Owen McCarthy's stories - Page 6
Hands-on review: Dyson Pure Hot+Coollink, my sinuses thank you
My eyes, lungs and sinuses have become the Dyson’s greatest proponents...
Hands-on review: Logitech Pro Gaming Keyboard, the Keyboard for the serious gamer
For the serious gamer, this keyboard is a no-brainer. It screams 'classy'.
Tablets & laptops
Hands-on review: The Acer Spin 7 laptop performs most admirably
This machine will be a brilliant alternative to those of you who are iOS averse...
Hands-on review: The mStand will maximise your desk's space and aesthetics
Its construction complements the construction of the MacBook Pro, matching its silvery metallic finish.
Hands-on Review: iPad Pro 12.9”
Apple states simply, “Anything you can do, you can do better,” and I wholeheartedly agree.
I heard you like buttons? This mouse has all the buttons you need and more
This mouse screams “ergonomics” and it really does seem to let your fingers curve naturally into its pleasing shape.
Hands-on review: Shiny and functional, this is a great keyboard
The K63 encourages good typing posture, fingers don’t appear to tire as easily as they do on a normal laptop keyboard.
Hands-on review: Lenovo ThinkCentre M910q
Small and easy to set up, the ThinkCentre is perfect for cluttered spaces.
Attention all iOS users: Fix for contacts nightmare
This is the ultimate fix for those out of control contact lists.
The doomsayers of Apple
Apple is no longer sure if it is a producer of phones, tablets or computers, will this lead to their doom?
Tablets & laptops
Hands-on review: Lenovo MiiX 720 Tablet
I’m still amazed at how much power the modern tablet packs into a small package, and the Miix720 manages to add a stylish appearance.
Hands-on Review: Lenovo ThinkCentre M910q Tiny
From the basic office computer to a multimedia powerhouse, the M910q is Tiny in name only.
Hands on Review: PRTG Network Monitor
PRTG Network Monitor monitors your network in a way that is infinitely customisable and allows you to obtain data on a wide range of issues.
Hands on Review: Parallels Toolbox for Mac
Nestled comfortably in your menu bar, this nifty little piece of software is full of features.
Hands-on: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 YOGA
If you are a busy business person and continually on the move, I can’t recommend this ThinkPad highly enough.
Hands on: Paessler AG - PRTG Network Monitor
PRTG Network Monitor does monitor your network, but it does it in a way that is infinitely customisable.
Hands-on review: Trend Micro security packages - more than just anti-virus
For a package that’s unobtrusive and that doesn’t strain your CPU or your patience, this may just be the product you’re looking for.
Hands-on review: APC Back-UPS ES 700 - a device lifesaver
In the modern world where everything is digital, which inevitably means sources of power, the APC ES 700 is truly invaluable.
Hands-on review: APC Smart-UPS 1500 VA - vital file protection
The 1500VA comes packed with features, making it a device that is hard to live without for SMBs or savvy consumers.
Apple unveils new MacBook Pros
Isn’t it interesting how each iteration of laptop computers become lighter, thinner, and faster?
Hands-on review: HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 Wide Format All-in-One - Making me fall in love again
In a very few days I’ve become enamoured of this printer. For a product with a relatively small footprint it sure packs a lot in!
Hands-on review: Jaybird Freedom Wireless Earbuds - invaluable on-the-go tech
If you like to customise your sounds, lead active lifestyles and despise connecting cables, these earbuds could be the answer you've been looking for.
Hands-on review: Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Tablet
With so much thought going into the engineering I can report nothing negative about his little beauty. Certainly a worthwhile investment.
Tablets & laptops
Hands-on review: Acer Switch Alpha 12 - a tablet packed with value
Armed with an Intel Core i3 processor, the Acer Switch Alpha 12 is pretty zippy upon startup, and I found it easy to use the touch screen controls.