Author: James

Netgear Nighthawk WiFi Range Extender Competition (EX7000)

** The winner of the competition is Mike F. from Manchester. Contact has been made and the prize will be posted today. ** When Netgear supplied us with the fantastic Nighthawk R7000 to review they also sent us the Nighthawk¬† EX7000 WiFi Range Extender to give away to one of our lucky readers. We haven’t actually reviewed this ourselves as we didn’t want to open the package but the general consensus is that it is fantastic¬† with expertreviews.co.uk giving it a 5/5 and pcmag.com giving it 4.5/5. A little more info on the EX7000, unlike a normal router this...

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Netgear Nighthawk R7000 AC1900 Review

The Netgear Nighthawk range is Netgears upper tier range of products that has always focussed on the fastest possible WiFi speeds as well as an abundance of other features. The Nighthawk R7000 isn’t the newest model from Netgear, but was released late last year. It is priced as a reasonable-ish ¬£139 on Amazon, and is a router only meaning that there is no modem built in, you will have to connect your current modem to the WAN port. Being a high rated model it has an exceptional spec as you would expect which includes a 1GHz dual-core processor. It...

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Roku 3 2015 Review

Over the past 7 years Roku have established themselves as the top provider of streaming devices on the market. With the exception of the Apple TV there are not really any stand out devices apart from Roku prior to 2013. However with the launch of the Chromecast, Fire TV, and generic Android boxes, as well as Smart TVs, Roku have been facing some stiff competition the past couple of years. To keep up with the competition Roku announced the original Roku 3 which had a CPU 5 times as fast as the Roku 2 XS. This year Roku have...

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Apple’s iPhone 6s and 6s Plus Launched

While the Apple iPad Pro was probably the most interesting release at last night’s event, the iPhone range is still the most important. Staying true to tradition we saw an incremental upgrade from the 6 and 6 plus, which the launch of the 6s and 6s plus. Visually indistinguishable from last year’s device with the main selling point being the inclusion of “3D Touch”. This feature allows you to press down on the screen to open up new options throughout iOS 9, and it offers a bit of tactile feedback as well thanks to a revamped “Taptic Engine.” The...

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New 12.9-inch Apple iPad Pro Announced

Apple held their annual launch event last night and this year we saw the release of the iPad Pro, arguably the biggest release for the iPad family to date. The iPad Pro has a giant 12.9-inch display with 2,732 x 2,048 pixels. The Pro is so big it is nearly the same width has a regular iPad is tall and Apple say the giant size allows them to use a full sized keyboard just like laptops. Powering the iPad Pro is Apple’s latest SoC (system on a chip), the A9X. As you’d expect, it’s an upgrade over the iPad...

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