[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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[TITLE] Epson Expression ET-3700 EcoTank Multifunction Printer [STANDFIRST] Move over laser printers, ink-jets are now cheaper to run Price: $549 Supplier: epson.com.au 4/5 [SPECS] 4800 x 1200 DPI printing, 15ppm black, 8ppm colour, 150-page A4 tray, automatic duplexer, flatbed 1200 x 2400 DPI A4 colour scanner, Wi-Fi & Ethernet, Google Cloud & Apple AirPrint support,…

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[TITLE] Synology DiskStation DS218play NAS [STANDFIRST] A solid NAS, but poor value compared to other Synology units Price: $399 Supplier: synology.com 3/5 [SPECS] 64-bit quad core 1.4 GHz Realtek RTD1296 ARM CPU, 10-bit HEVC 4K 30fps hardware transcoding engine, hardware encryption engine, 2x 3.5” SATA HDD bays (up to 24TB max capacity), 1x gigabit Ethernet,…

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[TITLE] Western Digital My Cloud Home [STANDFIRST] Collecting data from your computers, smartphones and tablets in the one place has never been easier Price: starts at $279 (2TB) up to $1199 (16TB) Supplier: wdc.com 4/5 [SPECS] 2TB – 8TB single 3.5” HDD or 4TB – 16TB dual 3.5” HDD, gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0 port, iOS…

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[TITLE] LG UHD 4K 43-inch Monitor 43UD79 [STANDFIRST] Using a monitor the size of a TV isn’t as awesome as it sounds Price: $1499 Supplier: lg.com/au 3/5 [SPECS] 43-inch IPS anti-glare panel, 16:9 aspect ratio, 3840×2160 resolution, 350 cd/m2 brightness, 1000:1 native contrast, 8ms (GTG) response, 178-degree viewing angle, 1.06b colour depth, 4x HDMI, 1x…

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[TITLE] Samsung S34E790C 34” Curved Monitor [STANDFIRST] A huge 34”, curved, 21:9, 3440×1440 monitor that drops the ball on text rendering quality. Price: $1499 Supplier: www.samsung.com.au2/5 [SPECS] 34” screen size, 21:9 aspect ratio, curved VA panel, 300cd/m2 brightness, 3000:1 contract, 4ms GTG response, 3440×1440 resolution, 178° viewing angle, 2x HDMI, 1x DP, 4x USB 3.0.…

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[TITLE] Asus ROG Strix XG27VQ Curved Gaming Monitor [STANDFIRST] 1080p AMD gamers that need high frame rate support will love this monitor Price: $599 Supplier: asus.com/au 7/10 [SPECS] 27” 1080p (1920×1080), 4ms GtG response time, VA type 1800R curved panel, flicker free, low blue light, AMD FreeSync, HDMI 1.4, DisplayPort 1.2, Dual Link DVI. [BODY]…

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[TITLE] Asus ROG Swift PG27VQ Curved Gaming Monitor [STANDFIRST] 165Hz refresh rate plus 1ms latency equals the smoothest gaming monitor around Price: $1199 Supplier: asus.com/au 9/10 [SPECS] 27” WQHD (2560×1440), TN panel, 1ms GtG response time, 165Hz refresh rate, G-Sync support, HDMI v1.4, DisplayPort v1.2, 2x USB 3.0 ports, 3.5mm headphone socket, fully adjustable stand.…

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PCPP News 269 [TITLE] Intel to release mobile CPU with AMD Radeon graphics built-in [BODY] Hell has frozen over with Intel and AMD signing a deal that’ll see Intel’s 8th Generation laptop CPUs ship with a customised Radeon GPU in the same package. Yep, AMD and Intel, mortal enemies, working together. By combining the GPU…

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