About Appuals

About Appuals

Appuals.com was established in 2014 and is part of PYCO IT SOLUTIONS LTD with the mission to provide simple, effective, and easy-to-follow solutions related to Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris, Apple, and Windows, helping end-users fix their computer problems. Our team of skilled professionals combines excellent writing abilities, extensive hands-on experience, and in-depth knowledge in various technology domains to create high-quality, original expert content backed by research and expertise.

Our content has been well received by the community, and we now have over 14,000 technical tutorials attracting millions of visitors every month from across the globe. Many educational and corporate organizations directly refer to our tutorials in their internal support documentation. Appuals has received numerous mentions and referrals from established organizations such as Microsoft, Mozilla, Plesk, Parallels, Forbes, Zendesk, and StackOverFlow, to name a few.

Our team comprises experts with diverse backgrounds in technology, including system analysts, network engineers, support specialists, hardware reviewers, and developers. With numerous certifications and qualifications from industry-leading organizations such as Microsoft, Google, Amazon, IBM, and MSI, our professionals ensure that the content we produce is accurate, reliable, and up-to-date. Their collective expertise in various fields of technology ensures that our tutorials and articles are both comprehensive and relevant to our audience.

Editorial Guidelines

Content Integrity and Expertise
At Appuals, we uphold the highest standards of content quality. Every piece of information, every recommendation, and every keystroke is meticulously reviewed by our Senior Editors. These aren’t just any editors; they are subject matter experts with a deep understanding of the topics they oversee.

Why trust our troubleshooting guides?
Our troubleshooting articles aren’t just written—they’re crafted. Each guide is rigorously reviewed by Senior Certified experts who don’t just rely on theory. They roll up their sleeves, test each step in both virtual and physical PC environments, and ensure the accuracy and effectiveness of every solution. We stand by methods that are tried, tested, and 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?
Before presenting our findings, we detail our testing methodology, ensuring our readers grasp the how and why behind our results. This level of transparency directly addresses any trust concerns, offering clear insight into how our conclusions are reached.

Our Product Review Editor, Hassam Nasir, is a testament to our commitment to expertise. As a PCHP (Certified PC Hardware Professional), he brings a wealth of knowledge and precision to our review process.

Moreover, our passion as hardware enthusiasts propels us towards excellence. We don’t merely conduct a single test; we run tests iteratively, guaranteeing consistency and reliability in our outcomes. For us, it’s not solely about disseminating information—it’s about imparting clarity and instilling confidence in our devoted 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

At Appuals, we pride ourselves on our team of seasoned professionals who have not only made significant contributions in the realm of technology but are also deeply passionate about sharing their knowledge. We diligently monitor global trends and developments in computer software and PC hardware to provide our audience with the most relevant and timely information.

Every member of our editorial team possesses recognized certifications in the Information Technology sector. Many have held pivotal roles in IT Support or Management. To ensure transparency and trust, the credentials of our team can be verified by clicking on the relevant certification logos provided alongside their profiles.

Kamil Anwar
System Analyst / Founder / CEO
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.
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.
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 holds a degree in Computer Science and serves as the Managing Editor overseeing the PC Hardware review section on Appuals. With over a decade of experience in reviewing and testing PC hardware, he also leads a passionate team of tech enthusiasts and reviewers. In addition to his editorial responsibilities, Hassam devises content strategies for Appuals and contributes to XDA-Developers.

Cert ID 81093552
Muhammad Zubyan Gul
Systems Analyst

Muhammad Zubyan is a certified Google IT Support Professional with over 7 years of extensive experience. He has worked on more than 1500 computers, gaining valuable insights that enable him to detect and troubleshoot any complicated root cause of Windows-related issues and errors. In addition to managing Appuals as a Senior Editor, he is currently developing his own Game Optimization program that caters to both gamers and casual users alike.

Cert ID 13479827

Hamza Mohammad Anwar
NodeJS Developer
Hamza Mohammad Anwar is an intermediate JavaScript web developer with a focus on developing high-performance applications using MERN technologies. His skill set includes expertise in ReactJS, MongoDB, Express NodeJS, and other related technologies. Hamza is also a Google IT Certified professional, which highlights his competence in IT support. As an avid problem-solver, he recreates errors on his computer to troubleshoot and find solutions to various technical issues.
Kevin Arrows
Network Engineer
Kevin Arrows is a highly experienced and knowledgeable technology specialist with over a decade of industry experience. He holds a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certification and has a deep passion for staying up-to-date on the latest tech developments. Kevin has written extensively on a wide range of tech-related topics, showcasing his expertise and knowledge in areas such as software development, cybersecurity, and cloud computing. His contributions to the tech field have been widely recognized and respected by his peers, and he is highly regarded for his ability to explain complex technical concepts in a clear and concise manner.
Huzaifa Haroon
Managing Editor – News, Entertainment & Guides
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. He has been twice featured in Authority Magazine on medium.com.


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.

Abdullah Iqbal
Helpdesk Technician

Abdullah is a Google IT certified Help Desk Technician with extensive experience in providing technical support to system users. He has a proven track record of effectively resolving IT issues, and is adept at working with tools like Jira and ZenDesk to efficiently manage support tickets. Abdullah is committed to staying up-to-date with the latest technological advancements and constantly seeks to improve his skills and knowledge through professional development opportunities.

Khalid Ali
Systems Analyst

Khalid is a versatile analyst honing his expertise for the past 5 years. With certifications from Google and IBM to back him up, his knowledge extends far beyond the routine coverage of the latest trends and in the industry.

Abdullah Amin
Gaming Analyst

Abdullah is passionate about staying up-to-date on the latest trends and developments in the gaming industry. With a strong background in writing and research, he is able to provide in-depth analysis and informative articles for a wide range of gaming audiences.

Saad Khatri

Whether it’s reporting the latest news stories or breaking down the most complex hardware, you can count on Saad to be there at all times. Currently studying ACCA, Saad is trying his best to jerry-rig his way through the worlds of accounting and content writing at the same time.

Muhammad Qasim
Gaming Journalist

Qasim’s deep love for technology and gaming drives him to not only stay up-to-date on the latest developments but also to share his informed perspectives with others through his writing. Whether through this or other endeavors, he is committed to sharing his expertise and making a meaningful contribution to the world of tech and gaming.

Zrish Khan
Entertainment Analyst

Zrish is a passionate critic in the world of anime, manga/manhwa, and KPop. She offers in-depth insights that illuminate the nuances of these genres with deep analysis. With a keen eye for detail, her reviews take readers on an enlightening journey through both classic and contemporary series.

Farhan Ali
Reporter (Gaming)

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

Abdullah Faisal
PC Hardware Geek

With a love for computers since the age of five, Abdullah has always sought to delve into the depths of information, and uses it as his guiding light. He believes success is of utmost importance as history is written by the victor.

Zainab Falak
Support Analyst

Zainab Falak is a highly educated professional with a background in actuarial science and a strong passion for technology. Her expertise lies in the field of data analytics and she is a proficient programmer in languages such as Python and R. At Appuals, Zainab shares her extensive knowledge of Windows 8, 10, and 11, covering a broad range of topics related to these operating systems. Zainab’s ability to effectively communicate technical concepts in a clear and concise manner has earned her recognition and respect in the tech community. She is committed to staying up-to-date with the latest developments in the field and providing readers with insightful and informative content. Zainab has completed courses on
Python for Finance: Investment Fundamentals & Data Analytics
The Complete Financial Analyst Course 2022

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.

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.

Raza Arshad
Troubleshooting Ace | Debugging Expert
Raza Arshad is a certified Google IT Support Professional. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for problem-solving, he excels in identifying and resolving bugs and Windows-related issues. Armed with a deep understanding of computer systems, Raza effortlessly navigates through complexities to pinpoint the root cause and implement effective solutions. His exceptional skills in bug detection and Windows troubleshooting make him a valuable asset in any IT support team.


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