About Appuals

About Appuals


Appuals.com was established in 2014 as a way to provide simple yet effective and easy to follow solutions related to Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris, Apple and Windows to help the end-users fix their computer problems.

We combine the writing skills together with years of hands-on professional experience to create high quality original expert content backed by research and experience of our professionals. Our expertise are reflected in our content and has been well appreciated by the community. We now have over 14,000 technical tutorials attracting millions of visitors every month from across the globe. These are referred to by many educational and corporate organisations directly in their internal support documentations. Appuals have received numerous mentions and referrals from established organisations such as Microsoft, Mozilla, Plesk, Parallels, Forbes, Zendesk, and StackOverFlow to name a few.

Editorial Guidelines


We maintain a strict policy to ensure our content meets our stringent quality criteria and as a result every stroke on the keyboard pressed for Appuals is carefully reviewed by our Senior Editors who are experts on the subject.

Why should you trust our troubleshooting articles?
All our troubleshooting articles are reviewed by one of the Senior Certified experts. They go through each step, test it on their virtual and physical PC environments to ensure accuracy. We only vet and test methods that have been proven to work.

How  does Appuals assess products sent to us for review?
Our PC and related products reviews are evaluated by assessing their performance. We start by benchmarking them on the basis of raw performance. We match industry standards by looking at how a specific product is being benchmarked globally on professional grounds. We make sure that we are matching the industry standards or benchmarking the piece of hardware in question even better than the industry standard if possible.

We use various benchmarking software and hardware testing devices to determine the maximum potential of any PC hardware component, the tools we use are globally recognized and vouched by dozens of professionals out in the realm of PC hardware. All of these testings are done by certified PC hardware professionals and enthusiasts that have been testing PC hardware for more than two decades.

Why trust or believe our testings?
We provide 100% transparency by providing comprehensive details about our testing methodology before benchmarks are visible in our review articles. By having an idea of how we performed our tests and what program we used for it: this basically addresses all of the trust concerns any reader may have as we are being completely transparent about how the results were yielded.

Lastly, as hardware enthusiasts ourselves we feel that it is really important to provide thoroughly tested results therefore we perform same tests in loops to establish utmost clarity for our enthusiastic readers

Editors and Senior Staff


Our team comprises of professionals who have made their mark in various fields of technology and those who are simply passionate talking about technology. Our team scans the globe for issues surrounding computer software and PC Hardware that will help computer users.

Our Editorial staff hold one or more certifications with years of experience in the Information Technology industry and have held IT Support or Management positions in their professional careers.

Jasmin Kahriman
Server Support Specialist
Jasmin is working as Senior Systems Engineer and Network Monitoring Expert at Paessler AG, the proud owner of PRTG Network Monitor. His responsibility is to manage and develop network infrastructure and demo environment used by Paessler´s team worldwide and to bring training and certification to the next level.
Kamil Anwar
System Analyst
A former British Computer Society Member and a current IEEE member with over 9 years of experience Configuring, Deploying and Managing Switches, Firewalls and Domain Controllers also an old-school still active on FreeNode.
Muhammad Ussama
Problem Analyst - Service Ops Network Rail

Sam is a Problem Analyst at Network Rail. He loves to play around & tinker with smartphones. He has a strong background and extensive experience in troubleshooting and configuring Android. He's our go-to guy when it comes to smartphones because he always has a trick or two up his sleeve. In his spare time, he likes to listen to music & binge-watch Netflix.

Hassam Nasir
Senior Editor (Hardware)

Hassam is a graduate of Computer Science and as a Senior Editor he looks after the PC Hardware review section on Appuals. He has been reviewing and testing PC hardware for over a decade and simultaneously supervising an enthusiastic team of geeks/reviewers. He also creates content strategies on appuals.

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Kevin Arrows
Systems Engineer
Kevin is a certified MCTS (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist) with over 10 years of experience. He loves to dig deep into the latest tech happenings, and write about them.

Expert Writers


Our Expert writers are a young breed of enthusiastic professionals with plenty of experience on their hands. Content written by our expert writers are reviewed by our editorial staff.

Farhan Ali
Reporter (Gaming/Hardware)

Farhan is a passionate writer with an undying love for games, PC hardware, and technology. With nearly 5 years of experience as a Streamer and over 14 years of experience in gaming, this is what he loves and does best.

John Rendance
GNU/Linux Expert
John is a GNU/Linux expert with a hobbyist's background in C/C++, Web development, storage and file system technologies. In his free time, he maintains custom and vintage PC hardware. He's been compiling his own software from source since the DOS days and still prefers using the command line all these years later.
Maira Ahmad
System Analyst
Maira is a system analyst for the last 10 years. She likes to explore, experience and understand new technologies shaping the future. She was a key member of the MUM "Mera Urdu Messenger"s (R&D) team, the first ever Urdu messenger released by CRI in the 90s.
Corey Willis
Network Administrator
Corey is a writer who has a passion for emerging technologies and storytelling in video games. Some of his hobbies include writing novels, short stories, and screenplays, but he also loves traveling the world. His most recent trips took him to Oslo, Norway and Edmonton, Canada. He's been building PCs at home and professionally since he was a teenager and that's not going to change anytime soon.
Gavin Samson
Hardware Reviewer

Being an avid gamer for 30+ years, gaming and technology a real passion of mine. I run a small IT business on the south coast of the UK doing new builds, repairs, custom mods, support, and reviews. I'm always on the lookout for new gadgets to try and new games to play.

Contact Details


We can be contacted by using any of the following means below where you can write to us with suggestions, tips or feedback.

Address

Appuals | Unit 21234, PO Box 7169, Dear Hay Ln, Poole, BH15 9EL, UK

Email and Tel

E: editor@appuals.com