Jack is the Content Manager for He has been writing about a broad variety of technology subjects for over a decade, both in print and online, including laptops and tablets, gaming, and tech scams. As well as years of experience reviewing the latest tech devices, Jack has also conducted investigative research into a number of tech-related issues, including privacy and fraud.


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TorGuard vs NordVPN

There are plenty of VPNs out there vying for your bucks, and we're here to pitch two of the best against each other – NordVPN and TorGuard. The winner – by a narrow margin – is NordVPN, which manages to marry a bumper crop of features and a tempting price tag.


Chrome Restricts Ad-Blockers: What This Means For You

Google Chrome may be one of the most popular browsers out there, but it has provoked plenty of ire recently in the way that it handles ad-blocking extensions. Critics have suggested that recent changes to Chrome will make dedicated ad blocking plugins ineffective.


Microsoft Drops Password Renewal Requests

If you're fed up with being pestered every month to change your password, just as you've memorized your last one, then we have good news for you. Microsoft are in your corner, and have claimed that it is unnecessary.


Samsung Reveals New Notebook 7 Laptops

They say that imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, and if that's the case, them Samsung just let us all know what it really thinks of Apple with the reveal of its new Notebook 7 laptops.

Business Phone Systems

Grasshopper Phone System Review

Grasshopper offers a virtual business telephone line and services aimed at small businesses. However, it's not for everyone - if your business is large enough, Grasshopper won't be able to keep up with your needs. Can it help your company grow? Find out in this full review.


The Best Laptops from Computex 2019

Computex 2019 is upon us, the annual technology expo in Taiwan, and many manufacturers are using it to reveal their latest and greatest laptops. We take a look at this years line up, including wood inlays, 5G laptops and dual screen laptops to compete with the Apple MacBook Pro.


Best VPN for iPhone 2019

It's important to be security-conscious when you’re on the move. With VPN iPhone apps you can browse online with privacy and security, and anonymize your online activity from third parties, wherever you are. So what are the best VPNs for iPhone?


Is it Game Over for Loot Boxes?

You might think that video games are the last thing for the government to get worked up about, but a new proposal against loot boxes, a virtual item that contains an unknown prize, is currently in the works, and could radically upend the gaming industry.


Apple MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro: Which Mac is Best?

If you’re in the market for a laptop, chances are you’ll have looked at Apple’s MacBook range with envy. If you’re keen to invest in an Apple laptop, it’s typically a decision that boils down to the MacBook Pro or the MacBook Air – our guide explains which to go for.


Apple Updates MacBook Keyboard, Extends Repair Program

Apple has announced an update to its keyboard and an extension to the keyboard repair program, which has been ongoing for several years, after many users complained about stuck keys and mis-presses. The ongoing issues have angered even the most loyal Apple fans.


Samsung Brings Update to Older Galaxy Watches

In the consumer tech culture, there's a constant pressure to upgrade your device regularly to guarantee that you don't fall behind. Samsung is throwing Galaxy Watch owners a much welcome bone, with its new update bringing some of those features from its latest Galaxy Watch Active


Airbnb Users Targeted in Latest Scam

Booking a weekend away? You might want to double check exactly who your booking is going through, especially if you're using Airbnb, which has found itself in the middle of a rather involved fraudulent scheme. Here's how to make sure you don't get scammed.


Best HP Laptop 2019

You already know HP. The brand is ubiquitous with computing tech, and many of us have used, if not owned an HP device at some point in our lives. However, if you’re looking for an HP laptop, which one do you go for? Our guide helps you choose.