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Seagate Barracuda 500GB

Weighing in at a cool 500GB (465GB formatted capacity), Seagate's ninth generation Barracuda drive is ideal for those of us with huge storage needs who don't have the room in our PC case for multiple disk drives.

Netcomm NB620W

Netcomm's NB620W is a worthy router for anyone looking to broaden their online and local network connectivity. It can distribute an ADSL or cable connection through up to four computers connected to its 4-port router, and it will also allow you to co...

MSI K8N Diamond

One of the distinguishing factors on this board is its built in Creative SoundBlaster Live! audio chip, which provides the best audio capabilities of all the boards we have heard. It supports up to 7.1 speakers, has analog as well as digital ports on...

Polyview V398 19in Widescreen monitor

Polyview's new 19in widescreen display showed excellent contrast and brightness levels during DisplayMate testing, making it a suitable monitor for watching DVDs as well as viewing two documents side-by-side. The monitor has a native resolution of 14...

Compro DVB-T200A

Plenty of features and a competitive price tag make the DVB-T200A a worthy choice for any PC that requires digital TV functionality.

Epson Stylus Photo RX700

The RX700 is an all-encompassing digital photo production unit. It can print full-bleed A4 and 4x6in photos either from your PC or directly from your PictBridge-enabled digital camera's memory card.

Apus Universe Pro 3500A9-64

As PCs get more powerful, they also get noisier. Powerful components generally run hot and plenty of fans are required to cool them down. We haven't seen too many machines that address the problems of noise make our Best Buys charts, mainly due to th...

Apus Universe 3200 A64-939 R3

As price points for decently configured PCs drop to sub-$1000 levels, it's only natural to start wanting more from machines closer to $1500. This new offering from APUS delivers mid-range performance using mid-range components and it's convenient to ...

Hello Computers Mercury

Faced with the prospect of putting together a complete computer system for $1000, Hello Computers has come up with a configuration that is suitable for all sorts of pursuits, including multimedia and 3-D gaming.

Centoris KN 5185

The Centoris KN 5185 is a hefty notebook with a large (15.4in) screen, but there is nothing large about its price tag - the 5185 is a relatively inexpensive Centrino platform.

Mitsubishi DV191B

While it has a high brightness rating of 300cd/m², the DV191B was not among the brightest monitors during our testing. Its contrast ratio of 700:1, which is among the highest in the round-up, did produce excellent black colouring in our office enviro...

ViewSonic VA912

The panel in this screen is built using MVA technology, so the first thing we did upon turning it on was view it from sideways angles. We found that the colour became only slightly washed out as we wandered from left to right and looked down onto it,...

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Lexar® JumpDrive® S57 USB 3.0 flash drive

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Microsoft L5V-00027 Sculpt Ergonomic Keyboard Desktop

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Lexar® JumpDrive® S45 USB 3.0 flash drive 

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Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 Noise Cancelling Headphones

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Lexar® JumpDrive® C20c USB Type-C flash drive 

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Lexar® Professional 1800x microSDHC™/microSDXC™ UHS-II cards 

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HD Pan/Tilt Wi-Fi Camera with Night Vision NC450

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HP OfficeJet Pro 8730

A smarter way to print for busy small business owners, combining speedy printing with scanning and copying, making it easier to produce high quality documents and images at a touch of a button.

Andrew Grant

HP OfficeJet Pro 8730

I've had a multifunction printer in the office going on 10 years now. It was a neat bit of kit back in the day -- print, copy, scan, fax -- when printing over WiFi felt a bit like magic. It’s seen better days though and an upgrade’s well overdue. This HP OfficeJet Pro 8730 looks like it ticks all the same boxes: print, copy, scan, and fax. (Really? Does anyone fax anything any more? I guess it's good to know the facility’s there, just in case.) Printing over WiFi is more-or- less standard these days.

Ed Dawson

HP OfficeJet Pro 8730

As a freelance writer who is always on the go, I like my technology to be both efficient and effective so I can do my job well. The HP OfficeJet Pro 8730 Inkjet Printer ticks all the boxes in terms of form factor, performance and user interface.

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Windows 10 for Business / Dell XPS 13

I’d happily recommend this touchscreen laptop and Windows 10 as a great way to get serious work done at a desk or on the road.

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Ultimately, I think the Windows 10 environment is excellent for me as it caters for so many different uses. The inclusion of the Xbox app is also great for when you need some downtime too!

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