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The new iPhone SE feels like an old friend

The new iPhone SE feels like an old friend

Announced with little more fanfare than a press release, the new iPhone SE's launch felt like a whisper compared to the years of requests for a smaller, cheaper model in Apple's range. The original iPhone SE hit a double-whammy at the time. On the one hand it captured those who felt like the bleeding-edge of smartphones were simply too large; on the other, those who begrudged paying $600+ for a modern handset.

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Opinion: Why you should not put up with the iPhone SE

Opinion: Why you should not put up with the iPhone SE

Don’t get me wrong, I was all for a new iPhone SE. With phones getting increasingly bigger and more expensive, there was a surely a market hungry for the iPhone SE. While the flagship iPhones of 2016 were larger, the SE went against the run of play, packing the best specs in a device that fit in the hand and didn’t break the bank. Based on the iPhone 5S design at the time, it was still a modern look that few could complain about.

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Companies that are thriving during the Coronavirus outbreak

Companies that are thriving during the Coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus has radically changed the entire business landscape around the world. From disrupted supply chains, closed stores and vanishing demand, most businesses are reeling under the impact of the outbreak. But a handful of companies are booming with the new nature of business now. Like them or not, businesses that cater to those at home as well as those that have innovated – or just plain lucky – despite social distancing measures have managed to flip the script.

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A smaller, cheaper HomePod is the do-over Apple needs

A smaller, cheaper HomePod is the do-over Apple needs

For a company loathe to admit it may have made a mistake, you can imagine Apple is pretty eager to redeem the HomePod name. The Siri-powered smart speaker was meant to be Cupertino's retort to Amazon's Echo and Google's Home, not to mention a new foundation in the smart home. Problem is, things didn't turn out quite that way.

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Game Open worlds to escape to right now

Game Open worlds to escape to right now

If you’re still upset about that cancelled holiday, video game worlds are your best alternative while stuck at home like the rest of us. These virtual locations can offer hours of exploration and pure escapism, and a riveting story to boot. We have compiled a list of games to dive into, many of which are on sale right now. Some of the latest, but there are plenty of throwback titles that you can get on the cheap.

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TikTok, Zoom, House Party: Why are people getting suspicious about these apps?

TikTok, Zoom, House Party: Why are people getting suspicious about these apps?

With everyone home, a handful of apps have risen in prominence like few have seen. Connecting friends and workplaces is the very essential Zoom, the immensely popular video conferencing app that is helping millions of workplaces to function smoothly while at home. And providing hours of entertainment for kids and adults alike are Tik Tok and Houseparty, with hours of content and games to be played and shared.

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OPINION: How is Singapore handling the coronavirus?

OPINION: How is Singapore handling the coronavirus?

As many states prepare for the worse of the coronavirus outbreak to come, several nations in the world seem to have the situation under control for now. One of these nations receiving praise from the World Health Organisation and other authorities is the tiny country of Singapore in South East Asia.

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Major disruption: How Covid-19 is affecting supply chains worldwide

Major disruption: How Covid-19 is affecting supply chains worldwide

With entire countries coming to a standstill to curb the rapid spread of the coronavirus, it will soon take its toll on supply chains around the world. The disrupted network of companies, factories and manufacturers could greatly affect the products we take for granted. Tech products, equipment, fashion, cars and other products are likely to have a stunted year ahead.

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Samsung’s 2019 flagships are getting my favorite Galaxy S20 feature

Samsung’s 2019 flagships are getting my favorite Galaxy S20 feature

If you want the latest and greatest smartphone features, you usually have to buy the latest and greatest smartphone, but a software update for the Galaxy S10 series and Note 10 is bucking that trend with my favorite Galaxy S20 camera feature. Rolling out from today in the US, the new firmware adds several of the photography features from Samsung's 2020 flagships to last year's phones, including one I'm still very excited about.

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ASUS’ new dual-screen laptop is pretty weird – and that’s just what we need

ASUS’ new dual-screen laptop is pretty weird – and that’s just what we need

It might be frivolous in these times of pandemic to be getting excited about weird laptop designs, but the new ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 could well cut through the cynicism. Unveiled today amid a heady flood of new performance laptops all using Intel's latest 10th Gen Core H-Series processors, the dual-display notebook isn't what we've come to expect from most gaming machines, and that feels like a good thing.

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The iPad Pro isn’t a computer still

The iPad Pro isn’t a computer still

At last, track pad for the iPad. For many of us, it would seem like the final step to having a lightweight and ultra-convenient tablet replace a bulky laptop. After all, the iPad Pro has always boasted laptop-beating specs, especially at the price. And few screens match the color-accuracy and gorgeous fluidity of its screen. Having one of the best smart pens in the business sure helps too.

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Tech problems while working from home and how to solve them

Tech problems while working from home and how to solve them

Work from home. Not seeing your friends. Not seeing your boss. For good or worse, the coronavirus is forcing all of us to adjust to a whole new way of life. One thing many of us working from home (WFH) have had to get used to again is technology. We may be out of the office, but our employers still expect the same efficiency you would get out of the office. Technology becomes our best friend in uniting the office and reducing the disruption caused – but it can also be an enemy. Allow us to help you get on the good side of technology with a list of WFH tech headaches with quick and inexpensive fixes.

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