A look at Microsoft’s Windows 8 teaser video

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Microsoft have released a new video, embedded below, demoing what is now being called Windows 8. Microsoft had refused to name the successor to Windows 7 until recently when Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer recently naming the new OS at the CES conference in Las Vegas. The video continues the trend of naming the new OS [...]

Sport will be the key driver for 3D TV growth

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

With UPC having followed Sky into the 3D TV field, Emmet Ryan looks at how sport rather than movies will prove the biggest driver in developing the home market for this technology.
Moving slowly
The biggest obstacle facing 3D TV from the start has been the lack of people using it. It remains an issue but sport [...]

The curious case of Microsoft’s Skype purchase

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

After a longer than expected hiatus, Ger Healy returns with to blogging with my comments on the biggest news in tech this year. On 10 May, Microsoft confirmed its acquisition of Skype for an impressive figure of $8.5 billion. While regularity approval is still outstanding on the deal, it is planned that Skype will become [...]

The Weekly Record: ‘World Cup’ champion crowned and Infor announces partner network

Saturday, June 11th, 2011

HP launch new TouchPad, virus scam bad people strike again, and more in our barely plausibly titled round-up of technology news.
HP has announced that the Wi-Fi version of HP TouchPad will be available in Germany, France and UK & Ireland starting from the first week of July.  HP TouchPad will be available direct from HP, [...]