Common HDMI Cables Problems and Solution

Symptoms of a faulty HDMI Lead

If you’re reading this then quite likely you are having, or think you are having, a HDMI cable problem such as I have had too. This could be anything from a Green Picture on your TV to not enough room at the back of your HD device.

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How to get a Discount Coupon for Steam Wallet Codes UK and Abroad

UPDATE JUNE 2016

The current cost of a £50 Steam Wallet Gift Card is £47.99 by using the method below by using the 5% discount you get it for £45.59.

Hi all. This is how I got a £50 Steam Wallet Code for only £44.64.

During the latest Steam Sale I discovered a popular new game I was interested in at a discounted price. I made up my mind to purchase it but I wanted it even cheaper. So I began my quest to find a Steam Wallet Coupon along with my good friend Google.

After several minutes of searching the outcome looked bleak but I decided to persevere and it finally paid off with me saving more than 10% on a £50 wallet topup.

The method will probably work in most other first world countries as the site seems to be international.

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Dynamode KMG9000-W Wireless Gaming Keyboard and Mouse Review

After a little over a week’s usage, I will now review the Dynamode KMG9000-W Gaming Keyboard and Mouse.

Having purchased a bare bone PC recently, I needed a keyboard and mouse to accompany it. Initially I was interested in a mechanical keyboard but the price of such just didn’t seem justifiable. Therefore I began my quest for a more reasonably priced wireless gaming set. Funnily enough, the Dynamode KMG9000-W Set also bothered me with the cost but this time because it was so cheap. This made me scan the Internet for reviews to help me make my mind up. After a little research I found minimal amounts of information and thought “What the heck, I will buy it and review it myself” and that is where we are now.

KMG9000-W Wireless Gaming Keyboard and Mouse Review

Upon receiving the package I found it to be professionally boxed and appealing to look at. I opened it and removed the keyboard and mouse, both nice to look at. I checked for what batteries were required and found the keyboard uses one AA battery while the mouse took 2 AAA’s. The batteries were not supplied. I then took to connecting it to my PC. I found the dongle tucked away in the bottom part of the mouse. I took it out put it in the computer then booted up my PC. Both the keyboard and mouse worked immediately and flawlessly.

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How Much Data Does Online Gaming Use?

I have personally completed a Quest to see just how many MB or GB online gaming actually uses up. After originally googling it I found mixed results, but due to a friend considering signing up to a mobile broadband package with a data limit I put it to the test. I have a tethering plan with my mobile phone provider which allows me to use my mobile phone has a portable wifi hotspot. My first stage of the test, upon arriving at my friends house, was to perform a speed test in the area. I used the Ookla app on my phone and got a download speed of over 3 Mbps and an upload speed of less than 0.5Mbps. That might not sound too impressive but it was actually more than 3 times faster than his landline broadband due to living in a rural area.

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Bioshock Infinite and other Steam Games Not Working On Windows 10

I  wrote this post as a troubleshooting guide for anyone having problems running Steam games on Windows 10. As you read on you may well find that the problem is not related to your operating system at all but just in case I have included a few tips for you to try in resolving any issues you may be having. Leading up to what actually worked for me.  So I decided to finally boot up Bioshock Infinite in my Steam account, having already completed the first two instalments. However, to my horror after installing the mandatory steam files the game just crashed every time I tried to load it. Therefore, my first port of call was Google where I found an article saying I needed to uncheck ‘Enable the steam Overlay’ in steam. Which I did but it had no effect. I went back to Google and saw an obvious choice due to recently upgrading to Windows 10. The choice was to set the game executable to run in compatibility with Windows 8. As I know Bioshock Infinite worked for me before the upgrade as I had preciously given it a test run. Again, no effect.

If you want to try the former methods you can do so like this:-

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How to Share Steam Games With Friends

Ok, my friend and I have just successfully linked steam accounts and are now able to share our games with one and other. The process was not as simple as first thought but after a lot of looking around we finally figured it out.

First off, you and your friend must join the steam family sharing group. You can find the group through googling ‘steam family sharing group’.

Next you must login to each others accounts. You can do this step over the phone like we did. Continue reading

How to Remove Folders From Playstation Vita

Playstation Vita Folders

Recently I was fortunate enough to buy myself a Sony Playstation Vita Console. My Son has not put it down since day one. However, for trusting a toddler with a piece of technology I began to pay for my choice. Jed, my son, has a habit of creating folders for each and every vita app I have installed. So when it’s my turn on the vita I just see the vita icons as bubbles with a tiny picture of each app. Continue reading

Fallout 3 | New Vegas not working on Windows 7 & 8

Please find information on how to get Fallout 3 and Fallout New Vegas working on Windows 7 and Windows 8.

A year or so ago I bought Fallout 3 and New Vegas on the PC. I had already completed them on the PS3 and wanted to try them on my computer.

Upon launch of both games, Fallout 3 on Windows 7 and New Vegas on Windows 8, I could not get past the start screen, the game would just crash.
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The Best Game Ever Made | Greatest Video Game

Before I start I must mention that at some point this post will be out dated due to many future ground breaking releases which will blow modern games out of the water. Therefore in terms of the greatest game ever made, I will try to update this post from time to time to include such games as mentioned. The initial post will be published January 3rd 2013. So don’t worry, as the Spectrum 128k collection of Dizzy games will not be listed even though back in the day they were everyone’s must have!
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Dead Island Video Game Review | PS3 XBOX 360 PC

Dead Island by Deep Silver, released September 2011

Genre: Zombie Horror

I have been playing this game through co-op mode with my sister and we have passed 20 hours of gameplay. Here follows my review of this 2011 Zombie Game by Deep Silver. Continue reading

Steam Summer Sale 2012 and Badge Achievement

Thursday, July 12 2012 through Sunday, July 22 2012.

Each day of the sale starts at 6.00pm GMT (1.00pm ET)

Steam Summer Sale Badge: All steam customers have the opportunity to earn a Summer Sale badge. At time of writing, it is unclear if there will be any award for this achievement but at the start of the promotion it did say limited availability. The badge is unlocked after completion of three of the tasks. It is then upgradeable twice by completing the remaining tasks. I will report further information on the Badge when it becomes available.
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