ITV Player add TV rentals and show premiers coming soon

ITV have launched a new version of ITV Player streaming service that includes show rental features as well as the normal catch up options. The rentals cost from 49p for a single episode and there are options for full series rentals. All the rental programmes are ad-free. Also coming soon…

Google announce the Nexus 4 phone and Nexus 10 tablet

This month we have the Microsoft Surface, new iPads, Kindle File and now a new 10 inch Nexus from Google plus a new Nexus phone the Nexus 4. Both have been added to the Play Store. The Nexus 10 is a 10 inch tablet with a 2560 x 1600 screen,…

Video: Microsoft Surface Unboxing

So after a week of will it/won’t it emails and tweets a Microsoft Surface actually arrived at the office today, so the first thing any self respecting geek does is record an unboxing video so here it is. I will get a first impressions post later so for now here…

Windows Phone 8 app released for Windows 8 and Windows RT

Today is Windows Phone 8 launch day and just in time Microsoft have released a Windows Phone 8 app for Windows 8 and Windows RT. The app enables syncing of content from Windows to Windows Phone 8 and replaces the Zune desktop application. If you have a Windows Phone 7.x…

TunerFreeMCE update adds support for Windows 8

TunerFreeMCE is one of my favourite addins for Windows Media Center. With the app you can stream TV from BBC iPlayer, ITV and other UK TV services all without the need for a tuner card. Martin Millmore the developer of the app let me know that he has updated TunerFreeMCE…

Popular Media Center addin My Trailers ported over to Windows 8

Double B Computers have been developing addins for Windows Media Center for years, one of their most popular addins is My Trailers for Windows Media Center. Media Center developers have been advised by people at Microsoft to move over to the new Windows Store platform and Double B Computers have…

Microsoft SmartGlass app for Android released

SmartGlass is a great idea, you can control and interact with your Xbox 360 from your mobile device. I have been using it with the Windows 8 app this week and have been impressed with it. Today the Android version of the app has been released which looks like it…

Microsoft fail to deliver the Surface tables in the UK

When Microsoft opened up the pre-order registration page for the Surface tablet I very pleased to see that the delivery date as October 26th the launch day of Windows 8. What made it appealing is that the delivery date would be the same in the UK as it is in…

RISCO OS for the Raspberry Pi released

RISCO OS is an operating system originally designed by Acorn in the 1980s and and development continues to this day for ARM platforms. The RISC OS Open team have released a version for the Raspberry Pi.  To give it a try you will need a SD card that is 2GB…

HP announce availability and pricing of their Windows 8 lineup

HP have announced the prices of their consumer and business PCs designed to work with Windows 8. There is the HP EVNY x2 hybrid PC at £799, the The HP ENVY TouchSmart Ultrabook 4 at priced at £899 and the HP SpectreXT TouchSmart Ultrabook at £1,199. If your after an…

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