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2 years ago

Star Wars: Battlefront comes to Xbox One and PC on November 17

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2 years ago

Snapchat's lawyers send threatening letter to Huyn over new 6discover app

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Well, that did not take long. Snapchat's legal team has sent developer Rudy Huyn a letter accusing him of "violation of federal and state law" for reproducing the Snapchat "Discover" content. The missive comes just 24-hours after the release of 6discover, a new, free app that pulls the Snapchat Discover content and bypassing Snapchat's official app feature.

The issue appears to be about money, ultimately. Discover is a way for companies to produce and distribute content through Snapchat. Companies like Comedy Central, Vice, and CNN pay Snapchat for this privilege, in essence making it an advertising platform.

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2 years ago

Microsoft Comfort Headset now on sale for £12.99 in the UK

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2 years ago

Universal Office apps preview for Windows 10 for phones coming by end of April

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2 years ago

Popular gay men chat and dating app Jack'd launched on Windows Phone

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2 years ago

Microsoft Research gets Kinect to notice your fingers with 'Handpose' project

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The Kinect is at once a niche and – forgive the pun – game-changing technologies. Although it has not quite resonated yet with customers in actual gaming, the potential is there for some fantastic experiences in the coming years.

One issue with all systems that detect motion is accuracy. Version 2 of the Kinect is certainly more powerful than its predecessor, but the nuances of finger movement are still lacking. Enter 'Handpose' a project that Microsoft Research has been working on for some time.

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2 years ago

The Best Windows 10 Laptops

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If you’re on the hunt for the best laptop available, look no further. We’ve got the very best options available right now. These include buttoned-down workhorses, versatile convertibles, gaming beasts, and super-slim ultrabooks that are ready for the road.

2 years ago

Dead Trigger 2 now in the Windows Store but just for ARM-based devices so far

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2 years ago

Upgrade to the Lumia 435 for just £9.99 at the Carphone Warehouse

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2 years ago

PlayStation 4 US hardware sales beat the Xbox One in March

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2 years ago

Asphalt 8: Airborne for Windows Phone updated with decals, new cars and more

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2 years ago

Pipeman 2 – a free puzzle game for Windows Phone that's not a bad time waster

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There are countless Windows Phone games in the Store that are entertaining time wasters. These are the games that are fun and challenging to play but don't require lengthy amounts of time to conquer (or fail). Pipeman 2 falls nicely into this genre of Windows Phone games with over fifty pipe laying puzzles to solve.

The game is well suited for those times you need help passing short bits of time and is available for low-memory Windows Phones. Game mechanics are easy to pick up and the puzzle levels will make you scratch your head at times as you search for a solution. Pipeman 2 makes a nice first impression and we can see why it has made its way towards the top of the New and Rising category of Windows Phone games.

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2 years ago

Latest LINE update sends new post notifications to conversations

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2 years ago

Is Microsoft developing new smartphones? Of course

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There are a couple of rumors doing the rounds at the moment about Microsoft working on a series of new Lumia Windows Phones to come out later on this year.

Without even going into the specific details, there's a pretty straight up answer for it. Yes, of course, Microsoft is certainly working on new Lumia smartphones.

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2 years ago

Microsoft launches Office 365 Video to facilitate corporate communications

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Microsoft is expanding its Office 365 portfolio with a new service called Office 365 Video that allows companies to upload and share videos internally. The feature facilitates easy sharing of multimedia over a company's intranet, negating the need for file transfers. Introduced last November, the service is now being rolled out globally.

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