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Mobile Number Prefixes in the Philippines

Jul 05, 10 Mobile Number Prefixes in the Philippines

Posted by in Mobile, Tech Tips/Quick Fix

Remember those days in the 90’s when there was only one prefix for the only two telcos competing? Globe uses 0917 while SMART uses 0918, and the less known Extelcom owns 0973. That’s all you need to remember to know which telco someone is subscribed to. Of course now there are a ton of mobile number prefixes and we have Sun...

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Sennheiser teams up with adidas to bring four new sports earphones

Jul 04, 10 Sennheiser teams up with adidas to bring four new sports earphones

Posted by in Audio & Video, Gadgets

Sennheiser, one of the leading brands in audio technology teamed up with popular sports brand adidas to deliver four new sports earphones. Geared towards those who like to listen to music while training, working out or running, these earphones are suitable for an active lifestyle. The Sennheiser | adidas sports earphones are first...

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Cherry Mobile Trident, the first triple-sim phone in the market

Jul 03, 10 Cherry Mobile Trident, the first triple-sim phone in the market

Posted by in Mobile

That’s not a typo. It seems that a lot of people are not satisfied with their dual-sim phone that local phone manufacturer Cherry Mobile decided to introduce a mobile phone that can handle three sim cards at once. The Cherry Mobile Trident is the first triple-sim-capable mobile phone in the market. Globe, Smart, Sun, Talk N’ Text,...

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iPhone 4 spotted

Jul 02, 10 iPhone 4 spotted

Posted by in Gadgets, Mobile

We got an iPhone 4 sighting earlier courtesy of Mr. Art Samaniego of the Manila Bulletin. Too bad I didn’t have a decent camera with me, just the one from an HTC phone. The iPhone 4 looks really nice in the flesh which should be of no surprise when looking at an Apple product. I was able to witness its retina display side-by-side...

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How involved are you with your kids’ internet activities?

Jul 01, 10 How involved are you with your kids’ internet activities?

Posted by in Personal Computing, Security

Parents, do you know how many hours your kid spends a day on the internet? Are you aware of their activities? Of what they know they can or can’t do while connected? Here are some facts from the Norton Online Family Report 2010 which is based on a survey last April here in the Philippines. 1. Filipino kids are spending 18 hours a...

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HTC Legend Review

Jun 30, 10 HTC Legend Review

Posted by in Featured, Gadgets, Reviews

It’s my first time to write a review. So bear with me as I share with you my personal experience with the HTC Legend. Been playing around with this Taiwanese brand smartphone and what I can say is – it’s sexy and fast! Before we go down further, here are the quick specs of the phone first: Qualcomm MSM 7227 600 MHz CPU, 384...

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Samsung Galaxy S First Impressions

Jun 30, 10 Samsung Galaxy S First Impressions

Posted by in Featured, Gadgets, Mobile

Yesterday, Samsung launched their very highly-anticipated smart phone, the Android-based Galaxy S (i9000). I was able to play with it for a few minutes and take some crappy photos (hard to shoot under blue lights). Here’s my initial thoughts on the Samsung Galaxy S. It’s surprisingly light (119g) for a big device. The first thing...

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Smart to get into the micro-SIM game really soon

Jun 29, 10 Smart to get into the micro-SIM game really soon

Posted by in Tech News, Telecoms

Globe was the first to announce the micro-SIM card here in our country last month and I got word from a credible source that Smart is not going to leave it at that. Not much need for a micro-SIM card as of the moment because iPhone 4 (and it’s going to be locked to Globe anyway) is yet to arrive here and Apple iPad 3G is not...

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Foxconn re-introduces itself to the local market

Jun 29, 10 Foxconn re-introduces itself to the local market

Posted by in Personal Computing, Tech News

On motherboards, what brand quickly comes into your mind? ASUS? ECS? Gigabyte? MSI? How about Foxconn? It’s a relatively unpopular brand of motherboard here in the country but the company aims to change that with the introduction of new motherboards as well as chassis and nettops. They were part of the typical Gilmore price list a...

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HTC Legend Impressions

Jun 28, 10 HTC Legend Impressions

Posted by in Gadgets

Last week, the HTC Legend arrived for testing and review.  Excited to use it for the first time, I unboxed it and tried it immediately. Here are my first impressions of this Smartphone from HTC. I think so far its the sexiest among all HTC phones available The casing of the phone is metal, it can slip your hands easily Android OS...

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HTC Desire Review

Jun 28, 10 HTC Desire Review

Posted by in Featured, Gadgets, Mobile, Reviews

We’ve been trying out the HTC Desire for a week now and it’s quite a treat being the first Android OS phone that I’ve actually played with. The HTC Desire is one of HTC’s Android-based phone today following the line of smart phones like the Nexus One and the HTC Hero. As such, most of the design of the device is very similar...

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Lenovo 3000 C300 All-In-One PC Review

Jun 25, 10 Lenovo 3000 C300 All-In-One PC Review

Posted by in Featured, Personal Computing, Reviews

I’ve been playing around with the Lenovo 3000 C300 All-In-One PC for days now. The C300 is one of the more affordable AIO PCs from the Lenovo All-In-One PC line. Despite being in the Lenovo value line of desktops, the C300 is simply stylish and doesn’t look cheap. Anyone would be captivated by this AIO PC’s design. The black glossy...

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