Gaming Hardware Guides

Hardware guides for anything gaming related. Tutorials for game consoles, technology or anything to do with hardware will be in the list below. New guides will be added regularly.

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Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is the first hybrid gaming device, that it is both a handheld gaming device and a home gaming console. Simply inserting the Switch hardware into the docking station will instantly display the game on any HDMI TV making it one of the more unique game consoles on offer. 

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PlayStation 4

This section will contain guides, help and other content relating to the PlayStation 4 game console produced by Sony.

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Xbox One

The Xbox One is a home game console from Microsoft that is the third console to be released in the Xbox family. The system has two variations, the Xbox One S and the X. The system was not backward compatable at launch but it is now possible to play games from the Xbox 360 and the original Xbox on this console.

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How To Change Date Of Birth On PSN

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PSN has been around for a while now. For many people out there, you will have set up the account back when you were a kid. Parental restrictions exist on PSN to stop younger eyes from gaining access to content...
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Fix Strict NAT Type With Vodafone Siro Gigabox Router

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If you have Vodafones gigabit broadband connection Siro, you will likely hit issues with a NAT type of strict when you are playing on the Xbox One. In order to fix this, you will need to open some ports on...
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How To Set Static IP On Xbox One

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There are several reasons why you might want to set a static IP on the Xbox One console. The most common reason is for those who are looking to setup port forwarding on their console in order to correct a...
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How To Optimize Your School Laptop For Gaming

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Most regular school laptops cannot deliver the same performance level as gaming laptops built specifically for that purpose. However, this does not mean that you cannot still play some online or offline games on your laptop. But considering how tight...
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Fix Voice Chat Lag & Echo On Xbox One

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If you have joined a party with a friend you may notice that there is a bit of lag when you speak. This results in both of you talking over each other. It quickly gets very frustrating. This is quite...
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How To Enable Suspend & Resume For Games On Xbox One

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One of the best features to come with this generation of game consoles is the ability to suspend and resume games. This means you can be in the middle of a game and turn your console off. Next time you...
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How To Download Games While The Xbox One Is Turned Off

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There was a time when a 50gb game was crazy big. Now we have games going over 100gb and its not all that unusual. Even with a fibre connection, downloading a 100gb game is going to take some time. If...
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[Fixed] PS4 Beeps Once And Turns Off

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You attempt to turn on your PlayStation 4, it beeps once, the blue light turns on briefly and then it shuts off. You press the power button again and there is no response. Every now and then, after you pull...
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How To Fix Locked PS4 Games

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Depending on the setup you have, you may find that you are often dealing with PS4 games with the locked icon on them. When you try to load the game up, it will give you an error about not having...
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How To Record Gameplay With The PS4

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One of the greatest features introduced by the PlayStation 4 is the ability to record gameplay footage and take screenshots without needing to purchase a video capture device. The PS4 has everything you need to record gameplay built right into...