The Gaming Laptop – ASUS RoG STRIX GL702 Review
May11

The Gaming Laptop – ASUS RoG STRIX GL702 Review

Reviewed by Cameron, my 18yr old Head of Tech and Media (really, I have no business near this laptop, not knowing my League of Legends from my Battlefield Go; it seemed better I hand it over to Head Gamer). And this is what he thought… Readers warning; this will be a nerdy review. And I’m not even sorry. “Compact and Potent” is the leading selling point on the ASUS website, and frankly I’ve never heard such an accurate...

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The lightest, thinnest, fastest (& prettiest) laptop – the ASUS ZenBook 3 Review
Apr04

The lightest, thinnest, fastest (& prettiest) laptop – the ASUS ZenBook 3 Review

It’s a conversation I see a lot in my online social circles; “I’m looking for a new laptop. It needs to handle all my work, but also needs to be light to carry around. Any suggestions?”. For bloggers and writers and photographers, it’s a perennial issue (and yes, it’s no doubt the same for many others too) – we need our tech to do our jobs, but we also need to not be chained to a big desk...

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New Curriculum AQA A-level Economics Practice Test Papers from Letts
Mar31

New Curriculum AQA A-level Economics Practice Test Papers from Letts

The key thing I’ve always found with exam success is practice. Practice, practice, practice. Of course you need ot know your stuff – not having the knowledge in your head on exam morning can be a slight issue in the whole achieving-a-good-grade plan. But if you walk into the exam room and know exactly what to expect – what your exam paper will look like, how the marking scheme works, how long to spend per question...

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Entire GCSE Maths Foundation in One Week? It’s the revison book every Yr11 needs right now!
Mar26

Entire GCSE Maths Foundation in One Week? It’s the revison book every Yr11 needs right now!

Have your kids left their GCSE to the last minute?  (I know, I know, rhetorical question. Of course they have. They all do. I know I did…) Then this book is just what they need.   This little book of beauty breaks down the whole GCSE Maths Foundation course into one week’s worth of revision! No need for major shouting matches as you prise them away from Snapchat to face a maths book or two – just don’t let...

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Asus ZenPad 3S 10 review
Feb28

Asus ZenPad 3S 10 review

We’ve been working with ASUS, trying out some of their latest tech in a family setting, to see if we can work out from a baffling array of options which is best for which job in the house. This week my gaze turned to the Asus ZenPad 3S 10 review – which was snaffled swiftly away by the 14yr old, and borrowed heavily when his back is turned by the 10yr old. They’ve been so busy with it that I’d barely had a...

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Honestly? I didn’t get it (or the Asus ZenBook Flip UX360CA Review )
Feb13

Honestly? I didn’t get it (or the Asus ZenBook Flip UX360CA Review )

When Asus sent me the ZenBook Flip (the UX360CA model, for those to whom the extra letters matter) I’ll be honest. I didn’t really get it. Oh, don’t get me wrong, I know why I love my tablet. I also know why I need a laptop. But a hybrid laptop? Why do I need something that can’t make up its mind (*whispers* and probably therefore ends up doing neither properly)?  On unpacking I was actually surprised –...

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