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Microsoft release Xbox App for iPad and iPhone

Microsoft release Xbox App for iPad and iPhone

Well it looks like Microsoft has been busy for not only the Windows Phone Platform, but they’ve gone ahead and created an app for iOS devices and the interesting this is that the App is very good. The Apps (called My Xbox Live) themselves are both free for the iPad and iPhone (and iPod Touch too, but that goes under the iPhone category). We tried it out on the iPad and as you can see from th... »

India wants to crack down on ‘offensive’ Social Media, World Facepalms

India wants to crack down on ‘offensive’ Social Media, World Facepalms

In a potential move that could potentially (read: will) anger lot’s of people, India’s technology minister Kapil Sibal has demanded that social networking sites block out certain ‘offensive’ material. Obviously, we don’t see anyone really taking a liking to this demand, whether it be the general public (those who will be most affected) or companies who might or might ... »

The Mobile World in 60 seconds (Infographic)

The Mobile World in 60 seconds (Infographic)

Well this is most certainly an interesting infographic from Mobclix in which they show what happens on mobile phones in 60 seconds, every 60 seconds we presume from around the world. Either that or it’s a summary of what happens if we to take a 60 second chunk out of mobile usages on an average day. The findings are pretty interesting to say the least, and even though it’s for October ... »

The internet in 1996 vs 2011 (Infographic)

The internet in 1996 vs 2011 (Infographic)

Do you remember what you were doing and where you were in 1996? Do you remember when you first used the internet? 1996 would have been the correct year when I first started using the internet that’s for sure and all I can say is that it’s come a long way in the last 15 years. The infographic below certainly show’s you how much, from speeds of loading times to how streamlined and ... »

The First Android Store in the World launches in Melbourne

The First Android Store in the World launches in Melbourne

The world’s first Android store opened up this week in Melbourne, Australia, in a joint effort with local carrier Telstra. The 154 square metre store, dubbed ‘Androidland’ was opened up to showcase the range and power of Android devices, whether it be tablets or phones for Melbournians to check out. Several demo’s and features will be on display in this not-so-permanent sto... »

Why Microsoft needs to open a Microsoft Store in Australia

Why Microsoft needs to open a Microsoft Store in Australia

Microsoft Store’s are starting to come alive all over the United States of America, with their latest tally now at 14 store’s across the United States. That of course pales next to Apple’s 300 plus stores around the USA, but it’s still very much a start. I can understand the need to slowly open stores across your country first, but my suggestion is different. While they are... »

Review – Motorola Defy+

Review – Motorola Defy+

Thanks to Clove UK for supplying us with the review unit. Purchase the Motorola Defy+ from Clove UK. The Motorola Defy+ is an all weather-resistant phone by Motorola designed to appeal to those phone users who want a tough and rugged phone, without the shackles of a large phone and one which has been hit by and ugly stick on the way out of development. It’s meant to be water resistant, dust ... »

Asus Zenbook UX31 Unboxing and Hardware Review

Asus Zenbook UX31 Unboxing and Hardware Review

Well we managed to snag a Asus UX31 Zenbook yesterday so we quickly (but carefully) whipped up an unboxing video, with a hardware review thrown in for good measure. Apart from what’s already been said, we came away extremely impressed with the 9mm thin (3mm at it’s thinnest point) ultrabook from Asus. The High Quality Aluminium build felt great and sturdy in our hands, although we felt... »

How To Get the new YouTube Layout Today

How To Get the new YouTube Layout Today

Some of you might know there’s a YouTube design change on it’s way for everyone, and it will look exactly like the picture you see above. We think it certainly looks more modern, and much more friendly to the eye than the old YouTube interface, which is why we decided to adopt it for our Techin5 YouTube Channel – techin5official (don’t forget to subscribe!). What you’... »

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