Category: Internet Browsers

  • Watch FA Cup Football on Facebook from Friday!

    Watch FA Cup Football on Facebook from Friday!

    FA Cup football will stream live from Facebook starting from this Friday, when Ascot United face Wembley FC at The Racecourse Ground, in the preliminary match of this season’s tournament.   It’s not the epic Premier standard clash we’d have hoped for, but it’s still a very special event in that this is not only the opening match of […]

  • OS X Lion for sale on USB drive – Apple offers alternative to heavyweight download

    OS X Lion for sale on USB drive – Apple offers alternative to heavyweight download

    Is that a Lion in your pocket – or are you just excited to hear the news of Apple’s latest desktop OS becoming an easy to grab USB thumb drive? High street Apple Stores are now unleashing the Lion OS X operating system in a portable USB form, as an alternative to the App Store’s […]

  • Firefox 6 out already.

    Firefox 6 out already.

    Another month, another version of Firefox. Yes it seems the guys over at Mozilla have decided its time to update the increasingly popular browser, ahead of schedule. The launch was due in around 3 days time, but why wait if it’s ready. There are no visible changes to the newer version of the browser, aside […]

  • “Creative Talk Live” for cross-platform publishers set for Facebook this Wednesday

    “Creative Talk Live” for cross-platform publishers set for Facebook this Wednesday

    Facebook will play host to a first of its kind Creatives Talk on August 17th inviting creative types from storytelling and lifestyle to come together on the social net’s “Facebook Live” feature and watch a presentation by a “cross-platform” promotional guru – as well as asking questions after the show using the recent addition of […]

  • Google videos update bring movie rentals to Android 2.2 Froyo

    Google videos update bring movie rentals to Android 2.2 Froyo

    As promised Google’s Android Videos rental service which was previously launched only on 3.1 Honeycomb – has been updated today to include versions 2.2 Froyo and 3.0 Gingerbread, meaning the G’s movies on mobiles are now possible. Titles such as The King’s Speech and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 aided the May launch […]

  • Sony US price slash indicates Google TV Fail?

    Sony US price slash indicates Google TV Fail?

    Sony in the United States is slashing the prices of its Google TV supporting sets by up to $440 – indicating that the Internet Portal TV service is not living up to its hype. 46” NSX-46GT1 sets once costing $1399.99 are now down to $961, with 40” sibling from $999.99 to $723, 32” from $799.99 […]

  • Google announces games for Google+ (including Angry Birds)

    Google announces games for Google+ (including Angry Birds)

    Google has announced that Games will become a new major feature on its online social experience Google+. Thus bringing a whole bunch of “casual” games which can be enjoyed alongside your chat Hangouts, and sharing with Circles – and also lands Angry Birds onto the G’s friend site.   Talk of playtime emerged from the […]

  • Amazon gets one over on Apple – Cloud allows eBook sales to continue on iPad

    Amazon gets one over on Apple – Cloud allows eBook sales to continue on iPad

    Amazon has sneakily got the best of Apple, after the Californian tech-bully attempted to halt in-app purchases of eBook from the online retailer on its own gadgets. By cleverly employing the web-based Cloud, Amazon has set up Kindle Cloud Reader, a service which allows readers to make their purchases online rather than through an app […]

  • Update: Google’s blog tirade on Apple/Microsoft alliance – Round 2

    Update: Google’s blog tirade on Apple/Microsoft alliance – Round 2

    Yesterday the Gadget Helpline covered the war of words which spilt out onto blog and Twitter after Google’s Legal Chief David Drummond launch a bitter tirade on the company’s press page accusing Apple and Microsoft of uniting to buy 6000 patents from defunct co. Nortel in a “hostile, organized campaign” to damage business where it […]

  • Mozilla unveils Firefox interface concepts

    Mozilla unveils Firefox interface concepts

    If you’re a fan of Firefox you may be interested in knowing that Mozilla have just unveiled a selection of concept layouts created by their designers, which may feature in future releases of the popular browser. Take the concept above for example; you can’t help but notice similarities to Google’s Chrome browser which may have […]

  • Chrome gaining on Internet Explorer in popularity poll – Music stars help the push Google browser

    Chrome gaining on Internet Explorer in popularity poll – Music stars help the push Google browser

    Web-company Statcounter has released its findings on the most popular internet browsing software for UK surfers and has found that Google Chrome is now second and closing the one time much larger gap between itself and ever-dominant number one, Microsoft Internet Explorer. Chrome has been an evolving net browser in recent years, integrating many key […]

  • Skype 5.5 launches for Windows – Facebook integration shifts out of Beta

    Skype 5.5 launches for Windows – Facebook integration shifts out of Beta

    The full-fat Skype 5.5 is now available to download for Windows. Shifting out of the Beta version which was launched last month, this version brings full usage of the Facebook integration feature – allowing you to access and chat to your contacts through a designated tab on the Skype interface. A lot’s happened since June […]