SSD reportedly fails just as likely as HDDs

Contrary to conventional wisdom, you shouldn’t rely on your solid-state drives more than you do with hard-disk drives. A new report by cloud storage company Backblaze shows that SSDs and their flash-based memory are just as likely to fail as mechanical HDDs. HDDs, what with their moving parts, are typically…

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 Review

We can still remember when phones with foldable screens were a ludicrous concept. Until we started seeing them in tech conventions, then first market-ready models came out. Now, some of them are in their third iterations, just like the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3. The first Z Fold, despite being…

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PH is 48th in digital quality of life rankings

Investments in internet infrastructure in the Philippines are bearing fruit, as the country now ranks 48th out of 110 countries according to the 2021 Digital Quality of Life Index. With this year’s rank, the country has surpassed Asian neighbors such as Indonesia (72nd) and Vietnam (73rd), although it still trails…

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ColorOS 12 list of compatible devices

OPPO took the wraps off ColorOS 12, its latest mobile operating system based on Android 12. The company also revealed the list of compatible devices that can upgrade to the new platform. Starting October, OPPO smartphones will be able to move to ColorOS 12. The first to do so will…

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ZTE launches 5G-powered Smart T-shirt

Back at the Mobile World Conference 2021 late last month, ZTE launched Project YouCare as a new health monitoring service in the form of a smart T-shirt. That’s right, it’s a new technology that you can wear. It’s made of a special textile that can be washable and comfortable to…

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Samsung Galaxy A52 4G Review

Samsung is still trying to strive in the midrange smartphone segment despite the intense pressure from Chinese brands. The Samsung Galaxy A52 is their latest bet in this price range. Priced at Php18,990 (Php23,990 for the 5G model), Samsung tried to pack everything they can on a body that looks…

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