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Is this the cheapest Windows 10 laptop in PH?

In Laptops by Ramon LopezLeave a Comment

T could very well be true. The Sparc S1 Techbook is now available on Lazada Philippines, and it’s going for P4,999 (about $98) for a limited time. Its original price is P5,499 ($108), which is still crazy low considering the Techbook is a full-fledged Windows 10 laptop with what looks like — gasp! — backlit keys. If you’re looking to …

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Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air: What may change this year

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T’S no secret among our circle of friends that we had bugged our contact at Xiaomi just to buy the Mi Notebook Air on the first day it went on sale in China. Long story short, we were able to get one of the few units available at Mi Home in Shenzhen. So these days, we’re using three PCs: Xiaomi’s first-ever …

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Apple is PC industry’s biggest loser in 2016

In Business, Laptops by Alora Uy GuerreroLeave a Comment

HE latest report of market-research firm IDC did not surprise us; we had already expected the PC industry to shrink in 2016. Based on the data, worldwide shipments of traditional PCs — desktops, notebooks, and workstations combined — fell to 260 million units, down 5.7 percent from 2015. It was the fifth straight year that the industry shrank. And Apple took the …