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Can the Samsung Galaxy Player compete with the iPod Touch?

Dec 29, 10 Can the Samsung Galaxy Player compete with the iPod Touch?

Posted by in Audio & Video, Featured, Gadgets, Gaming

Samsung is set to unveil their new Galaxy Player next month at the CES 2011 and a lot of people who’ve heard of it thinks that this is Samsung’s direct response to Apple’s successful iPod Touch. So can the Samsung Galaxy Player really compete with the iPod Touch? Initial specs revealed include a 4-inch SLCD display, Android 2.2 OS,...

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The Great Lenovo-PTB Laptop Giveaway Winner

Congratulations to the lucky winner of a Lenovo Essential G460 laptop in our Lenovo – PTB Laptop Giveaway contest. She is none other than Mary Jane de Guzman. Including the first two rounds of our mini-contests, there was a total of 580 entries eligible to win the Lenovo G460. Some, like Mary Jane, had multiple raffle entries...

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NTC allows capping of broadband data

In a revised draft Memorandum Order on Minimum Speed of Broadband Connections, The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) allowed broadband service providers to cap the daily volume data allowed per subscriber. With this move, NTC hopes that internet providers will finally improve their service reliability which is often the...

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Farmville is our Facebook Game of the Year for 2010

Any FarmVille (ex or otherwise) players out there? This popular farming game from giant game developer Zynga gets the number one spot as the mostly played Facebook game for 2010. I’ve been tracking top Facebook games every month based on monthly/daily active players worldwide (via developerAnalytics) since August of last year....

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Moshi Vortex Review

Dec 27, 10 Moshi Vortex Review

Posted by in Audio & Video, Featured, Reviews

I’ve been trying out this earphones from Moshi called the Vortex when it landed on our lap a week ago. Moshi is more known for its Apple accessories like casings and sleeves more than sound technology. In fact, the Vortex is their only audio equipment at the moment. The Vortex is not cheap at less than Php3,000 so you’re maybe...

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Facebook overtakes Yahoo at number 3

It’s bound to happen. Facebook is now the third’s largest website worldwide in terms of traffic overtaking Yahoo!, according to comScore. The November 2010 results are in and Facebook got an estimated 648 million unique visitors from all over the world as compared to Yahoo’s 630 million. Number 1 is still Google at 970 million...

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So what did you get for Christmas?

Merry Christmas guys and girls! Before I start compiling the lists of entries for our Lenovo Laptop Giveaway, I just want to say thank you for supporting PTB.  It’s been a great Christmas 2010 and as a tech blogger, I was able to attend around 6 Christmas parties not including family-related ones. Got a lot of wine and...

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Skyfire for iPad now available, Flash videos watch out

The long wait is over for users who desire to view Flash videos on their iPad. After the approval by Apple, Skyfire for iPad is now available in the App Store for $4.99. Ok hold on. For those who don’t know what Skyfire does, it’s a webkit browser app that allows you to view flash videos on your device. It cannot render Flash...

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Samsung is giving away 24 printers in 12 days

Ok listen up. 12 days before Christmas, Samsung is giving Facebook users the chance to win 24 limited edition Samsung ML-1660 printers. This ultra-compact printers will have a skin designed by Electrolychee. All you need to do is register at the Share the Good News Facebook page and wait for a photo to be posted. Tag yourself on...

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MiLi Power Pico Projector Review

MiLi is more known for their portable power solutions for the iPod and iPhone. However, they also have their own pico projector in the form of the MiLi Power Pico Projector. This foldable portable projector also acts as a charging station when connected to a power source so it’s still within their line of products right? As an...

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Call your loved ones in the US and Canada for free via Gmail

Not really something new but for those who still don’t know, you can call any US and Canada number for free using Gmail. You don’t need something like Magic Jack anymore. It’s going to be Voice over IP (VoIP) so you need a headset with a mic, or maybe your laptop will do since most come with a built-in mic already. You can even put...

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Is Manila poised to be a Smart City?

Every time I go to Singapore, I’m really amazed how efficient their small city is especially their public transport system. It’s not just their railway or bus transit that I would love to be implemented here in Manila but more particularly their EMAS or Expressway Monitoring Advisory System that can inform motorists in advance of...

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