Articles by Rich Edmonds

Million Dollar Arm
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by Rich Edmonds
May 06, 2014

99Games Online, the subsidary of Robosoft which produced the successful title Dhoom 3, is returning to release another title. Million Dollar Arm is based on the upcoming 2014 Disney biographical sports drama film of the same name and has just gone live for Windows Phone, Android and iOS...

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by Rich Edmonds
May 06, 2014

Microsoft has sent out media invitations for its Xbox: Game On event, which will take place on June 9th just before E3 2014 kicks off. For those who aren't familiar with E3, it's a electronics entertainment expo dedicated to the industry and we expect to see a lot to come out of this...

Eurotunnel
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by Rich Edmonds
May 06, 2014

Should you be travelling through the Eurotunnel today, you'll be able to enjoy mobile connectivity depending on which mobile operator you're currently subscribed to. Vodafone and EE have infrastructure in place to take loads from today, while O2 UK will be going live soon. Utilizing a...

Build 2014
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by Rich Edmonds
May 05, 2014

Microsoft is set to host a "Best of Build" event for those who reside in India who may have missed the massive event, which took place last month. If you're interested in Microsoft Visual Studio 2013, Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.1, the company will have the event running from 7 May...

Wordament
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by Rich Edmonds
May 05, 2014

Microsoft's popular Wordament game has enjoyed success across the board and the game is set to sport a sequel as early as tomorrow – Wordament Snap Attack. If you're not familiar with Wordament, it's a word game putting players against each other in a continuous series of two minute...

Lumia 2520
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by Rich Edmonds
May 05, 2014

The Lumia 2520 is officially launching tomorrow, with orders kicking off for a May 18th release. The Windows RT 8.1 tablet will be available in black with a price tag of $840 in an exclusive deal with Australia's Telstra. Nokia's first device in the tablet category of hardware comes...

HERE
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by Rich Edmonds
May 05, 2014

Even before the deal to sell its hardware and services division to Microsoft, Nokia was investing in development with technologies in vehicles. Working with multiple car manufacturers, the Finnish company has worked to provide HERE mapping and location services in its Connected Car...

Twitter Pinpointer
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by Rich Edmonds
May 04, 2014

We recently touched on a new app heading to the Windows Store - Pinpointer. The app, developed by Liquid Daffodil, enables consumers to filter through the array of Twitter clients available on both Windows and Windows Phone. Pinpointer is now available for Windows, while the Windows...

Baltimore HP Machines
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by Rich Edmonds
May 04, 2014

Microsoft recently announced new low-cost hardware for schools across the US, aiming to address the technological issues in the education system. Hardware is just the first step in the process after the announcement. It takes learning methods, rollout planning and initialized...

App Update Roundup
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by Rich Edmonds
May 02, 2014

Just before you break into the weekend, or the bank holiday weekend for those who support it, we thought we'd fire up a quick roundup for you app fans. Some developers have released new versions of their Windows Phone apps to the store and we'll be taking a look at what's new. Today, we...

Are you hot or are you not? Hot or not will tell
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by Rich Edmonds
May 02, 2014

Hot or Not is a service which works in a similar way to how Facebook was managed some time ago before being used by millions of people worldwide. You load up the app, sign in with either Facebook or your email and you're good to go. What you do from here is upload the "best" photos of...

MTV Shows lands for Windows Phone, Teen Wold and Teen Mom 2 in tow
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by Rich Edmonds
May 02, 2014

MTV has launched an official app for Windows Phone, enabling those with TV subscriptions to catch up with their favorite shows, whether it be Catfish, Awkward, Teen Wolf or Teen Mom 2. Not only are there capabilities to enjoy playback of numerous episodes, but MTV has also added in its...

Microsoft Research creates low-cost, transparent sensor for 3D hand and finger tracking
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by Rich Edmonds
May 02, 2014

Microsoft Research has published a project on its website for a low-cost electric field sensing concept. This allows for a transparent and thin receiver to detect 3D finger and hand tracking, combined with in-air gestures on mobile handsets. It's a cool implementation, which can be utilized in...

Media Browser
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by Rich Edmonds
May 02, 2014

Media Browser is a handy service, which turns your home PC into a multimedia server. With apps available for both Windows 8 and Windows Phone, consumers are able to access remote content on smartphones, tablets and other supported devices. Today, the team have announced updates for both...

The Nokia Lumia 630
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by Rich Edmonds
May 02, 2014

Microsoft is planning to release both the Nokia Lumia 930 and Lumia 630 in Brazil later this month, alongside other first-tier launch markets. To celebrate the new Windows Phones entering the local market, Microsoft Brazil will be hosting an event on May 15th in São Paulo. This marks...

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by Rich Edmonds
May 02, 2014

The first trailer for the next Call of Duty instalment has been published on the official YouTube account. Featuring Kevin Spacey as the figurehead of a private military corporation, which has kicked off an attack on the US, Advanced Warfare looks to be an irresistible release for any Call of...

T-Mobile adds 2.5 million new customers in Q1 2014
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by Rich Edmonds
May 01, 2014

T-Mobile US has published its Q1 2014 report. The company has reported its best ever quarterly performance in branded postpard net customer additions. A total net of 2.4 million customers were added, including over 1.3 million branded postpaid net customers. This report marks the first...

Flickr Booth
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 30, 2014

Flickr Booth, previously known as 2flicka, has received yet another update. This release is a fairly sizeable one that brings 'pull down to refresh' support, map views for single photos, fixed contacts loading and more. If you use Flickr, you'll definitely want to check out...

Add to Contacts
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 29, 2014

We recently covered Add to Contacts after bumping our hardware to Windows Phone 8.1. The app, developed by Liquid Daffodil, enables consumers to save searches and more without having to waste time copying data across from one location to another. Today, the developer has released a...

Microsoft adds new benefits to Skype premium subsctiptions
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 29, 2014

Skype has evolved. Microsoft recently announced that group video calling would be available for everyone to use for free. Previously, you were required to have a Premium account. But what about those who were (and still are) subscribed and paying for the luxury? Skype has you covered...

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