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Samsung head for handset business steps down

In Businessby Ramon LopezLeave a Comment

The biggest Samsung-related news of today has nothing to do with the company’s Galaxy line of devices, or the homegrown Exynos chipsets that power some of them. Rather, it has everything to do with the chief executive behind them: Samsung co-CEO JK Shin is stepping down from his leadership role in the handset business to focus on new growth areas and long-term strategy.

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Nexus 6P now available for preorder in PH

In Phonesby Ramon LopezLeave a Comment

Good news, Android fans: The Huawei-made Nexus 6P, Google’s most premium phone yet (the “P” actually stands for “premium”), is now available for preorder on Lazada’s Philippine website and mobile app. It comes in dark gray and is listed at P29,990, which is about what you’d expect to pay for a smartphone worthy of flagship status. Preorders will ship beginning December 11.

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Deal alert: JRPGs, other games on sale on Google Play store

In Games, Apps, and OSby Ramon LopezLeave a Comment

Black Friday and Cyber Monday may not mean much in the local tech community, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of some of the best deals of the year. Take, for example, Google, which has slashed price across several AAA games in the Play store, including classic Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest titles (for all you JRPG fans out there).

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Dual-screen LG V10 unveiled in PH, will retail for P37,990

In Phonesby Ramon LopezLeave a Comment

As earlier reported, LG has made the LG V10 official in the Philippines. For the uninitiated, the V10 is the Korean electronics maker most premium phone yet, with a P37,990 price tag to show for it. It succeeds the G4 as LG’s flagship smartphone and has all the bells and whistles you’d expect in a top-tier offering, plus a couple of attractions that make it stand out from the competition.

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