Either Microsoft is doing something right, or other companies are doing it wrong. Probably a bit of both. Sony is the newest technology titan that has outright copied the Modern UI. Or Metro, for the purists among you — crazy copyrights be darned. So the story is that the user interface Redmond introduced, and was...

Keep calm and keep investing? That seems to be the play on the Windows Phone front for the year, as the latest gossip on the matter is that Redmond is ready to invest an eye watering $2.3 billion to bring more hardware makers to the Windows Phone party. Sure the information comes from the Chief Editor of Russian site...

Missed this column? I know you did, I just feel it in my water! The end or start of years is rarely the time to do week in reviews, when the principal news usually has got something to do with sales and price cuts. But this week we have enough substance to go around. And then some, and then some. Here are five stories...

It is remarkable how big some companies (conglomerates, in this case) can get, and yet they are left so far behind in certain fields. Take Sony for instance, it has rarely ruled the mobile and telecommunication landscape, even with the acquisition of Ericsson at the start of last decade. Sony Mobile Communications was...

The buzz around the bees, the latest gossip is that Sony is planning to enter the Windows Phone market with its very own smartphone that is reportedly on track for a mid-2014 launch. Sure the news that Microsoft is contemplating removing the licensing fees for its mobile operating system has piqued the interest of...

So I had a few tablets, computers, phablets whatever sent to me to review and I am slowly getting to all of them now. The first one I am unboxing is the fabulous Sony Vaio Tap 11 tablet/keyboard/stylus combo. This 11.6-inch tablet has a kickstand and a detachable keyboard. It’s also extremely thin, promises plenty of...

OK, so I got some new hardware to review over the next few days since my company will be looking to buy Windows hardware. The units are: The Asus Transformer Book T100 The Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro The Sony Vaio Tap 11 I wanted to touch base with the readers to ask what you’re most interested in learning about these units so...

You could be forgiven for not know what IFA stands for. The Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin was originally a radio exhibition, but has now become a consumer electronics trade fair. And an important one at that, considering the timing that it is held. Since consumer interest is at a high, several companies plan...

Recently Microsoft triumphantly proclaimed that they had managed to sell 40 million Windows 8 licenses, and that upgrades are looking to outpace Windows 7. At the same time, other analysts and insiders claim that the situation is sleeker than that. Even Asus pitched in saying that Windows 8 PC demand isn’t that great...