Category: Desktops

  • Skype 5.4 beta update (with Facebook) is now on Macs

    Skype 5.4 beta update (with Facebook) is now on Macs

    It’s been a few months now since Facebook features became integrated into the Skype video and voice chat software for Windows, but from today it’s finally up for grabs on Apple Mac computers. Bringing the same features across from their PC pals, Skype 5.4 is a beta update but delivers access to Facebook chat, viewing your own […]

  • Google Flights feature takes off in the States

    Google Flights feature takes off in the States

    Google Flights has taken off within the United States as a new feature to its search engine which offers to aid travellers in finding and booking flights easily and all through the familiar Google interface. The recent merger of internet force Google and travel tech co. ITA Software has birthed the new feature, which can […]

  • NVIDIA on-board for Windows 8 – New ‘Superman’ chip on the way

    NVIDIA on-board for Windows 8 – New ‘Superman’ chip on the way

    Chip-maker Nvidia has pledged its allegiance to the Window 8 platform. Revealing details of a Developers Program and looking to a super future of the team-up Microsoft. The existing Nvidia divisions – GeForce, Tegra, Tesla and Quadro – will all still be relevant and accessible to the new Microsoft operating software and the SDK will […]

  • Windows 8 got game! Xbox LIVE officially confirmed

    Windows 8 got game! Xbox LIVE officially confirmed

    Microsoft’s Windows 8 became officially released to developers yesterday evening – as did the promised Xbox 360 gaming experience on the highly-anticipated operating software for personal computers and tablets. Director of Games Programmer at Microsoft, Larry Hryb aka “Major Nelson” dropped the news on his blog following the BUILD Conference in Los Angeles, California saying “We […]

  • Microsoft Windows 8 expected today at Build Conference

    Microsoft Windows 8 expected today at Build Conference

    Microsoft is expected to unveil the new Windows 8 operating system as a full beta version (yes, again!). This is thought to be later today at the Build Conference in California, following a lengthy period of speculation that the anticipated refresh of the popular desktop OS will be arriving at the event and presumably on tablet. […]

  • Twitter’s 100 million users: The Stats

    Twitter’s 100 million users: The Stats

    It’s official, 100 million users reside within the tweeting flock that is Twitter – that’s a billion active user accounts, if your billion is that 100-million one. The tweeters are aggregated from Twitter.com, Twitter apps and even third party apps. To celebrate, Twitter has released a large pile of stats relating to its service, revealing […]

  • Microsoft video boasts ‘8-Second Boot’ for Windows 8th Edition

    Microsoft video boasts ‘8-Second Boot’ for Windows 8th Edition

    Microsoft has hit up YouTube with a boastful claim that the next-gen Windows operating system’s boot-up time will be only eight seconds. The new video entitled, simply – “Windows 8 boots in eight seconds”, part of the “Building Windows 8” series, shows-off the OS in action and Program Manager and ‘charismatic’ hostess Emily Wilson demonstrates […]

  • HP Launches New Range of TouchSmart All-in-One PCs

    HP Launches New Range of TouchSmart All-in-One PCs

    Despite giving up on its mobile phone and smartphone business, HP are pushing ahead with the PC side of things, announcing 5 new all-in-one desktop computers for home use. The popular ‘TouchSmart’ range of all-in-one PC has been given a makeover, with three new models announced – The 20-inch TouchSmart 320, 21.5-inch TouchSmart 420 and […]

  • RETRO REPLAY ► Sonic The Hedgehog CD – Coming to iOS & Android this Autumn

    RETRO REPLAY ► Sonic The Hedgehog CD – Coming to iOS & Android this Autumn

    The Gadget Helpline: RETRO REPLAY feature will bring you a weekly throwback to the days of old school gaming and will present a little history on the new wave of classic titles currently getting a revival on our modern gaming gadgets. In our first edition we’ll be featuring Sonic CD – which will be booming onto […]

  • RETRO REPLAY ► Sonic The Hedgehog CD – Coming to iOS & Android this Autumn

    RETRO REPLAY ► Sonic The Hedgehog CD – Coming to iOS & Android this Autumn

    The Gadget Helpline: RETRO REPLAY feature will bring you a weekly throwback to the days of old school gaming and will present a little history on the new wave of classic titles currently getting a revival on our modern gaming gadgets. In our first edition we’ll be featuring Sonic CD – which will be booming onto […]

  • Energizer iSurge charger keeps any gadget going.. and going..

    Energizer iSurge charger keeps any gadget going.. and going..

    The battery co. behind the bunny ads is back – Energiser have been largely missing in action as tech evolved to no longer really need disposable cell batteries, but they’ll be resurfacing this October with this very intriguing multi-gadget charging dock, called the iSurge Travel Charging Station.   Plugging into one of your household sockets, […]