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Fairphone 4 Review: A modular phone for a wasteful world
Top-down shot of Fairphone 4
Google Android

Fairphone 4 Review: A modular phone for a wasteful world

The latest Fairphone is still the statement fashion piece to show your eco-friendliness, but better performance can be found elsewhere for a cheaper p…
6 Jun 2022
Microsoft Windows Defender review: An ideal (if unfriendly) business security solution
Microsoft Defender user interface
antivirus

Microsoft Windows Defender review: An ideal (if unfriendly) business security solution

Central management puts Defender head and shoulders above other free options; the fact that it's already deployed doesn't hurt either
1 Jun 2022
Windows laptops or MacBooks: Which is better for business?
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Laptops

Windows laptops or MacBooks: Which is better for business?

Comparing two of the most popular computing platforms on the market and how they shape up when it comes to apps, security, connectivity, and variety
1 Jun 2022
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 review: Y2K nostalgia
The Galaxy Z Flip 3 folded
Mobile Phones

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 review: Y2K nostalgia

Is the Flip 3 enough to bring the classic flip phone from simple nostalgic memories to actual modern-day reality?
31 May 2022
SolarWinds SQL Sentry review: The big SQL Server picture
The SolarWinds SQL data page
servers

SolarWinds SQL Sentry review: The big SQL Server picture

SolarWinds SQL Sentry has all the tools you need to go from reactive to proactive database monitoring
30 May 2022
Windows 10 Pro vs Home vs Enterprise: Which is best for your business?
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operating systems

Windows 10 Pro vs Home vs Enterprise: Which is best for your business?

A guide to the various features available across each iteration of Microsoft's most popular operating system
27 May 2022
HP Envy 6432e review: Beauty that’s only skin-deep
A photograph of the HP Envy 6432e
peripherals

HP Envy 6432e review: Beauty that’s only skin-deep

This entry-level inkjet might look great, but it’s expensive, underspecified and tricky to set up
27 May 2022
AVG AntiVirus Free review: Great malware protection, though the upsell is a turn-off
A screenshot of AVG AntiVirus Free's main dashboard
antivirus

AVG AntiVirus Free review: Great malware protection, though the upsell is a turn-off

AVG serves up the same powerful antivirus engine as Avast, but the trimmings aren’t as generous
26 May 2022
The best Python test frameworks
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software testing

The best Python test frameworks

Make your Python code shine with these testing tools
26 May 2022
HP Deskjet 4120e review: An incredibly cheap home office MFP
A photograph of the HP Deskjet 4120e on a table
peripherals

HP Deskjet 4120e review: An incredibly cheap home office MFP

Cheap and very compact, but with slow speeds
25 May 2022
Epson Photo HD XP-15000 review: Small footprint, small price, big prints
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peripherals

Epson Photo HD XP-15000 review: Small footprint, small price, big prints

This A3 printer doesn’t take up much more space than a standard A4 printer and produces glorious photos
23 May 2022
Avast One Essential review: A great free antivirus solution with some tempting extra features
A screenshot of Avast One Essential's main dashboard
antivirus

Avast One Essential review: A great free antivirus solution with some tempting extra features

If Microsoft Defender isn’t doing it for you, Avast has you covered with strong protection in a user-friendly package
20 May 2022
Best laptops for working from home and digital nomads in 2022
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Laptops

Best laptops for working from home and digital nomads in 2022

Whether you’re travelling or staying at home, make sure you’re prepared with the one of these devices
19 May 2022
HP Neverstop Laser 1202nw review: A great small office choice
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peripherals

HP Neverstop Laser 1202nw review: A great small office choice

HP’s laser answer to refillable inkjet tank printers only comes in mono but does drastically cut costs
19 May 2022
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra review: A noteworthy flagship
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Mobile Phones

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra review: A noteworthy flagship

The latest Ultra version of the Galaxy S-series is heavily stocked but slightly dull
18 May 2022
Best Linux file managers 2022: Customise your workflows
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Linux

Best Linux file managers 2022: Customise your workflows

Using a dedicated file manager will make working with Linux a whole lot easier
17 May 2022
Kyocera Ecosys FS-1061DN review: Affordable, but uninspiring
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peripherals

Kyocera Ecosys FS-1061DN review: Affordable, but uninspiring

Kyocera’s FS-1061DN is a decent mono laser let down by slow and underwhelming graphical prints
17 May 2022
Oki B432dn review: A masterful mono laser
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peripherals

Oki B432dn review: A masterful mono laser

There are plenty of reasons to feel affection for this powerful printer
16 May 2022
MSI Modern AM271P 11M review: An underwhelming everyday workhorse
The MSI Modern monitor
monitors

MSI Modern AM271P 11M review: An underwhelming everyday workhorse

A capable all-in-one for everyday workloads, but it's neither fast nor packed with features
13 May 2022
Panda Free Antivirus review: A free security tool with a personality all of its own
The Panda anti-virus UI
antivirus

Panda Free Antivirus review: A free security tool with a personality all of its own

There's plenty to like here, including excellent malware protection, but this security package has some notable shortcomings
12 May 2022
Lexmark CS431dw review: A convincing colour laser
The Lexmark CS431dw printer
Hardware

Lexmark CS431dw review: A convincing colour laser

The CS431dw combines decent print quality at quick speeds with reasonable running costs
11 May 2022
Huawei P50 Pro review: A frustratingly brilliant Google-free smartphone
Huawei's P50 Pro smartphone
Mobile Phones

Huawei P50 Pro review: A frustratingly brilliant Google-free smartphone

With an app gallery stocked like never before, Huawei's latest P-series is almost good enough to take on Android
10 May 2022
HP Color LaserJet Pro M255dw review: A dependable office stalwart
The HP Colour LaserJet Pro
Hardware

HP Color LaserJet Pro M255dw review: A dependable office stalwart

A colour laser printer that produces excellent prints at a reasonable price and rate of knots
9 May 2022
Best SSDs 2022: The top NVMe and SATA drives around
Best SSDs
solid state storage (SSD)

Best SSDs 2022: The top NVMe and SATA drives around

The best solid state drives to meet your needs, whether that's speed, reliability, or value for money
6 May 2022