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KnotFest Streaming Live Online This Weekend

KnotFest Streaming Live Online This Weekend

Seven-piece heavy metal outfit Slipknot will be hosting their annual festival this weekend in the United States and have now announced that the imaginatively titled KnotFest will stream live for free to the masses over the internet.

The Saturday and Sunday’s headline sets from Slipknot themselves at the San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernando, California …

Rooms App by Facebook: Chat Anonymously About Stuff You Like

Rooms App by Facebook: Chat Anonymously About Stuff You Like

Socially savy smartphone users can now anonymously chat with others about the stuff they’re into with a new iOS app called Rooms.

The Rooms app, which is developed by Facebook, harkens back to the late nineties and AOL Instant Messenger when random people from across the globe could chat about all kinds of mainstream or …

Christian Bale is Officially Steve Jobs in Biopic

Christian Bale is Officially Steve Jobs in Biopic

After much Hollywood buzz and online rumour-mongering it has been confirmed that British actor Christian Bale will play the pioneering Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in a movie of his life which will now be directed by Danny Boyle.

The Dark Knight Trilogy actor will be portraying the CEO and inventor of the Apple Mac and …

Google Chromecast 2 Confirmed

Google Chromecast 2 Confirmed

Google has officially confirmed that the second generation Chromecast is in the works.

Speaking at the GigaOM Structure Connect conference yesterday, Google Vice President of Product Management Mario Queiroz discussed the success of the Chromecast as a digital media platform and its popularity, with 650-million uses recorded uses of the ‘cast’ button since the original …

Techstarters: Hendo Hoverboard – The Future is Now!

Techstarters: Hendo Hoverboard - The Future is Now!

Welcome to the second instalment of our new weekly feature which we’re calling Techstarters. Through these articles the Gadget Helpline will introduce you to some of the ground-breaking and head-scratching technical discoveries hoping to gain financial backing on Kickstarter, Indiegogo and similar crowd-funding websites. This week’s is really going to blow some minds as …

Microsoft Devs Mock Sony on Twitter After PSN Font Fail

Microsoft Devs Mock Sony on Twitter After PSN Font Fail

A typeface designed for Xbox One title Sunset Overdrive has been used in a Sony PSN advert creating all kinds of amusement from the devs behind Microsoft’s latest exclusive.

The font fail appears on the PlayStation Store’s promotion for its Sale of the Dead – a selection of Halloween treats for PSN users which includes …

BBC and Doctor Who Teach Kids Computer Skills in New Game

BBC and Doctor Who Teach Kids Computer Skills in New Game

As part of BBC’s Make it Digital campaign children will be able to help The Doctor by learning basic computer coding to command a rogue Dalek in a new online game.


In the game, called The Doctor and The Dalek young fans of the Beeb’s longstanding sci-fi series Doctor Who will be encouraged to use …

Xbox One November Update Detailed

Xbox One November Update Detailed

Details of the next Xbox One update have emerged with the focus on new customisation for the dashboard and social sharing features for TV and gaming.

Once again drawing from Xbox One gamer’s most wanted inclusions the November update will introduce Custom Backgrounds allowing each user / account holder an individual background for their dashboard …

How to – Update Nintendo Wii U System Software

How to - Update Nintendo Wii U System Software

If you’re a Wii U owner eager to get all those promised improvements and upgrades to the console the Gadget Helpline has the info that can help you get the update right now.

Firstly you will need to get your Wii U onto an active Wi-Fi connection. So fire up that modem and router and …

Not Agreeing to New Wii U Update T&Cs Can Lock Console

Not Agreeing to New Wii U Update T&Cs Can Lock Console

Nintendo has recently rolled out an update for the Wii U which, while usually a quick and painless task, has been discovered could actually lock the console if owner doesn’t agree to new terms and conditions.

With version 5.2.0 of the Wii U system firmware gamers were promised improvements to menus, new power settings, a …