Rory Boland

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Rory joined Which? in August 2011 and is the deputy technology and cars editor. As someone who has flown with multiple chickens dancing around his feet, tangled with Belarusian bureaucracy and called both the sweaty streets of Hong Kong and windswept tundras of Warsaw home, Rory has long been on the frontline of travel journalism. He has authored and edited guidebooks with Zagat, Moon and National Geographic and contributed to a number of international newspapers and magazines. He also worked as an online digital specialist with About.com.

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Should I replace Windows with Linux?

by Linux 11/08/2014 22 comments
Linux versus Windows

The final post in our three part series exploring Linux as an alternative to Windows. Find out if this free operating system is the right choice for your computer

How long will your camera last? We can tell you

by Cameras 11/07/2014 9 comments
camera_faults

We asked more than 7,000 camera owners to tell us when their camera developed a fault. Find out which camera brands last the longest. Find out which brands came top and bottom

How long will your TV last? We can tell you

by TVs 04/07/2014 19 comments
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Our survey of nearly 7,000 TV owners tells us when TVs are likely to develop a fault, and which brands are the best and worst. Read on to find out which brand of TV was worst

Is installing Linux easy? [Linux series]

by Linux 03/07/2014 32 comments
Linux3

The votes are in and Ubuntu won, but just how easy is it to install Linux onto a laptop? Find out how our deputy editor struggled to get on with Linux

The only way is Linux? [Update]

by Apps Linux Windows 8 26/06/2014 37 comments
Linux-window (1)

With Windows XP now officially in retirement, which version of the Linux operating system should our deputy editor download? Read on to find out more about Linux

Use our mobile map to avoid fickle phone coverage

by Phone networks 25/06/2014 12 comments
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News that David Cameron couldn’t get good phone reception in Cornwall has turned the spotlight on mobile 'not spots'. Use our map to avoid them. Find out more about our mobile coverage map

Amazon Fire Phone launched with 3D display and visual search

by Phones 19/06/2014 3 comments
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Amazon has launched its first handset, the Fire Phone. With a sensor that recognises the world around you and a 3D screen, there is plenty that makes the Fire standout. Read our coverage of the Amazon phone

Why Giffgaff is our best telecom services provider 2014

by Phone networks Phones Which? Awards 19/06/2014 28 comments
Giffgaff-award

Newcomer Giffgaff has emerged as the winner of our best telecom services provider award. Find out why we named Giffgaff number one

Microsoft announces laptop like Surface Pro 3 tablet

by Tablets 20/05/2014 2 comments
Surface Pro 3 tablet

Microsoft has launched the Surface Pro 3 but is this flagship tablet good enough to turn heads away from Android or Apple? Find out more about the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Samsung Galaxy S5 – where to get the cheapest deal

by Phones 10/04/2014 6 comments
Samsung Galaxy S5

The Samsung Galaxy S5 has landed. We took a spin around the networks to find out where you can find the best deal on this pricey handset. Read on to find out where to get the cheapest deal