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HP announced the new premium Spectre x360 ulta-thin convertible

Today HP have announced a new ultra-thin convertible premium PC that looks like could set a new standard for convertibles. The HP Spectre x360 is a 13.3 inch convertible that can be used in 4 modes including laptop mode and tablet mode. Its display is a Quad HD (2560×1440) touch…

Video: Acer Liquid Jade Android Phone Review

When it comes to Android Phones there are plenty to choose from and in the mid to budget range there are a ton of options. The Acer Liquid Jade is £199 smart phone running Android 4.4 .2 (KitKat) with a Mediatek 1.3GHz quad-core processor with 2GB of RAM and 16GB…

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The next version of Kodi announced: Kodi 15.0 alpha 1 code name Isengard

The Kodi development team have announced the next release of Kodi (formally XMBC) Media Center. The next release will be version 15 code named Isengard. The first alpha of the media center system has been released and available for testing. This release drops support for the Apple TV and the…

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Acer announce the Acer Liquid Leap+ Smart wearable with multi-OS support

Acer have announced a new wearable band called the Leap+. The band is a fitness band with 1 inch OLED touch screen and replaceable wrist-bands. Leap+ is water proof (IPX7) and as well as tracking the steps you take it also has alarms and notifications. Acer say you can control…

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Acer launch a new Windows 10 ready Phone, the Liquid M220

This week is Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and Acer have kicked things off announcing a new Windows Phone. The Liquid M220 is a 4 inch low cost device (€79) running Windows Phone 8.1 and is Windows 10 ready. It has a 233 PPI display and 5MP rear camera and…

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OpenELEC 5.0.5 released with update Linux for the Raspberry Pi 2

It only seems like yesterday since I wrote about OpenELEC 5.0.4, well it was only yesterday but there is already another update. Version 5.0.5 has new Linux component (3.18.7) for the Raspberry Pi 2 and support for ct2 and AVM Fritz 2 stick. OpenELEC is a embedded version of XBMC/Kodi…

VLC release a Universal app that support Windows 8.1, Windows Phone and Windows 10

Today the development team behind the Windows version of VLC have announced a Universal app for Windows. The app which will work on Windows 8.1 (ARM and Intel), Windows 10 and Windows Phone is available in the Windows Store now. There are a few thing changes to the Windows version…

OpenELEC 5.0.4 released

OpenELEC the embedded distribution of Kodi/XMBC has been updated to version 5.0.4. The new release has an updated version of Kodi (14-085163e), updated Linux for the Raspberry Pi 2, updated PVR component and other fixes. OpenELEC is a great option for running Kodi on the new Raspberry Pi as well…

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OneDrive for Windows Phone update adds new photos view, PIN code and multiple accounts support

Microsoft have updated the OneDrive app for Windows Phone. The update adds a new photos album view so you can collate photos and videos together into one album and then share them with friends and family. You can now add multiple personal OneDrive accounts to the app and there is…

VLC for Windows Phone Updated, Windows RT version due very soon

The Windows Phone version of VLC has just been updated. The media play which will play just about any format you can throw at it has bug fixes and stability improvements in the update and doesn’t seem to have any new features that I can see. The Windows RT version…