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Want your iTunes music into your non-Apple device? Try DoubleTwist

Have you heard of DoubleTwist? It’s a free software that allows you to sync your iTunes stuff into your non-Apple device. Come to think of it, how many of you use iTunes to manage your mp3? And have you ever thought about putting your iTunes music into your BlackBerry? Or your Nokia phone? I’ve been using it recently to sync music...

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Western Digital My Book Essential 3TB (USB3.0) Review

Oct 30, 10 Western Digital My Book Essential 3TB (USB3.0) Review

Posted by in Featured, Personal Computing, Reviews

The latest My Book Essential 3TB is part of the latest breeds of external hard drive from Western Digital. It supports SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology which translates to faster file access and transfer for computers that supports USB 3.0. Keep in mind that it is backward compatible for computers with USB 2.0 connections as well....

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Mobile security, how important is it to you?

I attended this press briefing by Juniper Networks yesterday where they talked about their Junos Pulse Mobile Security Suite. It’s not an app solution for your mobile security but more of something that our local carrier can integrate into their service. The question is, how important is mobile security to us Filipinos? Even with...

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Acer Liquid E leads Acer’s smartphone line

Acer is more know for its notebooks but last week, they launched their smartphone lineup and leading the pack is the Acer Liquid E. Actually, the star of the show was the special edition Liquid E Ferrari Special Edition with its gorgeous red exterior. The Acer Liquid E is an Android smartphone running on Eclair (version 1.6) and...

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Beware of Facebook hijackers when using public WiFi networks

Here in Metro Manila you can access a lot of free and open wireless networks in heavily populated areas such as malls, cafes, restaurants and hotels. There are drawbacks in using these handy services and one of them is what you call http session hijacking or “sidejacking”. In sidejacking, sniffers can ride into your unsecured http...

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Lenovo H320 offers a compact desktop PC solution for your home

Filipinos are known for building their own desktop PC (or sometimes called a clone) from ground up rather than buying a branded premade one. It’s economical but one of the major disadvantage if you’re not much of a tech person is that once it breaks down, it’s hard to get reliable support for it. If you’re looking for a new...

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The PlayStation Phone getting more real by the minute

The PlayStation Phone was leaked by Engadget a couple of months ago along with a mockup design. Now, they had photos of the real thing. If you’re looking for a gaming smartphone, it can’t get any better than the upcoming PlayStation Phone. The PlayStation Phone will have the Android OS, presumably 3.0 which is Gingerbread and...

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Number of Android apps officially passes 100,000 mark

In my other blog, I talked about 5 reasons why you should choose to switch to Android. One of those is due to the huge number of apps available. Google officially announced that apps on their Android Market has now surpassed the 100,000 mark. It’s still trailing the Apple App Store which has around 250,000 apps but the 100% growth...

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Nokia intros two Touch and Type phones, Nokia X3 and Nokia C3

Last week, Nokia Philippines showed us two new phones with Touch and Type functionality, the Nokia X3-02 and Nokia C3-01. These mobile phones combine touchscreen and an alphanumeric keypad in one device. Typing for SMS and social networking and Touch for browsing and controlling applications like music and games. Nokia X3-02 The...

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Samsung Galaxy 5 Review

Oct 24, 10 Samsung Galaxy 5 Review

Posted by in Featured, Gadgets, Mobile, Reviews

I’ve been using the Samsung Galaxy 5 (i5503) for more than a week now and the overall experience was really great… for a small smartphone that is. In fact, I find it more enjoyable to use than the Android 1.6 Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 which I was previously using. The Galaxy 5 i5503 is probably the cheapest branded Android phone out...

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WD Elements Play Review

Oct 22, 10 WD Elements Play Review

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

Here are the things I look for in a multimedia player/drive: It should be able to play all the media file formats I have. Should be able to deliver clear media playback. I shouldn’t worry about space for my files. It should be easy to use. Good thing Western Digital, a company that makes hard disks and multimedia players,...

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Smart’s mystery exclusive WP7 phone

Yesterday, Microsoft Philippines signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Smart Communications to provide a special combination of service platforms and introduce Windows Phone 7, a different kind of phone with new experiences to the local market. The press release is pretty cryptic here. Is Smart going to create a new handset...

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