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How to remove predictive text bar on iPad when using a Bluetooth keyboard

Hooking up a Bluetooth keyboard or keyboard case to an iPad — especially now that iPadOS is so good — turns the device into a productivity beast. I’ve loved using my iPad Pro with a keyboard and mouse so far! Now, by default the iPadOS keyboard has a predictive text & shortcut bar above the […]

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Play retro console games on Android, for free, with RetroArch – an emulator that fits in your pocket

Picture this: You’re on the move — maybe in a car or a train — mindlessly scrolling through your social media accounts, burning time. Now alternatively, what if you can take those large, bulky and dusty old video game consoles and literally fit all of them into your phone? It’s a brilliant (and fun) idea […]

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Switching From iPhone 6s Plus to iPhone XS Max: My Upgrade Experience

After about four years, I decided to swap out my trusty, reliable iPhone 6s Plus for a brand new (and very expensive) iPhone XS Max. There was nothing wrong with the 6s Plus. In fact, I think I could have comfortably pushed my usage of it for another year or so if I truly wanted […]

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Using your phone as a personal assistant: Daily uses for Siri & Google

Ever since I bought my first iPhone I’ve used Siri (and Google Assistant on Android devices) as much as I can. They’re far from perfect — sometimes your device will struggle to understand your accent, or it’s simply incapable of completing the task you’ve asked for — but for basic, day-to-day tasks these assistants are […]

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My experience moving from iOS to Android

When I thought about writing this article, the important thing to me was to present this in a clear view where there is no comparison about which is ‘the best’ OS. Much more than ever, I was able to tell that there really isn’t a better option as such. It all comes down to the […]

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Why I’m not buying the Apple iPhone X

Why this Apple/iPhone lover won’t be buying the flagship iPhone X anytime soon.

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Apps & Software iOS Photography & Video

My top 4 iPad apps for photo editing

Guest author: Michael Penn In this day and age, the iPad is becoming more of a powerful working tool than it ever has been before. With iOS 11 coming out this fall, the iPad is getting some much-needed upgrades to really help it along in the work and education categories. It has also been a great […]

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Apps & Software iOS

Send money to contacts with Apple Pay, using iMessage on iOS 11

Apple Pay is a convenient, fast and easy method to make payments through the web or contactless points in stores. Today at WWDC 2017, Apple has announced the ability to make Apple Pay payments to your own contacts right in your iMessage app. The money goes into an Apple Pay cash card, with the option […]

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Giveaway: 10 F-Secure TOTAL (internet security & privacy) subscriptions worth $110/£100

Thanks to our sponsors F-Secure for making this giveaway of F-Secure Total possible! F-Secure Total combines two very useful apps — F-Secure Safe for internet security and Freedome VPN for online privacy — in just one package. Now usually, a one year subscription of F-Secure Total would cost you $110/£100 to cover 5 devices. This month however, they’re offering 10 of […]

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F-Secure TOTAL first impressions: a combination of internet security & privacy

Many thanks to F-Secure Total for sponsoring Let’s Talk Tech this month. Without realising it, so many of us leave our devices exposed to outside threats on a daily basis. Every time you log into a public WiFi network at your local coffee shop, supermarkets or hotels, your data is susceptible to hackers spying and tracking on […]