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Darien Graham-Smith

A lifelong technology enthusiast, Darien is a regular contributor to both Expert Reviews and PC Pro magazine, specialising in wireless networking, internet security and other technical topics. He also contributes to and produces the weekly PC Pro podcast, and has made occasional appearances on BBC News and Open University programming. In his spare time he dabbles in audio production, and plays guitar, bass and drums with the enthusiasm of a committed amateur.

Recent articles by Darien Graham-Smith

Netgear Nighthawk RAXE500: An ultra fast router, at a cost
Wireless routers

A fine router for those who can’t wait to embrace the very latest Wi-Fi standard

550 inc VAT
Linksys Atlas Pro 6: Fast Wi-Fi 6 that can cover your home
Wireless routers

This simple mesh delivers great performance and coverage, while dual-band technology keeps the price fairly reasonable

423 inc VAT
The best mesh Wi-Fi routers to buy right now
Wireless routers

Boost your home Wi-Fi speeds and kill dead spots with our pick of the best mesh Wi-Fi routers, including Prime Day deals

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Asus ZenWiFi XD5 mesh review: A whole lot of speed
Wireless routers

Don’t be misled by the basic design and modest pricing – this is an impressively swift and capable mesh

210 for two nodes; £300 for three
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HP printers make it easy being green

With green manufacturing and end-to-end recycling, printing can be both efficient and ecologically friendly

McAfee Total Protection review: A highly effective suite
Internet security

With a fresh front end, identity protection and an unlimited VPN, the new McAfee Total Protection is better than ever

13 /yr, inc VAT
Trend Micro Internet Security review: Old isn't always gold
Internet security

Acceptable virus protection and performance, but the feature set feels decidedly outdated

25 /yr, inc VAT
The best 3D printers to buy in 2023
Home office Printers

Our pick of the best 3D printers that you can use from the comfort of your own home

F-Secure Internet Security review: A solid security suite
Internet security

With a limited feature set and mid-table protection scores, it’s hard to justify paying full price for this simple antivirus solution

35 (1st year, inc VAT)
Windows Defender review: Neither slick nor speedy
Internet security

Not the slickest or most feature-packed security suite, but it blocks viruses and stays out of your way