iOS 8 Concept Shows How Far Apple Could Go, But Won’t

By last count we’ve seen approximately 5000 iOS 8 concepts, give or take a few hopes and dreams. With the World Wide Developers Conference kicking off tomorrow in San Francisco, this spate of concepts will, like all others that preceded it, come to an end. Focus will shift to what the believed beta release of […]

Leaked Windows Phone 8.1 Image Hints at Notifications Tile


One of the features that’s so far been absent on Windows Phone 8 and that’s been requested by users of the platform is a unified notifications system, similar to the notifications drawer on rival iOS and Android platforms. Microsoft had confessed that it had ran out of time in creating a unified notifications system when […]

New Xbox May Be Influenced by Microsoft’s Phone Designs


Microsoft may have a new UI in store for the next Xbox that will keep the same basic look of the Xbox 360 with a few notable changes. According to The Verge the next Xbox will have smaller Live Tiles than the ones currently on the Xbox 360. Microsoft introduced smaller Live Tiles with WIndows […]

The New Windows Phone 8 Start Screen Is Beautiful

Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 7 already has a nice home screen (or Start Screen as Microsoft calls it), and Windows Phone 8 will make it look even better. The new Start Screen for Windows Phone 8 will still have the live tiles of Windows Phone 7, but users will have much more control over them. The new […]

Windows 8 and Notifications and Battery Life


Notifications, widgets, gadgets, live tiles, we all know what they do on devices. They bring us information that we can quickly give a glance to see what’s been updated, whether that be on a social service, a stock quote, etc.. Historically they also run as services or Apps and after getting over the excitement of […]

Microsoft Ready to Demo Windows 8 Tablets by June?


Microsoft is getting ready to show off a new tablet user interface design that will be bundled together with its next-generation Windows 8 desktop operating system. Unlike rival tablet operating systems, Windows 8 tablets will run a desktop-class OS and not a scaled down mobile OS. According to Business Insider, the Redmond, Washington software company […]

ARM-Based Windows 8 Tablet with Live Tiles UI?


After Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet reported that Windows 8 could arrive sooner than we expect, there has been some chatter on the Internet that the next-generation desktop Windows operating system could arrive on tablets with better touch support along with compatibility with ARM-based processors, a feature that CEO Steve Ballmer had announced during the […]