Author: James Smythe

Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro Review – A stylish but incremental upgrade from the GT2

With both Huawei and Honor sharing the same watch platform, they have recently launched two watches which are almost the same, but completely different. The Honor Watch GS Pro leans into the fitness features adopting an outdoorsy aesthetic for fans of watches like the Casio G-Shock. The Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro refreshes the design of the original GT 2 with a traditional look and premium materials. I have been using the GT 2 Pro for the past week to see if it has changed much since the original GT2 launch. Specification Display: 1.39 inch AMOLED 454 x 454...

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G vs Snapdragon 765G & 730G & 690 Compared – It’s a higher clocker SD690 with Cortex A77 cores and mmWave

I feel like there have been a lot more chipset launches than normal this year. If it is not Qualcomm it is MediaTek. Yesterday, Qualcomm took the wraps off their latest mid-range 5G contender, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G As the name suggests this sits between the SD765G and SD730G but with its adoption of the new Arm Cortex A77 cores it will quite like offer superior performance than the SD765G in CPU intensive tasks. The TLDR of this post is that the chipset is effectively the same as the Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 but with higher frequency cores, faster memory...

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Huawei Freebuds Pro Review – Are these the best ANC earphones? And how do they compare to the Freebuds 3?

During the Huawei developer conference most people were hoping for a Huawei Mate 40 announcement, at least the Kirin 9000 launch. However, these are sadly delayed, so Huawei appeased our needs with the launch of the Huawei Freebuds Pro, Huawei Watch GT Pro, and a refresh of their laptops. I reviewed the Freebuds 3 last year, while I am not a fan of the open fit design, I did love them (when pair with eartips), and have continued to use them throughout 2020. So how much of an improvement are the Huawei Freebuds Pro? Huawei Freebuds Pro White +...

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Everything You Need to Know About Smart Electric Meters

Energy or Electric meter is a device that measures the amount of electricity consumed by a building, area, or by electricity-powered equipment. Electronic utilities use such meters that are installed at customer’s premises to measure energy delivered to them for billing purposes. This energy is typically calibrated in billing units, commonly in kilowatt-hours (kWh), which gets calculated once every billing cycle. Traditional electric meters only give information regarding the amount of energy consumed in a particular billing cycle. With the advent of technology, smart meters have now entered the market, offering vast utility information apart from periodic energy consumption...

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Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR1000 WiFi 6 AX5400 router announced. Same as the RAX50 but with DumaOS

Netgear has expanded their range of Wi-Fi 6 hardware dramatically this year, offering consumers as much choice as possible at different price points. This has now been extended to include gamers. Netgear claims the  Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR1000 is the worlds first Wi-Fi 6 router for gamers. TP-Link may disagree though, the Archer AX11000 is aimed towards gamers with dedicated gamer accelerator modes. There is also the Asus ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 which couldn’t be any more gamer focussed with its RGB lighting. Anyway, this is the first WiFi 6 gaming router Netgear has launched that is running DumaOS. DumaOS...

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