Best computer monitors for home, work, and play

Hellen Wadman

Sifting through refresh rates, pixels, resolution, and all the other monitor buzzwords can be intimidating. We break down our top 10 computer monitor choices and what they’re best for to make finding the one that suits you easy.

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New Chromecast and redesigned Google Home smart speaker revealed

Hellen Wadman

Google has sent out invites to its next product showcase, dubbed “Google Launch Night In”, where the Californian company has promised to reveal a “new Chromecast, our latest smart speaker, and our new Pixel phones.” Sounds like a pretty packed night. Unfortunately for Google, some of the biggest surprises of the event, which will be streamed online, have surfaced online ahead of the curtain call.

Google cannot be too miffed

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Amazon has a creepy new drone that can live in your home

Hellen Wadman

Apple isn’t the only tech company with a major event this fall. Amazon just wrapped up its own set of announcements that include a trove of new devices — as well as updates to some of your favorite gadgets.

Why so many new gadgets? Many of these products have been in the works for a while, but let’s be real: Amazon had to do something with all that money it

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Buying Guide: This snap on pasta strainer will be your new favorite kitchen gadget | Home & Garden

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Regular colanders do their job just fine. They strain out water from pasta or remove extra sauce from stir fried dishes. But sometimes a better mousetrap comes along—and that’s where this snap on strainer from Kitchen Gizmo comes in.

How It Works

This silicone colander from Kitchen

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Does your broadband need a boost? The best deals available for ‘superfast’ internet with a large chunk of people working from home

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Despite the Government encouraging workers to get back to the office, many continue to work from home, either full-time or part-time.

It may now mean households are on the hunt for faster and more reliable internet deal, with an increased strain on their service. 

Holly Niblett, head of digital at Compare the Market, said: ‘We have seen a huge increase in the number

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The dwarf planet Ceres might be home to an underground ocean of water

Hellen Wadman

Ceres, the largest asteroid in the solar system, seems to have liquid water seeping onto its surface, according to a new paper in Nature Astronomy. Data from NASA’s Dawn orbiter, the study suggests, show signs that it may be harboring an ocean deep underground. 

The background: Ceres, a dwarf planet located in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, was studied intensely by the Dawn orbiter from March 2015 to

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Computers 101: Can yours keep up with classes at home?

Hellen Wadman

As homes and classrooms return to their roles as places of learning, reliable computers are at the top of the list of essential school supplies.

What computer should you buy for attending virtual classes at home, note-taking, online research and writing assignments?

Do you go with a conventional laptop, a hybrid “convertible” device, or a tried-and-true desktop? Plus, you have to decide on an operating system, a brand and the

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Best home security systems of 2020: Live monitoring, DIY kits, video doorbells and more

Hellen Wadman

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The home security industry is booming after about 10 years of app-enabled upheaval. There’s a new wave of less expensive DIY systems, cameras, smart locks and video doorbells to consider alongside the professional alarm and monitoring system options that have been around for decades. Big names in tech like Amazon and Google want a part of the action, too.

It’s admittedly quite a bit to take

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