Author: Jon Martindale

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx vs. Intel Core i5

Intel is under assault. Its long-running tenure as the king of computing CPUs is being shaken at its foundation with hot new competition from AMD in the desktop space and now Qualcomm in the mobile space. Funnily enough, it’s happening in sim…

Intel 10th-Gen Ice Lake CPUs: Everything you need to know

10nm architecture processors has been a goal for Intel for many years. The delays were numerous, but 2019 is the year Intel will finally jump the hurdle with its 10th-gen Ice Lake processors.From the initial announcement at CES 2019 to the more detaile…

The best Ethernet cables for 2019

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As great as wireless connections are, there’s no beating the speed or stability of a wired, Ethernet connection. Our favorite cable for the job is the Vandesail LAN Network Cable. It’s a flat Cat 7 Ethernet cable that …

The best upgrades for your PC to make it run faster

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If your PC is feeling sluggish you may be concerned that soon the time will come when you’ll need to buy a whole new system and that can be expensive. But you don’t have to take such a drastic route if you don’t want to. M…

TP-Link’s new routers give you a huge mesh network for just $99

Mesh networks might have their advantages but they do tend to be rather expensive. That’s something TP-Link is looking to change with its new Deco W2400 mesh router bundle, which gives you two mesh routers for just $99 and offers high-speed coverage up…

Best MacBook Pro cases

The MacBook Pro is a beautiful laptop, but it won’t stay that way for long if you mistreat it. One of the best ways to keep your MacBook pristine is to put it in a carry case or sleeve when you’re not using it, or when in transit. They can help protect…

Vivaldi browser lights up your keyboard with Razer Chroma effects

The new version of the Vivaldi browser extends beyond the virtual world and into the physical with a Razer partnership which can see Choma-enabled mice and keyboards sync their lighting with the websites you’re visiting. It works dynamically when launc…

Everything announced at Microsoft Build 2019, from Edge to Azure

Microsoft always makes big announcements at the commencement of its Build conference and that’s no different in 2019. During the introduction to the Microsoft Build 2019 show we learned about a number of exciting products and services coming from Micro…

The best RAM you can buy in 2019

Buying RAM in 2019 is a real treat compared to the years just gone, where prices were driven astronomically high by serious demand and supply that struggled to catch up. That’s quite different this year though. With plentiful stock and prices at near-h…