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September 04, 2014

The Evolution of Samsung Galaxy Note

Samsung pretty much started the “phablet” category by initially offering the Galaxy Note a few years back. Throughout the years the company has been releasing successors with bigger displays and better performing internals. With the fourth generation Note just announced yesterday, let’s take a quick trip down memory lane and look back at how the Galaxy Note started and developed their participation in the phone-tablet hybrid scene. Continue Reading

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April 07, 2014

Galaxy S5 tested in water and sand, no WFT present

During the local launch of the Samsung Galaxy S5, they demonstrated its water- and dust-proof capabilities. See how this new flagship smartphone can be your companion on your next beach trip. Continue Reading

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March 04, 2014

Samsung drops prices of smartphones and tablets

Most likely in preparation for Galaxy S5’s arrival, the Great Samsung Sale is now ongoing. The company claims that this is the biggest sale of the year and it will only last until March 23, 2014. Products like Galaxy Note 3, S4 Active, S4 Zoom, and many more are included. See all the discounted products after the break. Continue Reading

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April 09, 2011

Samsung i9100 Galaxy S II in the flesh!

What’s thinner, lighter and twice as powerful as the Galaxy S? Well, it’s the Galaxy S II (GT-i9100) of course and we’ve got one of them babies right here (though it’s still an engineering unit and not the final release).

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October 14, 2010

Samsung NF210 Dual-Core Netbook hits stores

Both Asus and Acer have released their upgraded netbooks sporting dual-core Atom CPUs and looks like Samsung has just followed suit with the Samsung NP-NF210.

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October 13, 2010

Samsung Galaxy Tab in the flesh!

Spotted in the wild is this Samsung Galaxy Tab, probably the first few units in the Philippines. That means it should be out in around 2 weeks from now. See photos and video after the break.

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August 02, 2010

Shooting with the Samsung ST5000

Samsung revealed an AMOLED and WiFi-capabled point-and-shoot camera during CES this year (Samsung ST5500). Though I still have not tried that model, we had a chance to use its little brother, the Samsung ST5000.

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July 21, 2010

Samsung Galaxy S i9000 Review

The Samsung Galaxy S is among the most anticipated Android phones to date. So after using the handset for over a week, I’m handing down my verdict. Check out the full review of the Samsung Galaxy S GT-i9000 after the jump.

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June 11, 2010

Samsung B7722 ups the ante on Dual SIM

Most of the current offerings in the dual SIM market are basic entry-level phones so Samsung is challenging that with a slightly full-featured handset — the Samsung B7722.

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June 02, 2010

Samsung NX5 is NX10 made cheaper

Samsung’s hybrid semi-compact camera, the NX10, was sort of a challenger for the micro four-thirds market but the price tag was a bit of a turn-off for a lot of people. So, they made the Samsung NX5 to address that price issue.

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May 18, 2010

Samsung Spica i5700 Review

When the Samsung Spica came out a few weeks back, I was surprised with the retail price of the handset. It one of the most affordable Android-powered smartphone in the market. We looked deeper into the Samsung i5700 before handing out the verdict.

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May 13, 2010

Samsung Wave Price and Launch Date

So I shared my first impressions of the upcoming Samsung Wave S8500 last week and gave a possible price-point. Turns out it’s cheaper than we’ve expected.

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May 05, 2010

Samsung Galaxy S i9000 price, 1st impressions

When the handset was shown to me by one of the Samsung reps this afternoon, I asked if it’s official or if I can take a picture of their upcoming Galaxy S i9000. Unfortunately, no photos were allowed.

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April 21, 2010

Samsung Monte S5620 Review

We’ve hard had some face-time with the Samsung Monte (S5620) and I thought it’s a nice little touchscreen phone. It’s got most features of high-end phones without the expensive price tag.

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April 09, 2010

Samsung NX10 Review

First time I got hold of the NX10 from Samsung, I thought it’s a nice-looking compact dSLR. Turns out it’s not really an SLR, or even a micro-4/3 or even a hybrid. The Samsung NX10 falls under an entirely new category and Samsung intends to carve a market for it.

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March 28, 2010

Samsung NX10 dSLR hands-on

Announced back in early January, the Samsung NX10 is now here in the Philippines. The dSLR is very compact and light but has all the bells and whistles of an entry-level camera.

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March 25, 2010

Samsung i9000 Galaxy S announced

Samsung’s got its own 1GHz CPU plus Android combo under the name of i9000 Galaxy S. Samsung’s got the TouchWiz UI on top of the Android OS inside the super slim 9.9mm body.

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March 23, 2010

Samsung B7610, B7330, B7300 Omnia Family

We got 3 mobile phones from Samsung today so instead of unboxing each one of them, I did all three at the same time to give you a quick sneak preview. These are the Samsung B7610 OmniaPRO, B7300 OmniaLITE and B7330 OmniaPRO.

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March 20, 2010

Samsung Monte S5620 goes for Php11,000

(Update: Read our Samsung Monte Review) A new touchscreen phone from Samsung is now out and selling for just Php11,000. The Samsung S5620 (Monte) has everything but the price should shake up the competition.

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October 15, 2009

Samsung previews new 55″ Series 8 LED TV

A new 55″ Samsung Series 8 LED TV is coming out and they’ll still be as thin as 1.2 inches. We’ve had the Series 7 before and this new one adds new features that could well replace a separate media player.

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September 07, 2009

Samsung Series 7 LED TV Review

LED TVs are just starting to make an entry into the market and Samsung is one of the very first few ones that’s introducing them to consumers. Their entry-level model in the Series 7 is a 40-inch LED TV. This model uses light emitting diodes (LEDs) as its primary light source, rather than traditional cold cathode fluorescent lamps (CCFLs) found in regular LCD TVs nowadays.

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July 25, 2009

Samsung Series 7 LED TV Unboxed

Samsung Philippines sent this LED TV over just this morning. I was actually drooling over it when I first saw the TV last April but it’s just beyond my budget at the moment so I’ll settle for a loaner at the meantime. See unboxed photos after the jump.

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June 11, 2009

Samsung WB500 Digital Camera Review

The Samsung WB500 is one of the few compact cameras I’ve seen with such zoom capabilities. While most compact cameras only have 3x optical zoom, the WB500 can do 10x.

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June 04, 2009

Samsung Star S5233 Review

After trying out the Samsung Star (S5233) for over a week, I must say that this entry-level full touchscreen phone from Samsung comes as a contender in that category.

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May 31, 2009

Samsung UltraS S7350 Review

Samsung UltraS s7350 may seem like just any ordinary slider phone from Samsung. In fact, it doesn’t have all the bells and whistles a lot of people look for a new phone nowadays (like WiFi, etc). However, the S7350 has some unique features I’ve only seen in this handset.

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