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Initial review: Samsung Galaxy Book, an iPad Pro rival and laptop replacement

In Laptops, Tablets by Ramon LopezLeave a Comment

AMSUNG is aiming to give Apple’s iPad Pro a serious run for its money; hence, the release of the new Samsung Galaxy Book in the Philippines. It is priced at P44,990 (around $890) locally, which isn’t cheap, but neither is the hardware it is going up against. The 10.5-inch iPad Pro with 64GB of storage, and sans the accessories, sells from P36,990 ($732) in authorized stores.

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Apple dominates device sales among holiday shoppers

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N the battle for smartphone and tablet sales this holiday season, one company ruled them all. Just like last year, Apple was the best-selling brand worldwide from December 19 to 25, getting 44 percent of all device activations during the period. Meaning if you bought a gadget for yourself or your loved ones at the time, chances were it was probably made by Apple.

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IFA 2016: Lenovo’s Yoga Book could be the tablet of our dreams

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uspend any thoughts of Lenovo as a smartphone company momentarily. It’s important, because the Beijing-headquartered giant that acquired IBM’s PC business in 2005 excels in making devices designed for productivity first and foremost — and it has for years. Its latest product, the Lenovo Yoga Book, prides itself on tradition, on a heritage of storied engineering. But it’s also a bet on the future of portable and productive computing.