Technology

Gaming tech trends for 2021 and beyond

6th April 2021

The gaming industry is constantly evolving, and game developers are always looking to innovate and improve the overall experience across various platforms. Whether you’re a game developer, professional gamer, or just play more casually, gaming tech is exciting and 2021 is set to be another major year for the industry. With increasing competition in the […]

Best gaming builds of 2020

23rd February 2021

When looking to build a high-end gaming PC, you want the hardware to keep up with the refresh rate in terms of frames per-second (FPS) of your monitor. You also need to have a good enough graphics card for the level of detail you want in your game, and a processor powerful enough to feed instructions to your graphics card, to avoid bottlenecks.

The HP Spectre x360 15 is Stunning! We Take a Look

29th January 2021

HP’s new x360 is a beautiful piece of kit, available in 13-inch, 14-inch and 15-inch, here we take a look at the 15-inch version. The HP Spectre x360 fresh for 2020 boast 4K visuals, dedicated graphics and a flexible design making it well suited for creative tasks, kicking back with a movie, or even a […]

What’s inside a PC? What do all those components do?

12th January 2021

When I first started working at Hardsoft Computers, I barely knew a thing about computers in terms of what parts of the machines did what, so I thought I would explain the basics of computers in layman’s terms for anyone out there who just turns them on and expects them to do anything! Whether you’re […]

Top leased laptops of 2020 with 3:2 screens

24th December 2020

Laptop screens with a 3:2 aspect ratio provide all the benefits of a large working area alongside true portability. These days, many laptops come with an ultrawide and short 16:9 aspect ratio, which is great for entertainment but less suited to work tech. On a taller and squarer 3:2 ratio screen there’s room to multitask, […]

How is Thunderbolt 4 Technology Different from Thunderbolt 3?

4th December 2020

Although Thunderbolt 4 is the latest version of the Thunderbolt technology, it is arguably more of (marketing) evolution than a revolution! The TB4 spec is the same as the TB3 spec* but it required that the PC vendors meet a minimum spec/criteria in their TB ports. For example, Lenovo often referred to TB3 ports in […]

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