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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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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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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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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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Amazon Fire HD 10 (2017)

By James Peckham Amazon takes a lot of the spots in our best cheap tablets round-up, proving the company is perfecting its affordable tablets with respectable specs on board and super low prices. The Amazon Fire HD 10 (2017) combines the best features of past Amazon slates with a few big upgrades on the last…


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AppCheck Free

By Mike Williams Developed by the Korean security company CheckMAL, AppCheck is a comprehensive and easy-to-use anti-ransomware tool for Windows. AppCheck offers three layers of protection. The first is a real-time detection system which monitors processes for ransomware-like behaviour, and blocks anything suspect. This doesn’t use signatures, so in theory should catch even brand new…


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G-Core

By Mike Williams Founded in 2011 to support online gaming, Luxembourg-based G-Core Labs now offers powerful management hosting packages and a very capable, enterprise-level CDN. G-Core’s network covers more than 40 locations across four continents, significantly more than many competitors. The company hasn’t just crammed most of them into Europe and North America, either. Russia…


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Acer Swift 3

By Gabe Carey The Swift 3 is the latest budget laptop from Taiwanese electronics maker Acer, whose most notable contributions to the PC space this year have included a $9,000 (£9,000 around AU$15,120) gaming laptop and the world’s thinnest Ultrabook. For that reason, you may have expected the company to go big or go home…


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Parrot Mambo FPV

By Andrew London The Parrot Mambo FPV is a lot like the Parrot Mambos that have come before it. It’s a small plastic drone that’s intuitive to fly and lots of fun. It can be flown using your smartphone, it’s small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, and it supports modular accessories…


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Meet The Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro, An Unapologetic Copy Of The MacBook Pro That Costs Half As Much

Xiaomi has unveiled what’s perhaps the best attempt at a MacBook Pro ripoff. Looking at the specs and price of the Mi Notebook Pro, however, it’s clear Xiaomi didn’t merely copy Apple’s flagship laptop. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Computers


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