Archive for January, 2018

How to take photos of fireworks that don’t look really crap

How to take photos of fireworks that don’t look really crap

Going to the fireworks is a relatively easy and stress-free experience. You rock up to a muddy field with your family and friends, stand around drinking over-priced mulled wine and stare into the sky for around 15 minutes. But trying to take some not-embarrassing pictures to put on social media to prove you have a


This secret Google trick will turn your browser all Christmassy

This secret Google trick will turn your browser all Christmassy

Google has unveiled its latest hidden easter egg – and this one is perfect for putting you in a fuzzy, festive mood in the run up to Christmas. If you type ‘Christmas’ (or ‘Christmas cards’, ‘Christmas presents’, any phrase with the word Christmas in), into the search engine, you’ll be greeted by a string of

Here’s how to get two months of Spotify Premium for free

Here’s how to get two months of Spotify Premium for free

It’s safe to say that Spotify has revolutionised the way we listen to music. Beginning life as a startup in Stockholm back in 2008, it led the way in developing the streaming market, and remains the biggest player in the field, even since the mighty Apple belatedly made its move with Apple Music just over


Press play for gifts

Press play for gifts

It really is the most wonderful time of the year, but Christmas does throw up the rather tricky question of what to buy the gamer/sci-fi fan who has literally everything (yes, even the super-rare Snorlax Pokémon). But don’t worry: the Force is strong with GAME. They’ve travelled from Metropolis to the Mos Eisley trading post


YouTube are going to war with Spotify by bringing out their own streaming service

YouTube are going to war with Spotify by bringing out their own streaming service

With more than 60 million paid subscribers, more than 140 million active users and more than 2 billion playlists, Spotify is the reigning boss of music streaming services. Those are pretty intimidating numbers if you’re a rival company trying to set up a competing business – but that’s exactly what YouTube are planning to do.

This genius hack lets you charge your phone when you have no electricity

This genius hack lets you charge your phone when you have no electricity

Necessity, so they say, is the mother of invention and there is nothing more necessary than checking your Instagram during a massive, life-threatening hurricane that’s bearing down on you. Which explains why one Reddit user’s ingenious cousin put all of their scientific knowhow together – and some batteries – to create a fully-functioning, off-grid phone charger. Check out


Asustor Reveals AS4004T 10GbE Toolless NAS

Asustor Reveals AS4004T 10GbE Toolless NAS

LAS VEGAS, NV — Most of us don’t upgrade our NAS with every new processor or feature release. The category is rarely a hot topic among gamers, but many PC enthusiasts have either built or bought a NAS at some point. The largest problem with these products has always been the cost. Modern burly NAS cost