Articles by Rich Edmonds

Fhotoroom
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 06, 2014

Fhotoroom is a popular Windows Phone photography app with social network and photo editor functionality, as well as camera support to boot. Fhotoroom can be used as a standalone app or you can register to share your photos with other Fhotoroom members. The Fhotoroom photo editor covers...

App Updates
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 04, 2014

It may be the 4th of July, the special public holiday for the US, but that hasn't halted publishers from releasing new versions of apps on the Windows Phone Store. The large story today is how Microsoft has updated its Feedback to Nokia system app to rename it to simply "rate us", which...

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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 04, 2014

The official CNBC app has been released for Windows Phone. Users can gain access to popular Business Day and Prime shows on their smartphones, as well as checking out the latest in business news with Mad Money. All that's required is a cable or satellite provider account and you're...

PacMan Tiles
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 04, 2014

Are you a fan of the classic game PacMan? Of course you are. It's now possible to recreate what Nokia UK achieved with PacMan and ghosts on the Start Screen with a new app called PacMan Tiles. As the name suggests, it enables you to add individual PacMan tiles to the Start Screen and...

Lumia 2520
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 04, 2014

The Lumia 2520 Windows RT 8.1 tablet is set to head to T-Mobile US, according to a leak from @evleaks. The tablet is already available on both Verizon and AT&T, but this fails to offer consumers enough choice, especially if you're not currently with either carrier, nor have...

Disqus
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 04, 2014

The official Disqus app has just been updated for Windows Phone 8.1 with added transparency for further Live Tile customization. If you're a fan of choosing your own backgrounds for the Start Screen and like to see most (if not all) of the apps installed support transparent tiles, you...

Yatra
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 04, 2014

Yatra.com is an Indian website dedicated to offering a more convenient way to purchase tickets and book flights online. The website has just released an official app for Windows Phone, pulling down its user-friendly experience to Microsoft's mobile platform. As well as being an official...

Blitz Brigade
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 03, 2014

Blitz Brigade was covered only yesterday for Windows Phone and today we're back with the Windows 8 version. If you own a Windows tablet (or have a gaming rig built) it's possible to download the Gameloft title from the Windows Store. Just like the Windows Phone version, Blitz Brigade is...

Acer S7
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 03, 2014

Microsoft is currently running a buy back scheme in partnership with Clover Wireless, enabling consumers to trade in their old hardware for funds after purchasing a product running Windows. If you've recently bought a new Pc or Windows Phone and want to get rid of the old tech, this...

WPDang Lumia 830
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 03, 2014

It's expected that Microsoft will release a number of Windows Phones this year (as well as X), but we could be looking at a Lumia 820 replacement to bolster its mid-range offering. Photos have been published on the Chinese microblogging website Weibo, showing off an unannounced...

Nokia Lumia 635
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 02, 2014

UK tech retailer Clove has just announced on its blog that the Lumia 635 is now available for purchase through its online store. Priced at £149.99, it's an affordable Windows Phone with 4G LTE connectivity. Running the latest version of Microsoft's mobile operating system, Windows Phone...

Blitz Brigade
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 02, 2014

Blitz Brigade is a first-person shooter (FPS) from Gameloft, which has just been released for Windows Phone. It's not entirely new since Android and iOS already have the game, but it's an official title nonetheless. Essentially, players are tasked with selecting from a range of five...

Xbox One
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 02, 2014

Microsoft has displayed strong support for its video game console with numerous updates since its release last year. The company is also looking to future updates and has released a new app for the Xbox One. This app enables consumers to join a preview program, enrolling their console...

Rival Knights
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 02, 2014

Rival Knights has just launched on Windows 8, bringing with it medieval jousting. The game was recently released for Windows Phone and is well-presented with immersive 3D graphics and dynamic camera angles to create a breathtaking environment where players battle ruthless foes and rival...

Microsoft
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 02, 2014

Microsoft has partnered up with Qualcomm and other companies to establish standardized ways for connected household objects (such as light bulbs and thermostats – the "Internet of Things") to communicate with one another. The move will see Microsoft working with other tech companies to...

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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 01, 2014

Microsoft has publicly announced a malware crackdown targeting selected domains hosted through the DNS service No-IP. The company is continuing its war against the spread of malware online, but it seems as though innocent web users have been affected by the shut down. Microsoft received...

Vaio
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 01, 2014

VAIO was the popular line of computers by Sony, which was sold earlier this year. The brand has returned as an independent PC manufacturer, launching two 'new' Windows 8 laptops today. While touted as new, the debut range offered by the newly formed VAIO are actually identical to the...

Lumia 630
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 01, 2014

Both the Nokia Lumia 930 and Lumia 630 have been priced for the Australian market and will be available sometime this month. Pricing for the Lumia 930 will set consumers back by AU$729 as an outright purchase, but can be picked up on all major carriers in the region. The more affordable...

Lumia 930
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by Rich Edmonds
Jul 01, 2014

The Nokia Lumia 930 will be available in Thailand next week. Microsoft today unveiled the Windows Phone, which will be stocked by local carrier dtac with a 50 percent discount for 12 months on supported plans. The 4G Windows Phone has an expected shipping date of July 9. Bright orange...

Barclays Pingit
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 30, 2014

UK bank Barclays has released another app for Windows Phone, but this second offering is for its Pingit service. Pingit enables customers to easily send and/or receive funds using just their mobile device. The best part is anyone can use the app and service, even if they bank with...