It’s September, and that means that there is a new Special Event in town.

Specifically, there were three new phones announced today at Apple’s fall event: the high-end iPhone X, which was the star of the show with a new bezel-less design, OLED screen, and 3D face-scanning tech. There’s also the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, the Apple Watch Series 3 (i.e., the Apple Watch Series 2 with LTE), and the Apple TV 4K (a, um, Apple TV with 4K). Oh, and everything is more powerful and faster, too. Continue Reading...







Samsung’s next really, really big thing

OUR EARLY VERDICT

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is the biggest phone you may ever consider buying, with a 6.2-inch curved screen – although it doesn’t feel bigger than a Note phone thanks to its nearly bezel-less face. Moreover, the makeover extends to the innards, with a powerful new chipset. The question is, are you willing to pay for these specs and use a giant phone everyday? Continue Reading...



Most people now buy laptops for their computing needs and have to make the decision between getting either a Solid State Drive (SSD) or Hard Disk Drive (HDD) as the storage component.  So which of the two is the better choice, an SSD or HDD? There’s no straight-forward answer to this question; each buyer has different needs and you have to evaluate the decision based on those needs, your preferences, and of course budget. Even though the price of SSDs has been falling, the price per gigabyte advantage is still strongly with HDDs. Yet, if performance and fast bootup is your primary consideration and money is secondary, then SSD is the way to go. For the remainder of this article, we will make a comparison of SSD and HDD storage and go over the good, the bad, and the ugly of both. Continue Reading...