Monthly Archives - August 2017

Star Wars Battlefront 2 preview

2015’s Star Wars: Battlefront was a huge commercial hit, but arguably a bit of a disappointment with fans - between the lack of a single player campaign and the limited multiplayer options, plenty of people hoped for more. Luckily, EA and developer Dice look set to deliver with the upcoming sequel, which promises more of, well, just about everything.We’ve had hands-on time at Gamescom 2017 with one of the new game’s core modes - Starfighter Assault - to find [...]

How to use Dropbox

Dropbox is a file-hosting service that enables you to stock, request and share files online. It supports any types of files, from PDFs to movies and is pretty much the digital equivalent of a flash-drive, with even more benefits. Let’s look at Dropbox’s main uses and find out how to make the best of it.Host Files on Dropbox The first thing you need to do to use Dropbox is to sign in. You can create an account, providing your name and [...]

Google Home Mini Latest Rumours – Release Date, UK Price & Features

Google is said to be working on a rival to the Amazon Echo Dot, a smaller version of the Google Home that will more than likely feature less audio musclepower but all the Google Assistant features we know and love -including recent additions such as Bluetooth audio, and support for multiple user accounts and Spotify Free.The Amazon Echo Dot is in essence a smaller version of the Echo but with a much smaller speaker. It's designed to be cheaper, [...]

PS4 System Update 5.0 latest news – release date, beta and features

Sony has begun rolling out a new major system software update for PS4 to beta testers. But what does PS4 System Update 5.0 it entail? Here, we detail the features of PS4 system updates as they are released.When is the PS4 system update 5.0 release date? While Sony is yet to announce when the PS4 System Update 5.0 will be released to the public, we can make educated guesses based on previous launches. Take the PS4 System Update 4.5; there was around [...]

How to promote posts on LinkedIn

In the past 10 years, LinkedIn has become a majorly influential professional platform. Both companies and individuals use it to network, attract clients and promote content. But it’s not always clear how to make the best of LinkedIn’s many assets. The different features can be confusing and it’s hard to know which to use when. So let’s take a look at the best ways to promote posts on LinkedIn.Have an attractive profile The easiest thing you can do to make [...]

How to watch Note 8 live stream

Watch Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 live launch right here. We count down to the event, and tell you exactly what to expect.When is the Note 8 launch? Samsung will unveil the Galaxy Note 8 in an Unpacked event at 4pm BST on Wednesday 23 August. Will there be a Note 8 live stream? Yes. It's not available yet, but when it is we will embed it at the top of this page. What should I expect from the Galaxy Note 8? We're summarising here, [...]

Fe release date and gameplay trailers

Back in June 2016 EA announced a new initiative – EA Originals – which sought to support indie developers which had “unique, gorgeous, innovative and memorable” games.Alongside the announcement, which was during EA Play, was the news that Fe – from Gothenburg-based Zoink – would be the first title to be released under the EA Originals brand. When is the Fe release date? There’s no firm date yet, but at Gamescom 2017 Zoink said that it would be out in early [...]

Sony Xperia XA1 review

Sony unveiled a raft of new smartphones back in spring, and one in particular will have caught the eye of those looking for high-end photography prowess on a sensible budget. The Xperia XA1 offers 23Mp stills (as well as facial recognition and a bunch of nice photographic features) for £229.In our Sony Xperia XA1 review we test out that fancy-dan camera and feature set, as well as putting the phone through our rigorous battery of processor and graphics tests, [...]

How to watch the Mayweather vs McGregor fight without Sky

Can it even be called a boxing match? Sure, Floyd Mayweather is one of the all-time greats, but UFC champion Conor McGregor’s challenge means this isn’t a traditional bout.What is certain is that it’s big news, and the whole world will be watching. There are a few ways to watch, but it’s not as easy as ordering a Sky Sports Pass from Now TV like it is for most events.  How to watch if you have Sky Sports If you have a Sky [...]

Need for Speed Payback release date, price, gameplay trailers

There was no new Need for Speed game in 2016, but the franchise is back in 2017 with Payback. This is, incredibly, the 23rd game in the series which began in 1994. The last game (not including the mobile versions) was the full reboot of the series which launched in 2015, just called Need for Speed.Payback is an open-world racer which seems to have taken a lot of, shall we say “inspiration” from the Fast and Furious films and [...]