Articles by Rich Edmonds

Lumia 435
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 17, 2015

Looking to upgrade to a new Windows Phone? You may want to check out the Lumia 435 at UK retailer Carphone Warehouse. The company has the Microsoft smartphone listed for £49.99 on Pay As You Go, but you can grab it for just £9.99 when upgrading, making this an absolute beast of a deal...

LINE
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 17, 2015

Popular messaging client LINE has been updated on the Windows Phone Store, bumping the app up to version 4.1. This latest release is a relatively minor update, adding only a single improvement, alongside the usual bug fixing and performance tweaks.

Subway Surfers
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 16, 2015

Popular endless runner Subway Surfers picked up an update today, taking the team to the Middle East.

Cyanogen Microsoft
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 16, 2015

Cyanogen and Microsoft today announced a new partnership to bundle Microsoft apps and integrate various services with Cyanogen OS.

EE Power Bar
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 16, 2015

EE today announced the launch of EE Power, which provides customers with a free portable smartphone charger that can be swapped for a fully charged unit in-store.

Three Carrier Billing
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 15, 2015

Carrier billing is a useful feature for those who wish to purchase content from the Windows Phone Store and be charged through their operator. Three UK has added support for Microsoft's mobile platform.

Lumia Camera Close
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 14, 2015

Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent have today confirmed both companies are currently in talks for the former to acquire the French telecom equipment maker. But no, the deal is not to make new phones.

Xbox Live
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 13, 2015

Microsoft has updated its service page to relay details surrounding downtime for Music and Video services, as well as Xbox Live in general. The company is aware of issues preventing consumers from signing into said services, as well as managing user accounts. This is reportedly...

Xbox One
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 13, 2015

Microsoft has kicked off a new advertising campaign to promote the newest price cut of the Xbox One, which is now available in the UK for £299.99 through official channels.

Game of Thrones
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 13, 2015

Should you happen to be an Xbox Live member plenty of blood and gore are heading your way. Microsoft has managed to team up with HBO to bring the Season 5 premiere of Games of Thrones to Xbox consoles, which is available for viewing through April 16.

Lumia 635
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 10, 2015

Are you craving a Windows Phone in cyan? EE may have the perfect solution for you in the form of a cyan Lumia 635, which is now available on the UK network. The color variant has been available through US carrier Boost Mobile since November of last year.

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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 10, 2015

Microsoft has released an update to Device Hub on the Windows Phone Store. The app enables you to connect to various accessories and configure said experiences. Unfortunately, Microsoft seemingly missed the memo about including changelogs with published releases, thus we're unaware of exactly...

Lumia 640
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 09, 2015

Microsoft has confirmed Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 "GDR2" for select handsets, including the Lumia 735 and Lumia 830. Availability is currently unknown, but it's in the works.

Lumia 640 Lumia 640 XL
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 09, 2015

Microsoft today announced the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL in the UK, with prices kicking off at just £99.99. The former is available today while the Lumia 640 XL is set to arrive later this month.

Lumia 640
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 09, 2015

The Lumia 640 by Microsoft is an affordable Windows Phone that is now available through Unlocked Mobiles in the UK for £149.98.

Lumia 735
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 09, 2015

The affordable Lumia 735 just got that much more affordable with a £40 price drop on the Microsoft Store. The Windows Phone can be yours for just £149.

Windows 10 Phones Leak
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 09, 2015

New screenshots of an unreleased Windows 10 for Phones build have leaked online, showing off a new task switcher and other notable improvements.

Skype Translator
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 08, 2015

The Skype team today announced an update for the Skype Translator Preview program, which kicked off just before the new year took hold. Today's release includes various improvements, as well as two new languages – Italian and Mandarin.

Xbox Spring Sale
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 08, 2015

Microsoft has announced the Spring Sale for Xbox console owners (both the One and 360), covering not only video games but movies and TV shows too.

Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb shared some numbers, stating that this year's Spring sale on the Xbox Store offers a...

Outlook.com Service Outage
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by Rich Edmonds
Apr 08, 2015

We're just making sure you're all aware of Outlook.com issues Microsoft is currently working hard to address. The service is currently experiencing technical problems that may affect not only those rocking Windows 8.1, but also Windows Phone owners.