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March 13, 2013 by

Firms must build agnostic apps

Companies embarking on app development and implementation should consider making sure the software is supported across platforms, but not at the expense of depleting IT budgets and other resources.

March 20, 2012 by

BBC brings Kinect-controlled iPlayer to Xbox 360

The BBC iPlayer service is now available on the Xbox 360 games console, bringing with it the option of voice or gesture control.The service — which is already available on more than 450 platforms, including Sony's rival PlayStation 3 console — is available to silver and gold Xbox Live members.

November 11, 2011 by

Nokia Lumia 800

The Lumia 800 has appeal for both professional and personal users, and the reuse of the N9 chassis design is a good move. The result is a solid Windows Phone 7.5 handset.

November 9, 2011 by

Adobe moves away from Flash for mobiles

Adobe will focus its mobile developments on HTML5 rather than Flash in the future, as the open standard-based media technology is more widely supported across a range of mobile devices

June 15, 2011 by

Adobe drops AIR for Linux due to lack of interest

Linux's failure as a desktop operating system has prompted Adobe to abandon its direct support for the Linux version of AIR, the Adobe Integrated Runtime, which runs programs such as the BBC's iPlayer and Tweetdeck, a Twitter client. In a blog post today, Adobe's Director of Open Source and Standards said: "we will be focusing on supporting partner implementations and will no longer be releasing our own versions of Adobe AIR and the AIR SDK [Software Development Kit] for desktop Linux".

December 13, 2010

ExoPC Slate

It's nearly a year since Steve Ballmer stood on stage at CES and waved a hand at a bench full of slate format tablet devices running Windows 7. That's a year in which very few Windows tablet devices have actually shipped, and one where Android and iOS have taken the tablet crown away from Microsoft.

November 4, 2010 by

Samsung Galaxy Tab

The 7in. Galaxy Tab is a good media player, and a decent mobile email and document-creation device. However, it's expensive, and the iPad's larger screen may have more appeal for many buyers.

August 13, 2010

Hitachi LifeStudio

External hard drives are ten a penny (or a little over £10 per 100GB at current prices, though there are some bargain 1TB drives around £55). Standing out in the market means you need something a little different; Toshiba goes with sleek, stylish and ultra-portable drives, Western Digital and Seagate focus on capacity, La Cie and Iomega emphasise unusual designs.


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