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FOGEY 5 Tablets

Mar 22, 2013 No Comments by

Few punters and even fewer tech-sayers saw the tablet boom coming even after the dawn of the iPad. Smartphones, yes, but not so much the larger swipey, jabby, tappy tabs. Who needs an iPad? They’re just toys. Like laptops and netbooks but not as useful.

Nobody knows anything.

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Laptops buying guide

Mar 07, 2012 No Comments by

Want to buy a laptop? First answer these simple questions.

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Computer Speakers Overview

Feb 28, 2012 No Comments by

Until decent sound cards arrived in PCs and Macs, there was no point having quality speakers because they’d only amplify the awfulness.

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Fogey 5 Laptops

Feb 13, 2012 No Comments by

Many of Apple’s competitors now seem to believe that really high-powered business thruster-types will pay through the nose for a laptop that mirrors their inflated opinions of themselves, so they’re all ploughing the high end furrow as well.

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Apple to the Core

Jul 28, 2011 No Comments by

Jonathon Savill suffers an acute case of iPad withdrawal.

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FOGEY 5 Computer Speakers

Mar 16, 2011 No Comments by

All laptop speakers are crap and don’t let anyone tell you different (Apple) or differently (everyone else). The great thing about these plug in boomers is they not only make your PC sound glorious, they can also do the same for your MP3 player or even an old Sony Walkman.

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Printers buying guide

Feb 01, 2011 1 Comment by

What to buy There’s more to printers these days than you might imagine.  This Fogey still uses an HP Laserjet 6P from the mid-Nineties for printing black and white documents.  It’s quick and effective and the single toner cartridge seems to last for ever.  But he also has an HP Photosmart all-in-one for photos and [...]

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Laptops overview

Jan 27, 2011 1 Comment by

Things change fast in consumer electronics and no more so than in laptops. But there’s now so much choice and so many new models that finding a bargain gets easier by the day.

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FOGEY 5 All-in-One Printers

Jan 27, 2011 No Comments by

The Fogey 5 are the best five products in their class by virtue of expert and consumer review from at least 10 respected and authoritative websites. Ten Top 10s, nearly 100 multi-function printers and precious little consensus.  Ten printers featured on more than one Top 10 list.  The HP Officejet Pro 8500a Plus was on [...]

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