The Nexus 7 is a very cheap, very well specc’d Android tablet. But can it live up to expectations?
At E3, Microsoft announced another new dashboard update for the Xbox 360, as well as support for streaming live TV. The new look is the same Metro UI style as incorporated on Zune, WP7, and now Windows 8. Unfortunately, Media Center still only runs in its own UI and environment, which feels incredibly disjointed at [...]
There’s been a lot of internet babble floating around about the forthcoming ‘Mango’ update for Windows Phone 7 devices – and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is only adding to the buzz with bold claims to “500 new features”, and teasing a host of new smartphones – as well as promising info to come tomorrow on [...]
BlackBerry’s 7″ tablet, dubbed the PlayBook, is all set for a June 16th release. Prices will range from £400 to £560 for 16GB and 64GB respectively, with the 32GB in the middle for £480.
Leaked screenshots seem to reveal some fairly significant updates to WP7. The leaks suggest that the forthcoming update (codename ‘Mango’) will bring new features such as Facebook Chat, SkyDrive, and Office 365 integration; as well as enhanced features for Xbox Live and the games hub – including ‘Automatic Sync’.
If you’ve rooted your Windows Phone 7 device, you may have noticed that you no longer receive updates from Microsoft. If that’s an issue for you, and you need/want to restore this functionality, Chris Walsh has come to the rescue with his “Walshed Phone Support Tool”. The application has been tested by Chevron WP7, and [...]
HTC is now shipping their 7″ tablet dubbed the Flyer across Europe, pricedat £480 for the 16GB WiFi model, or £600 for the 32GB 3G version. If you fancy signing up for a new contract, however, you can get as way for as little as £129. The box includes the capacitive stylus, or ‘Magic Pen’, [...]
Today Microsoft announced that they have bought the electronic communication company, Skype. The deal was signed last night, after being agreed on the 18th April – putting down those rumours that Facebook or Google were to buy Skype. The end to Windows Live Messenger (often incorrectly referred to as ‘MSN’) seems likely, but has been [...]
Potential names now exhausted in the high-end of AMDs GPU offerings, the chip manufacturer is now looking to launch the next series, with a 7xxx naming scheme, as soon as May this year – according to graphics card vendors. The next releases are expected to be using a 28nm manufacturing process – smaller dies allow [...]
ChevronWP7 dudes, who were the first to successfully jailbreak Microsofts new mobile OS – Windows Phone 7, were hauled in to the Redmond company’s offices, to have a nice friendly chat and give out the above posted t-shirts. The renowned Geohot then posted on his website that he is “going to buy a Windows 7 phone”. [...]