About Valerie

Tech writer based in London, UK. Have prior experience working with major media conglomerates. I'm also a lover of all things tech. Well, basically anything with a display and a power button on it.

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Amazon Music

Amazon Music Now Offers Free Music Streaming with Ads

Amazon offers multiple benefits to Prime customers, but what about those who aren’t subscribed to Prime? Well, the company has just made its music streaming service available for free to everyone in the U.S., UK, and Germany. Amazon made the announcement in a blog post, detailing how this works. The company mentions that this service

Echo Buds vs AirPods vs Galaxy Buds Best Wireless Earbuds in 2019

The headphone industry has improved significantly over the past few years. While Bluetooth headphones were considered the next-best thing, today we have earbuds that come with smart features with compatible devices to enhance your life significantly. Three of the smart earbuds that come to mind are the Amazon Echo Buds, the Apple AirPods and the

Surface Pro 7 vs Surface Pro X Best 2 in 1 Laptop in 2019

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 7 and the Surface Pro X were officially announced earlier this month and are now available for purchase. While both are 2 in 1 laptops, there are some key differences here that make each model appealing to a specific demographic. This is why we are comparing both 2 in 1 laptops hardware

7 Best Stylus for Drawing on Android

If you’re an artist who likes to sketch on digital devices like tablets, the importance of a good stylus will be obvious to you. While basic styli are available in abundance, it makes sense to carefully look at all the best options before making your pick. Fortunately, there are plenty of excellent third-party styli for

Sony Xperia 5

Sony Details Android 10 Update Plans for 8 Smartphones

Sony is not the best known Android smartphone manufacturer in the market today. This is apparent from the fact that the company doesn’t produce as many handsets as its industry rivals. However, this doesn’t mean the company will stop updating its existing devices to Android 10. The Japanese manufacturer has announced its plans to update

External Hard Drive

6 Best Way to Transfer Files to New Computer

Let’s say you bought a new computer to replace your old one. This means you may also need files and documents from your older computer to be transferred onto the new system. Achieving this can prove to be one of the trickiest and most time-consuming processes out there. Keeping this in mind, we’re going to

ipad pro

Surface Pro 7 vs iPad Pro Best 2 in 1 Laptop in 2019

The Surface Pro 7 is one of the most recent additions to Microsoft’s popular notebook/tablet hybrid. However, it has to contend with a device like the Apple iPad Pro in the marketplace. Even though the lineup was refreshed around a year ago, it’s still one of the most powerful 2 in 1 laptop going around,

5 Best Note Taking App for Galaxy Tab S6

Note taking is something that’s considered a primary function, especially on mobile devices. However, this can be quite tricky with something like the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6. This houses a large AMOLED display with high pixel density and deep blacks. This means the basic note apps just won’t cut it on an app like this.

Galaxy Tab S6 vs Surface Pro 7 Best Tablet 2019

There are several tablets in the market today, but none better than the Galaxy Tab S6. This is thanks primarily to the sharp AMOLED display that goes into the tablet. However, Microsoft changed the game to some extent with the announcement of the Surface Pro 7. An equally capable, if not better (on paper) device,

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5 Best Way to Store Digital Photos Long Term

Photos and videos can now be stored in the digital format, thus negating the need to have actual photographs stacking up at home. This means you have the freedom to print these digital photos anytime, no matter where you are. But if you’re new to storing digital photos, the whole idea of properly storing photos

6 Best Family Plans for 3 Lines in 2019

It’s no secret that mobile data and cellular connectivity is a lot more advanced today than it was a few years ago. What this also means is that customers get access to more attractive and cost-effective plans for the entire family. But some families have a specific requirement, especially those with only three mobile users.

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5 Best Call Blocker for Android Without Ringing

Call blocking technology has come a long way since it was first introduced a few years ago. While smartphone manufacturers today offer the ability to block calls by default, there are third-party apps out there that do a better job of blocking calls while also helping you get rid of spam calls. It’s also crucial

Report: Google Assistant Smart Speakers Shrink in Marketshare

Smart speakers are a growing market and its clear that there are only a few leaders in the market today. What’s surprising, however, is that Google’s market share has taken a significant dip in Q3 2019. A large part of this is due to the emergence of Chinese OEMs like Xiaomi, Baidu, and Alibaba in

Facebook Pay

Facebook Announces Unified Payments Service Known as ‘Facebook Pay’

While Facebook already allows sending payments on Messenger, the company has today announced a more robust payments platform known simply as “Facebook Pay“. In a detailed blog post, the company mentioned that this service will be available on the core Facebook app as well as Messenger, while it will eventually make its way to Instagram