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Tell-tale signs it’s time to replace your phone
Tell-tale signs it’s time to replace your phone

Tell-tale signs it’s time to replace your phone  Have you ever questioned how long should you hold on to your smartphone? While the intention to change your phone every time an iPhone commercial plays arises, how frequent is too frequent? Which raises the...

Tablets – the new work from home essential?​
Tablets – the new work from home essential?​

Tablets - the new work from home essential? Tablets have been in the market for a while now and while it is not as essential as a smartphone, 2020 saw an increase in tablet sales globally. This is probably due to the increase of the workforce working from home. As the...

Understanding IPX
Understanding IPX

Understanding IPX  One time during a trip to Langkawi, I foolishly brought my Sony Ericsson along as I snorkelled. I’d seen a commercial where a guy on a canoe dips his phone into the lake to snap a picture of a fish. Like the protagonist of the commercial, I jumped...

How we grade our phones
How we grade our phones

Making the grade - How we grade our phones ​ The world of pre-owned devices can be confusing, especially when it comes to determining the value of each device. Does a dent on the side cost more than a crack on the screen? Is there any monetary value in a defective...

Chatting apps worth talking about
Chatting apps worth talking about

Chatting apps worth talking about  Technology has come a long way since the dark days of SMSes. Kids these days will not understand how we used to pay 15 to 50 sen for every message being sent. Furthermore, every message had to be carefully curated to ensure that it...

Precautions to take when buying your child’s first smartphone
Precautions to take when buying your child’s first smartphone

Precautions to take when buying your child's first smartphone With technology being as intuitive as ever, kids are becoming more technologically savvy despite their age. Without having to educate them, toddlers are tapping, swiping, and taking pictures as adults...

Clubhouse – What is all the hype about? And are you in or out?
Clubhouse – What is all the hype about? And are you in or out?

Clubhouse – What is all the hype about? And are you in or out?  Psst… Have you received an invitation to Clubhouse yet?  What is Clubhouse and who is using it?  Clubhouse is essentially another social media site. It links people online just like Facebook or Instagram,...

Ready to run – apps and accessories for runners
Ready to run – apps and accessories for runners

Ready to run - apps and accessories for runners With the recent MCO in place, many Malaysians have picked up running as a way to stay fit. Even with the restrictions lifted, quite a number continue to trek on. To keep up with this new habit, here are some apps and...

Is your phone slowing down? Here’s what you can do
Is your phone slowing down? Here’s what you can do

Is your phone slowing down? Here's what you can do. Whether you’re an Android phone or iPhone user, no one, including myself, enjoys a device that lags. There are several possible causes for the decline in device performance, but fret not, here are some tried and...

Double devices – why having two phones is better than one
Double devices – why having two phones is better than one

Double devices - why having two phones is better than one These days phones are all about bigger storage, faster processing and high definition screens; All the good stuff packed into one super device. But as technology becomes more advanced, the prices of older...

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