Articles by Rich Edmonds

Thetrainline
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 24, 2014

Windows Phone Central App Roundup: UK National Rail Apps

Here in the UK we have a great rail network, spanning nationwide to cover not only England, but Wales and Scotland too. To help passengers out in 2014 with smartphones as their most prized possession, a number...

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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 24, 2014

The European Commission has announced that charges to roam within Europe will fall by as much as 50 percent this summer. The EC is imposing yet another limit on mobile operators, further reducing the caps from July 1 to pave the way for removing roaming charges altogether by 2016....

Nokia X2
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 24, 2014

Microsoft recently teased today's announcement, which turned out to be the X2 – the next-gen Android-Microsoft hybrid. When Microsoft purchased the hardware and services division from Nokia, it was responsible for not only the Lumia line of Windows Phones but also the Nokia X. It's...

The Mirror
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 24, 2014

The Mirror is a leading British newspaper, which has just released an app for Windows 8. Since the newspaper itself is free through the app, readers will be able to enjoy each issue at no extra cost. Each issue downloaded through the app is an exact copy of the print edition ensuring...

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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 23, 2014

My Little Pony has been released on Windows 8 and Windows Phone, published by popular game developer Gameloft. The title tasks players with freeing Ponyville from the grasp of Nightmare Moon and bring light and friendship back to the land. Join favourite ponies, including Rainbow Dask,...

Lumia 920
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 23, 2014

UK mobile operators could be made to share networks in rural areas where signal is weak, under plans to provide better services to consumers from all network operators. Ministers have put forward the plan to prevent situations where only one or two major operators are available in...

Xbox One
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 23, 2014

Sky is set to remove the ability for customers to use its Sky Go service through video game consoles (currently supporting the Xbox 360 and not the One just yet) on July 29, that is unless they wish to fork out an extra £5 per month for the privilege. Titled Sky Go Extra, this...

Windows
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 23, 2014

Nonprofit organizations require support in numerous forms, including both monetary and hardware. Los Angeles city council has refurbished and donated a total of 8,000 Windows XP machines after an upgrade program taking public sector workers up to Windows 7 was completed back in April....

Nokia Beta
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 23, 2014

Microsoft today released an update for the Nokia Camera app, available for Lumia Windows Phones. The app has been bumped to version 4.7.2.5, which brings its feature list up to speed with the beta counterpart. Highlighted functionality in this release include Living Images, surround...

6tag
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 22, 2014

Rudy Huyn is seemingly on a roll as yet another update has been fired out for 6tag, his own version of the Instagram app for Windows Phone. The developer has implemented some minor improvements in the latest release, version 3.3.1. It's now possible to check out follower requests in a...

Tapatalk
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 22, 2014

Tapatalk is a superb solution for communities that do not sport their own mobile website design for easy mobile browsing. The apps available on multiple platforms open up the world of discussion and today we're looking at an update for the official app for Windows Phone. The developers...

6snap
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 22, 2014

Unofficial Snapchat app 6snap for Windows Phone has been updated. The developer, Rudy Huyn, has added some cool new pruning options for users in version 3.2. This new functionality enables users to better manage conversations on their Windows Phone. Previously, we looked at Huyn...

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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 20, 2014

Microsoft has inadvertently confirmed the existence of the Surface Mini in a user manual for the Surface Pro 3, which was recently published on the company's website. The Surface Mini is an interesting device that failed to show up at the Surface Pro 3 event after Microsoft emphasized...

Bidorbuy
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 20, 2014

Bidorbuy is the marketplace in Africa to go to if you wish to either buy or sell items and an official app has just been launched on Windows Phone. It's possible to browse, search, bid, buy and manage Bidorbuy activity through the Windows Phone app, making the experience seamless and...

Subway Surfers Brazil
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 20, 2014

Subway Surfers has enjoyed a steady stream of updates with new content patches and today we're looking at the addition of São Paulo, Brazil to celebrate the this year's World Cup. In the latest version of Subway Surfers, developer Kiloo has made it possible for players to traverse...

Nokia Teaser Green Envy
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 20, 2014

Microsoft Mobile Oy has published a small teaser article on the old Nokia Conversations blog, revealing a countdown for June 24th. Not giving much away, the company teases that "summer brings out our inner glow... stay tuned to Conversations to find out what we've got in store". We're...

EE
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 20, 2014

UK mobile operator EE has today announced trials for calls to be held over Wi-Fi will commence later this year. The trial is part of a £275 million investment in advanced voice capabilities, helping connect more rural parts of the UK who don't have the strongest levels of signal with EE...

Sky News
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 19, 2014

The official Sky News app has been updated to take advantage of features available in Windows Phone 8, including Live Tiles and lockscreen support. The new functionality enables fans of the media service to not only have more convenient access on their Start Screen, but to also have...

Death Worm
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 19, 2014

Death Worm is a super popular game for Windows Phone, iOS and Android. When ported to Microsoft's platform there was no trial mode present, requiring consumers to purchase the game outright. The developer has addressed this issue by updating the game with full trial mode support. After...

GT Racing 2
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 19, 2014

GT Racing 2 from Gameloft isn't an entirely new game, it's been available on both Android and iOS for a little while now, but finally the racing title has launched on Windows Phone. If you're a massive fan of racing titles, such as Asphalt, GT Racing 2 will be right up your street with...