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Brother’s latest inkjet printers offer faster, more affordable prints

Professional quality without compromise!

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As more people shifted to remote working, the future of business printing changed. This is why Brother innovated a new series of compact, space-saving print solutions.

Brother’s new inkjet printers — DCP-T420W (PhP 7,650), DCP-T520W (PhP 8,950), DCP-T720DW (PhP11,950), DCP-T820DW (PhP 13,950), and MFC-T920DW (PhP 18,950) — deliver faster print speeds and cost-effective solutions without compromising connectivity, quality, and features worth your every buck.

Here’s what you can expect in the new lineup:

Cost-efficient and user-friendly

Brother’s new lineup of printers allows you to print up to 7,500 pages in black and 5,000 pages in color. It also automatically reduce paper wastage by up to 50 percent.

They’re also packed with user-friendly features that make it easy for you or anyone to use the printer. For instance, Brother’s new printers can be used straight out of the box. It’s as simple as plug and play!

You can also quickly copy any document with a one-touch copy shortcut. And the user interface has been reworked for easier navigation. You can perform a multi-page copy, scan, and fax seamlessly without having to insert the pages individually.

If you run out of ink, there’s an embedded, front-access tank that lets you refill conveniently. To prevent running out of ink suddenly, you can monitor your ink levels at a glance through a transparent ink tank cover.

Productivity to the highest level

The new inkjet printers let you enjoy faster print speeds as well, without compromising quality. Brother’s new dye-based black ink results in professionally-looking photos, with crisp lines, clear texts, and superior color vibrancy.

But what makes it convenient and accessible to everyone is its capability to connect to multiple devices. You can share the printer among the entire team with built-in wireless and Ethernet connectivity. You can also print wherever you go as long as it’s within the printer’s vicinity.

Print via email, or directly from your iPhone, iPad, Android, or Windows mobile device through Brother’s iPrint & Scan, Apple Airprint, and Mopria. You can also opt for a Wi-Fi Direct so you can print or scan directly through your phone without connecting to a network.

Availability

The DCP-T420W is now available while the rest of the other models are coming in February 2021. All prices are inclusive of the prevailing taxes and include a 2-year Extended Warranty.

These machines can be purchased through Brother Philippines’ authorized dealers and are supported by the Brother Customer Service Center and Authorized Service Centers nationwide. For more information, visit www.brother.com.ph.

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Nomad’s weighted MagSafe Mount offers best at home charging experience

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The launch of iPhone 12 last year reintroduced MagSafe into our lives. It’s a new way to wirelessly charge the new iPhone and attach other accessories to extend its functionality.

While the magnets ensure that your iPhone charges overnight, Apple’s MagSafe charger is nothing fancy. Nomad’s new MagSafe Mount is designed to provide the charger with a secure foundation.

The mount anchors the MagSafe charger to your nightstand or desk. Because it’s weighted, you get the speed and convenience of MagSafe charging without manually detaching the charger manually from the phone.

As this is a Nomad product, the MagSafe Mount is made of the best materials possible to fit your setup. It’s machined from a solid block of stainless steel with a painted satin finish. It’s also intentionally designed to slope on the edges to make picking up your iPhone effortless.

The MagSafe Mount retails for US$49.95 at nomadgoods.com.

SEE ALSO: Nomad’s line of Kevlar charging cables

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Why owning a mechanical keyboard is worth it

Even for non-gamers

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The first time I came across a mechanical keyboard, I thought I didn’t need it. A gamer friend made me try it once, and although I was impressed with how smooth my typing was, I thought: spending more than a thousand bucks for a typing device is too expensive.

Back then, I was actually eyeing a flat, minimalist wireless keyboard to add to my ~aesthetic~ work-from-home set-up.

It was not until my Discord friends–who even sent me video links of ASMR typing sounds and did live typing demos during our video calls–that I actually gave in and considered buying one.

After days of researching to find the perfect fit for me, I finally decided to get the Royal Kludge 71 with blue switches. The brand is popular among enthusiasts because it’s beginner-friendly, and has good specifications for a budget–friendly price.

I even bought a Gateron sampler (a keyboard sampler where you can try different switches) online to help me decide between blue and brown.

It can increase your productivity

As a writer who literally types words for a living, there’s added pleasure in typing when I started using a mechanical keyboard. There’s this illusion that you are using a modern typewriter, and I admit it somehow increased my productivity.

Of course, the typing feel can be subjective for everyone, but the click-y sound suited my preference well that it gave me added motivation whenever I type.

Another thing I love about these keyboards is the programmable RGB lighting feature. When I bought my personal laptop, the only thing that was missing for me was the backlit keyboard, since I have tendencies to write in the dark.

Owning a mechanical keyboard with an RGB feature has become very helpful, since it keeps me up when I do my work at night. Not to mention, the different RGB modes are actually entertaining–I tend to watch the lights dance whenever I’m bored.

It’s kind of therapeutic

Apart from the satisfying beauty of RGB lighting and click-y sound, another thing I love about mechanical keyboards is the therapeutic feeling whenever I clean the keycaps.

Since I bought the white version, my keyboard is a magnet for dirt and can be easily stained so it needs consistent cleaning. Removing the keycaps one by one is oddly satisfying that it has become one of my therapeutic hobbies every weekend.

Definitely worth the investment

As of this writing, I have only tried three keyboard brands and I can say that the Royal Kludge has a higher actuation force compared to the others, so it can be tiring after long periods of time.

The RK71 white variant looks very clean and minimalist, especially in photos. I haven’t bought any keycaps to customize my keyboard (I am very tempted, though), but maybe that’s for another time. I am willing to save up for another keyboard with new switches, since the blue ones can be annoying especially if you don’t work alone.

Is mechanical keyboard a match for you?

If you’re like me who spends lots of time typing in front of the computer, then it’s a resounding yes.

There are lots of mechanical keyboard variants–there are ones with and without number pads, and there’s the click-y and silent switches. There are also cheaper ones compared to the one I got, so make sure to read and watch reviews. For those with higher budget, aim for the big guns like Anne Pro and Keychron–these are highly recommended by most enthusiasts.

Looking for “the one” can be overwhelming at first, but trust me, it’s fun and interesting. It can be addictive, too. (Don’t say I didn’t warn you.)

 

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OnePlus Watch expands company’s wearable portfolio

And connects to the OnePlus lifestyle

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Not to be outdone by other manufacturers, OnePlus has expanded into other devices as well. We’ve seen earphones and TVs from the company but now they also have the OnePlus Watch.

Like many other smartwatches, the value proposition is health and fitness tracking while looking like it can be paired with both your gym and casual fits.

It’s 46mm Midnight Black stainless steel build with 2.5D curved glass for its surface. It has a round design to emulate the look of a classic watch. It has an IP68 rating so its resistant to water and dust.

The OnePlus Watch has a 402mAh battery that promises up to two weeks of “sustainable use,” and can give you a week’s worth of power after being juiced up for only 20 minutes. There’s plenty that you can do with that including any of the 110+ workout types that it can track.

It also offers blood oxygen monitoring (a key health tracking feature), stress detection, breathing training, heart rate, and sedentary reminders. All of which you can manage via the OnePlus Health app.

Pricing and availability

The OnePlus Watch will retail for US$ 159 and will be available in the US, Canada, Europe, Mainland China, Hong Kong, and India.

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