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Google Pixel Slate

Google’s home grown Chromebook last year was the highly acclaimed Pixel Book. A stunning laptop 2 in 1 that flipped over “Yoga” style into a tablet. Despite smaller units sold than say Surface Pro’s or Macbooks, the Pixel Book won the hearts of Chrome OS fans, who were eager for …

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Gmail is getting a revamp, and it looks good!

When an app is used by millions of people, you have to be a little cautious about updating the design, or adding new features. One wrong bit of coding or lacking of testing on different screen sizes can lead to catastrophe. This is often why a new app from a …

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New iPad 2018, a battle for the classroom

Apple made a rather low key launch event this week, mainly themed around education. Apple has a good presence in the classrooms in America, with iPads and Macbook Air’s, being a favoured choice for many as they came with many great tools for kids to learn, and teachers to present. …

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Wear OS is now official

As it was mentioned the other day, Google have been working on a re-brand for their wearable OS commonly known as Android Wear. The problem with that name is it made the assumption it would only work with Android devices, when the watches are more than capable of being used …

A Month with Huawei Watch 2 Sport

I’ve spent sometime with the Huawei Watch 2 and so far I am impressed with the improvement over older generation smart watches, giving me hope that if progress in watches continue then those initial snags we had 3 years ago, will be long in the past. I know this isn’t …

elementary os

Elementary OS – The Easiest Migration to Linux

It’s been a couple of years at least since Windows crapped out on me, but last week I was forced to make the decision to re-install from fresh. This is when I realized the opportunity to try something new. Then I came across Elementary OS. It’s been years since I …

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Should You Upgrade To The Pixel 2?

Today is the launch of the Pixel 2. Probably the biggest phone release of the year so far, unless you count the iPhoneX later in the year. Reading many pre-launch reviews, a lot of people are saying it’s a dull looking phone who’s selling points lie within. Personally I think …

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Why the large pause Google?

Google have rarely kept to a strict timetable with product and software releases and it has had its fair share of vapor-ware announcements that never seem to deliver,  but when something big is launched, there is another reason that almost guarantees me not to see it. That’s because I’m in …