BBC and commercial radio’s “RadioPlayer” coming soon

The BBC and Commercial Radio have unveiled plans for a unique online streaming system that will give users access to radio stations all over the country. Tipped for release next year, the new software will be called the UK RadioPlayer and  will allow listeners to access every licensed radio station in the UK, including BBC-owned … Continue reading BBC and commercial radio’s “RadioPlayer” coming soon

Bid insomnia goodbye with the new LightSleeper

Sleeping might seem like one of the easiest things to do in the world, yet getting a decent night’s kip at the end of a long day is surprisingly hard to come by. Even rarer are practical solutions to sleep deprivation that don’t involve sheep, lavender oil or watching TV until the early hours.  Despite … Continue reading Bid insomnia goodbye with the new LightSleeper

Sling your Nook? The battle of the e-readers heats up

E-readers have definitely been one of the hot gadgets of 2009 and whilst many people are planning on purchasing the Kindle for a Christmas gift, a new kid on the block is about to be launched. At the end of November Barnes and Noble are set to unveil a shiny spanking new e-book reader called … Continue reading Sling your Nook? The battle of the e-readers heats up

Tweetbox? Twitter, Facebook, Zune & Last.fm on Xbox

Just completed that awfully tedious and awkward mission in Grand Theft Auto? Well, you can now tweet about it straight from your Xbox 360, let your Facebook friends know and listen to some celebratory tunes on last.fm! It’s the next step in Microsoft’s quest to twist the Xbox 360 into a social media hub, bringing … Continue reading Tweetbox? Twitter, Facebook, Zune & Last.fm on Xbox

Amazon launch Kindle PC application, here soon?

After much publicity and hype, Amazon’s Kindle handset took the US by storm. Although the hardware was slower to take off here in the UK, the new PC software download might tempt those who aren’t convinced by the handset’s price tag. That’s right, the software is free and it doesn’t sap your hard drive in … Continue reading Amazon launch Kindle PC application, here soon?