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Swiped, tapped and delivered

Technology runs almost every aspect of our lives, And with the Internet of Things, being connected has given us immense possibilities — almost everything you can possibly think of.    It is like rubbing a genie out of a lamp; a simple click or a tap and your wish is the smartphone's command. Apps refer to programs that are designed to fulfill a particular purpose. So if you want to remotely turn on the lights in your condo unit once it gets dark/just before you arrive home or perhaps remotely watch your kids play with yaya while you are at work, a simple tap on a particular app magically does the trick.  And this is just the tip of the iceberg.  In reality, there are a lot of applications designated for home …

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Why do I love thee?

The enchanting and well-loved city of Barcelona was a sight to behold and an adventure to embrace.  Also known as Barcino, the old city’s Roman name and Barna, as it is fondly called by its residents and the younger generation, Barcelona is the capital of Spain’s Catalonia region.  Although known for its history, arts and architecture, this beautiful city also boasts of its quirkiness and sense of individuality much like the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. Since its launch in Barcelona a few weeks back and having had the privilege to see it first hand, I just can’t help but surrender to its charm.  Yes, I have indeed fallen for it and when asked why, let me explain it to you through a famous sonnet by Elizabeth Barrett Browning.   I love thee to …

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The Grain of Truth in Every Rumour

Barcelona, Spain --- Rumors spread like wildfire especially when people are enthusiastic about something.  For months, mobile aficionados have been clinging on to whatever rumor that may spread about what Samsung has on its sleeve for the Mobile World Congress 2016.  And with all the gossips and leaks, one thing was certain, all these made Samsung the center of the mobile world. The highly anticipated Samsung Unpacked 2016 held just hours before the opening of the Mobile World Congress sparked off not only thrill but also eagerness to see and know what was true and what was not about the much-awaited flagship phone. Without further ado --- Samsung finally revealed the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the S7 Edge, plus of course a few more surprises. Aboard the flagship The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge …

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