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Kindle Scribe review: not enough of what we want

The Amazon Kindle Scribe is a great ereader for its larger screen, but pen features are lacking and won’t satisfy.

Stellar Photo Recovery

With high-end features and professional polish, Stellar Photo Recovery supports a range of devices and file types. But is it right for home users?

8BitDo Ultimate controller for Nintendo Switch review

The 8BitDo Ultimate controller is the best third-party Nintendo Switch controller, bar none.

Definitive Technology Studio 3D Mini

Deft Tech’s compact soundbar with virtual Dolby Atmos and DTS:X is a great option for movie fans who also want to stream music.

Eureka EGD 60

The Eureka EGD 60 gaming desk is a phenomenal gaming space that can even help you stay healthy by doubling as a standing desk.

GhostBed Luxe mattress

The GhostBed Luxe claims to be the world’s coolest mattress – how does it perform in practice? Here’s our review.

Netflix’s drama about the making of Spotify has no right to be this good: The Playlist

The story of Spotify did not seem ripe for a gripping miniseries, but somehow it has become 2022’s best drama.

AMD Ryzen 5 7600X

Zen 4 bodes well for the future of AMD CPUs, with stellar performance at a very reasonable price – but upgrading will hurt.

Logitech Signature K650

With many productivity-oriented features and a long battery life, not to mention an Emoji key, the Logitech Signature K650 is a valuable addition to any work setup. It’s cheap, too.

ShakeSphere Portable Blender E-Lid review

It’s known for its manual shaker cups, but will ShakeSphere’s foray into the world of electrical blenders prove to be a hit?

LattePanda 3 Delta Single Board Computer

The LattePanda 3 delta packs the latest CPU technology in a format smaller than a smartphone.

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090

The Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 graphics card is here, and it annihilates every graphics card on the market, but are we approaching the threshold of overkill?


When everything else fails, this cost-free, open-source network scanner will be there to save the day.

Unagi Model One E500

The Unagi Model One E500 is sleek, lightweight, and just the ticket for city commutes. Unfortunately, its lack of shock absorption holds it back from becoming the best there is.

Sleep Innovations Dual Layer Memory Foam Mattress Topper Review

Mattress toppers range from cheap to expensive, but our review of the Sleep Innovations Dual Layer 4″ Mattress Topper finds the middle ground.

Branch Verve

The Branch Verve might be designed for office use and work-from-home users, but those of us who have hybrid work-and-play setups will also find comfort in this stylish throne.

Twin turmoil makes for excellent teen drama: High School

Tegan and Sara’s memoir is skillfully adapted for this understated gem.

Logitech Lift

The Logitech Lift mouse takes the pressure off, literally, with its ergonomic shape. It also puts a bunch of productivity-oriented features at your fingertips.

Tech News

PlayStation Vue will stop working on January 30, 2020

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced it is shutting down PlayStation Vue on January 30, 2020.

Facebook doubles profit, but sees cooling growth

Profit jumps to $10.4b on revenue of $29b, as user-base swells to 2.9b

China’s Huawei brings a ‘Smart Office’ experience to UAE market

Smart Office allows multiple devices to be connected with a wired and wireless connection

Those black-and-white QR codes are becoming part of consumer experience – but at a cost

US consumers find retailers are getting to know their preferences too well

Upcoming Galaxy foldable devices to carry S-Pen: Samsung

Samsung is expected to unveil latest foldable smartphones with lower price tags

Google parent Alphabet hits record quarterly revenue, profit

Surge powered by rise in advertising spending as more consumers shop online

Apple beats sales expectations driven by iPhone sales

Revenue hit $81.43b, rise of 36.4%, with majority of sales growth in China

Feline okay? The app that tells you if your cat’s happy

Newly developed app which uses the phone’s camera to tell whether a feline is feeling pain

Dubai’s DIFC invests in UK-based legaltech startup Clara

Clara will offer specialised legal services for DIFC based entities

Abu Dhabi Investment Office goes big on tech industry support

Abu Dhabi in tech alliances to support emirate’s startup eco-system

Facebook and tech giants to target attacker manifestos, far-right militias in database

The move aims to crack down on material from white supremacists and far-right militias

UAE telco du to focus spending on super-speed 5G and fixed-services, says CEO Fahad Al Hassawi

2021 results also show mobile business is again hitting growth stride

Amazon denies report of accepting bitcoin as payment

UK press report sent world’s biggest cryptocurrency up as much as 14.5%

Bentley’s hybrid range expands with new Flying Spur

Petrol-electric model uses a 2.9-litre V6 petrol engine coupled to an electric motor

Going electric: These carmakers are making the switch

Leading automakers signal their intention to scrap internal combustion engines by 2030

Data analytics and a hands-on CDO will be what businesses need ahead of next disruption

A chief data officer can reshape businesses to be fit for the future

With Gulf’s Snapchatters, it is about lots of AR and privacy, says Snap Inc.’s Hussein Freijeh

Snap’s hold on Gulf’s young shows no signs of waning, with Saudi user time at 77 minutes

Chatbots are everywhere – so why not have them go multilingual?

Businesses will find they can do more across geographies and not spend as much