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The Windows 9 Tech Preview might not arrive until October

There's been talk that Microsoft would be launching the Windows 9 Tech preview on the 30th September at its 'Future of Windows' event, but now rumour is that we won't be seeing that until October. The information comes from Paul Thurrott, and while we don't know when in October. It could be the 1st, or…

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Tom PritchardThe Windows 9 Tech Preview might not arrive until October
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HTC headset leak shows us why we should be sceptical of all rumours and leaks

Whenever we see a rumour we should always be sceptical, no matter how believable or amazing it might seem. A recent leak that claimed that they knew of an HTC headset that would rival Google Glass and could be controlled by thoughts is the perfect example of this, and why we should be wary about what we…

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Tom PritchardHTC headset leak shows us why we should be sceptical of all rumours and leaks
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Another theory tries to explain why the iPhone 6 is sapphire glass free

The rumour mill was going crazy over the possibility of the iPhone 6 having sapphire glass displays, constantly contradicting itself with pieces of information that were being leaked, or made up, and released online. Then the iPhone 6 came along and didn't have a sapphire glass display, and there are a number of theories as to…

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Tom PritchardAnother theory tries to explain why the iPhone 6 is sapphire glass free
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Google may have put Android Silver on hold

Back in April rumours circulated about Android Silver, a "premium sale and support" experience for users, essentially this would mean Google would partner with more phone manufacturers to create more Nexus-like devices, rather than sticking to the current annual release system. Now it seems like the programme might be put on hold. According to The…

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Tom PritchardGoogle may have put Android Silver on hold
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Leaked screenshots appear to show off Windows 9’s Cortana

For those of you who don't know, Cortana is the Windows Phone virtual assistant. She's like Siri, but is generally considered as being far superior that what Apple has to offer. Rumours have indicated that Cortana would be making the jump to desktops with Windows 9, and these screenshots seem to confirm it -- as…

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Tom PritchardLeaked screenshots appear to show off Windows 9’s Cortana
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A 27-inch 5K iMac could be released by the end of the year

We've heard an awful lot about the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch recently, but what about Apple's other products? What about the Macs that kicked off the company's success all those years ago? We heard some rumours at the end of July about a 4K 27-inch iMac display, but we've heard almost nothing since.…

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Tom PritchardA 27-inch 5K iMac could be released by the end of the year
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This could be how the start menu works in Windows 9

Windows 8 made a lot of people rather upset, particularly because Microsoft decided to remove one key feature -- the start menu. While the start menu is supposed to be coming back in the next update to Windows 8.1, it seems Microsoft isn't willing to make the same mistake twice, and the start menu is rumoured…

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Tom PritchardThis could be how the start menu works in Windows 9
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The Apple Watch might use skin contact to authorise Apple Pay

When it comes to any sort of monetary transaction security is essential. Whether it's signatures, chip-and-pin, or the simple act of getting a receipt. Rumours indicate that the Apple Watch, which can be used to make Apple Pay transactions, will have a fairly unique security feature: a combination of PIN security and skin contact. That…

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Tom PritchardThe Apple Watch might use skin contact to authorise Apple Pay
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Microsoft might ditch the Windows Phone and Nokia brands

There were rumours circulating last week that suggested Microsoft might be ditching the 'Windows Phone' moniker in favour or something less confusing for the consumers, which is why people have suggested that all its operating system software will be called 'Windows'. Now more information has come to light and it's not just Windows Phone that's being…

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Tom PritchardMicrosoft might ditch the Windows Phone and Nokia brands
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The Apple Watch may need charging every day, and Apple isn’t happy

When Tim Cook announced the Apple Watch on Tuesday night, he briefly touched on charging the watch every night, which has left a lot of people wondering just how long its battery life is. While Apple has not confirmed any specific battery life figures, a spokesperson has said that the Apple Watch is designed to…

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Tom PritchardThe Apple Watch may need charging every day, and Apple isn’t happy
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Mobile rumours: Nexus 5 2014, a Galaxy Alpha follow-up?

The world of mobile news is scary and complicated, with rumours flying about all over the place about what the many different companies are planning on doing. If you don’t know what you’re looking for then chances are you won’t get very far, so to ease your burden here are some of today’s biggest mobile…

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Tom PritchardMobile rumours: Nexus 5 2014, a Galaxy Alpha follow-up?
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Apple rumours: Leaked specs from China, U2 rumoured to play tonight’s event

This is the day many an Apple fan has been waiting for, the day Apple is going to unveil the iPhone 6, and maybe the iWatch. But the launch hasn't happened yet, and there are still rumours floating around that give us glimpses of what might be happening. 1. China Mobile has leaked a full…

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Tom PritchardApple rumours: Leaked specs from China, U2 rumoured to play tonight’s event
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Apparently this is the upcoming BlackBerry Classic

BlackBerry were surprisingly quiet about their upcoming mobile offerings during IFA, which was a bit of a surprise considering they do still have plans to release smartphones in the future. But as the mobile world is, this information gets leaked sooner or later, and pictures of the upcoming BlackBerry Classic smartphone. Coming from China's Weibo forums,…

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Tom PritchardApparently this is the upcoming BlackBerry Classic
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Mobile rumours: New 7-inch Nexus, HTC ditches the smartwatch business

The world of mobile news is scary and complicated, with rumours flying about all over the place about what the many different companies are planning on doing. If you don’t know what you’re looking for then chances are you won’t get very far, so to ease your burden here are some of today’s biggest mobile…

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Tom PritchardMobile rumours: New 7-inch Nexus, HTC ditches the smartwatch business
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Apple rumours: Latch ditch leaks, Disney installing NFC, 5.5-inch model like an iPad?

Those Apple rumours just keep coming, especially coming up to the iPhone 6′s rumoured launch window, and keeping up with them all is proving to be a difficult task. To keep you up to speed, here is today’s round-up of the biggest Apple rumours and news. 1. A last ditch attempt to leak the iPhone…

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Tom PritchardApple rumours: Latch ditch leaks, Disney installing NFC, 5.5-inch model like an iPad?
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The next version of Windows might just be called ‘Windows’

It's no secret that Microsoft wants to create one operating system that will work on tablets, phones, and PCs. At the moment it has Windows RT for tablets, Phone, and Windows 8 for PCs and hybrids. It's a big confusing, and the first step towards creating a unified operating system might end up being using…

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Tom PritchardThe next version of Windows might just be called ‘Windows’
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Apple rumours: iPhone 6’s one handed mode, more on the iWallet

Those Apple rumours just keep coming, especially coming up to the iPhone 6′s rumoured launch window, and keeping up with them all is proving to be a difficult task. To keep you up to speed, here is today’s round-up of the biggest Apple rumours and news. 1. The iPhone 6 could have a one handed…

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Tom PritchardApple rumours: iPhone 6’s one handed mode, more on the iWallet
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Apple rumours: iPad Air 2 resolution, iWatch boasts, iPhone 6 queuing in New York

Those Apple rumours just keep coming, especially coming up to the iPhone 6′s rumoured launch window, and keeping up with them all is proving to be a difficult task. To keep you up to speed, here is today’s round-up of the biggest Apple rumours and news. 1. The new iPad Air might not have improved…

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Tom PritchardApple rumours: iPad Air 2 resolution, iWatch boasts, iPhone 6 queuing in New York