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Best Free Games on EA Access in 2018

Following a mid-2014 launch with a library of just four free games, EA Access has gone from strength to strength and now boasts a catalogue of 30+ free games available to anybody that subscribes to the service. And unlike other services like PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live, the free games are available indefinitely – EA has even confirmed that the company will never remote games from the ‘vault’ of freebies. The service is available in the form of EA Access…

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How to Turn a Windows Laptop into a Wireless Hotspot

Being connected to the internet is pretty much a requirement for all our mobile devices these days. But whether you’re at home or away, it’s not always possible to get the best signal for every bit of your kit. One easy solution is to turn your laptop into a Wi-Fi hotspot. In big houses and offices, where the Wi-Fi may have dead zones – a hotspot can give access to devices that wouldn’t normally be able to connect. Your laptop-hotspot…

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Maze Alpha X Review: Budget Phone With 18:9 Screen

In September 2017 we reviewed the Maze Alpha. It’s a solidly built ‘bezel-less’ phone that’s surprisingly inexpensive at under £150. Now, Maze has launched a follow-up which is just as on-trend: the Alpha X with an 18:9 screen. Maze Alpha X: Price Again, the price is less than you would guess from the on-paper specs: you can buy it from GearBest for only £158. This makes it one of the cheapest 18:9 phones we’ve seen yet. Don’t forget you’ll likely have to…

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How to Play PS3 Games on PS4: Backwards Compatibility Explained

The PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro are two of the most popular consoles in the market today alongside the likes of the Xbox One X and Nintendo Switch – but what if you want to play your old (but just as good) PS3 games? Here, we explain the current backwards compatibility situation with Sony’s PS4, and suggest ways that gamers can enjoy PS3 titles on the console. Interested in newer games? Take a look at the best PS4 games of 2018.…

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HTC Vive Pro: Release Date Rumours, UK Price & Feature News

When HTC first announced the HTC Vive, people were sceptical: Oculus had been the only real player in the VR world, and many thought that the Vive wouldn’t be able to compete with the experience the Rift could offer. But they were wrong. HTC’s accurate room-scale tracking technology offered a totally unique VR experience when compared to other headsets on the market. Fast forward to 2018, and HTC announced a new high-res HTC Vive Pro at CES 2018. Carry on…

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QLED vs OLED – Tech Advisor

Last year Samsung rebranded its quantum dot TVs as QLED. It has been developing quantum dot for a couple of years already and settled on the short acronym in 2017. Some might say it went for QLED as it looks a lot like OLED but the two technologies are completely different. But which is better and which should you buy? That’s a difficult question to answer succinctly, especially as Samsung is launching a new range of QLED TVs in 2018…

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Best VR Deals January 2018

2017 has seen some massive price cuts on virtual reality equipment, as both the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift slashed their asking prices by hundreds of pounds in efforts to lure more customers into their ecosystems. Of the big three, only PlayStation VR has stayed the same price – but that still makes it comfortably the cheapest of the bunch. VR is more affordable than ever before – but that doesn’t stop potential purchasers from holding out for sales and special deals…

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How to Buy a Second-Hand iPhone: Should You Buy an Old iPhone?

If you’re desperate for an iPhone but your budget doesn’t quite stretch to Apple’s newest models, buying an old iPhone is a great way to pick up a bargain. Armed with our guide to buying an old iPhone, you’ll be able to buy second-hand, old or refurbished iPhones with confidence. Apple makes prestigious products, but the latest Apple kit tends to command a premium price. It’s true that, if you visit an Apple Store (online or on your high street)…

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Orbitsound ONE P70W Review – Tech Advisor

Orbitsound is a British company that makes great-sounding speakers. The ONE P70 is the first of its new generation of what it’s calling an intelligent multipurpose audio solution. But to you and me, it’s a Bluetooth soundbar that can be mounted in various positions. There’s also a version with built-in Wi-Fi which is called the P70W. Both models look identical and are a combination of the firm’s SB60 sound base and the more recent A70 sound bar. That’s because they have an…

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Best Drone Deals of January 2018

Drones are a lot of fun, whether you’re spending £50 or £2,000 on one. It’s always nice to save a bit of money though, especially if you’re investing in an expensive drone, when a decent discount could translate to hundreds of pounds. Some are pocket-sized but others have amazing capabilities, flying high above buildings to capture some seriously impressive aerial photography. There really is a drone for every budget, and it’s a really fun hobby to get into. You can start…

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