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Joel Santo Domingo

Joel Santo Domingo is an award-winning technology expert with over two decades of experience with PCs and connected devices. He enjoys explaining complex tech, whether it’s describing the benefits of multi-core processors or talking about car tech. Joel used to be an IT guy but became a tech journalist specifically because he enjoyed giving clients buying advice about tech. His work appears on-line and in print on PCMag.com, Geek.com, ExtremeTech, Lifewire.com, and HotHardware.com.

Joel is proof that you can escape the retail grind: he wore a yellow polo shirt early in his tech career. Along the way, Joel earned a BA in English Literature and an MBA in Information Technology from Rutgers University. Follow Joel on Google+ and Twitter.

Recent posts

The Dell XPS 15 should look familiar if you're a regular HotHardware reader. We’ve seen various iterations of this power-users’ mobile PC over the past few years, usually with an Editors’ Choice logo pegged at the end of the review. The latest version keeps that winning streak alive, thanks to new, more powerful six-core... Read more...
The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD is the follow-up to the SanDisk Extreme 510 Portable SSD. This new drive fully embraces USB-C while retaining USB Type-A compatibility for older Macs and PCs. It promises speedy storage (up to 550 MB/s claimed), a wide range of capacities (250GB, 500GB, 1TB, and 2TB), and an... Read more...