Archive for Rik Henderson

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Netflix, NOW TV and more: Halloween special

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Netflix, NOW TV and more: Halloween special

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Each week we choose a hearty selection of tasty TV and movie treats that are available to watch the coming weekend through streaming services, and this week is no different. What we have changed however, is that we’ve themed it thanks to Saturday being... >>

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End multiplayer preview: Online PS4 battles with extra kick

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End multiplayer preview: Online PS4 battles with extra kick

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Uncharted 4 might not be around to bolster the PS4's appeal this Christmas, but the fact that it follows in March next year will be good enough. Especially considering everything we've seen on it so far. Previous teases and trailers have shown great promise,... >>

DriveClub on PlayStation VR preview: The future of driving games, full stop

DriveClub on PlayStation VR preview: The future of driving games, full stop

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It's unbelievable to think that whenever we've experience virtual reality gaming in the past that it's never really occurred to us that driving games would be superbly suited to the medium. But our brief one lap race on a tech demo version of DriveClub... >>

Anki Overdrive review: App-controlled car racing fun for all the family
4.5 stars

Anki Overdrive review: App-controlled car racing fun for all the family

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We first saw Anki Overdrive, the company's follow-up to the hugely successful robot toy racing game Anki Drive, we were already amazed at just how much more advanced it was in comparison to its predecessor. A modern day take on Scalextric, you control... >>

What incredible PS4 games did Sony show at its PlayStation Paris Games Week press conference?

What incredible PS4 games did Sony show at its PlayStation Paris Games Week press conference?

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When Sony decided to shelve its annual plans for a big Gamescom presence, concentrating on a press conference at Paris Games Week instead there were plenty, us included, who wondered why. For a start, it handed the keys to the kingdom to Xbox – in Gamescom... >>

Halo 5 Guardians review: Benefits with friends
5.0 stars

Halo 5 Guardians review: Benefits with friends

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Being the first dedicated Halo game on the Xbox One there's a lot riding on Halo 5's shoulders, especially considering the PS4 lacks triple-A exclusives in the build-up to Christmas. Rise of the Tomb Raider and Forza Motorsport 6 aside, Halo 5 Guardians... >>

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Netflix, NOW TV and more: Beasts of No Nation, Whiplash...

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Netflix, NOW TV and more: Beasts of No Nation, Whiplash...

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Had a look at the regular TV listings for this weekend and found nothing of interest? Never fear, that’s why we suggest switching to a streaming service on a platform like Roku to check out what shows and movies are available on demand. There are plenty... >>

These Back to the Future II concept drawings give an interesting view of 2015

These Back to the Future II concept drawings give an interesting view of 2015

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The day has come and we finally get to the exact date Marty McFly and Doc Brown visited in Back to the Future II, which represented 30 years into the future at the time. There will be other BTTF-style celebrations throughout 21 October 2015, including... >>

You'll have to download a 9GB Halo 5 patch on day one just for multiplayer

You'll have to download a 9GB Halo 5 patch on day one just for multiplayer

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Crikey! Like most games these days, Halo 5: Guardians will require a patch on day one to ensure that it runs at its fullest. In fact, you won't be able to play multiplayer on potentially one of the greatest multiplayer games this year until it's installed.... >>

HTC One A9 official launch, watch the HTC Be Brilliant live stream here

HTC One A9 official launch, watch the HTC Be Brilliant live stream here

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After a couple of months of fervent speculation and a flood of rumours and leaks, HTC's next phone is due to be officially unveiled later today. The HTC One A9, as it is now hotly tipped to be called (rather than the HTC Aero), will be revealed during... >>

The EE Robin kids tablet takes on Amazon kids tablet

The EE Robin kids tablet takes on Amazon kids tablet

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EE has entered the family tablet market with a 4G-enabled device that is specifically designed for children and their parents. The EE Robin comes with a 7-inch 1024 x 600 LCD display, 1.1GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor, 1GB of RAM and... >>

Tim Cook reveals Apple TV release date and more: Here's what he said in his WSJD chat

Tim Cook reveals Apple TV release date and more: Here's what he said in his WSJD chat

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Apple CEO Tim Cook was a guest at WSJD Live yesterday. The event organised by the Wall Street Journal's digital arm usually throws up some interesting quotes from tech industry figureheads, but Cook's was even more interesting than could be expected.... >>

New Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer is incredible, watch it right here

New Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer is incredible, watch it right here

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Star Wars - Episode VII: The Force Awakens opens in UK cinemas a week before Christmas on 18 December and we cannot wait. Especially considering the new trailer that has been posted online. Still no sign of Luke, R2-D2 or C-3PO, but Leia and Han are featured,... >>

Best James Bond movie gadgets of all time... and one of the worst

Best James Bond movie gadgets of all time... and one of the worst

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With the 23rd James Bond film Spectre soon to hit UK cinemas, we've decided to look back through the last 22 to find some of our favourite on-screen gadgets. Some are incredible, some just plain stupid. All are part of 007's rich cinematic tradition.... >>

Let’s a-go! Nintendo NX console SDK starts to arrive in developers’ hands

Let’s a-go! Nintendo NX console SDK starts to arrive in developers’ hands

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Nintendo has reportedly started to send out software development kits for its new console, the Nintendo NX. The Wall Street Journal claims that "people familiar with the matter" told it that the SDKs have been sent to specific partners already, which... >>

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Netflix, NOW TV and more: The Walking Dead, Entourage...

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Netflix, NOW TV and more: The Walking Dead, Entourage...

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The weekend is upon us again and that means we'll all be looking for things to entertain us - often away from the same old drudge served up by linear broadcasts. Like us, you possibly turn to the streaming services to supply on demand, when you want then... >>

Polaroid Cube+ is the GoPro for the Nyan Cat generation

Polaroid Cube+ is the GoPro for the Nyan Cat generation

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Polaroid has expanded its fun and friendly action camera line-up by adding a second, higher-end device. The Polaroid Cube+ looks like the original, colourful model but adds several new features. Both the Polaroid Cube and Cube+ are both tiny devices,... >>

Amazon Fire TV 4K review: Ultra HD frills for the masses
4.5 stars

Amazon Fire TV 4K review: Ultra HD frills for the masses

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The Fire TV is Amazon's fastest selling product of all time, both in its original set-top-box and streaming stick forms. It has beaten Kindle and Fire tablets, oh, and the phone of course, although that one has since been swept under the carpet. In fact,... >>

Watch Michael J Fox and Christopher Lloyd joke about the tech of Back to the Future II

Watch Michael J Fox and Christopher Lloyd joke about the tech of Back to the Future II

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As part of the build up to 21 October 2015, the date Marty McFly travelled to in Back to the Future II, Toyota has been seeding videos onto YouTube and teasing an announcement on the day where "the future will become reality". It will also release an... >>

HTC One A9 completely revealed in amazing official picture, specifications and price leak

HTC One A9 completely revealed in amazing official picture, specifications and price leak

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This is the HTC One A9. Orange Mobile in France accidentally posted its own pages for the forthcoming "hero" phone from HTC, before taking them back down again. However, in this day and age, that kind of slip does not go unnoticed and, of course, there... >>

Time to start a YouTube channel: PewDiePie worth $12 million in the last year alone

Time to start a YouTube channel: PewDiePie worth $12 million in the last year alone

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PewDiePie has been revealed to be the highest earning YouTuber in the last year, raking in an estimated $12 million (£7.7 million) before tax from his YouTube exploits. And videogames commentary and tomfoolery clearly pays as the UK's own KSI has also... >>

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H7 wireless headphones cut the wires but not the class

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H7 wireless headphones cut the wires but not the class

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Bang & Olufsen has added a second pair of wireless headphones to its rapidly expanding B&O Play audio range. The BeoPlay H7 over-ear headphones are wire-free, with one of the aluminium encased ear cups offering touch controls. They even respond to gestures... >>

LG G4 first third-party phone to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow, rollout begins next week

LG G4 first third-party phone to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow, rollout begins next week

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LG has announced that the LG G4 will be the first third-party phone on the market with Android 6.0 Marshmallow as it plans to begin its global rollout next week. Indeed, it might even beat the 22 October release date of Google's own Nexus 5X and Nexus... >>

21.5-inch iMac now available with Retina 4K display, all 27-inch iMacs get Retina 5K

21.5-inch iMac now available with Retina 4K display, all 27-inch iMacs get Retina 5K

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Apple has updated its entire family of iMac desktop computers, introducing its best display technology to each category. The line-up of 21.5-inch iMacs now includes a model with a 4K Retina display, coming with a pixel resolution of 4096 x 2304. And... >>

It's Toshiba's turn to take on the Surface Pro with its dynaPad Windows 10 tablet

It's Toshiba's turn to take on the Surface Pro with its dynaPad Windows 10 tablet

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Although we've had tablets that transform into laptops for a while now, it seems that the category has really taken off in the last couple of weeks, with Microsoft's own Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book leading the charge. Now Toshiba has shown its hand... >>