Microsoft has announced that their next version of Windows – Windows 10 will be available on July 29th as a free upgrade to all genuine customers running Windows 7 and 8.1.
Users will have one year to upgrade to Windows 10 for free. Once upgraded, Microsoft will provide free updates for life. You can upgrade by clicking the small Windows icon on the bottom right of your task bar to reserve your free copy and be notified when it launches.
Windows 10 will be the last version of Windows in its current form, after this release future updates will be released in an OS X style manner.
Windows 10 has many new features [...]
The BBC has officially confirmed that iPlayer is to be released for the Xbox One by the end of this year.
It was widely speculated that the BBC was working on a version of iPlayer for the Xbox One as it was the only console missing support for it.
In a Q & A blog post, Marcus Parnwell (Executive Product Manager for the BBC) said:
“Q. You said Xbox One was coming soon – any update there?
A. Yes. I am happy to announce that we’re aiming to launch new BBC iPlayer on Xbox One by the end of this year.”
BBC iPlayer is an online service that [...]
PC vs Console
Just exactly how much would it cost to build a PC with better performance and more features than a next-gen console?
We will use a standard set-up across all platforms, this is the console + one game + 12 month online membership.
Consoles PS4 (500GB)
Console PS4: £349.99
Online PS Plus 12 months: £39.00
Game Battlefield 4: £43.99
Total: £432.98 (Current price from Amazon.co.uk)
Xbox One (500GB)
Console Xbox One: £429.99
Online Xbox Live Gold 12 months: £34.99
Game Battlefield 4: £47.00
With the recent release of the Xbox one and the PlayStation 4, the classic problem of which is best still arises. However, I propose that neither of these two are the best console at the moment, I suggest that the best console is the Steam Machine, although not currently released to the public, they have released a Steam OS and a guide for DIY steam machine, which you can run on any computer.
It’s been designed by Valve, famous for video games such as Half life, Portal and Left 4 Dead to name a few, but they are also famous for the online game store known as Steam. On Steam one can buy the latest and even some old video games and download them onto their [...]