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    • How to Connect an Xbox 360 to a Laptop

      How to Connect an Xbox 360 to a Laptop

      In order to connect an Xbox 360 to a laptop, the user must have an Ethernet cable. An Ethernet cable may or may not come with the Xbox 360 upon purchase, but is required to provide the Xbox 360 with an Internet connection. Normally, an Ethernet cable would be connected from the Xbox 360 to

    • Types of Xbox 360 Motherboards

      Types of Xbox 360 Motherboards

      The original Xbox gaming console was released in late 2001 in the United States and in early 2002 throughout Asia and Europe. Microsoft then replaced this console in late 2005 with the improved Xbox 360, which has significantly greater video, networking, and movie playback capabilities. Since the release of the Xbox 360, Microsoft has redesigned

    • How to Connect a PSP to the Internet

      How to Connect a PSP to the Internet

      The PlayStation Portable (PSP) is a gaming device created and promoted by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is one of the most popular handheld gaming devices today. It was the first handheld gaming device to use an optical disc format for storage – Universal Media Disc (UMD). UMD can store a maximum of 1.8 GB in

    • How to Unlock a Wii DVD Player

      How to Unlock a Wii DVD Player

      The onboard Wii Hardware reads DVDs, DVD-R, DVD-RW discs, Wii game discs, and Nintendo GameCube formatted mini-DVDs. Unlocking the Wii’s DVD functionality is possible through various methods. Turning the Wii into a working DVD player is relatively simple and requires little technical work with the Wii depending on the method used to unlock the DVD

    • Gaming Chairs

      Gaming Chairs

      In the 1980s, people noted an emerging trend called 'cocooning' in which people tend to stay at home rather than spend leisure time outside. Various reasons were given for this – economic difficulties, the advent of new entertainment systems (including cable and video games), the rising crime rate in urban areas and others. The trend

    • How to Update an Xbox 360

      How to Update an Xbox 360

      The Microsoft Corporation updates Xbox 360 software when new features or problem solutions for the console are available. Some of the common problems that game players experience that indicate the need to check for available updates include the dashboard themes not working or appearing on the console display, missing avatars, or the kinetic sensor not

    • Xbox 360 Error Codes

      Xbox 360 Error Codes

      The Xbox 360, successor of Xbox, is one of the most popular gaming consoles in the United States. The Microsoft Corporation implemented a complex system of error codes for the Xbox. This was done in order to help prevent the Xbox from failing catastrophically and to allow problems to be troubleshooted. Two common problems that

    • The Red Ring of Death

      The Red Ring of Death

      The Red Ring of Death is the term that was given to the red ring that appeared where the green lights should be on the front of Microsoft’s X-Box 360. It is called the Red Ring of Death because its presence meant that the machine was about to fail. Every gamer dreads this. Microsoft has

    • Are PS2 Games Compatible with a PS3?

      Are PS2 Games Compatible with a PS3?

      The PlayStation 2 (PS2) is the top selling gaming console of all time. More than 10 years after launch in early 2000, the company continues to sell the console even though it was succeeded by the PlayStation 3 (PS3) in 2006. Sony has gone on the public record that they will continue support for the

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