Articles by Rich Edmonds

Telescope for Periscope
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 27, 2015

Twitter launched a new app for iOS called Periscope yesterday, which essentially lets you livestream your life to an audience. An unofficial app has already been made available for Windows Phone.

Lumia 635
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 26, 2015

Microsoft and local carrier Entel teamed up to announce the Lumia 635, Lumia 435 in Peru. The two Windows Phones will offer affordable options for consumers in the region, but it's also good to see support growing from carriers in more markets.

Evolve
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 26, 2015

The team behind Evolve has announced that the upcoming update – which will introduce a new playable monster alongside four new hunters – will arrive on March 31.

Tastecard
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 26, 2015

The new tastecard app for Windows Phone provides consumers access to top restaurant deals on their smartphone. Deals include 50% off, 2 for 1 offers and more at over 7,000 restaurants across the UK.

Skype for Web
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 26, 2015

Enjoy using Skype on your PC, Xbox and phone? Microsoft is providing yet another way to keep in contact with friends and family by releasing a bunch more invites for the "Skype for Web" beta. It's a fully featured Skype experience but is instead powered by your favorite web browser....

BT Tower
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 25, 2015

After a decade has passed since the company was involved in the mobile phone market, BT today announced new 4G LTE plans for the UK.

Analog Clock Tile
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 24, 2015

Analog Clock Tile is a popular app for Windows Phones that puts an analog clock on your start screen. The app has been bumped to version 3, bringing multiple tile and custom backgrounds support. It's quite the update and one we're sure fans of the app will welcome with unlocked...

Xbox Fitness
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 24, 2015

Xbox Fitness has received an update on the Xbox One, introducing support for Microsoft Health, enabling users to have their exercise routines synchronized with the service. The Microsoft Band is also affected by this update, connecting through the company's health and fitness platform...

Ninja Cat
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 24, 2015

The time has come for Ninja Cat to realize his potential and inform the human race of his plans for world domination. KC Lemson, who works at Microsoft on the company's operating systems, spotted a report by Fox Business on the popular Microsoft sticker.

Microsofts Vietnam
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 24, 2015

Microsoft today announced the company plans to invest $3 million in Vietnam over the next three years, as part of the tech giant's YouthSpark program. YouthSpark enables aspiring young enthusiasts with education, employment and entrepreneurship opportunities.

Lumia 532
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 23, 2015

Microsoft is preparing to launch the Lumia 532 in Malaysia and is set to arrive on March 27. The Windows Phone is an affordable smartphone with capable hardware for an enjoyable user experience.

Aeries
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 23, 2015

The Aeries Twitter client for Windows Phone beta channel has just received a substantial update in terms of bug fixing, pushing the app up to version 1.2.5. Included in this pre-release are a bunch of bug fixes and improvements to help provide a more stable experience.

Peter Chou, Cher Wang
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 20, 2015

HTC chairwoman Cher Wang has replaced Peter Chou as CEO of the company. Chou will remain at HTC but will lead the company's Future Development Lab.

Audible
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 18, 2015

The official Audible app for Windows Phone has been updated to version 9.0.1. No, we're not in April. This release is a fairly substantial update to the app by Amazon, bundling a bunch of improvements to enhance the audio book experience.

Yes, this does seem to be the previously...

Microsoft Lumia Story Tease
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 18, 2015

Microsoft today teased an announcement that will be made tomorrow. What this announcement will reveal is currently unknown, and there's little to go on aside from the image above. What we could speculate is Microsoft may talk about an affordable Lumia smartphone.

Control Panel Windows
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 18, 2015

Microsoft plans to replace the traditional Control Panel with the Windows 10 Settings app, bundling functionality and tools into the latter option.

WuakiTV
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 18, 2015

EE today unveiled Film Club to offer new and existing customers to rent a single title from WuakiTV for just £1 each week. This new service replaces Orange Wednesdays, which closed last month.

Lumia 640 XL
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 17, 2015

China is set to receive a more powerful version of Microsoft's Lumia 640 XL, according to regulation body Teena. The handset has a large 5.7-inch display and will be updated to Windows 10 (for phones) when available. Simply put, it's quite the mid-range smartphone, but we're looking at...

MixRadio
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 17, 2015

MixRadio has broken away from Microsoft after the Line acquisition completed, and is running a limited beta program for both iOS and Android.

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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 17, 2015

In an expected move, Microsoft will look to drop the Internet Explorer brand altogether for Project Spartan. The new Windows 10 browser will sport a new name, according to Microsoft marketing chief Chris Capossela during the company's Convergence event. Internet Explorer itself isn't...