Tag: windows

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 …

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 …

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 with Windows RT – Initial Impressions

A lot has been said about Windows 8 recently. A lot of it has been negative and mainly about the metro new tiled interface. I didn’t buy into any of the negativity and when the Surface with RT tablets came up for pre-order I went ahead and ordered …

Windows 8 Launch Webcast Live at 1830

So after what seems like an age (well to me anyway) it seems we are here… Come join the webcast now to find what, if anything, new things MS have to offer. View the video by skipping forward to the first blue line on the video below (1.17).

The Surface Movement

The release of Microsoft Surface with Windows RT is soon going to be upon us. The upcoming tablet from Microsoft looks amazing and has specs much the same as the other Windows RT tablets coming out around about the same time. So what differentiates it then? Well it …

HTC rolls with the punches. Profits take a beating.

Times are a little tough at HTC. Just a year or two ago there were HTC handsets everywhere. All shapes and sizes. Now everything seems to have spun around. Despite reducing their portfolio and concentrating heavily on the HTC One handsets there’s been a distinct deflation in the …

Angry Birds Star Wars Announced for Nov. 8th

Angry Birds is extending its space invasion into a galaxy far, far away with Angry Birds Star Wars. Available on November 8th, one of the most iconic mobile games will join forces with one of the most iconic movie franchises. Each bird will be themed to a different Star Wars …

Have Microsoft and RIM left it too late?

On Tuesday Comscore published their latest figures on market share in the US.The statistics relate to quarter 3 2012 and do not take account of the launch of iPhone 5. Once again Google and Apple have seen percentage gains, Apple saw their market share grow by 2.4% to …

Bluestacks to come pre-installed on new Windows 8 AMD PCs

We all remember Bluestacks right? They have been around since late 2011 and they make a piece of software to allow normal Windows PCs to run Android apps and games. Sounds great doesn’t it? Yes it sure does, Bluestacks have massive potential to make something brilliant with their …

Opinion: Nice one Nokia But It’s Just Not Enough

So, the hype is over and the revelation of the new Nokia Lumia handsets has happened.  The Lumia 920 and 820 have been officially unveiled and are all shiny and new.  Are they enough to save Nokia? Running with a dual core processor with a 4.3 or 4.5 …

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 …

HTC Radar only £99 in store at Orange

We’ve just been alerted to a pretty cracking deal that Orange are currently running for the HTC Radar. They’ve currently got it on sale in store for the bargain price of £99 when you top up £10. For your one hundred notes you’ll get a second gen Windows …

Angry Birds vs Angry Birds – Windows Phone vs Android

Mobile World Congress always shows us just how the mobile OS’s are performing in the marketplace. We saw for ourselves that the Google Android stand was full of people and the Windows Phone stand was perhaps a little more subdued. Sure, it goes without saying that Windows Phone …

Play Android apps on your desktop PC

Want to run Android apps on your PC ? Grab Bluestacks. It’s a free app which is now available to download and seems to run the majority of Android apps we’ve thrown at it. The app runs on Windows and there’s a Pro version in the works which …

Windows 8 on show, tablet-centric UI

No, it’s not Windows Phone 8. This is a first look at how Windows 8 might look on future Microsoft-powered tablet devices. Initial impressions are good, with a lot of the interface looking similar to the Windows Phone GUI. The tablet-optimised experience should run existing Windows 7 applications …

My Windows Phone impressions

So after wanting to try out Windows Phone for a while I finally took the plunge and bought an LG Optimus 7 last week. Having had a few days to play around with the OS and its features I thought I’d note down some of my early impressions. …