Microsoft release SkyDrive for iPhone and Windows Phone

A while ago I use to use Windows Live Mesh to store and sync all my data but since getting an iPhone I switched to Dropbox but today Microsoft announced SkyDrive for Windows Phone and iPhone so I think I may be looking at it again. Details from Microsoft:  …

Windows 8 music player screens leaked

In the Developer Preview of Windows 8 there are very few media features other than the old Windows Media Player but I expect to see Metro styled media player in the beta out in February. This week some screenshots from Windows 8 have been leaked showing the new built in…

iTunes updated to 10.5.2

Apple have updated iTunes to version 10.5.2, the update includes iTune Match improvements (a US only service) as well as fixes for audio distortion issues. What’s new in iTunes 10.5.2 iTunes 10.5.2 includes several improvements for iTunes Match and fixes an audio distortion problem when playing or importing certain CDs….

BBC iPlayer iOS app updated, adds iPhone/iPod Touch and 3G support

The BBC have an update for the iOS iPlayer application out today. It now supports iPhone and the iPod Touch (previously it was iPad only) which means you can watch the last 7 days BBC content on the devices. The update enables watching content over 3G which I have tried…

Rumours Roundup for December 11th

Each week I am going to collect together some of the tech rumours that caught my eye over the last 7 days. The stories of a TV being developed by Apple don’t seem to be going away, even if they don’t make much sense. CultofMac say that the TV will…

Sky Go for iPad updated, adds 3G support

As well as the ITV player for iPad being updated the Sky Go app has had an update. Sky’s update enables watching video on a 3G connection something that the ITV and BBC iPlayer apps don’t support, whether you want to use up your data allowance to watch Sky is…

ITV Player for iPad updated, adds CITV content

ITV have updated their iPad app, the app enables you to watch ITV content on the iPad over wifi and today they have added CITV (ITV’s Children’s channel), PIN option for parental control and 30 days of catchup for al the channels. The app is free and available in the…

Silverlight 5 Available for Download

Microsoft have released version 5 of Silverlight and the rumours are that it could be the last release of the software. The new version has Hardware Decode of H.264 media so there should be a performance improvement when playing video as well as some other improvements. Recently LoveFilm in the…

WebOS lives on, HP to open source the platform

HP seem to be doing more U-Turns than a learner driver trying to find there way round a city centre and the latest is that they are not killing WebOS but are instead open sourcing the platform. In a statement today HP said “webOS is the only platform designed from…

TV Shows pulled from the Apple TV in the UK?

Earlier this week we reported that TV rentals had been added to the Apple TV for the UK, Australia and Canada enabling purchased shows to be stream to the device, well it seems something has gone wrong somewhere and Apple have pulled the feature. 9to5mac are reporting that the features…