Apple allegedly has “detailed mockups” of potential ‘iMessage for Android’ app!

Despite previously denying the possibility, sources within Apple have confirmed that the company not only has being in consideration of delivering their popular iMessage service across to Android, but the company has detailed mockups of it potentially running on Android devices. Apple introduced iMessage in 2011 as part of their iOS 5 release, which believe itContinue reading “Apple allegedly has “detailed mockups” of potential ‘iMessage for Android’ app!”

Microsoft set to release ROMs to download Windows 10 on your existing Android Phone

With plans to run Android apps through emulation of Windows 10 for Phones aborted, Microsoft can’t help themselves think up new ways to bring the Android fray in to the mix with Windows Phone, issue is, does it matter? This is the HP Elite x3, which was announced this week at Mobile World Congress, aContinue reading “Microsoft set to release ROMs to download Windows 10 on your existing Android Phone”

MWC 2016: HP announce the spec heavy Elite x3 Windows 10 Smartphone

With the disappointment from Microsoft’s own Lumia 950/950XL devices, it’s about time someone released a powerful impressive offering to the Tablet, and this is most definitely it, from the company who make and sell the most Windows PCs, comes one of the best Windows 10 for Phones device to date, this is the Elite X3.Continue reading “MWC 2016: HP announce the spec heavy Elite x3 Windows 10 Smartphone”

Microsoft outs Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2, plus new Windows 10 for Phones Build 10056

Microsoft yesterday have released a collection of updates which are quickly rolling out to Windows Phone Insiders and of course those on the Windows 10 Preview Program. UPDATE 2 First up is an update to what you’re running now, Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2. Whilst the update so far is only on select devices, mostContinue reading “Microsoft outs Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2, plus new Windows 10 for Phones Build 10056”

HTC unviels the One M8 for Windows

You can look at the M8 for Windows in two ways, on one end it’s a lazy re-release of a family of Android devices with just a different OS packed on to it, or you can look at as a very interesting marketing trend that could, emphasis on could, really take off, I mean oneContinue reading “HTC unviels the One M8 for Windows”

Microsoft Office for iPad = 5 reasons it matters, 5 it doesn’t

Thursday 28th March, Microsoft and their new CEO Satya Nadella took the wraps off Office for iPad. Office for iPad delivers at least the traditional selection of Office apps, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, first to the iPad in a way that’s literally incomparable, more on that in a minute. Since, during, and even before, theContinue reading “Microsoft Office for iPad = 5 reasons it matters, 5 it doesn’t”

Google Services on Windows Phone 8 – It is possible!

Google is a big company, yes we know that’s obvious, but it had to be said, and despite popularity in mobile and now an attempt in Desktop, Google’s heart is online and they have an insane amount of online services helping Google become one of, if not the, most well known company online. Aside fromContinue reading “Google Services on Windows Phone 8 – It is possible!”

Compensation from O2 after July Network Disputations – But will you forgive and forget?

O2 has confirmed plans to “make it up” with its 23 million customers following last week’s 24 hour service outage, in a move that will potentially cost it tens of millions of pounds. In the aftermath of the technical hitch, the mobile phone operator pledged to compensate those affected by the outage and today itContinue reading “Compensation from O2 after July Network Disputations – But will you forgive and forget?”

Sky launch new service Sky Now TV

British broadcaster Sky has announced that its new Internet-based, on-demand TV service Now TV will be launching on Android and other platforms tomorrow. Competing with the UK’s LoveFilm and the recently-launched Netflix, Now TV promises customers an “easy and commitment-free way to enjoy amazing movies, instantly.” The first round of content will be taken fromContinue reading “Sky launch new service Sky Now TV”

RIM – How bad are things for the Blackberry maker?

Dare we ask? Yep, Depressing. That’s the only word that comes to mind after reading the RIM Q1 financial results press release and listening to the conference call. As bad as the results were, I’m not going to write up a death certificate for RIM here. Yes, they are in real serious trouble, and no,Continue reading “RIM – How bad are things for the Blackberry maker?”

Are Android Multi-Core Phones All They’re Made to Be?

One of the most voiced criticisms we hear of multi-core mobile processors, in addition to “why do you even need that much processing power on a smartphone, anyway”, is that all the cores in the world aren’t going to do much for performance when software isn’t taking full advantage of them. Intel, a relative newbieContinue reading “Are Android Multi-Core Phones All They’re Made to Be?”

Argos selling Nokia Lumia 800 for £119?

Check this out eh, the Nokia Lumia 800 SIM Free and Contract Free for an incredible £119, which is even more incredible when you remember that the RRP for this phone is at least £400, as Argos even mentions it was £449. Obviously many people have hoped that they can do the same as whatContinue reading “Argos selling Nokia Lumia 800 for £119?”