Facebook phone – hit or miss?

The rumours on the net would suggest that the reality of a Facebook phone is more than merely a concept, so with that in mind let’s suggest that it will shortly come to pass and consider how such a device would be received by the mainstream consumer. Facebook and its fall from grace? It’s no…

NewsBytes – Saturday 28th August 2010

XP RIP 25/10/01 – 22/10/10 It seems Microsoft is going to retire Windows XP on 22nd October – no, really this time! As reported by one of the few MVP’s I have respect for: …Windows XP, up to this point, was one of the most popular versions of Windows and continues to dominate the desktop…

HTC Desire HD to hit the UK in September?

Rumours are abound that September will see the launch of the HTC Desire HD in the UK.  Based on the same processor as the Desire and shipping with Android 2.2, the Desire HD is rumoured to come with HD video capture (720p) and an 8 megapixel camera. The announcement (and reveal) of the Desire HD…

Two Android Apps of the Week! – FXcamera & Appeak Poker!

You could spend a career investigating the Android Marketplace, so with an hour or so to play with on my way to work each day, I can usually find one or two gems to highlight.  My only criteria is that they are free.  Lets take a look at this weeks Android discoveries: FXCamera The first…

PhoneWars 2010 – Android / Apple / Microsoft

Who could have predicted that the mighty brick of a phone shoved into cars so many years ago would not only develop into an almost essential day-to-day device, but also cover such a diverse range of tasks – from “traditional” to just about everything else that can be performed on your desktop. Phone calls have…