Hardware reviews

Tuppence Magazine computer games hardware, accessories & app reviews, looking at some of the best new releases, including games consoles and handheld devices, as well as mobile, iPhone, iPad and online computer games devices and apps.

Xbox ONE review

Xbox ONE review

The 22nd November 2013 saw the launch of the Xbox ONE, adding the tech powerhouse of Microsoft to the struggle for supremacy in the eighth generation of computer games consoles

Thrustmaster Dual Analog 4 Mac controller review

Thrustmaster Dual Analog 4 Mac controller review

Many people won’t realise that there are some pretty epic games to be played on Apple Mac computers, but the reality is that these only really start to perform as well as console games when you get a Mac compatible controller, which is where the brilliantly named Thrustmaster Dual Analog 4 comes in. There are(…)

Nintendo Wii U review

Nintendo Wii U review

After a couple of years of speculation, rumours, teasers and elongated preview trailers the Nintendo Wii U is finally here. Looking like a shiny black box from the future (for everyone with the smarts to choose the premium version over the standard white) and accompanied by a touch screen tablet pad, it’s even better than(…)

iPhone 5 review

iPhone 5 review

The tech war boils on as Apple release their latest smartphone, the iPhone 5. With the need to refresh the innovations bolted onto devices every year or so, we’ve sort of gotten into a situation where

Wacom Bamboo review

Wacom Bamboo review

The Wacom Bamboo pen and graphics tablet is one of the best starter packages to inspire your creativity on your PC or Mac. As well as being able to personalise everything that you do on your computer, from signatures to hand drawn graphics, it can also be used to push the boundaries of creative design(…)

Sketchbook Express app

Sketchbook Express app

The introduction of the Apple Mac app store earlier this year has opened up a wealth of ossam software to Mac owners in the form of easy to access apps, and the Sketch Book Express Mac app is no exception. Bringing your sketchpad to your Mac and funking it up with brilliant design features, Sketch(…)

Adobe Photoshop Express iPhone app

Adobe Photoshop Express iPhone app

The Adobe Photoshop Express app is free, easy to use and works brilliantly. 2 words…get it! Just choose your pics from your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad and start playing around with them to give them a whole new look or just to tweak them a little to improve the lighting or colour. Then you(…)

Street Fighter 4 arcade joystick

Street Fighter 4 arcade joystick

Back in the days of my yoof I used to dream of thrashing all and sundry at the Snes version of Street Fighter 2 on the legendary GamesMaster and bringing home the coveted golden joystick. While there is talk of a remake of the show, and I’ve got my fingers crossed, the closest I can(…)

Sony PS3 Playstation Move

Sony PS3 Playstation Move

The Sony PS3 Playstation Move is obviously a big attempt by the console giant to move in on the motion controller action that was jettisoned to mainstream legend status by the Nintendo Wii. However, the big question is whether or not the release is a step forward or simply a carbon copy designed to cash(…)

Apple iBooks review

Apple iBooks review

Another golden feather in their fruity cap The launch of Apple’s iPad recently may not have been met with much love from us here at Tuppence Magazine, but it’s release has also sparked the release of Apple’s iBooks, which is far more exciting. Along with Apple iPhone & iPod Touch gaming, it is probably one(…)

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