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If you’re finding that you’re GMail app on Android keeps getting auto sync disabled I might have the answer to your problem. Since the very latest version you can download updates to GMail directly from the Android Market; this is to reduce fragmentation by allowing integral Android components to be updated across all phones regardless […]


Windows 8 fail

02Jun11

Windows 8’s tablet interface just got shown off at D9 and it looks like WinPho essentially.A great idea right?  Slick new interface design,exactly what was needed. RUINED! MS just revealed that there is not a cut down version of Windows got tablets,it’s all the same bloated version for tablets and desktops. I know that I […]


True to their word (early even) Asus are pushing out the Transformer Android 3.1 update now. If you want to force a check then go to Settings, About Tablet and choose System Update


I’ve been thinking about the “Nokia handset business being bought out by MS” rumours.  It sounds pretty crazy at first,what would be left of Nokia? My guess is this scenario: *Microsoft buy the handset division for unknown billions of dollars in pocket change. *Nokia are left with their all their  thousands of patents and intellectual […]


I’ve noticed some lag (and the occasional crash) on the Asus Transformer’s Honeycomb browser since the last minor update. Now I understand the Android 3.1 update in June will make the browser, and the OS in general, a hell of a lot more stable but for those tablets that don’t have an announced upgrade date […]


If I’m reading this right,the Xoom WiFi costs £200 MORE than the Asus Transformer.For pretty much exactly the same hardware,if not better on the Asus(the Transformer has an IPS display like iPad but at a higher resolution.  And a working SD slot unlike the Xoom). When are manufacturers going to stop the greed and realise […]


Thank god,the idea of no more Engadget podcast with Josh Topolsky and Nilay Patel was a depressing prospect.  Luckily the two ex-Engadget Editors have announced a new podcast: http://thisismynextpodcast.com/2011/04/03/this-is-my-next-project/