Articles by Rich Edmonds

Lumia 925
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 25, 2013

Nokia is looking to launch the Lumia 925 Windows Phone on Three IE this coming Tuesday (October 29th), according to a report over at Nokia News Ireland. The Windows Phone is a popular handset that packs a unique design with an aluminium touch. Improving on the...

CamScanner
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 25, 2013

There have been a number of new apps launch on Windows Phone and there are many more on the way (including Instagram). Today we're taking a quick look at CamScanner (www.camscanner.net), which was covered in the official Microsoft blog post. Available for Windows Phone...

Lumia 1520
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 25, 2013

We recently reported on AT&T's launch page for the Nokia Lumia 1520 and how built-in wireless charging was absent. We noted how this decision would have not been to save cost or a few milometers on the device, but possibly affected by AT&T's involvement with Qi...

VKontakte Windows 8
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 24, 2013

If you reside in a Russian speaking country, be it Ukraine, Belorussia or Russia itself, VKontakte (or simply VK - vk.com) is quite the important service. Think of it as a localised Facebook. The service had an app available for Windows 8, but this wasn't a fully...

Surface London
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 24, 2013

What's Microsoft good at when it comes to promoting products? Erecting massive constructs of said product in public places. The latest to be reproduced is the Surface 2 tablet, which was spotted at Trafalgar Square in London. A huge 17-foot construct. We popped along to...

Vieather Windows Phone
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 24, 2013

Vieather is a beautiful weather app for Windows Phone. We last looked at the app back in June, but today we've been made aware of an update that's been published to the store. In this release you're looking at wide Live Tile support, more personalisation options and...

Samsung ATIV S Neo
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 24, 2013

The Samsung ATIV S Neo will be launching on AT&T on November 8th. Announced today, the Samsung Windows Phone will be available for $99.99 when taken out with a two-year contract. Already available over on Sprint, you'll soon be able to pick the first Samsung...

ATIV S
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 24, 2013

The Samsung ATIV S is a premium Windows Phone which has had its price slashed lately. The next retailer to put the smartphone on sale is Dick Smith in Australia. You'll be able to pick a unit up for just $299, saving $100. The only downside is you'll have to act quickly...

Lumia 2520
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 24, 2013

Nokia World 2013 has come to end and we're all traversing home, but that doesn't mean there's no more news and everything has simply died down. Today we'll be looking at the Lumia 2520, Nokia's first Windows tablet powering Windows RT 8.1. We've managed to get our hands...

6tag
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 23, 2013

6tag is the popular third party Instagram client for Windows Phone, developed by Rudy Huyn. While an official Instagram app is well on the way, Huyn continues to release updates for his offering in the mean time.

Version 2.0.1 has been published and is a minor...

iPad, Surface 2, 2520
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 23, 2013

The Surface 2 by Microsoft, Lumia 2520 from Nokia and Apple's iPad Air are the latest tablets to go ahead one another. The first two of the three run Windows RT 8.1, while the iPad Air runs iOS 7. But the question is: which one is best suited for your requirements and...

Nokia World
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 23, 2013

Nokia World 2013 is almost over and the main announcements have all been made. You've got the new Lumia 1520, Lumia 1320 and Lumia 2520 that offer unique new experiences for consumers. Windows Phone finally sees its first 6-inch smartphone, while Nokia attempts to tap...

Nokia Casey Nerstat Lumia 1020
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 23, 2013

Nokia doesn't shy away when it comes to opportunities to poke fun at the competition within the mobile industry. The company has taken a minor jab at Apple by sending a Lumia 1020 (with a note) to filmmaker Casey Neistat. What's the big deal with the free phone? If you'...

Lumia Glance Screen
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 22, 2013

Nokia's next update, titled "Lumia Black" (Bittersweet Shimmer) is set to bring yet more features to the table. If you're a fan of the Glance screen, this will be an update for you. Destined to ship in the coming weeks, Lumia Black will improve the Glance feature, a...

iOS Microsoft Word
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 22, 2013

How does a team of talented personnel come up with a revamped UI? You'd imagine there'd be planning, special software and other techniques involved. But what if you could actually create a mobile UI in a word processor? That's exactly what Vaclav Krejci has managed to...

Lumia 1520
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 22, 2013

Those of you who reside in the US and have your eyes glued to the screen to figure out where they will be able to purchase the Lumia 1520 will be able to blink now. AT&T has officially announced the company will be the exclusive carrier of the Windows Phone. Already...

Xbox Video
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 22, 2013

Numerous apps and games have been announced for Windows Phone at Nokia World 2013, but there's one app in particular which is worth mentioning on its own - Xbox Video. That's right, folks. Xbox Video is coming to a Windows Phone near you. So, what's the app going to do...

Nokia World 2013
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 22, 2013

Today has been a rather hectic day with Nokia World 2013 and all. We knew it was going to be a right blast, but Nokia has unveiled much more than originally expected. If you're happy with news that the likes of Instagram and Vine are coming to the platform, boy are you...

Lumia 1320
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 22, 2013

Nokia has unveiled three new Lumia products today at Nokia World 2013. The Lumia 2520, Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320 will be available in due course, but we're interested to see which one is your favourite? Fly on past the break to take part in our poll.

Nokia World 2013
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 22, 2013

If you happened to tune into the live stream earlier today for Nokia World 2013, we're interested in hearing your thoughts and opinions on how it went and whether you were impressed or not. The event is still ongoing, we're on the floor now soaking up as much content as...