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Android Browser is now most used globally in the mobile scene

Android Browser is now most used globally in the mobile scene

Not content will selling masses of phones to users, Android has taken another crown by becoming the most used mobile browser in the world! Between the months of January and February of 2012, Android slowly overtook Opera to become the number one browser in the mobile world, while leaving the iPhone browser back in third (though they should be in second by the time next month’s stats come out... »

ZTE Tania is now the cheapest Windows Phone you can buy!

ZTE Tania is now the cheapest Windows Phone you can buy!

Despite the phone being one of the nicer looking Windows Phones on the market (as gathered by out scoring system here) but what has really kept the phone back is the rather weak (and low) specs that come with the phone. Well, having said that, perhaps the specs won’t looks so bad with the ZTE Tania receiving a £50 price cut from our friends over at Clove UK! That’s right, the price dro... »

Windows 8 Consumer Preview is a go, launching on February 29th

Windows 8 Consumer Preview is a go, launching on February 29th

February 29th is the big day for those of you who have been itching to get your grubby little hands on the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, and that’s not too far away! For those of you who are unaware, the current version of Windows 8 that exists out there is technically known as the pre-beta, which this ‘Consumer Preview’ is being dubbed the beta version (so don’t get your hop... »

How Windows Phones are faring in the United States

How Windows Phones are faring in the United States

So we’ve been thinking about how well Windows Phones are actually doing in the United States, since we’ve all seen Microsoft continuing to lose it’s market share in the mobile world. While we are unable to get exact ‘sales’ figure thanks to Microsoft (and manufactures) being quite ‘hush-hush’ on the whole matter, we decided to look at customer satisfaction... »

Techin5 Developer Interview – Skype

Techin5 Developer Interview – Skype

The Techin5 Developer Interview segment is back, and we’ve got a big interview for you folks today! As we’ve done 3 interviews in 2012 already, we’re going to slow it down after this segment and give our gracious developers a chance to catch their breaths. Rest assured, there will be more Developer Interview’s as 2012 progresses so as usual, keep checking Techin5 because yo... »

Rumor Grind: Microsoft to phase out Microsoft Points?

Rumor Grind: Microsoft to phase out Microsoft Points?

IGN has a report today, in which they’re saying that many Gaming Publishers have told them that Microsoft is looking to phase out Microsoft Points, and instead bring in actual cash payments. As we all know MS Points have been around for sometime, in which every purchase that takes place on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace (including Zune) uses MS Points to calculate the value of said item. It’... »

New CEO takes over at RIM, we take a closer look at the situation

New CEO takes over at RIM, we take a closer look at the situation

We all know that Research in Motion, the creators of the once popular Blackberry’s have been in trouble for some time, especially with their market share dropping quite rapidly over the last few months and years. We’ve been saying this for a long time, that the BlackBerry is a dying phone, despite the slight chance of a resurgence with their next OS – BB 10 which is expected to o... »

Techin5 Developer Interview – 4th & Mayor

Techin5 Developer Interview – 4th & Mayor

Well we’re finally back with the much anticipated Techin5 Developer Interview, on yet another Saturday (coincidence much?). This is actually the 4th article in the Developer Interview Series and we’ve got a few more lined up and they should be out in the next few months and we’re quite excited by the prospect of them. So keep checking Techin5 to see who’s next, and what inf... »

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 ... »

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