Hardware & Accessories


Alienware X51: Big things in a small package

By Shem Pennant,

There are some people to whom gaming is not just a game. You know who you are. And you know deep down that it’s *just* a game right? You can have a really engaging round of tiddlywinks if you have… Read article


FREETALK Connect•Me Home Phone Adapter

By Shem Pennant,

It’s good to talk. And it’s great to talk for free. However the magic of VoIP (which lest we forget, has been with us for many many years now) still eludes some people. For many it’s a location thing. You… Read article


Hottest Video Games to buy this Christmas

By Mark Pilkington,

Ask any casual gamer which title they would like most to have this Christmas, and you can bet any money you want that Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 will be on the tip of their tongue. Yes yes, we… Read article


Drobo & Pogoplug Collaboration: A Seamless Solution?

By Gabrielle Pickard,

There is no escaping the fact that as our reliance on gadgets to execute work duties, be entertained and stay connected with people grows, so do our files and data, and whilst I have so far managed to avoid buying… Read article


Buffalo MiniStation: Portable hard-as-nails drive

By Dominic Smith,

Buffalo Technology has announced the launch of the MiniStation Extreme – a US Military Standard, compact and sophisticated high performance portable hard drive. That’s going to be pretty damn tough, then.\ The MiniStation Extreme combines USB 3.0 and Buffalo TurboPC… Read article


Smartphone gaming, convergence and the LG Optimus 3D

By Shem Pennant,

Convergence is one of the big watchwords in smartphones and mobile devices manufactures have long been promising us “one handset to rule the all”. And in many cases it’s quite a valid case. My iPod is all but dead to… Read article


Seagate GoFlex Cinema: Helping your TV multitask

By Naomi Mackay,

The TV seems to be the focus for many a technology company at the moment, and Seagate is the latest to turn its attention on the old gogglebox as a means for watching not only EastEnders and endless repeats, but… Read article


Don’t put a lid on it – Freecom’s USB DataBar

By Naomi Mackay,

I know it’s my own fault, but I’m forever losing the caps of USB sticks. Admittedly, most of them have been freebies from PR companies, courses or various seminars, which is probably why I don’t take care of them. And,… Read article