Articles by Rich Edmonds

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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...

Sprint
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 29, 2014

Sprint has released its financial report for Q1 2014, which boasts a record operating income of $420 million, the company's best in over seven years. That's where the good news comes to an end as the company's report also highlights a loss of $151 million in the quarter alone, but...

Sprint Store
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 29, 2014

Sprint has today announced that its new 4G LTE network is available in 41 more cities, now covering more than 225 million people in total. Sprint Spark, the carrier's enhanced LTE service delivering peak wireless speeds of up to 60Mbps, has launched in 6 new cities and is expected to...

Bing Schools
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 29, 2014

Microsoft and hardware partners have announced new products at various price points for US public schools. The company has been working with the education system to bring Bing and safer searching to younger users. This latest move, part of the YouthSpark initiative, sees new hardware...

Beemly
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 28, 2014

Beamly, previously known as Zeebox (you may have seen the TV adverts), is a companion app for those who enjoy watching through numerous shows. Think of the apps (and service in general) as an expansion on shows currently being aired on your TV. Available for iOS and Android, Beamly have...

Skype
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 28, 2014

Skype has today announced that group video calling will be available to everyone for free. Whether you're wanting to chat away with friends about the latest episode of Game of Thrones, or collaborating with employees, it's now easier (and cheaper) to get started with Microsoft's...

Stephen Elop
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 28, 2014

Microsoft has announced on the Conversations blog (since they appear to be removing "Nokia" branding from web properties) that Stephen Elop will be holding a questions and answers sessions today at 1PM GMT / 9AM EDT and 6:30 PM for those in India. In simpler terms, be prepared to join...

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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 28, 2014

Nokia has released the above video on its official YouTube channel, the first footage published on the account since Microsoft purchased the devices and services division from the Finnish company. The two parties have come together to form a new partnership under the Microsoft umbrella,...

Wowcher
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 27, 2014

There are many deal and bargain apps and services available today and Wowcher is yet another name to add to the list. The service is a popular destination for those who wish to bag a deal or two, saving money in the process. Available for both Windows 8 and Windows Phone in app form, we...

Lottery Results Lede
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 27, 2014

The super-popular Lottery Results app for Windows Phone, Android and iOS has just landed on Windows 8. If you're a frequent player of the Euromillions, National Lottery (UK) or other gambling draws, this is the app for you. Sporting identical functionality as its Windows Phone...

Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet 10
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 27, 2014

Lenovo already has the ThinkPad 8 available for consumers to enjoy, but the company has inadvertently leaked a 10-inch version from the same family on its Australia store. This has occurred prior to any official announcement, showing a fully populated product page with all the bells and...

Parkopedia
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 27, 2014

There's nothing worse than not being able to park your vehicle when travelling to places. It can prove to be frustrating when you simply cannot locate that perfect space for your four (or more) wheels. Luckily, there are many solutions out there, including Parkopedia. As the name...

New YouTube Website
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 26, 2014

Google and Microsoft simply do not get along when it comes to YouTube. We've covered the situation between both parties fairly extensively in the past, resulting in almost four years without an official app released for Windows Phone. Windows Phone 8.1 brings Internet Explorer 11, a...

Twitter Pinpointer
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 26, 2014

We've been asked the question, "what's the best Twitter app" countless times. Simply put: there isn't one. Well, not really anyway. App choices are entirely subjective to personal preferences and likes. An app we may recommend may not be up your street and you might have another app...

Toddlers Apps
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 26, 2014

It may sound clich'e but kids are vital to our future and thus we need to utilize modern technology to ensure they're ready for education. This is where Windows Phone can come into play with multiple learning apps and games available on the store for download. It's not always just about...

App Update Roundup
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 25, 2014

It's a busy Friday in the world of Microsoft. We've just covered the finalization of Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia, but developers have also been busy pushing out updates to the Windows Phone Store. Today we'll be checking out what's new in Pepper, WeChat, among other apps.