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12
Mar
2014

5 Features You Will Love About Windows 8.1 Update 1 with a Keyboard and Mouse

Windows 8.1 Update 1
In April of this year, Microsoft will release an update to Windows 8.1 (remember Windows 8.1 was a free update to Windows 8!) with a number of minor yet incredibly useful features that will improve your experience of the operating system when using a mouse and keyboard.

Windows 8 has been criticised by many users for ignoring traditional computers and going ‘all in’ with touchscreen interactions. Although I don’t agree with this viewpoint, I can certainly see the need for improvement.

15
Aug
2012

Train Simulator 2013 Announced – Release 20th September 2012 [IMAGES]


Today RailSimulator.com have announced on their new official blog that the latest instalment of the series Train Simulator 2013, is to be released over Steam on the 20th September 2012.

2
Jul
2011

Windows Phone 7 – A Real Contender to Battle iOS and Android

When we think of smart-phones our instinct is to immediately consider Apple’s iOS or Google’s Android platform. These are spectacularly popular operating systems that have transformed the way in which we use our mobile phones and are evolving quickly as the competition attempts to out do their opponents.

Microsoft may have been a little late joining this battle, however don’t let that fool you into thinking they are out of the game. Windows Phone 7 designed specifically for smart-phones is a platform that oozes appeal and simplicity and although lacking a few of the features you may expect, they have finally left the starting blocks with something to be incredibly proud of.

2
Jul
2011

Windows Phone 7 – A Real Contender to Battle iOS and Android – Tech Depot Blog UK

My latest article has just appeared on the Tech Depot Blog UK website, this time covering Windows Phone 7:

When we think of smart-phones our instinct is to immediately consider Apple’s iOS or Google’s Android platform. These are spectacularly popular operating systems that have transformed the way in which we use our mobile phones and are evolving quickly as the competition attempts to out do their opponents.

Microsoft may have been a little late joining this battle, however don’t let that fool you into thinking they are out of the game. Windows Phone 7 designed specifically for smart-phones is a platform that oozes appeal and simplicity and although lacking a few of the features you may expect, they have finally left the starting blocks with something to be incredibly proud of.

Link: Windows Phone 7 – A Real Contender to Battle iOS and Android

3
Aug
2010

Podcast #29 RailWorks Updates – New Career System and Future Interface Plans

Paul Jackson, CEO of RailSimulator.com joins me again on my podcast to discuss the RailWorks Train Simulator, which is available predominantly on Steam.

In this audio interview, Paul tells us about many of the exciting updates that have either just released or will be coming to us in the very near future. These include a brand new career system, challenging you to perfect your locomotive skills or feel the pain of losing crucial points and a discussion regarding an upcoming set of interface changes that will push rail simulation far further than ever before.