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Piotr Kowalczyk

Struggling with technology since he took over his parents' Grundig radio & cassette recorder. Designer & part-time coder. Founder of Geek Updated and Ebook Friendly.
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Amazon Fire HD 10 keyboard alternatives

Top 5 alternative keyboards for your Amazon Fire HD 10

• The biggest problem with a dedicated Fire HD 10 keyboard case is that it fits only one model. • Pick up a standalone keyboard to use it with several devices.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 13, 2021
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The best iPad Pro stands 2021

What are the best iPad Pro 2021 compatible stands and holders?

There are several stands that work with the iPad Pro released in 2021. The first thing to do is define your own needs and expectations.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 11, 2021
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Which iPad Pro 12.9 to buy in 2021

iPad Pro 2021 Q&A – everything you should know in simple questions and answers

1. Only the bigger variant sports mini-LED display. 2. Both 11 and 12.9-inch models have M1 chip, 5G, and Thunderbolt port. 3. Pro 12.9 is thicker than its predecessor making it incompatible with 2020 Magic Keyboard.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 7, 2021
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Should I buy iPad Pro 12.9 in 2021

Should I buy iPad Pro 12.9 in 2021? And which generation to choose?

Learn about pros and cons of choosing the latest-generation iPad Pro 12.9. Maybe the 2020 model is better-suited for your needs.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 6, 2021
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iPad Pro 12.9 case compatibility warning

iPad Pro 12.9 2021 case compatibility issues explained

• The 2021 iPad Pro 12.9 is by 0.5 mm thicker than its predecessor. • Apple does not provide clear explanation about backwards compatibility. • Your older case or keyboard case may not fit the new model.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 6, 2021
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Magic Keyboard compatible with iPad Pro 12.9 2021

Is my Magic Keyboard compatible with iPad Pro 12.9 2021?

• iPad Pro 12.9 released in 2021 is 0.5 mm thicker than the 2020 model. • You may be able to use the Magic Keyboard, but it can’t be fully closed.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 6, 2021
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Which keyboard for Amazon Fire tablet - comparison

How to choose the best keyboard for Amazon Fire tablet

Do you hesitate between a dedicated keyboard case and a universal tablet keyboard? Check out these tips and comparisons.

Piotr Kowalczyk April 30, 2021
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Is it worth buying Amazon Fire HD 10 in 2021

What are the pros and cons of Amazon Fire HD 10 keyboard?

Major advantages are: lightweight design, laptop experience, and long battery life. Main disadvantages: limited compatibility and lack of touchpad.

Piotr Kowalczyk April 30, 2021
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Find personalized Amazon Fire deals with this simple tip

1. Visit Amazon website and login with your credentials. 2. Go to Account & Lists » Your Content and Devices. Since 2020,…

Piotr Kowalczyk April 29, 2021
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Amazon Fire HD 10 2021 details

Should I buy Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet in 2021?

The 10-inch Fire HD released in 2021 comes with a few features that make it the best Amazon tablet to date.

Piotr Kowalczyk April 29, 2021
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How to disable dark mode Kindle iPad iPhone

How to control theme colors of Kindle app for iPad & iPhone

1. Amazon Kindle app interface colors can be switched automatically with the iOS settings. 2. The theme colors used for Library and Reading are controlled independently – and differently.

Piotr Kowalczyk April 26, 2021
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Freepik how to search single artist resources

How to search single artist’s portfolio on Freepik

1. Use the Freepik search box to find matching results.
2. Once you find the right picture, go to its author’s home page and click the Next page button.
3. At the end of the url, type the search query.

Piotr Kowalczyk April 17, 2021
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1st-generation Kindle 2007 - 50 years of ebooks

50 years of ebooks – an illustrated history

Here is a list of milestones and most interesting facts from the history of electronic books.

Piotr Kowalczyk March 30, 2021
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Tips to use Notion app spell checker

Using a spell checker with Notion – a few tips

1. A spell checker built into Notion app can’t be used in a browser. 2. You can disable it only after you…

Piotr Kowalczyk March 5, 2021
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Clever gifts for geeks - color theme t-shirts

Minimalist color theme t-shirts for geeks

These minimalist t-shirts show as if their colors were set by selecting one of the displayed color buttons. The designs are available in four colors, on over 70 items, including apparel, personal accessories, laptop sleeves, mugs, and more.

Average rating: 4.4/5

RedBubble $19.95

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Adjustable foldable iPad stand

Foldable, fully adjustable aluminum iPad stand

This stylish and stable stand from Satechi lets you adjust both the angle and height, helping you set your iPad closer to eye level. It’s helpful when you take part in online meetings or make lots of video calls. ⇢ More iPad stands.

Average rating: 4.6/5

Amazon $34.99

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