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I swapped my 4-year-old iPhone 5S for a coral iPhone XR - and it's been a massive adjustment

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

I'd been putting it off.
Before October 26, I hadn't gotten a new phone since Christmas Eve 2014. I'd resisted the temptation of the new phones that my colleagues were reviewing, coveting the cameras their phones carry but telling myself that my iPhone 5S was still kicking, and therefore should be fine.
But in July, things started going awry. Sure, I'd been losing battery much faster than I'd like for a while now, but then my Touch ID stopped working, and my phone stopped taking calls. I got good at typing my passcode and carrying around my charger, but once I couldn't connect with the...
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PlayStation 4 Re-review, Five Years In

PlayStation 4 Re-review, Five Years In

6 monthes ago   |   By N4G

It might seem like yesterday, but its been five years since Sony leapfrogged Microsofts early Xbox One mistakes, established an early lead in this console generation and never looked back.
In an age of affordable PCs and ubiquitous smartphones, you can certainly argue that dedicated video game consoles have become less relevant. But as a machine for playing the best games, the PlayStation 4 has gotten better and better over the course of the generation, to the point where even PC snobs have to pay attention to its swath of high-quality exclusives.
For someone looking for a bit of...
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