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2020 MacBook Pro 13 Is Boring, But Has Some Important Improvements

The MacBook Pro being reviewed for this article is the 13-inch version that has a 2GHz quad-core 10th generation Intel Core i5 processor, 16GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD. It retails for $1799, but you can easily find it … Continue reading

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The MacBook Pro 16 Is A Wonderful Portable ‘Desktop’

The version of the MacBook Pro 16 being reviewed for this article has a ninth-generation six-core Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, a 512 SSD, and AMD Radeon Pro 5300M graphics with GDDR6 memory. It sells for $2,399.00, but … Continue reading

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Initial Thoughts On Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 And The Case For Low-Travel Keyboards

I have been testing out the Dell XPS 13 2-In-1 (late 2019, 4K, i7 processor), and I’m shocked on how much I like it. The last version of this 13-inch laptop was rather underwhelming, especially with its lethargic mobile processor. … Continue reading

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Android Vs. iOS: Is Apple’s Mobile Operating System Really Better?

I’ve written several times in this blog how I wish there were a device with hardware by Samsung and software by Apple. I always thought Apple’s operating system was just smoother. As with everything Apple, “It just works.” But after … Continue reading

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AirPods Pro: Apple Wins ‘Best Product Of 2019′ Award

Okay, it’s now 2020, so this will be the absolutely last “look back at” post for a while. But we have to mention what was the best product of 2019, and that absolutely goes to Apple’s AirPods Pro. In my … Continue reading

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2010s: The Decade Of The Smartwatch

At the beginning of the decade, the idea of the smartwatch was laughable. We had smartphones and tablets already. Wasn’t it overkill? Apparently, not. But the smartwatch industry didn’t take off right away. The decade started with failed (but somewhat … Continue reading

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The Decade In Smartphones: Samsung, Apple, and HTC

The main difference between January 2010 and December 2019: Everybody has a smartphone. That includes grandmas, grandpas, little kids, etc. The flip phone with the numeric pad is now an antique. And so are phones with thumb keyboards. Let’s take … Continue reading

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The Decade In Laptops: For A While, Apple Took Over

As the new decade started, Microsoft looked like they were on the comeback trail with Windows 7 after the whole Windows Vista debacle. Still, the damage was done. And people who were normally hooked on PCs moved to Apple’s MacBook … Continue reading

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iPhone 11 Pro Max: Two Months Later

In my review of the iPhone 11 Pro Max, I noted that it wasn’t just an incremental upgrade as it was initially thought of. The much-improved camera, which can take professional quality pictures, really made a difference. Here are some … Continue reading

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Beats Solo Pro Is A Pure Apple Product

On the heals of the fantastic AirPods Pro, Apple has just released the Beats Solo Pro, a set of $299 on-ear headphones that competes with similar headphones by Bose and Sony. Even though Apple acquired Beats a few years back, … Continue reading

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