Hardware Questions & Answers

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Simple question, how do you get the disc back out of the PS4 without using the main menu?

I am going away for the weekend and there is not going to be any wifi, but there is a TV. If i setup a hotspot on my Android phone, is it possible for the Playstation 4 to connect to this mobile hotspot and get an internet connection that lets me play multiplayer games?

I have 4 Ps3 controllers, can these be used with the Playstation 4 or do I need to upgrade all of the controllers to be Dualshock 4 controllers as well?

I have come across a couple of instances on websites where they are using some kind of system that can detect my clicks and I need to be able to right-click. Is there a way to do this with the 3ds web browser?

Is it possible for the Playstation 4 to get a virus? Do I need to be careful what websites I visit incase it gets infected?

Do you needto have a hard drive installed on your Xbox 360 to play any of the games for it?

Going back to the previous console generation there were always people making a big deal about¬† NAT types and making sure it was correct for online gaming. Even this generation on both Playstation 4 and Xbox One people are still trying to make sure their NAT type is correct. What is a NAT type and […]

I have an original launch 40gb PS3 that plays PS2 discs. The HDD is too small to play some games so I want to be able to upgrade it to a larger disk. If I replace the hard drive on my PS3 will it erase the stuff that lets me play PS2 games?

I know the PS4 doesn’t have any backwards compatibility, but the PS3 was able to play PS1 games and that didn’t have backwards compatibility either. If you put a PS1 disc into the PS4, will it let you play the game without needing to pay for anything on the Playstation store?

I have the Vita plugged into the charger and I can see the light is on and it is charging but the screen wont turn on