Consoles

Forum discussion tagged with Consoles.
  1. M

    Stupid Question that I can't find an answer to, hoping someone can help.

    I also am not sure if it should be under here or CPU's considering my concern. I use my TV as a monitor and decided I wanted to use something else on the same TV. If I switched sources on the TV to use the other device while my CPU is running on the same device would it cause a problem? This...
  2. Lukasamba

    Turning a laptop into console-like gaming

    Hello guys, i have gaming laptop, which can run newest games 1080p@High no problem, i just really like console gaming, i mean, i like those thing like ps4 has, psn store, that menu, turning on and going straight to gaming without any worries, i really like gaming with gamepad, even i am playing...
  3. S

    i have a 70's Magnavox console tv with remote but before channel scan and menus. I can't seem to get channel 3.

    Looking for someone familiar with old mid 1970's Magnavox console tv. It has a remote but no number buttons and no menu or programming obviously. The remote won't advance to channel 3 and can't enter 03 for some reason. It does have coax input but without channel 3 I can't display anything.
  4. P

    Solved! How do i connect my cretro console emulator with 118 ganes installed to my old tv?

    My console only has two composite av ports and cables one yellow, one white. But my old tv has three ports how do i connect and when i connect how do i change from tv to av?
  5. S

    Solved! Gaming & TV Movie Headset Surround Wireless or not

    Hi guys, I'm having a problem with finding a correct and good (gaming) headset that offers me 5.1 and 7.1 Now here's my situation. I'm having a couple of gaming consoles, xbox one, ps4 and switch. I also want to use the headset for watching movies on tv. Now i don't want 2-3 different...
  6. A

    Problem with creating a c++ project in visual studio 2017

    I have visual studio 2017 installed on my laptop and have a problem with creating a project. So i want to create a win32 console application in c++ and when i click on that the window on the picture appears as normal. Then i name the file and select a place. Then when i click on ok, the white...
  7. T

    Solved! Looking for a new audio system for my PC/TV/consoles

    I currently use a few year old Samsung soundbar. I have it connected to my PC via a green aux cable and my TV via optical. I have my PC hooked up to my 4k HDR TV via HDMI. I play PC games, console games, and watch TV and movies. Lately, my audio has been crackling a little when playing PC games...
  8. G

    Solved! Need a first time gaming laptop for Witcher 3 etc

    Hi guys, am a console peasant at the moment but am looking at going into pc gaming which I have little to no knowledge of, except that it’s loads better than console gaming. Am looking for something (second hand cheap) that’d run the Mass Effect trilogy, even if it only runs ME trilogy for now...
  9. A

    20 Games That Must Be On the N64 Classic

    An N64 Classic would be nothing without these legendary titles. 20 Games That Must Be On the N64 Classic : Read more
  10. G

    The 13 Best Rockstar Games of All Time, Ranked

    From Grand Theft Auto to Red Dead Redemption and everything in between, here are the best Rockstar games of all time. The 13 Best Rockstar Games of All Time, Ranked : Read more
  11. G

    Killer Deal: Buy an Xbox One, Get a Free Echo Dot

    Buy an Xbox from Amazon and get a free Echo Dot. Killer Deal: Buy an Xbox One, Get a Free Echo Dot : Read more
  12. Mike Andronico

    Switch Online vs. PlayStation Plus vs. Xbox Live Gold: Which Online Service Is Best?

    How does Nintendo Switch Online stack up to Xbox Live Gold and PlayStation Plus? Here's our breakdown. Switch Online vs. PlayStation Plus vs. Xbox Live Gold: Which Online Service Is Best? : Read more
  13. G

    Sony PlayStation Classic Unveiled: What Will Be the 20 Games?

    Following on the steps of Nintendo and Sega, Sony will release a $100 re-edition of its first game console with two wired replica controllers and 20 games. Sony PlayStation Classic Unveiled: What Will Be the 20 Games? : Read more
  14. Z

    What is the best gaming headset for ps4 with 7.1 sound surround

    What is the best gaming headset to buy for CONSOLE (PS4) WITH TRUE 7.1 surround sound NOT DIGITAL ? Can someone please tell me !!
  15. G

    13 Best Stealth Games to Play Now

    From historical fantasy adventures to realistic military espionage simulators, every kind of sneaky game on the market is represented on our list. 13 Best Stealth Games to Play Now : Read more
  16. M

    peoples opions on

    hi can anybody please tell me i have 2 svs ultra towers 2 jbl 580 4 svs prime elevation speakers for atmos using a denon 4400 amp and a emotiva xpa2 my question is which combo for fronts would work the best for this setup the emotiva t2 and c2 centre speaker or jbl 590 with a jbl lc2...
  17. G

    Today Only: 15 Percent Off Everything at eBay

    From consoles to laptops, eBay is taking 15 percent off everything. Today Only: 15 Percent Off Everything at eBay : Read more
  18. I

    Fortnite Battle Royale - PC vs Console and Why PC is Better?

    The war of PC vs Consoles has been going on for decades and there is no denying that both machines provide great results but PC has the upper hand when it comes to Fortnite Battle Royale. If you want to know why then take a look below: The Benefit of Keyboard + Mouse: The best thing about...
  19. V

    How can i connect my dbx 166s to my digital console?

    I need help connecting my dbx 166s to my digital console and what cables do i need?
  20. L

    I hook up my console to hdmi in for the sound (hw-m450) and the hdmi output on tv for video (w/out hdmi arc) is it safe?

    I hook up my console to hdmi in for the sound (samsung hw-m450) and the hdmi output on tv for video (w/out hdmi arc) is it safe? Please answer
  21. A

    Looking for RCA (from console) to USB (for headset)

    So the title explains it pretty well. Have some older consoles but my TV is really horrendous, it was a gift but it is really low quality. Now I have a RCA to HDMI converter for my older consoles but the problem is that the sound quality is very low on my monitor. My headset plugs in with the...
  22. A

    Sony iv300 centre console replacement

    Hi I would like to know if any one has tried to connect Sony iv300 speakers to amp of other make cos my centre console has stopped working and it's out of service warranty I have already service it once out of warranty and it cost lot make no sense in getting it serviced as it keeps having...
  23. W

    Netflix Error UI-122: Fix On Wii U

    For the Wii U, Error UI-122 has some simple enough fixes for any technical level. It is a network connectivity error that can be resolved by restarting the console or correcting network settings. Restart The Console Restarting the console will fix errors tied to network problems. By doing...
  24. W

    Netflix Error UI-113: Fix On Xbox 360

    When Error UI-113 pops up on Netflix while using it on the Xbox 360, users can rely on the following two fixes to get it working again. Technical knowledge isn’t required, and all of the steps requiring navigation can be handled through the Kinect. Restart The Console Restarting is quick...
  25. W

    Netflix Error UI-113: Fix On PS4

    The PS4 and the PS4 Pro will get Error UI-113 when the Netflix app has bad or corrupted information on the console. To get rid of this error, users will have to force the console to purge the old data. Restart The Console A restart gets rid of any hangs in the Netflix app. It will also...
  26. W

    Netflix Error UI-113: Fix On PS3

    All iterations of the PS3 console are compatible with the fixes below for Error UI-113. That includes consoles that were software modified and on older firmware. For PS3 users, getting rid of the error doesn’t involve any length networking. Both fixes are easy, quick and should get Netflix...
  27. FlashExplorer

    Combining Old Console/TV sound and PC sound into one headset?

    I'm asking this for a friend who is having a hell of a time finding a headset that does what he wants. Currently, He has an old Turtle Beach PX22 that is able to combine sound inputs from his PC and his TV via a split USB/3.5mm audio jack style cable; the sound from his TV/old consoles comes...
  28. G

    The Best Games of 2018 (So Far)

    From God of War to Mario Tennis, here are the best games of 2018 so far. The Best Games of 2018 (So Far) : Read more
  29. AndrewFreedman

    Xbox 2020 Rumors: What to Expect From Microsoft’s Next Console

    Microsoft has confirmed the development of the next Xbox. Now, we're collecting all of the rumors to see what we can learn about it. Xbox 2020 Rumors: What to Expect From Microsoft’s Next Console : Read more
  30. W

    Netflix Error UI-800-3: Fix On Xbox One

    On the Xbox One console users will run into this error when there are network or data problems with the Netflix app. There are two suggestions available that make it easy to get the application working again.   Uninstall The Netflix App By uninstalling the application you’ll be able to put...
  31. W

    Netflix Error NW-2-5: Fix On Xbox One

    Xbox One is the latest generation of Microsoft’s gaming console. The media focused console has one of the most polished versions of Netflix. When users get error NW-2-5, there are multiple easy fixes available that will get Netflix working again. Restart The Internet With a full restart of...
  32. W

    Netflix Error NW-2-5: Fix On Xbox 360

    The Xbox 360 is the last (7th Generation) of Microsoft’s gaming console. The Netflix app is quick and efficient when it is error free. Current users that end up with error NW-2-5 don’t have to panic, as the fixes below will resolve the situation quickly. Check The DNS Settings Bad DNS...
  33. M

    Nintendo Switch Hard Reset

    Just like other video game consoles, the Nintendo Switch also comes with unexpected problems that may require a hard reset. Normally, companies rely on casual users to test the product and report back to the manufacturer regarding any issues with the product. Almost every new device has at least...
  34. G

    PowerA Nintendo Switch Wired Controller Review: Beauty on a Budget

    PowerA's stylish line of Switch controllers feel great, and they're a fraction of the price of Nintendo's Pro Controller. PowerA Nintendo Switch Wired Controller Review: Beauty on a Budget : Read more
  35. A

    How do I connect xbox console to tv screen .xbox has no HDMI port

    Connect xbox without HDMI to tv screen
  36. Graybush

    Win a Nintendo Switch from Tom's Guide

    Here's your chance to win a Nintendo Switch from Tom's Guide! Don't miss out. Win a Nintendo Switch from Tom's Guide : Read more
  37. W

    5 Easy Fixes for Netflix Not Working on Xbox One

    Netflix is a multiplatform streaming service with high compatibility. Heavy use and a lack of logging out is a direct cause of instability. It only takes a few seconds to get it running again when you know the correct fixes. These five quick fixes work for any version of the Netflix app on the...
  38. J

    C# coding error- Learning

    I have highlighted the error. I can't see the issue with it. Please help! :) ___________________code____________________________ using System.Text; using System.Threading.Tasks; namespace FirstConsoleProject { class Program { static void Main(string[] args) //this is a...
  39. D

    Of May 2018, should i buy a PS4(Slim) or a Gaming Laptop(MSI GL62M 7REX)?

    Im looking to buy one of these in 2 weeks, this laptop is for 800$ used(cant go higher than this, cuz budget) and the ps4 for 314$. The problem with deciding with buying the ps4 is the potential release of PS5 in 2-3 years. I want a gaming station that can last abt 4 years. And the games i want...
  40. Marshall Honorof

    Razer Meka Headset Makes You Feel Like D.Va

    The Razer Meka headset is for all of the female D.Va aficionados out there — and that's actually pretty cool. Razer Meka Headset Makes You Feel Like D.Va : Read more
  41. G

    Here's the Best Xbox One X Deal We've Seen to Date

    Get Microsoft's 4K-capable console at its lowest price ever. Here's the Best Xbox One X Deal We've Seen to Date : Read more
  42. T

    Need a bi-directional HDMI switch that support 4K/HDR/60hz

    I am having a ton of trouble in finding a switch that would allow me to have one input/source and manually switch between two 4K displays. I need it to at least support 4K HDR / YUV422 @60hz, so I can use my PS4 Pro at its full potential. Here is the type of switch I am looking for...
  43. AndrewFreedman

    PlayStation 5 Rumors: What We Know So Far

    Chatter about Sony's PlayStation 5 has begun, and while we don't know much so far, there are some interesting talking points out there. PlayStation 5 Rumors: What We Know So Far : Read more
  44. R

    Looking for a specefic DAC! Please Help!

    My friend is trying to create a professional audio setup for his stream. Because he is streaming from an Xbox I am trying to find a DAC that supports a SPDIF input (or passthrough) so he can hear his gameplay from the Xbox, XLR mic input for interacting with viewers and teamates, and headphone...
  45. G

    25 of the Best Video Game Storylines of All Time

    Looking for a video game that moves your heart as much as it makes your fingers twitch? We've picked the 25 best video game storylines of all time. 25 of the Best Video Game Storylines of All Time : Read more
  46. G

    The Best and Worst Video Game Movies of All Time

    From Mortal Kombat to Mario Bros., here are the best and worst video game movies of all time. The Best and Worst Video Game Movies of All Time : Read more
  47. G

    The 5 Best Steam Alternatives

    From Origin to GOG, here are the PC gaming services you should keep an eye on in order to score the best games and deals. The 5 Best Steam Alternatives : Read more
  48. G

    The 7 Best Twitch Alternatives

    If you're tired of the constant controversy or the toxic chat, here are eight alternatives to Twitch. The 7 Best Twitch Alternatives : Read more
  49. T

    Hdmi pass through for pc for consoles

    I was wondering if there is anything i could buy like a pci-e card that would allow me to plug in consoles such as a Nintendo switch to my computer and run it on my computer like an application?
  50. G

    The Best Fortnite: Battle Royale Weapons (and When to Use Them)

    From basic shotguns to advanced rocket launchers, here are the best weapons to use in Fortnite. The Best Fortnite: Battle Royale Weapons (and When to Use Them) : Read more
  51. V

    Beyerdynamic dt770 pro 80ohms for console/tv use

    Hello i recently got me a pair of Beyerdynamic dt770 pro 80ohm and i heard you need an amp to bring out their full potential. Now i intend to use them mostly for gaming purposes 360/xbox one and general use on my laptop and i would like to know what is the simplest/best way i can go about using...
  52. G

    Analogue Super Nt Review: The SNES Clone You’ve Been Waiting For

    The Analogue Super Nt is a celebration of the Super Nintendo, though a high price tag and some missing features make it more of a niche product. Analogue Super Nt Review: The SNES Clone You’ve Been Waiting For : Read more
  53. G

    The 12 Best Games You Missed in 2017

    From quirky indie titles and hidden mobile gems to overshadowed AAA releases, here are the best games of 2017 that you probably haven't played yet. The 12 Best Games You Missed in 2017 : Read more
  54. T

    HDMI over long distance options?

    Right so on one side of my bedroom I have my desk with two full hd monitors where my consoles are plugged in. I am getting a 4k tv wall mounted in the opposite side of my bedroom. I was to run a hdmi signal from where my consoles are to where my tv will be. What are the options besides using a...
  55. O

    how to connect consoles to laptops

    i have a new Snes classic console. i also dont own a tv. together i can play the games. this works fine, however i am about to go a holiday that involves long train rides where i dont have access to a tv/minitor. is there anyway to plug my Snes classic into my laptop. note my laptop is a lenovo...
  56. A

    i have an error named atribute utility in my pc. In this website (TomsHardvare) its asking to run command promt

    In this website (TomsHardvare) its asking to run command promt and type sfc/scannow but its showing that you must be an administrator running a console session inorder to use the sfc utility. What should I do? I'm not a computer expert just a boy playing video games.
  57. C

    Best Games for Adults

    Hello, i’m thinking about buying a console for my father who is in his early 70s. As such I am looking for the best console that has games for adults (mature story line, drama, cinematics, etc). Which console has the best titles for this demographic?
  58. AndrewFreedman

    Gifting a Console? Open it and Update Beforehand

    The best gift you can get someone is a game console. The second best gift? Updating it first. Gifting a Console? Open it and Update Beforehand : Read more
  59. inanition02

    For me - a PS4 Pro or an Xbox One X?

    Up to the current console generation, I've gone with the more is better route and pretty much owned every console from Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft and (*tear*) even Sega. Due to having a family of my own now and much less time though, I have yet to get into the PS4/XBONE/Switch Era - and in fact...
  60. J

    Audio Setup for Pc and console

    I’m trying to have a speaker and a headset setup for my pc, console, and tv, and I’m wondering how I can do this effeciently and cost effectively - meaning not buying 3 headsets, etc. the console and tv setup are seperate from my pc setup, but close by. The goal is to be able to use a headset on...