Articles by Rich Edmonds

Windows 10
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 07, 2015

Microsoft has bumped the company's Outlook Mail and Calendar app for Windows. The clients (Mail and Calender respectively) serve as invaluable tools for those with email accounts they need to keep track of, supporting various email services available on the market, as well as remaining...

Movies & TV
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 07, 2015

Microsoft released a new Movies & TV app to replace the previous Xbox Videos hub. This new app offers tighter integration with the Windows Store for purchasing or renting movies and TV shows, as well offering personalized recommendations to help you discover media you may not be...

Windows 10
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 06, 2015

Microsoft is planning to finalize Windows 10 later this week, according to sources familiar with company plans. Said personnel have revealed to the media that Microsoft will have final RTM copies of Windows 10 ready before the week ends. The Release To Manufacturer versions of Windows...

Lumia 640 XL
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 06, 2015

Want to get your hands on a Lumia 640 XL but don't wish to fork out the funds to purchase one? Microsoft may have the perfect solution for those who reside in the UK. The company has announced a new competition with the main prize being the Lumia 640 XL Windows Phone. Microsoft is...

Ant-Man Pinball
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 03, 2015

Zen Studios has unveiled the next cabinet for the company's array of Pinball titles. The new add-on for the titles will be themed around the new Marvel Ant-Man movie. Zen Pinball 2, Pinball FX2 and Marvel Pinball across various platforms will receive the new cabinet, which is set to be...

HERE
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 02, 2015

Nokia has rolled out a batch of updates for the HERE suite of Windows Phone apps. The company has bumped HERE Maps, HERE Transit, HERE Drive+, and HERE City Lens. The navigation solutions from Nokia ar

Sprint
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 02, 2015

Sprint and Dixon's Carphone Warehouse have announced a new partnership, pairing the US carrier with the European retailer. It's expected this deal will accelerate Sprint's retail transformation, an effort to increase the number of retail stores dedicated to pushing out hardware and...

Lumia 635
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 01, 2015

Best Buy has the Lumia 635 in white available for $49.99. The Windows Phone is tied to the T-Mobile US network, but at just under $50 it's quite the deal for those looking for an affordable, yet capable 4G smartphone.

Plants Vs Zombies
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 30, 2015

Microsoft's Major Nelson has shared this week's Deals with Gold, offering consumers on both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 the opportunity to bag a deal or two. This week, we're looking at the likes of Peggle 2, Plants Vs. Zombies Garden Warfare and even Crysis 2.

EU Passport
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 30, 2015

Europe has agreed a final proposal to scrap roaming charges altogether across the continent, as well as new rules on net neutrality. The extra charges applied to your account for using your mobile phone abroad will be scrapped by June 2017, although a fair use policy will be put in...

Microsoft Funny Chat
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 30, 2015

Microsoft Research has come up with a neat new web-based chat system titled "Cahoots". It's an interesting solution for those who require a helping hand in online chats to come up with witty responses and humorous images. The system from Microsoft will analyze text in your messages and...

Surface 2
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 29, 2015

Microsoft will be rolling out a highly-anticipated update to hardware running Windows RT around the time of the company launching Windows 10. According to an FAQ the company published a few weeks prior, those rocking Windows RT will receive an update on or around July 29 that will add...

Surface Pro 3
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 29, 2015

There's a new Surface Pro 3 in town, and it's powered by the Intel Core i7. What sets this new model aside, apart from the internal storage being halved to 128GB, is how it's now the more affordable option for the i7 line-up, now setting purchasers back $1299. Previously, the cheapest...

Windows 10
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 26, 2015

Release notes for the unreleased Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10154 have leaked online. WZor has published documentation showing what's new in the build, as well as bug fixing and known issues.

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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 26, 2015

Netflix has launched its own gift card in the UK, introducing a new way for consumers to enjoy content without having to fork out for a monthly subscription.

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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 25, 2015

A video of an unreleased build of Windows 10 Mobile has been spotted in the wild. The video shows build 10151, which introduces new animations for when you open apps on the phone.

Samsung ATIV 9
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 25, 2015

Samsung Ireland has responded to claims of the company disabling Windows Update with its own software, stating that this is not the case and no form of blocking is currently rolled out across their laptop range.

Bizview
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 23, 2015

For those who have been eagerly awaiting a new Google Analytics client to surface on the Windows Phone Store, bizview is a new release that is well worth checking out.

Lenovo Ideacentre Stick
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 23, 2015

Lenovo has announced the ideacentre Stick 300, a new pocket-sized device that you can plug into your TV or monitor to transform the seemingly dumb piece of equipment into a fully functional Windows 8.1 PC.

Powered by Microsoft Windows and an Intel processor, the...

Lumia 435
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 23, 2015

UK retailer John Lewis aims to take on Carphone Warehouse by offering an alternative to the lack of competition found on UK high streets, now Phones 4u is no longer in business.

John Lewis will begin a pilot scheme at two trial stores, Oxford Street in London and...