Fun and games at the Blackpool Play exhibition
11th May 2015
Dan Le Vannais
The CCL team return to the annual Play Expo
17th October 2014
The CCL team return from another iSeries event
31st August 2014
CCL attend the first Multiplay event at the Ricoh Arena
23rd April 2014
Better late than never, here is Dan's look back at the last Insomnia event in Telford
13th December 2013
Dans thoughts on the Play Expo
14th October 2013
Just another entry, listing the features of Fraps
23rd July 2013
A quick look at a program that makes your games look less like a game
17th July 2013
Video has garnered over 1.7B views
Another entry in our series about benchmarking programs
5th July 2013
Another entry, showcasing programs that are available to test and benchmark your PC
4th July 2013
3rd July 2013
Mark asks the question
2nd July 2013
A New series showcasing some of the programs available that you can use to benchmark and test PC's
1st July 2013
In a new series of articles we hope to lift the lid on some of the stuff that comes into CCL, by offering product reviews and presenting arguments on why it did or didn't make the grade.
26th June 2013
BLOG 2: Tom continues his adventures in the world of The Cloud. For those who have not come across the Transporter before, it is quite simply an ingenious NAS device that emulates services such as Microsoft's SkyDrive and the ever popular Dropbox.
24th June 2013
Can a game be too long ?
BLOG 1: Tom takes a look at the new Transporter from Connected Data that allows anyone, anywhere to setup their own cloud storage system.
12th June 2013
Some people live in a different world to rest of us!
18th February 2013
This could potentially rewrite the rules of manufacturing
You might have more money than you think.
1st February 2013
Martin continues building the mITX HyperV server with lots of images!
24th January 2013
Taking a look at some of the finest RPG games ever created.
22nd January 2013
This blog will be a kind of mini-walkthrough/review, I'll start this post by giving an introduction to the walking dead series, and aspects of the game, so in my other blog posts, I can get straight to the action.
21st January 2013
Martin's motto is plan, plan, plan and then plan your build some more!
17th January 2013
Are EA having a laugh with the reproduction of old Sims expansion packs? They could well be, but fans will need to vote with their wallets to get EA to take notice!
11th January 2013
Martin guides you through the picking of parts for his awesome mITX server build in this 5 part blog.
10th January 2013
Christmas went ahead as usual this year thanks to our reindeer hunters helping Santa get them all back in-time to set off on Christmas Eve.
27th December 2012
Ponderings of a 30 year old gamer..
13th December 2012
The best games of our lifetime that deserve your attention.
12th December 2012
While I will do my best to avoid spoilers in my discussions of games it's not always possible to do so when conveying why and where a game excels or falls short.
10th December 2012
The gaming world according to Guba.
6th December 2012
Ready, Steady. GO HOME!
3rd December 2012
Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?
2nd December 2012
1st December 2012
30th November 2012
The meet, greet and drinks in the pub....
29th November 2012
Setup, stay up and work till it's done.
28th November 2012
Grand theft pockets. Your money and your life.
26th November 2012
My views on gaming, gaming, and well, I guess, gaming.
22nd November 2012
21st November 2012
A Syndicate Lottery... Not a winner
19th November 2012
*singing* The CCL team are packing their bags and are off to LAN for the servers.
14th November 2012
Long lost, found and lost again Civilization.
12th November 2012
7th November 2012
Tom expresses CCL's thanks to those who attended ths years i46
29th August 2012
Time to get to know the editor of CCL Tech
17th July 2012
3rd July 2012
Our weekly blog bringing you the latest products to arrive on our website.
13th April 2012
After years of dominance 1024x768 finally gives up its dominance of PC resolutions
12th April 2012
Arguably the greatest graphics card of all time is set to finally fall behind the pace of game development, after almost 6 years...
5th April 2012
Uh-oh, Steve has heard that he might not be able to play and trade new titles for the next-gen consoles and has a bitter aftertaste.
3rd April 2012
30th March 2012
Tom (CCL Purchaser) muses over the success of Nvidia's GTX 680 and AMD's failings on product launches.
29th March 2012
23rd March 2012
Welcome to a new weekly blog on CCL Tech bringing you the latest products to arrive on our website.
10th March 2012
To mark the launch of their 830 series solid state drive, Samsung SSD is offering you the chance to win. It's simple - just explain the benefits of an SSD in a way your mother would understand. The best or funniest entry will win the ultimate gaming PC courtesy of Samsung.
25th November 2011
Thailand's worst flooding in decades is set to last at least another month according to reports from the country's prime minister, yet the repercussions for the UK IT channel could last much, much longer.
28th October 2011
The following will be both what I predict to see from Bulldozer (based on some of the information we have seen) and partly what I'd like to see happen. I must state, this is speculation on my part so could be way off of the mark though I'd hope that wasn't the case.
7th October 2011
What processor and graphics card are you running?
5th October 2011
Back in July I wrote a blog informing you of the third Humble Indie Bundle. Another bundle is upon us and this time comes with a great bonus.
4th October 2011
For the past few days I've been playing the much awaited Deus Ex: Human Revolution. While the game is set as being a prequel to the original, I haven't played the original or Invisible War so these impressions are as a newbie to the series.
8th September 2011
So I got the Naga out of the box and had a go at using it in game. Mixed feelings so far but holds a lot of promise...
1st September 2011
I will be taking a look at the Razer Naga over the coming weeks to see if it really can claim to be the best MMORPG Gaming Mouse out there. Having used the Steelseries WoW mouse the first impressions of the Naga are very good!
17th August 2011
Some of Jonathan's views on buying for University
15th August 2011
James' views on buying for University
12th August 2011
Connell shares his views on buying for University
Everyone loves a game they can sink many enjoyable hours into, especially when the money they've used to purchase the games can do some good. The Humble Indie Bundle allows you to do exactly that.
26th July 2011
Our foreign correspondent is following the Tour de France whilst enjoying a few creature comforts and lots of chocolate.
16th July 2011
Our foreign correspondent
Is it possible to be too old to play video games or are the generational divides dropping as more and more generations have grown up with PC and console gaming being the norm?
13th July 2011
I think it should be a question of what is in the best interests of the estate...
12th July 2011
I take a look at AMD's Eyefinity running outside of the clinical showroom environment and see if there are any benefits to the gamer or are the triple monitor options just not ready for the big time.
11th July 2011
Hallo und willkommen zur CCL-Tech Deutschen ausgabe! Folgt Antec, das wir jetzt nur auf Deutsch auf alle nachrichten screiben weden. Wie uber das!
4th July 2011
When it comes to operating systems Android users are no strangers to fragmentation, and those with HTC devices are some of the worst affected.
1st July 2011
If you remember that cute Volkswagen commercial that has been running for the past couple of months with the kid dressed up as Darth Vader and attempting to use the force you will enjoy the Greenpeace videos...
28th June 2011
I am not going into too much into the history of 3D in general, just my experience with 3D. 3D has been in our lives more in the form of stereotropic with the red and blue lenses which are available with comics and the odd film.
27th June 2011
I feel like a good old British moan about the state of information security, the hacking groups responsible for what amounts to Cyber Terrorism, the corporations and governments affected and little old Joe Public (Me!) whose information is being exchanged for jokes and potential financial gain.
21st June 2011
What is your favourite brand of laptop?
20th June 2011
Don't get me wrong I love driving, but not on the motorway for hour after hour following a line of other people who have probably got better things to occupy their time. I say let the car take control on the motorway and let me get on with answering my emails.
15th June 2011
It will happen to everyone at some point, selecting CC instead of BCC in an email client, but its not something you expect one of the biggest email providers in the world to do...
14th June 2011
A concerned citizen sent a Freedom of Information request to the council to ask if they were prepared in the case of a Zombie invasion. The horror movie fan author has insisted the possibility of such an event was one that councils should be aware of and be prepared for.
13th June 2011
What mobile operating system do you use?
9th June 2011
Have mobile phone apps taken over our world? Do you run your whole life using apps?
As a pre-cursor to my testing of a solid state hard drive I thought I would pen down my opinions on the drives before using one for the first time.
8th June 2011
Over the weekend news has been trickling out that a Chinese teen has gone to extreme lengths to get his hands on an iPad 2, selling one of his kidneys to get the popular gadget.
6th June 2011
By now you have no doubt heard of the Mac Defender malware, its big enough news to even creep into the papers. Apple has decided after initially holding its hands up and rightfully claiming user error to respond to the issue by releasing an update to Mac OSX that will automatically find and remove the malware.
25th May 2011
Netbooks are wonderful devices but if you come across one of the limitations then its a show stopper, I put down some general thoughts on Netbooks in 2011.
18th May 2011
A controversial opinion no doubt but needs to be said...
16th May 2011
You don't need to look very hard to see that solid state hard drives are popping up everywhere now...
13th May 2011
It's always amusing when looking at a youtube video or reading comments on any Apple product where users of alternative operating system such as Windows or Android will dive in and try to pick the products to pieces...
12th May 2011
According to Pingdom (www.pingdom.com) Windows 7 has finally carved out a 31.71% market share in the US market. This is significant as XP is at 31.56%, Vista accounts for a scary 19.07% with OSX taking 14.87%. What could this mean?
11th April 2011
Western Digital who are consistently one of the top two hard drive manufacturers in the world announced on Monday that it has agreed to purchase Hitachi's Hard Disk Drive Division. What does this mean for the hard drive market?
11th March 2011
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