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Next-gen tech at CES 2021

Wednesday, February 17th, 2021 by

At the start of each year, we look forward to the latest and greatest gadgets revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) – a global showcase of breakthrough technologies . In 2021, this world-renowned exhibition had to adapt and do things a little differently – but fortunately, the CES team are no strangers to innovation!

We’ve rounded up some of our favourite picks from the first-ever, all-digital CES 2021 for your viewing pleasure. Could these new inventions and developments set a new standard for modern living? That’s up to you to decide. Let’s dive right in!

 

 

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When is my child ready for their first phone?

Monday, November 23rd, 2020 by

Technology changes fast. Twenty years ago, only a handful of adults had a mobile phone – but two decades on the digital time spectrum is equivalent to the Jurassic age and modern-day. Trying to explain dialup to a pre-teen will elicit the same wild-eyed bewilderment as “a stegosaurus was as big as this house”.

So, that leaves parents in 2020 with a conundrum: when do I give my child their first phone? Is it a question of them reaching a certain age, or is it a case of them showing a level of maturity? We can’t go off what our parents did because two tin cans connected by a string isn’t really the same.

Like most aspects of parenting, there are no hard-and-fast rules for when a child is ready for the responsibility of a mobile – but that doesn’t mean you’re without help. We’ve scouted the web to bring you a step-by-step manual for solving this digital dilemma.

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How to improve your home office set-up

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020 by

There’s a lot to love about working from home: easy access to snacks, full control over the room temperature, a short commute. But what WFH life has giveth, it has also taketh away – most noticeably in the form of healthy, ergonomic workstations. (more…)

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