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Microsoft details new Spring Windows 8.1 Update

Microsoft details new Spring Windows 8.1 Update

By 23 February 2014

Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 8.1 will be getting a spring update that tweaks the User Interface and adds a number of new features. Announced at MWC by Joe Belfiore, the new update will focus on enhancing the experience for keyboard and mice users... >>

Dell joins alliance to ditch the cord, offer wireless charging for laptops

Dell joins alliance to ditch the cord, offer wireless charging for laptops

By 20 February 2014

Dell is trying to regain significant market share in the PC market after a few struggling years, and it's hoping that joining a new alliance will help shake things up.  The now-private company announced on Thursday it has joined the Alliance for Wireless... >>

LaCie first to ship massive 5TB external hard drive as part of Thunderbolt or Quadra series

LaCie first to ship massive 5TB external hard drive as part of Thunderbolt or Quadra series

By 20 February 2014

Although companies like Toshiba and Seagate have been promising 5TB hard drives of late, LaCie has beating them to the punch. It has started shipping what it describes as the "industry's first" 5TB external drive. The super-sized HDD will be available... >>

Happy Birthday! Pocket-lint is 11 today

Happy Birthday! Pocket-lint is 11 today

By 19 February 2014

It feels like only yesterday that we were enjoying the big one-zero, but a year on and the world has changed again. As is always the case with technology, it has done so quickly and with some amazing products. Smartwatches are trying to get onto our wrists,... >>

OneDrive vs SkyDrive: What's the difference?

OneDrive vs SkyDrive: What's the difference?

By 19 February 2014

Microsoft's efforts in the cloud aren't going away, but will be under a new name. The company announced last month that it's renaming SkyDrive to OneDrive, following a lawsuit in the UK from media company BSkyB. Now the rebranding changes are finally... >>

OneDrive launches across all devices and with new features, don't call it SkyDrive

OneDrive launches across all devices and with new features, don't call it SkyDrive

By 19 February 2014

Microsoft has relaunched SkyDrive as OneDrive, thanks to a decision in court favouring British TV and media company BSkyB in a battle over trademarks in the UK and Europe. The Redmond company hasn't simply altered the logo and pushed out the same... >>

Windows 8 surpassed 200 million license sales, says Microsoft

Windows 8 surpassed 200 million license sales, says Microsoft

By 13 February 2014

Microsoft's Windows 8 software has surpassed 200 million licenses sold, it's been confirmed to Pocket-lint. Speaking at a Goldman Sachs technology conference today, Microsoft’s Tami Reller casually revealed sales numbers for Windows 8 licenses. The... >>

A week in reviews: 3 - 7 February

A week in reviews: 3 - 7 February

By 8 February 2014

It's the week of everything. Like a lucky dip of tech. As February rolls on the headline-grabbing product this week is the launch of the Sony PS Vita Slim, available right now. Perfect for enhancing the PlayStation 4 experience, but stronger than its... >>

HP falls in line with its own Chromebox, bringing colour to the Chrome OS world

HP falls in line with its own Chromebox, bringing colour to the Chrome OS world

By 6 February 2014

Hewlett-Packard has become the next company to announce a Chromebox, following Asus, Samsung and Dell. Available in spring 2014 in the US, HP's take on the small Chrome OS computer will be a colourful affair. It will launch in four colour options of... >>

Google Chromebox for meetings bundle takes on video conferencing in US for $999, expect UK version soon

Google Chromebox for meetings bundle takes on video conferencing in US for $999, expect UK version soon

By 6 February 2014

Google's just made the Chrome platform more diverse by introducing a Chromebox bundle for video conferencing. Called Chromebox for meetings, Gooogle's bundle is a conferencing system comprised an Asus Chromebox with an Intel Core i7 chip. It also has... >>