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Michael 84

Technology And Gadgets

The coolest and latest technology with news, reviews and everything on tech, gear and gadgets.

Facebook Suggested For You Posts In The Feed Are Annoying! How Can We Turn Them Off

Thursday, 21st January, 2021

Facebook Suggested For You Posts In The Feed

For the past several months, and probably longer, something is really irritating me on Facebook. No it’s not ads, it’s actually worse than ads. It’s the suggested for you posts in the news feed.

They’re so annoying!

Can you turn them off? I’ve taken a look around at some possible solutions.

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New iPad Air 4 (2020) Review – I Got One!

Friday, 18th December, 2020

iPad Air 4 Review By Michael 84

I got myself a new iPad! The iPad Air 4, aka iPad Air 2020.

The last time I got an iPad was the iPad Mini 2 a little while after it came out. That was released 7 years ago, so it was about time I updated my tech.

Here’s my thoughts on the iPad Air 4.

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XBOX Series X Owners Review & Unboxing – Here’s My Initial Thoughts

Wednesday, 11th November, 2020

XBOX Series X Review & Unboxing

Finally it is here! The XBOX Series X, and I have one.

I got this yesterday which was the release date, 10th November 2020. It’s sold out everywhere, but I managed to get a pre-order and luckily get mine.

Since it’s so new I am going to do a short review and initial impressions along with the unboxing, and then update this with a more in depth review.

Here’s everything you want to know.

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Disney+ Review – Is It Worth It?

Sunday, 18th October, 2020

Disney+ Is It Worth It?

When I signed up with my last phone contract, I got Disney+ FREE for 6 months. I’m coming to the end of my deal, so is it worth paying for?

Here’s what I think of Disney+

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iPhone 12, Mini, Pro & Pro Max Officially Announced

Wednesday, 14th October, 2020

iPhone 12 Launch

Yesterday saw the new smartphones from Apple get officially announced. As already speculated there are now 4 variations of the new phone. They are the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max.

Will I be getting one and what are they all about? Here’s everything you need to know.

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Xbox Series X And Series S Launch 10th November [Pre-Order From 22nd September]

Wednesday, 9th September, 2020

Xbox Series X And Series S UK Release Date And Price

2020 is the year of the next generation console. All of the speculation around the next Xbox can be put to bed, with Microsoft announcing all of the details earlier today.

In case you didn’t know, for the first time there will be 2 consoles released side by side: The Xbox Series X and the friendlier priced Xbox Series S.

Here’s everything you need to know, including the price and release date in the UK.

UPDATE: You can read my Series X Review Here

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OnePlus Nord Released Today: A Good Mid-Range Smartphone

Tuesday, 4th August, 2020

OnePlus Nord Released

The OnePlus Nord phone has been released today.

Another entry into the mid range smartphone eco-system, the Nord is a pretty incredible phone to look at.

Here’s what to expect from the Nord, including the price in the UK.

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Google Pixel 4A Announced

Monday, 3rd August, 2020

Google Pixel 4A Unveiled

The Google Pixel 4A has finally been announced today by Google. It’s the latest smartphone in it’s lineup, and packs power at an affordable price.

Here’s everything you need to know.

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I Got Myself A New TV! – This Is The Samsung QE55Q85R Review

Friday, 19th June, 2020

Samsung qe55q85R TV review by Michael 84

It’s been a while since I had a new TV. My old one had developed a fault, and I’ve needed it replacing for months. Finally I got round to it, and got myself a Samsung QE55Q85R.

You might be wondering: What’s the picture quality like? What’s the user experience like?

Well, here’s everything you need to know about it.

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iPhone SE 2020 – I’ve Got One! Worth The Upgrade? Here’s My Review & Camera Test

Saturday, 2nd May, 2020

iPhone SE 2020 Review - I've got one, here's how it stacks up

The excitement of getting a brand new phone…It’s been a while! Six years in fact, but I have finally found a worthy successor to my beloved iPhone 6, the iPhone SE.

What upgrade some may say…The iPhone SE looks very familiar, and that’s not a bad thing.

Here’s everything you need to know about the iPhone SE, if you should upgrade, and that all important camera test.

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The iPhone SE 2020 Has Been Announced! Here’s Everything You Need To Know (Including How & When You Can Get It)

Thursday, 16th April, 2020

iPhone SE 2020 Announced

Is it the worst kept secret ever, or was it just wishful thinking that came true? Either way, yesterday Apple announced a new phone to it’s line up, the iPhone SE.

If you’re like me and you don’t like huge phones, this could be an interesting device.

Here’s everything you need to know about the new iPhone SE, including how and when you can get it in the UK.

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Is An iPhone 6 Still Good In 2020? Here’s What It’s Like To Use

Thursday, 14th November, 2019

Is the iPhone 6 Still good in 2019

It’s 2020 now, and the iPhone 6 will be 6 years old this year, which is a dinosaur in tech terms. There’s been 6 upgrades since 2014, including the latest which is the iPhone 11 or 11 Pro, depending on what you get.

So the question is: Is an iPhone 6 still good in 2020?

Well I still have one, and in fact I use it. So the answer is yes, it’s perfectly good to use for day to day usage.

Here’s what it’s like to use, and why I haven’t bothered to upgrade.

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