Youtube hits number 1 in Apple Store

Michael Apple, Apple iPhone, Mobile, TechTalk

Google’s YouTube App has just hit number one in the Apple store. Apple removed the app in IOS 6 because people watch YouTube via a web browser not an app. Google responded by releasing their own app which has just hit number one in the app store. What is amazing is that not only is it now number 1, but …

Apple Activation Server unavailable in IOS 6 (IOS 8)

Michael Apple, Apple iPhone, How To Guides, Mobile, TechTalk

A lot of people will be getting the Apple Activation Server error message again today when they upgrade to IOS 6.0- IOS7 – AND TODAY IOS 8 [quote]Your iPhone could not be activated because the activation server is temporarily unavailable. Try connecting your phone to iTunes to activate it, or try again in a couple of minutes.[/quote] in order to …

Latest Gadget News September 13, 2012

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Latest Microsoft News Xbox co-creator says game consoles won’t die anytime soon Seamus Blackley says that he’s tired of “histrionic” predictions suggesting the death of game consoles is upon us. Originally posted at News – Tech Culture Microsoft preps its Office 2013 upgrade program Redmond is said to be getting ready to launch its latest Office upgrade offer this fall. …

Latest Gadget News September 12, 2012

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Latest Microsoft News Ultrabooks, ‘every screen’ eventually touch, says Intel Ultrabooks and just about any other Windows 8 device you can think of will come with touch, Intel tells CNET.Originally posted at News – Business Tech Windows 8 app store now open to all developers Microsoft’s Windows Store — the built-in app store for Windows 8 and Windows RT — …

Latest Gadget News September 11, 2012

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Latest Microsoft News Microsoft announces plans for 32 holiday pop-up stores Microsoft goes public with a full list of the pop-up brick-and-mortar stores it plans to open sometime this fall in the U.S. and Canada. Windows 8 gets ‘browser ballot’ amid EU antitrust probe European user of Windows 8 can now select their choice of browser, amid an European antitrust …

Latest Gadget News September 9, 2012

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Latest Microsoft News The Apple effect on your next ‘PC’ Because of the rise of the iPad, don’t be surprised if your next PC is (also) a tablet.Originally posted at News – Apple Microsoft ‘to comply’ with EU in browser choice antitrust probe The software giant has given the EU assurances that it will comply immediately with regulators’ demands, despite …

Latest Gadget News September 7, 2012

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Latest Microsoft News Microsoft looks to hire 1,000 new employees in China The company currently employees 4,500 people in the country. The new employees will handle research and development; sales; and marketing. Microsoft tells Google searchers to ‘Bing it on’ Redmond’s latest push to improve Bing’s search share involves a new ad campaign and contest. Digest powered by RSS Digest

YouTube start streaming Movies

Michael Social Media, TechTalk

I was just uploading a video to youtube and saw they are now offering Movie Rentals online. As a frequent visitor of Blockbusters, Sky Movies and occasional Netflix user this completely blindsided me. I have heard ZERO chatter, nothing on Twitter and certainly  nothing on G+. They appear to have a wide variety of titles available and even a few I …

Latest Gadget News September 6, 2012

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Latest Microsoft News Bypass the Windows 8 Start screen with RetroUI New software lets you ignore the Win 8 Start screen so that all you ever see is the traditional desktop.Originally posted at Windows 8 Full developer kit for Windows Phone 8 due ‘later this year’ Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 SDK is now expected around the time Windows Phone 8 …

Amazon Cloud Drive vs Google Drive vs Dropbox vs SkyDrive vs iCloud

Michael Amazon Cloud, Apple, Cloud, Google, TechTalk

Wow only a year or so ago Clouds were just that, today however we seem to encountering a thunderstorm of Cloud options. As they have come out I have been trialing each one. I cannot remember if I signed up to Microsoft’s LIVE Skydrive as it was formerly know or Dropbox first but those two kind of set the benchmark. …