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Hacked gov’t websites restored

Aug 30, 10 Hacked gov’t websites restored

Posted by in Tech News

The website of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA), the official information arm of the government is now restored after hacker “7z1” took it down yesterday. Access to the site run by the Presidential Communications Operations Office was temporarily interrupted Sunday afternoon by an error message that showed ‘HACKED by 7z1’...

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Is Philippines ready for e-Book readers?

Aug 27, 10 Is Philippines ready for e-Book readers?

Posted by in Gadgets

E-book readers have been in existence for three years already but one might want to ask why it’s not yet made easily available in the Philippines? I know we are a nation who loves to read. Why won’t our consumer electronics shops carry e-Book readers? Sony has a presence here but why won’t they bring the Sony Reader on our shores?...

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Enjoy Php500 off on the Samsung Champ this Aug. 28

Aug 26, 10 Enjoy Php500 off on the Samsung Champ this Aug. 28

Posted by in Mobile

At Php4,980, the Samsung Champ (C3303) is already one of the cheapest touchscreen phones around. But this Saturday, August 28, at the SM Megamall Mega Atrium, you can get it with a Php500 discount plus the chance to meet and greet celebrity endorsers, Sam Milby and Matteo Guidicelli. The Samsung Champ is a basic touchscreen phone...

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ASUS unleashed its ultimate multimedia notebook, the NX90

Aug 25, 10 ASUS unleashed its ultimate multimedia notebook, the NX90

Posted by in Audio & Video, Gaming, Personal Computing

ASUS announced today the availability of the multimedia notebook that would rule all notebooks. The new 18.4” ASUS NX90 was crafted with input from renowned designer David Lewis and technology co-development with Bang & Olufsen ICEpower®. Award-winning designer, David Lewis, is known to design buffs and audiophiles the world...

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Alcatel-Lucent brings innovative services to local telcos

Aug 25, 10 Alcatel-Lucent brings innovative services to local telcos

Posted by in PR Insider, Tech News, Telecoms

According to a recent report by Pyramid Research, mobile penetration in the Philippines is estimated to reach 86% by end of 2010. They expect mobile subscriptions to reach 116 million or 106% penetration by 2015. However, Service Providers are being squeezed out of the content value-chain by the more aggressive and innovative...

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Intel breathes new life to the netbook scene with Atom N550

Just when you think there’s no more exciting things to be done with netbooks, Intel announced their dual-core Intel Atom N550 which is based on their PineTrail platform. Expect a dozen new netbooks from different manufacturers that will sport this new processor. Dual-core Atom processors were previously used in nettops (Atom D330)...

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BlackBerry paid apps now available in the Philippines

Aug 24, 10 BlackBerry paid apps now available in the Philippines

Posted by in Mobile, Tech News

Philippine BlackBerry users can now enjoy everything the App World has to offer including paid apps after Research In Motion announced updates to BlackBerry App World in Asia. New features in BlackBerry App World, which is available for download today, include a credit card payment option, enhanced discovery and search...

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HTC Wildfire, a very decent and affordable Android phone

Aug 23, 10 HTC Wildfire, a very decent and affordable Android phone

Posted by in Featured, Gadgets, Mobile, Reviews

The HTC Wildfire is HTC’s midlevel Android 2.1 smartphone that occupies the Php15k price point range which is not yet populated by other manufacturers. Sony Ericsson’s X10 Mini Pro is the only other Android phone in that price range as of this writing. I’ve been playing around with this red-hot HTC Wildfire for a week and it’s...

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Facebook does a Foursquare with Facebook Places

Aug 22, 10 Facebook does a Foursquare with Facebook Places

Posted by in The Internet

Facebook has recently incorporated a location-tagging feature similar to the popular site Foursquare. With Facebook Places, you can broadcast your current location to your news feed and tag other people as well who are with you. Not a fan of it actually. Right now, the Places feature is only accessible via the updated Facebook...

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Dell introduces new Vostro 3000 series, mainstream laptops for SMBs

Aug 21, 10 Dell introduces new Vostro 3000 series, mainstream laptops for SMBs

Posted by in Gadgets, Personal Computing, Tech News

Dell recently introduced their new line of Vostro laptops. The Vostro 3000 series targets SMBs and entrepreneurs who want their notebooks powerful and attractive. It is a range of new thin, lightweight and durable laptops featuring the latest Intel Core i processors. The Vostro 3000 comes in 13”, 14”, 15” and the 17” which has the...

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ASUS Eee PC 1001PQ netbook is made for tweens

Aug 20, 10 ASUS Eee PC 1001PQ netbook is made for tweens

Posted by in Gadgets, Personal Computing, Tech News

If your little young man finds the ASUS Disney Netpal too corny, ASUS has introduced the Eee PC 1001PQ 10-inch netbook which he might find more appealing. It’s still geared towards pre-adolescents but without the feature to be laughed at by peers for having a kiddie netbook. The Eee PC 1001PQ has the seashell design which ASUS is...

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Absentee solon chairs Congress Science & Technology Committee

Aug 20, 10 Absentee solon chairs Congress Science & Technology Committee

Posted by in Tech News

Negros Occidental Rep. Jules Ledesma made an ‘apparition’ at the House of Representatives early this week after being absent for almost the entire 14th Congress. Ledesma who snubbed President Noynoy Aquino’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) last month, vowed to be ‘more visible’ this Congress. Ledesma’s absenteeism drew flak from...

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