Why your download speed could be more important than your TV for 4K gaming

Why your download speed could be more important than your TV for 4K gaming

With the PS4 Pro, Sony planted the seeds of 4K gaming on consoles and with the release of Microsoft’s Xbox One X this November we’re going to see it grow. Sales of 4K TVs have increased massively in the past year and for many people gathering together the funds to purchase one is the main hurdle to overcome before they can enjoy the crystal clear resolutions of these mid-generation machines.  However, for many there will be a few more things…

Read More Read More

Best dual-camera phones in India: 8 phones you must check now

Best dual-camera phones in India: 8 phones you must check now

Dual-camera phones are nothing new to the market. However, since the Apple iPhone 7 Plus was announced last year, manufacturers have been somewhat rushing to launch dual-camera phones of their own. This is not to say that Apple started the trend of dual-camera phones. However, one can’t deny that Apple, no doubt popularized the idea. So what are some of the popular dual-camera phones that we can find in the Indian mobile industry today? Let’s have a look. Micromax’s grand…

Read More Read More

The best broadband and TV deals in July 2017

The best broadband and TV deals in July 2017

If the last thing you want to do on your evening or weekend is to spend time shopping around for broadband contracts and TV plans, TechRadar is coming to the rescue. Not only will our price comparison tool above find you the cheapest prices, but we'll show you how buying a package broadband and TV deal will save you time and money. BT and Sky Sports, movie channels, the latest US TV imports, 24/7 music – whatever your passion, there…

Read More Read More

The best Three SIM only deals in July 2017

The best Three SIM only deals in July 2017

The Three network has long been the go-to destination if you're looking for shedloads of data – it's still the only major player offering truly unlimited (and unrestricted) data packages. And time and again now it comes up with superb SIM only deals that we just have to shout about. If you've landed on this page, we imagine you've already figured out that combining a SIM only plan with a SIM free phone or your beloved existing handset can be…

Read More Read More

Sony Xperia XZ 2: what we want to see

Sony Xperia XZ 2: what we want to see

It's OK to be confused about the Sony range, and which phone sits where. We would say the Xperia XZ lives between the Xperia X and the Xperia XZ Premium, but then there’s the Sony Xperia X Performance, and the Xperia XZs… which arrived as a sort of Xperia XZ 1.5. For the true Xperia XZ 2 we’re expecting improvements on both the XZ and the XZs, and we've made a wish list of the form we hope those improvements…

Read More Read More

How a Craig David gig filled me in to the power of augmented reality

How a Craig David gig filled me in to the power of augmented reality

I never imagined that a Craig David comeback gig would send me into an existential crisis, but it’s funny what 30-degree heat and a few cocktails can do to your critical thinking.  The early-noughties UK garage maestro was playing at super-posh, all-you-can-eat-lobsterfest and Sloan-ranger-love-in House Festival (which, despite my reservations – and in no small part thanks to a bottomless bucket of vodka-based booze – was actually excellent, in a ‘last days of Rome’ sort of way).  David, it turns…

Read More Read More

Samsung unveils its 2017 flagship soundbar, the MS750 Sound+

Samsung unveils its 2017 flagship soundbar, the MS750 Sound+

Joining its existing 2017 lineup of soundbars, Samsung has just announced the MS750 Sound+ Soundbar, which it's calling its flagship soundbar for 2017.  The 5-channel soundbar contains 11 speakers consisting of three wide-range tweeters, six woofers and two 'vertical' wide-range tweeters.  Samsung claims this speaker configuration is capable of vertically expanding the sound stage, although there's no mention of Dolby Atmos, the 3D surround sound technology that creates the impression of sound that's above, as well as behind, you.  An…

Read More Read More

Facebook Messenger is introducing adverts

Facebook Messenger is introducing adverts

Facebook Messenger has announced that it's bringing advertisements into its hugely successful messaging platform. It's been trialing the ads as a feature in Australia and Thailand, and off the back of these “promising tests” is expanding worldwide. But if you’re worried that the ads are going to pop up in the middle of your chats, don’t worry – it’s not that invasive. The ads will appear in your inbox between chats.  They'll give you the option to connect with either…

Read More Read More

Alarming number of PCs are teetering on the edge of the ‘memory cliff’

Alarming number of PCs are teetering on the edge of the ‘memory cliff’

According to new research from memory specialists Crucial, a quarter of folks in the UK have a PC which has reached what the firm calls the ‘memory cliff’ – the point where the computer is hugely slowed down, or completely falls over, crashing down onto the rocky crags below. To be precise, Crucial’s survey found that 24% of Brits have a machine on the memory precipice, the specific definition of which is the point where the PC “is at risk…

Read More Read More

Cheap gaming: The most wallet-friendly ways to keep up with the latest games

Cheap gaming: The most wallet-friendly ways to keep up with the latest games

Trying to keep up with the latest releases can really take its toll on your wallet. Luckily, there are lots of tools and services designed to help you play the best games around without emptying your bank account.  Here’s our pick of the bunch broken down by platform, with a few cross-platform options to boot. PC Winner: Isthereanydeal The ultimate tool for saving money on PC games. Think of it as a hub for the best deals: it catalogues every…

Read More Read More