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The new iPad mini is already my favorite

The new iPad mini is already my favorite

The iPhone 13 may be destined to be Apple's big seller, but it's the new iPad mini 6th Generation that arguably stole the most hearts during the big unveil event a couple of weeks ago. For a while, it seemed like the Cupertino firm had forgotten all about the iPad mini, which had gone for more than two years without an update. Turns out, it actually had something huge in mind for its smallest tablet.

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With iPhone 13 in hand, I miss Touch ID more than ever

With iPhone 13 in hand, I miss Touch ID more than ever

I've been traveling this past week, and the iPhone 13 Pro Max has been my trusty sidekick. Whether it's boarding passes, camera duties, messaging, or keeping me occupied with ebooks and music, I've found myself staring at the excellent 120Hz ProMotion display a whole lot. Problem is, when the sensors above that screen stare back, they're not seeing what they want to.

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Surface Duo 2 gives Android clamshell 5G and a big spec boost

Surface Duo 2 gives Android clamshell 5G and a big spec boost

Microsoft isn't giving up on dual-screen Android, with the Surface Duo 2 taking a second shot at the clamshell tablet. Now packing a 5G connection, and a more potent Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset, the Surface Duo 2 promises a more usable, flexible upgrade to the original Surface Duo.

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Surface Laptop Studio debuts slick new touchscreen hinge and Thunderbolt 4

Surface Laptop Studio debuts slick new touchscreen hinge and Thunderbolt 4

The rumor mill was right: Microsoft had something big planned for its latest notebook, and the Surface Laptop Studio is arguably the biggest departure for the company's Windows PCs that we've seen so far. A 14.4-inch touchscreen notebook, the newest addition to the Surface line has a clever dual hinge that allows the display to pull forward, either to fold flat over the keyboard or to hover in front of it.

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2022 Porsche 911 GTS First Drive – Choose Wisely

2022 Porsche 911 GTS First Drive – Choose Wisely

One GTS badge; two wildly different cars. The 2022 Porsche 911 GTS sees the return of what has quickly become a modern icon: three letters that signify a car all about delighting the person behind the wheel. Porsche, though, knows its market well, and for the 992-series GTS that means both flexibility and surprise.

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The first iPhone 13 reviews are out – Will Apple be happy?

The first iPhone 13 reviews are out – Will Apple be happy?

A week ago, Apple unveiled the new iPhone 13 family, and now the first reviews of the iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max are out. As expected, it was an evolutionary rather than a revolutionary upgrade cycle for 2021, Apple refining the cameras, improving the displays, and dropping in useful features like dual eSIM. Question is, then, was all that worth upgrading for?

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Kindle Paperwhite (2021) adds bigger screen, USB-C and Signature Edition

Kindle Paperwhite (2021) adds bigger screen, USB-C and Signature Edition

Amazon has updated the Kindle Paperwhite, with the new 2021 version of the ereader getting a bigger display, USB-C charging, and a much-improved screen lighting system. In addition to the new model, Amazon is also adding a Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition to the range, with more storage and wireless charging among other improvements.

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iOS 15: How to upgrade your iPhone (and what to do first)

iOS 15: How to upgrade your iPhone (and what to do first)

Apple has released iOS 15, and the good news is that the free update for iPhone has plenty of new apps, features, and toys to keep you entertained. While it's tempting to jump straight in, the sensible iPhone owner takes a few steps to make sure their experience of the new iOS version is as smooth as possible. Read on for our advice.

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Pokemon TCG Live app announced, but players may not be happy

Pokemon TCG Live app announced, but players may not be happy

For years now, fans of the Pokemon TCG have been using the Pokemon Trading Card Game Online app to play online with digital card collections. Pokemon TCG Online has been around for a decade at this point, and the Pokemon TCG community has been asking for upgrades for years. Today, The Pokemon Company announced a new app - dubbed Pokemon TCG Live - that will eventually replace Pokemon TCG Online, but at this early stage, it doesn't sound like much of an upgrade to us.

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2022 Toyota Tundra enters the pickup fray with a turbo V6 motor and independent rear suspension

2022 Toyota Tundra enters the pickup fray with a turbo V6 motor and independent rear suspension

The 2022 Toyota Tundra is finally ready to replace the longstanding second-gen model sold since 2007. The all-new, third-gen Toyota Tundra rides on a new F1 platform featuring a fully-boxed, high-strength ladder frame with aluminum in vital areas to reduce weight. In addition, the bold, new fascia is something worth considering as the new Tundra has inherited the new Land Cruiser’s humongous front fascia.

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The new iPad mini fine print: 5G, Apple Pencil and more

The new iPad mini fine print: 5G, Apple Pencil and more

Plentiful leaks may have spoiled most of the iPhone 13 surprises, but that just left room for the new iPad mini (6th generation) to steal the spotlight at Apple's big September event earlier in the week. The smallest iPadOS tablet arguably has the biggest personality, and with the addition of 5G and other changes there are plenty of reasons that upgraders are happy. However, there are also a few things to bear in mind, too.

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GoPro HERO10 Black Review

GoPro HERO10 Black Review

The GoPro HERO10 Black convinced me that a dedicated camera device can be desirable and even necessary, even for a smartphone-using non-extreme-sports sort of person such as myself. During our first days with the GoPro HERO10 Black, we've taken the device on a journey through the basics, checking whether the device has the power to entice not only the hardcore user, but the odd shot hobby user or enthusiast, too.

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