Computers

All things related to computer hardware and components

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air 13.3 (2017)

By Desire Athow Remember the sublime Xiaomi Air laptop we reviewed last year? Well, the Chinese manufacturer, better known for its smartphone range, has refreshed its entire 12.5 and 13.3-inch range (and introduced a gorgeous 15.6-inch Pro range) with a clear eye on the lucrative prosumer/business audience. Available in gold or silver color schemes, the…


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Samsung CFG70 Series 27-inch Curved Gaming Monitor

By Gabe Carey While most 27-inch gaming monitors are focused on increasing pixel density or stretching the aspect ratio, Samsung has thought differently with its Samsung CFG70 Series 27-inch curved gaming monitor. By skipping out on an Ultra HD resolution and sticking with the good ol’ 16:9 approach, the company has been able to masterfully…


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Alienware 25 Gaming Monitor AW2518H

By Matt Hanson The Alienware 25 Gaming Monitor AW2518H is the first gaming monitor from the well-known PC gaming brand, and if you’ve kitted yourself out with one of Alienware’s impressive gaming PCs, such as the Area 51 Threadripper Edition, then it’s an ideal accompaniment. As with other Alienware products, the Alienware 25 AW2518H combines…


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Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware Beta

By Mike Williams Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware is a free tool which uses behaviour monitoring to detect and block ransomware, hopefully before it has a chance to harm your PC. The program is designed to be simple to use. Install it alongside your existing security software and Anti-Ransomware runs in the background, looking out for threats, without…


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Nvidia’s rumored GTX 1070 Ti specs could scare the pants off AMD

By Darren Allan Evidence is mounting that Nvidia is intending to bring out a new faster ‘Ti’ spin on its GTX 1070 graphics card to better compete with AMD’s latest GPUs – specifically the RX Vega 56 in this case – and some alleged specs have now been leaked. According to a source spotted by…


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Encrypt.me

By Mike Williams Encrypt.me is the new name for StackPath’s popular and easy-to-use Cloak VPN. There’s a shiny new logo and an improved look and feel, but Encrypt.me makes solid practical improvements, too. The service now offers more than 20 locations around the world, the Android app is out of beta, there’s an initial Windows…


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Kaspersky Anti-Ransomware for Business

By Mike Williams Kaspersky Anti-Ransomware for Business is a powerful free ransomware blocker from the top-rated Kaspersky Labs. Despite the name, this isn’t solely a business product. You must enter some business-type details before you can download it, but otherwise Kaspersky Anti-Ransomware is free for anyone to use. The program is a standalone version of…


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Best PC power supply 2017: top PSUs for your PC

By Seth Macy A power supply is one of the most crucial computer components, but perhaps least scrutinized when putting together a computer. So much of your build can be made or broken by a power supply, which is why it’s so important. After all, a $2000 custom build has absolutely no use without juice.…


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We probably won’t see Intel Cannon Lake 10nm processors until late 2018

By Joe Osborne Intel is once again experiencing trouble with its next-generation, 10-nanometer processors – codenamed Cannon Lake – pushing their release back to late 2018, Digitimes reports. This is far from the first time that Intel’s Cannon Lake processors have reportedly run into setbacks, first set to release in 2017. According to Digitimes’s supply…


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Samsung Portable SSD T5

By Desire Athow How small can an external storage device be? Pretty darn small, especially in the case of Samsung’s newly released T5, which is about the size of a stack of credit cards. Indeed, the T5 is now dangerously close in size to far more expensive solid-state storage devices like Kingston’s DataTraveler Ultimate GT…


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The 10 best 3D printers of 2017

By Matt Hanson Finding the best 3D printer doesn’t need to be a chore. The technology behind 3D printers is constantly being improved, and now you don’t have to be are large industrial business to own a 3D printer. There are many that are compact and affordable enough to bring 3D printing to businesses of…


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AOC’s new curved gaming monitor keeps the refresh rates high and the price low

By Kevin Lee AOC has announced the Agon AG322QCX curved gaming monitor for a $429 (£320, AU$530) price that won’t break the bank. The AOC AG322QCX is a 32-inch curved gaming monitor featuring a 2,560 x 1,440 QHD panel with a curvature rated at 1800R. While it’s not an ultra-wide 21:9 display, this monitor does…


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Amazon Great Indian Festival 2017: Best deals on Hard disks, Pen drives and more

By Siddharth Chauhan Looking for a new storage option? Does your data consumption lead you to buy a lot of storage devices? Fret not. Amazon’s Great Indian Festival is here and with it come some really mouth-water deals and offers on storage devices. There are some highly discounted products on sale across Hard drives, Pen…


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RansomFree

By Mike Williams As you’ll probably guess from the name, RansomFree is an entirely free anti-ransomware tool from the enterprise security company Cybereason. Not ‘free for personal use’, not a cut-down version of something else, just a no-strings free tool that anyone can use. RansomFree works largely by deploying and monitoring ‘bait files’, test folders…


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Jumper EZBook 3 Pro

By Desire Athow Chinese manufacturer Jumper is part of a new wave of ambitious laptop/tablet startups that want to flood the world with affordable quality products straight from their factories in Shenzhen and elsewhere in mainland China. The EZBook 3 Pro (otherwise known as the LB10) is the latest product from Jumper and is an…


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