Author: James Smythe

New Blink Indoor & Outdoor vs Old indoor & Blink XT2 – Try to spot the difference

Today Amazon has announced Blink Outdoor and Indoor – Blink's all-new flagship wireless smart home security cameras that run on two AA lithium batteries for up to two years, making them easy to use and maintain. Normally, I would go into a long post about the differences between these new models and the existing Blink XT2 and Blink Indoor, but I am struggling to find much different. From the press release: The cameras boast a sleek new hardware design and offer 1080p HD video, IR night vision, motion detection, and two-way audio. Indoor has been improved, but the Bling...

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DOOGEE S88 Pro Review – A thick rugged smartphone with 10000mAh battery for less than £220

I was impressed with the Doogee S95 Super back in June; it offered plenty of performance to be used as a daily phone while offering the benefit of an IP69K rated rugged phone. The S88 Pro, sits a little lower down the ladder with a less powerful chipset but one of the biggest batteries on the market today. So what is a phone that weighs over 370g like? Specification Overview Sale Rugged Smartphone, DOOGEE S88 Pro Rugged Mobile Phone 4G, 10000mAh, 6GB + 128GB, 6.3 Inch FHD+ Screen, 21MP + 16MP Cameras, LED/NFC/GPS, Android 10, IP68/IP69K Mobile Phone SIM...

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The history and exponential growth of eCommerce & Amazon

With Jeff Bezos worth over $200 billion while paying as little tax as physically possible, and Covid crippling the high streets, online shopping has never been bigger. It is amazing to think that most of us were born before the Internet as we know it even existed, yet it has become the most important technological advances in modern times. So where did it begin and how quickly did it grow? Pre-web browsers Ecommerce existed before the internet as we know it. Back in 1969, CompuServe was founded who introduced some of the earliest forms of email and internet connectivity...

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Future Outlook: Soon-to-Be Cyber Security Solutions

Digital crimes are no longer a fantasy. We’re currently on the crossroads when scam, theft, and fraud on the web pose a more severe threat than offline ones. Why? We’ve been honing our protection methods from the crooks of all kinds for millennia. At the same time, online fraud is something that has existed for less than a half-a-century, making us vulnerable to virtual shenanigans. Especially disadvantaged here are digital tech platforms and businesses that are dealing with money exclusively online. And while technology companies are using online banking systems just for payments, there are also industries where the...

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Garmin Venu SQ vs Venu vs Forerunner 45 Compared – A new affordable square Venu, similar to the Fitbit Versa 3

Today, Garmin launched its latest watch, the Venu SQ. Unlike the Forerunner 745, this is a more affordable mainstream consumer-focussed watch. Functionality-wise it is just a cut down Venu, so there is not that much to compare really. Garmin Venu SQ Overview A new square 1.3” 240 x 240 pixel LCD displayCorning Gorilla Glass touchscreen display6 days battery with smartwatch mode and 14 hours with GPSOptical HR sensor with PulseOx (SpO2 tracking)GPS with GLONASS & GalileoDownloadable structured workout support / Garmin CoachMusic storage and streaming with Spotify/Deezer (music edition only) with 3.4GB of usable storageContactless Payments with Garmin PayRespiration...

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