Daryl Lawlor

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Why First-Person Shooters Don't Feel Immersive

When I walk around in the world, I see things from a “first-person” perspective. Inside, looking out.<p>This is what first-person shooters (and other first-person games) are attempting to emulate: That feeling of actually being in the world, immersed in a digital reality.<p>And it never works. There’s …

10 Gaming Consoles You've Probably Never Heard Of

With Sony’s PlayStation 4 now available, and Microsoft’s Xbox One set for release in just a few days, I thought it might be worth it to take a look …

Essential Android games: First 5 games to download on your new smartphone - Pocket-lint

If you own a new smartphone and would like to stock up on the absolute, must-have games for Android, there are some essential games you should …

Router advice is worth repeating

Turning a spare router into a "repeater" can boost your wireless reception into distant parts of your house<p><i>Some time ago you fielded an enquiry from a reader with lousy wireless reception in distant parts of a large Victorian brick built house. He asked if his spare wireless router could be</i> …

How does a 3D printer work? The science and engineering behind this emerging technology

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>There is a lot of excitement building around what 3D printers can and might do. But how does a 3D …

Video: Console vs PC gaming - which is better?

It's the topic that's fanned the flames of fan wars for years: are consoles the ultimate gaming platforms, or are we all blind to PC superiority?<p>The …

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Sony at Gamescom 2013: the story so far

Miss our liveblog of Sony's Gamescom press conference yesterday, or the wealth of news we've covered on all things PlayStation? Well, we forgive you. After all, there's a whole lot to digest. Now, chances are they'll be more Sony tidbits appearing as the German gaming event runs its course, but for …

Samsung Galaxy S4 tips and tricks | Trusted Reviews

Best Galaxy S4 tips and tricks<p>The Samsung Galaxy S4 has become the most popular Android phone of the year. It has sold tens of millions.<p>Samsung has …

Samsung Galaxy S5 review

<b>Update</b>: Looking for an affordable S5? Check out our curated selection of the best Samsung Galaxy S5 deals.<p>The Samsung Galaxy S5 can be defined by one …

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Want to start a big data company? Here are 5 things you need to know

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Lisa S.<p>Big data is hot as hell, but it’s also difficult as hell. The acquisition of Infochimps by CSC …

Google Nexus 6P could be next in line for Android Oreo update | Trusted Reviews

<b>One of the finest Google-based devices of the last few years could be in line for a speedy update to the new Android Oreo operating system.</b><p>According …

Battlefield 4's Battlescreen map exclusive to next-gen and PC, Battlelog now fully web-based

In holiday 2011, while fans of both the <i>Call of Duty</i> and <i>Battlefield</i> series were gearing up for virtual war, the publishers behind each megafranchise were gearing up for a different type of virtual war. With the launch of <i>Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3</i>, Activision's in-game social network -- dubbed …

Watch a shark get stabbed in the face in Assassin's Creed 4

You probably already knew that sticking sharp things in endangered species was going to be a thing in Assassin's Creed 4 (though you can forgive …

Shark Week 2013 brings new sharks and live talk shows

Shark stories, tweets, a Google hangout, comedy talk shows – and why it’s a bad week for a seal named Snuffy – in Discovery’s 26th annual Shark …

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Video: Curiosity’s first year on Mars in two minutes

Cool rover’s eye view of driving, scooping and drilling during Curiosity rover’s first year on Mars.<p>NASA’s Curiosity rover will mark one year on Mars …

What Are The Most Lactose Intolerant Places In The World? [Infographic]

Whether you can digest milk comfortably after childhood is a genetic fluke. For many people, the ability to produce lactase--the enzyme that allows the body to break down lactase, the sugar in milk--disappears after childhood, when we no longer need to survive on our mother's milk.<p>Lactase …

How would you change Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1?

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 promised plenty, but when we reviewed it, it didn't quite hit all of its marks. Maybe it was the high price when judged against its plastic chassis, or perhaps that our reviewer really wanted a better display than the 1,280 x 800 LCD that was provided. On the upside, the …

Sky Hub too slow for fastest fibre broadband connections | Trusted Reviews

<i>Update 19/07/13 at 18:05: Sky has now responded to our story. You can read its right to reply at the bottom of this story.</i> <b><br>Tests conducted by</b> …

Lego movie game coming to Xbox One, PS4

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games today announced The Lego Movie Videogame, due to launch in 2014 alongside the film for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, PC, 3DS, and PlayStation Vita.<p>The Lego Movie Videogame, like the movie, follows Emmet, a "perfectly …

The Week In Numbers: A Planet That Rains Glass, NASA's New Hunt For Life, And More

<b>63 light-years</b>: the distance from Earth to the blue exoplanet HD 189773b, which looks like a cozy place to live—except its surface temperature is 1,000 degrees Celsius and it rains glass. Sideways.<p><b>5.5 million square feet</b>: the floor space of the new world's largest building, which could fit 20 …