Monthly Archives - May 2017

Hands-on: DJI Spark review

The thing about most drones which take photos and videos worth having is that they're too big. Just as most people choose to leave their bulky DSLR at home and use their phone most of the time, drones such as the Phantom 4 are only taken out on special occasions.But the Spark changes all that. It may not fold up like the Mavic Pro, but DJI's latest drone is even smaller and lighter.   We've spent some time flying the [...]

God of War PS4 latest news: release date, gameplay, and trailer

Sony started off its 2016 E3 conference with a new God of War game. It isn't God of War 4, and it isn't a reboot: the story follows on from previous games, with one major change: Kratos now has a son, Atreus.Here's what we know so far about the new God of War for PS4, including the release date, gameplay, and the announcement trailer. When is the release date? Development is still ongoing, and the announcement trailer is an "early first [...]

Tekken 7 latest news: release date, platforms, and trailers

Tekken 7 is set to be the last in the series, 20 years after the original Tekken was ported to the PlayStation, and will include the conclusion of the Mishima clan saga. Here, we discuss what to expect from the game, including the UK release date, pre-order, and gameplay details.When is the release date? Tekken 7 is coming to the UK on 2 June 2017. This is a slight delay from the previously promised "early 2017," but at least the game hasn't been pushed back [...]

TP-Link AV2000 Powerline Starter Kit review

The TP-Link AV2000 2-Port Gigabit PassThrough Powerline Starter Kit (TL-PA9020P KIT and TL-PA9020 KIT) is one of the fastest set of Powerline adapters we’ve tested. See our Best Powerline Adapters round up.At £99 (see the bottom of this review for the latest online prices) we think it represents excellent value. There are cheaper Powerline adapters out there but none of these match the AV2000 for speed and features. Powerline is a simple plug-and-play technology that will transform your home network [...]

The best free PC games

'Free-to-play' has become a bit of a dirty word in gaming, mostly associated with rubbish smartphone apps and microtransactions designed to manipulate players into spending far more than they word on any other game.Free games aren't all bad though, and there are plenty that are worth a lot more than their non-existent price tag might suggest. Some still include microtransactions, while others are 100 percent free; some need to be installed, but there are plenty you can just play [...]

How to watch the ICC Champions Trophy: stream all matches live online

The ICC Champions Trophy comes to England for fifteen matches of (hopefully) cricketing excellence. The action gets underway on Thursday 1 June as England take on Bangladesh at the Oval.England has never won since the tournament began in 1998 - will it succeed in a One Day International tournament on home soil? The last one in 2013 was won by India. When is the Champions Trophy on? Showdowns then include New Zealand v Australia, India v Pakistan and England v Australia [...]

The best Fitbit for 2017

Fitbit currently sells six activity tracker wristbands – the Fitbit Flex 2, Alta, Alta HR, Charge 2, Surge, and Blaze – and two clip-on activity trackers: Fitbit Zip and One. That's a confusing range, and there are rumours of a Fitbit smartwatch too.Activity trackers can motivate you to exercise more or improve your sports and fitness regimes. Even moderate exercise can have a positive effect on your physical and mental health. Physical activity reduces the risk of diseases including diabetes and some [...]

How to watch NBA Finals online in the UK

The FA Cup may be over for now, but there’s plenty of American sport to feast your eyes on until later this year. After months of buildup, the NBA Finals are due to take place in June in the US, with the Cleveland Cavaliers going head-to-head with the Golden State Warriors over a series of matches.But how can you watch the NBA Finals if you’re in the UK? While the time difference is awkward, there are several ways for [...]

Windows 10 is coming to Snapdragon 835

Qualcomm and Microsoft have announced a partnership at Computex that means Windows 10 devices running on the Snapdragon 835 are coming. The first manufacturers have been announced and we have an idea of things like release date, prices and features.Like us, you’re probably used to almost all new Windows devices, be it a laptop or a tablet, having some form of Intel processor inside. Well that’s about to change thanks to this new partnership. Also see: Asus ZenBook Flip [...]

Spotcam Sense Pro review

Home security has gone high-tech, and more and more people are installing CCTV cameras. The modern home security camera can be set up in just a few minutes and all you need is a smartphone to keep tabs on events.The Spotcam Sense is the evolution of the Spotcam HD and is quite different to the Eva, which I reviewed a year ago. Where the Eva can pan and tilt, the Sense is a fixed camera that uses a wide-angle lens [...]