Tablets have always been considered as the fancier, more intuitive, and more portable “laptop” computer with its’ detachable keyboard and now with trackpad. However, it is quite strange that even as tablets have been taking their fair share of the mobile market since 2011, laptops never really went out of fashion, maintaining their ever-consistent presence […]
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The Surface Pro tablet has been our favourite for education given its versatility and solid use case. Now in its 8th iteration, the Surface Pro 8 has not only grown to 13-inch but is the first tablet PC based on Intel Evo platform. It still spots a slim chassis with integrated kickstand, access to full […]
Going back to school, college or university? It is time to thing seriously about getting a Mac. For those who just want fast, stable, secure, reliable, no-nonsense computing from their laptop or desktop, a Mac is an obvious choice. Not only does it give you all the above, it also comes with a huge suite […]
Yes, studying at home is a thing now with the pandemic, and we don’t mean for homeschoolers. It now applies to the population at large. If you can’t attend classes physically, the next best thing is to work from home (WFH)… I mean study from home (SFH). These Plus Chromebooks will keep you learning, staying […]
New generation, ultra efficient MediaTek processor is here and what better device to pair it with than the Chromebook. Not only are these new Chromebooks lightweight, slim and compact, they are powerful, affordable and come with super long battery life to boot. We look at 5 of the best ultra budget MediaTek Chromebooks in the […]
Beyond smartphones, Huawei has dabbled in tablets and laptops but nothing prepares us for the HUAWEI MateView. The slim and minimalist flagship 28.2-inch UHD monitor is really something. With plenty of connectivity options, the monitor cries out for an equally handsome desktop or mini PC. It makes us wish that Huawei would come up with […]
No, it’s not cheap. At $349, the Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro 12.9 is $150 more than Apple’s own Smart Keyboard Folio. So is it a worthwhile investment? We take a look at the one of a kind keyboard with floating hinge, the good and bad as well as your other options.
Here is how to delete junk mail and notifications email quickly with one single swipe in the Mail app on iPhone and iPad. The default setting is to archive the message but you can change this to delete to quickly manage your mailbox. However, the setting is hidden so deep that it takes 8 layers […]
A smartphone is a quintessential tool that is always at hand. It’s a computer, our social interaction platform, business and personal communicator with powerful cameras, among many other things. That last feature allows it to capture amazing pictures and videos with studio quality sound and image. This was unthinkable even a decade back.
Looking for an affordable webcam with Full HD resolution or 1080p video quality for teaching and learning? These good value budget webcams are all you need to get you started. Level up your video calls and keep your students and friends engaged throughout your online session with a budget webcam for schools that does not […]
At the same time that the new generation iMac 24-inch powered by M1 chip was announced, Apple also announced the 5th generation iPad Pro 12.9 and 11-inch also powered by M1 chip. There is no place that the M1 can not go. Now, if you look at the two devices, the iMac 24 is nothing […]
We are very excited to learn that Apple’s fastest and brightest chip, the Apple M1 is now on the iPad Pro 2021. But, that is not the only thing that the new 5th Generation iPad Pro gained. Here, we look at what is new in the latest pro-tablet and what stayed the same.
It wasn’t that long ago that Microsoft launched a the Surface Laptop 4 with Zen-2 powered AMD Ryzen chip. Designed with AMD, it offered up to twice the performance compared to previous Surface Laptop 3. Now that Tiger Lake 11th generation is in the mix, offered alongside AMD Ryzen 4000-series mobile chip, is it still […]
When Apple announced the new M1 powered 24-inch iMac on Tuesday 20 Apr 2021, the biggest surprise was that it also introduced a refreshed iPad Pro 2021 with the same M1 chip. This means that pretty much the entire family of Apple devices now contains the M1 chip – from tablets to laptops, AIO desktops […]
Chromebooks are, well, not exactly laptops. They function as one, but oftentimes, the hardware simply can’t keep up competitively. There’s also that tiny inconvenience of requiring an Internet connection when using online app. But for what it’s worth, Chromebooks can more than deliver on reports, assignments and homework task performed by students and at the […]
10-inch tablets are too small for serious work, a slate around 11-inch or bigger would be ideal for productivity. The iPad Pro 11 strikes this balance, but are there alternatives to the pro-level tablet? A tablet that is ideal for entertainment and yet lets you carry on with work when you have to.
An Essential Guide to Better Online Meetings & Video Calls: How to present yourself in the best possible light
For a while, online meetings were reserved for business and corporate use. All that changed just over a year ago with the pandemic. When applications like Zoom, Google Meet and Microsoft Teams gain much popularity and become integral to our everyday life.
Mac Mini M1 is Apple’s best value desktop ever. Powered by Apple’s M1 chip with 8-core processor and 8-core GPU, it is designed to run Apple’s MacOS, apps and Pro apps efficiently. There is also a growing number of native apps optimised to run on the M1 chip by third-party developers, but is it a […]
Not something you need to worry about when you get the MacBook Air M1 or MacBook Pro M1 since both laptops come with integrated FaceTime webcam albeit 720p HD. The Mac Mini M1 however needs an external webcam solution. At the time of writing, there is only one webcam offered by Apple on their website, […]
If you want to meet up with your coworkers or friends online, there are a few different applications on which you can do that for free. Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and Google Meet are among the most popular platforms for online meetings. Other than these, there are applications like Google Hangouts. Google Duo and Skype. We […]