Mark Pickavance

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Over a varied career, Mark’s been a firearms trainer, commercial animator, software engineer and even an IT manager. And, since 1986 he’s also been a freelance writer on all things technological for the likes of MicroMart, PC Format, 3D World and many other publications.

He’s recently made the transition from print to online writing and covers just about any technology that’s available to buy, and even a few that aren’t.

Articles by Mark Pickavance

  • AVM FRITZ!Box 7590 review

    AVM FRITZ!Box 7590 review

    A router that rewrites the rules on what home and small business users can expect

    28 Sep 2017

  • BenQ GL2580HM review

    BenQ GL2580HM review

    A practical gaming screen built to play games fluidly without breaking the bank

    25 Sep 2017

  • Alienware AW2518HF review

    Alienware AW2518HF review

    A 25in gaming monitor that's ideal if you have an AMD graphics card

    20 Sep 2017

  • Synology DS418j review

    Synology DS418j review

    Don't just a NAS by its cover: it looks the same but the DS418j is all new inside

    11 Sep 2017

  • AOC PDS241 review

    AOC PDS241 review

    AOC puts style firmly in the driving seat with the first fruits of a new relationship with design house Studio F. A. Porsche.

    11 Aug 2017

  • Dell S2718D review

    Dell S2718D review

    Dell's latest is a stylish monitor that doesn’t need the help of Photoshop to look thin

    18 Jul 2017

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