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We’re not short on opinion. Indeed, if you’ve got one, chances are, we want to publish to the industry. Drop a note with your viewpoint to our editor, Ewan (ewan@mobileindustryreview.com and we’ll go from there.

setting up a home theater

Getting Started with Home Theaters

Most of my friends, who are not technologically-inclined, find the idea of setting up a home theater to be as daunting as it is fun. Though new technology has certainly allowed more options in the home theater space, the basics remain the same. For the purposes of this article, we will be taking a look […]

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Zuckerberg’s new Facebook manifesto – globalisation or not

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder and CEO, has just released a new essay on his company’s new direction. The 5,700-word manifesto talks about a lot of things but the main idea is to promote globalization. More specifically, the idea that Facebook and other major tech entities have a responsibility to bring the world’s communities together. This […]

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History of gaming consoles

The History of Gaming Consoles

Video games might have once been considered as a part of the “geek” or “nerd” cultures but such stereotypes have all but vanished. The history of gaming consoles may not be well-known to the younger generation but its effects are visible everywhere. Today, the video gaming industry is valued at almost $2 trillion. In 2013, […]

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IoT & Wearables: Disabilities

When we bring IoT and wearables to mind, we often think of extravagant devices. Other times, we might think of niche devices that may or may not serve any real purpose. When smartwatches where at the peak of their popularity, for instance, many questioned the usefulness of such a device. What many of us neglect […]

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Google Home vs Amazon Echo

Google Home vs Amazon Echo

When Amazon launched the Echo a little over two years ago, it introduced a simple but effective home automation device to a mainstream audience. Now, Google has provided an alternative with the Home, its answer to Amazon’s home automation speaker. Choosing between Google Home vs Amazon Echo can be challenging for first-time buyers. After going […]

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Is Apple Losing Its Edge?

As the new year begins, it’s always an illuminating exercise when you sit down and take a look at the market as it stands. Things have changed a lot in the mobile sector in the last couple of years. Apple has always appeared to be an innovator, establishing the trends to dominate the landscape for […]

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Kodi

Getting Started with: Kodi Media Center

Building a media center of your own has never been easier than it is today. Though there are plenty of DIY methods of building your own media center, I will be focusing on getting started with Kodi. I will try to explain how it works step-by-step so that novice users can see that setting it […]

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Meitu

Meitu and the ‘free’ app dilemma

Before this week, Meitu (Android and iOS) was virtually unknown in the Western market. While it has been a hit in its native China for years, the app only recently made headlines in the West where it has been propelled into the top of each respective mobile app store. In case you haven’t actually seen […]

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History of the tablet

The History of the Tablet

Contrary to popular belief, the tablet did not suddenly appear in 2010. In fact, the history of the tablet is quite rich. Though devices like the personal computer had a fairly straightforward path, the tablet was different. Today, we will be taking a look at some key points in the history of the tablet from […]

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DIY IoT

IoT & Wearables: DIY IoT

For the first two entries of this series, we focused on social media and smart clothing. The goal was to showcase that the world of IoT and wearables is more diverse than what you might think. Today, I would like to show you some of the coolest DIY  IoT projects that anyone could get into. […]

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