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Upgrading the AGP graphics card of an old SFF PC

Upgrading the AGP graphics card of an old SFF PC

Dealing with older systems can be a nightmare – especially if they are small form factor units. At around £50 delivered the D530 provides a great browsing and office PC, will adding a £15 graphics card be worth it? Continue reading

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Setting up the Hauppauge HD PVR with Total Media Extreme 2

Setting up the Hauppauge HD PVR with Total Media Extreme 2

Hauppauge have been in the PC-based video capture business for years. With a wide variety of products, they have always provided a device to capture the latest video standards at a consumer-level price point. The software side has tended to be a bit of a mine-field though, and the HD PVR is no exception to this. Hopefully this guide will lessen the pain for anyone who just wants to record some beastly gameplay from their HD games console. Continue reading

Turtle Beach PX5 – Review

Turtle Beach PX5 – Review

The combination of videogame consoles and headsets has existed ever since the Sega Mega Drive landed in 1989. Bringing alongside its jaw droppingly beautiful 16-Bit graphics was full stereo sound, but only if you plugged in a set of £2.99 headphones from OurPrice. Times have changed, and the £2.99 headset now requires you to move the … Continue reading

PS4 Scheduled for 2012

PS4 Scheduled for 2012

Reports are gathering a pace that the followup to Sony’s third generation of consoles could be shipped as early as next year, and is in fact currently in production……

Nyko Zoom Allows Kinect to Work in Smaller Spaces

Nyko Zoom Allows Kinect to Work in Smaller Spaces

Not fortunate enough to live in the 10ft x 10ft clear box that is required to play Kinect, neither are we, so Nyko have come up with a little lens adapter that should allow mere mortals to experience what Kinect has to offer without bringing in the furniture removers.

Nintendo Wii U can’t be serious

Nintendo Wii U can’t be serious

The much rumoured Wii 2/Project Cafe has finally been unveiled and whilst the console itself looks much like a white Xbox 360, the infamous screen controller has been revealed. That’s right, it’s a sodding £200 Etch A Sketch with dual analogue sticks and a couple of buttons. I mean really….. even the Photoshop monkeys would not have dreamt to … Continue reading

Free Android games! (1 day only)

PopCap Games, the worldwide leader in casual games, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Amazon to offer its first Android games to the U.S. market, exclusively on the Amazon Appstore for Android during two different two-week periods. As part of the agreement, Chuzzle® will be available beginning tomorrow, May 17th, until May … Continue reading

More D in your 3DS?

It looks like those crazy cats at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology  (MIT, you may have heard of it…..) are working on a new method of creating that glasses-free 3D goodness we all know and love. The word on the internet street is that it’s called HR3d (High Rank 3D) and allows a clearer, brighter and … Continue reading

Motorola Xoom- First opinions

Just had a play with one of these. Overall, pretty damn good. Compared to the iPad 2? Faster, more responsive, sleeker, more grown up buttons, proper keyboard with a TAB key, MUCH greater browser functionality (including ‘incognito mode….) equal video and camera capabilities but with the added versatility of Android 3.0 (Honeycomb).

Nintendo 3DS: First Thoughts: Review

WOW!!!!! After waiting for what felt like an eternity, the 3DS finally has arrived. Having decided not to jump into the 3D space until this point, I have been somewhat sceptical of the potential that 3D could bring video games, and entertainment in general. Having sat through Avatar, UP and several other 3D films at … Continue reading