• techradar wrote a new post, Home cinema, on the site GoGame.com 45 minutes ago

    HDR TV: What is HDR, and what does High Dynamic Range mean for televisionUpdated Everything you need to know about high dynamic range (HDR) and how it makes your TV even better.

  • techradar wrote a new post, Computing components, on the site GoGame.com 45 minutes ago

    10 best gaming mice: best gaming mouse to buyBuying guide Whether you’re a PC enthusiast or a Mac devotee, these are the mice you need to get your hands on.
    Computing components

  • The first thought was: ‘I should download last year’s marathon data to my Garmin Watch.’ Because, obviously, I need that stress. I’d downloaded my previous race in Chester as it was my personal best, and I wanted to beat it today. There’s not much more to tell about the next 12 miles, other than I felt the pace was getting tough. I was only running at the pace I’d decided upon, and 3:05 wasn’t an impossible target based on my training. Image 11 of 11 Imagine the inverse feeling of this picture.
    London Marathon done: a race of nightmares saved by a Garmin watch

  • Parsing through Google Play’s extensive library of Android apps is a Herculean task, so Google is saving you the effort by highlighting some of the best to come out in the past year. The Android maker has announced its nominees for the 2017 Google Play Awards, giving apps across 12 different categories a chance for their share of recognition. getting nominations for ‘Best Android Wear.’ Some not-so-obvious awards are also on display at this year’s Google Play Awards, such as ‘Best Social Impact’
    Here are the best Android apps of the past year, according to Google

  • Subscribe with Amazon is the newest addition to the retail giant’s ever-expanding repertoire, offering a way for subscription-supported services to let customers check out directly through Amazon’s website. For the regular Amazon shopper, the process of picking up a few months of Consumer Reports or premium Dropbox access is virtually the same as adding anything else to your Amazon cart. Additionally, Subscribe with Amazon also gives the company a chance to increase the value of its own subscrip
    Amazon's new service puts all your subscription purchases under one roof

  • With all the positive reviews, including TechRadar’s own, it might come as no surprise that Samsung would see a surge in customer interest for its latest phones, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. Turns out, that’s exactly what’s happened as Samsung has announced pre-orders for the S8 and S8 Plus have eclipsed those for the Galaxy S7 by more than 30%. The Galaxy S7 had held the company’s pre-order record, but now that crown has been passed to the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, “making it our best
    Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus smash the Galaxy S7's pre-order record

  • When it comes to noise-cancelling headphones, there are two types to look out for: active and passive. Let’s take a look at the best noise-cancelling headphones around:1. At $349.95 (£289.95 / AU pricing tbc) the QC35s sit firmly at the premium end of the spectrum, but if you want the best noise-cancelling headphones available right now then you can’t get any better. Other wireless noise-cancelling headphones might offer a better user interface or better noise-cancellation technology, but ultima
    The best noise-cancelling headphones available today

  • The videogame wars have been a constant presence down the years, ever since the days when gamers argued the relative merits of the Commodore 64 versus ZX Spectrum, right up until today’s Project Scorpio versus PS4 Pro bun-fights. But there have also always been overarching arguments about whether home computers or consoles provide a better overall gaming experience. The truth is that both PCs and consoles have their respective advantages, but when it comes to certain genres, the PC clearly offer
    6 genres that are always better on PC

  • Optane loads PC games faster, but which ones? To figure out whether Optane memory modules actually work, we’ve run loading tests on an Intel Optane-equipped machine provided by Intel on two top PC games. The PC is running an Intel Core i5-7500 processor with a 1TB Western Digital Black HDD at 7,200 rpm and a 32GB Intel Optane Memory module. Benchmarks All below times are measured in seconds: Portal 2 full app load times:Without Intel Optane: 23.21With Intel Optane: 23.03 Portal 2 level load time
    Intel Optane Memory loads PC games faster, but by how much?

  • Though, even if it did, the Kodi/XBMC crowd have always been home-brewers at heart and would likely rather build and buy devices of their own. To help facilitate that drive to find the best hardware for your video streaming ventures we’ve put together this handy guide with our top picks of the best boxes to install Kodi on, from low-powered Linux machines to Android set top boxes capable of outputting at 4K resolutions. There are also boxes you can buy which have Kodi pre-installed on them, howe
    Best Kodi/XBMC streaming boxes 2017

  • That is, if you stretch your definition of ‘car’, and can afford a Kitty Hawk Flyer. The Flyer, you’re surely wondering, is an all-electric flying vehicle made by Kitty Hawk, a startup backed by Google co-founder Larry Page. Rising to an altitude of 15 feet, the Kitty Hawk Flyer could be our first real glimpse at the future of flying transportation. “I’m excited that one day very soon I’ll be able to climb onto my Kitty Hawk Flyer for a quick and easy personal flight.” The Kitty Hawk Flyer is ap
    Watch Google co-founder's flying 'car' take to the sky

  • Not long after, a custom gaming PC order gone wrong inspired Santos to try his hand at building computers, already a passion, professionally. Image 3 of 4 Each of these gray bins contains the components of exactly one custom-ordered gaming PC. Image 1 of 3 This is where Maingear paints its various custom PC chassis. Looking just like the spray booths at auto body shops, Maingear has hired ex-auto painters to apply their skills to its line of PC chassis. So, when you order a gaming PC from Mainge
    Touring Maingear: the hypercar auto shop of gaming PC builders

  • You aren’t alone as the photo-heavy social network is experiencing loading issues worldwide. The Instagram website and mobile app are failing to load for some users, as spotted by The Verge and backed up by our own checks. And for those who are able to access Instagram, load times are unusually slow or intermittent. Instagram tweeted out this message, confirming something is amiss, though that tweet has since been deleted:”We know some Instagrammers are experiencing issues with the app. Facebook
    Filter fail: Instagram is down for some users

  • Most VPN service providers offer services globally and thus charge in US Dollars rather than in local currencies, so we’ve listed pricing in Dollars for the sake of simplicity. However, the service excels at helping its users browse privately online, offers support for virtual locations and even supports up to five devices. Hotspot Shield has a number of subscriptions available and a 1-year subscription will cost $47.88 while a 1-month subscription will cost $11.99 . The service offers apps on b
    This week's best VPN deals: IPVanish, Hotspot Shield, TigerVPN

  • The PS4, PS4 Slim and PS4 Pro are surprisingly complex models. While they’re all competent gaming consoles (duh), they can also act as superb video streaming devices, excellent emulators for PS3 games and can even stream to PC/Mac. A slew of software updates since its release means Sony’s console now has a stack of features hidden up its sleeve that make it unrivalled when it comes to a living room gaming setup. Whether it’s making the most of sharing and tweeting out your video highlights, or d
    54 PS4 and PS4 Pro tips and tricks for getting the most out of your console

  • How to use the PS4 DualShock controller in SteamSteam, the popular storefront and game launcher, has released a new update that allows you to use the PS4 DualShock controller on your PC when running the application. Double-click the second file, DS4Windows.exe, to begin the setup procedure that will get the PS4 Dualshock Controller working on your PC. Connect the PS4 controller to your PC via USBNow you’ll be able to connect your PS4 DualShock 4 controller to your PC. Once you’ve plugged the cab
    How to use the PS4 DualShock 4 controller on a PC

  • Outages of the Three network on April 22 meant some customer’s SMS messages went to random recipients and have been read by the wrong person, but the UK network won’t be contacting customers affected by the issue. A Three spokesperson told TechRadar, “We’re aware that some customers have reported receiving misdirected texts or texts from unknown numbers. We are investigating these incidences [sic] but if any customer is concerned about this they should contact Three customer services.”That means
    Three refuses to explain why your text messages went to the wrong numbers

  • Oculus is aware of its shortcomings, though, and will hopefully be working to rectify these problems for any potential successor, an Oculus Rift 2 if you will. Here you’ll find all the rumors currently doing the rounds, as well as all that we’re hoping the Oculus Rift 2 will be. A follow-up to the Oculus Rift VR headsetA follow-up to the Oculus Rift VR headset When is it out? One line of thinking puts the answer somewhere in between the two, with a possible 2019 launch of the Oculus Rift 2. This
    Oculus Rift 2: release date, news and rumors

  • You only have to go into a high-street retail store or look online to get an idea of the sheer number of digital cameras on the market. There are so many brands, types and technologies now available, with each one claiming to be the best (of course! That’s what we’ve done with our expert guide, and you can follow the links at the bottom of the pages to find which is the best camera currently available in each category. So we’ll start with the basics and work up through the more advanced cameras
    What camera should I buy? Use our step-by-step guide

  • However, according to noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, the Cupertino company may have a big problem on its hands. According to his sources and estimates, the iPhone 8 is running two months behind schedule if it’s to fulfil mass production supply requirements. New hardware, new headachesAccording to Kuo, the iPhone 8’s “significant hardware upgrades” are to blame for the production slip, with the iPhone 8’s significantly tweaked design causing headaches. Kuo also predicts both
    iPhone 8 rumored production issues could cause delays and shortages

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