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Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2014: Best deals and sales in the US

Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2014: Best deals and sales in the US

By 15 hours ago

Ah, 'tis the season again. It's time to check your bank accounts, do a little number crunching, and figure out how many pay cheques you have left before Christmas. All your extra money is probably going toward gifts, but lucky for you, there are plenty... >>

Xbox Live Gold members can play Sunset Overdrive on Xbox One for free all day Saturday

Xbox Live Gold members can play Sunset Overdrive on Xbox One for free all day Saturday

By 21 November 2014

The Xbox One is an year old. Do you know what that means? Free game-time, apparently. On 22 November 2013, Microsoft launched the Xbox One in the UK. To celebrate the console's first anniversary, Microsoft has teamed up with Insomniac Games to come up... >>

Xbox One: One year on, how the underdog recovered from painful beginnings

Xbox One: One year on, how the underdog recovered from painful beginnings

By 21 November 2014

On 22 November the Xbox One will have been available in the UK, US and several other regions around the world for exactly a year. In that time it has changed in many ways from the console that was first released thanks to a strategical decision by Microsoft... >>

5 reasons why Sailfish OS 2.0 should worry Apple, Google and Microsoft

5 reasons why Sailfish OS 2.0 should worry Apple, Google and Microsoft

By 20 November 2014

Jolla, the Finnish start-up behind the simply named Phone and Tablet, is honing its minimalist Sailfish OS 2.0 down to perfection so it's sharp enough to cut even the mighty Apple, Google and Microsoft. Watch out. The open source, start-up sized company... >>

5 reasons why the Xbox One is better than the PS4 one year on

5 reasons why the Xbox One is better than the PS4 one year on

By 17 November 2014

Last year, when the then next-generation PS4 and Xbox One consoles launched in the UK within a week of each other, we like the vast majority of gamers plumped for Sony's machine as the better for hardcore gaming. It arguably had the better launch game... >>

Skype coming to a browser near you, works without a dedicated client

Skype coming to a browser near you, works without a dedicated client

By 14 November 2014

Microsoft has announced that it will soon make available a version of Skype that runs in a browser. That means you will be able to just about use any device to make a Skype call or keep in touch with friends, family or colleagues, not just one with a... >>

Best home entertainment 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best home entertainment 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

By 14 November 2014

Home entertainment is an even more exciting category this year than it was last year, with a huge variety of systems available to make your living room, or even a spare room the best place to be in the house. From the next-gen consoles bringing entertainment... >>

All Lumia Windows Phone 8 devices will upgrade to Windows 10, says Microsoft

All Lumia Windows Phone 8 devices will upgrade to Windows 10, says Microsoft

By 14 November 2014

If you own a Windows Phone 8 device and are curious about whether you'll get a software upgrade next year when Windows 10 releases, fret no longer. Microsoft has just confirmed Lumia devices will. The official Lumia Twitter account, while responding to... >>

Microsoft Lumia 535 arrives to bid farewell to Nokia

Microsoft Lumia 535 arrives to bid farewell to Nokia

By 11 November 2014

It's here, the first Microsoft branded Lumia that means Nokia Lumia is no more, meet the Lumia 535. After teasing the Microsoft Lumia release date excitement was high. But the Micorosft Lumia 535 isn't quite as exciting as you might expect Microsoft's... >>

Microsoft headset could change the way blind people get about cities, we test it ourselves

Microsoft headset could change the way blind people get about cities, we test it ourselves

By 10 November 2014

We've just been blindfolded, given a white stick and told to navigate our way through the crowded maze of stands and demo pods at Microsoft's Future Decoded event in London. As you can imagine, this prospect is a daunting one, but is something that millions... >>