BBC iPlayer now available on Windows Phone 8, but Windows Phone 7.5 version canned

It's been a long old wait, but the BBC iPlayer catch-up TV app is now available on Windows Phone 8 devices. Rather than a ground-up build of the service, the Windows Phone 8 version of the app is actually a…

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Gerald LynchBBC iPlayer now available on Windows Phone 8, but Windows Phone 7.5 version canned

Google preventing a decent YouTube app from hitting Windows Phone 8?

Microsoft are claiming that Google are preventing YouTube from putting together a fully-fledged Windows Phone YouTube app. Currently, users of Microsoft's Windows Phone OS have a limited YouTube app that is little better than the lowly mobile web service that…

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Gerald LynchGoogle preventing a decent YouTube app from hitting Windows Phone 8?

Microsoft's Ballmer calls Apple "controlling", Android "wild"

Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer has laid into his competition in the mobile space, calling Apple's iPhone and iPad ecosystem "highly priced" and "highly controlled", while he considers Android to be "wild" and "uncontrolled". Speaking to LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman, a…

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Gerald LynchMicrosoft's Ballmer calls Apple "controlling", Android "wild"

APP OF THE DAY: Angry Birds Star Wars (iPhone, iPad, Android, WP8)

Did you sense a disturbance in the force this morning? That's probably because Angry Birds Star Wars has launched for practically every single mobile platform today. Hitting the respective app stores for iPads, iPhones, iPod Touch, Android devices, Windows Phone…

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Gerald LynchAPP OF THE DAY: Angry Birds Star Wars (iPhone, iPad, Android, WP8)

Batman branded Nokia Lumia 900 swooping down in time for Dark Knight Rises

Superhero geeks the world over rejoice! Not only is The Dark Knight Rises hitting cinemas in a matter of weeks, but remember the Batman Nokia Lumia 800 phone that we thought was only super limited edition back in December?…

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Gerald LynchBatman branded Nokia Lumia 900 swooping down in time for Dark Knight Rises