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Rumour – Microsoft considering free Windows Phone version

Windows Phone, as an OS, has a cost attached to it. It’s an actual financial cost that needs to be paid by manufacturers who use the mobile OS. Trouble is, Microsoft have just bought the phone-making side of Nokia, and guess who provided the bulk of their Windows …

Lumia 2520 announced by Nokia

The Lumia 2520, the first Windows tablet from Nokia, has today been announced. Here in the UK there’s only one place to get it, and that’s through John Lewis from December 4th. The tablet includes 4G connectivity, a full HD 1920×1080 10.1″ screen, 2.2GHz quad-core CPU, 11 hours …

Nokia announce the Lumia 2520 Windows RT tablet

Nokia World is happening over in Abu Dhabi this morning, Nokia have announced a variety of new devices and one of them is the brightly coloured Lumia 2520 tablet. It’s an odd device that I struggle to understand as to its existence. What with the dire performance of …

Windows 8 “No better than Vista”

Are you using Windows 8? Do you know anyone that is? Most people, it seems, are ditching traditional PC’s and are instead going for Android tablets, iPads or other devices. Now Jun Dong-soo, who is president of Samsung’s memory chip division, has really stuck the boot in about …

Samsung Ativ Tab gets ditched in the USA

It seems that people really aren’t warming to Windows RT. The idea can be confusing and many people tune out when you start explaining it. Let me try now… Windows RT is a special version of Windows 8 which runs on ARM chips. It’s perhaps a little more …

NVIDIA TegraZone now available for Windows RT

Gaming on Windows RT has huge potential over the next year or so. The NVIDIA TegraZone has previously been an Android app that allowed people who owned Tegra based devices to install Tegra specific games and get news and previews of upcoming games. Now Windows RT users with …

Windows RT arrives on the HTC HD2

The poor, poor HTC HD2. It shipped originally with Windows Mobile 6.5 but had Windows Phone 7 splattered all over it along with Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Now we can add WIndows RT to the mix as CotullaCode has managed to squeeze the OS into the ancient old …

Samsung ATIV S and ATIV Tab available in the UK tomorrow

At last – Samsung’s first Windows Phone 8 smartphone!  The Samsung ATIV S  looks set to be available starting tomorrow (Friday 14thDecember) in the UK. Windows Phone obsessed website WPCentral has revealed that both Clove and Expansys in the UK will have stock of the new smartphone available to order tomorrow. Also it insists that, despite …

Windows 8 gets aped on an Android tablet.. for children

Whilst randomly browsing around I stumbled across this rather interesting Android tablet at ToysRUs. The tablet and the interface is designed for children, and the fairly low-end device has a 10.1″ screen with front camera, WiFi and micro-SD expansion. But I couldn’t help noticing the similarities between this …

Surface with Windows 8 Pro – Pricing revealed

Over in the US pricing for the Surface with Windows 8 Pro has been announced. The 64GB version will be available for $899 and the 128GB version will sell for $999. It’ll be available in January, although when we checked the UK site is a little more…. errmmm.. …

Microsoft Surface with Windows RT – Review

I’ve had my Surface tablet for a few weeks now and I’ve tried out basically everything that the Surface has to offer. I am still torn whether I like it or not, over the past few years I have tried out a whole range of Android tablets, an …

Microsoft Surface RT: UK, US and European Pricing Revealed

Earlier today Microsoft posted the above info to their online store which appears show the pricing for the Surface RT Tablet with and without the touch cover. Pricing starts at $499 for the entry level 32gb without a touch cover. If you want the touch cover its $599 …

Three to sell Asus Vivo Tab RT

UK network Three are adding to their mobile internet range of devices with a brand new Windows 8 powered tablet in the Asus Vivo Tab RT. In another one of his great videos, Brendan from Three talks about the device and what it offers specification wise which are listed …

Come and feel my Surface – Microsoft tablets are go

Just a few hours ago, as expected, Microsoft unveiled their own brand of tablets called “Surface”. They will be powered by Windows 8 and have 10.6″ (26.9cm) displays with built-in kickstands. They’re also built with magnesium cases, which Microsoft tell us are a first. You’ll be able to …