Tag: windows

Windows Phone 8.1 to be replaced by Windows 10

Windows Phone 8.1 is officially on the condemned list. Microsoft today held a media briefing and announced that Windows Phone is to be fully integrated into the Windows fold when Windows 10 is released later this year. There will be two new versions of Windows, the only difference …

A look at the Aspire Switch 10

Acer have sent us to Edinburgh and have loaned us a number of devices – the Acer Liquid Leap (a fitness band), the Acer Liquid Jade (a shockingly slender smartphone), the Iconia Tab 8 and the device I’m using to type this out – the Aspire Switch 10. …

Windows smartwatch arrives! Sort-of.

If you like watching Eastenders on repeat or nails being dragged along a blackboard you’ll probably like this. Windows 95 is probably running on some office PCs somewhere still (probably on the PC of a Director / Manager who says it’s “essential” to their work. Colin Davenport has …

Windows phones, minus the Phone

Picked up by Neowin, this is a small peek at a new phone by a company called My Go. The handset itself should be the bigger story here, but no. It’s what’s missing. The unreleased smartphone is a 4.7″ device powered by Windows Phone 8.1 but, as we …

Free PCs with new TalkTalk broadband package

Here are some thrilling clichés: Everyone loves something for free; If it looks too good to be true it probably is. Microsoft and TalkTalk have signed a deal for customers taking out a new subscription to ‘Simply Broadband’ package.  For the princely sum of £217.40 for the year …

HTC announce the One M8 with Windows

Yes Windows Phone fans the day has arrived, the day that a new viable alternative to a Nokia arrived on the scene and it’s made by HTC. In a move that has been leaked and discussed at length they’ve basically took the HTC One M8 and installed Windows …

Nokia Lumia 2520 chopped down in price, but be quick

If you’ve just read our Lumia 2520 review and want to buy it, head down to the “not really known for their bargain prices”-store that it John Lewis. They’re taking a whacking great £150 off the Lumia 2520 for the next few days only. This will drop the …

Chromebook owners to be able to hook into Windows

I’m thinking about dabbling in the whole Chromebook world at the moment. I used to have a Notebook because I loved the battery life and the portability. The Windows OS, though, can slow things down. The Chromebook alternative relies on the Chrome OS, which is pretty much just …

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 …

Microsoft announce the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2

The mobile world has been a busy place today with announcements all over the globe. It started in Korea with LG, moved to London with Tesco, onto China with Oppo and finally on to New York for Microsoft. Microsoft have announced today the latest in its Surface range …

3CX Mobile Device Manager On Premise edition now available

We’ve covered 3CX Mobile Device Manager a number of times, but this version is slightly different. The “On Premise” edition sits on Windows Server and provides and easy-to-deploy solution for managing mobile devices across your company. It’ll provide location tracking, remote locking, password enforcement, remote wipe, app management …

Cut the Rope: Experiments now on Windows Phone

Great news – another popular app is now available for Windows Phone users! From today, you can download Cut the Rope: Experiements from the Games Store (it’s under Xbox Games) for £2.29. In Cut the Rope: Experiments Om Nom teams up with a mad scientist, who creates new …

Gemini Devices announce a new “All In One” PC

Gemini Devices have been making Android tablets for a while now and the upcoming Gadget Show Live event is where they’re going to unveil something new. A Windows 8 running all in one PC. Luke Prodromou, Head of Product Marketing at Gemini Devices had the following to say. …

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 …

LG to show their Tablet – Notebook hybrid at MWC

Ahead of our RyanAir flight, I am packing my very small and lightweight bag ready for Mobile World Congress. This year, if I’m honest, we’ve seen more and more companies launching their phones outside of the event. This gives us chance to cover even more gadgets and companies …

RBS Windows Phone app available now

Earlier this week we told you about the release of the Natwest banking app for Windows Phone 8 and now their big brother RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland) have released an app too- great news! It’s a really good sign for Windows Phone owners to see big banks …

Angry Birds Seasons now available on Windows Phone 8

For Windows Phone 8 users the wait as finally over as Angry Birds Seasons arrives! Joining Angry Birds Space and Angry Birds Star Wars, Seasons offers more than 300 levels across a variety of special seasons including Halloween and Christmas. The style of the gameplay sticks close to …

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 …