3100GT with a 386SX CPU, 8MB hard drive and 1MB RAM running MS DOS.

Toshiba Laptop Sale

And they said it still runs fine until now after 19 years. Tough huh?

Any bids?