How to make your own DIY Chromecast

diy chromecast

Google’s Chromecast dongle isn’t the only way to remotely stream your media content to your big screen. As Darren Yates explains, alternatives are everywhere.

Best Android Apps – October 2013

Best Android Apps - October 2013

Amazon AppstoreThink outside the box for free apps (and more).Price: Free | By: Amazon | From: www.amazon.comThe strength of Android at least from a user standpoint lies in its relatively open nature. There are multiple examples of this but a significant one – which many users perhaps aren’t aware of – is that the operating…

Arduino Project 7: Build a Retro Gamebox

Arduino Project 7: Build a Retro Gamebox

Our Retro Gamebox is built into a see-through container. The games market may well dwarf the music and movie industries combined in global revenue and new-release games offer lighting effects and texture detail that make you forget you’re in a game and not a movie. But there’s always something that tugs us back to retro…

Dell XPS 12 review

Dell XPS 12 review

Price: $1599  |  From: Dell.com.au One area where touchscreen laptops can be a little clumsy is when you want to use the touchscreen exclusively. Windows 8 is actually quite capable sans keyboard so Dell created an innovative screen mechanism to let you use the touchscreen in a more practical manner. The 12.5-inch screen can actually…

ASUS VivoBook S400CA review

ASUS VivoBook S400CA review

Street Price: $695  |  By: Asus Easily mistaken for a boring run-of-the-mill laptop the ASUS VivoBook is an affordable option with a range of extra features. For a start it has a touchscreen is only 2cm thick has a large array of ports and a sleek wedge-shaped chassis. Our test model used a 1.8GHz Core…

Gaming laptop review: MLN Venom BlackBook 15

Gaming laptop review: MLN Venom BlackBook 15

  Price: $1799  |  Website: www.mln.com.au If you had the chance how would you go about designing a gaming laptop? If the answer is ‘inexpensive powerful and with low-key looks’ then you’re thinking along roughly the same lines as Australian retailer MLN which is exactly what it’s aiming for with its Venom BlackBook range. This…