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
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.
Attention road warriors: these mobile essentials are at all-time low prices on Amazon
March 06, 2017 – Two Anker devices that road warriors should not be without are on sale
How I've saved hundreds of dollars buying laptops—and how you can, too
March 03, 2017 – New, refurbished, or open-box, here's how to save on your next PC
Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Laptop Review
February 28, 2017 – Our full lap-tested review of Dell's latest Inspiron 7000 2-in-1, featuring 7th gen Intel Core chips.
How you can easily get the best price on a Mac
February 24, 2017 – How to save hundreds of dollars on Apple's MacBook laptops.
HP 14-an013nr Laptop Review
February 21, 2017 – We take a look at whether HP's 14-an013nr budget laptop is any good. Spoilers: it's good for $200.
This laptop is just $350, and we love it
February 20, 2017 – The new i3 Acer Aspire E 15 is a great budget pick for only $349
The best laptops under $200 of 2017
February 16, 2017 – Got about $200 and want a cheap-but-good laptop? These are the best.
Kick your old PC to the curb with discounts on some of our favorite laptops
February 13, 2017 – Now's a great time to snag your next laptop from the Microsoft Store
Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (9365) Laptop Review
February 10, 2017 – Our full review of Dell's latest XPS device, a 2-in-1 version of its winning XPS 13 ultrabook.
This sale has the best Microsoft Surface prices of 2017
February 07, 2017 – The Microsoft Store's sale on Surface devices will be the best we see this year.
Get a discount on Amazon's top-selling devices right now
February 06, 2017 – Get a discount on some of Amazon's most popular media devices.
Buyer beware: Don't get ripped off by fake reviews on Amazon
February 03, 2017 – Shopping online is tough. Here's how to avoid getting scammed.
MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016) Laptop Review
February 02, 2017 – We take a long, hard look at Apple's latest MacBook Pros
What the heck is a "Chuwi" laptop, and is it worth the $300?
January 27, 2017 – What is a "Chuwi" laptop and, for $300, are they any good?
Lenovo Yoga 910 Laptop Review
January 26, 2017 – Our full review of the i7 packing, beautiful 2-in-1 Lenovo Yoga 910.
Dell XPS 13 (9360) Laptop Review
January 12, 2017 – Our in-depth review of Dell's new, 7th generation Intel-based XPS 13 ultrabook.
Will 2017 finally be the year of the Chromebook?
January 06, 2017 – With great new hardware and software, this could be Google's big year.