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As support ends, Windows 7 users head for the exits

As support ends, Windows 7 users head for the exits

PC owners who had been putting off the decision to upgrade or retire their old Windows 7 PCs woke up suddenly in January, as support for the older OS officially ended. Data from multiple sources shows a sharp decline in the Windows 7 population, as Windows 10 usage continues to grow.

February 5, 2020 by

Best Raspberry Pi alternatives (Best of 2019)

Best Raspberry Pi alternatives (Best of 2019)

Looking for single board computers? Here is a fantastic selection of single board computers suitable for a variety of projects, from basic homebrew builds all the way to advanced applications such as automation, and even AI and ML, with prices ranging from around $10 to over $250.

December 13, 2019 by

2019: The Apple products you shouldn't buy

2019: The Apple products you shouldn't buy

Be aware! Some of the products that Apple offers for sale just don't offer the value for money that you'd expect from a high-end product, and you may be better off delaying your purchase and waiting for a refresh, or spending your money elsewhere.

January 2, 2019 by

The best Raspberry Pi alternatives (2019 edition)

The best Raspberry Pi alternatives (2019 edition)

Let's kick off 2019 by looking at a selection of the very best single board computers for homebrew projects and automation, with prices starting at only $5. However, don't be fooled into thinking that these boards don't offer high performance -- some come with equipped with 7th-gen Intel Core processors and 8GB of RAM. Updated for January 2019

January 2, 2019 by

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