GPD XD 16GB Handheld Gamepad/Tablet Review
GPD's latest Android gaming handheld promises both power and portability in one package. Our in-depth GPD XD review looks at the specs, features and battery life.
GPD XD vs JXD S7800B
Our two favourite handheld Android gaming devices go head to head - which will come out on top?
GPD XD Benchmark - an A-Z of MAME
We test the GPD XD's CPU by benchmarking it against the popular but demanding arcade machine emulator MAME - one game for each letter of the alphabet.
PS4K Neo Specs, Price and Release Date
With Sony set to release an upgraded version of the PlayStation 4, we look at the likely specs, release date and price of this upcoming console.
5 Games Set To Benefit Most From PS4K Neo
We look at 5 existing PS4 games likely to benefit most from the extra horsepower of Sony's improved PS4K Neo hardware.
How To Turn The PS4 Into A Fully Functioning Media Player
We show how to turn the PS4 into a great all-round media player device with this one simple and official download.
Improve Android Performance - Apps Optimization Guide
Our Android Optimization Guide shows you how to easily improve performance and optimize apps on your smartphone and/or tablet.
EE Rook Smartphone Review, Specs and Battery Life
We review the EE Rook budget smartphone. Featuring a quad-core 64-bit processor and 4G network capability, does it have the required specs, performance and battery life for everyday use?
JXD S7800B Handheld Gaming Tablet Review
Our in-depth review of the JXD S7800B gaming tablet looks at the specs and battery life for both native Android gaming and emulators.
Quick, easy, side-by-side comparisons
Use our new and improved custom search feature to make choosing between very similar items such as memory cards, USB sticks and hard drives simple.
PS4 vs Xbox One Graphics Comparison, Performance and Specs
With clear differences in power between Microsoft and Sony’s latest consoles, read on to find out how this affects resolution, detail and frame rate in leading game titles such as Call Of Duty, Grand Theft Auto V and Destiny.
PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Specs, Graphics, Power and Games
PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U - We pit all three of the latest consoles from Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo against each other, examining in detail the difference in specs, what any difference in power will mean in terms of graphics, and which games will be available for each system. Read on to find out more.
PS4 Hard Drive Upgrade, Format and Speed Guide
Is 500GB storage on the new PS4 not enough for you? We explain the benefits of a larger hard disk drive, and show how to choose and install your PS4 Hard Drive upgrade.
PS4 SSD Upgrade, Support and Compatibility Guide
A PS4 SSD upgrade will reduce wait times for loading and improve the console’s overall performance. Read on to find out what the full benefits are, which SSD to choose for your PlayStation 4, how to install the drive, and more.
PS3 SSD Benchmark, Compatibility, Comparison and Installation Guide
Installing a PS3 SSD is a great way to improve load times and system response of your console for games such as Gran Turismo, Skyrim, Grand Theft Auto and many more. Read on for advice on which SSD to choose, benchmark comparisons, a detailed compatibility and installation guide, and more.
PS3 External Hard Drive Format, Backup and Installation Guide
Using an External Hard Drive with your PlayStation 3 console is an excellent way to expand the storage capacities of the console without having to purchase and install a new internal drive. Read on to find out which drives are compatible, how an external hard drive can be connected and used on the PS3, and more.
PS3 Hard Drive Upgrade, Format and Size Guide
Run out of space on your PS3 to store your games, videos, music and photos? Read on to find out how to solve this problem by upgrading the internal hard disc drive on your PlayStation 3 console.
PS3 SD Card Adapters, Format and Folders Guide
Have a spare SD card that you wish to use with your PS3 but don’t know how? Prefer to use SD cards rather than USB Sticks? Read on to find out how to use SD cards with the PS3, what format they should be in, and more.
PS3 USB Stick Format, Folders and Usage Guide
Using a USB Memory Stick with your PS3 is an ideal way to both expand the capacity of your PlayStation 3 console’s storage space and provide a highly portable solution to transferring data to and from your PS3 and other devices. Read on to find out what formats the PS3 supports, how to best organise folders on your USB stick, and more.
Rock Band Builder
Use our custom search feature to choose everything you need to put your band together.
View your choices of guitars, drums, mics, keyboards and everything else all on one page and see how they complement each other.
History of the Spanish Guitar
The guitar is a common and everyday instrument in our lives, but how did it develop from its early primitive designs into the classic six-stringed instrument we’re so familiar with today?
In this article we look at the ancestors, evolution and notable players of the Spanish Guitar.
Microphone Buying Guide
The microphone has come a long way since the days of tying two cans together with a piece of string.
In this article we look at the history of the microphone, and then distinguish between ribbon, dynamic and condenser microphones.
Obscure Musical Instruments of the World - Africa
African music is part of social culture and life itself. Music and song predated the written word and shaped history as we know it. African music has developed over thousands of years and consists of five instrumental groups - percussion, bells, shakers, strings and drums.
From the ashiko to the udu, we look at some of the more obscure instruments of Africa.
Obscure Musical Instruments of the World - Asia
There are eight categories which define Asian music, classed as the Eight Sounds or Eight Tones - wood, stone, metal, clay, bamboo, gourd, skin and silk.
From the guzheng to the shruti box, we look at some of the more obscure instruments of Asia.
Obscure Musical Instruments of the World - Europe
Europe, with its many different cultures, has been evolving its musical influences since dating back to the Stone Age. As Europe’s borders have moved and changed, the music and instruments have developed and drawn inspiration from its neighbouring continents Africa and Asia.
From the bouzouki to the psaltery, we look at some of the more obscure instruments of Europe.
Obscure Musical Instruments of the World - Latin America
Latin American music is combined from hundreds of native communities and each has its own distinctive history, language and musical culture. All communities place music at the centre of their lives and they are diverse as well as traditional.
From the güiro to the rainstick, we look at some of the more obscure instruments of Latin America.
Xylophone vs Glockenspiel – What’s The Difference?
How do you choose between a xylophone and a glockenspiel? Do you know which is which and what sound each produces?
In this article we look at the history of and differences between each instrument.