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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

Panda Dome Complete review: Flexible but flawed
Internet security

Panda’s pricing and protection are appealing but are undermined by iffy web performance and a trigger-happy detection engine

£25 (/yr, inc VAT)
Norton 360 Deluxe review: Impeccable protection
Internet security

This remarkably effective security suite will keep you safe in numerous ways – just watch out for sneaky price rises after the first year

£20 (/yr, inc VAT)
ESET Internet Security review: An impressive all-rounder
Internet security

Well endowed with features, yet neither bloated nor overcomplicated, ESET’s security suite works hard to justify its price

£35 (/yr, inc VAT)
Bitdefender Total Security review: Highly user-friendly
Internet security

It doesn’t quite take the laurel in the latest tests but Bitdefender is a likeable and effective antivirus solution

£20 (per year, inc VAT)
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G Data Total Security: An effective antivirus suite
Internet security

G Data’s virus protection is top-notch but beyond that it feels like you’re paying for a lot of filler features

£50 (euros/yr, inc VAT)
Avast One: A one-stop security suite
Internet security

Fairly priced and packed with features, Avast One is a tempting all-in-one solution for security and system maintenance

£40 (5 devices/yr. Inc VAT)
The best and most secure password managers you can buy
Internet security

Our pick of the best password managers to beef up your online security and help you to enjoy quicker, easier browsing

The best Hulu VPNs in 2023
VPNs

A VPN can unlock Hulu's huge library of films and TV shows. These are 2023's best VPNs for Hulu

Best gaming router 2023: Stay connected with these choices
Home office Wireless routers

Fed up of network hiccups and high latencies? These routers will help take your online gaming sessions to the next level

Best ukulele 2023: High-quality and easy-to-play
Hobby

Make beautiful music Hawaiian-style with these fun, affordable ukuleles that suit every budget