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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab is a more-than-credible iPad alternative

The new device is in essence a scaled-up version of Samsung’s Galaxy S smartphone (as the iPad is to the iPhone/iPod Touch), featuring a seven-inch TFT display. It is perhaps the most credible Android alternative to the iPad launched so far – although an honorable mention must go to the smaller Dell Streak.

Samsung’s credentials as the creator of a true iPad alternative are strong. Along with HTC and Motorola, Samsung has in recent times been among the most successful vendors in taking on Apple in the smartphone desirability stakes, aping Apple both in leaning towards the quality end of the market in terms of hardware and materials and, quite obviously to those who’ve used a Galaxy S, in terms of the overall user experience.
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Posted by on September 11, 2010 in Ovum

 

GfK Honors Sony Philippines with its No. 1 Award for camcorder

The widely popular Sony camcorder products, featuring cutting-edge user friendly technologies, was rewarded the top prize – GfK Philippines No. 1 Award.

The annual award presented by one of the largest retail technology research companies recognizes companies with the bestselling brands in the categories of Consumer Electronics, Home Appliances, Information Technology, Photo, and Telecommunications. This year’s award was based on GfK Philippines retail panel data from January 2009 to December 2009 and is a timely seal of approval for Sony Philippines.
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Posted by on September 11, 2010 in Sony

 

TTX Chops Power Use in Half and Datacenter Space Over 75%, Eliminates Tape Management

EMC Corporation, the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, announced that TTX Company has deployed EMC® and VMware® products and solutions to serve as the foundation of the company’s virtual datacenter and next generation backup and recovery implementation.

The new datacenter has enabled TTX, North America’s leading provider of railcars and related freight car management services, to sharpen its competitive edge by speeding access to critical business information; virtualizing 98% of its servers; and significantly reducing operational costs associated with its newly streamlined backup and recovery processes.
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Posted by on September 11, 2010 in EMC

 

Huawei Technologies Philippines Hosts LTE Technology Road Show

Huawei, a leader in providing next-generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, hosted a three-day LTE Technology Road Show that ended on September 3. Visitors were able to tour the Huawei LTE truck and attend presentations to garner a greater awareness of LTE technology. Huawei’s LTE Road Show in the Philippines was part of a six-city Asia-Pacific tour that is scheduled to go through the end of the year.

LTE, or Long-Term Evolution, describes the evolution of mobile technology that delivers to users the benefits of faster data speeds and new services by creating a new radio access technology that is optimized for IP-based traffic. In addition it offers operators a simple upgrade path from 2G and 3G networks. The Huawei LTE Road Show helped the Philippines’ mobile industry get better acquainted with Huawei’s LTE technology and gain a better understanding of its potential and its business advantages.
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Posted by on September 11, 2010 in huawei