Articles by Rich Edmonds

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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 21, 2014

Don't have a set-top box to connect through your Xbox One? Microsoft has you covered with the newly launched Xbox One Digital TV Tuner. This handy device provides an "over-the-air digital terrestrial TV experience," negating the need to connect a set-top box via HDMI. The digital TV tuner is...

Tesco Mobile
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 20, 2014

UK mobile network virtual operator Tesco Mobile has released an official app for Windows Phone, which enables consumers to take full advantage of account management features when not in front of a PC. From checking available balances to getting answers to frequently answered questions,...

Spotify
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 20, 2014

Spotify has today announced a new plan for the entire family. If you've been wanting to have a single billing account for the household but keep individual playlists, it's now possible for up to five family members to share a single Spotify subscription, starting from $14.99 a month....

Twitter
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 17, 2014

Twitter has today announced the popular social network will display tweets from random users you don't currently follow in a bid to bring more relevant content to your home timeline, and to pick up some new friends along the way. Twitter isn't shy at testing out new experimentations...

Xbox One Preview
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 17, 2014

To show just how much Microsoft appreciates feedback provided in the Xbox One Preview program, the company is making it so participants are able to track their contributions in the new "My Stats" section of the Preview Dashboard app, collecting points in the process. Microsoft is...

Lumia 830
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 17, 2014

The Lumia 830 has finally made its way north of the border into Canada. It was only a handful of hours ago when we covered news that the new Windows Phone is available on Rogers, but the same device is also listed with Telus. Available for $0 on a 2-year plan, consumers have the option...

NCIS
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 16, 2014

CBS has unveiled a new subscription service for consumers who simply wish to stream their favorite shows via the Internet, without the need to have an active cable subscription. The broadcaster's announcement follows HBO revealing similar plans. The CBS All Access service will set...

Xbox One
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 15, 2014

Microsoft has partnered up with Ubisoft to launch two exclusive Xbox One bundles. Available worldwide from November 2, you'll be able to pick up the Xbox One Assassin's Creed Bundle ($399) or an alternative package with Kinect included ($499), both containing the upcoming Assassin's Creed...

Samsung 5G
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 15, 2014

The world is currently rolling out 4G, but already some parties are looking at what 5G could bring to consumers. Samsung has been testing out its own infrastructure for the next generation of wireless and the company has been able to achieve jaw-dropping data transfer speeds using high...

Amazon
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 15, 2014

Amazon UK has today announced a new same-day collection service, available free for Prime subscribers. The online retail giant will allow Prime members to have a package delivered to a chosen collection point within 12 hours, part of its Click & Collect service. If you're not a...

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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 14, 2014

Russia-based Highscreen is looking to launch two new Windows Phones. The brand (owned by Vobis Computer) will bring to the market WinWin (pictured above) and WinJoy, two interesting names to match the variety of colors that will be available. These new handsets will be affordable...

Xbox One Kinect
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 14, 2014

Microsoft has made its standalone Kinect sensor for Xbox One available for consumers to purchase for $149.99. The optional accessory makes it possible for owners to utilize body, voice, and gestures to engage with the compatible titles on Xbox One. Microsoft is bundling one of these...

Dropbox
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 13, 2014

Those who rely on Dropbox to store their personal files may have lost some of their data. The service has experienced some issues regarding a bug in older versions of its available desktop apps. This bug deleted files uploaded by affected users who activated the Selective Sync feature,...

Lumia 930
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 11, 2014

Nokia Indonesia is currently running a competition, challenging consumers to take and submit impressive photos to be in with the chance to pocket the new Lumia 930. For three weeks, the competition will see three different themes be revealed for participants to get creative and snap...

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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 08, 2014

Blinkbox Music is a music service by UK supermarket Tesco. The company's attempt to tap into the streaming market has led the team to launch mobile apps, including an official client for Windows Phone. While we're looking at the initial release, it's quite the experience on Microsoft's...

Zapp
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 08, 2014

Several major UK retailers and companies have announced support for Zapp, which means shoppers will be able to make payments using their smartphones. Zapp is an upcoming mobile payment gateway and platform that plans to offer a new way for consumers to pay for goods and services. The UK...

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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 08, 2014

The Lumia 630 is a sweet Windows Phone, which is now available (in black) through UK supermarket chain Tesco for just £90. We recently covered a similar deal at Carphone Warehouse, enabling consumers to hop onto the Windows Phone bandwagon at an affordable price.

Office 365
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 08, 2014

Microsoft is currently sending out invitations to those who applied for the Office beta tester program. The company announced back in July that it was looking to get consumers involved to test out new versions of its Office suite in a beta program.

Riptide GP2
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 07, 2014

Riptide GP2 for Windows Phone has been delayed for a November release, meaning those who are eagerly awaiting the action-packed title will have to play through the Windows 8 version for the time being. Previously slated for an early October release, the official Venture Unit Twitter...

Vaio Tablet Prototype
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 07, 2014

Sony and Vaio are no longer working together as a single entity, but it seems the newly formed Vaio is eager to remind consumers just what the talented teams are capable of producing. The company has revealed an attractive render of a high-end Windows tablet.