Darien Graham-Smith
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro review: A superb Android tablet with a convenient keyboard case
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tablets

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro review: A superb Android tablet with a convenient keyboard case

It might not fully replace a laptop, but the Tab P11 Pro makes a capable and versatile travelling companion
13 Dec 2021
Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge
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web browser

Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge

We put the web's three most popular browsers head-to-head
8 Dec 2021
Nokia T20 review: A simple, sturdy Android tablet at an SMB-friendly price
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tablets

Nokia T20 review: A simple, sturdy Android tablet at an SMB-friendly price

It’s not as luxurious as an iPad, but the T20 makes a fine, functional tablet for business
6 Dec 2021
Eight things you never knew about PCI Express
The PCI Express slot on a motherboard
components

Eight things you never knew about PCI Express

To most of us, PCI Express just means that big old slot where your graphics card sits, but this ingenious interconnect has hidden depths
6 Dec 2021
Can you put SSDs in a NAS?
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network attached storage (NAS)

Can you put SSDs in a NAS?

Most NAS drives will accept SSDs as well as mechanical hard drives - we look at whether it's a good idea
2 Dec 2021
Samsung 870 Evo review: Ticks all the boxes
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solid state storage (SSD)

Samsung 870 Evo review: Ticks all the boxes

It won’t set pulses racing, but the 870 Evo gives an old PC a new lease of life with no grumbling
24 Nov 2021
Kingston KC600 review: A reliable upgrade
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solid state storage (SSD)

Kingston KC600 review: A reliable upgrade

Makes the upgrade process a cinch, although look elsewhere if you’re after raw speed
22 Nov 2021
Samsung 980 Pro review: Smashing speeds
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solid state storage (SSD)

Samsung 980 Pro review: Smashing speeds

Staggering performance and handy extras make this a worthy contender
19 Nov 2021
Samsung T7 Touch review: One smart-looking SSD
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solid state storage (SSD)

Samsung T7 Touch review: One smart-looking SSD

The diminutive dimensions and biometric scanner make the T7 Touch ideal for life on the road
10 Nov 2021
SanDisk Extreme Pro review: Small wonder
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solid state storage (SSD)

SanDisk Extreme Pro review: Small wonder

The bold design certainly won’t be to everyone’s taste, but who cares when the performance is this good?
8 Nov 2021
Samsung 870 QVO review: Cheap and speedy
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solid state storage (SSD)

Samsung 870 QVO review: Cheap and speedy

The QVO can give your laptop or lightweight PC a significant speed boost for a jaw-dropping price
13 Oct 2021
Apple MacBook Pro 13in (2020) review: Powerful, portable – and almost perfect
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Laptops

Apple MacBook Pro 13in (2020) review: Powerful, portable – and almost perfect

The first business-grade M1 laptop is a huge hit
8 Oct 2021
Seagate One Touch SSD review: A sharp customer
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solid state storage (SSD)

Seagate One Touch SSD review: A sharp customer

A tiny SSD that packs a proper performance punch for a modest outlay – if you opt for the 1TB version
8 Oct 2021
WD Black SN850 review: A PCIe 4 powerhouse
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solid state storage (SSD)

WD Black SN850 review: A PCIe 4 powerhouse

A lightning-fast SSD that comes with a selection of great add-ons – and doesn’t cost the earth
6 Oct 2021
Adata Ultimate SU800 review: A SATA workhorse
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solid state storage (SSD)

Adata Ultimate SU800 review: A SATA workhorse

If you’re after a 2.5in SSD that can cope with demanding workloads, the SU800 is here to help
1 Oct 2021
F-Secure Safe review: Laser-focused security
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antivirus

F-Secure Safe review: Laser-focused security

A slick, simple security suite that will keep you safe while staying out of your way
31 Aug 2021
Kaspersky Internet Security review: Perfect for power users
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antivirus

Kaspersky Internet Security review: Perfect for power users

With plenty of tools and features to play with, this powerful suite goes far beyond blocking viruses
27 Aug 2021
Microsoft Windows Security review: Minimum effort
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antivirus

Microsoft Windows Security review: Minimum effort

It’s the easiest security solution imaginable – but these built-in protections aren’t without their foibles
25 Aug 2021
AVG Internet Security review: Money for nothing
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antivirus

AVG Internet Security review: Money for nothing

An ostensible upgrade from the free Avast package – but there’s very little here to justify the cost
20 Aug 2021
G Data Total Security review: Aptly named, but steeply priced
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antivirus

G Data Total Security review: Aptly named, but steeply priced

This security suite is bursting at the seams, but that doesn’t mean it’s good value
18 Aug 2021
Norton 360 Standard review: A dependable partner in security
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antivirus

Norton 360 Standard review: A dependable partner in security

It may be a little trigger-happy, but Norton 360 is a terrific deal for the price
16 Aug 2021
Avira Antivirus Pro review: Obnoxious and annoying
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antivirus

Avira Antivirus Pro review: Obnoxious and annoying

This antivirus tool does the job, but it’s expensive – and the in-app advertising really sticks in the throat
13 Aug 2021
Bitdefender Internet Security review: A solid suite at a fair price
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Security

Bitdefender Internet Security review: A solid suite at a fair price

Strong protection against viruses and ransomware make this a fine solution
6 Aug 2021
Avast Antivirus Free review: Our favourite free solution
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antivirus

Avast Antivirus Free review: Our favourite free solution

Excellent protection with minimal intrusions and a strong set of bonus features – and it doesn’t cost a penny
4 Aug 2021
Netgear Orbi RBK352 review: Plagued by compromise
Netgear Orbi RBK352
wifi & hotspots

Netgear Orbi RBK352 review: Plagued by compromise

A reasonably priced Wi-Fi 6 mesh system that delivers a strong signal, but make sure its cutbacks won’t annoy
24 May 2021
Netgear Nighthawk RAX80 review: Waiting in the wings
Netgear Nighthawk RAX80
routers

Netgear Nighthawk RAX80 review: Waiting in the wings

The RAX80 offers the best Wi-Fi 6 performance, ports aplenty and a debonair design – what’s not to like?
20 Apr 2021
Parallels Desktop 16.5 review: Windows comes to Apple Silicon (sort of)
Parallels Desktop 16.5
virtualisation

Parallels Desktop 16.5 review: Windows comes to Apple Silicon (sort of)

The best way to run Windows apps on an M1 Mac – but it’s not yet a fully stable proposition
19 Apr 2021
Paragon Backup & Recovery 17 CE review: Free and flexible
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backup

Paragon Backup & Recovery 17 CE review: Free and flexible

It’s free – but does it have what it takes to outshine its paid-for rivals?
16 Mar 2021
O&O DiskImage Professional review: All-round assurance
O&O DiskImage Professional
backup

O&O DiskImage Professional review: All-round assurance

This powerful backup solution protects your entire system, not just a selection of files
10 Mar 2021
Iperius Backup Free: A sober-looking backup tool
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backup

Iperius Backup Free: A sober-looking backup tool

Despite lacking version control and disk imaging, the hybrid backup might just make up for it
4 Mar 2021
IDrive Personal review: Set it and forget it
IDrive Personal
backup software

IDrive Personal review: Set it and forget it

This cloud service is good value and easy to use – and it can take care of your local backup needs too
2 Mar 2021
Carbonite Safe Backup Basic review: The slickest cloud backup service around
Carbonite Safe Backup Basic
cloud backup

Carbonite Safe Backup Basic review: The slickest cloud backup service around

A slick and smart cloud backup solution – although there are some limitations to be aware of
25 Feb 2021
Backblaze Personal review: The simplest cloud backup we’ve seen
Backblaze Personal
cloud backup

Backblaze Personal review: The simplest cloud backup we’ve seen

Backblaze only does one thing, but it does it well
23 Feb 2021
Acronis True Image 2021 review: The consummate do-it-all package
Acronis True Image 2021
backup

Acronis True Image 2021 review: The consummate do-it-all package

A first-rate backup solution, True Image may be more than you need, but it’s hard to fault
18 Feb 2021
Ashampoo Backup Pro 14 review: A competent package at a great price
Ashampoo Backup Pro 14
backup software

Ashampoo Backup Pro 14 review: A competent package at a great price

When it comes to local backups, this clean suite ticks all the important boxes
16 Feb 2021
Honor Router 3 review: Top-value Wi-Fi 6
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routers

Honor Router 3 review: Top-value Wi-Fi 6

A likeable router that performs well and delivers Wi-Fi 6 for the cheapest price we’ve seen by far
27 Jan 2021