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Globe Tracker GPS helped recover Hijacked Truck

Globe Telecom aided in the successful recovery of a truck carrying Nestle products worth over Php3 million through its Global Positioning System (GPS) tracker service. The truck was hijacked by seven armed men in the morning of December 11, 2009. GPS is a satellite navigation system that determines a precise location of anything...

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Nokia N900 sells for Php48k at InfoMax

Spotted on the store shelves of InfoMax in MegaMall is a box of a brand new Nokia N900 phone. Though the rumored launch date of the N900 in the Philippines is still in March, the store had 1 of the 2 units sold already since late December. The price of the remaining unit is a staggering Php48,000 and the store clerk says it does...

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Waiting for 2010 before getting a netbook

If you’re planning to buy a netbook I would suggest waiting for January next year at least. Intel just announced their next-generation Intel Atom (N450 for netbooks) processors codenamed Pine Trail today. Although the Intel Atom N450 has a few improvements over the first generation Atom N270/280’s, it is still worth waiting for. It...

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LG Chocolate BL40 has arrived in the Philippines

The much-awaited 4th handset in LG’s Black Label Series, the new LG Chocolate BL40 has finally hit our shores. LG is known for producing the first mobile phone with a transparent design (LG Crystal) and is now also the first to implement a 4-inch wide (800×345) screen on handsets with the LG Chocolate BL40. Users will see...

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Philippine winner of LG-NatGeo contest

Remember the LG – National Geographic contest I posted a few months back? Yeah I totally forgotten about it but they have already chosen a winner of a 42” LG Scarlet LH70 Full HD LCD TV. Edwin Arcega just received his early Christmas gift from LG for simply voting for his favorite National Geographic HD documentaries in the past...

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MOL buys Friendster for Undisclosed Sum

We receive news from Global Product Director of Friendster, Jeff Roberto, that the 7-year old social networking site has come to an agreement with MOL regarding a 100% buy-out. Here’s a copy of the email: Hello, I’d like to share the following news from Friendster. Friendster has just announced that it has been acquired by...

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HTC Hero launched, priced in the Philippines

HTC Philippines has formally launched the HTC Hero in the Philippines today. The HTC Hero comes in black and white colors with the latter having a Teflon coating. The suggested retail price is Php33,000 with a 2GB microSD card. Specs of the HTC Hero: Qualcomm MSM7200A 528 MHz Android 1.5 512 ROM, 288 RAM 3.2 inch screen @ 320×480...

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3rd Gen iPod Shuffle is not new but can still be a decent gift for Christmas

The iPod Shuffle 3rd Gen has been around for months now but some people still aren’t warm to the idea of having an mp3 player without the usual playback controls on it. I was skeptical about the controls being on the headphone cord at first but upon trying it out, I think it would be a nice way to control your music and should be...

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MSI-ECS Warehouse Sale on Dec. 8-10

By popular demand, MSI-ECS is bringing back the “Great IT Sale”–the annual warehouse sale by the country’s leading IT distributor, MSI-ECS. Big discounts and even bigger savings await you at the MSI-ECS Warehouse Sale on December 8-10, 2009. Sale starts from 9 in the morning to 6 in the afternoon. MSI...

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Nokia 5230 Price: Php11,500

Introducing the most affordable addition to the Nokia touch phone portfolio — the Nokia 5230. It’s innovative Contacts bar features thumbnail images for up to 20 close friends and provides easy access to them and their communications history including emails, phone calls, photos or other social media updates. The Nokia 5230...

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“LG With You” helps flood-affected schoolchildren

Manila (November 25, 2009) - Eldrian Adol and Vira Rose Mendoza, both 5 years old and kindergarten pupils of Felix Elementary School in Cainta Rizal, now further regained their joy and enthusiasm as they received new school bags and supplies for their studies. Eldrian and Vira were two of the many school children whose belongings...

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3 things that might sway you into getting an Electrolux air conditioner

I had the privilege of spending a Swedish Christmas at the Electrolux headquarter in Makati yesterday where they had a soft launch of their first split-type air conditioner. During their presentation, three things stuck in my mind about their air conditioner which they claim is their biggest advantage among other brands. Highest...

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