Black Friday Deals: AMD Ryzen 5 1600 £123, Crucial P1 NVMe SSD 500GB £82.99 | 22/11/2018

This could be bias on my behalf but so far the standout discounts this year are all PC related, there have been some great CPU and NVMe deals, and RAM is finally becoming semi-affordable again! Amazon AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Desktop CPU £123.59 One of the best bangs for your buck in recent years. It … Read more

Black Friday Deals: EKSA Gaming Headset and USB C Hub 10-IN-1

Another Black Friday week tip has been sent in for some products by the EKSA brand, which is another excellent peripheral company on Amazon. EKSA Gaming Headset for PS4, PC, Xbox One End date: 30/11/2018 23:59 GMT Was £22.99 30% discount code = 9VVM53UN Final Price £16.09 I am sure many of you will be buying consoles for Christmas … Read more

Everything you should know about online safety while browsing a smartphone

After several data breaches, including the much publicized Cambridge Analytica-Facebook scandal, people are starting to look not just towards social media with increased scrutiny but their own handheld devices, their beloved, multi-functional smartphones, with a mixture of caution and trepidation. No doubt, we’ll all still continue to use our phones and access apps – who … Read more

JBL Link View Review – A Google Assistant Smart Display with excellent audio

With the success of the Amazon Echo Show, it was inevitable that Google and others follow suit with their versions. With Google, this came via third parties initially in the form of the LG Smart Display and the JBL Link. This has now been complemented by Googles own Home Hub and the newly announced LG … Read more

Black Friday Deals – Monday 11th – Fire TV 4K £34.99 – Fire HD 10 £99.99

The Black Friday deals will start ramping up this week from other retailers as we approach the official date. As usual with Amazon, you need to plough through a lot of tat to find anything good outside of the daily deals, but there are some great finds today. Amazon Tacx Flux S Smart Bike Trainer £399 … Read more

Zyxel GS1920-8HPv2 NebulaFlex Cloud Managed POE Switch Review

I previously reviewed the superb Zyxel Nebula cloud managed POE switch, and access point and my main gripe with it was the very loud fans. Most business will likely put the switch in a dedicated room so won’t be an issue, but for smaller companies or prosumers it is likely that it will be located … Read more

Fire TV Stick 4K (2018) with Alexa Voice Remote Review

Since buying my Sony AF8 OLED I have been deeply disappointed by its poor Dolby Vision performance, it is just broken within the Sony software. However, with the new Fire TV Stick 4K you get Dolby Vision support, as well as most other things you could want from a streaming device for an absolute bargain … Read more

Dual notches are a thing now with the Sharp Aquos R2 Compact

This will be one of those Chinese phones that nobody is bothered about importing to the UK, but the fact that the Sharp Aquos R2 Compact uses two notches made it worth posting about. The Sharp Aquos R Compact from last year was pretty weird in the first place, it had slim bezels on three sides with a … Read more

Samsung Exynos 9820 vs HiSilicon Kirin 980 vs Snapdragon 845

Samsung yesterday announced its latest premium SoC, the Exynos 9 Series 9820, which will feature in their flagship devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S10 next year. The Exynos 9820 features a fourth-generation custom CPU, 2.0-gigabits-per-second (Gbps) LTE Advanced Pro modem, and an enhanced neural processing unit (NPU) to bring new smart experiences to mobile … Read more