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To provide you with an overview on New And existing technologies, hopefully helping you understand the changes in the technology. Together with the overviews we hope to bring topical issues to light from a series of independent reviewers saving you the time And hassle of fact finding over the web.

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TekSpek Gaming
Motion-sensing game controllers
Motion-sensing game controllers
Date Issued: 29/07/2009

Current-generation game consoles are all out to offer the best motion-sensing game experience available. We explain what each has to offer.

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Portable Gaming
Portable Gaming
Date Issued: 20/10/2008

So you’re looking for a handheld gaming console, something small and sleek with decent battery life and good games… but what do you go for? There’s more choice out there than you probably realise, especially with some of the new ‘gaming’ phones coming onto the market.

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Joysticks
Joysticks
Date Issued: 14/06/2008

The array of joysticks on offer is massive with price varying almost as much as the styles of sticks themselves. The trick is buying a stick suited to your needs and not something that either doesn’t do what you need or has extras that you’ll never use. The reason there are so many sticks on the market is because they each fulfill a particular niche… so let’s take a stroll through the joystick forest and sort out the slender silver birches from the mighty oaks….

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XBox 360 & Gaming consoles
XBox 360 & Gaming consoles
Date Issued: 14/06/2008

Microsoft’s Xbox 360 blows the doors off other consoles on the market. For sheer power alone it towers over the likes of Sony’s Playstation 2 and Nintendo’s Gamecube. If gaming were a religion, then the Xbox 360 would surely be its Messiah. But what makes the 360 better than anything else on the market? Let’s take a look.

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Next Generation Consoles
Next Generation Consoles
Date Issued: 07/12/2005

So what exactly is a ‘next-gen’ console? What the hell does ‘next-gen’ mean? Simply put, its tech-geek slang for ‘next generation’ and what that means is the console in question is a completely new version of either an established console or a completely new console that is on more powerful in what it can do when compared with current consoles on the market.

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Controllers
Controllers
Date Issued: 07/12/2005

It’s a debate that’ll carry on until we have thought controlled PCs that respond to our cerebral synapses, but until then the argument over how best to move that in-game version of ourselves will continue.

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