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Best Productivity Tools For Mac Users

I think no one will argue with the fact that smart task management is the key to success in such a fast-paced world. That’s why I was looking for a perfect tool that would make me more productive and, in this article, I’m going to share my personal experience from using different types of task managers!  Luckily, as a Mac user, I had plenty of options to pick from! First of all, I should note how many online and cross-platform productivity tools are available for a regular user today! Apart from that, there are many great options introduced in...

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Apple Watch Series 4 launched with custom processor and improved HRM with ECG functions

The new iPhone may get all the attention and they look beautiful but let's face it, its just the same old with some insane price options (£1400+!). I am a little more excited about the Apple Watch 4. The smartwatch scene has stagnated a little especially with Wear OS, this will hopefully improve with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 3100 but in the meantime, Apple is the ones pushing ahead with smartwatch innovation. Inside the new Apple Watch 4, we see Apple transition to a new SiP (Silicon in Package) design with a new S4 SoC containing for the first time a custom...

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Apple iPhone XR, XS, XS Max launched at £749, £999 & £1,099 – Top price £1,449.00!

Following months of speculation and build up Apple have finally announced their latest smartphones. This year we have a trio of phones and the budget option now costs the same as most flagship Android phones. The XS models are essentially identical but with different sized OLED screens, while the “budget” XR model has a 6.1″ LCD display. In defence of the XR pricing, it is almost the same as the high-end models, just a different display, so this is not the same as the Mate 20 lite vs Mate 20 Pro for example. The other main differences with the XR...

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Huawei Mate 20 lite vs Honor Play – Two affordable phones with a different approach

During IFA this year we have seen a surprising number of phone releases with the two notable ones being the Huawei Mate 20 lite and Honor Play. While they are technically owned by the same company there seems to be a growing divide between the two brands and both of these phones make for an interesting comparison as they share some similar specifications while having some glaring differences. But which is the best phone? The Honor Play is certainly the one that immediately seems like the most appealing, you get the flagship Kirin 970 from last year (now superseded by the Kirin...

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Huawei Announce Locator – a quad GPS SIM enabled tracking device for pets, children, bikes and baggage

Alongside the announcement of the latest Kirin 980 system on chip and the AI Cube, Huawei also launched HUAWEI Locator The locator is a powerful small form factor location beacon supporting long operation and standby times as well as four major global navigation satellite system (GNSS) standards, namely GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and Beidou. Compatible with nano SIM and eSIM, the device supports global roaming with near-real-time location reporting and provides a host of services including SOS button, Geofence and BLE Found, a proximity-based service that triggers a buzzer alarm on HUAWEI Locator when a paired smartphone is within 10 meters...

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Huawei Announce HiSilicon Kirin 980 System on Chip available on Mate 20 in October

Similar to last years IFA Huawei have announced their new flagship system on chip that will be available on the new Mate 20 phones that should launch a month from now. The Kirin 980 brings some impressive improvements from the previous 970, and during our briefing, some exciting comparisons were made between the Kirin 980 and the Snapdragon 845. The brief specification of the Kirin 980  includes: The world’s first 7nm SoC Cortex A76- Based 8-core CPU 2 big cores running an A76 at 2.6Ghz 2 medium cored running at 1.92Ghz Dual NPU Dual Image Signal Processor Mali G76...

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Huawei Mate 20 lite announced & hands on – Kirin 710 SoC, quad camera & 3,750mAh battery

Huawei has decided to release the Lite version of their new Mate 20 phone before the main phones this year teasing us about the possible design and specification of the new flagship. The new wallet-friendly phone comes with many high-end features with its dual front camera system being particularly appealing to the selfie generation. The Mate 20 Lite is powered by a Kirin 710 SoC and 4GB of RAM. A 6.3-inch 19.5:9 FHD+ (2340×1080) HUAWEI FullView display, the Mate 20 lite offers a 4% increase in screen-to-body ratio, compared to the predecessor. Replacing the top bezel is a notched design...

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Acer Swift 7 (2018) Review: The worlds thinnest laptop : SF714-51T Score 83%

Acer Swift 7 (2018) Review: The worlds thinnest laptop : SF714-51T

Not content on making one of the lightest 15-inch laptops on the planet with the Swift 5, Acer have upped the ante and built the thinnest laptop in the world with the Acer Swift 7. Hopefully, this is not like mobile phones, where you sacrifice function over form. Announced back in January at CES 2018 this ultraportable laptop is just 8.98mm thick and it will set you back £1,599.99 via Currys making it one of the most expensive ultraportables on the market. Buy from Currys Features and Specification The main selling point here is its impossibly thin form, which...

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Honor Note 10 Launched : 6.95-inch AMOLED display, CPU & GPU Turbo, & 5000mAh battery

We already knew a lot about the new Honor Note 10 thanks to various leaks. It has been 2 years since Honor released one of the Note series of smartphones and the new model has a massive 6.95-inch 18.5:9 full-screen display. In comparison, the popular Samsung Galaxy Note 8 uses a 6.3-inch display. The phone shares many of the features of the smaller Honor 10, and has a  2.5D glass on the front and the back. The glass on the back has a special metal oxide nano-coating which makes it glitter under the light. Its huge 6.95-inch 18.5:9 display does not include a notch...

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Amazon Prime Day 2018 : The best fitness watches and technology

There are some great deals with Amazon Prime Day 2018 so far this year, in particular, the fitness category has some amazing deals. Some of these are lightning deals and are currently live, so you will need to be quick if you are interested. Garmin Fenix 5 for £349.99 This is £50 cheaper than it has ever been and it would make it £250 cheaper than the newly announced Garmin Fenix 5 Plus so if you don't need music or NGC payments then this is a scorcher of a deal. The price appears to be for select colours, the normal Fenix 5...

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Amazon Prime Day is on July 16 and lasts a day and a half

With Black Friday getting longer each year, it looks like Amazon will end up running a promotion 366 days a year at some point in the future. This year Prime day will now last 36 hours and will start at noon on Monday, 16th July until midnight 17th July. Amazon is claiming more than one million deals globally and 40 percent more Spotlight deals in the UK than in 2017. New this year: Celebrate the best of Prime entertainment in London at the ‘Unbox Prime Day’ event with a special performance from British music icons, Take That. The entertainment...

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WWDC 2018 – No new hardware, iOS 12 aims to make old phones faster

WWDC is more about software than hardware, but it often includes some new releases, last year there were several announcements with the 10.5in iPad Pro, iMac improvements and the HomePod. This year then felt a bit underwhelming as we saw no such releases, it was all about the software. iOS12 The biggest news as always is the latest version of iOS named iOS 12. Arguably the most important part of this version of iOS is the speed upgrades. Apple says iOS 12 will significantly speed up older phones. Including devices released all the way back in 2013. For example, Apple says...

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