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AsteroidOS review : We get to know the smartwatch OS alternative to Google’s Wear OS

While AsteroidOS doesn’t have the same sophistication and app support as Wear OS, there’s a lot to like in this open source effort, and it’s

Asustor AS6404T review: A high price, but great performance

A brilliant powerhouse NAS, albeit for a chunky price Pros Solid build quality Huge range of apps Cons Installing drives is fiddly Very high price

Tablets are dead, long live Chrome tablets!

Google experience a glitch in the matrix over the weekend where the last traces of Android’s tablet existence vanished without a trace. Evidence that there

How to install Asteroid OS and get it running on your Wear smartwatch

The quickest way to get the Wear OS rival on your wrist When you buy a smartwatch, you don’t have any choice but to use the

Samsung Gear S4 with Wear OS: Tizen is dead

Although they have never really disappeared, traditional smartphone manufacturers have more or less backed out of the smartwatch market. It has become the territory of

Google I/O 2018: What to expect from Google this year

Formally, Google I/O is the company annual event to connect with developers as well as partners spanning its entire platform and product range. It is

Gemini PDA review: We’ve come a long way since keyboards

The sun may have set on the phone-with-a-keyboard phenomenon, but there are still people who pine for physical keys. Armed with a deca-core processor, Android,

Notebooks for every budget – Best Laptop 2018

This is why you should trust our list of the best laptops: We’ve been reviewing laptops since 2003, when Trusted Reviews first opened its test lab. Since

Atari VCS hand-on review: Imagine the SNES Classic Mini and Nvidia Shield TV combined

The Atari VCS – formerly Ataribox – has had a relatively rocky ride since it was announced last year. A delay to its crowd funding phase, let

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ review: New Pi gets a welcome performance hike

CPU bump and faster networking make the Pi more versatile than ever Pros Improved networking performance Faster processor for the same price Fully compatible with

Best Memory Card Readers 2018

When you have a memory card full of images to transfer to your computer, a card reader is the best, and quickest, way to get

Android Chrome OS unified: what Andromeda could have been

Google is known, in fact notorious, from casting its net wide to catch as many fish. A more appropriate metaphor, however, might be throwing as

Best Chromebook 2018: The TOP Chrome OS laptops from Google, Dell and Acer

Here are the best Chromebooks you can pick up in 2018 – find the best Chrome OS laptop for you and grab a great deal

Ryzen CPUs explained: Everything you need to know about AMD’s disruptive multicore chips

AMD’s powerful Ryzen processors democratize CPU cores and challenge Intel’s high-end chips. After a decade of fielding ho-hum FX-series processors, AMD’s finally released its highly

Kano Computer Kit Complete review: A fun DIY ‘laptop’ that teaches kids to build PCs and code

Build a PC, then build programs The Kano Computer Kit Complete does a wonderful job teaching kids hardware and coding concepts by letting them build

Netgear ReadyNAS 424 Review

Our Verdict The NETGEAR ReadyNAS 424 sports really good build quality and boasts of a diverse set of features that make it sort of an

Dell XPS 13 (2018) vs XPS 15 (2-in-1): Which new Dell laptop is best?

Dell’s just unveiled its latest line of XPS laptops and convertibles. But with so many sizes and configurations on offer, knowing which is right for

Dell XPS 13 (2018) hand-on review: The best new ultraportable to have?

Dell has refreshed its excellent Dell XPS 13 ultraportable laptop for 2018. This latest model ushers in a number of changes including a refreshed design, faster processor and new colour

Planet Computers Gemini hands-on: Nostalgia’s Android reboot

For geeks of a certain generation, there’s something uncontrollably appealing about the Planet Computers Gemini. Fond memories of the classic Psion Series 5 are to blame,

Meltdown and Spectre: What Do You Need To Know About These Two Vulnerabilities

They affect a HUGE number of devices Yesterday, we reported about a major vulnerability that affects a huge number of Intel processors, warranting for a patch

Cambridge Audio CXUHD 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player review: A classy chassis with Dolby Vision

Cambridge Audio CXUHD 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player review: A classy chassis with Dolby Vision For pure disc playback, the classy-looking CXUHD is as good,

GPD Pocket review

OUR VERDICT The GPD Pocket isn’t cheap, or indeed perfect, but it compromises in the right places to make a praiseworthy portable who which is

Pinebook 14-inch review

OUR VERDICT If you’re after an affordable Linux laptop, look no further. Yes, you’ll need to get used to the keyboard, and the touchpad is

Synology DS918+ NAS Review

PROS Built-in M.2 NVMe SSD slots Accessible SODIMM memory slots Easy to access, key-locked drive trays 2 channel 4K transcoding, hardware encryption engine DiskStation Manager

Synology DiskStation DS218j Review

Pros Easy to use Great performance Loads of apps Cons Some software quirks Key Features Review Price: £175/$233 Two-bay NAS 3.5-inch or 2.5-inch (with adaptor)

QNAP TS-253B review: A short talk with a NAS box

With dual HDMI output, great performance, and a marvelous operating system, you couldn’t ask for much more. You could ask for a lower price, but

Samsung DeX Dock review

The Good: Compact size doubles a charging dock. USB, HDMI, Ethernet and USB-C ports support keyboards, mice and monitors. Samsung’s clean computer-like layout works well as

TerraMaster F2-220 NAS review

OUR VERDICT The F2-220 is a robustly constructed and powerful NAS offering that can fully saturate the available bandwidth of Gigabit Ethernet, but it lacks

2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid review

THE GOOD: The 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid manages mid-40s fuel economy, yet still feels powerful on the pedal. Premium looks inside and out, along with comfortably

Alfawise V1 Review – RGB mechanical keyboard at $45

A few days ago I bought this unit to try, so here I leave my opinions. I hope you like it and ask me any