Amazon’s Blink Indoor is a decent, battery-powered security camera for inside your house

This new, $80 Blink Indoor camera system is the indoor counterpart to Blink’s new weatherproof outdoor camera. It shares a similar design with the outdoor model, minus the weather-resistant housing, as well as the same set up, features and performance. That makes it a fine option, particularly if you want the mobility of a battery-powered indoor camera. But the Amazon company’s decision to ditch its excellent free cloud storage plan for the new Blink Subscription Plan is disappointing. 

Like

  • The $80 one-camera kit is pretty affordable.

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  • Blink now charges for cloud video storage.

I’m an advocate for free cloud storage in general, despite many companies (like Nest and Ring) never offering it, but it’s even worse when a company offers it and then gets rid of it later. 

As I mentioned in the Blink Outdoor review, Blink is offering a free trial of its cloud

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Decent living for all does not have to cost the Earth — ScienceDaily

Global energy consumption in 2050 could be reduced to the levels of the 1960s and still provide a decent standard of living for a population three times larger, according to a new study.

The study led by the University of Leeds has estimated the energy resource needed for everyone to be provided decent living standards in 2050 — meaning all their basic human needs such as shelter, mobility, food and hygiene are met, while also having access to modern, high quality healthcare, education and information technology.

The findings, published in in the journal Global Environmental Change, reveal that decent living standards could be provided to the entire global population of 10 billion that is expected to be reached by 2050, for less than 40% of today’s global energy. This is roughly 25% of that forecast by the International Energy Agency if current trends continue.

This level of global energy

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A decent budget gaming smartphone that needs some spit and polish



a hand holding a cell phone: Realme Narzo 20 Pro review: A decent budget gaming smartphone that needs some spit and polish


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Realme Narzo 20 Pro review: A decent budget gaming smartphone that needs some spit and polish

Earlier this year, Realme launched its Narzo 10 series of smartphones and they have been marketed as devices that deliver good mobile gaming performance on a budget. The new Narzo 20 Series is said to offer subtle upgrades over the older series.

Also added in this refresh cycle, is the introduction of the new Narzo 20 Pro. The ‘Pro’ model is supposed to offer the best gaming-grade hardware possible by Realme at budget pricing.



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Realme Narzo 20 Pro. Image: Tech2/Sheldon Pinto

But after using my Realme Narzo 20 Pro review unit for a week, I’m not convinced about it’s “Pro gamer” branding even in the budget smartphone range.

So, let’s take a deep dive into the aspects that make it a gaming smartphone.

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A decent budget gaming smartphone that does not need to exist



a hand holding a cell phone: Realme Narzo 20 Pro review: A decent budget gaming smartphone that does not need to exist


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Realme Narzo 20 Pro review: A decent budget gaming smartphone that does not need to exist

Earlier this year, Realme launched its Narzo 10 series of smartphones and they have been marketed as devices that deliver good mobile gaming performance on a budget. The new Narzo 20 Series is said to offer subtle upgrades over the older series.

Also added in this refresh cycle, is the introduction of the new Narzo 20 Pro. The ‘Pro’ model is supposed to offer the best gaming-grade hardware possible by Realme at budget pricing.



a hand holding a plastic container: Image: Tech2/Sheldon Pinto


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But after using my Realme Narzo 20 Pro review unit for a week, I’m not convinced about it’s “Pro gamer” branding even in the budget smartphone range.

So, let’s take a deep dive into the aspects that make it a gaming smartphone. In short, it’s all about that 90Hz

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Nokia’s New Budget Phones Offer Some Surprisingly Decent Features on the Cheap



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For this fall’s phone release season, instead of pushing out a new line of expensive premium phones like Apple and Samsung, HMD/Nokia is focused on taking over the budget phone market with the new Nokia 2.4 and 3.4.

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Priced at just $140 and $180 respectively, the Nokia 2.4 and Nokia 3.4 are extremely affordable while still offering a solid list of standard features and decently styling.

Starting with the $140 Nokia 2.4, you get a 6.5-inch HD+ display (1600 x 700), along with a MediaTek Helio P22 processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, microSD card slot, and a headphone jack. And

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