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2 years ago

Windows Phone 8 tip: Finding your phone’s IP Address

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If you ever have the need to know your Windows Phone IP address, you can track it down through a simple Bing Search.  It is a trick that some of our seasoned readers may already be aware of but those new to Windows Phone may not be.

Just as you can do on your Windows 8 computer, if you launch Bing Search on your Windows Phone 8 device and type, “my IP address” the result will be your phone’s IP address.  It is easy as pie.

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2 years ago

CES Day 0 round-up: Samsung, Sony, Huawei, Pebble, and more!

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CES officially kicks off on Tuesday, January 7th, but when it comes to the big press announcements, Monday's the day. Today saw press events from Sony, Audi, Samsung, Huawei, LG, and more. The day wasn't short on drama or hilarity, nor new product announcements. Lots of TVs, lots of phones, lots of tablets, and an impending avalanche of smartwatches and fitness trackers. CES hasn't even officially begun yet, but let's dive in! (Tomorrow we'll have a podcast to go here as well — CES be crazy!)

2 years ago

UK network EE doubled its expected 4G customer base in 2013

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It would appear that the UK mobile consumer is loving 4G, according to the latest statement from EE. The network, who was first to introduce LTE to the UK, had a target of signing up one million subscribers in 2013 and it only took ten months to get to that goal. During the following four months a further one million folk joined EE which goes to prove two things.

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2 years ago

Day 0: CES behind the scenes

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Day 0: CES behind the scenes

Monday was our first day at CES, but the conference does not officially start until Tuesday, January 7th. The show floor was still being prepared, but we walked around for a little preview. Want to know what it’s like? Watch the video after the break for a quick look behind the scenes.

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2 years ago

Nokia Lumia 525 launched in India for INR 10,399; available in stores right away

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2 years ago

Nokia Lumia 1320 launched in India for INR 23,999; in stores next week

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2 years ago

Hands-on with the Toshiba Tecra W50 and its eye-popping 4K screen

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We’re here at CES, checking out what’s new and great in the world of Windows. Toshiba announced two “laptops” earlier today that push bleeding edge specs. The Toshiba Tecra W50 and Satellite P50t both feature 4K displays. We swung by the Toshiba booth and spent a few minutes checking out the bigger and more powerful of the two machines – the Tecra W50.

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2 years ago

Microsoft: Windows Phone outselling iPhones in 24 markets

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Microsoft has told TechRadar that the company is witnessing some serious growth for its Windows Phone platform. Christoper Flores, director of communications for Microsoft, told the publication that attacks on "both ends" of the smartphone market were well under way (high-end and budget mobile devices) and we can expect to see further aggressive marketing should the deal with Nokia go through.

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2 years ago

Jokebox, a Windows Phone 8 app that hopes to leave you ROFL

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2 years ago

Samsung announces the ATIV Book 9 2014 Edition, a 15.6-inch Windows 8 laptop with 14 hours of battery life

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CES doesn’t officially kick off until tomorrow, but that doesn’t companies from announcing all their products. Samsung didn’t announce anything new for Windows Phone, but there are a handful of new Windows devices from the Korean tech giant. Here are the specs and details for the Samsung ATIV Book 9 2014 Edition and the ATIV One7 2014 Edition.

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2 years ago

Into the Dead updates official trailer, now mentions Windows and Windows Phone

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2 years ago

Toshiba introduces the world's first 4K laptops at CES 2014

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2 years ago

Xbox One sells 3 million consoles around the globe

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At times, watching the launch for Microsoft's Xbox One gaming console was like watching a low rise car try to make it over speed bumps in a parking lot — painful. The company's public relations and marketing departments constantly tripped onto their faces when the answers to DRM concerns and piracy control were nowhere to be found.

A couple of months after the launch of Xbox One, not only am I enjoying my personal system, but so are 3 million other gamers and entertainment consumers around the world. 

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2 years ago

Romans From Mars invades Windows Phone 8

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Romans From Mars is a new game for Windows Phone 8 that pits you against an invading Martian army led by the God of War, Mars.  You play the role of the Roman soldier perched high atop a castle wall armed only with a crossbow.

Romans From Mars has enjoyed a decent amount of success over on iOS and Android platforms.  Based on just a short time playing the Windows Phone game, it should share similar success on our platform as well.

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2 years ago

Vizio cuts down their selection of PCs, but introduce new refinements

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Vizio is better known for their HD televisions and sound bars than their selection of Windows PCs, but it is seen as no surprise considering they only jumped into the game two years ago. Their last selection of machines where simple and beautiful, while at the same time lacking the refinement and careful engineering that would really make them solid machines.

This year at CES, the company is having another go and have introduced their new Thin + Light machines.  

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