Articles by Rich Edmonds

Family Guy
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 18, 2014

Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff has finally landed on Windows 8.1, having been available on both iOS and Android since April. The game challenges players to help rebuild Quahog after it was destroyed by Peter Griffin, accidentally of course. If you're a fan of the show, it's worth...

Minecraft Horses
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 18, 2014

Today sees the day for Minecraft's next content patch on both the Xbox One and Xbox 360. Version 1.6.4 is quite the release, bringing horses to the consoles. As well as the four-legged animals to tame, new players will be able to take advantage of a new tutorial world to get used to how...

EE Store
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 18, 2014

The UK government has managed to reach an agreement with local operators to work on the issue of nationwide 'not-spots': areas restricting access to basic mobile functions due to weak signal coverage. EE, O2, Three and Vodafone will invest a guaranteed £5 billion to improve mobile...

Microsoft's Christmas Star
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 17, 2014

Microsoft is giving away a Christmas package for those who get nominated as someone's Christmas Star. The company will be bundling the Surface Pro 3, the Lumia 925, the Xbox One, as well as the choice of latest software suites. All that's required for those who reside in the UK to do is...

5 Minute Home Workout
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 17, 2014

5 Minute Home Workout is a super-popular fitness app on competing platforms, and the developer has now released the app on the Windows Phone Store. The New Year is on the horizon, as is countless resolutions on losing weight and getting into shape. The festive food doesn't help matters...

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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 17, 2014

Microsoft today released a new promotional video for its #MakeItHappen campaign by showcasing how it gave Lani and her family an unexpected holiday surprise by reuniting them all for the first time in 15 years. With its #MakeItHappen Lumia Windows Phone marketing campaign, Microsoft will help...

Navmii Windows Phone
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 17, 2014

Navmii is now available for Microsoft's Windows Phone. The turn-by-turn navigation service offers offline usage and boasts more than 25+ Million Users Worldwide. The Windows Phone Store already features a number of quality navigation products, but heightened competition and improved...

T-Mobile Un-carrier 8 gives you rollover data with Data Stash
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 16, 2014

T-Mobile has today announced Un-carrier 8.0, introducing its new personal Data Stash feature for subscribers. This new Data Stash will enable anyone who doesn't use up their data allowance for that month to store this remaining balance on their T-Mobile account for use another time. Put...

Lumia 635
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 16, 2014

Sprint has today announced the US carrier has rekindled its partnership with Microsoft and Windows Phone. The company will be offering the Lumia 635 across multiple brands, including Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile. The device, running Windows Phone 8.1, will be available through those...

Telegram Messenger Beta
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 16, 2014

Telegram Messenger Beta has picked up yet another update for users to enjoy. Version 1.1.3.56 includes the ability to change the number, as well as some new Windows Phone 8.1 animations. There's also a handy new self-destruct timer setting. Head past the break for the full list of...

EE Store Cambridge
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 12, 2014

EE will be scrapping the Orange Wednesday 2-for-1 cinema ticket deal after being available for a decade. Customers of Orange (and subsequently EE) have enjoyed a weekly deal that allowed them to head down to their local cinema to check out the latest blockbusters at a reduced price....

Destiny
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 12, 2014

Fancy some gaming this Christmas? Microsoft has you covered with Xbox One and some kick-ass deals for December 13 on two popular titles. As part of the company's "12 Days of Deals", both Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and Destiny will be available for just $29.99 in the US, and $39.99...

ASUS Transformer Book
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 11, 2014

As we covered yesterday, Microsoft is today listing the Asus Transformer Book T100TA at its retailer and online stores for just $249, as part of the company's 12 Days of Deals sales event. Should you happen to be one of the first customers who show up at participating physical stores,...

The Snowman
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 11, 2014

With the festive holidays just around the corner, it's fitting to see the release of The Snowman and The Snowdog 2014 on Android, iOS and Windows Phone. Updating the 2012 version, players can experience the world of The Snowman in 3D as they journey to the North Pole passing through new...

Sky NOW TV
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 10, 2014

Sky has today announced the arrival of NOW TV on Windows 8.1 with an official app ready to go on the Windows Store, just in time for the holidays. Those who have Windows 8.1 installed on their tablet, laptop or PC will be able to enjoy their favorite entertainment on-demand. Content...

Xbox One
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 10, 2014

As revealed yesterday, Microsoft has kicked off today's deal on available Assassin's Creed Unity Xbox One bundles, enabling purchasers to walk away with not only a new Xbox One (with bundled game), but an extra game just in time for the holiday season. The Assassin's Creed Unity bundles...

Dovetail Flight Simulator
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 10, 2014

Dovetail Games, the studio behind the ever-so-popular Train Simulator franchise, has announced that Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition will be hitting the PC on December 18. The version of Microsoft's Flight Simulator X will provide gamers with an overhauled airborne experience...

Microsoft Store Deals
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 09, 2014

Microsoft has started teasing tomorrow's "12 Days of Deals" promotion that will see anyone who purchases an Xbox One bundle will bag an extra game for free. The games available include Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Titanfall and Forza Horizon 2. This promotion will help strengthen your...

Blu Win HD
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 09, 2014

It's day number two in Microsoft's "12 Days of Deals" campaign, meaning you'll be able to pick up the unlocked BLU Win HD for just $129. If you're one of the lucky few to arrive first at a participating Microsoft Store, the Windows Phone is yours for $99. The deal starts at 8am ET.

Eve T1
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 08, 2014

New start-up company Eve Tech has revealed pricing for its first Windows tablet, the Eve T1. Listed for just €159, the Finnish company is aggressively marketing the product as a capable tablet for those who require solid performance at a low price point. The Eve T1 is available for...