Acer Swift 7, Chromebook 11, Nitro 5 & Spin 3 Announced at CES 2018

CES 2018 officially starts tomorrow with companies releasing details of their products announcements already. Acer is starting things off with the announcement of 4 new laptops. New Acer Swift 7 The Swift series from Acer is excellent; they are ultra-thin ultraportables at prices lower than many other competing brands. The updated Swift 7 is claimed … Read more

Dolby Vision VS HDR10: CES 2018

Following up on our post about OLED vs QLED it seemed prudent to cover the new HDR technologies that are prominent on this year’s 4K TVs. Similar, but not as binary as the HD-DVD vs Blu-ray war, Dolby Vision and HDR10 are two separate standards that are competing for dominance. ‘HDR’ stands for High Dynamic … Read more

OLED vs Micro-LED vs QLED TVs – What are the differences? CES 2018

CES 2018 is upon us, and one of the leading attractions will be all the new fancy TV tech. For years we have waited for organic-LED to go into mass production, and thanks to LG that has now become a reality. It has been claimed by many that OLED is the ultimate screen panel technology … Read more

CES 2018 – LG reveals 88-inch 8K OLED TV & Google Assistant TVs

Most people haven’t even upgraded to 4K yet, and the ultra-slim picture-perfect technology OLED is generally well out of the average consumer’s price range. That has not stopped LG from upping the ante for this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), they have just announced the worlds largest OLED display at 88-inches, and to top it … Read more

Intel Meltdown & Spectre Vulnerabilities Carry On Cybersecurity Trend into 2018

Last year was horrific for cybersecurity issues, with highlights (or lowlights) such as WannaCry, Petya/NotPetya and Shadow Brokers. We are not a week into 2018, and we could have one of the costliest cybersecurity of the years already. Tech firms, primarily Intel, have announced a vulnerability in their chips named Spectre and Meltdown. Meltdown affects … Read more

DDR4 Prices to be Investigated Following Price Surges

As we have previously blogged about the price of DDR4 increased by over 200% in many cases during 2018. The official reason for the massive spike in prices is due to the exponential growth in demand for DDR4. All modern PCs shifted to it following the launch of Intel Skylake back in 2015(technically Skylake worked … Read more