Articles by Rich Edmonds

Xbox One
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 01, 2014

A total of four people involved in an incredible plot to hack into multiple companies and steal intellectual property face various charges, including copyright infringement, identity theft and theft of trade secrets, infiltrating various video game companies and attempting to sell...

Nokia
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 01, 2014

Nokia has been ordered by a court ruling in Mexico to pay damages and cover costs for consumers who purchased defective mobile devices, prior to the company supporting Windows Phone and Microsoft acquiring the handset and services division. However, both Nokia and Microsoft have denied...

EE
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 01, 2014

EE today announced the mobile network has launched 4G in 18 new towns across the UK, including Sandhurst. This takes the total number of major towns and cities with LTE connectivity through the company to 281 – reported to be over 75 percent of the UK population.

Spotify
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 30, 2014

After providing access to those who were interested in testing things out back in July, Spotify has today announced the popular music streaming service is now available in Canada! The patient wait for Spotify to arrive is now over and music fans across the country are now able to sit...

Making of Spectra
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 30, 2014

Microsoft has published a new documentary on Xbox One looking into the world of Interactive Gateway, a UK-based games studio behind the title Spectra. Louis Deane and his colleagues talk about how the startup joined the Microsoft Ventures accelerator and how the game itself came to be....

Fhotolens
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 29, 2014

Fhotolens is a neat photography app for Windows Phone, which provides your camera a virtual 10-24mm lens and HDR capture capabilities. The app has just been bumped to version 4.0, introducing a variety of features and improving the overall user experience.

Lumia 830
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 29, 2014

Microsoft has today announced the upcoming launch of the Lumia 830 for China, which will also see the arrival of Cortana (and the Lumia Denim update) in the region. The Windows Phone will be priced at 2,399 yuan ($390) and will be available in the choice of four colors. Jot down the...

Microsoft Future Decoded
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 28, 2014

Microsoft is holding an event in London called Future Decoded. Spanning three days, Future Decoded appeals to a variety of communities, including business, enthusiasts and developers. Tech Day (day 3) at the event is focused entirely on IT Professionals and developers and the...

RyanAir
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 27, 2014

Ryanair has shared on Twitter that the airliner is working on a Windows Phone app. It's positive news for Europeans who utilize and rely on the low-cost airline. We expect the Windows Phone app to share similar functionality what's included in solutions from competitors, including...

Wunderlist
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 27, 2014

Wunderlist is the popular task management app available for both Windows and Windows Phone. The app has received yet another sizeable update, just weeks after the company refreshed its Windows solutions.

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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 26, 2014

While the Xbox One and other Microsoft products provide entertainment and functionality to make lives that little bit easier, the brains behind said tech also have the time to create some fairly awesome projects like the Cube. Not to be mistaken with the TV game show, the Cube is actually a...

Twitch
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 26, 2014

Amazon went official with its plans to acquire popular streaming website Twitch back in August. The deal was announced to be worth $970 million and everything now appears to be finalized, according to a recent SEC filing. Amazon has just taken over the hotspot for video game streams,...

Lumia 730
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 26, 2014

Microsoft has today announced the Lumia 730 for Vietnam at an event in Ho Chi Minh City. The Lumia 730 making its way to consumers in the region is - of course - configured for dual-SIM support, perfect for those with needs requiring more than a single phone number to be attached to a...

WhatsApp
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 26, 2014

The price comparison website MySmartPrice is now enabling millions of consumers in India to check out better deals online, even when they have little connectivity. The web service will allow users to utilize WhatsApp, the massively popular cross-platform messenger, to make quick and...

Kindle
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 24, 2014

Amazon has finally brought across its Kindle Unlimited service to the UK, which launched in the US back in July. The service offers consumers unlimited e-book enjoyment for £7.99 a month, granting access to over 650,000 digital books, as well as thousands of audiobooks from Audible....

Cortana
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 23, 2014

According to a tweet shared by Microsoft's Lawrence Schlosser, French consumers won't have much longer to wait before Cortana is available. The tweet by Schlosser, who is a Senior Director of Operator Channels at Microsoft France, notes that Cortana is on an accelerated pace and it...

Lumia 530
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 23, 2014

Nokia UAE (United Arab Emirates) has announced a new promotion for the Lumia 530 Windows Phone. This offer will see consumers able to purchase the Lumia 530 and get a second unit absolutely free on one day only – September 25.

Lumia 830
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 22, 2014

Unlocked Mobiles and Clove in the UK have announced listings for both the Lumia 830 and Lumia 735 ('selfie' phone), which are now available for pre-order. The Windows Phones are set to be delivered on October 2 and go for around £300 and £220 respectively.

Phones 4u
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 22, 2014

UK retailer Phones 4u has recently gone into administration, announcing the closure of 700 stores and placing 5,600 positions at risk. Luckily for those involved, there is - at least - some light at the end of this tunnel with multiple parties picking up stores and absorbing employees,...

Despicable Me: Minion Rush
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 19, 2014

Despicable Me: Minion Rush is a popular Windows Phone title, which has been updated a fair few times by Gameloft. Today, we're looking at version 2.1.0.11, which introduces new areas to explore, a brand new costume and overall improvements to make the user experience even more awesome...