Hardware & Accessories

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WD My Passport Ultra: Think Local Act Dropbox

By David Nield,

Local storage is all well and good until a flash flood sweeps through your home or a thief makes off with all your tech goodies; cloud-based storage also has its drawbacks, should you lose your connection to the Web or… Read article

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Best of Computex 2013

By Andrew Rafter,

Running until June 8, Taiwan’s largest consumer electronics show Computex is taking place this week with over 1,700 exhibitors showing off their wares – here’s what caught our eye. Asus unveiled yet more post-pc devices, with their newly announced Transformer… Read article

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Top 5 DJ Controllers

By Andrew Rafter,

With the proliferation of mp3s the world of DJing has seen a seismic shift away from traditional forms of mixing to digital systems and controllers that solely work with digital music files. So it’ll come as no surprised to you… Read article

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Philips PicoPix PPX 3610: Pocket Projection

By Shem Pennant,

I have a Pico projector, and it’s one of the easiest ways to dazzle my friends. Not with it’s bulb (it’s a dim 30 lumens), but by it’s mere existence. Even in the age of smartphones, wifi scales and tablets… Read article

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Top 5 Power Solutions

By Ian Barker,

As we accumulate more and more gadgets the number of four-way extension blocks needed to provide power for them all increases too. But the humble four-way isn’t the only solution, these days there’s a wide choice of kit to help… Read article

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Acer P3 Ultrabook: Uncompromised Computing

By Andrew Rafter,

Acer’s newly unveiled P3 Ultrabook looks to deliver the benefits of a full-featured laptop with the portability of a tablet, whilst trying to solve the age-old problem of choosing between a notebook, hybrid-laptop or tablet. The idea behind the P3… Read article

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LG Pocket Photo: All the News that’s Fit to Print

By Nick Peers,

Until fairly recently, domestic printers were bulky and cumbersome devices that were hardly renowned for their portability. By contrast, the brand new LG Pocket Photo is small enough to slip into a coat pocket, resembling an external hard drive rather… Read article

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Acer All-In-One: Style Over Substance on Windows 8

By Andrew Rafter,

All-in-one desktop computers have been around for a good few years, with Apple cornering the high-end look-at-me market a couple of years ago with the stunning iMac. Now it’s time for Windows 8 users to be treated to the style-over-substance… Read article

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TRENDnet AC1750 Dual-Band Wireless Router

By Ian Barker,

If you have broadband you probably didn’t buy your own router. It’s a rare ISP these days that doesn’t chuck in a router for free when you sign up to a new contract. The trouble is that these free routers… Read article

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Globalgig: International Wifi On The Go

By Andy Mossack,

I think I’ve contracted a new illness. The very thought of having no wi fi signal brings palpitations and beads of sweat. I feel locked out; marooned; isolated from my world. Perhaps there’s a medical name for it, but  It’s… Read article