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Star Fox Zero review – a disappointing black hole for Wii U

April 21, 2016 - 9:19 pm in Uncategorized

With its clunky controls and poorly implemented GamePad screen, Star Fox Zero crashes and burns before it even enters the Wii U's orbit Star Fox Zero was meant to be the game that saved the Wii U, which is odd considering most of it's been lifted straight…


Should You Get an “Ultra HD” 4K TV?

January 27, 2016 - 4:02 pm in Gadgets, Uncategorized

Manufacturers have been pushing “Ultra HD” 4k TVs for a couple years now. There are plenty of models available now, and they’re cheaper than ever,…

Top tech predictions 2016 – what will be big this year?

January 17, 2016 - 3:16 pm in Software

Technology, as you don't have to be reminded, moves at a scary pace, with every year bringing around huge changes. But, what are the technologies and…


Even smart TVs can get ransomware infections

December 19, 2015 - 2:58 am in Software

  It’s bad enough that some smart TVs track all your viewing by default and upload it to remote servers. Now, Symantec has figured out how to infect a TV with ransomware. That’s bad news, because if the good guys have figured out how to do it, the…

Roku OS 7 improves content discovery and mobile app

October 7, 2015 - 12:27 pm in Apps, Software

  In Roku's last operating system update that rolled out in May, it introduced much-needed search functionality to make finding content and channels infinitely easier. Alongside search, Roku Feed also made its first appearance. This allows you to subscribe…


Xbox One Keyboard and mouse support ‘aren’t far away’

July 24, 2015 - 3:41 am in Games

There’s been something missing from the Xbox One since launch that a lot of players have eagerly hoped and waited for, and a vague tweet from Xbox chief Phil Spencer hints at a critical update in the works: native support for a mouse and keyboard. This…


How to the Monitor the Bandwidth and Data Usage of Individual Devices on Your Network

July 23, 2015 - 3:39 am in Gadgets

How much bandwidth and data are the devices on your network using? Bandwidth hogs can slow down your entire network, and per-device data usage is important if your Internet service provider imposes a bandwidth cap. Unfortunately, it’s tough to get a complete…


Settlers of Catan is being adapted for TV and movie projects

February 24, 2015 - 12:57 am in Games

Board game designer Klaus Teuber had a hit on his hands when he released the first edition of Settlers of Catan in 1995. Since then it’s become quite a phenomenon as far as board games go with 22 million copies sold, and now it could be headed to TV screens…


How apps will scale up to the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus screens

September 30, 2014 - 11:47 pm in Apps

Apple’s mobile devices have traditionally offered developers a simpler, more consistent platform, but that makes it hard to switch from one generation to the next. Every time Apple takes the stage and announces a new screen resolution on the iPhone, you…


4K Blu-ray discs and players to arrive next year

September 12, 2014 - 4:32 pm in News

Most people today enjoy watching TV and movies at home using a 1080p-capable display. It’s the standard, and most of our paid-for entertainment is streamed or played in standard HD. 4K TVs are starting to appear, but beyond Netflix, there isn’t much content…