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Bemfica de Oliva

About Bemfica de Oliva

Before becoming a journalist, Bemfica worked for over a decade as a support technician. She has loved electronics since her childhood and first got on the internet when she was 5.

Bemfica loves to review various devices and explain technology in simple terms, so people know how it can benefit their lives. In her free time, she is the servant of two cats, a fish, and lots of plants.

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