Author Lee Martin


Microsoft to open the gates to cross-platform play between XBox One and PS4 players


Microsoft has announced something that seemed like it would never happen ... cross-network play! The tech giant has teased this feature for a long time, and has now taken the first tentative steps to make it happen. The new feature will allow Xbox One, and Windows 10 gamers using Xbox Live, to play with other gamers on different online multiplayer networks - including PlayStation and other console and PC networks. Continue Reading

Technology

Disney Infinity 3 new character line-up for march 2016


Disney are set to release more Marvel Heroes to their ever popular Infinity game universe later this month. Whilst Disney Infinity‘s third instalment has largely focused on various Star Wars stories, there has been a small offering of Marvel characters to satisfy the need for the popular comic book heroes in the Infinity universe. Heading up the new Marvel roster is a new Captain America: Civil War-inspired Captain America figure, which will release as part of Marvel Battlegrounds, a four-player co-op Play Set, where you and some friends can fight against some of the biggest Marvel baddies. Continue Reading

Games

Why you should want Gigabit Internet for your home


Not all that long ago, "fast Internet" meant commandeering your telephone line with the use of a rather noisome "dial-up" modem. These days, using that very same term, even a connection that is 100 times faster than the old dial-up service is considered slow. So an ultrafast Internet connection may sound like a bit of a luxury, yet with the explosion of new Internet-based services and Internet-connected devices, it will soon become a necessity. Continue Reading

House & Garden

Dolby Vision collaboration with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment


Dolby Laboratories, Inc. and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment announced plans on the 10th September 2015 to use the new Dolby Vision™ mastering process for the release of 4K Ultra HD titles, delivering high-dynamic-range (HDR) imaging with a wider range of contrast and more vibrant colours. Titles will be released for this format by a variety of Sony's home entertainment distribution partners. The availability of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment titles in Dolby Vision for home entertainment platforms marks a revolutionary step forward for enthusiasts and content channels worldwide. Continue Reading

Technology

Review: Blacktop Party Hub 360 Gas Grill-Fryer


The Blacktop 360 Party Hub Gas Grill-Fryer is a portable grill which comes with a handy carrying case. When we say portable, it immediately brings to mind that the Party Hub would be quite small, however, this is not the case. It’s actually quite large, at 30” in diameter, with a cooking surface of about 24” in diameter, so whilst is is portable, it’s certainly not something you would want to lug around with you on your backpack! Continue Reading

Garden