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

Here are a few things you need to get your podcast rolling

If you’re looking for a creative outlet, podcasting is a good way to talk about what’s important to you. Starting a podcast isn’t difficult, but it’s necessary to make an investment. No matter how many people you speak to, money is almost always a concern. As the quality of technology goes up the price rises … Read more

The best passive speakers for a PC for use with an amplifier & DAC [vs active computer speakers]

Following on from my previous post covering budget amplifiers for the PC that can drive passive speakers. Let’s look at the various passive speaker options out there. The beauty of passive speakers is that the range of options is extensive. They cover all price points and physical dimensions. Used speakers are also a viable option … Read more

Best USB-C Power Delivery Chargers 2021 – For laptops and Phones

I am a big fan of power delivery via USB-C. It makes life so much easier not having to wonder where a specific plug is and being able to charge all your devices universally. I particularily love the higher powered ones that can charge your laptop as well as other USB devices. If you then … Read more

Buyers Guide – Affordable Desktop Amps for Passive Speakers – Ditch the active speakers for superior sound and upgradability

Like most people, I have always used active speakers with my computer; they are generally affordable and simple to use. Plug them in, and away you go. Active speakers come in various shapes, sizes and at a wide range of budgets. I have covered several excellent options from Edifier recently. I bought the Acoustic Energy … Read more

Huawei Valentines Deals – Nothing says I love you like a Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro (now £230)

Forget getting you Valentines a bouquet of roses and a box of chocolates. An expensive tech present is a way to your love’s heart (or at least mine). Like most consumer tech companies, Huawei has some valentines deals on, while these may not be your usual Valentines gives it is still a good time to … Read more

Best Office Chair for Working from Home & They are Better Than Gaming Chairs [Cheap Herman Miller Alternatives]

This post may have been more appropriate a year ago when we all started working from home, but here goes. Like many, I spend a good 8 hours or so per day sat on my office chair. When I was fat, I used to break them about once a year, which led me to the … Read more

The best Mesh Wi-Fi Routers for 2021

January 2021 Update highlights: Originally, this post focussed on Amazon reviews as a key factor in the decision to recommend systems. However, Amazon, and companies that use it, keep messing around with things, merging products, having multiple products on one page etc. Then reviews themselves are not always reliable. The number of mesh systems has … Read more

How to improve your WiFi signal for Ring Video Doorbell, Eufy & Arlo to stop delayed alerts / lagging

Smart video doorbells have been one of my favourite pieces of tech in the past few years (I am easily pleased). As someone that receives packages daily, if not multiple times per day, old fashioned wireless doorbells were a nightmare. Often I wasn’t in the room with the chime, or I just wasn’t home, then … Read more

Christmas Gift Guide for Gamers

Getting a Christmas gift for a gamer can be a tad tricky. ‘I don’t need nothing. I live in the game, man.’ Not a lot of help when you’re trying to find something they’ll really appreciate. So, if you’ve been scratching your head, wondering what on earth you could possibly get them, then check out … Read more