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2021 Q1 flagship phones

Roundup for New Flagship Phones in Q1 2021

Smartphone Market Watch in Q1 2021 After a 10.5% decline in smartphone purchases in 2020 due to COVID-19, Gartner expects worldwide smartphone purchases to increase 11% in 2021. The most significant increases in sales are expected in the Latin American markets and Asian-Pacific markets. Gartner also expects 5G phone sales to constitute 35% of all worldwide smartphone sales and a number of major c....

TF Card vs SD Card

TF Card vs. SD Card: What’s the Difference?

Experts predict the data storage industry's worth will reach 4.2 billion dollars by 2026. Think about all your work documents and the number of family photos stored on your electronics. Before you know it, you'll be looking for ways to increase your storage. SD cards, CompactFlash cards, Multimedia Cards, TF cards—these are just a few of the different types of memory cards on the market. Most t....

UGREEN USB-C Hub

USB-C Hub Price Differences, Explained.

It's a familiar story: you go to plug in a USB device to your new laptop only to find that technology has passed you by once again, and the familiar USB 3.0 ports have been replaced with sleek new USB-C ones that provide several new benefits. You'll need a USB-C hub, which allows you to quickly and easily plug in many different devices to your MacBook. Prices for a USB-C hub can vary, and many ....

Apple Event 2021

Apple’s Spring Event 2021: New iPad, TV, AirTags, and More

If you keep track of all things tech, you'll know that Apple's events come with big product announcements. Read on for a breakdown of the rumors, speculations, and possibilities of Apple's Spring event. A Brief History of Apple Events As a company, Apple is unashamedly unorthodox. It should come as no surprise that the Silicon Valley giant has an approach to events and product launches that’s di....

TWS Driver Explanation

The Bigger, the Better? TWS Dynamic Drivers Explained

If you are the kind of shopper that likes to do your research, kudos! Knowledge is power, after all. If you also happen to be in the market for TWS (True Wireless Stereo) earphones, in doing that research you will have heard one term over and over again: “driver” - normally along with the size of said driver. But what are drivers, exactly? How do they work? And is their size as important as we ....

HDMI Cable

What is HDMI? Basics of High-Definition Multimedia Interface

If you’re a gamer, video and audio professional, or someone who’s looking to buy an HDMI cable, then you probably have questions about this technology. You might be asking: “What does HDMI stand for?” “What is HDMI?” “What is HDMI 2.1?” The HDMI interface is more and more widely used in audio and video transmission. Let's understand the history and details of the development of the ....

Thunderbolt 4

What is Thunderbolt and How It Works? [Here’s the Answer]

Apple reported massive record-breaking earnings in the fourth quarter of 2020, a record $9 billion in revenue, which pushed Apple to have earned an astounding $28.9 billion in revenue for 2020! The latest M1 MacBook Air and Pro are to thank for their high sales. These notebooks brought lots of innovation and significant port upgrades compared to their predecessors. The two ports come with Thund....

USB 3.1 vs 3.0 vs USB-C

USB 3.1 vs 3.0 vs USB-C: What’s the Difference

Many of us have heard the tale of plugging in a USB device the “wrong” way round, only to flip it over twice before it plugs in. The plug itself is so universal, everybody these days knows what it is, and computers are requiring more and more of these connections. But did you know there are multiple different types? Not everybody is aware of the differences between these ports. If you are one o....