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Micheline

Smartphone design

Smartphone design is now boiling down to something as mundane as “the notch”.  15 years ago, I doubt we could have imagined that an inch or so of screen real estate would be the occasion for heated debates among people more likely to be accountants or gossip journalists than industrial product designers. It seems ridiculous if you go back to 2007, and remember that smartphones use to look like this:

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Can’t Spell iPhone Without The ”i”: We Are Our Electronics

Since the very first and very clunky cell phones arrived on the scene, they always served as status symbols. They were scarce and expensive machines that continued to reflect varying degrees of wealth and social caché (depending on the model you had, of course) even after Nokia made them more accessible. 

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The case for Back Market

We get it. It’s not easy to put your trust in a company that isn’t a household name yet, especially when it comes to electronics. After all, people rely heavily on their devices, and defects can take a while to manifest themselves. Beyond that, most folks are afraid of getting scammed.

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2019, The Year of the Foldable Screens

It’s signed, sealed, and delivered: the year 2019 marks the arrival of screens that you can actually fold! At the CES consumer technology conference, held in Las Vegas at the beginning of January, it’s all anyone was talking about (well, that and 5G…). This flexible technology applied to screens has already been released in China and the United States, and is poised to hit Europe this year. Mind-bending, isn’t it?

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Keeping your private life private

Rihanna and Meghan Markle aren’t the only ones who have the right to privacy. You probably don’t think about it on a daily basis, but we bet that your internet use has the same effect on your privacy as a cross-country train trip in a thong…Here are a few good habits to practice daily in order to protect your personal data (as much as possible). Back Market is here, don’t worry. 

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