Computer Hardware Reviews

Over the last decade hardware prices have continued to fall while technology continues to drive forward. New devices are arriving regularly that save time and resources, or allow you to present yourself or your product better than the rest.

Sony KD-43XG8396 43” 4K Android TV versus Samsung QE43Q60R 43” 4K Tizen TV

samsung qe43q60r versus sony kd xg8396I was in the market for a 43” mid-range smart TV. The Samsung Q60R and Sony XG8396 stood out as both were advertised as smart, but Android appeared to be more flexible and with more apps than Samsung’sTizen OS. After much deliberation I opted for the Sony, whose picture quality didn’t disappoint. So why did I return it within 24 hours and why is the Samsung so much better?

Review: Fitbit Versa smartwatch (versus Pebble Time Steel)

fitbit versa reviewIn 2015 Pebble released what was to be their last smartwatch. Three years later, and after acquiring the Pebble IP and key staff in 2016, Fitbit have released the closest thing to a worthy successor. With Apple Watch decimating all others in the smart wearables sector, is there room for a new smartwatch, and is the Fitbit Versa actually any good?

Review: Sony WS623 Bluetooth 4GB Waterproof Headphones

ws623 headphones review thumbAt over £100 these headphones are pricier than many Bluetooth headsets, but they have an ace up their sleeve - they are extremely lightweight, IP68 waterproofed to 2m and include 4GB of in-built memory. Does this warrant the extra cash and why would you need it?

Review: PNY 4-IN-1 Lens Kit for Smartphone

tumbnail pny lens kitSmartphone cameras have moved on in leaps and bounds over the last few years, but you can still squeeze a little more out of them for around £25. I've taken a look at PNY's 4-in-1 lens kit, which works for iPhone and Android.

Review: iPhone X

Arguably one of the biggest phone launches this year has two debates raging – paying £1000 for a phone and ‘the notch’. So, the question is, should you spend a lot of hard-earned cash on the iPhone X?