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20 best HTC Vive games & experiences of 2017

The HTC Vive, along with the Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR, kickstarted the VR revolution upon release in 2016. Offering the ability to step inside games, reach out and interact with the virtual environment was something that gamers had been waiting for, for years. Once you've bought a HTC Vive and successfully set it up, the biggest decision to make is what to play on SteamVR. Here, we round up some of the most exciting games and experiences available in 2017 [...]

Best DS 2017: Nintendo 3DS & 2DS models compared

Nintendo has, for reasons known only to itself, released a whopping six different consoles within what it calls the '3DS family' since the first 3DS released in 2011. That's basically one a year.Only three of those models are on sale right now, with the rest having been discontinued, but it's still a pretty confusing process for prospective 3DS buyers to figure out what they should pick up - not helped by a slightly confusing naming system. Still, the 3DS is one [...]

Surface Pro vs iPad Pro comparison review

Microsoft and Apple have reignited their age old rivalry in recent years with devices that aim to replace your laptop and tablet. The iPad Pro and the Surface Pro are both competing head-to-head in a battle that could well shape how we see computers in the years ahead. So, which one is the best? We take a look.  Be sure to also look at our guide to the Best hybrid laptop/tablets currently available. What are the main differences between their [...]

Which Nintendo 3DS or 2DS should you buy?

Nintendo has, for reasons known only to itself, released a whopping six different consoles within what it calls the '3DS family' since the first 3DS released in 2011. That's basically one a year.Only three of those models are on sale right now, with the rest having been discontinued, but it's still a pretty confusing process for prospective 3DS buyers to figure out what they should pick up - not helped by a slightly confusing naming system. Still, the 3DS is one [...]

Moto G5s and Moto G5s Plus latest rumours – release date, UK price and specs

Lenovo is reportedly planning premium variants of the hugely popular G-series dubbed the Moto G5s and G5s Plus. We round up all the latest release date, design and feature rumours.Interested in other smartphones due out this year? Take a look at the best upcoming smartphones of 2017 and get all the details on the new Moto E4 and E4 Plus.  When will the Moto G5s and G5s Plus be released in the UK? While the existence of the Moto G5s and Moto [...]

The best deals from the Steam Summer Sale 2017

Steam's seasonal sales are pretty legendary stuff, combining store-wide discounts with interactive challenges, special bundles, and limited edition virtual badges and trading cards for die-hard users to worry about collecting.There are typically four each year: a Summer Sale, Halloween Sale, Autumn Sale (for Black Friday), and Winter Sale (for Christmas). They're fairly predictable, but exact dates are only revealed at short notice, which keeps us on our toes. If you're looking for great discounts year round, you should take a [...]

Xiaomi Electric Scooter review

Children's electric scooters have enjoyed great popularity since last Christmas; so much so us adults want a go, too. Xiaomi has the answer with its folding electric scooter, a fairly pricey toy but one that's an awful lot of fun.Also see: Best electric scooters 2017 and Best hoverboards 2017 Xiaomi Electric Scooter review: Price and UK availability The M365 isn't officially available in the UK, though you can import it from China via sites such as GearBest.com, from which we received [...]

Monster Hunter World latest news: release date, platforms and gameplay

It was during E3 2017 in June that we first laid eyes on Monster Hunter: World, a new addition to the hugely popular Capcom franchise that will grace the PS4, Xbox One and PC for the first time after a long history of releases for handheld consoles like the 3DS and PSP.Understandably, Monster Hunter fans are getting extremely excited about the game, and we can see why. The power of PS4 and Xbox One means that the game can [...]

Amazon Fire HD 8 2017 review

For over a decade, Amazon has been the king of online shopping. Need a book with a few quid off? Amazon. Emergency fancy dress outfit? Amazon.The company has wisely decided that it should not try to compete with the best high-end tablets, but instead make affordable devices that are windows to all its best online content. The updated 2017 Amazon Fire HD 8 tries to perfect a combination of function and value, but whether or not you’ll agree it does [...]

PC won’t boot? Here’s how to fix it

If your PC or laptop won’t start, don’t panic. Although the problem could be serious, it’s more likely that it’s an issue you can fix yourself.Check the power supply Laptops This is one of the most common problems. There are various things that can go wrong, from using the wrong laptop power supply (delivering the wrong voltate) to a blown fuse in the plug. It might be that your power supply has simply failed. First, make sure the battery has some charge. If [...]