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If you’re reading this, chances are you’re quite switched on when it comes to the tech world. As such, you’re probably already getting tired of your living room glow box shoving Windows 8 in your face twice every ad break. But remember: not everyone is like you – and a new poll in the US has just duly shown Microsoft exactly that. Erm… Windows wha? Read more

After months and months of waiting and a drip-feed of information, Microsoft has finally launched Windows 8. The next generation operating software is a bold departure from the Windows of yore, but whether you like it or not, there’s no denying its freshness. Wanna see what all the fuss is about? Read more

Oh dear. Oh dear, oh dear. Just yesterday we went on a bit of a cynical rant about how RIM’s BB10 OS doesn’t look quite as sexy as it probably should, and now the company famed for its chronic uncoolness has gone and made things worse. Ready to cringe?

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RIM needs to get a move on. While the competition grows and grows, and the app portfolio of even Windows Phone (the newest of the OS bunch) is now burgeoning, the next version of the BlackBerry OS is languishing in development. We’ve just seen some new leaked screens, but is it all a bit too stoic? Read more

Never let it be said that RIM rushes into things. When it comes to tablets and software, the company has a turnaround time similar to the evolution of man. The second iteration of its Playbook line has been a long time coming, but is it now just around the corner? Read more

Fancy yourself as a bit of an amateur photographer, but don’t want to carry a separate camera around all the time? You’re probably very keen on the Nokia 808 PureView, then. The good news is, Nok’s just confirmed that its super camphone is up for pre-order from today. Time to count out your cash? Read more

Tizen is the talk of the mobile town at the minute. Android’s still charging on unfazed, but the arrival of a newcomer to any scene will always cause a stir – and that’s exactly what the new open source OS from Samsung, Intel and others is doing. Today it seems to have gained a powerful new follower: is HTC prepping a Tizen phone to call is own? Read more


Oh hello. The HTC Desire C broke cover unofficially only yesterday, but today we’ve had official confirmation that it’s coming from HTC, and will be available on Vodafone, Orange, T-Mobile, Virgin Media, Three, O2 and Tesco Mobile as of early June. It’s pitched as a budget Android 4.0 handset, but, well… Is it too expensive to sit in that gap? Read more

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