We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message

More Digital Home Articles

  • News: iPhone 5: Sprint Exclusivity Doesn't Seem Possible

    Sprint is expected to jump aboard the iPhone bandwagon, joining AT&T and Verizon as the third U.S. carrier to sell the device. The carrier committed to more than 30 million handsets over the next four years, according to Wall Street Journal, which was also the first to report that Sprint will get the new iPhone. But in the usual hysteria ahead of a highly-anticipated Apple announcement, Boy Genius Report is claiming its sources say the iPhone 5 will be a Sprint exclusive.

  • Opinion: Windows Phone 7, Day 25: Conserving Battery Power

    One thing I never worried about with my iPhone was the battery. I charge my smartphone every night while I am sleeping, and my iPhone always made it through the day without me giving it a second thought. With Windows Phone 7--not so much. For today's 30 Days With Windows Phone 7 post I am going to check out ways to squeeze every last ounce of juice out of this "Mango".

  • News: Microsoft says no more Zunes, it's all about the phone now

    Microsoft will make no more Zune music players, building its future music strategy on applications incorporated in its Windows Phone and Xbox platforms, the company has confirmed.

  • News: Microsoft Officially Kills Zune

    It's finally official: Microsoft will no longer be producing Zune HD music and video players.

  • Opinion: Copy files from your Mac to your Kindle

    After I detailed the ins and outs of the new generation of Kindles on Thursday, I got a letter from Macworld reader Gerald A. Wingrove, who is intrigued by the Kindle but unclear how it works with his Mac. Since this is Macworld, after all, I thought it was worth a refresher about how the Kindle and the Mac interact. Gerald writes:

  • News: Mango update progressing, but Samsung owners have to wait

    Microsoft has invited 50 percent of eligible Windows Phone users to update to version 7.5, also known as Mango, Microsoft's Eric Hautala said in a blog post on Monday.

  • News: Protect iPad data without hobbling users

    Symantec plans to enable its data loss prevention server to work with iPads (even using iCloud) and, eventually, Android devices

  • News: Move over, iPhone 4: Apple introduces the iPhone 5

    CEO Tim Cook is expected to reveal an enhanced iPhone model, the release date for iOS 5 and iCloud -- and perhaps one more thing

  • News: iPhone 5: New iPhone will shatter sales record

    Apple is in a position to break its own iPhone sales record of 1.7 million handsets in three days with the next-generation iPhone, one analyst reckons.

  • News: At Ceatec, Intel pitches among Japanese heavyweights

    In a corner of the sprawling exhibition hall of Ceatec, the annual electronics show running this week in Japan, this booth is packed with a varied display of technology -- a cyborg arm that boosts biceps strength, a futuristic classroom with touchscreens in the desks, and a digital bulletin board for households that tracks family members through GPS.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Rehearsal dinner

    Tomorrow's the big day, and boy, are people fired up: There's the Siri co-founder who's convinced Apple's announcement will change the world, the company willing to fork over billions for a (big) piece of the action, and the familiar face that may make an appearance. I don't know about you, but the remainders for Monday, October 3, 2011 have fallen prey to the hype.

  • Opinion: Apple's iPhone Event: 5 Things to Watch For

    Apple's iPhone event on Tuesday is about more than just new hardware. The company is at a crossroads, with Steve Jobs out as CEO and with big changes coming to iOS via iCloud. Apple watchers will want to pay close attention, because whatever happens on Tuesday will have greater implications beyond the iPhone 5.

  • News: Reported Sprint iPhone deal sparks wild speculation, backlash to wild speculation

    A report in The Wall Street Journal today has now sparked speculation that Sprint could be the exclusive carrier for the iPhone 5.

  • News: iPhone and iPad Security: The Human Element

    Tackling mobile security on a personal-business device isn't new, but it is still a very serious and present problem. Perhaps a lesson from the past holds an answer.

  • News: IPhone 5 reportedly a Sprint exclusive

    Sprint is expected to get the iPhone 5 exclusively from Apple to run over its 4G Wimax network, according to a report Monday from BGR.com.

  • News: With iPhone 5 imminent, users sell older models in record numbers

    iPhone 4 trade-in business has been very brisk at companies that buy older smartphones, an early indication of how Apple's next model will sell, the firms said.

  • News: What to expect when Apple finally 'talks iPhone' Tuesday

    For months, rumors and speculation have been obsessed with the next iPhone's hardware including the screen size, a processor upgrade, more memory, the shape of the case and even the material used for the case. But Tuesday's announcement at Apple's California headquarters is more likely to show the company's conviction that hardware is in a sense simply an "enabler" for software.

  • Opinion: Princetons 'Flying Carpet' Floats on Electricity

    Researchers have developed a real "flying carpet" of sorts: Princeton graduate student Noah Jafferis created a plastic sheet that can hover and propel itself using just electricity.

  • News: No 3G Web Browsing Possible With Amazon's New Kindle Touch

    Amazon confirms that its touchscreen Kindle e-reader--expected to reach consumers next month--won't support Web browsing over its 3G wireless connection.

  • News: LightSquared lines up Sharp for devices

    LightSquared has lined up Sharp as its first partner to build smartphones and tablets for its planned LTE network, as the carrier stepped up its rhetoric about interference between that network and GPS.



IDG UK Sites

Best January sales 2015 UK tech deals LIVE: Best New Year bargains and savings on phones, tablets,...

IDG UK Sites

Chromebooks: ready for the prime time (but not for everybody)

IDG UK Sites

Best Photoshop Tutorials 2014: 10 inspiring step-by-step guides to creating amazing art,...

IDG UK Sites

Mac tips tricks & hacks: 10 things you didn't know your Mac could do