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    • 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

    • How to Reset the Parental Control on a PS2

      How to Reset the Parental Control on a PS2

       Parental Control Settings on a PS2 allow parents to specify which movies their children are allowed to watch. While a PS2’s Parental Control Settings do not allow parents to specify times that the PS2 is accessible, they do allow parents to specify which ratings a DVD or game can have in order to be played

    • 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

    • 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

    • Nintendo Wii Specifications

      Nintendo Wii Specifications

      The Wii is a home video gaming console created and marketed by the influential video game company, Nintendo. Its primary market rivals are Microsoft’s Xbox and Sony’s PlayStation, and Wii is presently ahead of them in terms of sales. The Wii was first conceptualized by Nintendo in 2001, and was officially released in 2005 at

    • 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

    • How to Reset a PS3

      How to Reset a PS3

      While the PS3 is one of the most advanced video game consoles available for purchase, from time to time, it has software problems that can’t be fixed. While a hardware problem can be fixed by Sony–either by fixing it or replacing the part–there is little Sony can do about other problems. One of the things

    • 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

    • Xbox 360 Power Supply Troubleshooting

      Xbox 360 Power Supply Troubleshooting

      The Xbox 360 is a popular game console produced by the Microsoft Corporation. It is the successor to the original Xbox console first released in late November, 2001. Unfortunately, many Xbox 360 users end up having to troubleshoot its power supply when the indicator light turns red. Before paying to repair it, try troubleshooting the

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