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.


Recent posts by this Author


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.

Business Phone Systems

VoIP vs Landline Phones

A clear business communication system is essential for success. But which is better for it: VoIP vs Landline? Analog vs Digital? New vs Old? Find out the differences to see which telephone system is right for your company, VoIP or landline, and how much you'll have to pay for it.


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.


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.

Password Managers

The Best Password Managers for 2019

Data breaches are all too common these days, and relying on a memorized list of passwords, or reusing the same ones, is risky and outdated. The good news is, the best password managers make logging into your online accounts feel effortless. Here are the best to use in 2019


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 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 Laptop Brands for 2019

In the market for a new laptop? Check out our expert guide to the best laptop brands of 2019, including big names including Apple, Acer, Lenovo, Dell and others. We also break down the main laptop lineup for each range for every budget point.