[TITLE] QNAP TS-677-1600-8G NAS [STANDFIRST] Looks like an ordinary NAS at first glance, but this one packs a 6-core, 12-thread AMD Ryzen CPU Price: $2499 Supplier: qnap.com/en-au 4/5 [SPECS]AMD Ryzen 5 1600 6-core/12-thread 3.2 GHz/3.6GHz processor, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 4x 3.5″/2x 2.5″/2x M.2 SATA bays, 4x Gigabit Ethernet, 1 x PCIe 3.0 x8, 1 x…

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[TITLE] PC & Tech Authority Gold Awards [BODY] Synology DS218 PlayStrong performing unit with excellent 4K UHD video transcoding support when using Synology’s media centre and smartphone software make it an ideal all-round NAS. QNAP TS-251A bang for buck Intel based NAS with upgradeable RAM and a healthy selection of server software for excellent versatility.…

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[TITLE] Samsung 49-inch CHG90 QLED Gaming Monitor [STANDFIRST] This 49-inch beast is for those who want to take their gaming experience to the next level Price: $2499 Supplier: samsung.com.au 5/5 [SPECS] 49-inch diagonal size, 32:9 aspect ratio, 1800R curve, 144Hz refresh rate, VA-panel type, 1ms MPRT response time, 3840×1080 resolution, FreeSync, 2x HDMI 2.0, DP…

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[TITLE] D-Link DSL-5300 COBRA AC5300 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Modem Router [STANDFIRST] A blazing fast tri-band Wi-Fi router, but lacks features considering the price tag Price: $649 Supplier: d-link.com.au 3/5 [SPECS] 802.11 b/g/n/ac MU-MIMO Wi-Fi, 1x Gigabit WAN, 4x Gigabit LAN, 2x USB ports, NBN FTTN compatible modem, 1.8GHz quad core CPU, tri-band Wi-FI (1x 2.4GHz, 2x…

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[TITLE] QNAP TS-453BT3 NAS [STANDFIRST] The first NAS with Thunderbolt 3 is a speed demon Price: $1499 Supplier: qnap.com 4/5 [SPECS] Intel J3455 64-bit quad core 1.5 GHz CPU, 8GB DDR3L SO-DIMM RAM, 4x combo 3.5″/2.5″ drive bay, 2x Gigabit Ethernet, 1x 10GBASE-T, 2x M.2 SATA SSD slots, 2x Thunderbolt 3, 5x USB 3.0, 2x…

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[TITLE] Synology DiskStation DS118[STANDFIRST] A single bay, ARM based NAS with the usual quality as expected from Synology. Price: $279 Supplier: synology.com 4/5 [SPECS] Realtek RTD1296 64-bit quad core 1.4 GHz CPU, 1GB DDR4 RAM, 1x combo 3.5″/2.5″ drive bay, max 12TB capacity, 1x Gigabit Ethernet, 2x USB 3.0 [BODY] The DS118 is a mid-range…

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[TITLE] ASUS AiMesh Advertorial [BODY] Mesh Wi-Fi is a fantastic way to make sure your home or small office is fully covered in Wi-Fi goodness. No messy or expensive to install Ethernet cables. No worrying about which electrical circuits run where so you can use finicky Ethernet Over Power devices and no separate Wi-Fi networks…

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[TITLE] Fujitsu Lifebook U937 Advertorial [BODY] As far back as 1954, Fujitsu was one of the first ever computer manufacturers, producing the FACOM 100, FACOM 128 and FACOM 138a for various Japanese government departments. Some of those room-sized computers are still kicking on today in museums, making them some of the world’s oldest and fully…

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[TITLE] Fujitsu LifeBook U937 [STANDFIRST] This full-featured ultrabook is the lightest on the market and a return to form for Fujitsu Price: $1799 Supplier: http://www.fujitsu.com/au/4/5 [SPECS] (as tested) Intel Core i5-7200U CPU, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 13.3″ 1080p multi touch display, 256GB SATA SSD, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth 4.2, 2x Type-A & 1x Type-C USB…

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