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About Lama

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Lama Farhat
Publisher - EMEA
Lama was born and raised in Lebanon. They studied dental technology for two years and worked at an animal shelter for two years. They are always looking for opportunities to expand their knowledge and expertise. Lama is passionate about food, art, music, fluffy animals and new tech. In their free time, they enjoy playing video games and reading comic books.

Stories by Lama

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Telestream Names Rhonda Bassett-Spiers as New CEO
Thu, 16th Feb 2023
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cx
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martech
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workflow automation
Rhonda Bassett-Spiers named new CEO of Telestream, a global leader in workflow automation and video production solutions, succeeding Dan Castles.
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Cloud veteran Tarkan Maner joins IGEL board
Thu, 16th Feb 2023
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digital transformation
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leadership
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ibm
Endpoint OS provider IGEL appoints Tarkan Maner, an experienced executive in EUC and cloud computing, to its board to aid strategic growth plans.
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Hands-on review: HTVRONT Vinyl Heat Press
Wed, 9th Nov 2022
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
Introducing the HTVRONT: The heat press machine designed to make vinyl work easier and safer for all your DIY projects.
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Game review: Animal Crossing New Horizons Happy Home Paradise DLC
Fri, 26th Aug 2022
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
Animal Crossing New Horizons' Happy Home Paradise DLC breathes new life into the game, providing a relaxing and rewarding design experience.
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Hands-on review: Eufy Wire-Free Dual Cam Video Doorbell 2K
Thu, 11th Aug 2022
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gaming
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reviews
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smart home
We have had our house secured by Eufy products for over seven months now. We love the brand, and it has never let us down.
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Hands-on review: Xencelabs Graphic Display Tablet
Fri, 5th Aug 2022
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mobility
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gaming
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tablets & laptops
Xencelabs seemed to show up out of nowhere on the market. I had no idea who they were or what they were about, but I was very intrigued.
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Hands-on review: Philips Hue starter kit
Fri, 1st Jul 2022
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gaming
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cloud services
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reviews
Philips Hue smart lighting receives rave reviews for its ease of setup, wide range of colours, and overall user experience.
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Hands-on review: Panasonic SC-GN01E Wearable Speaker
Wed, 13th Apr 2022
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gaming
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cloud services
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digital music
Introducing the Panasonic SC-GN01E Wearable Speaker, a game-changer for gamers seeking immersive sound without the discomfort of headphones.
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Game review: Pokemon Shining Pearl
Tue, 1st Mar 2022
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
Nintendo's remake of Pokemon Diamond and Pearl for the Switch stays faithful to the original, but leaves out new features.
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Hands-on review: Google Nest camera with floodlights
Mon, 28th Feb 2022
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cloud services
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gaming
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surveillance
When planning the house move, security was one of my biggest worries. One of the measures I took was to install a Google Nest camera with floodlights.
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Hands-on review: Nanoleaf Lines
Fri, 21st Jan 2022
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gaming
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martech
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reviews
If you have read any of my previous reviews, you would know I am a big fan of Nanoleaf and its products. I have their panels and strips all over my house.
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Hands-on review: Sony WF-C500 earbuds
Fri, 21st Jan 2022
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gaming
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digital music
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reviews
Sony WF-C500 budget earbuds offer impressive sound quality and premium feel, lacking only in features like ANC and wireless charging.
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Game review: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Nintendo Switch)
Thu, 4th Nov 2021
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD is finally available for the Nintendo Switch after a ten-year wait, bringing nostalgia and excitement to fans.
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Game Review: Mario Party Superstars
Wed, 3rd Nov 2021
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
I think this game is a brilliant addition to the Switch’s library and would make a great Christmas gift for anyone young or old.
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Hands-on review: Fitbit Luxe, my favourite fitbit tracker to date
Mon, 11th Oct 2021
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
Fitbit Luxe: A sleek and stylish fitness tracker that combines fashion and functionality, perfect for any outfit.
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Game Review: Mario Golf: Super Rush
Wed, 22nd Sep 2021
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
Mario Golf: Super Rush is a great option that will keep kids entertained for a few hours while also having a high replayability factor.
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Hands-on review: Samsung QN900A TV and Soundbar
Tue, 17th Aug 2021
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gaming
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reviews
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digital entertainment
Samsung's 2021 flagship 8K TV, the QN900A, paired with the Q950A soundbar, is the ultimate way to consume content this year.
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Hands-on review: JBL Clip 4
Thu, 15th Jul 2021
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gaming
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digital music
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reviews
JBL's new Clip 4 portable speaker combines style, durability, and great sound in one compact device. At $99, it's a must-have for music lovers.
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Hands-on review: AG-WHP01K wireless headphones
Mon, 12th Jul 2021
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gaming
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digital music
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reviews
AG-WHP01K headphones surprise with their sleek design, great sound quality, impressive noise cancellation, and long battery life.
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Hands-on review: Sony WF-1000XM4 Truly Wireless Headphones
Thu, 1st Jul 2021
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gaming
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digital music
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reviews
I was very pleasantly surprised with the Sony WF-1000XM4. They sound great, they look great and they do noise cancelling right.
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Hands-on review: Dyson V15 Detect - why your home isn't as clean as you thought
Tue, 29th Jun 2021
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reviews
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smart home
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gaming
Dyson's V15 Detect handheld vacuum cleaner is a game-changer with its laser, LCD screen, impressive attachments, and long-lasting battery.
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Hands-on review: Nanoleaf Essentials, the A60 and B22 lightbulbs
Mon, 17th May 2021
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
Nanoleaf's new essentials line, including light bulbs and light strips, is making smart lighting accessible and aesthetically pleasing for everyday users.
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Hands-on review: Oppo A74 5G - a reliable and affordable 5G phone
Thu, 13th May 2021
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smartphones
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gaming
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reviews
5G is typically an offering found on higher-end smartphones. Oppo bucked the trend and included 5G on one of their budget phones.
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Hands-on review: Oppo Find X3 Lite 5G - midrange done right
Mon, 10th May 2021
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smartphones
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gaming
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reviews
Oppo Find X3 Lite review: A mid-range phone that delivers high-end features, including impressive cameras and superfast charging.