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2 years ago

Broadcom doubles Wi-Fi performance for smartphones and tablets with new combo chip

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Broadcom announced a new Wi-Fi and Bluetooth combo chip today that the manufacturer claims will double wireless networking performance of high-end smartphones and tablets. The hardware vendor claims that users spend an estimated four to five hours everyday on Wi-Fi, and that with the new chipset, they will be able to download and stream content twice as fast as current-gen devices and with less lag.

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2 years ago

Order & Chaos Duels for Windows 8.1 joins Windows Phone version

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2 years ago

Carphone Warehouse blasts multiple smartphones with fire in awesome durability test

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Just when you thought your smartphone couldn't withstand much of a drop, UK retailer Carphone Warehouse has decided to test a number of devices to see which could potentially withstand the depths of hell. The company selected the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, HTC One Mini 2, Nokia Lumia 630, LG G2 Mini and Sony Xperia Z1 Compact for a specific test – to be blasted by a flamethrower.

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2 years ago

ISIS mobile payments service rebrands itself as Softcard

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2 years ago

Asus unveils Broadwell-powered Zenbook UX305

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Asus announced its latest entry in the Zenbook Ultrabook line, the Zenbook UX305, at the IFA today. Sporting an all-aluminium chassis and a 13.3-inch 3200 x 1800 display with a pixel density of 267 ppi along with a new Intel low-power Broadwell-based Core M CPU, Asus claims that the Zenbook UX305 can offer over 10 hours of battery life. In terms of storage, Asus is offering a 256 GB or 512 GB SSD.

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2 years ago

Acer launches new Aspire convertible notebooks, Iconia 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet

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2 years ago

Block x 3 - a fun, casual paced puzzle game for Windows Phone and Windows 8

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If you are in the mood for a simple, challenging puzzle game, you may want to check out the Windows Phone gaming title Block x 3. The game has a casual pace with over five hundred puzzles that are scattered about four puzzle packs.

Block x 3 is not the most difficult puzzle game to pick-up on but don't let the simplicity of the game fool you. You are presented with an assortment of blocks that you have to line up in a row or column. The challenge is that you have a limited number of moves to accomplish this in and plenty of obstacles to get in your way.

Available for low-memory devices and Windows 8 devices, Block x 3 is an appealing choice of games to help you pass the time and to test your puzzle solving skills.

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2 years ago

Acer expands its 2-in-1 portfolio with new Aspire Switch notebooks

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Acer today unveiled new 2-in-1 products at IFA 2014. The Aspire Switch, available in both 10- and 11-inch variants, further extends the company's portfolio of convertible Windows devices. The hardware announced today can not only perform well as standalone tablets, but have compatible dock keyboards that transform the mobile experience into a notebook environment.

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2 years ago

Toshiba announces the super-affordable 7-inch Encore Mini Windows tablet for $119

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Toshiba has today announced a new Windows tablet at IFA 2014 as part of Microsoft's push to compete against the collection of cheap Android tablets flooding the market. Priced at just $119.99 and available today, the company is offering the full Windows 8 experience at a more affordable price point. The Encore Mini contains the basic features one requires to power through various tasks, but it's the price that will attract customers to the mobile Windows-based product.

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2 years ago

World's lightest Windows Phone, the XOLO Win Q900s is now available across India

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XOLO, the Indian handset maker, introduced the world's lightest Windows Phone 8.1 device – XOLO Win Q900s – a couple of months ago.

The device is finally available for sale broadly across all authorized retail counters and modern trade chains at a price of INR 9,999 (US$ 165). Previously, it was available to pre-order for some time at online retailer Snapdeal and went on sale a couple of weeks ago at Flipkart, who ran out of stocks in a flash.

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2 years ago

Logitech's K480 Bluetooth keyboard connects to three devices simultaneously

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2 years ago

EE rolls out new PAYG packs, offering 4G for just £1 a week

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2 years ago

Latest Asphalt 8 update brings Dubai racing to Windows Phone

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2 years ago

Lenovo announces 17-inch Y70 Touch gaming notebook and Erazer X315 gaming desktop at IFA

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2 years ago

Minecraft for Xbox One due Friday for $19.99 or $4.99 if you own Xbox 360 version

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