Archive for the ‘Gadget News’ Category

Angry Birds Transformers Toys Revealed Ahead of SDCC

Angry Birds Transformers Toys Revealed Ahead of SDCC

Somewhat inevitably Rovio and Hasbro have revealed a range of toys to cash in on the individual popularity of Angry Birds and Transformers and the upcoming app game for Android and iOS gadgets which will be a bizarre amalgamation of both franchises.

The Red, Yellow and Green birds from the chart-topping Angry Birds games will …

Microsoft Apparently Cancels Surface Mini

Microsoft Apparently Cancels Surface Mini

It’s been a leaky year for Microsoft, and now it seems that one of the most leaked devices on their schedule for this year has been cancelled. You all remember the Surface Mini, we reported on it many times, showing related products, possible specs, you name it.

Well, in a recent announcement in its earnings …

Xiaomi Mi4 Phone and Smartband Announced

Xiaomi Mi4 Phone and Smartband Announced

If you haven’t heard of Xiaomi before, don’t worry. The little known phone manufacturer hails from China, and have previously released only a handful of devices. Their previous phone, the Mi3, was well-received by critics worldwide, so it stands to reason that their next device will be just as good, if not even better.

That’s …

Twitch App For Android Updated

Twitch App For Android Updated

Twitch, or Twitch.tv, has served faithfully over the last few years as the internet’s premier service for streaming live coverage of gamers doing what they do best, i.e. playing games, on PC and more recently, your handheld devices too.

Today we’ve heard of a brand new update for the Android based Twitch app which finally …

Tizen Now Available on Galaxy Gear

Tizen Now Available on Galaxy Gear

Samsung’s Galaxy Gear, which some are calling ‘the original smartwatch’ or ‘the smartwatch that was around before smartwatches were cool’, is soon to be brought in line with the latest and greatest smartwatches from Samsung, software-wise at any rate.

The Galaxy Gear running Tizen

Samsung’s home-made Tizen operating system will finally be installed on the …

Windows 9 Apps and Start Bar Leaked Again!

Windows 9 Apps and Start Bar Leaked Again!

Stop the presses, Windows 9 has been leaked again! The new Windows 9 operating system, or as some sources put it, Windows 8.1 Pro, is the imminently arriving new operating system from Microsoft, which apparently still includes a start menu, even though Microsoft seems to be adding and removing the traditional program starter every time …

Facebook Introduce Save – For When Your News Feed Isn’t Enough

Facebook Introduce Save – For When Your News Feed Isn’t Enough

Do you ever get sick of filtering through the miles and miles of drivel on your Facebook News Feed, just to find that little nugget of comedy gold you glimpsed earlier but didn’t have time to see the end of? Well, Facebook are introducing a new feature whereby you can save these precious finds for …

Wii U Updates Allowing Data Transfer Between Consoles

Wii U Updates Allowing Data Transfer Between Consoles

If you’re a Wii U owner in the UK or Europe you may be interested to know that the console’s latest system update is available this week and will allow all data held on one Wii U console to be transferred to another.

The System Transfer feature can now be found in System Settings section. …

Microsoft makes huge cuts to staff 18,000 to go – Nokia worst hit

Microsoft makes huge cuts to staff 18,000 to go – Nokia worst hit

Microsoft is currently making what is being described as the “biggest round of job cuts” to Microsoft for five years. We can now confirm the software behemoth, much like Yungay, Peru in 1970, is doing away with 18,000 of it’s people. Coincidence?

The cuts are be the biggest in five years for Microsoft and by …

Sky Service app manages your accounts on mobile

Sky Service app manages your accounts on mobile

BSkyB has launched an easy-to-use app for customers to manage all their account settings on the move.

The app is called simply Sky Service and is available now on Android and iOS devices and it allows users to check the service status of phone and broadband, TV and Sky Go also manage their subscription, pay …