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Rocketbook Fusion Review: adding structure to the hybrid notebook

Rocketbook Fusion Review: adding structure to the hybrid notebook

The launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 may have sparked questions on the long-term viability of the product line. The Galaxy Note is largely defined by its S Pen stylus, which may have already peaked at this point. Some, however, are not completely sold on that particular use case and would prefer the more traditional pen and paper method.

For years, the folks over at Rocketbook have been offering a rather unorthodox way to bridge the digital and analog worlds together and with the latest Rocketbook Fusion notebook, it is attempting to appeal to one of the most passionate users of paper notebooks around: organizers and planners.

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Google’s next phone will improve your life

Google’s next phone will improve your life

Supposing you're the sort of person that likes to spend money on a phone, and aren't an iPhone-ONLY sort of consumer, Pixel 4 might change your life. You might have a much-improved sort of life when you start to get the hang of what the device can do for your and your body. It starts at your fingers and works its way up to your brain - it's a feature called Soli.

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Rocketbook Fusion offers a reusable notebook for productivity ninjas

Rocketbook Fusion offers a reusable notebook for productivity ninjas

Recent trends in the productivity space have made pen and paper more popular and more relevant but even analog fans will admit to some shortcomings in non-digital formats. On the other hand, there are also much-defended benefits to jotting some things by hand. The folks at Rocketbook have worked to bridge the analog and digital divide in new, innovative ways and their latest product, the Rocketbook Fusion, takes all of those lessons to create an environment-friendly notebook to appeal to the productivity-loving crowd.

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Louis Vuitton OLED screen bags are sure to grab all kinds of attention

Louis Vuitton OLED screen bags are sure to grab all kinds of attention

If you thought that wearables like smartwatches and bracelets were the pinnacle of fashion and technology, Louis Vuitton would beg to disagree. The luxury fashion brand has just revealed a fusion that will leave you in awe and bewilderment, in both good and bad ways. Presented as part of its 2020 Cruise Collection, this "Canvas of the Future" adds real OLED screens on a duffle bag and a bucket bag which are sure to attract the attention of everyone, including less savory individuals.

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Moto G7 and Motorola One get Digital Wellbeing and Call Screening

Moto G7 and Motorola One get Digital Wellbeing and Call Screening

Google is slowly rolling out features that were previously exclusive to its Pixel phones to more Android brands. It was just reported, though not officially announced, that the Galaxy S10 is getting the impressive but also controversial Google Duplex. Less sensational, however, is Google's apps and services for encouraging a healthy digital lifestyle, like Digital Wellbeing and Call Screening. Those two are continuing their journey to more phones and are now stopping by Motorola's G7 and One series.

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Adobe Creative Cloud users getting ‘color fonts’ free in February

Adobe Creative Cloud users getting ‘color fonts’ free in February

This month the folks at Adobe made a push to bring love to users for Valentine's Day in the form of color fonts. Color fonts are a strange new beast, the likes of which only began to make sense here in this computer-first generation, one in which the letterpress techniques of the past have gone the way of the dodo. They're extinct, and the world is crumbling as a result.

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Trust in tech is at its lowest: what needs to be done

Trust in tech is at its lowest: what needs to be done

The tech market is no stranger to controversy, scandal, and criticism. From the IBM days to the recent US elections, the industry has been rocked by one scandal or another. Recently, however, there has been non-stop news on this or that problem with a company, this or that terrible bug, or this or that lawsuit.

Over the years, these have all been chipping away at the trust and confidence that tech companies have built. With all that’s happening around us, it’s only natural to wonder who we can trust and, more importantly, what has to be done to keep our technology-centric world from collapsing under the weight of all these problems.

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Excessive screen time may lead to delayed preschool learning

Excessive screen time may lead to delayed preschool learning

As we more and more become people of screens and digital media, questions surrounding both the benefits and dangers of screen time also grow in number and variety. Concerns are even greater when children, who have less self-control than their older counterparts, are involved. Parents may now have even great reason to fret over their kids’ use of mobile devices and viewing habits after research shows how too much screen time could cause a delay in learning when the child enters preschool.

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iOS 12.2 Downtime to let users set limits per day

iOS 12.2 Downtime to let users set limits per day

Smartphone companies have started taking the almost ironic yet beneficial stance of giving users the ability to limit their use of smartphones. These often involve setting time limits on how long you use an app or, more commonly, block off time when apps would be unavailable. For iOS users, the latter comes via Screen Time’s Downtime settings and, as of iOS 12.2 beta, it will be giving users more fine-grained control over such limits on a per-day basis.

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Action Launcher maker’s ActionDash brings Digital Wellbeing to all

Action Launcher maker’s ActionDash brings Digital Wellbeing to all

Smartphones are both the most powerful tools in our hands and also the most dangerous. Never mind the hacks that could compromise our data and even our identity, these gadgets have infiltrated every corner of our modern lives, affecting and changing the way we think, the way we behave, and the way we work. That’s why platforms makers such as Google and Apple have taken the almost ironic step to include tools to monitor our smartphone habits. ActionDash, from the developer of the popular Action Launcher Android app, takes all of that and brings it to even more Android users.

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Conquer 2019 with this new breed of productivity tools

Conquer 2019 with this new breed of productivity tools

It’s that time of year again when people try to make their new year’s resolutions, wrangle their todo lists from last year, and generally try to keep their life in order at the start of the new year. While there is a resurgence in the interest and use of paper notebooks, partially thanks to things like the Bullet Journal, some still swear by digital tools to get things done. If you’re one of the latter, you might want to take a peek at this new generation of productivity and collaboration tools that go beyond simple todo lists and calendars.

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Chromebook Family Link continues Google’s Digital Wellbeing thrust

Chromebook Family Link continues Google’s Digital Wellbeing thrust

It almost sounds ironic, or even maybe suspicious, but tech companies like Google and Apple are finally taking their influential roles seriously. They’ve started to implement tools that make you aware of your addiction to devices and the Internet and ways to change that lifestyle. But while adults may have a harder time readjusting their habits, kids are still easy to train. That’s why following its release on Android, Google is now launching its Family Link app on Chromebooks to give parents the same control on some laptops.

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