Tech shorts: Snapcart on iOS, lifestyle TVs, ThinkPads and a ZenBook


Posted at Mar 24 2017 09:15 PM

MANILA — Planning to upgrade your TV or laptop? Here are some of the latest innovations in the tech market. 

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1. Snapcart Philippines

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Snapcart has finally launched its iOS version, following its tremendous success and growth in the market. 

The mobile app, which has about 97,000 downloads on Android, gives its users cashback incentives by simply taking snaps of receipts from groceries, pharmacies, and cosmetics. 

Users can cash out through phone credits, bank-to-bank transfer, and vouchers such as Zalora. There is also an in-app bonus page where users can accumulate coins just by filling out in-app surveys, watching videos, or taking selfies with their favorite products.

For more information, visit

2. Samsung's new lifestyle TVs

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Samsung Electronics recently unveiled the specs of its premium lineup of QLED TVs and the Frame at a global TV launch event held at Louvre Museum in Paris. 

The latest QLED TVs were designed with the consumer in mind, focusing on addressing three key consumer pain points through the solutions known as Q Picture, Q Smart and Q Style. 

They once again worked with renowned Swiss designer Yves Behar to create the innovative TV, the Frame, and to offer consumers an elegant masterpiece that seamlessly blends into the interior of any home.

For more information and for the latest tech news, visit Samsung Newsroom at

3. Kaby Lake-powered ​Lenovo ​ThinkPads​

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Lenovo recently launched in the Philippine market the latest devices in its ThinkPad lineup powered by Intel’s latest 7th Generation Kaby Lake processor.

Known for its power and performance, the ThinkPad has helped professionals to keep up with the demands of their jobs. Four ThinkPad products were revealed at the launch. These are the ThinkPad E470, ThinkPad T470, ThinkPad X270, and ThinkStation P410.

For questions about specs and prices, visit You may also follow them on Facebook or Twitter (@LenovoPhils). 

4. ASUS' new ZenBook lineup

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ASUS, in collaboration with renowned fashion guru Rajo Laurel, launches its new premium ZenBook lineup through a fashion show at Shangri-La at the Fort.

Dubbed one of the world's most prestigious laptops, ASUS' premium ZenBook 3 has been calibrated to ZenBook 3 Deluxe (UX490). This all-aluminum laptop is only 12.9mm thin, weighs less than 1 kilogram in a 13-inch-class chassis, and is gilded by a 14-inch ultra-narrow-bezel display — a perfect balance between productivity and portability. 

To learn more about the product's specs, check this link