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Explainer: Can you put SSDs in a NAS?

Explainer: Can you put SSDs in a NAS?

Most NAS drives will accept SSDs as well as mechanical hard drives - but is it a good idea?
By Darien Graham-Smith Sep 22 2017, 10:13AM
Hands-on Preview: Asus ZenFone 4 smartphone

Hands-on Preview: Asus ZenFone 4 smartphone

Zen and the art of smartphone design.
By Tom Morgan Sep 22 2017, 9:53AM
Head2Head: Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Head2Head: Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Which phablet is worth breaking the bank over?
By Andrew Hayward Sep 21 2017, 12:58PM
Hands-on Preview: Super Mario Odyssey

Hands-on Preview: Super Mario Odyssey

Nintendo's iconic hero is cooking up a madcap classic on Switch.
By Robert Leedham Sep 21 2017, 11:35AM
Futures: “Dorkwood” paint? The neural networks making us laugh

Futures: “Dorkwood” paint? The neural networks making us laugh

Neural networks can raise a smile, but do they have a sense of humour? Nicole Kobie reveals the world of AI-created paint, Pokémon and recipes.
By Nicole Kobie Sep 21 2017, 11:26AM
Two ports, no waiting? The pros and cons of link aggregation

Two ports, no waiting? The pros and cons of link aggregation

Link aggregation sounds like an easy way to double your NAS speeds – but it’s not as simple as it sounds.
By Darien Graham-Smith Sep 21 2017, 10:20AM
How to: Bring a bricked iPhone back from the dead

How to: Bring a bricked iPhone back from the dead

If, while updating your phone to iOS 11, you’ve run into problems, here’s how to solve them.
By Victoria Woollaston Sep 20 2017, 1:14PM
Hands-on Preview: Skyrim VR and Doom VFR

Hands-on Preview: Skyrim VR and Doom VFR

Bethesda has given some of its biggest games a VR makeover. Are the results any good?
By Thomas McMullan Sep 20 2017, 1:02PM
How to: Back up your iPhone and iPad before you install iOS 11

How to: Back up your iPhone and iPad before you install iOS 11

Apple’s new mobile OS is upon us. Make sure you secure your data before upgrading, in case of disaster.
By Craig Grannell Sep 20 2017, 12:20PM
How to: Do more with online maps

How to: Do more with online maps

Free online mapping services open up a world of possibilities for your creative, practical and professional projects.
By Nik Rawlinson Sep 20 2017, 11:30AM
How to: Download and install iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

How to: Download and install iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

iOS 11 is here and it's stuffed full of changes; here's our pick of the best features and what's new in iOS 11.
By Alan Martin Sep 20 2017, 10:45AM
When is a NAS not a NAS? When it's a personal server

When is a NAS not a NAS? When it's a personal server

Windows Home Server may be dead, but its spirit lives on in the modern NAS drive.
By Darien Graham-Smith Sep 19 2017, 12:56PM
What do we see when we look at games through the lens of nostalgia?

What do we see when we look at games through the lens of nostalgia?

How returning to much-loved games with new perspectives can change our relationship with the familiar.
By Alayna Cole Sep 18 2017, 3:39PM
App of the week: SoundForest

App of the week: SoundForest

In a forest, under the sea, and in the jungle, animals are banging out thumping beats in this brilliantly bonkers music app.
By Craig Grannell Sep 18 2017, 12:08PM
Skylake-X and Kaby Lake X: The Core Wars

Skylake-X and Kaby Lake X: The Core Wars

Intel hits back with new CPUs and a matching chipset. We examine the state of play in the latest round of the CPU wars.
By Bennett Ring Sep 18 2017, 11:39AM
Hands-on Preview: Apple Watch Series 3

Hands-on Preview: Apple Watch Series 3

Apple stirs in new ingredients without changing its winning recipe...
By Erna Mahyuni Sep 15 2017, 12:34PM
X marks the spot where new iPhones lost me

X marks the spot where new iPhones lost me

Opinion: Apple’s flagship iPhone has left Craig Grannell dazed and confused.
By Craig Grannell Sep 15 2017, 11:28AM
WD: The world's first client solid state drives with 64-layer 3D NAND technology

WD: The world's first client solid state drives with 64-layer 3D NAND technology

WD's latest SSDs deliver with capacity and performance.
By Staff Writers Sep 14 2017, 3:49PM
Hands-on Preview: Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

Hands-on Preview: Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

Apple’s less expensive new handsets refuse to be overshadowed by the iPhone X.
By Erna Mahyuni Sep 14 2017, 1:32PM
Explainer: What is DuckDuckGo?

Explainer: What is DuckDuckGo?

DuckDuckGo has almost doubled its popularity in the past year, giving it the title of 400th most popular website worldwide...
By Abigail Beall Sep 14 2017, 12:55PM