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Samsung Star S5233 Review

Nov 01, 09 Samsung Star S5233 Review

Posted by in Gadgets, Mobile, Reviews

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. The first time I powered up the phone and saw the UI, it reminded me of the Android OS. Samsung’s TouchWiz UI is fast, responsive and pretty slick. The screen...

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LG KS360 Review

Nov 01, 09 LG KS360 Review

Posted by in Gadgets, Mobile, Reviews

LG makes some of the most practical, feature-specific phones in the market. We saw that with the LG KU250 and the LG KP500 targeting a single specific feature at an affordable price. The LG KS360 is an attempt to take full qwerty messaging to the masses. Before we talk about the highlights of the phone, be reminded that the KS360...

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BlackBerry Curve 8520 Review

Nov 01, 09 BlackBerry Curve 8520 Review

Posted by in Gadgets, Mobile, Reviews

Research In Motion (RIM) has been targeting the entry-level market for some time now but it wasn’t very evident until they released another qwerty smartphone, the Blackberry Curve 8520. Like most other Blackberry phones, the Curve 8520 gets a stylish glossy finish and a sleeker look. It’s a bit smaller than the previous full qwerty...

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The World’s First Multi-Touch Mouse

Last week Apple unveiled the world’s first multi-touch mouse, the Magic Mouse. Apple’s Mighty Mouse’s predecessor is now a wireless, sexy-looking piece of gadget. What Apple basically did was turn the glass touchpad surface of their Macbook Pro into a wireless, mouse-shaped device. No more mechanical buttons and now you can do all...

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Sony Vaio X Unboxing Video

Sony Philippines sent us their new ultra-light and ultra-thin laptop — a Sony Vaio X, powered by the fastest Intel Atom Z550 processor running at 2.0GHz. Check out our unboxing video and some close up shots. Sony Vaio VPCX113KG/B 11.1″ LED screen @ 1366×768 pixels Intel Atom Z540 @ 1.86GHz 2GB DDR2 SDRAM Intel Graphics Media...

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Designing the LG GD900 Crystal

Oct 28, 09 Designing the LG GD900 Crystal

Posted by in Interviews, Mobile

The LG GD900 Crystal is one of the most coolest and interesting looking phone I’ve seen in a while with its transparent slide-out keypad made with tempered glass. If you’re wondering how the design concept came about with the LG Crystal, here’s an interview with Youngho Kim, VP of design at LG Mobile Communication. Q: Tell us about...

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Olympus Tough 8000: First Impressions

Oct 25, 09 Olympus Tough 8000: First Impressions

Posted by in Gadgets, Imaging & Photography, Reviews

A couple of weeks ago I went to Subic to try out the Olympus Tough 8000 digital camera under unusual conditions, the Treetop Adventure while drizzling and the Ocean Adventure. The Tough 8000 is the newer version of the Olympus SW line of weatherproof digital cameras. When I took the camera from an ice cooler filled with ice and...

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NetSuite Inc. doubles its Philippine operations

When NetSuite established their office in January 2007 here in Manila, it was already the company’s largest office location outside the United States. Yesterday, NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson just announced that they will be doubling their Philippine operations at RCBC Tower in Makati which already house 300 employees. NetSuite is...

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“LG With You” helps LG Customers affected by Typhoon Ondoy

LG Electronics Philippines extends its deepest sympathies to all those affected by the recent typhoons. As a way of helping communities rebuild their lives, LG is launching “LG With You!” From October 19 to 31, 2009, 9am-6pm, LG is offering FREE unit cleaning and repair* to all LG customers in the Greater Manila Area. You may visit...

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It’s a good time to go back to Norton

Whenever somebody asks me what I think of Norton as an antivirus application, I always say that it’s bloated and will hog down your memory resources. I didn’t know until today that Norton Antivirus is already one of the fastest and lightest antivirus out there. Actually, it has vastly improved from its slow performance during the...

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Globe Super Duo offers unlimited calls nationwide

Globe has upgraded their Duo service with Super Duo — an add-on landline number attached to your mobile phone number which enables you to make unlimited landline calls as well as unlimited mobile phone calls to any Globe or Touch Mobile number nationwide. For an additional Php499 per month on top of your regular...

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Olympus Tough 8000 Stress Test

Olympus recently launched their newest line of ruggedized compact digital camera that can take a good beating both in high places and under water. The Olympus Mju Tough 8000 was put under our stress test. The Olympus Tough 8000 can handle a drop from 6.5 feet or go under water of up to 33 feet (10 meters). Likewise, the camera cans...

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