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

Fact Checking Policy

At appuals.com, we implement a rigorous fact checking policy to ensure that our content remains true to the objectively factual information available, and not influenced in any way, shape, or form by inherent biases or industry buzz.

At its core, fact checking is about verifying the truth. When we see a news story, our first impulse might be to share it, but fact checking can help to ensure that the information we’re spreading is accurate. Our dedicated team of editors individually implements a rigorous fact-checking process on every piece of content we upload by reading secondary sources, fact checking websites, and contacting the source directly.

We recognize that in today’s climate, it’s more important than ever to verify the news before we share it. That’s why our team works tirelessly to ensure that everything we post is accurate and up-to-date. We understand that trust is earned, not given, and we know that our readers rely on us to provide them with the facts.

The aim in question is shared by our editorial team. Each member of the editorial staff holds multiple certifications and/or qualifications in the field of information technology, and many have held esteemed positions in management and IT support for a multitude of years. Members of the editorial team hold numerous certifications from the likes of Microsoft, Google, Amazon, IBM, and MSI, among others.

Our highly experienced team of writers and editors also makes it a top priority to strive for 100% accurate headlines and to stay away from “clickbait” titles. Our headlines consist of factual information that is carefully vetted and verified to be true from original sources.

Moreover, any sponsorships or other partnerships in any shape or form are clearly disclosed by appuals.com. We are also firm believers in editorial independence, and make it very clear to any potential partners or sponsors that the editorial content on appuals.com cannot be influenced by any partnership.

Our reviews remain completely objective and unbiased, and we actively work to separate editorial content like reviews from other partnered content on the website, if any.

If you’re ever unsure about something you’ve read on appuals.com, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us directly. We’re always happy to answer any questions you might have, and implement the corrections that you may suggest.

Corrections Policy

At the end of the day, the writers and editors at appuals.com are human as well. Despite our utmost efforts to the contrary, some mistakes will inevitably sneak through our intense vetting system and into the final uploaded content. However, our corrections policy dictates that we correct such errors as soon as they are caught, and revise the final content at the earliest.

Furthermore, the corrections policy of appuals.com also dictates that we update the existing content with new information and/or fresh resources wherever necessary. If a piece of content becomes outdated, the editorial team at appuals.com will make sure that the latest updates are made available to our readers in order to uphold the website’s authentic and accurate nature.

The aforementioned corrections policy of appuals.com works in tandem with our fact-checking policy, as both aim to uphold the utmost accuracy in our content. In addition to our own policies, we aim to be accountable for our content as well, which is why we welcome feedback and corrections avidly.

You can always contact us at editor@appuals.com with your suggested corrections, and our editorial team will verify and implement said corrections at the earliest.

Originality Policy

Here at appuals.com, we take authenticity very seriously. Originality of content is one of the primary cornerstones of Appuals, and we have a no-compromise policy on unbiased, original, and authentic content.
Our originality policy dictates that any and all information published on appuals.com must be completely original, accurate, properly verified, and not plagiarized in any way, shape, or form. Infringement of copyright or intellectual property rights is an editorial red flag, therefore we have an uncompromising approach to such issues.

All writers and contributors on appuals.com are expected to abide by all applicable journalistic laws and practices such as

Our editorial policy is unwavering in relation to authenticity and originality, therefore we hold appuals.com to a high level of accountability as well. Any and all complaints of plagiarism, copyright infringement, or violation of Fair Use may be considered grounds for termination.

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.
Kaiser Anwar
Senior Network Engineer

Kaiser is a dynamic and self-motivated information technology professional, with a Thorough knowledge of all facets pertaining to network infrastructure design, Implementation and administration. Superior record of delivering Simultaneous large-scale mission critical projects on time and under budget. Kaiser is tasked with checking the accuracy of our technical guides to ensure that the technical information in our articles are accurate.

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
Managing Editor (Hardware)

Hassam is a graduate of Computer Science and as a Managing 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.

Cert ID 81093552
Muhammad Zubyan Gul
Systems Analyst

Zubyan is a certified Google IT Support Professional with extensive experience spanning over 7 long years. Having worked on 1500+ computers, he gained many valuable insights and is currently able to detect and troubleshoot any Windows related issue/error no matter how complicated its root cause is. When he is not managing Appuals as a Senior Editor, he is working on his own Game Optimization program to facilitate both gamers and casual users alike.

Cert ID 13479827

Hamza Mohammad Anwar
NodeJS Developer
Hamza Khan is an intermediate javaScript web developer specializing in reactjs, MongoDb, express nodeJs, and more. He creates faster and better applications using mern technologies.
Kevin Arrows
Network 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.
Huzaifa Haroon
Senior News Editor
Hailing from humble beginnings, Huzaifa is a master at managing large teams to get the most out of them. Whether the challenge is creative, or business-oriented, there is no hurdle too difficult to overcome. With him at the forefront of our news department, you can rest assured that breaking stories—actually break on time.

Our 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.

Zainab Falak
Support Analyst

Zainab is an actuarial science graduate with a keen interest in technology. She specializes in data analytics and learns python and R in her spare time. At Appuals, she writes about anything and everything related to Windows 8, 10 and 11. Zainab has completed courses on
Python for Finance: Investment Fundamentals & Data Analytics
The Complete Financial Analyst Course 2022

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. Ali is also a Pakistani Rainbow Six Siege player who is currently playing for KIRA E-Sports.

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.


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


E: editor@appuals.com

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