6 top Christmas decluttering tips

Christmas is coming, which means you’re no doubt stressing about presents, food and visiting relatives. You may also be stressing about getting your house ready in time for the big day. Even if you’re not having visitors over the festive period, getting your house in order is an important part …

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8 essential sci-fi books to read

Science fiction is one of literature’s richest genres, using space, alien life and technology to comment on the world, society and the human condition. It’s also a vast genre, with hundreds of novels released every year. Here are 8 essential sci-fi books to help you get to grips with this …

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10 of the best video games based on movies

Once upon a time, the vast majority games based on movies were shoddy rushjobs that rarely captured the magic of their source material. There were exceptions, but the words ‘movie tie-in’ rarely signified quality. Times have changed, however. The past few years have seen a marked increase in the quality …

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After the iPhone X: what will Apple do next?

The iPhone X, Apple’s most exciting product in years, is finally out in the wild. The world of technology moves fast, though, and our thoughts are already turning to what Tim Cook and co will do next. With the help of the always-churning rumour mill and a teeny tiny bit …

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Do you really need a smartwatch?

Even the most ardent of tech lovers would admit that smartwatches haven’t quite taken off yet. Yes, you see the odd person wearing a Fitbit or even an Apple Watch, but they haven’t had the same kind of impact as the smartphone or even the tablet. It all started so …

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Which console should you buy this Christmas?

In case you haven’t noticed the steady increase of toy adverts on TV, Christmas is coming. For a lot of us, Christmas instantly stirs up memories of unwrapping a new games console. 80s kids may remember getting a SNES, while 90s kids will never forget the excitement of plugging in …

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