This week Samsung unveiled the latest phone in their Note-series lineup, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10. So what better time to get a new phone, right? Although, as you might be able to tell by the title I’m not actually going to recommend you get the Note 10, instead I recommend going for the previous installment, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9.
The Nest Learning Thermostat has become a symbol of the surprising level of convenience that smart home systems can bring to our daily lives; the temperature in our homes can be controlled with the touch of a button, from work or home. The first edition of the Nest was released in 2011, followed by the 2nd and 3rd editions in 2013 and 2015 respectively. The third generation Nest is the newest model and, though it has its fair share of problems, it has proven to be a great addition to any smart home system with its simple interface, unassuming appearance, and customizable controls.
If you’re anything like me then being inside a video game is a childhood dream. A dream you probably thought you’d never see become a reality. Around comes 2012 and a promising start up that launched an incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign that raised over 2 million dollars. The product? A pair of goggles that let’s you step into the game; The Oculus Rift. This was the starting point of a completely new medium: Virtual Reality. Today many companies, most notably Facebook, HTC, Valve and Microsoft, are focusing their efforts on creating the most immersive and most powerful Virtual Reality headset. It may not be the full dive VR I dreamed of as a kid but it’s a necessary steppingstone to getting there. One of the latest entries in the VR-market is the Oculus Quest.
Wacom Cintiq Pro - Everything you need to know
It is said that an artist doesn’t need the best tools or equipment to be good, and—while it’s true—using the right ones can surely be of help. As a part-time illustrator, keeping up to date is key. For me, it means trying different techniques and media. The birth of digital art and the subsequent addition of digital technology as part of the creative process brings me to the topic in question, which is: graphic tablets such as the Wacom Cintiq Pro.
ThinkPads have been in the market since the 90’s. First introduced by IBM, these laptops have been historically praised by their high-end features and durability. Over the years, many aspects of the ThinkPad Series have been modified. They’ve switched developers, added innovations and overall improved the quality while keeping up to date. But that particular characteristic remains unchanged. Which is, these are computers that are built to last. Aesthetically, ThinkPads are known for their rather simplistic design—black and boxy, and not particularly creative. They are heavy, when compared to other laptops of similar characteristics (with the heaviest being almost 5lbs).But what they lack in design, they compensate with functionality tenfold. These laptops are business oriented, they are sturdy, able to sustain continuous—if not intensive—use. The Lenovo ThinkPad T480 is not an exception. As the rest of the T Series, this laptop has received mostly praise for its solid build, with some minor complaints considering the design.