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Mobile games are poised to get console-like graphics

Checking Facebook, Twitter and your email. It’s something we all do on our mobiles and it’s something that smartphones will do with ease. However, it’s only the tip of the iceberg and, whether it be due to not knowing or not wanting to deplete our all-important batteries, the …

The mobile ZX Spectrum is to become a reality

Sadly I’m old enough to give you several paragraphs of memories revolving around the rubber-keyed Spectrum 48k. It’s quite an old computer but helped to kick-start the idea of having a machine in every home. Back then we would plug “the Speccy” into the a big hefty TV …

Got a console? Wanna swap some games?

If you’ve got one of those Xbox 3DS’s, Microsoft PS4’s or Nintendo Sony Vita gadgets then you’ll know that the games are absolutely chuffin’ expensive. Step forward Jiggster, an app which will let you dive into a trading marketplace where you can sell or buy games. I could …

OUYA Console gets unboxed

  Following an extremely successful Kickstarter project, OUYA Consoles are now shipping. They’re arriving after the developer portal went live and the OUYA dev kit is now ready for download too. For those who aren’t aware, the new OUYA console is an Android-powered device that’ll let you play …

Microsoft’s new Xbox available by Xmas 2013

Microsoft’s new Xbox console is reportedly going to be available by Xmas next year. A report from Bloomberg says that the device is to be readily available for Thanksgiving in the US, unsure at which event to announce it though. either way, it’s surely going to be in …

Cheap Android games console looks rather interesting..

In my morning email today was this deal on an Android games console. It costs £54.99 and definitely looks the part, even if most of those buttons around the screen will probably remain largely unused. The errr… S5110 .. runs Android 4.0 and has HDMI out too, so …

Ouya to come with XBMC on board

Recently we have heard a lot about Ouya and their huge popularity and the record breaking Kickstarter funding request. Well XBMC, the media player streaming service, have announced that they will be working with Ouya to ensure that XBMC works well on the Ouya platform. Regardless, we are …

The Android Games Console

Take an Android phone or tablet with a powerful Tegra 3 CPU, 1GB of RAM and a HDMI outout. Now, take out the expensive high-resolution capacitive screen, the camera, the Bluetooth, GSM radio kit and battery. You’re left with something which costs a lot less to build. Put …