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Logitech Crayon review: An affordable stylus alternative to Apple Pencil

If you own an iPad you’ve probably considered getting yourself a stylus, like the Apple Pencil. At £120 though, you really need to justify that expense with your usability and personally, I don’t have enough demand for a stylus to spend that much! I’d rather splash the cash on something like a keyboard, mouse or […]

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Computing Laptops Tablets

Hands-on with Acer’s Switch Alpha 12, 2-in-1 laptop

This weekend at the Acer Live Blog in Glasgow, I’ve had the opportunity to fiddle with the Swift 7, Acer’s ultrathin and super portable laptop that’s under 1cm thin. It’s a truly impressive machine, but at £999.99 it could be a little pricey for some. Acer’s Microsoft Surface competitor on the other hand — the Acer […]

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Computing Laptops

Acer Aspire R11 review: A budget laptop convertible with budget performance

Mid-2016 is a good time to be shopping around for a new computer without spending a fortune. Between Chromebooks, tablets and budget Windows laptops, there’s a bunch of different options to suit the budget-minded customer. The Acer Aspire R11 is an 11-inch, Windows 10 laptop-tablet hybrid that falls right into budget territory at £220 (at […]

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Smartphones & Tablets Tablets

Acer’s new Iconia Tab 10 tablet packs 4 front-facing speakers to entertain you

One of the things I love seeing on a tablet is front-facing speakers. On a phone it isn’t such a big deal for me, but on a tablet where I’ll regularly watch videos, play games and generally use the device for entertainment, having a good audio system is something I value a lot. From the looks […]

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Computing Laptops

Acer Aspire Switch 11 V, 2-in-1 Laptop Review

The Good: The Acer Switch 11 V has a beautiful HD display, pleasant typing experience and feels very well constructed. It also performs really well when multi-tasking and during gaming too. The Bad: The display heats up noticeably on the left side, which can become a nuisance during gaming. Battery life is mediocre, and Acer’s trackpad […]

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Gadgets Travel

What’s In My Bag: The Tech I Travel With

I’ve spent the last month or so travelling while working remotely — something I like to call a “workation” — and being the geek I am, my backpack wouldn’t be complete without some crucial tech & gadgets. In this post, I want to quickly cover some of the tech I take with me and why; […]

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#AcerLiveBlog: Acer Iconia One 8 Tablet Unboxing

So if you’re following me on Instagram, you’ll know that I recently got sent out to Dublin by Acer! You can read more about the experience here, but they essentially wanted us to complete a few challenges and spend some time with their tech. One of those challenges was to record an unboxing of the […]

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#AcerLiveBlog: Spending A Weekend With Acer’s Latest Tech

Acer recently took me and a bunch of other UK bloggers to Dublin as part of a live blogging trip. Not only was it an opportunity for us to play with some of their devices, but we also had to complete a number of challenges around the city. Here’s a short video I made about the trip: Cooks […]