iPad Reviews

How to watch Nvidia CES 2018 press conference live stream

CES 2018 is upon us and that means a tsunami of new products and Nvidia is kicking things off early. Here are all the details on the press conference live stream from Las Vegas. How to watch Nvidia CES 2018 live stream Date and time: 4:00am (UK time) 8 January Nvidia’s press conference at CES is one of the first of big names to take place. If you’re in Vegas then it’s being held in the MGM Grand Conference Center…

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Best Amazon Deals of January 2018

Amazon is one of the biggest players in the deals game. With such a huge range of products, you’re bound to find a great deal at any time of the year. Here, we bring you our pick of the very best Amazon deals, and some top tips to help make sure you don’t miss out on a bargain. Best Amazon deals right now Here’s our pick of the best deals in tech from across Amazon. We’ll include Amazon’s own products…

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How to text on an iPad: Send SMS messages to non-Apple phones

Sending SMS text messages from an iPad isn’t as straightforward as you might think. You’ll have noticed the pre-installed Messages app, but that’s for sending iMessages (which can only be sent to other people on an iPhone or iPad) rather than conventional SMS text messages (which you can send to anyone with a phone). In this article we outline the other options that let you send texts from an iPad. iMessage The Messages app on an iPad is limited, because…

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The best Nintendo Switch deals of January 2018

2017 had been the year of the Switch. Nintendo’s device – half portable, half home console – blew away sales expectations, and was almost impossible to get hold of in the US for months since the launch, with Nintendo ramping up production to try and meet demand. This month, you can find deals if you know where to look. Here at Tech Advisor, we’re constantly scouring the web for the best Nintendo Switch deals available, so if and when there are any you…

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Best Tablet Deals of January 2018

Not quite smartphone, not quite laptop – yes, it’s the humble tablet. Globally popularised by the iPad in 2010, you’d be hard pressed to find a household without one or two knocking about. But tablets are expensive given their capabilities rarely match those of a PC or Mac. Some are cheaper though, and tablets are an ideal media consumption device, especially on the go. The good news is there are often cheap tablet deals about, and retailers can give big discounts to…

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Best 3DS and 2DS Accessories for 2018

Whether you’ve got a 3DS, 2DS, New 3DS, New 3DS XL, or New 2DS XL (phew – did we miss any?) you’ll probably quickly find yourself looking for accessories to expand the potential of Nintendo’s portable console family.  From power chargers (which Nintendo mysteriously doesn’t include with some models) to carry cases, face plates, and NFC readers, there are plenty of add-ons you might want for a 3DS or 2DS – and that’s not even getting to the simple stuff like…

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How To Add Text to a Live Stream on OBS

OBS, or Open Broadcaster Software, is the go-to for many Twitch streamers as it’s a free way to stream your favourite games. The downside? It’s a little bit complicated to set up and use if you’re new to the software, even when it comes to adding simple elements like text and images. Don’t worry though – here, we explain how to add text to your live stream on OBS. If you’re unsure of how to configure OBS for Twitch streaming,…

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Should I Put a Sticker Over My Webcam?

We’re surrounded by technology. Our laptops and phones are never far from our sides, but with the growing worry of hackers accessing our devices, should we be concerned about unscrupulous people looking at us through our webcams? After the Director of the FBI, James Comey, admitted that government offices in the US cover their webcams so that “people who don’t have authority don’t look at you”, many people have woken up and started to take this idea more seriously. This…

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Best Smart Home Deals January 2018

Smart home tech is getting bigger every year. What started out as just turning on your lights from an app has extended to smart heating, security, and even kitchens, while virtual assistants like Amazon Alexa and Siri are now trying to work their way into every room in your home. Still, replacing every appliance you own with a smart version could quickly get very expensive, so it makes sense to pick up smart tech at smart prices. We’re rounding up the…

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Best Printer Deals of January 2018

 Printers are exactly the sort of slightly-boring purchase that people love to save money on, because otherwise they’re pretty hard to get excited about.  The good news is that you can usually find big printer deals all year – not just during big sales events like Black Friday and Boxing Day. The bad news is that not all deals are created equal, and some can be downright misleading – so read on to find out how to spot the biggest…

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PUBG: Update News, PS4 Support, New Maps, Deals & Gameplay

One of the best-selling games of 2017 on Steam, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds caused quite a stir last year – and that looks to continue in 2018. Brendan Greene is a pioneer of the Battle Royale genre and creator of the Battle Royale game mode on the ARMA series and ‘King of the Kill’ in H1Z1, and is working on this new title with a veteran team at Bluehole. Following the sale of over 30m copies of PUBG and 3.1 million concurrent players on Steam,…

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Best Lightning headphones for iPhone & iPad 2018

Which are the best Lightning headphones? I need some good iPhone X headphones. A collective groan echoed across the internet when it emerged that Apple was dropping ye olde 3.5mm headphone socket from the iPhone 7 (and from the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus the following year), forcing them to rely on Apple’s proprietary Lightning connector for audio connections instead, or go wireless. But, really, technology moves on. And Apple bundles Lightning EarPods with the iPhone 8 and 8…

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Best iPad 2018: What’s the best iPad for most people?

Apple currently sells four iPads, in four different sizes (defined by the diagonal measurement of their screen): the 7.9in iPad mini 4, the 9.7in iPad, the iPad Pro 10.5in and the iPad Pro 12.9in. With size such a defining feature, the first thing to do when planning a purchase is to visit an Apple store or reputable retailer, get a feel for the products and see which size is right for you. Or, if this is not possible, cut out…

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iPad Buying Guide 2018: Which iPad Should I Buy?

Which iPad should I buy? The 7.9in iPad mini 4, 9.7in iPad, the 10.5in iPad Pro or the 12.9in iPad Pro? Or should I wait for the iPad mini 5? I’m not sure how powerful an iPad needs to be, how big a screen I need, or how much money I should spend. And how much storage should I get – will 32GB be enough? Our iPad buying guide, updated for 2018, will get into all of these questions, but…

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Best iPhone & iPad games 2018: 182 brilliant iOS gaming apps

Looking for the best games for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch? You’ve come to the right place. With iOS games reviews, gameplay videos and links to the games on the App Store, this roundup lists the 182 best games ever released for the iPad & iPhone, from strategy and action to puzzles and RPGs. However, if you’re really pressed for time you may only want to read about the very best of the best. In the video above, and listed below…

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Best free iPad games 2018

Looking for the best free iPad games? This regularly updated selection offers a huge choice, from fast-paced arcade thrills to sedate adventuring, all without you spending a penny. And every one of them has been tested by a real human, to ensure they’re worth your time. We’ve avoided exploitative freemium games, of course, and if apps hassle the player with in-app payments, we’ll mention that. (Although a few optional and reasonably priced unlocks is probably to be expected, because devs…

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Best Gaming Keyboard of 2018

For some PC gamers, having the right keyboard attached to your computer can be almost as important as the hardware inside it. However, for the uninitiated, it can be hard to see what all the fuss is about. Is there really any difference between fancy gaming keyboards and a basic £10 keyboard from Microsoft or Logitech? In a word, yes. Different keyboards have different features, of course, but all gaming keyboards come with a battery of extra options and features…

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45 Funny Cortana Questions & Responses

If you’ve got Windows 10, you’ll have discovered Cortana when you first clicked on the search box. She’s your personal digital assistant can be very helpful. We’ve put together a guide on how to get the most from Cortana, but that’s the serious stuff.  As Apple has done with Siri, Microsoft has given Cortana dozens of amusing replies: you just need to know which questions to ask or commands to say. So try saying some of the questions here –…

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Best gaming chairs of 2018: Comfortable chairs for PC and console gamers

You’ve probably spent time and money buying the right gaming keyboard and gaming mouse for your PC, and maybe even have other accessories that you hope will give you the edge (not to mention the gaming PC itself). Few people put much thought into their chair, though. Gaming chairs are becoming more and more popular, and we’ve rounded up a small selection of the latest models. Gaming chair buying guide In most respects, gaming chairs are no different to a regular…

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Best Game Console of 2018

What is the best game console? Should you go for the PS4 or Xbox One? Or maybe go for a handheld hybrid like the Nintendo Switch? What about portable consoles and streamers like the Nvidia Shield? Game consoles are must-haves for many of us, but they’re expensive. Keep in mind that you can still pick up old consoles and games at much cheaper prices, and you can also check out our best games deals to make sure you’re getting the best price. Microsoft…

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