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Does the PS5 Work With 1440p Monitors?

The PlayStation 5 doesn’t support 1440p output, but that doesn’t mean it can’t work with a 1440p monitor. However, if you’re looking to pair a 1440p monitor with your PS5, there are a few important things you should know abou…

How to Reset a PS4 Controller

By resetting your PlayStation 4 controller, you can fix nearly all pairing as well as any other issues you may be experiencing with it. It’s easy to hard reset your DualShock 4 wireless controller, and we’ll show you how to …

How to Pair a PS4 Controller

Whether you want to pair your first or your secondary DualShock 4 controller, Sony’s PlayStation 4 makes the entire pairing process a breeze. We’ll show you how to get your controller synced with your console in this guide….

How to Delete a Game on PS4

Deleting games is the easiest way to free up your PlayStation 4’s storage space. You can delete your games’ save and capture data as well to make further space. We’ll show you how to do just that using various ways….

Take That Microsoft, Sony Is Buying Bungie

Microsoft and Sony seem to be on a purchasing spree, and Sony is set to add Destiny 2 developers Bungie to its crew. Sony will spend a whopping $3.6 billion to bring Bungie to its collection of first-party developers….

Is SSD Wear an Issue With the PlayStation 5?

All solid state drives (SSDs) suffer from wear that eventually renders them inoperable. The PlayStation 5’s internal SSD is soldered directly to the motherboard. Does this mean your PS5 is doomed as soon as the SSD wears out…

Can You Use a PS5 Controller on a PS4?

If you’re playing a Sony PlayStation 4 and you happen to have a spare PS5 controller. You might be wondering: Can I use a DualSense controller on a PS4? The answer is no—with one big exception. We’ll explain….

Can You Use a PS4 Controller on a PS5?

If you have a Sony PlayStation 5 and several PlayStation 4 controllers sitting around, you might be wondering: Can I use a DualShock 4 with a PS5? The answer is yes—with a big caveat. We’ll explore the options….

Why Does My PS4 Keep Disconnecting From Wi-Fi?

The PlayStation 4 is one of the best-selling consoles of all time, but it suffers from some annoying network issues. These can affect the original base console and the updated PS4 Pro and slim revisions released later in 2016…

Looking for a PS5? Sony Might Sell You One

If you’ve been on the seemingly never-ending quest to purchase a PlayStation 5, Sony might have a solution for you. The company is offering the opportunity to register for a chance to buy a console directly from Sony….

How to Use a Keyboard and Mouse With a PS5

Using the PS5’s DualSense controller to type passwords and search for content in apps is cumbersome. However, you can hook a keyboard and mouse to make things easier, and play a few games. Here’s you can do it….

How to Install an NVMe Drive in Your PlayStation 5

The PlayStation 5 embraces user-upgradeable storage in a way we’ve never seen in another Sony console. While this provides console owners with the freedom to shop around that will ultimately drive down the cost of an upgrade,…

Sony’s New PS5 Runs Hotter. Is That a Problem?

Sony quietly released a revised version of the PS5 hardware. This isn’t a PS5 2.0 or anything major like that, but the revision makes one notable change: the system is a little lighter and runs hotter. Will that extra heat be…
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