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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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Fix Voice Chat Lag & Echo On Xbox

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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...
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Managing Save Game Data On PS4

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Back when memory cards were the location used to save game data, there was never any confusion around this. With the switch to internal storage, finding and managing game saves has become a little more difficult. This guide will explain...
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PS3 Super Slim Power Consumption

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Hardware revisions are very common with video game consoles. The PlayStation was quite unique in that it had 3 hardware revision. This post is about the third and final revision which is often referred to as the super slim. Read...
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PlayStation 3 Slim Power Consumption

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The original Phat PS3 was an absolute tank in many ways. Power consumption was one of them. The thing produced more heat than an actual heater. The PS3 slim was launched with a better design that fixed the Phat systems...