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December 2019

iPhone X

The real cost of the iPhone X

The iPhone X was the first in a new generation of top-of-the-range phones. This “smartphone of the future” (according to Apple) is packed with new features designed to get customers used to the idea of buying a phone that costs the same as a laptop.

On sale since 3 November 2017, the model costed no less than 1000 dollars in the USA at launch. The price is even higher for the 256GB model, which was being sold at 1149 dollars in the USA.

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Would Dr. Who Buy a Refurbished Phone?

A truly pressing question clearly, and one that’s been taunting us like a flight of stairs taunts a Dalek.

So, we grabbed our closest companion, hopped into our second-hand TARDIS and set out to find the answer. Cue the music!

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make your computer last longer

6 voodoo incantations to make your laptop last longer

You now know how to keep your smartphone alive for 5 years. That’s all well and good. However, the crusade against programmed obsolescence and electronic waste does not stop there. The average lifespan of a laptop is 5 years. So let’s allow ourselves to be crazy and try to preserve your machine for an additional 2 years. This will save you between £400 and £1300 over fifteen years. That’s not insignificant, and it’s not that difficult, so take heart! 

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iOS 13

iOS 13: What are the new features on your iPhone?

Along with the launch of the iPhone 11, Apple presented iOS 13 during the 2019 Keynote. Available since September 19th on compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod, this iOS version was quickly followed by version 13.1 and more recently by version 13.2. As it’s really easy to get lost in all of this, we have prepared a short article with a few selected features to help you get the most out of this update.

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