Articles by Rich Edmonds

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...

Mobile Devices Website
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 19, 2014

Microsoft has migrated the main sections of what was the Nokia UK Lumia website to its own online portal. The tech giant recently pushed across the support pages covering Lumia software updates and now it appears as though the green light has been given to absorb remaining content. A...

Lumia 930
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 19, 2014

Microsoft is set to bring back the bundle deal with the Lumia 930 in the UK, according to Clove who also unveiled a price drop for the Windows Phone. This bundle will see purchasers receive not only the Lumia 930, but also the MD-12 wireless speaker and DC-50 portable wireless charger...

Microsoft Support Pages
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 18, 2014

Microsoft has moved across the Lumia support section for software updates to its own website. Previously available on Nokia's online portal, it makes sense for Redmond to move things across post-acquisition of the Nokia handset division. Consumers interested in finding out just when...

EE
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 17, 2014

UK mobile operator EE today refreshed the company's range of 4G SIM-only plans, offering more bang for your buck when it comes to mobile data. Available from today both online and in EE stores, the new 12-month and 30-day plans offer a wider range of options for consumers looking to hop...

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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 16, 2014

Flying can be both an enjoyable experience and an absolute nightmare, depending entirely on just how smoothly the journey progresses. There are numerous apps available to help make things easier and App in the Air for Windows Phone is one of these solutions. Available for free on the...

Office 365
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 16, 2014

Carlsberg, best known for beverages the company produces, has selected Microsoft and its Office 365 suite for connecting over 20,000 employees. This solution enables the workforce to collaborate and increase productivity, connecting to different regions and offering a platform packed...

Fly IQ400W
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 16, 2014

Microsoft has paired with some interesting new OEMs after removing the license fee for its mobile platform, and Fly can be added to the list with the new IQ400W Windows Phone. This latest dual-SIM handset, which is powered by Windows Phone 8.1, is available for 3990 rubles ($100) at...

Cortana
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 15, 2014

Update 12 PM ET - WPWorld.pl has now retracted the story, claiming the source is not reliable or a Microsoft employee.

According to a report over on wpworld.pl, Microsoft's Cortana is coming to Poland. Microsoft clearly plans to bring (and further develop) the virtual...

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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 15, 2014

A Windows Phone has been used to record some of the models arriving for New York Fashion Week, allowing participating women to introduce themselves and remind viewers that there are actual people behind the fashion and design. It's also an interesting look at where the models are from and how...

Amazon App
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 15, 2014

Online retail giant Amazon has updated its Windows Phone app with some minor improvements. The app enables consumers to browse and purchase goods listen on the web portal directly through their smartphone. We previously covered the app being rebranded with some neat upgrades.

Lumia 830
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 15, 2014

Microsoft today held an event in Vietnam to launch the recently released Lumia 830. The more affordable mid-range smartphone matches the latest in Lumia design (the Lumia 930) with advanced components to produce a capable solution for today's needs and requirements. The Lumia 830 will...

GTA V
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 12, 2014

Rockstar Games has today announced that Grand Theft Auto V will hit next-gen consoles (namely the Xbox One and PlayStation 4) on November 18, with PC gamers having to wait until January 27. That said, the wait will be worth enduring simply down to the sheer upgrade in visuals and...

Terraria
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 12, 2014

Terraria has just arrived on Windows Phone and it's Xbox Live enabled! The critically-acclaimed sandbox adventure PC game has made its rounds across to mobile platforms and today is Windows Phone's turn. Players will be able to pick up their favorite mobile device, boot up Terraria and...

O2 TU Go
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 11, 2014

UK mobile operator O2 has released an official TU Go app for Windows Phone, enabling consumers to participate in this latest beta program. TU Go essentially allows customers to use their mobile phone number through Wi-Fi so everyone is covered thanks to their immediate local network....

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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 11, 2014

Microsoft has released Secrets and Treasure: The Lost Cities on Windows Phone 8.1, but only for those in Canada at this time.

We recently looked at the Windows 8.1 version hitting the store with full support for Xbox Live and now it's time for the smartphone to receive similar...

Opera Mini
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 11, 2014

Opera Mini for Windows Phone has been updated once again, just days after its release. This marks quite the start for the company's beta, which has received a steady supply of feedback from the community trying out the new web browser. What's new in this latest release? Well, you'll be...

Nokia Camera
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 10, 2014

Microsoft has pushed out an update for its Nokia Camera app on Lumia Windows Phones. While the company has yet to change the name, it's positive to see the app be bumped to later versions to match the beta program. Today, we're looking at version 4.8.4.3.

Opera Mini Beta
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 10, 2014

It was only yesterday when Opera threw up its Mini web browser for Windows Phone, opening up the beta program for the Windows Phone community. After covering the app itself and using it for some time, it's clear to see there's some work to do. The team behind the app have already...

Vodafone
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 09, 2014

Vodafone has today announced the UK mobile operator will be packing more entertainment into Red 4G plans for a limited time. Between September 12 and November 3, customers who sign up to 4G with Vodafone will be able to enjoy Netflix for 6 months and Sky Sports Mobile or Spotify Premium...