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Huawei MateBook X Pro NEW Edition – Faster & “Skin-Soothing”

Huawei has just launched a new version of its MateBook X Pro, originally launched at the Mobile World Congress earlier this year.

The MateBook X Pro NEW model debuts the very latest Alder Lake P-series chips, giving it significantly faster multicore performance.

This laptop has a 14,2” touchscreen that has a fast refresh rate of 90Hz. Together with its 3K resolution and 500 nits of brightness it is both large, crisp and bright enough to carry out a variety of tasks such as spreadsheets, photos and videos.

The MateBook X Pro NEW model has two Thunderbolt 4 ports, 2 USB-C ports, Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2, ensuring that connectivity options are at a premium.

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NEW Honor X8 5G – Infused with Energy

After launching the Honor X8 4G in March this year, Honor has just launched the 5G model powered by the Snapdragon 480 Chipset for a superior 5G experience.

Honor X8 5G is superfast, allowing a 1GB file download in just 10 seconds and with its large battery size of 5000mAh it promises to keep on going for a long time.

Honor claims that this smartphone offers 32 hours of browsing, 20 hours of online video playback and 26 hours of music playback. This device supports 22,5W rapid charging.

Memory is great too with 6GB of RAM and 128 of internal storage. With Honor RAM Turbo, the user has a flawless 8GB experience from just 6GB of actual RAM, promoting ease of opening and keeping open multiple apps simultaneously.

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Samsung SmartThings Find has 200million registered devices

Samsung has reached a milestone of 200 million registered “nodes” on SmartThings Find, indicating the increased popularity of the search for misplaced items.

TM Roh, President and Head of Samsung Mobile Experience Business stated “We’re proud and excited to se the rapid growth of the SmartThings Find service. In less than two years, 200 million devices have opted in to help fellow Samsung Galaxy users find their misplaced devices – making it one of the fast growing services at Samsung.”

This service uses Bluetooth Low-energy and Ultra-wide band to locate and find items.

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Nokia Goes Retro – Launch of 3 Feature Smartphones

Any smartphone user over the age of 30 today may well recall the classic Nokia smartphones of the past. HMS Global has just announced a blast from the past with a modern twist in the launch of 3 iconic Nokia devices of yesteryear.

First up is the Nokia 5710 XpressAudio. This is a modern version of the Nokia XpresssMusic line of devices, all of which were targeted at music lovers.

This new device features built-in wireless earbuds. The back of the smartphone has a sliding mechanism that stores the buds and charges them while not in use. Users can listen to a music via FM Radio or from music stored on the smartphone.

Nokia 5710 XpressAudio has a 2,4Inch QVGA colour screen and audio controls on the side of the display. This device has a VGA rear camera and a removable 1450mAh battery which will last for up to 6 hours of talk time and 4 hours for music playback.

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Nokia launches T10 tablet – Compact & Priced to Go

Following hot on the heels of the successful launch of its predecessor, the Nokia T20 tablet, Nokia has just announced the launch of a new tablet, the Nokia T10 into the budget sector of the tablet market.

Adam Ferguson, Head of Product Marketing at HMD Global stated “We entered the tablet category last October with the Nokia T20 and have been excited and encouraged by the positive feedback our fans and users have given us. We’re pleased to launch Nokia T10 which delivers the same longevity and durability that made the T20 popular, but in a more compact design to make it even more versatile.”

Nokia T10 has an 8” HD+ display and a compact lightweight polymer body that can withstand all the necessary scrapes and bumps, making it an ideal portable tablet.

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Huawei Tag – A nifty tracker for finding anything

Huawei has just launched Huawei Tag, a small 6 gram 5,6” little tracker that is super smart at finding objects that you have misplaced. It supports near-field search technology and a pop-up window reminds you when items are left behind.

This tag is paired with a Harmony OS 2.0 device and uses Huawei’s “Find” network for tracking long-distance objects and getting the actual location. Huawei Tag launched with encrypted reporting of location for anonymity and security.

To make finding objects even easier, the Huawei Tag has a speaker that can play sounds up to 92dB.

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Best Budget Phone of 2022 – Save money no compromise

Saving money is top of mind at the moment so finding a good budget buy that ticks all the boxes can be a sensible decision.

And you need look no further than Samsung’s A53 which since its launch in April 2022 has trended on the global charts for the best budget phone offering 5G.

Samsung A53 dispels the image of a budget phone since it looks premium, feels premium and has fantastic features, up to now only reserved for flagship models.  This device offers a complete smartphone experience at a price that is less than half of that of most flagship smartphones.

Samsung has improved its features on its mid-range smartphones in recent years, and the Galaxy A53 represents the culmination of Samsung’s efforts in this regards.

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Telecoms is set to become Africa’s fastest growing industry

According to tech professionals in eight different countries in Africa, telecoms is set to become Africa’s fastest growing industry over the next five years.

This feedback is from a survey conducted by block chain-based MNO World Mobile with companies that have combined annual revenues of more than US$6,75 billion and are based in South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Chana, Nigeria and Tanzania.

More than 75% of respondents surveyed stated that telecoms is set to display strong growth over the next three to five years.

Following behind telecoms expected growth is that of healthcare where 61% of respondents choose this as the second highest growth industry, followed by 44% of respondents who chose tourism as the third highest growth industry.

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Launch of NEW Huawei Nova 10 Series – With Enormous 60Mp Selfie Camera

Huawei has just launched 2 new smartphones in its popular Nova series, the Nova 10 and Nova 10 Pro.

The new Huawei Nova 10 has a large 6,67” OLED screen with FHD+ resolution and a refresh rate of 120Hz.  The Nova 10 Pro boasts a larger screen size of 6,78” with the same refresh rate.

Both the Nova 10 and the Nova 10 Pro feature the same main camera set-up.  This rear camera set-up has a 50Mp primary camera with 8Mp ultra wide and 2Mp depth sensors.  This triple camera set-up has an LED flash, panorama and HDR. 

One of the exceptional features of the new Nova Series is the huge size of the selfie camera.  With its super large 60Mp ultra wide selfie camera, this smartphone series will certainly appeal to social media enthusiasts with its bigger and better clarity of images. 

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Samsung’s Newest Smallest Chip – A World First

Samsung has just begun production of the world’s smallest chip which is based on the 3-nanometer process.  This remarkable chip gives Samsung a significant competitive advantage over TSMC, its biggest rival.

Samsung is employing the new GAA (Gate-All-Around) technology in production of these 3nm chips, which will result in both faster and more efficient chips.

Compared to the current Samsung 5nm process node, this new generation 3nm process offers a large 23% improvement in performance while consuming 45% less power.  Over time, this chip will evolve into a second generation 3nm process with a 30% improvement in performance and a notable 50% drop in power consumption.

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