Can be?

They invariably are. I do not trust Google for reviews either. For a search engine, I prefer duckduckgo.

You are spot on, there is no point going by fake reviews most companies either put in themselves or have people put in for them. Ask around, try out, and read the technical details when you buy stuff. As for reviews, you have to be very careful. I am surprised how much of the tech blogs are biased as well.

Ditch reviews.

Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Also in: https://refind.com/arinbasu

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