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Readly now available, the Spotify for magazines that includes all-you-can-eat NME, What Hi-Fi and more

Readly now available, the Spotify for magazines that includes all-you-can-eat NME, What Hi-Fi and more

By 27 March 2014

Readly has launched with a healthy collection of magazines to download and peruse from today. The service could be called the Spotify or Netflix for magazines as it charges a flat monthly fee of £9.99 to access and read more than 100 UK magazines from... >>

Amiga and Gameloft to launch titles with Microsoft on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

Amiga and Gameloft to launch titles with Microsoft on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

By 21 August 2013

Microsoft has signed deals with Amiga Games Inc and Gameloft that will see myriad gaming titles, classic and new, arrive on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 soon. As if that wasn't exciting enough you'll be able to play cross-platform between computer and... >>

Amazon: Cloud Player for Windows 8.1 or Windows Phone would sit well in our strategy

Amazon: Cloud Player for Windows 8.1 or Windows Phone would sit well in our strategy

By 27 June 2013

With Amazon launching its AutoRip service in the UK and several other regions in Europe today, to add to its already established US version, there has been considerable focus on the company's Cloud Player. AutoRip MP3s and those bought on the retail site... >>

Microsoft claims 100,000 Windows 8 apps now on Windows Store, with Facebook and Flipboard to come

Microsoft claims 100,000 Windows 8 apps now on Windows Store, with Facebook and Flipboard to come

By 26 June 2013

During the opening keynote to Microsoft's Build developers' conference, CEO Steve Ballmer revealed that the Windows Store - accessible through the Windows 8 desktop interface - now offers 100,000 applications. That doesn't include apps available for Windows... >>

Halo: Spartan Assault brings the fight to Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 (video)

Halo: Spartan Assault brings the fight to Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 (video)

By 4 June 2013

Halo: Spartan Assault has been announced, bringing the popular Xbox gaming world to Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.  Published by Microsoft Studios and developed by 343 Industries and Vanguard Games, Halo: Spartan Wars has been developed as an entirely... >>

Halo: Spartan Assault preview

Halo: Spartan Assault preview

By 4 June 2013

Spartan Assault sees Halo move into your pocket, as the popular gaming franchise makes its move on to Windows and away from the console. We got our hands on an early build of Halo: Spartan Assault before its release, playing the game on Windows Phone... >>

343 Industries: No Halo Spartan Assault for iPhone or Android

343 Industries: No Halo Spartan Assault for iPhone or Android

By 4 June 2013

Halo: Spartan Assault has been announced for Windows devices, but if you're hoping to get in on the Spartan action on your iPhone, iPad or Android phones or tablets, you'll be disappointed. At a briefing ahead of the launch of this latest twist of the... >>

Games development simulation game punishes pirates with in-game piracy

Games development simulation game punishes pirates with in-game piracy

By 29 April 2013

Indie game Game Dev Tycoon, which allows you to run a games development company, punishes those who pirate the game with in-game piracy. If players are running a pirated copy of the PC, Mac, Linux or Windows 8 title, they will receive a message that their... >>

App of the day: YouTube RT review (Windows 8)

App of the day: YouTube RT review (Windows 8)

By 4 April 2013

Windows 8 is a solid enough operating system. It is hated by some because it's a radical visual departure, but the ideas behind it are solid enough. New users, and those who want an uncomplicated experience can have a good time, thanks to the full-screen... >>