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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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Curry’s introduce 0% interest on selected tech

Early Easter is usually a quiet time for retail. UK high streets are especially struggling against online competition. We’ve already seen tech giant Maplin go into liquidation, so the high street needs to work hard at getting shoppers spending. It’s also hard for the consumer though as low pay increases …

5 Photography Infographics all budding photogs must have

Starting out in photography can be very daunting. I remember myself trying to wrap my head around the idea of apertures, ISO’s and shutter speeds and how they all affect each other is mind  blowing. All I can say is the easiest way to understand is to experiment. Try every …

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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 …

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Raspberry Pi launch the 3B+

A surprise announcement this morning, although to be fair it is Pi Day (03.14), we should have guessed. The hard working folk at Raspberry Pi have announced an updated model. This new release is the same size and build as the last, so it fits existing cases etc, but with …

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What is a PWA? Why are they important?

How apps are made traditionally The idea of a PWA (Progressive Web App) isn’t something new, however this acronym wasn’t really used until recently. Back when smartphones were emerging, as were app stores. Each platform has its own app store with apps that are tailored to work with the platform. …

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New WhatsApp terms should concern users

WhatsApp in its younger days was hailed a hero for its end to end encryption chat and a host of market leading features. Then it was bought by Facebook đŸ˜’. Since then it has been slowing integrating itself with the network giant and now it’s T’s and C’s have been …

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 …

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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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Convert Images in Bulk with Affinity Photo

There are some jobs that seem like a chore and we put off and put off. Mostly because its time consuming rather than physical effort. For me is was getting round to converting 100 RAW images to jpg so I could share them online with family. 100 RAW images were …