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Samsung’s S21: Powerful and Affordable

(Flickr)   The new Samsung S21 delivers groundbreaking performance and camera quality at an affordable price, with its stylish vertical 3 camera design, duo-tone gradient, and premium matte finish, giving it a clean, robust feel.    While Samsung’s developers decided to reduce the S21 resolution from Quad HD to HD, it compensates with a 120


Apple’s Airpods Max: Revolutionary Audio

(Flickr)   Apple recently released its new luxury edition of its Airpods Max. With premium aluminum in its outer covering, stainless-steel headband, and memory foam cushions, this device is heavier than most other like products.   Airpods Max has both noise-cancelling  and transparency modes, along with a single button along the top of the right ear


PS5 vs Xbox Series X: Console Gaming’s Future

(Flickr)   On November 10, 2020, Microsoft released its stunning new Xbox Series X. Two days later, Sony released its revolutionary PS5 .   While both consoles provide 4k gaming at 120 frames per second (fps), there are notable differences.   Sony’s ambitious curvature design is a clear deviation from conventional gaming consoles. With one


The Queen’s Gambit: A Story of Power, Passion, and Belonging

(Flickr) As someone who has played chess for over a decade, I couldn’t be more pleased with The Queen’s Gambit. Producer Scott Frank captures the intensity of the game and the internal battle Beth Harmon faces, all on a sixty-four square board. Set in the 1950s, Beth Harmon ( Anya Taylor-Joy), an orphan after a


Apple’s New iPhone 12: Now Supporting 5G

Apple’s iPhone 12 with 5G capabilities (CourtesyApple)   Apple recently released its newest and most highly-anticipated iPhone 12. From a peripheral view, there appear to be no modifications compared to its previous mode. But let’s take a closer look.   Apple’s iPhone 12 comes packed with a variety of features, withits most impressive having the ability to


Apple Watch Series 6: A Game Changer?

Apple’s new Series 6 Watch with SpO2 technology (Unsplash, CcO) On September 18, Apple released its new Apple Watch Series 6 to the public, but is it worth the extra $170? Let’s find out. On the surface, Apple’s new Series 6 watch offers incremental upgrades from its previous models: better processor, better display. But this