Brendan is originally from California. He graduated from UC Santa Cruz and managed to avoid playing hacky sack with anyone during his time there. Prior to writing for Reviewed.com, he did IT support and wrote for a technology blog in his native land, the mythical Silicon Valley. Brendan enjoys history, Marx Brothers films, Vietnamese food, cars, and laughing loudly.
Articles and Reviews by Brendan Nystedt
The Best Wireless Keyboard and Mouse of 2018
June 09, 2017 – We went hands-on with out the best wireless mouse and keyboards sets of 2017
This router takes 10 minutes to set up and can fix your WiFi forever
June 05, 2017 – I used the Amplifi HD WiFi system in my home and was blown away.
The Best Mesh WiFi Routers of 2018
May 31, 2017 – We tested six of the most popular mesh WiFi systems and these are the best.
This MacBook-style keyboard makes Microsoft's Surface Pro complete
May 19, 2017 – The Brydge is heavy, but it is absolutely worth it when you need it.
Lenovo Yoga 720 Laptop Review
May 18, 2017 – Our full review of the new Lenovo Yoga 720, an affordable and thin 2-in-1.
Windows 10 S vs Windows 10 Pro: what's the difference?
May 12, 2017 – What you need to know about the latest version of Windows.
HP Spectre X360 15-inch (2017) Laptop Review
May 10, 2017 – Our review of the 15-inch HP Spectre X360, a big premium laptop that delivers the goods.
Why can't you upgrade your laptop every two years like your iPhone?
May 05, 2017 – HP's giving shoppers 0% financing on its premium Spectre laptops
LG Gram 13 (2017) Laptop Review
May 04, 2017 – We review the LG Gram 13, a lightweight, long-lasting laptop.
The Best Antivirus Software of 2018
April 27, 2017 – Looking for anti-virus protection for your Windows machine? These are the best.
I built this computer for $50—and you can too
April 11, 2017 – The Raspberry Pi 3 is a gateway drug to amazing DIY possibilities.
Amazon's best tech deals: Kindle for kids, cheap wireless earbuds, and more
April 10, 2017 – Top deals of the day on your favorite mobile products.
These laptops prove the DVD drive isn't extinct yet
April 07, 2017 – We give you the rundown on four great laptops that have DVD drives.
Dell XPS 15 (9560) Laptop Review
April 05, 2017 – Our full review of Dell's flagship laptop, the XPS 15 featuring 7th gen Intel chips and Nvidia graphics.
Save on Amazon's cheapest tablets this week only
April 03, 2017 – Amazon's already cheap tablets are even cheaper right now
This $200 tablet runs Android and Windows...and it's not good
March 31, 2017 – We take a look at the Chuwi Hi10 Plus dual-boot tablet
Love your old iPad? You’ll love the new one more
March 24, 2017 – The new affordable 9.7-inch iPad is as good as it looks
Can Samsung's Tab S3 compete with the Apple iPad Pro?
March 22, 2017 – We try Samsung's latest premium tablet, and see how it holds up.
USB-C is a nightmare—here's why the iPhone should stick to Lightning
March 17, 2017 – The dream of USB-C as a "universal" plug is actually a nightmare
Get Pi Day laptop and Xbox deals from Microsoft today only
March 14, 2017 – You don't have to be a geometry whiz to see a good deal here.