Entries by Maurice Mueller

What is Bitcoin? Understanding BTC and other crypto-currencies

What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is essentially a digital currency – a form of money stored in an owner’s online “virtual wallet”, free from the control of governments or central banks. Bitcoin was released in 2009 by someone going by the pseudonym of Satoshi Nakamoto, who wanted a virtual currency that was unrestrained by regulation, he […]

US repeal of net neutrality will start mobile debate

  The decision to repeal Obama’s Net Neutrality ruling has pitched the technology industry and consumer groups into a state of fury – unless you’re an ISP that is. The broadband providers, rubbing hands with glee at the thought of the money that’s now theirs to make are, for the moment at least, statesman-like on […]

Best PC power supply 2017: top PSUs for your PC

If you’re building a new PC, buying the best PC power supply is absolutely the most important thing you can do, and should be your first priority. We know, we know, it’s tempting to skimp on your PSU so you can pick up one of the best graphics cards, but we assure you – if […]

Google’s YouTube VR comes to Steam – sort of

YouTube VR is now available on Steam, marking the first time that it’s been available on a platform other than Google’s own Daydream. It’s a significant move as up until this point that’s meant that owners of top-of-the-range VR headsets have been unable to access the ever-increasing repository of VR videos. And for the time […]

Intel vs AMD: which chipmaker does processors better?

Introduction Now that Coffee Lake has been out for a while, let’s get into that comment section-favorite debate: who’s better, AMD or Intel? Ever since AMD dropped Ryzen way back in March, the two tech giants have been going head to head, but is there a clear winner? Well, that’s what we’re here to find […]

OnePlus 5T Review: Polished to a T

OnePlus is one of those beguiling companies that seem to promise impossibly wonderful things. Flagship products at budget prices. The assiduous elegance of an iPhone at the attainable cost of a midrange Motorola. It’s a company that constantly flirts with the “too good to be true” label, sometimes delivering on its lofty claims and at […]