Tag Archives: apps

Windows 8 apps hit 20,000 mark

Windows 8 Preview Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system has been out for a month, and the apps on the Windows Store have now reached the 20,000 mark. They hit 10,000 just after launch, so.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Computer News: Hardware, Tablet PC's, Computing

Xbox entertainment apps free this weekend

xbox If you’re not a gold subscriber, then you’ve missed out on many of the juicy entertainment apps which have been bolted onto the Xbox since the launch of the new dashboard.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Gaming News: PC, Xbox, PS3 & Nintendo, Xbox News

Rim offers BlackBerry customers compensatory apps

Rim Logo As it probably didn’t escape you last week – even Jonathan Ross featured a couple of BlackBerry jokes on his chat show at the weekend – Rim’s smartphone service suffered a.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing, Smartphone News

Business users welcome improvements to Google apps

With over 4 million businesses using Google Apps these days, Google continues to make improvements to ensure the experience is richer and more straightforward. According to the official blog, companies continue to switch to the search giant’s products, with over 5000 businesses signing up each.. more
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Developers suffer as Android users ignore most apps

Mobile device manufacturers love to trumpet how many apps are available for their particular operating system - but they may be wasting their breath. New research from Nielsen’s Smartphone Analytics project shows that while Android users have about a quarter of a million apps to.. more
Posted in Android News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

TiVo goes touchy-feely

What’s the most old-fashioned thing you’ve done lately? Penned a letter? Booked a holiday with a high street travel agent? Or maybe you’ve been planning your TV week using the Radio Times and a highlighter pen? The last one I’d forgive you for. Modern technology.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Cable News, Digital TV News: Satellite, Cable, IPTV & HDTV / 3DTV

Mobile website or mobile app?

The average time it takes for someone to report the loss of their wallet or handbag is 21 hours; the average time to report a lost mobile is 68 minutes. Most people can do without their cash or credit cards, but not without their phone... more
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Google sweeps browser broom, out with Firefox 3.5 and IE7

Google has decided that it needs to push web users on to download the latest versions of whatever browser they happen to be using. In a blog announcement entitled “Our plans to support modern browsers across Google Apps”, Google notes that it wants to drive.. more
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Last.fm goes premium for mobiles

The online radio website, Last.fm has just announced that from the 15th of February, it will begin charging for streaming music to mobile phones. The website Last.fm will still remain free for PC’s for UK, US, and German users, however a paid premium account will.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Microsoft’s anti-iPad strategy revealed

Microsoft is preparing for a battle of Windows 7 powered slates versus the iPad when it comes to the business world. And some of the company’s thoughts on strategy have been revealed by a PowerPoint presentation from last month which Mary Jo Foley at ZDNet.. more
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