Review round up: Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet

With Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia all but signed and sealed, it’ll be interesting to see what the merger of these two tech giants can bring to the ever-changing handheld market. Whether the Nokia Lumia 2520, the Finnish company’s first (and quite possibly last) tablet, gets swept under the carpet in favour of the Surface or … Continue reading Review round up: Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet

Microsoft announce Surface 2 and Surface 2 Pro

Though it can hardly claim to have revolutionised the tablet market, Microsoft’s original Surface was nevertheless an intriguing device. Blurring the line between tablet and notebook, it seems to have done well enough for the software giant to come up with two new models to fit into the ever-improving tablet landscape. It would be fair … Continue reading Microsoft announce Surface 2 and Surface 2 Pro

E3 Roundup: XBox One vs Playstation 4 – Price vs. Promising Lineup

Gamers struggling to make a informed decision on whether to buy an Xbox 1 or PS4 this Christmas are not alone – but you will be glad to know both console makers laid their cards on the table at last night’s E3. Both console makers gave a firm launch window of Winter 2013 for Europe … Continue reading E3 Roundup: XBox One vs Playstation 4 – Price vs. Promising Lineup

Surface Pro – Battery Life Review Round-Up

As someone who still carts about a relatively hefty five year old Dell laptop, I’ve been itching to splash out on an Ultrabook or tablet-cum-keyboard for some time now. Initially I thought the Surface RT was the answer, but its lack of compatibility with the large plethora of non-Windows software I run, soon ruled it … Continue reading Surface Pro – Battery Life Review Round-Up

Microsoft Surface: Review of reviews

It may have taken more than a few years for the penny to drop, but finally Microsoft has released its own tablet contender to take on the more established iPad and Android heavyweights. Has Surface, running Windows 8 RT, got what it takes to compete? Many reviewers it seems, have their shovels poised for some … Continue reading Microsoft Surface: Review of reviews

Microsoft Surface: Rumour round-up

The tech world is buzzing with whispers about Microsoft’s first tablet release: the Microsoft Surface. The software giant has taken its time developing a contribution to the competitive market, but that’s only fueled the rife speculation surrounding the device, its features, its pricing, and its launch date. Microsoft gave consumers a glimpse of the Surface … Continue reading Microsoft Surface: Rumour round-up

Office 2011 Mac review: Outlook is positive, the rest of the applications, so-so

Microsoft Office 2008 on the Mac is horrible yet unavoidable necessity, that has had me banging my head against the wall for a long period of time. Random formatting glitches when working with complex (and sometimes quite simple) documents, irritating floating windows and the nightmare that was mail via Entourage (which still managed to handle … Continue reading Office 2011 Mac review: Outlook is positive, the rest of the applications, so-so

Your Shape: Changing the shape of gaming, and your waist-line

Your Shape is part of a new generation of gaming – the Xbox Kinect generation. The aim is to free you from the shackles of traditional control pads by using the movement of your entire body as the controller. But does it work? Is an updated version of the Sony EyeToy worth a £150 outlay? … Continue reading Your Shape: Changing the shape of gaming, and your waist-line