Best Wi-Fi 6 Routers Under £100 on Amazon – Huawei AX3 from £40 & TP-LINK Archer AX10 just £70

All cutting-edge technology is painfully expensive at launch. The flagship Netgear Nighthawk RAX200 launched on Amazon in June 2019 for close to £500 and is still £405. The TP-Link Archer AX11000 was available in late 2019 for £380. In the past year, we have seen most companies launch much more affordable models, with all the … Read more

Amber Plus Review – A NAS and router in one with Docker support but is it good as Synology

[Update] I was provided with some feedback regarding certain parts of the review which I think are worth including. Key points include that the 2.5″ drives are less noisy so can be used in a living environment without bothering people. While most NAS drives have remote access functionality, Amber is focussing on making remote functionality … Read more

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti & 3070 Ti set to launch on 31st of May – Making gamers even more bitter about GPU shortages

The Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti has been rumoured for a while now. First, it was being launched, then it was cancelled, now it is definitely being launched. It feels like this is going to cause a huge backlash from the gamer community and at this point I don’t think Nvidia really gives a damn. … Read more

Huawei MateBook X Pro 2021 now available for £1,599.99 – 14” 1.3kg ultraportable with Intel i7-1165G7, Intel Iris Xe, 16GB RAM & 1TB SSD

I have been a big fan of the Huawei laptops, both the Intel-based Matebook 13 and AMD based Matebook 14 are superb and offer excellent value for money. The one laptop I haven’t tried is the flagship Huawei MateBook X Pro. This is the first Huawei laptop to get a 2021 refresh and as you … Read more

Netgear Orbi Pro WiFi 6 Tri-Band AX6000 WiFi System Review – Cloud Managed WiFi 6 for your Business [SXK80]

I previously reviewed the flagship consumer-orientated Netgear Orbi WiFi 6 RBK852 back in May. It is one of the most advanced and fastest mesh WiFi systems on the market, with a price to match. In September, Netgear announced the Pro model, which takes all the next-generation WiFi technology from the consumer device and gives it … Read more

Acer ConceptD 3 Ezel Review – Perfect for content creators but with a significant price premium vs gaming laptops

With the growing market of content creators, Acer realised they could expand their existing range of gaming PCs and desktops, into a more professional orientated line-up. The specification I have been sent will not be available in the UK. There is either the ConceptD 3 Ezel Pro with a  4GB Quadro T1000 for £1999 or … Read more

Azulle Byte4 Fanless Mini PC Review – A versatile POE equipped mini PC ideal for Kodi / Plex / pfSense or as a download server

The Byte4 Mini Desktop PC is a highly versatile and affordable fanless mini PC with dual ethernet ports (optional POE) and plenty of ports making this an appealing, affordable PC for many uses. Specification and Features Processor: Intel Celeron J4125 4 core, 4 threads  2.00 GHz base 2.7Ghz burst with Intel UHD Graphics 600 OS: … Read more

Netgear GS305E Review – 5-port smart managed gigabit switch ideal for expanding mesh system ports & improve bandwidth available for console & PC gaming

As much as I love cloud-managed networking, it is a bit over the top for many users. While a lot of our devices use wireless, the best performance will be via Ethernet; this is particularly useful for streaming content, gaming or work from home situations where desktops and phones may not have Wi-Fi. With a … Read more

Linksys Velop MX4200 is one of the most affordable tri-band Wi-Fi 6 mesh systems to come to the UK, priced at £399.99 for a two-pack.

The Linksys Velop range of mesh Wi-Fi systems is a popular option, and one of the few brands I have not had a chance to review yet. Their current Wi-Fi 6 mesh system (MX5300 & MX10600) is a tri-band system which is typically prohibitively expensive, however, with a price of £479.99 currently for the Linksys … Read more

Netgear Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR1000 Review – The best Wi-Fi 6 router for the PS5, Xbox Series X & competitive gaming

If you have ever used a Netgear Router or mesh system, you will likely be familiar with their interface, both Orbi and Nighthawk use a very similar design and feature set. A couple of years ago, Netgear launched a new Nighthawk Pro router which uses something completely different, DumaOS. This has been built by UK … Read more

Best gaming laptops that can play Cyberpunk 2077 at recommended or high settings

Cyberpunk 2077 is the most hyped game in years and has become the fastest-selling game even with 8m pre-orders across all platforms. However, it has also been plagued with performance issues, in particular on last-gen consoles. The situation is so bad, apparently Sony a offering refunds to unhappy gamers on the PS4. PC gamers can … Read more