Smart Home on a Budget

A smart home might sound like a daunting prospect, but security features aren't the only way you can improve your home with the latest smart technology. If you want to use...

The Real Risks of Software Piracy

The biggest myth about pirated software is that it’s cheap and doesn’t harm anyone. The truth is, everybody pays – and the price can be high.  Software piracy is the illegal...

How to Improve Your Wi-Fi Range

Wi-Fi, the all-encompassing invisible internet giver. A lifesaver when it’s working but a damn straight annoyance when you lose signal. In the world of Wi-Fi, the range between your device and...
RAM for gaming

How Much RAM is Needed for Gaming?

Being a PC gamer has a degree of “I earned this” to it. Unlike our fellow console gamers, we need to do certain things to ensure we can play a game...

What you need to know about Privacy

Privacy, the 21st century’s go-to topic. I can almost guarantee that if you turn on a rolling news channel or flick open a newspaper, privacy will be featured somewhere in the...

How to Choose The Right Graphics Card For Gaming?

Choosing the right Graphics Card for Gaming, now there’s an interesting topic! With so many to choose from and with prices from £100 to £1000 it can be hard to know...

Large Gaming Monitors, how big to go?

With the advent of 4K gaming, accessible graphics cards and beautifully rendered games, large gaming monitors have seen somewhat of a renaissance in the market with gamers looking to get more...

WOMEN IN TECH

Women in Tech There is no hiding behind the truth when it comes to the technology industry, it is male-dominated. Figures place a staggering 78% male employment rate across STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering...

Cloud Computing Jargon Buster

The Cloud, data on-demand, online storage... however you look at it 'Cloud Data' is all around us. If you're hooked up to the internet in some way (which we assume you...

Guide to Gaming Monitors

When choosing a Gaming Monitor there's a lot to think about, from physical size to resolution and from price to Refresh Rates.  On top of this there's a raft of other...

What is a graphics card?

  A Graphics Card is a piece of computer hardware that produces the image you see on a monitor. The Graphics Card is responsible for rendering an image to your monitor, it does...

Buyers’ Predictions 2015

2015 is touted to be the breakthrough year for augmented reality, wearable tech and smart homes. But after 2014 proved to be a relatively modest 12 months for exciting new technology,...

Gizmos and Gremlins

  If you’re anything like me, there are only so many sickly Christmas movies about hyperactive man-children or dead-eyed Tom Hanks clones you can stomach before the time comes to introduce a...

What is NAS

NAS or Network Attached Storage drives are devices that connect to your home or office network and allow multiple users to access the device wirelessly. Put simply, consumer NAS drives work the...

How to set up a home network

The world of wireless tech and connected devices allows us to work free of cables and traditional wired devices. However, before you can hook up your smart TV or browse wirelessly...

Can you get a good laptop for under £250?

 The price of computer technology has fallen tremendously over the last few years, and no area has seen a bigger value change than Laptops. But what do you really get for...

Is the ROKU Streaming Stick Better than Google Chromecast?

As the market for streaming and on-demand TV grows, more and more people look to invest in quick-fix streaming devices. But what budget option is the most suitable Roku or Chromecast? After...

The world’s smallest QuadCopter

The world's smallest Quadcopter It’s fun, small, super easy to use a ready to hit the skies: Meet the Hubsan nano QuadCopter! Officially the smallest Quadcoper on the consumer market, the lightweight, easy...

A beginner’s day with Ubuntu OS

A Day with Ubuntu Up until this morning I was a complete Ubuntu novice, I had never touched any Linux operating systems and, frankly, knew very little about them… apart from the...

Facebook buys Oculus VR, why are people so angry?

Facebook buys Oculus VR In a deal announced last night, social media giant Facebook have purchased Oculus VR, the company behind the innovative Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. A $2bn deal sees the...