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2 years ago

Everything you need to know about the Microsoft Surface 3

Microsoft took us by surprise somewhat with the announcement of the new Surface 3, a 'slimmed down' alternative to the current Surface Pro 3. It's smaller and less powerful while also being less expensive and offering the same overall experience as the Surface Pro 3. It's got that 3:2 form factor, digital pen support and a whole range of great accessories to turn it into the tablet to replace your laptop.

There's a lot to take in and a lot more still to come. Fortunately we've rounded up everything you need to know in one handy place. So bookmark the link below for absolutely everything about the Surface 3.

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2 years ago

InstaBlender, a creative Windows Phone photo editor, is this week's myAppFree Deal

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InstaBlender is marketed as a simplistic and creative Windows Phone app for combining images with different blend modes. The photography app has fifteen blend filters, a photo editor powered by the Nokia Imaging SDK and support for sharing your images on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and other photo sharing networks.

InstaBlender normally runs $.99 and for the next twenty-four hours you can pick the app up for free through the myAppFree campaign.

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2 years ago

The Windows Central app for Windows 8.1 updated with formatting fixes

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2 years ago

Microsoft launches the Lumia 640 DTV and Lumia 640 XL in Brazil this week

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2 years ago

Cross-platform BES12 Cloud for Enterprises and SMBs now available

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BlackBerry takes their BES servers to the cloud with support for Android, iOS, Windows Phone and BlackBerry 10.

Officially announced during Mobile World Congress 2015 and previously available in a closed beta, BlackBerry has now opened the doors to BES12 Cloud for all enterprises as well as small and medium sized organizations who wish to sign up for the services.

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2 years ago

Microsoft to offer just three versions of its Visual Studio 2015 tools

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2 years ago

Hands on with Microsoft's next gen 'Project Spartan' web browser

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A new web browser called Project Spartan has been introduced in Windows 10 Technical Preview build 10049. It's still not finished, but Windows Insider members can start playing with it to leave some feedback.

Microsoft reminds us that this preview is not a polished, ready-for-everyone release. More features and improvements will be added before it's widely available. In the meantime, let's take a look at what's available now! Watch our hands-on video.

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2 years ago

Surface 3 priced at $639 and $769 in Canada, no LTE models listed yet

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2 years ago

Music and Video preview apps for Windows 10 appear with latest technical preview

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2 years ago

Dropbox to give web browser users better document preview features

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2 years ago

StaffPad is a groundbreaking music writing tool for Windows 8.1 pen and touch devices

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2 years ago

The new Windows 10 calculator tells you your weight in elephants (and more)

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2 years ago

ID@Xbox Spotlight: Total Monkery discuss MagNets for Xbox One and Elementales for Windows Phone 8

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MagNets is a colourful upcoming ID@Xbox action puzzle game from the mind behind Rat Attack! - a similar title from the PS1/N64 era.

In MagNets - your charge is the recapture and recycling of malfunctioning Bloxkbots, maintenance droids who have inexplicably gone haywire. In order to achieve this, you enlist the help of your trusty MagNet, the game's signature mechanic which allows you to ensnare and wrangle the wayward robots.

We spoke to Total Monkery's technical director, Richard Weeks, who has turned his skills to games such as Viva Piñata and Bit Trip. In the interview, we talk ID@Xbox, the exclusive reveal of Elementales for Windows Phone, and of course, MagNets for Xbox One!

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2 years ago

Surface 3 vs Surface Pro 3: The similarities and the differences

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So, the Surface 3 is here. It's not alone since it joins up with it's much more established, bigger sibling, the Surface Pro 3. So, how does the newcomer stack up?

As the first two generation Surface tablets did before it, the Surface 3 shares a lot visually with its Pro compatriot. So, now we've got a Surface 3 and a Surface Pro 3 you might be wondering how different they are?

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2 years ago

HTC confirms support of Sense TV ending, to be replaced with Peel remote app

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