All About Those MHz: DDR4 at 4000 MHz, does it make a difference?

Normally I don’t pay much attention to e-mails that hit my inbox from manufacturers claiming that a certain motherboard can overclock a Skylake Core i7 processor the highest, or that they have claimed the 3DMark record. They are in my mind boring marketing tactics that mean little to nothing to the consumer.Last month I received one such e-mail from Asrock that nonetheless caught my attention. It claimed their Z170M OC Formula was the only motherboard to support G.Skill’s Trident Z

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Blizzard Artist Turns Child’s Overwatch Fan Art Into Concept Art

By Joe Skrebels In one of the classier moves in recent gaming history, Blizzard artist Roman Kenney has taken a young Overwatch fan’s character drawing and given it the full concept art treatment. As spotted by Kotaku, Shane Hickey wrote to the Overwatch Twitter account about his daughter’s home-made character, Birst, asking for the Blizzard team’s thoughts.Clearly their thoughts were “this is cool”, because a day later Kenney had taken her drawing and description (key specifications: offensive boomerang, healing powers,

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4 LastPass Settings You Must Change to Be More Secure

LastPass is one of the best password managers around, and it’s free on any platform you desire. While the company urges you to make your master password (the one that unlocks your account and gives access to all your other passwords) secure, there are other default settings in LastPass you should change to make your account even safer.Sign into the LastPass extension in any compatible browser and have a look at these settings.Click the icon and choose Preferences; in the

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Hands-on review: Motorola Moto G4 Plus

The Moto G4 Plus is one of two variants of Motorola’s fourth generation Moto G, the firm’s best selling smartphone range ever. This is the first time Motorola (now owned by Lenovo) has launched a duo of Gs, and you’d be forgiven for thinking the Moto G4 Plus is the bigger brother to the Moto G4.It’s not though. In fact, it sports the same chassis, 5.5-inch full HD display, Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 5MP selfie snapper and

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Hands-on review: Lenovo K5

Lenovo is already a well know producer of technology, and you’re likely familiar with the brand in the laptop world. Thing is, it doesn’t just deal in computers and in Asian markets it has a bustling smartphone business.It may have only recently purchased Motorola, a much more established name in the UK mobile market, but it’s now looking it get its own-brand handsets onto our fair shores as well.Its first offering is the Lenovo K5, a budget phone that will

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How to Sideload Any File onto Your Android Phone or Tablet

If you’ve use an Android phone or tablet for a while now, you may have come across the term “sideloading.” Sideloading is basically just moving a file (often an app) from your computer to your Android device, which sounds like a simple process, but it can be confusing for someone who’s never done it before.So today we’re going to take a look at why you might want to sideload apps or other files to your Android device, and how exactly you can do it.Since

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Spotify realises your family is bigger than two people

In the tit for tat battle between music streaming services, Spotify’s family plan is one thing that’s lagged behind its rivals – but today that changes.You can now have up to six people on a Spotify Family Plan for a flat £14.99/$14.99 per month. Previously it allowed for two members for the same price, with every extra person costing an additional £5/$5. If you’re already on the plan, everything will continue as normal but with the new lower price, which

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There will be a public E3 this year, and you’re invited

This year, for the first time, E3 will be hosting a public event in Los Angeles, the ESA has confirmed. The event, called E3 Live, is free to attend, and is a three-day event held between June 14th and June 16th. Meanwhile the ‘real’ E3 2016 remains a press-only event, and runs across the same dates. EA is also hosting its own public event called EA Live after having announced its decision to not attend the conference earlier this year.

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