Group Test: Deep Cool Steam Castle

Group Test: Deep Cool Steam Castle

Sometimes you just want a case that looks as though it’s an engine...
By David Bayon Feb 5 2015, 11:17AM
How to: build your own Steam Machine

How to: build your own Steam Machine

Don’t want to wait until next year to test drive Valve’s new gaming OS for front-room PCs? David Bayon builds a bespoke Steam system.
By David Bayon Sep 12 2014, 11:51AM
System Builder: Decommission or sell on an old PC

System Builder: Decommission or sell on an old PC

David Bayon explains how to sell or dispose of an old system safely, without compromising personal data.
By David Bayon Mar 18 2014, 10:12AM
How to: Store your media after upgrading to an SSD

How to: Store your media after upgrading to an SSD

Upgrading to an SSD can leave much of your data homeless. David Bayon explores your storage options.
By David Bayon Jan 30 2014, 12:11PM
Review: Nexus 7 tablet

Review: Nexus 7 tablet

Powerful, well built and sporting a better screen than you’d expect for its modest price. The Nexus 7 sets the new gold standard for budget tablets.
By David Bayon Oct 10 2012, 12:36PM
Apple iPad review: why it's a genuine leap forward

Apple iPad review: why it's a genuine leap forward

Faster graphics and a better camera at last, but the groundbreaking high-DPI screen is reason enough to splash out - it's a genuine leap forward. Read the review of the new Apple iPad here.
By David Bayon Jun 25 2012, 4:51PM
HP TopShot Laserjet Pro M275 review: an all-in-one laserjet for

HP TopShot Laserjet Pro M275 review: an all-in-one laserjet for

An innovative take on the all-in-one, but a mini photo studio on top of a printer is extremely niche.
By David Bayon Apr 4 2012, 10:29AM
Sony Tablet P review: full marks for originality, less for execution

Sony Tablet P review: full marks for originality, less for execution

The clamshell design makes the tablet neat and portable, but the two screens create too many issues for this to be a viable alternative to standard Android tablets.
By David Bayon Apr 3 2012, 3:38PM
Reviewed: Acronis True Image Home 2012

Reviewed: Acronis True Image Home 2012

Acronis True Image Home 2012 remains a very good backup suite. Read our review of the new version, which includes greatly improved NAS support.
By David Bayon Mar 30 2012, 11:10AM
Reviewed: Motorola Xoom 2

Reviewed: Motorola Xoom 2

A powerful, light and beautifully designed tablet – the Motorola Xoom 2 is more than good enough to keep the impending quad-core brigade at bay. Read our review.
By David Bayon, Nic Healey Mar 26 2012, 4:09PM
Reviewed: Dell's XPS 15z is wonderfully well-rounded, stylish

Reviewed: Dell's XPS 15z is wonderfully well-rounded, stylish

The Dell XPS 15z has plenty of power, plus style and battery life that makes it a surprisingly strong all-rounder. Read our review
By David Bayon Sep 19 2011, 5:21PM
Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101: part tablet, part netbook

Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101: part tablet, part netbook

The Asus Eee Pad Transformer is marginally better than the Xoom, though we’d buy the keyboard dock only for its extended battery. Read our review.
By David Bayon Aug 5 2011, 9:46PM
Apple MacBook Pro: we review the Thunderbolt MacBook Pro

Apple MacBook Pro: we review the Thunderbolt MacBook Pro

The new MacBook Pros have beautiful design and now feature Thunderbolt technology. But as our review reveals, only the 13in looks like genuine value
By David Bayon Jun 20 2011, 4:39PM
Apple MacBook Pro 17in (2011) reviewed: an expensive Thunderbolt

Apple MacBook Pro 17in (2011) reviewed: an expensive Thunderbolt

It's a monster of a laptop, with Sandy Bridge power and long battery life. But the price is pretty monstrous too.
By David Bayon Mar 10 2011, 12:02AM
Canon Pixma iP4850, the fastest all-round inkjet on the market

Canon Pixma iP4850, the fastest all-round inkjet on the market

A slight speed increase and some niche software keep it top of the pile
By David Bayon Mar 9 2011, 2:04PM
Reviewed: Apple's sleek ultraportable MacBook Air 11in

Reviewed: Apple's sleek ultraportable MacBook Air 11in

The Apple MacBook Air 11in has incredible engineering that squeezes just enough power and longevity from the skinniest of chassis. Here's our review.
By David Bayon Feb 11 2011, 4:49PM
Review: Sid Meier's Civilization V will steal your life

Review: Sid Meier's Civilization V will steal your life

Be warned, Sid Meier's Civilization V is highly addictive. Read David Bayon's review of this classic strategy title for PC.
By David Bayon Feb 11 2011, 12:41PM
Dell Vostro V130

Dell Vostro V130

Dell takes on the MacBook Air with its own sleek business laptop, the Vostro V130
By David Bayon Dec 13 2010, 5:38PM
ViewSonic VX2739wm monitor boasts a 1ms response time, here's our review

ViewSonic VX2739wm monitor boasts a 1ms response time, here's our review

Plenty of ports and good image quality, but Viewsonic's VX2739wm isn’t perfect by any means
By David Bayon Aug 10 2010, 1:21PM
Dell Inspiron Mini 10 (2nd gen)

Dell Inspiron Mini 10 (2nd gen)

A swish new design, great battery life and it plays HD video, but the touchpad is still truly appalling
By David Bayon Jul 26 2010, 12:53PM