Sony discontinues its TVs with Google TV

At CES I expected to see lots of Google TV powered devices but actually there not that many, Sony talked about a Blu-ray device with Google TV but I can’t remember them showing of their TV with Google TV and at the time I wondered if they were thinking of…

Nokia Lumia 900 coming to the UK in June

  While I was at CES I had a very quick play on Nokia’s new Lumia 900 Windows Phone and I have to say it looks really nice. I know UK users where looking enviously at the phone and the good news is the phone is coming to UK in…

Bing Helping Your Britain

Microsoft’s Bing search engine is showcasing the work of five small UK charities over the next 5 days. The first highlighted today is Magic Breakfast which Microsoft say: delivers free, healthy breakfast foods to UK primary schools because children start the day too hungry to learn. Magic Breakfast provides food…

Absinthe For Windows – Jailbreak iPhone 4S And iPad 2

I have never really got into Jailbreaking expect for my hacking my old Apple TV but I know many people are itching to get their iPhone 4S or iPad 2 Jailbroken. The Absinthe jailbreak tool can be used to do a untethered jailbreak of an iPad 2 or iPhone 4S….

Troubles continue at RIM with co-CEOs stepping down

The turmoil at RIM continues with Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis stepping down from their co-CEO position. They have been replaced by Thorsten Heins RIM’s COO.  Lazaridis is now vice chairman on the board and Balsillie continues on the board with out any operational role. Whether there will be any…

Dell launch Alienware X51, Xbox sized gaming PC

When you think gaming PCs you think of big towers with jet engine sounding fans. Dell are aiming to change that perception with the Alienware X51. The gaming PC is about the size of the Xbox 360 and has a powerful spec. Actually it would make a great HTPC as well…

XBMC 11.0: Eden Beta 2 available now

We talked about running XBMC on a Raspberry Pi yesterday and today there is new build of XMBC. Eden Beta 2 has lots of fixes including unencrypted bluray, dvd player, startup problems in OSX, airplay, subtitle issues.   It’s been a productive few weeks in the race to release Eden. Since…

XBMC running on Raspberry Pi

Although the Raspberry Pi project is really about education it’s great for enthusiasts. When we talked to Raspberry at CES they said that XBMC had been installed on the little board and today they have some details and a video about it. You’ll be able to download the XBMC source…

Microsoft details mobile networking improvements in Windows 8

The Windows 8 beta must be getting closer as Microsoft seem to be reviling more details about the OS. This time its about the “Engineering Windows 8 for mobile networks”. In the blog post Microsoft talk about how they have redesigned the networking stack in Windows 8 to work better…

Microsoft talk about designing the Windows 8 Store

One of the most anticipated features of Windows 8 is the Windows Store, Microsoft’s app store for Windows 8. In the developer preview builds the store is not enables so we still don’t really know what the experience is like. Microsoft have published a post explaining the store and some…

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