Shopping for a phone camera: what should you look for?

A good camera has always been a selling point for mobile phones. But with the ever increasing popularity of social media, selfies and filters, what used to be an accessary has become the USP of every mobile phone, driving dramatic improvements in smartphone camera...

What is a WiFi mesh system and should you get one?

WiFi mesh systems are the latest growing trend in the world of home WiFi, replacing “traditional” routers with a new way of delivering internet connectivity throughout your home. Why? WiFi mesh systems are a great and rather easy-to-implement solution to the problem...

The Fast and the Furious Pt 2: How can I improve my latency?

Now we have a pretty good idea of what latency is, how might we shave off a handful of those tiny precious milliseconds? As mentioned in our last article, getting a broadband plan with enough bandwidth can help your latency but only to a certain extent. The bandwidth...

How to start streaming games on a budget

Now that we’re able to live stream at the click of a button and make use of open source broadcasting and capturing tools, becoming a video game streamer is more affordable and easier than ever before. And with news articles reporting how successful game streamers pull...

The Fast and the Furious Pt 1: What is Latency Really?

As a gamer you’ve probably heard of latency, or related terms such as “ping” or “lag”. They’re not the same thing, although they are closely related. You probably know that latency is important and it’s something to do with the speed of your internet connection. But...

Should I upgrade to a new phone?

In the past 12 years since the first iPhone was released, we’ve seen many innovations and developments that have inspired us to upgrade–again and again and again. At the heart of our dilemma over upgrades is #FOMO–the fear of being left behind or becoming...