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Google Play Music All Access – the new Spotify?

Google’s own music streaming service, Google Play Music All Access, was one of the new plans revealed by the search giant, at the annual I/O conference in San Francisco this week. This latest venture into music subscription will see Google providing music access for computers, tablets and smart phones. By offering a new music platform, [...]

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BBM Messenger to be available on Android and iOS

So BlackBerry have finally crumbled and revealed plans to make their BBM messaging service available to Android and iOS platforms – but have they made the right choice? Software Vice President, Andrew Bocking, certainly thinks so at the latest developer’s conference. “The time is definitely right for BBM to become a multi-platform mobile service. BBM [...]

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Google and the Digital Afterlife

You may have thought about life after death at some point in your life, but have your thought about your digital life? Don’t worry, Google have it covered. Last Thursday saw the launch of a new feature – Inactive Account Manager. Not a great name, we know – words taken from Google, not ours – [...]

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Google Glass: Latest details revealed

It feels like Google’s “Project Glass” has been all talk no action since they initially revealed the plans. But a new video released on YouTube revealing what wearers will see for the first time has reignited the excited around the product. However it’s just a teaser – no specifics as to how the glasses work [...]

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4G: The Winners…and losers?

The 4G auctions have been held and the winners have been announced. Everything Everywhere; Hutchison 3G UK; Niche Spectrum Ventures, a BT subsidiary; Telefonica (O2); and Vodafone have all won permits to offer the faster 4G network. The £2.34bn raised from the auction is much less than the expected £3.5bn predicted by the Office of [...]

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Nokia: First PureView Windows Phone?

With rumours of Nokia developing their first PureView Windows phone, dubbed “EOS,” it seems the Finnish firm are focusing on camera development in 2013. The technology world was first introduced to Nokia’s PureView technology last year at the Mobile World Congress, when the mind boggling 41MP camera was unveiled. However, the camera features were not [...]

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Are phones soon going to have a water resistant rating on the back?

Do you still have a digital watch with a water resistant rating on it? Well, with the new Sony Xperia Z this may be coming to your mobile phone. Announced at CES in Las Vegas this week, the new Sony will work under water for for up to 30 minutes. So instead of a depth [...]

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4G Auction: How will it work?

Licenses for 4G spectrums will be auctioned to different network providers next month. The Chief executive of Ofcom, Ed Richards, insists the purpose of the auction is to provide the best possible service to customers. However, many argue that the auction is money driven, with the Government hoping to make a large profit. No figures [...]

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Parents must have gadget of 2013

I once lost my son at the zoo.  Only for 2 minutes but it seemed like an eternity. I am sure it is panic that all parents experience at some point and nothing can fully prepare you for it. So as a parent, how can you prevent this happening?  Keep them in reins until they [...]

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New iMac release: the most advanced yet?

Today sees Apple launch yet another new product before Christmas – the new iMac. Plans for the new model were unveiled at the same launch as the iPad mini, but seem to have been somewhat overshadowed by it’s Apple sibling. Nevertheless, the eighth incarnation of the iMac is being coined as the most impressive model [...]

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