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I’ve been a tech blogger for giffgaff for 3 and a half years now and I absolutely love it. I write all sorts of tech content; from smartphone reviews, to comparisons, to tips and tech news. I sometimes make videos too but my forte, over at giffgaff, is writing tech content. I’m currently writing twice …

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Kerastase Hair Coach WiFi enabled Smart brush

L’Oreal partnered with Withings to design and develop the most innovative product this year (or is it?). It is called The Kerastase Hair Coach and is essentially a smart hairbrush designed to keep your scalp at its best. Developed in response to people brushing their hair too forcefully, apparently, and obviously that can cause some long-term …

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Macbook Pro 2016

On Thursday 27th October, Apple unveiled the all new MacBook Pro. It’s the thinnest and lightest MacBook ever. Yes, its almost as light as the MacBook Air so what does this mean? Well, Apple didn’t show off a brand new MacBook Air and with the new Pro being so much lighter than before, it’s fair …

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Jet Black iPhone 7

Apple’s Jet Black iPhone 7 has hit a global shortage so if you’re someone who’s looking to get one or still waiting for yours, you may be waiting a long time. It comes as no surprise that the Jet Black is the most popular iPhone 7 colour. I mean, an all Black iPhone and a glossy …

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After recalling 2.5 million Note7 devices around the world, Samsung have put a temporary stop to the production of it. They say it’s temporary but they may even stop it altogether, I personally think that they should. Reproducing them is something they’ve already done, yet the issue is still there; Note7’s are stilling catching fire! As …

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You’ve all probably heard about the Samsung Galaxy Note7 exploding fiasco and if you haven’t check out the blog I wrote about it here. Shocking right? How could such a big brand get it so so wrong? For people like myself that purchased it, this was incredibly disappointing. But as I had the Note7 in …

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iOS 10 is no longer a thing of the future. You can download and install the latest version of iOS today, right now. Of course, you don’t have to but why wouldn’t you? The iPhone made better with iOS 10 The Software update offers a new selection of emojis but that does include the removal …

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Super Mario Run coming to the App Store

Apple had a special event on 7th of September, where they announced the iPhone 7. But they also announced something very, very exciting; the App Store will soon be welcoming Nintendo’s very own Super Mario! Super Mario makes it way to Apple’s App Store I don’t know about you, but I have been waiting for …

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Samsung only just released the Galaxy Note7 on the 2nd of September but had to put a stop to its sales on the very same day. This is due to a number of Note7 devices catching fire (35 reported in a single day) due to the battery, so to be on the safe side the …

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whatsapp shares info with Facebook

The globally popular text messaging app, Whatsapp, recently offered an update and one that you might just be concerned with. Whatsapp will be sharing user data with Facebook, to help them with targeting ads. It’s a rather big change to its privacy policy, especially after it being known for being a well-secure app, and if …

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Galaxy Note 7 Price Revealed

On the 2nd of August, Samsung revealed the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. They showed off its new features but they kept one thing a secret; the price. Lots of tech blogs were sharing their price expectations, with prices at £699 going up to £799 but Samsung weren’t telling. SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 7 OFFICIAL PRICE Yesterday, …

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Windows 10 was launched by Microsoft on 29th of July 2015, almost a year ago. The great fact was that they were offering a free upgrade for Windows 7 and 8.1 users and they still are. But this free upgrade is only until Windows 10 hits its first anniversary (29th July 2016) so if you’re …

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iPhone7

Rumours are spreading that Apple are going to be removing Space Gray from their iPhone colour selection. What? It’s the most popular colour! But hang on, have you seen the potential replacements? So what colour are Apple going for with the upcoming iPhone 7?   Apple may be offering the iPhone 7, which will be …

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AndroidN

Tech Giant Google have named their Android operating system versions following a theme of confectionary, in alphabetical order. The initial and subsequent release (1.0 in 2008 and 1.1 in 2009) however were exceptions. But since April 2009, Google have given each new version a code name and began with ‘Cupcake’ (version 1.5). Since then we’ve …

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Technology is our passion and it’s probably yours too. It’s something we use everyday, in fact you’re using it right now to read this. Whether it’s your laptop, your desktop, your tablet or your smartphone, technology surrounds us and it’s got to a point where we really really rely on it. Some of us don’t …

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