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  • We test out the HTC Vive Virtual Reality Headset

    At the time of this article, there are two VR headsets on the market that are worth talking about; the HTC Vive and The Oculus Rift. Both have the same type of technology with a slight difference in construction. For example, the HTC Vive has its sensors mounted in the headset itself, and uses two…

  • Graphics Cards can really improve your desktop PC performance

    If you are using onboard graphics with a desktop PC, you may want to try a decent graphics card upgrade to improve system performance. You can get as much 50% quicker system speeds by removing a bottleneck effect from the CPU, and freeing up those resources by using an up-to-date graphics card with either ATI…

  • Phantom 3 Drone Gimbal Repaired

    We’ve fixed a few drones and this one had  damaged / snapped antenna cable which provides a clean wifi reception. This cable was fixed with another cable, soldered and had it’s electromagnetic grounding re-applied around the soldering joint so there is no loss of performance with regards to the wifi signal.

  • New PC Build.. i7-6700k with GTX 1080, 16GB DDR4. Insanely powerful..

    We’ve just built a fantastic custom-built system for a customer, featuring intel’s i7-6700k, Modular PSU Corsair 1000watts, 500gb SSD with supporting Western Digital 2TB hard drive, 16 GB gaming DDR4 ram and a Nvidia GTX 1080 graphics card. All parts used are seriously good parts for top performance and one very happy customer indeed.

  • The Accelerated Processor Unit and Why Its Bad

    You may have heard the terms CPU, GPU, and APU. These acronyms may not mean anything to most people, but on a technological level it’s making a big difference in your hardware and where your money is going. CPU. The central processing unit, or CPU for short. This chip is the backbone of your system, does…

  • Inside your PS4 – The CPU GPU

    The PS4 sports a single AMD 8 Core cpu with onboard graphics built-it, VS the PS3 which has an independent graphics chip. The bottom line? it’s cheaper. And although good, the PS4 is no way worth the money spent on it. PS4 and Xbox One multiply the power of Xbox 360 and PS3. More importantly,…

  • Planned Obsolescence – Laptops & Tablets Designed to Fail

    We seem to be entering into a 12-month lifetime abyss with technology. Laptops and tablets are lucky to last 12 months, and if they do outlast a 12-month warranty, they’ll soon become nothing more than expensive paperweights. Planned to Fail, Designed to Fail without Scrutiny. You’re probably wondering why your ten year old Toshiba laptop…

  • Beware of Slim 13″ windows 8 and 10 Laptops

    Okay so we’ve seen netbooks suddenly disappear in 2012 thanks to tablets. But tablets lack a mouse, a keyboard and it wasn’t going to take long before customers realised they couldn’t update their CV or write simple letters on word; Atleast not without difficulties. So Asus and Acer have released their latest range of newer,…

  • Memory Upgrades

    A simple memory upgrade can make all the difference in the world when it comes to the speed of your computer. Whether it be a laptop, or a standard desktop computer, I’ve been installing and upgrading memory modules in PC’s around Herefordshire, The Forest of Dean, Hereford and Monmouth for the last 7 years. Older…

  • Computer Assembly

    I do small builds and computer assembling for custom orders in and around Herefordshire, Hereford, Monmouth and The Forest of Dean. If you wish to outfit your new office environment with some high spec computers then you’ve come to the right place. Only quality components are used, this isn’t a cheap computer assembly. Cheap computers…