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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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Keeping up with tech: How much should we spend on smartphones?

We have been spoilt with ‘super premium’ smartphones over the last year or so. But in light of all the affordable options available, is it worth sacrificing your hard-earned money to get a very expensive smartphone? 2017 became the year where flagships broke the $1k barrier. I’ve always kept up with the latest piece of […]

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Android iOS

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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Apple iOS Smartphones Smartphones & Tablets

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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Apple Smartphones Smartphones & Tablets

The new iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8 are here

A lot was covered during Apple’s keynote last week. Tim Cook opened the keynote citing and honouring the late Steve Jobs and giving Apple’s theatre his name, recognizing how Jobs truly influenced so many lives when he first announced the iPhone 10 years ago. That was an emotional speech from Tim Cook and does justice […]

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Apple Smartphones

Why you shouldn’t believe iPhone 8 rumours until mid-August

Every new iPhone announcement causes a great hype, year after year. And for almost a year prior to Apple’s keynotes every September, the ‘industry’ of rumours and ‘inside reliable sources’ comes to play, filling our social media timelines with possible new features for hardware and software. These rumours deal with two sides. Firstly, they give away […]

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Smartphones

With so many good smartphones, I don’t feel the need to be loyal anymore

Do you consider yourself loyal to a certain smartphone brand? Anna Scantlin from Phone Dog wrote about brand loyalty this week, and that made me think how most of us tend to stick to the smartphone brands we know and love. I, for one, consider myself an iOS user mostly because I’m all set up […]

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Apple Smartphones

How iconic can a product get? Looking at the history of iPhone

“Every once in a while a product comes along that changes everything”. We all know Steve Jobs gave us that line when launching the, then outrageous, iPhone. This year, the 10th anniversary of the first iPhone ever released is celebrated and the world is expecting a great new phone. Much due to that event, people […]

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Smartwatches WatchOS Wearable Tech

Apple Watch gets a phone keypad in watchOS 4

That’s right, Watch folks! How many of you take calls on the Apple Watch? I, for one, do. And as much as it sounds ‘unnecessary’, it’s actually quite handy to have a phone keypad — especially when you’re driving. Yes, when you’re driving! Is there a more dangerous situation to cause an accident because you […]

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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 […]