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Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate Essentials available

Microsoft have made available Windows Server 2012 Essentials Release Candidate for download. There are some changes since the last build that the Windows Server Essentials team have detailed. They also have said that they are aiming to have Windows Server 2012 Essentials RTM by the end of 2012. Anybody thinking…

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PressReader for Android gets a new look

A couple of months ago I reviewed PressReader for iOS a newspaper app for the iPad and today the Android version has been updated. The update includes  a new rendering engine to improve reading, there is improved support for the Nexus 7 and lots of other UI changes. The app…

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Dropbox for Android updated to 2.1.9

The Android version of Dropbox has been updated to version 2.1.9. The update adds video thumbnails as well as UI improvements for the Nexus 7 tablet. Also added is the ability to open Dropbox files from other apps which makes integration with 3rd party apps much better. I am a…

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Skype for iOS updated to version 4.1

Skype have updated the iOS version of the Skype app, version 4.1 adds the sending and receiving photos from the Skype client so you can share your bad photos with your friends. Also in this version are updated privacy settings, Bluetooth fixes and other minor bug fixes. You can get…

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Windows Upgrade Offer Registrations open

Yesterday Microsoft opened up registrations for the Window Upgrade Offer. If you purchase a Windows 7 machine between June 2012 and January 31st 2013 you will be eligible to purchase the Windows 8 Pro upgrade for £14.99. You have to have a qualified Windows 7 PC then register for the…

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Everything Everywhere gets 4G go-ahead

UK telecoms regulator Ofcom have given Everything Everywhere (T-Mobile and Orange) permission to use it’s existing network bandwidth for 4G services.  Everything Everywhere can offer 4G services from September this year with auctions of the 4G bands for other operators taking place next year. It could be good timing for…

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Barnes & Noble bringing the Nook to the UK

Looks like the Nooks is heading across to the UK in October. The eBook reader is launching in the UK along with nook.co.uk online store, the first two devices will be the Nook Simple Touch and the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight. No details on pricing yet. Press Release: Barnes…

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Sky Sports for iPad gains Football Companion

Sky have updated the iPad Sky Sports app and added Football Companion features. The features look similar to the F1 companion where you get real time information during the event. There will be real time information like number of shots on target, passes etc as well as twitter feeds, stats…

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Ceton Companion apps hit RC stage

Ceton have announced that the iOS and Windows Phone Ceton Companion apps have reached the Release Candidate stage. The apps have a new program guide with infinite scrolling, new program searching, series management and performance updates. The Android version hasn’t hit the RC stage but that should be coming soon….

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Flipboard for Android update improved Google Reader intergration

Flipboard is absolutely one of my favourite apps on Android and iOS, its one of the first apps I load in the morning and its great for catching up on my Twitter feed. I also use it to read Google Reader RSS feeds but found the integration a bit limited….

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