Everyone was a little surprised this morning at what Microsoft had to show off. Surface is one of the biggest Microsoft announcements ever, so have a look at it in it's dubstep-laden glory.
The doors are open and the press are flooding in. What will Microsoft's event hold for the entertainment industry? We're about to find out.
After many rumors that the company would be acquired by Microsoft, the Wall Street Journal today confirmed that Yammer will be purchased for over $1 billion.
A mystery Microsoft event that was announced today seems to point to the unveiling of Xbox Music/Video, days ahead of the Windows Phone Apollo release to set the stage for a huge overhaul in WP8.
Microsoft has remained tight lipped on what Windows 8 will really look like on the desktop when it is released to manufacturing, but now we have finally seen what they have up their sleeves.
It appears Google may have begun testing touch based Chrome OS devices, with new options appearing in the OS to enable a touch interface and support for touch devices.
A leak from a official Microsoft blog today showed that Windows 8 Release Preview will be released on May 31 for the public to download, a day earlier than Microsoft promised.
It's been a long time coming, but we finally have confirmation that the Zune branding will be officially retired this year, in favor of the Xbox branding in Windows 8 and more.
A Windows hack allows a user with access to a computer to configure it to run applications on top of the login screen with administrator rights and is virtually undetectable.
Amongst compounding doubt about the future of Research In Motion's products, it has been decided that BBM will stay BlackBerry only, and won't be licensed to be used on Android or iOS.
In a strange move, the FBI has taken Kim Dotcom's data outside of New Zealand without the knowledge of the court and sent it back to the US, despite an order stating it was to remain in the country.
After a unexciting IPO on Friday, Facebook's shares have continued to tank into the new week, leading to regulatory bodies warning that they may need to step in to investigate problems.
After a somewhat lacklustre IPO on Friday, Facebook has quietly launched a subtle redesign to the Timeline profile page that better utilizes space on the site.
Ever since FaceTime was announced, users have questioned why they can't use it over 3G. With WWDC on the horizon, it seems that it may be about to become a reality.
Anonymous is at it again; this time releasing 1.7GB worth of data from the United States Bureau of Justice onto the internet. The data includes the entire database, internal emails and more.
The world's most popular music streaming service is now available down under, with the company announcing it's entire catalog being available now in New Zealand and Australia.
It's already been confirmed that the News Feed would contain featured stories from advertisers in the near future, but now, Facebook is allowing users to advertise their posts to their friends.
Microsoft just sent around an email that they will be renaming their entire Azure set of services in the near future, but it's not clear if the brand will be sticking around too.
Is the HTC One X fast enough to reproduce the silky-smooth feel of the iPhone? Can Windows Phone match that quad core? We take a look at if the specification really matters here.
A group in New Zealand is building a mobile wallet that consumers will soon be able to use to pay with their phone to catch the bus, and eventually may replace debit cards.
We take a deep dive into the cameras on each device, and put them through their paces. Are they good enough to replace your point-and-shoot? The results may surprise you.
We take a deep dive into three of biggest devices for 2012, the HTC One X, the iPhone 4S and the Lumia 800. Which one will be good enough to win you over?
In an attempt to keep Google+ relevant, the search giant has taken the wraps off a massive overhaul to the Google+ interface today, with a focus on customization.
In a somewhat surprising announcement, Nokia has announced that it is releasing a special NFC version of the Lumia 610 that comes equipped with NFC onboard.
Windows 8 is a big bet, Microsoft's biggest yet, but has the company lost it's way as it became obsessed with the tablet? Things are harder, not easier, and it might not be good enough for consumers.
In a somewhat surprising move, Posterous has today announced that they have been acquired by Twitter, in what appears to be a move to acquire Posterous' talent rather than technology.
Today has been a big day for Apple, and iOS 5.1 is now available for all. You could download it using iTunes, or, you could upgrade without plugging in any cables. We've got a guide on how, here.
MeeGo isn't dead! Nokia has begun rolling out the latest update to the platform that is jam-packed with features to devices over the air. For a platform that's "dead" it's doing pretty well.
Mobile World Congress has kicked off in Barcelona again, and the first few devices have been announced. HTC is touting it's latest devices -- the HTC One series -- which is a set of three devices.
It's clear Microsoft wants to bring Metro to every property they own, and it's now come to Visual Studio 11. However, is this really the place for flat, basic styling?
It's clear that Apple's fighting to maintain consistency with Mountain Lion, and they're unifying their products. However, the company has taken some bold moves to rid itself of software "cruft."
The Cupertino giant has always named their desktop OS "Mac OS X," but it appears that with the release of Mountain Lion, this is no longer the case.
Uh oh, it looks like Microsoft is having some major issues with Hotmail at the moment, with the service being unavailable via the web for a number of hours.
Apple CEO Tim Cook today talked about how the iPhone helped sell Macs, and how he thinks the tablet will overthrow the PC. "It's just a matter of time" before it becomes larger than the PC market.
iCloud was released with the advent of iOS5 late last year, and CEO Tim Cook today presented some impressive numbers that Apple's achieved. 100 million users have joined in a matter of months.
CEO Tim Cook today took the stage at Goldman Sachs in a rare public setting, talking about Apple. Cook said "We think that the use of underage labor is abhorrent. Noone in our industry is doing more."
Microsoft hasn't changed the Windows logo since the good old days, but it looks like the company is set to make one of the simplest (but largest) changes to Windows in the last decade.
We knew the PR1.2 update was coming, but screenshots are out of what 1.2 really has to offer, and it's not small by any measure. 3200 updates and fixes are onboard for the "dead" device.
The Mountain View search giant has changed their navigation bar again, but apparently YouTube, maps and other services are more important than Gmail now.
Good news! Those who live in the Google world can breathe a sigh of relief. Windows 8 fully supports mail and calendar sync with Gmail, and it's built right into the metro experience.
Zune and Windows Phone owners rejoice! It appears Microsoft isn't killing the Zune service in favour of a new one after all, with Microsoft's latest post showing off Zune in the Windows Store.
Today Microsoft casually showed off Office 15's new interface in a video, revealing the new Metro style interface, and some sort of cloud integration.
As the Consumer Preview rapidly approaches, the leaks are beginning to show. Earlier today, we saw the new charms bar leak out, and now we've got screenshots of the overhauled handwriting interface.
It seems every country from big to small is getting the Nokia Lumia line up, with New Zealand being the latest country to announce the Lumia 710 and 800 availability.
One of the "one of the worst deals ever made in the dotcom era" disappeared off the internet today, making no noise and giving no warning that it was going. It appears it's permanent.
New Zealand Apple retailer -- YouBee -- apparently today confirmed that Apple would be bringing out some great new products, such as the iPhone 5 and more.
It looks like Facebook may have been down for the first time that we can remember, with the site being unresponsive. AnonSec has claimed responsibility, however, is it just a coincedence?
Are you one of the lucky few that picked up a WebOS device? Good news, it's still not dead. HP announced today that "Open WebOS" will be available come September 2012, and expect even more updates.
It's true, Apple's earnings consistently surpass expectations and predictions, but this years Q1 result is staggering. Not only was it a huge jump, Apple is up there with oil and petrol giants for Q1.
Apple today announced an incredible Q1, and CEO Tim Cook congratulated the staff today, and promised "exciting new things" at an internal event tomorrow.