Video: Hands on with Windows 10 Creators Update build 15002

My first Windows 10 hands on video of 2017 and there is a lot to fit in! As it has been a few weeks since the last build there are a lot of changes to the OS, I haven’t shown every change but I have picked out the most interesting…

Comparing Cloud ROI vs On-Site ROI

When you are trying to select between two solutions, the final decision often comes down to ROI. That is a smart strategy, but only if you are correctly calculating ROI. When it comes to IT, pinning down exact estimates of investments and returns can be a real challenge. To help…

Microsoft release Windows 10 Creators Update build 15002 for PC

We have the first Windows Insider Fast Ring build of 2017! As we haven’t had a build for a few weeks there are a lot of changes in this release, almost to many to call out! The first change is with Microsoft Edge which gains a couple of new features:…

Putting a Windows 10 Insider Build on a Mac?

Trying out Windows 10 Insider builds from the fast ring is always a little like leaping into a huge pile of autumnal leaves.  It seems like great fun, but you can never be sure if this will be the occasion you find a stinky landmine secreted amongst the golds, yellows…

Windows Holographic powered Intel Project Alloy headsets coming late 2017

Intel has added more details to its Windows Holographic platform augmented reality development “Project Alloy”. According to winbuzzer.com Intel’s CEO Brian Krzanich OEMS will create Project Alloy based headsets which will be on sale in the final quarter of 2017. Intel’s platform uses Windows Holographics and is untethered so no…

How to control your Amazon Echo or Amazon Dot from Windows 10

I am starting to love my Amazon Dot, I am using it to control my lights and smart plugs, read out the news and play music. When it comes to controlling your Echo or Dot there is an iOS app and there is an app for Android but there are no…

More Cortana news as Nissan and BMW bring Microsoft’s assistant to cars

More Cortana news coming out of CES. Nissan and BMW have both announced that they will be adding Microsoft Cortana to their in car systems. BMW will be adding Cortana to provide reminders and other services into BMW Connected services: This means that the voice-controlled capabilities already offered by Microsoft…

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Top 5 Smartphones for Gaming in 2016

Mobile phones have evolved significantly especially in recent years. These devices can do just about anything that a computer can do. A popular use for these devices is gaming. Certain models of phones are better designed for this use than others whether it is for simple casino games like slots…

Video: Setting up and review of Netgear’s Orbi Tri-Band Mesh WiFi System

Orbi is Netgear’s Tri-Band Mesh home Wifi networking system. It certainly is no normal WiFi access point or router, it is actually a pair of devices one you use as a router/access point and the other one as an extender creating a mesh network for your home or office. The…

Mattel to release a Cortana powered kid’s smart hub

Smart Home assistants are going to be big 2017, Amazon have a head start with Alexa but Microsoft are looking to take them on with 3rd party devices. First we had a teaser of a new Harman Kardon Cortana enabled speaker and yesterday at CES Mattel announced a AI smart…

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