My Tech Hits & Misses For 2016

My favourite pieces of tech for 2016: Best phone: iPhone7 plus Great camera , waterproof , great battery life , love the black finishes  Close second:Google Pixel Great camera , good battery life , pure Android that is updated to keep you secure and none of the 3rd party software that other makers throw in that is always hit or miss. Favourite Laptop – MacBook Pro 2016 Fast , well made , great keyboard , love the touch bar , the Touch ID and it is light with great lapability.  Close Second – Surface Pro 4 I love the Microsoft Surface range of computers , well made , good keyboard , good battery life and again no 3rd party software that other makers put onto their computers which makes them more secure.Also really light to carry and love the pen features. Favourite Headphones – AirPods They are a standout product with superb audio quality for both microphone and listening and are the easiest syncing product I have used. Tech Misses for 2016 Windows 10 – forced upgrade , nobody likes being tricked into upgrading but now Windows 10 is the best version of Windows Microsoft have released. Yahoo – their email service is… Read More

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Google Pixel & Pixel XL – Coming Oct 20

Google today announced 2 new phones –The Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. Google’s Pixel includes a 5-inch 1080p display, and the XL features a larger 5.5-inch Quad HD panel. Both devices are powered by the latest Snapdragon 821 processor, 4GB of RAM, and 32GB or 128GB of storage. The Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones have fingerprint sensors on the rear and both smartphones run a version of a specialised version of Google’s software , which includes support for the Daydream virtual reality headsets and Google’s new Assistant software. Google’s new Assistant is a key part of the Pixel from answering traditional search queries to reaching into apps to make reservations , music or organise your day. Google also focused on photography with the Pixel, The camera module on the Pixel is 12.3MP and a f/2.0 aperture.. Google is providing free unlimited storage for Pixel owners so you can store full-resolution pictures and videos on Google Photos. The phones will come in 3 colours , black , blue and silver Both Pixel devices will ship with the latest Android Nougat release, and updates will be available immediately – great for security and a welcome feature ! Australians can pre-order the smartphones… Read More

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